New DVD List: Killing Them Safely & More

Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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Here is a new DVD list highlighting various titles recently added to the library’s collection.

killing them safelyKilling Them Safely
Trailer / Website / Reviews
Shown at the Missouri Theatre last year, this documentary directed by Columbia filmmaker Nick Berardini examines Taser International, the company responsible for the worldwide sale of Tasers to law enforcement, and explores whether the device’s safety record is at odds with its reputation as a nonlethal tool for the police.

 

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New DVD List: The Look of Silence & More

Posted on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 by Dewey Decimal Diver

the look of silence

Here is a new DVD list highlighting various titles recently added to the library’s collection.

look of silenceThe Look of Silence
Trailer / Website / Reviews
Through Oppenheimer’s footage of perpetrators of the 1965 Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered, as well as the identities of the killers. Playing last year at the True/False Film Fest, this unprecedented film initiates and bears witness to the collapse of 50 years of silence.

 

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New DVD List: Downton Abbey, The Wiz, & More

Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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Here is a new DVD list highlighting various titles recently added to the library’s collection.

downton abbeyDownton Abbey
Season 6
Website / Reviews
The year is 1925. Momentous changes threaten the great house, its owners and its servants, while past scandals continue to loom. Return to the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey for the sixth and final season to discover what will finally become of the Crawley family.

 

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New DVD List: Meru, Finders Keepers & More

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 by Dewey Decimal Diver

meru imageHere is a new DVD list highlighting various titles recently added to the library’s collection.

meruMeru
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Playing last year at the True False Film Fest, this film follows three renowned climbers as they navigate nature’s harshest elements and their own complicated inner demons to ascend Mount Meru, the most technically complicated and dangerous peak in the Himalayas. Meru is the story of that journey – one of friendship, sacrifice, hope and obsession. Continue reading “New DVD List: Meru, Finders Keepers & More”

New DVD List: Better Call Saul & More

Posted on Friday, December 11, 2015 by Dewey Decimal Diver

better call saul s1Here is a new DVD list highlighting various titles recently added to the library’s collection.

DVD cover art for Better call saul Better Call Saul
Season 1
WebsiteReviews
A spinoff from the “Breaking Bad” television show, “Better Call Saul” takes place six years before the events of “Breaking Bad” and follows small-time lawyer Jimmy McGill and the circumstances that lead to his metamorphosis into criminal-minded lawyer Saul Goodman.

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New DVD List: An Honest Liar & More

Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 by Dewey Decimal Diver

honest liar poster 3Here is a new DVD list highlighting various titles recently added to the library’s collection.

an honest liarAn Honest Liar
TrailerWebsiteReviews
Playing at last year’s Boone Dawdle, this film tells the story of the world-famous magician, escape artist and enemy of deception, James ‘The Amazing’ Randi. He devised intricate investigations exposing the ‘miracles’ of psychics, faith healers and con-artists. When a shocking revelation is discovered, is Randi is still the deceiver — or the deceived?

 

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New DVD List: The Jinx, Alive Inside, & More

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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Here is a new DVD list highlighting various titles in fiction and nonfiction recently added to the library’s collection.

the jinxThe Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst
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Playing earlier this year at the True False Film Fest, this groundbreaking new HBO series exposes long-buried information discovered during their seven-year investigation of a series of unsolved crimes, and the man suspected of being at its center — Robert Durst, scion of New York’s billionaire Durst family.

 

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New DVD List: Iris, The Walking Dead Season 5 & More

Posted on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 by Dewey Decimal Diver

irisHere is a new DVD list highlighting various titles in fiction and nonfiction recently added to the library’s collection.

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An in-depth look into the life of fashion icon Iris Apfel, and her husband of over 60 years. This quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven is an outsized presence on the New York and Palm Beach fashion scenes. “Iris” is the last film by legendary documentary director Albert Maysles who died earlier this year. Continue reading “New DVD List: Iris, The Walking Dead Season 5 & More”

New DVD List: House of Cards Season 3 & More

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 by Dewey Decimal Diver

house of cards s3

Here is a new DVD list highlighting various titles in fiction and nonfiction recently added to the library’s collection.

house of cards season 3House of Cards
Season 3
Website / Reviews
Series 3 of the drama about a ruthless congressman and his equally ambitious wife who navigate the corridors of power in Washington, D.C. It begins with Frank as President of the United States after his recent inaugiration and continues with him trying to maintain a hold on his country.

 

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