New DVD List: The Outsider, The Hottest August & More

Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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

The Outsider
Miniseries
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Based on the Stephen King best-selling novel, this miniseries begins by following a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy. But when an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.

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A Gentleman in Moscow: The Kanopy Watch List

Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020 by Abbey Rimel

Here is a watch list that explores themes from this year’s One Read title, and recommends films from the free streaming service offered by Daniel Boone Regional Library, Kanopy

Tchaikovsky, one of the great Russian contributions to Western culture:

Getting to the Nutcracker: The Making of a Christmas Classic
101 minutes, 2014
Filmmaker: Serene Meshel-Dillman

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New DVD List: Saint Frances, Looking For Alaska & More

Posted on Friday, August 7, 2020 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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


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Playing earlier this year through Ragtag Cinema’s Virtual Cinema, this film follows flailing 34-year-old Bridget, who finally catches a break when she meets a nice guy and lands a much-needed job nannying six-year-old Frances. But an unwanted pregnancy introduces an unexpected complication. To make matters worse, she clashes with the obstinate Frances and struggles to navigate a growing tension between Frances’s moms.


Miniseries
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This is an 8-episode limited series based on the John Green novel of the same name. It centers around teenager Miles “Pudge” Halter, as he enrolls in boarding school, falls in love with Alaska Young, and finds a group of loyal friends. But after an unexpected tragedy, Miles and his close friends attempt to make sense of what they’ve been through.


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The iconic Merce Cunningham and the last generation of his dance company are stunningly profiled in Alla Kovgan’s documentary, through recreations of his landmark works and archival footage of Cunningham, John Cage, and Robert Rauschenberg. A breathtaking explosion of dance, music, and never-before-seen archival material, this film is a timely tribute to one of the world’s greatest modern dance artists.

Other notable releases:

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New DVD List: Seven Worlds, One Planet, & More

Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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

Seven Worlds, One Planet
Series 1
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Millions of years ago, incredible forces ripped apart the Earth’s crust, creating our seven continents, each with its own distinct climate, its own distinct terrain, and its own unique animal life. This documentary series presented by Sir David Attenborough showcases the true character of each continent in turn and reveals just how it has shaped all life there. Continue reading “New DVD List: Seven Worlds, One Planet, & More”

New DVD List: Knives Out, Fleabag & More

Posted on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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


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A tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie and a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. When a renowned crime novelist is found dead at his estate, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From the novelist’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind his untimely death. Continue reading “New DVD List: Knives Out, Fleabag & More”

New DVD List: Parasite, Cobra Kai & More

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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

Parasite DVD cover
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Playing last year at Ragtag Cinema, this fictional film by director Bong Joon Ho is a pitch-black modern fairytale of class conflict. The film is a story of two families: one, the Parks, the picture of aspirational wealth; and the other, the Kims, may be rich in street smarts but little else. Through chance or fate, these two houses are brought together and one senses a golden opportunity. Continue reading “New DVD List: Parasite, Cobra Kai & More”

New DVD List: Downton Abbey, Linda Ronstadt, & More

Posted on Monday, January 13, 2020 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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

Downton Abbey: The Motion Picture
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Playing last year at Ragtag Cinema, this fictional film takes place after the conclusion of the hit television series, which examined the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who worked for them at the turn of the 20th century in an Edwardian English country house. In this film the Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives: a royal visit from the King and Queen of England. Continue reading “New DVD List: Downton Abbey, Linda Ronstadt, & More”

New DVD List: The Farewell & More

Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2019 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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

The Farewell
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Playing earlier this year at Ragtag Cinema, this fictional film follows Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi as she reluctantly returns to China to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell her. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. Continue reading “New DVD List: The Farewell & More”