New DVD List: Roadrunner, The Green Knight, & More

Posted on Monday, November 22, 2021 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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

Roadrunner
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This documentary is an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at how Anthony Bourdain went from an anonymous chef to a world-renowned cultural icon. From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (“20 Feet From Stardom,” “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?“), this unflinching look at Bourdain reverberates with his presence, in his own voice and in the way he indelibly impacted the world around him. Continue reading “New DVD List: Roadrunner, The Green Knight, & More”

Anxiously Awaiting Season Two of “All Creatures Great and Small”?

Posted on Monday, October 25, 2021 by MaggieM

All creatures great and small coverPBS recently announced that season two of Masterpiece Theater’s “All Creatures Great and Small” will be available in the U.S. on January 9, 2022. I’m a big James Herriot fan, and I enjoyed season one of this new television adaption of James Herriot’s classic stories of working as a young veterinarian in rural England in the 1930s. The announcement has me anxiously awaiting season two. If you’re also getting antsy for the next installment, here are some ideas to tide you over until January, 2022.

It’s always a good idea to re-watch the previous season, which is available on DVD at the library.DVD Cover But that won’t take very long to watch if you’re serious about Herriot, which I am. What will take awhile to get through is 90 episodes of the BBC series by the same name which ran sporadically from 1978 to 1990.

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New DVD List: In The Heights, Mare of Easttown & More

Posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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


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This musical fuses Lin‐Manuel Miranda’s kinetic music and lyrics with director Jon M. Chu’s lively and authentic eye for storytelling. The film tells the story of the likeable, magnetic, bodega owner Usnavi, who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines, and sings about a better life. Meanwhile, his tight-knit community faces gentrification while trying to better themselves and hold on to their cultures. Continue reading “New DVD List: In The Heights, Mare of Easttown & More”

New DVD List: My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To, Kenny Scharf & More

Posted on Friday, September 10, 2021 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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


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In this dramatic horror film, Dwight and his sister Jessie reach a crossroads over what to do about their younger brother Thomas’ mysterious illness. The increasingly dangerous task of keeping him alive weighs heavy on sensitive Dwight, and as a fiercely private and close-knit family unit, Thomas and Jessie depend on him and the rituals they’ve learned in order to keep their secret. Continue reading “New DVD List: My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To, Kenny Scharf & More”

New DVD List: Paper Tigers, Gangs of London & More

Posted on Friday, August 6, 2021 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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


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In this action-comedy, we’re introduced to three martial artists who were notorious in their teenage years as “The Three Tigers.” Fast forward 25 years, and each has grown into a washed-up middle-aged man seemingly one kick away from pulling a hamstring. But when their old master is murdered, the trio reunites, soon learning that avenging their sifu will require conquering old grudges if they are to honorably defend his legacy. Continue reading “New DVD List: Paper Tigers, Gangs of London & More”

New DVD List: Sound Of Metal, Primal, & More

Posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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


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In this dramatic film, metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew. Continue reading “New DVD List: Sound Of Metal, Primal, & More”

New DVD List: Minari, Hemingway, & More

Posted on Friday, June 4, 2021 by Dewey Decimal Diver

Here is a new DVD list highlighting various titles recently added to the library’s collection. Click on the website links to see the trailers.


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Shown earlier this year at Ragtag Cinema, this drama follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, Minari shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home. Continue reading “New DVD List: Minari, Hemingway, & More”

New DVD List: The Good Lord Bird & More

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 by Dewey Decimal Diver

Here is a new DVD list highlighting various titles recently added to the library’s collection. Click on the website links to see the trailers.


Miniseries
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Based on the book that was the 2015 One Read runner up, this seven part miniseries follows abolitionist John Brown and a fictional enslaved boy named Onion in events leading up to the start of the American Civil War. It’s a humorous and dramatic tale of Antebellum America and the ever-changing roles of race, religion and gender in American society. Continue reading “New DVD List: The Good Lord Bird & More”