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.

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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”

New DVD List: Avengers: Endgame, Amazing Grace, & More

Posted on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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

Avengers: Endgame
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The last installment in the Avengers saga is the culmination of 22 interconnected films and the climax of an epic journey. Earth’s heroes will finally understand how fragile our reality is—and the sacrifices that must be made to uphold it—in a story of friendship, teamwork and setting aside differences to overcome an impossible obstacle. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, this film stars an ensemble cast from previous Marvel films. Continue reading “New DVD List: Avengers: Endgame, Amazing Grace, & More”

New DVD List: Us, Patrick Melrose & More

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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

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From Academy Award®-winning director Jordan Peele comes another original nightmare. Haunted by trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. When darkness falls, the Wilsons discover the silhouette of four figures holding hands as they stand in the driveway: doppelgangers of themselves. Continue reading “New DVD List: Us, Patrick Melrose & More”

Country Life: Docs Featuring Rural Missouri

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by Dewey Decimal Diver

If you primarily have lived in Missouri cities, you might not be that familiar with your rural neighbors. While not all people in rural areas are the same, the documentaries below might help introduce you to a few of the folks you might encounter in the country. Check out these documentaries that take a look at residents in rural Missouri:

Stray Dog” (2014)

The film follows Ron “Stray Dog” Hall as he caravans on his Harley with fellow vets to pay tribute to their fallen brothers at the Vietnam Memorial. Meanwhile, back home in southern Missouri where he owns and operates an RV Park populated by a community on the margins, he forges a new life of domesticity with his Mexican wife Alicia. Continue reading “Country Life: Docs Featuring Rural Missouri”

New DVD List: Apollo 11 & More

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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

Apollo 11
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Playing at this year’s True False Film Fest, this documentary takes viewers straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission, the one that first put men on the moon. Immersed in the perspectives of the astronauts, the team in Mission Control and the millions of spectators on the ground, we vividly experience those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future. Continue reading “New DVD List: Apollo 11 & More”