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New DVD List: 1/10/18

DVD 940.53 D                                                                    2017

Dunkirk[DVD].

“What happened at Dunkirk in May 1940 must rank as one of the greatest maritime evacuations in history. A third of a million British soldiers were facing annihilation but just days later the majority had been rescued and Churchill had delivered his most famous speech. Vowing never to surrender. This gripping drama/documentary from the BBC offices a unique perspective and a true understanding of what actually happened. Narrated by former James Bond Timothy Dalton and featuring an ensemble cast including Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange, Sherlock)”–Container.

 

DVD ADVE                                                                          2007

The adventures of Greyfriars Bobby / Piccadilly Pictures presents in association with Ursus Films and Edina Film Production Partnership LLP; produced by Christopher Figg; screenplay by Richard Mathews and Neville Watchurst and John Henderson; directed by John Henderson.

A big story with a small hero. Bobby, a small, friendly terrier, befriends Ewan, a young boy. The adventures they share change their lives and the city they live in forever.

 

DVD ALL                                                                              2017

All Saints / Affirm Films and Provident Films presents; an Autumn Pictures production; directed by Steve Gomer; written by Steve Armour; produced by Steve Gomer, Martha Chang, Marc Bienstock.

Based on the inspiring true story of salesman turned pastor Michael Spurlock, the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked everything to plant seeds for a future that might just save them all.

 

DVD AMER                                                                         2018

American made / directed by Doug Liman; written by Gary Spinelli; produced by Brian Grazer, Brian Oliver, Doug Davison, Kim Roth, Ray Angelic, Tyler Thompson; a Universal Pictures and Cross Creek Pictures presentation; in association with Imagine Entertainment; a Brian Grazer production; in association with Vendian Entertainment, Quadrant Pictures and Hercules Film Fund; a Doug Liman film.

A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s.

 

DVD BATT                                                                           2017

Battle of the sexes / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents; in association with TSG Entertainment; a Decibel Films/Cloud Eight Films production; directed by Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton; written by Simon Beaufoy; produced by Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, Robert Graf; a Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton film.

In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women’s movement, the 1973 tennis match between women’s world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men’s-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles.

 

DVD BREA                                                                          2018

Breathe [DVD] / Bleecker Street and Participant Media, Silver Reel, BBC Films and BFI present; in association with Embankment Films; an Imaginarium production; directed by Andy Serkis; screenplay by William Nicholson; produced by Jonathan Cavendish.

The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.

 

DVD DETR                                                                            2017

Detroit [DVD] / Annapurna Pictures presents; a Harper Ferry/Page 1 production; a film by Kathryn Bigelow; produced by Megan Ellison, Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Matthew Budman, Colin Wilson; written by Mark Boal; directed by Kathryn Bigelow.

Amidst the chaos of the Detroit Rebellion, with the city under curfew and as the Michigan National Guard patrolled the streets, three young African American men were murdered at the Algiers Motel.

 

DVD DUNK                                                                         2017

Dunkirk / Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Syncopy production; produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan; written and directed by Christopher Nolan.

A World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold.

 

DVD HONE                                                                         2015

Honeymoon [DVD] / writer/director, Leigh Janiak.

Newlyweds Paul and Bea travel to a remote lake countryside for their honeymoon. Shortly after arriving, Paul finds Bea sleepwalking in the woods. As her behavior becomes increasingly peculiar, Paul begins to suspect something more sinister has taken place.

 

DVD MAX                                                                           2013

Max Lucado’s the Christmas candle[DVD] / directed by John Stephenson.

 

DVD MOUN                                                                       2017

The mountain between us [dvd] / Fox 2000 Pictures presents; a Chernin Entertainment production; produced by Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, David Ready; screenplay by Chris Weitz and J. Mills Goodloe; directed by Hany Abu-Assad.

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

 

DVD PLAY                                                                           2003

Playing for keeps[DVD] / Universal; a Miramax Production; a Bob Weinstein & Harvey Weinstein Film; written by Bob Weinstein & Harvey Weinstein and Jeremy Leven; produced by Alan Brewer and Bob Weinstein & Harvey Weinstein; directed by Bob Weinstein & Harvey Weinstein.

Three recent high school graduates must deal with local opposition when they try to turn a run-down resort hotel into a club.

 

DVD UNIT                                                                           2017

A united kingdom [DVD] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents; Pathe, BBC Films, Ingenious Films and BFI present; with the participation of Canal+ and Cin*e+; a Yoruba Saxon/Harbinger Pictures/Perfect Weekend/Film United production; directed by Amma Asante; screenplay by Guy Hibbert; produced by Rick McCallum, David Oyelowo, Peter Heslop, Brunson Green, Justin Moore-Lewy, Charlie Mason; an Amma Asante film.

Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

 

DVD XXX                                                                             2017

XXX: return of Xander Cage / Paramount Pictures and Revolution Studios present; in association with Huahua Media and Shanghai Film Group; an RK Films and One Race Films production; a D.J. Caruso film; produced by Joe Roth, Jeff Kirschenbaum, Vin Diesel, Samantha Vincent; written by F. Scott Frazier; directed by D.J. Caruso.

The spy thriller finds extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage coming out of self-imposed exile and on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora’s Box.

 

DVE FLAT                                                                            2017

Flatliners [DVD] / Columbia Pictures presents; in association with Cross Creek Pictures; a Laurence Mark, Furthur Films, Safran Company production; a film by Niels Arden Oplev; produced by Laurence Mark, Michael Douglas, Peter Safran; story by Peter Filardi; screenplay by Ben Ripley; directed by Niels Arden Oplev.

Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience, giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.

 

J DVD LEGO                                                                       2017

The LEGO Ninjago movie / a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation; in association with RatPac-Dune Entertainment, LEGO System A/S; a Lin Pictures/Lord Miller/Vertigo Entertainment production; produced by Dan Lin, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Chris McKay, Maryann Garger, Roy Lee; screenplay by Bob Logan & Paul Fisher & William Wheeler & Tom Wheeler and Jared Stern & John Whittington; story by Hilary Winston & Bob Logan & Paul Fisher & William Wheeler & Tom Wheeler and Dan Hageman & Kevin Hageman; directed by Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, Bob Logan.

The  young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, that are all secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, is wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad. Pitting mech against mech and father against son, this showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their inner power of Spinjitzu.