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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

New Movie Round-Up

Quite a few new films have been added to our collection over the past two months, here's a small sampling:

Brothers. [DVD BRO]
Captain Sam Cahill is embarking on his fourth tour of duty, leaving behind his beloved wife and two daughters. When Sam's Blackhawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains of Afghanistan, the worst is presumed, leaving an enormous void in the family. Despite a dark history, Sam's charismatic younger brother steps in to fill the family void.

An Education. [DVD EDU]
In the early 1960's, 16-year-old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in a London suburb. She is smart, pretty, and working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life will take a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age. Now she must decide if she will pursue an education at Oxford, or if she will choose to learn all that a charismatic, older man can teach her.

Jeeves & Wooster: The Complete Series. [DVD JEE]
The classic British comedy starring Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry includes all 23 episodes of the acclaimed series based on P. G. Wodehouse's beloved stories..

The Men Who Stare at Goats. [DVD MEN]
A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon. [DVD TWI]
Bella is still very much in love with Edward. The rest of the vampire coven who call themselves the Cullens, especially Alice, decide to throw Bella a private party for her eighteenth birthday. Things go wrong when Bella cuts her finger and thirst overcomes the vampires. As a result of the danger Bella was put through, the Cullen family decide to leave Forks, Washington. Bella becomes so depressed that she exempts herself from all social activities. But, she realizes she can coexist with childhood friend, Jacob. As usual for Bella, things aren't what they seem. Something is happening to Jacob that he can't explain to Bella, and their friendship starts to deteriorate. But when Alice returns to tell her that Edward thinks she is dead, Bella must go on a journey to save Edward from wanting to die himself.

Up in the Air. [DVD UP]
With a job that has him traveling around the country firing people, Ryan Bingham leads an empty life out of a suitcase, until his company does the unexpected: ground him.

Women of Courage [The Story of the Women Pilots of World War II]. [DVD 940.554 WOM]
This is the story of a group of women who volunteered to serve their country during World War II and became the first group of women pilots in military service.

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