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January 2020: New and On Order DVDs

Published: January 13, 2020

1917 (2020. War: World War I. Director: Sam Mendes) R Starring: Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard Madden, Mark Strong, Dean-Charles Chapman, Colin Firth, George Mackay, Daniel Mays At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake, are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers. 1984 (1984/Released 2019. Award-winning SF Classic, Director: Michael Redford) R Starring: Richard Burton, John Hurt, Suzanna Hamilton A man and a woman try desperately to escape the totalitarian …

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December 2019: New and On Order DVDs

Published: December 16, 2019

100 Years: One Woman’s Fight For Justice (2016. Documentary. Director: Melinda Janko) 100 years of broken promises by the U.S. Government, and one fearless woman who made them pay. 21 Bridges (2020. Action: Suspense/Thriller/Urban Crime. Director: Brian Kirk) Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, Taylor Kitsch, Gary Carr, J. K. Simmons, Keith David, Stephan James An embattled NYPD detective is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy. As the night unfolds, lines become blurred on whom he is pursuing, and who is in pursuit of him. When the search intensifies, …

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November 2019: New and On Order DVDs

Published: November 13, 2019

3 Faces (2019. Drama: Middle Eastern. Director: Jafar Panahi) Starring: Behnaz Jafari, Jafar Panahi, Marziyeh Rezaei, Maedeh Erteghaei, Narges Del Aram Director Panahi begins with a smartphone video shot by a young woman who announces to the camera that her parents have forbidden her from realizing her dream of acting and then, by all appearances, takes her own life. The recipient of the video, Behnaz Jafari, as herself, asks Panahi, as himself, to drive her to the woman’s tiny home village near the Turkish border to investigate. Dialogue in Persian and Azerbaijani. English subtitles. Afghan Cycles (2019. Documentary. Director: Sarah …

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September/October 2019: New and On Order DVDs

Published: October 17, 2019

Ad Astra (2019. Drama: Survival; Sci-Fi/Action, Adventure. Dir: James Gray) PG-13 Starring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Kimberly Elise, Donald Sutherland, Ruth Negga, John Ortiz, Greg Bryk, Jamie Kennedy Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.  American Woman (2019. Drama. Director: Jake Scott) R Starring: Christina Hendricks, Aaron Paul, Sienna Miller, Will Sasso, Amy Madigan, Alex Neustaedter,Sky Ferreira Set …

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August 2019: New and On Order DVDs

Published: September 3, 2019

After the Wedding (2019, Drama, Director: Bart Freundlich) Starring: Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup, Will Chase Isabel has devoted her life to working with the children in a Calcutta orphanage. Theresa is the multimillionaire leader of a media company who lives with her artist husband and twin boys in New York. When Isabel hears of a mysterious and generous grant for the financially strained orphanage, she must travel to New York to meet the benefactor, Theresa, in person. (widescreen, PG-13)   Alienist (2019, Television Crime/Legal Series) Starring: Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning, Brian Geraghty, Robert Wisdom, Q’orianka Kilcher, …

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July 2019: New and On-Order DVDs

Published: July 19, 2019

Anna (2019. Suspense/Thriller, Director: Luc Besson) Starring: Sasha Luss, Helen Mirren, Luke Evans, Cillian Murphy, Lera Abova, Alexander Petrov Beneath Anna Poliatova’s striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world’s most feared government assassins. (widescreen, R) Annabelle Comes Home (2109. Horror, Director: Gary Dauberman) Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, McKenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Samara Lee, Steve Coulter Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her ‘safely’ behind sacred glass and enlisting …

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June 2019: New and On-Order DVDs

Published: June 5, 2019

After (2019. Drama: Romantic, Director: Jenny Gage) Starring: Selma Blair, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Peter Gallagher, Josephine Langford, Jennifer Beals, Meadow Williams, Dylan Arnold, Samuel Larsen The story follows Tessa, a dedicated student, dutiful daughter, and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart, as she enters her first semester in college. Armed with grand ambitions for her future, her guarded world opens up when she meets the dark and mysterious Hardin Scott, a magnetic, brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself and what she wants out of life. (widescreen, PG-13)   All Is True (2019. …

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May 2019: New and On-Order DVDs

Published: May 5, 2019

Amazing Grace (2019, Documentary: Music, Directors: Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack) (widescreen, G) Starring: Aretha Franklin, Rev. James Cleveland, Rev. C. L. Franklin, Bernard ‘Pretty’ Purdie, Chuck Rainey, Clara Ward The documentary presents footage from a concert in 1972 at a Baptist church in Los Angeles where Aretha Franklin performs some of her bestselling gospel songs.  Ash Is The Purest White (2019, Chinese Drama, Director: Zhangke Jia) (widescreen, Chinese with subtitles) Starring: Tao Zhao, Fan Liao, Yi’Nan Diao, Xiaogang Feng, Casper Liang, Zheng Xu, Yibai Zhang Qiao is in love with Bin, a local mobster. During a fight between rival gangs, …

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April 2019: New and On-Order DVDs

Published: April 5, 2019

12 Days (2018, French Documentary, Director: Raymond Depardon) (widescreen, French with English subtitles) Every year in France, 92,000 people are placed under psychiatric care without their consent. This documentary focuses on those who have been involuntarily remanded to a mental hospital, and more specifically documents the hearings that, according to a 2013 law, are required to take place twelve days after each patient has been committed.   Apollo 11 (2019, Documentary, Director: Todd Douglas Miller) (widescreen, G) Starring: Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins From director, Todd Douglas Miller comes a cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from …

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March 2019: New and On-Order DVDs

Published: March 6, 2019

1804: The Hidden History of Haiti (2017, Documentary, Dir. Tariq Nasheed) (widescreen) A documentary film about the untold history of the Haitian Revolution. 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days (2007, Romanian Drama, Dir. Cristian Mungiu) (widescreen, in Romanian with English subtitles, Criterion Collection) Starring: Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, Vlad Ivanov A young woman and her friend make their way to a black market doctor and face the choice as to whether or not one of them should have an illegal abortion. Alita: Battle Angel (2019, Canadian Action/Adventure Drama, Dir. Robert Rodriquez) (widescreen, PG-13) Starring: Rosa Salazar, Mahershala Ali, Jennifer …

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