New DVDs for Adults
Hundreds of DVDs are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent DVDs for adults.
1942 and Hitler's U-boats have brought war to the United States. On a top-secret assignment, a U.S. Navy captain and his crew must disguise themselves as Nazis and infiltrate a severely damaged Nazi U-boat. Once on board, they are to steal the Nazis' top-secret decoding device and sink the sub before the Germans catch on to what's happening. Their mission is more dangerous and frightening than anything they could have ever imagined, but one which will turn the tide of battle.
Format: DVDView U-571
Set in 1998, this origin story explores the secrets of the mysterious Spencer Mansion and the ill-fated Raccoon City.
Format: DVDView Resident Evil
It tells the story of Vivien Epstein, a young Jewish woman who after falling in love with a member of the '62 Group', rejects her comfortable middle-class life in Manchester and joins the fight against fascism in London. Inspired by true events, it follows Vivien as she goes undercover into the NSM, a neo-Nazi movement that is becoming increasingly prominent in London.
Format: DVDView Ridley Road
Queens of Mystery
In the picturesque English region of Wildemarsh, Detective Matilda Stone investigates crimes with the aid or, often, meddling of her three mystery-writing aunts, who raised her from childhood. Together, they look into a murder at a health spa, a killing in the contemporary art world, and the theft of an Edgar Allen Poe manuscript. Matilda has decidedly less success with her personal affairs, continuing to pine for Dr. Daniel Lynch even as she begins a new romance. But while Matilda's love life hits a snag, she makes headway in the case of her mother's long-ago disappearance despite her aunts' best...
Format: DVDView Queens of Mystery
The Beast Must Die
Following the death of her son in a hit and run, all Frances Cairnes wants is to hunt down and kill the man she believes is responsible. When she finally tracks him down, she tricks her way into his house and plots his murder from within.
Format: DVDView The Beast Must Die
This new, 1950s-set adaptation of the classic novel 'The Darling Buds of May' captures the warmth, optimism, and escapism of the Larkin family for a modern generation.
Format: DVDView The Larkins
THE LOST CITY (DVD)
Reclusive author Loretta Sage writes about exotic places in her popular adventure novels that feature a handsome cover model named Alan. While on tour promoting her new book with Alan, Loretta gets kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire who hopes she can lead him to an ancient city's lost treasure from her latest story. Determined to prove he can be a hero in real life and not just on the pages of her books, Alan sets off to rescue her.
Format: DVDView THE LOST CITY (DVD)
AFTER YANG (DVD)
When his young daughter's beloved companion, an android named Yang, malfunctions, Jake searches for a way to repair him. In the process, Jake discovers the life that has been passing in front of him, reconnecting with his wife and daughter across a distance he didn't know was there.
Format: DVDView AFTER YANG (DVD)
MOTHERING SUNDAY (DVD)
A maid living in post-World War I England secretly plans to meet with the man she loves before he leaves to marry another woman.
Format: DVDView MOTHERING SUNDAY (DVD)
SLOW MACHINE (DVD)
Stephanie, a restless and vibrant actress, meets Gerard, an NYPD counter-terrorism specialist who's an aficionado of experimental theater (and maybe out of his mind). Flirtation ensues, ends disastrously, and forces Stephanie to the ramshackle upstate home of musician Eleanor Friedberger, yet this supposed escape is infected by violent memories of her past life.
Format: DVDView SLOW MACHINE (DVD)