New DVDs for Adults
Hundreds of DVDs are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent DVDs for adults.
ALICE, DARLING (DVD)
In the taut thriller ALICE, a woman is pushed to the breaking point by her psychologically abusive boyfriend, Simon. While on vacation with two close girlfriends, Alice rediscovers the essence of herself and gains some much-needed perspective. Slowly, she starts to fray the cords of codependency that bind her. But Simon's vengeance is as inevitable as it is shattering and, once unleashed, it tests Alice's strength, her courage, and the bonds of her deep-rooted friendships.
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ANCIENT BUILDERS OF THE AMAZON (DVD)
Recent stunning discoveries are exploding the myth of the Amazon as a primeval wilderness, revealing traces of ancient civilizations that flourished there for centuries. Dense settlements indicate populations in the millions, supported by sophisticated agricultural systems, while huge geometric earthworks and roadways bear witness to complex religious ideas and social networks.
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Adonis Johnson never knew his famous father, world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, who died before he was born. Still, there's no denying that boxing is in his blood, so Adonis heads to Philadelphia, the site of Apollo Creed's legendary match with a tough upstart named Rocky Balboa.
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ANOTHER 48 HRS. (DVD)
Slick jailbird Reggie hits the street with sloppy policeman Jack, this time to nab a drug king.
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ROBIN HOOD PRINCE OF THIEVES (DVD)
The legendary Sherwood Forest outlaw leader is brought to life in this 12th century medieval world epic adventure.
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SPOILER ALERT (DVD)
Based on Michael Ausiello's bestselling memoir Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, the film is a heartwarming, funny, and life-affirming story of how Michael and Kit's relationship is transformed and deepened when one of them falls ill.
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DEAR MR. BRODY (DVD)
When 21-year-old hippie millionaire Michael Brody Jr. decided to give away his fortune to anyone in need, he ignited a psychedelic spiral of events. An instant celebrity, Brody was mobbed by the public, scrutinized by the press, and overwhelmed by the crush of personal letters responding to his extraordinary offer. Fifty years later, an enormous cache of these letters is discovered unopened.
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FROZEN PLANET II (DVD)
Life in the extreme. In a fragile world of beauty and hostility, nature finds a way to survive and thrive. Sir David Attenborough explores a planet on the brink of major change.
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PARTY GIRL (DVD)
What's a fast-talking, under-employed New York free spirit to do when she's jailed for throwing an illegal house party? Mary cajoles her librarian godmother into bailing her out and giving her a job as a clerk at the public library. What follows is Mary's screwball-like journey from a life of late nights and hangovers to romance with a falafel vendor and a potential long-term career as a librarian. Daisy von Scherler Mayer's Party Girl is a charming and energetic throwback to '30s and '40s comedies, set amidst the thriving and vibrant club culture of '90s Lower Manhattan. Parker Posey became...
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BEZOS: THE BEGINNING (DVD)
Based on the book "Zero to Hero," the true story of Jeff Bezos, a humble but successful Wall Street executive with an idea that would change the world. Starting in his garage, he was cheered on by his wife and loving parents when the internet was young, but code development and finances were an early struggle on his way to creating one of the world's most recognized retail brands.
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