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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Avon Library is scheduled to reopen on Monday, November 28, 2011 at 10am. Come join us and see our new temporary space. The new DVD list is out.

DVD's November and December 2011

Atlas Shrugged part 1 Taylor Schilling, Grant Bowler. A powerful railroad executive, Dagny Taggart, struggles to keep her business alive while society is crumbling around her. Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand.

Bad Teacher Cameron Diaz, Lucy Punch, Jason Segel, Phyllis Smith, Justin Timberlake. Elizabeth, a foul-mouthed, ruthless junior high teacher, can't wait to marry her meal ticket and get out of her bogus day job. When she's dumped by her fiancé, she begins to woo a rich, handsome substitute.

Beginners Ewan McGreggor, Melanie Laurent, Christopher Plummer. Oliver meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna only months after his father Hal has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father who, following 44 years of marriage, came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life.

Captain America Stanley Tucci, Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones. After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into Captain America, a Super Soldier who will wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull.

Crazy, Stupid, Love Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore. A father's life unravels while he deals with a marital crisis and tries to manage his relationship with his children.

Disneynature: African Cats Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, viewers come face-to-face with the majestic kings of the savanna and their true-life love, humor, and determination.

Fabulous Beekman Boys Josh Kilmer-Purcell, Brent Ridge. Two gay men live on a farm together and pursue a new business venture. Season one.

Fast Five Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson. After Brian and Mia break Dom out of jail, they find themselves trapped in Rio de Janeiro and on the run from the law.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt 2 Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson. Harry and Voldemort do battle on the doorsteps of Hogwarts and the fate of the entire magical world hangs in the balance.

Horrible Bosses Charlie Day, Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Spacey. For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con, the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers, permanently.

The Hour Dominic West, Romola Garai, Ben Whishaw. The 2011 BBC drama series is England’s Mad Men equivalent Mad Men. A Cold War-era England espionage thriller centers around a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news program.
Ken Burns: Prohabition

Larry Crowne Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts. After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college.

The L’Enfant Jérémie Renier, Déborah François A small-time crook and his young girlfriend have a child, he decides to sell the baby for money. When his girlfriend finds out, she goes into shock. While she recovers in the hospital, he tries to get their son back and redeem himself.

Midnight in Paris Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams. A young engaged couple are forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better. Written and directed by Woody Allen.

Monte Carlo Selena Gomez, Katie Cassidy, Leighton Meester. Get ready for an awesome adventure of a lifetime in Monte Carlo! Grace, a high-spirited high school grad, is mistaken for a wealthy socialite and is whisked away to Monte Carlo for a thrilling week of glitz, glam, and unforgettable fun.

One Day Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson, Jodie Whittaker. After one day together, July 15th, 1988, their college graduation, Emma Morley and Dexter Mayhew begin a friendship that lasts a lifetime. She's a working-class girl who dreams of making the world a better place. He's a wealthy charmer who thinks the world is his playground. Somewhere over the next two decades, these two very different people realize that the love they've been hoping for has been there for them all along.

Page One: inside the New York Times Gain unprecedented access to The New York Times newsroom and the inner workings of the Media Desk. With the Internet surpassing print as the main news source and newspapers all over the country going bankrupt, see the media industry transform at its time of greatest turmoil. Writers like Brian Stelter, Tim Arango, and David Carr track print journalism's metamorphosis even as their own paper struggles to stay vital and solvent

Pom Wonderful Presents: the Greatest Movie Ever Sold Peter Berg, Noam Chomsky, Ralph Nader, Morgan Spurlock. Morgan Spurlock brings a comedic documentary about branding, advertising, and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising, and product placement.

Sarah’s Key Kristin Scott Thomas. In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel d'Hiv round up, which took place in Paris, in 1942. She stumbles upon a family secret which will link her forever to the destiny of a young Jewish girl, Sarah.

Silent Night Linda Hamilton, Cassian Bopp, Michael Elkin. A German mother and her son seek refuge in a cabin during WWII. When her house is invaded by three e American soldiers and three German soldiers, she convinces them to keep the peace on Christmas and share dinner.

Terrorist Next Door Michael Ironside, Kathleen Robertson, Chenier Hundal. A dramatization inspired by the real-life events surrounding the recruitment and capture of Ahmed Ressam - aka the "Millennium Bomber." Ressam was convicted of smuggling a bomb into the United States as part of an Al Qaeda plot to blow up Los Angeles International Airport on New Year's Eve, 1999.

Tree of Life Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain. The impressionistic story of a Midwestern family in the 1950's. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father

Water for Elephants Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson. Christoph Waltz. A veterinary student abandons his studies after his parents are killed and joins a traveling circus as their vet.

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