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Mighty uke the amazing comeback of a musical underdog. DVD Mighty uke the amazing comeback of a musical underdog.


DVD-ED 787.89 MIGHTY

Travel the world to discover why so many people of different nations, cultures, ages and musical tastes are turning to the ukulele to express themselves, connect with the past, and with each other. From the redwoods of California to an English pub, from a suburb of Tel Aviv through Tokyo's highrise canyons to the green mountains of Hawaii, ukers tell the story of the people's instrument.

Suggested by Dawn



Trance DVD Trance


DVD TRANCE

After a blow to the head during his attempted robbery of a $27 million Goya painting, Simon, an art auctioneer, awakens to find that the painting, and his memory, are missing. Forced by his ruthless crime partner Frank to undergo hypnosis, Simon enters into a deadly love triangle with his seductive hypnotist.

A sexy and violent mind-bender from the director of Trainspotting and 28 Days Later.

Suggested by Dawn



White House down DVD White House down


DVD WHITEHO

While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.

Kind of ridiculous, but lots of fun. - Dawn



The bling ring DVD The bling ring


DVD BLINGRI

Inspired by actual events, The Bling Ring tells the story of a group of fame-obsessed teenagers living in the suburbs of Los Angeles who use the internet to track celebrities, whereabouts in order to rob their empty homes. Ringleader Rebecca leads the group of misfits including Marc, Nicki, Sam and Chloe on the ultimate heist for designer clothes and jewelry; and what starts out as teenage fun quickly spins out of control.

Fascinating true story...and filmed in Paris Hilton's home! - Dawn



The intouchables DVD The intouchables


DVD INTOUCH

An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust, and human possibility. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicapped millionaire and his street-smart ex-con caretaker, The Intouchables depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common.

Suggested by Dawn



Upstream color DVD Upstream color


DVD UPSTREA

Kris is derailed from her life when she is drugged by a small-time thief. She is unknowingly drawn into the life cycle of a presence that permeates the microscopic world, moving to nematodes, plant life, livestock, and back again. Along the way, she finds another being-a familiar, who is equally consumed by the mysterious presence. The two search urgently for a place of safety within each other as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of their wrecked lives.

Suggested by Dawn



The sessions DVD The sessions


DVD SESSION

Paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood, poet-journalist Mark O'Brien has overcome adversity time and time again. But now, at age 38, he faces his toughest challenge yet: losing his virginity. With the help of a beautiful therapist, a sympathetic priest, and his own unbridled sense of optimism and humor, Mark embarks on an extraordinary personal journey to discover the wondrous pleasures that make life worth living.

Suggested by Dawn



Silver linings playbook DVD Silver linings playbook


DVD SIL9721

The story of how a man who has lost everything, his house, his job, his wife, reconnects with himself and creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends.

Suggested by Dawn



The master DVD The master


DVD MASTER

A striking portrait of drifters and seekers in post-World War II America, Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master unfolds the journey of a naval veteran who arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future, until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.

An amazing performance by Philip Seymour Hoffman (RIP).

Suggested by Dawn



The Queen of Versailles DVD The Queen of Versailles


DVD-ED 338.0922 QUE504

The Queen of Versailles is a character-driven documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis. The film follows two unique characters, whose rags-to-riches-to-rags success stories reveal the innate virtues and flaws of the American Dream.

An eye opening documentary about the suffering of the 1%.

Suggested by Dawn



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