Wednesday, December 31, 2008


Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne’er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that’s strictly low-life.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Play Misty for Me

A popular DJ’s life and happiness are threatened when he rejects the advances of an infatuated, emotionally disturbed fan.

Monday, December 29, 2008

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

When the daughter of well-to-do liberal parents plans to marry a black doctor, both families must sit down face to face and examine each other’s level of intolerance.

Sunday, December 28, 2008

American Graffiti

Four teenagers come of age in 1962 on the last summer night before they go off to college, jobs, or the army.

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Working Girl

A young secretary in New York named Tess McGill has the brains, looks and charm to make it big. All she needs is the right haircut, clothes and job. The opportunity arises when her classy, seductive and treacherous boss breaks a leg skiing. Tess steps into her job, her apartment and her clothes, and all sorts of witty and romantic things follow!

Friday, December 26, 2008

Great Escape

A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war’s most daring escape.

Thursday, December 25, 2008

All the President's Men

The true story of how Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered the White House involvement in the Watergate break in.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Witches of Eastwick

The "witches" are three modern-day women yearning for Mr. Right in a quaint New England town. Wealthy Daryl Van Horne arrives in town and sets out to prove he’s a devil with the ladies.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Pillow Talk

A romantic comedy in which a carefree bachelor and carefree career girl share a telephone party line. Mutual hostility develops without their ever having met. When they finally become acquainted attitudes begin to change.

Monday, December 22, 2008


Tells the story of Gandhi’s adult life, when he led an entire country to freedom, using non-violent methods.

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Alien 3

Ripley’s ship crash lands on a prison planet and she must fight with them when another alien appears. But when she discovers she has one in her as well, she must struggle to kill the alien before it is too late.

Saturday, December 20, 2008

When The Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts

The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina’s catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale.

Friday, December 19, 2008


A young orphan, Oliver is left to fend for himself until he is befriended by a band of young thieves who quickly train him in their craft. But Oliver is not content to be a thief for he knows that life holds great joys and true happiness cannot be stolen, but must be earned.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Good Night, and Good Luck.

Takes place in the 1950’s America, during the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow, and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist ’witch-hunts’. A very public feud develops when the Senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal, the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Breaking Away

The Academy Award winning comedy about an idealistic young man and his friends and their pursuit to find jobs and a purpose to life in their hometown of Bloomington, Indiana.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Adventures of Robin Hood

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fight against tyranny.

Monday, December 15, 2008


Agent 007 takes on billionaire Auric Goldfinger, who plans to throw the world economy into a tailspin by contaminating the gold at Fort Knox with nuclear radiation.


When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth

Adventures of Baron Munchausen

The amazing journeys of Baron von Munchausen, who sets sail in a hot air balloon in search of his old comrades-at-arms with the object of saving a European city from the superior forces of a Turkish sultan.

For whom the bell tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Sunday, December 14, 2008


This story of a technological paradise suddenly turned nightmare is a genuine shocker. For $1,000 a day, vacationers can indulge whims at the "theme park" called Westworld where the gunhands and dance-hall girls are all robots programmed to serve the guests’ violent and lustful fantasies--until something goes wrong with their circuitry.

Pat and Mike

A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter, who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process.

Golden Compass

In a wondrous parallel world where witches soar the skies and Ice Bears rule the frozen North, one special girl is destined to hold the fate of the universe in her hands. When Lyra Belacqua becomes the keeper of the Golden Compass, she discovers that her world and all those beyond are threatened by the secret plans of Ms. Coulter. With the help of Lord Asriel and a group of unlikely allies ready to stand at her side, Lyra embarks on an extraordinary quest that celebrates friendship and courage against all odds.

Birth of a Nation and the Civil War Films of D.W. Griffith

Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln’s assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.

Addams Family Values

It’s love at first fright when Gomez and Morticia welcome a new addition to the Addams household: Pubert, their soft, cuddly, mustachioed baby boy. As Fester falls hard for voluptuous nanny Debbie Jilnsky, Wednesday and Pugsley discover she’s a black-widow murderess who plans to add Fester to her collection of dead husbands. The family’s future grows even bleaker when the no-good nanny marries Fester and has the kids shipped off to summer camp. But Wednesday still has a Thing or two up her sleeve.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

West Side Story

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets.

Paper Chase

A moving story of a first-year Harvard Law School student who comes to terms with his dreams in America’s most competitive school. Hart finds he must survive much more than the pressures, all-night cramming and insecurities he expected. He becomes fearful of a brilliant professor, who terrorizes some, inspires others and who easily seperates the men from the boys.


Godfather DVD Collection

Explores the history and influence of a U.S. Mafia family. Don Corleone, the family patriarch, tries to ensure that his sons will inherit his position and power over rival Mafioso factions.

Addams Family

When long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after twenty-five years in the Bermuda Triangle, the other members of the off-beat Addams clan plan a great celebration, only to begin to suspect that he may not be who he claims to be.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Weather Extreme: Tornado

Immerse yourself in the fury of a devastiating Force-5 tornado as it demolishes downtown Dallas. Examine the impact of such incredible forces on crowded metropolitan areas. With dramatic footage from past disastrous storms, mesmerizing eyewitness accounts, and photo-realistic computer animation, you’ll get as close as you’ll ever want to be to Mother Nature’s rage.

Pan's Labyrinth

Set in 1944 Spain, against the backdrop of the anti-Franco guerrilla warfare. When young Ofelia and her mother go to live with her new stepfather on a rural military outpost, she finds herself in a world of unimaginable cruelty. Soon Ofelia finds the creatures of her imagination in which she used to escape have become a reality and she must battle them to save both her mother and herself. In the terrifying battle that ensues, Ofelia soon learns that innocence has a power that evil cannot imagine.

Glass Menagerie

A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter.


Adam's Rib

A husband and wife lawyer team clash when the wife defends a woman on trial for shooting her spouse. The lawyer-husband is the prosecutor.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Way We Were

The romance and marriage of opposites-- the love that binds them together and the differences that tear them apart. A love story from college to Hollywood in the thirties, forties, and fifties.

Palm Beach Story

A comedy of love and money, divorce and marriage, brothers and sisters.

Gimme Shelter

A documentary on the Rolling Stones’ 1969 tour of the United States, including a performance at Madison Square Garden and a free concert at the Altamont Speedway in California where violence broke out between fans and Hell’s Angels who were providing security. Includes performances by Ike and Tina Turner, the Jefferson Airplane and the Flying Burrito Brothers. This special version also contains never-before-seen performances from the Madison Square Garden show, audio commentary by directors Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin, excerpts from KSAN Radio’s Altamont wrap-up, an Altamont stills gallery featuring the work of photographers Bill Owens and Beth Sunflower, original and re-release theatrical trailers, plus trailers for Maysles films Grey gardens and Salesman, filmographies for Maysles Films and Charlotte Zwerin, and a restoration demonstration.


Absence of Malice

A businessman becomes the subject of a criminal investigation when a story about him is purposely "leaked" to an investigative reporter.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Way Down East

Melodrama about a young woman who is lured into a fake marriage, becomes pregnant and is abandoned. She moves to a small town and falls in love with a wealthy but humble man, but cannot escape her scandalous past.

Ox-Bow Incident

A cowboy is unable to prevent three wandering travelers from being unjustly lynched for murder.


When ghosts go on a rampage, only three men can save the world. Soon every spook in the city is loose and our heroes face the supreme challenge If you want your spirits raised, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!

City Lights

A tramp wins the love of a blind flower girl and attempts to obtain money from a millionaire to help her regain her sight.

About Schmidt

Warren Schmidt is about the taste the not-so-sweet slice of life. When he retired, he and his wife, Helen, had big plans - but an unexpected twist changes everything. Now, all of Schmidt’s attention is focused on his daughter’s upcoming wedding to a loser waterbed salesman. From meeting the groom’s hippie parents to sponsoring a Tanzanian foster child, Schmidt embarks on a search for answers, only to discover that life is full of trick questions.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008


Young electronics wizard David Lightman unwittingly hooks into America’s supersecret wargames computer and the world is suddenly threatened with nuclear annihilation.

Outlaw Josey Wales

After avenging his family’s brutal murder by Union Forces in the Civil War, Missouri farmer Josey Wales is on the lam, pursued by a pack of killers. He travels westward alone, but a ragtag group of outcasts is drawn to him, and Wales can’t leave his motley surrogate family unprotected.

Ghost and Mrs. Muir

At the turn of the century a young widow and her daughter move into a cottage on the English coast. Soon she learns that the cottage is haunted by the ghost of its former owner, a sea captain. When he finds he can’t scare her away, they soon fall into a most unlikely love affair!

Broadcast News

Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He’s got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who’s jealous and resentful of Tom’s instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane.

About a Boy

Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you are never too cool to grow up.

Monday, December 8, 2008

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

It’s ’veggie-mania’ in Wallace and Gromit’s neighborhood. The two enterprising friends are cashing in with their humane pest-control outfit, "Anti-Pesto." With only days to go before the annual Giant Vegetable Competition they find that their business is booming. They come to find out that running a "humane" pest control outfit can have its drawbacks. Suddenly, a large and mysterious veg-ravaging "beast" begins attacking the town’s sacred vegetable plots at night. The competition hostess, Lady Tottington, commissions Anti-Pesto to catch the beast and save the day. But Victor Quartermaine would rather shoot the beast and secure the position of local hero - not to mention Lady Tottington’s hand in marriage.

Our Hospitality / Sherlock Jr.

[Our hospitality] A New York man returns to his southern antebellum home to find himself embroiled in a longstanding feud between his family and that of the woman he loves.

[Sherlock Jr.] Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth.

Get Carter

A small-time gangster journeys to Newcastle to investigate and avenge his brother’s killing. Once there he finds himself drawn into the local underworld where he encounters the full spectrum of violence and corruption.

Children of Men

London, 2027. Humanity has become infertile and no child has been born for 18 years. Science is at loss to explain the reason. Immigration is a crime and refugees are caged like animals. African and East European societies have collapsed and their dwindling populations are migrating toward England and other wealthy nations. Torn apart by nuclear fallout, rampant terrorism and political rebellion. In this climate of nationalistic violence, a London peace activist turned bureaucrat Theo Faron, joins forces with Julian, his revolutionary ex-wife, in order to save mankind by protecting a woman who has mysteriously became pregnant. These three set out on a desperate struggle to deliver the world’s only pregnant woman to the Human Project with hope that they can discover the cure for global infertility. As they carefully navigate between the battling forces of military police and a pro-immigration insurgency this small group must endure a death-defying ordeal of urban warfare.

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

A comic horror film in which Abbott and Costello encounter Frankenstein’s monster, Dracula, and a mad scientist.

The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Live: Douglas Adams Live in Concert

Sunday, December 7, 2008


Stranded in the Australian desert, an English girl and her small brother are rescued by an aborigine boy who has journeyed into the outback on his "walkabout"--A tribal initiation into manhood.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

The story of a man whose rebelliousness pits him against the head nurse of a mental ward and the full spectrum of institutional repression.

9 to 5

Three female office workers combine forces to take revenge on their deceitful, egotistical, and throughly chauvanistic boss.

Geometry - The Complete Course - Lesson 8: Polygons And Their Angles

Distinguish between convex polygons and concave polygons. Name convex and regular polygons. Find measures of interior angles and exterior angles of convex polygons.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Walk the Line

The story of country music singer Johnny Cash and his wife June Carter Cash.

Once Upon a Time in the West

A man preparing to welcome his new wife to his home is killed, along with his entire family.

Geometry Tutor - 9 Hour Course

Covers geometric concepts such as angles, intersecting lines, congruent triangles, quadrilaterals, geometric proofs, and more.

48 Hrs.

Nolte is a rough-edged cop after two vicious cop-killers. He can’t do it without the help of smooth and dapper Murphy, who is serving time for a half-million dollar robbery. Both pursue their separate goals--Nolte wants the villains and Murphy wants his money and some much-needed female companionship.

Friday, December 5, 2008

Wait Until Dark

A photographer unknowingly brings home a drug-filled doll. His blind wife is terrorized by two murderous men in search of it.


An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which becomes a last chance to redeem himself and his career.

On the Waterfront

An ex-fighter gets a job working on the gang-ridden waterfront under a crooked gangster boss.

Geometry - The Complete Course - Lesson 26: The Logic Of Constructions, Part 1: Through Applied Theorems

Find the center of a given circle. Inscribe a circle inside a triangle. Given a segment, construct the perpendicular bisector of the segment.

39 Steps

"Richard Hannay is on vacation in London when he meets a mysterious woman who tells him of a spy ring which she is trying to crack. She doesn’t know the identity of the masterspy, but does know a few revealing details. Later she is murdered-- before Hannay can learn anything more. His own life now in danger, Hannay sets out to solve a mystery."

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Von Ryan's Express

American combat pilot Col. Joseph Ryan is shot down over Nazi-controlled Italy and joins U.S. and English WWII troops in a prison camp during the summer of 1943. Given the insulting nickname "Von Ryan" because he initially seems more concerned with surviving than escaping, the colonel eventually leads Allied prisoners, as their new top ranking officer, in a daredevil race for freedom by commandeering an entire German freight train bound for Switzerland, with the Nazis in hot pursuit.


A secret military mission takes a group of men through an Egyptian artifact known as the Stargate to an ancient civilization on the other side of the universe. Once there, they must battle the astoundingly powerful sun god, Ra, before they can find their way home.

On Golden Pond

While at their summer home on Golden Pond, the Thayer family is forced to renew their bonds of love and overcome the generational friction that has existed for years.

Geometry - The Complete Course - Lesson 2: Angles & Angle Measure

Understand definition of an angle and know its parts. Establish a system of angle measurement. Recognize and classify different types of angles. Show angle relationships.

28 Days Later

An infirmary patient wakes up from a coma to an empty room ... in a vacant hospital ... in a deserted city. A powerful virus, which locks victims into a permanent state of murderous rage, has transformed the world around him into a seemingly desolate wasteland. Now a handful of survivors must fight to stay alive, unaware that the worst is yet to come.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008


A poverty-stricken singer in Depression-era Paris becomes convinced that the only way she can earn a living on the nightclub circuit is to masquerade as a man who impersonates women. Then she meets the man of her dreams.


A chilling suspense mystery, this riveting tale of the supernatural explores the Biblical prophecy of the warning which will foretell the coming of Armageddon. The final confrontation between the forces of good and evil will begin with the birth of the son of Satan -- in human form.


Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation.

New DVD @ Your Library : After Innocence

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Tuesday, December 2, 2008


Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia. Ferguson is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide. He falls in love with her, she is later murdered and Ferguson becomes demonic in his desire to re-create her in another woman.

Two for the Road

Joanna is in a touring girl’s choir and Mark is a struggling architect when they first meet on the road in Europe. The film follows their life together - through courtship and marriage, infidelity and parenthood - all on the road.

Officer and a Gentleman

A timeless tale of romance, friendship, and growth. Loner Zack Mayo enters Officer Candidate School to become a Navy pilot and in thirteen weeks he learns the importance of discipline, love and friendship.

2001: A Space Odyssey

A science fiction film which moves from the pre-historic birth of intelligence toward the emergence of man as pure thought somewhere in the future.

Monday, December 1, 2008

Odd Couple


Born to great wealth, the fiercely independent Julia devotes her life to political causes, fighting fascism in the 1930’s. While traveling in Europe, a friend of Julia’s is swept into a dangerous world, smuggling money across hostile borders.

Gentleman's Agreement

A journalist assigned to write a series of articles on anti-semitism decides to pose as a Jew and finds out first-hand what it is like to be the victim of intolerance.

Invasion of the body snatchers

The Invasion of the Body Snatchers

12 Monkeys

An inmate from a futuristic prison is sent to the past to gather information about the virus that sent the human race to live underground.

V for Vendetta

Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as ’V.’ Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, ’V’ ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about ’V’s’ mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society.