New DVDs for Adults
Hundreds of DVDs are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent DVDs for adults.
GODZILLA VS. KONG (DVD)
Legends collide as Godzilla and Kong, the two most powerful forces of nature, clash on the big screen in a spectacular battle for the ages. As a squadron embarks on a perilous mission into fantastic uncharted terrain, unearthing clues to the Titans' very origins and humankind’s survival, a conspiracy threatens to wipe the creatures, both good and bad, from the face of the earth forever.
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GENIUS SEASON 3: ARETHA (DVD)
An Emmy-winning anthology series that dramatizes the fascinating stories of the world's most brilliant innovators, exploring their extraordinary achievements along with their volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships. The third season will explore Aretha Franklin's musical genius and incomparable career, as well as the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she has had on music and culture around the world. Grammy Award winner Franklin was a gospel prodigy and outspoken civil rights champion; she is widely considered the greatest singer of the past 50 years, receiving countless honors throughout her career.
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BILL TRAYLOR: CHASING GHOSTS (DVD)
An eye-opening documentary that explores the life of a unique American artist, a man with a remarkable and unlikely biography. Bill Traylor was born into slavery in 1853 on a cotton plantation in rural Alabama. After the Civil War, Traylor continued to farm the land until the late 1920s. Aging and alone, he moved to Montgomery and worked odd jobs in the thriving segregated black neighborhood. A decade later, in his late ‘80s, Traylor became homeless and started to draw and paint, devising his visual language to depict his memories of slavery and scenes of a radically changing urban culture....
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Alfred ‘Boogie’ Chin, a basketball phenom living in Queens, N.Y., dreams of one day playing in the NBA. While his parents pressure him to focus on earning a scholarship to an elite college, Boogie must find a way to navigate a new girlfriend, high school, on-court rivals, and the burden of expectation.
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WALKING DEAD, THE: WORLD BEYOND SEASON 1 (DVD)
A group of teenagers living in a community sheltered from the dangers of the apocalypse receives a message that inspires them to leave the safety of the only home they have ever known and embark on a cross-country journey to save their father.
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THE MURDERS (DVD)
Jessica Lucas stars in this Canadian mystery series as Kate Jameson, a rookie detective determined to make her mark on the homicide team. But things go horribly awry when she breaks the first rule of policing: never leave your gun unattended. Haunted by her mistake, Kate seeks to make amends through every case, including that of a mysterious killer who seems particularly invested in her.
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MOBY DOC (DVD)
It is a surrealist biographical documentary narrated by Moby as he reflects on his turbulent personal life and iconic music from underground punk bands to chart-topping solo artists, and from struggling addicts to vegan activists. Featuring interviews with David Lynch, David Bowie, and Shepard Fairey along with extraordinary concert footage, utilizing a unique blend of re-enactments, interviews, and archival footage, audiences will be treated to an insightful, unvarnished look at an artist who has sold more than 20 million albums, an activist who has long championed animal rights, and a man whose traumatic childhood shaped him in profound ways. This...
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MOMENTS WITHOUT PROPER NAMES (DVD)
In his final film as director, Gordon Parks turned the camera upon himself and created a deeply personal and remarkably poetic self-portrait. Moments Without Proper Names blends Parks’s striking photographs with newly-shot footage of the artist, his own musical compositions, and personal reminiscences performed by a trio of esteemed actors: Avery Brooks, Roscoe Lee Browne, and Joe Seneca.
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THE CHANGIN' TIMES OF IKE WHITE (DVD)
Released in 1976, Changin’ Times was an extraordinary album recorded in extraordinary circumstances, a commercial release recorded inside an American prison. The artist was Ike White, a music prodigy who was locked up at the age of 19, serving a life sentence for murder. With never-before-seen archival footage, this documentary charts Ike’s journey from prison to life as a free man, and a subsequent reinvention of himself as a performer for hire called David Maestro.
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KINKY BOOTS (DVD)
Winner of the Tony® Best Musical, this huge-hearted hit is a story of two people with seemingly nothing in common. Factory owner Charlie is struggling to save his family business, and Lola is an entertainer with a wildly exciting idea. These unexpected pair learn to embrace their differences and create a line of sturdy stilettos! But in the end, their biggest achievement is their friendship.
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