New DVDs for Adults
Hundreds of DVDs are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent DVDs for adults.
A princess steals the heart of the president of the United States in an epic drama based on the World War II relationship of Franklin Roosevelt and Norwegian Crown Princess Martha.
Format: DVDView Atlantic Crossing
M. C. Escher
World-famous Dutch graphic artist M.C Escher (1898-1972) comes to life through history, psychology, and psychedelia, diary musings, excerpts from lectures, and correspondence. Escher's woodcuts, lithographs, and other printing techniques appear in both original and playfully altered form, and two of his sons, George (92) and Jan (80), reminisce about their parents while musician Graham Nash (Crosby, Stills & Nash) talks about Escher's rediscovery in the 1970s.
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Megan seems to have the perfect life with a wonderful husband named Thomas and two adorable children. When she awakens from a coma, Megan discovers she is not married, and never has been. But when she meets Thomas for real, she seizes the chance to help him fall in love with her again, for the first time.
Format: DVDView Timeless Love
Shadow in the Cloud
In the throes of World War II, Captain Maude Garrett joins the all-male crew of a B-17 bomber with a top-secret package. Caught off guard by the presence of a woman on a military flight, the crew tests Maude's every move. Just as her quick wit is winning them over, strange happenings and holes in her backstory incite paranoia surrounding her true mission. But this crew has more to fear; lurking in the shadows, something sinister is tearing at the heart of the plane. Trapped between an oncoming air ambush and an evil lurking within, Maude must push beyond her...
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Attempting to rebuild his life while navigating his new sobriety, Brockmire moves to Florida, where he calls MLB Spring Training games for Oakland alongside former softball star Gabby Taylor
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A month after receiving a fatal diagnosis in January 2015, Oliver Sacks sat down for a series of filmed interviews in his apartment in New York City. For eighty hours, surrounded by family, friends, and notebooks from six decades of thinking and writing about the brain, he talked about his life and work, his abiding sense of wonder at the natural world, and the place of human beings within it. Drawing on these deeply personal reflections, as well as nearly two dozen interviews with close friends, family members, colleagues, and patients, and archival material from every point in his life.
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The story is about one of the most infamous serial killers in UK history: Dennis Nilsen. Known as the "kindly killer", Nilsen was an unassuming civil servant who became Britain's most prolific serial killer of the time. The chilling true-crime series delves into Nilsen's emotionally elusive psyche after his arrest in 1983.
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A Man Among Orcas
Follow a cameraman who has an extraordinary talent to locate, approach, and tame some of the wildest beasts on Earth as he endures intense weather to get close to animals.
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Finding your Roots
In sharing their stories, uses every tool available, from cutting-edge DNA research to old-school genealogical sleuthing to reveal long-buried secrets. Spanning the globe, the series compiles family trees that trace throughout the United States and Canada; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Germany, Poland, Ireland, Russia, and more.
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The third season of a dark, edgy look at life as a Junior-Executive-in-Training at your average, soulless multi-national corporation.
Format: DVDView Corporate