Friday, August 14, 2009

New to the library:

Bart Got a Room
Danny seems to have everything ready for his Senior Prom...except a date. With his hormones and his reputation on the line, Danny must find a date so he isn't worse off than the biggest nerd in school. Bart Got a Room is “an infectiously charming little movie, blessed with a unique style and a wry comic sensibility.”—

Fast & Furious
Brian O'Conner, now working for the FBI in LA, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation. Stars Vin Diesel and Paul Walker.

Harvard Beats Yale 29-29
One of the most legendary games in the history of sports; Harvard Stadium, November 23, 1968: Harvard and Yale, both teams undefeated for the first time since 1909, meet for the annual climax of the Ivy League football season. Yale and Harvard stage an unforgettable football contest that baffled even their own coaches. “It takes a lot of confidence for a film to give away its ending in its title, which is just what "Harvard Beats Yale 29-29" does. This is a documentary that knows it's got the goods, and does it ever.-Kenneth Turan, L.A. Times

Haunting in Connecticut
The Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut. They soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history. The house was once a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred. The owner's clairvoyant son, Jonah, served as a demonic messenger. He provided a gateway for spiritual entities to crossover. Now unspeakable terror awaits when Jonah, the boy who communicated with the dead, returns to unleash horror on the innocent and unsuspecting family. Based on a true story.

Nightmares & Dreamscapes
This is a television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories.

Pink Panther 2
When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, including the priceless Pink Panther diamond, Clouseau is assigned to a dream team of international detectives who are under pressure to bring the master thief to justice before he strikes again.

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Julliard trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper. The film “features two of the year's best performances from Robert Downey, Jr. and Jamie Foxx…”—Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

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