Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Tuesday’s New DVD releases

Every Tuesday we get the newest DVD releases and you can request them! These titles are usually very popular, so be sure to get your requests in early! Check the Library Catalog and add these popular titles to your book bag. See below for next weeks releases and our weekly game!

Here are some of the hottest releases for Tuesday, April 7th:

The Day the Earth Stood Still – Keanu Reeves. In this updated version of the 1951 classic sci-fi thriller, Keanu Reeves stars as an alien named Klaatu who's sent to Earth to warn the leaders of the world about the consequences of their dangerous ways.

Doubt – Meryl Streep. In a Catholic elementary school in the Bronx, Sister Aloysius begins to have doubts about one of the priests, Father Flynn, who seems to have become overly involved in the life of a young African American pupil. But Flynn isn't the only one she has doubts about. Is she overreacting to the situation or is there a truth that needs to be discovered?

The Tale of Despereaux – Robbie Coltrane. Despereaux is different from other mice: He reads books, has ears too big for his too-small body and loves the human Princess Pea. With his friend, a rat named Roscuro, Despereaux sets out to escape the castle dungeon and win the girl of his dreams.

Yes Man – Jim Carey. Jim Carrey stars as Carl Allen, a man who signs up for a self-help program based on one simple principle: say yes to everything...and anything.

Here are some of the releases for Tuesday, April 14th. Which of these do you think will have the most requests on that morning? Write in with your guess and I will put the answers in next weeks blog!

The Reader – Kate Winslet. Michael Berg reflects on the formative sexual relationship he had with older woman Hanna Schmitz as a young teenager in this poignant drama set in post-World War II Germany. The passionate affair ended when Hanna disappeared. But years later, Michael learns she's on trial for horrific Nazi war crimes.

The Spirit – Gabriel Macht. After rookie Central City cop Denny Colt is murdered, he's mysteriously reborn as masked superhero the Spirit. Setting out to rid the streets of crime, he finds his archnemesis in the Octopus, whose quest for immortality imperils the entire city.

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