Archive for September, 2013

Sharknado is here!

Have you been anxiously waiting to watch a movie about sharks falling out of the sky, raining down terror?  Your wait is over! Sharknado is now here on DVD and is available for check out. Described as “wonderfully bad,”  I don’t know how you could have expectations that are too low for this one.

Sharknado – a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.

Also out :

Iron Man 3  -The film grossed almost $409 million at the box office and is in great demand here at the library.  Place your hold here.

The Kings of Summer – Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land.


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  • World War Z – this is the big ($190,000,000 budget) zombie flick starring Brad Pitt.  The original ending was changed, to be less bleak.  Read about that here.
  • The Bling Ring
  • Behind the Candelabra – based on this book
  • Disconnect
  • The East
  • Bless Me, Ultima – This is also based on a book. This coming of age story is considered one of the finest examples of Chicano literature.
  • Nashville, season 1
  • Arrow, season 1

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Have you been waiting for the new Star Trek movie?  It’s here now along with some other selections you might be interested in.

Star Trek Into DarknessYou can place your hold here.
The Big Bang Theory, season 6
Peeples – Tyler Perry’s newest release
Parade’s End – a HBO miniseries that has been compared to Downton Abbey starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall.
Supernatural, season 8 – here’s a tag line  that I actually heard on a promo for Supernatural – “demonic, psychic whatever.”
Castle, season 5
Chicago Fire, season 1  – From Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf (Law & Order).  “Featuring a hot, young cast” (Hmmm. That’s from Amazon’s website. )
Chasing Ice – In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate. Hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate.

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