Well it’s a crazy week – today’s Mardi Gras, Chinese New Year was last weekend and Valentine’s Day is around the corner. And ff that isn’t enough, there are a great mix of new movie releases: from a thoughtful exploration of teen angst, to a hot topic documentary, to a Bond blockbuster….what else do you need?
New releases at RRPL – February 12
Perks of Being a Wallflower – Blu-Ray and DVD: Based on a bestselling teen novel, this movie stars Emma Watson.
Robot & Frank: an ex-jewel thief receives a robot to look after him from his son and together they plan another heist.
Bully – Blu-Ray and DVD: blockbuster documentary about the hot topic of school bullying.
The Sessions – Blu-Ray and DVD: Helen Hunt stars as a sex therapist who is hired by a man in an iron lung.
Skyfall – Blu-Ray and DVD: the latest and critically acclaimed Bond movie.
The Kid with a Bike: this Dardenne brothers film is about a young boy left at a state home who is fostered on the weekends by the town hairdresser.
Planet of Snail: a Korean documentary about an accomplished poet who can no longer hear or see so he communicates with his wife through finger Braille.
Nova Science Now: What are Animals Thinking?: a PBS documentary.
Photographic Memory: Filmmaker Ross McElwee finds himself in frequent conflict with his young adult son, and so retraces his own journey into adulthood in order to understand him.
Gossip Girl – Complete 6th and Final Season
Bonanza – Official 5th Season, Volumes 1 & 2
Weeds – Season 8
Nurse Jackie – Season 4