Do you subscribe to Netflix? Well, you may want to check out the library’s great FREE streaming service too! It’s called Indieflix and it’s similar to Netflix in its method of delivery – but the content is focused on award-winning independent short films, features and documentaries from more than 50 countries – and did I mention that it’s FREE with a library card? To get started, go to Indieflix and, with your library card number, create your free account. Once you’ve created an account and validated your e-mail address, you’re ready to log into IndieFlix anytime, anywhere!
Of course, there are still loads of great choices to check out here at the library – and there’ve been a rash of new DVD/Blu-Ray releases in the last few weeks, so there’s a LOOOOONG list below. From Star Trek to Sharknado, there’s something here for everyone!
Released on 9/3
The Place Beyond the Pines – Blu-Ray and DVD: Ryan Gosling stars as a motorcycle stunt rider who turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his family and Bradley Cooper is the rookie cop trying to catch him.
Oblivion – Blu-Ray and DVD: Tom Cruise stars in this sci-fi drama.
The Iceman – Blu-Ray and DVD: This film, based on a true story, is about a contract killer for the mob.
Now You See Me – Blu-Ray and DVD: The FBI tries to corner a group of illusionists who have pulled off a series of daring heists.
Stories We Tell – DVD: Acclaimed writer/director Sarah Polley investigates family secrets in this documentary.
The Lords of Salem – Blu-Ray and DVD: Rob Zombie directs this horror tale.
From Up On Poppy Hill – Blu-Ray and DVD: an animated film from Japan co-written by Hayao Miyazaki and directed by his son about a group of Yokohama teens growing up as Japan is preparing for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
Sharknado – DVD: Sharks plus tornado equals a big bloody mess!
Arthur Newman – DVD: Colin Firth and Emily Blunt star in this film about a man who fakes his own death to escape his life.
Three Worlds – DVD: a French film about three people whose lives intersect when one kills another in a hit and run accident and the third witnesses it.
MLB 25 Greatest Post Season Home Runs – DVD – speaks for itself.
Somm – DVD: a documentary about four sommeliers who attempt to pass the prestigious Master Sommelier exam.
The Office, Season 9 – DVD
Scandal, the Complete 2nd Season – DVD
Vampire Diaries, the Complete 4th Season – DVD
Spartacus, War of the Damned, Complete Third Season – DVD
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Season 8 – DVD
The League, Season 4 – DVD
Released on 9/10
Star Trek, Into the Darkness – Blu-Ray and DVD: Spock and Captain Kirk return to vanquish a mysterious foe.
Love is All You Need – Blu-Ray and DVD: a Danish romance directed by Suzanne Bier and starring Pierce Brosnan; it’s about a hairdresser who finds out her husband is having an affair, the travels to Italy and meets a widower. BONUS: We’re showing this at our Lunch and a Movie series on September 27th at noon.
Chasing Ice – Blu-Ray and DVD: a documentary about a National Geographic photographer who captures a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers.
Peeples – Blu-Ray and DVD: an ensemble comedy starring Kerry Washington about a man who wants to marry into a family that he initially doesn’t fit into.
Sisters & Brothers – DVD: four stories about sibling relationships.
Castle, the Complete 5th Season – DVD
Parade’s End – DVD
Supernatural, Complete 8th Season – DVD
Big Bang Theory, the Complete 6th Season – Blu-Ray and DVD
Homeland, Complete Second Season – DVD
Released on 9/17
World War Z – Blu-Ray and DVD: Brad Pitt needs to stop a zombie pandemic before humanity is destroyed.
Bless Me Ultima – DVD: set during World War II, it’s about the relationship between a young man growing up in New Mexico and a local medicine woman.
The East – Blu-Ray and DVD: a thriller about an intelligence operative who must infiltrate an anarchist group that terrorizes corporate leaders who commit crimes against humanity.
Disconnect – Blu-Ray and DVD: a movie about people trying to connect in a wired world.
The Bling Ring – Blu-Ray and DVD: Inspired by a true story, Sofia Coppola’s film is about a group of teenagers who track celebrities’ whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
Augustine – DVD: a French film about the relationship between 19th century French neurologist Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and his teenage patient, a kitchen maid who is left partially paralyzed after a seizure.
Nashville, the Complete First Season – DVD
The Mentalist, the Complete 5th Season – DVD
Bates Motel, Season 1 – DVD
Grimm, Season 2 – DVD