Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role – Sean Penn Check out some of his other starring roles:–21 Grams– HU DVD 792–Mystic River– HU DVD 840–The Game– HU DVD 2246 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role – Meryl Streep Check out some of her other starring roles:–The Devil … Continue reading “Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role – Sean Penn

Check out some of his other starring roles:
21 Grams– HU DVD 792
Mystic River– HU
DVD 840
The Game– HU
DVD 2246

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role – Meryl Streep

Check out some of her other starring roles:
The Devil Wears Prada– HU DVD 4469
The Hours– HU DVD 665
Adaptation– HU DVD 699

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role – Heath Ledger

Check out some of his other starring roles:
Casanova– HU DVD 4075
Brothers Grimm – HU DVD 3131
10 Things I Hate About You– HU DVD 195

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role – Kate Winslet

Check out some of her other starring roles:
Little Children– HU DVD 2714
All the King’s Men– HU DVD 3662
Titanic– HU DVD 2290

For more complete information about the SAG awards, check out their website.

Selected New Home Use This Week

Planet Terror – HU DVD 5201The Odd Couple – HU DVD 5197Lilith – HU DVD 5196The Night of the Iguana – HU DVD 5192Five Easy Pieces – HU DVD 5189Thank your lucky stars – HU DVD 5182Marty – HU DVD 5178Holiday – HU DVD 5177The Story of Adele H. – HU DVD 5176

Planet Terror – HU DVD 5201
The Odd Couple – HU DVD 5197
Lilith – HU DVD 5196
The Night of the Iguana – HU DVD 5192
Five Easy Pieces – HU DVD 5189
Thank your lucky stars – HU DVD 5182
Marty – HU DVD 5178
Holiday – HU DVD 5177
The Story of Adele H. – HU DVD 5176

Selected New Home Use This Week

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial – HU DVD 5175South Pacific – HU DVD 5174Breaking Away – HU DVD 5172The Producers – HU DVD 5169Project Greenlight – HU DVD 5161 – HU DVD 5164Dumbo – HU DVD 5152Europa – HU DVD 5149Hamlet 2 – HU DVD 5130

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial – HU DVD 5175
South Pacific – HU DVD 5174
Breaking Away – HU DVD 5172
The Producers – HU DVD 5169
Project Greenlight – HU DVD 5161 – HU DVD 5164
Dumbo – HU DVD 5152
Europa – HU DVD 5149
Hamlet 2 – HU DVD 5130

2009 Golden Globe Awards

For a complete list of Golden Globe nominations and winners, click here for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association website. Slumdog Millionaire won this year’s award for Best Motion Picture – Drama and 3 other awards. Check out some films in our collection by Director Danny Boyle: Trainspotting – HU DVD 100228 Days Later – HU … Continue reading “2009 Golden Globe Awards”

For a complete list of Golden Globe nominations and winners, click here for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association website.

Slumdog Millionaire won this year’s award for Best Motion Picture – Drama and 3 other awards. Check out some films in our collection by Director Danny Boyle:

TrainspottingHU DVD 1002
28 Days Later
HU DVD 952

Vicky Cristina Barcelona won this year’s award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. Check out some films in our collection by director Woody Allen:

Hannah and her sistersHU DVD 1065
Husbands and wivesHU DVD 1300
InteriorsHU DVD 127
Purple Rose of CairoHU
DVD 2155
SeptemberHU DVD 248
Everyone says I love youHU DVD 142
Annie HallHU DVD 126
Deconstructing HarryHU DVD 148

Wall-E (HU DVD 4950) won this year’s award for Best Animated Feature Film. Check out some films in our collection by director Andrew Stanton:

Finding NemoHU DVD 836
Toy StoryHU DVD 172
Toy Story 2HU DVD 173

Mad Men (HU DVD 4541 – 4544) won this year’s award for Best Television Series – Drama.

John Adams (HU DVD 4991 – 4993) won this year’s award for Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.

Films of Style

“We are not recommending these films solely for their wardrobes–even though many of them are exemplary. These are films that will give your eyes a workout, either because of their breathtaking cinematography or because their is nothing like watching Cary Grant and Myrna Loy for two hours.” –From Tim Gunn’s Guide to Quality Taste and … Continue reading “Films of Style”

“We are not recommending these films solely for their wardrobes–even though many of them are exemplary. These are films that will give your eyes a workout, either because of their breathtaking cinematography or because their is nothing like watching Cary Grant and Myrna Loy for two hours.” –From Tim Gunn’s Guide to Quality Taste and Style

Here are the films from Tim Gunn’s list that we have available for home use check out:

Blow-Up (HU DVD 608)
Doctor Zhivago (HU DVD 4570)
Dark Victory (HU DVD 1819)
Persona (HU VHS 36)
The Palm Beach Story (HU DVD 2505)
The Philadelphia Story (HU DVD 2189)
All About Eve (HU DVD 3081)
Sleeper (HU VHS 2735)
L’Avventura (HU DVD 1242)
Devil Wears Prada (HU DVD 4669)
Mildred Pierce (HU DVD 2187)
Last Year at Marienbad (HU VHS 2036)
Masculin Feminin (HU DVD 1802)
Funny Girl (HU VHS 5213)
A Place in the Sun (HU DVD 4095)
The Draughtsman’s Contract (HU DVD 5223)
Cleopatra (HU DVD 5226)

There are also several titles available for student viewing in the library:

The Women (VHS 3498)
Fountainhead (VHS 7229)
Valley of the Dolls (VHS 7251)
Metropolitan (
VHS 5082)
Prospero’s Books (VHS 2405)
Grey Gardens (
DVD 971)
Shampoo (
VHS 5213)
Desk Set (
VHS 7579)

There are just a few more that have yet to make it into our collection. If you are interested in any of these titles, feel free to submit a request for purchase. If there is significant interest in a title, we may be able to purchase it.

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
Funny Face
Dinner at Eight
Austin Powers
Infamous
The Go-between

Selected New Home Use This Week

Redbelt – HU DVD 5107Confessions of a Dangerous Mind – HU DVD 5104Away from Her – HU DVD 5103The Life Aquatic – HU DVD 5101Mr. Holland’s Opus – HU DVD 5100Mongol – HU DVD 5098Buffalo ’66 – HU DVD 5096Howdy Doody – HU DVD 5091-5095

Redbelt – HU DVD 5107
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind – HU DVD 5104
Away from Her – HU DVD 5103
The Life Aquatic – HU DVD 5101
Mr. Holland’s Opus – HU DVD 5100
Mongol – HU DVD 5098
Buffalo ’66 – HU DVD 5096
Howdy Doody – HU DVD 5091-5095

Selected New Home Use This Week

Generation Kill – HU DVD 5081-5083Boomerang – HU DVD 5076Panic in the Streets – HU DVD 5075The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour best of season 3 – HU DVD 5071-5074Pinky – HU DVD 5070Chop Shop – HU DVD 5069

Generation Kill – HU DVD 5081-5083
Boomerang – HU DVD 5076
Panic in the Streets – HU DVD 5075
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour best of season 3 – HU DVD 5071-5074
Pinky – HU DVD 5070
Chop Shop – HU DVD 5069