Random Movie Monday– Crash

Technically this is the first Monday of the semester, since MLK Day was last week, and we had a snow day the week before that. What will today’s random movie be? Will it be something light and cheerful for the start of the semester. Hahaha, no. This weeks that random number generator gave me Crash, which […]

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Random Movie Wednesday

Apologies for the late random movie, friends. We had a snow day on Monday, and we were too busy frolicking in the snow and napping to post a random movie. This week’s random movie is DVD 677 — Punch-Drunk Love. Here’s our summary: Struggling to cope with his erratic temper, novelty toilet plunger salesman Barry […]

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Susan Zirinsky & Broadcast News

On March 6, Susan Zirinsky, an alum of AU’s School of Communications, will become the President and Senior Executive Producer of CBS News: the first women in that position. Zirinsky comes to the role with an impressive resume. During her decades-long career at CBS, she’s covered the Watergate Scandal, the White House, and won one […]

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Random Movie… Tuesday?

Hey y’all. Your favorite mod got distracted yesterday and forgot to post this week’s random movie. Without further ado, I present to you DVD 12769, The Slumber Party Massacre Collection. This set includes Slumber Party Massacre I, Slumber Party Massacre II, and Slumber Party Massacre III. If you inferred that all of these films involve […]

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Random Movie Monday — You Only Live Once

Happy New Year! Our first random movie of the year is DVD 746, You Only Live Once, one of the first movies of the film noir genre. Here’s our summary: An ill-fated young couple are separated when he is put in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. You Only Live once was Fritz Lang’s second American film, […]

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New African Feature Films Filmography

Ever hear the phrase “there’s an app for that?” Well, the Media Services version of that is “there’s a filmography for that.” We have over a hundred filmographies available on the library website, covering everything from Swedish cinema to LGBTQ films. We recently updated our African Feature Films filmography. We break down, country by country, […]

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The Art of the Title

Have you ever noticed the main titles and credits of movies and tv shows? Maybe you haven’t, but the folks over at The Art of thhe Title certainly have. They’d created a beautifully curated website devoted to the title sequences that open and close movies. Billing itself as “the definitive resource for title sequence design, […]

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