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New DVD Releases - April

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DVD's that are due to be released that the Jerseyville PL may or may not be purchasing. To find out more about any of these titles, just click on the title for a description.

Tuesday Apr 7

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    Nestled in the idyllic area known as Happy Valley lies the town of State College and the home of Penn State University. For over 40 years, Joe Paterno was the celebrated head coach of the scho… More »
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    1921. In search of a new start and the American dream, Ewa Cybulski (Marion Cotillard) and her sister Magda (Angela Sarafyan) sail to New York from their native Poland. When they reach Ellis I… More »
    Starring: Dagmara Dominczyk, Jeremy Renner, Joaquin Phoenix, Marion Cotillard
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    In 1944, Soviet forces occupied Lithuania for a second time in less than five years. This time the youth of the nation chose to fight back and formed a guerrilla army of partisans called the F… More »
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    The Young Turks, one of the most popular online news shows in the world, has amassed a YouTube network of millions of subscribers and billions of views. But that wasn’t always the case. Mad As… More »

Tuesday Apr 14

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    Big Eyes Image
    Big Eyes is based on the true story of Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz), who was one of the most successful painters of the 1950s and early 1960s. The artist earned staggering notoriety by revol… More »
    Starring: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz
  • The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death Image
    England, 1941 With London in the midst of the blitz, two teachers evacuate a group of schoolchildren to the abandoned Eel Marsh House. Seeking safety from the bombs in the remote coastal locat… More »
    Starring: Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine, Leanne Best, Oaklee Pendergast, Phoebe Fox
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    Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia (Essie Davis) is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her ‘out of control’ 6 year-old, Samuel (Noah Wiseman), a son she finds impossi… More »
    Starring: Barbara West, Daniel Henshall, Essie Davis, Hayley McElhinney, Noah Wiseman
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    While in the hospital dealing with some emotional problems, Eve (Emily Browning) starts writing songs as a way of getting better. These leads her out of the hospital and to Glasgow, Scotland … More »
    Starring: Emily Browning, Hannah Murray, Olly Alexander
  • In 1983, a group of childhood friends pulled off the crime of the century: kidnapping one of the richest men in the world, the heir of the Heineken beer empire (Anthony Hopkins). The shocking … More »
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    In the 1990’s, singer-songwriter Milan Mumin, the lead singer of the hugely influential Serbian rock band, Love Hunters, electrified and gave voice to a generation of Serbians fighting an oppr… More »
  • A Spell to Ward off the Darkness follows an unnamed character through three disparate moments in his life: as one member of a 15-person collective on a small Estonian island, alone in the wild… More »

Tuesday Apr 21

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    Claire Simmons (Jennifer Aniston), a woman in a chronic-pain support group, investigates the suicide of a fellow group member, developing an unexpected relationship with the woman’s husband (S… More »
    Starring: Adriana Barraza, Anna Kendrick, Brittany Robertson, Chris Messina, Felicity Huffman, Jennifer Aniston, Lucy Punch, Mamie Gummer, Misty Upham, Sam Worthington, William H. Macy
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    A woman (Salma Hayek) faces down assassins sent by her ex, a mob boss, while holed up in her apartment.
  • In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.
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    Aging and single, Ricky Miller (Jon Cryer), spends his days managing a fast food chain, doting on his cats, and yearning to fall in love. Terrified that his ship has sailed, he turns to online… More »
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    When Laura (Maggie Baird) stumbles upon her long forgotten guitar, she rediscovers her passion for music and songwriting. In an impulsive move to avoid attending another of her sister Lydia's … More »
  • Join the Sheriff, his son, and a motley crew of survivors as they weather confrontations with zombies, meet up and then leave their tattered camp—a partially destroyed shopping mall—journeying… More »

Tuesday Apr 28

  • The Gambler Image
    Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster (Michael Kenneth Williams) and offers his … More »
    Starring: Brie Larson, Jessica Lange, John Goodman, Mark Wahlberg, Michael K. Williams, Richard Schiff
  • Inherent Vice Image
    When private eye Doc Sportello’s ex-old lady suddenly out of nowhere shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and … More »
    Starring: Benicio Del Toro, Jena Malone, Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Katherine Waterston, Martin Short, Maya Rudolph, Owen Wilson, Reese Witherspoon
  • Paddington Image
    From the beloved novels by Michael Bond, Paddington tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear who travels to the city in search of a home. Finding himself lost and al… More »
    Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Jim Broadbent, Julie Walters, Nicole Kidman, Sally Hawkins
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    Aspiring singer, Catherine Brown (Allison Miller), finds herself living a life she never imagined. Stuck at a dead end job in New York City at a mega music label, Catherine spends her days as … More »
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    For Shirin (Desiree Akhavan), being part of a perfect Persian family isn’t easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn’t know she’s bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, ca… More »
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    Eugene van Wingerdt (Scott Glenn) is a small-town barber hiding a dark secret. Twenty years earlier he was arrested. Due to insufficient evidence he was never convicted, and the detective in … More »
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    Robby (Michael Welch) and his best friend since childhood, Ricky (Michelle Hendley), a gorgeous transgender girl, have never dated. Lamenting the lack of eligible bachelors, Ricky finds herse… More »
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    During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance crumbles. The United States has only a skeleton crew of diplomats… More »
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Fax:  618.498.3036
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