Jerseyville Public Library

Loading palette preview Loading

New Movie DVD Releases - February

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 Feb 2

  • Bridge of Spies Image
    Bridge of Spies tells the story of James Donovan (Tom Hanks), a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to n… More »
    Starring: Alan Alda, Amy Ryan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hanks
  • The Last Witch Hunter Image
    The modern world holds many secrets, but the most astounding secret of all is that witches still live amongst us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the w… More »
    Starring: Elijah Wood, Isaach De Bankolé, Joseph Gilgun, Julie Engelbrecht, Michael Caine, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Rena Owen, Rose Leslie, Vin Diesel
  • Our Brand Is Crisis Image
    A Bolivian presidential candidate failing badly in the polls enlists the firepower of an elite American management team, led by the deeply damaged but still brilliant strategist “Calamity” Jan… More »
    Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Sandra Bullock
  • Rock the Kasbah Image
    Has-been rock manager Richie Lanz (Bill Murray), dumped and stranded in war-torn Kabul by his last remaining client (Zooey Deschanel), discovers Salima Khan (Leem Lubany), a Pashtun teenager w… More »
    Starring: Bill Murray, Leem Lubany, Zooey Deschanel
    • R
    Truth Image
    In 2004, Mary Mapes (Cate Blanchett), an award-winning CBS News journalist and Dan Rather's producer, uncovered that a sitting US president may have been AWOL from the United States National G… More »
    Starring: Bruce Greenwood, Cate Blanchett, Dennis Quaid, Elisabeth Moss, Robert Redford, Topher Grace
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Melvin (Stephen Dorff), a reluctant Superhero, lives only for crime, women and drugs - until he realizes that the only way he will ever get to see his estranged son is to go straight and fulfi… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    In a world ravaged by a virus that turns people into cannibals, Alice (Roberta Sparta), a pregnant woman, manages to survive. In the company of two other men, she strives to reach an island un… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite … More »
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    A story centered around a transitional point in the life of Ave Maria Mulligan, the heart of her community in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia.
    Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, Ashley Judd, Jane Krakowski, Jenna Elfman, John Benjamin Hickey, Patrick Wilson, Whoopi Goldberg
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Reserved yoga instructor May (Jessica Biel) lives a peaceful, clean-living life with her boyfriend. Her carefully maintained equilibrium is thrown out of balance by the arrival of her long-los… More »
    Starring: Edi Gathegi, Jessica Biel, Joe Anderson, Kate Burton, Zosia Mamet
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Charlie (Joséphine Japy) is seventeen and bored. Her estranged parents are too caught up in their own drama to pay her much attention. School holds no surprises either, and Charlie grows tired… More »
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    When they are evicted from their home, struggling Bronx auto mechanic Jaden Miller (Kent Moran) will do everything in his power to save he and his mother (S. Epatha Merkerson) from living on t… More »
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin (Greg Wise) and his teenage bride Effie Gray (Dakota Fanning).
    Starring: Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson, Greg Wise, Tom Sturridge
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    An animated anthology based on 5 Edgar Allan Poe stories.
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    A decorated New Jersey police detective, Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore) is diagnosed with cancer and wants to leave her hard earned pension to her domestic partner, Stacie Andree (Ellen Page) … More »
    Starring: Ellen Page, Julianne Moore, Michael Shannon, Steve Carell
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    A teenager’s Halloween night turns into a terrifying fight to survive when trick-or-treaters from Hell show up at her doorstep. After getting the unwelcome news that she’s pregnant, seventeen-… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    Jack's in a rut. Depression and severe anti-social behavior has whittled down his existence to sleeping and watching television. Seeing the human race as little more than meat with a pulse, Ja… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    After suffering a brutal trauma, Julia Shames (Ashley C. Williams) falls prey to an unorthodox form of therapy to restore herself.
  • Set in a Mediterranean sea-side village, Kamila (Salma Hayek) cleans house for exiled artist and poet Mustafa (Liam Neeson), but the more difficult job is keeping her free-spirited young daugh… More »
    Starring: Liam Neeson, Quvenzhané Wallis, Salma Hayek
    • R
    • Limited
    At the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta (Brit Marling) encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers (Sam Worthington & Kyle Soller) who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After esc… More »
    Starring: Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld, Kyle Soller, Muna Otaru, Sam Worthington
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    Latin American superstars Fernando Colunga and Eduardo Yañez star in this unforgettable non-stop action comedy that takes you on the adventure of a lifetime. Their mission? To reclaim land sto… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    Nancy (Lake Bell), is done with dating. 10 times bitten, 100 times shy, she’s exhausted by the circus. So when Jack (Simon Pegg) blindly mistakes her for his date, no one is more surprised tha… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Ten-year-old Lucie flees from the isolated warehouse where she has been held prisoner. Deeply traumatized, she is plagued by awful night terrors at the orphanage that takes her in. Her only co… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    In the hazy aftermath of an unimaginable loss, Sarah (Olivia Wilde) and Phil (Luke Wilson) come unhinged, recklessly ignoring the repercussions. Phil starts to lose sight of his morals; Sarah … More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Hannah (Jennifer Connelly) and Tahir (Anthony Mackie) fall in love while homeless on the streets of New York. Shelter explores how they got there, and as we learn about their pasts we realize … More »
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    Maud (Carey Mulligan) is a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.’s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugiti… More »
    Starring: Anne-Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw, Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    As broken ex-detective Akikazu (Kôji Yakusho) searches for his missing teenage daughter, Kanako (Nana Komatsu), he discover that she may not be the person who he once thought she was following… More »
    Starring: Hiroya Shimizu, Kôji Yakusho, Nana Komatsu, Satoshi Tsumabuki

Friday Feb 5

  • Take Me to the River celebrates the inter-generational and inter-racial musical influence of Memphis in the face of pervasive discrimination and segregation. The film brings multiple generatio… More »

Tuesday Feb 9

  • Crimson Peak Image
    When her heart is stolen by a seductive stranger, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain of blood-red clay: a place filled with secrets that will haunt her forever. Between desi… More »
    Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston
  • Love the Coopers Image
    When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them … More »
    • PG-13
    SPECTRE Image
    A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of dec… More »
    Starring: Andrew Scott, Ben Whishaw, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Craig, Dave Bautista, Léa Seydoux, Monica Bellucci, Naomie Harris, Ralph Fiennes
    • R
    • Limited
    Charismatic and ruthless businessman Rick Carver (Michael Shannon), is making a killing by repossessing homes - gaming the real estate market, Wall Street banks and the US government. When he … More »
    Starring: Andrew Garfield, Clancy Brown, Laura Dern, Michael Shannon, Noah Lomax
    • NC-17
    • Limited
    When Jack gets rescued by Maria, a superstitious Portuguese beauty, he has no idea that his life and luck are both about to change. During this accidental "first date", Jack and Maria project … More »
    • R
    • Limited
    In Freaks of Nature, we welcome you to Dillford, where three days ago, everything was peaceful and business as usual: the vampires were at the top of the social order, the zombies were at the … More »
    Starring: Bob Odenkirk, Denis Leary, Ed Westwick, Joan Cusack, Josh Fadem, Keegan-Michael Key, Mackenzie Davis, Nicholas Braun, Vanessa Hudgens
    • R
    • Limited
    Elle Reid (Lily Tomlin) has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle's granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grand… More »
    Starring: Elizabeth Peña, Judy Greer, Julia Garner, Laverne Cox, Lily Tomlin, Marcia Gay Harden, Nat Wolff
    • R
    • Limited
    When charismatic terrorist Adem Qasim (Elyes Gabel) escapes from MI5 custody during a high profile handover, legendary operative Harry Pearce (Peter Firth), Head of Counter-terrorism, is blame… More »
    Starring: Jennifer Ehle, Kit Harington, Peter Firth
    • R
    • Limited
    Brash and opinionated retiree Paulette (Bernadette Lafont) lives alone in a housing project on the outskirts of Paris. One evening, upon observing some mysterious dealings outside her building… More »
  • A forty-something lesbian, and accomplished breakup artist, leaves her long-standing girlfriend to pursue a younger woman, only to be haunted by memories of the past, and the growing realizati… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar, and the r… More »

Friday Feb 12

    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    A lonely and intense man invites a mysterious woman he met on Craigslist into his house. He gets much more than what he bargains for as this strange young woman takes over his life. What trans… More »

Tuesday Feb 16

    • PG-13
    The 33 Image
    In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, … More »
    Starring: Antonio Banderas, Jacob Vargas, James Brolin, Juan Pablo Raba, Juliette Binoche, Lou Diamond Phillips, Mario Casas, Oscar Nuñez, Rodrigo Santoro
  • Steve Jobs Image
    Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait … More »
    Starring: Jeff Daniels, Kate Winslet, Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen
  • This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    51
    Four friends stumble into a deal too good to refuse. But when the investment goes bad, they learn that part of their funding came from a notoriously ruthless crime boss (John Travolta)... and … More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Filmed over three years on China’s railways, The Iron Ministry traces the vast interiors of a country on the move: flesh and metal, clangs and squeals, light and dark, language and gesture. Sc… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    Germany, 1958. Johann Radmann (Alexander Fehling) has just recently been appointed Public Prosecutor and, like all beginners, he has to content himself with boring traffic offenses. When the j… More »
    Starring: Alexander Fehling, André Szymanski, Friederike Becht, Johannes Krisch
    • R
    • Limited
    The successful career of 1940s screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs.
    Starring: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K., Michael Stuhlbarg

Tuesday Feb 23

    • PG-13
    Brooklyn Image
    Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) is a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother’s home fo… More »
    Starring: Jim Broadbent, Julie Walters, Saoirse Ronan
  • The Good Dinosaur Image
    The Good Dinosaur asks the generations-old question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? The film is … More »
    Starring: Frances McDormand, Jack Bright, Jack McGraw, Jeffrey Wright, Maleah Nipay-Padilla, Marcus Scribner, Peter Sohn, Raymond Ochoa, Ryan Teeple
  • My All American Image
    What Freddie Steinmark (Finn Wittrock) wants most in the world is to play football. Deemed too small by the usual athletic standards, his father trains him hard, and Freddie brings a fight to … More »
    Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Finn Wittrock, Robin Tunney, Sarah Bolger
  • Secret in Their Eyes Image
    A tight-knit team of rising FBI investigators – Ray (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Jess (Julia Roberts), along with their District Attorney supervisor Claire (Nicole Kidman) – is suddenly torn apart w… More »
    Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman
  • Spotlight Image
    Spotlight tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted insti… More »
    Starring: John Slattery, Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Stanley Tucci
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    A diverse group of disabled people from across the U S take on leading roles in a magical rip roaring costume drama Western, filmed on vintage Hollywood locations. This riveting film within a … More »
    • R
    • Limited
    A young Civil War veteran named Jackson (Scott Eastwood) wakes up to find his beautiful wife kidnapped by a band of ruthless bandits. With killers around every corner, the lines begin to blur … More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    The Bowery becomes a nexus of shattered dreams when a merchant has 72 hours to pay his rent. Facing extinction, his ramshackle tent of antiquities lures a troop of misfits, freaks and renegade… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    A broken, aging comedian tours the California desert, lost in a cycle of third-rate venues, novelty tourist attractions, and vain attempts to reach his estranged daughter. By day, he slogs thr… More »
    Starring: Amy Seimetz, John C. Reilly, Lotte Verbeek, Michael Cera, Neil Hamburger, Tye Sheridan
    • R
    • Limited
    When a terrorist group kidnaps retired CIA field operative Leonard Turner (Bruce Willis), his son Harry Turner (Kellan Lutz), a government analyst who has been repeatedly turned down for field… More »
    Starring: Bruce Willis, D.B. Sweeney, Gina Carano, Kellan Lutz
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    29-year-old assistant editor and aspiring writer Alice Harvey (Emily VanCamp) is funny, smart and emotionally self-destructive. Climbing the ranks at a notable publishing company, she struggle… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    Laney Brooks (Sarah Silverman) is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband (Josh Charles), a pristine house, and a shin… More »
    Starring: Josh Charles, Sarah Silverman
    • R
    • Limited
    After failing to locate the legendary Stanley Kubrick, an unstable CIA agent (Ron Perlman) must instead team up with a seedy rock band manager (Rupert Grint) to develop the biggest con of all … More »
    Starring: Robert Sheehan, Ron Perlman, Rupert Grint, Stephen Campbell Moore
  • A team of artists and activists expose the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet.
    Starring: Charles Hambleton, Elon Musk, Joel Sartore, Louie Psihoyos
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    17 year-old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. Afraid of heights, she has never dared to even enter in one of the cockpits. At a summer aeronautical show, nearby her parents’ lakeside vil… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    In the mid-1970s, Twisted Sister claimed glitter rock for their own, cross-dressing their way to headlining every club within 100 miles of New York City, from New Jersey bowling alleys to Long… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    It's the fall of 1985. The intertwining tales of three 5th grade friends, Chris, Joe and Ted, unfold in the suburban paradise of Palo Alto, as the threat of a mountain lion looms over the community.
    Starring: Alec Mansky, Calum John, Everett Meckler, James Franco
Upcoming Events
President's Day Feb 14, 2016 01:00 PM (US/Central)
Presidents' Day Feb 15, 2016 08:30 AM (US/Central)
Board of Trustees Meeting Feb 16, 2016 06:30 PM (US/Central)
Preschool Story Hour AM Feb 18, 2016 10:00 AM (US/Central)
Movie Matinee for Adults Feb 23, 2016 01:00 PM (US/Central) — Jerseyville PL Meeting Room