Movies & Television
Best known for her long running role in the acclaimed TV series Homicide, life on the street, veteran character actress Melissa Leo has been nominated as Best Actress for her role in the independent film Frozen River.
These new dvd’s are flying off the shelves. But, don’t despair. Grab one of the International Documentary bookmarks we created, or check our catalog under the subject Documentary Films (all subdivided by language) to place some holds. And they all have English subtitles!
With the upcoming conversion to digital TV, a brief review of the March/09 edition of Consumer Reports might prove beneficial.
Nominations for the 2009 Academy Awards have been announced, and many of the nominated films are already here at the Library.
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(Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess) This Beatles-inspired musical follows the arduous journey of star-crossed lovers Jude and Lucy as they are swept up in the volatile counterculture movement of the 1960s. The film’s soundtrack consists exclusively of songs made popular by the Beatles during this time period.
Bill Moyers recently interviewed food expert Michael Pollan about the ideal candidate for Secretary of Agriculture as President-Elect Obama names his cabinet. If it were up to Moyers, Pollan would be named, but Pollan disagrees.