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Summary: David is a widowed science fiction writer who adopts Dennis, a young boy who claims to be from the Red Planet. David believes the child acts strangely in order to process the difficulty he has had in his young life, but soon both David and his sister, Liz, begin to wonder if the boy might be telling the truth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MAR

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: In a last-ditch effort to save her father's publishing house, an ambitious young editor goes on a book tour with an author who put the publishing house on the map decades before but is now bitter, booze-addled and hasn't written a new book since.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BES

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BES

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Simon Grim, a nerdy young sanitation worker who lives in Queens with his depressed mother and promiscuous sister, turns out to be a brilliant poet and an overnight literary sensation, after being encouraged to write down his ideas by Henry Fool, a boozy pseudo-intellectual who rents the Grim family basement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY HEN

Summary: Two strangers meet by chance, spend a night together in Vienna, and part before sunrise. Nine years later, Jesse has written a book about the encounter. During his accelerated European book tour, he meets up with Celine in Paris. Before Jesse's flight home, he joins Celine for a picturesque walk around the city and they have an intimate conversation, ending at Celine's apartment. Will they get...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE BEF

Summary: Follows the story of Astrid Lindgren, future author of Pippi Longstocking. As a teenager, eager to break free from her loving but strict religious family in rural Sweden, she accepts an internship at a local newspaper where she attracts the attention of its married editor. After Astrid becomes pregnant, she embarks for Denmark to give birth to a son, whom she reluctantly leaves with a foster...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BEC

Summary: The true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand's most distinguished author. The film follows Frame along her inspiring journey, from a poverty-stricken childhood to a misdiagnosis of schizophrenia and electroshock therapy to, finally, literary fame.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ANG

Summary: A 21st-century romantic thriller centered around a relationship that gets taken too far, When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, his answer becomes clear: anything. As he uses the internet and social media to gather the most intimate of details to get close to her, a charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession when he quietly and strategically begins...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV YOU

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Two stranges met by chance, spent a night together in Vienna, and parted before sunrise. Nine years later, Jesse has written a book about the encounter. During his accelerated European book tour, he meets up with Celine in Paris. Before Jesse's flight home, he joins Celine for a picturesque walk around the city and they have an intimate conversation, ending at Celine's apartment. Will they get...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BEF

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Before 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE BEF

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: After his daughter's disappearance, a man is hired to kill a young author who is writing a fantasy novel with a fictional world that seems to impact reality.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD WRI

Summary: It recounts the story of fledgling writer Samuel Liston and his experiences with Floyd Deveraux, the enigmatic middle-aged father of two who enlists Samuel to write his biography. But the circumstances that lead up to this arrangement in the first place are quite astonishing and efforts to write the biography are quickly stymied by ensuing chaos in this darkly comedic, genre-bending film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BIG

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Eddie Morra, a burnt-out writer, discovers a top-secret pill that unlocks 100% of his brain's capacity. He instantly acquires mind-bending talents and mesmerizing visions that bring him big money, beautiful women, and limitless success. But his dream life soon becomes a waking nightmare, as the drug's brutal side effects take their toll and Eddie finds himself entangled with a cunning Wall...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD L

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER LIM

Summary: Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte face a bleak future, with their father half-blind, and troubled brother Branwell in decline. As their situation worsens, Charlotte sees that writing could offer a way out. This is the story of the sisters' great novels and their extraordinary battle for recognition.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie To Walk 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD To

6 holds on 6 copies

Summary: The story of a famous author who takes a journey with some old friends to have some fun and heal old wounds. Her nephew comes along to manage the women, along with her literary agent, who is impatient to find out about her next book.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: After two failed marriages, a science fiction writer decides coming to terms with his mom will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with his mom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MOT

Summary: Watch the classic story by James Thurber, about a daydreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance, and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SEC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SEC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Secret 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Se

Summary: The story of the life of Japan's most prolific modern author, who killed himself on the entranceway to the Japanese Eastern Army Headquarters after he was blocked in his bid to take it over.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MIS

Long, Justin

Summary: A successful writer goes to great lengths to learn skills in which he has no interest to impress the adventurous girl behind the counter of his favorite café.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mpi Media Group 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CAS

Summary: An estranged teenage girl returns to her family home only to discover she has an unexpected roommate; her late mother's lover, a boozy academic who's slowly drinking himself to death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LOV

Summary: As tears go by: Mid-level gangster Wah falls in love with his beautiful cousin, but must also continue to protect his volatile partner-in-crime and friend, Fly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Staff Picks, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WOR

Summary: A writer is asked to speak by her old professor. Soon she is deeply involved in the lives of a group of students.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY I

Summary: Sharing his home is the last thing an eccentric author like Mikazuki would do until a stray cat sparks an idea for his next novel. When he invites the little furball into his life, tons of trouble comes with it!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: BLU-RAY ANIME MY

Summary: Mark is a desperate unemployed writer who lives in a world where everyone unfailingly tells the truth. People don't even know what fiction is. Every thought, no matter how humiliating or harsh, tumbles out unvarnished. Then one day, Mark becomes so desperate he concocts a lie. In a world where everyone is unfailingly honest, a lie is believed with total and absolute gullibility. Mark can get...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY INV

Summary: Timely advice from a friend leads the struggling author, Charles Dickens, into peril as he does some soul-searching involving his desire to write for finanacial security. This fuels his own fears and self-pity, but he receives unexpected help for a young girl, who reawakens in him a desire to refocus his priorities. Unless he can discover the healing power of a simple act of charity, his dream...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Feature Films for Families 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY GHO

Summary: In the fourth season the girls are tentatively edging toward maturity as they take on new personas in new worlds. As the season begins, Hannah leaves New York to attend the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop in the hopes of becoming a more serious writer, while confronting uncertainty in her relationship with Adam. Meanwhile, back in New York, Marnie pursues a music career while balancing her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GIR

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