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Summary: Michael Berryman ("The Hills Have Eyes") explores the history of heavy metal music and horror, and how the two genres crossed paths. Various metal artists share their introductions to horror, influences, and more. Icons also discuss how their films have influenced the genre, their connections to metal artists, and why metal and horror work together, illustrated by commentary from industry...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Tarantino, Quentin

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Summary: "In addition to being among the most celebrated of contemporary filmmakers, Quentin Tarantino is possibly the most joyously infectious movie lover alive. For years he has touted in interviews his eventual turn to writing books about films. Now, with Cinema Speculation, the time has come, and the results are everything his passionate fans--and all movie lovers--could have hoped for. Organized...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 TAR

Meslow, Scott

Summary: "From culture writer and GQ contributor Scott Meslow, an in-depth celebration of the romantic comedy's modern golden era and its role in our culture, tracking the genre from its heyday in the 80s and the 90s, its slow decline in the 2000s, and its explosive reemergence in the age of streaming, featuring exclusive interviews with the directors, writers, and stars of the iconic films that defined...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 MES

Summary: "This meditation on cinema's past from Decasia director Bill Morrison pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost collection of 533 nitrate film prints from the early 1900s. Located just south of the Arctic Circle, Dawson City was settled in 1896 and became the center of the Canadian Gold Rush that brough 100,000 prospectors to the area. It was also the final stop for a distribution...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DAW

Summary: This performance-based music documentary shares intimate discussions with various iconic contemporary New Orleans musicians, highlighting their history and upbringing, while demonstrating how a musical tradition has shaped their identity, community, and learning environment for the youth of the Crescent City. Comprised of four years of interviews, cityscape cinematography, studio performances,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRA

Summary: The three centuries following the death of Jesus were a momentous and turbulent era in Western religious thought. During this time, as Christianity began its massive growth, few if any influences on the theological landscape were as significant as the religious movements know as Gnosticism. Gnosticism intersected deeply with early Christian thought, sparking religious ideologies that competed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299 GNO

Summary: Presents a celebration of the life and work of jazz pioneer Dizzy Gillespie. Captures notable musical moments from his trip to Cuba, as well as quiet reflections on the importance of Afro-Cuban music to his art and sense of self. Includes performances of Blues, Con alma, Gee baby, Manteca, A night in Tunisia, and Swing low, sweet Cadillac.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC NIG

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5 Conner 2016

Summary: Combines elements of analysis, history, biography, performance, and the personal passions of six presenters to tell the stories behind the stories of six Shakespeare plays. Includes interviews with actors, directors, and scholars; visits to key locations; clips from celebrated film and television adaptations; and illustrative excerpts from performances staged at Shakespeare's Globe in London...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SHA

Greenberg, Robert

Summary: 32 lecture course on the history and analysis of the Beethoven's 9 symphonies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1998

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.92 SYM
Call number: DVD 780.92 SYM

Summary: A live performance of Holst's The Planets accompanied by state-of-the-art high definition images from NASA's exploration of the solar system.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Houston Symphony Orchestra 2010

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS PLA

Summary: This is the definitive history of AC/DC on video. DVD 1 starts with their breakthrough performance of "Baby please don't go" on Australian television, through early promo clips, their rare turn on '70s mainstay "The midnight special" and ends with the Spanish television performance taped just ten days before singer Bon Scott's death. DVD 2 traces the classic '80s and '90s videos and includes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Epic Music Video 2005

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC AC/DC

Summary: Disc 1. The son of a murdered criminal is enlisted to steal a valuable serum for an AIDS-like disease.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: By the mid-1980s, the fabled animation studios of Walt Disney had fallen on hard times. The artists were polarized between newcomers hungry to innovate and old timers not yet ready to relinquish control. The following is no fairy tale. It's the true story of how Disney regained its magic with a staggering output of hits such as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2010

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Summary: Born a peasant in 1898, Umm Kulthum earned a position of great wealth and influence in the Arab world as a popular and beloved singer. This film places her life in the context of 20th century Egypt. Includes concert footage, film clips, and interviews with the singer's friends and colleagues.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC UMM

Summary: The feature-length documentary reveals the fascinating, far-reaching impact and appeal of the show with a compelling blend of rare footage, historical images, and behind-the-scenes stories while also exploring the dramatic talents of creator-producer-director Dan Curtis. Known as the "King of TV Horror," the Emmy-winning filmmaker followed the show with other iconic genre favorites including...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAS

Summary: In a cinematic sleigh-ride into the strange universe of alternative Christmas music, Mitchell Kezin delves into the minds of some of the world's most legendary Christmas music fanatics and hits the road to hang with his holiday heroes, including hip hop legend Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons of RUN-D.M.C., the Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne, filmmaker John Waters, bebopper Bob Dorough, L.A. DJ and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2014

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC JIN

Summary: A portrait of David Hockney, legendary artist and an early icon for LGBTQ and AIDS activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HOC

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Summary: Despite her premature death at age 39, Flannery O'Connor left behind one of the most haunting and strikingly original bodies of work in 20th Century literature. With the rural South as her backdrop, she brought to life a string of eccentric characters torn between their worldly ambitions and the need for a more enduring truth. This film traces the people and events that shaped her remarkable...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNC

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Summary: A definitive exploration of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn, "Hallelujah." Approved for production by Leonard Cohen just before his 80th birthday in 2014, the film accesses a wealth of never-before-seen archival materials from the Cohen Trust including Cohen's notebooks, journals and photographs, performance footage, and extremely...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: Explores the origins of the European jazz movement and the cultural effects on both American and European music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: EuroArts 2007

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC PLA

Summary: Documentary on the life and music of rock singer-songwriter Elliott Smith, threading his music through the landscapes of the three major cities in which he lived--Portland, New York City, and Los Angeles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Eagle Vision 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HEA

Summary: An extensive biography of the American film producer and director William Castle, with a focus on his classic horror films. Castle was famous for directing films with many gimmicks which were ambitiously promoted, despite being reasonably low budget B-movies. Includes extensive film clips and commentary by his family, friends and actors, producers, directors and film historians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Automat Pictures 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SPI

Summary: "[This film] is a musical road trip, journeying deep into the heart of Brazil. Covering more than 4000 km, with stopovers in Pernambuco, Bahia and Rio de Janeiro, director Mika Kaurismäki offers unparalleled access to the Brazilian people and their culture ... far beyond Samba and Bossa Nova."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milan Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC MOR

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