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Summary: Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Summary: Comedy about the age-old conflict between parents and their children. In New York, the Taiwanese half of a gay couple hopes to end his parents' matchmaking by announcing that he's engaged. What he doesn't count on is that they'll fly in to meet the bride and plan the nuptials!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: In 1987, James Brennan's dreams of a European summer vacation before studying at an Ivy League school in New York City are ruined after his parents have a severe career setback. As a result, James must get a summer job to cover his upcoming expenses. He goes to work at the decrepit local amusement park, Adventureland - a place where the games are rigged and the rides make you sick. There, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Films 2009

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

Summary: A dark comedy that centers around three sisters struggling to achieve happiness and middle class perfection. Includes illicit sexual behavior.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: A crime novelist obsessed with an unsolved murder case begins to fantasize about committing a crime of his own. His marriage is an unhappy one, and his desire to be free from his beautiful but damaged wife becomes an obsession. But when his wife is found dead, the lines blur between innocence and intent, forcing the question: who, in fact, is the real killer?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Lovely and amazing is an intimate family portrait of four hapless but resilient women and the bitter sweet lessons they learn in keeping up with the hectic demands of their individual neuroses.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Romance blooms between two thirty-somethings in arrested development: an avid toy collector who is the dark horse of his family and a depressed woman on the rebound.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films & Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: The film spans three continents, three languages, three races, two sexual orientations and an infinitely comic variety of misunderstandings. The film begins in New York City with the story of Bill, whose girlfriend gives him an ultimatum a few hours before leaving for a trip to Paris: make a commitment or end the relationship. It then proceeds to tell a variation of the same basic story two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2013

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

Summary: In 1862, during the Kansas-Missouri border war, Jake and Jack Bull join the Confederate-sympathizing Bushwhackers after Jack's father is killed by marauding members of the abolitionist Jayhawkers. They are aided by unusual ally, Holt, who's fighting for the South despite being a former slave.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY DRAMA RID

Summary: Thanksgiving 1973. The climate is changing, both politically and physically. As the Watergate scandal unfolds in the background, the inhabitants of a small Connecticut town begin to slip into an existentialist void. Social taboos are shattered on whims and the line between adult authority and juvenile irresponsibility is practically nonexistant. Focuses on the Hood and Carver families....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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Summary: In a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border, a staunch loyalist, an immigrant's son, a freed slave and a young widow form an unlikely friendship as they learn how to survive during the Civil War, in a place without rules.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2000

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

Summary: Amateur philosopher Dex and his friends live by a code which virtually guarantees scoring with the ladies; but when Dex meets up with old college fling Syd, the rules he lived by no longer apply.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2000

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

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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