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Summary: Michael Steele is ten days from the biggest night of his life. He has been nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. Achieving the height of career success, Michael is quickly cast in the role of a lifetime as the lead character in a classic struggle between good and evil when rumors about his morality and faith run rampant. Will he buckle with temptation or stay true to his beliefs?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD WAG1

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Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: It's about an indie movie called "Home for Purim," a somewhat inane drama about a dysfunctional Jewish family living in the South during World War II. But while the film is still in production, a reporter for an online entertainment site drops the word -- based on a brief visit to the set -- that one of the ensemble cast performers may be an Oscar contender. It goes on to chronicle how the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: Single dad and struggling animal handler Eddie works with lots of creatures, but at home, he has a strict No Pets Allowed policy. He won't let his son Billy keep the adorable stray dog Beethoven and his family of puppies. Beethoven crashes into Hollywood and into Eddie's heart as well.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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

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Summary: Lines between fantasy and reality blur for an actress once she begins an affair with a co-star.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ryko 2007

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Summary: Jimmy ventures out to locate a rare film print. The film, once it is shown, has been known to drive its audience into a crazed frenzy before the theatre goes up in flames. Jimmy finds that the film lives up to its reputation and the results are shocking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR CAR

Summary: Mild-mannered sound engineer Gilderoy arrives in Rome to begin work on the soundtrack to a film called The Equestrian Vortex, a tale of witchcraft and murder set inside an all-girl riding academy. Before long he finds himself entranced by the film's mysteriously terrifying allure, and the lines between reality and fantasy begin to blur.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: A 1950 update of the Orphic myth by Jean Cocteau that depicts a famous poet scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his wife Eurydice and a mysterious princess. Seeking inspiration, the poet follows the princess from the world of the living to the land of the dead through Cocteau's famous mirrored portal. Orpheus represents the legendary Cocteau at the height of his abilities for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ORP

Summary: Federico Fellini's look at the many layers of Rome-- ancient, his own past, and the present day. A semi-autobiographical, poetic comedy-drama film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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

Summary: Watch John 'Four Leaf' Tayback as he fights a gruesome battle during the Vietnam War. But, this is actually a scene from 'Tropic Thunder, ' a big-budget adaptation of Tayback's wartime memoir. Starring as the central platoon are Speedman, Lazarus, Chino and Portnoy, as well as young character actor Kevin Sandusky. To play the character of African American Sgt. Osiris, Lazarus dyes his skin dark...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks/Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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

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

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Summary: Paris, 1930. The infamous surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel is left penniless after the scandalous release of L'Age d'Or leads to a falling out with collaborator Salvador Dalí. On a whim, Buñuel's good friend, sculptor Ramón Acín, buys a lottery ticket and promises to devote his winnings to fund Buñuel's next film. Incredibly, Ramón wins the 20,000-pesos jackpot, sending the two friends to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: When P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Walt Disney's desire to bring her beloved character, Mary Poppins to the motion picture screen (a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters), Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the impresario's concept for the film, but a woman struggling with her own past. During...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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4 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SAV

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: DVD SAV

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SAV RATED PG-13

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

Summary: A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about the 19th century English statesman Benjamin Disraeli. They can only get financing if he can cast a well-known action star. However, production is halted when the lead actor is kidnapped from the European film set. The producer hatches a scheme with a struggling creative executive to save the star and the movie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Peace Arch Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Deal 2007

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF DEA

Summary: This program studies the art that underlies the craft of filmmaking-a painstaking process that culminates in the take, that shared moment of concentration when everything comes together. Twelfth Night director Tim Supple and his first assistant director, production designer, director of photography, costume designer, stunt coordinator, and others offer their insights into set design, the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: A Japanese architect and a French actress engage in a brief intense affair in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with their personal memories of World War II--he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Computers are changing everything, including filmmaking. This program illustrates the digital postproduction process through numerous editing examples taken from Twelfth Night. Key crew members-a film editor, sound designer, sound recording engineer, digital effects artist, and others-share their expertise with setting the film's pace and rhythm, constructing sequences with different types of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: When renowned director Werner Herzog and fellow filmmaker Zak Penn set off to explore the legend of Scotland's Loch Ness monster, they uncover much more than they bargained for. Unexplained sightings of the creature and chaos among the crew create an uneasy feeling that things aren't what they seem. But what really happened on the infamous lake remains a mystery. Poses the provocative question...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Francesca and Calvin are actors performing in a motion picture directed by David Fincher and co-starring Brad Pitt (who play themselves). Woven in and out of the film production story thread are several other subplots including one about a lovelorn woman, Linda; the self-absorbed Gus; and a husband, Carl, whose wife is falling for Calvin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2003

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

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Summary: "Plagued by both a reckless ego and nagging self-doubt, Hollywood legend Alfred Hitchcock ... becomes obsessed with a grisly murder story that the studios won't back. Determined, he risks his reputation, his home and even the love of his wife Alma ... as he sets out to make the film"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2013

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

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

Summary: Join the world's most famous aardvark, eight-year-old Arthur Read, and his family and friends as they make their own movies!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV ART

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV ART

Summary: A retired Hollywood crew-member becomes an unlikely mentor to an ambitious but troubled teen interested in attending film school.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC in Theaters 2008

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF MAN

Summary: The three film collection contains: Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood; Aloha Scooby-Doo!; and Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SCO

Summary: For Vince, Eric, Drama and Turtle, life in Hollywood's fast lane can be an intoxicating ride. This season, after an accident during the filming of his latest action flick, Vince develops a new lease on life that makes him even more difficult to manage, while each of the guys must decide which steps to take to map out their own futures, both personally and professionally.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Brothers Home Video 2011

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

Summary: When Tim Supple directed the filming of Twelfth Night, he was a stickler for sticking to the words as the Bard penned them. Everything else, though, was up for grabs as he and screenwriter Andrew Bannerman shifted and intercut scenes and in general translated the play into the all-encompassing language of film. In this program, members of the cast and crew use snippets of the screenplay to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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