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Summary: Planning to retire and begin a new life, Mr. X is a successful West End drug dealer who has been asked for one last favor: to negotiate the sale of one million hits of Ecstasy. Unfortunately for Mr. X, the pills were stolen from a Serbian drug lord who'll cut off his head if he sells them. And with a London crime czar promising to retire him permanently if he doesn't, Mr. X may be rightfully...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY LAY

Summary: An amusing portrait of a working-class family in a suburb just north of London, an irrepressible mum and dad and their night-and-day twins, a bookish good girl and a sneering layabout. A vivid, lived-in story of ordinary existence, in which even modest dreams (such as the father's desire to open a food truck) carry enormous weight. Perched on the line between humor and melancholy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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

Summary: A boy named Kevin escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being, they plunder treasure from Napoleon and Agamemnon; but Evil is watching their every move. A giddy fairy tale, a revisionist history lesson, and a satire on technology gone awry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FANTASY TIM

Summary: In a Japanese prison camp on Java in 1942, two British officers, John Lawrence and Jack Celliers, encounter camp commander Yonoi and his sergeant Hara. Things had been going pretty well, until charismatic, rebellious Celliers arrived. Yonoi is a devotee of the samurai ideal; neither he nor Hara can understand the stoic way in which the British prisoners accept their situation of defeat....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: This is a passionate story of an obsessive artist driven by inexorable demons and his alternately devoted and despairing younger brother, who seems unable to live with him or without him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2015

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA VIN

Summary: An alien in the form of a voluptuous young woman combs the streets of Scotland in search of men. She lures a succession of lost souls into her otherworldly lair, where they are seduced, stripped of their humanity, and never heard from again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2014

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI UND

Summary: Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2003

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI FAH

Summary: Brooklyn based artist Vik Muniz grew up poor in Brazil. This film follows him as he returns to Rio de Janeiro, specifically to Jardim Gramacho, or "Garbage Garden." The world's largest landfill, it receives 7,000 tons daily, an astonishing 70% of all Rio's garbage. "We are not pickers of garbage; we are pickers of recyclable materials," says Tião, a catadore, or trash picker who thinks of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Almega Projects 2011

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WAS

Summary: In Afghanistan you risk your life to sing. After thirty years of war and five devastating years of Taliban rule, pop culture is beginning to return to the country. Since 2005, millions have been tuning in to Tolo TV's wildly popular American idol-style series, Afghan star. Like its Western predecessors, people compete for a cash prize and record deal. More surprisingly, the contest is open to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

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

Summary: Romance is in the air when a dashing diplomat is introduced to a beautiful and famous actress. The fact that he's married doesn't stop the love-struck pair from falling into a passionate affair.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2013

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

Summary: In this spoof of the legend of King Arthur, the king recruits the Knights of the Round Table. He is soon joined by Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Galahad the Chaste and the Pure, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot, and Sir Not-Appearing-In-This-Film. God sends them on a quest to find the Holy Grail. Along the way they encounter a plague-ridden community, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY COMEDY MON

Summary: In 1949, an innocent man, Timothy Evans, is charged with the gruesome slaying of his wife and baby. Convicted by the testimony of his landlord, John Christie, a mild-mannered ex-policeman, Evans is sentenced to hang. However, after the execution, evidence reveals that the real psychotic killer is continuing his mass murder spree. Public outcry over this true case led to Great Britain's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY TEN

Summary: A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: Five years have now passed since the end of the war and the Arden House medical team function with well-practiced efficiency. The free National Health Service keeps the team busy, kindly administering to the residents of Tannochbrae, who, for the most part, have gradually come to trust their doctors and follow their advice. Even so, as the post-war era unfolds, Dr. Finlay, Dr. Cameron and Dr....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Video 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Summary: Secret agent Harry Palmer is blackmailed into working for MI5 again on his wildest and most dangerous assignment yet. An insane oil billionaire, intent on destroying Communism by starting a new world war, is close to achieving his goal with the help of the world's largest and most powerful computer. Harry is the only man who may be able to stop him, but as he races from London to Finland to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BIL

Summary: Worlds collide and nothing is what it seems in the thrilling new installment of MI-5. While Tom has been branded a traitor, and Harry is in the hospital, an enigmatic agent, Adam Carter, has been recruited from MI-6 to help pick up the broken pieces.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MI-5

Summary: Louis Mazzini seeks to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to her family's dukedom. To do this, he must kill eight of his relatives in the d'Ascoyne family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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

Connery, Sean

Summary: British Secret Service Agent, James Bond, is sent to Jamaica to investigate the mysterious disappearance of another agent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE DR

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: DVD Movie Dr. 1962

Summary: A man commits a violent crime of passion when he becomes jealous over a woman's attention to other men.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2007

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY COT

Summary: After gambling away his freedom, one king becomes slave to another, and uses his lowered position to expose corruption and win the love of his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2008

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

Moore, Roger

Summary: British secret agent James Bond takes on a powerful drug lord who schemes to conquer the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM 2007

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE LIV

Moore, Alan

Summary: Documents the life and career of comic book author Alan Moore.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation 2008

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

Summary: A working class British couple must deal with the man's mother, sister, and brother-in-law as they all struggle to find their own versions of social and financial survival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: In this season, the team loses Mickey Bricks to an overseas sabbatical, so it's time for someone else to lead the gang. Danny steps up to the plate, but can the others convince him that the team needs another member-- especially when it comes in the form of street kid Billy Bond? There are, as always, plenty of marks who are greedy, rude, or simply nasty enough to be parted from their cash....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HUS

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