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Archive for September, 2008

DVD of the Week Rides Again…

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Hi all,

Our new Cataloging Assistant, Gayle, has selected this week’s pick, Grosse Pointe Blank. For those of you who missed this 90’s gem, I have two words for you: romantic comedy! Plus, it stars John Cusack, who was still leaning more towards crushable than creepy back then.

Until next week,

Abby

DVD o’ the Week

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

This week’s selection, Rope, is by David R. Alfred Hitchcock delivers another thriller, this one inspired by the actual Leopold-Loeb murder case. See if you can guess how many takes are in the film! (Hint: not a whole lot)

- Abby

DVD of the Week Returns!

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Hi everyone,

DVD of the Week is back after a month-long hiatus! Kate Roberts has selected Dark Passage - film noir, Frisco, Bogie and Bacall. If you are still not convinced, the tagline from IMDB is: Two Of A Kind ! Tough . . . Torrid . . . Terrific !

Be sure to also check out the list of our latest acquisitions on the DVD board spruced up by our very first and very awesome intern, Sharla!

Thanks all,

Abby