September 2009 DVDs

Adventureland

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 falls in love with witty co-worker, Emily Lewin. In that setting, the two have an unforgettable and painful learning experiences about life, love and trust. A place where James discovers what he truly values.

Billy Elliot

Eleven-year-old miner’s son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand. But when his father finds out he must fight for his dreams and his destiny.

 Doctor Who The complete first series.

In the new Doctor Who series, London shop assistant Rose Tyler embarks on adventures through time and space with a mysterious alien known as “The Doctor,” encountering strange lifeforms and protecting the Earth from alien invaders.

 Doctor Who. The complete second series.

David Tennant steps into the role of the Doctor, now in his tenth incarnation. The second series is full of more thrills, more laughs, more heartbreak and some terrifying new aliens and old acquaintances.

 Doctor Who. The complet third series.

The third installment of Doctor Who is full of new thrills, new laughs, new heartbreak and some terrifying new monsters.

 Doctor Who. The complete fourth series.

The Doctor and Donna travel back to Pompeii in AD 79 on the eve of the infamous eruption, investigate a series of grisly murders with the help of Agatha Christie, journey to the homeworld of the sinister Ood, face an old enemy of the Doctor’s, and more.

 Duplicity

Ex-CIA officer Claire Stenwick and ex-MI6 agent Ray Koval are both racing to secure the formula for a product that will bring untold wealth to the company that lands the patent first. As the stakes begin to rise, so does the passion between Claire and Ray. Meanwhile, their mutual employers, industry giant Howerd Tully and trailblazing CEO Dick Garsil start resorting to some seriously underhanded tactics as each hopes to gain an advantage over the competition. Claire and Ray engage in a series of schemes and double-crosses while contending with the fact that their mutual attraction could ultimately jeopardize their entire mission.

 Emma

An adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel about Emma Woodhouse, a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people’s affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own feelings, and her relationship with Mr. Knightly.

 Girl with a Pearl Earring

17-year-old Griet must work to support her family, so she becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she attracts the master painter’s attention. He is commissioned to paint Griet, and the result is one of the greatest paintings ever created.

 I Love You, Man

After Peter gets engaged to the woman of his dreams, he realizes he has not one friend to serve as his best man. To rectify the situation, he goes on a series of man-dates before he meets Sydney Fife, with whom he instantly bonds. While Peter and Sydney become closer, his relationship with his fiancee begins to suffer, forcing him to choose between her or his new B.F.F.

 In the Weeds

In one New York bistro, the waiters aren’t just waiters, they’re aspiring actors, waiting for the big break. Pompous customers and cranky chefs aren’t enough to send them packing; this waitstaff bands together through another night without getting fired.

 Mansfield Park

Fanny is an impoverished young woman, snubbed by society, who earns the respect and love of her cousin in this BBC mini-series adaptation of the Jane Austen classic set in 19th century England

 Night of the Living Dead

In Night of the Living Dead, the renowned horror classic, high radiation levels bring the newly dead back to life as flesh-eating zombies. Stars Judith O’Dea, Dwight Jones, Marilyn Eastman, Karl Hardman, Judith Keith, Keigh Wayne.

In Dementia 13, a noble family inhabits an Irish castle stalked by an axe murdere. Stars Patrick Magee, William Campbell, Luane Anders, Mary. Mitchell.

 Northhanger Abbey

In 18th century Bath, a girl bursting with freshness and passion for macabre Gothic novels experiences intrigue, adventure, and romance, especially when the romantic Henry Tilney invites her to his ancestral home.

 Novocaine

A prosperous dentist has his well-ordered existence thrown into turmoil when an alluring new patient draws him into the seedy underworld of sex, drugs and murder.

 Obsessed

When a successful financial advisor settles into a new neighborhood with his loving wife and young son, everything seems perfect. But when a beautiful temp joins the firm, his life begins to spiral out of control.

 Persuasion

Adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel about lost and found love. Anne is persuaded to reject a proposition of marriage from the man she loves due to his lack of fortune. Years later she is made the offer again.

 Pride and Prejudice

The story of the lively, precocious and very eligible Bennet girls captures all the nuances of 19th century life among the English gentry, a society obsessed with profitable marriage contracts.

 The Secret of Roan Inish

A magical tale of a girl whose search for her missing brother brings an Irish legend to life.

  Sense and Sensibility

BBC mini-series adaptation of Jane Austen’s story of love. Two sisters find themselves in poor financial state and unsuitable for a proper marriage. Through hardship and heartbreak they find true love.

 17 Again

What would you do if you got a second shot at life? Mike’s glory days are decidedly behind him. His marriage has fallen apart, he’s been passed over for a promotion, and his kids think he’s a loser. But Mike is given another chance when he is miraculously transformed back to the age of 17 and he’s suddenly back at Hayden High Schol where he becomes the star of the basketball team, a total hottie and a classmate to his own teenage kids.

  The Soloist

Tells the true tale of a Los Angeles newspaper reporter who discovers a brilliant street musician. The pair’s unique friendship soon transforms both of their lives.

  Sunshine Cleaning

Rose Lorkowski is a single mother attempting to support her son Oscar and her unreliable sister Norah. When Oscar is expelled from public school, Rose takes a job as a bio-hazard crime-scene cleaner to help pay for a private education. She brings Norah on to help in her steadily growing business. As the sisters work to clean up the messes left behind by the chaotic lives of others, they must learn to reconcile their own differences and overcome a troubled past if they hope to prosper in their newfound venture.

 Waking Ned Devine

When Ned Devine dies from shock of winning the lottery, two old codgers enlist the help of the whole village in defrauding the lottery to claim the prize.

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