Flick Picks 4/23

New DVD highlights this week at the Glencoe Library: 

The big blockbuster this week is Contraband, starring Mark Wahlberg as a former smuggler who gets dragged back in to his former trade after his family is threatened. Place your hold on the DVD or the blu-ray.

Also in demand this week is the ghost story The Innkeepers, starring Sara Paxton and Kelly McGillis.

Masterpiece Theatre lovers will want to get their hands on the adaptation of Sebastian Faulks' epic love story Birdsong.

A little bit off the beaten path is the HBO movie Cinema Verite, about the making of the groundbreaking 1973 An American Family series. It stars Diane Lane, Tim Robbins and James Gandolfini.

You also won't want to miss Palestinian director Elia Suleiman's semi-autobiographical The Time That Remains, which examines the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Be sure to check our catalog for all new and forthcoming DVD releases.

One You Might Have Missed...

Have you heard all the hype and discussion about HBO's new series Girls? You might want to check out series creator and star Lena Dunham's film Tiny Furniture, which received positive reviews and was recently released as part of the Criterion Collection.

It's Money Smart Week!
The Federal Reserve Bank has deemed April 21 - 28 to be Money Smart Week, so why not take this time to get financially educated? We've got bestselling financial author Suze Orman's videos. Like her books, they're sure to be full of good tips. And speaking of money smart, these are free of charge and they go out for a week.

 
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