Burroughs, Redford, Dean, Brosnan | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray, November 1, 2015

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From five years of Burroughs to James Dean back to Life to Pierce Brosnan in Some Kind of Beautiful

LJ Media Reviews: November 1, 2015

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Audio fiction from Clegg, Grafton, Weiner; nonfiction on the Great War, epic survival, Edward I. Video stars Judgement at Nuremberg and Love Between the Covers. Trailers of Burroughs, Life, and Xenia

LJ Media Reviews: October 15, 2015

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Top audio fiction from North, Vu Tran; Inskeep on Andrew Jackson; behind the scenes of The Sound of Music; a film to spark conversations: Gett; women in the military; Esquire in the 1960s; new Fast Scans

LJ Media Reviews: October 1, 2015

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Fiction from King, Kwan, Pitre; nonfiction on human trafficking, the Vikings, treasure hunters, Marco Polo. Documentaries on LGBT people in Cameroon, Hurricane Sandy, organ donation programs, plus new Trailers: What’s coming on DVD/Bu-ray

Espionage: In From the Cold | Collection Development: Spy Fiction & More, October 1, 2015

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Spy fiction is alive and well, despite the loss of its favorite setting—the Berlin Wall—and the demise of its chief nemesis—the Soviet Union. Warm up your collection with these 18 titles.

Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks

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A smartly provocative dissection of the entertainment business, a haunting meditation on memory and loss, Oscar nominee Timbuktu for best foreign film is leisurely paced but accessible, White God is doggone good.

LJ Media Reviews: September 15, 2015

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Big fiction from Child, Deveraux, Lee, and L’Amour, coming-of-age Visions and Revisions. Top documentary Iris, shades of Susan Sontag, John Penton. Fast Scans of Clouds of Sils Maria, Woman in Gold, and more.

Must-Viewing for Drama Fans | Video Reviews, September 1, 2015

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The consistent quality of Call the Midwife makes this charming and sentimental series a must, ­ANZAC Girls are sure to be popular in public libraries, you’ll care about the fully developed characters in The Crimson Field

History, Dramedy, & David Lynch | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray, September 1, 2015

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From the Blood and Glory of the Civil War to the madness of Mulholland Dr. and Ethan Hawke in 1980s New York, new videos for all types of collections

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies by Barak Goodman | LJ Review

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. 3 discs. color. 6+ hrs. Barak Goodman & others, Florentine Films & others, dist. by PBS, shoppbs.org. 2015. DVD UPC 841887024068. $34.99; Blu-ray UPC 841887024075. $39.99. SDH subtitles. MED Cancer. The word sends a shiver of fear rattling through the bones of anyone who hears it. Adults, children, men, […]