Week of April 17, 2018
Check out our latest DVDs! As always, we have new releases, old classics, independent films, and cult classics. Stop by the Reading Public Library to pick up your copy today, or contact the Research & Reader Services Desk to place a hold.
- Accident man
Mike Fallon is a stone cold-killer, and the best at what he does. But when a loved one is dragged into the London underworld and murdered by his own crew, Fallon is forced to rip apart the life he knew in order to avenge the one person who actually meant something to him.
- All the money in the world
The kidnapping of sixteen-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom.
Henry is a loner, living with his overprotective mother in a small Southern town called Battlecreek. Henry has a rare skin disease and must avoid sunlight. He lives his life at night hanging out at the diner, working the night shift at the gas station and swimming in the creek under the moonlight. In the solace of his bedroom, he paints landscapes of faraway places he longs to visit. Henry is trapped by his own self-doubt, until he meets Alison.
- Chasing the dragon
A story of a Chinese man who comes to Hong Kong in 1963 as an illegal immigrant and gradually builds a criminal empire transforming himself into a powerful drug lord.
- The deuce. Season 1
Chronicles the rise of the porn industry that began in New York City in 1971-72, driven by the gradual legalization of porn and a politically motivated effort to ‘clean up’ Times Square. Over the course of eight episodes, viewers will get an up-close look at a gritty world of sex, crime, high times and sudden violence, as the porn business begins its climb to legitimacy, cultural permanence, and billion-dollar profitability.
- East West 101. Series 1
Zane Malik is a young detective at the Major Crime Squad in Sydney, Australia. He’s also a Muslim, in a post – 9/11 world where such an identity automatically arouses suspicion and fear. He’s a good husband and father and a dedicated cop with one main problem on the job: Detective Sergeant Ray Crowley. Crowley’s an old school policeman for whom rules and regulations play a poor second to getting results.
- God’s own country
Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.
- The greatest showman
The life story of P.T. Barnum the creator of the Barnum & Bailey Circus.
- Molly’s game ; produced by Mark Gordon, Amy Pascal, Matt Jackson ; written for the screen and directed by Aaron Sorkin.
The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.
- My friend Dahmer ; director, Mark Meyers.
A young Jeffrey Dahmer struggles to belong in high school.
- Phantom thread
Set in 1950s London, a renowned designer and dressmaker finds his fastidiously planned life disrupted by the love of a young, strong-willed woman.
- A place to call home. Season 5
The continuing saga of nurse Sarah Nordmann and the Bligh family set in 1958 Australia.
- Proud Mary
Mary is a hitwoman working for an organized crime family in Boston. Her life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes awry.
- 68 kill
A sewage pumper goes along with his promiscuous girlfriend’s plot to steal $68,000.
- The tribes of Palos Verdes
When teenage Medina moves with her family to the picture-perfect paradise of Palos Verdes, California, they seem headed for a happy new chapter in their lives. But old troubles soon catch up to them, as her parents’ marriage disintegrates, her mother spirals into an emotional freefall, and her twin brother turns to drugs. Caught in the middle of it all, Medina must rely on her inner strength to become the stabilizing force in her family, while finding refuge in a new passion: surfing. Set amidst the sun-kissed beaches and crystal blue waters of the California coast, The Tribes Of Palos Verdes is a stirring look at how life’s greatest challenges forge who we become.
- 24 hours to live
A CIA agent sacrifices everything for his employers, including his family and, ultimately, his own life. No sooner has he shuffled off this mortal coil, though, than he finds himself mysteriously resurrected for one last mission that’s timed to last exactly 24 hours. Once the countdown clock embedded in his arm reaches zero, he’ll once again nod off into an eternal slumber if he hasn’t completed his task.
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