Week of December 24, 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.
- Always at The Carlyle
An anecdotal history of the New York City hotel, The Carlyle, and its notable guests.
- Fahrenheit 11/9
Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the state of American politics under the Donald Trump administration.
- The Good Karma Hospital. Series 2
The continuing story of British transplant Dr. Ruby Walker and the staff of the Good Karma Hospital as they work to heal their patients in modern-day rural India.
- The handmaid’s tale. Season two
The Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama series returns with a second season shaped by Offred’s pregnancy and her ongoing fight to free her future child from the dystopian horrors of Gilead. In season two, Offred and all our characters will fight against or succumb to this dark truth.
- Little women
A modern retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s novel. The story details to the passage from childhood to womanhood of Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy who are all sisters. Despite hard times, they cling to optimism. As they mature they face blossoming ambitions and relationships, as well as tragedy, while maintaining their unbreakable bond as sisters.
- The nun
A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.
- The predator
From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter, and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.
- A simple favor
Two women whose kids go to the same school become friends, and when one of them suddenly disappears, the other sets out to uncover the mystery.
Investigative journalist Eddie Brock attempts a comeback following a scandal, but accidentally becomes the host of an alien symbiote that gives him a violent super alter-ego. Soon, he must rely on his newfound powers to protect the world from a shadowy organization looking for a symbiote of their own. Includes French audio description.
- Vera. Set 8
As disheveled and indomitable as ever, DCI Vera Stanhope leads her tightly knit team of Northumberland police through four more daunting cases. No one seems to know anything about the police officer whose body turns up in a slaughterhouse incinerator, the woman killed in a car crash meant to look like an accident, the suburban neighbor found dead in her back garden, and the teenager whose body floats to the surface of a reservoir. How will Vera break the silence to find their killers?
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