Saturday, March 28, 2009

Iranian film industry thriving, Hollywood learns

Check out this article from CNN.COM.

"Despite their limitations, filmmakers have raised Iranian cinema to new heights, winning awards and critics' praise across the globe."

The following Iranian films (most in Persian with English subtitles) are available for home use check out:

Taste of Cherry - HU DVD 4773
Half moon - HU DVD 4407
Offside - HU DVD 3759
The Cow - HU DVD 1430
Moment of Innocence - HU DVD 1431
Close up - HU DVD 1344
Blackboards - HU DVD 1035
The Circle - HU DVD 715
Leila - HU DVD 702
The Color of Paradise - HU DVD 670

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Media Services Recommends...Kerry's Badass Movie Picks

Gladiator – HU DVD 1424
Patton – HU DVD 654
Blood Diamond – DVD 2632
Kingdom of Heaven – HU DVD 2813
Lord of War – HU DVD 2097
Generation Kill – HU DVD 5081-5083
We were soldiers – HU DVD 635
Gods and Generals – HU DVD 625
Saving Private Ryan – HU DVD 1313
Band of Brothers – HU DVD 944
Letters from Iwo Jima – HU DVD 1926
Black Hawk Down – HU DVD 346
GI Jane – HU DVD 4739
Jarhead – HU DVD 2708
Rome – HU DVD 3971-3981

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Media Services Recommends...

Recommendations from Andrew...

Shortbus – HU DVD 2568
Japon – HU DVD 3819
Werckmeister Harmonies – HU DVD 3816
Y tu mama tambien – HU DVD 454
Psycho – HU DVD 14
Taste of Cherry – HU DVD 4773
Batalla en el cielo – HU DVD 3818
Howl’s Moving Castle – HU DVD 2979
Kids – HU DVD 2150
Diving Bell and the Butterfly – HU DVD 4229

Recommendations from Kathleen...

Sex and the City - HU DVD 3901-3919
West Wing - HU DVD 3561-3605
Iron Man - HU DVD 2763
Apollo 13 - HU DVD 529
Mr. Holland's Opus - HU DVD 5100
Mona Lisa Smile - HU DVD 921
Ratatouille - HU DVD 3814
The Kingdom - HU DVD 4678
Star Wars - HU DVD 1643 - 1646
Walk the Line - HU DVD 1899

Thursday, March 05, 2009

You can be like President Barack Obama

"As for his pop-cult cred, we have been told repeatedly that The Godfather I and II (but definitely not III) are Obama's top movie picks of all time. His favorite TV show of recent years was HBO's gritty, Baltimore-based epic The Wire, on which his favorite character was a stick up man named Omar, who made his living ripping off local drug lords." --"The Cool President" in this weeks The New Republic

The Godfather I - HU DVD 2541
The Godfather II - HU DVD 2542
The Wire (the complete series) - HU DVD 2861 - 2883

Selected New Acquisitions This Week

The Exterminating Angel - HU DVD 5448
Bubble - HU DVD 5447
The Limey - HU DVD 5446
Girl on the Bridge - HU DVD 5445
Sesame Street: Old School 1969-1974 - DVD 3761 - 3763
Underground Zero - DVD 3284
Trouble the Water - DVD 3282
The Twelve Chairs - HU DVD 1793
Young @ Heart - DVD 5429
Behind the Labels - DVD 5428

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

"Real American love the sting of battle" --Patton

A few home use titles about World War II:

Band of brothers - HU DVD 944
Patton - HU DVD 654
The thin red line - HU DVD 2264
Pearl harbor - HU DVD 752
Flags of our fathers - HU DVD 2458

He might be dead, but he is not old...

Check out some of these modern Shakespeare adaptations:

She's the man (Twelfth Night) - HU DVD 4379
10 Things I hate about you (Taming of the Shrew) - HU DVD 195
Kiss Me Kate (Taming of the Shrew) - HU DVD 2560
My own private Idaho (Henry IV) - HU DVD 1346
Scotland, PA (Macbeth) - HU DVD 2435
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead (characters from Hamlet) - HU DVD 1185
Falstaff (Henry IV, Richard II, Henry V, Merry Wives of Windsor) - HU DVD 1763
Kumonsu Jo (Macbeth) - HU DVD 4268
West Side Story (Romeo and Juliet) - HU DVD 278