Digital Services, Film, History, Pop Culture

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Looking for great movies, books and more to celebrate Spooky Season? The library has tons of options to find the scary, sweet, classic and contemporary! Check out some of our resources below to get started. History Curious about… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, Music

The Horror! The Horror!

Greetings horror film fans! This is Peter, one of the adult Reference Librarians. Well, it’s that time of year, again: the spooky season of Halloween! To me, that has always meant good, scary, classic horror films with monsters and ghosts… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Film Review: The Farewell

The Farewell Directed By: Lulu Wang Released: 2019 Rated: PG Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/farewell-1) Review: This film is a wonderful take on family, especially families who grow up in different countries and have different relationships to their culture. Returning to… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, History

Documentary Review: RBG

RBG Directed By: Julie Cohen and Betsy West Released: 2018 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/rbg-1) Review: This documentary is inspiring and full of constant passion, power and joy. The film chooses to focus on multiple facets of Justice Ginsburg’s life including… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Documentary Review: Somm

Somm Directed By: Jason Wise Released: 2012 Available on: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/somm-0) Review: For anyone who is interested in wine, the art of drinking or the sheer insanity behind the way that smell, taste and history combine … this documentary is… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Film Review: What We Do In The Shadows

What We Do In The Shadows Directed By: Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi Released: 2014 Rated: R Available on: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/what-we-do-shadows) Review: This movie is hysterical, well written and sarcastic. This film is a mocumentary about a group of vampires… Continue Reading…

Film

Remembering Chadwick Boseman, 1976-2020

Hello, this is Peter, the Adult Services/Media librarian. I remember being so impressed with the young actor Chadwick Boseman when he played Jackie Robinson in the biographical film 42 a few years ago. I was taken with not only his… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Documentary Review: Jack of All Trades

Jack of All Trades: A Baseball Card Scandal Directed By: Harvey Glazer and Stuart Stone Released: 2019 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/jack-all-trades) Review: This documentary can get a little crazy with the narrative and sometimes it struggles to focus on its… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Television on Hoopla

Looking for a new way to watch TV shows? Try Hoopla! Hoopla has a great selection of television from classics like the Dick Van Dyke show, to newer thrillers, British gems, mysteries, and comforting food shows or even Bob Ross.… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Film Review: The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio Directed By: Jane Anderson Released: 2005 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/prize-winner-defiance-ohio) This film is charming, witty and brings a sense of nostalgia and family that very few films can muster. Based off of the book… Continue Reading…

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