Digital Services, Film

Film Review: Lady Macbeth

Lady Macbeth Directed By: William Oldroyd Released: 2016 Rated: R Avaliable On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/lady-macbeth-0) Review: This film is savoringly simple, pensive and alluring. This is a deceptive and manipulative way to introduce the power of the mind and the need for freedom and… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, Reading

Documentary Review: The Booksellers

The Booksellers Directed By: D.W. Young Released: 2019 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/booksellers) Review: This documentary is great for so many reasons. It is unapologetically New York, from a focus on Fran Lebowitz, to the narration by Parker Posey, and the… Continue Reading…

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

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…

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

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…

Digital Services, Film, History, Music

Documentary Review: The Girls in the Band

The Girls in the Band Directed By: Judy Chaikin Released: 2013 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/girls-band-5) Review: For anyone who loves astounding music and appreciates history that has been underrated and unknown for too long, this documentary is for you. Going… Continue Reading…

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