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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Aaaaand the DVD hits just keep on coming! Here's what's in the Merrick Library today...

"Last Tango in Halifax: Season One" - from the BBC - Derek Jacobi ("The King's Speech") and Anne Reid (TV's "Upstairs/Downstairs") star as a couple reunited after half a century who decide to get married

 "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" - Bob took the rap for his wife Ruth to the tune of 25 years - now he's escaped to find her and their grown daughter - stars Ben Foster, Rooney Mara ("Girl With The Dragon Tattoo") and Keith Carradine

"Elysium" - the filthy rich in 2154 live in a utopian space station - how far will they go to maintain the status quo? - stars Matt Damon and Jodie Foster

"The Family" - the Manzonis enter witness protection and become the Blakes of Normandy, France - how hard will old Mafia habits die overseas? - stars Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones and Dianna Agron (TV's "Glee")

"The Lone Ranger" - the Western legend began exactly eighty years ago in a Detroit radio station - now see it on DVD! - starring Armie Hammer ("Mirror Mirror") as the masked man and Johnny Depp as a Tonto unlike any prior depiction

"Night Train to Lisbon" - Jeremy Irons ("Beautiful Creatures") stars as a professor obsessed with discovering the fate of a writer who challenged the dictator of Portugal


"Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters"
- the son of Poseidon is off again with his friends and half-brother, this time to find the Golden Fleece and deter evil along the way - based on the popular books by Rick Riordan and starring Logan Lerman, Stanley Tucci and Nathan Fillion (TV's "Castle")

"Prisoners" - a six-year old girl and her best friend are missing - if you were the father, what WOULDN'T you do? - National Board of Review winner for Best Ensemble Cast led by Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello and Viola Davis ("The Help')

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