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New Entertainment DVDs: August 2018

by Becky C | Aug 06, 2018
Recently ordered dvds now show up in the catalog sooner -- which means you can place them on hold sooner!   This post is only a sneak peek at some of the titles ACPL has added to its shelves this month; there are many more titles heading to the shelves soon. Click here to see a comprehensive list of dvds currently on order (entertainment, informational, kids, etc.)

All descriptions are taken from our catalog summaries.

 Isle of Dogs   The Isle of Dogs
Comedy; MPAA rating: PG-13

When all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast Trash Island, 12-year-old Atari Kobayashi embarks on an epic journey in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. 
 A Quiet Place    A Quiet Place
Horror; MPAA rating: PG-13

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.  Can they escape?  Has their time run out?

 Journeys End    Journey's End
War; MPAA rating: R

The Great War, March 1918. C-company arrives to take its turn in the front-line trenches of northern France, led by the war-weary Captain Stanhope. With a German offensive imminently approaching, the company anxiously awaits their unknown fate.
 Mosaic   Mosaic
Mystery; TVMA CHV rating: 14A.

The story focuses on the brutal New Year's Eve disappearance of a high-profile resident of picturesque Summit, Utah, and the four-year effort of law-enforcement officers and civilians to arrive at the truth behind the crime.
 Submission    Submission
Drama; MPAA rating: R

A cynical college professor takes a keen interest in a talented young writing student. When lines are crossed, it becomes unclear who is the victim and who is the victimizer.

 Sweet Country    Sweet Country
Drama; Rating: R

Sam works for a preacher in the outback of Australia's Northern Territory. When Harry, a bitter war veteran, moves into a neighboring outpost, the preacher sends Sam and his family to help Harry renovate his cattle yards. The relationship quickly deteriorates, culminating in a violent shootout.
 211    211
Action; Rating: R

Inspired by one of the longest and bloodiest real-life events in police history. Officer Mike Chandler and a young civilian passenger find themselves under-prepared and outgunned when fate puts them squarely in the crosshairs of a daring bank heist in progress.

Becky CBecky likes to read … A LOT. When she’s not reading, she likes to pretend that she can garden. Her favorite books are The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz and The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman..


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  1. Becky K | Aug 08, 2018

    Hi Marianne,

    I recommend clicking the link at the beginning of the post for a more comprehensive list of new dvds.  You can then use the boxes on the left hand of the screen to narrow your search to the types of dvds you are most interested in. 

    Purchase Requests are always welcome, so if there are particular titles that you would like to see added to the collection, we'd love to have your recommendations.  We don't have the budget to purchase everything requested, but we always consider each request we receive.



  2. Marianne Dunne | Aug 07, 2018
    Disappointed to see so many R rated dvd's ordered.  Aren't there some wholesome movies you could order or maybe they don't make those anymore.

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