(Updated December 2014)
On January 12, 2010, Haiti was leveled by one of the most devastating earthquakes in recorded history. Those responsible for handling the catastrophe, were crippled by the magnitude of the disaster and struggled to respond, as survivors were left without food, water or shelter. Drawing on interviews with key officials and humanitarian experts from Port-au-Prince to New York, The Quake asks, can the world do better? PBS Frontline series. Not Rated. DVD 649.
The Quiet Man
Hoping to find his roots, Sean Thornton returns to his ancestral home in Ireland. He soon falls in love with Mary Kate. But her brother opposes the match, and Sean is finally forced to fight for her hand and her heart. Stars John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara. This classic film won an Oscar for director John Ford. Not Rated. 1952. DVD 479.
Family and Children
Rango is a pet chameleon who gets tossed into a wild and raucous town in desperate need of a hero. Animation. Voiced by Johnny Depp. PG. 2011. DVD 707.
Set in the near future, where robot boxing is a top sport, a struggling promoter feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot. During his hopeful rise to the top, he discovers he has an 11-year-old son who wants to know his father. Stars Hugh Jackman and Anthony Mackie. Contains some violence and strong language. PG-13. 2012. DVD 708.
Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed. Stars Jude Law and Forest Whitaker. Contains graphic violence, nudity, strong language, and sexual situations. Rated R. 2010. DVD 709.
Resident Evil: Afterlife
While still out to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation, Alice joins a group of survivors who want to relocate to the mysterious but supposedly unharmed safe haven known only as Arcadia. Stars Milla Jovovich. Contains violence and strong language. Rated R. 2010. DVD 710.
Family and Children
When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with this bird of his dreams. Stars Karen Disher, Jesse Eisenberg, and Anne Hathaway. Rated G. Animation. 2011. DVD 711.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Eight years of being raised by humans and now left behind in an abusive sanctuary, a hyper-intelligent chimpanzee will lead a revolution of apes towards freedom from man's torturous exploitation. 2011. Contains violence. Rated PG-13. DVD 650.
Road to Bali
Two American vaudeville performers wind up on a South Sea island where they vie for the favor of a gorgeous Princess. Stars Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. 1952. Not Rated. DVD 587.
Road to Perdition
Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman's son witnesses what his father does for a living. Stars Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, and Jude Law. Contains violence and strong language. Rated R. 2002. DVD 712.
In 13th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power. Contains violence and sexual situations. Stars Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett. PG-13. 2010. DVD 713.
College student Sara finds that her new roommate Rebecca has an obsession with her, which quickly turns violent. Contains sexual situations, violence, and strong language. PG-13. 2011. DVD 730.
Roughing It! (Part 1&2)
Mark Twain enchants his daughter’s college graduating class with the tale of how his failure as a gold-seeker on the Nevada frontier led him to take up the pen. James Garner, Ned Beatty, and Jill Eikenberry star in this family adventure. 2002. Rated PG. DVD 590.
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