The Library recently added these DVDs to its collection:
Summary: Based on the classic Hasbro naval combat game, Battleship is the story of an international fleet of ships who come across an alien armada while on a naval war games exercise. An intense battle ensues over sea, land, and air.
Summary: The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband, then her husband loses the dog. She enlists the help of the few remaining guests and a mysterious woman in a frantic search.
The pirates! : band of misfits
Summary: After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew go on a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's 'parrot,' Polly, could be the answer to the riches they are searching for.
The lucky one
Summary: "After three tours of duty in Iraq, U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault ... travels to North Carolina to search for the unknown woman whose photo he believes was his good-luck charm during the war"--Container.
Summary: A computer malfunction causes nuclear-equipped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war.
Think like a man
Summary: Based on Steve Harvey's relationship self-help book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. Four women have decided to take the advice in Harvey's book and use the recommendations to get their men on track. When the men discover this, they try to turn the tables on their women.
Summary: Midnight Son is the story of Jacob, a young man confined to a life of isolation, due to a rare skin disorder that prevents him from being exposed to sunlight. His world opens up when he meets Mary, a local bartender, and falls in love. Tragically, Jacob's actions become increasingly bizarre as he struggles to cope with the effects of his worsening condition.
Summary: A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Pocahontas & Pocahontas II : journey to a new world
Summary: Young Pocahontas must bridge the gap between her tribe and the settlers of Jamestown.
Summary: When Anne Elliot turned down Captain Wentworth's proposal of marriage, she allowed herself to be persuaded by her snobbish family's conviction of his unworthiness. But now, after a separation of eight years, Anne Elliot and Captain Wentworth are to meet again and the tables have turned. Her former lover's fortunes have prospered and he is now returned from a career at sea both eligible and affluent. Anne's father, Sir Walter Elliot of Kellynch Hall, has been forced to lease their home and move the family into a rather small abode in Bath. Just as Anne now recognizes the false values that persuaded her to reject Captain Wentworth, so she must accept that his heart now seems set upon the youth and beauty of the impetuous Louisa Musgrove.
Summary: Marcel Marx, an old bohemian living in the French harbor city of Le Havre, stands up for a young African refugee when officials begin to pursue the boy for deportation.
The five-year engagement
Summary: Beginning where most romantic comedies end, the film looks at what happens when an engaged couple keeps getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.
Summary: When a second-rate cage fighter, Luke Wright, is tormented by the Russian Mafia and wanders the streets of New York, he witnesses a young Chinese girl, Mei, being pursued by the same mafia who want her for a priceless numerical code that they would kill for.
Summary: After completing a daring mission in space, the three-man spaceship orbits the Earth preparing for re-entry. But a retro-rocket misfires, and they are marooned in space. They are trapped in a cramped metal vessel with no power-- outside there is no air and no heat.