The Library recently added the following DVDs to its recreational collection:
The decoy bride
Summary: When the world's media descend on the remote Scottish Island where a Hollywood actress is attempting to get married, a local girl is hired as a decoy bride to put the paparazzi off the scent.
The perfect family
Summary: A meddling matriarch determined to rein her husband and two grown children into her image of what the 'perfect family' should be. When her son and daughter choose to march to the beat of their own drum, the fur begins to fly.
Summary: Inspired by the beloved New York Times bestseller, the timely story of a girl bent on ending it all on her upcoming twelfth birthday. Using her father's old camcorder to chronicle the hypocrisy she sees in adults, Paloma begins to learn about life from the grumpy building concierge, Renee Michel. When Paloma's camera reveals the extensive secret library in Renee's back room, and that the often gruff matron reads Tolstoy to her cat, Paloma begins to understand that there are allies to be found beneath the prickliest of exteriors.
Jesus Henry Christ
Summary: A ten year-old boy-genius, who was artificially conceived inside a Petri-dish, embarks on a search for his biological father with his single mom and a Post-it notes-obsessed university professor.
Summary: Martin, a skilled and ruthless mercenary, posing as a scientist sent into the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for a tiger believed to be extinct. Hired by an anonymous company that wants the tiger's genetic material, Martin proceeds to set up base camp at a broken-down farmhouse, where he stays with a family, becoming increasingly close to them. However, as his attachment grows, Martin is led down a path of unforeseen dangers, complicating his deadly mission.
Summary: After a domineering cattle farmer strikes a deal with a mafioso meat trader, an investigating agent is killed and the farmer learns he must face the consequences of his action.
Summary: An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt.
The big year
Summary: "Looking to shake up their routine lives, three amateur bird watchers compete to become the ultimate 'birder' by spotting the greatest number of species within a single calendar year. But the friendly rivalry soon turns into a hilariously complicated cross-country adventure as each man begins to realize that the quest for success comes at a price--and that's not chicken feed!"--Container.
Summary: An exiled princess is assisted by seven rebels in order to reinstate her stolen birthright.
A thousand words
Summary: Fast-talking Jack McCall says whatever it takes to close a deal. After stretching the truth with a spiritual guru, he suddenly finds his life depending on a magical tree with 1,000 leaves, one for every word he has left. Now Jack's got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he's a goner.
Summary: In 1927, George Valentin is a silent movie superstar. However, the advent of the talkies will kill his career and he will sink into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller, it seems the sky's the limit as major movie stardom awaits. Though their careers are taking different paths their destinies will become entwined.
Wrath of the Titans
Summary: Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world.
21 Jump Street
Summary: A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.