Don’t Forget Our DVDs and Blu-Rays!

Don’t forget that the Library stocks some of the latest Hollywood and British movies , all available for a week’s loan!

Starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Julie Scarlett, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma
Directed by Denis Villeneuve
Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors. Hoping to unravel the mystery, she takes a chance that could threaten her life and quite possibly all of mankind.



Deepwater Horizon
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Kate Hudson, Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O’Brien, John Malkovich
Directed by Peter Berg
On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, igniting a massive fireball that kills several crew members. Chief electronics technician Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg) and his colleagues find themselves fighting for survival as the heat and the flames become stifling and overwhelming. Banding together, the co-workers must use their wits to make it out alive amid all the chaos.



Hell or High Water
Starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gil Birmingham, Katy Mixon, Dale Dickey
Directed by David McKenzie
Toby is a divorced father who’s trying to make a better life for his son. His brother Tanner is an ex-convict with a short temper and a loose trigger finger. Together, they plan a series of heists against the bank that’s about to foreclose on their family ranch. Standing in their way is Marcus, a Texas Ranger who’s only weeks away from retirement. As the siblings plot their final robbery, they must also prepare for a showdown with a crafty lawman who’s not ready to ride off into the sunset.


I, Daniel Blake
Starring Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy, Kate Rutter, Kema Sikazwe
Directed by Nuneaton’s very own Ken Loach!
Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) is a 59-year-old widowed carpenter who must rely on welfare after a recent heart attack leaves him unable to work. Despite his doctor’s diagnosis, British authorities deny Blake’s benefits and tell him to return to his job. As Daniel navigates his way through an agonizing appeal process, he begins to develop a strong bond with a destitute, single mother (Hayley Squires) who’s struggling to take care of her two children.


Starring Mahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders, Naomie Harris, Alex R.Hibbert
Directed by Barry Jenkins
A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him.





Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker
Directed by Nuneaton’s very own Gareth Edwards!
Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen becomes the Empire’s lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star. Knowing that her father holds the key to its destruction, Jyn joins forces with a spy and other resistance fighters to steal the space station’s plans for the Rebel Alliance.


Wonder Woman
Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Ewen Bremner
Directed by Patty Jenkins
Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that’s raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.



New DVDs Available At Hinckley

new-hinckley-dvdsThese new DVDs have arrived at the Hinckley campus Library.

Wings of Desire – Angels observe humanity. Directed by Wim Wenders. Starring Bruno Ganz and Peter Falk. (Blu-ray)

Room– A mother and her son escape from the room they have always lived in.  Directed by Lenny Abrahamson. Starring Brie Larson. (Blu-ray)

The Hateful Eight – Eight strangers are stuck together during a blizzard. Who can be trusted? Directed by Quentin Tarantino. Starring Kurt Russell. (Blu-ray)

A Hologram For The King – A man travels around the world to try and avoid bankruptcy, pay his daughter’s college tuition and finally do something great with his life. Directed by Tom Tykwer. Starring Tom Hanks. (DVD)

Broadchurch – Acclaimed crime series.  Detectives investigate the murder of a boy. Who is responsible for his death? Directed by James Strong and Euros Lyn. Starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman. (Blu-ray)

The Big Short – Four people take on banks for their greed. Based on a true story. Directed by Adam McKay. Starring Christian Bale and Steve Carrell. (Blu-ray)

The Nice Guys – Two mismatched detectives investigate a murder and search for a missing girl. Directed by Shane Black. Starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling. (Blu-ray)

Captain America: Civil War– Members of the Avengers team turn against one another. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Starring Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. (Blu-ray)

Paris, Texas – A man reunites with his family after many years. Directed by Wim Wenders. Starring Harry Dean Stanton and Dean Stockwell. (Blu-ray)

The Graduate – A college graduate falls in love with an older woman. Directed by Mike Nichols. Starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. (Blu-ray)