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!

Arrival
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.

 

Moonlight
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.

 

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New Books and DVDs Available

 

We have some new books and DVDs available for you to borrow.

 

Advanced Biology 2nd edition by Michael Kent

Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness 12th edition by Anne Waugh and Allison Grant

Advanced Biology For You 2nd edition by Gareth Williams

The Accountant – An accountant gets caught up in a cover up involving millions of dollars. Directed by Gavin O’Connor. Starring Ben Affleck.

The Light Between Oceans – A couple who live in a lighthouse keep a baby they find washed up following a shipwreck. Directed by Derek Cianfrance. Starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander.

Arrival – A scientist must make contact with an alien race who have arrived on Earth. Directed by Dennis Villeneuve. Starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner.

 

Books can be borrowed for three weeks. DVDs can be borrowed for one week. You can renew items three times, unless they have been reserved by someone else.

 

 

 

New DVDs Available

new-nuneaton-dvdsWe have some new DVDs available at the Nuneaton campus Library.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist search for a missing girl. Directed by Niels Arden Oplev.

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest – Lisbeth is charged with murder. Mikael tries to prove her innocence and expose a political cover up. Directed by Daniel Alfredson.

Hell or High Water – A Texas Ranger(Jeff Bridges) pursues two brothers (Chris Pine and Ben Foster)who are robbing banks. Directed by David Mackenzie.

Jason Bourne – Jason Bourne(Matt Damon)is once again on the run. Directed by Paul Greengrass.

The Purge: Election Year -Leo Barnes(Frank Grillo)must protect presidential candidate Charlie Roan(Elizabeth Mitchell)on purge night. Directed by James De Monaco.

Burn After Reading – Spy comedy. Starring George Clooney,Tilda Swinton, Brad Pitt and John Malkovich.Directed by the Coen Brothers.

Nine Lives – A billionaire(Kevin Spacey)gets turned into a cat. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.

Mechanic: Resurrection -Bishop’s life is once again in danger as he has to complete a list of assassinations. Starring Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Michelle Yeoh and Tommy lee Jones. Directed by Dennis Gansel.

DVDs may be borrowed for one week. You can renew them up to three times, unless they have been reserved by someone else.

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)

New Books and DVDs Available

working-with-young-homeless-people-scannedSome new books and DVDs are now available to borrow.

New Headway: Upper- Intermediate Workbook with key by Liz and John Soars

New Headway Upper – Intermediate Student’s Book by Liz and John Soars

The Complete Illustrated Stories of the Brothers Grimm

Working With Young Homeless People by Phil Robinson

Working With Children and Young People: Co-constructing Practice edited by Lindsay O’Dell and Stephen Leverett

Understanding The Sociology of Health: An Introduction 4th edition by Anne Marie Barry and Chris Yuill

Play For Sick Children: Play specialists in hospital and beyond by Catherine Hubback

Providing Support To Young People: A guide to interviewing in helping relationships by Hazel L. Reid and Allison J. Fielding

Using Secondary Data in Educational and Social Research by Emma Smith

 

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The Whitby Witches by Robin Jarvis

A Warlock In Whitby by Robin Jarvis

The Daughter – A man returns home for his father’s wedding to a much younger woman. He uncovers a secret that could destroy a family. Starring Geoffrey Rush and Sam Neill.

The Night Manager– Acclaimed TV adaptation of John Le Carre’s spy novel. Starring Hugh Laurie.

Our Kind of Traitor – A married couple get caught up with mafia and British spies. Starring Ewan McGregor.

The Secret Agent – Spy drama set in Victorian London.  Starring Toby Jones.

 

high-fidelity-scannedThe Queen – Helen Mirren stars as Queen Elizabeth II. The film focuses on how she dealt with the aftermath of Princess Diana’s death.

Seabiscuit – True story about the racehorse Seabiscuit.  Starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper and Tobey Maguire.

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

High Fidelity – Comedy set in a Chicago record store. Starring John Cusack and Jack Black.

The Graduate – A college graduate falls for an older woman. Starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. (Blu-ray )

 

 

 

 

 

New Books and DVDs Available

Some new books and DVDs are now available to borrow from the Nuneaton campus Library.

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PACE: A Practical Guide to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 4th edition by Paul Ozin and Heather Norton

Introduction To Human Anatomy And Physiology 4th edition by Eldra Pearl Solomon

The Good Research Guide: For Small-Scale Social Research Projects 5th edition by Martyn Denscombe

Working Together For Children: A Critical Introduction To Multi-Agency Working by Gary Walker

Writing A Dissertation For Dummies by Dr. Carrie Winstanley

Safeguarding Children Across Services: Messages From Research by Carolyn Davies and Harriet Ward

Keeping Children Safe: The Government’s Response To The Victoria Climbie Inquiry Report and Joint Chief Inspector’s Report Safeguarding Children

The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham

Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

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Hollow City by Ransom Riggs

Library Of Souls by Ransom Riggs

A Letter Of Mary by Laurie R. King

March Of The Penguins – The life of Emperor penguins captured on film. DVD

Testament Of Youth – Alicia Vikander stars as the real life nurse and pacifist Vera Brittain. Chronicling Vera’s experiences and personal losses during the First World War. Blu-ray disc

The Dressmaker  – Kate Winslet plays a woman accused of committing murder as a child. She raises eyebrows in her home town with the stunning dresses she creates and gets her revenge on those who have wronged her. DVD

New DVDs Available

eye-in-the-sky-scannedSome new DVDs are now available to borrow from the Nuneaton campus Library.

Eye in the Sky – Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman play British army officers faced with a moral dilemma.

London Has Fallen– A secret service agent(Gerard Butler)must try and stop a deadly plot.

Ex Machina– A scientific experiment takes an interesting turn. Starring Alicia Vikander

Truth – The true story of a news scandal about President George Bush. Starring Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett.

10 Cloverfield Lane – A woman wakes up from a car crash in an underground bunker. She has been saved by a man who claims the outside world is now uninhabitable, but is he telling the truth and is she safe with him? Starring John Goodman and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

 

truth-scannedThe Jungle Book – Live action version of the Disney classic.

Get a Job–  The struggles of people out of work. Starring Bryan Cranston, Miles Teller and Anna Kendrick.

The 5th Wave-Cassie(Chloe Grace Moretz)tries to save her younger brother when the earth is attacked.

The Divergent Series: Allegiant – The penultimate film in the series. Tris (Shailene Woodley)leads rebels in a daring escape.

 

 

 

DVDs may be borrowed for one week. They can be renewed three times, unless they have been reserved by someone else.

 

New DVDs Available

New DVDs May 2016Check out our latest arrivals on DVD and Blu-ray.

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation – Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his team track down a dangerous and mysterious group called the Syndicate. They are helped by a British agent (Rebecca Ferguson) who may not be trustworthy.

Suffragette – Maud(Carey Mulligan)is a housewife who joins the growing suffragette movement. Meryl Streep stars as suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst.

Steve Jobs – Michael Fassbender stars in this film about the life of Apple’s founder Steve Jobs.

Spectre ScannedJurassic World – John Hammond’s dream of a dinosaur park has finally become a reality. Things don’t go according to plan though. Dinosaurs escape causing chaos and carnage.

Spectre– James Bond ( Daniel Craig)investigates the sinister group known as Spectre.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – The next installment of the Star Wars saga. Newcomers Daisy Ridley and John Boyega join original stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill. Set after The Return of the Jedi.

Brooklyn – A young Irish girl (Sairose Ronan)travels from Ireland to find work in America during the 1950’s. We see her adjusting to her new life and falling in love for the first time. Julie Walters and Jim Broadbent co-star.

The Hunger Games – Teenager Katnis Everdeen(Jennifer Lawrence)enters the Hunger Games, a televised fight where teenagers fight to the death.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Katnis and Peeta become targets.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 1 – A rebellion begins.

Mr Turner ScannedCaptain America: The Winter Soldier – Captain America(Chris Evans)and the Black Widow(Scarlett Johansson)must stop an assassin called The Winter Soldier.

Avengers Assemble – Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson)gathers together a group of superheroes to save the world.

Mr. Turner – Timothy Spall plays British artist J.M.W. Turner. The film explores the last years of Turner’s life.

Mad Max: Fury Road – Mad Max(Tom Hardy)is a haunted man. He joins Furiosa (Charlize Theron)and her group.

 Bridge of Spies – Tom Hanks plays a lawyer who has to defend a Russian spy(Mark Rylance)who’s facing trial in America. The film is based on a true story. Mark Rylance won the best supporting actor Oscar this year for his performance here.