If you are one of those people who can't wait to see the latest release, you are probably already quite familiar with how to search our on-line catalogue to see what's new. For those of you who don't know, just pop onto our homepage, go to "search the Catalogue" and from there click on "New Arrivals". Or easier still, if you already have a title in mind just enter it into the quick search box and add DVD to eliminate other formats like books and book CD's. Even if we don't physically have any copies yet, if it turns up in the catalogue you can place holds.
Some of my own fave new releases include:
Source Code- Jake Gyllenhaal and Vera Farmiga---An action thriller centered on a soldier who wakes up in the body of an unknown man and discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. Excellent CGI's.
X-Men: First Class--- I'm a big x-Men fan-in fact, along with Iron Man they are the only superhero franchises I enjoy. There are 3 previous X-Men with the original cast, but now they are giving the more popular characters their own back stories. There was Wolverine in 2009 and now First Class, which gives us the genesis of Professor X, Magneto, Beast and Mystique. A trifle long, but def worth a watch. Watch for Kevin Bacon in an excellent turn as a bad guy.
Hanna--- a 16 year old female assassin? Probably shouldn't have liked this one as much as I did given the premise, but it works. Cate Blantchett and Eric Bana as arch rivals fighting over the young girls destiny.
Lincoln Lawyer--- I usually go out of my way to not watch Matthew McConaughey, but playing a sleezy lawyer works for him. Whether or not you are a Grisham and Mat M fan, chances are good you'll enjoy this.
Adjustment Bureau---love story/sci-fi/thriller/space time continuum paradox---? I thought I had this one pigeon-holed early on, but it has a good twist.
And now after tempting you with these new releases I have to admit their are numerous holds on these titles. Hang ini there.