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DVD's that are due to be released that the Jerseyville PL may or may not be purchasing. To find out more about any of these titles, just click on the title for a description.

New Releases

 

 

    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: PG
    • Genre(s): Adventure
    • User Score: tbd
    • Production Company: American Film Company, The
    • Runtime: 100 min
    Against the Sun Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: Not Rated
    • Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance
    • User Score: 8.7
    • Production Company: Five By Eight Productions
    • Runtime: 90 min
    Amira & Sam Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: PG-13
    • Starring: Anthony Mackie, Gillian Jacobs, Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer
    • Genre(s): Drama
    • User Score: 8.2
    • Production Company: Sunlight Productions
    • Runtime: 121 min
    Black or White Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: R
    • Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, David Threlfall, Jude Law, Scoot McNairy
    • Genre(s): Adventure, Thriller
    • User Score: 6.5
    • Production Company: Film4
    • Runtime: 114 min
    Black Sea Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: Not Rated
    • Starring: Areli Flores, Carlos Bardem, Javier López, José Alberto Solorzano, Kristian Ferrer, Mario Zaragoza, Sonia Couoh, Tenoch Huerta, Valeria Galiendo
    • Genre(s): Thriller, Crime
    • Production Company: ARP Sélection
    • Runtime: 133 min
    Days of Grace Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: Not Rated
    • Genre(s): Drama
    • User Score: tbd
    • Production Company: Région Ile-de-France
    • Runtime: 84 min
    Diplomacy Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: Unrated
    • Genre(s): Drama
    • User Score: tbd
    • Production Company: Coração da Selva
    • Runtime: 106 min
    Futuro Beach Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: R
    • Starring: Christina Hendricks, Eva Mendes, Iain De Caestecker, Matt Smith, Saoirse Ronan
    • Genre(s): Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy
    • User Score: 7.2
    • Production Company: Bold Films
    • Runtime: 95 min
    Lost River Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: R
    • Genre(s): Comedy, Romance
    • User Score: 6.5
    • Production Company: Constantin Film Produktion
    • Runtime: 102 min
    Love, Rosie Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: Not Rated
    • Genre(s): Drama
    • User Score: tbd
    • Production Company: Media House Capital
    • Runtime: 129 min
    Miss Julie Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: R
    • Starring: Amy Dawson, Dorothy Atkinson, Karl Johnson, Lesley Manville, Marion Bailey, Paul Jesson, Ruth Sheen, Sandy Foster, Timothy Spall
    • Genre(s): Biography, Drama, History
    • User Score: 6.8
    • Production Company: Film4
    • Runtime: 150 min
    Mr. Turner Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: Not Rated
    • Genre(s): Thriller, Comedy
    • User Score: tbd
    • Production Company: Seine Pictures
    • Runtime: 101 min
    Murder of a Cat Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: PG-13
    • Starring: Andre Holland, Carmen Ejogo, Common, David Oyelowo, Giovanni Ribisi, Lorraine Toussaint, Tim Roth, Tom Wilkinson, Wendell Pierce
    • Genre(s): Biography, Drama, History
    • User Score: 7.0
    • Production Company: Pathé
    • Runtime: 128 min
    Selma Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: PG-13
    • Starring: Alexa PenaVega, Carlos PenaVega, George Lopez, Jamie Lee Curtis, Marisa Tomei
    • Genre(s): Drama, Sport
    • User Score: tbd
    • Production Company: Circle of Confusion
    • Runtime: 83 min
    Spare Parts Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: Not Rated
    • Genre(s): Drama, Family
    • Production Company: It's Terrific Pictures
    • Runtime: 84 min
    The Frontier Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: PG-13
    • Starring: Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan
    • Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance, Musical
    • User Score: 7.4
    • Production Company: Lucky Monkey Pictures
    • Runtime: 94 min
    The Last Five Years Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: Not Rated
    • Genre(s): Drama
    • Production Company: Canal+
    • Runtime: 112 min
    The Nun Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: R
    • Starring: Amir K, Ashley Hinshaw, Christa Nicola, Denis O'Hare, James Buckley
    • Genre(s): Horror
    • User Score: 4.3
    • Production Company: Sahara Productions
    • Runtime: 89 min
    The Pyramid Image
    • Home Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Rated: Not Rated
    • Genre(s): Drama
    • User Score: 8.0
    • Production Company: Memento Films Production
    • Runtime: 196 min
    Winter Sleep Image
    • Home Release Date: May 4, 2015
    • Rated: Not Rated
    • Genre(s): Documentary
    • User Score: tbd
    • Production Company: Fontana Film
    • Runtime: 89 min

 

Coming Soon

Friday May 8

  • Fifty Shades of Grey Image
    Recent college graduate Anastasia Steele begins a sexually charged relationship with handsome, yet tormented billionaire Christian Grey.
    Starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan

Tuesday May 12

  • Blackhat Image
    Set within the world of global cybercrime, Blackhat follows a furloughed convict (Chris Hemsworth) and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chica… More »
    Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Lee-Hom Wang, Viola Davis, Wei Tang
  • Mortdecai Image
    Juggling some angry Russians, the British Mi5, his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) must traverse t… More »
    Starring: Ewan McGregor, Gwyneth Paltrow, Johnny Depp, Olivia Munn
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Starting in 1788, rebellious poet Friedrich Schiller (Florian Stetter) and two penniless sisters experience an unforgettable period which will eventually bind them forever. Unhappily married C… More »
    Starring: Claudia Messner, Florian Stetter, Hannah Herzsprung, Henriette Confurius, Maja Maranow, Michael Wittenborn, Ronald Zehrfeld
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    Max Simkin (Adam Sandler) repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom t… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Still reeling from her parents divorce, April (Brittany Allen) is dragged back to the vacation cabin she spent fond summers at as a child accompanied by a group of friends. Her trip down memor… More »
    Starring: Anja Savcic, Brittany Allen, Freddie Stroma, Gil Bellows, Jesse Moss, Melanie Papalia
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
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    A failed Lower East Side DJ struggling to keep his life together becomes entangled in a murder mystery involving a desperate woman, a missing drug dealer, and the scion of a powerful investment firm.
    • R
    • Limited
    Ted Morgan (Seann William Scott) has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act,… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    A young couple, Kaia and Andrew (Gitte Witt and Christopher Abbott), spend their days restoring her family's sprawling rural estate. Their peace is upended one night when Kaia's emotionally di… More »
    Starring: Brady Corbet, Christopher Abbott, Gitte Witt, Stephanie Ellis
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    Alice Howland (Julianne Moore), a successful Columbia University linguistics professor happily married with three grown children, struggles to maintain her mind after being diagnosed with earl… More »
    Starring: Alec Baldwin, Hunter Parrish, Julianne Moore, Kate Bosworth, Kristen Stewart, Seth Gilliam, Shane McRae
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    James is a troubled young man on a mission. He’s desperate to join his girlfriend Vicky at the "party to end all parties" and numb any feelings as the world comes to an end. On his journey how… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Farid, an Algerian informant for the French police, is found murdered in a small French town. Two offbeat and unethical female investigators (Isabelle Huppert and Sandrine Kimberlain) are brou… More »
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    After he crashes his bike into a stranger named Nikki (Marie Avgeropoulos), Cam (Taylor Lautner) is introduced to her crew—a team that uses parkour to pull off heists. Hoping to alleviate his … More »
    • R
    • Limited
    After a troubled youth and 18 years in prison, William Garnett (Forest Whitaker) is being released. With the help of an idealistic parole agent (Brenda Blethyn) and his new-found Islamic fait… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    A bullied high school student starts having visions of a rabbit that he killed when he was a kid, soon putting him in a state where his imagination threatens to cause him to carry out violent acts.
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    With renowned wine importer Martine Saunier as our guide, we get a rare glimpse behind the scenes into the real Champagne through six houses, from small independent makers like Champagne Saint… More »

Tuesday May 19

  • American Sniper Image
    U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageo… More »
    Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller
  • Hot Tub Time Machine 2 Image
    When Lou, who has become the "father of the Internet," is shot by an unknown assailant, Jacob and Nick fire up the time machine again to save their friend.
    Starring: Adam Scott, Clark Duke, Craig Robinson, Rob Corddry
  • Strange Magic Image
    Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion.
    Starring: Elijah Kelley, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenoweth, Maya Rudolph
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    James (Kodi Smit-McPhee) has shut himself off from his surroundings, falling into a world of imagination and darkness. Visits with his psychiatrist have proven unhelpful - though he takes a li… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    As his life hits rock bottom, 20-something Richie (Shawn Christensen) decides to end it all—only to have his half-hearted suicide attempt interrupted by an urgent request from his sister (Emmy… More »
    Starring: Emmy Rossum, Fatima Ptacek, Paul Wesley, Richard Schiff, Ron Perlman, Shawn Christensen
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    A man and a woman, secretly in love, alone in a room. They desire each other, want each other, and even bite each other. In the afterglow, they share a few sweet nothings. At least the man see… More »
    Starring: Blutch, Laurent Poitrenaux, Léa Drucker, Mathieu Amalric, Mona Jaffart, Paul Kramer, Serge Bozon, Stéphanie Cléau, Véronique Alain
    • R
    • Limited
    King Cymbeline, leader of the Briton Motorcycle Club, clashes with the corrupt Roman Police while his radiant but disobedient daughter Imogen (Dakota Johnson) fends off assaults on her honor a… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Fed up with her abusive family situation, lack of school prospects and the “boys’ law” in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She ch… More »
    Starring: Assa Sylla, Diabate Idrissa, Karidja Touré, Lindsay Karamoh, Marietou Toure
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Last Hijack is a true tale of survival in Somalia told from the pirate's perspective. Combining animation with documentary storytelling, the film takes an innovative hybrid approach to explore… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Kolia lives in a small town near the Barents Sea in North Russia. He has his own auto-repair shop. His shop stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya and his son … More »
    Starring: Aleksey Serebryakov, Roman Madyanov, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Yelena Lyadova
    • R
    • Limited
    After an alcohol induced blacked-out night of drinking, Teddy (Fran Kranz) discovers he has severely beaten his wife, Molly. As he attempts to redeem himself to her she must decide whether or … More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Charlie Darby (Matt LeBlanc) has everything going for him: a great job as an elementary school principal, supportive friends and a wonderful life. The one thing that Charlie doesn’t have is lo… More »
    • G
    • Limited
    Maya is a little bee with a big heart. While most bees believe that other insects should be feared, Maya can’t help but make friends with Flip the violin-playing grasshopper, Kurt the dung bee… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    A fun weekend turns into madness and horror for a bunch of groupies looking for fun in a beaver infested swamp.

Tuesday May 26

  • The Loft Image
    Five married friends conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city—a place where they can carry out hidden affairs and indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a n… More »
    Starring: Eric Stonestreet, Isabel Lucas, James Marsden, Karl Urban, Matthias Schoenaerts, Wentworth Miller
    • PG-13
    Seventh Son Image
    In a time long past, an evil is about to be unleashed that will reignite the war between supernatural forces and humankind. Master Gregory (Jeff Bridges), the last of the Falcon Knights, had i… More »
    Starring: Alicia Vikander, Ben Barnes, Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore
    • PG
    • Limited
    New York City Ballet, under the artistic direction of Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins, boasts a roster of more than 90 elite dancers and a repertory of works by many of the greatest chore… More »
    Starring: Justin Peck, Tiler Peck
    • R
    • Limited
    Dwayne McLaren (Liam Hemsworth) dreams about escaping small town life in Cut Bank, Montana, “the coldest spot in the nation,” with his vivacious girlfriend Cassandra (Teresa Palmer). When Dway… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    When Dr. Hess Green (Stephen Tyrone Williams) is introduced to a mysteriously cursed artifact by an art curator, Lafayette Hightower (Elvis Nolasco), he is uncontrollably drawn into a newfound… More »
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    Cora (Brittany Snow), a disenchanted and troubled young woman, begrudgingly answers phones at a Prayer Call Center under the watchful direction of its religious leader Bill (William H. Macy). … More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Amy Fielder (Jessica Sonneborn) has moved to a small town in the middle of Massachusetts to start a new life. Soon after she settles into her new apartment, she notices strange things happenin… More »
  • Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles looks at the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary - the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood d… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    For years, the Covington forest has been shrouded in mystery, with a dark past as a final destination for troubled youths. Undeterred by the news of a classmate who recently took his life in t… More »
  • After the bizarre death of her brother, Johana Burwood (Sarah Hyland) must return home after four years to face her quirky family, including her estranged dad, her two competitive brothers and… More »


 

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105 North Liberty Street
Jerseyville, IL  62052


Phone:  618.498.9514
Fax:  618.498.3036
email:  jpl@jerseyvillelibrary.org

Hours:
Monday -Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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Summer Reading Club!

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Summer Reading Program
for Infants - Grade 6.
Registration starts June 1, 2015!
Activities include:  Arts & Crafts,
musical games day, sing along
movie day, and learning dance
moves w/ Briley Blade.
Entertainment includes:  Live
animals, hula hoop show, Laughing
Matters, and much more!

Club runs from June 15- July 31

Call 618.498.9514 for more information.

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