At the end of the day it’s got to be a good movie … and it’s got to make people think, ‘Hey, I couldn’t have spent my time any better.’ -Tom Hanks
Who doesn’t love a good movie? We do, and we have access to plenty of great films. Thank you to our film aficionado David for his recommendations, and happy watching, everyone! These and other staff choices can be found in the Staff Picks – DVD list in the catalog.
The Way, Way Back, starring Liam James, Steve Carrell, Sam Rockwell and Toni Collette, is a well-done comedy-drama about an introverted teen who, to escape his mother and her new boyfriend during summer vacation, finds friends and a job at a water park.
99 Homes, starring Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon, is an excellent drama from director Ramin Bahrani, about a man who, after being evicted from his home, goes to work for the man who evicted him and his family.
Eddie the Eagle, starring Taron Eggerton (of Kingsman: The Golden Circle), and Hugh Jackman, is a thoroughly enjoyable, ’80s-set sports-underdog flick.
In Mr. Holmes, starring Ian McKellen and Laura Linney, “an aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia as he tries to remember his final case.” (IMDb)