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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Good Flicks You Might Have Missed….

Here are some more little-known favorites from our collection. Check them out and let me know what you think!

The Mothman Prophecies
Starring Richard Gere & Laura Linney.
After the tragic death of his wife, a journalist finds himself in a town where many inhabitants have experienced the same visions his wife experienced before her death. This is a creepy tale that will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. USA, 2002, rated PG-13. Genre:Horror/Thriller

Saving Grace
Starring Brenda Blethyn, Craig Ferguson, Martin Clunes, Tcheky Karyo.
A recent widow joins with the caretaker of her estate on the Cornish coast to use her green thumb for fun and profit. All goes well until the business starts booming. Hilarious British comedy that’s guaranteed to give you the munchies.  UK, 2000, rated R. Genre: Comedy

Starring Shabana Azmi, Nandita Das, Kulbushan Kharbanda, Jaaved Jaaferi, Ranjit Chowdhry, Kushal Rekhi.
Two beautiful but dissatisfied contemporary Indian wives turn to each other for love. This moving film, written and directed by Canadian-based director Deepa Mehta, was banned in India and Pakistan due to its controversial subject matter. Canada/India, 1996, Not Rated (but don’t watch with the kids). Genre: Drama

by Jill Eisner, Sr. Librarian, Information Services

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