Winter weather's on the way just in time for Thanksgiving. Be sure to stock up on some library DVDs in case you're snowed in! Here are a few of my picks for November:
Fat Kid Rules the World
Directed by Matthew Lillard, starring Billy Campbell, Matt O'Leary
2013, rated R. 99 minutes. Comedy/Drama
Kill Your Darlings
A tale of friendship, love, and murder at Columbia University in the early1940s. This film recounts the pivotal year that changed Beat Generation poet Allen Ginsberg's life forever and provided the spark for him to start his creative revolution. Based on true events and characters.
Directed by John Krokidas, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Dane Dehaan, Michael C. Hall, Jack Huston, Ben Foster, Elizabeth Olsen, Erin Darke.
2013, rated R. 103 minutes. Drama/Suspense/Thriller
Donna Stern is a Brooklyn comedian who gets heartlessly dumped by her two-timing boyfriend. While trying to drown her troubles at the stand-up comedy club, she has a drunken one night stand with a cute young professional named Max (who's not even remotely her type) and ends up pregnant. Donna has to do what is expected of a 'responsible adult' just in time for the best/worst Valentine's Day of her life.
Directed by Gillian Robespierre, starring Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffman, David Cross, Gabe Liedman.
2014, rated R. 84 minutes. Comedy
Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy!