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City of Gold

City of Gold Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times restaurant critic who richly chronicled the L.A.’s vast culinary landscape and made its food understandable and approachable died last week at 57.  This 2015 documentary shows his unique approach, where ethnic cooking is a kaleidoscopic doorway to the mysteries of an unwieldy city and the soul of America. Reserve this ... Read More »

Oscars 2018

A select list of the 2018 Oscar nominees.  As always, GPPL will add titles to the collection as they become available. Our annual Oscar Night at the Library is on Thursday, March 1. BEST PICTURE Call Me by Your Name Darkest Hour Dunkirk Get Out Lady Bird Phantom Thread The Post The Shape of Water Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri ... Read More »

The Golden Globe Awards

The Golden Globe Awards for 2017 Films and Television Best Motion Picture Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri * Call Me by Your Name Dunkirk The Post The Shape of Water Best Drama, Musical or Comedy               Lady Bird * The Disaster Artist Get Out The Greatest Showman I, Tonya Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama  Gary Oldman – Darkest Hour as ... Read More »

Sing Street

Sing Street 1980s Dublin through the eyes of fourteen-year-old Conor, who is looking for a break from a home strained by his parents’ relationship and money troubles while trying to adjust to his new inner-city public school where the kids are rough and the teachers are rougher. He finds a glimmer of hope in the mysterious, über-cool Raphina. With the ... Read More »

Captain Fantastic

Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society, a devoted father dedicates his life to transforming his six young children into extraordinary adults. But when a tragedy strikes the family, they are forced to leave this self-created paradise and begin a journey into the outside world that challenges his idea of what it means to be a ... Read More »

Book Before Movie

There’s an impressive list of upcoming movies based on books. We will get the dvds once they are available to libraries but in the meantime why not read the book first?  Click here for the list, with links to the books in our library catalog. Let’s hope the movies do justice to the books!   Read More »

21st Century’s Greatest Films

BBC Culture surveyed film critics from around the world for their lists of the century’s greatest films since 2000.  Here’s the top 35, just about all available at GPPL.  How many have you seen?  Click here to see the full list and commentary.       Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001) In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000) There Will ... Read More »

Star Wars Films at the Library

  Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace (DVD) 1999 Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace (Blu-Ray) Stranded on the desert planet Tatooine after rescuing young Queen Amidala from the impending invasion of Naboo, Jedi apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn discover nine-year-old Anakin Skywalker, a young slave unusually strong in the Force. Anakin wins a thrilling Podrace and ... Read More »