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Sleepers (DVD)
2 hrs. 28 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as motion picture in 1996.
Based upon the book by Lorenzo Carcaterra.
Summary:
Sentenced to the Wilkinson School for boys, four pals are mistreated at will by a cadre of sadistic guards. 15 years later, they have an unexpected opportunity for revenge.
Credits:
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus; editor, Stu Linder; music, John Williams.
Slightly Honorable (DVD)
75 min.
- Feature Film
Based on the novel "Send another coffin," by F.G. Presnell.
Summary:
O'Brien and Crawford play law partners who set out to destroy a crime syndicate. This fast-paced story takes us from high society to cops on the take with a dose of crooked politicians thrown in for good measure.
Credits:
Directed by Tay Garnett; screenplay by Ken Englund.
Sling Blade (DVD)
2 hrs. 28 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Summary:
25 years after committing an unthinkable crime, a quite man named Karl is finally returning home. Once there he is befriended by a fatherless boy and his mother. As a strong relationship develops between Karl and the boy, a confrontation builds with the mother's abusive and sometimes violent boyfriend.
Credits:
Director of photography, Barry Markowitz; editor, Hughes Winborne; original music, Daniel Lanois.
Snow Falling on Cedars (VHS & DVD)
128 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as motion picture in 1999.
Based on the novel by David Guterson.
Summary:
A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy. For a local reporter the trial strikes a deep emotional chord when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case.
Credits:
Produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall; produced by Harry J. Ufland and Ron Bass; screenplay by Ron Bass and Scott Hicks; directed by Scott Hicks; director of photography, Robert Richardson; editor, Hank Corwin; music, James Newton Howard.
The Social Network (DVD)
2 hr.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010.
Based upon the book "The Accidental Billionaires" by Ben Mezrich.
Academy Awards, 2010: Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) (Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin); Best Film Editing (Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter); Best Music (Original Score) (Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross).
Golden Globe Awards, 2011: Best Motion Picture - Drama; Best Director - Motion Picture (David Fincher); Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Aaron Sorkin); Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross).
Summary:
On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history, but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.
Contents:
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements.
Credits:
Directed by David Fincher; produced by Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael de Luca, and Cea?n Chaffin; screenplay by Aaron Sorkin; director of photography, Jeff Cronenweth; film editors, Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter; music by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross; production designer, Donald Graham Burt; costume designer, Jacqueline West; sound design by Ren Klyce; executive producer, Kevin Spacey.
A Soldier's Story (DVD)
1 hr. 37 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Based on the play A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller.
Summary:
A black army attorney is sent to Fort Neal near the end of WW II to investigate the murder of Sgt. Waters, a black man who despised his own roots.
Credits:
Executive producer, Charles Schultz; producers, Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary, Patrick Palmer; director, Norman Jewison; screenplay, Charles Fuller; music, Herbie Hancock.
Sommersby (DVD)
1 hr. 53 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Based on the film The Return of Martin Guerre written by Daniel Vigne and Jean-Claude Carriere.
Summary:
A Civil War veteran returns to his hometown a changed man, leading his wife and others who knew him to doubt his identity.
Credits:
Director, Jon Amiel; producers, Arnon Milchan, Steven Reuther; co-producer, Mary McLaglen; executive producers, Richard Gere, Maggie Wilde; screenplay, Nicholas Meyer, Sarah Kernochan; story, Nicholas Meyer, Anthony Shaffer; music, Danny Elfman.
The Star Chamber (DVD)
1 hr. 48 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
Summary:
Vicious criminals and sadistic killers are running rampant, fearlessly preying on whomever they choose with no fear of punishment. They know that if they're caught slick lawyers will get them off scot free by using obscure loopholes to put them back on the street again. A small group of powerful men decide to meet behind closed doors in the utmost secrecy and decree their own punishment for the guilty.
Credits:
Story, Roderick Taylor; screenplay, Roderick Taylor, Peter Hyams; producer, Frank Yablans; director, Peter Hyams; music, Michael Small.
State's Attorney (DVD)
1 hr. 19 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1932.
Summary:
A brilliant young lawyer with underworld connections puts his life and career on the line when he is appointed District Attorney in this courtroom drama.
Credits:
Executive producer, David O. Selznick; screenplay and dialogue, Gene Fowler and Rowland Brown; director, George Archainbaud.
Storm (DVD)
103 min.
- Feature Film
DVD release of the 2009 motion picture.
Winner of best narrative feature at the Flyway Film Festival and Amnesty International Film Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Includes the short film "Toyland" directed by Jochen Alexander Freydank, winner of best live action short film at the 81st Academy Awards.
Summary:
Storm: Hannah Maynard, prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague, is leading a trial against a former commander of the Yugoslavian National Army who is accused of the deportation and later killing of dozens of Bosnian-Muslim civilians. When a key witness commits suicide, it looks like the case will unravel, but Hannah refuses to give in. Hoping to uncover new findings, she travels to the witness' burial in Sarajevo and meets his sister Mira, who she senses has much more to say than she is willing to admit. Despite threats of violence, Mira reluctantly agrees to testify at The Hague. She and Hannah must both risk life and limb to make it to the court, only to discover that there are traitors among their own ranks.
Toyland: Germany 1942: In order to protect her son, Marianne Meissner tries to make him believe that the Jewish neighbors are going on a journey to "Toyland." One morning, Marianne finds that her son has disappeared, along with the neighbors. "Toyland" is a film about guilt, responsibility, and lies big and small.
Credits:
Directed by Hans-Christian Schmid; screenplay by Bernd Lange and Hans-Christian Schmid; produced by Britta Knoller and Hans-Christian Schmid; director of photography, Bogumil Godfrejow; editor, Hansjorg Weissbrich; music, The Notwist.

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