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Adult Services Staff Picks: Favorite Movies of 2017

Both 2016 Films that came out on DVD in 2017 and films made in 2017 qualify. (CC) = Cecilia C., Adult Services Librarian (GU) = Greta U., Adult Services Librarian Abacus: Small Enough to Fail (2016) – Steve James, director – Documentary (CC) – My favorite doc of the year by acclaimed filmmaker James’ known […]

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90th Academy Award Nominations

In a year where Hollywood is mired in controversy, the 90th Academy Award nominations, announced on Tuesday, January 23, were as non-controversial as possible.  A female director (Greta Gerwig) was nominated (only the fifth one ever) and an African-American (Jordan Peele) director was nominated for directing a movie about extreme racism.  Yes, there were some […]

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2017 National Film Registry Additions!

Each year, the Library of Congress honors 25 films that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant.  This year’s pool of films is as varied as ever, including historical classics, modern blockbusters and riveting documentaries. Here are the titles the Niles-Maine District Library owns.  For the complete list, click here. (in alphabetical order) 4 Little Girls […]

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