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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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19 Films to Remember Jerry Lewis

These 19 films are just the beginning of the countless comic moments of Jerry Lewis. Check out what else we own at https://www.nileslibrary.org/. Artists and Models At War with the Army The Bellboy Cinderfella Cracking Up The Delicate Delinquent Don’t Give Up the Ship The Errand Boy The Family Jewels The Geisha Boy It’s Only […]

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In Memory of Don Rickles: 1926-2017

Known for being much more acerbic than most comedians, Rickles initially wanted to be an actor but turned to stand-up comedy after he couldn’t get any acting work.  After his career took off, he took the occasional acting job, but it never gave him the level of success that he found with his harsh comedy […]

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In Memory of Mary Tyler Moore: 1936-2017

She might be best known as the girl who turned on the world with her smile, but Moore was also an award-winning film actress (she won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal as a grieving mother in 1980’s Ordinary People).  Though, the mark she made on 1960s (The Dick […]

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