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For Movie Fans: New Releases & Staff Favorites

New Releases

Visit the library to browse and check out new movies. Browse new DVDs and Blu-Rays or see what's coming soon. Place your selections on hold for pickup.

To borrow an item, click the "place hold" button next to the title in the library catalog (▶ see how) or the Vernon Library app. Request items for pickup at the drive-up window or on the holds shelves inside the building. Or visit and browse in person during regular business hours.

The French Dispatch

Released December 28

Antlers

Released January 4

Dune

Released January 11

Spencer

Released January 11

Last Night in Soho

Released January 18

The Dry

Released January 18

Beans

Released January 18

Hive

Released January 18

An Ideal Host

Released January 18

Golden Voices

Released January 25

Staff Favorites

Want to find your next favorite movie? Check out what the library's avid watchers recommend. 

God's Own Country

Searing and gut-wrenching, this quiet romance between a young man and a seasonal farmhand is perfect. —Emily

Be Kind Rewind

A movie for movie lovers: Two video store clerks have to remake their favorite movies after erasing the store's videotapes. —Gina

Respect

Follows the humble beginnings of a young girl from Detroit singing in her father's church choir to finding her voice as a the celebrated Queen of Soul. —Alan

Bob Le Flambeur

The fingerprints of this classic French film are all over every heist movie made after it. —Keith

Stoker

From acclaimed director Park Chan-wook, this thriller follows India as her life is turned upside down after her father's death and uncle's sudden reappearance. —Emily

Personal Shopper

If you can't wait to see Kristen Stewart in Spencer then check out her acting in this psychological thriller. This one has an ending that will have you re-watching the film to see what clues you might have missed. —Gina

One Night in Miami

Cassius Clay (a.k.a. Muhammad Ali), Jim Brown, Malcolm X, and Sam Cooke are brought together one night at a motel where they discuss civil rights, empowering Black Americans and how they might move the country forward. —Alan

To the Ends of the Earth

A study in homesickness told through the story of a Japanese reporter filming a travelogue in Uzbekistan. —Emily

Bright Star

While Jane Campion's newest film is getting a lot of buzz, I prefer this one that follows the romance of John Keats and Fanny Brawne. Every scene is breathtakingly gorgeous. Available on Netflix through our Roku devices. —Gina

Loving Vincent

The artist's final letter suggests a mystery to solve in this Oscar-nominated fully painted feature -- the perfect pairing for Chicago's Immersive Van Gogh exhibit. —Alan


 

Browsing Bundles

If you'd rather not browse in person, let a librarian custom-curate an assortment of movies for you based on your favorite genres and formats for pickup. Request a movie bundle here

Binge Bags

photo of a few Binge Bags including road trips and Star Wars

It's easy to cue up your next movie marathon with a Binge Bag. These themed bundles offer something for every viewer: Lord of the Rings, wedding rom-coms, the mysterious dealings of Agatha Christie's beloved detectives, and lots more. Available on a first-come, first-served basis (sorry; no holds). Browse what's available now or stop by the library. 

The Great Courses

In the mood to learn something new? Check out The Great Courses on Kanopy. With subjects ranging from history to science and business skills to cooking, there is something to interest every life-long learner.

Bonus! The Great Courses can be viewed without impacting your monthly play credits.