Hundreds of new streaming video titles have been added to our catalog in the past month. You can now expect to see lots of titles from BBC Active and some classic TV favorites, not to mention we’ve also got some more star-studded feature films. This post will highlight a few of the stellar selection. If you’d like to see all of our newest titles, click the Marketplace link.
Around the Block Cinedigm Entertainment Corp. – Drama
Christina Ricci stars as an American teacher who takes a troubled inner-city Sydney youth under her wing, in this gritty, unflinching yet inspirational debut feature by Australian director Sarah Spillane. Winner of Australian Directors Guild Award
The Congress Cinedigm Entertainment Corp. – Drama, Science Fiction
More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, an aging actress (Robin Wright, playing a version of herself) decides to take her final job: preserving her digital likeness for a future Hollywood. Also stars Jon Hamm, Harvey Keitel, & Paul Giamatti. OverDrive staff favorite.
Night Moves Cinedigm Entertainment Corp. – Drama, Thriller
Three radical environmentalists come together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, & Peter Sarsgaard.
Sharknado 2: The Second One Cinedigm Entertainment Corp. – Feature Film
When a Category 7 hurricane pummels New York, the surging flood waters bring thousands of sharks. To make matters worse, tornadoes soon dot the horizon. As Sharknadoes tear through the city, no vehicle, building, or national monument is safe. OverDrive staff favorite.
The Stream Cinedigm Entertainment Corp. – Children’s Video, Comedy
A tragedy of epic proportions sends five friends on an epic kid-adventure. All they have to do is follow The Stream and back. What could possibly go wrong? A family comedy featuring Rainn Wilson & Mario Lopez where the force of friendship must prevail.
Dark Shadows MPI Media Group – TV Series, Drama, Horror
The classic, gothic soap opera that revolves around strange occurrences in Collinsport, Maine. The show also inspired a recent film adaptation starring Johnny Depp. OverDrive staff favorite.
Gigantor Peter Rodgers Organization
A virtually-indestructible robot combats criminals, aliens, and terrorists groups.
Documentary & Instructional
American Promise Cinedigm Entertainment Corp. – Documentary
A coming of age story that explores the lives of two African American boys and their families. Their hopes, struggles, achievements and failures are revealed as they make tough decisions to guarantee a better future for their boys. Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize Winner.
The Diary of Anne Frank BBC Active – Documentary
BBC mini-series based on the diary Anne Frank kept while hiding from Nazis in occupied Amsterdam. Nominated for a Satellite Award.eBook also available.
Jillian Michaels: Beginner Shred Gaiam, Inc. – Fitness, Instructional
Let the “Biggest Loser” star whip you into shape with this beginner workout.
Rodney Yee’s Yoga for Your Week Gaim, Inc. – Fitness, Instructional
Famed yoga instructor, Rodney Yee, helps you feel good and look great with these 20-minute sessions that easily fit into any busy lifestyle.
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Michelle Ross is a Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive.