New DVDs at Evelyn S. Field Library

The Evelyn S. Field Library at Raritan Valley Community College offers more than just books.  You can also take out DVDs with a valid RVCC ID.

Below is a list of the newest offerings from the library.

300: Rise of An Empire (2014 Rated: Rfor strong sustained sequences of stylized bloody violence throughout, a sex scene, nudity and some language)

Director:  Noam Murro

Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey

Awards:  Nominated for 2014 Golden Trailer Awards

Greek general Themistocles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. He's pitted against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal turned god Xerxes, and Artemesia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

American Horror Story: The Complete Third Season, Coven (2014 Rated: TV-Not-Rated)

Stars: Sarah Paulson, Frances Conroy, Jessica Lange, Evan Peters, and Lily Rabe. Taissa Farmiga, Jamie Brewer, and Denis O'Hare, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters

Awards: Won 2013 & 14 Emmys & Nominated for 2013 & 2014 Golden Globes

The exceptional young witches at Miss Robichaux's Academy are under assault by forces of ignorance and hate. Caught in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe, who harbors a terrifying secret of her own. Fiona, a Supreme Witch with unimaginable powers, is determined to protect the Coven, but her obsessive quest for immortality will lead her to cross paths with a formidable voodoo queen and a murderous slave owner cursed with eternal life.

Captain America: the Winter Soldier (2014 Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout)

Director:  Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Stars: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford

Awards:  Nominated for 2014 Teen Choice Award and Won 2014 Golden Trailer Award

Captain America teams with the Black Widow and a new ally, the Falcon, in a fight for the future of mankind. Following the cataclysmic events in New York with the Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the entire world at risk. As the conspiracy deepens and it's no longer clear whom to trust, Captain America, Black Widow and the Falcon must join forces to overthrow their insidious enemy's most mysterious and powerful weapon yet - the Winter Soldier.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014 Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and brief suggestive material.)

Director:  Doug Liman

Stars:  Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton

Awards:  Nominated for 2014 Teen Choice Award and Golden Trailer Award

In a near future, an alien race has hit the Earth in an unbeatable assault. Major William Cage has never seen a day of combat, but is dropped into a suicide mission and killed within minutes. Cage now finds himself thrown into a time loop-forcing him to live out the same day over and over, fighting and dying each time. With each life, Cage learns more fighting skills, so that when he and warrior Rita Vrataski take the fight to the aliens, they are one step closer to defeating the enemy.

No Man’s Land (2001 Rated R for violence and language)

Director/Writer:  Danis Tanovic

Stars: Branko Djuric, Rene Bitorajac, Filip Sovagovic

Awards: Best Foreign Film 2002 Oscar & Golden Globe Best Screenplay 2001 Cannes Film Festival

Set during the height of the Bosnian War in 1993, a group of Bosnian soldiers are advancing on Serb territory under the cover of a foggy night. At daybreak, the fog lifts, and the Serbs open fire. Soon there is only one Bosnian survivor because he was able to dive into a trench in no man's land. He then watches as two Serbian soldiers use the body of a fallen Bosnian to bait a land mine. He fires on them, killing one, and taking the second hostage. Now both are alone and equally armed, so they are forced to share a wary trust as they try to attract help from either side.

The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season (2014 Rated: TV14)

Stars:  Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

Awards:  Nominated for 2014 Screen Actors Guild Award

In the fourth season, we see Rick and the group of survivors fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison only to have it short-lived as the group loses everything, their home, family, and friends to the threat of the walkers, outside threats and the hidden dangers brewing inside the fences. The group of survivors are broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else's fate as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested - a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others.

For more information visit the library website at http://library.raritanval.edu/.

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