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Oscar Best Picture 2022 Nominees

Looking for the 2022 OSCAR Best Picture nominees at the library? Read below for more information.

The following films are currently available OR on order at the library. Click the links for each for more information or to place holds.

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DVD BELFAST

Belfast– A poignant story of love, laughter, and loss in one boy’s childhood, amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960s.

DVD JPN DRIVE MY C

Drive My Car After his wife’s unexpected death, Yusuke Kafuku, a renowned stage actor and director, receives an offer to direct a production of Uncle Vanya in Hiroshima. There, he begins to face the haunting mysteries his wife left behind.

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DVD DUNE

Dune– A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey that tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence, a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential, only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

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DVD KING RICHARD

King Richard– Based on the true story that will inspire the world, follow the journey of Richard Williams, an undeterred father instrumental in raising two of the most extraordinarily gifted athletes of all time, who will end up changing the sport of tennis forever.

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DVD LICORICE PIZZA

Licorice Pizza– The story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around, and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973.

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DVD NIGHTMARE ALLEY

Nightmare Alley– When a manipulative carnival man teams with an equally deceptive psychiatrist to grift the wealthy in 1940s New York society, he learns that his new partner in crime might be his most formidable opponent yet.

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DVD WEST SIDE STORY

West Side Story– Directed by Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tony Kushner, this musical tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City.

The following are available through pay streaming services, but have yet to be announced for DVD release:

CODA- As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults) Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family’s fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music by wanting to go to Berklee College of Music and her fear of abandoning her parents. Available with a subscription to Apple TV+.

Don’t Look Up- Two low-level astronomers must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.  Available with a subscription to Netflix.

The Power of the Dog- Charismatic rancher Phil Burbank inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother brings home a new wife and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love. Available with a subscription to Netflix.