Stay in touch with the personal favorites of the KDL Staff. Each title is handpicked. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this month’s theme is favorite romantic films.

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Let The Right One In
FOR DVD LET / R

12-year-old Oskar is a fragile and bullied boy who finds love and revenge when he meets Eli. Eli is a beautiful but peculiar girl he befriends. She has moved into his building. Oskar does not know that she and her father are vampires. When strange disappearances and murders start happening in the town, suspicions mount from her neighbors and police. Eli must move on to stay alive or stay to help Oskar the only way she knows how.


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Sunshine Cleaning
COM DVD SUN / R

Once the high school cheerleading captain who dated the quarterback, Rose Lorkowski now finds herself a thirty something single mother working as a maid. Her sister Norah is still living at home with their dad Joe, a salesman with a lifelong history of ill-fated get rich quick schemes. Desperate to get her son into a better school, Rose persuades Norah to go into the crime scene clean-up business with her to make some quick cash. In no time, the girls are up to their elbows in murders, suicides and other… specialized situations. As they climb the ranks in a very dirty job, the sisters find a true respect for one another and the closeness they have always craved finally blossoms. By building their own improbable business, Rose and Norah open the door to the joys and challenges of being there for one another—no matter what—while creating a brighter future for the entire Lorkowski family.


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Emma
DRA DVD EMM / PG

Emma Woodhouse is a young woman who, having engineered the marriage of her companion, turns her attention toward making a match for the local vicar and her new protegée, Harriet Smith. Her one voice of reason and restraint is Mr. Knightley, who has known her since she was a child and who watches her behaviour with wry amusement and sometimes with real anger. Emma presides over the small provincial world of Highbury with enthusiasm, but she will find it is all too easy to confuse good intentions with self-gratification.


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A Walk to Remember
DRA DVD WAL / PG

Love brings together what peer pressure and lifestyles seek to keep apart. Jamie is a straight-laced preacher’s daughter and Landon is an unmotivated delinquent. When events thrust him into her world, he begins an unexpected journey he’ll never forget.


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Moulin Rouge
MUS DVD MOU / PG-13

Christian, an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine, queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, and the foppish Duke of Roxbury, his villainous rival for her affections.


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P.S. I Love You
DRA DVD PS / PG-13

Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life – a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry, so it’s a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly’s 30th birthday in the form of a cake and a tape recording from Gerry. In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way – P.S. I Love You. Holly’s mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry’s letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing her further into a new future.


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Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
DRA DVD NIC / PG-13

Nick knows exactly how long it has been since Tris broke up with him – three weeks, two days, and 23 hours. Now she is at his gig, with a new guy. Nick can’t understand how she could have moved on so fast. But that night, Nick meets Norah. They have nothing in common except their taste in music. This begins the night of Nick, Norah and Manhattan. Now, this chance meeting will turn into a crusade to find a legendary rock band’s secret show, ends up being a first date and a night that will change their lives forever.


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Youth in Revolt
COM DVD YOU / R

Nick Twisp is a pleasant teen who has trailer trash parents but likes the finer things in life. While on a family vacation, Nick meets and falls desperately in love with the beautiful, free-spirited Sheeni Saunders. But when circumstances continue to force them apart, Nick develops a rebellious alter ego who will stop at nothing to be with Sheeni.


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The Princess Bride
FAM DVD PRI / PG

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest.


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Leap Year
COM DVD LEAP / PG

When Anna’s four-year anniversary to her boyfriend passes without an engagement ring, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Inspired by an Irish tradition that allows women to propose to men on Leap Day, Anna follows Jeremy to Dublin to propose to him. But after landing on the wrong side of Ireland, she must enlist the help of Declan, a handsome and carefree local man, to get her across the country. Along the way, they discover that the road to love can take you to very unexpected places.


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My Bloody Valentine
HOR DVD MY / R

Ten years ago, Harry Warden murdered twenty-two people with a pickaxe. Tom returns to his hometown on the anniversary of the Valentine’s night massacre. Instead of a homecoming, however, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders instead of Harry. The only person who seems to believe he is innocent is his old girlfriend. Now, something has returned to the town of Harmony. Wearing a miner’s mask and armed with a pickaxe, an unstoppable killer is on the loose and the townspeople realize that it just might be Harry who’s come back.


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The War of the Roses
COM DVD WAR / R

A perfect 18-year marriage suddenly becomes unglued. Rather than just get divorced, Oliver and Barbara Rose declare war, fighting to the bitter end over their huge mansion and every possession in it.


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