Reviews and Blog Posts: Drama

Vampires on TV

The international fascination with vampires has impacted TV programming as much as it has movie production. The most popular job for a TV vampire? Private Detective. Can you pick out the three TV shows listed that feature a vampire gumshoe?

Your Day in Court

12 Angry Men

From passionate pleas to goofy lawyers, there are hundreds of movies about getting your day in court. From the early days of cinema, the courtroom has been a favorite setting to either criticize or praise the American legal system.

Looking for Legal Resources? The Library can help you find a lawyer, legal forms or even help you search the Colorado Revised Statutes!

The Clock is Ticking

The span of a few heartbeats may be the difference between life and death. The concept of time is rife with clichés. Time and time again, it seems that time is running out. These films are not only racing to beat the clock, but also play with the concept of time and our perception of reality. Time may be misleading, mutable, or overlapping!

Happy 50th Birthday Sean Penn!

It's hard to believe that Jeff Spicoli is turning 50 today! Sean Penn continues to have an amazing career, with two Academy Award wins for Best Actor and numerous critically acclaimed movies under his hat, both as an actor, writer and director!

Batter Up!

Baseball has fascinated Americans since the 1800s. It is no wonder then that so many films have been made about this intriguing sport. After cheering for the Rockies, give one of these films a turn at the plate. Which baseball film is your favorite?

The Best of A&E

No Cable? No problem. The library has many TV series for you to watch at home! The A&E network specializes in biographical programs and reality television. Their tag line "Real. Life. Drama." is quite apt. High in emotion and drama, these shows are not for the faint of heart.

Happy Birthday Tom Hanks!

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Tom Hanks is the Jimmy Stewart of our era in many ways. His charm and affability make him someone you would want to hang out with or would love to be wooed by. Today he is 54 and still going strong!

Selected Tom Hanks Filmography as owned by DPL:

My invented life

by Lauren Bjorkman

Reviewer Rating:
3

Roz's sister and best friend Eva isn't talking to her. Roz isn't sure why--does it have something to do with Roz wanting Eva's boyfriend, Bryan? What about the fight that Roz had with her cheerleading friend Carmen? What about that lead role in Shakespeare's As You Like It that they're...

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