New DVDs 19-25 May 2008

Each week CSU adds hundreds of new resources to the catalogue, including books, DVDs, CDs, and electronic resources. This is just a selection of highlights of the new DVDs that were added to the collection last week. Click here to view the complete list of new titles.

  • Michael Clayton Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen’s dirtiest work at the behest of the firm’s co-founder. Check Availability
  • 300 Retelling the ancient Battle of Thermopylae, it depicts the titanic clash in which King Leonidas and 300 Spartans fought to the death against Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and his massive Persian army. Check Availability
  • Two hands When Jimmy loses ten grand of dirty money, the underworld comes knocking. If there’s no cash, there’s no more Jimmy. Check Availability
  • Wire in the blood:
    • Justice painted blind The brutal killings of a middle-aged grandmother and a young girl who bear the hallmarks of 11-year-old Trudy Hibbert’s murder 3 earlier. There may be more victims before the murderer is found. Check Availability
    • Right to silence Tony and Carol think their ships have come in early when investigations into 2 murders all lead to 1 man – a man who is already a previously convicted killer. The trouble is that he is in prison, and could he really be controlling everything from the inside? Check Availability
    • Still she cries Carol calls on Tony’s help when some ancient remains are dug up at a local hotel. What begins as an attempt to mop up a local legend becomes a nightmare as the bodies of people killed in the last decade are dug up underneath the ancient remains. Check Availability
    • The darkness of light Tony Hill finds his caseload coming too close to home when a friend of one of his own students is abducted. Check Availability
    • Sharp compassion Bradfield is in panic as someone preys on its most vulnerable hospital patients. Check Availability
    • Shadows rising An unidentified girl’s body is discovered in a remote barn. When the remains of another girl are found in the same place, Dr. Tony Hill suspects a multiple killer. Check Availability
    • The mermaids singing A number of gruesome murders are uncovered with an apparent sexual tendency. Instruments of torture are being used – and the victims are getting closer to home. Check Availability
  • The School that John built When Australian Story first met teenage fiction author John Marsden in 2002 he was suffering writers block and had given up full-time teaching. Frustrated with the traditional school system and the obsession for control in the classroom, he began channelling his energy into student writing camps at his vast Victorian property. Celebrated as one of Australia’s best authors for young people (he’s sold over three million books) Marsden’s new mission to inspire and challenge the next generation has given him a fresh passion for teaching. Check Availability