I must admit, I was not a big film person growing up. Just like with books I stuck to one genre and one genre only: horror. I was also of the belief that the book is always going to be better than the movie (actually I still cling to my beliefs) so what would be the point in watching the movie? After a few of my friends became determined to change my mind I gave in…slightly. Movies are definitely an art form unto themselves, and when they are done right they cannot be beat.
One of the biggest surprises that the PSC Library has to offer is their collection of movies. I am not just talking about the unintentionally campy science films, or the extended learning films, or even the nursing tapes. We have a collection of both good quality and just plain fun films. Now there is bad, good, better, and the best news. The bad news is that students cannot browse our DVDs. The good news is that if you have a certain movie in mind, or just want to pick whatever, you can check our card catalogue or ask one of the librarians for a recommendation. The better news is that if you have a craving for a certain film, and you are willing to wait, we can order it for you at no charge. And the best news is that I am going to sample a few films that we have at PSC: Continue reading “Wait…we own THAT?! Cinema”