Tag: Sound & Vision

Top Ten… Sound & Vision items of 2021

Continuing our review of the top picks by our community (by check-outs for the year), these are our most-borrowed (and beloved) Sound and Vision items for 2021. These titles are the most popular physical items loaned out from the library’s Sound & Vision collection, but don’t forget that these aren’t your only options! Your library card gives you access to Beamafilm, Kanopy and Kanopy Kids for music and film streaming, without the need to come into the Library. You can find thousands of titles in our Movies and Music section, wherever you are, whenever you fancy.

10. Avengers: Infinity War.

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality.

9. Black Panther.

Centuries ago, five African tribes war over a meteorite containing vibranium. One warrior ingests a “heart-shaped herb” affected by the metal and gains superhuman abilities, becoming the first “Black Panther”.

You can also check out Marvel graphic novels and comics by searching our catalogue for Black Panther.

8. Nomadland.

Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad.

7. The Trench.

Set in the 48 hours leading up to the catastrophic Battle of the Somme in 1916, “The Trench” is the story of young men at war, as seen through the eyes of 17 year old Billy Macfarlane.

6. Radioactive.

From the 1870s to the modern era, Radioactive is a journey through Marie Curie’s enduring legacies — her passionate relationships, scientific breakthroughs, and the consequences that followed for her and for the world.

5. Wild Mountain Thyme.

Headstrong farmer Rosemary Muldoon has her heart set on winning her neighbour Anthony Reilly’s love. The problem is Anthony seems to have inherited a family curse, and remains oblivious to his beautiful admirer.

4. Greenland.

A family fights for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth.

3. Tenet.

Armed with only one word – Tenet – and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real-time.

2. The Call of the Wild.

The classic tale of a dog’s heroic adventures in the frozen Yukon. The Call of the Wild is a thrilling frontier adventure and uniquely American ode to the power of nature.

For those who prefer books to movies, the movie is based on the novel Call of the Wild, by Jack London.

  1. Wonder Woman 1984.

Wonder Woman’s latest big-screen adventure finds her facing a wide array of foes, including Maxwell Lord and Cheetah.

If any of these movies catch your fancy, you can click on the linked title to go to our website, which will then show all of the formats of this book. Many of our books are available in a digital format as well as a physical book, so even if the physical book is on loan, you’re away on holiday or the Library is closed for the festive season, you can still get or reserve a copy for the hottest books your Library has on offer.