Are you crazed for classic cinema? Delight in documentaries? Fascinated by foreign film? Well we’ve got movies you’ve yet to discover and books to help you learn about how they were made and the people who made them.
Digital Movies & Television
If you're wanting to access movies and TV with your library card from the comfort of your home computer or digital device, we've got the database for you!
The Criterion Collection has long been a name for collecting some of the best movies across the world under one roof. Known for its DVD & Blu-Ray publishing, City of Milwaukee library card holders can now access streaming films from a variety of Criterion Collection categories.
Explore Our Booklists:
City of Gold
by Laura Gabbert
Jonathan Gold shows viewers the genuine and vibrant world of Los Angeles where ethnic cooking is a kaleidoscopic doorway to the mysteries of an unwieldy city and the soul of America.View on CountyCat
Mountains May Depart
by Jia Zhang-ke
An epic that leaps from the past to the present to the speculative near-future, it's a study of how China's economic boom and the culture of materialism it has spawned has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love.View on CountyCat
by Roger Ross Williams
A coming-of-age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship, and brotherhood.View on CountyCat
by David S Ward
Scenes from the 1989 comedy about the Cleveland Indians baseball team were actually shot in Milwaukee's County Stadium (Former stadium of the Milwaukee Brewers).View on CountyCat
by Charles Stone
A forty-seven year old ex-baseball star called Mr. 3000 realizes his stats weren't quite as high as he had thought and tries to make a come back to remedy the fact.View on CountyCat
by Guillermo del Toro
Set in post-civil war Spain, a young girl flees the home of her cruel step-father into an underground fantasy world where she encounters a strange creature and a terrifying battle between good and evil.View on CountyCat
by Robert Altman
A Hollywood studio executive with a shaky moral compass finds himself caught up in a criminal situation that would fit right into one of his movie projects, in this biting industry satire from Robert Altman (ShortView on CountyCat
A Taste of Honey
by Tony Richardson
When Jo becomes pregnant by a one-night stand with a black sailor, she moves in with her gay friend Geoffrey who helps her prepare for the baby, until Jo's overbearing mother reappears.View on CountyCat