Friday, May 18, 2018

New This Week (5/18/18)

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The Ballad Of Lefty Brown (R)
Set in the vast, desolate plains of Montana, is an ode to the traditional revenge western. When famed frontier lawman and Montana's first elected senator Eddie Johnson is brutally murdered, his longtime sidekick and friend, Lefty Brown, will stop at nothing to avenge his death.

Bates Motel : Season Five (NR)
It's been two years since the death of Norma, and Norman has descended into full-blown psychosis. To the public, he's a happy and well-adjusted member of the White Pine Bay community, but at home his violent blackouts continue to increase as 'Mother' threatens to take over his mind completely.

Fifty Shades Freed (NR)
Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins.

Half Magic (R)
Three women use their newly formed sisterhood to fight against sexism, bad relationships and low self-esteem. Through embracing their wild adventures, they learn the secret to ultimate fulfillment.

Last Flag Flying (R)
In 2003, thirty years after they served together in the Vietnam War, former Navy Corps medic Larry "Doc" Shepherd reunites with former marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller on a different type of mission: burying Doc's son, a young marine killed in the Iraq War.

Friday, May 4, 2018

New This Week (5/4/18)

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Bates Motel : Season Four (NR)
As Norman continues to spiral out of control, Norma's desperation to help her son amplifies. Growing increasingly fearful of him, Norma goes to great lengths to find Norman the professional help he needs. This further complicates their once unbreakable trust while Norman struggles to maintain his grip on reality. As Sheriff Romero finds himself drawn back into their lives, he must ask himself just how much further he is willing to go to protect Norma.

The Commander : The Complete Collection (NR)
After 20 years with London’s Metropolitan Police, Clare Blake has reached the pinnacle of her profession. She is New Scotland Yard’s highest-ranking female officer and head of the Murder Review Team. Ambitious and fiercely dedicated to her work, Blake nonetheless blurs the lines between her personal life and her career.

Dear Dictator (NR)
When political turmoil forces a British-Caribbean dictator to flee his island nation, he seeks refuge with his pen pal, a rebellious teenage girl in suburban America, and teaches her how to start a revolution and overthrow the "mean girls" in her high school.

Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool (R)
Based on Peter Turner’s playful but passionate relationship with Gloria Grahame in 1978 Liverpool. What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.

Forever My Girl (PG)
The story of country music superstar Liam Page, who left his bride, Josie, at the altar, choosing fame and fortune instead. However, Liam never got over his one true love, nor did he ever forget his Southern roots. When he unexpectedly returns to his hometown, Liam is torn between his two worlds.

Hostiles (R)
The story of an Army captain in 1892 who reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief and his family back to tribal lands. The former rivals encounter a young widow whose family was murdered on the plains. Together, they must join forces to overcome the things they encounter along the way.

Just Getting Started (PG-13)
An ex-F.B.I. Agent and an ex-mob lawyer in the Witness Protection Program have to put aside their petty rivalry on the golf course to fend off a mob hit.

The Maze Runner : The Death Cure (PG-13)
Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final mission. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all! Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.

Nostalgia (R)
A profoundly moving drama about our collective need to find meaning in the objects we hold dear, Nostalgia is a mosaic of interconnected stories built around the central theme of loss and memory, filled with characters as real and recognizable as your friends and neighbors.

Based on Zadie Smith's 2012 novel, two friends from a northwest London housing estate are reunited whe one of them faces a messy personal crisis.

Please Stand By (PG-13)
A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a "Star Trek" writing competition.

12 Strong (R)
12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

Winchester (PG-13)
Set on an isolated stretch of land outside of San Francisco where the world's most haunted house sits. Seven stories tall with hundreds of rooms, the house has been under construction for decades. But heiress Sarah Winchester is not building for herself, for her niece, or for the troubled doctor she has summoned. She is building it as an asylum for hundreds of vengeful ghosts.

Friday, April 20, 2018

New This Week (4/20/18)

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The Commuter (PG-13)
Michael is an insurance salesman whose commute home suddenly takes a dangerous turn. After being confronted by a mysterious stranger, Michael must race against time to uncover the identity of a passenger on his train, as he's swept into a conspiracy with life-and-death stakes for himself and his fellow passengers.

Father Figures (R)
Twin brothers whose mother raised them to believe their father died when they were young, which they later discover to be a lie, prompting them to set out to find their real father. On the way they discover more about their mother than they ever wanted to know.

The Greatest Showman (PG)
Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum and celebrating the birth of show business, the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle.

Justice League (PG-13)
Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team to stand against a newly awakened threat. Despite the formation of an unprecedented league of heroes, it may already be too late to save the planet.

Kedi (NR)
Kedi is about the beloved street cats of Istanbul who have roamed the metropolis freely for thousands of years. These cats and their kittens bring joy and purpose to those they choose, giving people an opportunity to reflect on life and their place in it. In Istabul, cats are the mirrors to ourselves.

Molly's Game (R)
Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier, ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.

Paddington 2 (PG)
Paddington is happily settled in with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens. While searching for the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. The book is stolen and Paddington and the Browns must unmask the thief.

Phantom Thread (R)
Renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the center of the British fashion in 1950s post-war London. Women come and go through Woodcock's life until he comes across Alma, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover.

The Post (PG-13)
Determined to uphold the nation's civil liberties, Katharine Graham, publisher of The Washington Post, and hard-nosed editor Ben Bradlee join forces to expose a decades-long cover-up. But the two must risk their careers--and their freedom--to bring truth to light.

Proud Mary (R)
Lethal, professional hitwoman Mary works for the most notorious crime family in town, headed by Benny. When Mary shoots a protected mobster in order to save a young boy, she must take on a rogues’ gallery of crime figures. Armed with her wits–and a closet full of guns–Mary must do whatever it takes to be the last woman standing.

When Calls The Heart (NR)
The citizens of Hope Valley find the true meaning of the holiday season with a Wishing Tree that helps everyone’s dreams come true. As Abigail, Bill, and the rest of Hope Valley work together to create a special Christmas parade to warm the town’s collective hearts and bring everyone closer together, Elizabeth longs only for the return of her beloved Jack.

Friday, March 30, 2018

New This Week (3/30/18)

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All I See Is You (R)
After being blinded as a child, Gina depends on her husband James to be her eyes—a dependence that appears to solidify their passionate relationship. But when Gina is given the opportunity to have a corneal transplant and regains her vision, their life and relationship are upended as she begins to realize the disturbing reality of their marriage and their lives.

Past Life (NR)
Inspired by true events, the daring 1977 trans-European odyssey of two sisters as they try to unravel a disturbing wartime mystery that has cast a foreboding shadow on their entire lives, they realize that freedom from the shackles of the past requires painful sacrifices, as does the struggle to discover one's unique voice.

Star Wars : The Last Jedi (PG-13)
The Skywalker saga continues as the heroes join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks new mysteries of the Force.

The Zookeeper's Wife (PG-13)
In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska and her husband successfully run the Warsaw Zoo and raise their family in an idyllic existence. Their world is overturned when the country is invaded by the Nazis. To fight back on their own terms, the Zabinskis risk everything by covertly working with the Resistance and using the zoo's hidden tunnels and cages to save families from Nazi brutality.

Friday, March 23, 2018

New This Week (3/23/18)

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Downsizing (R)
When scientists find a way to shrink humans to five inches tall, Paul and Audrey Safrane decide to ditch their stressed out lives in order to get small and live large in a luxurious downsized community. Filled with life-changing adventures and endless possibilities, Leisureland offers more than riches, as Paul discovers a whole new world and realizes that we are meant for something bigger.

The Good Fight : Season One (NR)
A disgraced Diane is forced out of her own law firm and joins another distinguished company as a junior partner. She recruits a promising young attorney whose parents are blamed for running the con that defrauded Diane. Under the pressure to both rebuild and maintain their lives, this fearless team of women all have something to prove, and nothing to lose. 

The Handmaid's Tale : Season One (NR)
As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred is a Handmaid in the Commander’s household, belonging to the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate the world. In this terrifying society, Offred must navigate between anyone who could be a spy for Gilead with one goal: to survive and find the daughter who was taken from her.

Jumanji : Welcome To The Jungle (PG-13)
Four teenagers in detention discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of. When they decide to play, they are immediately sucked into the jungle world of Jumanji in the bodies of their avatars. They’ll have to complete the adventure of their lives or be stuck in the game forever!

Longmire : The Complete Fifth Season (NR)
Sheriff Walt Longmire is in the crosshairs of a wrongful-death civil suit by Barlow Connally's estate. With his best friend and daughter working for his nemesis, Jacob Nighthorse, and new mysteries and cases weighing down Walt and his team of deputies, the noble but stubborn Sheriff doubles down on his own self-reliance.

Pitch Perfect 3 (PG-13)
After the highs of winning the World Championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there are no job prospects for making music with only your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for a European USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time.