Friday, January 18, 2019

New This Week (1/17/19)

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C. B. Strike : The Series (NR)
Cormoran Strike is a war veteran turned private detective operating out of a tiny office in London's Denmark Street. Though he's wounded both physically and psychologically, Strike's unique insight and his background as an SIB Investigator prove crucial in unravelling three complex cases, which the police seem unable to solve.

Destination Wedding (R)
When Frank and Lindsay meet on the way to a destination wedding, they soon discover they have a lot in common: they both hate the bride, the groom, the wedding, themselves, and most especially each other. As the weekend's events continually force them together, Frank and Lindsay find that if you verbally spar with someone long enough, anything can happen.

The Endless (NR)
Two brothers receive a cryptic video message inspiring them to revisit the UFO death cult they escaped a decade earlier. As the members prepare for the coming of a mysterious event, the brothers race to unravel the seemingly impossible truth before their lives become permanently entangled with the cult.

Film Worker (NR)
Leon Vitali was a rising British television actor when Stanley Kubrick picked him for the role of Lord Bullington in Barry Lyndon. That first encounter with the famed auteur proved decisive--he swiftly resolved to devote the rest of his life working for the director, this time behind the scenes, and took on just about every job available.

Friday, December 28, 2018

New This Week (12/28/18)

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Breaking Brooklyn (PG-13)
Aaron wants to dance. Big brother Albee wants a girlfriend. They both need food and shelter. But when their deadbeat dad is arrested and their car is towed, the boys find themselves on the streets. Miraculously, their teacher, Miles, takes them under his wing and into his home, and invites Aaron into his tap class.

The Catcher Was A Spy (R)
This gripping, stranger-than-fiction espionage thriller brings to life the incredible true story of Moe Berg, the professional baseball player who became a World War II spy.






Colette (R)
After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as "Willy," Colette ghostwrites a semi-autobiographical novel for him, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome.

Lizzie (R)
An unmarried woman of 32 and a social outcast, Lizzie lives a claustrophobic life under her father's cold and domineering control. When Bridget Sullivan, a young maid, comes to work for the family, Lizzie finds a sympathetic, kindred spirit--and a secret intimacy soon blossoms into a wicked plan.


Mandy (NR)
The quiet life of devoted couple Red and Mandy takes a dark and bizarre turn when a nightmarish cult and their maniacal leader seek to possess Mandy… body and soul. A shocking assault on the innocent pair leads to a spiraling, surreal, bloody rampage of all out, mind-altering vengeance.



McQueen (R)
A personal look at the extraordinary life, career, and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, "McQueen" is an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary.

Mountain (PG)
Only three centuries ago, setting out to climb a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. Mountains were places of peril, not beauty, an upper world to be shunned, not sought out. Why do mountains now hold us spellbound, drawing us into their dominion, often at the cost of our lives?


Night Comes On (NR)
Angel LaMere is released from juvenile detention on the eve of her 18th birthday. Haunted by her past, Angel embarks on a journey with her 10 year-old sister to avenge her mother's death.





Oh Lucy (NR)
Setsuko enrolls in an unorthodox English class that requires her to wear a blonde wig and take on an American alter ego named Lucy. The new identity awakens something dormant in Setsuko, and she quickly develops romantic feelings for her American instructor, John. When John suddenly disappears from class, Setsuko travels halfway around the world in search of him.

Pick Of The Litter (NR)
Meet five spirited puppies who, from the moment they're born, begin an incredible journey to become guide dogs for the blind. It's a rigorous two-year process that will take the pups from the care of selfless foster volunteers to specialized trainers to, if they make the cut, a lifelong human companion. At every step of the way, the puppies will be tested, challenged, and evaluated.

The Predator (R)
Now, the most lethal hunters in the universe are stronger, smarter, and deadlier than ever before... and only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and an evolutionary biology professor can prevent the end of the human race.




A Simple Favor (R)
Stephanie, a mommy vlogger, seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily's sudden disappearance from their small town... Stephanie is joined by Emily's husband Sean in this stylish thriller filled with twists and betrayals, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, and murder and revenge.


The Tale (NR)
Jennifer wrote a story at age 13 depicting a "special" relationship she had with two adult coaches in a North Carolina horse camp. Reading the pages of "The Tale," Jennifer realizes the coded details she composed 40 years ago are quite unlike her recollection. Deeply shaken yet determined to square her version of events with the truth, she sets out to question her two coaches and other girls who attended the camp.

The 12th Man (NR)
Norway, 1943: After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his eleven comrades dead, Norwegian resistance fighter Jan Baalsrud finds himself on the run from the Gestapo through the snowbound Arctic reaches of Scandinavia. It’s a harrowing journey across unforgiving frozen wilderness: one that will stretch on for months and force Jan to take extreme action in order to survive.

Venom (PG-13)
One of Marvel's greatest and most complex characters takes center stage as Eddie Brock becomes the host for the alien symbiote Venom. Upon investigating one of Drake's experiments, the alien Venom merges with Eddie's body, and he suddenly had incredible new superpowers, as well as the chance to do just about whatever he wants.


Friday, December 14, 2018

New This Week (12/14/18)

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Alpha (PG-13)
Young Keda tries to survive alone in the wilderness after he's left for dead during his first hunt with his Cro-Magnon tribe. He soon forms an unlikely alliance with a lone wolf that was abandoned by its pack. Facing overwhelming odds and nonstop danger, Keda and the wolf must now trek through a harsh and unforgiving landscape to make it home before winter.

Blindspotting (R)
Collin, a parolee facing his final three days of probation, needs to stay clear of trouble. Miles, Collin's hot-tempered best friend, can't stay out of it. When Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men's friendship is tested, sending Collin and Miles on a collision course with each other.


The Children Act (R)
A British High Court judge who, in the midst of a crisis with her husband, must rule on a case concerning a teenage boy whose religious convictions prevent him from accepting the blood transfusion that would save his life.




Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)
New Yorker Rachel Chu accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore and meets Nick's family for the first time. It soon becomes clear that the only thing crazier than love is family.




The Crown : The Complete Second Season (NR)
As the decades pass, personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries are revealed that played a big role in events that shaped the later years of the 20th century.





Death Of A Nation (PG-13)
Through stunning historical recreations and a searching examination of fascism and white supremacy, Death of a Nation cuts through progressive big lies to expose hidden history and explosive truths. Lincoln united his party and saved America from the Democrats for the first time. Can Trump—and we—come together and save America for the second time?

Dog Days (PG)
When a barista finds a stray Chihuahua, she learns that a lovestruck customer heads a rescue agency. Meanwhile, a widower's pug changes life for adoptive parents, pups help a newscaster cope with her co-host, and a slacker musician reluctantly pet-sits his sister's scruffy Labradoodle.


Juliet, Naked (R)
Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan, an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo from Tucker's 25-year-old hit album surfaces, its release leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive musician.



Kin (PG-13)
Recently released from prison, Jimmy hopes to reconnect with his younger adopted brother, Eli, and estranged father. But after a run-in with a vengeful criminal, Jimmy and Eli become fugitives with one hope for survival: a metallic box from another dimension that transforms into a super-powered weapon and leads Eli to discover his true identity--a hero destined for greatness.

Longmire : The Sixth And Final Season (NR)
Walt’s job and home are under threat by a powerful, but unscrupulous lawyer. Vic must decide what to do about her secret pregnancy. Ferg struggles to balance a new relationship with his commitment to his job. Cady is torn between her loyalties to dueling father figures. And Henry’s life is in danger as an old nemesis is bent on revenge.

The Meg (PG-13)
Captain Jonas Taylor has lost everything after a disastrous mission left most of his crew dead and subsequently ruined his life and reputation after encountering a mysterious creature. Taylor must now save try and save his family, who have been stranded in a submersible after an attack by the mythical beast and must face The Meg in order to save the ones he loves.

Mission : Impossible : Fallout (PG-13)
Ethan Hunt chooses to save his team over completing the mission, allowing nuclear weapons to fall into the hands of a deadly network of highly-skilled operatives intent on destroying civilization. Now, with the world at risk, Ethan and his IMF team are forced to become reluctant partners with a hard-hitting CIA agent as they race against time to stop the nuclear fallout.

Preacher : Season Three (NR)
Jesse, Cassidy and Tulip return to Angelville, the Louisiana Plantation where Jesse was raised and where old grudges and deadly obligations await them. With the help of his friends — and a few enemies — Jesse will need to escape his past… because the future of the world depends on it.


Puzzle (R)
Agnes has found something that she wants to do: puzzling. Stepping out of her domestic bubble to pursue her new hobby, Agnes meets Robert, a wealthy, reclusive inventor who recruits her as his partner for an upcoming world jigsaw tournament. Each day she spends out in the world takes Agnes further along on the road to a new understanding of herself.

Searching (PG-13)
After David Kim's 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter’s laptop.

Star Trek : Discovery : Season One (NR)
Star Trek: Discovery follows the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new life forms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself.



The Woman In The Iron Coffin (NR)
In 2011, construction workers uncovered the remains of a woman in an abandoned lot in Queens, New York. Forensic archaeologists, historians, and scientists investigate this woman's story, revealing a vivid picture of what life was like for free African American people in the North.

Friday, November 30, 2018

New This Week (11/30/18)

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Barry : The Complete First Season (TV-MA)
Barry is a depressed hitman from the Midwest who falls in love with acting while on a job in LA. Barry follows his mark into an acting class, and soon wants to start a new life in this community of eager hopefuls, but can he balance his criminal past (and present) with a future in acting?

Blackkklansman (R)
In the early 1970s, Ron Stallworth becomes the first African-American detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department, and he bravely sets out on a dangerous mission to infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. He recruits a colleague into the investigation, and together they team up to take down the extremist organization.

Mile 22 (R)
James Silva is an operative of the CIA's most highly-prized and little-known unit. Aided by a top-secret tactical command team, Silva must transport an asset who has vital information to an airfield for extraction before the enemy closes in.



The Miniaturist (NR)
A haunting, sumptuous period thriller, The Miniaturist tells the story of a house where, beneath the lavish beauty and privilege, lie forbidden passions and dangerous secrets.






Poldark : The Complete Fourth Season (NR)
With the country gripped by political uncertainty and fresh elections, Ross Poldark seeks to challenge George Warleggan's stranglehold over Cornwall while also repairing his marriage with Demelza. Meanwhile, Morwenna desperately tries to protect herself from Osborne's advances by threatening their son, and a heartbroken Drake is encouraged by his brother Sam to find new love.

Succession : The Complete First Season (TV-MA)
Power, politics, money... It's all in the family in this provocative, bitingly funny drama series about a dysfunctional dynasty led by the aging--and ailing--Logan Roy, whose four grown children challenge his waning dominance while others in their orbit position themselves for the looming post-Logan world.

Friday, November 2, 2018

New This Week (11/2/18)

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American Animals (R)
Determined to escape their predictable suburban lives, Spencer and Warren decide to do something extraordinary: steal some of the world's most valuable books from a college library. Enlisting two other friends, Spencer and Warren meticulously plot the theft--but their caper takes on a wild life of its own.

The Americans : The Complete Final Season (NR)
It is 1987, and an imminent Gorbachev-Reagan nuclear arms summit promises to ease world tensions. But life for the Jennings family is more precarious than ever: Elizabeth's relentless dedication as a KGB agent has dealt a potentially lethal blow to her marriage to Philip, who has left espionage behind.

Ant-Man And The Wasp (PG-13)
Still reeling from the aftermath of Captain America: Civil War, Scott Lang is enlisted by Dr. Hank Pym for an urgent new mission. He must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside the Wasp as they join forces to uncover secrets from the past.



The Con Is On (R)
Con-artist couple Harriet and Peter Fox, cook up a jewel-theft scam in L.A. to pay off sexy gangster Irina. Having squandered Irina's loot one drunken night, Harriet and Peter escape to Hollywood, where they plot to steal a priceless jewel from Peter's loopy ex-wife to repay the debt.


The Darkest Minds (PG-13)
When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are declared a threat by the government and detained. A group of runaway teens seeking safe haven soon realizes that, in a world in which the adults in power have betrayed them, running is not enough and they must wage a resistance, using their collective power to take back control of their future.

The Expanse : Season Three (NR)
As the war between Earth and Mars ignites across the solar system, the terrifying next phase in the evolution of the protomolecule threatens the very existence of humanity. Caught in the middle, the Rocinante crew struggles to deal with tensions amongst themselves, while striving to survive and aid those in peril.


The Good Witch : Season Four (NR)
Cassie Nightingale and Dr. Sam Radford plan their wedding while helping Grace and Nick mend their friendship before they blend their families. Cassie continues to impact the lives of her guests at Grey House and works her special brand of magic with those closest to her as well.



Killing Eve (NR)
Eve is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade MI5 security officer whose desk-bound job doesn't fulfil her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle is a mercurial, talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. These two women are equally obsessed with each other, and they go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse.

Mamma Mia : Here We Go Again (PG-13)
Join the celebration, sing and dance, and discover how it all began. Ten years after Mamma Mia The Movie premiered, you're invited back to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new musical sequel based on the songs of ABBA. Sophie is now pregnant, and like her mother Donna, she'll need to take risks.

Sorry To Bother You (R)
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, California, struggling telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe.





The Spy Who Dumped Me (R)
Audrey and Morgan, two thirty-year-old best friends in Los Angeles, are thrust unexpectedly into an international conspiracy when Audrey’s ex-boyfriend shows up at their apartment with a team of deadly assassins on his trail. Surprising even themselves, the duo jump into action, on the run throughout Europe from assassins and a suspicious-but-charming British agent, as they hatch a plan to save the world.

The Story Of God : Season One (NR)
Today, for better or worse, the power of religion touches all of our lives, no matter what our faith. This is Morgan Freeman's journey to discover how our beliefs connect us all. This is the quest of our generation. This is the story of God.



Wonders Of Mexico (NR)
Mexico, our neighbor to the south, is a country rich in culture and ablaze with color. Journey through the seasons and discover the hidden underworlds, diversity of life, and a mosaic of vast landscapes that create a festival of life.