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.

Friday, March 16, 2018

New This Week (3/16/18)

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A Bad Moms Christmas (R)
Three under-appreciated and over-burdened women rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. And if creating a more perfect holiday for their families wasn't hard enough, they have to do all of that while hosting and entertaining their own mothers. By the end of the journey, our moms will redefine how to make the holidays special for all and discover a closer relationship with their mothers.

Call Me By Your Name (R)
It's the summer of 1983 in Italy, and Elio, a precocious 17-year-old, spends his days in his family's villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading and flirting with his friend Marzia. One day, Oliver, a charming American scholar arrives, and Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.

Crooked House (PG-13)
In Agatha Christie’s most twisted tale, the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a wealthy patriarch is investigated by spy-turned-private-detective Charles Hayward. On the sprawling estate, amidst a poisonous atmosphere of bitterness, resentment and jealousy in a truly crooked house, Hayward encounters three generations of the dynasty.

Daddy's Home 2 (PG-13)
Dusty and Brad have joined forces to provide their kids the perfect Christmas. Their newfound partnership is put to the test when Dusty's old-school, macho dad and Brad's ultra-affectionate and emotional dad arrive just in time to throw the holiday into complete chaos.


The Disaster Artist (R)
Based on the making of the cult-classic The Room, director and star James Franco transforms the true story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau--an artist whose passion was as sincere as his methods were questionable--into a celebration of friendship, artistic expression, and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds.

Ferdinand (PG)
After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.





Geostorm (PG-13)
After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong--the system built to protect the Earth is attacking it.


Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG)
First published in 1926, Winnie-the-Pooh brought hope and comfort to England after the First World War and became one of the best-loved children's books of all time. But how did it affect the real Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world created by his father?



I, Tonya (R)
Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous and poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan.




Lady Bird (R)
Christine ''Lady Bird'' McPherson fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom, a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird's father loses his job.




Poldark : The Complete Third Season (NR)
1794: War and the revolution in France hang over Britain. In Cornwall, George Warleggan grows his empire with a view to crush the Poldarks while Ross and Demelza attempt to repair their relationship. Ross must ask himself how long he can allow George's ascent to continue unchecked.

Roman J. Israel, Esq. (PG-13)
A driven, idealistic defense attorney's life is suddenly disrupted when he is recruited to join a firm led by ambitious lawyer George Pierce--and begins a friendship with a young champion for equal rights--a turbulent series of events ensues, which will put the activism that has defined Roman’s career to the test.


Same Kind Of Different As Me
International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to Deborah, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.





The Shape Of Water (R)
Set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation in the hidden, high-security government laboratory where she works. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.


Thor : Ragnarok (PG-13)
Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok--the destruction of his home world and the end of Asgardian civilization at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.


Walking Out (PG-13)
Once a year, David travels from his mother’s home in Texas to visit his father in Montana. There, the two embark on their annual hunting excursion, during which father attempts to connect with son. When a terrifying turn of events leaves Cal critically wounded, it’s up to the teenage David to summon enough strength for both of them.

Wonder (PG)
The youngest child of the Pullman family, Auggie, was born with facial differences. When Auggie enters mainstream elementary school for the first time, his extraordinary journey unites his family, his school, and his community, and proves that you can't blend in when you were born to stand out.


Wonder Wheel (PG-13)
Four people find their lives intersecting and changing during a busy 1950s summer at Coney Island.

Friday, March 2, 2018

New This Week (3/2/18)

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Darkest Hour (PG-13)
As Hitler's forces storm across the European landscape and close in on the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill is elected the new Prime Minister. With his party questioning his every move, and King George VI skeptical of his new political leader, it is up to Churchill to lead his nation and protect them from the most dangerous threat ever seen.

Everything, Everything (PG-13)
Maddy cannot leave her house due to an illness, and Olly, the boy next door, won’t let that stop them. Maddy is desperate to experience the outside world and the promise of her first romance. Gazing through windows and talking only through texts, she and Olly form a deep bond.


The Florida Project (R)
On a stretch of highway just outside the most magical place on earth, six-year-old Moonee and her ragtag band of playmates spend an unforgettable summer at The Magic Castle, a budget motel managed by Bobby. Bobby's stern exterior hides a deep reservoir of kindness and compassion as he watches over the kids' adventures, protecting them from some of the harsher realities of life.

The Girl On The Train (R)
Rachel, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day. Everything changes when she sees something shocking happen there, and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.


Journey To Planet Earth : Dispatches From The Gulf 2 (NR)
Discover the impact of the Deepwater Horizon disaster through the eyes of a cadre of scientists working together to better understand and mitigate the fall-out from the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.



Manhunt : Unabomber (NR)
MANHUNT: UNABOMBER tells the story of the hunt for the deadliest serial bomber in history. FBI Agent Jim Fitzgerald who pioneered the use of forensic linguistics to identify and capture Ted Kaczynski, the man who came to be known as the ''Unabomber'' faced an uphill battle against both Kaczynski and the bureaucracy of the UNABOM task force.

Midwest Heartland (NR)
National Parks in the Midwest region of the United States inspire us with their history, beauty, and phenomenal natural resources. This program features over a dozen National Park sites throughout the Midwest region of the United States. Beginning in North Dakota and traveling on to iconic sites.


Murder On The Orient Express (PG-13)
When a murder occurs on a lavish express train after an avalanche causes a delay, Hercule Poirot tries to find the killer before the train can start up again.





November Criminals (PG-13)
A pair of college-bound friends find themselves falling for one another, but after the mysterious murder of their classmate, they defy the authorities to uncover the truth.






Only The Brave (PG-13)
Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, the heroic story of a team of local firefighters who become one of the most elite firefighting teams in the nation. The firefighters forge a unique brotherhood that comes into focus as they fight a fateful fire to protect our lives, our homes and everything we hold dear.

The Snowman (R)
When an elite crime squad's lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.

Suburbicon (R)
A peaceful, idyllic suburban community with affordable homes and manicured lawns, the perfect place to raise a family, and in the summer of 1959, the Lodge family is doing just that. The tranquil surface masks a disturbing reality, as husband and father Gardner Lodge must navigate the town's dark underbelly of betrayal, deceit, and violence.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (R)
A murdered girl's defiant mother boldly paints three local billboards, each with a controversial message, igniting a furious battle with a volatile cop and the town's revered chief of police.




Twin Peaks (NR)
One of the most groundbreaking and influential television series of all time, the new showtime series picks up twenty-five years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town were stunned when their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered.


The Villainess (NR)
Honed from childhood into a merciless killing machine by a criminal organization, assassin Sook-hee is recruited as a sleeper agent with the promise of freedom after ten years of service--and she jumps at the chance for a normal life. But soon enough, secrets from her past destroy everything she s worked for, and now nobody can stand in her way as she embarks on a roaring rampage of revenge.