Friday, July 13, 2018

New This Week (7/13/18)

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Atlanta : The Complete First Season (NR)
Atlanta follows two cousins who work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families.

The Doctor Blake Mysteries : Season Three (NR)
Things have changed for Doctor Lucien Blake. His co-conspirator Lawson has been fired from Ballarat, and Blake's emotional embrace with Jean has changed life in the house. Doctor Blake finds his tenure under threat by a new arrival. But that's the least of his troubles when he uncovers a dark story behind his mother's death.

Father Brown : Season Five (NR)
Father Brown cycles back for another season of more mysteries in the sleepy Cotswold village of Kembleford.

Game Night (R)
Max and Annie's weekly couples' game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother plans a murder mystery party that turns out to be more than they bargained for.

George Gently : Series 8 (NR)
It’s 1970, the start of a new decade. Radical social and political change is in the air, and Gently is on the brink of retirement. Tasked with investigating two last homicides, Gently finds himself at odds with his cocky protégé, DI John Bacchus, and questioning the legacy he will leave behind. Along with DS Rachel Coles, Gently and Bacchus must enter a shadowy world of political intrigue and risk everything to uncover the truth.

Good Witch : Season One (NR)
The Good Witch series follows the adventures of a mysteriously enchanting woman, who peaks the curiosity of her neighbors. Based on the "Good Witch" series of cable movies, Season One follows Cassie Nightingale and her young-teenage daughter Grace, who shares that same special intuition as her mom. When New York transplants move in next to the Grey House, they are immediately spellbound by the mother-daughter duo next door.

Good Witch : Season Two (NR)
In season two, Cassie and Sam put romance on the back burner as Sam resolves his family situation and Cassie decides if she's ready to take things to the next level. A complication arises with the arrival in Middleton of John, an old archaeologist friend of Cassie's, who is clearly interested in more than just friendship.

Good Witch : Season Three (NR)
Middleton gets transformed into a town where "it's always the day before Halloween" when the author of a series of magic-and-romance-filled novels comes to Grey House to celebrate the release of her newest book, titled "The Enchantress Unites." But it's Cassie who ends up doing the uniting, bringing together the people of Middleton to put on the special event.

Milk Street : Season 1 (NR)
The test cooks search the world over for techniques that can add a little kick, and convenience, to everyday American cooking. Each episode gives viewers the chance to see the process at work as they test, edit, and translate what they learn into the home-cooking environment.

Orange Is The New Black : Season Five (NR)
When the standoff at the prison turns into a full-blown riot, the inmates take advantage of the confusion by conducting séances, holding prisoner auctions, and preening for the morning news. But with relationships tested and friendships starting to fray, will life at Litchfield ever return to normal?

Preacher : Season Two (NR)
West Texas preacher Jesse Custer, his badass ex-girlfriend Tulip, and Irish vampire Cassidy embark on a road trip to find God and are thrust into a twisted battle spanning Heaven, Hell, and everywhere in between.

Royal Wedding Collection (NR)
Dater's Handbook: A successful business woman who is unsuccessful in her personal life decides to try The Daters Handbook.
When Sparks Fly: A journalist is sent back to her hometown to write a Fourth of July story and discovers the life and love she left behind are what she's been missing.
Royal Hearts: Kelly and her father receive news that he has inherited an estate from a faraway land and the title that goes along with it.

Trial & Error : The Complete First Season (NR)
Bright-eyed New York lawyer Josh Segal heads to a tiny Southern town for his first big case. His mission is to defend an eccentric professor accused of the murdering his wife. Settling into his makeshift office and meeting his quirky team of local misfits, Josh suspects that winning his first big case will not be easy.

Unforgotten : Season Two (TV-MA)
DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan face an impossible cold case. Four suspects are the pieces of the puzzle, but as Cassie and Sunny put this picture together, the more blurred it becomes. The investigation will question their assumptions about the most damaged and destructive in society. When a victim becomes a criminal, is punishment the same as justice?

Friday, June 29, 2018

New This Week (6/29/18)

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The Americans : The Complete Fifth Season (NR)
KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before, and as Paige is drawn deeper into the reality of her parents' secret job, she realizes she will never have a normal life.

Black Lightning : The Complete First Season (NR)
Nine years ago, Jefferson Pierce was gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he used those powers to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning. Almost a decade later, Pierce’s crime-fighting days are long behind him…or so he thought.

Dear White People : Season One (NR)
Set against the backdrop of a predominantly white Ivy League university, this satirical series--which picks up where the acclaimed 2014 film by the same name left off--follows a group of students of color as they try to navigate a diverse landscape of social injustice, cultural bias, political correctness (or lack thereof), and activism in the millennial age.

Death Wish (R)
Dr. Paul Kersey is a surgeon who only sees the aftermath of his city's violence as it's rushed into his ER--until his wife and college-age daughter are viciously attacked in their suburban home. With the police overloaded with crimes, Paul, burning for revenge, hunts for his family's assailants to deliver justice.

The Doctor Blake Mysteries : Season Four (NR)
Doctor Lucien Blake and Jean Beazley have returned to Ballarat, ready to finally pursue their romantic feelings towards one another, but their arrival coincides with the attack on someone extremely close to them, creating a life-threatening situation that will shake them both to their very core.

Endeavour : The Complete Fifth Season (PG-13)
As 1968 dawns, Endeavour's recent promotion leads him to reluctantly mentor new recruit Fancy, while Thursday is beginning to think about life after the police. But in Oxford, crime never sleeps, and the team continues to be challenged by intriguing cases of murder, greed, and deception.

The Fall : Series 3 (NR)
Spector lies in the hospital in critical condition, but when he awakes, he seems to be suffering from memory loss and claims he doesn’t remember committing any murders. Determined to make Spector pay for his crimes, Gibson compiles evidence against him, but she faces opposition from her superiors and a formidable defense team that accuses her of an inappropriate relationship with Spector.

I Can Only Imagine (PG)
The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness.

Legion : The Complete Season One (NR)
David Haller is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of mental hospitals for years, but after a startling encounter with a new patient, he must confront the shocking possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.

Little Women (NR)
The universally loved story of the March sisters is set to inspire its next generation of fans with this all new Masterpiece production. With large doses of humanity, humor, and tenderness, this story of a family striving for happiness in an uncertain world has no equal.

Love, Simon (PG-13)
Everyone deserves a great love story, but for seventeen year old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life changing.

Midnight Sun (PG-13)
17-year-old Katie Price has been sheltered since childhood with a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. During the day she is housebound, but after nightfall, Katie can venture out to the local train station and play her guitar for travelers.

Midsomer Murders : County Case Files (NR)
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets—DCI John Barnaby solves macabre crimes with the help of his new assistant, DS Charlie Nelson.

The Moonstone (NR)
Rachel Verinder inherits a large Indian diamond on her birthday from her uncle. The diamond, associated with the Hindu moon god, is of great religious significance as well as being extremely valuable, and there are whispers of a curse placed upon it. Sure enough, the stone is stolen from Rachel's bedroom later that night, and a period of turmoil, unhappiness, misunderstandings and ill-luck ensues.

My Letter To The World (NR)
Emily Dickinson has spent the 130 years since her death unfairly pigeonholed as the strange recluse in white. My Letter To The World is an in-depth exploration of her life and work, filmed in her hometown of Amherst, Massachusetts. This documentary journeys through the seasons of Emily's life amid 1800s New England.

Outlander : Season Three (NR)
Now pregnant, Claire struggles with the fallout of her sudden reappearance and its effect on her marriage to her first husband, Frank. Meanwhile, in the 18th century, Jamie suffers from the loss of Claire. As the years pass, Jamie and Claire attempt to make lives apart from one another, each haunted by the memory of their lost love. Separated by continents and centuries, Claire and Jamie must find their way back to each other.

Pacific Rim : Uprising (PG-13)
Jake Pentecost, a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity's victory against the monstrous "Kaiju." Now an even more fearsome alien threat has been unleashed on the world and Jake is called back into action by his former co-pilot, Lambert, and a 15-year-old Jaeger hacker, Amara.

Tyler Perry's Acrimony (R)
A faithful wife is driven over the edge when it becomes clear she has been betrayed by her devious husband.

Unforgotten : The Complete First Season (NC-17)
When a body is discovered in a derelict building, DCI Cassie Stuart must untangle lies that have been covered up for nearly forty years. With her partner, DI Sunil "Sunny" Khan they narrow the list to four suspects, each with something to hide. As their deceptions are discovered, the people they love most begin to wonder what else they might be capable of.

Unsane (R)
Still scarred from the trauma of being terrorized by a stalker, Sawyer Valentini receives treatments at the Highland Creek Behavioral Center. However, shortly after she unwittingly commits herself to the mental institution and is unable to leave, she catches sight of a facility staffer who, she is convinced, is actually her stalker. But is he real or a product of her delusion?

Westworld : Season One : The Maze (NR)
Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin – exploring a world in which every human appetite, not matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged. Exploring what it means to be human through the eyes of the lifelike AI “hosts” in the park, the series investigates the boundaries of an exotic world set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past.

Friday, June 8, 2018

New This Week (6/8/18)

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All I Wish (R)
Senna Berges, a free-spirited fashion designer lives on the edge, seemingly destined for a life of disappointment. Then Senna meets Adam, a charismatic lawyer who connects with her in the most powerful and profound way. True to form, Senna screws up and happiness is not to be. But when Senna and Adam serendipitously reunite a year later at her 47th birthday party, Senna's luck changes with the opportunity to find true love again.

Annihilation (R)
Biologist and former soldier Lena is shocked when her missing husband comes home near death from a top-secret mission into The Shimmer, a mysterious quarantine zone no one has ever returned from. Now, Lena and her elite team must enter a beautiful, deadly world of mutated landscapes and creatures, to discover how to stop the growing phenomenon that threatens all life on Earth.

Black Panther (PG-13)
After tragedy forces young Prince T'Challa to assume Wakanda's throne, he is faced with the ultimate test, putting the fate of his country and the entire world at risk. Pitted against his own family, the new king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and embrace his future as an Avenger.

Every Day (PG-13)
Rhiannon, a 16-year old girl falls in love with a mysterious soul named "A" who inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and A work each day to find each other, not knowing what or who the next day will bring. The more the two fall in love, the more Rhiannon and "A" face the hardest decision either has ever had to make.

Hurricane Heist (PG-13)
As a massive hurricane builds, criminals infiltrate a U.S. Mint facility. Their plan: to steal $600 million and escape using a Category 5 hurricane as cover. But a treasury agent and a storm chaser have a plan of their own, desperately racing against time--and the hurricane--to save the hostages and stop the thieves before their town is reduced to rubble.

The Last Movie Star (R)
Vic Edwards was the biggest star in Hollywood, a college football legend turned stunt double turned leading man. Now in his eighties, he's convinced by an old friend to accept an invitation to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at a two-bit film festival in Nashville.

Thoroughbreds (R)
Childhood friends Lily and Amanda reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Though they seem at odds, the pair bonds over Lily's contempt for her oppressive stepfather, and they begin to bring out one another's most destructive tendencies. Their ambitions lead them to hire a local hustler and take matters into their own hands to set their lives straight.

A Wrinkle In Time (PG)
Based on the timeless classic and filled with spectacle, warmth and heart, this celebrated film follows an ordinary girl's epic adventure and brave journey home, with the ultimate triumph of love.

Friday, May 25, 2018

New This Week (5/25/18)

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Broken (NR)
Father Michael, a Catholic priest presiding over a Northern urban parish who is Modern, maverick, and reassuringly flawed; must be confidant, counselor and confessor to a congregation struggling to reconcile its beliefs with the challenges of daily life.

Call The Midwife : Season Seven (NR)
Nurse Crane finds her authority questioned from an unexpected quarter, Sister Monica Joan is forced to accept her failing faculties, and the much-loved characters are joined by West Indian midwife Lucille Anderson a funny and clever nurse who brings a fresh burst of energy to life at Nonnatus House.

15:17 To Paris (PG-13)
Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France.

I Kill Giants (NR)
Teen Barbara Thorson is the only thing that stands between terrible giants and the destruction of her small town. But as she boldly confronts her fears in increasingly dangerous ways, her new school counselor leads her to question everything she’s always believed to be true.

Mr. Robot : Season_3.0 (NR)
Mr. Robot follows Elliot Alderson, a cyber-security engineer who, along with Mr. Robot and fsociety, starts a revolution to change the world. Picking up immediately following the Season 2 cliffhanger, Season 3 will explore each character's motivations and the disintegration between Elliot and Mr. Robot.

Red Sparrow (R)
Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to Sparrow School, a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.

Wonderstruck (PG)
Tells the tale of two deaf children separated by fifty years. In 1927 New York City, Rose searches for the actress who's life she chronicles in her scrapbook; in 1977 in the Midwest, Ben runs away from home to find his father.