Thursday, April 24, 2014

New This Week (4/24/14)

Use the link in the titles or call the library to check availability or make a request on these new items:

August: Osage County (R)
The dark, hilarious, and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

Grudge Match (PG-13)
Henry 'Razor' Sharp and Billy 'The Kid' McDonnen are old boxing rivals who come out of retirement for one final match. On their first encounter in decades, their long-festering feud erupts into a must-see HBO event. Now, if they can just survive the training, they may actually live to fight again.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13)
The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim their homeland of Erebor from Smaug the dragon.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG)
A classic story of a daydreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a fantasy world filled with heroism, romance, and adventure. When his job, along with that of a co-worker, is threatened, Walter takes action in the real world, embarking on a journey more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

New This Week (4/17/14)

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13)
After losing his job to his wife and co-anchor, Ron reassembles the news team and squares off against a new rival. Will the world's greatest anchorman be crushed beneath the weight of his own ego (and his salon-quality hair)?

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R)
Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor's apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won't rest until it's claimed his very soul.

Philomena (PG-13)
Based on the book by Martin Sixsmith, Philomena focuses on a mother's search for her son conceived out of wedlock and given away for adoption in the United States. After starting a family years later in England and, for the most part, moving on with her life, Lee decides to discover her long-lost son.