Thursday, May 29, 2014

New This Week (5/29/14)

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About Last Night (R)
Bernie and Joan are two fiery flirters who are passionate about everything from hookups to breakups. When he sets up his best friend, Danny, with her roommate, Debbie, the sparks soon fly as they try to navigate the relationship minefields from the bar to the bedroom.

Call The Midwife: Season Three (NR)
When Nonnatus House is scheduled for demolition, Jenny, Chummy, and Sister Julienne search for a new location nearby, while Jenny's relationship with Alec continues to blossom. But an outbreak of polio affects the nurses and nuns more than they could have imagined. 

The Monuments Men (PG-13)
An unlikely World War II platoon, tasked with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners face a seemingly impossible mission, finding themselves risking their lives in a race against time to avoid the destruction of 1,000 years of culture.

3 Days To Kill (PG-13)
When a daring international spy with lethal skills and a hard-earned reputation for tacking the most dangerous missions imaginable takes an offer he can't refuse, he's forced to juggle his two toughest assignments yet: looking after his rebellious teenage daughter while hunting down the world's most ruthless terrorist.

Vampire Academy (PG-13)
After ditching school and being on the run for a year, Rose and Lissa are caught and brought back to the Academy. Lissa struggles to reclaim her social status while Rose risks everything in an attempt to protect her best friend from the immortal, evil vampires that lurk just outside the walls of their school.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

New This Week (5/15/14)

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Her (R)
Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, Theodore becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive and unique entity in its own right. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet "Samantha," a bright, female voice who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow, in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other.

The Nut Job (PG)
Surly is a mischievous squirrel with a mission: to find the tastiest nuts for winter. When he discovers a whole store filled with his favorite food, he plans a heist of nutrageous proportions. But the place turns out to be owned by ruthless bank robbers, so it's up to Surly and his furry friends to stop the nearby bank heist and save the town.

Orange Is The New Black (NR)
Based on Piper Kerman's acclaimed memoir, this series follows engaged Brooklynite Piper Chapman, whose wild west past comes back to haunt her and results in her arrest and detention in a federal penitentiary. To pay her debt to society, Piper trades her comfortable New York life for an orange prison jumpsuit and finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates.

Ride Along (PG-13)
When Ben finally gets accepted into the police academy, James invites him on a ride-along designed to scare the hell out of him and ultimately demonstrate if Ben has what it takes to take care of James' sister. But when the wild night leads them to the most notorious criminal in the city, James will find that his new partner's rapid-fire mouth is just as dangerous as the bullets speeding at it.

Veronica Mars (PG-13)
Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown, an ex-boyfriend with baggage and an unraveling murder mystery.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

New This Week (5/1/14)

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Broadchurch: The Complete First Season (NR)
When the body of an eleven-year-old is found on the beach in Broadchurch, detectives are called to investigate. As suspicions mount and the mystery deepens, a national spotlight descends upon Broadchurch, threatening to pull the town, its residents and their secrets apart.

47 Ronin (PG-13)
After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and reclaim their honor. This band of ronin must seek help from Kai--an enslaved half-breed they once rejected. Kai becomes their most deadly weapon and the heroic inspiration for these outnumbered warriors to confront their enemy and seize eternity.

Gimme Shelter (PG-13)
A troubled teenager flees from her abusive mother, setting out on a journey to find her father, whom she's never known. The extraordinary and courageous true story of one girl's fight against the odds to find hope, redemption, and a family to call her own.

George Gently: Series 6 (NR)
Detective Chief Inspector George Gently returns to the job six months after he and his sergeant, John Bacchus, were gravely injured in the line of duty. While Gently is intent on putting the incident behind him, Bacchus clearly is not--and shocks his boss by submitting a letter of resignation.

Gravity (PG-13)
On a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes, leaving the shuttle destroyed. Stone and Kowalski are completely alone, tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the darkness. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go farther out into the terrifying expanse of space.

Labor Day (PG-13)
What starts as an unforeseen encounter over a long holiday weekend soon becomes a second chance love story that draws two strangers together under incredible circumstances.