Thursday, August 21, 2014

New This Week (8/21/14)

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

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13)
It's great to be Spider-Man. For Peter Parker, there's no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. 

Dalziel & Pascoe : Season 10 (NR)
Politically incorrect Superintendent Andy Dalziel and his well-mannered partner, Inspector Peter Pascoe, swallow their amusing differences to tackle five gripping murder cases that will keep you guessing from Yorkshire to Amsterdam.

Finding Vivian Maier (NR) 
One of the 20th century's greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Since buying her work by chance at auction, amateur historian John Maloof has crusaded to put this prolific photographer in the history books. 

Heaven is for Real (PG)
The true story of Todd Burpo, a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. His son, Colton, claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. Colton shares the details of his journey and about things that happened before his birth... things he couldn't possibly know.

Locke (R)
Ivan Locke is a successful businessman dedicated to his loving wife and children. But tonight, everything will change, as a series of phone calls triggers a shocking chain of events--and unravels Ivan's seemingly perfect life over the course of a single, unforgettably intense car ride.

Muppets Most Wanted (PG)
The entire Muppets gang heads out for a world tour, but find themselves entangled in an international crime caper. Now Kermit is behind bars and the World's Number One Criminal Constantine has taken his place. As Constantine plots the robbery of the century, they are pursued by Sam Eagle and Interpol agent Jean Pierre Napoleon.

The Quiet Ones (PG-13)
When a crazed university professor and his team of students set out to cure a disturbed patient, the unthinkable happens. Trusting in their leader and his motives, Brian and his fellow students find themselves far from help... and all too close to a sinister force they never suspected.

The Railway Man (R)
Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, is tormented and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Decades later, still suffering the trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax discovers that the person responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him.

Tim's Vermeer (PG-13)
Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries: How did Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage to paint so realistically before the invention of photography? Spanning a decade, Jenison's adventure takes him to Holland, on a pilgrimage to meet artist David Hockney. The epic research project Jenison embarks on is as extraordinary as what he discovers.

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