Thursday, October 30, 2014

New This Week (10/30/14)

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

Begin Again (R)
Gretta and her boyfriend Dave are songwriting partners who go to New York City when Dave lands a major record deal. This excitement affects the couple in unexpected ways, leaving Gretta unsure of her future--until a record label executive stumbles across her performance on an East Village stage.

Chef (R)
When gifted chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his demanding job at a trendy LA restaurant, he's on his own to pick up the pieces of his once promising career. Finding himself in Miami, he decides to team up with his successful ex-wife, best friend, and son to launch a no-frills food truck business. Taking to the road, Carl reignites his passion for the kitchen, and along the way, discovers a renewed zest for life and love.

Cold in July (R)
While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard shoots and kills lowlife burglar Freddy. Richard soon finds himself fearing for his family's safety when Freddy's ex-con father, Ben rolls into town, hell-bent on revenge. Soon Richard's life begins to unravel into a dark underworld of corruption and violence that will pit him against the most unlikely of foes.

Fargo : The Complete First Season (NR)
A new "true crime" story and new characters... all chilled in the trademark dry wit, murderous mayhem, and "Minnesota nice" of the original classic film. Lorne Malvo, a manipulative master criminal changes the life of insurance salesman Lester Nygaard. Gus Grimly and Molly Solverson are the small-town police officers who join forces to uncover Lester's secrets and stop the relentlessly destructive Malvo.

The Grand Seduction (PG-13)
A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor's time in the village winds to a close, acting mayor Murray French has no choice but to pull out all the stops.

Life of Crime (R)
When a pampered housewife is kidnapped by a pair of blundering ex-cons in an effort to extort money from her sleazy real-estate tycoon husband, the perfect crime becomes the perfect opportunity for the husband to ride off into the sunset with his sexy young mistress... until the housewife decides to even the score.

Live. Die. Repeat./Edge of Tomorrow (PG-13)
An undefeatable alien race has launched a relentless attack on Earth, and Major William Cage finds himself dropped into a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage is thrown into a time loop, forced to live out the same brutal combat over and over. He is able to slowly evolve his skills, and each battle moves him one step closer to defeating the enemy.

Masters of Sex : Season One (NR)
The series chronicles the unusual lives, romance, and pop culture trajectory of Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson and the effect their research had on the family and colleagues around them. Their study ignited a sexual revolution and took them from a teaching hospital in St. Louis to the cover of Time magazine.

Million Dollar Arm (PG)
In a last-ditch effort to save his career, sports agent JB Bernstein dreams up a wild game plan to find Major League Baseball's next great pitcher from a pool of cricket players in India. He soon discovers two young men who can throw a fastball but know nothing about the game of baseball. Or America. It's an incredible and touching journey that will change them all.

A Million Ways to Die in the West (R)
When Albert loses his girlfriend to his moustached nemesis, a mysterious and beautiful woman rides into town and turns his luck around. But when her notorious outlaw husband arrives seeking revenge, Albert must put his newfound courage to the test.

Mom : The Complete First Season (NR)
Newly sober single mom Christy and her formerly estranged mother, Bonnie, share their lives--and their AA meetings--for the first time in ages. Add in Christy's pregnant daughter, Violet, and you've got three generations of moms trying to live under one dysfunctional roof.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman (PG)
Mr. Peabody is an inventor, scientist, and genius who just happens to be a dog. With his son Sherman, he will embark on the most extraordinary adventure imaginable as they race against time to repair history and save the future.

Neighbors (R)
A young couple is living the American dream--complete with an adorable baby girl and a beautiful new starter home in the suburbs. They try to play along and make nice when a fraternity moves in next door, but when the frat's parties grow increasingly more epic, both sides of the property line begin to fend for their turf.

Obvious Child (R)
When a Brooklyn comedian gets dumped and fired, she has a one-night stand and ends up pregnant--just in time for the worst/best Valentine's Day of her life.

The Rover (R)
Set in a world ten years after a catastrophic Western economic collapse, The Rover follows a hardened loner as he travels the desolate towns and roads of the outback with a wounded captive in search of the one thing that still matters to him.

Scott and Bailey : Season One & Season Two (NR)
Gripping murder mysteries face Detective Constable Rachel Bailey and her partner Detective Constable Janet Scott. Beyond their defense of the law, these two tough women are battling challenges in their personal lives as well. Bailey is noisy, argumentative, and single, while the more subtle Scott is a wife and mother. Join this witty detective duo as they solve complex crimes while they seek balance in their equally challenging personal lives.

Sex Tape (R)
A married couple still very much in love, but lacking passion, decide to make a video of themselves trying every position in The Joy of Sex in one marathon session. It seems like a great idea until they discover that their video has gone public. In a panic, they begin a wild night of adventure all to reclaim their video, their reputation, their sanity, and, most importantly, their marriage.

Transformers : Age of Extinction (PG-13)
With humanity facing extinction from a terrifying new threat, it's up to Optimus Prime and the Autobots to save the world. But now that our government has turned against them, they'll need a new team of allies, including inventor Cade Yeager and the fearsome Dinobots!

Veep : The Complete First Season & The Complete Second Season (TV-MA)
Former Senator Selina Meyer was a charismatic leader and rising star in her party with her eye on the White House--then she became Vice President.

The Wonder Years : Season One (NR)
Kevin experiences the ups and downs of young love; his school's well-intentioned, though comedic, attempts at classroom sex education; and the incredible social pressures behind an innocent junior high dance.

X-Men Days of Future Past (PG-13)
As armies of murderous Sentinel robots hunt down mutants and humans alike, the unstoppable characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves in an epic struggle to change the past--and save our future.