Tuesday, January 6, 2015

New DVDs - December 2014

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

Boardwalk Empire : The Complete Fifth Season (TV-MA)
The final season takes place in 1931, a full six years after the end of Season 4. In stark contrast with the Roaring '20s, the country is in the throes of the Great Depression, and with the end of Prohibition in sight, Nucky is looking to legitimize himself by forging alliances with liquor producers.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13)
It is 2026, and humanity has been pushed to near extinction by a deadly virus. When a group of survivors desperate to find a new source of power travels into the woods near San Francisco, they discover a highly evolved community of intelligent apes led by Caesar. The two species form a fragile peace agreement but dissention grows and the groups find themselves hurtling toward an all-out war.

Dinosaur 13 (Unrated)
When paleontologist Peter Larson and his team from the Black Hills Institute made the world's greatest dinosaur discovery in 1990, they knew it was the find of a lifetime--the largest, most complete T. Rex ever found. But during a ten-year battle with the U.S. government, powerful museums, Native American tribes, and competing paleontologists, they found themselves not only fighting for keep their dinosaur, but fighting for their freedom as well.

The Good Lie (PG-13)
In 1983, orphans of the civil war in Sudan, known as The Lost Boys, traveled nearly a thousand miles on foot, enduring unspeakable circumstances in search of refuge. Over a decade later, a humanitarian effort would bring thousands of these survivors to America. This true-to-life tale follows four friends from their devastated homeland to the foreign world that is modern America and the people who help empower them to begin again.

Justified : The Complete Fifth Season (NR)
U.S. Marshal Raylan givens harbors a secret that could threaten his career and put the rest of the Marshals in jeopardy. The brutal and volatile Crowe family re-emerges in Harlan County to cash in on their ongoing schemes--this time, not allowing anyone to stand in their way. And as Boyd Crowder desperately tries to protect his imprisoned fiancee Ava and gain control of the heroin market in Harlan, the result is a web of criminal conspiracies that will lead to an electrifying conclusion.

Mad Men : The Final Season : Part 1 (NR)
Set in the captivating world of the 1960s New York, Mad Men continues to follow iconic ad man Don Draper, his colleagues, and his family.

The Maze Runner (PG-13)
Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive, ever-changing maze with a group of boys who have no memory of the outside world. Facing dangerous obstacles at every turn--especially the deadly Grievers that roam the concrete corridors at night--Thomas and the others must race to piece together clues in order to discover their true purpose... and find a way out before it's too late!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (PG-13)
When New York City is in trouble, it's up to these four ninja-fighting, pizza-loving brothers to save it. Aided by determined reporter April O'Neil and their wise master Splinter, these unlikely heroes must face their ultimate nemesis--the evil Shredder.

True Blood : The Complete Seventh Season (TV-MA)
In this final season, an initial battle between raging Hep-Vamps and their Bon Temps prey sets the stage for a season-long series of hair-raising denouements for Sookie, Bill, Eric, Jason, Sam, Alcide, Tara and their human/vampire allies and adversaries. In the end, some of True Blood's most beloved figures will meet cruel fates, while others will cheat death (true and otherwise) to forge happily-ever-after relationships that will leave fans surprised and, ultimately, satisfied.

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