Monday, February 16, 2015

New This Week (2/5/15)

Call the library to check availability and request these new items:

Book of Life (PG)
Torn between the expectations of his family and the desires of his heart, a young man named Manolo sets off on an epic quest, that spans three spectacular worlds, in order to reunite with his one true love and defend his village.

Dads (NR)
Eli and Warner, childhood friends have become successful videogame developers. But their lifestyle is thwarted by their dads, whose behavior causes frequent complications. In spite of the problems caused by their old men, Eli and Warner discover that there are still a few lessons yet to be learned from their ne'er-do-well dads.

Downton Abbey : Season 5 (NR)
1924, the radio is the latest miracle, a new Labour government heralds changes throughout the land, and Downton's traditional ways are besieged on all fronts. Robert, Mary, and Branson must ensure the future of the estate for generations to come. As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton, he can' help but question his place in the world. Mary is finally coming to accept that she would like to marry again, but will she ever be able to find the same happiness that she had with Matthew? And with no news of her beloved Gregson, Edith suffers under the burden of her terrible secret. Downstairs, all of the servants must consider what effect social changes may have on their working lives. No one, from Mr. Carson to Daisy, will be left unaffected.

Fury (R)
April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

John Wick (R)
When sadistic young thugs senselessly attack John Wick--a brilliantly lethal ex-assassin--they have no idea that they've just awakened the boogeyman. With New York City as his bullet-riddled playground, Wick embarks on a merciless rampage, hunting down his adversaries with the skill and ruthlessness that made him an underworld legend.

Lucy (R)
A woman is accidentally caught in a dark deal and turns the tables on her captors. Altered by a dangerous new drug allowing her to use 100% of her brain capacity, Lucy transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

My Old Lady (PG-13)
When Mathias arrives at the sumptuous Parisian apartment he inherited from his father, he's surprised that the property comes with two stubborn live-in tenants who are not required to leave according to an ancient French real estate law. Unable to sell the place, Mathias moves in with the feisty Englishwoman, Mathilde, and her daughter, Chloe. But as Mathias and Chloe draw increasingly closer, Mathilde unveils a complex labyrinth of secrets that unites the trio in unexpected ways.

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