Friday, March 6, 2015

New This Week (3/5/15)

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

Big Hero 6 (PG)
Baymax is a lovable personal companion robot, who forms a special bond with robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada. After a devastating turn of events, Hiro turns to Baymax and his diverse group of friends--adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon, and fanboy Fred--who transform into a band of unlikely heroes.

The Captive (R)
Matthew must live through a parent's worse nightmare when his young daughter, Cassandra, vanishes without a trace. Years later, when detectives Nicole and Jeffrey discover recent images of Cassandra online, Matthew puts everything on the line to get his daughter back.

The Interview (R)
Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapaport run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show 'Skylark Tonight.' When they discover that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show, they land an interview with him in an attempt to legitimize themselves as journalists, but then the CIA recruits them to "take out" Kim Jong-un.

Nightcrawler (R)
Lou Bloom is desperate for work and discovers a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder, and other mayhem. Each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars. Aided by Nina, a veteran of the blood-sport that is local TV news, Lou blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

Olive Kitteridge (TV-MA)
A seemingly placid New England town wrought with illicit affairs, crime, and tragedy, told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and a staunch moral center.

Rosewater (R)
A Tehran-born journalist based in London, Maziar Bahari returns to Iran where he covers the 2009 presidential election and its ensuing riots. Falsely accused of espionage, Bahari is arrested and turned over to "Rosewater," a brutal interrogator who subjects the innocent reporter to months of beatings and torture to force him to confess he's a spy.

Whiplash (R)
Terence Fletcher, an instructor known for his terrifying teaching methods, transfers Andrew, an ambitious young jazz drummer, into the top jazz ensemble, forever changing the young man's life. But Andrew's passion to achieve perfection quickly spirals into obsession, as his ruthless teacher pushes him to the brink of his ability and sanity.

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