Thursday, April 23, 2015

New This Week (4/23/15)

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

Annie (PG)
Annie is a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York. But everything's about to change when New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a campaign move and takes her in. Stacks believes he's her guardian angel, but it just might be the other way around.

Building Wonders (NR)
NOVA presents three groundbreaking shows that investigate engineering mysteries of the ancient world with the help of dramatic hands-on experiments. (Hagia Sophia, the lost city of Petra, and the Roman Colosseum)

The Facts Of Life (NR)
When their spouses are unable to join them on a planned group trip, longtime friends, Larry Gilbert and Kitty Weaver find themselves thrown together and falling in love under the sun in beautiful Acapulco. With their vacation coming to an end, both Larry and Kitty find themselves torn between feeling guilty about the affair and whether or not to end it.

Fortitude (NR)
Surrounded by the savage beauty of the frozen landscape, Fortitude, a small town in the Arctic Circle, is one of the safest towns on Earth. In this close-knit community, a murder touches everyone and the unsettling horror of the crime threatens the future of the town itself.

Grimm : Season Three (NR)
Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt is back--but not exactly himself. With his abilities manifesting in new and unusual ways, Nick is stronger than ever with his partner, Hank, and reunited love, Juliette, by his side as he tracks down Wesen criminals with renewed determination.

The Hobbit : The Battle Of The Five Armies (PG-13)
The dwarves of Erebor have reclaimed the wealth of their homeland, but now face the consequences of unleashing the terrifying Smaug upon Lake-town. Meanwhile, Sauron, the Dark Lord, has sent forth legions of Orcs to attack the Lonely Mountain as five great armies go to war.

The Imitation Game (PG-13)
During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of Alan Turing to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of 'gross indecency,' and accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality--little did officials know, they were actually incriminating the pioneer of modern day computing.

Interstellar (PG-13)
A team of pioneers undertakes the most important mission in human history. Ex-pilot-turned-farmer Cooper must leave his family and a foundering Earth behind to lead an expedition traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars.

Into The Woods (PG)
Iconic characters, such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel, find their tales intertwined with a humble baker and his wife, whose longing to have a child sends them on a quest to reverse a witch's curse.

Like Sunday, Like Rain (R)
Fate winds her lovely fingers around two lives--a lonely, wealthy 12-year-old cello prodigy and a recently unemployed 23-year-old musician--to unexpectedly place the inexperienced Eleanor as the new au pair for a skeptical Reggie and the music in their hearts and souls intertwines to create this beautiful story about discovery and acceptance.

Once Upon A Time : The Complete First Season (NR)
Storybrooke is a sleepy little town where every fairy-tale character you've ever known is frozen in time and trapped between two worlds, victims of an evil curse. On her 28th birthday, Emma Swan meets Henry, the son she gave up for adoption 10 years ago. Henry believes Emma is the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming, prophesied to break a powerful curse.

Once Upon A Time : The Complete Second Season (NR)
The curse is broken, magic has arrived, and there's no telling what--or who--will be unleashed. Now the exiled fairy-tale characters must grapple with a flood of awakened memories as they come to grips with their new "reality."

Once Upon A Time : The Complete Third Season (NR)
It's a diabolical thing about curses: Just as one is broken, another, even more sinister than the first, inevitably emerges to wreak further havoc... The stakes are higher than ever following a narrow escape from the nightmare of Neverland and Peter Pan.

To Write Love On Her Arms (PG-13)
Renee, a Florida girl, struggles with addiction and abuse. In a creative blend of artistic fantasy and music conflicted with harsh reality, Renee discovers the value of  genuine friendships and embarks on a daunting yet courageous journey toward recovery.

Top Five (R)
New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen has an unexpected encounter with a journalist which forces him to confront the comedy career--and the past--that he's left behind.

Unbroken (PG-13)
Follow the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis "Louie" Zamperini who, along with two other crewmen, survived on a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII--only to be caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

VEEP : The Complete Third Season (TV-MA)
Following the revelation that the President will not seek re-election, the Veep begins eying a promotion. With all of America now watching her and her team, Selina and her staff head off to Detroit and Silicon Valley, go on a drug bust with the Maryland Coast Guard, and fly to London to confer with heads of state.

Wild (R)
After years of reckless behavior and being haunted by memories of her mother, Cheryl makes a rash decision to embark on a challenging trek across the Pacific Crest Trail. With absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand miles all on her own--in what becomes a remarkable journey of self-discovery and redemption that strengthens and ultimately heals her.