Friday, December 30, 2016

New This Week (12/30/16)

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Cosmos (NR)
Witold, who has just failed the bar exam, and his companion Fuchs, who has recently quit his fashion job, are staying at a guesthouse run by the intermittently paralytic Madame Woytis. Upon discovering a sparrow hanged in the woods near the house, Witold s reality mutates into a whirlwind of tension, histrionics, foreboding omens, and surrealistic logic as he becomes obsessed with Madame Woytis's daughter Lena.

Don't Breathe (R)
From the twisted minds behind Evil Dead comes a new terrifying experience. Three young thieves fight for their lives after breaking into the home of a blind man who has a dark side.

Father Brown : Season Four (NR)
Return to the sleepy Cotswold village of Kemblefold where the lovably quirky Father Brown is facing another round of seemingly unsolvable murders--some of his most challenging cases yet. Unexpected death on a film set, a poisoned executioner, a kidnapping, voodoo, and murder abound as Father Brown tries to maintain some semblance of order and safety in his small town.

Fear The Walking Dead : The Complete Second Season (NR)
The group aboard the Abigail is unaware of the total apocalypse that surrounds them; they assume the chance that some place has not been reached by the Infection. But as the military bombs the Southland to cleanse it of the Infected, the group heads for ports unknown and discover that the water may be no safer than land.

The Flash : The Complete First Season (NR)
When an unexpected accident at the S.T.A.R. Labs Particle Accelerator facility strikes Barry, he finds himself suddenly charged with the incredible power to move at super speeds. With the help of the research team at S.T.A.R. Labs, Barry begins testing the limits of his evolving powers and using them to stop crime.

Florence Foster Jenkins (PG-13)
Set in 1940s New York, Florence Foster Jenkins is the true story of the legendary New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice she heard in her head was beautiful, but to everyone else it was hilariously awful.

Me Before You (PG-13)
Young and quirky Louisa "Lou" Clark moves from one job to the next to help her family make ends meet. Her cheerful attitude is put to the test when she becomes a caregiver for Will Traynor, a wealthy young banker left paralyzed from an accident two years earlier. Will's cynical outlook starts to change when Louisa shows him that life is worth living.

Men Of The Cloth (NR)
Men Of The Cloth is an inspiring portrait of Nino Corvato, Checchino Fonticoli, and Joe Centofanti, three Italian master tailors who confront the decline of the apprentice system as they navigate their challenging roles in the twilight of their career. The film unravels the mystery of their artistry and reveals how their passionate devotion to their Old World craft is akin to a religion.

Now You See Me 2 (PG-13)
The Four Horsemen return for a second mind-bending adventure, elevating the limits of stage illusion to new heights in an adventure that takes them around the globe. One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public's adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, the illusionists resurface for a comeback performance in hopes of exposing the unethical practices of a tech magnate.

Paths Of The Soul (NR)
Follow a group of Tibetan villagers who leave their families and homes to make a Buddhist "bowing pilgrimage"--laying their bodies flat on the ground after every few steps--along the 1,200 mile road to Lhasa, Tibet's holy capital. Though united in their remarkable devotion, each of the travelers embarks on this near impossible journey for very personal reasons.

Southside With You (PG-13)
On a summer's day in 1989, a young law associate named Barack Obama used all his charms to woo attorney Michelle Robinson. From executive producer John Legend comes this uplifting romantic movie based on the real-life first date between the future First Couple.

Suicide Squad (PG-13)
It feels good to be bad… Assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. 

Friday, December 9, 2016

New This Week (12/9/16)

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The American Side (NR)
When Charlie Paczynski’s raven-haired partner is caught in the crossfire of a blackmail scheme gone bad, he trails the prime suspect to the brink of Niagara, only to receive a cryptic warning. Thrust into a world populated by a whiskey-swilling storyteller, strangely bonded siblings, and a dubious government agent, Paczynski joins the quest for a long-lost design by enigmatic genius, Nikola Tesla.

Confirmation (TV-14)
Take a look behind Washington politics during the 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings where Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment. The hearings brought the country to a standstill and became a pivotal moment in American culture forever changing how we perceive and experience workplace equality and gender politics.

The Flash : The Complete Second Season (NR)
Following the defeat of Flash's nemesis Reverse Flash, Team Flash must quickly turn their attention to the singularity swirling high above Central City, consuming everything in its path. Armed with the heart of a hero and the ability to move at super speeds, Barry charged into the eye of the singularity, but can he actually save his city from impending doom?

Homo Sapiens (NR)
What will remain of our lives after we are gone? Empty spaces, ruins, cities increasingly overgrown with vegetation, crumbling asphalt: the areas we currently inhabit, though humanity has disappeared. Now abandoned and decaying, gradually reclaimed by nature after being taken from it so long ago.

Lo And Behold (PG-13)
Oscar®-nominated documentarian Werner Herzog chronicles the virtual world from its origins to its outermost reaches, exploring the digital landscape with the same curiosity and imagination he previously trained on earthly destinations.

The Mind's Eye (NR)
When word of Zack and Rachel's supernatural talents gets out, they find themselves the prisoners of a deranged doctor intent on harvesting their powers. After a daring escape, they are free from his sinister institution, but the corrupt doctor will stop at nothing to track them down so that he may continue to siphon their gifts for his own use.

Poldark : The Complete Second Season (NR)
It's 1790 and there is riot and revolution in the air. Ross Poldark must fight for his freedom when George Warleggan tries to have him hanged as a revolutionary. While Francis and Elizabeth watch on in horror, can Demelza save Ross from himself?

Friday, December 2, 2016

New This Week (12/2/16)

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Bad Moms (R)
Amy has a seemingly perfect life, however she's over-worked, over-committed, and exhausted. Fed up, she joins forces with two other over-stressed moms on a quest to liberate themselves from conventional responsibilities--putting them on a collision course with PTA Queen Bee Gwendolyn and her clique of devoted perfect moms.

Captain Fantastic (R)
An unconventional man raises his six children in the forest of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society. When he is forced to bring his family out of seclusion and into the world, it leads to a confrontation with his father-in-law, who wants his grandchildren to have a normal life. Now Ben must question if his methods are the best for his family.

Eat That Question (R)
Told solely through rare and never before seen historic footage of Frank Zappa’s highly acclaimed 30-year career, this unique 90 minute documentary is an energetic celebration of an often outspoken and brilliant musician.

The Fits (NR)
Eleven-year-old tomboy Toni is bewitched by the tight-knit dance team she sees practicing in the same Cincinnati gymnasium where she boxes with her brother. Enamored by the power and confidence of the strong community of girls, Toni neglects her boxing, and instead eagerly absorbs the dance routines and drills from a distance.

Harmontown (NR)
Dan Harmon takes his popular podcast Harmontown on a calamitous cross-country tour. Much more than a comedy documentary, the film uncovers Harmon's public persona to reveal his complex character and his equally complex personal relationships.

Hell Or High Water (R)
When a desperate father learns the bank is going to take his family's land, he and his ex-con brother are left with no choice. They decide to rob the bank's branches, putting themselves in the crosshairs of an aging Texas Ranger.

Imperium (R)
When extremists steal devastatingly toxic materials in order to build a dirty bomb, FBI Agent Nate Foster, with help from Agent Zamparo, goes undercover in order to infiltrate their shadowy underworld. But can Nate find the group's leader--and the bomb--before his cover is blown?

Morris From America (R)
Morris is a 13-year-old who has just relocated with his single father to Heidelberg, Germany. Morris is a complete fish out of water--a budding hip-hop star in an EDM world. Morris sets out against all odds to take the hip-hop world by storm, and win the girl of his dreams.

The Wailing (NR)
A foreigner's mysterious appearance in a quiet, rural village causes suspicion among the locals--suspicion which quickly turns to hysteria as the townspeople begin killing each other in brutal outbursts for seemingly no reason. As the investigating officer watches his daughter fall under the same savage spell, he agrees to consult a shaman for answers--unknowingly escalating the situation into something far more dangerous.

War Dogs (R)
Two friends in their early 20s, living in Miami Beach during the Iraq War, exploit a little-known government initiative that allows smaller businesses to bid on U.S. military contracts. Starting small, they begin raking in big money and living the high life. But the two get in over their heads when they land a $300-million deal to arm the Afghan military.

Friday, November 18, 2016

New This Week (11/18/16)

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Black Sails : The Complete Third Season (TV-MA)
In the wake of the burning of Charles Town, all the New World lives in fear of Captain Flint. But when his campaign of terror crosses over into madness, and new threats emerge to challenge his supremacy, it falls to John Silver to locate the man within the monster, before Flint's war against the world consumes them all.

Empire : The Complete Second Season (NR)
Three months have passed since Lucious Lyon's shocking arrest. Now, released from prison, he and Cookie enter a hostile competition to dominate the music industry. Despite an ongoing feud between their sons Jamal and Hakeem, a stunning betrayal may unite the family against an outside takeover of Empire Records.

Gleason (R)
A video journal that began as a gift for his unborn son expands to chronicle Steve's determination to get his relationships in order, build a foundation to provide other ALS patients with purpose, and adapt to his declining physical condition--utilizing medical technologies that offer the means to live as fully as possible.

Indignation (R)
After Marcus, a brilliant working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, arrives at a small, conservative college in Ohio, he becomes infatuated with a beautiful classmate, Olivia. Their mutual attraction sparks a torrid encounter with consequences Marcus never imagined, putting his family's best-laid plans--and his own beliefs--to the ultimate test.

Into The Badlands (NR)
Centuries from now, civilization as we know it has ceased to exist. Billions perished and nations collapsed, but over time, a feudal society emerged where the strongest rose to wealth and power. This area, known as the Badlands, is uneasily divided among seven rival Barons who control the resources necessary to daily life.

Kill Zone 2 (NR)
When an undercover cop gets too close to revealing the mastermind of a drug syndicate, his cover is blown. Double-crossed and under a false identity, he's thrown into a Thai prison, where a guard discovers the inmate - claiming he's a cop - is a bone marrow match for his dying daughter...and his warden may have an even deadlier operation hidden within the prison walls.

The Man Who Knew Infinity (PG-13)
In 1913, Srinivasa Ramanujan, a self-taught Indian mathematics genius, travled to Trinity College, Cambridge, where over the course of five years he forged a bond with the brilliant and eccentric professor G.H. Hardy, while fighting against prejudice to reveal his groundbreaking discoveries to the world. This is Ramanujan's story as seen through Hardy's eyes.

The Measure Of A Man (NR)
An unemployed everyman must submit to a series of quietly humiliating ordeals in his search for work. Futile retraining courses that lead to dead ends, interviews via Skype, a workshop critique of his self-presentation by fellow jobseekers; all are mechanisms that seek to break him down and strip him of identity and self-respect.

Mountains May Depart (NR)
An intensely moving study of China's economic boom and the culture of materialism it has spawned has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love.

Nerve (PG-13)
When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds herself caught up in the thrill of the adrenaline-fueled competition, the game begins to take a sinister turn with increasingly dangerous acts, leading her into a high-stakes finale that will determine her entire future.

Outlander : Season Two : The Etiquette Of War (NR)
Altering the course of history presents challenges that begin to weigh on the very fabric of Claire and Jamie's relationship--but, armed with the knowledge of what lies ahead, they must race to prevent a doomed Highland uprising and the extinction of Scottish life as they know it.

Sausage Party (R)
In this R-rated, CG-animated movie, one sausage leads a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store.

Star Trek Beyond (PG-13)
Dispatched on a rescue mission to the farthest reaches of space, the USS Enterprise is ambushed by Krall, a ruthless enemy sworn against the Federation. Crash-landing on an uncharted hostile world, the crew are separated with no means of escape. Only Jaylah, a rebellious alien warrior, can help them reunite and find a way off the planet in a race against time to stop Krall's deadly army from triggering all-out galactic war.

Wildflower (PG-13)
Creatively gifted, college student Chloe Moray finds solace from a difficult childhood in her extraordinary art. But when an alarming dream begins to recur nightly, Chloe starts to believe that it might be a suppressed memory and that she may have witnessed a terrible crime as a little girl.

Friday, October 28, 2016

New This Week (10/28/16)

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King Jack (NR)
Jack is a scrappy 15-year-old kid stuck in a small, run-down town. He's got more problems than he can handle: an escalating feud with a violent older bully, a crush on a neighborhood girl, and having to go to summer school again. So when his runty younger cousin comes to stay for the weekend, the last thing Jack wants to do is look after him--but no one really cares what Jack wants.

Louder Than Bombs (R)
Explore the death of a famous photographer and how her husband and sons cope while unraveling the truth behind the mysterious accident that claimed her life.

Preacher (NR)
Jesse Custer is a conflicted preacher in a small Texas town who is inhabited by a mysterious entity that allows him to develop a highly unconventional power. With his fearless sidekicks, Tulip and Cassidy, he embarks on a wild, dark journey that is unlike any other.

Under The Sun (NR)
Despite continuous interference by government handlers, director Vitaly Mansky still managed to document life in Pyongyang, North Korea in this fascinating portrait of one girl and her parents in the year as she prepares to join the Korean Children's Union on the 'Day Of The Shining Star.'

Friday, October 21, 2016

New This Week (10/21/16)

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Alice Through The Looking Glass (PG)
The adventure begins when Alice embarks on a daring quest to save her dear friend the Hatter. Plunging back into the whimsical, topsy-turvy world of Wonderland with all her old companions and a host of zany new ones, Alice must take on Time himself to right a past wrong, find her muchness... and remember that nothing is impossible.

Being Charlie (R)
A troublesome 18-year-old breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic and returns home to Los Angeles. He finds his former-actor father is running for Governor and his parents are forcing him to enter adult rehab. There he meets Eva, a beautiful but troubled girl, and is confronted by his issues with drugs, love, and family.

Blood Simple (NR)
Joel and Ethan Coen's career-long darkly comic road trip through misfit America began with this razor-sharp, hard-boiled neonoir set somewhere in Texas, where a sleazy bar owner releases a torrent of violence with one murderous thought.

Cafe Society (PG-13)
Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen's bittersweet romance Cafe Society follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman to Hollywood, where he falls in love, and back to New York, where he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. With Cafe Society, Woody Allen conjures up a 1930s world that has passed to tell a deeply romantic tale of dreams that never die.

Captain America : Civil War (PG-13)
In the wake of collateral damage, government pressure to rein in the Avengers drives a deep wedge between Captain America and Iron Man, causing a catastrophic rift that turns the two friends into bitter enemies. Against a backdrop of divided loyalties, their fellow Avengers must deal with the fallout. Pick a side in this spectacular adventure, packed with mind-blowing action and suspense.

Central Intelligence (PG-13)
A geek-turned-lethal CIA agent, home for his high school reunion, claims to be on a top-secret case, enlisting the help of former popular kid-turned-accountant who misses his glory days. But before the accountant realizes what he's getting into, it's too late to get out, as his increasingly unpredictable new friend drags him through a dangerous world.

The Conjuring 2 (R)
Lorraine and Ed Warren help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits. Known as England's Amityville, the Enfield Haunting was the most documented case in paranormal history. Discover the truth behind the event that shocked the world.

The Daughter Of Dawn (NR)
Shot on location in the Wichita Mountains of southwest Oklahoma in 1920, this rediscovered film was restored by the Oklahoma Historical Society. It features an all Native American cast of 300 Kiowa and Comanche Indians. Focusing on a romantic rivalry, the story also features a battle scene, buffalo hunting, and dances.

Finding Gaston (NR)
Acclaimed chef Gaston Acurio is largely credited with creating and popularizing Peruvian cuisine. Find out the stories, the inspirations, and the dreams behind man who has taken his cuisine outside the kitchen on a mission to change his country with his food. Join the culinary journey into the world of Peruvian cuisine to discover the power of food in Peru--and around the world.

Free State Of Jones (R)
An untold true story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy during the Civil War. Despite overwhelming odds, Knight banded together with other small farmers and local slaves and launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones.

Ghostbusters (PG-13)
Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return with a unique and hilarious take on the classic, supernatural comedy. Together the team saves Manhattan from a sudden invasion of spirits, spooks, and slime that engulfs the city.

Hello, My Name Is Doris (R)
After a lifetime of being overlooked and ignored, Doris finds her world turned upside down by a handsome new coworker and a self-help guru that inspires her to take a chance on love. Hello, My Name Is Doris is a witty and compassionate late-life coming-of-age story that will make you cheer and want to say, "I'm Possible!"

Hunt For The Wilderpeople (PG-13)
Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh new start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family, but when a tragedy strikes Ricky must face his options: go out in a blaze of glory or overcome and survive.

Independence Day : Resurgence (PG-13)
Twenty years after aliens nearly wiped out humankind, they're back with a vengeance. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth developed a defense program to protect the planet. But nothing could prepare us for this new invasion--and only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can save our world from extinction.

Life, Animated (PG)
At three years old Owen Suskind suddenly stopped speaking and disappeared into autism. This is a remarkable story of how Owen found a pathway to language and a framework for making sense of the world through Disney animated films.

Longmire : The Complete Fourth Season (NR)
Sheriff Walt Longmire and his deputies are trying to put the troubling events of the past behind them, and just as it looks like a second chance is truly possible for everyone, the opening of the new casino on the Reservation brings dark new problems.

The Memory Book (NR)
One day while shopping at a flea market, a budding photographer in San Francisco discovers a personal book of pictures showcasing the romance of a young couple from the early seventies. Believing that true love is a falsehood, she sets out on a journey to find the couple she knows only through photos, hoping to discover love.

Microbe And Gasoline (NR)
Microbe, a shy, aspiring artist, has trouble making friends at school until he meets Gasoline, a likeminded outcast. Together they hatch a plan to build a car and spend their summer on an epic road trip across France.

Neighbors 2 (R)
Mac and Kelly have a second baby on the way and they are ready to make the move into the suburbs. Just as they thought they'd reclaimed the neighborhood and were safe to sell, they learn that the new occupants next door are a hard–partying, out-of-control sorority. Mac and Kelly are forced to team up with their charismatic ex-neighbor and now secret weapon, Teddy, since the ladies of Kappa Nu aren't going down without a fight.

The Neon Demon (R)
Jesse has moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams but must contend with the city's dark side and her seedy motel manager. Though her high-powered agent and her new best friend believe she's got what it takes to be a top model, it's a treacherous road to stardom.

Once Upon a Time : The Complete Fourth Season (NR)
Soon after Emma and Hook unwittingly bring Elsa to Storybrooke, they encounter the Snow Queen, whose obsession with both Emma and Elsa has consequences. Meanwhile, Regina has found true love with Robin Hood, but how will she react when her happy ending is thwarted by a twist of fate? Then, Rumplestiltskin enlists the Queens of Darkness in a scheme to rewrite their own stories and corrupt the Savior by turning her newly blissful heart pitch-black.

Popstar (R)
After a two-year, sold-out, worldwide tour, Conner4Real is the biggest name in music. Go behind the scenes as Conner faces a crisis of popularity after his sophomore album flops, leaving fans, sycophants, and rivals all wondering what to do when Conner4Real is no longer the dopest star of all.

Swiss Army Man (R)
Hank is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a corpse named Manny washes up onshore. The two become fast friends, and ultimately go on an epic adventure that will bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.

X-men : Apocalypse (PG-13)
After thousands of years, Apocalypse, the world's first and most powerful mutant, has awakened to find a world led by humans. Intent on cleansing the Earth of mankind, he recruits a group of mutants to create a new world order. In an epic showdown, against an unstoppable enemy, that will determine the fate of the world.