Thursday, January 7, 2016

New This Week (1/7/16)

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

He Named Me Malala (PG-13)
The remarkable true story of teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was attacked by Taliban gunmen in Pakistan for advocating girls' education. Rather than be silenced, Malala emerged as a global voice for the education rights of all children, and in 2014, she became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient. This intimate glimpse into the life of an extraordinary girl is sure to inspire your entire family.

Hitman : Agent 47 (R)
A genetically engineered assassin with superior intelligence and superhuman abilities, 47 turns the tables on a sinister organization that's out to create an army of unstoppable killers with his DNA. Teaming up with a mysterious young woman, 47 uncovers secrets about his origins and faces an epic battle with his deadliest foe.

Maze Runner : The Scorch Trials (PG-13)
They may have escaped from the Maze, but Thomas and his fellow Gladers now face a greater challenge: searching for clues about the secret organization known as WCKD. Their journey leads them to the Scorch, a desolate wasteland filled with unimaginable dangers. The mystery deepens at every turn as the Gladers work together to discover their purpose and battle to survive.

Mistress America (R)
Tracy is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke--a proud resident of Times Square, and adventurous gal about town--she is rescued from her disappointment and seduced by Brooke's alluringly mad schemes.

Ninety Minutes In Heaven (PG-13)
During the 90 minutes he is declared dead after a traffic accident, Don Piper experiences love, joy and life like he's never known. But when he finally wakes in the hospital, Heaven's bliss is replaced by excruciating pain and emotional turmoil. With the support of his family and community, Don clings to his faith and fights to recover the life he's lost.

No Escape (R)
An American businessman and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly they find themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, and they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city.

The Perfect Guy (PG-13)
After a painful breakup with her long-term boyfriend (Morris Chestnut), successful lobbyist Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) jumps into a passionate relationship with a charming stranger, Carter (Michael Ealy), who seems to be the perfect guy. But, after a sexually-charged courtship, she sees a violent side of him and dissolves the budding relationship. In a jealous rage and fueled by insane revenge, he turns her life upside down.

Still The Drums (TV-MA)
M.I.A. (missing in action), in Vietnam, for thirty-nine years, the remains of Lt. Jack E. Buchannon, U.S.M.C., are found and identified. He is brought back home and awarded the medal of honor and buried as a fallen hero. His three childhood best friends, all ex-marines and Vietnam veterans, get together after attending the funeral to raise a toast, look back on their lives, their friendship and their service to country.

The Transporter Refueled (PG-13)
Frank Martin (Ed Skrein) is the best driver money can buy, willing to deliver anything for a price. But when his father (Ray Stevenson) is kidnapped by a gorgeous gang of thieves, Frank must shift his skills into overdrive to rescue him. Loaded with nonstop action and excitement, The Transporter Refueled is a turbo-charged thrill ride full of hairpin twists and dangerous curves.

A Walk In The Woods (R)
Bill Bryson challenges himself to hike the Appalachian Trail. His wife insists he not embark on the trek alone. The only person willing to join him is his long-lost friend Katz, a down-on-his-luck serial philanderer who is one step ahead of the law. These two old friends are about to discover that when you push yourself to the edge, the real fun begins.

War Room (PG)
Tony and Elizabeth Jordan have it all–great jobs, a beautiful daughter, and their dream house. But appearances can be deceiving. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan’s world is actually crumbling under the strain of a failing marriage.

We Are Your Friends (R)
Aspiring DJ Cole is a 23-year-old who spends his days working in the Valley and his nights dreaming of making it in L.A. As Cole tries to create tracks that will set the world on fire, he meets James, a famous DJ who could be the key to his success. Friendship, love, and betrayal interfere but eventually inspire Cole as he struggles to find his voice and create his own future.

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