Thursday, February 18, 2016

New This Week (2/18/16)

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

Black Mass (R)
In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly persuades Irish mobster James "Whitey" Bulger to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate their common enemy: the Italian mob. Watch the true story of this unholy alliance spiral out of control, allowing Whitey to evade law enforcement, consolidate power, and become one of the most ruthless and powerful gangsters in Boston history.

Grandma (R)
Elle Reid has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when her granddaughter, Sage, unexpectedly shows up needing $600 before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash, as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.

The Last Witch Hunter (PG-13)
Kaulder is an immortal witch hunter who has spent centuries tracking down those who practice evil magic. When history's deadliest witches resurrect their bloodthirsty Queen Witch, Kaulder becomes humanity's last hope as he clashes with the supernatural in an epic battle for the ages.

Love The Coopers (PG-13)
When four generations of the Cooper clan gather for a reunion, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down--leading the Coopers toward a joyful rediscovery of family bonds and the magic of love.

99 Homes (R)
Single father Dennis Nash is evicted from his home, and his only chance to win it back is to go to work for Rick Carver, the charismatic and ruthless businessman who evicted him in the first place. It's a deal-with-the-devil that provides security for his family; but as Nash falls deeper into Carver's web, he finds his situation grows more brutal and dangerous than he ever imagined.

Our Brand Is Crisis (R)
A failing Bolivian presidential candidate enlists the services of an American management team, led by a brilliant strategist who comes out of self-imposed retirement for a chance to beat her professional nemesis, who is working with the opposition.

Sinister 2 (R)
The sequel to the 2012 sleeper hit horror movie. In the aftermath of the shocking events in “Sinister,” a protective mother and her 9-year-old twin sons find themselves in a rural house marked for death as the evil spirit of Bughuul continues to spread with frightening intensity.

Spectre (PG-13)
A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE. As Bond ventures towards the heart of SPECTRE, he learns of a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he seeks.

Straight Outta Compton (R)
Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how five young cultural rebels--armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado, and raw talent--stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world's most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.

The 33 (PG-13)
A mine collapses in Chile, trapping 33 men underground. With more than 2,000 feet of rock in their way, members of a rescue team work tirelessly to save the men. Beneath the rubble, the miners begin an epic quest to survive.

Truth (R)
As a renowned producer and close associate of Dan Rather, Mary Mapes believes she’s broken the biggest story of the 2004 election: revelations of a sitting U.S. President’s military service. But when allegations come pouring in, sources change their stories, document authenticity is questioned, and the casualties begin to mount.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

New This Week (2/4/16)

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Burnt (R)
Chef Adam Jones had it all--and lost it. The former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene had earned two Michelin stars and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. To land his own kitchen and that third elusive star though, Jones will need to leave his bad habits behind and get the best of the best on his side, including the beautiful Helene.

Chi-Raq (R)
After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the ongoing violence on Chicago's South Side, creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex, and violence in America and around the world.

Everest (PG-13)
Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.

Meet The Patels (PG)
A laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams... and his parents. This hilarious and heartwarming film reveals how love is a family affair.