Thursday, March 24, 2016

New This week (3/17&23/16)

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

The Big Short (R)
When the banks committed the greatest fraud in US history, four outsiders risked it all to take them down.

Brooklyn (PG-13)
Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Carol (R)
Two women from very different backgrounds find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change.

Cedar Cove : The Final Season (NR)
Olivia Lockhart is the revered Cedar Cove Municipal Court judge, lifetime resident, loving mother, and loyal friend to many. As Olivia's romance with newspaper editor Jack hangs in the balance following a shocking discovery, Olivia, along with her family and friends, will find her small town is bursting with more drama--and heart--than ever before.

The Hunger Games : Mockingjay Part 2 (PG-13)
Teamed with a group of her closest friends--including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta--Katniss goes off on a mission to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage an assassination attempt on President Snow. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games.

Trumbo (R)
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. Dalton used words and wit to win two Academy Awards and expose the absurdity and injustice of the blacklist.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

New This Week (3/10/16)

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Secret In Their Eyes (PG-13)
A tight-knit team of rising investigators is torn apart when Jess’s teenage daughter is brutally and inexplicably murdered. After obsessively searching for the elusive killer every day for 13 years, Ray finally uncovers a new lead that he’s certain will resolve the case. No one is prepared, however, for the shocking secret that will reveal the enduring, destructive effects of personal vengeance on the human soul.

Steve Jobs (R)
Witness the founder of Apple like never before. Steve Jobs paints an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at the epicenter of the digital revolution, backstage in the final minutes before three iconic product launches.

Victor Frankenstein (PG-13)
Radical scientist Victor Frankenstein and his trusted assistant Igor share a noble vision of aiding humanity through their groundbreaking research into immortality. But when Victor's experiments go too far, his obsession has terrifying consequences, and now only Igor can bring his friend back from the brink of madness... and save him from his monstrous creation!

Thursday, March 3, 2016

New This Week (3/3/16)

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Big Stone Gap (PG-13)
It's 1978 and the ever-ordinary Ave Maria Mulligan leads a simple life. Before she knows it, she is the old maid of Big Stone Gap. Ave Maria decides that happiness is for other people–that is, until a long-buried family secret throws her quiet life spectacularly off course. With an all-star cast, Big Stone Gap is a love letter to small-town life, working people and the triumph of love.

Bridge Of Spies (PG-13)
James Donovan is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on a nearly impossible mission to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot.

Creed (PG-13)
Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan), son of deceased world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, has boxing in his blood. Looking to win his own title, Adonis heads to Philadelphia and convinces his father's rival-turned-friend, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), to train him – even as Rocky battles his own deadly opponent outsidethe ring. fighter in this new chapter of the Rocky story from critically acclaimed director Ryan Coogler.

Crimson Peak (R)
When her heart is stolen by a seductive stranger, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain--a place filled with secrets that will haunt her forever. Between desire and darkness, between mystery and madness, lies the truth behind Crimson Peak.

Miss You Already (PG-13)
Follow two best friends, Milly and Jess, as they navigate life's highs and lows. Inseparable since they were young girls, they can't remember a time they didn't share everything--secrets, clothes, even boyfriends--but nothing prepares them for the day Milly is hit with life-altering news.

The Night Before (R)
Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen), and Chris (Anthony Mackie) have been friends since childhood, and for a decade their yearly Christmas Eve reunion has been an annual night of debauchery and hilarity. Now that they’re entering adulthood the tradition is coming to an end, and to make it as memorable as possible, they set out to find the Nutcracka Ball – the Holy Grail of Christmas parties.

Rock The Kasbah (R)
Richie Lanz, dumped and stranded in war-torn Kabul by his last remaining client, discovers Salima Khan, a Pashtun teenager with a beautiful voice and the courageous dream of becoming the first woman to compete on national television in Afghanistan's version of American Idol.

Room (R)
Jack, a spirited five-year-old and his mother are trapped in a windowless, 11-by-11-foot space, which Ma has euphemistically named ''Room.'' As Jack's curiosity about their situation grows, and Ma's resilience reaches its breaking point, they enact a risky plan to escape, ultimately bringing them face-to-face with what may turn out to be the scariest thing yet: the real world.

Suffragette (PG-13)
Galvanized by outlaw fugitive Emmeline, Maud joins the U.K.'s growing Suffragette movement alongside women from all walks of life who sacrificed their jobs, homes, children--and even their lives for the right to vote.