Friday, April 22, 2016

New This Week (4/14&21/16)

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

Game Of Thrones : The Complete Fifth Season (TV-MA)
This season begins with a power vacuum that protagonists across Westeros and Essos look to fill and features some of the most explosive scenes yet, as the promise that "winter is coming" becomes more ominous than ever before.

The Keeping Room (R)
When a pair of soldiers track Augusta down intent on exacting revenge, a trio of women are forced to take up arms to fend off their assailants, finding ways to resourcefully defend their home and themselves as the escalating attacks become more unpredictable and relentless.

The Lady In The Van (PG-13)
Based on the true story of Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins “temporarily” parks her van in Alan Bennett’s London driveway and proceeds to live there for 15 years. What begins as a begrudged favor becomes a relationship that will change both their lives.

Life (R)
Dennis Stock was only 26 when he was commissioned to photograph James Dean for LIFE magazine in 1955. While Stock thought he was capturing a young actor in the instant before he became a household name, in fact he documented the last moments of intimacy and simplicity that James Dean ever knew.

The Manners Of Downton Abbey (NR)
Enter the world of Edwardian etiquette with host Alastair Bruce, historian, expert on royal ceremony and custom, and the historical advisor to the hit drama series.

Man Up (R)
When Nancy is mistaken for Jack's blind date under the clock at Waterloo Station, she decides to take fate into her own hands and just go with it. What could possibly go wrong?

Mercy Street (NR)
1862. Mary Phinney, a New England abolitionist, and Emma Green, a Confederate belle, collide at Mansion House, the Green family's hotel that has been transformed into a Union Army hospital.

Sisters (R)
Two disconnected sisters are summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house. Looking to recapture their glory days, they throw one final high-school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch of ground-down adults really need.

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