Thursday, May 5, 2016

New This Week (5/5/16)

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

The Doctor Blake Mysteries : Season One (NR)
Haunted by searing moments of World War II, and by the heartbreaking loss of his secret wife and daughter, Dr. Blake returns to his hometown in 1959 to continue his late father's practice and serve as the town's chief medical officer. His search for his wife and daughter has sharpened his sense of the sometimes fine line between the truth and a lie, and between natural and unnatural death.

The 5th Wave (PG-13)
Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie (Chloë Grace Moretz) is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal 5th wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope – if she can only trust him.

Supplements & Safety (NR)
An investigation of the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion-dollar industry with only limited FDA oversight. The film explores the risks of taking mega-doses of vitamins and examines how they are marketed and regulated.

The Haunting Of Alice D (NR)
Imprisoned inside Davenport House's walls, Alice was forced to endure years of brutality, until she took revenge on her captors. More than a century later, the latest Davenport heir is hosting a party in the newly renovated mansion, but the “fun” has barely begun when strange things begin to happen. Suddenly, the legend of Alice’s tormented ghost proves to be very real.

Hostile Border (R)
Claudia is an undocumented immigrant living in the U.S. When she’s arrested by the FBI, she is quickly deported to México. Speaking no Spanish, she reluctantly takes refuge with her estranged father. As she clashes with her father, her attempts to return home thrust her into a dangerous bond with a foreign smuggler, Ricky. Claudia must navigate a tightrope of impossible choices.

Joy (PG-13)
The wild story of a family across four generations, centering on the girl who becomes the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Allies become adversaries and adversaries become allies, both inside and outside the family, as Joy's inner life and fierce imagination carry her through the storm she faces.

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