Friday, October 28, 2016

New This Week (10/28/16)

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King Jack (NR)
Jack is a scrappy 15-year-old kid stuck in a small, run-down town. He's got more problems than he can handle: an escalating feud with a violent older bully, a crush on a neighborhood girl, and having to go to summer school again. So when his runty younger cousin comes to stay for the weekend, the last thing Jack wants to do is look after him--but no one really cares what Jack wants.

Louder Than Bombs (R)
Explore the death of a famous photographer and how her husband and sons cope while unraveling the truth behind the mysterious accident that claimed her life.

Preacher (NR)
Jesse Custer is a conflicted preacher in a small Texas town who is inhabited by a mysterious entity that allows him to develop a highly unconventional power. With his fearless sidekicks, Tulip and Cassidy, he embarks on a wild, dark journey that is unlike any other.

Under The Sun (NR)
Despite continuous interference by government handlers, director Vitaly Mansky still managed to document life in Pyongyang, North Korea in this fascinating portrait of one girl and her parents in the year as she prepares to join the Korean Children's Union on the 'Day Of The Shining Star.'

Friday, October 21, 2016

New This Week (10/21/16)

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Alice Through The Looking Glass (PG)
The adventure begins when Alice embarks on a daring quest to save her dear friend the Hatter. Plunging back into the whimsical, topsy-turvy world of Wonderland with all her old companions and a host of zany new ones, Alice must take on Time himself to right a past wrong, find her muchness... and remember that nothing is impossible.

Being Charlie (R)
A troublesome 18-year-old breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic and returns home to Los Angeles. He finds his former-actor father is running for Governor and his parents are forcing him to enter adult rehab. There he meets Eva, a beautiful but troubled girl, and is confronted by his issues with drugs, love, and family.

Blood Simple (NR)
Joel and Ethan Coen's career-long darkly comic road trip through misfit America began with this razor-sharp, hard-boiled neonoir set somewhere in Texas, where a sleazy bar owner releases a torrent of violence with one murderous thought.

Cafe Society (PG-13)
Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen's bittersweet romance Cafe Society follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman to Hollywood, where he falls in love, and back to New York, where he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. With Cafe Society, Woody Allen conjures up a 1930s world that has passed to tell a deeply romantic tale of dreams that never die.

Captain America : Civil War (PG-13)
In the wake of collateral damage, government pressure to rein in the Avengers drives a deep wedge between Captain America and Iron Man, causing a catastrophic rift that turns the two friends into bitter enemies. Against a backdrop of divided loyalties, their fellow Avengers must deal with the fallout. Pick a side in this spectacular adventure, packed with mind-blowing action and suspense.

Central Intelligence (PG-13)
A geek-turned-lethal CIA agent, home for his high school reunion, claims to be on a top-secret case, enlisting the help of former popular kid-turned-accountant who misses his glory days. But before the accountant realizes what he's getting into, it's too late to get out, as his increasingly unpredictable new friend drags him through a dangerous world.

The Conjuring 2 (R)
Lorraine and Ed Warren help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits. Known as England's Amityville, the Enfield Haunting was the most documented case in paranormal history. Discover the truth behind the event that shocked the world.

The Daughter Of Dawn (NR)
Shot on location in the Wichita Mountains of southwest Oklahoma in 1920, this rediscovered film was restored by the Oklahoma Historical Society. It features an all Native American cast of 300 Kiowa and Comanche Indians. Focusing on a romantic rivalry, the story also features a battle scene, buffalo hunting, and dances.

Finding Gaston (NR)
Acclaimed chef Gaston Acurio is largely credited with creating and popularizing Peruvian cuisine. Find out the stories, the inspirations, and the dreams behind man who has taken his cuisine outside the kitchen on a mission to change his country with his food. Join the culinary journey into the world of Peruvian cuisine to discover the power of food in Peru--and around the world.

Free State Of Jones (R)
An untold true story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy during the Civil War. Despite overwhelming odds, Knight banded together with other small farmers and local slaves and launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones.

Ghostbusters (PG-13)
Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return with a unique and hilarious take on the classic, supernatural comedy. Together the team saves Manhattan from a sudden invasion of spirits, spooks, and slime that engulfs the city.

Hello, My Name Is Doris (R)
After a lifetime of being overlooked and ignored, Doris finds her world turned upside down by a handsome new coworker and a self-help guru that inspires her to take a chance on love. Hello, My Name Is Doris is a witty and compassionate late-life coming-of-age story that will make you cheer and want to say, "I'm Possible!"

Hunt For The Wilderpeople (PG-13)
Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh new start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family, but when a tragedy strikes Ricky must face his options: go out in a blaze of glory or overcome and survive.

Independence Day : Resurgence (PG-13)
Twenty years after aliens nearly wiped out humankind, they're back with a vengeance. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth developed a defense program to protect the planet. But nothing could prepare us for this new invasion--and only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can save our world from extinction.

Life, Animated (PG)
At three years old Owen Suskind suddenly stopped speaking and disappeared into autism. This is a remarkable story of how Owen found a pathway to language and a framework for making sense of the world through Disney animated films.

Longmire : The Complete Fourth Season (NR)
Sheriff Walt Longmire and his deputies are trying to put the troubling events of the past behind them, and just as it looks like a second chance is truly possible for everyone, the opening of the new casino on the Reservation brings dark new problems.

The Memory Book (NR)
One day while shopping at a flea market, a budding photographer in San Francisco discovers a personal book of pictures showcasing the romance of a young couple from the early seventies. Believing that true love is a falsehood, she sets out on a journey to find the couple she knows only through photos, hoping to discover love.

Microbe And Gasoline (NR)
Microbe, a shy, aspiring artist, has trouble making friends at school until he meets Gasoline, a likeminded outcast. Together they hatch a plan to build a car and spend their summer on an epic road trip across France.

Neighbors 2 (R)
Mac and Kelly have a second baby on the way and they are ready to make the move into the suburbs. Just as they thought they'd reclaimed the neighborhood and were safe to sell, they learn that the new occupants next door are a hard–partying, out-of-control sorority. Mac and Kelly are forced to team up with their charismatic ex-neighbor and now secret weapon, Teddy, since the ladies of Kappa Nu aren't going down without a fight.

The Neon Demon (R)
Jesse has moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams but must contend with the city's dark side and her seedy motel manager. Though her high-powered agent and her new best friend believe she's got what it takes to be a top model, it's a treacherous road to stardom.

Once Upon a Time : The Complete Fourth Season (NR)
Soon after Emma and Hook unwittingly bring Elsa to Storybrooke, they encounter the Snow Queen, whose obsession with both Emma and Elsa has consequences. Meanwhile, Regina has found true love with Robin Hood, but how will she react when her happy ending is thwarted by a twist of fate? Then, Rumplestiltskin enlists the Queens of Darkness in a scheme to rewrite their own stories and corrupt the Savior by turning her newly blissful heart pitch-black.

Popstar (R)
After a two-year, sold-out, worldwide tour, Conner4Real is the biggest name in music. Go behind the scenes as Conner faces a crisis of popularity after his sophomore album flops, leaving fans, sycophants, and rivals all wondering what to do when Conner4Real is no longer the dopest star of all.

Swiss Army Man (R)
Hank is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a corpse named Manny washes up onshore. The two become fast friends, and ultimately go on an epic adventure that will bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.

X-men : Apocalypse (PG-13)
After thousands of years, Apocalypse, the world's first and most powerful mutant, has awakened to find a world led by humans. Intent on cleansing the Earth of mankind, he recruits a group of mutants to create a new world order. In an epic showdown, against an unstoppable enemy, that will determine the fate of the world.

Friday, October 14, 2016

New This Week (10/14/16)

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10 Cloverfield Lane (PG-13)
After a catastrophic car crash, a young woman wakes up in a survivalist's underground bunker. He claims to have saved her from an apocalyptic attack that has left the outside world uninhabitable. But, as his increasingly suspicious actions lead her to question his motives, she'll have to escape in order to discover the truth.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (R)
Stuck in a rut, reporter Kim Baker decides to shake things up by leaving her desk job in New York and taking a dangerous assignment in Afghanistan. Far from home and completely out of her comfort zone, a culture-shocked Kim befriends an adventurous reporter, a no-nonsense Colonel and a charming photojournalist to help her navigate this crazy new world. Amidst the chaos, Kim discovers her true strength as she risks it all to find the next big story.

Friday, October 7, 2016

New This Week (10/7/16)

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April And The Extraordinary World (PG)
Paris, 1941. A family of scientists is on the brink of a powerful discovery when a mysterious force suddenly abducts them, leaving their young daughter April behind. Years later, April carries on her family's research in secret with her cat, Darwin, but soon finds herself at the center of a shadowy conspiracy and on the run from government agents, bicycle-powered airships and cyborg rat spies!

The Choice (PG-13)
Travis is a fun-loving, smooth-talking bachelor who's never considered a serious relationship--until he falls hard for his beautiful new neighbor, Gabby. But when fate threatens Travis and Gabby's love, Travis must make a choice that will alter their lives forever.

Eddie The Eagle (PG-13)
Eddie The Eagle Edwards is an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, the lovable underdog wins the hearts of fans around the world by making an unforgettable showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

Forsaken (R)
In 1872, John Henry Clayton retires as a gunfighter and returns to his hometown of Fowler, Wyoming in hope of repairing his relationship with his estranged father, Reverend Clayton. However, he soon learns that the town is in turmoil, as the railroad will be coming through the area and a criminal gang is terrorizing ranchers who refuse to sell their land. John Henry is the only one who can stop them, but his father does not want his son to return to a life of violence.

45 Years (R)
Kate and Geoff Mercer have reached their twilight years with simple comforts intact: a cozy house, afternoon teas, meals with friends, and the rewarding accomplishment of a happy, longtime life shared together. But as they prepare to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary, the couple's marriage is shaken to its core when unexpected new suddenly threatens to change their lives forever.

Hudson River School: Artistic Pioneers
In the vicinity of New York's Hudson River Valley, the Adirondack Mountains, Catskill Mountains, and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, a group of American painters led by British born artist Thomas Cole forged an artistic vision of the American wilderness. This was the first American school of landscape painting that emerged between 1825 and 1880.

I, Anna (NR)
The lives of a beautiful divorcee and a troubled detective intersect during the investigation of a vicious murder on the grimy, rain-soaked streets of London, sparking a tangled web of passion, intrigue and deceit. An absorbing film noir told from the perspective of an intriguing woman, a key suspect in a murder case, who becomes an obsession for the detective in charge of the investigation. 

Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D : The Complete Second Season (NR)
In the wake of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s devastating infiltration by Hydra, Director Phil Coulson and what remains of his team struggle to rebuild the organization and restore its legitimacy–all while facing global threats, ruthless new villains and their own private demons.

Risen (PG-13)
RISEN is the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius (Joseph Fiennes), a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius (Tom Felton), are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus (Cliff Curtis) in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.

6 Years (NR)
A young couple bound by a seemingly ideal love begins to unravel as unexpected opportunities spin them down a volatile path, threatening the future they had always imagined.

Within The Whirlwind (NR)
Within the Whirlwind is based on the true story of Eugenia Ginzburg, a young Russian literature professor who spends 18 years of her life in the gulag in Siberia during Stalin's reign of terror. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camps doctor and begins to come back to life.