Friday, November 18, 2016

New This Week (11/18/16)

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

Black Sails : The Complete Third Season (TV-MA)
In the wake of the burning of Charles Town, all the New World lives in fear of Captain Flint. But when his campaign of terror crosses over into madness, and new threats emerge to challenge his supremacy, it falls to John Silver to locate the man within the monster, before Flint's war against the world consumes them all.

Empire : The Complete Second Season (NR)
Three months have passed since Lucious Lyon's shocking arrest. Now, released from prison, he and Cookie enter a hostile competition to dominate the music industry. Despite an ongoing feud between their sons Jamal and Hakeem, a stunning betrayal may unite the family against an outside takeover of Empire Records.

Gleason (R)
A video journal that began as a gift for his unborn son expands to chronicle Steve's determination to get his relationships in order, build a foundation to provide other ALS patients with purpose, and adapt to his declining physical condition--utilizing medical technologies that offer the means to live as fully as possible.

Indignation (R)
After Marcus, a brilliant working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, arrives at a small, conservative college in Ohio, he becomes infatuated with a beautiful classmate, Olivia. Their mutual attraction sparks a torrid encounter with consequences Marcus never imagined, putting his family's best-laid plans--and his own beliefs--to the ultimate test.

Into The Badlands (NR)
Centuries from now, civilization as we know it has ceased to exist. Billions perished and nations collapsed, but over time, a feudal society emerged where the strongest rose to wealth and power. This area, known as the Badlands, is uneasily divided among seven rival Barons who control the resources necessary to daily life.

Kill Zone 2 (NR)
When an undercover cop gets too close to revealing the mastermind of a drug syndicate, his cover is blown. Double-crossed and under a false identity, he's thrown into a Thai prison, where a guard discovers the inmate - claiming he's a cop - is a bone marrow match for his dying daughter...and his warden may have an even deadlier operation hidden within the prison walls.

The Man Who Knew Infinity (PG-13)
In 1913, Srinivasa Ramanujan, a self-taught Indian mathematics genius, travled to Trinity College, Cambridge, where over the course of five years he forged a bond with the brilliant and eccentric professor G.H. Hardy, while fighting against prejudice to reveal his groundbreaking discoveries to the world. This is Ramanujan's story as seen through Hardy's eyes.

The Measure Of A Man (NR)
An unemployed everyman must submit to a series of quietly humiliating ordeals in his search for work. Futile retraining courses that lead to dead ends, interviews via Skype, a workshop critique of his self-presentation by fellow jobseekers; all are mechanisms that seek to break him down and strip him of identity and self-respect.

Mountains May Depart (NR)
An intensely moving study of China's economic boom and the culture of materialism it has spawned has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love.

Nerve (PG-13)
When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds herself caught up in the thrill of the adrenaline-fueled competition, the game begins to take a sinister turn with increasingly dangerous acts, leading her into a high-stakes finale that will determine her entire future.

Outlander : Season Two : The Etiquette Of War (NR)
Altering the course of history presents challenges that begin to weigh on the very fabric of Claire and Jamie's relationship--but, armed with the knowledge of what lies ahead, they must race to prevent a doomed Highland uprising and the extinction of Scottish life as they know it.

Sausage Party (R)
In this R-rated, CG-animated movie, one sausage leads a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store.

Star Trek Beyond (PG-13)
Dispatched on a rescue mission to the farthest reaches of space, the USS Enterprise is ambushed by Krall, a ruthless enemy sworn against the Federation. Crash-landing on an uncharted hostile world, the crew are separated with no means of escape. Only Jaylah, a rebellious alien warrior, can help them reunite and find a way off the planet in a race against time to stop Krall's deadly army from triggering all-out galactic war.

Wildflower (PG-13)
Creatively gifted, college student Chloe Moray finds solace from a difficult childhood in her extraordinary art. But when an alarming dream begins to recur nightly, Chloe starts to believe that it might be a suppressed memory and that she may have witnessed a terrible crime as a little girl.