Friday, December 30, 2016

New This Week (12/30/16)

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Cosmos (NR)
Witold, who has just failed the bar exam, and his companion Fuchs, who has recently quit his fashion job, are staying at a guesthouse run by the intermittently paralytic Madame Woytis. Upon discovering a sparrow hanged in the woods near the house, Witold s reality mutates into a whirlwind of tension, histrionics, foreboding omens, and surrealistic logic as he becomes obsessed with Madame Woytis's daughter Lena.

Don't Breathe (R)
From the twisted minds behind Evil Dead comes a new terrifying experience. Three young thieves fight for their lives after breaking into the home of a blind man who has a dark side.

Father Brown : Season Four (NR)
Return to the sleepy Cotswold village of Kemblefold where the lovably quirky Father Brown is facing another round of seemingly unsolvable murders--some of his most challenging cases yet. Unexpected death on a film set, a poisoned executioner, a kidnapping, voodoo, and murder abound as Father Brown tries to maintain some semblance of order and safety in his small town.

Fear The Walking Dead : The Complete Second Season (NR)
The group aboard the Abigail is unaware of the total apocalypse that surrounds them; they assume the chance that some place has not been reached by the Infection. But as the military bombs the Southland to cleanse it of the Infected, the group heads for ports unknown and discover that the water may be no safer than land.

The Flash : The Complete First Season (NR)
When an unexpected accident at the S.T.A.R. Labs Particle Accelerator facility strikes Barry, he finds himself suddenly charged with the incredible power to move at super speeds. With the help of the research team at S.T.A.R. Labs, Barry begins testing the limits of his evolving powers and using them to stop crime.

Florence Foster Jenkins (PG-13)
Set in 1940s New York, Florence Foster Jenkins is the true story of the legendary New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice she heard in her head was beautiful, but to everyone else it was hilariously awful.

Me Before You (PG-13)
Young and quirky Louisa "Lou" Clark moves from one job to the next to help her family make ends meet. Her cheerful attitude is put to the test when she becomes a caregiver for Will Traynor, a wealthy young banker left paralyzed from an accident two years earlier. Will's cynical outlook starts to change when Louisa shows him that life is worth living.

Men Of The Cloth (NR)
Men Of The Cloth is an inspiring portrait of Nino Corvato, Checchino Fonticoli, and Joe Centofanti, three Italian master tailors who confront the decline of the apprentice system as they navigate their challenging roles in the twilight of their career. The film unravels the mystery of their artistry and reveals how their passionate devotion to their Old World craft is akin to a religion.

Now You See Me 2 (PG-13)
The Four Horsemen return for a second mind-bending adventure, elevating the limits of stage illusion to new heights in an adventure that takes them around the globe. One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public's adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, the illusionists resurface for a comeback performance in hopes of exposing the unethical practices of a tech magnate.

Paths Of The Soul (NR)
Follow a group of Tibetan villagers who leave their families and homes to make a Buddhist "bowing pilgrimage"--laying their bodies flat on the ground after every few steps--along the 1,200 mile road to Lhasa, Tibet's holy capital. Though united in their remarkable devotion, each of the travelers embarks on this near impossible journey for very personal reasons.

Southside With You (PG-13)
On a summer's day in 1989, a young law associate named Barack Obama used all his charms to woo attorney Michelle Robinson. From executive producer John Legend comes this uplifting romantic movie based on the real-life first date between the future First Couple.

Suicide Squad (PG-13)
It feels good to be bad… Assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. 

Friday, December 9, 2016

New This Week (12/9/16)

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The American Side (NR)
When Charlie Paczynski’s raven-haired partner is caught in the crossfire of a blackmail scheme gone bad, he trails the prime suspect to the brink of Niagara, only to receive a cryptic warning. Thrust into a world populated by a whiskey-swilling storyteller, strangely bonded siblings, and a dubious government agent, Paczynski joins the quest for a long-lost design by enigmatic genius, Nikola Tesla.

Confirmation (TV-14)
Take a look behind Washington politics during the 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings where Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment. The hearings brought the country to a standstill and became a pivotal moment in American culture forever changing how we perceive and experience workplace equality and gender politics.

The Flash : The Complete Second Season (NR)
Following the defeat of Flash's nemesis Reverse Flash, Team Flash must quickly turn their attention to the singularity swirling high above Central City, consuming everything in its path. Armed with the heart of a hero and the ability to move at super speeds, Barry charged into the eye of the singularity, but can he actually save his city from impending doom?

Homo Sapiens (NR)
What will remain of our lives after we are gone? Empty spaces, ruins, cities increasingly overgrown with vegetation, crumbling asphalt: the areas we currently inhabit, though humanity has disappeared. Now abandoned and decaying, gradually reclaimed by nature after being taken from it so long ago.

Lo And Behold (PG-13)
Oscar®-nominated documentarian Werner Herzog chronicles the virtual world from its origins to its outermost reaches, exploring the digital landscape with the same curiosity and imagination he previously trained on earthly destinations.

The Mind's Eye (NR)
When word of Zack and Rachel's supernatural talents gets out, they find themselves the prisoners of a deranged doctor intent on harvesting their powers. After a daring escape, they are free from his sinister institution, but the corrupt doctor will stop at nothing to track them down so that he may continue to siphon their gifts for his own use.

Poldark : The Complete Second Season (NR)
It's 1790 and there is riot and revolution in the air. Ross Poldark must fight for his freedom when George Warleggan tries to have him hanged as a revolutionary. While Francis and Elizabeth watch on in horror, can Demelza save Ross from himself?

Friday, December 2, 2016

New This Week (12/2/16)

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Bad Moms (R)
Amy has a seemingly perfect life, however she's over-worked, over-committed, and exhausted. Fed up, she joins forces with two other over-stressed moms on a quest to liberate themselves from conventional responsibilities--putting them on a collision course with PTA Queen Bee Gwendolyn and her clique of devoted perfect moms.

Captain Fantastic (R)
An unconventional man raises his six children in the forest of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society. When he is forced to bring his family out of seclusion and into the world, it leads to a confrontation with his father-in-law, who wants his grandchildren to have a normal life. Now Ben must question if his methods are the best for his family.

Eat That Question (R)
Told solely through rare and never before seen historic footage of Frank Zappa’s highly acclaimed 30-year career, this unique 90 minute documentary is an energetic celebration of an often outspoken and brilliant musician.

The Fits (NR)
Eleven-year-old tomboy Toni is bewitched by the tight-knit dance team she sees practicing in the same Cincinnati gymnasium where she boxes with her brother. Enamored by the power and confidence of the strong community of girls, Toni neglects her boxing, and instead eagerly absorbs the dance routines and drills from a distance.

Harmontown (NR)
Dan Harmon takes his popular podcast Harmontown on a calamitous cross-country tour. Much more than a comedy documentary, the film uncovers Harmon's public persona to reveal his complex character and his equally complex personal relationships.

Hell Or High Water (R)
When a desperate father learns the bank is going to take his family's land, he and his ex-con brother are left with no choice. They decide to rob the bank's branches, putting themselves in the crosshairs of an aging Texas Ranger.

Imperium (R)
When extremists steal devastatingly toxic materials in order to build a dirty bomb, FBI Agent Nate Foster, with help from Agent Zamparo, goes undercover in order to infiltrate their shadowy underworld. But can Nate find the group's leader--and the bomb--before his cover is blown?

Morris From America (R)
Morris is a 13-year-old who has just relocated with his single father to Heidelberg, Germany. Morris is a complete fish out of water--a budding hip-hop star in an EDM world. Morris sets out against all odds to take the hip-hop world by storm, and win the girl of his dreams.

The Wailing (NR)
A foreigner's mysterious appearance in a quiet, rural village causes suspicion among the locals--suspicion which quickly turns to hysteria as the townspeople begin killing each other in brutal outbursts for seemingly no reason. As the investigating officer watches his daughter fall under the same savage spell, he agrees to consult a shaman for answers--unknowingly escalating the situation into something far more dangerous.

War Dogs (R)
Two friends in their early 20s, living in Miami Beach during the Iraq War, exploit a little-known government initiative that allows smaller businesses to bid on U.S. military contracts. Starting small, they begin raking in big money and living the high life. But the two get in over their heads when they land a $300-million deal to arm the Afghan military.