Friday, January 20, 2017

New This Week (1/13&20/17)

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

American Honey (R)
An astonishing portrait of youth on the American fringe, American Honey is told through eyes of a vivacious teenage rebel who joins a group of fellow misfits hustling and partying their way across the country.

Bridget Jones' Baby (R)
After breaking up with Mark Darcy, Bridget decides to focus on her job and surround herself with old friends and new. But her love life takes a turn when she meets Jack, the suitor who is everything Mr. Darcy is not. In an unlikely twist, Bridget finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch…she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby's father.

The Childhood Of A Leader (NR)
Set amidst the turmoil of World War I and its aftermath, follow the young son of an American diplomat living in France as he learns to manipulate the adults around him in a monstrous coming of age story that ominously parallels the rising tide of Fascism in Europe.

Don't Think Twice (R)
For 11 years, the six-person comedy team known as The Commune has killed onstage, waiting for its big break. The team finds itself at a crossroads, when one of the group becomes a solo success and the others start to wonder if they will make it after all.

Game Of Thrones : The Complete Sixth Season (TV-MA)
Survivors from all parts of Westeros and Essos regroup to press forward, inexorably, towards their uncertain individual fates. Familiar faces will forge new alliances to bolster their strategic chances at survival, while new characters will emerge to challenge the balance of power in the east, west, north, and south.

Goat (R)
Reeling from a terrifying assault, Brad starts college determined to get his life back. His brother Brett belongs to a fraternity that entices Brad with its promise of protection, popularity, and friendships, but as the pledging ritual moves into hell week, the stakes increase with a series of torturous and humiliating events that tests both boys and their relationship in brutal ways.

Homeland : The Complete Fifth Season (NR)
Now working at a private security firm in Berlin, Carrie is trying to start a new life, but she soon discovers she can't escape her past. Blindsided by stunning betrayals, and without Saul and Quinn to rely on, Carrie must uncover a deadly conspiracy that puts thousands of lives at risk, including her own.

Kicks (R)
15-year-old Brandon longs for a new pair of sneakers to help him escape the reality of being poor. Working hard to get them, he soon finds that the shoes have instead made him a target after they are promptly snatched by a local hood. Brandon and his two best friends embark on a dangerous and exciting journey where nothing is as simple as it seems.

Land And Shade (NR)
After abandoning his family 17 years ago, an elderly farmer, Alfonso, returns home to care for his ailing son. He discovers the landscape once familiar to him has been ravaged by toxic smoke and resembles a wasteland, as the vast sugar cane fields surrounding his house are burned during harvest. While reconciling his past, Alfonso must save his family from this life-threatening situation.

The Magnificent Seven (PG-13)
The desperate townspeople of Rose Creek employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers, and hired guns after the town falls under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue. As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.

Mr. Robot Season_2.0 (NR)
Mr. Robot follows Elliot Alderson, a young cyber-security engineer who becomes involved in the underground hacker group fsociety, after being recruited by their mysterious leader. Following the events of fsociety's 5/9 hack on multi-national company Evil Corp, the second season explores the consequences of that attack as well as the illusion of control.

No Control (NR)
With over 300 million firearms, the U.S. has the highest rate of gun ownership in the world. With each gun tragedy, the question is whether to regulate or to arm. NO CONTROL is a candid look at one of the most contentious issues in America.

Sully (PG-13)
On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.

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