Friday, February 24, 2017

New This Week (2/24/17)

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

The Fall : Series 2 (NR)
It’s been 10 days since serial killer Paul Spector fled Belfast, and Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson is running out of time to catch him. Then Spector commits a brazen crime to silence someone from his past, and Gibson finds crucial evidence that puts her hot on his trail once more.

The Handmaiden (NR)
A young Japanese Lady is living on a secluded estate with a Korean woman who is hired to serve as her new handmaiden but is secretly plotting with a conman to defraud her of a large inheritance.

Jason Bourne (PG-13)
Matt Damon returns to his most iconic role in Jason Bourne, which finds the CIA's most lethal operative drawn out of the shadows.

Journey To The Planet Earth : Dispatches From The Gulf (NR)
A documentary that investigates the environmental health of the Gulf of Mexico six years after the biggest oil spill in US history in April 2010.

The Light Between The Oceans (PG-13)
Lighthouse keeper Tom Sherbourne and radiant, spirited Isabel live together in married bliss, but their world is turned upside down when Isabel learns that she's unable to bear a child. One day, a drifting lifeboat washes ashore with a crying baby in it. The dilemma the couple now face will echo far beyond the island, engulfing and irrevocably impacting their world.

Little Hope Was Arson (NR)
January 2010: Ten churches burn to the ground in just over a month, igniting the largest criminal investigation in East Texas history. No stone is left unturned, and even Satan himself is considered a suspect in this gripping investigation of a community terrorized from the inside out.

The Seventh Fire (NR)
When Rob Brown, a Native American gang leader on a remote Minnesota reservation, is sentenced to prison for a fifth time, he must confront his role in bringing violent drug culture into his beloved Ojibwe community. As Rob reckons with his past, his seventeen-year-old protégé, Kevin, dreams of the future: becoming the most powerful and feared Native gangster on the reservation.

Snowden (R)
Edward Snowden is the controversial figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the National Security Agency and became one of the most wanted men in the world. A hero to some and a traitor to others, the provocative story of what led him to that fateful decision makes for one of the most compelling stories in recent history.

Friday, February 10, 2017

New This Week (2/10/17)

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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.

Tower (NR)
August 1, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the iconic University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes in what was a previously unimaginable event. Based entirely on first person testimonies from witnesses, heroes, and survivors, archival footage combined with rotoscopic animation of the dramatic day in a seamless and suspenseful retelling of the unfolding tragedy.

Under The Shadow (PG-13)
Shideh and her young daughter, Dorsa, are left alone in a war-torn city when her husband is drafted and sent to the front lines. After a dud missile strikes their apartment building, a neighbor mysteriously dies, and Dorsa's behavior becomes increasingly erratic. Shideh scoffs at her superstitious neighbor's warning that the missile might carry an ancient curse, but as the frightening occurrences in her apartment escalate, Shideh realized that the malevolent force in her home is infinitely more evil and terrifying than the missiles raining down on the city.