Friday, January 26, 2018

New This Week (1/26/18)

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

All Saints (PG)
Based on the inspiring true story of salesman-turned-pastor Michael Spurlock, the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked everything to plant seeds for a future that might just save them all.

American Assassin (R)
A CIA black-ops recruit, a Cold War veteran, and CIA Deputy Director investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets. Together, the three discover a pattern in the violence, leading them to a mission to stop a mysterious operative intent on settling a personal and professional vendetta that could have cataclysmic results.

Austin Found (NR)
A former beauty queen and prom queen, Leanne is fed up with her unglamorously average lifestyle. She decides to take matters into her own hands by teaming up with her ex-boyfriend and his ex-con buddy to have her 11-year-old daughter kidnapped for just for a month or two. All Leanne has to do is keep the local press and Sheriff focused on the case at hand and off hers. What could go wrong?

The Dark Tower (PG-13)
The last Gunslinger, Roland, has been locked in an eternal battle with the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the epic battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

Dunkirk (PG-13)
Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea, British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces facing a fierce battle in World War II.

Game Of Thrones : The Complete Seventh Season (TV-MA)
The penultimate season focuses primarily on the convergence of the show's main plotlines, featuring major events such as Daenerys Targaryen arriving in Westeros with her army and three dragons and waging war against the Lannisters, Jon Snow forging an alliance with Daenerys in an attempt to unite their forces against the White Walker army, Arya and Bran returning to Winterfell and reuniting with their sister Sansa, and the army of the dead breaching the Wall (with the help of a reanimated wight dragon) and entering the Seven Kingdoms.

Ingrid Goes West (R)
Ingrid secretly moves to Los Angeles to befriend Taylor, an Instagram "influencer" with a fabulous artist boyfriend, a camera-ready terrier, and an array of new products and brands to promote to her followers. After Ingrid adopts a Taylor-made identity for herself, her attempts to prove she's BFF material are underway, until she meets Taylor's obnoxious brother Nicky, who threatens to tear down her fa├žade.

Kingsman : The Golden Circle (R)
When the secret organization headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the agents discover an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman. In a new adventure that tests agents' strength and wits, these two elite secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy, in order to save the world.

The Lure (NR)
A pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters drawn ashore explore life on land in an alternate 1980s Poland. Their tantalizing siren songs and otherworldly auras make them overnight sensations as nightclub singers.  The director gives fierce teeth to her viscerally sensual, darkly feminist twist on Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Little Mermaid,' in which the girls bond is tested and their survival threatened after one sister falls for a human.

Mother (R)
A young woman whose tranquil life with her husband at their country home is disrupted by the arrival of a mysterious couple. The guests' personal family drama spills over into the house leading to the death of their son and a memorial service held at their house. After the guests leave, the couple who own the house end up at the center of a cult that turns their home into a warzone.

Planet Earth II (NR)
In one of the most ambitious landmark series, Planet Earth II allows us to experience the world from the viewpoint of the animals themselves. New technology has allowed individual stories to be captured in an unparalleled level of detail. For the first time, viewers are immersed in incredible landscapes and share the most dramatic moments in the lives of animals.

Stronger (R)
A working-class Bostonian who was at the 2013 marathon when the bomb blast occurred tragically lost both of his legs. His deeply personal journey tests a family's bond and defines a community's pride as he overcomes adversity to become the living embodiment of ''Boston Strong.''

Super Dark Times (NR)
Zach and Josh are best friends growing up in a leafy Upstate New York suburb in the 1990s, where teenage life revolves around hanging out, looking for kicks, navigating first love and vying for popularity. When a traumatic incident drives a wedge between the previously inseparable pair, their youthful innocence abruptly vanishes. Each young man processes the tragedy in his own way, until circumstances grow increasingly complex and spiral into violence.

This Is Us (NR)
Centered on characters who share the same birthday, the story follows several decades in the lives of Jack and Rebecca Pearson. As the plot unfolds, it traverses numerous timelines, and intertwines the stories of people whose lives connect in unexpected ways. Filled with memorable performances from its acclaimed cast, it is a smart, poignant dramedy.

Tulip Fever (R)
In 17th-century Amsterdam, an orphaned girl is forcibly married to a merchant, an unhappy ''arrangement'' that saves her from poverty. After her husband commissions a portrait, she begins a passionate affair with the painter. Seeking to escape the merchant, the lovers risk everything and enter the frenzied tulip-bulb market, with the hope that the right bulb will make them a fortune and buy their freedom.

Valerian (PG-13)
Two special operatives embark on a mission to the city of Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where species from all over the universe have converged. There is a mystery at the center of Alpha, a dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of Alpha, and the pair must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Viceroy's House (NR)
New nations are rarely born in peace... India, 1947: Lord Mountbatten is dispatched to New Delhi to oversee the country's transition from British rule to independence, hopeful for a peaceful transference of power. But ending centuries of colonial rule in a country divided by deep religious and cultural differences proves no easy undertaking, setting off a seismic struggle that threatens to tear India apart.

Wind River (R)
A chilling thriller that follows a rookie FBI agent who teams up with a game tracker with deep community ties and a haunted past to investigate the mysterious killing of a local girl on a remote Native American reservation.

Wolf Warrior 2 (NR)
With his career in tatters, China's deadliest Special Forces operative has settled into a quiet life on the sea, but when he crosses paths with a sadistic band of mercenaries terrorizing innocent civilians, he must reaffirm his duty as a soldier and save the day once again.