Friday, June 29, 2018

New This Week (6/29/18)

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

The Americans : The Complete Fifth Season (NR)
KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before, and as Paige is drawn deeper into the reality of her parents' secret job, she realizes she will never have a normal life.

Black Lightning : The Complete First Season (NR)
Nine years ago, Jefferson Pierce was gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he used those powers to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning. Almost a decade later, Pierce’s crime-fighting days are long behind him…or so he thought.

Dear White People : Season One (NR)
Set against the backdrop of a predominantly white Ivy League university, this satirical series--which picks up where the acclaimed 2014 film by the same name left off--follows a group of students of color as they try to navigate a diverse landscape of social injustice, cultural bias, political correctness (or lack thereof), and activism in the millennial age.

Death Wish (R)
Dr. Paul Kersey is a surgeon who only sees the aftermath of his city's violence as it's rushed into his ER--until his wife and college-age daughter are viciously attacked in their suburban home. With the police overloaded with crimes, Paul, burning for revenge, hunts for his family's assailants to deliver justice.

The Doctor Blake Mysteries : Season Four (NR)
Doctor Lucien Blake and Jean Beazley have returned to Ballarat, ready to finally pursue their romantic feelings towards one another, but their arrival coincides with the attack on someone extremely close to them, creating a life-threatening situation that will shake them both to their very core.

Endeavour : The Complete Fifth Season (PG-13)
As 1968 dawns, Endeavour's recent promotion leads him to reluctantly mentor new recruit Fancy, while Thursday is beginning to think about life after the police. But in Oxford, crime never sleeps, and the team continues to be challenged by intriguing cases of murder, greed, and deception.

The Fall : Series 3 (NR)
Spector lies in the hospital in critical condition, but when he awakes, he seems to be suffering from memory loss and claims he doesn’t remember committing any murders. Determined to make Spector pay for his crimes, Gibson compiles evidence against him, but she faces opposition from her superiors and a formidable defense team that accuses her of an inappropriate relationship with Spector.

I Can Only Imagine (PG)
The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness.

Legion : The Complete Season One (NR)
David Haller is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of mental hospitals for years, but after a startling encounter with a new patient, he must confront the shocking possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.

Little Women (NR)
The universally loved story of the March sisters is set to inspire its next generation of fans with this all new Masterpiece production. With large doses of humanity, humor, and tenderness, this story of a family striving for happiness in an uncertain world has no equal.

Love, Simon (PG-13)
Everyone deserves a great love story, but for seventeen year old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life changing.

Midnight Sun (PG-13)
17-year-old Katie Price has been sheltered since childhood with a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. During the day she is housebound, but after nightfall, Katie can venture out to the local train station and play her guitar for travelers.

Midsomer Murders : County Case Files (NR)
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets—DCI John Barnaby solves macabre crimes with the help of his new assistant, DS Charlie Nelson.

The Moonstone (NR)
Rachel Verinder inherits a large Indian diamond on her birthday from her uncle. The diamond, associated with the Hindu moon god, is of great religious significance as well as being extremely valuable, and there are whispers of a curse placed upon it. Sure enough, the stone is stolen from Rachel's bedroom later that night, and a period of turmoil, unhappiness, misunderstandings and ill-luck ensues.

My Letter To The World (NR)
Emily Dickinson has spent the 130 years since her death unfairly pigeonholed as the strange recluse in white. My Letter To The World is an in-depth exploration of her life and work, filmed in her hometown of Amherst, Massachusetts. This documentary journeys through the seasons of Emily's life amid 1800s New England.

Outlander : Season Three (NR)
Now pregnant, Claire struggles with the fallout of her sudden reappearance and its effect on her marriage to her first husband, Frank. Meanwhile, in the 18th century, Jamie suffers from the loss of Claire. As the years pass, Jamie and Claire attempt to make lives apart from one another, each haunted by the memory of their lost love. Separated by continents and centuries, Claire and Jamie must find their way back to each other.

Pacific Rim : Uprising (PG-13)
Jake Pentecost, a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity's victory against the monstrous "Kaiju." Now an even more fearsome alien threat has been unleashed on the world and Jake is called back into action by his former co-pilot, Lambert, and a 15-year-old Jaeger hacker, Amara.

Tyler Perry's Acrimony (R)
A faithful wife is driven over the edge when it becomes clear she has been betrayed by her devious husband.

Unforgotten : The Complete First Season (NC-17)
When a body is discovered in a derelict building, DCI Cassie Stuart must untangle lies that have been covered up for nearly forty years. With her partner, DI Sunil "Sunny" Khan they narrow the list to four suspects, each with something to hide. As their deceptions are discovered, the people they love most begin to wonder what else they might be capable of.

Unsane (R)
Still scarred from the trauma of being terrorized by a stalker, Sawyer Valentini receives treatments at the Highland Creek Behavioral Center. However, shortly after she unwittingly commits herself to the mental institution and is unable to leave, she catches sight of a facility staffer who, she is convinced, is actually her stalker. But is he real or a product of her delusion?

Westworld : Season One : The Maze (NR)
Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin – exploring a world in which every human appetite, not matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged. Exploring what it means to be human through the eyes of the lifelike AI “hosts” in the park, the series investigates the boundaries of an exotic world set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past.

Friday, June 8, 2018

New This Week (6/8/18)

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

All I Wish (R)
Senna Berges, a free-spirited fashion designer lives on the edge, seemingly destined for a life of disappointment. Then Senna meets Adam, a charismatic lawyer who connects with her in the most powerful and profound way. True to form, Senna screws up and happiness is not to be. But when Senna and Adam serendipitously reunite a year later at her 47th birthday party, Senna's luck changes with the opportunity to find true love again.

Annihilation (R)
Biologist and former soldier Lena is shocked when her missing husband comes home near death from a top-secret mission into The Shimmer, a mysterious quarantine zone no one has ever returned from. Now, Lena and her elite team must enter a beautiful, deadly world of mutated landscapes and creatures, to discover how to stop the growing phenomenon that threatens all life on Earth.

Black Panther (PG-13)
After tragedy forces young Prince T'Challa to assume Wakanda's throne, he is faced with the ultimate test, putting the fate of his country and the entire world at risk. Pitted against his own family, the new king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and embrace his future as an Avenger.

Every Day (PG-13)
Rhiannon, a 16-year old girl falls in love with a mysterious soul named "A" who inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and A work each day to find each other, not knowing what or who the next day will bring. The more the two fall in love, the more Rhiannon and "A" face the hardest decision either has ever had to make.

Hurricane Heist (PG-13)
As a massive hurricane builds, criminals infiltrate a U.S. Mint facility. Their plan: to steal $600 million and escape using a Category 5 hurricane as cover. But a treasury agent and a storm chaser have a plan of their own, desperately racing against time--and the hurricane--to save the hostages and stop the thieves before their town is reduced to rubble.

The Last Movie Star (R)
Vic Edwards was the biggest star in Hollywood, a college football legend turned stunt double turned leading man. Now in his eighties, he's convinced by an old friend to accept an invitation to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at a two-bit film festival in Nashville.

Thoroughbreds (R)
Childhood friends Lily and Amanda reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Though they seem at odds, the pair bonds over Lily's contempt for her oppressive stepfather, and they begin to bring out one another's most destructive tendencies. Their ambitions lead them to hire a local hustler and take matters into their own hands to set their lives straight.

A Wrinkle In Time (PG)
Based on the timeless classic and filled with spectacle, warmth and heart, this celebrated film follows an ordinary girl's epic adventure and brave journey home, with the ultimate triumph of love.