Friday, July 20, 2018

New This Week (7/20/18)

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

Dina (NR)
Dina invites her fiancé Scott to move in with her. The two are head-over-heels for one another, but shacking up poses a new challenge: Scott freezes when it comes to physical intimacy, and Dina, wants nothing more than to share with Scott all she's learned about sensual desire. Her increasingly creative forays to draw Scott close keep hitting roadblocks while they strive to reconcile their conflicting approaches to romance and intimacy.

Faces Places (PG)
Varda and JR share a lifelong passion for images and how they are created, displayed, and shared. Together they travel around France meeting locals, learning their stories, and producing epic-size portraits of them. The photos are prominently displayed on houses, barns, storefronts, and trains revealing the humanity in their subjects, and themselves.

Hannibal In The Alps (NR)
Hannibal, one of history's most famous generals, achieved what the Romans thought to be impossible. With a vast army of 30,000 troops, 15,000 horses, and 37 war elephants, he crossed the mighty Alps in only 16 days to launch an attack on Rome from the north. In Hannibal in the Alps, a team of experts conclusively proves for the first time that Hannibal's army did indeed cross the Alps.

I, Daniel Blake (NR)
After a heart attack leaves him unable to hold a job, the widowed carpenter Daniel Blake begins a long, lonely journey through the Kafka-esque labyrinth of the local welfare state. Along the way, he strikes up a friendship with a single mother and her two children, at the mercy of the same system after being evicted from their home.

Jungle (R)
An enthusiastic young adventurer follows his dreams into the Amazon jungle with two friends and a guide with a mysterious past. Their journey quickly turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wilderness lead to an all-out fight for survival.

The Lovers (R)
Mary and Michael, a long-married, dispassionate wife and husband are on the verge of calling it quits, when a spark unexpectedly reignites, sweeping them into an impulsive and surprising "new" romance.

Friday, July 13, 2018

New This Week (7/13/18)

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

Atlanta : The Complete First Season (NR)
Atlanta follows two cousins who work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families.

The Doctor Blake Mysteries : Season Three (NR)
Things have changed for Doctor Lucien Blake. His co-conspirator Lawson has been fired from Ballarat, and Blake's emotional embrace with Jean has changed life in the house. Doctor Blake finds his tenure under threat by a new arrival. But that's the least of his troubles when he uncovers a dark story behind his mother's death.

Father Brown : Season Five (NR)
Father Brown cycles back for another season of more mysteries in the sleepy Cotswold village of Kembleford.

Game Night (R)
Max and Annie's weekly couples' game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother plans a murder mystery party that turns out to be more than they bargained for.

George Gently : Series 8 (NR)
It’s 1970, the start of a new decade. Radical social and political change is in the air, and Gently is on the brink of retirement. Tasked with investigating two last homicides, Gently finds himself at odds with his cocky protégé, DI John Bacchus, and questioning the legacy he will leave behind. Along with DS Rachel Coles, Gently and Bacchus must enter a shadowy world of political intrigue and risk everything to uncover the truth.

Good Witch : Season One (NR)
The Good Witch series follows the adventures of a mysteriously enchanting woman, who peaks the curiosity of her neighbors. Based on the "Good Witch" series of cable movies, Season One follows Cassie Nightingale and her young-teenage daughter Grace, who shares that same special intuition as her mom. When New York transplants move in next to the Grey House, they are immediately spellbound by the mother-daughter duo next door.

Good Witch : Season Two (NR)
In season two, Cassie and Sam put romance on the back burner as Sam resolves his family situation and Cassie decides if she's ready to take things to the next level. A complication arises with the arrival in Middleton of John, an old archaeologist friend of Cassie's, who is clearly interested in more than just friendship.

Good Witch : Season Three (NR)
Middleton gets transformed into a town where "it's always the day before Halloween" when the author of a series of magic-and-romance-filled novels comes to Grey House to celebrate the release of her newest book, titled "The Enchantress Unites." But it's Cassie who ends up doing the uniting, bringing together the people of Middleton to put on the special event.

Milk Street : Season 1 (NR)
The test cooks search the world over for techniques that can add a little kick, and convenience, to everyday American cooking. Each episode gives viewers the chance to see the process at work as they test, edit, and translate what they learn into the home-cooking environment.

Orange Is The New Black : Season Five (NR)
When the standoff at the prison turns into a full-blown riot, the inmates take advantage of the confusion by conducting séances, holding prisoner auctions, and preening for the morning news. But with relationships tested and friendships starting to fray, will life at Litchfield ever return to normal?

Preacher : Season Two (NR)
West Texas preacher Jesse Custer, his badass ex-girlfriend Tulip, and Irish vampire Cassidy embark on a road trip to find God and are thrust into a twisted battle spanning Heaven, Hell, and everywhere in between.

Royal Wedding Collection (NR)
Dater's Handbook: A successful business woman who is unsuccessful in her personal life decides to try The Daters Handbook.
When Sparks Fly: A journalist is sent back to her hometown to write a Fourth of July story and discovers the life and love she left behind are what she's been missing.
Royal Hearts: Kelly and her father receive news that he has inherited an estate from a faraway land and the title that goes along with it.

Trial & Error : The Complete First Season (NR)
Bright-eyed New York lawyer Josh Segal heads to a tiny Southern town for his first big case. His mission is to defend an eccentric professor accused of the murdering his wife. Settling into his makeshift office and meeting his quirky team of local misfits, Josh suspects that winning his first big case will not be easy.

Unforgotten : Season Two (TV-MA)
DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan face an impossible cold case. Four suspects are the pieces of the puzzle, but as Cassie and Sunny put this picture together, the more blurred it becomes. The investigation will question their assumptions about the most damaged and destructive in society. When a victim becomes a criminal, is punishment the same as justice?