Friday, August 24, 2018

New This Week (8/24/18)

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

Avengers Infinity War (PG-13)
An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Infinity War brings to the screen the ultimate showdown of all time. The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos.

Beirut (R)
Mason Skiles, a former U.S. diplomat, gets sent to Beirut to negotiate a swap for the release of a terrorist leader, believed to be imprisoned by Israeli secret police, in exchange for a CIA agent who has been kidnapped. Confronted by ghosts from his past, Mason faces a formidable question: Who do you trust in a world where the truth emerges only when it's convenient – or profitable?

Billions : Season One (NR)
Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power and influence to outmaneuver the other. The stakes are in the billions in this timely, provocative series.

Billions : Season Two (NR)
After being deftly outplayed, brilliant hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod is upping his game and using his considerable resources to exact revenge on ruthless U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades. Axe's aggressive move sends Chuck reeling as he finds himself under investigation, forced to scramble to hang on to his office and his family.

Blockers (R)
When three parents stumble upon their daughters' pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.

Breaking In (NR/PG-13)
A woman will stop at nothing to rescue her two children being held hostage in a house designed with impenetrable security. No trap, no trick and especially no man inside can match a mother with a mission when she is determined.

Chappaquiddick (PG-13)
Based on historical events, this suspenseful thriller examines the infamous 1969 death of Mary Jo Kopechne, who drowned after Senator Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, and the moral and legal complexities that play out over the following week.

China's Hidden Monkeys (NR)
In the remote mountains of southwest China lives one of the most remarkable and elusive endangered primates in the world: the golden monkey. This species only exists in China. Discovered in the 1890s, they were thought to be extinct until their re-discovery in 1962. Their extreme isolation has protected them...until now. Today, they are on the verge of extinction.

Class Rank (NR)
The only thing holding Veronica back from her dream of attending Yale is her #2 high-school class ranking. So when she devises a plan to elect fellow teen Bernard to the local school board and abolish the ranking system, their unorthodox efforts inspire everyone around them to see life and love in a whole new light.

Deadpool 2 (R)
The sequel to the first one.

Disobedience (R)
A woman returns to the community that shunned her decades earlier for an attraction to a childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.

The Doctor Blake Mysteries : Season Two (NR)
Doctor Lucien Blake returns to Ballarat after an attempt to reunite with his long lost daughter. But it's no longer the safe haven he left behind: Danny has been transferred to Melbourne, replaced by a new Senior Constable hell bent on making Blakes job as police surgeon as difficult as possible.

Finding Your Feet (PG-13)
When Sandra discovers that her husband is having an affair, she seeks refuge with her sister. The two could not be more different--Sandra is a fish out of water next to her outspoken, serial dating, free-spirited sibling. But different is just what Sandra needs at the moment, and she reluctantly lets her sister drag her along to a community dance class, where she starts finding her feet.

Freak Show (NR)
Billy Bloom is one-of-a-kind: a fabulous, glitter-bedecked, gender-bending teenager whose razor-sharp wit is matched only his by his outrageous, anything-goes fashion sense. When his mother is forced to send him to live with his father, Billy finds himself at an ultra-conservative high school.

Gringo (R)
Gringo joyrides into Mexico, where mild-mannered businessman Harold Soyinka finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues, local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation in ways that raise the question: Is he out of his depth — or two steps ahead?

How To Talk To Girls At Parties (R)
London, 1977. Enn is a shy suburban teenager who sneaks out to after-hours punk parties. One night, Enn and his friends meet some teens who seem like they're from another planet; in fact, they are from another planet, visiting Earth to complete a mysterious rite of passage. Enn falls for beautiful alien Zan--and into a delirious adventure that will test the limits of their love.

I Feel Pretty (PG-13)
Renee is a woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy on a daily basis. After suffering a fall, she wakes up believing she is suddenly the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. With this newfound confidence she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but what will happen when she realizes her appearance never changed?

Isle Of Dogs (PG-13)
Atari Kobayashi is a 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to vast Trash Island, Atari sets off in search of his bodyguard dog, Spots. With the assistance of his newfound mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture.

The Leisure Seeker (R)
A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker, travelling from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West. They recapture their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.

Man In An Orange Shirt (NR)
Two love stories set 60 years apart are linked by a secret that echoes through generations, from a forbidden relationship impossible during WWII, contrasted with a present-day romance that is nearly derailed by the 1940s tale with which it is deeply intertwined.

The Miracle Season (PG)
After the death of star player Caroline "Line" Found, the team must step up their game under the guidance of their tough-love coach and Caroline's iron-willed father in hopes of winning the state championship. Together they regain their strength and spirit in order to "Live Like Line."

On Chesil Beach (R)
In 1962 England, two young people from drastically different backgrounds--well-to-do Florence and working-class Edward--meet and begin an idyllic courtship. Though their love is true, the societal pressures and sexual mores of the time cause strain between the young couple, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

Overboard (PG-13)
Working class Kate is hired to clean rich playboy Leonardo's luxury yacht. After firing Kate and falling overboard, Leonardo wakes up with amnesia. Kate shows up at the hospital and convinces Leonardo he is her husband and puts him to work. Leonardo slowly settles in and eventually he earns the respect of his new "family."

Paul Apostle Of Christ (PG-13)
Paul is spending his last days in a dark and bleak prison cell awaiting execution by Emperor Nero, but before Paul's death sentence can be enacted, Luke resolves to write another book, one that details the beginnings of "The Way" and the birth of what will come to be known as the church.

A Quiet Place (PG-13)
A family must navigate their lives in silence to avoid mysterious creatures that hunt by sound. Knowing that even the slightest whisper or footstep can bring death, Evelyn and Lee are determined to find a way to protect their children at all costs while they desperately search for a way to fight back.

Super Troopers 2 (R)
When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the fun-loving Vermont Highway Patrolmen--Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit, and Farva--are called in to resolve the situation.

Supergirl (NR)
When a nine-year-old girl breaks a powerlifting world record, she turns into an international phenomenon--and Supergirl is born. Naomi Kutin seems like a typical Orthodox Jewish pre-teen until her extraordinary talent transforms the lives of her family and thrusts her into news headlines.

Traffik (R)
A weekend getaway at a secluded mountain estate turns deadly for Brea and her boyfriend, John, after they accidentally discover the hidden world of a brutal biker gang. Joined unexpectedly by their friends, Darren and Malia, Brea and John wage a desperate fight for their lives against a gang who will stop at nothing to protect its shocking and murderous secrets.

Tully (R)
Tully tells the story of Marlo, a mother of three who is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, she forms a unique bond with the thoughtful, unpredictable, young nanny, Tully.

Wedding Bells (NR)
When two commitment-phobic busy professionals with little in common are asked to be the best man and maid of honor at a mutual friend's wedding, they didn't expect a life-changing romantic experience of their own.

When Calls The Heart (NR)
At long last, Jack returns to Hope Valley and he and Elizabeth start planning their wedding, but at the schoolhouse, Phillip is worried that the impending nuptials will mean the loss of his beloved teacher. Meanwhile, Carson finds love, the town bank might be in trouble, and Hattie runs a false story at the school newspaper.

You Were Never Really Here (R)
A traumatized veteran named Joe, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.