Friday, October 12, 2018

New This Week (10/12/18)

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

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot (R)
John Callahan has a lust for life, a talent for off-color jokes, and a drinking problem. When an all-night bender ends in a catastrophic car accident, the last thing he intends to do is give up drinking. But when he reluctantly enters treatment, Callahan discovers a gift for drawing edgy, irreverent newspaper cartoons that develop an international following and grant him a new lease on life.

Eighth Grade (R)
Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school--the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year--before she begins high school.

Hotel Artemis (R)
After a daring heist, a wounded bank robber checks in to this secret hospital for criminals while riots rage outside--but he finds himself entangled with an arms dealer, a crime lord, and a mysterious assassin whose mission pits all the guests against each other in a deadly game of survival.

Leave No Trace (PG)
Will and his teenage daughter, Tom, have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a harrowing journey back to their wild homeland.

Rise Of The Superstorms (NR)
In summer 2017, three monster hurricanes swept in from the Atlantic one after another, shattering storm records and killing hundreds of people. Dive into the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. How can scientists better predict these storms, and what does the 2017 season tell us about the likelihood of similar storms in the future?

Skyscraper (PG-13)
Former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer now assesses security for skyscrapers. He's on assignment in China when he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he's been framed for it. 

This Is Us (TV-PG)
Everyone has a family. And every family has a story. This Is Us chronicles the Pearson family across the decades: from Jack and Rebecca as young parents in the 1980s to their 37-year-old kids, Kevin, Kate, and Randall searching for love and fulfillment in the present day. The tiniest events in our lives impact who we become, and the connections we share with each other can transcend time, distance, and even death.

Friday, October 5, 2018

New This Week (10/5/18)

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Anne Of Green Gables Fire And Dew (NR)
Anne Shirley earns a spot at Queen's College in far-off Charlottetown, but when Anne departs, Matthew and Marilla feel a sudden emptiness in their lives. And in Charlottetown, Anne is overwhelmed by loneliness, city life, and the pressure of intense competition--especially from Gilbert Blythe. Facing difficult choices, will Anne find that the dark cloud over her life does have a silver lining?

The Durrells In Corfu : The Complete Second Season (NR)
Follow the further adventures of the eccentric Durrell family as they embrace life on the gorgeous Greek island of Corfu. This series sees sparky English widow Louisa Durrell and her brood continue to put down roots in their dilapidated rented house, alongside an ever-increasing menagerie of animals brought home by youngest son Gerry.

The Durrells In Corfu : The Complete Third Season (NR)
Aunt Hermione visits, embraces the laid-back Greek attitude, and finds romance. Leslie's enjoys a much-improved love life. Margo gives up on love, while Gerry's obsession with animals grows. Louisa's trip to the UK with Larry reminds her of the restrictions of her old life.

Fahrenheit 451 (TV-MA)
An American future devoid of truth, where celebrity "firemen" engage in televised search-and-destroy missions to burn books and abolish art, culture, and history. A zealous fireman meets a young informant and agrees to assist an underground group with bold plans to preserve thousands of classic works, if they can only outwit the all-seeing forces intent on destroying them.

Heart Beats Loud (PG-13)
In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam off to college. Hoping to stay connected through their shared musical passions, Frank urges Sam to turn their weekly "jam sesh" into a father-daughter live act. After their first song becomes an internet breakout, the two embark on a journey of love, growing up, and musical discovery.

Jurassic World : Fallen Kingdom (PG-13)
It's been three years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while the surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles.

Midsomer Murders : Series 20 (NR)
Homicide, blackmail, greed, and betrayal: just a taste of what goes on behind the well-trimmed hedges of Midsomer County in this long-running British mystery series.

Moss (NR)
For Moss, whose mother died while delivering him, his 18th birthday means freedom, especially from his father, whom Moss believes resents him for his very existence. During a chance encounter with a woman fleeing her own heartache, the two escape into a psychedelic journey that teaches Moss lessons of life and loss.

Ocean's 8 (PG-13)
Five years, eight months and 12 days. That's how long Debbie Ocean has been concocting the greatest heist of her storied career. It will require a crew of specialists. Their target: $150 million in diamonds at the Met Gala. The plan appears rock-solid, but it needs to be flawless for them to get in and get away--all in plain sight.

Rampage (PG-13)
Primatologist Davis shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. When a greed-fueled corporation's genetic experiment goes awry, George and other animals across the country are mutated into aggressive super creatures that rampage the city.

Severance (R)
Working nine to five is a real killer, but team building holidays can sometimes be even worse. The film tells a story of group of co-workers who go to a remote mountain forest in Hungary, where they become victims of murderous attacks.

Sicario : Day Of The Soldado (R)
In Sicario, Day of hte Soldado, the series begins a new chapter. In the drug war, there are not rules and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver calls on the mysterious Alejandro, whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin, to escalate the the war in nefarious ways.

Solo : A Star Wars Story (PG-13)
Buckle up for the ride of your life aboard the Millennium Falcon. Through a series of daring escapades, Han Solo befriends his mighty future copilot Chewbacca, forging a bond that will alter the fate of a galaxy.

Three Identical Strangers (PG-13)
Three Identical Strangers tells the astonishing true story of three men who make the discovery, at the age of 19, that they are identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The trio's joyous reunion in 1980 catapults them to fame but it also sets in motion a chain of events that unearths an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes far beyond their own lives.