Friday, February 15, 2019

New This Week (2/15/19)

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

Bel Canto (NR)
Based on the best-selling novel. A famous opera singer is held hostage in South America by a guerilla rebel group after performing at a Japanese businessman's lavish birthday party. Unexpected bonds are forged in the standoff that ensues.

A Private War (R)
In world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Her mission is to show the true cost of war, driving her, along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy, to embark on the most dangerous assignments of their lives as they journey to the front line of conflicts across the globe.

The Sisters Brothers (R)
Eli and Charlie Sisters, notorious sibling assassins, are hired to kill a gold prospector accused of stealing from their tyrannical boss in the Old West.

Thunder Road (NR)
Officer Jim Arnaud struggles being a single dad and police officer in the American South. After losing his Mom, he vows to become a better Father to his daughter, Crystal, but circumstances have different plans for him.

The Wife (R)
The Wife interweaves the story of the couple's youthful passion and ambition with a portrait of a marriage, thirty-plus years later—a lifetime's shared compromises, secrets, betrayals, and mutual love.

Friday, February 8, 2019

New This Week (2/8/19)

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

Bad Times At The El Royale (R)
Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption... before everything goes to hell.

The Death Of Stalin : A Comedy Of Terrors (R)
When the tyrannical ruler Stalin dies, his surviving Soviet comrades desperately maneuver to save the Union and--most importantly--their own skins.

First Man (PG-13)
The riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight. A visceral and intimate account told from Armstrong's perspective, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the film explores the triumphs and the cost—on Armstrong, his family, his colleagues and the nation itself—of one of the most dangerous missions in history.

The Hate U Give (PG-13)
Starr Carter lives in two worlds: the poor, black neighborhood where she resides and the mostly white prep school she attends. This uneasy balance is shattered when she witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood friend by a policeman. Facing pressures from all sides, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right.

Tea With The Dames (NR)
The most celebrated actresses of our time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and innumerable awards between them. They are also longtime friends who hereby invite you to join them for a weekend in the country as they catch up with one another, reminisce, and share their candid, delightfully irreverent thoughts on everything from art to aging to love to a life lived in the spotlight.

We The Animals (R)
Three boys tear through their rural New York hometown, in the midst of their young parents volatile love that makes and unmakes the family many times over. While Manny and Joel grow into versions of their loving and unpredictable father, Ma seeks to keep her youngest, Jonah, in the cocoon of home. More sensitive and conscious than his older siblings, Jonah increasingly embraces an imagined world all his own.