Friday, November 30, 2018

New This Week (11/30/18)

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Barry : The Complete First Season (TV-MA)
Barry is a depressed hitman from the Midwest who falls in love with acting while on a job in LA. Barry follows his mark into an acting class, and soon wants to start a new life in this community of eager hopefuls, but can he balance his criminal past (and present) with a future in acting?

Blackkklansman (R)
In the early 1970s, Ron Stallworth becomes the first African-American detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department, and he bravely sets out on a dangerous mission to infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. He recruits a colleague into the investigation, and together they team up to take down the extremist organization.

Mile 22 (R)
James Silva is an operative of the CIA's most highly-prized and little-known unit. Aided by a top-secret tactical command team, Silva must transport an asset who has vital information to an airfield for extraction before the enemy closes in.

The Miniaturist (NR)
A haunting, sumptuous period thriller, The Miniaturist tells the story of a house where, beneath the lavish beauty and privilege, lie forbidden passions and dangerous secrets.

Poldark : The Complete Fourth Season (NR)
With the country gripped by political uncertainty and fresh elections, Ross Poldark seeks to challenge George Warleggan's stranglehold over Cornwall while also repairing his marriage with Demelza. Meanwhile, Morwenna desperately tries to protect herself from Osborne's advances by threatening their son, and a heartbroken Drake is encouraged by his brother Sam to find new love.

Succession : The Complete First Season (TV-MA)
Power, politics, money... It's all in the family in this provocative, bitingly funny drama series about a dysfunctional dynasty led by the aging--and ailing--Logan Roy, whose four grown children challenge his waning dominance while others in their orbit position themselves for the looming post-Logan world.

Friday, November 2, 2018

New This Week (11/2/18)

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American Animals (R)
Determined to escape their predictable suburban lives, Spencer and Warren decide to do something extraordinary: steal some of the world's most valuable books from a college library. Enlisting two other friends, Spencer and Warren meticulously plot the theft--but their caper takes on a wild life of its own.

The Americans : The Complete Final Season (NR)
It is 1987, and an imminent Gorbachev-Reagan nuclear arms summit promises to ease world tensions. But life for the Jennings family is more precarious than ever: Elizabeth's relentless dedication as a KGB agent has dealt a potentially lethal blow to her marriage to Philip, who has left espionage behind.

Ant-Man And The Wasp (PG-13)
Still reeling from the aftermath of Captain America: Civil War, Scott Lang is enlisted by Dr. Hank Pym for an urgent new mission. He must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside the Wasp as they join forces to uncover secrets from the past.

The Con Is On (R)
Con-artist couple Harriet and Peter Fox, cook up a jewel-theft scam in L.A. to pay off sexy gangster Irina. Having squandered Irina's loot one drunken night, Harriet and Peter escape to Hollywood, where they plot to steal a priceless jewel from Peter's loopy ex-wife to repay the debt.

The Darkest Minds (PG-13)
When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are declared a threat by the government and detained. A group of runaway teens seeking safe haven soon realizes that, in a world in which the adults in power have betrayed them, running is not enough and they must wage a resistance, using their collective power to take back control of their future.

The Expanse : Season Three (NR)
As the war between Earth and Mars ignites across the solar system, the terrifying next phase in the evolution of the protomolecule threatens the very existence of humanity. Caught in the middle, the Rocinante crew struggles to deal with tensions amongst themselves, while striving to survive and aid those in peril.

The Good Witch : Season Four (NR)
Cassie Nightingale and Dr. Sam Radford plan their wedding while helping Grace and Nick mend their friendship before they blend their families. Cassie continues to impact the lives of her guests at Grey House and works her special brand of magic with those closest to her as well.

Killing Eve (NR)
Eve is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade MI5 security officer whose desk-bound job doesn't fulfil her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle is a mercurial, talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. These two women are equally obsessed with each other, and they go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse.

Mamma Mia : Here We Go Again (PG-13)
Join the celebration, sing and dance, and discover how it all began. Ten years after Mamma Mia The Movie premiered, you're invited back to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new musical sequel based on the songs of ABBA. Sophie is now pregnant, and like her mother Donna, she'll need to take risks.

Sorry To Bother You (R)
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, California, struggling telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe.

The Spy Who Dumped Me (R)
Audrey and Morgan, two thirty-year-old best friends in Los Angeles, are thrust unexpectedly into an international conspiracy when Audrey’s ex-boyfriend shows up at their apartment with a team of deadly assassins on his trail. Surprising even themselves, the duo jump into action, on the run throughout Europe from assassins and a suspicious-but-charming British agent, as they hatch a plan to save the world.

The Story Of God : Season One (NR)
Today, for better or worse, the power of religion touches all of our lives, no matter what our faith. This is Morgan Freeman's journey to discover how our beliefs connect us all. This is the quest of our generation. This is the story of God.

Wonders Of Mexico (NR)
Mexico, our neighbor to the south, is a country rich in culture and ablaze with color. Journey through the seasons and discover the hidden underworlds, diversity of life, and a mosaic of vast landscapes that create a festival of life.

Friday, October 12, 2018

New This Week (10/12/18)

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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.

Friday, September 21, 2018

New This Week (9/21/18)

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Adrift (PG-13)
As Tami and Richard set out on a journey across the ocean, they couldn't anticipate that they would be sailing directly into one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. In the aftermath of the storm, Tami awakens to find Richard badly injured and their boat in ruins. With no hope for rescue, Tami must find the strength and determination to save herself and the only man she has ever loved.

Beast (R)
Moll is a troubled young woman still living at home stifled by the small island community around her. When she meets Pascal, a whole new world opens up to her and she falls madly in love. Moll moves in with Pascal to start a new life, but when Pascal is arrested as the key suspect in a series of brutal murders, Moll is forced to make choices that will impact her life forever.

Book Club (PG-13)
Four lifelong friends' lives are turned upside down to hilarious ends when their book club attempts to shake things up by tackling the infamous "Fifty Shades of Grey." From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter the best chapter.

Earth's Natural Wonders : Season 2 : Life At The Extremes (NR)
Visit areas in the natural world that exist on a breathtaking and massive scale, from vast mountain ranges to impenetrable rainforests and dazzling tropical islands. For human beings, survival within these extraordinary places can pose great challenges. Includes: Surviving the Extreme; Surviving with Animals; and Surviving Against the Odds.

Get Shorty : The Complete First Season (NR)
Miles Daly works as the muscle for a murderous crime ring in Nevada and attempts to change professions and become a movie producer, laundering money through a Hollywood film.

The Good Place : The Complete Second Season (TV PG)
After Michael’s disastrous attempt to torture Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason for eternity goes belly-up, Eleanor and the gang are rebooted and Michael has revised his plan to keep his torture subjects separate. Only now, Michael’s soul is on the line, as his boss, Shawn, won’t allow another attempt!

Hereditary (R)
When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited.

A Kid Like Jake (R)
Jake's "gender expansive" behavior--as local preschool director Judy dubs it--is no big deal to Alex and Greg. Or so it seems, until the process of navigating New York City's hyper-competitive private school system opens up a parental quagmire: could Jake's gender nonconformity be just the thing that gives their child an edge in the admissions game?

Kingdoms Of The Sky (NR)
A landmark three-part series made in conjunction with the BBC, Kingdoms of the Sky reveals the extraordinary animals and remarkable people who make a home on the iconic mountain ranges of the world. There is one program each on the Himalaya, Rockies, and Andes.

Love After Love (NR)
What happens when you lose the foundation of your family? In the wake of a husband and father’s death, the family members he leaves behind find themselves adrift—and in danger of drifting apart—as they each try to find meaning in a world without the man who held them together.

Ocean's 8 (PG-13)
The tide has turned and it’s a whole new “Ocean’s.” Danny Ocean's sister, Debbie Ocean, recruits a seven women crew to plan and execute the heist of the century at New York City's star-studded annual Met Gala.

The Only Living Boy In New York (R)
Thomas has just graduated from college and is trying to find his place in the world. Thomas' world begins to shift when he discovers that his long-married father is having an affair with a seductive younger woman, who he sleeps with, launching a chain of events that will change everything he thinks he knows about himself and his family.

At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans--until now. RBG explores Ginsburg's life and career.

Ready Player One (PG-13)
Set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse, people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by James Halliday. When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world.

Revenge (R)
Jen is enjoying a romantic getaway with her wealthy boyfriend which is suddenly disrupted when his sleazy friends arrive for an unannounced hunting trip. Tension mounts in the house until the situation abruptly––and viciously––intensifies, culminating in a shocking act that leaves Jen left for dead. Unfortunately for her assailants, Jen survives and reemerges with a relentless, wrathful intent: revenge.

Sweet Country (R)
When Harry moves into a neighboring outpost, Sam and his family help Harry renovate his cattle yards. Sam’s relationship with Harry quickly deteriorates and Sam kills Harry in self-defense. As a result, Sam becomes a wanted criminal, but as the true details of the killing start to surface, the community begins to question whether justice is really being served.

Tag (R)
For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they've been playing since the first grade--risking their necks, their jobs, and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry, "You're it!" This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which should finally make him an easy target. But he knows they're coming...and he's ready.

Won't You Be My Neighbor (PG-13)
For over 30 years, Fred Rogers, an unassuming minister, puppeteer, writer and producer, was beamed daily into homes across America. In his beloved television program, Fred and his cast of puppets and friends spoke directly to young children about some of life's weightiest issues. There hadn't been anything like Mr. Rogers on television before and there hasn't been since.