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Thursday, February 4, 2016

DVDs available Tuesday, February 9th...

99 Homes 

99 Homes - A recently unemployed single father struggles to get back his foreclosed home by working for the real estate broker who is the source of his frustration. Director: Ramin Bahrani   

Stars:

Andrew GarfieldMichael ShannonLaura Dern 
  


Badge of Honor


Badge of Honor - Two Narcotics Detectives find themselves in an intense investigation lead by a determined Internal Affairs Detective after a child is wrongfully shot dead in a violent drug bust.  Director: Agustin Stars:  Martin SheenMena SuvariJesse Bradford
Grandma


Grandma - A teenager facing an unplanned pregnancy seeks help from her acerbic grandmother, a woman who is long estranged from her daughter.  Director: Paul Weitz   Stars:
Lily TomlinJulia GarnerMarcia Gay Harden

Love the Coopers [DVD + Digital]


Love the Coopers - When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of the holiday.   Director: Jesse Nelson  Stars: Steve Martin, Diane Keaton and John Goodman
MI-5 [DVD + Digital]


MI-5 - When a terrorist escapes custody during a routine handover, Will Holloway must team with disgraced MI5 Intelligence Chief Harry Pearce to track him down before an imminent terrorist attack on London. Director: Bharat Nalluri Stars:  Kit HaringtonPeter FirthJennifer Ehle

Sinister 2 (DVD)


Sinister 2 - A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.   Director: Ciarán Foy  Stars:  James RansoneShannyn SossamonRobert Daniel Sloan 
Spectre


Spectre - A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.  Director:  Sam Mendes  Stars:  Daniel CraigChristoph WaltzLéa Seydoux

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Friday, January 29, 2016

DVDs available Tuesday, February 2nd...

Bridge of Spies DVDBridge of Spies  -  Based on a true story - James Donovan (Tom Hanks) is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA send him on a nearly impossible mission to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Also stars Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda Directed by Steven Spielberg. Co-written by Joel & Ethan Coen and Matthew Charman

Effie Gray Effie Gray - In Victorian England, the virginal wife (Dakota Fanning) of critic John Ruskin (Greg Wise) seeks an annulment of their marriage so that she can marry his protege, Everett Millais (Tom Sturridge). Written by Emma Thompson.  Directed by Richard Laxton

Freeheld [DVD + Digital]Freeheld -   Based on the Oscar(R)-winning short documentary and adapted by the writer of Philadelphia, Freeheld is the true love story of Laurel Hester [Julianne Moore] and Stacie Andree [Ellen Page] and their fight for justice. A decorated New Jersey police detective, Laurel is diagnosed with cancer and wants to leave her hard earned pension to her domestic partner, Stacie. Also stars Michael Shannon and Steve Carell. Directed by Peter Sollett 

Man Up [DVD + Digital]Man Up - When Nancy is mistaken for Jack's blind date under the clock at Waterloo Station, she decides to take fate into her own hands and just go with it. What could possibly go wrong? MAN UP is an honest, heart-warming romantic comedy about taking chances and rolling with the consequences. One night, two people, on a first date like no other. Starring: Simon Pegg, Lake Bell  Olivia Williams. Directed by Ben Palmer

TruthTruth - Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers. Starring: Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid, Elizabeth Moss and Topher Grace. Directed by James Vanderbilt

The Visit (DVD)

 The Visit - Two siblings become incredibly frightened by their grandparents disturbing behavior, while visiting them on vacation.   Starring: Olivia DeJongeEd OxenbouldDeanna Dunagan  Directed by M. Knight Shamalayan
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Black Work

Black Work -TV Series BBC America -  Police constable Jo Gillespie (Sheridan Smith) is devastated when her husband, undercover officer Ryan (Kenny Doughty, is killed under suspicious circumstances. As she battles to stay strong for the benefit of her daughter and stepson, Jo is urged by her bosses, DCS Will Hepburn (Douglas Henshall) and Chief Constable Carolyn Jarecki (Geraldine James), to leave it to her fellow officers to find the killer.  Also stars Matthew McNulty.

CHI-RAQ [DVD + Digital]


Chiraq - A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.  Director:  Spike Lee  Stars:  Nick Cannon, Teyonah Parris, Wesley Snipes

Monday, January 25, 2016

DVDs available Tuesday, January 26th...

BurntBurnt - Chef Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) had it all and lost it. The former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene had earned two Michelin stars. To land his own kitchen and that 3rd elusive star, Jones will need to leave his bad habits behind. Starring: Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl  Directed by: John Wells

Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Season 6Downton Abbey Season 6: The Final Season Rejoin the Crawley family for a sixth and final season of the award-winning Downton Abbey, featuring intimately interlaced stories centered on the English country estate. The beloved cast includes Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt, and many others

The Intern (Blu-ray + DVD + ULTRAVIOLET)The Intern - 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.  Director: Nancy Meyers Stars: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo
Meet the Patels
Meet the Patels - (Foreign) An Indian-American man who is about to turn 30 gets help from his parents and extended family to start looking for a wife in the traditional Indian way. Directors: Geeta Patel, Ravi Patel  Stars: Chandar AbboyRenita AbboyRishika Advani

Who couldn't use a little bit o' this?

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Sunday, January 24, 2016

Football, football and Downton Abbey?

Yes! It's all on today and tonight!
3:05pm  Broncos host the Patriots
6:40pm  Panthers host the Cardinals
9:00pm  Downton Abbey, Season 6, Episode 4

What will you be watching?