November 2016

Title – Ghostbusters Answer the Call (2016)

Call Number – DVD GHOSTBUSTERS

Rating – PG-13

Description –

Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return with Director Paul Feig's unique and hilarious take on the classic, supernatural comedy, led by the freshest minds in comedy today, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth. Together they team-up to save Manhattan from a sudden invasion of spirits, spooks and slime that engulfs the city. Robert Abele of TheWrap says, "This new A-team of ghostbusters are fresh and funny."

 

Title – The Man in 3B (2016)

Call Number – DVD 3B

Rating – R

Description –

Darryl Graham has just moved into a Jamaica, Queens apartment building and his neighbors, both male and female alike, can't stop talking about him. He immediately becomes intertwined in each of the tenants' lives, but when a murder happens in the building, everyone becomes a prime suspect.

 

Title – The Nice Guys (2016)

Call Number – DVD NICE

Rating – R

Description –

Set in 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and hired leg-breaker Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.

 

Title – Wild Oats (2016)

Call Number – DVD WILD OATS

Rating – PG-13

Description –

Eva (Shirley MacLaine), a widow and retired history teacher, enjoys a quiet life. Everything changes when she receives a life insurance check accidentally made out for $5,000,000 instead of the expected $50,000. At the not-so-gentle urging her best friend Maddie (Jessica Lange), Eva deposits the money and the two friends head to the Canary Islands with every intention of living it up. But their fantasy is short-lived when they discover that they have become media sensations overnight. Fugitives from justice, the two are forced to outwit a trio of conmen, led by the local Wine 'warlord', Carlos (Santiago Segura), outmaneuver a dogged life insurance agent Vespucci (Howard Hesseman) who has teamed up with Eva's daughter, Crystal (Demi Moore), and outrun the law. What they don't expect is to be good at it.

 

Title – Aunt Bam’s Place (2012)

Call Number – DVD AUNT

Rating – Not rated

Description –

When family's falling out, it's time to call in Aunt Bam to set a few things straight! The fun begins when Bam's favorite nephew-in-law, Stewart, is granted weekend visitation with his children. He and his new wife are thrilled at the chance -- until Stewart's drunken ex shows up with trouble in mind. Now it's up to Bam to calm things down in this high-spirited new play from Tyler Perry.

 

Title – Sunset Song (2016)

Call Number – DVD SUNSET 2

Rating – R

Description –

SUNSET SONG is an intimate epic of hope, tragedy and love at the dawning of the Great War. A young woman's endurance against the hardships of rural Scottish life, based on the novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, told with gritty poetic realism by Britain's greatest living auteur, Terence Davies. The film takes place during the early years of the twentieth century, with the conflicts and choices a young woman experiences reflecting the struggle between tradition and change; a struggle that continues to resonate today.

 

Title – Sniper - Ghost Shooter (2016)

Call Number – DVD SNIPER 3

Rating – R

Description –

Elite snipers Brandon Beckett (Chad Michael Collins) and Richard Miller (Billy Zane) are fighting extremists in the Middle East when Colonel (Dennis Haysbert) gives them a new mission: to protect a gas pipeline stretching from the Republic of Georgia to Western Europe from extremists eager to make a political statement. But when skirmishes with the enemy lead to U.S. snipers being killed by a ghost shooter who locks into their exact location, a security breach is suspected. Fingers are pointed and battle lines are drawn, all leading up to an explosive climax.

 

Title – Free State of Jones (2016)

Call Number – DVD JONES

Rating – R

Description –

Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey stars in this epic, untold true story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy during the Civil War. Despite overwhelming odds, Knight banded together with other small farmers and local slaves and launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones.

 

Title – Maggie’s Plan (2016)

Call Number – DVD MAGGIE’S

Rating – R

Description –

In Rebecca Miller's witty romantic comedy, Maggie (Greta Gerwig) is a vibrant New Yorker, who without success in finding love, decides to have a child on her own. But when she meets John Harding (Ethan Hawke), an anthropology professor and struggling novelist, she falls in love for the first time. Complicating matters, John is in an unhappy marriage with Georgette (Julianne Moore), an ambitious academic who is driven by her work. With some help from Maggie's eccentric best friends, married couple Tony (Bill Hader) and Felicia (Maya Rudolph), Maggie sets in motion a new plan that intertwines their lives and connects them in surprising and humorous ways.

 

Title – Captain America – Civil War (2016)

Call Number – DVD CAPTAIN 2

Rating – PG-13

Description –

The most explosive clash to ever rock the Marvel Cinematic Universe ignites a firestorm of conflict in the game-changing epic, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. In the wake of collateral damage, government pressure to rein in the Avengers drives a deep wedge between Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), causing a catastrophic rift that turns the two friends into bitter enemies. Against a backdrop of divided loyalties, their fellow Avengers must deal with the fallout. Pick a side in this spectacular adventure, packed with mind-blowing action and suspense.

 

Title – Money Monster (2016)

Call Number – DVD MONEY

Rating – R

Description –

In the real-time, high stakes thriller, George Clooney and Julia Roberts star as financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty, who are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor who has lost everything (Jack O’Connell) forcefully takes over their studio. During a tense standoff broadcast to millions on live TV, Lee and Patty must work furiously against the clock to unravel the mystery behind a conspiracy at the heart of today's fast-paced, high-tech global markets.

 

Title – I Am Wrath (2016)

Call Number – DVD WRATH

Rating – R

Description –

An engineer with a dark past (John Travolta) seeks revenge for his wife's murder, and teams with an old friend (Christopher Meloni) to locate the killers after the crooked cops assigned to the case fail to bring them to justice. Chuck Russell directed this action thriller.

 

Title – Ice Age – Collision Course (2016)

Call Number – DVD ICE 6

Rating – PG

Description –

Bumbling saber-toothed squirrel Scrat continues to cause mischief in outer space, where he sets off a series of events that send an asteroid hurtling toward Earth. Soon, Manny the woolly mammoth (voiced by Ray Romano), Sid the sloth (John Leguizamo), and Diego the saber-toothed tiger (Denis Leary) embark on a journey with their rambunctious animal friends to prevent the asteroid from ending life as they know it. Simon Pegg, Queen Latifah, Adam DeVine, Nick Offerman, and Jennifer Lopez also lend their voices to this animated sequel.

 

Title – Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

Call Number – DVD ALICE 2

Rating – PG

Description –

Alice (Mia Wasikowska) returns to Wonderland after finding success in the real world as a ship's captain, only to discover that the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp) is suffering from severe depression. Eager to help her friend, she steals a time-travel device called the Chronosphere and journeys into the past in order to save the Hatter's family. Elsewhere, the deposed Red Queen (Helena Bonham Carter) also attempts to go back in time and heal old wounds. Anne Hathaway, Alan Rickman, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Michael Sheen co-star. James Bobin (The Muppets) directed this time around, taking over from Tim Burton (who helmed 2010's Alice in Wonderland).

 

Title – Neighbors 2 (2016)

Call Number – DVD NEIGHBORS 2

Rating – R

Description –

Two years after feuding with a rowdy frat that moved next door to them, young parents Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) are about to have their second child and move to a new house. Unfortunately, their attempts to sell their current home hit a snag when a sorority led by a rebellious college student (Chloë Grace Moretz) become their new neighbors. Desperate to get rid of the hard-partying gals, the couple forge an alliance with Teddy (Zac Efron), the former fratboy who tormented them the last time around. Directed by Nicholas Stoller.

 

Title – The Dog Who Saved Christmas (2009)

Call Number – DVD DOG

Rating – PG

Description –

A former K9 police dog has his day when he saves his adoptive family from a pair of holiday burglars. Christmas is coming, and the Bannister family isn't convinced that their new, laid back dog Zeus (voice of Mario Lopez) will be able to defend their home like they thought he would. When the family goes away for Christmas Eve and Zeus fends off two burglars who were looking to rob the Bannisters Blind, the once-skeptical family has a sudden change of heart.

 

Title – Nine Lives (2016)

Call Number – DVD NINE

Rating – PG

Description –

Workaholic businessman Tom Brand (Kevin Spacey) purchases a cat as a last-minute gift for his daughter's birthday, only to have his consciousness transported into the feline's body following a serious accident. As his family's new pet, Tom begins to see his loved ones in a different light. Jennifer Garner, Robbie Amell, Cheryl Hines, Malina Weissman, and Christopher Walken co-star. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.

 

Title – Chilly Christmas (2012)

Call Number – DVD CHILLY

Rating – Not Rated

Description –

Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, they must find Chilly a new home. In an attempt to show his dad that Chilly can be a city dog, Bobby and his friends teach Chilly the indoor way of life. But Bobby's dad is not convinced, and it's not until Christmas Eve when corrupt dog thief Mr. Quarterman (Tom Arnold) breaks into the family home, that Chilly and Bobby can put their new training to the test! Can they band together to save Christmas -- and Chilly's future with the family?

 

Title – Wish for Christmas (2016)

Call Number – DVD WISH

Rating – PG

Description –

When a high school senior finds out from her parents that she has to miss the town's winter dance to attend Christmas Eve service at church, she successfully wishes their faith away, bringing disastrous consequences to her family and community. To restore their faith, she is led through a series of Christmas adventures that change her heart and those around her.

 

Title – Almost Holy (2016)

Call Number – DVD ALMOST 2

Rating – R

Description –

This documentary profiles Ukrainian pastor Gennadiy Mokhnenko, who has dedicated his life to getting drug-addicted youths in Mariupol into rehab -- by any means necessary. The film looks at his aggressive methods for saving kids, and how his work has been impacted by the country's sectarian violence. Directed by Steve Hoover.

 

Title – Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)

Call Number – DVD MIKE

Rating – R

Description –

Two unruly brothers (Zac Efron and Adam DeVine) are forced to find dates for their sister's wedding in Hawaii by their parents, who hope that a couple of nice gals will keep their wild behavior under control. However, a pair of hard-partying ladies (Anna Kendrick and Aubrey Plaza) see a viral video in which they plead for dates, and decide to pretend to be the angels they're looking for in order to score a free trip. Directed by Jake Szymanski.