Thursday, June 22, 2017

NEW DVD TITLES FOR MAY

Before I Fall (Rated PG-13): After one fateful night, Sam wakes up with no future at all. Trapped reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was. And as she begins to untangle the mystery of a life suddenly derailed, she must also unwind the secrets of the people closest to her, and discover the power of a single day to make a difference, before she runs out of time for good.

A Dog's Purpose (Rated PG): The story shares the soulful and surprising tale of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.

Fifty Shades Darker (Rated R): When a wounded Christian tries to entice a cautious Anastasia back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian's past start to circle the couple.

Get Out (Rated R): A young African-American man meets his white girlfriend's parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears.

Gold (Rated R): Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on an amazing journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. Getting the gold was hard but keeping it is even more difficult, sparking an adventure through the most powerful boardrooms of Wall Street.

Great Wall (Rated PG-13): European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Logan (Rated R): In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But, Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.

Resident Evil, The Final Chapter (Rated R): Alice and her forces band together for one final strike against the apocalypse survivors.

Rings (Rated PG-13): A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a "movie within the movie" that no one has ever seen until now.

The Shack (Rated PG-13): After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. There, God reveals Himself in the form of three strangers led by Papa.

The Space Between Us (Rated PG-13): Though sixteen-year-old Gardner Elliot has lived his whole life with a team of scientists on Mars, he has always longed to see Earth, to find the father he has never known, and to meet Tulsa, a beautiful street-smart girl he has become friends with online. But when his chance finally comes, doctors discover his heart can't withstand the Earth's atmosphere. Eager to find his father, Gardner and Tulsa escape on a cross-country race against time to unravel the mysteries of how he came to be and where he belongs in the universe.

xXx: Return of Xander Cage (Rated PG-13): Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage coming out of self-imposed exile and on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box.


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

NEW DVD TITLES FOR APRIL

Bye Bye Man (Rated PG-13): When three college students move into an old house off campus, they unwittingly unleash a supernatural entity, who comes to prey upon them once they discover his name. The friends must try to save each other, all the while keeping the entity's existence a secret to save others from the same deadly fate.

Elle (Rated R): Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michele's life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game--a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

Hidden Figures (Rated PG): As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.

La La Land (Rated PG-13): A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams.

Lion (Rated PG-13): At only five years old, Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India. Unable to read, write, recall the name of his hometown, or even his own last name, he survived alone on the rough streets of Calcutta before ultimately being transferred to an agency and adopted by a couple in Australia.

Office Christmas Party (Rated R): When the CEO tries to close her hard-partying brother's branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Rated PG-13): The story of a group of rebels on a mission to steal the plans for the Empire's ultimate weapon--the Death Star.

Solace (Rated R): When FBI Special Agent Joe Merriweather is unable to solve a series of homicides, he enlists the help of former colleague Dr. John Clancy, a retired physician with psychic powers. Soon, Clancy realizes that his exceptional intuitive abilities are no match against the extraordinary powers of the vicious murderer on a mission.

Split (Rated PG-13): Even though Kevin has shown 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him, as well as everyone around him, as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

Tangled Before Ever After (Not Rated): After all the years stuck in a tower, everyone's favorite barefoot princess yearns to make up for lost time. With the help of her true love Eugene, pals Pascal and Maximus, and daring new friend Cassandra, Rapunzel postpones her wedding and royal duties to defy danger and boldly explore life beyond Corona's walls.

Underworld-Blood Wars (Rated R): The next installment in the blockbuster franchise follows vampire death dealer Selene as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David and his father Thomas, she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Walking with the Enemy (Rated PG-13): Based on a true story, it is an unforgettable film of love, courage, and sacrifice. During the final months of World War II in Hungary, a young man sets out to find his displaced family by using a stolen Nazi uniform to pose as an officer. On a journey filled with suspense and danger, he undertakes extraordinary measures to save his family and thousands of lives from the enemy.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

NEW DVD TITLES FOR MARCH

20th Century Women (Rated R): Three women explore love and freedom in Santa Barbara during the late 1970s.

Assassin's Creed (Rated PG-13): Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch discovers he is a descendant of an ancient line of Assassins.

Collateral Beauty (Rated PG-13): When a successful New York ad executive suffers a personal tragedy and retreats from life, his friends devise a drastic plan to reach him before he loses everything. The story explores how even the deepest loss can reveal moments of beauty, and the how the constants of love, time, and death interlock in a life fully lived.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Rated PG-13): The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Fences (Rated PG-13): In 1950s Pittsburgh, a Black garbage collector names Troy Maxson, bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues, is prone to taking out his hurt and frustrations on his loved ones.

Jackie (Rated R): A searing and intimate portrait of one of the  most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. The film places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband's legacy and the world of a "Camelot" that they created and loved so well.

Live By Night (Rated R): Self-proclaimed anti-establishment outlaw Joe Coughlin has a sense of justice and an open heart, nothing like the gangsters he refuses to work for. Driven to right the wrongs committed against him, he heads down a risky path. Joe and his reckless crew leave Boston for Tampa, and while revenge is sweeter than the molasses in the illegal rum he runs, he learns that it comes at a price.

Miss Sloane (Rated R): In the world of political power brokers, Elizabeth Sloane takes on the most powerful opponent of her career and will do whatever is required to win.

Moana (Rated PG): A mythical adventure set around 2,000 years ago across a series of islands in the South Pacific. The film follows the journey of a spirited teenager named Moana as she meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together they traverse the open ocean, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds.

A Monster Calls (Rated PG-13): Twelve-year-old Conor, dealing with his mother's illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother, and bullying classmates, finds a most unlikely ally when a monster appears at his bedroom window. Ancient, wild, and relentless, the monster guides Conor on a journey of courage, faith, and truth.

Passengers (Rated PG-13): A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its' sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

Patriots' Day (Rated R): The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and its' aftermath.

Silence (Rated R): Two Catholic missionaries face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan looking for their missing mentor, at a time when Catholicism was outlawed.

Sing (Rated PG): A koala impresario stages a grand singing competition for the world's animals in order to save his elegant theater and bring it back to its' former glory.

Why Him? (Rated R): A holiday gathering threatens to go off the rails when a father realizes that his daughter's eccentric Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend is about to pop the question.