Friday, September 8, 2017

NEW DVD TITLES FOR AUGUST

Alien, Covenant (Rated R): When a ship carrying two thousand humans setting out to colonize a distant planet encounters a system failure, they land on a moon and discover a race of hostile aliens.

Baywatch (Rated R): Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.

The Circle (Rated PG-13): When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics, and ultimately her personal freedom as every decision she makes begins to affect the lives and futures of her friends, her family, and humanity as a whole.

Colossal (Rated R): The story of an unemployed young writer who unwittingly causes a giant monster to wreak havoc halfway across the world.

Descendants 2 (Rated TVG): The Villain Kids are back in a high-stakes adventure that's badder than ever! When the pressure to be royally perfect becomes too much for Mal, she flees Auradon only to have Evie and the rest of the gang sneak onto the Isle to retrieve her. But there's a new, self-proclaimed queen of evil in town: Mal's archenemy Uma, daughter of Ursula. Together with her pirate crew, including Captain Hook's son Harry and Gaston's son Gil, Uma unleashes havoc on Auradon!

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Hall (Rated PG): A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention. This family's cross-country adventure turns into an adventure the Heffleys will never forget.

The Dinner (Rated R): It is a dark psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of an ornately prepared meal at a fancy restaurant. When Stan Lohman, a popular congressman running for governor, invites his troubled younger brother Paul and his wife Claire to join him and his wife Katelyn for dinner at one of the town's most fashionable restaurants, the stage is set for a tense night.

Going In Style (Rated PG-13): Lifelong buddies Willie, Joe, and Al decide to buck retirement and step off the straight and narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. To pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Rated PG-13): The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (Rated PG-13): Robbed of his birthright, Arthur grows up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy.

Labyrinth (Rated PG): A teenage girl's baby brother is kidnapped by the King of the Goblins; in order to rescue him she must navigate a devilish labyrinth.

Lion King (Rated G): Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great circle of life.

My Cousin Rachel (Rated PG-13): Believing his mysterious cousin Rachel murdered the man who raised him, Philip plots revenge against her but finds himself falling in love with her.

Poisoned Water (Not Rated): In 2014m, to reduce costs, city officials changed the source of Flint, Michigan's drinking water supply and as a result subjected its population to dangerous levels of lead contamination. This program looks at the logistics of the Flint water crisis and exposes vulnerabilities that exist in water systems throughout the county. Originally produced as an episode of the television series Nova on PBS.

Snatched (Rated R): When her boyfriend dumps her before their exotic vacation, a young woman persuades her ultra-cautious mother to travel with her to paradise, with unexpected results; trailers; sneak peek.

TELEVISION SHOWS

Ash vs. Evil Dead Season 2 (Not Rated): This season roars back into action with Ash leaving his beloved Jacksonville and returning to his hometown of Elk Grove. There, he confronts Ruby only to find that she too is now a victim of evil, and needs Ash's help. The former enemies have to form an uneasy alliance to give them a chance of success, as Elk Grove soon becomes the nucleus of evil.

Black Sails Season 4 (Not Rated): It's war in the West Indies, and the shores of New Providence have never been bloodier. While Eleanor Guthrie and Woodes Rogers hold Nassau, Captain Flint sails to strike the final blow. Meanwhile, from the interior, and insurgency builds, fueled by the legend of Long John Silver. But the closer civilization comes to defeat, the more desperately, and destructively, it will fight back.

Blue Bloods Season 7 (Not Rated): The pressure gets turned up on Frank as he navigates a series of high profile cases within the NYPD. His oldest son Danny crosses paths with the Russian mob and becomes the target of an international drug cartel while his brother Jamie tries to balance his cases and burgeoning relationship with his partner. Meanwhile, their sister Erin calls on a detective to help put away the city's worst criminal.

Gotham Season 3 (Not Rated): The stakes are higher than ever as super-villains more ambitious and depraved are introduced, and a realignment of alliances shakes up the fight for power in Gotham. Season three of Gotham peels back the curtain on the infamous criminal organization known as the Court of the Owls. With the Indian Hill escapees on the loose, Jim Gordon must take matters into his own hands as a bounty hunter in Gotham. He makes it his mission to find Hugo Strange and Fish Mooney.

Great British Baking Show Season 4 (Rated TV-PG): Amateur British bakers compete in a series of weekly baking challenges, each episode introducing a new technical skill and a challenge.

NCIS Season 14 (Not Rated): Special Agent Jethro Gibbs welcomes two new agents to the team: Nicholas 'Nick' Torres and Alexandra 'Alex' Quinn.

Walking Dead Season 7 (Not Rated): Picking up immediately after the thrilling cliff-hanger, Negan forces Rick and the group to fall under his will, brutally convincing them to live by his rules. To prevent further bloodshed, Rick genuinely believes they can make life under Negan, however terrible, work. But he soon learns that Negan can't be reasoned with, and they must prepare to go to war now. Victory will require more than Alexandria, and Rick will need to convince their new allies from the Kingdom and the Hilltop to band together with the common goal of taking down Negan and his army.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

NEW DVD TITLES FOR JULY

Beaches (Rated TV-14): In this remake, the story follows the serendipitous meeting of two young girls on the Venice Beach Boardwalk who, though worlds apart in lifestyle, embark on an unexpected and lifelong friendship. CC is an aspiring singer trying to make it in Los Angeles when a director discovers her in her first big shot. Hillary, the daughter of a prominent civil rights lawyer, is struggling to find her own destiny.

Bio-Dome (Rated PG-13): Two slackers are unwittingly sealed for a year in a bio-dome with five scientists. This 1996 movie stars Pauly Shore and Stephen Baldwin.

Boss Baby (Rated PG): When seven-year-old Tim Templeton's new baby brother strides in the front door wearing a suit and toting a briefcase, it is clear who is in charge and will be receiving all the attention of their parents.

The Fate of the Furious (Rated PG-13): When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.

Ghost in Shell (Rated PG-13): Believing she was rescued from near death, Major becomes the first of her kind--a human mind inside an artificial body designed to fight the war against cyber crime. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that she has been lied to and her life was not saved, it was stolen.

Gifted (Rated PG-13): Frank Adler is a single man raising his child prodigy,  his spirited young niece Mary, in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old's mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank's formidable mother Evelyn, whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary.

In the Army Now (Rated PG): Together with his unlikely band of military misfits, free-spirited Bones Conway, the newest and zaniest recruit, battles the strict rules and regulations and turns the Army upside down. Starring Pauly Shore.

Kong: Skull Island (Rated PG-13): The show reimagines the origin of the mythic Kong in a compelling, original adventure. In the film, a diverse team of explorers is brought together to venture deep into an uncharted island in the Pacific, as beautiful as it is treacherous, unaware that they're crossing into the domain of the mythic Kong.

The Lost City of Z (Rated PG-13): The incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Supported by his wife, son, and aide-de-camp, Fawcett returns time and again to his beloved jungle in search of the lost city.

Smurfs: The Lost City (Rated PG): A mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a roller-coaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history!

Stanley Cup Champions 2017 (Not Rated): Follows the Pittsburgh Penguins on the ice and behind the scenes through the 2016-2017 regular station and playoff games to the final showdown with the Nashville Predators for the Stanley Cup.

Undercover Blues (Rated PG-13): Comedy about a Jeff and Jane Blue, parents and espionage agents. They are ready to quit the business and lead a normal life in which to raise their little girl when they are persuaded out of their retirement to track down a corrupt Czech arms dealer. Starring Kathleen Turner and Dennis Quaid.

The Zookeeper's Wife (Rated PG-13): The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When the Germans invade their country, they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. To fight back on their own terms, Antonina and Jan covertly begin working with the Resistance.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

NEW DVD TITLES FOR JUNE

Beauty and the Beast (Rated PG): The journey of Belle (Emma Watson), a young woman who takes her father's place as the prisoner of the Beast in his castle. As Belle befriends the castle's enchanted staff, she and the Beast slowly begin to look beyond their initial reactions to each other and see who they truly are. But, back in Belle's village her father's fears for her safety drive him to rally the villagers to free her from the castle.

CHiPS (Rated R): Jon Baker and Frank "Ponch" Poncherello have joined the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in Los Angeles, but for very different reasons. Baker is a beaten-up former pro motorbiker trying to put his life and marriage back together. Poncherello is a cocky undercover FBI agent investigating a multi-million dollar heist that may be an inside job. With Jon's bike skills and Ponch's street saavy, this mismatched pair might work well together-if they don't drive each other crazy first.

A Cure for Wellness (Rated R): An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious 'wellness center' at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested, as he finds himself diagnosed with the same curious illness that keeps all the guests here longing for the cure.

John Wick: Chapter 2 (Rated R): After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.

Last Word (Rated R): Harriet Lauler is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her life's story, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth, resulting in a life-altering friendship.

LEGO Batman Movie (Rated PG): In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble, LEGO Batman, stars in his own big-screen adventure. But, there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from the Joker's hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others, and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

Life (Rated R): The six-member crew of the International Space Station is on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As the crew begins to conduct research, their methods end up having unintended consequences and the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected.

Power Rangers (Rated PG-13): Five ordinary teens must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove, and the world, is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, the heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But, to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it's too late, band together as the Power Rangers.

The Sense of an Ending (Rated PG-13): A man becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to rethink his current situation in life.

Table 19 (Rated PG-13): After being relieved of her maid of honor duties when the best man dumps her, Eloise decides to show up at the wedding anyway, finding herself seated with five fellow unwanted guest.

A United Kingdom (Rated PG-13): Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s.