Monday, January 20, 2020

NEW DVD TITLES FOR DECEMBER


MOVIES

Downton Abbey the Motion Picture (Rated PG)- The beloved characters of Downton Abbey take to the big screen, and it turns out that they've got a major event to prepare for. After all, it's not every day that royalty makes an appearance. Of course, it's not long before tensions are running high. The property isn't even close to ready when it becomes clear that Carson the butler will need to come out of retirement to help run this sinking ship before it's too late.

Goldfinch (Rated R)- Theodore 'Theo' Decker was thirteen years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love. Through it all, he holds on to one tangible piece of hope from that terrible day, a painting of a tiny bird chained to its perch.

How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming (Not Rated)- When it becomes clear that the new generation of Vikings doesn't remember the bond between dragon and human. Hiccup sets a plan to celebrate dragons with a grand Snoggletog holiday pageant and gets a heartwarming surprise visit from Toothless for one more adventure.

It Chapter Two (Rated R)- Twenty-seven years after they defeated Pennywise, he has returned to terrorize the town of Derry once more. When kids start disappearing again, Mike, the only one who stayed in Derry, calls the others to come home. Each damaged by the experiences of the past, they must conquer their fears to destroy Pennywise once and for all.

Judy (Rated PG-13)- Thirty years after rising to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. While preparing for the shows, Garland battles with management, reminisces with friends and adoring fans, and embarks on a whirlwind romance with soon-to-be fifth husband Mickey Deans, all while bravely struggling to overcome intensifying anxiety and physical decline.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Rated R)- Follows an actor and his stunt double in late-sixties Los Angeles as they navigate the changing film industry.


TELEVISION SHOWS 

Doc Martin Season 9 (Not Rated)- All is not well for brilliant but boorish Dr. Martin Ellingham as the hit British dramedy returns. To Martin's utter disgust, his medical practice remains under official scrutiny because of his pre-existing blood phobia, and he is forced to attend refresher courses starting with phlebotomy. His wife, Louisa, and aunt Ruth urge him to take this risk to his career seriously, but events conspire against him..

Game of Thrones Season 8 (Rated TV-MA)- The series concludes with the Great War against the Army of the Dead and the Last War for control of the Iron Throne.

Orville Season 2 (Not Rated)- Seth MacFarlane's hit space adventure series returns for more journeys into new worlds. Set 400 years in the future, the series follows the U.S.S. Orville, a mid-level exploratory spaceship. Its crew, both human and alien, face the wonders and dangers of outer space, while also dealing with the problems of everyday life.




NEW DVD TITLES FOR NOVEMBER


MOVIES

Blinded by the Light (Rated PG-13)- In England in 1987, a teenager from a Pakistani family learns to live his life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.

Catch-22 (Not Rated)- Catch-22 follows the adventures and misadventures of a US air squadron in Italy in World War II.

Dora and the Lost City of Gold (Rated PG)- When her parents mysteriously disappear while searching for the Lost City of Gold, Dora must swing into action and lead a group of ill-equipped high schoolers on a quest to save them.

The Farewell (Rated PG)- After hearing that her family's belived matriarch has been given a few weeks to live, a Chinese-born, U.S.-raised woman returns to China.

Hobbs and Shaw (Rated PG-13)- When a cyber-enhanced super soldier sets out to steal a genetically altered virus that could destroy humanity, law man Luke Hobbs and outcast assassin Deckard Shaw learn they must work together to save Shaw's sister and stop the virus from spreading.

The Kitchen (Rated R)-  Based on the Vertigo comic book series from DC Entertainment, the mobster husbands of three 1978 Hell's Kitchen housewives are sent to prison by the FBI. Left with little but an ax to grind, the ladies take the Irish mafia's matters into their own hands, proving surprisingly adept at everything from running the rackets to taking out the competition, literally.

Ophelia (Rated PG-13)- The unspoken, complex heroine of Hamlet shares her own story through modern language in contemporary Denmark. As a rebellious and motherless child, Ophelia is taken into Elsinore Castle by Queen Gertrude as one of her most trusted ladies-in-waiting. Soon enough, Ophelia captures the affections of the young Prince Hamlet. A passionate romance kindles between the two in secret as the kingdom is on the brink of war amidst its own political intrigue and betrayal. When Hamlet's father is murdered and the prince's wits begin to unravel into an insatiable quest for vengeance, Ophelia sharply navigates the rules of power in Denmark all while struggling to choose between her true love and her own life.

Rocky Mountain Christmas (Not Rated)- Sarah Davis heads to her uncle's struggling ranch to escape New York and the spotlight from a recent breakup. Returning home for the first time since her aunt passed, complications arise when Graham, an entitled Hollywood star, arrives at the ranch to prepare for his next film. As Sarah and Graham start to bond, Sarah may get more for Christmas than she bargained for.

TELEVISION SHOWS

The Big Bang Theory Season 12 (Not Rated)- Despite their on-again, off-again relationship in the past, Leonard and Penny have finally gotten married. Even Sheldon has found a companion, marrying neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler after a long courtship. Meanwhile, Howard and Bernadette explore being married with two kids and Raj considers a traditional arranged marriage.

Good Omens Season 1 (Not Rated)- In the beginning and eleven years ago, two immortal beings decide that it might not be time to start an Apocalypse. Having followed the wrong boy for years, Aziraphale and Crowley must now try to locate the whereabouts of the real Antichrist. Perhaps the story of Agnes Nutter and her famous prophecies will hold the answer?

Handmaid's Tale Season 3 (Not Rated)- This season there are startling reunions, betrayals, and a journey to the terrifying heart of Gilead that will force all of the characters to take a stand, guided by one defiant prayer: "Blessed be the fight."

Poldark Season 5 (Not Rated)- Ross Poldark resolves to put Westminster behind him and spend more time with the people he loves, but when an old friend emerges with a plea for help, Ross is compelled to challenge the establishment again.

Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 (Not Rated)- After answering a distress signal from the U.S.S. Enterprise, the U.S.S. Discovery welcomes aboard Captain Christopher Pike and begins a new mission to investigate the meaning behind seven mysterious red signals. Michael Burnham must also grapple with her past growing up on Vulcan with her foster parents and her brother Spock.




NEW DVD TITLES FOR OCTOBER

MOVIES

Annabelle Comes Home (Rated R)- Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest's holy blessing. But an unholy night of horror awaits as Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target, the Warrens' ten-year-old daughter and her friends.

Chernobyl (Rated TV-MA)- Tells the story of the 1986 nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and the cleanup effort that followed.

Crawl (Rated R)- When a hurricane hits her hometown, Haley ignores evacuation orders to search for her missing father. Finding him injured in the crawl space of their family home, the two become trapped by floodwaters. As time runs out to escape the storm, Haley and her father discover that the rising water level is the least of their fears.

Lion King (Rated PG)- Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother, and former heir to the throne, has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy, and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.


Midsommar (Rated R)- A young woman reluctantly joins her boyfriend on a summer trip to a Swedish festival where things quickly go awry.

Red Joan (Rated R)-Joan Stanley is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when she is arrested by the British Secret Service and charged with providing classified scientific information--including details on the building of the atomic bomb--to the Soviet Union. As she is interrogated, Joan relives the events that shaped her life and her beliefs.

Scary Stories: the Story of the Books That Frightened a Generation (Not Rated)-Explores the history of one of the most controversial works of modern children's literature--Scary stories to tell in the dark--which became one of the most banned books of modern times. Includes interviews with the author's family, scholars, folklorists, and children's book authors such as R.L. Stine and Q.L. Pearce.

Spider-Man Far from Home (Rated PG-13)- Our friendly neighborhood superhero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter's plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery behind several elemental creature attacks that are creating havoc across the continent.

Stuber (Rated R)- When a mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu picks up a passenger who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer, he's thrust into a harrowing ordeal where he desperately tries to hold onto his wits, his life, and his five-star rating.

Toy Story 4 (Rated G)-Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called "Forky" to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy.


Under the Autumn Moon (Not Rated)- When an ambitious executive convinces her boss that a picturesque ranch would be perfect for their company retreats, he agrees to let her check it out. However, her plan hits a snag when the owner, a charming cowboy, refuses to sell unless she can promise to preserve its history. He convinces her to stay and experience the magic of the ranch, but when her boss shows up with other plans in mind, will she have to choose between love or ambition?

TELEVISION SHOWS 

Doom Patrol Season 1 (Not Rated)- Following the mysterious disappearance of The Chief, these reluctant heroes will find themselves in a place they never expected to be, called to action by none other than Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse. Part support group, part Super Hero team, the Doom Patrol is a band of superpowered freaks who fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them.

Queens of Mystery Series 1 (Not Rated)- Follows the entertaining adventures of Beth, Cat and Jane Stone, three crime-writing sisters, and their 28-year old niece, Detective Sergeant Matilda Stone. Using their extensive knowledge of crime, both real and fictional, they solve whodunit style murders in the picturesque English village of Wildemarsh. But no matter how many cases they are able to crack, the unsolved mystery that haunts them all is that of Matilda's mother's disappearance. Between investigating murders from the curious to the bizarre and writing their own renowned novels, the three aunts also attempt to help their perennially single niece find love.

Vikings Season 5 Volume 2 (Not Rated)- Season Five begins with Ivar the Boneless asserting his leadership over the Great Heathen Army, while Lagertha reigns as Queen of Kattegat. Iver's murder of his brother Sigurd sets the stage for vicious battles to come, as Ragnar's sons plot their next move after avenging their father's death.