Friday, November 30, 2018

nov 28










An epic coming-of-age adventure set in the last Ice Age. A young boy becomes unlikely allies with a lone wolf, enduring countless dangers and overwhelming odds to survive the harsh wilderness and find their way home before the deadly winter arrives.     --amazon--


Blackkklansman


From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of a hero. An African- American detective takes on a dangerous mission: infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.  --amazon--






Christmas manager

An elderly man struggles with the death of his wife until his estranged foster child and her young daughter re-enter his life and give him a new purpose to live.
                    
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Christmas on the coast


New York romance novelist Dru Cassadine is desperate after a string of flops. Struggling to write a best seller, Dru retreats to her coastal childhood home. Suddenly raw fiction turns to real romance as handsome widower Brysen Flynn enters her life.  --amazon--




 Christopher Robin

In the heart warming live action adventure "Disney's Christopher Robin," the young boy who loved embarking on adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with a band of spirited and loveable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost his way. Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into our world and help Christopher Robin remember the loving and playful boy who is still inside.  -- rotten tomatoes--






Debbie Macomber's Dashing Through The Snow


A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original movie based on the bestselling novel by Debbie Macomber. Stranded at an airport at Christmas time, Ashley Harrison accepts a ride from handsome stranger Dash Sutherland, who has just rented the last car in town. --amazon--

Two people not meant for anyone are brought together by fate and spend the weekend together at a Destination Wedding.  --amazon--









Juliet, naked

Annie (Rose Byrne) is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan (Chris O'Dowd) -- an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe (Ethan Hawke). When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its release leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself. Based on the novel by Nick Hornby, JULIET, NAKED is a comic account of life's second chances.
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As the film goes back and forth in time to show how relationships forged in the past resonate in the present, James will play the role of Young Donna. Filling the roles of Young Rosie and Young Tanya are Alexa Davies (A Brilliant Young Mind) and Jessica Keenan Wynn (Broadway's Beautiful). Young Sam will be played by Jeremy Irvine (War Horse), while Young Bill is Josh Dylan (Allied) and Young Harry is Hugh Skinner (Kill Your Friends).   --rotten tomatoes--




Patient zero

After being bitten, a human survivor realizes he is asymptomatic and can communicate with the infected, leading the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure.  --amazon--








Poldark season 4
To defend Cornwall and those he loves from an empowered George, Ross must play the political game on a journey that takes him to the nation's capital and into new perils.
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Jesse Custer's quest for God takes him back to the place he's been avoiding his whole life: home. Jesse, Tulip, and Cassidy return to Angelville, the Louisiana Plantation where Jesse was raised, and find old grudges and deadly obligations await them. With the help of his friends -- and a few enemies -- Jesse will need to escape his past... because the future of the world depends on it.     --amazon--






Robin Hood the Rebellion

The Raid meets Die Hard with a medieval twist, in this fast and furious new take on the legend of Robin Hood featuring the stars of Game of Thrones, Vikings and Torchwood. When Maid Marian is kidnapped by the Sheriff of Nottingham, Robin Hood must get a band of men together to save her. An audacious plan is set to penetrate the depths of the Sheriff's castle to defeat the bloodthirsty tyrant.     --amazon--





Star Trek: Discovery: Season One

Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns 50 years after it first premiered, with Star Trek: Discovery. The series will feature a new ship, new characters and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers.     --amazon--






The Crown: season 2

The Crown, created by Peter Morgan, follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.      --amazon--






The Forgiven
Academy Award (R) winner* Forest Whitaker and Eric Bana deliver riveting performances in this tense thriller based on real events. When Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Whitaker) is appointed to head a nationwide investigation, he's summoned to a maximum-security prison by a notorious murderer seeking clemency (Bana). Inside the brutal prison walls, Tutu is drawn into a dangerous, life-changing battle with the cunning criminal in this captivating film from Oscar (R) nominated director** Roland Joffé.
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The Incredibles 2


Helen is called on to help bring Supers back, and Bob must juggle the daily heroics of home life. But when a new villain arises with a sinister plot, the Parrs meet the challenge together!
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The Prayer Box

With his sister suffering from a serious illness, a young boy takes it upon himself to get God's attention in hopes that God will heal his sister.

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After being dumped by her boyfriend who is a spy, a woman and her friend become embroiled in a conspiracy.

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When Calls the Heart: Close to the Heart


As Elizabeth awaits news of Jack, she focuses on teaching her students & dreams of the day when Jack comes safely home & they can plan their wedding. As mayor, Abigail is faced with a new crisis when financial troubles for the town loom.       --amazon--







Thursday, October 25, 2018

Oct. 25





 All the President's Men

Academy Award winners Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman star in this true story as Washington Post reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, whose investigation of a seemingly minor hotel room break-in uncovers the greatest political scandal in United States history and leads to the downfall of President Richard Nixon.   --amazon--






As he struggles to balance his home life and Super Hero duties, Scott Lang finds he must suit up as Ant-Man again, joining the Wasp on an urgent mission to uncover secrets from the past.  --amazon--









Ex-jailbirds Eddie and Paul are on parole and working in a New York diner. Their lives are a dead end. That is, until English lawyer Katherine Rookwood walks into the diner with an offer they can't refuse.  --amazon--








Debbie Macomber's Dashing Through The Snow

A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original movie based on the bestselling novel by Debbie Macomber. Stranded at an airport at Christmas time, Ashley Harrison accepts a ride from handsome stranger Dash Sutherland, who has just rented the last car in town.  --amazon--








On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing edgy, hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a national following and a new lease on life.  --amazon--








A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original movie. In this sequel to "Finding Father Christmas", Miranda worries about her relationship with the Whitcombs when she receives an anonymous text threatening to expose her identity which she's kept secret.  --amazon--







Good bye Lenin

When his Socialist mom comes out of a coma, Alex Kerner does everything he can to convince her thatthe Berlin Wall hasn't fallen. But the only thing he knows about the Party - is how to throw one. --amazon--






Good Morning Vietnam

Robin Williams delivers his quintessential comedic performance as Army DJ Adrian Cronauer. Deployed to Vietnam to host a morning radio show, Cronauer's hilarious rants are a hit with the troops in the field but a headache for his by-the-book superiors.  --amazon--






Hotel Artemis

Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, Hotel Artemis is an original, high-octane action-thriller starring Jodie Foster as The Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only hospital for criminals. Jodie Foster is joined by an all-star cast that includes Sterling K. Brown, Sofia Boutella, Jeff Goldblum, Brian Tyree Henry, Jenny Slate, Zachary Quinto, Charlie Day, and Dave Bautista.

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Karen Kingsbury's Maggie's Christmas Miracle

A Hallmark Channel original movie. Single mom Maggie has lost her Christmas spirit. But when her son Jordan's tutor enters their lives, Maggie discovers anything is possible with the help of faith and fate.  --amazon--








Leave No Trace

Will and his daughter have lived off the grid for years until both are put into traditional housing. After clashing with new surroundings, they embark on a journey home.  --amazon--








Motorcycle diaries

Based on a true story, this inspiring adventure traces the youthful road trip of two revolutionary friends: "Che" Guevara (Gael García Bernal) and Alberto Granado (Rodrigo De la Serna).  --amazon--






Reprisal

A bank manager haunted by a violent heist that took the life of a coworker teams up with his ex-cop neighbor to bring down the assailant, initiating an explosive counterattack that brings all three men to the breaking point.
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Will Sawyer (Dwayne Johnson) finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, with his family trapped inside.  --amazon--








Solo: A Star Wars Story

Through a series of daring escapades, Han Solo befriends his mighty future copilot Chewbacca in an epic adventure directed by Ron Howard and written by Jonathan & Lawrence Kasdan.  --amazon--







The Catcher Was a Spy

Paul Rudd stars in this true-life thriller about a Boston Red Sox catcher-turned-WWII spy tasked with assassinating a Nazi atomic scientist. With Jeff Daniels, Paul Giamatti.  --amazon--







The Insult

In today's Beirut, an insult blown out of proportion finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court.  --amazon--








Timbuktu

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed.  --amazon--







Monday, October 15, 2018

Oct. 2









In the 23rd installment of the bestselling Aunt Dimity series, a dark and stormy night kicks off a ghost chase in rural England ...  --amazon--










A smart and compelling examination of the science of immunity, the public policy implications of vaccine denial, and the real-world outcomes of failing to vaccinate.  ...  --amazon--







...In Buzz, the beloved Thor Hanson takes us on a journey that begins 125 million years ago, when a wasp first dared to feed pollen to its young. From honeybees and bumbles to lesser-known diggers, miners, leafcutters, and masons, bees have long been central to our harvests, our mythologies, and our very existence. They've given us sweetness and light, the beauty of flowers, and as much as a third of the foodstuffs we eat. And, alarmingly, they are at risk of disappearing. ...  --amazon--




A casual outing to the Crystal Palace in London takes a mysterious and murderous turn in The Corpse at the Crystal Palace, the latest mystery in Carola Dunn’s beloved Daisy Dalrymple series. ...  --amazon--








Owen and Claire return to the ruins of the Jurassic World theme park to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from a looming volcanic extinction.
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The history of the Mayo Clinic, including how it has met the changing demands of healthcare for 150 years. Included: interviews with patients, including John McCain and the Dalai Lama.
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Upon her release from prison, Debbie, the estranged sister of legendary conman Danny Ocean, puts together a team of unstoppable crooks to pull of the heist of the century. Their goal is New York City's annual Met Gala, and a necklace worth in excess of 150 million dollars.  --rotten tomatoes--







Orchid and the Wasp:    Book

... Caoilinn Hughes’ debut contemporary fiction, follows the life of Gael Foess from her childhood up through her early twenties as she bounces back and forth between Ireland, England, and the United States. Gael’s father is an investment banker, her mother is an orchestra conductor, and her younger brother has himself convinced that he is epileptic. Her childhood might not be considered normal, but it is normal to her until her father abandons his family. Gael, who is independent and self-sufficient, does whatever she has to do to take care of herself and her mother and brother – even if she has to hurt the people that she loves in order to save them.  --amazon--



Paradox       Book

With unparalleled suspense and her trademark explosive twists, #1 New York Times bestselling author Catherine Coulter delves into the terrifying mind of an escaped mental patient obsessed with revenge in this next installment of her riveting FBI series. When he fails to kidnap five-year-old Sean Savich, agents Sherlock and Savich know they’re in his crosshairs and must find him before he continues with his ‘kill’ list.  --amazon--




Sicario, day of the soldado     DVD

In Sicario: Day of the Soldado, the series begins a new chapter. In the drug war, there are no rules--and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) calls on the mysterious Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin, to escalate the war in nefarious ways. Alejandro kidnaps the kingpin's daughter to inflame the conflict--but when the girl is seen as collateral damage, her fate will come between the two men as they question everything they are fighting for.  --rotten tomatoes--



Solo: A Star Wars Story       DVD

Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga's most unlikely heroes.  --rotten tomatoes--



That summer           DVD

Welcome to Grey Gardens...as you've never seen it before. Three years before the Maysles' landmark documentary introduced the world to Edith and Edie Beale - the unforgettable mother-daughter (and Jackie O. relatives) living in a daycare dream world on Long Island - renowned photographer Peter Beard chronicled life at their crumbling estate during one summer in 1972. For the first time ever, director Goran Olsson (The black Power Mixtape 1967 - 1975) assembles this long-lost footage - featuring glimpses of luminaries like Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger, and Truman Capote - into a one-of-a-kind family portrait bursting with the loving squabbles, quotable bon mots, and impromptu musical numbers that would make Big and Little Edie beloved cultural icons.  --rotten tomatoes--




The Gardener       DVD

The Gardener is a documentary film which reflects on the meaning of gardening. Influential gardener Frank Cabot recounts his personal quest for perfection at his twenty-acre English style garden in the Charlevoix County in Quebec.  --rotten tomatoes--






The Miniaturist       DVD

A haunting, sumptuous period thriller based on the popular novel by Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist tells the story of a house where, beneath the lavish beauty and privilege, lie forbidden passions and dangerous secrets.  --amazon--







This is us  season 2     DVD

This Is Us is a smart, modern dramedy that will challenge your everyday presumptions about the people you think you know.

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Trump is f*cking crazy : [this is not a joke] /
... In Trump Is F*cking Crazy, Olbermann takes our commander in chief and his politics apart with journalistic acuity and his classic in-your-face humor. With more than 50 individual essays adapted from his GQ commentaries, including new up-to-the-minute material, Trump Is F*cking Crazy is an essential listen for concerned citizens who - like Olbermann - refuse to normalize or accept our new political reality.  --amazon--



You're on an Airplane: A Self-Mythologizing Memoir    Book

Have you ever wondered what it would be like talk to Parker Posey? On an airplane, with Parker as your seat companion, perhaps? Parker’s irreverent, hilarious, and enchanting memoir gives you the incredible opportunity. Full of personal stories, whimsical how-tos, recipes, and beautiful handmade collages created by the author herself, You’re On an Airplane is a delight in every way.   --amazon--