Monday, June 13, 2016

June 13

 13 hours     dvd

The gripping true story of six elite ex-military operators assigned to protect the CIA who fought back against overwhelming odds when terrorists attached a U.S. diplomatic compound on September 11, 2012

  A bone to pick:      dvd

Aurora Teagarden is known around her town as a master sleuth. When her friend unexpectedly dies and leaves Aurora everything in her will, she also leaves a troubling murder mystery. It's up to Aurora to solve the murder before she becomes the next victim.  --amazon--
Anomalisa       dvd

On a trip to Ohio, Michael is separated from the routine of his daily life and a chance encounter helps him realize just what he's been missing. Love, laughter and loneliness align in Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson's critically-acclaimed masterpiece.   --amazon--

 Bob the biulder construction heroes      dvd

Grab your tools and get ready for teamwork time with Bob the Builder and his trusty crew! Spring City is abuzz with new construction and Bob the Builder and his team are there for all the action! From constructing the amazing new "Spring City Splash" water park to developing an exciting motocross course, Bob and his team prove that with a positive attitude and whole lot of laughter, there's nothing this talented builder and his team can't fix!   --amazon--

 Lady in the van    dvd

Margaret T. Fairchild (Maggie Smith) aka Mary, is an elderly woman who lived in her van. In the opening scene, which is dark, there is an accident, one in which she runs from. She ends up in Camden Town and in the yard of playwright Alan Bennett (Alex Jennings). Bennett separates himself into two people, the author, and the individual who deals with the stubborn woman in the van.  --amazon--
The  photographer   book

In 1986, Afghanistan was torn apart by a war with the Soviet Union. This graphic novel/photo-journal is a record of one reporter's arduous and dangerous journey through Afghanistan accompanying the Doctors Without Borders. Didier Lefèvre’s photography, paired with the art of Emmanuel Guibert, tells the powerful story of a mission undertaken by men and women dedicated to mending the wounds of war.   --amazon--

 Mr. Right      dvd

A young woman who's been unlucky in love discovers her perfect match is a professional hitman in this killer comedy starring Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell and Tim Roth.    --amazon--
 Touched with fire    dvd

“Touched With Fire” stars Katie Holmes (“Batman Begins”) as Carla Lucia, a manic-depressive poet who struggles to recall what she was like before her illness took hold. Marco (“Mambo Italiano”) is off his medication and incessantly draws chalk images of the moon across New York City as he babbles about imminent apocalypse. When they are both checked into the same mental institution, there is instant chemistry between them, but their combined bipolar disorders swing them from incredible highs to tormented lows.  --amazon--

Vinyl    dvd

Take a dizzying ride through the 'sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll'-fueled music business of the 1970s in Season 1 of this HBO drama series from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter. -- amazon-- 
 Wedding Cake murder   book

After years of being unable to decide between Norman Rhodes and Mike Kingston, Hannah Swenson is finally getting married - to Ross Barton. Hannah is busy not only with wedding details but as a contestant on the Food Channel's Dessert Chef Competition. The last thing she needs is to have to investigate a murder, but that is just what she ends up doing when one of the judges for the competition is murdered. Will Hannah be able to handle everything she has on her plate?  --amazon--

Wilde lake    book

Luisa “Lu” Brant is the newly elected state’s attorney in suburban Maryland, an area encompassing the famous planned community of Columbia, a utopian dream when it was built of racial and economic equality. Fiercely ambitious, she decides to try a disturbed drifter accused of beating a woman to death...
...The more she learns about the case, the more questions arise. Propelled into the past, she discovers that the legal system, the bedrock of her entire life, does not have all the answers. ...   --amazon--

Witch      dvd 

In this exquisitely made and terrifying new horror film, the age-old concepts of witchcraft, black magic and possession are innovatively brought together to tell the intimate and riveting story of one family's frightful unraveling in the New England wilderness circa 1630.   --amazon--

Wonder      book

...A wide-ranging essay by Nicholas R. Bell connects these artworks to wonder’s role throughout Western culture, to the question of how museums have evolved as places to encounter wondrous things, and to the symbolic weight of the moment as this building is “dedicated to art” for the third instance in three centuries. “It is of no small consequence,” writes Bell, “that we, as a public, commit to the perpetuation of spaces that harbor the potential for subjective and intensive encounters with art.”...

Zoolander no. 2     dvd

When the world's most beautiful people are in danger, former models Derek and Hansel are recruited for a top secret mission to defeat the criminal mastermind Mugatu. Prepare for a dangerously sexy adventure where looks really can kill.     --amazon--

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