Monday, October 10, 2016

Oct. 10

Captain America, civil war

The most explosive clash to ever rock the Marvel Cinematic Universe ignites a firestorm of conflict in the game-changing epic, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. In the wake of collateral damage, government pressure to rein in the Avengers drives a deep wedge between Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), causing a catastrophic rift that turns the two friends into bitter enemies. Against a backdrop of divided loyalties, their fellow Avengers must deal with the fallout. Pick a side in this spectacular adventure, packed with mind-blowing action and suspense. --amazon--

Central intelligence

The story follows a one-time bullied geek who grew up to be a lethal CIA agent (Dwayne Johnson), coming home for his high school reunion. Claiming to be on a top-secret case, he enlists the help of the former "big man on campus" (Kevin Hart), now an accountant who misses his glory days. But before the staid numberscruncher realizes what he's getting into, it's too late to get out, as his increasingly unpredictable new friend drags him through a world of shootouts, double-crosses and espionage that could get them both killed in more ways than he can count.  --amazon--

Huntsman, winter's war

If it's the Snow White tale you're looking for, discover the story that came before...Evil Queen Ravenna [Charlize Theron], betrays her good sister Freya [Emily Blunt] with an unforgivable act, freezing Freya's heart to love and unleashing in her an icy power she never knew she possessed. As war escalates between the two queens, Eric the Huntsman [Chris Hemsworth] and his fellow warrior, Sara [Jessica Chastain] must help Freya vanquish her sister...or Ravenna's wickedness will rule for eternity.  --amazon--

Into the forest

A worldwide power outage sends the globe toward the brink of apocalypse, forcing two sisters living in their isolated house in the Canadian woods to adapt to their new reality and fight for survival in this stirring end-of-the-world thriller.  --rotten tomatoes--

Mad men  part 2

The second half sees the series finally leave the 1960s behind as it picks up with the characters in 1970: The agency's partners are now all wealthy after accepting a buyout from a much-larger firm, but they seem as lost and frustrated as ever. While Joan, Roger, Peggy, and Ted (Kevin Rahm) all embark on new love affairs, Don responds to the pressure of working in a more-corporate environment by attempting to run away and reinvent himself once again.
--rotten tomatoes--

Midsomer murders

The English village mystery gets a contemporary spin in this hit British television series that has earned a worldwide following. Bucolic settings harbor macabre crimes and eccentric characters that are no match for DCI John Barnaby (Neil Dudgeon, Life of Riley) and his assistant, DS Charlie Nelson (Gwilym Lee, Land Girls). “Delightful in a murderously charming way” (Leonard Maltin’s Movie Crazy). Guest stars include Diana Quick, Helen Baxendale, Julia Sawalha, Pip Torrens, Cherie Lunghi, and Malcolm Sinclair.  --amazon--

Night manager

… hotel night manager Jonathan Pine … receives a plea for help from
the beautiful Sophie Alekan. … …Sophie has evidence of an arms deal …  
… Pine makes contact with his friend at the British Embassy. But his
actions unwittingly draw him into the terrifying world of ruthless arms
dealer, Richard ... When Sophie’s information makes its way to Angela …,
a government anti-corruption agent intent on bringing down Roper’s empire,
 a leak in her network triggers a chain of events that end in tragedy. --amazon--

Ninja turtles: out of the shadows

...  After supervillain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman (Tyler Perry) and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop (Gary Anthony Williams) and Rocksteady (WWE Superstar Stephen “Sheamus” Farrelly), to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang.  --amazon--

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