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amazing spiderman 2The Amazing Spider Man 2

Action PG-13

Spider-Man’s conflict has been within himself: the struggle between Peter Parker and the responsibilities of Spider-Man. But Peter Parker finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It’s great to be Spider-Man, but it comes at a price: only he can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp. Also available in Blu-Ray DVD.

Fading Gigolo

Fading Gigolo 

Drama   R

Murray talks his friend Fioravante into becoming a gigolo as a way of making some much needed cash after an out-of-the-blue request from his dermatologist. With Murray acting as Fioravante’s ‘manager,’ the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.

 

 

Only Lovers Left AliveOnly Lovers Left Alive 

Horror   R

The tale of two fragile vampires, Adam and Eve. Both are cultured intellectuals with an all-embracing passion for music, literature and science, who have evolved to a level where they no longer kill to live, but still retain their innate wildness. Their love story has endured several centuries but their debauched idyll is threatened by the uninvited arrival of Eve’s carefree little sister Ava, who hasn’t yet learned to tame her wilder instincts.

 

SabotageSabotage

Action   R

Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world’s deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done – until, one-by-one, the team members mysteriously start to be eliminated. As the body count rises, everyone is a suspect.

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lockeLocke

Drama R

A feat of bold, dynamic storytelling from Oscar-nominated writer-director Steven Knight. A successful businessman receives a series of phone calls which sets into motion a chain of events that unravels his perfect life, all of which takes the course of one absolutely riveting and intense car ride.

 

The Railway Man

Drama R

railway manEric Lomax is a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering from the psychological trauma, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor from the prison camp in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate. Based on a true story.

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divergentDivergent

Sci-Fi PG-13

In a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four and together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it’s too late. Also available in Blu-Ray DVD.

Oculus

Horror R

oculusSeeing is deceiving in this ‘deeply terrifying’ film that reflects heart-stopping terror as you’ve never imagined! It’s been ten years since the lives of siblings Tim and Kaylie Russell were shattered and Tim was convicted of murdering their parents. Now released from a mental institution, Tim wants to move on, but his sister has other plans. Kaylie blames their childhood nightmare on the Lasser Glass, an antique mirror with a grisly history, which she intends to destroy by any means possible.

need for speedNeed for Speed

Action PG-13

Tobey Marshall, a mechanic who moonlights as an underground race-car driver, strives to take the top prize in America’s most prominent street race in order to have his revenge against the ambitious ex-NASCAR champ who had him framed and sent to prison. Also available in Blu-Ray DVD.

 

God is not Dead

Drama PG

god is not deadIt’s the debate of the ages; this time, held in a seemingly insignificant venue, but the outcome, as always, will be life-changing. A Christian college freshman, Josh Wheaton, and his atheist philosophy professor hold court on the existence of God. To pass the course, Josh must prove to the class that God is alive and well. This dare could cost him his relationships, his career, even his future, but Josh stands up for his faith and takes on the challenge.

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noahNoah

Drama PG-13

A man is appointed by God to carry out a crucial mission of rescue before a calamitous flood destroys the world. Also available in Blu-Ray DVD.

 

The Other Woman

Comedy PG-13

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After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman tries to get her ruined life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the wife he’s been cheating on, she realizes they have much in common, and her sworn enemy becomes her greatest friend. When yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on their cheating, lying, three-timing SOB.

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Today is Batman Day!!!

batman 75 years

DC Entertainment announced that July 23rd, 2014 is Batman day to celebrate the 75th anniversary of one of America’s favorite superheroes!

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DC Entertainment is the publisher of Batman comic books. The library has video games, movies, graphic novels, fiction and non-fiction books available on Batman! There will be a mini display of Batman related material in front of the computers by the media desk on the main level.

evolution of batmanYou can also browse collections of books, graphic novels, and video games in the Children’s Room on the main level  and batman display in Teen Space on the 3rd floor. Plus a mini display across from the circulation desk which has a special giveaway on it (as long as supplies last!).

- posted by Stacey, Readers’ Services

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single moms clubSingle Mom’s Club

Comedy PG-13
When five struggling single moms put aside their differences to form a support group, they find inspiration and laughter in their new sisterhood, and help each other overcome the obstacles that stand in their way.

cesar chavezCesar Chavez

Drama PG-13
The story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers.

Heaven is for Real

Drama PG
heaven is for realThe true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Colton claims to have visited Heaven during a near-death experience. He recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth.

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endless loveEndless Love

Drama PG-13
A privileged girl and a charismatic boy share an instant desire that sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.

Enemy

enemyDrama R
Adam Bell, a glum, disheveled history professor who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend Mary. Watching a movie on the recommendation of a colleague, Adam spots his double; a bit-part actor named Anthony St. Clair, and decides to track him down. The identical men meet and their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably intertwined.

300: Rise of an Empire

300 Rise of an EmpireAction R
Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. He’s pitted against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal turned god Xerxes, and Artemesia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

winters taleWinter’s Tale

Drama PG-13
Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, follow a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil.

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