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concussionConcussion

Drama PG-13

Based on the true story of the doctor who discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE in football players, and the uphill battle he faced in bringing the information to the public. Also available in Blu-Ray DVD.

Danish GirlThe Danish Girl

Drama R

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

The Hateful Eight

Action R

Hateful EightA stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. Bounty hunter John Ruth and his fugitive Daisy race toward the town of Red Rock, where Ruth will bring Daisy to justice. Losing their lead on the blizzard, they seek refuge at Minnie’s, a stagecoach stopover on a mountain pass. When they arrive at Minnie’s, they are greeted not by the proprietor but by four unfamiliar faces. As the storm overtakes the mountainside stopover, our travelers come to learn they may not make it to Red Rock. Also available in Blu-Ray DVD.

Legend

Drama R

LegendThe true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance. It is a classic crime thriller taking viewers into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray twins.

Point Break

Action PG-13

Point-BreakA young FBI agent, Johnny Utah, infiltrates a cunning team of thrill-seeking elite athletes, led by the charismatic Bodhi. The athletes are suspected of carrying out a spate of crimes in extremely unusual ways. Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they are the architects of this string of inconceivable crimes.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

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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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Agora – A young slave in ancient Egypt must choose between joining the Christianity movement, which will give him freedom, and the woman he loves, who is his master and an atheist.

Predators – Royce is a mercenary who reluctantly leads a group of elite warriors mysteriously brought together on a jungle planet. But when these cold-blooded human ‘predators’ find themselves in all-out war against a new breed of alien Predators, it’s the ultimate showdown between hunter and prey.  Also available in Blu-Ray DVD.

How to Train Your Dragon – Hiccup is a Viking teenager who aspires to hunt dragons, but doesn’t exactly fit in with his tribe’s longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. His world gets turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view.  Also available in Blu-Ray DVD.

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The Karate Kid – After moving to Beijing with his mother, Dre  falls prey to a bully, so he takes lessons from martial arts master Mr. Han in this remake of The Karate Kid.  Also available on Blu-Ray DVD.

Jackie Chan: Kung Fu Master – Kung fu master Jackie Chan stars as himself in this feel-good story about a 15-year-old Chinese martial arts student who seeks out the world-famous movie star for fighting lessons. But tracking down Chan proves to be the challenge of a lifetime.

A Nightmare on Elm Street – Samuel Bayer directs this reinvention of Wes Craven’s 1984 slasher classic about Freddy Krueger, a serial killer who crosses the boundary between dreams and the waking world to attack his victims with his razor-sharp blade-fingered glove.

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Get Him to the Greek – A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.’s Greek Theater.

Iron Man 2 – Billionaire Tony Stark must contend with deadly issues involving the government, his own friends, as well as new enemies due to his superhero alter ego Iron Man.  Also available in Blu-Ray DVD.

– posted by Ralph, Readers’ Services