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20 & 30-Something Rifftrax Viewing: The Lost Boys

lost-boysThe Syosset Public Library 20 & 30-Something Programs will be meeting Monday, February 27th at 7PM. We will be hosting Rifftrax Viewing: The Lost Boys. Brief summary of the film: When Same, Michael, and their mother move to Santa Carla, California, strange things begin to happen. A new twist on the familiar vampire story.

Join us in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the 1987 vampire film. Rifftrax are comedy audio commentaries featuring Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) comedians that are played over movies, television programs, and short films. This viewing will include commentary from MST3K comedies Cole Stratton and Janet Varney.

This program is open to 20-Somethings/30-Somethings looking for a fun event.

No registration is required and the program is free. Non-Syosset residents are welcome.

Please call 516-921-7161 x 239 for details.

This event will be hosted by Jessikah Chautin and Stacey Levine, 20 & 30-Something Librarians.

 

teens readingDon’t forget – Friend us on Facebook: Syosset Public Library 20 & 30-Something Programs. Or check out our meetup group more programs.

Look forward to seeing you there!

-posted by Stacey, Readers’ Services

New in DVD

arrivalArrival

Sci-Fi PG-13

When mysterious spacecraft touch down around the world, a team, including linguist Louise Banks, is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers, and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

billy-lynns-long-halftime-walkBilly Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Drama R

Nineteen-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad, contrasting the realities of war with America’s perceptions.

the-girl-on-the-trainThe Girl on the Train

Drama R

Rachel is unemployed and devastated by a recent divorce. She fills her time with drinking, riding the commuter train, and fantasizing about a seemingly perfect couple the train passes by every day. Then one morning, Rachel sees something shocking that unravels her and entangles her in an unfolding mystery.

Ouija: Origin of Evil

Horror PG-13

ouija-origin-of-evilIn 1967 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

New in DVD

max-steelMax Steel

Sci Fi PG-13

Sixteen year old Max McGrath, whose body can generate the universe’s most powerful energy, and a techno-organic extraterrestrial named Steel become unlikely friends and soon find themselves hunted by sinister forces who want to control Max’s powers, as well as an unstoppable enemy from another galaxy.

trollsTrolls

Animated PG

When their village is invaded by the grumpy Bergens, two mismatched friends must work together in perfect harmony to save the day.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

New in DVD

jack-reacher-never-go-backJack Reacher: Never Go Back

Action PG-13

Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.

Masterminds

mastemindsComedy PG-13

A guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history. Based on the October 1997 Loomis Fargo robbery.

Queen of Katwe

Drama PG

queen-of-katweBased on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.

boo-a-madea-halloweenBoo! A Madea Halloween

Comedy PG-13

Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.

-posted by Sonia, Reference Services

New in DVD

handmaidenThe Handmaiden

Foreign NR

A Korean woman who is hired as handmaiden to a young Japanese lady is secretly plotting with a conman to defraud her of her large inheritance.

light-between-oceansThe Light Between Oceans

Drama PG-13

A lighthouse keeper, living off the coast of Australia with his wife, all of a sudden finds a baby from an adrift rowboat. They rescue and raise the child as their own.

snowdenSnowden

Drama PG-13

The incredible untold story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others.

train-to-busanTrain to Busan

Foreign NR

While a zombie-virus breaks out in South Korea, a couple of passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

uss-indianapolis-men-of-courageUSS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Action R

The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and relentless shark attacks.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

New in DVD

accounantThe Accountant

Action R

Christian Wolff is a math savant who works as a freelance accountant for some of the world’s most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department’s Crime Enforcement Division starting to close in, he takes on a legitimate client, a robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepency involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, the body count starts to rise.

birth-of-a-nationBirth of a Nation

Drama R

Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

Bridget Jones’s Baby

Comedy R

bridget-jones-babyBridget is forty-something and single again after breaking up with Mark Darcy. She decides to focus on her job and surround herself with old friends and some new ones. But her love life takes a turn when she meets a dashing American named Jack. In an unlikely twist, Bridget finds herself pregnant but she can only be fifty percent sure of the father’s identity.

Deepwater Horizon

Drama PG-13

For the one hundred and twenty-six people deepwater-horizonaboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, April 20, 2010, began like any normal day. Before day’s end, the world would bear witness to one of the greatest man-made disasters in U.S. history. It reveals the brave acts of the men and women who rose to the challenge and risked everything to lead others to safety.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

New in DVD

blair-witchBlair Witch

Horror R

A group of college students venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mysteries surrounding the disappearance of their friend’s sister, who many believe is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch. At first the group is hopeful, especially when a pair of local offer to act as guides through the dark and winding woods, but as the endless night wears on, the group is visited by a menacing presence. Slowly, they begin to realize the legend is all too real.

denialDenial

Drama PG-13

When Deborah Lipstadt speaks out against Holocaust denier David Irving over his falsification of history, she discovers that the stakes are higher than ever in the battle for historical truth. Now faced with a libel lawsuit in British court, Lipstadt and her attorney have the heavy burden of proving that the Holocaust actually happened, in a riveting legal fight with stunning consequences.

harudHarud

Foreign NR

Rafiq and his family are struggling to come to terms with the loss of his older brother Tauqir, a tourist photographer, who is one of the thousands of young men who have disappeared, since the onset of the militant insurgency in Kashmir. After an unsuccessful attempt to cross the border into Pakistan,to become a militant, Rafiq returns home to an aimless existence. Until one day when he accidentally finds his brother’s old camera.

jason-bourneJason Bourne

Action PG-13

Jason Bourne, the CIA’s most dangerous former operative, now remembers who he truly is and comes out of hiding to uncover more hidden truths about his past.

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

Comedy PG

middle-school-the-worst-years-of-my-life

 

Rafe, an imaginative teenager, is tired of his school’s obsession with rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, he and his best friends have come up with a plan to break every single rule in the school and let the students run wild.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services