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Assassin’s Creed

Action PG-13

Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day.

Live by Night

Drama R

It’s the Roaring Twenties and Prohibition hasn’t stopped the flow of booze in an underground network of gangster-run speakeasies. The opportunity to gain power and money is there for any man with enough nerve, and Joe Coughlin, the son of the Boston Police superintendent, long ago turned his back on his strict upbringing for the spoils of being an outlaw. But even among criminals there are rules, and Joe breaks a big one: crossing a powerful mob boss by stealing his money and his moll.

Miss Sloane

Drama R

In the world of political power brokers, Sloane takes on the most powerful opponent of her career and will do whatever is required to win.

Nocturnal Animals

Drama R

An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband’s novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale.

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The Edge of Seventeen

Comedy R

High school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother.

Bleed for This

Drama R

The inspirational story of world champion boxer Vinny Pazienza, who, after a near-fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he’d ever walk again, made one of sports’ most incredible comebacks.

 

 

 

Elle

Foreign R

Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle’s life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game-a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

Passengers

Sci Fi PG-13

Two passengers board a spaceship transporting them to a new life on another planet. The trip takes a deadly turn when their hibernation pods mysteriously wake them 90 years before they reach their destination. As Jim and Aurora try to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction, only to be threatened by the imminent collapse of the ship and the discovery of the truth behind why they woke up.

Fences

Drama PG-13

A black garbage collector named Troy Maxson in 1950s Pittsburgh is bitter that baseball’s color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues, Maxson is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones.

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Jackie

Drama R

A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. The film places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy and the world of ‘Camelot’ that they created and loved so well.

Loving

Drama PG-13

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

Moana

Animated PG

A mythic adventure set around 2,000 years ago across a series of islands in the South Pacific. The film follows the journey of a spirited teenager named Moana as she meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together they traverse the open ocean, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds.

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Bad Santa 2

Comedy R

bad-santa-2Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed, and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Along for the ride is ‘the kid,’ chubby and cheery Thurman Merman, a 250-pound ray of sunshine. Mommy issues arise when the pair are joined by Willie’s horror story of a mother, Sunny Soke. Sunny raises the bar for the gang’s ambitions, while somehow lowering the standards of criminal behavior.

Hacksaw Ridge

Drama R

hacksaw-ridgeIt’s the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic, he singlehandedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers and was wounded by a grenade and hit by snipers.

im-not-ashamedI’m Not Ashamed

Drama PG-13

Devout teen Rachel Joy Scott shows compassion and love for her fellow students, until armed classmates enter Columbine High School on a fateful day that changes America forever. Her hopes and dreams seemed to end, but God was just getting started.

Manchester By the Sea

Drama R

manchester-by-the-seaLee Chandler is obliged to return home to care for his nephew after his brother dies. Throughout the movie he recounts memories that caused him to leave Manchester and distance himself from the past.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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