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Ant Man and the Wasp

Action PG-13

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

Whitney

Documentary R

An in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

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Don’t Worry He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Drama R

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

Eighth Grade

Drama R

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school (the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year) before she begins high school.

 

Skyscraper

Action PG-13

Global superstar Dwayne Johnson leads the cast as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and US war veteran Will Sawyer, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in Hong Kong he finds the tallest, safest building in the world, the Pearl, suddenly ablaze, and he’s been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name, and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building, above the fire line.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

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The First Purge

Action R

Behind every tradition lies a revolution. Witness the rise of our country’s twelve hours of annual lawlessness. Welcome to the movement that began as a simple experiment. To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Action R

In the drug war, there are no rules, and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver calls on the mysterious Alejandro, whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin. Alejandro kidnaps the kingpin’s daughter to inflame the conflict. But when the girl is seen as collateral damage, her fate will come between the two men. Includes French audio description track.

Three Identical Strangers

Documentary PG-13

The astonishing true story of three men who make the chance discovery, at the age of nineteen, that they are identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The trio’s joyous reunion in 1980 catapults them to fame but it also sets in motion a chain of events that unearths an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes far beyond their own lives, a secret that goes to very heart of all human behavior.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

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Adrift

Drama PG-13

Based on the true story of survival, a young couple’s chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

Ocean’s 8

Action PG-13

Debbie Ocean gathers a crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala.

 

 

 

 

 

Superfly

Action R

With his sights set on retiring, a successful young drug dealer sets up one last big deal.

-posted by Ralph, Media Services

5 Years on the Blog

Time for a walk through some of  SyossetRandR’s blog posts in during August in the past five years:

2017: WHAT WE’RE READING NOW

2016:  NEW IN DVD

2015: BOOK TO FILM DISCUSSION

2014: SUMMER HISTORY LESSON

2013:  READ THE BOOK…SEE THE MOVIE

Watch out for another nostalgic look at the past five years next month.

-posted by Sonia, Reference Services

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Deadpool 2

Action R

Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade Wilson must battle ninjas, the Yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor.

First Reformed

Drama R

A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

 

God’s Not Dead Yet: A Light in the Darkness

Drama PG

A Christian teacher is forced before a judge for honestly answering a question about Jesus in the classroom. With the principal and superintendent joining forces with a zealous civil liberties group, Grace faces an epic court case that could cost her the career she loves and expel God from the classroom.

Show Dogs

Comedy PG

After a failed attempt to recover a stolen baby panda, police dog Max reluctantly teams up with a human FBI agent named Frank. A hot tip leads Max and Frank to Las Vegas for the world’s most exclusive dog show.

-posted by Sonia, Reference Services