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New DVDs At The Library: 'It Comes At Night' A Tale Of Family Fear

 

November 13, 2017



The following DVDs have been added to the library’s collection:

“Band Aid.” Anna and Ben are not happily married. In fact, the contempt is so strong that they now have trouble even talking to each other. But one thing they still share is their love of music, and it is through this that they reconnect by forming a band and writing songs to heal their broken love. (R)

“The Beguiled.” Sofia Coppola won Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for this time period drama that takes place during the American Civil War. A wounded Union soldier arrives at an all girls’ school in Virginia. Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, and Elle Fanning star in this lauded film. (R)

“Big Little Lies.” Based on the book of the same title by Liane Moriarty, this film boasts an all-star cast, including Nicole Kidman and Reece Witherspoon. The town is filled with mystery, and that, coupled with low self-esteem and secrets, creates an uncertain atmosphere propelled by toxic people trying to pretend their lives are just fine. (TV-MA)

“Gifted.” Mary is a math prodigy and wants to continue homeschooling with her uncle Frank, but she has been enrolled in first grade. Things are made worse when Mary’s grandmother pushes to move Mary out of Frank’s home. Stars Chris Evans and McKenna Grace. (PG-13)

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” A very entertaining summer blockbuster, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is fun and plays better than the first installment. Packed with some of today’s hottest stars, including Vin Diesel, Zoe Saldana, and Chris Pratt, the superheroes once again fight for their lives and for all of humanity. Make sure to keep an eye out for the hilarious Baby Groot dance number. (PG-13)

“It Comes at Night.” It has been called one of the most terrifying movies in years, but there are no monsters or zombies involved. A man has moved his family to a remote shack to avoid the deadly disease that is spreading across the world. In the first scene of the film everyone is wearing a gas mask and the grandfather is being burned after his death. But things get even more tangled when a young, desperate couple shows up on their doorstep. Should they let them in? (R)

“Landline.” The New York Post described “Landline” as “one big love letter to the 90s.” The story centers on an angsty teenager living with her sister and parents in New York City in 1995 when she discovers that her father is having an affair. And because the plot takes place before cell phones, everyone has to talk about things face-to-face. (R)

“The Lobster.” In the not-so-distant future, it is illegal and immoral to be single. According to the law, a single person has 45 days to find a new partner after breaking up with their former one and the search takes place at The Hotel. If a romantic interest is not found during the 45 days, the person is turned into a beast and sent to live in The Woods. Simultaneously bitter and funny, this film stars Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz. (R)

“Spider-Man: Homecoming.” Starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton and Robert Downey Jr., Spider-Man is on the trail of a new threat in New York City; a threat bigger than ever before. But things are complicated as Peter Parker tries to balance his life as a typical high school student in Queens with his alter-ego, the superhero Spider-Man. (PG-13)

 
 

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