Week of January 17, 2016
Check out our latest DVDs! As always, we have new releases, old classics, independent films, and cult classics. Stop by the Reading Public Library to pick up your copy today, or contact the Research & Reader Services Desk to place a hold.
- American Horror Story. Season 5, Hotel.
A string of grisly murders is traced back to the sinister, sensuous Countess, an infamous resident of the stylish Hotel Cortez in downtown Los Angeles. It is a visually stunning, visceral feast. Come explore the hidden corridors of this fiendishly entertaining show with accommodating extras.
- Bates Motel. Season Four
As Norman continues to spiral out of control, Norma’s desperation to help her son amplifies. Growing increasingly fearful of him, Norma goes to great lengths to find Norman the professional help he needs. This further complicates their once unbreakable trust while Norman struggles to maintain his grip on reality. As Sheriff Romero finds himself drawn back into their lives, he must ask himself just how much further he is willing to go to protect Norma.
- Blair Witch
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.
- Bridget Jones’s Baby
Bridget 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
For the one hundred and twenty-six people aboard 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.
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.
- Don’t Think Twice
For eleven years, the six-person comedy team known as The Commune has killed onstage, waiting for its big break. The team finds itself at a crossroads, when one of the group becomes a solo success and the others start to wonder if they will make it after all.
- Homeland. The Complete Fifth Season
Now working at a private security firm in Berlin, Carrie is trying to start a new life, but she soon discovers she can’t escape her past. Blindsided by stunning betrayals, and without Saul and Quinn to rely on, Carrie must uncover a deadly conspiracy that puts thousands of lives at risk, including her own.
- Jason Bourne
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.
- Longmire. The Complete Fourth Season
The unflappable Sheriff Walt Longmire and his deputies are trying to put the troubling events of the past behind them. The mysterious White Warrior who tormented Branch is dead. Walt’s best friend Henry Standing Bear is a free man. Longmire’s right-hand deputy Victoria “Vic” Moretti is newly divorced. And the mystery of Walt’s wife’s murder is seemingly resolved. But, the opening of the new casino on the Reservation brings dark new problems to Walt’s corner of Wyoming.
- Penny Dreadful. The Final Season
Vanessa Ives accepting her demons could exact a terrible cost and plunge the world into darkness, while Ethan Chandler, Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, Sir Malcolm, the Creature, and Lily must each face their own monstrous selves.
- Preacher. Season 1
A possessed minister teams up with his ex and a hard-drinking Irish vampire in search of answers.
- The Accountant
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 discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, the body count starts to rise.
- The Birth Of A Nation
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.
- The Good Wife. The Final Season
As Alicia struggles to get her career back on track, she stumbles on a case that puts her up against Diane Lockhart and David Lee. Peter fires Eli Gold, who vows revenge. Cary discovers that his firm is getting out of touch. Peter has little time left to make a plea deal before the jury comes back with a verdict. Meanwhile, Alicia must decide whether her future is with Peter or with Jason, and she channels the ghost of Will Gardner to help make a decision.
- The Mindy Project. Season Four
Young Ob/Gyn doctor, Mindy, balances her personal and professional life, surrounded by co-workers in a small office. This season, Mindy is embracing motherhood, career advancement, and a new romantic interest(s).
- The Night Of
An HBO limited series. After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and he is charged with her murder.
- Turn – Washington’s Spies. The Complete Second Season
Turn: Washington’s Spies takes viewers into the stirring and treacherous world of the Revolutionary War and America’s first spy ring. In this season, the Patriot cause has suffered the crushing loss of their capital city of Philadelphia to the British. Washington’s army faces desertion and death, and the embattled General faces conspirators from within his own ranks, as well as personal demons he keeps hidden from the men he leads. Washington s closest ally in these dark times is also his most celebrated battle commander, Benedict Arnold a friend whose growing discontent will threaten the fate of the Revolution. Outnumbered and outgunned on the battlefield, Washington is counting on his ring of young spies and his greatest hope, Abe Woodhull, a lone civilian deep behind enemy lines, who finds he has little left to lose and is willing to risk everything he has left… including his soul.
- Turn – Washingtons Spies. The Complete Third Season
Turn takes viewers into the stirring and treacherous world of the Revolutionary War and America’s first spy ring. This season returns with an epic ten-episode season that builds towards one of the most notorious moments in American history, the treasonous defection of Benedict Arnold. Behind enemy lines on Long Island, Abe Woodhull is a spy for the Patriots, reporting directly to George Washington. Embedded within the Continental Army, Benedict Arnold is seduced to become an informant.
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