New Titles – July 27th

Feature Films

Last Knights

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A fallen warrior rises against a corrupt and sadistic ruler to avenge his dishonored master.

 

Operation Bullshine

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The fun starts when a group of A.T.S. girls are posted to a light ack-ack command post on a remote part of the English coast.

 

The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister

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Based on the diaries of wealthy landowner Anne Lister, who struggles to live her life openly as a lesbian in nineteenth-century Yorkshire society. (photo from amazon.co.uk) Continue reading

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New Titles – July 20th

Feature Films

Hoosiers

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A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.

 

TV Series

Masters of Sex – Seasons 1 and 2

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Drama about the pioneers of the science of human sexuality whose research touched off the sexual revolution.

 

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New Titles — July 11

Foreign Films

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Қош бол, Гүлсары! (Qosh bol, Gu̇lsary!)

Tanabay is a proud Kazakh war hero and loyal Communist who is pressured into taking a position as a herdsman in a collective farm in the Stalinist era after WWII. The pride and joy of the collective is a beautiful stallion named Gulsary. After Gulsary wins a race, the new commissar of the collective lays claim to the beloved and headstrong horse, which leads to a battle of a wills. Tanabay and Gulsary are both punished and separated for their refusal to bend to the rules of the Stalinist era.–IMDB

 

Documentary

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West Baden Springs: Save the Century

Follows the history of the West Baden Springs Hotel, from its construction in 1902, though the years as a playground for the wealthy and elite, to its closing due to the Depression, its subsequent use as a Jesuit seminary and a college campus for Northwood Institute, to its eventual restoration beginning in 1996 to an unequaled architectural gem and historic Indiana landmark.

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Restoring the Legend: The French Lick Springs Hotel

Chronicles the hotel’s history and recent restoration through photographs and rare archival film. Examines the edifice and culture that Thomas Taggart built around the hotel’s mineral springs, and follows the days before the Depression, the convention years that followed, and the hotel’s eventual decline.

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New Titles – June 29th

Feature Films

Once Upon a Time in America

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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

 

A Bag of Hammers

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Two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child worn beyond his years. Together they invent the family they’ve always needed.

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New Arrivals-June 20

Feature Films

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Undead

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Living in the back room of his father’s doctors office, broke, frustrated ladies’ man Julian scores his big break when he lands the job directing an off Broadway version of Hamlet. Except it’s a bizarre adaptation written by a pale Romanian impresario named Theo who is actually a master vampire! Theo hopes to lure the real Hamlet out of hiding so the two can end a centuries long feud over Shakespeare’s Ophelia.

 

Hannah Takes the Stairs

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Hannah, a restless college grad, spends a hot Chicago summer trying to figure it all out. Full of ambition and indecision, she’ll try to find a crush who can keep up with her and a project that will keep her stimulated, but she may just leave a trail of broken hearts.

 

Carnage

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Two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, the evening becomes quite chaotic as the parents become increasingly childish.

 

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New Arrivals–June 6

Feature Films

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Selma

A chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

 

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Kings of the Evening

After two years in jail, Homer Hobbs returns to his bleak urban home during the depths of the Great Depression. With no job, no prospects, and no hope, Homer finds a kinship with four strangers. On Sunday nights, in a dingy hall, the men of the neighborhood piece together the finest attire their meager lives can beg, borrow, or steal to compete in an unusual fashion contest.

 

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Winsor McCay: The Master Edition

Winsor McCay was the first master of animation and one of its greatest and most influential artists. His creations — Little Nemo, the intrepid traveler in slumberland, and the mischievous Gertie the Dinosaur — were bona fide movie stars who continue to astonish audiences today.

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New Arrivals–May 29

Feature Films

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Still Alice

A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.

 

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Fifty Shades of Grey

Literature student Anastasia Steele’s life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.

 

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America teams with the Black Widow and a new ally, the Falcon, in a fight for the future of mankind.

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New Titles — May 4

Features

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We Need to Talk About Kevin

A mother struggles to form a loving relationship with her son despite his increasingly violent actions as he grows up.

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One-Eyed Jacks

Two criminals rob a bank. One escapes, the other is captured and sent to prison. Eventually one criminal becomes a sheriff in Monterey; the other, after having been jailed in a brutal Mexican prison for five years, comes looking for revenge and his share of the stolen gold.

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Dr. Strangelove

A satire in which the President and his military advisers struggle ineptly to avert a holocaust after a psychotic Air Force general launches a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union because he fears the Russians arepoisoning the water supply in the United States.

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New Titles — April 13, 2015

Features

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The Judge

Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town’s judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before.

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Interstellar

With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars.

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Begin Again

British songwriter Gretta is adrift in Manhattan after getting dumped by her philandering rock star boyfriend. While playing at an open mic night at a local bar, she is discovered by struggling music producer Dan. Sensing her songwriting potential, Dan pushes Gretta to sign with him and record an ambitious outdoors album all across the city.

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New Titles — April 6

Features

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Gone Girl

On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question. Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?

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Foxcatcher

Based on true events, the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers.

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Birdman

A black comedy story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

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