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August list by Nanette Alderman
11.22.63
11.22.63
James Franco, Sarah Gadon, Cherry Jones, Lucy Fry, George Mackay, Daniel Webber, T. R. Knight, Kevin O'Connor, Josh Duhamel, and Chris Cooper, 2016, not rated

On November 22, 1963, President Kennedy was killed in Dallas and the world changed forever. But what if it could be changed back? James Franco stars as Jake Epping, an English teacher who accepts the monumental mission of trying to prevent the assassination of JFK. Luckily, he has the help of Sadie Dunhill (Sarah Gadon), a resourceful librarian who's trying to reconcile secrets of her own.

Caged No More
Caged No More
Kevin Sorbo, Loretta Devine, and Cassidy Gifford, 2016, rated pg-13

Aggie's two granddaughters have disappeared, and the only clue she has is a forgotten laptop. Aware that she only has a short window of time, and limited money and influence, she reaches out to two of the wealthiest and most connected people in New Orleans. What Aggie doesn't foresee is the dark world she's about to step into, or the dangers accompanying the rescue needed to bring her girls home.

I Am Wrath
I Am WrathJohn Travolta, Christopher Meloni, Amanda Schull, Sam Trammell, Rebecca De Mornay, and Asante Jones, 2016, rated r

Stanley Hill is a former Black Ops agent who witnesses his wife's death at the hands of a street gang. When corrupt cops let the prime suspect walk, Stanley takes the law into his own hands. Joined by a former comrade-in-arms, Stanley uncovers a conspiracy that leads to the upper ranks of government, as he heads toward a guns-blazing, take-no-prisoners showdown for justice.

In the Name of Ben-Hur
In the Name of Ben-HurAdrian Bouchet and Jonno Davies, 2015, not rated

A young gladiator enslaved in the Roman arena in 171 A.D. escapes by chariot towards the freedom of Hadrian's Wall. Fighting centurions and mercenaries along the way, he becomes a folk hero for all those struggling to fight Roman oppression.

Lazer Team
Lazer TeamBurnie Burns, Gavin Free, Colton Dunn, Alexandria Deberry, Alan Ritchson, and Johnny Walter, 2015, rated pg-13

When four small-town losers stumble across an alien crash site containing an incredible battle suit, they soon find themselves responsible for the fate of the entire planet. With this new alien equipment genetically bound to them, and the government hot on their heels, the foursome have no choice but to work together as one to save humanity. All they have to do is learn to use a strange alien device meant for only one person, train for a battle, and not kill each other in the process.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time. The Complete Fifth SeasonGinnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Josh Dallas, Emilie De Ravin, Colin O'Donoghue, Lana Parilla, Jared Gilmore, Michael Raymond-James, and Robert Carlyle, 2015, rated tv-pg

When the Savior becomes the 'Dark Swan,' the lines between good and evil blur as Emma begins to relish the intoxicating taste of absolute power. Terrified she'll succumb, Emma and Hook visit Camelot to find the one person who may be able to aid them: Merlin. Unfortunately, King Arthur proves treacherous, and when he joins forces with a vengeful Zelena, Emma and Hook's hopes are shattered.

Supergirl
Supergirl. The Complete First SeasonMelissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, Jeremy Jordan, David Harewood, and Calista Flockhart, 2015, not rated

Born on the doomed planet Krypton, Kara Zor-El escaped at the same time as her cousin, Superman, but didn't arrive on Earth until years later after being lost. Raised by her adopted family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex, and learned to hide the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin. Kara has spent so many years trying to fit in that she forgot to ever stand out.

The Trust
The TrustNicolas Cage, Elijah Wood, Sky Ferreira, and Jerry Lewis, 2016, rated r

Waters and Stone are two nobody police officers working dull administrative jobs and making extra money selling stolen Civil Service Exams to other officers. When Stone hears a story about a heroin dealer quickly beating his extremely high bail, the two friends set into motion a plan to find the origin of such a large amount of cash. Through diligent police work they follow a trail that leads directly to a custom bank-style vault.

Union Bound
Union BoundSean Stone and Randy Wayne, 2015, rated pg-13

Based on the amazing true story of Joseph Hoover, a Union Soldier was captured and then aided by slaves on his journey back to the Union and to freedom.