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Movies are checked out for one week - unlike music and books.

February list by Nanette Alderman
Baked in Brooklyn
Baked in BrooklynAlexandra Daddario, Josh Brener, and Al Sapienza, 2015, not rated

A recent college graduate decides to sell marijuana on the streets of Manhattan after losing his job at a consulting firm. He soon meets the girl of his dreams. With an unsupportive girlfriend, an increase in clientele, and the growing threats of being caught or killed, he soon realizes he is in way over his head.

Ballers
Ballers. The Complete Second SeasonDwayne Johnson, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan W. Carter, Troy Garity,  and Rob Corddry, 2017, rated tv-ma

A series centered around a group of football players and their families, friends, and handlers.

Broad City
Broad City. Season 3Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, and Hannibal Buress, 2016, rated tv-ma

Join Abbi, Ilana, and a lineup of special guests as they find true love, get high on life, and show New York City how it's done.

Buddymoon
BuddymoonDavid Giuntoli, Claire Coffee, and Flula Borg, 2016, not rated

When David's fiancee leaves him just days before their wedding, his upbeat best man insists that they go on the previously planned honeymoon: a week-long backpacking trip through the mountains of Oregon. While the unrelenting trek tests their friendship and their lives, their adventures are well worth it.

Burnt
BurntBradley Cooper, Jamie Dornan, Sienna Miller, Lily James, Emma Thompson, Uma Thurman, Daniel Bruhl, and Alicia Vikander, 2015, rated r

Chef Adam Jones had it all, and lost it. A rockstar chef of a two-star Michelin restaurant with the bad habits to match, the former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene did everything different every time out and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. To land his own kitchen and that third elusive Michelin star, though, he'll need the best of the best on his side, including the beautiful Helene.

Dad's Army
Dad's ArmyCatherine Zeta-Jones, Bill Nighy, and Toby Jones, 2016, not rated

It's 1944 and WWII is reaching its climax. The Allies are poised to invade France and finally defeat the German army. Morale in the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard is low, so they make their new mission to revive spirits, until glamorous journalist Rose arrives to write about their exploits.

Graves
Graves. Season OneNick Nolte, Sela Ward, Skylar Astin, Helene Yorke, Chris Lowell, Callie Hernandez, Nia Vardalos, Ernie Hudson, Roger Bart, and Angelica Marial, 2016, not rated

President Richard Graves, a former two-term POTUS, embarks on a Don Quixote-like quest to right the wrongs of his administration and reclaim his legacy 25 years after leaving the White House. With topics ranging from immigration to gay rights, foreign policy to public funding for arts and sciences, Graves holds nothing sacred as he unspools some of his administration's proudest victories.

The IT Crowd
The IT Crowd: The Internet is ComingChris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, and Katherine Parkinson, 2013, not rated

Both Jen and Roy are caught on camera behaving despicably. The incidents are posted on the Internet, turning Jen and Roy into global hate figures. Everything they do after only adds to their infamy. Doug and Moss attempt damage limitation, but it backfires.

It Had To Be You
It Had To Be YouCristin Millioti, Dan Soder, Halley Feiffer, Mark Gessner, and Kyle Mooney, 2015, rated r

After a sudden proposal from her easygoing boyfriend, a neurotic jingle writer must decide whether she'll join the ranks of her married friends or take a leap and pursue her fantasies.

Just Before I Go
Just Before I GoKate Walsh, Seann William Scott, Olivia Thirlby, Garret Dillahunt, and Rob Riggle, 2014, rated r

After his wife leaves him, Ted Morgan realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for creating the shell of a person he has become. The more determined Ted is to confront his demons, to get closure, and to withdraw from his family, the more Ted is yanked into the chaos of their lives. So, when Ted Morgan decides to kill himself, he finds a reason to live.

Morris From America
Morris From AmericaCraig Robinson and Markees Christmas, 2016, rated r

Morris Gentry, a 13-year-old who has just relocated with his single father, Curtis, to Germany. Morris fancies himself the next Notorious B.I.G. who feels like a fish out of water as a budding hip-hop star in an EDM world. To complicate matters further morris falls hard for his classmate, Katrin. Morris sets out against all odds to take the hip-hop world by storm and win the girl of his dreams.

New Girl
New Girl. The Complete Fifth SeasonZooey Deschanel, Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson, Lamorne Morris, Hannah Simone, and Damon Wayans Jr., 2016, not rated

Although Jess and Nick remain broken up, Schmidt and Cece are headed down the aisle. Disaster arrives when the loft becomes an Airbnb, Schmidt's bachelor party hits the road, and Cece's judgemental mom shows up. Meanwhile, Jess lands a fantastic teaching gig, only to learn her boss is dating her ex, and Winston gets a great new girlfriend, or does he?

What We Did on Our Holiday
What We Did on Our HolidayRosamund Pike, David Tennant, Billy Connolly, Ben Miller, Amelia Bullmore, and Emilia Jones, 2015, rated pg-13

Doug and Abi take their kids on a family vacation. Surrounded by relatives, the kids innocently reveal the ins and outs of their family life and many intimate details about their parents. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a big secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest liability.

Wild Oats
Wild OatsShirley Maclaine, Jessica Lange, Demi Moore, and Billy Connelly, 2015,
rated pg-13

Eva, a widow and retired history teacher, enjoys a quiet life. Everything changes when she receives a life insurance check accidentally made out for $5,000,000 instead of the expected $50,000. At the not-so-gentle urging of her best friend Maddie, Eva deposits the money and the two friends head to the Canary Islands with every intention of living it up. But their fantasy is short-lived when they discover that they have become media sensations overnight.

You're the Worst
You're the Worst. The Complete Second SeasonChris Geere, Aya Cash, Desmin Borges, and Kether Donohue, 2016, not rated

Domestic and career challenges take their toll on Gretchen and Jimmy's relationship. The cynical couple goes through depression and even an unsupportive family visit. The classic love/hate relationship is back.