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

September list by Nanette Alderman
Band Aid
Band AidZoe Lister Jones, Brooklyn Decker, Jamie Chung, Colin Hanks, Erinn Hayes, and Adam Pally, 2017, not rated

Anna and Ben, who can't stop fighting. Advised by their therapist to try and work through their grief unconventionally, they are reminded of their shared love of music. In a last-ditch effort to save their marriage, they decide to turn all their fights into song, and with the help of their neighbor Dave, they start a band.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory. The Complete 10th SeasonJohnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch, Katey Sagal, Jack McBrayer, Christine Baranski, and Judd Hirsch, 2016, not rated

The Leonard and Penny went from next-door neighbors to next-door newlyweds with a nuptial excursion to Vegas. This season, they find themselves in a repeating paradigm as they re-create their wedding, this time with family including Penny's mother and brother and Leonard's parents. Meanwhile, the Relationship Agreement between Sheldon and Amy added an entirely new subsection with their annual coitus clause.

Bring It On
Bring It On: Worldwide #CheersmackVivica A. Fox, Cristine Prosperi, Jordan Rodrigues, Sophie Vavasseur, and Gia Lodge-O'Meally, 2017, rated pg-13

When Destiny, captain of three-time national champions 'The Rebels,' is challenged to a global cheer showdown by an edgy new team called 'The Truth,' Cheer Goddess organizes a virtual battle for squads from all around the world. It seems like the whole world wants to take down Destiny and her team, and they just might succeed, unless Destiny can rise to the challenge, set her ego aside and figure out who her real friends are.

Dean
DeanDemetri Martin, Rory Scovel, Kevin Kline, Ginger Gonzaga, Gillian Jacobs, Reid Scott, and Asif Ali, 2017, rated pg-13

Dean is an illustrator whose unwillingness to deal with the recent death of his mother means escaping his hometown of New York for an interview with an ad agency in Los Angeles. His retired engineer dad Robert takes a more regimented approach to grief, including putting the family home up for sale. Both father and son set out on their own paths to find a new normal as unexpected circumstances and potential new love interests threaten to thwart all plans.

Decline and Fall
Decline and FallDavid Suchet, Eva Longoria, Stephen Graham, and Douglas Hodge, 2017,
not rated

Follow the exploits of Paul Pennyfeather, whose unfair expulsion from Oxford kick-starts a disastrous series of events, wherein he is by turn a naive teacher, a celebrity bridegroom, a wanted fugitive, and an international white slave-trader.

The Goldbergs
The Goldbergs. The Complete Fourth SeasonWendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, Hayley Orrantia, George Segal, and Jeff Garlin, 2016, not rated

The VCR-loving, mixtape-making, spandex-wearing Goldbergs are back! For geeky and movie-obsessed youngest child Adam, his wonder years were spent documenting the hilarious and awkward antics of his colorful family. This season finds the siblings fighting off huggies, snuggies, and nubbies as they navigate what it means to grow up as a Goldberg.

Killing Hasselhoff
Killing HasselhoffRhys Darby, David Hasselhoff, Jim Jefferies, Ken Jeong, Justin Bieber, Ron Funches, and Rick Fox, 2016, rated r

When a struggling nightclub owner fails to pay back a loan shark, he decides the only way to get the money is to kill his pick in an annual 'Who Will Die This Year' celebrity death pool: David Hasselhoff. But the task is not so easy, especially when your target is the Hoff.

Love by the 10th Date
Love by the 10th DateMeagan Good, Kellee Stewart, Kelly Rowland, Cat Deeley, Jeffery Bowyer-Chapman, Brandon T. Jackson, and Keri Hilson, 2017, rated tv-14

Gabby, Nell, Billie, and Margot balance their dating adventures alongside their career ambitions at an upscale digital magazine in Los Angeles, under the watchful eye of their editor, Maureen. Inspired by the site's relationship advice column on finding 'the one,' the ladies navigate the ups and downs of modern dating, romance, exes, and friendships, and along the way they learn what they really want out of life and love.

The Middle
The Middle. Season 8Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher, and Atticus Shaffer, 2016, not rated

In the hit show's eighth season, the Heck kids continue to smash through their comfort zones and navigate new situations, which may or may not be comforting to parents Frankie and Mike. Axl may be living out of a Winnebago, but he has discovered the love of his life. Meanwhile, always-optimistic Sue has caught the acting bug in Dollywood and is changing her major to drama. Now in high school, Brick has made it his mission to fit in with his peers, and not be one of the weird kids.

Modern Family
Modern Family. The Complete Eighth SeasonEd O'Neill, Ty Burrell, Sofia Vergara, Julie Brown, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Eric Stonestreet, 2016, not rated

The household hilarity continues as the Dunphy clan is wrapping up a Big Apple adventure. Back at home, Claire struggles to keep order at Pritchett's Closets while Phil and Jay go into business together. Gloria's hot sauce business heats up, as Cam and Mitchell deal with their maturing tween, Lily. Meanwhile, Manny and Luke fumble through their senior year of high school.

Mom
Mom. The Complete Fourth SeasonAnna Faris, Allison Janney, Sadie Calvano, Matt Jones, Blake Garrett Rosenthal, Mimi Kennedy, Jaime Pressly, and Beth Hall, 2016, not rated

A mother and daugther work together to overcome their past mistakes after both of them becomes sober.

Opening Night
Opening NightTopher Grace, Anne Heche, Alona Tal, JC Chasez, Lauren Lapkus, Taye Diggs, Paul Scheer, and Rob Riggle, 2016, rated r

A failed Broadway singer who now works as a production manager must save opening night on his new production by wrangling his eccentric cast and crew.

Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley. The Complete Fourth SeasonThomas Middleditch, Josh Brener, T. J. Miller, Martin Starr, Christopher Evan Welch, Kumail Nanjiani, Amanda Crew, Zach Woods, and Matt Ross, 2017, rated tv-ma

In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. A comedy partially inspired by Mike Judge's own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late 1980s.

VEEP
VEEP. The Complete Sixth SeasonJulia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Matt Walsh, Tony Hale, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, and Sufe Bradshaw, 2017, rated tv-ma

The show follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington.

The Wedding Party
The Wedding PartyMichael Adler, Deniz Akdeniz, and Molly Burnett, 2016, not rated

When chaos ensues at Paul and Margene's wedding, Jim, a recently heartbroken groomsman is tasked with managing the reception. In part with his former high school sweetheart, Alex, he must wrangle his unruly friends to maintain order, while learning to love again.