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

July list by Nanette Alderman
1 Mile to You
1 Mile to You
Billy Crudup, Graham Rogers, Liana Liberato, Peter Coyote, and Melanie Lynskey, 2017, not ratED

After a teenager's best friends die in a tragic accident, he finds that running allows him to remember them perfectly. Running, however, also brings him a certain notoriety, and he soon finds himself caught between keeping the past alive and making new memories in the present.

3 Generations
3 GenerationsNaomi Watts, Elle Fanning, Susan Sarandon, Linda Emond, and Antonio Ortiz, 2016, Rated pg-13

After Ray decides to transition from female to male, Ray's mother, Maggie, must come to terms with the decision while tracking down Ray's biological father to get his legal consent.

23 Blast
23 BlastStephen Lang, Alexa Vega, Mark Hapka, and Max Adler, 2014, Rated pg-13

When a high school football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible total blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe handicapped life or bravely return to the life he once knew and the sport he still loves.

Alone in Berlin
Alone in BerlinEmma Thompson, Daniel Bruhl, Brendan Gleeson, Mikael Persbrandt, Louis Hofmann, Katharina Schuttler, and Godehard Giese, 2016, Rated r

How did an ordinary, middle-aged couple become a symbol of defiance against Nazi brutality? This tale of courage unfolds against the tumultuous backdrop of Berlin in 1940. Otto and Anna Quangel are a working class husband and wife doing their best to ride out the war. Their son is killed fighting on the frontlines. They begin pouring their rage and grief into postcards emblazoned with anti-Nazi slogans, risking everything to disseminate their messages of protest across the city.

American Fable
American FablePeyton Kennedy, Gavin Macintosh, Richard Schiff, Kip Pardue, and Marci Miller, 2016, not Rated

With her family's livelihood imperiled by the farm crisis of the 1980s, eleven-year-old Gitty loses herself in a world of fantasy and make believe. But she stumbles into her own fairytale when she makes a startling discovery, a well-dressed mystery man being held captive in her family's silo. It's the beginning of a labyrinthine journey that will turn Gitty's world upside down and force her to question her loyalty to her own family.

Aquarius
Aquarius. The Complete Second SeasonDavid Duchovny, Grey Damon, and Gethin Anthony, 2016, not Rated

When Emma, sixteen-year-old daughter of an ex-girlfriend, goes missing in a sea of hippies, Hodiak agrees to find her and teams up with the young, idealistic undercover vice cop Brian Shafe. Shafe behaves like a hippie to infiltrate the new counterculture and in doing so, realizes Karn has joined a small but growing band of drifters led by career criminal and cult leader Charles Manson.

Buster's Mal Heart
Buster's Mal HeartRami Malek, DJ Qualls, Kate Lyn Sheil, Lin Shaye, Toby Huss, and Mark Kelly, 2016, not Rated

In this bold thriller peppered with dark humor and interlocking mystery, an eccentric mountain man is on the run from the authorities, surviving the winter by breaking into empty vacation homes in a remote community. Regularly calling into radio talk shows; where he has acquired the nickname 'Buster' to rant about the impending Inversion at the turn of the millennium, he is haunted by visions of being lost at sea, and memories of his former life as a family man.

Correspondence
CorrespondenceJeremy Irons, Olga Kurylenko, Simon Johns, James Warren, Shauna Macdonald, Oscar Sanders, and Paolo Calabresi, 2016, not Rated

A bittersweet story of love and loss that finds an aging astrophysics professor in a passionate, six-year affair with Amy, a young and beautiful PhD student. However, after the professor abruptly ends their romantic trysts, Amy continues receiving intimate gifts, private texts and video messages from him, which leads her to investigate his mysterious disappearance, and come to terms with haunting events in her own past.

A Country Wedding
A Country WeddingJesse Metcalfe, Autumn Reeser, Laura Mennell, Aaron Craven, and Lauren Holly, 2015, not Rated

A famous country singer set to marry a glamorous Hollywood actress returns to his small-town roots. When he crosses paths with his childhood sweetheart and finally feels inspired to write songs again, he reevaluates his life, his values, and his opinion of true love. As his wedding day approaches, he must decide if he has chosen the right woman to be his wife.

Drone
DroneSean Bean, Mary McCormack, Joel David Moore, and Patrick Sabongui, 2017, not Rated

Drone pilot and family man Neil has spent his career conducting deadly, covert missions overseas all from the comfort of his suburban hometown. When an enigmatic, Pakistani businessman shows up at his home seeking revenge, Neil must confront the consequences of his actions.

The Magicians
The Magicians. Season TwoJason Ralph, Stella Maeve, and Olivia Taylor Dudley, 2017, not Rated

This group of unlikely heroes has been thrust into even more dangerous and unfamiliar territory. They must draw upon their novice skills to defeat a threat that could destroy the magical world itself. Driven by power, revenge, and survival, they learn that those who enter the hauntingly beautiful world of Fillory will never be the same as those who leave.

The Missing
The MIssing. Season 2
Roger Allam, Florian Bartholomai, Brian Bovell, and Abigail Hardingham, 2017, not rated

In 2014, a young British woman stumbles through the streets of her German hometown and collapses. Her name is Alice Webster and she has been missing for eleven years. Alice's return sends shockwaves through the small community.

A Quiet Passion
A Quiet Passion
Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Duncan Duff, Keith Carradine, Jodhi May, and Catherine Bailey, 2017, rated pg-13

The story of poet Emily Dickinson, whose genius, wit, intellectual independence, and pathos only came to be recognized after her death.

Song to Song
Song to Song
Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara, Michael Fassbender, Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, Holly Hunter, and Val Kilmer, 2017, rated r

In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples - struggling songwriters Faye and BV, and music mogul Cook and the waitress whom he ensnares - chase success through a rock n' roll landscape of seduction and betrayal.

Striking Out
Striking Out. Series 1
Amy Huberman, Rory Keenan, Neil Morrissey, Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Paul Antony-Barber, Ingrid Craigie, and Emmet Byrne, 2017, rated tv-ma

Tara Rafferty is a high-flying solicitor living an apparently charmed existence with her good-looking law-partner fiancé Eric. But when she discovers Eric is cheating on her with a colleague, she decides to go it alone and start her own law firm.

Summer of Dreams
Summer of Dreams
Debbie Gibson, Robert Gant, and Pascale Hutton, 2016, not rated

Fading pop star Debbie Taylor is on the verge of losing everything, including her freedom, when she runs away to suburban Ohio, where she finds her way into teaching music to a talented group of misfit kids. As she lays low and taps into the kids' talents in an attempt to become relevant again, she begins to realize that fame isn't everything.

The Tunnel
The Tunnel: Sabotage. The Complete Second Season
Stephen Dillane, Clemence Poesy, Cedric Vieira, and Angel Coulby, 2017, rated tv-ma

When a dead body is discovered in the English Channel tunnel, exactly midway between England and France, a detective from each country is appointed to work the investigation. The two officers must must work on their own partnership as well as track down the criminal.

When Calls the Heart
When Calls the Heart: Heart of a Teacher
Lori Loughlin, Daniel Lissing, Erin Krakow, and Jack Wagner, 2017, not rated

Elizabeth is determined to clear her name and get her job back. With the help of Abigail and the support of the children, the odds are looking good for Elizabeth to return as the schoolteacher. However, Jack receives some troubling news that forces him to make a very important decision with significant consequences to his relationship with Elizabeth.