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

April list by Nanette Alderman 
Fences
FencesDenzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, and Mykelti Williamson, 2016, rated pg-13

A black garbage collector named Troy Maxson in 1950s Pittsburgh is bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues, Maxson is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones.

The Founder
The Founder
Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, B. J. Novak, Laura Dern, Patrick Wilson, and Griff Furst, 2016, rated pg-13

Tells the true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire

Gold
Gold
Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Toby Kebbell, and Stacy Keach, 2016, rated r

Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on an amazing journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. Getting the gold was hard but keeping it is even more difficult, sparking an adventure through the most powerful boardrooms of Wall Street 

Hidden Figures
Hidden Figures
Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, and Aldis Hodge, 2016, rated pg

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes

La La Land
La La Land
Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, and Rosemarie Dewitt, 2016, rated pg-13

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams

Lion
Lion
Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, David Wenham, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sunny Pawar, and Eamon Farren, 2016, rated pg-13

At only five years old, Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India. Unable to read or write or recall the name of his hometown or even his own last name, he survived alone for weeks on the rough streets of Calcutta before ultimately being transferred to an agency and adopted by a couple in Australia.

Live By Night
Live By Night
Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson, Scott Eastwood, Zoe Saldana, Sienna Miller, and Titus Welliver, 2016, rated r

It's the Roaring Twenties and Prohibition hasn't stopped the flow of booze in an underground network of gangster-run speakeasies. The opportunity to gain power and money is there for any man with enough nerve, and Joe Coughlin, the son of the Boston Police superintendent, long ago turned his back on his strict upbringing for the spoils of being an outlaw. But even among criminals there are rules, and Joe breaks a big one: crossing a powerful mob boss by stealing his money and his moll.

A Monster Calls
A Monster Calls
Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Liam Neeson, Toby Kebbell, Ben Moor, James Melville, and Jennifer Lim, 2016, rated pg-13

Twelve-year-old Conor, dealing with his mother's illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother, and bullying classmates, finds a most unlikely ally when a monster appears at his bedroom window. Ancient, wild, and relentless, the monster guides Conor on a journey of courage, faith, and truth.

Office Christmas Party
Office Christmas Party
Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T. J. Miller, Jennifer Aniston, Kate McKinnon, Courtney B. Vance, Jillian Bell, and Vanessa Bayer, 2016, rated r

When the CEO tries to close her hard-partying brother's branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs.

Passengers
Passengers
Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, and Inder Kumar, 2016, rated pg-13

Two passengers board a spaceship transporting them to a new life on another planet. The trip takes a deadly turn when their hibernation pods mysteriously wake them 90 years before they reach their destination. As Jim and Aurora try to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction, only to be threatened by the imminent collapse of the ship and the discovery of the truth behind why they woke up.

Paterson
Paterson
Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Nellie, Rizwan Manji, Barry Shabaka Henley, Method Man, and William Jackson Harper, 2016, rated r

Paterson is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey - they share the name. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine: he drives his daily route, observing the city as it drifts across his windshield and overhearing fragments of conversation swirling around him; he writes poetry into a notebook; he walks his dog; he stops in a bar and drinks exactly one beer. He goes home to his wife, Laura. By contrast, Laura's world is ever changing

Patriot's Day
Patriot's Day
mark wahlberg, Melissa Benoist, Michelle Monaghan, Rachel Brosnahan, John Goodman, Kevin Bacon, and Michael Beach, 2016, rated r

The story of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath. Includes French subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.

Rogue One
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, and Forest Whitaker, 2016, rated pg-13

In a period of great conflict, a group of unlikely heroes, led by daring fugitive Jyn Erso and rebel spy Cassian Andor, band together for a desperate mission to steal the plans to the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction, the Death Star.

Rules Don't Appy
Rules Don't Apply
Warren Beatty, Lily Collins, Alden Ehrenreich, Matthew Broderick, Alec Baldwin, and Annette Bening, 2016, rated pg-13

Hollywood, 1958. Small-town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver, Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his seventh grade sweetheart and is a deeply religious Methodist. Their instant attraction puts their religious convictions to the test, and also defies Hughes's number one rule: No employee is allowed to have any relationship whatsoever with a contract actress.

Silence
Silence
Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano, Ciaran Hinds, and Shin'ya Tsukamoto, 2016, rated r

Two Catholic missionaries face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan looking for their missing mentor, at a time when Catholicism was outlawed.