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

February list by Nanette Alderman 
Allied
AlliedBrad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Camille Cottin, Vincent Latorre, Anton Blake, and Michael McKell, 2016, rated r

The story of intelligence officer Max Vatan, who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.

Arrival
Arrival
Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Michael Stuhlbarg, Forest Whitaker, and Mark O'Brien, 2016, rated pg-13

When mysterious spacecraft touch down around the world, a team, including linguist Louise Banks, is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers, and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity

Bad Santa 2
Bad Santa 2
Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Tony Cox, Christina Hendricks, Brett Kelly, Ryan Hansen, and Jenny Zigrino, 2016, rated r

Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed, and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Along for the ride is 'the kid,' chubby and cheery Thurman Merman, a 250-pound ray of sunshine. Mommy issues arise when the pair are joined by Willie's horror story of a mother, Sunny Soke. Sunny raises the bar for the gang's ambitions, while somehow lowering the standards of criminal behavior.

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
Kristen Stewart, Vin Diesel, Garrett Hedlund, Steve Martin, Makenzie Leigh, Joe Alwyn, and Arturo Castro, 2016, rated r

Nineteen-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad, contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

Desierto
Desierto
Gael Garcia Bernal, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Alondra Hidalgo, Diego Catano, Marco Perez, and Oscar Flores, 2016, rated r

What begins as a hopeful journey to seek a better life becomes a harrowing and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante chases a group of unarmed men and women through the treacherous US-Mexican border. In the harsh, unforgiving desert terrain, the odds are stacked firmly against them as they continuously discover there's nowhere to hide from the unrelenting, merciless killer.

Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange
Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Rachel McAdams, 2016,
rated pg-13

A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

The Girl on the Train
The Girl on the Train
Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Allison Janney, Lisa Kudrow, and Edgar Ramirez, 2016, rated r

Rachel is unemployed and devastated by a recent divorce. She fills her time with drinking, riding the commuter train, and fantasizing about a seemingly perfect couple the train passes by every day. Then one morning, Rachel sees something shocking that unravels her and entangles her in an unfolding mystery.

Hacksaw Ridge
Hacksaw Ridge
Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Vince Vaughn, Luke Bracey, Rachel Griffiths, Matt Nable, and Ryan Corr, 2016, rated r

The extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic, he single-handedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers and was wounded by a grenade and hit by snipers

I'm Not Ashamed
I'm Not Ashamed
Masey McLain, Ben Davies, Sadie Robertson, Korie Robertson, Bella Robertson, Jaci Velasquez, and Jennifer O'Neill, 2016, rated pg-13

Devout teen Rachel Joy Scott shows compassion and love for her fellow students, until armed classmates enter Columbine High School on a fateful day that changes America forever. Her hopes and dreams seemed to end, but God was just getting started.

Inferno
Inferno
Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan, Ben Foster, and Omar Sy, 2016,
rated pg-13

When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world's population.

Kevin Hart: What Now?
Kevin Hart: What Now?
Kevin Hart, Halle Berry, and Don Cheadle, 2016, rated r

Kevin Hart follows up his 2013 hit stand-up concert movie Let Me Explain, with this record-setting performance filmed in front of 50,000 people at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field

Manchester by the Sea
Manchester by the Sea
Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, and Kyle Chandler, 2016, rated r

An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.

Max Steel
Max Steel
Ben Winchell, Josh Brener, Maria Bello, Andy Garcia, Ana Villafane, Mike Doyle, and Phillip Devona, 2016, rated pg-13

Sixteen year old Max McGrath, who's body can generate the universe's most powerful energy, and a techno-organic extraterrestrial named Steel become unlikely friends and soon find themselves hunted by sinister forces who want to control Max's powers, as well as an unstoppable enemy from another galaxy.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Tim Burton, Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, and Samuel L. Jackson, 2016,
rated pg-13

Jacob discovers clues to a mystery and stumbles upon Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. However the mystery is deeper than he had thought, as he gets to know the residents and learn about their special powers. Jacob discovers that only his own special peculiarity can save his new friends.

Ouija
Ouija: Origin of Evil
Lin Shaye, Doug Jones, Annalise Basso, Elizabeth Reaser, Henry Thomas, and Kate Siegel, 2016, rated pg-13

In 1967 Los Angeles a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.

The Spirit of the Game
The Spirit of the Game
Heidi Arena, Rudi Baker, and Bailey Barbour, 2016, rated pg

In the lead up to the 1956 Olympic games, a group of missionaries are tasked with helping the fledgling Australian basketball team compete in their first ever Olympics, and in doing so, unite a nation still coming to grips after the war.