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

June list by Jamie Ward 
jack o'connell, paul anderson, sean harris, 2015, rated r

A British soldier is caught behind enemy lines in Belfast 1971.  Unable to tell friend from foe, and increasingly wary of his own comrades, he must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorienting, alien, and deadly landscape.

Danny Collins
Danny Collins
al pacino, annette bening, jennifer garner, 2015, rated r

Aging rocker Danny Collins can't give up his hard-living ways.  But when his manager uncovers a 40-year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act.

The Duff
The Duff
mae whitman, robbie arnell, bella thorne, 2015, rated pg-13

Bianca is a content high school senior whose world is shattered when she learns the student body refers to her as 'Designated Ugly Fat Friend' to her prettier, more popular friends.  With her universe turned upside down, she ignores words of wisdom from her favorite teacher and enlists Wesley, a slick but charming jock, to help set her apart from the pack and erase her label forever.  In doing so, she hopes to land her crush Toby, and to overthrow the school's ruthless label-maker Madison.

Gett The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (French)
Ronit elkabetz, simon abkarian, roberto pollack, 2015, rated nr

An Israeli woman seeking to finalize a divorce (gett) from her estranged husband finds herself effectively put on trial by her country's religious marriage laws, in this powerhouse courtroom drama.

It Follows
It Follows
keir gilchrist, maika monroe, daniel zovatto, 2015, rated r

For nineteen-year-old Jay, the fall should be about school, boys and weekends at the lake.  Yet, after a seemingly innocent sexual encounter she suddenly finds herself plagued by nightmarish visions; she can't shake the sensation that someone, or something, is following her.  As the threat closes in, Jay and her friends must somehow escape the horrors that are only a few steps behind.

Jupiter Ascending
Jupiter Ascending
channing tatum, mila kunis, eddie redmayne, 2015, rated pg-13

Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things.  Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning toilets and an endless run of bad breaks.  Only when Caine, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along.

Kingsman The Secret Service
Kingsman: The Secret Service
colin firth, samuel l. jackson, michael caine, 2015, rated r

Based upon the acclaimed comic book, the movie tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

Longest Ride
The Longest Ride
scott eastwood, britt robertson, alan alda, 2015, rated pg-13

The star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City's art world. As conflicting paths and ideals test their relationship, Sophia and Luke make an unexpected and fateful connection with Ira, whose memories of his own decades-long romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple.

McFarland USA
McFarland, USA
kevin costner, maria bello, ramiro rodriguez, 2015, rated pg

Inspired by the 1987 true story, the movie follows novice runners from McFarland, an economically challenged town in California's farm-rich Central Valley, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White, a newcomer to their predominantly Latino high school.  With grit and determination, the unlikely band of runners eventually overcomes the odds to forge not only a championship cross-country team but an enduring legacy as well.

Roman de Gare
Roman de Gare (French)
dominique pinon, fanny ardant, audrey dana, 2015, rated r

Judith Ralitzer, novelist and femme fatale, is seeking characters for her next best-seller.  Meanwhile, a serial killer has just escaped from a high security prison.  Their paths are about to cross.  Originally released in theaters in 2007

Run All Night
Run All Night
liam neeson, ed harris, joel kinnaman, 2015, rated r

Brooklyn mobster and prolific hitman Jimmy Conlon, once known as the Gravedigger, has seen better days.  Longtime best friend of mob boss Shawn Maguire, Jimmy, now 55, is haunted by the sins of his past.  Lately, it seems Jimmy's only solace can be found at the bottom of a whiskey glass.  But when Jimmy's estranged son, Mike, becomes a target, Jimmy must make a choice between the crime family he chose and the real family he abandoned long ago.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Judi dench, maggie smith, bill nighy, 2015, rated pg

As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.

Seventh Son
Seventh Son
ben barnes, julianne moore, jeff bridges, 2015, rated pg-13

In a time of enchantments when legends and magic collide, the sole remaining warrior of a mystical order travels to find a prophesized hero born with incredible powers.  Torn from his quiet life as a farmhand, the unlikely young hero embarks on a daring adventure with his battle-hardened mentor to vanquish a dark queen and the army of supernatural assassins she has dispatched against their kingdom.

Tangerines (Russian) 
lembit ulfsak, elmo nuganen, giorgi nakashidze, 2015, rated nr

The story of awakening humanity in the midst of violence.  Nominated for an Academy Award as well as a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language film in 2015.  An older Estonian man cares for two wounded soldiers from opposite sides of the 1990s-era war in Georgia.

Timbuktu (French)
abel jafri, ibrahim ahmed, toulou kiki, 2015, rated pg-13

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith; abruptly disturbed.

While We're Young
While We're Young
ben stiller, naomi watts, adam driver, 2015, rated r

Middle-aged filmmaker Josh Srebnick and his wife, Cornelia, are happily married, but stuck in a rut.  So, when free-spirited couple Jamie and Darby enters their lives, it's like a breath of fresh air -- especially for Josh, who pines for a youth he wishes he had.  Soon, Josh and Cornelia are ditching friends their own age to hang out with the hipsters -- but whether the friendship can endure despite a 20-year age gap remains to be seen.