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HOW LONG CAN I CHECKOUT MOVIES?

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

August list by Nanette Alderman
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
The Amazing Spider-Man 2Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane Dehaan, Colm Feore, Felicity Jones, Paul Giamatti, and Sally Field  rated pg-13

Spider-Man's conflict has been within himself: the struggle between Peter Parker and the responsibilities of Spider-Man. But Peter Parker finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It's great to be Spider-Man, but it comes at a price: only he can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp.

Blended
BlendedAdam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Kevin Nealon, Terry Crews, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Emma Fuhrmann, and Bella Thorne  rated pg-13

After a disastrous blind date, single parents Lauren and Jim agree on only one thing: they never want to see each other again. But when they each sign up separately for a fabulous family vacation with their kids, they are all stuck sharing a suite at a luxurious African safari resort for a week.

Brick Mansions
Brick MansionsPaul Walker, David Belle, and Rza  rated pg-13

Damien is an undercover cop determined to bring down Tremaine, the crime lord who murdered his father. Tremaine rules the violent criminal compound known as 'Brick Mansions', but he's thwarted at every turn by a heroic ex-convict named Lino. Their paths never should have crossed, but when Tremaine kidnaps Lino's girlfriend, Damien and Lino become unlikely allies, and must work together to stop Tremaine's sinister plot to devastate the entire city.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter SoldierChris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford, and Sebastian Stan  rated pg-13

Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn.

Disneynature: Bears
Disneynature: BearsJohn C. Reilly  rated g

Showcases a year in the life of a bear family as two impressionable young cubs are taught life's most important lessons. Set against a majestic Alaskan backdrop teeming with life, their journey begins as winter comes to an end and the bears emerge from hibernation to face the bitter cold. The world outside is exciting, but risky, as the cubs' playful descent down the mountain carries with it a looming threat of avalanches.

Draft Day
Draft DayKevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary, and Frank Langella 
rated r

On the day of the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to save football in Cleveland when he trades for the number one pick. He must quickly decide what he's willing to sacrifice in pursuit of perfection as the lines between his personal and professional life become blurred on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with dreams of playing in the NFL.

Fading Gigolo
Fading GigoloJohn Turturro, Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Vanessa Paradis, Liev Schreiber, and Sofia Vergara  rated r

Murray talks his friend Fioravante into becoming a gigolo as a way of making some much needed cash after an out-of-the-blue request from his dermatologist. With Murray acting as Fioravante's 'manager,' the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.

The Fault in Our Stars
The Fault in Our StarsShailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Willem Dafoe, and Lotte Verbeek  rated pg-13

Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.

Fed Up
Fed UpKatie Couric  rated pg

Narrated by Katie Couric, the film blows the lid off everything that was known about food and exercise, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public. Exposing the hidden truths contributing to one of the largest health epidemics in history, it follows a group of families battling to lead healthier lives and reveals why the conventional wisdom of 'exercise and eat right' is not ringing true for millions of people.

Finding Vivian Maier
Finding Vivian MaierJohn Maloof and Charlie Siskel  not rated

Now considered one of the 20th century's greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Vivian's strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never-before-seen photos, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.

Ida
Ida (Polish)Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, and Dawd Ogrodnik  rated pg-13

A moving and intimate drama about a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, discovers a dark family secret dating from the terrible years of the Nazi occupation.

Moms' Night Out
Moms' Night OutSean Astin, Patricia Heaton, Trace Adkins, and Sarah Drew  rated pg

All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation, a long-needed moms' night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation, and food not served in a paper bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for three hours - what could go wrong?

Only Lovers Left Alive
Only Lovers Left AliveTilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, and Mia Wasikowska  rated r

Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?

The Quiet Ones
The Quiet OnesJared Harris, Sam Claflin, Olivia Cooke, and Erin Richards  rated pg-13

Tucked away in an estate outside of London, Professor Coupland, along with a team of university students, conducts an 'experiment' on Jane Harper, a young girl who harbors unspeakable secrets. What dark forces they uncover are more terrifying than any of them expected. Inspired by true events.

The Railway Man
The Railway ManColin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgard, Hiroyuki Sanada, Jeremy Irvine, and Sam Reid  rated r

Eric Lomax is a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering from the psychological trauma, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor from the prison camp in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate. Based on a true story.

Words and Pictures
Words and PicturesClive Owen, Juliette Binoche, Amy Brenneman, and Bruce Davison
rated pg-13

Prep school teacher Jack Marcus meets his match in Dina Delsanto, an abstract painter and new teacher on campus. He challenges her to a war between words and pictures, and in the process, sparks an unlikely romance.