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

December list by Nanette Alderman 
Absolutely Fabulous
Absolutely Fabulous: The MovieJennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, and Jane Horrocks, 2016, rated r

After grabbing the attention of both the media and police for accidentally knocking Kate Moss into a River, Edina and Patsy hide out in the south of France to escape the paparazzi frenzy.

Ben-Hur
Ben-Hur
Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, and Morgan Freeman, 2016, rated pg-13

The epic story of Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption

The Dressmaker
The Dressmaker
Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving, Sarah Snook, Judy Davis, Caroline Goodall, Kerry Fox, and Rebecca Gibney, 2016, rated r

The Dressmaker tells the story of the beautiful and talented Tilly Dunnage. After years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, Tilly returns home to a town in the Australian outback to reconcile with her eccentric mother Molly. She also falls in love with the pure-hearted Teddy, and armed with her sewing machine and haute couture style, Tilly transforms the women of the town, exacting sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.

Florence Foster Jenkins
Florence Foster Jenkins
Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, and Nina Arianda, 2016, rated pg-13

A New York socialite who dreams of becoming a great opera singer. While the voice she hears in her head is beautiful, to everyone else it is hilariously awful. Her husband and biggest fan, St. Clair Bayfield is determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence stages a huge concert at Carnegie Hall, he faces his greatest challenge to make sure her performance is a rousing success.

Greater
Greater
Christopher Severio, Neal McDonough, and Leslie Easterbrook, 2016, rated pg

Brandon Burlsworth is perhaps the greatest walk-on in the history of college football. Brandon had always dreamed of playing for the Arkansas Razorbacks, but was considered too short and too fat to play Division I. However, Brandon took a risk and walked on in 1994. Written off by fellow teammates and coaches, Brandon displayed dogged determination in the face of staggering odds, and proved every one who had ever doubted him wrong

The Magnificent Seven
The Magnificent Seven
Denzel washington, chris pratt, ethan hawke, vincent d'onofrio, byung-hun lee, and manuel garcia-rulfo, 2016, rated pg-13

The town of Rose Creek is under the deadly control of Bartholomew Bogue, the townspeople are desperate for protection. They find protection in seven outlaws. These seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.

Morgan
Morgan
Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Rose Leslie, Toby Jones, Boyd Holbrook, Michelle Yeoh, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Paul Giamatti, 2016, rated r

A corporate troubleshooter is sent to a remote, top-secret location, where she is to investigate and evaluate a terrifying accident. She learns the event was triggered by a seemingly innocent 'human,' who presents a mystery of both infinite promise and incalculable danger.

Southside with You
Southside with You
Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers, and Taylar Fondren, 2016, rated pg-13

Chronicles the summer afternoon in 1989 when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed the future First Lady, Michelle Robinson, on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.

Suicide Squad
Suicide Squad
Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Ike Barinholtz, Viola Davis, and David Harbour, 2016, rated pg-13

U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined that only a secret group of despicable individuals with nothing to lose can avert a potential apocalypse. So she has assembled the world's most dangerous super villains, given them a powerful arsenal of weapons, and sent them off on a suicide mission.

Sully
Sully
Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Valerie Mahaffey, Delphi Harrington, Mike O'Malley, Jamey Sheridan, Anna Gunn, Holt McCallany, and Laura Linney, 2016, rated pg-13

On Thursday, January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain Chesley Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.