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

November list by Nanette Alderman
Amityville: The Awakening
Amityville: The Awakening
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bella Thorne, Cameron Monaghan, and Taylor Spreitler, 2014, rated pg-13

Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house, including the miraculous recovery of her brother, Belle begins to suspect her mother isn't telling her everything, and soon realizes they just moved into the infamous Amityville house.

Frank Grillo, Dustin Millegan, Cody Horn, and Maria Bello, 2013, rated r

Detective Mark Lewis and psychologist Elizabeth Klein are called to investigate the horrific massacre of three college students, brutally murdered inside an abandoned home. The students were amateur ghost-hunters seeking out paranormal phenomenon at the abandoned house, which was believed to be haunted. What began as youthful curiosity turned into something truly terrifying, and now Lewis and Klein are forced to explore the supernatural in order to solve the murders and find two missing students.

Humans. Series 2
Gemma Chan, Emily Berrington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Katherine Parkinson, Tom Goodman-Hill, and Colin Morgan, 2017, not rated

Months after saying goodbye to sentient synth Mia and her family, the Hawkins family searches for some semblance of normalcy. But when Niska arrives at their home unannounced, the family is pulled back into the dangerous lives of the synths.

Killing Ground
Killing GroundHarriet Dyer, Mitzi Ruhlmann, and Tiarnie Coupland, 2017, not rated

A couple's romantic camping trip becomes a desperate fight for survival in this ultra-raw, unhinged kill ride.

The Limehouse Golem
The Limehouse GolemOlivia Cooke, Bill Nighy, Sam Reid, Douglas Booth, and  Eddie Marsan, 2016,
not rated

Lizzie has been accused of murdering her husband, and her death by hanging seems all but inevitable. That is until Detective Inspector John Kildare is assigned to the case of a serial killer who murders innocent victims while leaving his distinctive signature in blood.

People of Earth
People of Earth. The Complete First SeasonWyatt Cenac, Luka Jones, and Alice Wetterlund, 2016, not rated

A half-hour comedy about a support group for alien abductee, a skeptical journalist investigates their supposed alien encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, however, the more he realizes signs that point to his own alien abduction. The onetime outsider now finds himself part of this eclectic group of misfits, while struggling with the idea of life beyond our world.

Red Dwarf XII
Red Dwarf XIICraig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, and Robert Llewellyn, 2017,
not rated

The Emmy-winning comedy returns for more hilarious intergalactic adventures, with the original cast on board. Viewers see the gang stranded in a scientific research center, contending with out of control, and Rimmer decides to leave Red Dwarf in search of a dimension where he isn't such a giant loser.

Westworld. Season One: The Maze
Evan Rachel Wood, Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Wright, Ed Harris, Ben Barnes, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Clifton Collins Jr., Tessa Thompson, and James Marsden , 2016, rated tv-ma

The one-hour drama series is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, not matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged. No rules, no laws, no judgment. Live without limits.