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HOW LONG CAN I CHECKOUT MOVIES?

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

July list by Nanette Alderman
Adventures in Public School
Adventures in Public SchoolJudy Greer, Daniel Doheny, Siobhan Williams, and Russell Peters, 2017,
not rated

Sixteen years old and homeschooled his entire life, Liam is a sheltered, socially awkward genius whose universe revolves around his single mom, Claire. When early acceptance to Cambridge University collides with love at first sight, Liam deliberately bombs his final exams and forces his way into public school so he can let loose for the first time.

Amanda and the Fox
Amanda and the Fox
Richard Karn, Elizabeth Foster, and Jason London, 2017, not rated

Ten year old Amanda desperately wants a dog but her Dad won't have it. When she finds a young fox, she and her friend Maggie conspire to keep it as a pet. Little do they know the trouble awaits as the fox is pursued by a pair of shady, bumbling Russians with an ulterior motive.

Baja
BajaJake Thomas, Chris Brochu, Arienne Mandi, Michelle Deshon, and Zoe Corraface, 2018, rated pg-13

Straight-laced Bryan agrees to drive his parents' luxury RV to Cabo over Christmas break, so they can fly down and drive back one way. Misadventures ensue when Bryan's wild friend, Todd, talks Bryan into bringing him along with two girls, Jessica and Lisa. Each has his own agenda, Todd wants to make a big score; Jessica wants to make an 'extraordinary' film; Lisa wants to look up her father; and Bryan seeks sexual experience.

The Con Is On
The Con Is OnMaggie Q, Parker Posey, Alice Eve, and Uma Thurman, 2018, rated r

In an effort to avoid paying off a massive gambling debt to a notorious mobster in England, a couple flees to Los Angeles and hatch a jewel theft plot.

The Female Brain
The Female BrainWhitney Cummings, Lucy Punch, Toby Kebbell, James Marsden, Sofia Vergara, Jane Seymour, Beanie Feldstein, Ben Platt, Will Sasso, Cecily Strong, Deon Cole, and Blake Griffin, 2017, not rated

No-nonsense neuroscientist Julia is researching the biochemistry of the female brain of three couples: newlyweds Zoe and Greg, whose career troubles seep into their relationship; Lisa and Steven, who are looking to spice up their stuck-in-a-rut marriage; and Lexi who can't help trying to change her boyfriend Adam. Meanwhile, the straight-laced Julia's own synapses start to fire when a handsome new subject joins her study.

Finding Your Feet
Finding Your FeetTimothy Spall, Joanna Lumley, Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, David Hayman, and John Sessions, 2017, rated pg-13

On the eve of retirement, a judgmental middle-class snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.

Fresh Off the Boat
Fresh Off the Boat. The Complete Second SeasonRandall Park, Constance Wu, Hudson Yang, Forrest Wheeler, Ian Chen, Lucille Soong, Chelsey Crisp, and Ray Wise, 2015, rated tv-pg

Set in the mid-1990s, and inspired by a true story, this show stars Hudson Yang as eleven-year-old, hip-hop-loving Eddie Huang, who, with his family, is adjusting to a new life in suburban Orlando. Faced with new schools, new friends, new neighbors, and new traditions, the Huangs stay true to their family values as they pursue the American Dream.

Homestate
HomestateBlaise Miller, Grace Love, Shaneye Ferrell, David Hickey, Wendy Zavaleta, and Brett Brock, 2016, not rated

The unexpected appearance of an estranged uncle disrupts a family's routine and sets off a series of events that exposes underlying issues, inadequacies, and suspicions.

The Last Man on Earth
The Last Man on Earth. The Complete Second SeasonWill Forte, January Jones, Cleopatra Coleman, Mel Rodriguez, and Mary Steenburgen, 2015, rated tv-14

A deadly virus has swept the planet and Tandy Miller has searched the country for other survivors, only to find that he is almost certainly the person on Earth. Slowly, other survivors find their way to Tandy, including his eventual wife, Carol. In Season Two, the group relocates to Malibu where Mike Miller, Tandy's astronaut brother, finally finds them after spending years alone in outer space. Then, Malibu appears to be under siege as unknown, seemingly hostile survivors approach the beach.

Life in Pieces
Life in Pieces. The Complete First SeasonColin Hanks, Betsy Brandt, Thomas Sadoski, Zoe Lister-Jones, Dan Bakkedahl, Angelique Cabral, James Brolin, and Dianne Wiest, 2015,
rated tv-14

One big happy family and their sometimes awkward, often hilarious, and ultimately beautiful milestone moments as told by the family's various members. In four short stories each week, the family tries to savor the little pieces of time that flash by, but add up to what life's all about.

Nore Davis
Nore Davis: You Guys Are DopeNore Davis, Khalil Davis, and Sydnee Washington, 2018, not rated

Comedian Nore Davis brings down the house in his fresh new stand-up special. He shares his take on social media dependence, being in love, and the hard truths of protesting, while dealing with the conflicts of living with his girlfriend and updating his sneaker collection. Featuring the company of fellow New York comedians, Davis's crew rehashes past quarrels and reminisces about old New York while providing non-stop laughs.

Super Troopers 2
Super Troopers 2Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske, Brian Cox, Lynda Carter, and Rob Lowe, 2018, rated r

When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.