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

February list by Nanette Alderman
Bad Judge
Bad Judge. The Complete SeriesKate Walsh, John Ducey, and Tone Bell, 2014, not rated

Wild child Rebecca Wright knows how to have a good time, but she also happens to be one of LA's toughest and most respected criminal court judges. She has a reputation for unorthodox behavior in the courtroom, including creative rulings and saying exactly what's on her mind. Her private life, on the other hand, is anything but innocent. While there's no shortage of male admirers who would love to spend time with her, she's not ready to settle down.

Ballers
Ballers. The Complete Fifth Season
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, John David Washington, Rob Corddry, Troy Garity, Omar Benson Miller, and Donovan W. Carter, 2019, not rated

A comedy that follows the life of former football superstar Spencer Strasmore as he deals with retirement while mentoring other former and current players through the business of football.

The End of the F***ing World
The End of the F***ing World. Season 1
Jessica Barden, Alex Lawther, and Steve Oram, 2017, not rated

James is pretty sure he's a psychopath, emotionally detached, cold and disdainful, and he's decided he's ready to graduate from killing animals. He thinks it might be interesting to kill something bigger, a human, and he's got the perfect person in mind. Alyssa is new in school and upon seeing James she thinks she may have found a soulmate.

Feast of the Seven Fishes
Feast of the Seven Fishes
Skyler Gisondo, Madison Iseman, Josh Helman, Ray Abruzzo, Addison Timlin, Paul Ben-Victor, Joe Pantoliano, and Lynn Cohen, 2019, not rated

Just days before Christmas, 1983, the Oliverio family readies an Italian tradition stretching back to the old country. Amidst the festivities, Tony Oliverio, a young man with big dreams and an even bigger heart, is yearning to find love. When he meets the gorgeous Ivy Leaguer Beth, romance blossoms, and it looks like Tony's holiday might make a turn for the better! But their budding romance faces some serious obstacles, including his Great Grandma, who thinks Beth isn't good enough for him.

Fleabag
Fleabag. Season 1
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sian Clifford, Olivia Colman, Jenny Rainsford, Bill Paterson, Brett Gelman, Andrew Scott, and Hugh Skinner, 2019, not rated 

Fleabag is a hilarious and poignant window into the mind of a dry-witted, sexual, angry, grief-riddled woman, as she hurls herself at modern living in London. Award-winning playwright Phoebe Waller-Bridge writes and stars as Fleabag, an unfiltered woman trying to heal while rejecting anyone who tries to help her and keeping up her bravado all along.

Give Me Liberty
Give Me Liberty
Lauren Spencer, Chris Galust, and Maxim Stoyanov, 2019, not rated

Medical transport driver Vic is late, but it's not his fault. Roads are closed for a protest, and no one else can shuttle his Russian grandfather and emigre friends to a funeral. The new route uproots his scheduled clients, particularly Tracy, a vibrant young woman with ALS. As the day goes from hectic to off-the-rails, their collective ride becomes a hilarious, compassionate, and intersectional portrait of American dreams.

The Guest Book
The Guest Book. Season 1
Carly Jibson, Eddie Steeples, and Charles Robinson, 2017, not rated

With each episode, a different level of craziness ensues when bizarre guests of a tiny cottage in a tiny town drop in for a visit.

Guys with Kids
Guys with Kids. Season One
Anthony Anderson, Jesse Bradford, and Zach Cregger, 2012, not rated

Three 30-something dads try to hold onto their youth as they face the responsibilities of having kids. Best friends Gary, Chris, and Nick rely on each other to help navigate the highs and lows of fatherhood - while still trying desperately to remain dudes.

Innocent Kiss
Innocent Kiss
Burt Reynolds, Lee Armstrong, Tavis L. Baker, R. Keith Harris, and Michael Provost, 2019, not rated

Billy and Ellie's marriage may be on the rocks, but they don't know the meaning of the word 'chaos' until Billy's wayward brother arrives and spreads his unique brand of mayhem to the family, their neighbors, and eventually the entire town of Guppie, South Carolina, as it prepares for its annual festival. Turns out, though, that all the havoc might just be the spark Billy and Ellie need to patch things up.

The Merger
The Merger
Damian Callinan, John Howard, and Kate Mulvany, 2018, not rated

A former star footballer turned social justice campaigner returns to his hometown, befriends a young wannabe filmmaker who recently lost his father, and is persuaded, despite opposition, into coaching the town's struggling footy team. He recruits refugees to make up the numbers with hilarious results, taking the community on a journey of change.

The Other Two
The Other Two. Season One
Helene Yorke, Drew Tarver, and Case Walker, 2019, not rated 

Adult siblings Cary and Brooke are stuck in a rut. When their teenage brother becomes a pop star overnight, it takes their lives in a whole new direction, whether they like it or not.

Thrasher Road
Thrasher Road
Allison Brown and Christian Kohn, 2019, not rated

Stranded on the highway home from broken dreams in Los Angeles, pregnant Chloe and her elderly, incontinent dog find an unwelcome rescue from her dad, Mac. Stuck in a car with thousands of miles ahead and years of estrangement behind, Chloe and Mac take a disastrous detour on the road to second chances.

Veep
Veep. The Final Season
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Matt Walsh, Tony Hale, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, and Sufe Bradshaw, 2019, rated TV-ma

The show follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington.

Wild Nights with Emily
Wild Nights with EmilyMolly Shannon, Susan Ziegler, Amy Seimetz, and Brett Gelman, 2019,
rated pg-13

In the mid-nineteenth century, Emily Dickinson is writing prolifically and enjoying a passionate, romantic relationship with her friend and sister-in-law Susan. While seeking publication of some of her poems, Emily finds herself facing male literary gatekeepers too confused by her genius to take her work seriously. Instead, her work attracts the attention of an ambitious woman editor, who also sees Emily as a convenient cover for her own role in buttoned-up Amherst's most bizarre love triangle.