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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
Broad City
Broad City. Season 5Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, 2019, not rated 

Meet Abbi and Ilana, two best friends navigating their twenties in New York City. Whether they're hustling for Lil Wayne tickets or just trying to get to a wedding on time, they're always down for whatever life throws at them.

Family
Family
Taylor Schilling, Brian Tyree Henry, Bryn Vale, Allison Tolman, Fabrizio Guido, Kate McKinnon, and Peter Horton, 2019,  rated r

The story of eleven-year-old Maddie, a social misfit who practices karate moves with trees. Her self-absorbed, childless aunt, Kate, offers to take care of her for a week while Maddie's parents are busy, and it proves to be the most transformative week of young Maddie's life.

The Good Place
The Good Place. The Complete Third Season
Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, and Jameela Jamil , 2018, rated tv-pg 

Eleanor Shellstrop, an ordinary woman who enters the afterlife and, thanks to some kind of error, is sent to the Good Place instead of the Bad Place, which is definitely where she belongs. While hiding in plain sight from Michael, the wise architect of the Good Place, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome person within.

Grace Quigley
Grace Quigley
Katharine Hepburn, Nick Nolte, Elizabeth Wilson, Walter Abel, and Chip Zien, 1985, rated pg

Grace Quigley has come to the end of her rope and wants out. When she meets a sweet, neurotic hitman, Seymour Flint, she comes up with a brainstorm: The unlikely pair will provide a painless parting for seniors who have had enough of life's slings and arrows. As business booms, Grace and Seymour develop a warm, mother-son relationship, until 'mom' begins to have ideas that could put Seymour in the clink for good.

I Like Me
I Like Me
Sue Schaffel, Anna Fagan, Chris Kozlowski, and Jackson Trent, 2018,
not rated

Tensions develop between the egocentric, free-spirited Maggie and her serious, business-minded sister Hannah after Maggie's unexpected success as a self-empowerment guru tests the fragile bond with her sister as Hannah's life stalls.

Laughing at the Moon
Laughing at the Moon
Alyssa Addison, Erin Bethea, Carrie B. Thompson, Jennifer Loveday, and Eric Gilford, 2016, not rated 

Somewhere in the city, inside a small loft apartment, three unsuspecting people are about to encounter something very strange, but they just might find the meaning of life. This is a character driven-dramedy about an eccentric, altruistic woman, Iris, who comes to live with a self-absorbed, compulsive, snobby roommate, Natalie, who is her complete opposite. Iris's hilarious antics and Christ-like sacrificial love, totally transform everyone she meets.

Mumford
Mumford
Loren Dean, Hope Davis, Martin Short, Ted Danson, Zooey Deschanel, Jason Lee, Mary McDonnell, David Paymer, and Pruitt Taylor Vince, 1999, rated r 

When a wanna-be psychologist comes to the idyllic town of the same name, he offers his talent for listening, and a disarming frankness as the town's quirkiest citizens scramble for a seat on his couch. As he lightens hearts darkened by old secrets, including those of the beautiful and troubled Sofie Crisp, no one realizes he's hiding a whopper of his own, or that he's fallen head over heels for one of his patients.

The Professor
The Professor
Johnny Depp, Zoey Deutch, Danny Huston, Rosemarie Dewitt, Ron Livingston, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, and Odessa Young, 2019, rated r

Richard, a buttoned-down college lecturer who, after learning he has six months to live, transforms into a rebellious party animal. To the shock of his wife and school chancellor, and the delight of his students, Richard leads a hilarious crusade against authority and hypocrisy in this dark comedy.

The Wedding March 2
The Wedding March 2: Resorting to LoveJack Wagner, Tara Wilson, Josie Bissett, and Aren Buchholz, 2017, not rated  

College sweethearts Olivia and Mick unexpectedly reunite after 25 years and become partners in running a wedding resort. As they work side by side, they learn their business relationship may not be working. But romance may be in their future.