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

September list by Nanette Alderman
The Alienist
The Alienist
Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning, Brian Geraghty, Robert Wisdom, Q'orianka Kilcher, Matt Lintz, and Ted Levine, 2018, rated tv-ma

A psychological thriller set in 1896 about the hunt for a serial killer responsible for the gruesome murders of boy prostitutes that have gripped New York City.

Bull
Bull. Season Three
Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr, Chris Jackson, and Jaime Lee Kirchner, 2018, not ratED 

Season Three of Bull finds Dr. Jason Bull returning to work at TAC after recovering from his heart attack. His first case back is a tough one, as he asks his team to help defend an insurance company who is being sued by a young mother who was denied coverage for a liver transplant.

Canal Street
Canal StreetBryshere Y. Gray, Mykelti Williamson, Mekhi Phifer, Kevin Quinn, Woody McClain, and Lance Reddick, 2019, Rated pg-13

The story of Kholi Styles, who is trying to get by in an unwelcoming new world. After he becomes a suspect in the mysterious death of a classmate, it's up to his father, Jackie Styles, an up-and-coming lawyer from the slums of Chicago, to defend his son in court and battle an outraged public before time runs out. Jackie fights to keep his faith and prove his son is not the monster the world has made him out to be.

Chicago Fire
Chicago Fire. Season SevenJesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Yuri Sardarov, Christian Stolte, Eamonn Walker, Joe Minoso, and Monica Raymund, 2018, not Rated  

Follow the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51 as they put their lives on the line to save lives and protect their great city. Captain Matthew Casey resumes command of the truck company while Lt. Kelly Serveride heads the rescue squad. Major changes are in store for Firehouse 51 with the departure of a beloved member of the crew and the addition of someone new who struggles to acclimate to life within the tight-knit firehouse family.

Chicago Med
Chicago Med. Season FourNick Gehlfuss, Torrey Devitto, Yaya Dacosta, Colin Donnell, Brian Tee, Marlyne Barrett, S. Epatha Merkerson, and Oliver Platt, 2018,
not Rated 

The series continues to chronicle the daily life-and-death battles of Chicago's elite medical professionals as they navigate challenging medical emergencies and intense personal drama. In last season's cliffhanger finale, Dr. Will Halstead got down on one knee and proposed to Dr. Natalie Manning, but will the two ever make it down the aisle?

Chicago P.D.
Chicago P.D. Season Six Jason Beghe, Jesse Lee Soffer, Patrick John Flueger, Marina Squerciati, and Amy Morton, 2018, not Rated

The gritty police drama delves into the lives of the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's elite Intelligence Unit as they combat organized crime, drug trafficking, homicides and more on the tough streets of Chicago. Under the command of the tenacious Sergeant Hank Voight, the intelligence squad dishes out their own unique brand of justice to protect the city's citizens and uphold the law.

Good
GoodViggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, and Mark Strong, 2008, Rated r

When John Halder's latest novel is enlisted by the Nazi party to push their agenda, his career and social standing instantly advance. But after learning of the Reich's horrific plans for the future, John must decide whether to do nothing and keep his fame or risk losing everything.

The Good Fight
The Good Fight. Season ThreeChristine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Rose Leslie, Delroy Lindo, Michael Sheen, Gary Cole, Sarah Steele, Nyambi Nyambi, Michael Boatman, and Audra McDonald, 2019, Rated tv-ma

Diane Lockhart tries to figure out whether she can resist a crazy administration without going crazy herself, while Adrian Boseman and Liz Reddick-Lawrence struggle with a new post-factual world where the lawyer who tells the best story triumphs over the lawyer with the best facts. Meanwhile, Lucca Quinn balances a new baby with a new love, and Maia Rindell finds a new Mephistopheles in Roland Blum, a lawyer who is corruption incarnate.

Jamestown
Jamestown. The Complete Season 3Kalani Queypo, Naomi Battrick, Max Beesley, Claire Cox, Patsy Ferran, and Jason Flemyng, 2019, not rated

It's boom time in the town but success brings the scrutiny of the Crown, and there are few in the settlement who have nothing to hide. Relations with the Native Americans offer hope and advancement for the settlers until greed for land and want of power corrupts those with influence. What ensues is a devastating conflict; the fallout of which will shape the New World for centuries to come.

Love Struck Cafe
Love Struck CaféAndrew W. Walker and Sarah Jane Morris, 2017, not rated 

Megan Quinn, an aspiring architect, faces multiple tasks, developing her hometown lake into a commercialized entertainment center, forcing Mrs. Frances Figgins, her childhood mentor, out of her family's home, and helping out at her family café after her father breaks his leg, all while also dealing with the return of her childhood sweetheart, Joe, who broke her heart.

Love Takes Flight
Love Takes FlightNikki Deloach, Jeff Hephner, and Barbara Niven, 2019, not Rated

Single mom Lizzie Beauman is encouraging when her young daughter unexpectedly befriends a widower named Walter as part of her Mission: Find a Friend.

Madam Secretary
Madam Secretary. Season 5Tea Leoni, Tim Daly, Sebastian Arcelus, Sara Ramirez, and Keith Carradine, 2018, rated tv-pg

Terrorist attacks. Natural disasters. No crisis is out of control for Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord. Thinking outside the box and acting outside political protocol make McCord a force to be reckoned with both stateside and overseas, along with support from her CIA operative husband Henry, Chief of Staff Jay, policy advisor Kat, and of course, President Dalton. As McCord prepares to transition from her office to a presidential campaign, she's going to need all the help she can get.

Mary Magdalene
Mary MagdaleneRooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Tahar Rahim, 2019, Rated r

She is one of the most transformative yet misunderstood women in history, alternately vilified as a sinner and canonized as a saint. For the first time, the incredible story of Mary Magdalene is told through her own eyes. In the first century A.D., the free-spirited Mary flees the marriage her family has arranged for her, finding refuge and a sense of purpose in a radical new movement led by the charismatic, rabble-rousing preacher Jesus.

A Million Little Things
A Million Little Things. The Complete First SeasonDavid Giuntoli, Romany Malco, Allison Miller, Christina Moses, Grace Park, James Roday, and Ron Livingston, 2018, Rated tv-14

They say friendship isn't one big thing, it's a million little things, and that's true for a group of friends from Boston who bonded under unexpected circumstances. Some have achieved success, others are struggling in their careers and relationships, but all of them feel stuck in life. After one of them dies from suicide unexpectedly, it's just the wake-up call the others need to finally start living. Each friend realizes that they need to finally start living life as they cope with their loss.

MotherFatherSon
MotherFatherSonRichard Gere, Helen McCrory, Billy Howle, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Sinead Cusack, Joseph Mawle, and Ciaran Hinds, 2019, not Rated

Max owns an influential media empire where information is his trade: he has secrets on everyone and uses his power ruthlessly. His son Caden is the editor of Max's newspaper, but Caden is crumbling under the pressure. He is left like a helpless child after suffering a massive stroke. For Kathryn, Max's estranged wife, this is a chance to reconnect with the sensitive boy Max ripped away from her. Caden knows secrets that could bring Max's empire crashing down, and his silence can't be bought.

The Professor and the Madman
The Professor and the MadmanNatalie Dormer, Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Jennifer Ehle, Ioan Gruffudd, Eddie Marsan, Jeremy Irvine, David O'Hara, Steve Coogan, Stephen Dillane, and Laurence Fox, 2019, not rated

An extraordinary true tale of madness, genius, and obsession about two remarkable men who created history with the writing of the Oxford English Dictionary. The compilation of the Oxford English Dictionary began in 1857 and was one of the most ambitious and revolutionary projects ever undertaken. Professor James Murray took on the challenge of creating the most comprehensive dictionary ever compiled but knew that it would take him and his team over a century to compile all known definitions.

The Rookie
The Rookie. The Complete First SeasonNathan Fillion, Alyssa Diaz, Richard T. Jones, Titus Makin Jr., Melissa O'Neil, Eric Winter, Mercedes Mason, Mircea Monroe, Currie Graham, Shawn Ashmore, and Michael Beach, 2018, Rated tv-14

Starting over isn't easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LA police officer. As their oldest rookie, he's met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis. If he can't keep up with the young cops and the criminals, he'll be risking lives, including his own. But if he can use his life experience, determination, and sense of humor to give him an edge, he may just become a success.

The Spanish Princess
The Spanish Princess. Charlotte Hope, Ruairi O'Connor, Laura Carmichael, Aaron Cobham, Elliot Cowan, Harriet Walter, Philip Cumbus, and Georgie Henley, 2019, not rated 

The vivid and captivating reclaiming of Catherine of Aragon's story, which has historically been overshadowed by her infamous marriage to King Henry VIII.

This is Us
This is Us. The Complete Third Seasonmilo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, and Justin Hartley, 2019, not Rated

The Big Three undergo big changes as they turn 38, and another shocking family truth is revealed. Join Jack and Rebecca on their awkward first date and learn more about other romances. Kevin's visit to the Vietnam village where Jack served brings revelations, Randall enters a new arena, Beth resurrects an old dream, and Kate and Toby refuse to give up on parenthood. Through it all, love strengthens the bond of this family.

The Tomorrow Man
The Tomorrow Man
John Lithgow, Blythe Danner, Derek Cecil, Sophie Thatcher, Katie Aselton, and Wendy Makkena, 2019, rated pg-13

Ed Hemsler spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come, and Ronnie Meisner spends her life shopping for things she may never use. These two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost in each other's stuff.

Trial by Fire
Trial by Fire
Laura Dern, Jack O'Connell, Emily Meade, Jade Pettyjohn, Jeff Perry, and Chris Coy, 2019, rated r

In 1992, Cameron Todd Willingham, a poor, uneducated heavy metal devotee with a violent streak, was convicted of an arson-related triple homicide and put on death row. This is the true-life Texas story of the unlikely bond that formed between Willingham and Elizabeth Gilbert, a Houston mother of two, who battled against the state for twelve years to try to save Willingham by exposing suppressed evidence and illogical conclusions.

Under the Autumn Moon
Under the Autumn Moon
Lindy Booth and Wes Brown, 2018, not rated

When an ambitious executive convinces her boss that a picturesque ranch would be perfect for their company retreats, he agrees to let her check it out. However, her plan hits a snag when the owner, a charming cowboy, refuses to sell unless she can promise to preserve its history. He convinces her to stay and experience the magic of the ranch, but when her boss shows up with other plans in mind, will she have to choose between love or ambition?

Vault
Vault
Theo Rossi, Clive Standen, Samira Wiley, Chazz Palminteri, and Don Johnson, 2019, rated r

A gripping, stylish thriller that reveals the true story of one of the largest robberies in US history. While doing time for a botched heist, two small-time crooks cook up an ill-fated scheme to rip off a nearby vault for $30 million, money that belongs to the local Mafia.

A Very Country Wedding
A Very Country Wedding
Greyston Holt, Bea Santos, Deana Carter, Jesse Collins, and Allison Hossack, 2019, not rated

When a country star's wedding is put on hold, questions arise about his relationship status. He insists that he is still with his fiancee, but the public is pushing for a relationship with a beauty from an accidental encounter. Who will he choose?

Wish Man
Wish Man
Andrew Steel, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Tom Sizemore, Danny Trejo, Frank Whaley, and Julian Curtis, 2019, not rated

After surviving a near-fatal accident and being framed for police brutality, a man's whole world falls apart. Unexpectedly, he finds hope in the shape of a terminally ill boy, who reunites him with his father after 28 years. To honor the boy, he creates the Make-A-Wish Foundation.