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July list by Nanette Alderman
A Bill of Divorcement
A Bill of Divorcement
John Barrymore, Katharine Hepburn, Billie Burke, David Manners, Henry Stephenson, and Paul Cavanagh, 1932, not ratED

After fifteen years in a mental asylum, Hilary Fairfield has suddenly regained his sanity, escaped from the institution and come home. But a few things have changed in his absence. For one, his strong-willed daughter Sydney has grown up and is planning to marry. For another, his wife has divorced him and is planning to re-marry. It's enough to drive a man crazy, or a woman, for that matter.

Borg vs. McEnroe
Borg vs. McEnroe
Sverrir Gudnason, Shia Labeouf, Stellan Skarsgard, and Tuva Novotny, 2017, ratED r

Wimbledon, 1980. The rainiest summer in decades. The world is waiting to see the number one tennis player in the world, Bjorn Borg, claim his fifth Wimbledon title. But few know of the drama behind the scenes: at only 24, Borg is close to the end, run-down, worn out and ridden with anxiety. Meanwhile, the challenger John McEnro, 20, has decided to replace his former hero on the Wimbledon throne. A story about the price of success.

Christmas in Evergreen
Christmas in EvergreenAshley Williams, Barbara Niven, Teddy Sears, and Holly Robinson-Peete, 2018, Rated tv-g

When a veterinarian sets out to have the perfect Christmas, she assumes it's going to be with her longtime boyfriend. But when a storm shuts down the airport, she crosses path with a doctor and his daughter. What transpires will give them all a Christmas more magical than they could've imagined.

Delicious
Delicious. Series 2Iain Glen, Dawn French, Emilia Fox, Vinette Robinson, and Sheila Hancock, 2017, not Rated

It's been almost a year since the sudden death of philandering chef Leo Vincent, but his presence at the Penrose Hotel is more palpable than ever. His ex-wife, Gina, and widow, Sam, have the business, but they continue to have professional and personal disagreements.

Elizabeth Blue
Elizabeth BlueAnna Schafer, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, and Kathleen Quinlan, 2017,
Rated pg-13

Recently released from a psychiatric hospital, Elizabeth returns to the LA apartment where she lives with her fiance. With the guidance of her new psychiatrist, she works at regaining control of her mental stability as she begins to plan her wedding. Navigating hallucinations, medications, and her unsupportive mother, she clings to the hope that love will truly conquer all, even mental illness.

Famous in Love
Famous in Love. The Complete First SeasonBella Thorne, Jesse Henderson, Carter Jenkins, Keith Powers, Niki Koss, Georgie Flores, Pepi Sonuga, and Perry Reeves, 2017, not Rated

Based on the novel by Rebecca Serle published by Little, Brown and Company, it follows ordinary college student Paige as she gets her big break after auditioning for the starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster. Paige must now navigate her new star-studded life and undeniable chemistry with her two co-leads while discovering the highs and lows that come with being the new It Girl.

Girlfriends
Girlfriends. Series 1Phyllis Logan, Miranda Richardson, Zoe Wanamaker, and Anthony Head, 2018, not Rated

Three women of a certain age are juggling the challenges of modern life when a tragedy exposes secrets that put their friendship to the test.

The Heart Guy
The Heart Guy. Series 2Hayley McElhinney, Nicole Da Silva, Rodger Corser, Ryan Johnson, and Steve Bisley, 2017, not Rated

As the hit Australian dramedy returns, hotshot surgeon Hugh Knight continues to serve out his probation in his rural hometown, while his family faces struggles that could bring them closer together, or tear them apart.

The Last Post
The Last Post. Season 1Jessica Raine, Ben Miles, Stephen Campbell Moore, Jessie Buckley, and Jeremy Jones, 2017, not Rated

War and romance collide in the sweltering heat and political unrest of 1960's Aden, - a port city in today's Yemen - where the British Royal Military Police battle local militia in an intense struggle to control the strategically important port. The officers know only too well that a lapse in luck or judgment risks death. But do they know what their wives are risking at the local country club, where the swinging '60s are in full swing?

Lean on Pete
Lean on PeteSteve Buscemi, Travis Fimmel, Chloe Sevigny, Thomas Mann, Charlie Plummer, and Steve Zahn, 2017, Rated r

Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson arrives in Portland, Oregon with his single father Ray, both of them eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds acceptance and camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an aging Quarter Horse named Lean On Pete. The horse's owner Del Montgomery and his jockey Bonnie help Charley fill the void of his father's absence-until he discovers that Pete is bound for slaughter.

Love After Love
Love After LoveAndie Macdowell, Chris O'Dowd, Francesca Faridany, and Juliet Rylance, 2017, not Rated

In the wake of a husband and father's death, the family members he leaves behind find themselves adrift, and in danger of drifting apart, as they each try to find meaning in a world without the man who held them together.

The Magicians
The Magicians. Season ThreeJason Ralph, Stella Maeve, and Hale Appleman, 2018, not Rated

Quentin Coldwater and his magician friends now face a world without magic. Deprived of their special powers, Quentin and the other magicians are desperate to find a way to restore magic. But in order to regain what has been lost, they must embark on an epic quest that cannot be accomplished alone. Now more than, ever, our heroes must rely on one another.

Royal Hearts
Royal HeartsJames Brolin, Cindy Busby, and Andrew Cooper, 2018, not Rated

Kelly, a hopeless romantic in Montana eager to finish her dissertation, and her father, Hank, a rancher, receive news that he has inherited an estate from a faraway land. When they travel there, they discover that Hank has not only inherited the estate, but the title that goes along with it: King!

Sneaky Pete
Sneaky Pete. Season OneGiovanni Ribisi, Marin Ireland, and Shane McRae, 2015, Rated tv-ma

A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, reuniting with his estranged family, that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he's escaping.

Striking Out
Striking Out. Series 2
Amy Huberman, Rory Keenan, Neil Morrissey, Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Paul Antony-Barber, Ingrid Craigie, Nick Dunning, and Emmet Byrne, 2018,
not rated

When Dublin-based attorney Tara Rafferty learns that her lawyer fiance is cheating on her, she leaves him, and their prestigious law firm, on the same day. Her former father-in-law to be seems hellbent on destroying Tara's newfound independence.

Submission
Submission
Stanley Tucci, Addison Timlin, Kyra Sedgwick, and Janeane Garofalo, 2017, rated r

A cynical college professor takes a keen interest in a talented young writing student.

Trauma
Trauma
John Simm, Adrian Lester, Lyndsey Marshal, and Jemima Rooper, 2018, 
not rated

Dan and Jon are two fathers whose very different lives collide when Dan's teenage son tragically dies under the care of trauma consultant Jon in a Central London hospital. Devastated and heartbroken, Dan, a working class father struggling to make ends meet, believes Jon is responsible for his son's death and, as he strives for justice, Dan begins to unpick the fabric of Jon's distinctly contrasting life as a high-achieving surgeon with a beautiful home and family.

The Tunnel
The Tunnel: Vengeance. The Complete Third Season
Stephen Dillane and Clemence Poesy, 2017, rated tv-ma

The emotionally charged finale of the acclaimed bilingual crime thriller reunites Stephen Dillane with Clemence Poesy for the last outing of the unlikely Anglo-French partnership. Set amidst mid-Brexit hysteria, an escalating refugee crisis, and the increasing threat of terror from disenfranchised, exiled souls on whom society has turned its back.

When Calls the Heart: My Heart Is Yours
When Calls the Heart: My Heart Is YoursLori Loughlin, Daniel Lissing, Erin Krakow, and Jack Wagner, 2018, Rated tv-g

It is almost time for the wedding Jack and Elizabeth have waited so long for! However, disaster strikes when the church accidently catches on fire, ruining the building, the wedding decorations, and Elizabeth's dress. Worse still, Bill has been ambushed on Mountie business, and has Jack and Elizabeth's wedding rings. The entire town will have to work together to save the day and ensure Jack and Elizabeth get the wedding of their dreams.

Where is Kyra?
Where is Kyra?
Michelle Pfeiffer, Kiefer Sutherland, Suzanne Shepherd, and Sam Robards, 2017, rated r

Kyra Johnson, a middle-aged divorcee, moves into her elderly mother's Brooklyn apartment while she looks for work and tries to get back on her feet. When her mother dies suddenly, Kyra is left without any support, both emotional and financial, and finds herself with very few options. Kyra can't accept that her once-tidy life has completely fallen apart. This leads her on a risky path of self-destruction that has devastating consequences.