New Films Spring/Summer 2014

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New Films Spring/Summer 2014

New Films Spring/Summer 2014

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Set in the future (AD 2031) where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an ice age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. Sci-Fi/Action, Rated R, 126 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. Comedy, Rated PG-13, 115 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. Sci-Fi/Action, Rated PG-13, 131 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family. Comedy, Rated R, 115 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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In a near future, an alien race has hit the Earth in an unbeatable assault. Major William Cage has never seen a day of combat, but is dropped into a suicide mission and killed within minutes. Cage now finds himself thrown into a time loop--forcing him to live out the same day over and over, fighting and dying each time. Action/Sci-Fi, Rated PG-13, 113 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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JB Bernstein is a once-successful sports agent who may have to close his business. To save it, he comes up with an idea so radical it just might work. Setting off for Mumbai, JB stages a televised nationwide competition called "Million dollar arm" where two young finalists emerge as winners. Sports Biography, Rated PG, 124 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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Donna Stern is a Brooklyn comedian who gets heartlessly dumped by her two-timing boyfriend. While trying to drown her troubles at the stand-up comedy club, she has a drunken one night stand with a cute young professional named Max (who's not even remotely her type) and ends up pregnant. Romantic Comedy, Rated R, 84 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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The classic tale of finding success and romance in the big city is given a contemporary, and unconventional, spin in Alan Brown's new film Five Dances. Collaborating with internationally renowned choreographer Jonah Bokaer, Brown has taken five gifted New York dancers, and fashioned a story. Drama, Not Rated, 83 min.http://ccsp.ent.sirsi.net/client/hppl/search/results?qu=five+dances+luplau&te=&lm=HPLIBRARY&dt=list

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Mac and Kelly Radner enter into a one-upmanship war their neighbors, the Delta Psi Beta fraternity led by president Teddy Sanders. Comedy, Rated R, 97 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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The story of three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam. Drama, Rated R, 112 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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A film drama that tells the dramatic, poignant and often-exasperating story of the early days of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early '80s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial. Drama, Rated TV-MA, 143 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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Alan Partridge, the famous local radio DJ and TV host, finds himself at the center of a siege, when a disgruntled fellow DJ decides to hold their station hostage after learning that he's getting fired when the new owners decide to convert the station to talk radio. Comedy, Rated R, 90 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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In this unflinchingly honest and refreshingly unsentimental coming-of-age story, fourteen-year-old Lila spends a languid South Brooklyn summer playing third wheel to her promiscuous friend Chiara and Chiara's boyfriend Patrick. Drama, Not Rated, 82 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his only possession, his car. Along the way, he captures one of the thieves' brother, and the duo form an uneasy bond during the dangerous journey. Drama, Rated R, 102 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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After her husband suffers a debilitating stroke, a spirited Irish housewife struggles to keep her family together in the wake of tragedy. Help comes in the form of American doctor, whose research grant for documenting the family's recovery process takes care of finances but also requires that the straight-laced doctor live with the chaotic Casey family for two months. Drama, Not Rated, 106 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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The world is bright and everything seems possible for Richard Karlsen, the golden boy of his privileged set of Dublin teens, until he does something that destroys it all and shatters the lives of the people closest to him. Drama, Not Rated, 88 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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Dr. Will Caster is the foremost researcher in the field of artificial intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. Sci-Fi, PG-13, 119 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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Sports Drama, Rated PG-13, 110 min. On the day of the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to save football in Cleveland when he trades for the number one pick. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. Drama, PG-13, 126 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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From visionary new director Gareth Edwards comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless. Sci-Fi/Action, Rated PG-13, 123 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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Prep school teacher Jack Marcus meets his match in Dina Delsanto, an abstract painter and new teacher on campus. He challenges her to a war between words and pictures, and in the process, sparks an unlikely romance. Romantic Comedy, Rated PG-13, 111 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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Captain American is living a quiet life, but when a SHIELD colleague is attacked he must join forces with Black Widow and Falcon against an insidious enemy known as The Winter Soldier. Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Action, Rated PG-13, 136 min. ccsp.ent.sirsi.ne...

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Although Dido Belle,an eighteenth-century English woman of mixed race is raised in privilege by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife,she is denied a proper social standing because of her skin color.But when Dido falls in love with a young idealist lawyer who aspires to create positive change,she finds herself caught between two worlds.Historical Drama,Rated PG,104 min. highlandpark.bibl...

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Dark Comedy, Rated R, 93 min. Simon is a timid man,scratching out an isolated existence in an indifferent world. He is overlooked,scorned and ignored. He feels powerless.The arrival of a new co-worker, James, upsets the balance. James is both Simon's exact physical double and his opposite: confident and charismatic. To Simon's horror, James slowly starts taking over his life. highlandpark.bibl...

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Murray talks his friend Fioravante into becoming a gigolo as a way of making some much needed cash after an out-of-the-blue request from his dermatologist. With Murray acting as Fioravante's 'manager,' the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money. Comedy, Rated R, 90 min. highlandpark.bibl...

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