New Videos: Friday, 7/17

Today let’s look at some of the new videos that have been purchased for your viewing in the last few months. You can request them using our online form and then just swing by the library, where we’ll have them all checked out and ready for your curbside delivery.

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Emma

Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of Emma. Handsome, clever and rich, Emma Woodhouse (Thoroughbreds‘ Anya Taylor-Joy) is a restless “queen bee” without rivals in her sleepy little English town. In this glittering satire of social class, Emma must navigate her way through the challenges of growing up, misguided matches, and romantic missteps to realize the love that has been there all along.

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Silicon Valley: The Complete Sixth Season

The sixth and final season of Mike Judge and Alex Berg’s hilarious, Emmy-nominated HBO comedy finds Pied Piper more successful than ever. After years of false starts, the company has become a legitimate presence in Silicon Valley, rising above the competition with its pledge not to mine user data. But the Pied Piper guys soon come to learn that staying true to their values comes at a price in this cutthroat business.

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Inside the Rain

College film student Benjamin Glass (played by writer-director Aaron Fisher) has it all: ADHD, OCD, borderline personality. And he’s also bipolar. But Glass is more than his diagnoses – he prefers the term “recklessly extravagant” — and he’s determined to prove his genius. When a misunderstanding threatens to expel him from college, Glass pushes back; he plans on recreating the incident on video, with the help of a moonlighting porn actress (Ellen Toland), to clear his name. But how will he raise the money for the film, when his parents dismiss the scheme as another manic episode? Inside the Rain is a wincingly funny rom-com-drama, anchored by off-kilter performances by co-stars Fisher and Toland.

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