New This Week on DVD, August 4, 2015

 The Divergent Series: Insurgent (PG-13)

Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. Starring Kate Winslet, Jai Courtney, Mekhi Phifer, Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, and Miles Teller.

 Do You Believe? (PG-13)

When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate. Starring Mira Sorvino, Sean Astin, Alexa PenaVega, and Ted McGinley.

   Far from the Madding Crowd (PG-13)

In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. Starring Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Tilly Vosburgh.

 True Story (R)

When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel meets accused killer Christian Longo – who has taken on Finkel’s identity – his investigation morphs into a game of cat-and-mouse. Starring Jonah Hill, James Franco, and Felicity Jones.

 A La Mala (PG-13)

When aspiring actress Maria Laura’s best friend begs her to flirt with her boyfriend to test his fidelity, Maria finds a lucrative new career. After being hired by women across the city, Maria is given a gig that should be business as usual until she ends up falling head over heels for her latest mark. Starring Aislinn Derbez, Mauricio Ochmann, and Papile Aurora.

 Child 44 (R)

A disgraced member of the military police investigates a series of nasty child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union. Starring Xavier Atkins, Mark Lewis Jones, Tom Hardy, Joel Kinnaman, and Noomi Rapace.

 A Little Chaos (R)

Two talented landscape artists become romantically entangled while building a garden in King Louis XIV’s palace at Versailles. Starring Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, and Jennifer Ehle.

 

 Chocolate City (R)

Life for a struggling college student changes in an instant when he meets the owner of a male strip club who convinces him to give amateur night a whirl. Starring Robert Ri’chard, Vivica A. Fox, DeRay Davis, Michael Jai White, and Tyson Beckford.

 Adult Beginners (R)

A young, narcissistic entrepreneur crashes and burns on the eve of his company’s big launch. With his entire life in total disarray, he leaves Manhattan to move in with his estranged pregnant sister, brother-in-law and 3-year-old nephew in the suburbs – only to become their nanny. Starring Rose Byrne, Nick Kroll, Bobby Cannavale, and Joel McHale.

 Every Secret Thing (R)

A detective looks to unravel a mystery surrounding missing children and the prime suspects: two young women who, seven years ago, were put away for an infant’s death. Starring Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, and Dakota Fanning.

 The Salvation (R)

In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family’s murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone. Starring Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

 Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal (NR)

Legendary Chinese anti-hero Zhong Kui, a young man endowed with mysterious powers who is forced into a battle among the realms of Heaven, Earth and Hell in the course of his attempt to save his countrymen and the woman he loves. Starring Bei-Er Bao, Winston Chao, Kun Chen, and Bingbing Li.

 The Affair: Season One (TV-MA)

The psychological effects of an affair between a married waitress at a Hamptons diner and a teacher who spends his summer at his in-laws’ estate on the island. Starring Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney, and Joshua Jackson.

 How to Get Away with Murder: The Complete First Season (TV-14)

A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives. Starring Viola Davis, Billy Brown, and Alfred Enoch.

 Last Tango in Halifax: Season 3 (NR)

Re-united after 50+ years apart, Celia and Alan decide to marry. At age 16, Alan’s late wife failed to pass on his letter with apology for missing first date and forwarding address. Both now have daughters with lover troubles. Starring Anne Reid, Derek Jacobi, Sarah Lancashire, and Nicola Walker.

 Orphan Black: Season 3 (TV-MA)

A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her. Starring Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, and Maria Doyle Kennedy.

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