New This Week on DVD, January 3, 2017

 Ace The Case: Manhattan Mystery (PG-13)

When 10-year old Olivia’s Mom goes on a business trip for the weekend, she leaves Olivia home alone with her 17-year-old brother Miles in charge. The first night, Olivia falls asleep on the couch, and wakes up, not realizing how late it is. She walks her dog Charlie without Miles knowing, and witnesses a young woman being kidnapped on the empty New York City streets. Olivia runs home and tells Miles, but he doesn’t believe her. The next morning, she explains what happened to local cops, and they don’t believe her either! Only a cynical female detective named Dottie (played by Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon) listens to Olivia, but she too is skeptical. Undaunted, Olivia bravely launches her own investigation, putting herself into perilous situations. Her can-do spirit ignites one extraordinary adventure after another. Can she outwit the bad guys and convince her brother and Dottie of the truth in time to save the day? Starring Ripley Sobo, Lev Gorn, Susan Sarandon

 Blair Witch (R)

After discovering a video showing what he believes to be his vanished sister Heather, James and a group of friends head to the forest believed to be inhabited by the Blair Witch. Starring James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid

 Denial (PG-13)

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel. Starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall

 Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (PG)

Imaginative quiet teenager Rafe Katchadorian is tired of his middle school’s obsession with the rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, Rafe and his best friends have come up with a plan: break every single rule in the school and let the students run wild. Starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Alexa Nisenson

 Mr. Pig (NR)

A beautiful road movie, and a chance to talk about love for Mexico through the eyes of an American. Starring Maya Rudolph, Danny Glover, Joel Murray

 Natural Selection (NR)

Natural Selection is a story of triumph and absolution. It explores both sides of human nature, where love and hate are separated by a thread and the potential corrosion of one’s soul by the influence of evil. Starring Katherine McNamara, Anthony Michael Hall, Mason Dye

 Operation Avalanche (R)

In 1967, four undercover CIA agents were sent to NASA posing as a documentary film crew. What they discovered led to one of the biggest conspiracies in American history. Starring Matt Johnson, Owen Williams, Josh Boles

 Bones: Season Eleven (TV-14)

Forensic anthropologist, Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan, and cocky FBI special agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders – and quite often, there isn’t more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones. Starring Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne

 Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (TV-G)

An unexpected blizzard threatens the Parton family, while at the same time Dolly’s father (and his kids) make sacrifices to raise enough money to finally buy his wife the wedding ring he could never afford to give her. Meanwhile, an important person in little Dolly’s life begins to see that her amazing voice and musical gift might just be made for something bigger than rural Tennessee. Starring Dolly Parton, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Ricky Schroder, Gerald McRaney, Jennifer Nettles

 Girls: The Complete Fifth Season (TV-MA)

A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s. Starring Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke

 The Librarians: The Complete Second Season (TV-14)

A group of librarians set off on adventures in an effort to save mysterious, ancient artifacts. Starring Christian Kane, John Harlan Kim, Rebecca Romijn, Lindy Booth

 Sleepy Hollow: The Complete Third Season (TV-14)

Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers. Starring Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Lyndie Greenwood

Synopsis by IMDB.

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