New This Week on DVD, August 15, 2017

 Alien: Covenant (R)

The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape. Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup

 Blind (R)

A novelist blinded in a car crash which killed his wife rediscovers his passion for both life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife of an indicted businessman. Starring Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin, Dylan McDermott

 The Case for Christ (PG)

An investigative journalist and self-proclaimed atheist sets out to disprove the existence of God after his wife becomes a Christian. Starring L. Scott Caldwell, Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway, Mike Vogel

 Chuck (R)

A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner. Starring Elisabeth Moss,  Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber, Ron Perlman, Michael Rapaport, Jim Gaffigan

 Day of Days (PG)

A reclusive, God-fearing 91-year-old man and a young Cuban refugee home-aid worker struggle to come to terms with their regrets, the unbearable pain of unacceptable loss, love and the most difficult and beautiful of human truths: life ends and life goes on. Starring Tom Skerritt, Claudia Zevallos

 Everything, Everything (PG-13)

A teenager who’s spent her whole life confined to her home falls for the boy next door. Starring Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose

 Hickok (NR)

Legendary lawman and gunslinger, Wild Bill Hickok, is tasked with taming the wildest cow-town in the west. While delivering his own brand of frontier justice, the infamous gunfighter’s reputation as the fastest draw in the west is put to the test. Starring Luke Hemsworth, Trace Adkins, Kris Kristofferson, Bruce Dern

 How to be a Latin Lover (PG-13)

Finding himself dumped after 25 years of marriage, a man who made a career of seducing rich older women must move in with his estranged sister, where he begins to learn the value of family. Starring Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek, Raphael Alejandro, Rob Lowe, Kristen Bell, Mckenna Grace, Raquel Welch, Rob Riggle

 Riverdale: The Complete First Season (TV-14)

A subversive take on Archie and his friends, exploring small town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome façade. Starring K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Marisol Nichols, Luke Perry, Casey Cott

 The Wall (R)

Two American Soldiers are trapped by a lethal sniper, with only an unsteady wall between them. Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena, Laith Nakli

 Billions: Season Two (TV-MA)

U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades goes after hedge fund king, Bobby “Axe” Axelrod in a battle between two powerful New York figures. Starring Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff, Malin Akerman, Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile, Condola Rashad

 The Blacklist: The Complete Fourth Season (TV-14)

A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her. Starring James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff,  Harry Lennix

 Bull: Season One (TV-14)

BULL stars Michael Weatherly as Dr. Jason Bull in a drama inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw, the founder of one of the most prolific trial consulting firms of all time. Brilliant, brash and charming, Dr. Bull is the ultimate puppet master as he combines psychology, human intuition and high-tech data to learn what makes jurors, attorneys, witnesses and the accused tick. Bull employs an enviable team of experts at Trial Analysis Corporation to shape successful narratives down to the very last detail. They include his quick-witted ex-brother-in-law, Benny Colón, who plays a defense attorney in mock trials; Marissa Morgan, a cutting-edge neurolinguistics expert from the Department of Homeland Security; former NYPD detective Danny James, the firm’s tough but relatable investigator; haughty millennial hacker Cable McCrory, who is responsible for gathering cyber intelligence; and Chunk Palmer, a fashion-conscious stylist and former All-American defensive back who fine-tunes clients’ appearances for trial. In high-stakes trials, Dr. Bull’s combination of remarkable insight into human nature, three Ph.D.s and top-notch staff creates winning strategies that tip the scales of justice in his clients’ favor. Starring Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodríguez, Geneva Carr, Jaime Lee Kirchner, Annabelle Attanasio, Chris Jackson

 Descendants 2 (TV-G)

Mal returns to the Isle of the Lost to find her archenemy Uma, the daughter of Ursula, teaming up with Harry, the son of Captain Hook, and Gil, the son of Gaston. Starring Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson

 Dr. Ken: Season Two (NR)

A frustrated doctor juggles his career, marriage, and family. Starring Ken Jeong, Suzy Nakamura, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Jonathan Slavin, Albert Tsai, Krista Marie Yu, Dave Foley

 The Middle: The Complete Eighth Season (TV-PG)

The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the town of Orson, Indiana. Starring Patricia Heaton,   Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher, Atticus Shaffer

 NCIS: New Orleans – The Third Season (NR)

A spin-off of “NCIS” (2003) about the local field office of NCIS that investigates criminal cases involving military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence. This colorful city that harbors a dark side is a magnet for service personnel on leave, and when overindulgence is followed by trouble, Special Agent Dwayne Pride’s team is at its best. Starring Scott Bakula, Lucas Black, Rob Kerkovich, CCH Pounder

 Once Upon a Time: The Complete Sixth Season (TV-PG)

A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed. Starring Lana Parrilla, Robert Carlyle, Jared Gilmore

Synopsis by IMDB.

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