New This Week on DVD, August 29, 2017

 Baywatch (R)

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario

 Born In China (G)

Venturing into the wilds of China, “Born in China” captures intimate moments with a panda and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs. Starring John Krasinski

 Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack (PG-13)

Vivica A. Fox makes her Bring It On debut as Cheer Goddess, the Internet’s most popular “Cheer-lebrity.” When Destiny, captain of three-time national champions “The Rebels,” is challenged to a global cheer showdown by an edgy new team called “The Truth,” the Cheer Goddess organizes a virtual battle for squads from all around the world. It seems like the whole world wants to take down Destiny and her team, and they just might succeed, unless Destiny can rise to the challenge, set her ego aside and figure out who her real friends are. Starring Vivica A. Fox, Cristine Prosperi, Jordan Rodrigues

 DCU: Batman and Harley Quinn (PG-13)

Batman and Nightwing are forced to team with the Joker’s sometimes-girlfriend Harley Quinn to stop a global threat brought about by Poison Ivy and Jason Woodrue, the Floronic Man. Starring Kevin Conroy, Melissa Rauch, Paget Brewster

 Dean (PG-13)

A comedy about loss, grief, and the redemptive power of love. Dean is a NY illustrator who falls hard for an LA woman while trying to prevent his father from selling the family home in the wake of his mother’s death. Starring Asif Ali, Jesaiah Baer, Kathrine Barnes, Demetri Martin

 Gotham: The Complete Third Season (TV-14)

The story behind Detective James Gordon’s rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman’s arrival. Starring Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, Robin Lord Taylor, Cory Michael Smith

 Inconceivable (R)

A mother looks to escape her abusive past by moving to a new town where she befriends another mother, who grows suspicious of her. Starring Nicolas Cage, Nicky Whelan, Gina Gershon, Faye Dunaway

 Killing Hasselhoff (R)

A struggling nightclub owner resorts to desperate measures in order to pay off a loan shark. Starring David Hasselhoff, Rhys Darby, Melanie Brown, Ken Jeong, Justin Bieber, Howie Mandel, Jon Lovitz, Rick Fox, Will Sasso

 The White Princess (TV-MA)

Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name, the story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen’s daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII. Starring Jodie Comer, Jacob Collins-Levy, Chris Barnicoat, Rebecca Benson, Mark Anthony Games, Ian Massey, Stuart McNeil, Katie Powles, Samuel Rush

 Black Sails: The Complete Fourth Season (TV-MA)

Captain Flint and his pirates, twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island”.  Starring Toby Stephens, Luke Arnold, Toby Schmitz

 Chicago Fire: Season Five (NR)

The story of firefighters in Chicago, both on a personal and professional level. Starring Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund, Yuri Sardarov, Christian Stolte, Eamonn Walker, Randy Flagler

 Chicago Med: Season Two (TV-14)

An emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city’s most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors who hold it together. They will tackle unique new cases inspired by topical events, forging fiery relationships in the pulse-pounding pandemonium of the emergency room. Starring Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta, Torrey DeVitto, Rachel DiPillo, Colin Donnell, S. Epatha Merkerson, Marlyne Barrett, Oliver Platt

 Designated Survivor: The Complete First Season (TV-14)

A low-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him, in the Presidential line of succession. Starring Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci, LaMonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q

 Elementary: The Fifth Season (TV-14)

A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City. Starring Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn

 Grey’s Anatomy: Complete Thirteenth Season (TV-14)

A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors. Starring Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr.

 Mom: The Complete Fourth Season (TV-14)

A newly sober single mom tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley while dealing with her wayward mother. Starring Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Mimi Kennedy

 NCIS: The Fourteenth Season (TV-PG)

The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service’s Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs. Starring Mark Harmon, Pauley Perrette, David McCallum

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

A family of power-hungry thousand year old vampires look to take back the city that they built and dominate all those who have done them wrong. Starring Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Phoebe Tonkin, Charles Michael Davis

 Ripper Street: Season 5 (TV-MA)

The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper. Starring Matthew Macfadyen, Adam Rothenberg, MyAnna Buring

Synopsis by IMDB.

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