New This Week on DVD, November 7, 2017

 Cars 3 (G)

Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world. Starring Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion, Larry the Cable Guy, Armie Hammer, Tony Shalhoub, Bonnie Hunt

 The Glass Castle (PG-13)

A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who’s an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children’s imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty. Starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts, Max Greenfield

 Your Name. (PG)

Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart? Starring Ray Chase, Kevin T. Collins, Marc Diraison

 Ingrid Goes West (R)

An unhinged social media stalker moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram star. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O’Shea Jackson Jr.

 Slamma Jamma (PG)

Wrongfully accused and sent to prison, a former basketball star prepares for the national slam dunk competition while finding redemption in himself and in those he loves. Starring Chris Staples, Michael Irvin, Jose Canseco

 Patti Cake$ (R)

PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey. Starring Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay

 Champion (PG)

In the supercharged world of dirt track racing, a single mistake causes the lives of two men to change forever. One must fight for his family, the other must fight to forgive. Starring Gary Graham, Andrew Cheney, Kera O’Bryon

 The Journey (PG-13)

During the 2006 Northern Ireland peace talks, Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuiness and Democratic Party leader Ian Paisley are forced to travel by car together. Starring Freddie Highmore, Toby Stephens, John Hurt, Colm Meaney

 I Called Him Morgan (NR)

An exploration of the relationship between jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who was implicated in his murder in 1972. Starring Lee Morgan, Helen Morgan, Wayne Shorter

 Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan (NR)

Documentary on the great American Ballerina Wendy Whelan. Starring Wendy Whelan

 Te Ata (PG)

Te Ata set her sights on Broadway and what she thought was her life’s dream. Audition after audition she was rejected and began to wonder if she was cut out for the bright lights. Starring Q’orianka Kilcher, Gil Birmingham, Graham Greene

 Westworld: The Complete First Season (TV-MA)

Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged without consequence. Starring Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, James Marsden, Jeffrey Wright, Ed Harris

 Heartland: The Complete Eighth Season (TV-PG)

A multi-generational saga set in Alberta, Canada and centered on a family getting through life together in both happy and trying times. Starring Amber Marshall, Graham Wardle, Shaun Johnston

 Married by Christmas (NR)

A high level executive must find herself a husband before Christmas in order to inherit a fortune. Starring Jes Macallan, April Bowlby, James Eckhouse

 A Cinderella Christmas (UR)

Angie works hard to run her uncle’s events business while her cousin Candace takes the credit. When Angie takes a night off to have fun at the Christmasquerade Ball, the mask and gown allow her to let loose, and she quickly catches the eye of Nicholas, a wealthy local bachelor. But then Angie has to go before revealing her identity, leaving Nicholas searching for his mystery woman in this modern take on the classic fairytale. Starring Emma Rigby, Peter Porte, Sarah Stouffer

 Albert: A Small Tree with a Big Dream (NR)

Albert is the story of a tiny Douglas fir tree named Albert who has big dreams of becoming Empire City’s most famous Christmas tree. When the search for this year’s tree is announced, Albert believes he has found his calling and hits the road with his two best friends, Maisie the persistently positive palm tree, and Gene the abrasive and blisteringly honest weed, to fulfill his destiny. With a few prickly situations along the way, and Cactus Pete out to stop him, Albert learns the true meaning of Christmas. Starring Katie Crown, John DiMaggio, Judah Friedlander, Rob Riggle

 Masterpiece: Poldark Series 3 (TV-14)

Ross Poldark returns home after American Revolutionary War and rebuilds his life with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it.  Starring Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jack Farthing, Heida Reed, Tristan Sturrock, Beatie Edney

  Crown: Season 1 (TV-MA)

Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Starring Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby, John Lithgow, Nicholas Rowe, Pip Torrens

Synopsis by IMDB.

 

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