New This Week on DVD, February 13, 2018

 Wonder (PG)

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. Starring Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic

 Roman J. Israel, Esq. (PG-13)

Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action. Starring Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo

 Hazlo Como Hombre (R)

Raúl, Eduardo and Santiago have led a happy and “straight” life since their childhood, until, one day, Santiago confesses to them that he is gay. Starring Mauricio Ochmann, Alfonso Dosal, Humberto Busto

 Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! (PG)

Ash Ketchum from Pallet Town is 10 years old today. This means he is now old enough to become a Pokémon Trainer. Ash dreams big about the adventures he will experience after receiving his first Pokémon from Professor Oak. Starring Unshô Ishizuka, Rica Matsumoto, Sarah Natochenny

 Blade of the Immortal (R)

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine – the 100th film by master director Takashi Miike. Starring Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, Sôta Fukushi

 The Ballad of Lefty Brown (R)

A thrilling and action-packed Western, The Ballad of Lefty Brown is a story about loyalty, friendship, and the relentless pursuit of justice. Starring Bill Pullman, Peter Fonda, Joseph Lee Anderson

 Animal Kingdom: The Complete Second Season (TV-MA)

The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua “J” Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine “Smurf” Cody and her right-hand Baz, who runs the business and calls the shots, the clan also consists of Pope, the oldest and most dangerous of the Cody boys; Craig, the tough and fearless middle son; and Deran, the troubled, suspicious “baby” of the family. Starring Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman, Shawn Hatosy

 The Deuce: The Complete First Season (TV-MA)

A look at life in New York City during the 1970s and ’80s when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan.  Starring James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe

 The Sinner: Season One (TV-14)

A young mother tries to find out what’s causing her to have violent tendencies. Starring Jessica Biel, Christopher Abbott, Dohn Norwood

 Broad City: Season Four (TV-14)

Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time. Starring  Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson, Hannibal Buress

 The Gospel of Matthew (NR)

Four writers. Four narratives. One life. For the first time in film history the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John have been reconstructed in four feature length, documentary-style films. Narrated word for word by some of the world’s leading voice talent, the Gospels are coming to life like never before. Starring Selva Rasalingam, Karima Gouit, Ramdane Aala

 Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents (NR)

The secret agents that protected Queen Elizabeth from treason for over 40 years, through the execution of Mary Queen of Scots to the death of Queen Elizabeth, the capture of Catholic fugitive John Gerard and the infamous Gunpowder Plot. Starring Colin Tierney, Dominic Green, Kevin James

 A Dash of Love (TV-G)

An aspiring chef lands a dream job at her idol’s restaurant, but when she and another chef are both fired from there, they decide to open their own eatery. Starring Jen Lilley, Brendan Penny, Peri Gilpin

Synopsis by IMDB.


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