New This Week on DVD, September 18, 2018

 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (PG-13)

When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Starring  Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall

 Damsel (R)

It’s the Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel. Starring  Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska, David Zellner

 The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (TV-PG)

The story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who was part of the Polish underground during World War II and was arrested by the Nazis for saving the lives of nearly 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw ghetto. Starring  Anna Paquin, Marcia Gay Harden, Goran Visnjic

 Saving Faith (G)

“Saving Faith” revolves around Faith Scott and her Uncle Donny. Faith is the Executive Director of the Ritz Theater in the small Tennessee town of Clinton. After years of struggle to keep the doors open it looks like it might be time to shut them for good. In one last ditch effort to keep the theater alive, Faith and Uncle Donny look to put together a big Christmas show…in June. Using his connections, that Faith knows nothing about, Uncle Donny is able to book a big time headliner for the show – Vince Gill and Amy Grant. Peter Marsh is a local business man in Clinton that has been waiting for the Ritz to go under so he can buy it cheap from the bank and sell it to a big time developer. When he hears about the Vince Gill/Amy Grant show, he pulls out all the stops to make sure the show does not go on. Uncle Donny, Faith and their friends and family pull together to make sure that they have done everything in their power to keep the doors to the Ritz Theater open, but can they succeed? Starring Victoria Jackson, Jenn Gotzon Chandler, Amy Grant

 L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables / Fire And Dew (NR)

Anne heads to Charlottetown to attend accelerated classes as she continues to work towards her dream of being a school teacher. While there, she is forced to adapt quickly to her new surroundings and classmates as she navigates her way through her first school experience outside of her beloved Green Gables. Anne finds herself facing daunting choices for her future, the stirrings of romance, and tragedy unlike anything she’s ever known. Meanwhile, Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert contend with advancing age as they deal with financial challenges and creeping ailments. Starring Ella Ballentine, Sara Botsford, Martin Sheen

 Masterpiece: The Miniaturist (NR)

A young woman moves to 17th century Amsterdam and hires a mysterious local miniaturist to furnish the dollhouse she received from her merchant husband as present, but the lifelike miniatures somehow start eerily foreshadowing her fate. Starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Romola Garai, Hayley Squires

 The Looming Tower: The Complete First Season (TV-MA)

A look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Afghanistan. Starring Jeff Daniels, Tahar Rahim, Wrenn Schmidt

 Supergirl: The Complete Third Season (TV-PG)

The adventures of Superman’s cousin in her own superhero career. Starring Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh

 Billionaire Boys Club (R)

A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a ‘get-rich-quick’ scam that turns deadly. Starring  Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Taron Egerton

 Siberia (R)

When an American diamond trader’s Russian partner goes missing, he journeys to Siberia in search of him, but instead begins a love affair. Starring Keanu Reeves, Boris Gulyarin, Ashley St. George

 American Horror Story: The Complete Seventh Season (TV-MA)

An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, a cult, and the apocalypse. Starring Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Denis O’Hare

 MacGyver: Season Two (TV-14)

Young Angus “Mac” MacGyver works for a clandestine organization within the U.S. government, relying on his unconventional problem-solving skills to save lives. Starring Lucas Till, George Eads, Tristin Mays

 Modus: Season 2 (NR)

During a snowy Christmas season in Sweden, psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds not only herself but also her autistic daughter drawn into the investigation of a number of disturbing deaths, through which she meets detective Ingvar Nyman of “Rikskrim”, a Swedish national police force. Nyman is dispatched to Uppsala to investigate the shocking Christmas Eve murder of bishop Elisabeth Lindgren. In Stockholm, the bodies keep turning up – though the causes of death vary. But before long, Inger Johanne starts noticing a pattern. MODUS is a thrilling story that raises questions about religion, human rights, and the very nature of love itself. It goes beyond conventional crime and peppers the story with red-hot political issues and criticizing intolerance. Starring Melinda Kinnaman, Henrik Norlén, Esmeralda Struwe

 The X-Files: The Complete Eleventh Season (TV-14)

Two F.B.I. Agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts. Starring Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Mitch Pileggi

 Superstore: Season 3 (TV-PG)

A look at the lives of employees at a big box store. Starring  America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash

 Law & Order Special Victims Unit: Season 19 (TV-14)

The Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD, investigate sexually related crimes. Starring Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Dann Florek

 Lethal Weapon: The Complete Second Season (TV-14)

A slightly unhinged cop is partnered with a veteran detective trying to maintain a low stress level in his life. Starring Damon Wayans, Clayne Crawford, Keesha Sharp

 You’re the Worst: The Complete Fourth Season (TV-14)

Centers on two toxic, self-destructive people who fall in love and attempt a relationship. Starring Chris Geere, Aya Cash, Desmin Borges

 The Amazing Race: Season 29 (TV-PG)

Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to ‘amazing’ locations. Starring Phil Keoghan, Jet McCoy, Cord McCoy

Synopsis by IMDB.

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