New This Week on DVD, December 11, 2018

 The Equalizer 2 (R)

Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves? Starring Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders

 Smallfoot (PG)

A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as “humans” really do exist. Starring Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya

 Peppermint (R)

Five years after her husband and daughter are killed in a senseless act of violence, a woman comes back from self-imposed exile to seek revenge against those responsible and the system that let them go free. Starring  Jennifer Garner, John Gallagher Jr., John Ortiz

 Unbroken: Path to Redemption (PG-13)

When the war ended, his battle began. Based on Laura Hillenbrand’s bestselling book, UNBROKEN: PATH TO REDEMPTION begins where Unbroken ends, sharing the next amazing chapter of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini’s powerful true story of forgiveness, redemption, and amazing grace. Starring Samuel Hunt, Merritt Patterson, Bobby Campo

 Colette (R)

Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms. Starring Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Eleanor Tomlinson

 Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days (NR)

In the afterlife, one guardian helps a man through his trials, while his two colleagues help a former guardian on earth. Starring Jung-woo Ha, Ji-Hoon Ju, Hyang-gi Kim

 Lizzie (R)

A psychological thriller based on the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family. Starring Kristen Stewart, Chloë Sevigny, Fiona Shaw

 Bold Type: Season Two (TV-14)

“The Bold Type” is inspired by the life of “Cosmopolitan” editor in chief, Joanna Coles. The show is a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for a global women’s magazine. Their struggles are about finding your identity, managing friendships and getting your heart broken, all while wearing the perfect jeans to flatter any body type. Starring Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy

 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Higher Ground (NR)

The postal detectives reunite a couple separated by the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Starring Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe

 Christmas in Homestead (TV-G)

Life is turned upside down for the handsome mayor of Homestead when a movie comes to shoot there in the middle of the Christmas season. And when the movie’s leading lady starts falling for him, things get a whole lot more complicated. Starring Taylor Cole, Michael Rady, Brooklyn Rae Silzer

 The Christmas Cure (TV-G)

A doctor returns home for Christmas to find that her father has decided to retire from his own practice. After reuniting with her high school sweetheart, she wonders if she should stay and take over her father’s practice. Starring Brooke Nevin, Steve Byers, Patrick Duffy

 Instinct: Season One (TV-14)

A former CIA operative, who has since built a “normal” life as a gifted professor and writer, is pulled back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer on the loose. Starring Alan Cumming, Bojana Novakovic, Daniel Ings

 The Orville: The Complete First Season (TV-14)

An exploratory ship from Earth faces intergalactic challenges 400 years in the future. Starring Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald

 The Heretic (NR)

The Heretic is a documentary film following the life and work of Rob Bell, one of the most polarizing figures in modern day Christianity. Starring Rob Bell, Kent Dobson, Elizabeth Gilbert

 Runnin’ from my Roots (NR)

Following a very public fall from grace, country music star Faith Winters seeks refuge in her rural Texas hometown, where she rediscovers feelings for her high school sweetheart, the local pastor. But the homecoming is bittersweet. Starring Janine Turner, Patrick Muldoon, Aaron O’Connell

 Tiny Christmas (TV-G)

When a clumsy elf accidentally shrinks two kids on Christmas Eve, they get scooped up into Santa’s sack. When they are dropped off across the street, the tiny kids have to navigate holiday hazards to make it home safely. Starring Riele Downs, Lizzy Greene, Graeme McComb

 Second Chance Christmas (UR)

In this Christmas time romantic comedy, Caroline is unhappy in her marriage and makes her way to file for divorce. On the way, an accident occurs and everything in her love life is about to change, as amnesia is now setting in. Starring Katrina Begin, Tilky Jones, Charlene Tilton

 Perry Como’s Olde English Christmas (NR)

The best friend a Christmas song ever had, the legendary and beloved Perry Como celebrated the yuletide season on television, radio and records for 50 years, delighting millions worldwide. In 1977, Mr. C traveled to England for his annual holiday TV special with much of the music and merriment taking place in an historic, festively decorated castle. Starring Perry Como, Petula Clark, Gemma Craven

 Father Brown: Season Six (TV-PG)

Series inspired by the stories of GK Chesterton; a Catholic priest has a knack for solving mysteries in his English village. Starring Mark Williams, Sorcha Cusack, John Burton

 Death in Paradise: Season Seven (TV-PG)

A British inspector is transferred to Saint-Marie’s police department, but he hates the sun, sea and sand. The series follow his investigations into murders on the island. Later series see another British DI head the investigative team. Starring Danny John-Jules, Elizabeth Bourgine, Don Warrington

 The Last Kingdom: Season Three (TV-MA)

The setting is a historical one of England roughly around 800-900 A.D. The conflict involves the Vikings who are eager to take more ground and the native English peoples or more correctly the Saxons who desire to hold the ground they have and repel the Vikings from England. The main protagonist is a fictional character although his birth place and enemies who contest him; Ubba and Guthrum are real figures. Starring Alexander Dreymon, Ian Hart, David Dawson

 Top of the Lake: China Girl (TV-MA)

In the wake of New Zealand’s devastating events, troubled Detective Robin returns to Sydney for a fresh start, however, the wounds of the past are deep and angry, moreover, a suitcase with a rather appalling content summons dark memories. Starring Ling Cooper Tang, Kim Gyngell, David Dencik, Elisabeth Moss

Synopsis by IMDB.

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