New This Week on DVD, February 19, 2019

 A Star is Born (R)

A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. Starring Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott

 Robin Hood (PG-13)

A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance. Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, Ben Mendelsohn

 Overlord (R)

A small group of American soldiers find horror behind enemy lines on the eve of D-Day. Starring Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier

 Can You Ever Forgive Me? (R)

When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells

 Harvest of Fire (PG)

A female FBI agent comes to a distrustful Amish community to investigate a multiple building arson incident. Starring Lolita Davidovich, J.A. Preston, Jean Louisa Kelly

 Nova: Operation Bridge Rescue (TV-PG)

Follow the race to rebuild the Old Blenheim Bridge in New York State, an icon of 19th century American engineering, destroyed by Hurricane Irene in 2011. Watch a team of elite craftsmen faithfully reproduce the massive, intricate wooden structure under grueling time pressure as flooding threatens their worksite. In China, witness craftsmen restoring thousand-year-old covered bridges based on ingenious frameworks of woven timber beams. Discover how Chinese artisans are keeping traditional skills alive to ensure the survival of these stunning ancient structures. Starring William Adams, Don Airey, Mike Eenigenburg

 Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness (TV-PG)

A tragic street racing accident kills a wife and her child leaving her husband to pick up the pieces and pursue justice against the boy that killed them. Starring Dean Cain, Peri Gilpin, Landon Liboiron

 Candles on Bay Street (PG)

A single mom returns to her hometown after a lengthy absence, posing a potential threat to the marriage of her old high school flame and his wife. Starring Alicia Silverstone, Eion Bailey, Polly Bergen

 American Masters: Sammy Davis Jr. I’ve Gotta Be Me (TV-PG)

Sammy Davis, Jr. had the kind of career that was indisputably legendary, so vast and multi-faceted that it was dizzying in its scope and scale. And yet, his life was complex, complicated and contradictory. Davis strove to achieve the American Dream in a time of racial prejudice and shifting political territory. Starring Harry Belafonte, Tony Bennett, Humphrey Bogart

 National Geographic: Paris to Pittsburg (NR)

Paris to Pittsburgh brings to life the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over the United States’ energy future – and the Trump administration’s explosive decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement – the film captures what’s at stake for communities around the country and the inspiring ways Americans are responding. Starring Rachel Brosnahan

 National Geographic: Into the Okavango (NR)

A passionate conservation biologist brings together a river bushman fearful of losing his past and a young scientist uncertain of her future on an epic, four-month expedition across three countries, through unexplored and dangerous landscapes, in order to save the Okavango Delta, one of our planet’s last pristine wildernesses. Starring Steve Boyes, Maans Booysen, Adjany Costa, Bill Branch, Gotz Neef, Nigel Barker

Synopsis by IMDB.

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