New DVDs

The Snowman: When an elite crime squad’s lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.

Roman J. Israel, Esp: A driven, idealistic defense attorney finds his life suddenly disrupted when he is recruited to join a firm led by ambitious lawyer George Pierce – and begins a friendship with a young champion for equal rights. A turbulent series of events ensues, which will put the activism that has defined Roman’s career to the test.

The Ballad of Lefty Brown: Set in the vast, desolate plains of Montana, The Ballad of Lefty Brown is an ode to the traditional revenge western. When framed frontier lawman and Montana’s first elected senator Eddie Johnson is brutally murdered, his longtime sidekick and friend, Lefty Brown, will stop at nothing to avenge his death.

The Crown: the complete first season: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne … a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world’s most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

The Post: Determined to uphold the nation’s civil liberties, Katharine Graham, publisher of The Washington Post, and hard-nosed editor Ben Bradlee join forces to expose a decades-long cover-up. But the two must risk their careers – and their freedom – to bring the truth to light in this powerful film with a celebrated cast.

The Greatest Showman: Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum and celebrating the birth of show business, the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle.

Lady Bird: Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom, a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird’s father loses his job.

The Shape of Water: From the master storyteller, Guillermo del Toro, comes an other-worldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden, high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.

12 Strong: Follows the first U.S. Special Forces team sent into Afghanistan in the harrowing days after 9/11. There, they must convince the general of the Northern Alliance to join forces in fighting the Taliban and Al Queda. While overcoming mutual distrust, the Americans must also adopt the rudimentary tactics of the Afghan horse soldiers. Despite their uneasy bond, the new allies find themselves outnumbered and outgunned by a ruthless enemy that will not take prisoners.

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