Bombshell

New DVDs for the Week of March 9, 2020

Bombshell– A group of women decides to take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.

Charlie’s Angels– Director Elizabeth Banks takes the helm as the next generation of fearless Charlie’s Angels take flight. In Banks’s bold vision, the Angels are working for the mysterious Charles Townsend, whose security and investigative agency has expanded internationally. With the world’s smartest, bravest, and most highly trained women all over the globe, there are now teams of Angels guided by multiple Bosleys taking on the toughest jobs everywhere.

Uncut Gems– A charismatic jeweler makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business, family, and adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.

The Affair (Season 5)– In the aftermath of horrific events, Noah and Helen try to come to terms with the consequences of their choices. Just when things seem to have stabilized, a chance encounter with someone from the distant past sets in motion a sequence of events that brings them both to their knees. They realize they must face their past in order to truly move on. And some years in the future, Alison and Cole’s now adult daughter Joanie attempts to piece together the truth about what happened to her mother.

Seven Worlds, One Planet– Millions of years ago, incredible forces ripped apart the Earth’s crust, creating our seven continents, each with its own distinct climate, its own distinct terrain, and its own unique animal life. From the colorful paradise of South America to the scorching heat of Africa, this showcases the true character of each continent in turn and reveals just how it has shaped all life there.

Time Thieves– An eye-opening investigation into how time has become a currency, why ‘time poverty’ is on the rise, and how the more people try to save time, the less they have. Director Cosima Dannoritzer blends remarkable archival footage and heartbreaking stories with testimonials from leading experts in a documentary that was filmed on location in France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, and the US. Some dialogue is in German and French.