New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

February 11, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Badge of honor

February 10, 2016
[United States] : Disengaged Productions, [2013]
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jesse Bradford, Lochlyn Munro, Martin Sheen, Mena Suvari, Haylie Duff.
Title from disc label.
It's a cold, rainy night on Seattle's east side and police officers David and Mike are about to bust in on a dangerous drug deal. Unbeknownst to them, their actions will land them at the center of an Internal Affairs investigation led by officer Dawson. The old school police chief believes his cops are innocent, but something just doesn't fit. As officer Dawson continues her investigation, her life is in danger. Will she survive long enough to find the truth?

Jem and the Holograms

February 10, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2016]
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Aubrey Peeples, Stefanie Scott, Hayley Kiyoko, Aurora Perrineau, Ryan Guzman, Juliette Lewis.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1).
Small-town girl Jerrica lives an unexceptional life; until she takes on a secret identity inspired by her music. She becomes Jem: the bold, stunning and absolutely fearless global superstar! But when it seems that she may lose touch with the things that really matter, Jerrica and her band of sisters begin a one-in-a-million journey, discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden.

Black mass

February 10, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video , 2015.
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon, Jesse Plemons.
In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James "Whitey" Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the true story of this unholy alliance, which spiraled out of control, allowing Whitey to evade law enforcement, consolidate power, and become one of the most ruthless and powerful gangsters in Boston history.

The 33

February 10, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2016]
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, James Brolin, Lou Diamond Phillips, Juliette Binoche, Bob Gunton, Gabriel Byrne, Mario Casas, Jacob Vargas, Juan Pablo Raba.
Based on the book Deep down dark by Hector Tobar.
In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign of hope.

Perestroika [videorecording]

February 10, 2016
[Culver City, Calif.] : Strand Releasing Home Video, c2009.
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
F. Murray Abraham, Sam Robards, Oksana Stashenko, Jicky Schnee, Maria Andreyeva, Ally Sheedy.
With a marriage in shambles, an affair ending, and considered a traitor, an astrophysicist returns to his home in Russia during its restructuring, where he is now hailed as a hero.

Patterns of evidence, Exodus [videorecording]

February 10, 2016
St. Louis Park, MN : Thinking Man Films, [2015]
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrated by Kevin Sorbo.
Videodisc release of the 2014 documentary film.
Bonus features include the features Behind the music, From film to book, Books and resources, Extended DVD boxset, and Host a patterns event.
Did the Israelites' exodus from Egypt really happen? There's evidence that it did. Traveling from the United States to Israel and England, filmmaker Timothy Mahoney sifts through archaeological and historical clues, as well as comments from scholars and experts, to determine the truth as he builds a new case for an ancient, and often controversial, story.

CB4, the movie [videorecording]

February 10, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studio, c2002.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Chris Rock, Allen Payne, Deezer D, Chris Elliott, Phil Hartman, Charlie Murphey, Khandi Alexander, Arthur Evans, Theresa Randle.
Originally released as motion picture in 1993.
"Sex, rhymes and keepin' it real!"--Container.
A comedic spoof of rap stars and life in the hip-hop fast lane. Includes performances by various rap singers.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band [videorecording]

February 9, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, c2003.
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Peter Frampton, The Bee Gees, Frankie Howerd, Paul Nicholas, Donald Pleasence, Steve Martin, George Burns, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Billy Preston, Earth, Wind & Fire.
Special features: original theatrical trailer.
DVD remake of the 1978 motion picture.
Songs: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (2:02) (Bee Gees, Paul Nicholas) -- With a little help from my friends (3:12) (Peter Frampton, Bee Gees) -- Fixing a hole (1:42) (George Burns) -- Getting better (4:02) (Peter Frampton, Bee Gees) -- Here comes the sun (3:44) (Sandy Farina) -- I want you ; She's so heavy (9:59) (Bee Gees [et al.]) -- Good morning, good morning (2:39) (Paul Nicholas, Peter Frampton, Bee Gees) -- Nowhere man (1:28) (Bee Gees) -- Polythene Pam (:37) (Bee Gees) -- She came in through the bathroom window (4:29) (Peter Frampton, Bee Gees) -- Mean Mr. Mustard (3:49) (Frankie Howerd) -- She's leaving home (3:43) (Bee Gees, Jay MacIntosh, John Wheeler) -- Lucy in the sky with diamonds (3:49) (Dianne Steinberg, Stargard) -- Oh! darling (4:21) (Robin Gibb) -- Maxwell's silver hammer (6:22) (Steve Martin) -- Because (3:32) (Alice Cooper, Bee Gees) -- Strawberry Fields forever (4:07) (Sandy Farina) -- Being for the benefit of Mr. Kite (4:01) (Maurice Gibb [et al.]) -- You never give my your money (4:14) (Paul Nicholas, Dianne Steinberg) -- Got to get you into my life (4:53) (Earth, Wind & Fire) -- When I'm Sixty-four (3:20) (Frankie Howerd, Sandy Farina) -- Come together (4:45) (Aerosmith) -- Golden slumbers (1:37) (Peter Frampton) -- Carry that weight (1:59) (Bee Gees) -- Long and winding road (2:53) (Peter Frampton) -- Day in the life (4:14) (Barry Gibb, Bee Gees) -- Get back (3:17) (Billy Preston) -- Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (reprise) (2:02) (Peter Frampton, Bee Gees).
The Lonely Hearts Club Band overcomes an evil plot to strip Heartland, U.S.A., of its love, joy, and music.

Dare not walk alone [videorecording]

February 5, 2016
[West Hollywood, CA] : Indican Pictures, [2008]
1 videodisc (79 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
No credits provided.
Full frame.
"An emotional march from past to present combining the rarely seen news footage from 1964 with present day testimony to tell the true story of troubled times in the historic tourist town of St. Augustine, Florida."--Container.

Queen of Earth

February 5, 2016
New York, New York : IFC Films, [2015]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Elisabeth Moss, Patrick Fugit, Katherine Waterson, Kate Lyn Sheil.
Special features: commentary with Alex Ross Perry & Elisabeth Moss ; Behind the scenes ; Trailer.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Catherine has entered a particularly dark period in her life: her father, a famous artist, has recently died, and on the heels of his death she's dumped by her boyfriend James. Looking to recuperate, Catherine heads out to her best friend Virginia's lake house for some much needed relaxation. Tranquility eludes her, however, as she's instantly overcome with memories of time spent at the same house with James the year before.

Straight outta Compton

February 4, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (147 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Paul Giamatti.
Widescreen (2.40:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking viewers back to where it all began, the film tells the true story of how these cultural rebels-armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent-stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world's most dangerous group, N.W.A.


February 4, 2016
Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle, Keith David.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
A volcano erupts in Los Angeles and destroys everything in its path.

Hancock [videorecording]

February 4, 2016
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
1 videodisc (approximately 102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman, Jae Head, Eddie Marsan.
A superhero with total disregard for the damage he causes while saving people finds himself having his image changed by a public relations executive, in return for saving the executive's life.

Second coming

February 4, 2016
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nadine Marshall, Idris Elba, Kai Francis-Lewis, Sharlene Whyte, Llewella Gideon.
Wide screen (2.35:1).
Includes bonus short film "Wait 'til the wolves make nice" (10 min.), directed by Jessica dela Merced.
Busy working parents Mark and Jackie have not been intimate with each other in several months, so when Jackie discovers she is pregnant, it comes as an inexplicable shock to all. Jackie insists she's been faithful, but Mark reacts with rage, knowing the baby can't possibly be his. As the unnerving side effects of Jackie's condition worsen, will this seeming miracle bring the family closer together or tear them apart?


February 4, 2016
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kit Harrington, Tuppence Middleton, Jennifer Ehle, Lara Pulver.
Special features: the making of; deleted scenes.
When a terrorist escapes custody during a routine handover, Will Holloway must team with disgraced MI5 Intelligence Chief Harry Pearce to track him down before an imminent terrorist attack on London.

99 homes

February 3, 2016
[United States] : Broad Green Pictures, [2016]
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon, Laura Dern, Clancy Brown, Tim Guinee, J.D. Evermore.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
When a single father, Dennis Nash, is evicted from his home, his only chance to win it back is to go to work for Rick Carver, the charismatic and ruthless businessman who evicted him in the first place. It's a deal-with-the-devil that provides security for his family; but as Nash falls deeper into Carver's web, he finds his situation grows more brutal and dangerous than he ever imagined.

Love the Coopers

February 3, 2016
[Santa Monica, California] : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Diane Keaton, John Goodman, Alan Arkin, Ed Helms, Jake Lacy, Anthony MacKie, Amanda Seyfried, June Squibb, Marisa Tomei, Olivia Wilde.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
It follows the Cooper clan as four generations of extended family come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration. As the evening unfolds, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of the holiday.


February 3, 2016
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (148 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci, Andrew Scott.
Special features: Video blogs.
Based on the James Bond series by Ian Fleming.
A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.


February 1, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2015]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Julianne Hough, Teddy Sears, Penelope Mitchell, Drew Rausch.
Widescreen (2.35:1).
Bonus features: Another curve: a twisted alternate storyline.
A young bride-to-be deliberately crashes her car off a deserted highway in an attempt to escape from a charming, predatory hitchhiker. When the plan backfires, trapping her in an overturned vehicle, she defends herself against a terrorizing psychopath, only to uncover a shocking truth that fuels her fight for survival.


February 1, 2016
[Santa Monica, California] : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell, Michael Shannon.
Special features: Making-of featurette ; Freeheld to Freedom: Ocen County then and now featurette ; Oscar-winning documentary short film, "Freeheld" ; audio commentary with director Peter Sollett, Julianne Moore, and Ellen Page.
Based on a documentary short film by Cynthia Wade.
When a New Jersey police lieutenant is diagnosed with terminal cancer, she and her registered domestic partner must work to secure her pension benefits.

He never died

February 1, 2016
[United States] : Vertical, [2016]
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
BooBoo Stewart, Henry Rollins, Jordan Todosey, James Cade, Michael Cram, Tamara Almeida, Dan Petronijevic.
DVD release of the 2015 motion picture.
Jack is in a rut. His existence has been whittled down to nothing. When he finds his long-lost daughter has been taken by the city's crime syndicate, he must combat his inner demons as he goes on a bloody warpath to seek revenge.

Batman. Bad blood

February 1, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2016]
1 videodisc (74 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jason O'Mara, Yvonne Strahovski, Stuart Allan, Sean Maher, Morena Baccarin.
Special feature: A sneak peak at DC Universe's next animated movie: Justice League vs. Teen Titans.
During their investigation into Bruce Wayne's disappearance, even Alfred goes undercover to assist, and soon they all become involved with the mysterious Batwoman, who may have been the last to see Batman alive. As the Bat family continues to track him down, they come to the inescapable conclusion that the Dark Knight has gone over to the dark side, becoming Gotham's newest and most deadly crime boss.


February 1, 2016
[United States] : Meadowland Movie, LLC, [2015]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Olivia Wilde, Luke Wilson, Elisabeth Moss, Giovanni Ribisi.
Wide screen.
DVD release of the 2014 motion picture.
In the hazy aftermath of an unimaginable loss, married couple Sarah and Phil come unhinged, recklessly ignoring the repercussions. Phil, a New York City cop, starts to lose sight of his morals as Sarah puts herself in increasingly dangerous situations, falling deeper into her own fever dream.

Extraordinary tales

February 1, 2016
[New York] : GKids, [2014]
1 videodisc (73 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christopher Lee, Bela Lugosi, Guillermo Del Toro, Roger Corman, Julian Sands.
Bonus Features: The Art of Extraordinary Tales; the Making of Extraordinary Tales; Audio Commentary by Director Raul Garcia; US Trailer.
Based on the stories by Edgar Allan Poe.
The tell-tale heart -- The fall of the house of Usher -- The masque of the red death -- The pit and the pendulum -- The facts in the case of Mr. Valedemar
Five of Edgar Allan Poe's best-known stories are brought to vivid life in this heart-pounding animated anthology. Murderous madmen, sinister villains and cloaked ghouls stalk the darkened corridors of Poe's imagination, as his haunting tales are given a terrifying new twist by some of the most beloved figures in horror film history. Include: The tell-tale heart; The fall of the house of Usher; The masque of the red death; The pit and the pendulum; and The facts in the case of Mr. Valedemar.

The keeping room

February 1, 2016
[Austin, Texas] : Drafthouse Films, [2016]
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Hailee Steinfeld, Sam Worthington, Brit Marling, Muna Otaru.
DVD release of the 2014 motion picture.
Based on the screenplay Black list by Julia Hart.
In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to the isolated farmhouse that she shares with her sister Louise and their female slave Mad. The pair of soldiers track Augusta down intent on exacting revenge, the trio of women are forced to take up arms to fend off their assailants.


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