New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

November 21, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The return of the living dead [videorecording]

November 20, 2015
[Beverly Hills, Calif.] : Metro-Goldwyn Mayer ; Beverly Hills, Calif. : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.
Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa.
Special features: audio commentary with cast, crew and undead; audio commentary with director Dan O'Bannon and production designer William Stout; "The decade of darkness" featurette; "The dead have risen" featurette; Zombie subtitles for the film; "Designing the dead" featurette.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1984.
On Freddy's first day of work at an army surplus store, he accidentally releases nerve gas vapors that cause the dead to re-animate.

Halloween III [videorecording] : season of the witch

November 20, 2015
Universal City, CA : Universal, c2003.
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Halloween III is an entirely original new movie based on the idea of Halloween and using the title but otherwise having nothing in common with the previous Halloween films. The story features witchcraft, robots, and a diabolical plot to scare 50 million children to death!

Ice soldiers

November 20, 2015
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Ironside, Adam Beach, Dominic Purcell, Camille Sullivan, Benz Antoine, Gabriel Hogan.
Title from disc label.
Buried beneath the Arctic ice since the Cold War, genetically modified Soviet soldiers have been rediscovered, reactivated and are ready to unleash devastating destruction. One scientist will try to stop the carnage before they complete their terrifying, top-secret mission.

Blast from the past [videorecording]

November 20, 2015
Miami, Fl. : New Line Home Video, c2010.
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Brendan Fraser, Christopher Walken, Sissy Spacek, Alicia Silverstone.
Special features: Full screen version ; Widescreen version ; "Script-to-screen" screenplay access ; Up-to-the-minute information on cast and crew members with Web Links ; "Bomb shelter" games: Trivia, Bingo, Poker, and more ; Print out swing dance steps ; Find a long lost friend and E-mail a postcard to them ; Language: English 5.1 surround ; English stereo surround.
After being raised in a bomb shelter for 35 years by his parents, Adam emerges into the modern world of Los Angeles.

Halloween 5 [videorecording] : the revenge of Michael Myers

November 20, 2015
Troy, MI : Anchor Bay Entertainment, c2006.
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Donald Pleasence, Danielle Harris, Ellie Cornell, Beau Starr, Wendy Kaplan, Tamara Glynn.
Title from disc label.
Features: audio commentary with director Dominique Othenin-Girard and actors Danielle Harris and Jeffrey Landman; introduction by stars Danielle Harris and Ellie Cornell; On-set Halloween 5 footage: rare, never-before-seen footage taken on the set; Inside Halloween 5: documentary featuring rare behind the scenes footage, a cut scene, and interviews with Danielle Harris, Ellie Cornell, Don Shanks, executive producer Moustapha Akkad and cinematographer Rob Draper; theatrical trailer.
The petrifying spectre of Michael Myers shatters Haddonfield once again, in this fifth "Halloween" shocker that picks up where "Halloween 4" ended.

Finding neighbors

November 19, 2015
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael O'keefe, Catherine Dent, Blake Bashoff, Julie Mond, Sean Patrick Thomas.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: Cast interviews ; director's breakdown of a scene ; director's commentary track ; animation backstory ; women on the set featurette ; original trailer.
Sam Tucker, a successful stay-at-home graphic novelist, has hit a mid-life and creative crisis. Six months late on the deadline of his latest novel, Sam has already created turmoil with his publisher after his last book was a disaster. When his therapist wife Mary suspects Sam of having an affair with Sherrie, his provocative next-door neighbor, she is surprised to find out he's actually spending time with the other next-door neighbor, Jeff, a gay fellow 'househusband'.

O Jerusalem [videorecording]

November 19, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, c2009.
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
JJ Feild, Saïd Taghmaoui, Tom Conti, Ian Holm, Tovah Feldshuh.
Title from disc label.
Based on the book by Larry Collins and Dominique LaPierre.
A Jewish American and his best friend, an Arab Muslim, find themselves fighting on opposite sides of the historic battle for Jerusalem. From the streets of New York City to the Holy Land, they both must risk their lives and friendship as they make sacrifices along the way to fight for what they believe in.

Saving Christmas

November 19, 2015
Franklin, Tennessee : Provident Films, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kirk Cameron, Darren Doane, Bridgette Ridenour.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
An engaging story that provides a biblical basis for time-honored traditions.

Cold comes the night

November 19, 2015
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2014]
1 videodisc (approximately 90 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bryan Cranston, Logan Marshall-Green, Alice Eve, Leo Fitzpatrick, Ursula Parker.
Special features: Deleted scenes.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
A blind criminal takes hostage a struggling motel owner and her daughter to be his eyes and help him get back his cash from a crooked cop.

20 holiday adventures.

November 19, 2015
[New York, NY] : Scholastic, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 222 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Title from disc label.
Fullscreen (1.33:1).
The night before Christmas -- Max's Christmas -- Merry Christmas, Splat -- Morris's disappearing bag -- Merry Christmas, space case -- Bear snores on -- Noah's ark -- Too many tamales -- Lemonade in winter -- The snowy day -- Fletcher and the snowflake Christmas -- In the month of Kislev -- Little drummer boy -- Seven candles for Kwanzaa -- Great joy! -- Antarctic antics -- Giving thanks -- Bear has a story to tell -- The clown of God -- Brave Irene.
Twenty tales perfect for kids and families who love to watch classic storybooks come to life! Stories includes: The Night Before Christmas; Fletcher and the Snowflake; Little Drummer Boy; Bear Has a Story to Tell; and many more.

No escape

November 18, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Lake Bell, Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan, Sterling Jerins, Spencer Garrett.
Title from disc label.
How far will one man go to protect the ones he cares about most in the world? An intense international thriller, centers on an American businessman as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city.

The heart machine

November 18, 2015
New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2015]
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Gallagher Jr., Kate Lyn Sheil, David Call, Louisa Krause, Libby Woodbridge, Halley Wegryn-Gross.
Includes trailer.
DVD release of the 2014 motion picture.
Twenty-somethings Cody and Virginia are in a thoroughly modern Internet-based relationship. He's in Brooklyn, she's in Berlin, and they have never met physically. When Cody suspects Virginia may be harboring secrets behind the laptop, he spirals into a paranoid hunt for the truth, no matter how unsettling.

Memory for Max, Claire, Ida and company [videorecording]

November 18, 2015
[New York] : Criterion Collection, [2010]
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Featuring Claire Mandell, Max Trachter, Ida Orliffe, Fay Silverman, Rachel Baker, Murray Cornish, Helen Mosten-Growe, Ruth Kogon.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
"Allan King Films"--Container.
Follows the lives of eight patients suffering from dementia and memory loss at a home for the Jewish elderly in Toronto.

Dying at Grace [videorecording]

November 18, 2015
[New York] : Criterion Collection, [2010]
1 videodisc (148 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Featuring Carmela Nardone, Joyce Bone, Eda Simac, Lloyd Greenway, Richard Pollard.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Allan King captures the last few months of the lives of five terminally ill cancer patients at Toronto Grace Health Care Center. Watch as they laugh, cry, and contemplate the many issues that comes with certain death.

Come on children [videorecording]

November 18, 2015
[New York] : Criterion Collection, c2010.
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Featuring, John Hamilton, Lesley Henry, Noreen McCallum, Ken Gibbs, Jo Anne Lye, Richard McMullen, Alan Dunikowski, Jane Harrison, Sharon Wall, Alex Zivojinovich.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1972.
"Allan King Films"--Container.
Filmed in the early 1970s, Come on children presents an experiment in which ten teenagers aged thirteen to nineteen (including a young Alex Lifeson of the rock band Rush) leave home and school to live together on a farm.

A married couple [videorecording]

November 18, 2015
[New York] : Criterion Collection, [2010]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Featuring Billy Edwards, Antoinette Edwards, Bogart Edwards.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1969.
A documentary focusing on the relationship between Billy and Antoinette Edwards, an eccentric married couple, also capturing a time in which long-existing gender roles were beginning to dissolve.

American ultra

November 18, 2015
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 96 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, Topher Grace, Walton Goggins, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman, Tony Hale.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Activating American Ultra documentary; Assassinating on a Budget featurette; Gag reel; Audio commentary with director Nima Nourizadeh.
Mike shares a small-town life with his girlfriend Phoebe. But Mike's sleepy world goes wild after he discovers that he's actually a CIA sleeper agent with lethal fighting skills, and the target of government hitmen. Mike, the ultimate slacker, transforms into an ultra-attacker as he and Phoebe fight to survive in this exhilarating adventure.


November 17, 2015
Los Angeles, CA : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Karren Karagulian, James Ransone, Kitana Kiki Rodriguez.
Special features: Featurettes ; visual style test ; theatrical trailer.
It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles.

Apartment troubles

November 17, 2015
1 videodisc (78 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jess Weixler, Jennifer Prediger, Megan Mullally, Jeffrey Tambor, Will Forte.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Title from disc label.
Follows the story of two co-dependent roommates, Olivia and Nicole who are not exactly sure how they're going to make it when they get evicted from their shoebox apartment in Manhattan by their landlord. The two flee to Los Angeles for the promise of sunshine. As one door slams shut, another opens one tarot card reading later, the duo decides to take their performance art sensibilities to the mainstream by auditioning for a reality TV talent show.

If there be thorns

November 17, 2015
Santa Monica, California : distributed by Lionsgate
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Heather Graham, Jason Lewis, Rachael Carpani.
Title from disc surface.
Based on the best selling "Dollanganger" series of books; sequel to Petals on the wind.
The third installment in the Flowers in the Attic series follows the tragically dysfunctional Dollanganger family as they try to escape their past, only to find out there are some things that you can never get away from.

Sunset Edge

November 17, 2015
New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2015]
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
William Dickerson, Andy Foltz, Liliane Gillenwater.
Special features: Behind the scenes; Bloopers; Deleted scenes; Trailer.
Four aimless suburban teens hang out and rummage through a decaying mobile home park know as Sunset Edge, completely unaware that a tormented soul with a horrific past moves among them. Day turns to night and people disappear as the secrets of Sunset Edge are revealed in a haunting finale.


November 17, 2015
[Los Angeles, CA] : Level 33 Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michelle Fairley, Lars Mikkelsen, Dominique Tipper, Ryan Oliva, Adam Deacon, Ashley Walters.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
A high-octane tale of betrayal, redemption, and honor, charting the unlikely bond between streetwise teenage drug courier Montana and Dimitrie, a Serbian ex-commando, who plot revenge against a powerful crime lord and his nemesis from the Balkan conflict.

The man with two brains [videorecording]

November 13, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2014.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner, James Cromwell, George Furth.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
A wacky brain surgeon mourns for his wife and then falls for a beauty who hides a heart of stone. The situation is hopeless until his oddball research offers a ray of hope.

A midsummer night's dream

November 12, 2015
2 videodiscs (170 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michelle Terry, John Light, Matthew Tennyson, Sarah MacRae, Olivia Ross, Luke Thompson, Joshua Silver, Pearce Quigley, Fergal McElherron, Christopher Loga, Huss Garbiya, Tom Lawrence, Edward Peel, Tala Gouveia, Molly Logan, Stephanie Racine.
Produced and originally broadcast to theaters during the Globe on Screen 2013 season.
Extra feature: Cast gallery.
This production of the very popular Shakespeare play about young lovers, accident-prone workmen, and two royal courts is directed by Dominic Dromgoole.

The tempest [videorecording]

November 12, 2015
[United States] : [distributed by] Kultur, c2013.
2 videodiscs (162 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Roger Allam, Jessie Buckley, James Garnon, Colin Morgan, Jason Baughan, Jessie Buckley, Pip Donaghy, Roger Allam, Trevor Fox, Sam Cox, Peter hamilton Dyer, Joshua Jones, William Mannering, Matthew Raymond, Sarah Sweeney, Amanda Wilkin.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Cast gallery.
Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place.


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