New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

June 15, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The swap

June 14, 2018
[United States] : Monarch, [2018]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Peyton List, Jacob Bertrand, Claire Rankin, Darrin Rose, Callan Potter.
Title from disc label.
Based on the book by Megan Shull.
Ellie is trying to juggle rhythmic gymnastics and troubles with her best friend, while Jack is struggling to live up to his brother's hockey legacy and his dad's high expectations. When a text argument about who has it easier gets out of hand, Ellie and Jack trigger a real-life swap and switch bodies! With a rhythmic championship and a spot on the hockey team at risk, they must find a way to get back in their own bodies before the swap becomes permanent.

Alex & me

June 14, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment , [2018]
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alex Morgan, Siena Agudong, Ava Acres, James Moses Black, Matt Cornett, Jim Klock, Joey Nader, Lily Mae Silverstein.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
Special features: Getting to know Alex Morgan; Aspire to inspire, success in hard work; Soccer, script to set, a playbook on Alex & me; outtake.
When fourteen-year-old Reagan fails to make the local soccer club and is humiliated by her rival, she gets bonked on the head in front of her Alex Morgan poster, her idol. Alex Morgan then comes into Reagan's life and trains her to be the best she can be, with the caveat that Reagan is the only one who can see Alex.

Miss Stevens

June 13, 2018
[New York, New York] : The Orchard, [2016]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Lily Rabe, Timothee Chalamet, Lili Reinhart, Oscar Nunez, Rob Huebel.
Wide screen.
Stuck at a crossroads in her personal life, it falls on Miss Stevens to chaperone three of her students Billy, Margot, and Sam on a weekend trip to a drama competition. Exploring the fine line between being a grown up and being a kid, this film is about students becoming teachers and teachers coming to realize that the messiness of youth never really goes away.

Wildcats [videorecording]

June 13, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Goldie Hawn, James Keach, Swoosie Kurtz.
Special features: training montage music video; cast/crew filmographies; theatrical trailer.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
Molly McGrath becomes coach of the football team at Central High School, and turns the team into a winning team.


June 12, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Amy Irving, Juno Temple.
Wide screen (1.56:1 matted)
Bonus feature: Unsanity.
A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution, where she is confronted by her greatest fear, but is it real or a product of her delusion?

Pacific Rim. Uprising

June 12, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Jing Tian, Cailee Spaeny, Rinko Kikuchi.
Wide screen (2.40:1).
Special features: Deleted scenes; Hall of heroes; Bridge to uprising; Becoming cadets; Unexpectged villain; Next level Jaegers and more.
Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and fifteen year old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

Midnight sun

June 12, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bella Thorne, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Rob Riggle.
Wide screen (2.40:1).
Special features: Midnight sun: An inside look.
A seventeen year old girl suffers from a condition that prevents her from being out in the sunlight.

Paul, apostle of Christ

June 12, 2018
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jim Caviezel, Olivier Martinez, Joanne Whalley, John Lynch and James Faulkner.
Wide screen (2.35:1).
Title from disc label.
The story covers Paul, going from the most infamous persecutor of Christians to Jesus Christ's most influential apostle.

The death of Stalin

June 12, 2018
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Olga Kurylenko, Paddy Considine, Adrian McLoughlin, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Buscemi, Michael Palin, Andrea Riseborough, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs.
Wide screen.
Based on the comic books The death of Stalin by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin.
When the tyrannical ruler Stalin dies, his hapless inner circle scrambles to come up with the next evolution of the revolution, but it's clear everyone is really out for themselves. Proof that comedy, like politics, is all in the execution.

The humanity bureau

June 7, 2018
La Crosse, WI : Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nicholas Cage, Sarah Lind, Hugh Dillon, Jakob Davies.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
In its attempt to take hold of the economic recession, a government agency exiles member of society deemed unproductive and banishes them to a colony known as New Eden. An ambitious and impartial caseworker, Noah Kross investigates a case appealed by a single mother and her son. Knowing the unjust fate of the innocent boy, Kross sets off to save the lives of the mother and child and to expose the truth about the secrets for the last time.

An ordinary man

June 7, 2018
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Kingsley, Hera Hilmar, Peter Serafinowicz, Robert Blythe, Bojan Bajcetic.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
An infamous war criminal and former general spending his life on the run from international authorities is suddenly moved to a new hideout, where he develops a relationship with the maid that looks after him. But when he discovers that she is actually an agent hired to protect him, he makes a decision that will drastically change both of their lives.

A smile as big as the moon

June 7, 2018
New York, NY : bCinedigm Entertainment
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Corbett, Jessy Schram, Logan Huffman, Moira Kelly, Cynthia Watros.
Title from disc label.
Based on the book by Mike Kersjes with Joe Layden.
Mike Kersjes, a special education teacher helps his students achieve their impossible dream: to attend Space Camp at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Their inspiring journey is based on a true story. Space Camp is a competitive educational program. Although it was designed for gifted sciences students, Mike decides participating in the summer program would do wonders for the self-esteem of his young, special ed students, one especially who wants to be an astronaut.

The masked saint

June 7, 2018
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Brett Granstaff, Lara Jean Chorostecki, T.J. McGibbon, Diahann Carroll, Roddy Piper, James Preston Rogers, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Patrick McKenna, Scott Nichol, Joan Gregson.
Based on the novel by Chris Whaley.
Inspired by true events in the life of former wrestler and pastor Chis Whaley and based on his bestselling book, the Masked Saint follows the life journey of Chris Samuels and his wife. After retiring from the professional wrestling rings and settling own as a small town pastor, Samuels witnesses rampant crime and serious problems in the community. Tapping into his past, the Pastor decides to moonlight as a masked vigilante fighting injustice. When crises hit at home and the church, the do-gooder must evade the police and somehow reconcile his secret, violent identity with his calling as a preacher.

The strangers : prey at night

June 5, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison, Martin Henderson, Lewis Pullman.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Includes both rated and unrated versions.
A family staying in a secluded mobile home park for the night are visited by three masked psychopaths, to test their every limit.

Tomb raider

June 5, 2018
Burbank, California : Warner Bros., [2018]
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Derek Jacobi.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she discovers the island where her father disappeared.

Sherlock Gnomes

June 5, 2018
Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kelly Asbury, Mary J. Blige, Emily Blunt.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
Garden gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.


June 4, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (92 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anya Taylor-Joy, Olivia Cooke, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks, Francie Swift.
Wide screen (2.40:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017
Two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems -- no matter what the cost.


June 4, 2018
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Sharlto Copley, Yul Vazquez, Thandie Newton, Harry Treadaway.
Bonus features: The making of Gringo; The stunts of Gringo; Filming Gringo in Mexico; Who is Harold?
Anamorphic wide screen (2.40:1).
Harold Soyinka finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues back home, local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation.

Every day

June 4, 2018
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Angourie Rice, Justice Smith, Owen Teague, Lucas Jade Zumann, Jacob Batalon, Debby Ryan, Maria Bello.
Wide screen (16x9, 2.4:1).
Based on the novel by David Levithan.
The story of Rhiannon, a sixteen-year old girl who falls in love with a mysterious soul named "A," who inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and A work each day to find each other, not knowing what or who the next day will bring. The more the two fall in love, the more the realities of loving someone who is a different person every 24 hours takes a toll, leaving Rhiannon and A to face the hardest decision either has ever had to make.

The hurricane heist

June 4, 2018
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten, Ralph Ineson, Melissa Bolona, James Cutler, Ben Cross.
Wide screen (16x9, 2.40:1).
Special features: audio commentary with director Rob Cohen; The eye of the storm; Hollywood heist: a conversation with Rob Cohen; VFX reel; deleted scenes.
As a massive hurricane builds, criminals infiltrate a U.S. Mint facility. Their plan: to steal $600 million and escape using a Category Five hurricane as cover. But a treasury agent and a storm chaser have a plan of their own, desperately racing against time, and the hurricane, to save the hostages and stop the thieves before their town is reduced to rubble.

I can only imagine

June 4, 2018
[United States] : Kevin Downes Productions, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
J. Michael Finley, Brody Rose, Dennis Quaid, Cloris Leachman, Trace Adkins, Priscilla Shirer.
Wide screen.
Special features: deleted scenes; MercyMe, the early days; Imagine forgiveness with Bart Millard; Casting I can only imagine; The power of song; Creating Imagine; The music of Imagine; Dennis Quaid, "On my way to heaven"; audio commentary.
The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness.

Love, Simon

June 4, 2018
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox, [2018]
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, Logan Miller.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Based on the book Simon vs. the homo sapiens agenda by Becky Albertalli.
Everyone deserves a great love story, but for seventeen year old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life changing.

Death wish

June 1, 2018
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (ca. 107 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bruce Willis, Vincent D'onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Dean Norris, Kimberly Elise, Camila Morrone.
Special features: Commentary; Deleted scenes with optional commentary; Mancow Morning Show extended scenes; Sway in the Morning extended scene; Vengeance and vision: directing Death Wish.
Based on the 1974 motion picture by Wendell Mayes ; from the novel by Brian Garfield.
When his wife and daughter are violently attacked, Dr. Paul Kersey hunts down his family's assailants to deliver justice. Fury and fate collide in this intense action-thriller.

The 10th kingdom

June 1, 2018
2 videodiscs (approximately 447 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anne-Margaret, Scott Cohen, Rutger Hauer, John Larroquette, Camryn Manheim, Ed O'Neill, Dianne Wiest, Kimberly Williams-Paisley.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features include: making of the film, isolated score track.
disc 1. Parts 1-3 -- disc 2. Parts 4-5.
Beyond the mortal world lies Nine Kingdoms where the fantastic land of fairy tales and magic exist. This is the tale of Prince Wendell and the evil queen who has doomed him to spend the rest of his life as a dog. In order to recapture the throne Prince Wendell travels through the portal to the 'kingdom' of Manhattan and finds two ordinary mortals Virginia and Tony. Together they battle the evils of the parallel universe, and defend themselves from every fairy tale character imaginable!

How I won the war

June 1, 2018
[Beverly Hills, Calif.] : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2011.
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Crawford, John Lennon, Roy Kinnear, Lee Montague.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1967.
Based on the novel by Patrick Ryan.
Black comedy about war, revolving around an inept and idiotic lieutenant who is first assigned to North Africa to construct a cricket pitch in the middle of the desert, and then to Europe to capture a bridge over the Rhine, which he accomplishes by making a deal with a German officer.


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