New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

August 18, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

My cousin Rachel

August 17, 2017
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Iain Glen, Holliday Grainger, Poppy Lee Friar, Andrew Knott, Andrew Havill.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Based on the novel by Daphne Du Maurier
The movie is based on the 1951 novel by Daphne Du Maurier and tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian

Killing Hasselhoff

August 17, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rhys Darby, David Hasselhoff, Jim Jefferies, Ken Jeong, Justin Bieber, Ron Funches, Rick Fox.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic wide screen (1.85:1).
When a struggling nightclub owner fails to pay back a loan shark, he decides the only way to get the money is to kill his pick in an annual "Who Will Die This Year" celebrity death pool: David Hasselhoff. But the task is not so easy, especially when your target is the Hoff.

Sid & Nancy

August 17, 2017
[New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
The tragic story of Sid Vicious's relationship with Nancy Spungen.

High school

August 17, 2017
Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2012]
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Adrien Brody, Sean Marquette, Matt Bush, Colin Hanks, Michael Chiklis.
Special features: audio commentary with John Stalberg, Jr. ; deleted scenes.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
"The day after valedictorian Henry Burke takes his very first hit of the chronic, his school principal institutes mandatory drug tests for all students. Henry has two options: fail and lose his college scholarship, or team up with his stoner friend Breaux to beat the system. After all, if everyone fails the drug test, then no one will be expelled, right? What could possibly go wrong when you steal a psycho drug dealer's stash to get the whole school high?"--Container.

Handsome devil

August 17, 2017
Philadelphia, PA : Breaking Glass Pictures, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Fionn O'Shea, Nicholas Galitzine, Michael McElhatton, Andrew Scott.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Behind-the-scenes; Director's commentary.
Ned and Conor are forced to share a room at their boarding school. The loner and the star athlete at this rugby-mad school form an unlikely friendship that's tested by the authorities.

Species III

August 17, 2017
Beverly Hills, CA : Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, [2004]
1 videodisc (approximately 111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Robin Dunne, Robert Knepper, Amelia Cooke, J.P. Pitoc, Michael Warren, Natasha Henstridge.
Title from disc label.
Special features: audio commentary by director, Brad Turner, writer, Ben Ripley and Robin Dunne ; "Alien Odyssey: Evolution" featurette ; "Alien Odyssey: Species DNA" featurette ; "Alien Odyssey: Alien Technology" featurette ; "Alien Odyssey: Intelligent Lifeforms" featurette ; behind-the-scenes photo gallery.
The mating game gets deadly. In the ongoing fight for supremacy between mankind and the human-alien hybrids, a fatal hybrid weakness has given humans the advantage. Until now. When Eve gives birth to Sara, she develops into the most perfect alien form.


August 17, 2017
[Beverly Hills, CA] : MGM Home Entertainment, ©2004.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker, Marg Helgenberger, Natasha Henstridge.
Special features: Audio commentary by director, producer, visual effects supervisor and creature, and special makeup effects creator; Species III sneak peek; original theatrical trailer.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995.
When a creature genetically engineered through extraterrestrial intelligence escapes from observation, scientist Xavier Fitch assembles an elite team of experts to track it down. The alien is traced to Los Angeles, and initiates a horrific plan, to mate with unsuspecting men and produce offspring that could destroy mankind.

Species : the awakening

August 17, 2017
[Beverly Hills, Calif.] : MGM Home Entertainment, 2007.
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Cross, Helena Mattsson, Dominic Keating, Marlene Favela.
Sequel to the films Species (1995), Species II (1998), and Species III (2004).
"Based on characters created by Dennis Feldman"--Container.
When a college professor finds out she is a human-alien hybrid, she seeks out her creator for answers before the murderous alien takes over.

Dodgeball : a true underdog story

August 16, 2017
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2005]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Vince Vaughn, Christine Taylor, Ben Stiller, Rip Torn, Justin Long, Stephen Root, Joel David Moore, Chris Williams, Alan Tudyk, Hank Azaria, Gary Cole, Jason Bateman.
Special features: all-new audio commentary by Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and director/writer Rawson Marshall Thurber; 7 deleted/extended scenes and an alternate ending with optional commentary by Rawson Marshall Thurber; super-sexy uncensored footage of the Dodgeball Dancers; bloopers/gag reel, featurettes, trailers ; DVD-ROM access to Dodgeball screenplay.
Anamorphic wide screen (2.35:1).
The unrated version of the hilarious hit movie. Since a new glitzy gym opened across the street, Peter needs to raise $50,000 to keep his gym from foreclosure, and he's counting on a game he hasn't played in years - dodgeball! Can his ragtag team, the Average Joes, win the Las Vegas International Dodgeball Open?

Officer Downe

August 14, 2017
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kim Coates, Tyler Ross ; Lauren Luna Velez ; Sona Eyambe, Reno Wilson, Bruno Gunn, Tracy Vilar, Meadow Williams.
Widescreen (2.40:1).
"From the graphic novel by Joe Casey and Chris Burnham."--Container.
Enter into a hyper-real Los Angeles for the story of a savage LA policeman who is repeatedly resurrected and returned to active duty via dark science technology. When a rookie officer is recruited as back up, he discovers there's much more to the titular super-cop than a mindless law enforcement drone warring against a twisted rouges gallery of over-the-top super-villains.


August 11, 2017
[California] : Vision Films, [2017]
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Markiss McFadden, Paul Sorvino, Mischa Barton, Robert Miano, Eric Roberts, Micah Fitzgerald.
Title from disc label.
16x9 widescreen (2.40:1).
Father Antonio was head of an orphanage for lost boys. He trained them to believe that they were killing in the name of God. This operation came to chaos when Kyle got stuck with six-year-old Matthew from one of his missions due to collateral damage.


August 10, 2017
[Hollywood, California] : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Liev Schreiber, Elisabeth Moss, Naomi Watts, Ron Perlman.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
He was the pride of Bayonne, New Jersey, a man who went fifteen rounds in the ring with Muhammad Ali, and the real life inspiration for Rocky Balboa. Before all that, Chuck Wepner was a liquor salesman and father with a modest prizefighting career whose life changed overnight when, in 1975, he was chosen to take on The Greatest in a highly publicized title match.


August 10, 2017
[United States] : Vertical Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore, Dylan McDermott.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
Five years after best-selling novelist Bill Oakland loses both his wife and his sight in a terrible car crash, socialite Suzanne Dutchman is forced to read to Bill in an intimate room as a plea bargain for being associated with her husband₂s insider trading. As their sessions evolve, a passionate affair ensues, forcing them both to question whether it₂s ever too late to find true love.


August 10, 2017
New York, NY : Cinedigm Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Luke Hemsworth, Trace Adkins, Kris Kristofferson, Bruce Dern, Kaiwi Lyman-mersereau, Cameron Richardson.
Title from disc label.
Wild Bill attempts to escape his past by settling in the small town of Abilene, Kansas. The mayor, captivated by Wild Bill's unparalleled gun skills, offers him a job as the town marshal. Wild Bill is soon challenged when a band of outlaws threaten him. Among the outlaws are powerful saloon owner Phil Poe, whose relationship with Bill's ex-lover stirs tension. Poe puts a bounty on Wild Bill's head but with the help of lawman Little Arkansas, Wild Bill sets out to fight the villainous bandits.

Once upon a time in Venice

August 10, 2017
[Bethesda, Maryland] : RLJ Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bruce Willis, John Goodman, Jason Momoa, Famke Janssen, Thomas Middleditch.
Title from disc label.
Steve Ford is a L.A., based private investigator whose professional and personal worlds collide after his pet, Buddy, is stolen by a gang. Due to bizarre circumstances, Steve does the gang's bidding while being chased by two vengeful Samoan brothers, a loan shark's goons and a few other shady characters. Steve shows how far a man will go to be reunited with his best friend.

Do you take this man

August 10, 2017
[Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] : Breaking Glass Pictures, [2017]
1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anthony Rapp, Jonathan Bennett, Alyson Hannigan, Thomas Dekker.
Title from disc.
Special features: cast interviews; behind the scenes; director's commentary.
An intimate group of friends and family gather at the home of tow gay men to celebrate their nuptials. When the wedding hits a snag, this group helps the grooms to see that marriages their challenges, and love is just the beginning.

Guardians of the galaxy. Vol. 2

August 9, 2017
Burbank, California : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper.
Wide screen (2.40:1).
Based on Marvel comic book by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning.
Vol. Two continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes' aid as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand.

Don't knock twice

August 7, 2017
Los Angeles, CA : Scream! Factory, [2017]
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Katee Sackhoff, Lucy Boynton, Richard Mylan, Javier Botet.
Title from disc.
Anamorphic wide screen (2.40:1); presented to preserve the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition. Enhanced for wide screen TVs.
'Knock once to wake her from her bed, twice to raise her from the dead' ... So goes a disturbing urban legend involving an abandoned house supposedly inhabited by a vengeful, child-stealing witch. When troubled teen Chloe raps at the door one night, she has no idea the horror she is about to unleash.


August 4, 2017
New York, NY : IFC Films, [2017]
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Shannon, Carla Gugino, Taylor John Smith, Chris Bauer, John Douglas Thompson.
Title from disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
An eighteen-year-old basketball star who is being recruited by Cornell University seems to have it all figured out: captain of his team, a good student, has a longtime girlfriend and some good friends. But at home he's struggling with his troubled father who has a gambling addiction. His mother tries to keep the family afloat but does so with great emotional and financial sacrifice.

Undercover grandpa

August 4, 2017
[Santa Monica, California] : Lionsgate, [2017]
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
James Caan, Dylan Everett, Louis Gossett Jr., Greta Onieogou, Jessica Walter.
Title from disc.
Jake Bouchard, a shy seveteen-year-old, has finally scored a date with the incredibly wonderful Angie. But plans quickly change when Angie gets kidnapped and the least likely person steps up to solve the case: Grandpa. In a last-ditch effort to rescue Angie from her captors, Grandpa re-enlists "The Devil's Scum", his old World War II intelligence unit, to band together with Jake to go on one last mission.

Master of the shadowless kick : Wong Kei-Ting

August 4, 2017
[New York, NY] : HBO Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc label.
"An HBO Asia original film"--Container.
A quiet physician who was involved in a big conspiracy used his unique Kung Fu to defeat the bad guys and save his family.

The exception

August 4, 2017
[Los Angeles, California] : A24 Films, [2017]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Lily James, Jai Courtney, Janet McTeer, Christopher Plummer.
Title from disc.
Based on the novel The kaiser's last kiss by Alan Judd.
A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.

10 to midnight ; Kinjite (forbidden subjects)

August 4, 2017
[Cherry Hill, NJ] : TGG Direct, c2012.
1 videodisc (201 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Kinjite, forbidden subjects: Charles Bronson, Perry Lopez, James Pax, Peggy Lipton, Sy Richardson, Juan Fernandez.
10 to midnight (1983, 103 min.) -- Kinjite, forbidden subjects (1989, 98 min.).
Kinjite (forbidden subjects): Charles Bronson is a vice squad veteran forced to battle his own racial prejudices when he's assigned to track down a young, Japanese girl enslaved by a vicious child prostitution ring.

Night of the living dead

August 4, 2017
[Culver City, Calif.] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.
1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles, McKee Anderson, William Butler, Kate Finneran.
Special features include: director's commentary; making-of featurette "The Dead walk"; theatrical trailers; talent files.
Based on the original screenplay Night of the Living Dead written by John A. Russo and George A. Romero.
In a remake of the cult classic, seven strangers are trapped in an isolated farmhouse while cannibalistic zombies, awakened from death by the return of a radioactive space probe, wage a relentless attack, killing and eating everyone in their path.

The case for Christ

August 3, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway, Robert Forster, Frankie Faison, L. Scott Caldwell.
Bonus features: 11 music videos from the album; "The heart of the case for Christ" featurette; intro to the Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.
"One man's journey to solve the biggest mystery of all time"--Container.
Based on the true story of an award-winning journalist who, working to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife, begins chasing down the biggest story of all time; with unexpected, life-altering results.


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