New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

September 17, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Me & Orson Welles [videorecording]

September 16, 2014
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Chaplin, Claire Danes, Zac Efron, Zoe Kazan, Eddie Marsan, Christian McKay, Kelly Reilly, James Tupper.
Special features: The making of Me and Orson Welles; The real Orson Welles; the Gate Q & A; the Mercury's Caesar; deleted scenes.
Based on the novel by Robert Kaplow.
After a chance encounter, theater-loving teen Richard Samuels (Zac Efron) gets the opportunity of a lifetime when famous director Orson Welles (Christian McKay) gives him a small role in his 1937 production of "Julius Caesar." Unexpectedly thrust into the heady world of the stage, Richard finds himself surrounded by ambition, clashing egos and sheer brillance.

What's new pussycat?

September 16, 2014
New York, NY : Kino Lorber
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Peter Sellers, Woody Allen, Peter O'Toole, Romy Schneider, Ursula Andress.
Title from dic label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Michael is a mademoiselle magnet. His demented psychiatrist and sex-starved friend would kill for this problem, but his would-be fiance might just kill him. Undergoing therapy, Michael tries to reform, but it won't be easy with sex kittens like Ursula Andress, Paula Prentiss, and Capucine on his tail.

Hidden colors 3 : the rules of racism

September 16, 2014
©2014
1 videodisc (2 hrs., 24 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Interviewees: David Banner, Paul Mooney, Tariq Nasheed, Dick Gregory, NAS, Dr. Umar Johnson, Dr. Joy Degruy, Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Dr. Carol Anderson, George Frasier, Dr. Phil Valentine, Dr. Francis Cress Welsing, Kara Kamene, Shahrazad Ali.
Extras: Photo gallery.
"The 3rd installment of Hidden colors"--Disc surface.
This installment of Hidden Colors tackles the taboo subject of systematic racism. The film explores how institutional racism effects all areas of human activity and the rules, laws and public policies that are utilized to maintain this system.

Storage 24 [videorecording]

September 16, 2014
Los Angeles : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2013]
1 videodisc (approximately 87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Noel Clarke, Colin O'Donoghue, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Laura Haddock, Jamie Thomas King.
Special features: Feature commentary; creature development featurette; production design & costume featurette; music & sound design featurette; on set featurette; video blogs; a day in the life of: Clarke & O'Donoghue; scene commentaries; deleted scenes; photo galler.
London is in chaos after a military cargo plane crashes, leaving its highly classified contents strewn across the city. Completely unaware of this are four people who are trapped in the Storage 24 facility, a dark maze of endless corridors where a mystery predator is hunting them one by one.

Shadow people [videorecording]

September 16, 2014
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, c2013.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alison Eastwood, Dallas Roberts, Anne Dudek, Mattie Liptak.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 2012.
Aspect ratio 2.40:1.
Back in the 1970s, several patients in an experimental sleep study reported seeing shadowy intruders. These patients, and hundreds of others, died in their sleep soon after. Doctors called the phenomenon ''Sudden Unexplained Nocturnal Death Syndrome''. They refused to discuss the shadows. Now, a struggling late night radio host and a skeptical CDC investigator have begun researching a disturbing new outbreak of shadowy sightings and sleep fatalities. Could this be a case of paranoid hallucination, or are these victims literally being scared to death by actual nightmare creatures?

Last love

September 15, 2014
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Caine, Clémence Poésy, Justin Kirk.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Deleted scenes and outtakes.
Matthew is a widowed, world-weary professor living alone in Paris. He sees no meaningful future for himself-until he meets Pauline, a free-spirited young dance instructor. From their first meeting, each provides what the other needs: someone to call family. Even as they both struggle to heal the wounds of their troubled pasts-including Matthew's attempts to reconnect with his estranged children-the bond they form leads them to rediscover the joy that only family and true friendship can offer.

Honour

September 15, 2014
Chicago, IL : Olive Films, [2014]
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Paddy Considine, Aiysha Hart, Faraz Ayub.
Title from disc label.
When Mona decides to run away with the father of her unborn child, Tanver, her family is so ashamed by her actions that they hire a National Front thug turned bounty hunter to find her.

The big operator

September 15, 2014
©1959
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Mickey Rooney, Steve Cochran, Mamie Van Doren, Mel Torme, Jim Backus, Ray Danton, Jackie Coogan.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959.
In a bold departure from his musical comedy roles, Mickey Rooney plays Little Joe Braun, a brash labor union boss who uses strong-arm tactics to evade a federal corruption probe. Two honest factory-workers find themselves caught in the gang lord's struggle for power, but come to realize they have the power to end Little Joe's reign of terror, if they can survive Little Joe's attempts to silence them.

The third secret [videorecording]

September 15, 2014
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Diane Cilento, Pamela Franklin.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
To the stunned disbelief of his colleagues and patients, a London psychologist appears to have taken his own life. However, his daughter refuses to believe it, and instead is convinced it was murder. She recruits one of his former patients for help.

The Great Waldo Pepper [videorecording]

September 15, 2014
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2010]
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Robert Redford, Bo Svenson, Susan Sarandon, Margot Kidder.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1975.
"Robert Redford, in the title role, barnstorms across the Midwest, taking on rival after rival in his quest for the number one spot in the skies."--Container.

Grand piano

September 15, 2014
Los Angeles, California : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2014]
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Cusack, Elijah Wood, Kerry Bishé, Tamsin Egerton, Allen Leech, Don McManus, Alex Winter.
Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture, 2013.
Tom Selznick, the most talented pianist of his generation, stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public in a long awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater, in front of the expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: Play one wrong note and you die. Without leaving the piano, Tom must discover the anonymous sniper's motives and look for help without anyone realizing.

The bag man

September 15, 2014
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2014]
1 videodisc (109 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Cusack, Rebecca da Costa, Robert De Niro, Crispin Glover, Dominic Purcell, Kirk "Sticky Fingaz" Jones, Martin Klebba.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
Based on the screenplay "Motel" by James Russo.
A hitman named Jack takes an assignment to deliver a mysterious bag to his crafty boss with strict instructions not to peek inside. With the help of an elusive prostitute, Jack battles a mess-load of gunfire, a slew of crooked cops, and unruly mobsters on a deadly quest to deliver the precious cargo and earn a big pay day.

The sacrament

September 15, 2014
[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kate Lyn Sheil, Joe Swanberg, Amy Seimetz, A.J. Bowen.
Title from disc surface.
DVD release of the 2014 motion picture.
Two reporters for VICE Media journey to a remote Central American compound hoping to reunite with the photographer's sister, who feels out of touch after struggling with a drug addiction. They find an isolated community of true believers devoted to a shadowy but charismatic figure called "Father." Skeptical at first, the journalists begin to come around to the group's utopian claims, until things rapidly take a very dark turn.

Petals on the wind

September 12, 2014
©2014
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ellen Burstyn, Heather Graham, Dylan Bruce, Rose McLver, Wyatt Nash, Bailey Buntain.
Title from disc label.
Based on the second novel in V.C. Andrews's best selling series.
The Dollanganger family attempt to put their sordid past behind them. But, as they soon discover, certain secrets can't be left behind. When Cathy finds herself in an abusive relationship, Christopher and Cathy are forced to face their forbidden feelings. And as tragedy strikes again, Cathy returns to Foxworth Hall to confront her grandmother and seek revenge on her mother. Christopher runs to Cathy's side, and the two are determined to start over again; together.

Disaster L.A : the last zombie apocalypse begins here

September 12, 2014
©2014
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Stefanie Estes, Justin Ray, Ali Williams, Ron Hanks.
Title from disc label.
When meteors strike Los Angeles, the massive destruction they cause is the least of the city's worries as its inhabitants begin to fall deathly ill from the resulting smoke. But when the dead begin to reanimate and feed off the living, five friends make a run for the coast before they can be killed by the infected; or worse, by government forces who will fight to contain the situation at any cost, in this nightmarish no-holds-barred thriller.

Tape [videorecording]

September 12, 2014
[United States] : Trimark Home Video : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, [2002]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Uma Thurman.
Special features include commentary with Richard Linklatter and Ethan Hawke.
Based on the stage play by Stephen Belber.
After 10 years apart, three desperate people come together to play out the unresolved drama of their final days in high school. As years of denial slowly peel away, each is provoked into revealing their true nature.

The pill [videorecording]

September 12, 2014
[United States] : [Distributed by] EVB Creative, c2012.
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Anna Chlumsky, Noah Bean, Rachel Boston.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Worried that he has gotten the free-spirited Mindy pregnant after an unprotected one-night stand, Fred feigns romantic interest and sticks by her side for twelve hours to make sure she takes both doses of the morning-after pill.

Jarhead 2: field of fire

September 12, 2014
©2014
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Esai Morales, Cole Hauser, Stephen Lang, Bokeem Woodbine.
Title from disc label.
"Also includes rated version" -- Container.
Battle-scarred and disillusioned by war, Corporal Chris Merriman is put in charge of a unit whose next mission is to the edge of Taliban-controlled territory. While driving through, a Navy SEAL flags down their convoy and enlists the unit on an operation: they must help an Afghan woman famous for her Taliban defiance escape the country. Without tanks or air support, Merriman and his team will need all they can muster to fight their way across the war-torn country and take the woman to safety.

The dead 2

September 12, 2014
©2014
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joseph Millson, Meenu Mishra, Anand Krishna Goyal, Niharika Singh.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
As the infectious epidemic spreads through India, an American turbine engineer learns that his pregnant girlfriend is trapped near the slums of Mumbai. Now, one man must battle his way across a 300-mile wasteland of the ravenous undead and into a nightmare city seething with flesh-eating madness. It puts the a unique apocalyptic vision on a far bigger canvas in terms of breathtaking scope, thrilling action , death-defying stunts, emotional resonance and spine-tingling fight.

Titanic [videorecording]

September 12, 2014
[Hollywood, Calif.] : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2012]
2 videodiscs (194 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Frances Fisher, Gloria Stuart.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
disc 1. Feature film (part 1) -- disc 2. Feature film (part 2) ; Special features.
The story of a passionate romance aboard the doomed ocean liner Titanic, framed by an account of a present-day salvager's efforts to investigate the ruins of the ship.

Genevieve [videorecording]

September 11, 2014
[Tulsa, OK] : distributed by VCI Entertainment ; [London?] : itv Studios Home Entertainment, c2011.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Dinah Sheridan, John Gregson, Kay Kendall, Kenneth More.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1953.
"The Rank collection"--Container.
Two friendly rivals engage in a race on the way back from the London to Brighton veteran car rally.

Capone [videorecording]

September 11, 2014
Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory, [2003]
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely, John Cassavetes, Sylvester Stallone.
DVD release of the 1975 motion picture.
Bonus features: commentary by director Steve Carver; original theatrical trailers; TV spots.
The life story of infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone.

Cruising [videorecording]

September 11, 2014
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2013]
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen.
Title from disc label.
Based upon the novel by Gerald Walker.
A police detective goes undercover in the sleezy and underground gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer who is murdering numerous gay men with S&M tactics.

The merry widow

September 11, 2014
Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment Co. ; distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., b&w with col. seq. ; 4 3/4 in.
Mae Murray, John Gilbert, Roy D'Arcy, Josephine Crowell, George Fawcett, Tully Marshall, Edward Connelly.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1925.
Adapted from the musical comedy by Victor Lean & Leo Stein.
A showgirl is spurned by her lover, a prince, only to become the widow of a horrible baron. Now that she has money to attract suitors, the prince returns hoping to win her love back.

Godzilla

September 10, 2014
©2014
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche..
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
From visionary new director Gareth Edwards comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless.

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