New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

February 25, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Maximum ride

February 24, 2017
©2016
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Allie Marie Evans, Patrick Johnson, Lyliana Wray, Luke Gregory Crosby.
Title from disc label.
Based on the book series by James Patterson.
Max, a teenage superhero with wings, leads her motley crew in a battle against the scientists that created them. In the process, they discover secrets from their past that are darker than they imagined.

Parting glances

February 24, 2017
New York, NY : First Run Features, [1999?]
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Richard Ganoung, John Bolger, Steve Buscemi.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986.
A homosexual love story set in Manhattan. As Michael's friend Nick is dying of AIDS, his current lover is about to leave for Africa.

Punk's dead: SLC punk 2

February 24, 2017
Los Angeles, CA : Liberty Spikes Productions, [2016]
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Schnetzer, Hannah Marks, Sarah Clarke, Devon Sawa.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: Outtakes ; exclusive audio commentary with James Merendino and Michael Goorjian.
It is the sequel to the cult hit SLC Punk. The story kicks in 20 years after Heroin Bob's death, when his son Ross hooks up with two young punks and embarks on an out-of-control odyssey through the Utah Hinterlands.

Allied

February 23, 2017
©2017
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Simon McBurney, Lizzy Caplan, Daniel Betts, Matthew Goode, Camille Cottin, August Diehl, Thierry Frémont.
Widescreen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
The story of intelligence officer Max Vatan, who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.

Doctor Strange

February 23, 2017
©2017
1 videodisc (approximately 115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton.
Widescreen (2.39:1).
Based on the Marvel comics by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.
A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

Shut in

February 23, 2017
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Naomi Watts, Oliver Platt, Charlie Heaton, Jacob Tremblay, David Cubitt, Clementine Poidatz, Peter Outerbridge.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: Nightmare v. reality: imagining Shut in; The house on Delphi Lane: a classic.
Terror hits home in this harrowing psychological thriller that will chill you to the bone. Recently widowed child psychologist Mary Portman lives an isolated existence caring for her bedridden stepson in rural New England. But when a young boy Mary is treating goes missing in a snowstorm and is presumed dead, she becomes convinced that his ghost is haunting her, and soon Mary's grip on reality turns as slippery as her icy surroundings.

Sold

February 23, 2017
[United States] : Gravitas Ventures, [2016]
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Susmita Mukherjee, Tillotama Shome, Priyanka Bose, Seema Biswas, Parambrata Chatterjee, David Arquette, Gillian Anderson, Niyar Saikia.
Widescreen.
Based on the global bestseller by Patricia McCormick.
A young girl from Nepal is trafficked to a brothel in India where she plots her escape.

Moonlight

February 23, 2017
[United States] : A24/Lionsgate, [2017]
1 videodisc (approx. 111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes, Janelle Monáe, Mahershala Ali.
Title from container.
Based on the play In moonlight black boys look blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
A young black man struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Rules don't apply

February 23, 2017
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alec Baldwin, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Haley Bennett, Candice Bergen, Matthew Broderick.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his seventh grade sweetheart and is a deeply religious Methodist. Their instant attraction puts their religious convictions to the test, and also defies Hughes' number one rule: No employee is allowed to have any relationship whatsoever with a contract actress.

Valentino

February 23, 2017
[Calif.] : Metro Goldwyn Mayer : Twentieth Century Home Entertainment, [2010]
1 videodisc (approximately 127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rudolf Nureyev, Leslie Caron, Michelle Phillips and Carol Kane.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1977.
Based on the book: Valentino: an intimate exposé of the Sheik / Brad Steiger and Chaw Mank.
The story opens with the super-star actor Rudolph Valentino in his coffin, dead at the age of thirty-one. As one by one the women in his life come to pay homage to "The Sheik," Valentino's rise from tea dance gigolo to screen idol unfolds in a series of extravagant flashbacks - highlighted by beautifully rendered sepia-toned recreations of his silent films.

Beauty and the beast

February 22, 2017
Los Angeles, California : Shout! Factory, [2014]
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Vincent Cassel, Lea Seydoux.
Title from disc surface.
Special features: cast and director interviews ; theatrical trailer.
A struggling merchant stumbles upon the magical domain of the fearsome Beast, who sentences him to death for stealing a rose. The merchant's youngest daughter Belle bravely sacrifices herself and takes her father's place. Once at the Beast's castle, it is not death that awaits Belle, but a strange and fantastical life unlike anything she has ever experienced, and the discovery that her mysterious host is living under a terrible enchantment.

Heaven sent

February 22, 2017
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christian Kane, Marley Shelton, Ryan McPartlin, Mallory James Mahoney, Ernie Hudson.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast in 2016.
It's Christmastime as hopelessly romantic artist Billy Taylor and sharp, beautiful businesswoman Maire are coming to the end of their nine-year marriage. Billy's fight for Maire to stay after their heart-wrenching loss is all but over. Until their silent pleas summon an answer in the form of a mischievous little miracle, an eight-year-old runaway from heaven who takes it upon herself to rekindle the once intimate friendship and romance by any means necessary.

Chasing grace

February 21, 2017
Nashville, TN : Word Entertainment,, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Jointer; Ashley Paine; Rusty Martin; David Temple
Bonus features: trailers
A tragedy sets into motion a complex betrayal between two brothers, while exposing a secret no one wants to face.

The witness

February 21, 2017
©2016
1 videodisc (90 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
William Genovese.
Special features: Additional scenes, post-screening Q+A, interview with Bill Genovese ; Archival material: Never before seen photos, crime scene footage, rare documents from the case, including trial transcript and detective reports.
"On March 13, 1964, Kitty Genovese was repeatedly attacked on a street in Kew Gardens, Queens. The New York times published a front-page story asserting that 38 witnesses watched her being murdered from their apartment windows-and did nothing to help. The Witness follows the efforts of her brother, Bill Genovese, as he looks to uncover the truth buried beneath the story."--Container.

Beavis and Butt-head do America

February 16, 2017
Hollywood, California : Paramount, [2017]
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mike Judge, Cloris Leachman, Demi Moore, Robert Stack, Bruce Willis.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
Our intrepid adolescent heroes wake up to find their beloved television stolen, and embark on an epic journey across America to recover it, and, who knows, maybe even score. On the way they encounter a murderous smuggler of a deadly virus and his treacherous wife, an FBI agent with a predilection for cavity searches, a couple of rather familiar looking ex-Motley Crue roadies, Mr. Van Dreesen singing "Lesbian Seagull," a little old lady and of course Mr. Anderson and his trailer.

Passage to Mars

February 16, 2017
©2017
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrators, Zachary Quinto, Charlotte Rampling ; featuring Buzz Aldrin.
Widescreen.
Program content: ©2015.
Chronicles a 2000-mile expedition across the Arctic sea-ice of the Northwest Passage by six NASA astronauts in preparation for the exploration of the planet Mars.

Bad Santa 2

February 15, 2017
Los Angeles, CA : Broad Green Pictures, [2017]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Tony Cox, Christina Hendricks, Brett Kelly, Ryan Hansen, Jenny Zigrino.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed, and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Along for the ride is 'the kid,' chubby and cheery Thurman Merman, a 250-pound ray of sunshine. Mommy issues arise when the pair are joined by Willie's horror story of a mother, Sunny Soke. Sunny raises the bar for the gang's ambitions, while somehow lowering the standards of criminal behavior.

Hacksaw Ridge

February 14, 2017
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2017]
1 videodisc (139 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.

Manchester by the sea

February 14, 2017
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate
1 videodisc (137 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler.
Wide screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.

Afro samurai. Resurrection

February 10, 2017
[United States] : Funimation Entertainment, 2009.
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Samuel L. Jackson, Lucy Liu, Mark Hamill.
Created by Takashi Okazaki.
Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past.

The Wes Craven collection

February 10, 2017
[United States] : Miramax/Lions Gate Home Entertainment, 2014.
1 videodisc (approximately 274 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dracula III, Legacy: Jason Scott Lee, Jason London, Alexandra Wescourt, Diane Neal, Roy Scheider, Rutger Hauer.
Title from container.
Originally released as motion pictures in 2000-2005.
side A. Dracula 2000 (2000) (ca. 99 min.) / screenplay by Joel Soisson ; produced by W.K. Border, Joel Soisson ; directed by Patrick Lussier -- side B. Dracula II, Ascension (2003) (ca. 85 min.) / written by Joel Soisson & Patrick Lussier ; produced by W.K. Border, Joel Soisson ; directed by Patrick Lussier ; Dracula III, Legacy (2005) (ca. 90 min.) / written by Joel Soisson & Patrick Lussier ; produced by W.K. Border, Joel Soisson ; directed by Patrick Lussier.
Dracula III, Legacy: Wes Craven's modern Dracula series continues. The dreaded Dracula leads vampire hunters Father Uffizi and Luke back to Eastern Europe, and a country plagued by civil war. There, power local warlords are assisting Dracula by capturing victims and delivering them to feed to vampires residing in Dracula's castle. And to worsen matters, Father Uffizi must overcome the vampire virus he's infected with.

Christine

February 10, 2017
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts, Timothy Simons, J. Smith-Carmeron, Kim Shaw, John Cullum, Morgan Spector.
Title from disc.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
Based on true events, the story of a woman who finds herself caught in the crosshairs of a spiraling personal life and career crisis. Christine, always the smartest person in the room at her local Sarasota, Florida news station, feels like she is destined for bigger things and is relentless in her pursuit of an on-air position in a larger market.

Closet monster

February 10, 2017
Culver City, CA : Strand Releasing, [2016]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Connor Jessup, Aaron Abrams, Joanne Kelly, Isabella Rossellini.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
This surreal tale follows the artistically driven Oscar, hovering on the brink of adulthood. Struggling to find his place in the world after a rough childhood and haunted by images of a tragic incident, Oscar dreams of escaping his small town. After he meets a mysterious and attractive new co-worker, Oscar follows the guidance of his pet hamster Buffy and faces his demons to find the life he wants.

Blackway

February 10, 2017
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (approx. 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anthony Hopkins, Julia Stiles, Alexander Ludwig, Ray Liotta, Hal Holbrook.
Title from disc.
Based on the novel Go with me by Castle Freeman Jr.
An ex-logger comes to the aid of a woman who returns to her hometown in the Pacific Northwest and finds herself harassed and stalked by a former cop turned crime lord.

I'm not ashamed

February 9, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Masey McLain, Ben Davies, Sadie Robertson, Korie Robertson, Bella Robertson, Jaci Velasquez, Jennifer O'Neill.
Title from disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Devout teen Rachel Joy Scott shows compassion and love for her fellow students, until armed classmates enter Columbine High School on a fateful day that changes America forever. Her hopes and dreams seemed to end, but God was just getting started.

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