New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

January 17, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Queen of Katwe

January 16, 2017
Burbank, California : Disney, [2017]
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David Oyelowo, Madina Nalwanga, Lupita Nyong'o.
Title from disc label.
Based on the book by Tim Crothers.

The runner

January 16, 2017
[United States] : Alchemy, [2015]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nicolas Cage, Connie Nielsen, Sarah Paulson, Bryan Batt, Peter Fonda, Wendell Pierce.
Title from disc label.
In the after math of the 2010 BP oil spill, an idealistic but flawed politician is forced to confront his dysfunctional life after his career is destroyed in a sex scandal.

Coming through the rye

January 10, 2017
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, [2016]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alex Wolff, Stefania Lavie Owen, Chris Cooper, Adrian Pasdar, Robert C. Treveiler, Amy Parrish.
Title from disc label.
Jamie Schwartz is not the most popular kid at his all-boys boarding school. Disconnected from fellow students and teachers, he believes he is destined to play Holden Caulfield, the main character from The Catcher in the Rye, and has adapted the book as play. After a series of altercations with the boys at school, Jamie runs away to search for J.D. Salinger. On his way he picks up Deedee Gorlin, a quirky townie. Their odyssey to find Salinger becomes a journey of sexual awakening.

Keeping up with the Joneses

January 10, 2017
©2016
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher, Gal Gadot, Matt Walsh, Maribeth Monroe, Patton Oswalt, Kevin Dunn.
Widescreen (2.40:1)
Bonus features: Spy game; Deleted scene; Keeping up with Georgia; Gallery.
An ordinary suburban couple finds it's not easy keeping up with the Joneses; their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors. Especially when they discover that Mr. and Mrs. Jones are covert operatives.

Inferno

January 10, 2017
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan, Ben Foster, Omar Sy.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
Anamorphic wide screen (1.85:1).
When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world's population.

American honey

January 9, 2017
Los Angeles, CA : A24, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 162 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sasha Lane, Riley Keough, Shia Labeouf, Raymond Coalson.
Title from disc.
A vivacious teenage rebel joins a group of fellow misfits who hustle and party their way across the country.

Dog eat dog

January 9, 2017
©2016
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Matthew Cook, Louisa Krause, Omar Dorsey, Reynaldo Gallegos.
Title from disc label.
Based on the book by Edward Bunker.
A trio of ex-cons, deep in the underbelly of Los Angeles, are hired for a kidnapping. When the abduction goes awry and gets completely out of control, the cons find themselves on the run, vowing to stay out of prison at all costs.

In a valley of violence

January 9, 2017
©2016
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ethan Hawke, John Travolta, Taissa Farmiga, James Ransone, Karen Gillan.
Title from disc label.
Bonus feature: behind the scenes of In a valley of violence.
Paul is a lone drifter who wanders into the forgotten town of Denton, Texas, dubbed by the locals as the valley of violence. There, he picks a fight with the wrong man, Gilly, the troublemaking son of the town's unforgiving marshal. As tensions arise between Paul and Gilly, an inevitable act of violence starts a disastrous chain reaction that quickly drags the whole town into the bloody crosshairs of revenge. Can the world weary Marshal stop the violent hysteria?

Dirty 30

January 9, 2017
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mamrie Hart, Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart, Adam Lustick.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Getting dirty : the making of Dirty 30; "About last night" meme gallery.
Lifelong friends Kate, Evie, and Charlie are in a rut, so on the eve of her thirtieth birthday, Kate agrees to let her friends throw her a party. But when what is supposed to be a simple celebration becomes a wild who's who of past and present, things quickly spiral out of control.

Phantasm. Ravager

January 9, 2017
[Plano, Texas] : Well Go USA, [2017]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
A. Michael Baldwin, Reggie Bannister, Bill Thornbury, Angus Scrimm.
Wide screen.
Special features: audio commentary; behind the scenes; deleted scenes; blooper reel; theatrical trailer.
The final installment of the long-running Phantasm series. The Tall Man is back at it again, who will win this final battle, the Tall Man or Mike?

Goat

January 5, 2017
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [2016]
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nick Jonas, Ben Schnetzer, James Franco, Gus Halper, Danny Flaherty, Virgina Gardner, Jake Picking.
Widescreen.
Based on the book by Brad Land.
Reeling from a terrifying assault over the summer, nineteen-year-old Brad Land starts college determined to get his life back to normal. His brother, Brett, is already established on campus and in a fraternity that allures Brad, who is desperate to belong. As he sets out to join the fraternity, his brother exhibits reservations, a sentiment that threatens to divide them. The stakes violently increase with a series of torturous and humiliating events.

It had to be you

January 5, 2017
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, [2016]
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Cristin Millioti, Dan Soder, Halley Feiffer, Mark Gessner, Kyle Mooney.
Title from disc label.
After a sudden proposal from her easy-going boyfriend, a neurotic jingle writer must decide whether she'll join the ranks of her married friends or take a leap and pursue her fantasies.

Cardboard boxer

January 5, 2017
[Plano, TX] : Well Go USA Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Thomas Haden Church, Terrence Howard, Boyd Holbrook, Rhys Wakefield, Zach Villa, David Henrie, Conrad Roberts, Adam Clark, William Stanford Davis, Macy Gray.
Widescreen.
Title from disc label.
Willy, who struggles on the gritty streets of the skid row district, is exploited by a privileged college kid who entices the homeless by offering money in exchange for street fighting.

The light between oceans

January 3, 2017
Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment : DreamWorks Pictures, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Rachel Weisz, Jack Thompson.
Title from disc label.
Based on the novel by M.L. Stedman.
A lighthouse keeper, living off the coast of Australia with his wife, all of a sudden finds a baby in an adrift rowboat. They rescue and raise the child as their own.

Deepwater horizon

January 3, 2017
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin.
Widescreen.
Special features: The fury of the rig; Deepwater surveillance; Work like an American.
For the one hundred and twenty-six people aboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, April 20, 2010, began like any normal day. Before day's end, the world would bear witness to one of the greatest man-made disasters in U.S. history. It reveals the brave acts of the men and women who rose to the challenge and risked everything to lead others to safety.

The birth of a nation

January 3, 2017
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley, Mark Boone Junior, Colman Domingo, Gabrielle Union, Jason Stuart.
Widescreen (2.40:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

Jason Bourne

December 28, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander.
Widescreen.
Based on characters created by Robert Ludlum.
Jason Bourne, the CIA's most dangerous former operative, now remembers who he truly is and comes out of hiding to uncover more hidden truths about his past.

The secret life of pets

December 28, 2016
©2016
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices of: Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Ellie Kemper, Albert Brooks, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey, Hannibal Buress, Chris Renaud, Steve Coogan, Sandra Echeverria, Jaime Camil.
Wide screen.
Bonus features: 3 mini-movies.
A hilarious comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Max, a terrier, has his favorite-pet status turned upside-down when his owner takes in a stray named Duke.

Don't think twice

December 28, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2016]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mike Birbiglia, Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Kate Micucci, Chris Gethard.
Widescreen (2.40:1).
Special features: Improv: Deleted scenes; the creative team; Don't think twice: The art of improv; The commune.
For eleven years, the six-person comedy team known as The Commune has killed onstage, waiting for its big break. The team finds itself at a crossroads, when one of the group becomes a solo success and the others start to wonder if they will make it after all.

Bridget Jones's baby

December 28, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Emma Thompson.
Widescreen.
Based on the characters and story created by Helen Fielding.
Bridget is forty-something and single again after breaking up with Mark Darcy. She decides to focus on her job and surround herself with old friends and some new ones. But her love life takes a turn when she meets a dashing American named Jack. In an unlikely twist, Bridget finds herself pregnant but she can only be fifty percent sure of the father's identity.

Santa's apprentice

December 28, 2016
California : The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment ; Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (71 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
English voices: Shane Jacobson, Magda Szubanski, Delta Goodrem, Max Cullen, Jack Versace, Georgie Parker, Hugh Sheridan, Shardyn Fahey Leigh, Holly Fraser, Sam Fraser, Chris Leaney, Jim Pike, Kristian Schmid, Jacinta Stapleton, Vanilla Tupu.
Title from disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in Belgium and France in 2010.
Santa doesn't want to retire, but rules are rules and he must train someone to replace him. The lucky winner, to be chosen from among millions of children, must be named Nicholas, be an orphan and have a pure heart. On the other side of the planet, there is a little boy who is a perfect match, but his lack of selfconfidence and fear of heights make him a poor contestant. Will Santa agree to step down, and help his apprentice take his place?

The Hollars

December 28, 2016
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sharlto Copley, Charlie Day, Richard Jenkins, John Krasinski, Anna Kendrick, Margo Martindale.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1).
John Hollar, a struggling NYC artist is forced to navigate the small middle-American town he left behind when news of his mother's illness brings him home. Back in the house he grew up in, John is immediately swept up in the problems of his dysfunctional family, high school rival, and an over-eager ex-girlfriend as he faces impending fatherhood with his girlfriend in New York.

Chonda Pierce : laughing in the dark, a true story

December 28, 2016
[United States] : Fuseic Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chonda Pierce.
Special features: Complete interview with David and Chonda Pierce; Laughing in the the dark Q&A with Kevin & Sam Sorbo, Sherri Shepherd, Miss Kay Robertson, James Robinson, Roma Downey, Monica Crowley and Corbin Bernsen; Chonda interview on Life Today; What now? Post film interview with director Rick Altizer and Chonda Pierce; A film tribute to Chonda and her fans; Book of Job Bible study enhancement clips for use as a personal study or small group study.
"Intended for mature audiences"--Container.
"This docu-comedy follows Chonda as she takes the audience on an emotional roller-coaster ride descending to the depths of dark despair and rising to the heights of victory propelled by laughter, perseverance and faith."--Container insert.

Mr. Pig

December 28, 2016
New York, NY : First Run Features, [2017]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Danny Glover, Maya Rudolph, Jose Maria Yazpik, Joel Murray.
Widescreen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Eubanks, an old-school pig farmer from Georgia on the brink of losing his family farm, sets off on a road trip with Howard, his beloved and very large pig. As they make their way across the border to Mexico to find 'Howie' a new home, Eubanks's drinking and deteriorating health begin to take a toll, derailing their plans. His estranged daughter Eunice is forced to join them on their adventure.

Operation avalanche

December 28, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2017]
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sharon Belle, Matt Johnson, Krista Madison, Joe Anastasio, Owen Williams.
Widescreen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016
In 1967, during the height of the Cold War, two young CIA agents go undercover at NASA to investigate a possible Russian mole. In disguise as documentary filmmakers, they tap phones and break into offices while purporting to learn more about the Apollo project. But when they end up uncovering a shocking NASA secret, and a major government cover-up; they decide to embark on a new mission that puts their own lives at risk.

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