New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

April 29, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The challenger

April 28, 2016
©2015
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kent Moran, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael Clarke Duncan, Justin Hartley.
Title from disc surface.
Special features: Behind the scenes; Michael's last take; trailer.
When they are evicted from their home, struggling Bronx auto mechanic Jaden Miller will do everything in his power to save he and his mother from living on the streets. With the help of legendary trainer, Duane Taylor, Miller soon finds that Boxing is their ticket to a better life. Earning the title 'Bronx Boy,' Miller becomes a local hero.

Jack of the red hearts

April 28, 2016
Santa Monica, California : ARC Entertainment, LLC, [2016]
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
AnnaSophia Robb, Famke Janssen, Scott Cohen, Israel Broussard, Taylor Richardson, John D'Leo, Maria Rivera, Sophia Anne Caruso, Tonye Patano.
Widescreen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Jack is a tough teenage runaway on the lam from her parole officer. The conniving street kid brazenly impersonates a trained caregiver and forms a unique bond with an eleven-year-old autistic girl named Glory. Kay, also bonds with the imposter, as a surrogate daughter she can actually talk to. And the girl's cute older brother Robert falls in love. When the deception is exposed and the cops descend, loving father Mark struggles to hold his family together.

Remember

April 28, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, Dean Norris, Jurgen Prochnow.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
A suspense-filled story of Zev, an Auschwitz survivor who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some seventy years ago; is living in America under an assumed identity. With the aid of a friend, Zev sets out on a gripping journey that tests both his will and his fading memory as it brings him closer to the retribution he seeks.

Easy rider

April 28, 2016
[New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
1 videodiscs (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda, Jack Nicholson.
Widescreen (1.85:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.
A generation-defining movie about friends who engage in a motorcycle journey across the country to discover the true America.

East side sushi

April 28, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Diana Elizabeth Torres, Yutaka Takeuchi, Rodrigo Duarte Clark.
Widescreen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Juana, a working-class, single mother, decides to take a job at a local Japanese restaurant. Against all odds, she fights to achieve her dream of becoming a sushi chef.

The black rider : revelation road

April 28, 2016
Scottsdale, AZ : Pure Flix
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
James Denton, David A.R. White, Robert Gossett, Hilty Bowen, Bradley Dorsey, Michael Bailey Smith, Bruce Marchiano, Brian Bosworth, Kevin Sorbo.
Special features: Bloopers; behind the scenes; trailers.
After the Rapture leaves a famished wasteland filled with desperate scavengers and vicious bandits, a quiet drifter named Josh finds himself in a dangerous town at the edge of the Wild Lands. The town's mayor sends Josh on a vital mission to find the mysterious Shepherd. With the help of Sofia, Josh will discover if the Shepherd is a true prophet of God.

Glassland [videorecording]

April 28, 2016
[New York] : Film Movement, c2016.
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, Michael Smiley, and Toni Collette.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: interview with director Gerard Barrett and stars Jack Reynor and Will Poulter.
John lives with his mother, Jean, in a social housing suburb and ekes out a meager existence as a taxi driver. After finding his mother unconscious from yet another night of binge drinking, John learns that without treatment, she will not have much longer to live. Desperate to save their broken family, he offers his services to a petty criminal in order to pay for Jean's costly rehab treatment, but this decision runs the risk of changing their lives forever.

Garbage Pail kids® movie [videorecording]

April 27, 2016
Hollywood, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, c2005.
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Anthony Newley, MacKenzie Astin, Katie Barber, featuring The Garbage Gang.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
When Dodger accidentally releases the Kids from their magical trash can prison, all smell breaks loose. Despite the Kids' offensive personal habits--and attitude problems--Dodger soon becomes fond of the rubbishy rascals. But when Messy Tessie, Foul Phil, Valerie Vomit and the whole misfit crew join his fight against thuggish bullies, their efforts just might land them behind bars at the State Home for the Ugly!

Flight 7500

April 27, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Leslie Bibb, Jamie Chung, Jerry Ferrara.
Widescreen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
On a flight from Los Angeles to Tokyo, a plane is shaken by severe weather. When the turbulence subsides, a passenger suddenly dies, and a supernatural force is unleashed, overtaking the passengers as they desperately fight to figure out what it is and how to stop it.

Backtrack

April 27, 2016
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Adrien Brody, Sam Neill, Robin McLeavy, Bruce Spence, Jenni Baird.
Widescreen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Psychologist Peter Bower's life is thrown into turmoil when he discovers that his patients all share a similar, dark secret. Risking his own sanity, Peter delves into his past to uncover a terrifying secret, which only he can put right.

Misconduct

April 27, 2016
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate Entertainment Inc., [2016]
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Josh Duhamel, Alice Eve, Malin Akerman, Byung-Hun Lee, Julia Stiles, Glen Powell, with Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins.
Title from disc surface.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
When an ambitious young lawyer takes on a big case against a powerful and ruthless executive of a large pharmaceutical company, he soon finds himself involved in a case of blackmail and corruption.

Standoff

April 27, 2016
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Laurence Fishburne, Thomas Jane, Ella Ballentine.
Widescreen.
Special feature: "A fight to the death: the making of Standoff" featurette.
A troubled veteran gets a chance at redemption by protecting a twelve-year-old girl from an assassin after she witnesses a murder.

Joy

April 26, 2016
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (124 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Edgar Ramirez, Diane Ladd, Virginia Madsen, Isabella Rossellini, Susan Lucci, Elisabeth Röhm, Dascha Polanco.
Special features: Joy, Strength and Perseverance; gallery.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
A wild story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who becomes the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars of love, pave the road in this intense emotional and human comedy about becoming a true boss of family and enterprise facing a world of unforgiving commerce.

12 rounds 3 : lockdown

April 26, 2016
[Santa Monica, CA] : Lionsgate, [2015]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dean Ambrose, Roger R. Cross, Ty Olsson, Lochlyn Munro, Daniel Cudmore.
Shaw is a detective that returns to active duty after the death of his partner. When he uncovers evidence linking his fellow officers to a murder, they frame him for a homicide he didn't commit. Trapped in his own precinct, Shaw will do whatever it takes to expose the dirty cops and clear his name. With twelve rounds in the clip and one shot at redemption, nothing will stand in Shaw's way in this action-packed thriller.

Appleseed alpha

April 25, 2016
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2014]
1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Brina Palencia, Josh Sheltz, Adam Gibbs, Wendel Calvert.
Special features: filmmaker's commentary; in-depth 11-part making-of documentary.
From the creator of Ghost in the Shell and the director of Appleseed comes the intense post-apocalyptic prequel, Appleseed: Alpha. Left to survive in a post-World War society, two mercenary soldiers, Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos, must protect two citizens from the utopian city of Olympus in order to help save humanity's last hope.

The driftless area

April 21, 2016
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anton Yelchin, Zooey Deschanel, John Hawkes, Alia Shawkat, Aubrey Plaza, Ciarán Hinds, Frank Langella.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Based on the novel by Tom Drury.
A young man comes back to his hometown and finds himself in a dangerous situation involving a mysterious woman and a volatile criminal.

Dixieland

April 21, 2016
[New York, NY] : IFC Films, [2016]
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chris Zylka, Riley Keough, Faith Hill, R.J. Mitte, Brad Carter, Steve Earle.
Special features: Commentary with writer/director Hank Bedford and actor Chris Zylka ; deleted scenes ; interview ; trailer.
DVD release of the 2015 motion picture.
It is an intoxicating portrait of life and love on the margins. Fresh out of prison, Kermit, a mostly good kid mixed up with local drug dealers, returns home to his rural Mississippi trailer park. As he struggles to keep his nose clean, he falls for Rachel, his sultry neighbor who's turned to dancing in a club to support her sick mother. Determined to overcome their inauspicious circumstances, they make a desperate effort to escape their dead end town.

The last dragon [videorecording]

April 21, 2016
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2005]
1 videodisc (ca.108 min.) : sd., col., stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Taimak, Julilus J. Carry III, Chris Murney, Leo O'Brien.
Special features: director's commentary soundtrack; trailers; filmographies; production notes.
Originally released in 1985.
Leroy Green, a black youth, strives to reach the highest level of enlightenment through Kung Fu. His instructor sends him into the exciting streets of New York to find the meaning of life, where he encounters very real villains, including a record producer obsessing over a singer.

Bite the bullet [videorecording]

April 21, 2016
Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 131 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn, Ben Johnson, Ian Bannen, Jan-Michael Vincent, Robert Donner, Dabney Coleman, Sally Kirkland.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1975.
A former Rough Rider, a lovely but shady lady-in-distress, a drifting ex-cowboy, a young reckless cowboy, a haughty English sportsman, and a gutsy Pony Express rider come together to battle the trials of the rugged West in a grueling 700-mile horse race.

Look who's talking too [viderecording]

April 21, 2016
Culver City, CA : Columbia/TriStar, c2009.
1 videodisc (ca. 81 min.) : sd., col., hi-fi, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Kirstie Alley, John Travolta, Olympia Dukakis, Mel Brooks.
Title from disc.
Originally released in 1990.
Little Mikey figures he's got it made after uniting his mother with the dad of his dreams. But instead of family bliss, Mikey gets the biggest surprise of his life- a baby sister.

The 5th wave

April 19, 2016
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston, Liev Schreiber.
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Rick Yancey.
Sixteen-year-old Cassie Sullivan is trying to survive a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion, while trying to save her five-year-old brother Sam from a training camp that was created by the Others.

Jane got a gun

April 19, 2016
Beverly Hills, CA : Starz Media/Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton, Noah Emmerich, Ewan McGregor.
Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015, released theatrically in 2016.
Young and pretty with a soul of pure steel, Jane Hammond is a good girl married to one of the worst baddies in town. When her husband Bill turns against his own gang, the vicious Bishop Boys, and returns home barely alive with eight bullets in his back, Jane knows it's time to ditch the dress for a pair of pants and strap on her own gun.

On her own

April 14, 2016
©2015
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Featuring Nancy Prebilich.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
The story of Nancy Prebilich and her family as they struggle to save their fifth-generation farm during the Great Recession. When both of Nancy's parents suddenly pass away, Nancy, her sister, niece, and nephews fight to stay afloat in the face of loss and financial instability. Chronicling Nancy's personal journey over a five-year span, this extraordinary story explores the roles that history and ancestry play in our present-day lives.

About Scout

April 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA : Breaking Glass Pictures, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nikki Reed, Danny Glover, Tim Guinee, India Ennenga, Jane Seymour, Ellen Burstyn, Shelley Hennig, James Frecheville.
Title from disc label.
16:9 widescreen.
When two opposites meet and decides to take a journey across Texas, a convenience store robbery goes wrong and now they are on the run.

Norm of the north

April 13, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voice, Rob Schneider, Ken Jeong, Bill Nighy.
Widescreen.
Title from disc label.
A polar bear of many words, Norm's greatest gripe is simple: there is no room for tourists in the Arctic. But when a maniacal developer threatens to build luxury condos in his own backyard, Norm does what all normal polar bears would do: he heads to New York City to stop it. With a cast of ragtag lemmings at his side, Norm takes on the Big Apple, big business, and a big identity crisis to save the day.

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