New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

March 23, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Dirty laundry

March 22, 2017
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rockmond Dunbar, Loretta Devine, Jenifer Lewis, Terri J. Vaughn.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Deleted scenes; still photo gallery.
Magazine writer Patrick is everything a family could hope for-- he's handsome, polite and a big success in New York. But when he returns home to his traditional, rural Southern family, two worlds collide with a sudden jolt. As one shocking truth after another is revealed, Patrick and his eccentric family struggle to respect one another.

Janky promoters

March 22, 2017
Universal City, Calif. : Vivendi Entertainment, 2009.
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Young Jeezy, Lahmard Tate.
Title from disc label.
A pair of shady promoters take a chance and try to book a superstar rapper, which leads to trouble.

Anything for love

March 22, 2017
New York, NY: Cinedigm Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Erika Christensen, Paul Greene, Tom Butler, Patrick Gilmore.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as a made-for-TV movie on The Hallmark Channel in 2016.
Katherine, a high-powered executive who believes men are intimidated by her career, is persuaded by her friend to create an Internet dating profile claiming she is an executive assistant. Meanwhile, Jack, a male nurse, creates his own Internet dating profile without realizing his best friend has secretly changed his profession to be a doctor. They are matched and find themselves falling in love, but hiding their true identities proves far trickier than expected.

A kind of murder

March 22, 2017
Los Angeles, CA : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Patrick Wilson, Jessica Biel, Vincent Kartheiser, Haley Bennett.
Title from disc label.
Based on the novel "The blunderer" by Patricia Highsmith.
A crime novelist obsessed with an unsolved murder case begins to fantasize about committing a crime of his own. His marriage is an unhappy one, and his desire to be free from his beautiful but damaged wife becomes an obsession. But when his wife is found dead, the lines blur between innocence and intent, forcing the question: who, in fact, is the real killer?

Outlaws and angels

March 16, 2017
Toronto, ON : Entertainment One Films Canada, [2016]
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chad Michael Murray, Francesca Eastwood, Madisen Beaty, Ben Browder, Luke Wilson, Teri Polo.
Title from disc label.
For seasoned outlaw Henry and his gang of bandits, a high-stakes bank heist turns bloody when they kill a U.S. Marshal in the process. With one of the largest bounties in the history of the American West on their heads, they make their way south and invade the home of a seemingly innocent and unsuspecting frontier family for refuge. As an unexpected game of cat and mouse ensues, this twisted tale leads to seduction, role reversal, and ultimately revenge.

Aloha Bobby and Rose

March 16, 2017
Los Angeles, CA : Timeless Media Group, [2014]
1 videodisc (88 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Paul Le Mat, Tim McIntire, Dianne Hull.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1975.
A young mechanic and a beautiful girl fall in love immediately. Their plans for the future have to be put on hold when they are forced to take to the road as fugitives from the law.

Five nights in Maine

March 16, 2017
©2016
1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David Oyelowo, Dianne Wiest, Rosie Perez, Teyonah Parris, Hani Furstenberg, Bill Raymond.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
After his wife dies in a tragic car accident, young Sherwin is called to Maine by his terminally ill and estranged mother-in-law Lucinda. Grappling with a lifetime of disagreements, Lucinda and Sherwin find themselves forced to cope with their feelings and grief in a quiet journey of empathy, compassion and healing.

Miss Sloane.

March 15, 2017
Los Angeles, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2017.
1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, John Lithgow.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: theatrical feature; lobbying winning by any means.
In the world of political power brokers, Sloane takes on the most powerful opponent of her career and will do whatever is required to win.

Death race 2050

March 15, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Manu Bennett, Malcolm McDowell, Marci Miller.
Title from disc label.
Based on the screenplay by Robert Thom and Charles B. Griffith.
It's the year 2050 and America is controlled by an all-powerful corporate government ruled by The Chairman. The masses have been brainwashed with violent virtual-reality entertainment. The event of the year is a race in which a motley crew of violent drivers compete in a cross-country race, scoring points for running people over and driving each other off the road. The reigning champion and fan favorite, Frankenstein, wants to take the crown, but his rebel spy co-pilot threatens his legacy.

Chance at heaven

March 15, 2017
[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified] ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010], ©2010.
1 videodisc (71 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Ginger Rogers, Joel McCrea, Marion Nixon, Andy Devine, Lucien Littlefield.
Originally produced in the United States as a motion picture in 1933.
From the story by Viña Delmar.
Blackstone 'Blacky' Gorman, rising service station owner, is blessed with the devotion of supremely sweet and noble Marje Harris, but he meets coquettish and silly debutante Glory Franklyn and, between Glory's charm and his social ambition, is snared into an upscale marriage that proves to have its downside.

Solace

March 15, 2017
©2017
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Abbie Cornish, Colin Farrell.
Wide screen (2.40:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
When FBI Special Agent Joe Merriwether is unable to solve a series of homicides, he enlists the help of former colleague Dr. John Clancy, a retired physician with psychic powers. Soon, Clancy realizes that his exceptional intuitive abilities are no match against the extraordinary powers of the vicious murderer on a mission.

Nocturnal animals

March 14, 2017
©2017
1 videodisc (approximately 116 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Andrea Riseborough, Michael Sheen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
Based on the novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright.
Susan is living through an unfulfilling marriage when she receives a package containing a novel manuscript from her ex-husband, Edward. The novel is dedicated to her but its content is violent and devastating. Susan cannot help but reminisce over her past love story with the author. Increasingly she interprets the book as a tale of revenge, a tale that forces her to re-evaluate the choices that she has made, and reawakens a love that she feared was lost.

Easter bunny adventure

March 14, 2017
Chicago, IL : Ruthless, [2017]
1 videodisc (74 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Bill Oberst, Jr., William McNamara, Danni Dandan Gadigan, KJ Schrock.
Title from disc label.
Includes narrated fairy tale classics: The hare and the tortoise, The lion and the mouse, The boy who cried wolf, and many more!
Hitch a ride with the Easter Bunny as he goes on an unforgettable adventure! It's the biggest Easter egg hunt ever and Benny the Easter Bunny can't do it alone. He teams up with Wilma the chicken as they hop in a giant hot air balloon and journey to Fairy Tale Valley in search of the most amazing Easter egg ever: an Easter egg that can grant any wish one desires!

Assassin's creed

March 14, 2017
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, Charlotte Rampling, Essie Davis.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day.

Live by night

March 14, 2017
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2017]
1 videodisc (129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson, Scott Eastwood, Zoe Saldana, Sienna Miller, Titus Welliver.
Widescreen.
Based on the book by Dennis Lehane.
It's the Roaring Twenties and Prohibition hasn't stopped the flow of booze in an underground network of gangster-run speakeasies. The opportunity to gain power and money is there for any man with enough nerve, and Joe Coughlin, the son of the Boston Police superintendent, long ago turned his back on his strict upbringing for the spoils of being an outlaw. But even among criminals there are rules, and Joe breaks a big one: crossing a powerful mob boss by stealing his money and his moll.

The love witch

March 14, 2017
Brooklyn, NY : Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2017]
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Samantha Robinson, Jeffrey Vincent Parise, Laura Waddell, Gian Keys, Jared Sanford, Robert Seeley.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However her spells work too well, and she ends up with a string of hapless victims. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder.

Of boys and men

March 10, 2017
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2011.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Robert Townsend, Angela Bassett, Victoria Rowell, Faizon Love, Dante Boens.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of the 2007 motion picture.
The long-awaited day has finally arrived: Holden and Rieta Cole's eldest son Terrell is graduating from college! But tragedy strikes suddenly, and now the Coles are forced to cope with overwhelming grief on top of life's everyday challenges. While Holden battles demons of pain and regret, his sister Janay steps in to help guide her loved ones on a healing path.

The toy

March 10, 2017
Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2004.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Teresa Ganzel, Ned Beatty, Scott Schwartz.
Title from disc label.
Based on a film by Francis Veber.
Gleason is U.S. Bates, a megalomaniac millionaire who owns most of south central Louisiana. Pryor is Jack Brown, a former journalist who has worked his way down the vocational ladder to the position of janitor in Bates' department store. Bates' son, Eric, selects an elaborate toy--Jack Brown--and the relationship teaches Eric more about life than fun and games.

Ghost in the shell, arise. Borders 1 & 2

March 10, 2017
[United States] : FUNimation Productions, Ltd., [2014]
2 videodiscs (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc label.
Based on the manga by Shirow Masamune.
DVD 1. Border:1, Ghost pain -- DVD 2. Border:2, Ghost whispers.
Ghost whispers: "Witness the formation of the legendary Public Security Section 9. When a clandestine organization hacks every car in the city, Kusanagi recruits a lethal team of cyber operatives ... to clamp down on the chaos and make the city safe again"--Outer container.

Ghost in the shell: arise. Borders 3 & 4

March 10, 2017
[Place of publication not identified] : [Funmation], [2014]
2 videodiscs (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc label.
Based on the manga by Shirow Masamuno.
Border 3. Ghost tears -- Border 4. Ghost stands alone.
Border 4: Motoko Kusanagi is closing in on the dangerous hacker who created the false memory virus. After a mass shooting leads to the capture of a key witness, the team finds themselves in a race against the clock to unravel the secrets she's keeping. With enemies appearing all around them and the stakes growing higher by the minute, it's time to find out once and for all: Who is Fire-Starter? And how can they be stopped?

Always shine

March 10, 2017
New York, NY : Oscilloscope Laboratories, 2016.
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mackenzie Davis, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Lawrence Michael Levine, Alexander Koch.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Two friends, both actresses, leave Los Angeles for Big Sur embarking on a weekend getaway to reconnect. Once alone, however, the two women's suppressed jealousies and deep-seated resentments bubble to the surface, causing them to lose grasp not just of the true nature of their relationship, but also of their own identities.

The eyes of my mother

March 10, 2017
[Los Angeles, California] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2017.
1 videodisc (76 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Kika Magalhães, Will Brill, Flora Diaz, Paul Nazak.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of the 2016 motion picture.
In their secluded farmhouse, a mother, formerly a surgeon in Portugal, teaches her daughter, Francisca, to understand anatomy and be unfazed by death. But after a shocking event shatters their idyllic life, the young girl must cope with the nightmarish repercussions that echo into adulthood. As she matures, it becomes clear that this beautiful but dangerous young woman has some very peculiar desires.

Priceless

March 9, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joel Smallbone, Derek Blakeney, Cory J. Broussard, Bianca A. Santos, Amber Midthunder.
Title from disc label.
"Inspired by true stories" -- Container.
A widower who loses custody of his daughter finds himself unable to hold down a job. He agrees to drive a truck across the country, no questions asked. When he discovers what he is delivering, he is faced with a life-changing choice.

100 streets

March 9, 2017
[Culver City, California] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Gemma Arterton, Idris Elba, Ryan Gage, Ken Stott, Tom Cullen, Franz Drameh.
Title from disc label.
1080p high definition wide screen (2.39:1).
Three extraordinary stories all lived out within a hundred London streets. Leon Butler's script charts interconnecting London stories, including those of a former rugby star and his wife, a small time drug dealer, and a rich playboy.

Frank & Lola

March 9, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Shannon, Imogen Poots, Michael Nyqvist, Justin Long.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
The story of two people locked in a battle of passion and obsession. When talented chef Frank meets aspiring fashion designer Lola, he is instantly and violently in love. As the secrets of Lola's dark past are revealed, the lovers are drawn into a web of sex, jealousy and revenge.

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