New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

December 3, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Absolutely fabulous : the movie

December 2, 2016
Los Angeles, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Jane Horrocks, Julia Sawalha, Kate Moss.
Title from disc label.
After grabbing the attention of both the media and police for accidentally knocking Kate Moss into a River, Edina and Patsy hide out in the south of France to escape the paparazzi frenzy.

The awakening

December 2, 2016
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2012]
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Charlton Heston, Stephanie Zimbalist, Susannah York, Jill Townsend.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
Based on the novel "The jewel of seven stars" by Bram Stoker.
"Charlton Heston stars as an Egyptologist with a passion that will trigger several mysterious deaths. He's obsessed with a sorceress whose return has been prophesied--and whose tomb he opened at the exact moment his daughter was born. Can ancient evil reach forward in time to curse the present? Horror movie fans know the terrifying answer"--Container.

D.C. Cab.

December 1, 2016
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios, 2004.
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Adam Baldwin, Charlie Barnett, Irene Cara, Anne De Salvo, Max Gail, Mr. T, Jose Perez, Paul Rodriguez, Gary Busey.
Videodisc release of the 1983 motion picture.
A young southerner travels to Washington, D.C. to seek his fortune, and gets a job as a cabbie in a company owned and managed by a friend of his late father. The wide-eyed youth is determined to win acceptance by the rag-tag group of crazies who are the drivers for the struggling cab company.

Fort Tilden

November 30, 2016
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bridey Elliott, Clare McNulty, Neil Casey.
Wide screen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
Two friends quickly shun responsibilities for the day when a pair of good-looking guys invites them along for a carefree afternoon. As the two young women board their bicycles and embark on a lengthy journey to the beach, they quickly realize that, akin to their confusing, transitioning lives, they neither know where they're going nor how they plan to get there.

Milton's secret

November 30, 2016
Port Washington, NY : Momentum Pictures, [2016]
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michelle Rodriguez, Donald Sutherland, Mia Kirshner.
Title from disc surface.
"Family approved."
Twelve-year-old Milton Adams is growing up in an uncertain world full of bullies. With his parents constantly stressing about their careers and finances, and the neighborhood bully tormenting him, Milton's world is in crisis. But when his Grandpa comes to visit, he discovers worrying about the future only make things worse.

Mr. Church

November 30, 2016
1 videodisc (approximately 105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Eddie Murphy, Britt Robertson, Natascha McElhone, Xavier Samuel, Lucy Fry, Christian Madsen.
Special features : Includes four featurettes : "Britt Robertson"; "Eddie Murphy doing a drama"; "Food on film"; "Based on a true friendship".
A little girl and her dying mother obtain the services of a talented cook. What begins as a six-month arrangement spans fifteen years and creates a family bond that lasts forever.

Charming Christmas

November 30, 2016
© 2016
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Julie Benz, David Sutcliffe, Bruce Gray.
Title from disc label.
"Part of countdown to Christmas"--Container.
When a young businesswoman plays Mrs. Claus at her family's department store over Christmas, her life begins to take some unexpected turns.

A Christmas detour

November 30, 2016
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Candace Cameron Bure, Paul Greene, Sarah Strange, David Lewis, Marcus Rosner, Barbara Niven.
Title from disc label.
"Part of Countdown to Christmas"--Container.
An anxious bride-to-be throws in with a broken-hearted guy and a happily married couple for an emergency ride to NYC, learning about each other and themselves along the way.

A Christmas melody

November 30, 2016
© 2016
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mariah Carey, Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott.
"Part of countdown to Christmas"--Container.
A gift of music transports people back to another time and place where they find their truest feelings.

Eat that question : Frank Zappa in his own words

November 30, 2016
1 videodisc (approx. 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Full screen (1.33:1).
Interviews and performances, rare and never-before-seen historic footage of Frank Zappa's 30-year career.

The Rolling Stones : Havana moon.

November 30, 2016
1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 audio discs (digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.)
Rolling Stones (Mick Jagger, vocals, guitar, harmonica ; Keith Richards, vocals, guitar ; Ron Wood, guitar ; Charlie Watts, drums) ; with additional musicians.
All tracks written by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards.
DVD: Jumpin' Jack Flash -- It's only rock 'n' roll (but I like it) -- Out of control -- Angie -- Paint it black -- Honky tonk women -- You got the silver -- Midnight rambler -- Gimme shelter -- Sympathy for the devil -- Brown sugar -- You can't always get what you want -- (I can't get no) satisfaction -- Tumbling dice -- All down the line -- Before they make me run -- Miss you -- Start me up.
Havana moon captures the historic, once in a lifetime concert by The Rolling Stones in Havana, Cuba. This epic, record breaking concert features hits from across their career. Filmed at the end of the América Latina Olé Tour 2016 Mike Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood perform a truly spectacular set to over 1.2 million adoring fans.

Snow bride

November 30, 2016
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Katrina Law, Jordan Belfi, Patricia Richardson.
Title from disc label.
"Part of Countdown to Christmas"--Container.
When a reporter encounters the eldest son of a famous political family in the mountain retreat, she winds up pretending to be his girlfriend over Christmas so he can save face with his family - but then is confronted with a dilemma - does she secretly expose newsworthy scoops about the famous family in order to save her job or trust that she's falling in love for real?

The wild life

November 29, 2016
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Doug Stone, Ron Allen [i.e., Kirk Thornton], Colin Metzger, Michael Sorich, Yuri Lowenthal.
Special features: A wild world: making the wild life; Meet the characters; Tips for your trip; The wild life musical adventure.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
For a group of quirky animals, things are larger-than-life on a tropical isle that is pure wild animal paradise. Then Robinson Crusoe, a marooned human, arrives in the midst of a furious storm, and their lives are forever changed by this bewildering new 'creature.'


November 29, 2016
[El Segundo, Calif.] : Gravitas Ventures, [2016]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jacqueline Kim, James Urbaniak, Freya Adams, Ken Jeong, Jennifer Ehle, Samantha Kim, Troi Zee.
Special features: Commentary with director Jennifer Phang & senior XFX supervisor Catherine Tate.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
In the year of 2041, this si-fi drama explores the extremes a mother would go to in order to secure her daughter's future. In this near-future city where soaring opulence overshadows economic hardship, Gwen and her daughter Jules do all they can to hold on to their joy together, despite the instability surfacing in their world. The tale of a mother's desperate sacrifice, "Advantageous" presents an offbeat, intimate dystopian vision that is strongly intriguing for a while.

The wash

November 23, 2016
[United States] : Trimark Home Video : Distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment, [2002], ©2001.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, George Wallace, Angell Conwell.
Special features: production commentary - D.J. Pooh, Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg; bloopers; alternate main title sequence; music video - "Bad intentions" Dr. Dre featuring Knoc-Turn'al; cast & crew interviews; theatrical trailer; interactive menus; scene access.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Dee Loc and Sean are two roommates in desperate need for some cash. With their car repossessed and the rent due, they get jobs at a local car wash. It seems to be the perfect solution - getting paid, chasing the ladies and their "side deals" have never been so lucrative. The two are in enough trouble when their boss gets kidnapped. Now the roommates have to figure out how to get their boss back.

The sea of trees

November 23, 2016
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matthew McConaughey, Ken Watanabe, Naomi Watts, Katie Aselton.
Widescreen (2.40:1)
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Powerful story of love and redemption of an American professor, Arthur, who travels to Japan. He embarks on a spiritual and life-changing journey with Takumi, whom he found lost near the base of Mount Fuji. Takumi had gotten lost after attempting to commit suicide, now they fight for their survival while they are on their journey of reflection. Arthur's will to live reconnects him to his love for his wife.

The Mindy project. Season four.

November 22, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
4 videodiscs (approximately 10 hr., 5 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Garret Dillahunt, Fortune Feimster.
Title from disc labels.
Bonus features: Deleted scenes; Gag reel.
Disc 1. While I was sleeping -- C is for coward -- Leo Castellano is my son -- The bitch is back -- Stay at home milf -- Road trip -- Mindy and nanny Disc 2. Later, baby -- Jody Kimball-Kinney is my husband -- The departed -- The Lahiris and the Castellanos -- The parent trap -- When Mindy met Danny -- Will they or won't they Disc 3. 2 fast 2 serious -- So you think you can finance -- Mindy Lahiri is dtf -- Bernardo & Anita -- Baby got backslide -- The greatest date in the world Disc 4. Under the Texan sun -- Princeton charming -- There's no crying in softball -- My kid stays in the picture -- Freedom tower women's health -- Homewrecker
Young Ob/Gyn doctor, Mindy, balances her personal and professional life, surrounded by co-workers in a small office. This season Mind is embracing motherhood, career advancement, and a new romantic interest(s).

The Syndicate : all or nothing

November 22, 2016
Silver Spring, MD : Acorn, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 366 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anthony Andrews, Alice Krige, Lenny Henry, Cara Theobold, Elizabeth Berrington, Melanie Hill, Richard Rankin.
Title from disc.
The once-impressive Hazelwood Manor has been in the family of Lord Hazelwood since the eighteenth century. There used to be more than 30 staff at the house, but now, with a mounting debt of 6.5 million, only five remain since Lord and Lady Hazelwood were forced to let the others go. With the future of Hazelwood in question and their jobs on the line, the unthinkable happens, the staff wins the lottery!

Morris from America

November 21, 2016
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Craig Robinson, Carla Juri, Lina Keller, Markees Christmas.
Widescreen (1.85:1)
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
A coming of age comedy with a unique spin. Morris, a 13-year-old has just relocated with his single father, Curtis, to Germany. Morris, who fancies himself the next Notorious B.I.G., is a complete fish out of water in this new country. He's a budding hip-hop star in an EDM world. To complicate matters further, Morris quickly falls for his classmate, Katrin. Morris sets out against all odds to take the hip-hop world by storm and win the girl of his dreams.

Don't breathe

November 18, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, Stephen Lang.
Special features: 8 deleted scenes; No escape; Creating the creepy house; Meet the cast; Commentary with director Fede Alvarez, co-writer Rodo Sayagues and actor Stephen Lang; Man in the dark; The sound of horror.
A group of friends break into the house of a wealthy blind man, thinking they'll get away with the perfect heist....they're wrong.

Bad moms

November 15, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell, Annie Mumolo, Jada Pinkett Smith, Christina Applegate, Jay Hernandez.
Title from disc label.
Exclusive features: deleted scenes; gag reel; interview with the cast & their moms.
When three overworked and underappreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long-overdue freedom, fun, and comedic self indulgence.

Captain Fantastic

November 15, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 2016.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Viggo Mortensen, George Mackay, Frank Langella, Kathryn Hahn, Steve Zahn, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso, Nicholas Hamilton, Shree Crooks, Charlie Shotwell, Trin Miller.
Title from disc label.
Bonus feature: Insane or insanely great?
Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society, a devoted father dedicates his life to transforming his six young children into extraordinary adults. But when a tragedy strikes the family, they are forced to leave this self-created paradise and begin a journey into the outside world that challenges his idea of what it means to be a parent and brings into question everything he's taught them.


November 15, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate Premiere/Grindstone, [2016]
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Daniel Radcliffe, Toni Collette, Nestor Carbonell, Sam Trammell.
Special features: Commentary with Daniel Ragussis and Michael German; making Imperium; living undercover featurette; cast/crew interviews; trailer gallery.
Inspired by real events. When a radical white supremacy terrorist group steals toxic materials in order to build a dirty bomb, FBI Agent Nate Foster goes undercover in order to infiltrate their shadowy underworld. But can Nate find the group's leader and the bomb before his cover is blown?


November 15, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (2 hr., 1 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan, Charlotte le Bon, Anna Geislerová, Harry Lloyd, Toby Jones.
Title from disc surface.
Bonus features: The making of "Anthropoid"; Storyboard to film comparisons.
Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the code name for the secret Czechoslovakian mission to assassinate Nazi SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution to the Jewish question, was the Reich's third in command and the leader of Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia.

War dogs

November 15, 2016
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Ana de Armas, Kevin Pollak, Bradley Cooper.
Based on the Rolling Stone article 'Arms & the Dudes' by Guy Lawson.
Two friends in their early twenties living in Miami Beach during the Iraq War exploit a little-known government initiative that allows small businesses to bid on U.S. Military contracts. Starting small, they begin raking in big money and are living the high life. But the pair gets in over their heads when they land a 300 million dollar deal to arm the Afghan Military.


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