New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

October 25, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Devil's pass

October 24, 2016
New York, NY : IFC in Theaters, LLC, [2013]
1 videodisc (approximately 100 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Holly Goss, Matt Stokoe, Luke Albright, Ryan Hawley, Gemma Atkinson.
Title from disc surface.
Based on a true story.
In February 1959, nine Russian hikers ventured into a remote area of the Ural Mountains. Two weeks later, all of them were found dead. What happened is a mystery that has baffled investigators and researchers for decades. It has become known as the Dyatlov Pass Incident. When five ambitious American college students are issued a grant to return to the site of the original events, they gear up with the belief that they can uncover and document the truth of what happened to the supposedly experienced hikers. But what they find is more shocking than anything they could have imagined.


October 20, 2016
Chicago, IL : Olive Films, [2015]
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
Based on the play by William Mastrosimone.
A victim of robbery and near rape puts a plan into action and turn the tables on her attacker, making him the victim.


October 19, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Robert Kazinsky, Clancy Brown, Daniel Wu, Ruth Negga.
Title from disc surface.
Based on the video game series and novels.
The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.

The purge : election year

October 19, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Elizabeth Mitchell, Frank Grillo, Mykelti Williamson, Edwin Hodge, Betty Gabriel, Kyle Secor, Ethan Phillips, Raymond J. Barry, Terry Serpico.
Title from disc label.
Bonus materials: deleted scenes; Inside The Purge; Character spotlight: Leo.
It's been two years since Leo Barnes stopped himself from a regrettable act of revenge on Purge Night. Now serving as head of security for Senator Charlie Roan, his mission is to protect her in a run for president and survive the annual ritual that targets the poor and innocent. But when a betrayal forces them onto the streets of D.C. on the one night when no help is available, they must stay alive until dawn, or both be sacrificed for their sins against the state.

Lights out

October 19, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2016]
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Billy Burke, Maria Bello, Alexander Dipersia.
Title from disc label.
When a bloodthirsty supernatural being that lurks in the shadows preys upon her family, a young woman must fight to protect herself, save her younger brother, and uncover a mystery about her family's shadowy past.

Blood father

October 14, 2016
Santa Moncia, CA : Lionsgate 2016.
1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, William H. Macy.
Title from disc label.
Based upon the novel by Peter Craig.
When his estranged teenage daughter is targeted by a drug cartel, ex-convict John Link must call upon connections from his criminal past to save his daughter's future.

Take me to the river

October 14, 2016
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrator: Terrence Howard.
Originally released as a documentary film in 2014.
Bonus features: Historic interview featuring Snoop Dogg with Stax legend William Bell; Be like me--the unseen session video featuring the legendary Bar-Kays with platinum-selling 8Ball and MJG; How I wrote the iconic song "I'll take you there" featuring Stax legend Al Bell.
Documentary celebrating the intergenerational, interracial, and undeniable influence of Memphis, Tennessee on American culture and its music, bringing together award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians for a one-of-a-kind musical project and following them through the creative process of recording a historic new album. Features Terrence Howard, William Bell, Snoop Dogg, Mavis Staples, Otis Clay, Yo Gotti, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, North Mississippi All-Stars, and others.

Free state of Jones

October 12, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (140 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell.
Title from disc label.
Special features: The history of Jones County.
The story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight, and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy.

Our kind of traitor

October 12, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, 2016
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Naomie Harris, Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgard, Damian Lewis, Alicia Von Rittberg, Jeremy Northam.
Title from disc label.
Based on a novel by John Le Carré.
While on vacation, a married couple unwittingly befriends a flamboyant and charismatic Russian named Dima, who, unbeknownst to them, is a kingpin money launderer for the mafia. When Dima confides to his new friends that he plans to escape from the mob, they're quickly swept into the dangerous world of international espionage. The unlikely companions must undertake a perilous journey through Paris, Bern, and London in order to save Dima and his family.

Independence Day. Resurgence

October 12, 2016
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2016.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Maika Monroe, Jessie T. Usher, Travis Tope, William Fichtner, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Judd Hirsch, Brent Spiner, Sela Ward, Vivica A. Fox, Robert Loggia.
Special features: Deleted scenes; The war of 1996; It's early, ABQ!; gag reel; audio commentary by Roland Emmerich; concept art.
Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare people for the aliens' advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring the world back from the brink of extinction.

Cafe society

October 12, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate Entertainment, 2016
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Blake Lively, Parker Posey.
Title from disc label.
Set in the 1930s, a young Bronx native moves to Hollywood where he falls in love with the secretary of his powerful uncle, an agent to the stars. After returning to New York he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life.


October 12, 2016
Santa Monica, California : Lions Gate Entertainment, 2016
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade, Miles Heizer, Kimiko Glenn, Marc John Jefferies, MacHine Gun Kelly.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Creating Nerve; "The fat Jewish gets tattewish" outtakes; The governor's ball takeover.
Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico, has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds herself caught up in the thrill of the adrenaline-fueled competition partnered with a mysterious stranger, the game begins to take a sinister turn with increasingly dangerous acts, leading her into a high-stakes finale.

Being Charlie

October 11, 2016
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nick Robinson, Cary Elwes, Morgan Saylor, Devon Bostick, Common, Susan Misner, Richard Chavira.
Title from disc label.
Centers on the eponymous eighteen-year-old as he drifts in and out of rehab clinics for drug addiction, while his actor-turned-politician father runs for governor of California. Charlie begins a relationship with fellow rehab patient Eva and the two attempt to get clean, but they find maintaining sobriety a constant struggle.

Wild oats

October 11, 2016
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Lange, Demi Moore, Billy Connolly.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Eva, a widow and retired history teacher, enjoys a quiet life. Everything changes when she receives a life insurance check accidentally made out for $5,000,000 instead of the expected $50,000. At the not-so-gentle urging of her best friend Maddie, Eva deposits the money and the two friends head to the Canary Islands with every intention of living it up. But their fantasy is short-lived when they discover that they have become media sensations overnight.

Kingsglaive : Final fantasy XV

October 11, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Aaron Paul, Lena Headey, Sean Bean, David Gant.
Title from disc label.
Special features: A way with words: epic and intimate vocals; Fit for the Kingslaive: building the world; To capture the Kingsglaive: the process; Emotive music: scoring the Kingsglaive.
The magical kingdom of Lucis is home to the sacred Crystal, and the menacing empire of Niflheim is determined to steal it. King Regis of Lucis commands an elite force of soldiers called the Kingsglaive. Wielding their king's magic, Nyx and his fellow soldiers fight to protect Lucis. As the overwhelming military might of the empire bears down, King Regis is faced with an impossible ultimatum, to marry his son, Prince Noctis to Princess Lunafreya of Tenebrae.

Into the forest

October 11, 2016
1 videodisc (approximately 101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ellen Page, Evan Rachel Wood, Max Minghella, Callum Keith Rennie.
Special features: "The making of Into the Forest" featurette; audio commentary with writer/director Patricia Rozema.
Based on Jean Hegland's novel.
After a worldwide power outage, two sisters must work together in order to survive in their increasingly treacherous new world while fighting intruders, disease, loneliness, and starvation.


October 11, 2016
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sam Shepard, Hamish Linklater, Meg Ryan, Alex Neustaedter, Tom Hanks, Molly Gordon, Scott Shepherd.
Title from disc label.
Based on the novel "The human comedy" by William Saroyan.
Fourteen-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister and his four-year-old brother, Ulysses. And so it is that as Spring turns to Summer, 1942, Homer Macauley delivers messages of love, hope, pain, and death, to the good people of Ithaca. And Homer Macauley will grapple with one message that will change him forever.

The infiltrator

October 6, 2016
[United States] : Broad Green Pictures, [2016]
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bryan Cranston, Diane Kruger, John Leguizamo, Benjamin Bratt.
Based on the book by Robert Mazur.
Based on the true story of a U.S. Customs official who uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.

Every thing will be fine

October 6, 2016
New York, NY : IFC Films, [2016]
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
James Franco, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Marie-Josee Croze, Rachel McAdams.
Special features: Interviews ; behind the scenes ; trailer.
A drama that charts the emotional odyssey of a struggling novelist whose life is turned upside down one wintry night following a fatal car accident. The incident sets him on a soul searching, decades long journey towards redemption, a quest that profoundly touches the lives of both his girlfriend and the accident victim's mother.


October 6, 2016
Fort Mill, SC : Phase 4 Films
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Daisy Ann Keeping, David Brandon, Joy Tanner, Martin Kashirokov
Title from disc label.
Based on an iconic poem by Percy Byshhe Shelley.
"A teenager visiting her estranged father in Italy stumbles across the Neverlake, an ancient lake said to be guarded by the spirits of the dead. There she befriends a peculiar group of children who are each plagued by strange injuries. As she uncovers the horrific secrets behind the lake - and her new friends - she becomes haunted by disturbing visions that connect to her own mysterious past. However, the ghosts of the past may be more dangerous than she ever thought possible."--Container.

Night watch [videorecording]

October 6, 2016
[Burbank, CA] : Turner Entertainment Co. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2011.
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Billie Whitelaw.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1973.
Based upon the play by Lucille Fletcher.
Ellen Wheeler is a lonely insomniac trapped in a loveless marriage and by an obsession with a creepy gothic manse next door. One night while indulging in her alcohol fueled ramblings, Ellen spots a corpse inside the vacant house. A corpse that resembles her deceased, two timing first husband, a corpse that no one else thinks exists.

Is the man who is tall happy?

October 6, 2016
1 videodisc (approximately 89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Featuring Noam Chomsky, Michel Gondry.
Special features: Animating Noam Chomsky (making of); Democracy Now! interview; DOC NYC Q&A; Huffington Post live interview; trailer.
"An animated conversation with Noam Chomsky"--Container.
An animated documentary on the life of controversial MIT professor, philosopher, linguist, anti-war activist and political firebrand Noam Chomsky. Through complex, lively conversations with Chomsky and brilliant illustrations by Gondry himself, the film reveals the life and work of the father of modern linguistics while also exploring his theories on the emergence of language.

All things fall apart [videorecording]

October 4, 2016
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2012]
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Ray Liotta, Mario van Peebles, Lynn Whitfield, Cedric Sanders, Tracey Heggins, Mike P, Steve Eastin, Chanel Farrel, Ambyr Childers.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
A promising football running back plans to make it to the NFL. At the pinnacle of his college football career, his dreams are shattered and he loses everything. But determination and a newly found inner strength enable him to triumph.


October 4, 2016
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [2006]
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane, John Hawkes, Bryan Hearne, Julian Griffith.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Based on the novel "Hardball : a season in the projects" by Daniel Coyle.
When a young gambler attempts to borrow money from a friend, the conditions of the loan state that he must coach a Little League baseball team from Cabrini Green housing projects in Chicago.

Murder, she baked : a chocolate chip cookie mystery

October 4, 2016
New York, NY : Cinedigm Home Entertainment
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alison Sweeney, Cameron Mathison, Gabriel Hogan, Lisa Durupt, Susan Hogan, Toby Levins, Juliana Wimbles, Barbara Niven.
Widescreen (1.78:1)
Based on the novel "Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder" by Joanne Fluke.
Free spirited cookie baker Hannah Swensen jumps in to help a handsome new detective track down the culprit and uncover the mystery surrounding the death of her friend and local milk delivery man.


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