New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

October 8, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Tremors 5 : bloodlines

October 7, 2015
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (1 hr., 39 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Gross, Jamie Kennedy, Pearl Thusi.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1).
The stakes are raised for survivalist, Burt Gummer in his most dangerous monster hunt yet. When Gummer's hired to capture a deadly Ass-blaster terrorizing South Africa, he and his new sidekick Travis Welker engage in a battle of survival against the fiercely aggressive Ass-blasters and Graboids. Discovering the monsters have evolved into even more lethal creatures.

Furious 7

October 7, 2015
[Universal City, California] : Universal Studios, [2015]
1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Kurt Russell, Tyrese Gibson, Djimon Hounsou, Ronda Rousey.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: Back to the starting line -- Race wars -- Snatch and grab -- Making-of.
Rogue assassin Deckard Shaw is out for revenge against Dominic Toretto and his crew, following the death of his brother in "Fast & Furious 6." Before Shaw can do that, Dom plans to take him out first with help from Brian, Ronan, Tej, and Letty.


October 5, 2015
[Culver City, California] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Norman Reedus, Djimon Hounsou, Sandrine Holt, Peter Benson.
Title from disc label.
In the near future, breathable air does not exist. Almost all of humanity has vanished, and those chosen to restore society live in a contained state of suspended animation. Two engineers taxed with guarding the last hope for mankind attempt to sustain their own sanity and lives while conducting their vital task.

Last shift

October 5, 2015
Los Angeles, CA : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Juliana Harkavy, Joshua Mikel, J. Larose.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Last shift; the effects; director and crew interviews; extended scenes; trailer.
Rookie cop Jessica's first night on the job is the last shift of a police station moving to a new location. Soon she realizes the station is inhabitated by demons of past inmates, including Paymon, the King of Hell.

Cop car

October 5, 2015
Universal City, CA : Universal Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kevin Bacon, Shea Whigham, Camryn Manheim, James Freedson-Jackson, Hays Wellford.
Bonus features: Their first and last ride: the making of Cop car.
A pair of ten-year-olds find an abandoned cop car in a field. When they take it for a joyride, it seems like they could kill themselves at any moment. But things only get worse when the small town sheriff goes looking for his missing car. The kids find themselves in the center of a deadly game of cat and mouse they don't understand and the only way out is to go as fast as their cop car will take them.


October 5, 2015
[United States] : Status Media, [2015]
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo, Vivica A. Fox, Michael Pare, Johnny Messner, Natassia Malthe, John Laughlin.
Title from disc label.
A wounded man wakes up in the desert surrounded by bodies, with no memory, and with three million dollars cash. On the run from a ruthless DEA agent, the Mexican cartel boss, and the local sheriff, the more he remembers the less he wants to know about who he really is.

Walking tall. Part 2 [videorecording]

October 5, 2015
[Los Angeles, CA] : Paramount Pictures : [Distributed by] Shout Factory, c2012.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Bo Svenson, Richard Jaeckel, Bruce Glover, Robert Doqui, Luke Askew, Leif Garrett, Angel Tompkins, Noah Berry, Jr.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1975.
Tennessee sherriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife.

Walking tall. Final chapter [videorecording]

October 5, 2015
Los Angeles, CA : Shout Factory, 2012.
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Bo Svenson, Mararet Blye, Forrest Tucker, Morgan Woodward.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Sheriff Buford Pusser, still distraught over his wife's death, blows up every moonshine still in McNairy County and, having gone a little too far, is voted out of office. In the final years of his life, Pusser tries to made amends to his friends and family, and cooperate with a film crew shooting a movie based on his life.

School for scoundrels [videorecording]

October 5, 2015
New York : Weinstein Co., [2007]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Heder, Jacinda Barrett, Luis Guzman, David Cross, Horatio Sanz, Sarah Silverman, Michael Clarke Duncan.
Special features: alternate ending; gag reel; the making of you didn't see on TV; feature commentary with writer/director Todd Phillips and writer Scot Armstrong; theatrical trailor.
Roger Waddell is a meek New York City meter maid, who is having a rough time at work and failing in his social life. When Roger's third "Little Brother" in a row dumps him, the recreation center manager suggests he call a mysterious phone number. Sitting at home, Roger calls the number and reaches Dr. P, who then instructs him to show up at the Learning Annex carrying a manila envelope with $5,000 cash. When he arrives, he and another new student meet Lesher, Dr. P's assistant. Soon, they learn Dr. P is running a very unorthodox class in how to gain confidence and change your life. When Dr. P looks at this new collection of losers, he becomes disgusted and ends class early. Lesher is instructed to hand out beepers. The new "recruits" must carry the beepers and initiate a confrontation with someone nearby when instructed. Soon, Roger begins to excel in the class and gains the confidence to ask his neighbor out on a date. But Dr. P is a competitive guy and does not like to be upstaged by his students, so he begins to romance the same girl as Roger in an attempt to steal her away.

Félix and Meira

October 2, 2015
New York, NY : Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2015]
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Hadas Yaron, Martin Dubreuil.
Widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio).
Special features: Post-screening Q&A with director; On leaving - a new interview; Theatrical trailer.
Hadas Yaron returns in Maxime Giroux's, story, an unconventional love story between two people living vastly different lives Meira, a young Hasidic wife and mother unhappy in her life, and Felix, an man lost in mourning the recent death of his father, unexpectedly meet in Montreal's Mile End district. What starts as an innocent friendship becomes more serious as the two find comfort and freedom in one another.

Chocolate City

October 2, 2015
Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures, [2015]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Robert Ri'chard, Tyson Beckford, DeRay Davis, Vivica A. Fox, Michael Jai White, Darrin Dewitt Henson.
Bonus features: blooper reel.
Michael is a college student struggling to make ends meet. Michael and his brother, Chris, meet the owner of a male strip club who convinces him to give amateur night a whirl. Michael's popularity threatens Adrian, the club's former star attraction who finds his popularity fading as the new kid starts to steal the spotlight.


October 2, 2015
[Chatsworth, Calif.] : RLJ Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Isaiah Washington, Julian Walker, Mo'nique.
Widescreen (2.35:1).
Based on the novel by Larry Duplechan.
Seventeen-year-old Randy tries very hard to be a good person. Since his father left, Randy takes care of his emotionally disturbed mother, and he's the kind of friend all of his classmates can depend on. As strong as he seems on the outside, Randy is hiding a secret inner struggle and denial of his true self. It's not until he opens himself up to love that he discovers that becoming a man means accepting who you really are.

Tremors 2 [videorecording] : aftershocks

October 2, 2015
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Video, [1998]
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Fred Ward, Christopher Gartin, Helen Shaver, Michael Gross.
Originally released in 1996.
Two desert desperadoes take on the task of destroying giant underground creatures that are terrorizing Mexican oil fields.

Tremors 3 [videorecording] : back to Perfection

October 2, 2015
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Video, c2001.
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Gross, Shawn Christian, Susan Chuang, Charlotte Stewart, Arianna Richards.
Special features include spotlight on location; theatrical trailer; production notes; cast and filmmakers.
Returning home to Perfection, Nevada, Burt finds that the town has been turned into a tourist attraction, complete with simulated giant worm attacks. A phony attack turns real when the Graboids return. This time the Graboids are mutating into something far more lethal and virtually indestructable.

The letter writer [videorecording]

October 2, 2015
Rock Rapids, IA : Bridgestone Multimedia Group, 2012.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Pam Eichner, Brandon Luke Bringhurst, Bernie Diamond, Aley Underwood.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Behind the scenes; The letter short film; Director's commentary; Interview with Bernie; Music video.
When Maggie Fuller, a rebellious and troubled teenager, receives an old fashioned letter in the mail from an unknown source, she can't imagine who could have so many wonderful things to say about her. After all, she is all but invisible to her father and a disappointment to her mom. So she tracks down the mysterious author of the letter and uncovers someone she has never met, but someone who seems to know her better than anyone else in her life.


October 2, 2015
1 videodisc (135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chris Cooper, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham, David Strathairn, Ken Jenkins, Kevin Tighe, Gordon Clapp, Bob Gunton, Jace Alexander, Joe Grifasi, Nancy Mette, Jo Henderson, Josh Mostel, Gary McCleery, Maggie Renzi, Tom Wright, Michael Preston, Tom Carlin, Jenni Cline, Michael A. Mantel, James Earl Jones.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
Bonus features: Trailer; Bios (cast & crew); Trailer gallery.
A labor leader seeking to organize the workers of a company town sets off a powder keg of racial hostility, corruption and betrayal in this tale of the bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920s.

77 chances.

October 1, 2015
[United States] : Echolight Studios : Liberty University, [2015]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Erin Bethea, Andrew Cheney, Rachel Hendrix.
Title from disc.
Aspiring photographer Jason is stuck in a rut. He moved back home after his mother died to help his sister Eva run the family business. Now, he feels like each day is a repeat of the last, and he'll never get to chance to follow his dreams. Jason may think his life is a broken record, but he's about to truly find out what living the exact same day over and over and over again is really like.

Teen beach 2

October 1, 2015
1 videodisc (approximately 104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ross Lynch, Maia Mitchell, Grace Phipps, Garrett Clayton, Chrissie Fit, John Deluca.
Widescreen (1.78:1)
Based on characters created by Vince Marcello & Mark Landry ; story by Dan Berendsen and Robert Horn.
Dive in and rock out with the hottest surf sequel under the sun! Now that summer's over and school has begun, Brady and Mack's relationship seems headed for a wipeout; until Lela, Tanner and the "Wet Side Story" kids show up! Dazzled by the novelty and variety of the modern world, Lela wants to stay, but the real world and the "reel" world just don't mix. Can Mack and Brady find the magic to get the kids home and get their own romance back on track before it's too late?

Dark places

October 1, 2015
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2015]
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks, Drea De Matteo, Corey Stoll, Andrea Roth.
Title from disc label.
Libby Day was only seven years old when her mother and two sisters were murdered and her brother Ben was jailed for the crime. Now, twenty-five years later, Libby discovers shocking evidence that Ben may be innocent, and the real killer still at large.

Heaven knows what

October 1, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ron Braunstein, Eleonore Hendricks, Arielle Holmes.
Anamorphic wide screen (1.78:1)
It blends fiction, formalism and raw documentary as it follows a young heroin addict who finds mad love in the streets of New York. The film is based on Holmes' soon-to-be-published memoir Mad Love in New York City.

What we did on our holiday

October 1, 2015
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2015]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rosamund Pike, David Tennant, Billy Connolly, Ben Miller, Amelia Bullmore, Emilia Jones.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
Doug and Abi take their kids on a family vacation. Surrounded by relatives, the kids innocently reveal the ins and outs of their family life and many intimate details about their parents. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a big secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest liability.


October 1, 2015
New York, NY : MPI Media Group, [2015]
1 videodisc (92 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino, Matthew Lillard.
Special feature: Trailer.
Anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1).
Toby is an eccentric, pot-smoking Manhattan ballet instructor whose quiet life is interrupted by the arrival of a young couple from Seattle, presumably there to interview him about his colorful life as a dancer in the 1960's. As Tobi spins salacious tales from his former career, an ulterior motive for the couple's visit emerges, forcing the trio to confront a secret that may connect them all. Driven by Stewart's tour-de-force performance, it moves masterfully between razor-sharp comic banter and heartrending poignancy.

The riot club

October 1, 2015
New York, NY : MPI Media Group, [2015]
1 videodisc (107 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sam Claflin, Max Irons, Jessica Brown Findlay, Douglas Booth, Holliday Grainger, Ben Schnetzer, Tom Hollander, Natalie Dormer.
Widescreen (2.40:1).
Based on the stage play "Posh" by Laura Wade.
Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.

5 to 7

October 1, 2015
New York, NY : MPI Media Group, [2015]
1 videodisc (97 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anton Yelchin, Berenice Marlohe, Glenn Close, Frank Langella, Olivia Thirlby, Lambert Wilson.
Widescreen (2.40).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
A chance encounter on the streets of Manhattan draws twenty-something aspiring writer Brian into a passionate love affair with a glamorous French woman. But she's married, and can only meet him for hotel room trysts between the hours of five and seven. As Brian yearns for more than just two hours a day with the woman of his dreams, he learns hard won lessons about life and love.

People, places, things

October 1, 2015
[United States] : Alchemy, [2015]
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jermaine Clement, Regina Hall, Stephanie Allynne, Michael Chernus, Jessica Williams.
Title from disc surface.
A newly divorced father must learn to balance his job, his new love, and move on from the woman that left him.


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