New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

August 27, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Run, hide, die

August 26, 2015
[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2015]
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alison Monda, Alicia Mendez, Ivey Bronwen.
Widescreen (2.40:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
A year after Addison Davenport's husband was found murdered in their home, the emotional wounds are still raw and gaping. On this devastating anniversary, Addison's in-laws generously offer her their summer cabin as a healing retreat. With her four best friends in tow, Addie sets off for this idyllic spot, deep in the woods, to find some peace and possibly even some fun. But it soon becomes clear that the girls are not alone, as each is savagely captured and terrorized.

7 minutes

August 26, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jason Ritter, Luke Mitchell, Kris Kristofferson, Leven Rambin, Zane Holtz.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of the 2014 motion picture.
It follows Sam, Mike and Owen, three high school friends who are forced by circumstance to commit a brazen robbery that goes horribly wrong. As each minute of the event unfolds, the stakes are pushed higher and higher. What begins as a simple plan, "in and out in seven minutes," quickly becomes a dangerous game of life and death.


August 21, 2015
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joanne Kelly, Neal Huff, Alex Shaffer, Kivlighan de Montebello, Tom Bower.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
The beauty of the land cannot mask the brutality of a farm town. As harvest draws near, Betty confronts a terrifying new reality and will go to desperate lengths to save her family when they are threatened with being forced from their land. An old friend, struggling to keep his own farm profitable by any means necessary, offers Betty a way out.

Burying the ex

August 21, 2015
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anton Yelchin, Ashley Greene, Alexandra Daddario, Oliver Cooper.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
It seemed like a great idea when all-around nice guy Max and his beautiful girlfriend, Evelyn moved in together. But when Evelyn turns out to be a controlling, manipulative nightmare, Max knows it's time to call it quits. There's just one problem: he's terrified of breaking up with her. Fate steps in when Evelyn is the victim of a fatal, freak accident, leaving Max single and ready to mingle.


August 20, 2015
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kristin Chenoweth, Cameron Boyce, Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart.
Title from disc label.
A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the trouble making offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen (Evie) and Jafar (Jay).

Do you believe?

August 19, 2015
Scotsdale, AZ : Pure Flix, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 122 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mira Sorvino, Sean Astin, Alexa PenaVega, Ted McGinley, Andrea Logan White, Cybill Shepherd, Lee Majors.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Actor interviews; Trailers.
A dozen souls, all moving in different directions, all longing for something more. As their lives unexpectedly intersect, they each are about to discover there is power in the Cross of Christ, even if they don't yet believe it. From the creators of God's Not Dead comes this stirring new film.

The Crusades [videorecording]

August 19, 2015
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2014]
1 videodisc (126 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Actors: Loretta Young (Berengaria), Henry Wilcoxon (Richard), Ian Keith (Saladin), C. Aubrey Smith (Hermit), Katherine DeMille (Alice), Joseph Schildkraut (Conrad), Alan Hale (Blondel), C. Henry Gordon (Philip), George Barbier (Sancho).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1935.
When the Saracens retake the holy city of Jerusalem, King Richard the Lionheart vows to reclaim the city for Christianity. In order to get crucial supplies, he resigns himself to marrying Berengaria of Navarre -- but this marriage of convenience turns to one of passion when the beautiful and determined young woman joins him in the treacherous battle to save the holy city.

Men with wings

August 19, 2015
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Fred McMurray, Ray Milland, Louise Campbell, Andy Devine, Lynne Overman, Porter Hall, Walter Abel, Kitty Kelly.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1938.
"After growing up together, Pat Falconer, Scott Barnes and Peggy Ransom find their lives soaring in very different directions. Pat discovers thrills and freedom in daredevil missions. Scott methodically works on constructing planes that are faster, lighter and stronger. Peggy, now married to Pat, bravely holds down the home front as her husband's adventures take him farther away from his family. As the early events in aviation history bring them happiness and heartbreak, these three soon understand that they will always be connected, no matter the distance." -- Container.

White woman

August 19, 2015
1 videodisc (1 hr., 9 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Charles Laughton, Carole Lombard, Charles Bickford, Kent Taylor.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1933.
From an original story by Norman Reilly Raine and Frank Butler.
"The life of a glamourous nightclub performer changes drastically when she agrees to marry a wealthy plantation owner. As the two being their domestic life together on his remote Malaysian estate, she realized the extent of his cruel and jealous nature. She soon finds herself drawn to another man, but must keep their love secret to avoid the wrath of her husband." -- Container.


August 19, 2015
[Scottsdale, AZ] : Pure Flix Entertainment, [2014]
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ted McGinley, Karen Peck, Grant Goodeve, Teri Copley.
Title from disc label.
Paul Tyson is a loving husband, devoted father and well-respected businessman on the brink of the biggest business deal of his career. And then Julia walks in. Breathtakingly beautiful, Julia is sent to manage the high-stakes buy-out of Paul's company but the relationship goes a bit farther than intended. As the pressures of a crumbling company creep in and intense new feelings abound, wedding vows get put on the back burner and the question arises: Just what is adultery?

The originals. The complete second season.

August 19, 2015
[Burbank, CA] : Warner Home Video, [2015]
5 videodiscs (930 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt, Charles Michael Davis, Leah Pipes, Danielle Campbell, Steven Krueger, Todd Stashwick, Daniella Pineda.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
As Original vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson returned to the vibrant, supernaturally charged city of New Orleans, he was stunned to learn, along with siblings Elijah and Rebekah, that Hayley, a werewolf, was pregnant with his child, and his vampire protǧ̌, Marcel, whom the Original siblings had thought long dead, was ruling the French Quarter.

Mad Max. Fury road

August 18, 2015
[Place of publication not identified] : Warner Bros., [2015]
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult.
Title from disc label.
A return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. Haunted by his turbulent past, he believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. They are escaping a Citadel tyrannized by the Immortan Joe, from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord with his gangs, pursues the rebels ruthlessly in the high-octane Road War that follows.

Where hope grows

August 18, 2015
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Danica McKellar, Herr Smith, Brooke Burns, William Zabka, Kristoffer Polaha, Mckaley Miller.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
Former pro baseball player Calvin Campbell's faith in God is restored when he meets Produce, an inspirational man with Down syndrome. As their friendship develops, Calvin is reminded that hope grows in the most unlikely places.

Ed Gein [videorecording] : the butcher of Plainfield

August 14, 2015
Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate ; [S.l.] : North American Entertainment, Inc., p2007, c2006.
1 videodisc (ca. 89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Kane Hodder, Adrienne Frantz, Michael Berryman, Priscilla Barnes.
Special features include: audio commentary, deleted scenes, still gallery, trailers, scene selection.
DVD release of the 2006 motion picture.
Based on the true story of the Wisconsin serial killer, Ed Gein. After being caught, Ed was declared criminally insane and committed for life to Wisconsin's Waupan State Hospital. His life was the inspiration for numerous movies.

The lucky ones [videorecording]

August 14, 2015
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2009]
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins, Michael Peña, Annie Corley, John Diehl, John Heard.
Special features: A look inside 'The lucky ones' featurette.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Colee, TK and Cheever are three soldiers who return home from the Iraq War after suffering injuries. They learn that life has moved on without them. The three end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S. Colee is on a mission to bring her boyfriend's guitar back to his family. TK is seeking the confidence to face his wife after a shrapnel injury threatens his sexual function. Cheever is a middle-aged man who is planning to hit the casinos in a desperate effort to pay for his son's college tuition.

Gridlock'd [videorecording]

August 13, 2015
Universal City, Ca. : Universal, [2003].
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Tupac Shakur, Tim Roth, Thandie Newton, Charles Fleischer, Howard Hesseman, James Pickens, Jr., John Sayles, Tom Towles, Tom Wright.
Special features: Cast & filmmakers information, original theatrical trailer, previews of other films.
Double-sided disc.
Side A. Standard -- Side B. Widescreen.
"When a friend dies of a drug overdose, musicians Spoon and Stretch decide it's time to kick their drug habit by putting themselves into detox. But soon they discover that the road to rehab is paved with reams of social service red tape. Spoon and Stretche are just trying to stay alive until they can get treatment. But, between the angry drug dealers, the cops who have mistaken them for murderers, and the people with forms and clipboards, this turns into a task of epic proportions. Thus enfolds their comic adventure to sobriety--a hilarious, action-packed journey from A to Z and back again"--Container

Pound of flesh

August 12, 2015
Toronto, ON : Phase 4 Films, [2015]
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Darren Shahlavi.
Title from title frame.
Bonus feature: Making-of-featurette; trailer.
In China to donate his kidney to his dying niece, former black-ops agent Deacon awakes the day before the operation to find he is the latest victim of organ theft. Stitched up and pissed-off, Deacon descends from his opulent hotel in search of his stolen kidney and carves a blood-soaked path through the darkest corners of the city. The clock is ticking for his niece and with each step he loses blood.


August 12, 2015
[United States] : Alchemy, [2015]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, Joseph Fiennes.
Title from disc label.
Newcomers to the remote Australian desert town of Nathgari, Catherine and Matthew Parker's lives are flung into crisis when they discover their two teenage kids, Tommy and Lily, have mysteriously disappeared just before a massive dust storm hits. With Nathgari eerily smothered in red dust and darkness, the townsfolk join the search led by local cop, David Rae. It soon becomes apparent that something terrible may have happened to Tommy and Lily.

The 100 year-old man who climbed out the window and disappeared

August 12, 2015
Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, [2015]
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg.
Based on the novel by Jonas Jonasson.
When Allan lands in a nursing home, he refuses to celebrate his 100th birthday and instead escapes out a window to embark on a journey that involves a suitcase of cash and a gang of criminals. Flashbacks reveal that Allan played a key role in 20th century history when he was pals with U.S. presidents and Russian tyrants.


August 12, 2015
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone, Bill Murray, Alec Baldwin, John Krasinski, Bill Camp.
Title from disc label.
A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs, the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii, and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.

Last knights

August 11, 2015
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Clive Owen, Morgan Freeman, Cliff Curtis, Aksel Hennie.
Special features: behind the scenes featurette; a look at the special effects of Last knights; cast and crew interviews; trailer gallery.
A fallen warrior rises against a corrupt and sadistic ruler to avenge his dishonored master.

The roaring twenties [videorecording]

August 7, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005]
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
James Cagney, Priscilla Lane, Humphrey Bogart, Gladys George.
Special features: optional audio commentary by film historian Lincoln Hurst; Leonard Maltin hosts "Warner night at the movies 1939", with trailer ("Each dawn I die"), newsreel, "All girl revue" musical short, "The great library misery" comedy short & "Thugs with dirty mugs" cartoon; "The roaring twenties : the world moves on" featurette; theatrical trailer.
"Turner Entertainment Co."--Disc label.
A World War I veteran becomes involved in bootlegging. Set in New York City during the 1920s.

The French lieutenant's woman

August 6, 2015
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Leo McKern.
Title from disc labels.
Based on the novel by John Fowles.
A parallel narrative of a Victorian-era gentleman and the social outcast he risks everything to love, and of the contemporary actors cast in those roles and immersed in their own forbidden affair.

The group [videorecording]

August 6, 2015
[S.l.] : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2010.
1 videodisc (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Candice Bergen, Joan Hackett, Elizabeth Hartman, Shirley Knight, Joanna Pettet; Mary-Robin Redd, Jessica Walter, Kathleen Widdoes, James Broderick, James Congdon, Larry Hagman, Hal Holbrook, Richard Mulligan.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1966.
From the novel by Mary McCarthy.
This engaging film focuses on the changing roles and relationships of eight Vassar graduates during the years before WWII.

Robot overlords

August 6, 2015
[United States] : Vertical
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Kingsley, Gillian Anderson, Callan McAuliffe.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.


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