New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

September 29, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Henry & me

September 28, 2016
Port Washington, NY : Momentum Pictures, [2016]
1 videodisc (66 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Austin Williams, Richard Gere, Luis Guzmán, Lucie Arnaz, Chazz Palminteri, Cyndi Lauper, Danny Aiello, Paul Simon.
Wide screen 16x9 (1.78:1)
It tells the courageous story of Jack, a brave young boy battling cancer. Stripped of his confidence and filled with self-doubt, hope seems lost until a mysterious stranger named Henry appears. With the touch of his pin, Henry sweeps Jack away to a magical world where illness no longer exists and New York Yankee legends play forever. The incredible journey brings Jack face to face with Babe Ruth, Thurman Munson, Lefty Gomez and Mickey Mantle.

Endgame

September 28, 2016
©2015
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rico Rodriguez, Ivonne Coll, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries, Justina Machado, Valente Rodriguez, Cassie Brennan, Xavier Gonzalez, Alina Herrera.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1).
Since he was five years old, Jose's abuelita taught him to play chess like his grandfather who was a champion in Mexico. Now as part of the Brownsville school team, Jose finds himself in the spotlight and has the chance to use his skills as he tries to help his team make it to the Texas state finals.

The darkness

September 27, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (1 hr., 33 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell, David Mazouz, Ming-Na Wen, Paul Reiser, Lucy Fry, Matt Walsh, Jennifer Morrison.
Widescreen (2.40:1)
Bonus features: Alternate ending; deleted scenes.
As a family returns home from vacation at the Grand Canyon, they innocently bring home a supernatural force that preys off their own fears and vulnerabilities, threatening to destroy them from within, while consuming their lives with terrifying consequences.

X-men. Apocalypse

September 27, 2016
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (144 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence.
Widescreen (2.40:1)
Bonus features: Theatrical feature; Deleted/extended scenes with optional introductions; Gag reel; Wrap party video; Hour long documentary; Audio commentary; Concept art and photo gallery; Digital HD.
With the emergance of the world's first mutant, Apocalypse, the X-men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

Guernica

September 27, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Burn Gorman, James D'arcy, Jack Davenport, Maria Valverde, Ingrid Garcia Jonsson.
Title from disc surface.
Anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1)
Spain 1937: An American journalist and a press-office censor form a secret alliance days before a bombing that sets the stage for WWII.

Swiss army man

September 27, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Daniel Radcliffe, Paul Dano, Mary Elizabeth Winstead.
Widescreen.
Title from disc label.
Hank is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again. One day everything changes when a corpse names Manny washes up onshore. The two become fast friends, and ultimately go on an epic adventure that will bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.

Dear Eleanor

September 27, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Isabelle Fuhrman, Liana Liberato, Jessica Alba.
Widescreen (2.39:1)
Container incorrectly omitted Spanish as an audio option.
Two teenage girls travel across the U.S. in 1962, during the chaos of the Cuban missile crisis, in search of Eleanor Roosevelt.

I am wrath

September 27, 2016
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Travolta, Christopher Meloni, Amanda Schull, Sam Trammell, Rebecca De Mornay, Asante Jones.
Widescreen.
Special feature : filmmaker commentary with director Chuck Russell and writer/actor Paul Sloan.
A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.

Above and below

September 27, 2016
©2016
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Featuring, Edward Cardenas, Cynthia Goodwin, Richard F. Ethredge, April Davis.
Widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio)
Documentary.
Extra features: Making above and below : an new interview with director Nicolas Steiner -- Deleted scenes -- Theatrical trailer.
Contrasts the experiences and philosophical musings of homeless individuals surviving in the flood channels beneath Las Vegas and in the California desert with scientists conducting research in the Utah desert in preparation for an expedition to Mars.

Dark horse

September 27, 2016
© 2016
1 videodisc (approximately 86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anna Karina, Claude Brasse,
Special features: Photo gallery, theatrical trailer.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Set in a former mining village in Wales, an inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse.

The neon demon

September 22, 2016
Los Angeles, Calif. : Broad Green Pictures, [2016]
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Elle Fanning, Karl Glusman, Jena Malone, Bella Heathcote, Abbey Lee, Desmond Harrington, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves.
Title from disc label.
Special features: audio commentary with director Nicolas Winding Refn and Elle Fanning; Behind the soundtrack of The neon demon; About The neon demon.
When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will use any means necessary to get what she has.

A woman scorned [videorecording] : the Betty Broderick story

September 22, 2016
Chicago, IL : Questar, [2005]
1 videodisc (approximately 193 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Meredith Baxter, Stephen Collins, Michelle Johnson, Kelli Williams, Judith Ivey.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Audio commentary featuring Meredith Baxter and director Dick Lowry; cast biographies; chilling courtroom footage of Betty Broderick's testimony; the Los Angeles Times article that inspired the movies (DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat required).
A woman scorned: the Betty Broderick story -- Her final fury: the Betty Broderick story, the final chapter.
In 1991 the murder trial of Betty Broderick captured the nation's attention. After her picture-perfect marriage fell apart, Broderick killed her ex-husband and his new wife in a fit of rage. Was she an emotionally battered wife, or a cold-blooded killer?

Monster High. Welcome to Monster High

September 22, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (74 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Debi Derryberry, Cassandra Morris, Celeste Henderson, Larissa Gallagher, Cristina Milizia.
Title from disc label.
"The origin story"--Container
Monsters once lived in hiding, even from each other, because they were afraid they would be in danger if humans knew they existed. But Draculaura, the daughter of Dracula, along with her best ghoulfriends, dreamt of a school where everyone was welcome and accepted for who they are. Determined to make their dream come true, the ghouls travel the world on an epic adventure to recruit new students. But even in this amazing place, there's drama.

Mike and Dave need wedding dates

September 21, 2016
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2016
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick, Adam Devine, Aubrey Plaza, Stephen Root, Sam Richardson, Sugar Lyn Beard.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: deleted scenes; line-o-rama; alternate storyline "Pig sequence"; gag reel; bits on bits on bits; commentary by Jake Szymanski.
Hard partying brothers Mike and Dave place an online ad to find the perfect dates for their sister's Hawaiian wedding. Hoping for a wild getaway, the boys instead find themselves outsmarted and out partied by the uncontrollable duo.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

September 15, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2016.
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Julian Dennison, Sam Neill, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House, Oscar Kightley, Rhys Darby.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Commentary with director and actors; Behind the scenes; Blooper reel.
Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded outlaws must face their options.

A Cinderella story [videorecording] : if the shoe fits

September 15, 2016
Burbank, California : distributed by Warner Home Video, 2016.
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Sofia Carson, Thomas Law, Amy Louise Wilson, Jazzara Jaslyn, Jennifer Tilly.
Special features include music videos, making-of featurettes, a gag reel and deleted scenes.
"Based on characters created by Leigh Dunlap."
Tessa Golding assumes the identity of Bella Snow to get the chance to audition for the role of Cinderella alongside Reed West, but Tessa finds it challenging to maintain this double identity and tend to her stepmother and stepsisters while on their vacation at a resort.

Pelé : birth of a legend

September 15, 2016
New York, NY : IFC Films, [2016]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Vincent D'onofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Kevin De Paula, Leonardo Lima Carvalho, Mariana Nunes.
Title from disc label.
Based on the inspirational true story of legendary Brazillian football player Pelé.
Pele. A name known around the world, a sports legend who changed soccer forever, and a national hero who carried the hopes and dreams of a country on his back. But before he was an icon, he was a kid from the slums of Sao Paulo, Brazil, so poor that he couldn't afford a real soccer ball.

Blood simple

September 15, 2016
[United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
1 videodiscs (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya.
Widescreen (1.85:1)
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
A man hires a private investigator to kill his wife, who he thinks is cheating on him, and her lover, but the investigator has a plan of his own. A bad situation suddenly gets worse.

Cat people

September 15, 2016
[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
1 videodiscs (73 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Simone Simon, Kent Smith, Tom Conway.
Title from disc label.
(1.37:1) aspect ratio.
A Serbian immigrant living in Manhattan believes that, because of an ancient curse, any physical intimacy with the man she loves will turn her into a feline predator.

Highway to Hell [videorecording]

September 15, 2016
New York, N.Y. : Kino Lorber Inc., c1992.
1 videodisc (94 min) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Patrick Bergin, Adam Storke, Chad Lowe, Kristy Swanson and Richard Farsworth.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Audio commentary by director Ate de Jong; interview with SFX make up artist Steve Johnson; animated montage of images; original theatrical trailer.
As young lovers, Charlie and Rachel are eloping to Las Vegas for a secret wedding. Standing in their way is Satan, who taken a liking to the lovely Rachel and has sent his Hell cop to bring her down to Hell where she can satisfy his devilish lust. When Charlie follows, he's thrust into an expected world of living satanic bikers, cannibalistic blonds and a coffee shop where the only living thing is the food.

Louder than bombs

September 15, 2016
©2015
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne, Isabelle Huppert, Devin Druid.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
The fractious family of a father and his two sons confront their different feelings and memories of their deceased wife and mother, a famed war photographer.

The guyver [videorecording]

September 15, 2016
[United States] : New Line Home Entertainment, [2004]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark Hamill, Vivian Wu, Jack Armstrong, Jimmy Walker, David Gale, Brian Yuzna.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
A college student discovers an alien device that turns him into a cyborg mutant. When strange creatures appear trying to take the device back, he begins to uncover a secret plot to genetically engineer terrifying monsters.

Intruders

September 13, 2016
Port Washington, NY : Momentum Pictures, 2016.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Beth Riesgraf, Martin Starr, Rory Culkin, Jack Kesy.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of the 2014 motion picture.
Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don't realize is that agoraphobia is not her only psychosis.

Central intelligence

September 13, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2016.
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan, Danielle Nicolet, Aaron Paul.
Title from disc label.
After he reuinites with an old school pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.

Teenage mutant ninja turtles : out of the shadows

September 13, 2016
Los Angeles, CA : Paramount, 2016
1 videodisc (approximately 111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Tyler Perry, Laura Linney, Stephen Amell, Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, Alan Ritchson, Brad Garrett, Tony Shalhoub, Gary Anthony Williams, Brian Tee.
Title from disc label.
Based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman.
After super villain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang.

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