New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

May 19, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

I kill giants

May 18, 2018
[United States] : RLJE Films, [2018]
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Madison Wolfe, Zoe Saldana, Imogen Poots, Sydney Wade, Rory Jackson.
Wide screen (2.40:1).
Special features: The making of; anatomy of a scene; I kill giants graphic novel: Chapter 1; photo gallery.
Barbara is the only thing that stands between terrible giants and the destruction of her small town. But as she boldly confronts her fears in increasingly dangerous ways, she begins to question everything she's always believed to be true.

The party

May 18, 2018
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 71 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas.
Widescreen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Janet is hosting an intimate gathering of friends in her London home to celebrate her political ascension, while her husband, Bill, seems preoccupied. Janet₂s acerbic best friend, April, arrives and others follow, some with their own dramatic news to share, but an announcement by Bill provokes a series of revelations that gradually unravel the sophisticated soiree, and a night that began with champagne may end with gunplay.

Early man

May 18, 2018
Santa Monica, CA : Summit Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tom Hiddleston, Eddie Redmayne, Maisie Williams, Timothy Spall, Richard Ayoade, Mark Williams, Miriam Margolyes.
Title from disc label.
Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, this tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

Black Caesar

May 18, 2018
[Chicago, IL] : Olive Films, [2015]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Fred Williamson, Gloria Hendry, Julius W Harris, D'urville Martin, Val Avery, Phillip Roye.
Widescreen (1.85:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1973.
Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in New York City's Harlem. Angry at the racist society around him, both criminal and straight, he sees the acquisition of power as the solution to his rage.

Lights of New York

May 18, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros., [2018]
1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Helene Costello, Cullen Landis, Mary Carr.
Title from disc label.
Aspect ratio, 4x3, 1.37:1.
Small-town yokels Eddie and Gene get suckered by a pair of bootleggers into buying a Manhattan barbershop that is really a speakeasy. While Eddie reconnects with his hometown honey-turned-chorus girl Kitty, the boys get framed by a gangster who has the hots for Kitty.

Videodrome

May 18, 2018
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2004]
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
James Woods (Max Renn), Sonja Smits (Bianca O'Blivion), Deborah Harry (Nicki Brand), Peter Dvorsky (Harlan), Les Carlson (Barry Convex), Jack Creley (Brian O'Blivion), Lynne Gorman (Masha).
Originally produced as a Canadian/United States motion picture in 1982.
When Max Renn goes looking for edgy new shows for his sleazy cable TV station, he stumbles across the pirate broadcast of a hyperviolent torture show called Videodrome. As he struggles to unearth the origins of the program, he embarks on a hallucinatory journey into a shadow world of right-wing conspiracies, sadomasochistic sex games, and bodily transformation.

The 15:17 to Paris

May 17, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jenna Fischer, Judy Greer, Thomas Lennon.
Title from disc label.
Based on the book by Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone and Jeffrey E. Stern.
Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France.

Red sparrow

May 14, 2018
Beverly Hills CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling.
Title from disc.
Based upon the book by Jason Matthews.
Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to Sparrow School, a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.

Game night

May 14, 2018
[Burbank, CA] : [Warner Bros. Home Entertainment], [2018]
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris.
Title from disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery.

Submergence

May 10, 2018
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
James McAvoy, Alicia Vikander, Alexander Siddig, Celyn Jones, Reda Kateb.
Title from disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
In a room with no windows on the eastern coast of Africa, a Scotsman, James More, is held captive by jihadist fighters. Thousands of miles away in the Greenland Sea, Danielle Flinders prepares to dive in a submersible to the ocean floor. In their confines they are drawn back to the Christmas of the previous year, where a chance encounter on a beach in France led to an intense and enduring romance.

Samson

May 10, 2018
[Universal City, CA] : Pure Flix, [2018]
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jackson Rathbone, Billy Zane, Taylor James, Rutger Hauer.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.

Bent

May 10, 2018
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Karl Urban, Sofia Vergara, Andy Garcia, Grace Byers, Vincent Spano, John Finn, Tonya Cornelisse, Elena Sanz.
Wide screen.
Special features: behind the scenes of Bent; cast and crew interviews.
When a drug bust goes wrong, ex-cop Danny Gallagher's quest for justice leads him to the car-bomb murder of a government official's wife. When Gallagher learns that the woman's secret lover was a seductive federal agent, he finds himself under fire. But from whom, his own cops, a vengeful drug lord, the CIA, or someone even more ruthless?

The forgiven

May 10, 2018
[Santa Monica, CA] : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Forest Whitaker, Eric Bana, Jeff Gum.
Title from disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
When Archbishop Desmond Tutu is appointed to head a nationwide investigation, he's summoned to a maximum-security prison by a notorious murderer seeking clemency. Inside the brutal prison's walls, Tutu is drawn into a dangerous, life-changing battle with the cunning criminal.

Black Panther

May 10, 2018
[Burbank, California] : Disney, [2018]
1 videodisc (ca. 134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis.
Title from disc.
King T'Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from divisions within his own country. When two enemies conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must join forces with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Wakandan Special Forces, to prevent Wakanda from being drawn into a world war.

Chances

May 10, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (72 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Rose Hobart, Anthony Bushell.
Title from disc label.
Full screen (4x3, 1.37:1).
Two brothers on leave fall for the same girl in World War I London.

Blood money

May 9, 2018
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2017]
1 videodisc (ca. 85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ellar Coltrane, Willa Fitzgerald, Jacob Artist, John Cusack.
Special features: Blood money uncovered.
Three friends on a wilderness excursion stumble upon bags of money and must outrun a white collar criminal hell bent on retrieving his fortune.

Blowup

May 9, 2018
[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, David Hemmings, John Castle, Jane Birkin, Gillian Hills, Peter Bowles, Veruschka [von Lehndorff], Julian Chagrin, Claude Chagrin, The Yardbirds.
Story inspired by a short story by Julio Cortazar.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966.
Booklet: Cast -- Credits -- "In the details" / David Forgacs -- "On the set" / Stig Björkman -- Questionnaires -- "Blow-up" / Julio Cortázar -- About the transfer.
A London photographer takes some pictures of a couple in a park and discovers that he may have recorded evidence of a murder.

Dead in Tombstone

May 7, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2013]
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mickey Rourke, Danny Trejo, Anthony Michael Hall, Dina Meyer, Richard Dillane.
Features: deleted scenes, deleted shots montage, The making of "Dead in Tombstone," commentary.
Contains both unrated and rated versions.
After he is murdered by his own gang, an outlaw meets Satan in hell and is offered a chance at redemption if he delivers the souls of the six men in his gang.

Batman Ninja

May 7, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Koichi Yamadera, Wataru Takagi, Rie Kugimiya.
Wide screen enhanced for wide screen TVs.
Based on original Japanese screenplay by Kazuki Nakashima.
Batman, along with a number of his allies and adversaries, finds himself transplanted from modern Gotham City to feudal Japan.

Bordello of blood

May 7, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2003]
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dennis Miller, Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart, Chris Sarandon, Corey Feldman, William Sadler.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
The Cryptkeeper is back with the tale of a wisecracking private eye who takes on the scantily clad vampiresses at a bordello where they don't just take your money for services rendered--they bleed their customers dry.

That man Bolt [videorecording]

May 7, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2005]
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Fred Williamson.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1973.
A kung fu expert agrees to carry $1 million from Hong Kong to Mexico City while being pursued by a government agent.

Fifty shades freed

May 4, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Rita Ora, Luke Grimes.
Wide screen (2.40:1).
Based on the novel by E.L. James.
Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins.

Kept husbands

May 1, 2018
Narberth, PA : Alpha Home Entertainment, ©2006.
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Joel McCrea, Dorothy MacKaill, Ned Sparks, Mary Carr, Clara Kimball Young, Robert McWade.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1931.
A rich man invites an ordinary worker to his house for dinner. His daughter falls in love with him, maries him, takes him on endless trips, but her father comes to his aid and offers him an important role in his business. The daughter is neglected and starts flirting around.

House party 2 : the pajama jam! [videorecording (DVD)]

May 1, 2018
[United States] : New Line Home Video, c2005.
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Kid 'N Play (Christopher Reid and Christopher Martin), Full Force, Tisha Campbell, Iman, Queen Latifah, Georg Stanford Brown, Tony! Toni! Toné!, Ralph Tresvant, Martin Lawrence.
Videodisc release of the 1991 motion picture.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Kid 'N Play get into some serious trouble at college, which they attempt to eliminate by staging the mother of all pajama parties, unleashing a fresh and funny non-stop hip-hop bash.

Pure Country. Pure heart

April 27, 2018
©2017
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kaitlyn Bausch, Cozi Zuehlsdorf, Amanda Detmer, Laura Bell Bundy, Willie Nelson, Shawn Michaels and Ronny Cox.
Title from disc label.
Special features: "We don't run" music video with Willie Nelson; You're got to have heart; Me oh my meemaw's pecan pie.
Teenage sisters go to Nashville when they discover their late father was a country music singer.

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