New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

July 30, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Pressure

July 29, 2015
Santa Monica, CA : Vertical, 2015.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Danny Huston, Matthew Goode.
A group of men are trapped in a small pod on the sea bed, after diving down to fix an oil pipeline off the Kenyan coast. They become separated from their ship after it sinks during a storm. The survivors must figure out how to reach the surface before they run out of air.

The Divergent series. Insurgent

July 29, 2015
©2015
1 videodisc (approximately 119 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Octavia Spencer, Ray Stevenson, Miles Teller, Mekhi Phifer, Daniel Dae Kim, Suki Waterhouse, Jonny Weston, Naomi Watts, Jai Courtney, Zoë Kravitz, Maggie Q.
Special features: Audio commentary with producers Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher; From Divergent to Insurgent; Marketing gallery; Also from Lionsgate.
Based on the novel "Insurgent" by Veronica Roth.
Tris and Four are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine, the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris₂s family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. Haunted by her past choices but desperate to protect the ones she loves, Tris, with Four at her side, faces one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world.

Child 44

July 29, 2015
Universal City, CA : Summit Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (137 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Paddy Considine, Jason Clarke, Xavier Atkins, Fares Fares, Vincent Cassel.
Based on the book by Tom Rob Smith.
In 1953 Soviet Russia, secret police agent Leo Demidov loses status, power, and home when he refuses to denounce his own wife, Raisa, as a traitor. Exiled from Moscow to a grim provincial outpost, Leo and Raisa join forces with General Mikhail Nesterov to track down a serial killer who preys on young boys. Their quest for justice threatens a system-wide cover-up by Leo's psychopathic rival Vasili, who insists there is no crime in paradise.

Alien outpost

July 28, 2015
[United States] : Shout! Factory, [2015]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Adrian Paul, Reiley McClendon, Douglas Tait, Joe Reegan.
Widescreen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
Two documentary cameramen embedded in an army unit in the most hostile place on earth, an outpost surrounded by the last remaining alien fighters (Heavies) of an invading attack force. The world may have forgotten about the Outposts, but the Heavies are planning the second invasion of Earth and the soldiers are the only ones who can stop it.

Maggie

July 28, 2015
©2015
1 videodisc (approximately 95 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin, Joely Richardson.
Special features: Director's commentary; Making Maggie featurette; Deleted scene; Cast/Crew Interviews; Trailer gallery.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
A post-apocalyptic thriller set against the backdrop of a deadly epidemic. As the nation reels from a virus that turns its victims into zombies, Wade's daughter Maggie has been infected. Now, as Maggie's condition worsens, Wade will stop at nothing to protect her from the authorities seeking to kill her to eradicate the virus.

Echoes of war

July 28, 2015
Santa Monica, CA : ARC Entertainment, LLC, [2015]
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
James Badge Dale, Ethan Embry, William Forsythe.
Title from container.
In post-Civil War Texas, two neighboring families are grieving tragic losses while they struggle to survive. The cattle-ranching McCluskeys have lost both a son and their entire herd to the war. The Rileys, who have loss a wife and mother Mary to illness, eke out a living trapping animals. When Wade returns from fighting for the Confederacy, he discovers that Randolph McCluskey and family have been stealing animals from the family traps. He decides to take matters into his own hands.

Spring

July 27, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Lou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker, Vanessa Bednar, Francesco Carnelutti, Nick Nevern.
Special features: Audio commentary with writer, producer, editor & director, Justin Benson and producer, editor, cinematographer & director, Aaron Moorhead ; the making of "Spring" ; deleted scenes ; SFX case studies ; proof of concept ; alternate ending ; Toronto Film Festival promo ; Fantastic Fest promo ; Note ; the talented Mr. Evan ; Angelo, the worst farmer ; Wankster girlfriend monologue ; Evan Ti Odio.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
Evan is a young American fleeing to Europe to escape his past. While back-packing along the Italian coast, everything changes during a stop at an idyllic Italian village, where he meets and instantly connects with the enchanting and mysterious Louise. A flirtatious romance begins to bloom between the two; however, Evan soon realizes that Louise has been harboring a monstrous, primordial secret that puts both their relationship and their lives in jeopardy.

Alone yet not alone

July 27, 2015
[United States] : distributed by Enthuse Entertainment
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kelly Greyson, Natalie Racoosin, Jenn Gotzon, Clay Walker, Joanie Stewart, Ozzie Torres, Tony Wade, Robert Pierce.
Title from container.
Based on the book by Tracy Leininger Craven.
Fleeing from religious persecution in Germany, the Leininger family builds a homestead in Pennsylvania; only to find themselves caught in the French and Indian War. When daughters Barbara and Regina are kidnapped by the Delaware, the tribe takes them to Ohio. Will their faith in God and devotion to each other sustain them in the harsh wilderness? Based on a true story.

Car lot

July 23, 2015
©2014
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sherman Hemsley, David Faustino, Carl Payne, Robin Thede, Clayton Thomas, Delano Holmes, Jamie Wax, Ritchie Montgomery.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced in 2014.
Unlike the cars they sell, the crew at Ray Ray's Car Lot just keeps on going. High school best friends Ritchie and Shaun reunite when they get hired to sell beat up cars at Ray Ray's lot. The no-nonsense car lot owner, Ray Ray loses it over the rude behavior of his staff and threatens to fire everyone. But there's a lot more going on than selling cars, Buckle in for non-stop fun in this knee-slapping, belly-laughing ride.

Private number

July 23, 2015
©2014
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tom Sizemore, Judd Nelson, Nicholle Tom, Hal Ozsan.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
A series of cryptic phone messages and visions haunt a writer while he struggles to finish a novel. As they increase in intensity, he loses his grip on reality, eventually obsessing over an old mystery that will lead to horrific revelations about both him and his loyal wife.

Animal

July 23, 2015
©2014
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joey Lauren Adams, Elizabeth Gillies, Paul Iacono, Thorsten Kaye, Amaury Nolasco.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
Features: audio commentary with director Brett Simmons, interviews with the cast, behind-the-scenes footage, theatrical trailer.
When plans for a weekend vacation hit a dead end, a group of close-knit friends find themselves stranded in unfamiliar territory, pursued by a menacing, blood thirsty predator. Held up in an isolated cabin, tensions mount as long-buried secrets are revealed. As the body count rises, the group must put their differences aside and fight for survival.

Hope bridge

July 23, 2015
[Scottsdale, AZ] : Pure Flix Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Booboo Stewart, Kevin Sorbo, Sam Jenkins.
Title from disc label.
Following his father's suicide, Jackson sets out to piece together the events leading up to his death. With the help of a church pastor Eric, and joined by a spunky pizza girl Sophie, Jackson begins a journey that may just yield more questions than it answers.

23 blast [videorecording]

July 23, 2015
Carmel, CA : Ocean Avenue Entertainment : distributed in the U.S.A. by Capitol Christian Distribution, [2014]
1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Stephen Lang, Alexa Vega, Mark Hapka, Max Adler, Kimberly Jo Zimmer, Bram Hoover, Timothy Busfield, Fred Dalton Thompson.
Special features include the featurette The Travis Freeman story, the featurette Whatever happened to Jerry Baker?, bloopers, and a behind-the-scenes featurette with Dylan Baker.
"Based on a true story."
High school football star Travis Freeman finds himself at a crossroads when he is suddenly stricken with total and irreversible blindness. He must choose whether to limit his life due to his impairment or to continue playing high school football in his hometown of Corbin, Kentucky.

Finding the gold within

July 23, 2015
[United States] : Video Project, [©2014]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Includes bonus features.
"Finding the gold within provides a rare, intimate look into the lives of six young black men from Akron, Ohio, each of whom is determined to disprove society's stereotypes and low expectations. The film follows the six as they make the challenging transition from high school through their first years of college. Along the way, they are faced with a variety of unexpected difficulties, from personal and family problems to overt racism. Each draws strength from a groundbreaking mentoring program for adolescents, Alchemy, Inc., which has been their second 'family' since sixth grade."--Container.

Big in Japan

July 23, 2015
Culver City, CA : Strand Releasing, [2015]
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Phillip Peterson, John Jeffcoat, David Drury, Sean Lowry, Alex Vincent, Satomi, Maki.
Special features: Tennis Pro commentary with Phil Peterson, Sean Lowry & David Drury ; crew commentary with John Jeffcoat & Ryan McMackin ; behind the scenes ; music videos ; interview with director & cast ; original theatrical trailer.
DVD release of the 2014 motion picture.
Things are looking bleak for the members of the Seattle-based rock band Tennis Pro. So when an opportunity arises to take their act on the road to Japan, they can't refuse.

Horsehead

July 23, 2015
©2015
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Catriona MacColl, Lilly-Fleur Pointeaux, Murray Head, Gala Besson, Fu'ad Aït Aattou, Vernon Dobtcheff, Joe Sheridan, Philippe Nahon.
Widescreen (2.35:1).
Bonus features: Trailer, Inside Horsehead making of, four short films (81 minutes)
"Beautiful young Jessica returns to her family's countryside estate for her grandmother's funeral where she is haunted by recurring nightmares of a horse-headed monster. As she attempts to semi-consciously navigate through this dream landscape, Jessica begins to discover the secrets behind this sinister apparition. Horsehead is a feverish, ethereal journey through the psycho-sexual world of nightmares"--Back cover.

Childless

July 23, 2015
[Thousand Oaks, California] : Monterey Video, [2015]
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joe Mantegna, Barbara Hershey, James Naughton, Diane Venora.
Title from web page.
Bonus features: making of.
The sudden passing of a teenage girl unsettles the four adults in her life. Jarred by this glimpse of mortality, they struggle to understand, or justify, the current state of their own lives. As each gets ready for the funeral, they speak their private thoughts directly to the camera, leaving it up to the viewer to make sense of these off-kilter, self-serving, yet frequently humorous accounts of the family story.

The first basket [videorecording]

July 22, 2015
[U.S.] : Laemmle/Zeller Films, c2009.
1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrator, Peter Riegert.
Includes theatrical trailer.
Documentary.
Examines both the role that Jewish players had in the evolution of basketball and the impact that it had on the assimilation of American Jews. Some of the players mentioned are Red Auerbach, Red Holzman, Dolph Schayes, Red Sarachek, Barney Sedran, Eddie Gottleib, Abe Saperstein, Ossie Schectman, Ralph Kaplowitz and Sammy Kaplan.

Playing it cool

July 22, 2015
Santa Monica, CA : Vertical, [2015]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chris Evans, Michelle Monaghan, Aubrey Plaza, Ashley Tisdale.
Title from disc label.
16x9 widescreen.
A screenwriter working on a script for a romantic movie, is having a hard time as he ruins every relationship he has. He then meets a girl who captures his heart, only to find out she's already engaged.

Forbidden empire

July 22, 2015
Fort Mills, SC : Phase 4 Films, [2015]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jason Flemyng, Charles Dance, Igor Jijikine.
Title from disc label.
16x9 widescreen.
An 18th century explorer sets out on an epic journey to map the forbidden uncharted lands of Transylvania only to discover its dark secrets and dangerous creatures hidden in a cursed, fantastical forest.

You've got a friend [videorecording]

July 22, 2015
Universal City, Calif. : Vivendi Entertainment, c2012.
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
John Schneider, Chase Ellison, Dylan McLaughlin, Bitty Schram.
Title from disc label.
"Faith & family films"--Container.
Bobby Graham is a twelve-year-old boy whose personal problems haven't gotten in the way of his dream: to win the American Soapbox Derby Championship. With the odds against him - including his school foe and main competition in the race - Bobby is determined to prove himself with a personal best and unbeatable new self-confidence.

The water diviner

July 22, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Yilmaz Erdogan, Jai Courtney.
Title from disc label.
In 1919, an Australian farmer travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons. With insurmountable obstacles he must travel across the battle-scarred Turkish landscape to find the truth and his own peace.

White rabbit

July 20, 2015
©2013
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nick Krause, Britt Robertson, Sam Trammell, Ryan Lee, Dodie Brown.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of the 2013 motion picture.
Harlon Mackey has been tormented by visions since his alcoholic father forced him to kill and innocent rabbit while hunting as a boy. Now that Harlon is a bullied high school teen, his undiagnosed mental illness is getting worse. He begins to hear voices, and his imagination encourages him to carry out violent acts.

Bravetown

July 20, 2015
©2014
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Josh Duhamel, Laura Dern, Maria Bello, Lucas Till.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced in 2014.
Josh is a New York DJ who spends his nights partying in the city's exclusive clubs. After an accidental drug overdose he is sentenced to spend a year with his dad in small town Paragon, North Dakota. When he meets Mary, she shows him this small town has more to offer than he could have ever expected.

Tracers

July 20, 2015
[Santa Monica, California] : Lionsgate, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Taylor Lautner, Marie Avgeropoulos, Adam Rayner, Rafi Gavron.
Title from disc label.
Special features: The art of motion: the making of Tracers ; Director's pitch reel.
Bicycle messenger Cam is in heavy debt to a violent organized-crime gang. Hoping to get out of debt, he joins a crew that uses parkour to pull off heists. As the stakes get higher, and the heists more dangerous, the payouts get bigger. With mob enforcers breathing down his neck, Cam must use every ounce of his skill to stay alive.

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