New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

July 26, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Criminal

July 25, 2016
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Alice Eve, Antje Traue, Gary Oldman, Tommy Lee Jones, Scott Adkins, Michael Pitt, Amaury Nolasco.
Widescreen.
Special features: deleted scenes; featurettes; music video.
The memories and skills of a CIA agent are implanted into the brain of a dangerous criminal in order to stop an international terrorist.

Mother's Day

July 25, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
1 videodisc (1 hr., 59 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1).
This celebration of mothers everywhere invites all to enjoy the laughter, tears and love as three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother's Day.

Illegal tender [videorecording]

July 22, 2016
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2007.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Rick Gonzalez, Wanda De Jesus, Dania Ramirez, Manny Perez.
Title from disc label.
Wilson DeLeon, Jr. is an exceptional college student with an adoring girlfriend, doting mother and a future full of promise. He has never wanted for anything. He has never been forced to stand his ground. But when ghosts from his mother's past come back to haunt his present, he must defend his family. He must quickly turn into the strong man his father prayed he'd become. Forced to flee her home after gangsters killed her husband, Millie made an oath to give her children only the best. But all that changes when an enemy from the past catches up with them. It's finally time to take action. Weapons at the ready, Wilson and Millie prepare for a final showdown with the murderer who robbed him of a father and her of a husband. Now, in a battle fueled by family ties and blood feuds, it will become very clear what happens when anyone tries to come between this son and his mother.

A light beneath their feet

July 21, 2016
[Thousand Oaks, CA] : Monterey Video, [2016]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Taryn Manning, Madison Davenport, Kurt Fuller, Maddie Hasson.
Widescreen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
As a young mother with bipolar disorder struggles with the looming departure of her daughter (the one force of stability in her life), a daughter struggles with the decision whether to stay local for college where she can remain the stable rock in her mother₂s life, or to detach and go to her dream college across country.

Anesthesia

July 21, 2016
New York, NY : IFC Films, [2016]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sam Waterston, Kristen Stewart, Corey Stoll, Michael K. Williams, Tim Blake Nelson, Gretchen Mol.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of the 2015 motion picture.
While on his way home one evening, Walter Zarrow, a popular Columbia University philosophy professor, is violently attacked on the street. Flashing back one week to the beginning of a domino effect of events that led up to this seemingly senseless assault, the film traces hidden connections between an apparently disparate group of people.

Of mind and music

July 18, 2016
Thousand Oaks, CA : Monterey Media, [2016]
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joaquim de Almeida, Bill Cobbs, Ruth Negga, Andre Royo, Sharon Lawrence.
Widescreen (2.35).
Bonus features: Interviews with cast and crew.
A story about a beautiful street musician suffering from memory loss and a disheartened neuroscientist intent on helping her, bringing together the city of New Orleans and the jazz that made it famous.

The Adderall diaries

July 18, 2016
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2016]
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Amber Heard, James Franco, Christian Slater, Ed Harris, Wilmer Valderrama, Cynthia Nixon, Jim Parrack.
Title from disc label.
Based on the "true-crime memoir" novel The Adderall Diaries written by Stephen Elliott.
A famous but troubled author whose fascination with a high-profile murder case brings his own dark past into focus. Based on the best-selling memoir by Stephen Elliott, the film follows one man's desperate journey through sex, drugs and lies as he tries to separate fact from fiction and ignite a life-changing romance.

Search party

July 18, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
T.J. Miller, Adam Pally, Thomas Middleditch, Alison Brie, Shannon Woodward.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1).
When the love of his life jilts him at the altar thanks to his hard partying pals Jason and Evan, Nardo follows her down to Mexico where he's carjacked and left naked in the middle of nowhere. Reluctantly summoning Jason and Evan to help reunite him with his runaway bride-to-be, Nardo becomes involved in an escalating series of outrageous misadventures.

Killshot [videorecording]

July 13, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Weinstein Co. Home Entertainment : Distributed by Genius Products, [2009]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Diane Lane, Mickey Rourke, Thomas Jane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rosario Dawson.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Based on the novel by Elmore Leonard.
"Armand 'Blackbird' Degas is a Mafia hit man who shoots to kill and never leaves witnesses, until now. When Carmen and Wayne Colson see him at the scene of a botched murder attempt, they become his next targets. After entering witness protection, they discover the law isn't on their side and decide to take matters into their own hands"--Container.

Kindergarten cop 2

July 13, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (1 hr., 41 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dolph Lundgren, Bill Bellamy, Darla Taylor, Sarah Strange, Aleks Paunovic, Michael P. Northey.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1).
To recover stolen data in a progressive school, the FBI's toughest agent must go undercover on his most difficult assignment yet: teaching a class full of liberal kindergarteners.

By the sea

July 12, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Melanie Laurent, Melvil Poupaud, Niels Arestrup, Richard Bohringer.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1).
A married couple takes a vacation in France in the 1970s and find that their time in a sleepy seaside town, complete with a unique array of locals, strengthens their bond and reaffirms their marriage.

The perfect match

July 12, 2016
Santa Monica, California : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Terrence Jenkins, Cassie Ventura, Paula Patton, Donald Faison, Kali Hawk, Joe Pantoliano.
Widescreen.
Special features: Making the Perfect match; What's love without comedy?; Nothing's perfect; Chillin' with the Perfect crew? cast & director commentary.
Charlie is a playboy who's convinced that relationships are dead even though his sister, a therapist, tries to tell him otherwise. His best friends bet him that if he sticks to one woman for one month, he's bound to fall in love. Charlie takes the bet because he believes that he's immune to love--that is, until he crosses paths with the beautiful and mysterious Eva.

My big fat Greek wedding 2

July 12, 2016
©2015
1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Gia Carides, Joey Fatone, Louis Mandylor, Andrea Martin, Michael Constantine, Lainie Kazan, Elena Kampouris, Alex Wolff, Rita Wilson, Jayne Eastwood, Ian Gomez.
The long-awaited follow-up to the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time. The film reveals a Portokalos family secret that will bring the beloved characters back together for an even bigger and Greeker wedding.

Eye in the sky

July 12, 2016
©2016
1 videodisc (1 hr., 42 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi, Jeremy Northam, Phoebe Fox, Armaan Haggio, Aisha Takow, Iain Glen.
Bonus features: Perspectives--examining the ethical conflicts of drone warfare; Morals--exploring the deeper questions raised in the film.
Anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1).
Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone, triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.

Batman v Superman [videorecording] : dawn of justice

July 12, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner, 2016.
1 videodisc (ca. 151 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Laurence Fishburne, Holly Hunter, Callan Mulvey, Tao Okamoto, Diane Lane.
Fearing the actions of Superman are being left unchecked, Batman takes him on, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. With Batman and Superman fighting each other, a new threat, Doomsday, is created by Lex Luthor. It's up to Superman and Batman to set aside their differences, along with Wonder Woman, to stop Lex Luthor and Doomsday from destroying Metropolis.

Barbershop, the next cut

July 12, 2016
New York, NY : New Line Cinema, [2016]
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ice Cube, Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Cedric The Entertainer, Common.
Widescreen.
Title from disc label.
It's been more than ten years since our last appointment at Calvin's Barbershop. Calvin and his longtime crew are still there, but the shop has undergone some major changes. Most noticeably, our once male-dominated sanctuary is now co-ed. The ladies bring their own flavor, drama and gossip to the shop challenging the fellas at every turn. Despite the good times and camaraderie within the shop, the surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse.

Demolition

July 12, 2016
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1).
Davis Mitchell, a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father in law, Phil, to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis' letters catch the attention of customer service rep, Karen Mareno and amidst emotional and financial burdens of her own; the two form an unlikely connection.

Miles ahead

July 11, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Don Cheadle, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Ewan McGregor.
Widescreen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
In the midst of a dazzling and prolific career at the forefront of modern jazz innovation, Miles Davis disappears from public view for a period of five years in the late 1970s. Alone and holed up in his home, he is beset by chronic pain from a deteriorating hip, his musical voice stifled and numbed by drugs and medications, and his mind haunted my unsettling ghosts from the past.

Elvis & Nixon

July 11, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville, Colin Hanks, Evan Peters, Sky Ferreira.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1)
The story of the infamous meeting between Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon in 1970, which was immortalized in the most requested phonograph in the National Archives.

Justice League, Gotham City breakout : original movie

July 8, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2016]
1 videodisc (78 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Troy Baker, Eric Bauza, Greg Cipes, John DiMaggio, Will Freidle.
Widescreen.
DVD
Batman faces his greatest challenge yet: vacation! The caped crusader reluctantly agrees to let Batgirl and Nightwing take him on a long overdue vacation from crimefighting, while Superman and the Justice League watch over Gotham City. Neither operation goes as planned when Batman's vacation is cut short by dangers from his past and invaders from the center of the earth, and Superman and the other Leaguers quickly realize just how much Batman usually has his hands full.

The dark horse

July 8, 2016
Los Angeles, CA : Broad Green Pictures
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Cliff Curtis, James Rolleston, Kirk Torrance, Miriama McDowell.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
Inspired by Jim Marbrook's documentary, "Dark Horse."
"After years in and out of mental institutions, Genesis is released into the care of his older brother Ariki, a street gang leader. When he volunteers to train a group of disadvantaged Maori children for the upcoming National Chess Championships, it puts him at odds with his brother over Ariki's son Mana, whose interest in the game threatens the teen's imminent initiation into his father's violent gang. Despite all odds, Gen's positivity always leads him to search for light, even when the world seems at its darkest"--Container.

The dresser

July 8, 2016
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anthony Hopkins, Ian McKellen, Sarah Lancashire, Emily Watson, Vanessa Kirby, Edward Fox.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Anamorphic widescreen.
One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II, a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeare's "King Lear." Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager "Sir" who is playing Lear is nowhere to be seen. His dresser "Norman" must scramble to keep the production alive but will Sir turn up in time? And if he does, will he be able to perform that night?

The great invisible

July 8, 2016
©2015
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Featuring Meccah Boynton-Brown, Doug Brown, Bob Cavnar, Brent Coon, Roosevelt Harris.
Widescreen, DVD-R.
"The truth will surface"--Container.
Special feature: House of oil : public service announcement.
On April 20, 2010, communities throughout the Gulf Coast of the United States were devastated by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, a state-of-the-art, offshore oil rig operated by BP in the Gulf of Mexico. The blast killed eleven of 126 rig crewmembers and injured many more, setting off a fireball that was seen 35 miles away. After burning for two days, the Deepwater Horizon sank, causing the largest offshore oil spill in American history. Film director Margaret Brown travels to Alabama, Louisiana and Texas to explore the fallout of the disaster on the people of the region.

London has fallen

July 7, 2016
©2016
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Alon Moni Aboutboul, Angela Bassett, Robert Forster, Jackie Earle Haley, Melissa Leo.
Sequel to: Olympus has fallen.
Bonus features: Making-of ; guns, knives & explosives.
After the British Prime Minister passes away under mysterious circumstances, his funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the western world. However, what starts out as the most protected event on Earth turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders, and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. Only three people have any hope of stopping it: the President of the United States, his formidable Secret Service head, and an English MI-6 agent who rightly trusts no one.

The young Messiah

July 7, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 2016.
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Adam Greaves-Neal, Sara Lazzaro, Vincent Walsh, Jonathan Bailey, Sean Bean.
Bonus features: Deleted scenes ; making-of ; feature commentary with director/co-writer Cyrus Nowrasteh and co-writer Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh.
Anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) dual layer.
The inspiring and unique story of seven-year-old Jesus Christ and His family as they come to a fuller understanding of His divine nature and purpose.

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