New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

August 25, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Next day air [videorecording]

August 24, 2016
Universal City, Calif. : Summit Entertainment, c2009.
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Donald Faison, Mike Epps, Wood Harris, Omari Hardwick, Darius McCrary, Lauren London, Mos Def.
Special features: Director's commentary ; Outtakes.
A haze-brained couier sparks off a chain of uproarious events afer he mistakenly deliverers a package containing 10 bricks of high quality cocaine to the wrong address and into the hands of two bumbling, wannabe gangsters. But these two fools have no clue that their neighbors down the hall, the real gangster and his feisty girlfriend, are connected to the Mexican mob and will do whatever it takes to recover their package.

Dark circles [videorecording]

August 24, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, c2013.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Johnathon Schaech, Pell James, Jennifer Foreman, Phillippe Brenninkmeyer.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
When new parents Alex and Penny retreat from the city and move into a place outside town, the stress and massive sleep-deprivation caused by their infant has both of them seeing things. Persistent sightings of a strange woman has each of them wondering if they are suffering from hallucinations, or if their new home holds a dark, supernatural presence. As their fragile grasp on reality spirals into delirium.

From Prada to nada

August 24, 2016
Los Angeles : OddLot Films ; Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Lionsgate, 2011.
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Camilla Belle, Alexa Vega, Wilmer Valderrama, Nicholas D'Agosto, April Bowlby, Kuno Becker, Adriana Barraza.
Special features: Featurettes "From Nada to Prada" (24 min.), SPARC your imagination with Judy and Wilmer (18 min.), My family/Mi familia (30 min.); Bloopers (3 min.); Deleted scenes (6 min.); Theatrical trailer (3 min.).
From Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility'
When their dad dies on his 55th birthday, Beverley Hills sisters Mary and Nora find themselves destitute, forced by a grasping sister-in-law to move in with their aunt in East L.A. Younger sister Mary is mortified, without Spanish, and scared of the vatos. Her sister convinces her to finish college, where she promptly decides that one of her T.A.s will be her ticket back to Rodeo Drive. Elder sister Nora, a law student, gets a job as a legal intern with Edward--brother of the grasping sister-in-law--as her supervisor. Slowly, the sisters realize what a rich place the barrio is, while enduring the bruises of the oldest contact sport--love.

The meddler

August 24, 2016
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J. K. Simmons.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic wide screen (2.39:1).
With a new iPhone, and apartment near the grove, and a comfortable bank account left to her by her beloved late husband, Marnie Minervini has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near her daughter Lori and smother her with motherly love. When the dozens of texts, unexpected visits, and conversations dominated by unsolicited advice force Lori to draw strict personal boundaries, Marnie finds ways to channel her eternal optimism and forceful generosity.

Ingrid Bergman : in her own words

August 24, 2016
[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrator, Alicia Vikander ; participants, Pia Lindström, Roberto Rossellini, Ingrid Rossellini, Isabella Rossellini, Fiorella Mariani, Liv Ullmann, Sigourney Weaver, Jeanine Basinger.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Director Stig Björkman allows us unprecedented access to Ingrid Bergman's world, culling from the most personal of archival materials: letters, diary entries, photographs, and Super eight and sixteen mm footage Bergman herself shot, and following her from youth to tumultuous married life and motherhood. Intimate and artful, this lovingly assembled portrait, narrated by actor Alicia Vikander, provides luminous insight into the life and career of an undiminished legend.

Love & friendship

August 23, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kate Beckinsale, Chloe Sevigny, Xavier Samuel, Tom Bennett.
Widescreen (1.85).
Based on the novel by Jane Austen.
The beautiful widow Susan Vernon has come to the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and her rather reluctant debutante daughter, Frederica.

Money monster

August 23, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O'Connell, Dominic West, Caitriona Balfe, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Denham.
Widescreen (2.39:1).
Special features: Deleted scenes; George Clooney: the money man; Inside the pressure cooker; Analysis of a scene: The showdown; Dan the automator; "What makes that world go 'round (MONEY!)" music video.
In the real-time high stakes thriller, financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty, are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor who has lost everything forcefully takes over their studio. During a tense standoff broadcast to millions on live TV, Lee and Patty must work furiously against the clock to unravel the mystery behind a conspiracy at the heart of today's fast-paced, high-tech global markets.

Blood and black lace

August 23, 2016
[Shenley, England] : Arrow Video, [2015]
1 videodiscs (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Cameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Thomas Reiner, Arianna Gorini, Dante Di Paolo, Mary Arden, Franco Ressel, Claude Dantes, Luciano Pigozzi.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
1.66:1 aspect ratio.
The beautiful bodies of the models at Contessa Christina's fashion salon are usually covered with elegant, exclusive designs. Isabella's body is covered with blood. As inspector Silvester tries to uncloak the killer, he finds the design of the murder to be complex and stitched with mystery.

Hardcore Henry

August 18, 2016
Universal City, California : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (1 hr., 37 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sharlto Copley, Danila Kozlovsky, Haley Bennett, Tim Roth, Andrei Dementiev, Svetlana Ustinova.
Title from container.
Bonus features: Deleted scenes ; fan chat ; feature commentaries.
He remembers nothing. Mainly because he's just been brought back from the dead by his wife. She tells him that his name is Henry. Five minutes later, he's being shot at, his wife has been kidnapped, and he should probably go get her back. Who's got her? His name's Akan; he's a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. Henry's also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow and everyone wants him dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy.

The greatest [videorecording]

August 18, 2016
Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, 2016.
1 videodisc (ca. 101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Muhammad Ali, Ernest Borgnine, John Marley, Lloyd Haynes.
Special features: theatrical trailers; interactive menus; scene selections.
Based on the book The greatest, my own story by Muhammad Ali, Herbert Muhammad and Richard Durham.
A dramatization of the life of Muhammad Ali, from his Olympic gold medal victories to his battle to regain his heavyweight title.

The man who knew infinity

August 18, 2016
Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Devika Bhise, Kevin R. McNally, Stephen Fry, Toby Jones.
Title from container.
Based on the book by Robert Kanigel.
Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy. Based on a true story.

The list of Adrian Messenger [videorecording]

August 18, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2009.
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
George C. Scott, Dana Wynter, Clive Brook, Gladys Cooper, Herbert Marsahll, Tony Curtis, Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Robert Mitchum, Frank Sinatra.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963.
"This disc is expected to play back in DVD video 'play only' devices, and may not play in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."--Container.
The potential heirs to a family fortune are being killed off, and George C. Scott must find the killer in time to save the young grandson.

The duel

August 18, 2016
[United States] : LG Premiere, [2016]
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Woody Harrelson, Liam Hemsworth, Alice Braga, Emory Cohen.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Audio commentaries.
A Texas ranger investigates a series of murders in a small town led by a charismatic preacher, the routine investigation soon turns personal for the ranger who must solve the case before he loses everything to the mysterious town.

Sunset song

August 18, 2016
Los Angeles, California : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Agyness Deyn, Peter Mullan, Kevin Guthrie.
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbon.
Follows the life of a Scottish farm girl, Chris, as she searches for her independence against the odds, in an epic rite of passage set just before the First World War. The war and the struggles Chris endures test her resolve for love and her idyllic country farm life.

Manhattan night

August 18, 2016
© 2016
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Adrien Brody, Yvonne Strahovski, Jennifer Beals, Campbell Scott.
Special features: Commentaries; behind the scenes with cast/crew interviews; "The watcher" featurette; deleted/extended scenes; director's notebook and storyboards.
Based on the novel by Colin Harrison.
Reporter Porter Wren meets attractive widow Caroline. When she asks him to solve the bizarre death of her filmmaker husband, Wren is unable to refuse, or resist her. But when a rich mogul blackmails him into investigating Caroline, the reporter realizes this job could cost him everything.

The von Trapp family : a life of music

August 18, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rosemary Harris, Matthew MacFadyen, Eliza Bennett, Lauryn Canny, Yvonne Catterfeld, Cornelius Obonya, Robert Seeliger, Annette Dasch.
Title from disc label.
Based on the autobiography Memories before and after the sound of music by Agathe von Trapp.
Based on Agathe von Trapp's Memories Before and After the Sound of Music, this unforgettable movie follows the von Trapp family's incredible journey from the perspective of Agathe, the eldest daughter. As war encroached upon her family and friends, Agathe embarked on an adventure filled with remarkable twists and turns, joys and disappointments. But despite the struggles through the dark times, there was always the saving grace of music.

The boss

August 17, 2016
1 videodisc (1 hr. 39 mins., 1 hr. 45 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Kathy Bates, Tyler Labine, Peter Dinklage.
Wide screen (1.85:1)
Bonus features: Alternate ending ; deleted scenes ; extended/alternate scenes ; gag reel.
Michelle Darnell a titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.

Me before you

August 17, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2016]
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer, Vanessa Kirby, Brendan Coyle, Samantha Spiro.
Wide screen.
Based on the novel by JoJo Moyes.
Louisa 'Lou' Clark lives in a quaint town in the English countryside. With no clear direction in her life, the quirky and creative 26-year old goes from one job to the next in order to make ends meet. Taking a job at the local 'castle' she becomes caregiver and companion to Will Traynor, a wealthy young banker who became wheelchair bound in an accident. Embarking together on a series of adventures, both Lou and Will get more than they bargained for.

The nice guys

August 17, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2016]
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Matthew Bomer, Margaret Qualley, Yaya Dacosta, Keith David, Beau Knapp.
Title from disc label.
In 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March and hired enforcer Jackson Healy must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.


August 17, 2016
Beverly Hills, California : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Analeigh Tipton, Sofia Black D'elia, Michael Kelly, Machine Gun Kelly, Brianne Howey.
Title from disc label.
Teenaged sisters Emma and Stacey live a normal life, until their small suburban neighborhood is stricken with mysterious parasitic virus. As the disease rapidly spreads throughout the town, the two band together to barricade themselves from infection. But it may already to be too late; when the virus enters their home, the sisters are faced with an impossible choice: protect each other, or survive the virus.


August 17, 2016
New York, NY : Home Box Office, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, Greg Kinnear.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Kerry Washington on the historical impact; Wendell Pierce on the historical impact; Confirmation: character spots.
Look behind the curtain of Washington politics, depicting the explosive 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings where Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment. The hearings brought the country to a standstill and became a pivotal moment in American culture forever changing how people perceive and experience workplace equality and gender politics.


August 15, 2016
[United States] : Status Media, [2016]
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Pare, Trace Adkins, Tom Sizemore, Kris Kristofferson.
Title from disc.
Bonus features: Five minutes to Dodge: the making of Traded ; deleted scenes with and without commentary.
In 1880s Kansas, sharpshooter turned rancher, Clay Travis, goes from happily married father of two to a man on a mission after the tragic death of his son and the disappearance of his daughter. Determined to bring his daughter home, and to protect what little family he has left, Clay leaves his quiet ranch and heads to Wichita and on to Dodge City with help of unlikely companion Billy, leaving a trail of gun smoke and dead bodies in their wake.

Naz & Maalik

August 12, 2016
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Curtiss Cook, Jr., Kerwin Johnson, Jr., with Annie Grier, Ashleigh Awusie.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Gay teens Naz and Maalik are friends, classmates, business partners and lovers. As the two closeted Muslim teens go about their regular daily routine on a Friday afternoon in Brooklyn, they arouse the suspicions of an undercover FBI agent who begins to track them.

Maggie's plan

August 11, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Tarvis Fimmel.
Widescreen (1.85:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Maggie's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant Georgette.

Fresh horses

August 11, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Molly Ringwald, Andrew McCarthy, Patti D'Arbanville, Ben Stiller.
Widescreen (1.85:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
After Matt Larkin announces his engagement to a beautiful debutante, his best friend takes him off to the country for one last bachelor bash at the home of a friend. There, Matt meets Jewel and is immediately attracted to her rare, sensual beauty and simple, rural ways. Although Matt and Jewel have little in common, they are drawn to one another and begin a passionate relationship that unites their very different worlds and blows apart Matt's previously 'safe' existence forever.


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