New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

July 14, 2020
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Body cam

July 13, 2020
Los Angeles, CA : Paramount, [2020]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mary J. Blige, Nat Wolff, Anika Noni Rose, David Zayas.
Title from disc surface.
While investigating the bizarre murder of a fellow officer, veteran Renee Lomito discovers a mysterious figure in their body cam footage. Haunted by visions of the event, she suspects something supernatural is targeting the cops in her unit. Now, in a race against time to find the one person she thinks can stop these killings, Renee uncovers a sinister secret among the police force surrounding the shooting and cover-up of an unarmed youth.

Working man

July 13, 2020
Warren, NJ : Passion River, [2020]
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Peter Gerety, Billy Brown, Talia Shire.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
When the last factory in a small Rust Belt town closes, an unlikely hero emerges. Against the advice of his wife, a career employee forms a friendship with his neighbor in order to revive the defunct factory.

Guns akimbo

July 13, 2020
©2020
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Ned Dennehy, Grant Bowler, Edwin Wright, Rhys Darby.
Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
Miles's nerdy existence as a video game developer takes a dramatic turn when he inadvertently gets caught up as the next contestant with SKIZM, an underground gang livestreaming real-life death matches. While Miles excels at running away from everything, that won't help him outlast Nix, a killer at the top of her game.

Welcome to Acapulco

July 13, 2020
[Toronto] : EOne Films, [2019] [Toronto] : EOne Films, [2019]
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ana Serradilla, Michael Kingsbaker, Michael Madsen, Paul Sorvino, William Baldwin, Bradley Gregg, Jeannine Kaspar, Michael Papajohn.
Special features: behind the scenes.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Video game designer Matt Booth has one shot to save his career by unveiling his biggest project yet at the Video Game Awards in New Mexico. But after running into a friend at the airport and having a little too much to drink before his flight, he ends up in actual Mexico, specifically, Acapulco. As soon as he lands, he finds himself on the run from high-powered criminals, deadly hitmen, and the Feds, all looking for a mysterious package that he has allegedly smuggled through customs yet knows nothing about. Partnering with a badass, beautigul femme fatale and channeling his inner video games action hero, the pair unvarels a conspiracy that could shake the foundation of the United States, maybe even the world.

Affairs of state

July 13, 2020
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David Corenswet, Adrian Grenier, Thora Birch, Mimi Rogers, David James Elliott, Grace Victoria Cox.
Special features: Deleted scenes; Commentary with director Eric Bross and producer Stephen Israel; Trailer gallery.
A young DC aide kick-starts his government career by sleeping with powerful women. But after seducing a candidate's daughter, he learns the game of politics can be a deadly game.

Stiv : no compromise, no regrets

July 13, 2020
Pottstown, PA : MVD Video, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Stiv Bators, Slim Jim Phantom, Jimmy Zero, Genya Ravan, Dave Parsons, Dave Tregunna, Nina Antonia, David Arnoff, Eddy Best, Delaney Blue, Denis Bortek, Herve de Wallenberg, Grant Fleming, Danny Fury, Kenny Gordon, Ray Hanson, John Holmstrom.
Title from disc surface.
Special features: Behind the scenes, deleyed scenes, trailer. Bonus run time: 20 minutes.
Almost 30 years after Stiv's mysterious death in Paris, the Dead Boys have become the stuff of (Punk) legends but unsurprisingly, the story remains largely untold. How did this native from Girard, Ohio end up living the life of Riley in Paris, France? Was Stiv really hit by a car (or a taxi) on that fateful day' Who was the real Stiv Bators'?

Hidden orchard mysteries. The case of the Air B&B robbery

July 13, 2020
[Marina del Rey, Calif.] : Vision Films, [2020]
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Gabriella Pastore, Donovan Williams, Kim Akia, Ole Goode.
Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
When a home robbery occurs in their peaceful neighborhood, two best friends looking for adventure attempts to discover the culprit. But in a small community where their closest neighbors are also the most likely suspects, solving a mystery is tricky business for these junior detectives. Nothing can stay hidden forever though, and their investigation digs up bigger secrets than they ever expected.

Scoob!

July 13, 2020
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2020]
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Will Forte, Mark Wahlberg, Jason Isaacs, Gina Rodriguez, Amanda Seyfried, Kiersey Clemons, Ken Jeong, Tracy Morgan, Frank Welker.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
The first full-length animated Scooby-Doo adventure for the big screen is the never-before told stories of Scooby-Doo's origins and the greatest mystery in the career of Mystery Inc. The story reveals how lifelong friends Scooby and Shaggy first met and how they joined with young detectives Fred, Velma and Daphne to form the famous Mystery Inc. Now, with hundreds of cases solved and adventures shared, Scooby and the gang face their biggest, most challenging mystery ever.

Little women

July 10, 2020
©2019
1 videodisc (ca. 135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, James Norton, Louis Garrel, Jayne Houdyshell, Chris Cooper, Meryl Streep.
Special features: A new generation of "Little Women" ; Making a modern classic ; Greta Gerwig: women making art ; Hair & Make-up test sequence ; "Little Women" behind the scenes ; Orchard House, home of Louisa May Alcott.
Based on "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott.
Writer-director Greta Gerwig has crafted a film that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott and unfolds as the author's alter ego, Jo March reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig's take, the beloved story of the March sisters, four young women each determined to live life on her own terms, is both timeless and timely.

Bottled with love

July 8, 2020
[United States] : Hallmark Channel, [2020]
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bethany Joy Lenz, Andrew W. Walker, Kate Isaac.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
After Abbey gets stood up she puts her whole heart into a letter. She decides to put it in a bottle and let in go in the sea. Months later, when Nick is fishing, he discovers the bottle and decides to reach out.

Witness to murder : a Darrow mystery

July 8, 2020
[United States] : Hallmark Channel, [2020]
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Tom Cavanagh, Wendie Malick, Elysia Rotaru, Michelle Harrison, Barclay Hope.
Originally broadcast on The Hallmark Channel in 2019.
Attorney Claire Darrow defends an old colleague of her mother's for murder. Things get complex when Claire's romantic interest, Miles, is named as prosecuting attorney on the case.

Miss Fisher and the crypt of tears

July 8, 2020
©2020
1 videodisc (approximately 102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Khaled Naga, Miriam Margolyes, Rupert Penry-Jones.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
Based on the Phryne Fisher Mystery series by Kerry Greenwood.
Glamorous lady detective Phryne Fisher returns in a cinematic sequel to the wildly popular TV series. In 1929 Jerusalem, Phryne's rescue of a young Bedouin girl leads her on a globe-trotting adventure to uncover priceless treasures, wartime secrets, and an ancient tomb bearing a terrible curse, with the help of handsome detective Jack Robinson.

Brahms : the boy II

July 8, 2020
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2020]
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Katie Holmes, Owain Yeoman, Ralph Ineson, Anjali Jay, Oliver Rice, Joely Collins.
Bonus materials: alternate ending; deleted and alternate scenes.
"Based on characters created by Stacey Menear" -- Container
When a young family moves to the Heelshires' residence, terror strikes when a boy from the family discovers a doll called Brahms that appears to be eerily human.

We summon the darkness

July 8, 2020
[United States] : Saban Films, [2020]
1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alexandra Daddario, Maddie Hasson, Amy Forsyth, Johnny Knoxville, Keean Johnson, Logan Miller.
Wide screen (2.39:1, 16x9).
Special features: Envisioning Darkness featurette; commentary with director Marc Meyers and writer Alan Trezza.
On the way to a heavy metal concert, Alexis and two girlfriends hear a news report of a local murder believed to be tied to a series of satanic killings. After the show, the girls invite three guys to join them at the estate owned by Alexis's father, a fire-and-brimstone preacher. What starts as a party suddenly turns dark and deadly in this devilishly entertaining thriller.

Promare

July 8, 2020
Los Angeles, CA : Shout Factory, [2020]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld, Billy Kametz, Johnny Yong Bosch, Billy Bob Thompson, Crispin Freeman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Thirty years have passed since the appearance of the Burnish, a race of flame-wielding mutant beings, who destroyed half of the world with fire. When a new group of aggressive mutants calling themselves Mad Burnish appears, the epic battle between Galo Thymos, a new member of the anti-Burnish rescue team Burning Rescue, and Lio Fotia, the leader of Mad Burnish begins.

Wildlife

July 7, 2020
©2017.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 pamphlet (folded : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould, Bill Camp.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018,
Based on the book by Richard Ford.
A meticulously crafted portrait of the American nuclear family in crisis charts the rift that forms within a 1960s Montana household when the father and breadwinner abruptly departs to fight the forest fires raging nearby, leaving his restless wife and teenage son to pick up the pieces. A deeply human look at a woman's wayward journey toward self-fulfillment in the pre-women's liberation era and a sensitively observed, child's eye coming-of-age tale.

Christmas in Evergreen. Tidings of joy

July 7, 2020
[United States] : Hallmark Channel, [2020]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Maggie Lawson, Paul Greene, Rukiya Bernard, Holly Robinson Peete, Barbara Niven, Jill Wagner, Ashley Williams.
Title from disc surface.
Originally broadcast in 2019 on the Hallmark Channel.
As the town searches for a rumored Christmas Time Capsule, a skeptical writer arrives in Evergreen to get the story on the town's ₁too-good-to-be-true₂ Christmas-fever.

The lost husband

July 7, 2020
[Los Angeles, CA] : Quiver Distribution, 2019.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Leslie Bibb, Josh Duhamel, Nora Dunn, Herizen Guardiola, Kevin Alejandro, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Sharon Lawrence.
Special feature: Behind the scenes.
Based on the novel by Katherine Center.
Trying to put her life back together after the death of her husband, Libby and her children move to her estranged Aunt's goat farm in central Texas.

My man is a loser

July 6, 2020
©2014
1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Stamos, Bryan Callan, Michael Rapaport, Tika Sumpter, Mike Young.
Centers on two married men (Michael Rapaport and Bryan Callen) who, in an attempt to be better husbands, enlist their playboy buddy (John Stamos) to help get their mojo back. But when Mike's lessons start backfiring, it takes a beautiful no-nonsense friend to show Mike he still has a thing or two to learn about relationships.

Nathan's kingdom

July 6, 2020
[El Segundo, California] : Gravitas Ventures, [2020]
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Madison Ford, Jacob Lince, Sarah Assumma, John F. Henry II, Peter Mendoza.
Wide screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Nathan, a young autistic man, and his teen sister, Laura, battle to find a kingdom with the potential of saving them from their destructive home life.

Mortal kombat legends. Scorpion's revenge

July 6, 2020
©2020
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Jennifer Carpenter, Grey Griffin, Joel McHale, Ike Amadi, Darren De Paul, Steve Blum, Kevin Michael Richardson, Robin Atkin Downes, Jordan Rodrigues, Patrick Seitz, Fred Tatasciore.
Based on the video game Mortal kombat created by Ed Boon & John Tobias.
Once a generation, a tournament is held between the champions of Outworld and Earthrealm. This tournament will determine the fate of the earth and all its citizens. Lord Raiden, protector of Earthrealm must gather the greatest fighters of his realm to defend it from the evil Shang Tsung in the battle to end all battles.

Love among the ruins

July 6, 2020
[New York, NY] : Kino Lorber, [2020]
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Katharine Hepburn, Sir Laurence Olivier, Colin Blakely, Richard Pearson, Joan Sims, Leigh Lawson.
Widescreen.
Extras: Brand new 2K master; Audio commentary; Trailers.
The scene is Victorian London, where wealthy widow Hepburn is being sued for breach of promise by her much-younger ex-fiance. Olivier is the highly respected barrister engaged to defend Hepburn in court. The usually reserved Olivier relishes the opportunity to see Hepburn, who 40 years earlier had been his lover. He is driven to hilarious distraction by Hepburn's adamant insistence that she has never seen him before in her life.

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper. The complete second season.

July 6, 2020
[Burbank, CA] : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2019]
3 videodiscs (499 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark Curry, Holly Robinson-Peete, Raven Symone, Saundra Quarterman, Nell Carter, Marquise Wilson.
Title from disc label.
Full screen.
disc 3: The courtship of Mark Cooper ; Wedding bell blues ; Truth or consequences ;Trading places ; Pros and convicts ; Double cheeseburger, hold the diploma ; Groom and doom ; Hangin' with Mrs. Cooper.
Life couldn't be better for Mark Cooper. On his own for the first time, Mark and Vanessa Russell share a house with his cousin, Geneva Lee, and her daughter, Nicole Lee, who recently moved in with Mark and Vanessa. The former college basketball superstar and ultimate prankster is also the coolest substitute teacher around.

Arkansas

July 6, 2020
[Santa Monica, CA] : Lionsgate, [2020]
1 videodisc (approximately 115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Vince Vaughn, John Malkovich, Liam Hemsworth.
Wide screen.
Based on the novel by John Brandon.
Kyle and Swin live by the orders of an Arkansas-based drug kingpin named Frog. When a series of mistakes sets them on a collision course with Frog, Kyle and Swin must eliminate Frog or die trying.

Buffaloed

July 6, 2020
©2020
1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Zoey Deutch, Jai Courtney, Judy Greer.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Special features: behind the scenes featurettes: Getting buffaloed, Welcome home, Friends & relations; theatrical trailer.
A teenage girl is obsessed with making enough cash to get out of Buffalo. When the acceptance letter to her dream school arrives, she must hustle to find a job that will pay for tuition. But after getting scammed by a debt collector she works for, Peg decides to cheat the system like it cheated her.

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