New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

January 18, 2020
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


January 17, 2020
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2020]
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jennifer Nettles, Joe Alwyn, Cynthia Erivo, Janelle Monae, Tim Guinee, Clarke Peters, Leslie Odom, Jr..
Wide screen (2.39:1)
Bonus materials: deleted scenes; her story; Become Harriet; feature commentary with director/co-writer Kasi Lemmons.
Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America₂s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.


January 14, 2020
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2020]
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Charlie McDermott, Anne Winters, Elizabeth Lail, Peter Facinelli.
Title from from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
When a young nurse downloads an app that alleges to foresee a person's time of death, it claims she has three days to stay alive. With time running out, and an eerie figure haunting her, she must find a way to survive.

Zombieland double tap

January 14, 2020
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2020]
1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Zoey Deutch, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, Bill Murray, Woody Harrelson, Rosario Dawson, Avan Jogia, Jesse Eisenberg, Luke Wilson, Dan Aykroyd, Thomas Middleditch.
Wide screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Through comic mayhem that stretches from the White House and through the heartland, Columbus, Tallahasse, Wichita, and Little Rock must face off against the many new kinds of zombies that have evolved since the first movie, as well as some new human survivors. But most of all, they have to face the growing pains of their own snarky, makeshift family.

Black and blue

January 14, 2020
[Culver City, CA] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2020.
1 videodisc (approximately 108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mike Colter, Frank Grillo, Reid Scott, Naomie Harris, Beau Knapp, Tyrese Gibson, Nafessa Williams.
Title from web page.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
A fast-paced action thriller about a rookie cop who inadvertently captures the murder of a young drug dealer on her body cam. After realizing that the murder was committed by corrupt cops, she teams up with the one person from her community who is willing to help her as she tries to escape both the criminals out for revenge and the police who are desperate to destroy the incriminating footage.

The Addams family

January 13, 2020
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2020]
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler, Allison Janney, Snoop Dogg, Martin Short, Catherine O'hara, Tituss Burgess.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
The first family of Halloween is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block.

Dance me outside

January 9, 2020
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ryan Black, Adam Beach, Lisa LaCroix, Michael Greyeyes, Kevin Hicks, Jennifer Podemski, Herbie Barnes, Gloria May Eshkibok, Selim Running Bear Sandoval, and Sandrine Holt as Poppy.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1994.
Based on the book by W.P. Kinsella.
When the Kidabanessee Reservation in northern Ontario is shocked by a brutal murder of one of the residents, four teenagers find their friendships put to the ultimate test. The struggle to become men and women becomes entangled with a fight for justice as they find their friendships and romances maturing into something unexpected.

The kill team

January 9, 2020
1 videodisc (approximately 87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alexander Skarsgard, Nat Wolff, Adam Long, Jonathan Whitesell, Brian Marc, Osy Ikhile, Rob Morrow.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Based on a true story.
Based on a true story, follow Andrew Briggman, a young soldier in the US invasion of Afghanistan who witnesses other recruits killing innocent civilians under the direction of a sadistic leader, Sergeant Deeks. Andrew considers reporting them to higher-ups, but the heavily armed, increasingly violent platoon becomes suspicious that someone in their ranks has turned on them.

The parts you lose

January 9, 2020
[Culver City, California] : Samuel Goldwyn Films, [2019]
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Aaron Paul, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Scoot McNairy.
Wide screen.
Bonus features: trailers, "The parts you lose," "100 streets," "Back roads," "Paradise hills," "Whistleblower."
Wesley, a young deaf boy, discovers an injured fugitive and secretly helps him recover. Wesley's bond with the man grows that ultimately tests his understanding of right and wrong as the police inch closer and closer.

Papi Chulo

January 8, 2020
1 videodisc (approximately 98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matt Bomer, Alejandro Patiño, D'Arcy Carden, Ryan Guzman, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Elena Campbell-Martínez.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Special features: trailer; photo gallery.
Cast adrift in Los Angeles, Sean, a lonely TV weatherman, drives past a middle-aged Latino migrant worker standing outside a hardware store looking for work. He decides to hire this kind-looking man to be his friend. Sean is young, gay, and white. Ernesto, portly, straight, and married. Despite having nothing in common and the language barrier, they build a sort of friendship, until Sean becomes consumed with a deeper obsessive need.

Raise hell : the life and times of Molly Ivins

January 8, 2020
1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Bonus materials: additional clips of Molly Ivins (23 min.).
Tthe story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on Good Old Boy corruption wherever she found it. Her razor-sharp wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving ink in her columns. She knew the Bill of Rights was in peril and said 'Polarizing people is a good way to win an election and a good way to wreck a country.' Molly's words have proved prescient.

Love on the slopes

January 8, 2020
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Katrina Bowden, Thomas Beaudoin, Elysia Rotaru, Anthony Konechny, Corey Woods, Chris Shields.
Widescreen (16x9, 1.78:1)
"A Hallmark Channel original movie."
NYC-based copy editor, Alex, is sent to Ridgeline Resort, an extreme sports outpost, to write a story for a travel writing competition. At first, she fails at everything - much to the chagrin of Cole, an extreme sports enthusiast who thinks this city girl should head back to New York. But when Alex offers to assist Cole with his local arts festival, he reluctantly obliges to be her guide as she faces her fears doing one extreme sport after the next.

Low tide

January 8, 2020
[Santa Monica, California] : Lionsgate, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jaeden Martell, Keean Johnson, Shea Whigham, Alex Neustaedter, Daniel Zolghadri, Kristine Froseth, Mike Hodge.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
Alan, Red, and Smitty spend high summer on the Jersey Shore, roving the boardwalk and getting into trouble. But the discovery of good old-fashioned treasure sets the friends on an escalating course of suspicion and violence in this atmospheric thriller.

Adopt a highway

January 8, 2020
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ethan Hawke, Elaine Hendrix, Diane Gaeta, Mo McRae, Chris Sullivan, Nate Mooney, Jorge Diaz, Christopher Heyerdahl, Anne-Marie Johnson, Betty Gabriel.
Wide screen (1.78:1)
Russ Millings has just been released from prison after serving 21 years for a third strike conviction for possessing an ounce of marijuana. As he tries to adapt to a world he doesn't recognize, including trying to learn how to use the internet, he finds an abandoned baby in a dumpster behind the fast-food restaurant where he works as a dishwasher. Unsure of what to do, and caught between impulses of kindness and panic, Russ soon realizes this could be his chance at redemption.

The gallows act II

January 8, 2020
[Santa Monica, CA] : Lionsgate, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ema Horvath, Chris Milligan, Brittany Falardeau.
Special features: audio commentary with writers and directors ; staging featurette ; deleted scenes.
When Ana Rue transfers to a prestigious new acting school, she encounters a malevolent spirit after participating in a viral challenge.

Monster brawl

January 8, 2020
Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2012]
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dave Foley, Art Hindle, Robert Maillet, Jimmy Hart, Lance Henriksen, Kevin Nash.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Held in a secret graveyard on cursed soil, the Monster Brawl is the ultimate collision of legendary monsters and undead ghouls! You've never seen extreme sports like this as creatures from around the world converge in a no-holds-barred battle to the death, and beyond!

The lighthouse

January 8, 2020
[Santa Monica, CA] : Lionsgate, [2020]
1 videodisc (approximately 109 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, Valeriia Karaman.
Special features: The lighthouse: a dark and stormy tale; Audio commentary with co-writer & director Robert Eggers; Deleted scenes.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
A hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

The fanatic

January 8, 2020
[United States] : Quiver Distribution, [2019]
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Travolta, Devon Sawa, Ana Golja, Jacob Grodnik.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
On the grimy streets of Hollywood, a celebrity-obsessed man feels slighted by his favorite movie star and embarks on an unhinged quest to get a response, leading to a home invasion and a very long night that changes both men irreparably.

Lobster war

January 8, 2020
1 videodisc (74 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Narration, E.B. White ; with: Brian Guptill, Stephen Kelly, Johnny Hathaway, Norbert Lemieu, Jeremy Cates.
"The buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is warming the oceans, and the waters off New England's coast are seeing some of the most dramatic temperature increases on the planet. This is having a major effect on lobster populations and the fishermen who rely on them. The southern New England lobster fishery has collapsed and the catch has moved north into cooler waters. Lobster war documents an escalating conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. The disputed 277 square miles of sea known as the Gray Zone--the swath of water surrounding Machias Seal Island at the entrance to the Bay of Fundy--were traditionally fished by US lobstermen. But as the Gulf of Maine has warmed lobsters have migrated north and the Gray Zone's previously modest lobster population has surged. As a result, Canadians have begun to assert their sovereignty in the area, contesting American claims to the bounty and foreshadowing potential conflicts exacerbated by climate change."--Container.

Maleficent. Mistress of evil

January 8, 2020
Burbank, CA : Disney, [2020]
1 videodisc (approximately 118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michelle Pfeiffer, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville, Sam Riley, Ed Skrein.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Maleficent and Aurora form new alliances and face new adversaries in their struggle to protect the moors and the magical creatures that reside within.

Gemini man

January 8, 2020
[Hollywood, CA] : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2020]
1 videodisc (approximately 117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong, Douglas Hodge, Theodora Miranne.
Wide screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Henry Brogan, an elite assassin, is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative that seemingly can predict his every move.

The reliant

January 8, 2020
[United States] : Studio City Pictures, [2019]
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Eric Roberts, Kevin Sorbo, Brian Bosworth, Mollee Gray.
After an innocent trip to the store ends in rioting and chaos, father of five, Rick rushes home desperate to gather his family and find safety. His plans are dashed when the very same armed men suddenly appear. Caught in the deadly crossfire, the children are forced to fight for their lives, their home, and their family.

The Cotton Club encore

December 31, 2019
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 139 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee, Bob Hoskins, James Remar, Nicolas Cage, Allen Garfield, Fred Gwynne.
Wide screen (16x9, 1.85:1)
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
"In this lavish, 1930s-era drama, Harlem's legendary Cotton Club becomes a hotbed of passion and violence as the lives and loves of entertainers and gangsters collide. Now, Francis Ford Coppola's extraordinary film is brought to vivid new life with never-before-seen scenes and musical sequences that deepen and enrich the storylines."--Container.

Christmas at Pemberley Manor

December 26, 2019
[United States] : Hallmark Channel, [2019]
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jessica Lowndes, Michael Rady, Ben Estus, Maddie McCormick, Cole Gleason, Steve Larkin.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
As Christmas approaches, Elizabeth Bennett, a New York event planner, is sent to a quaint, small-town to organize their holiday festival. When she arrives, she finds William Darcy, a high-profile billionaire lacking in the holiday spirit, in the process of selling the charming estate she hoped to use as a venue. Determined to make her event a success, Elizabeth persuades the reluctant Darcy to let her hold the festival on the historical estate once known for its holiday cheer.

Black spruce

December 26, 2019
[United States] : Gravitas Ventures, [2019]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Graham Greene, Tanaya Beatty, Kiowa Gordon, Parveen Kuar, Tantoo Cardinal, Lily Gao, Daniela Barbosa.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
The disappearance of a young Cree woman in Toronto traumatizes her Northern Ontario family, and sends her twin sister on a journey south to find her.

Can you keep a secret?

December 26, 2019
[Santa Monica, CA] : Vertical Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alexandra Daddario, Tyler Hoechlin, Sunita Mani, David Charles Ebert, Kimiko Glenn, Laverne Cox, Judah Friedlander.
Based on the novel by Sophie Kinsella.
Thinking they're about to crash, Emma spills her secrets to a stranger on a plane. At least, she thought he was a stranger. Until she later meets Jack, her company's young CEO, who now knows every humiliating detail about her.


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