New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

January 23, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Prowl

January 22, 2019
Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2011]
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bruce Payne, Courtney Hope.
Special features: the making of; commentary.
Amber dreams of escaping her small town existence and persuades her friends to accompany her to find an apartment in the big city. When their transportation breaks down, she and her friends accept a ride in the back of a semi. But when the driver refuses to stop and they discover the cargo is hundreds of cartons of blood, they panic. Terror soon follows when the truck dumps them into an abandoned warehouse where blood-thirsty creatures learn to hunt human prey, which they now are.

Thunder road

January 21, 2019
Warren, NJ : Passion River, [2018]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jim Cummings, Kendal Farr, Nican Robinson, Jocelyn DeBoer.
Title from disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
It tells the story of flawed police officer Jim Arnaud, who lives a shambolic life that's somehow made even worse by his mother's passing. His only stability comes in the shape of his daughter, Crystal, who he tries to father, amidst messy divorce proceedings with his estranged wife, Roz, as best as he can.

Mikey and Nicky

January 17, 2019
[New York, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2019].
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Cassavetes, Peter Falk, Ned Beatty, Joyce van Patten.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
Nicky has embezzled a fortune from his Mafia bosses and is on the run. His only friend, Mikey, tries to help him escape - or will he lead him into a trap?

I am not a witch

January 17, 2019
©2018
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Margaret Mulubwa, Henry B.J. Phiri, Nancy Mulilo, Margaret Sipaneia.
Widescreen (2.40:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
After an incident in her village, Shula, an eight-year-old girl, is accused of witchcraft. After a quick trial, she is found guilty and locked up in a witches' camp.

Here and now

January 17, 2019
[Hollywood, California] : Paramount Pictures, [2018]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sarah Jessica Parker, Jacqueline Bisset, Common, Renee Zellweger, Taylor Kinney, Waleed F. Zuaiter.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
Vivienne is an established singer with a successful music career. On the eve of a major performance, Vivienne receives some life-altering news causing her to reevaluate her priorities.

The hate U give

January 16, 2019
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Anthony MacKie.
Title from disc label.
Based on the novel by Angie Thomas.
Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr tries to find her voice in order to stand up for what's right.

First man

January 16, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Claire Foy, Ryan Gosling, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Corey Stoll.
Title from disc label.
Based on the book by James. R. Hansen.
The riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight. A visceral and intimate account told from Armstrong's perspective, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the film explores the triumphs and the cost, on Armstrong, his family, his colleagues and the nation itself; of one of the most dangerous missions in history.

The birthday wish

January 15, 2019
[United States] : Hallmark Channel, [2019]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jessy Schram, Luke MacFarlane, Marcus Rosner, Yvonne Chapman, Barbara Pollard, David Lewis.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast in a Hallmark made-for-TV movie in 2017.
A woman expecting to get engaged on her all-important 30th birthday gets a different surprise after she makes her birthday wish: a glimpse into her future, which doesn't resemble anything she's ever imagined for herself.

An evening with Beverly Luff Linn

January 15, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Aubrey Plaza, Jemaine Clement, Emile Hirsch, Craig Robinson, Matt Berry.
Wide screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Lulu Danger's unsatisfying marriage takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious man from her past comes to town to perform a special event.

Notorious

January 14, 2019
[United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2019]
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains.
Title from disc label.
Full screen (1.37:1).
A beautiful woman is enlisted by an American agent to spy on a ring of Nazis in post war Rio.

Jonathan

January 14, 2019
[United States] : Great Point Media, [2018]
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ansel Elgort, Patricia Clarkson, Suki Waterhouse.
Title from disc label.
Two brothers with contrasting personalities share the same body in twelve-hour 'shifts,' communicating with each other via video messages. When the more extroverted one decides to pursue a romantic relationship with a bartender, their private routine is compromised.

Mystery science theater, Volume nine.

January 14, 2019
Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory, [2019]
4 videodiscs (approximately 400 min.) : sound, color, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
Joel Hodgson, Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy, Bill Corbett.
Title from container.
Women of the prehistoric planet -- Wild rebels -- The sinister urge -- The incredibly strange creatures who stopped living and became mixed-up zombies.
Joel, Mike, and their robot friends let their opinions be known while watching some of worst films.

211

January 14, 2019
©2018
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nicolas Cage, Sophie Skelton, Amanda Cerny, Michael Rainey Jr.
Widescreen (16x9, 1.85).
Based on a screenplay written by York Alec Shackleton.
Inspired by one of the longest and bloodiest real-life events in police history. Officer Mike Chandler and a young civilian passenger find themselves under-prepared and outgunned when fate puts them squarely in the crosshairs of a daring bank heist in progress by a fearless team of highly trained and heavily armed men.

The old man & the gun

January 10, 2019
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Tom Waits.
Title from disc.
[This film had scenes filmed in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Northside, and in Lebanon, Latonia, Dayton, Ohio as well as Newport, Kentucky among other locations.]
Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker's escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of bank heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt, who is captivated with Forrest's commitment to his craft, and Jewel, the woman who loves him despite his criminal ways.

Goosebumps 2

January 9, 2019
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Wendi McLendon-Covey, Madison Iseman, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Caleel Harris, Chris Parnell. .
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Special features: Gag reel; featurettes; deleted scenes.
After accidentally releasing Slappy, three friends must lock the evil puppet and his creatures back into Stine' book before he takes over.

The Oath

January 8, 2019
Santa Monica, California : Lions Gate, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inches
Ike Barinholtz, Tiffany Haddish, Nora Dunn, Chris Ellis, Jon Barinholtz.
Wide screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
When Chris, a high-strung 24-hour progressive news junkie, and his more levelheaded wife Kai learn that citizens are being asked to sign a loyalty oath to the president, their reaction is disbelief, followed by idealistic refusal. But as the Thanksgiving deadline to sign approaches, the combination of sparring relatives, Chris's own agitation, and the unexpected arrival of two government agents sends an already tense holiday dinner gathering completely off the rails.

Monsters and men

January 7, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chante Adams, Giuseppe Ardizzone, Nicole Beharie, Cara Buono, J. W. Cortes, Angel Bismark Curiel, Cassandra Freeman.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
The aftermath of a black man being killing by a police officer. The story is told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act. A high school baseball phenomenon and an African-American police officer were inspired to take a stand.

What they had

January 7, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Robert Forster, Blythe Danner, Taissa Farmiga, Josh Lucas.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Bridget returns home at her brother's urging to deal with her ailing mother and her father's reluctance to let go of their life together.

Time freak

January 7, 2019
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Asa Butterfield, Sophie Turner, Skyler Gisondo.
Wide screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
If one could turn back time, could they win back the love of their life? That is the problem puzzling Stillman, a physics genius recently dumped by his stunning girlfriend Debbie. Therefore, after creating a timeline of their romance and a machine to rewind the past, he grabs his wingman Evan and sets off to right every wrong he made with Debbie. However, as this insane comedy proves, there are some mistakes too perfect for science to fix.

Halloween

January 7, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2019]
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Nick Castle, Virginia Gardner, Miles Robbins, Will Patton.
Title from disc.
Bonus features: Deleted/Extended scenes; Back in Haddonfield: Making Halloween; The original scream queen; The sound of fear; Journey of the Mask; The legacy of Halloween.
Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Johnny English strikes again

January 7, 2019
Universal City, California : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Olga Kurylenko, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson, Jake Lacy, Charles Dance, Ben Miller, Miranda Hennessy.
Title from disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
The UK is in peril. Five days before the PM is to host her first G12 summit, MI7's security is breached and every agent in the field identified and exposed. The only hope of finding the perpetrator is to bring an agent out of retirement, but with most of them either dead or close to it, the head of MI7 is left with only one choice, and his name is English.

Trouble

January 4, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anjelica Huston, Bill Pullman, David Morse, Julia Stiles, Brian D'arcy James, Jim Parrack, Victor Williams.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Maggie and Ben are middle-aged siblings who were given equal halves of their father's land upon his death. Though perpetual screw-up Ben sold his half years ago to his more responsible sister, he is now doing everything he can to get it back. And Maggie is doing everything she can to get him off her property.

Fear and loathing in Las Vegas

January 4, 2019
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Pictures, ©2011.
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro.
Special features: spotlight on location; production notes; cast & filmmaker's bios; film highlights; theatrical trailer; web links; deleted scenes.
Based on the book by Hunter S. Thompson.
"Fueled by a suitcase full of pharmaceuticals, journalist Raoul Duke and his sidekick Dr. Gonzo set off on a fast and furious ride through nonstop neon, surreal surroundings and a crew of the craziest characters ever. But no matter where misadventure leads them, Duke and Gonzo discover that sometimes going too far is the only way to go."--Back of container.

A countess from Hong Kong

January 3, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, 2002.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Marlon Brando, Sophia Loren.
Special features: Original theatrical trailers.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1967.
Russian émigré countess Natascha becomes a stowaway in the shipboard stateroom of U.S. diplomat Ogden in order to escape her life of forced prostitution in Hong Kong. Her plan is to blackmail her way to freedom in the States but Ogden has a mind of his own and can resist even the charms of a countess.

The witch files

January 3, 2019
© 2018
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Holly Taylor, Paget Brewster, Greg Finley.
Widescreen.
Special features: Commentary with writer/director, Kyle Rankin; behind the scenes.
High school becomes literal hell for a group of young women who tap into witchcraft in order to fulfill their every wish.

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