New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

August 18, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

God's not dead : a light in darkness

August 17, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David A.R. White, John Corbett, Shane Harper, Ted McGinley, Tatum O'neal, Jennifer Taylor, Gregory Alan Williams.
Special features: Rice Broocks discusses the film and book; Newsboys united; music videos.
Anamorphic wide screen (2.39:1).
A church destroyed. A congregation silenced. A relationship shattered. Yet even in life's darkest valleys, a small flame can light the way toward healing and hope. After a deadly fire rips through St. James Church, Hadleigh University leaders use the tragedy to push the congregation off campus, forcing the church to defend its rights and bringing together estranged brothers for a reunion that opens old wounds and forces them to address the issues that pulled them apart.

First reformed

August 17, 2018
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Amanda Seyfried, Ethan Hawke, Cedric The Entertainer, Michael Gaston, Van Hansis.
Title from disc label.
Full frame (1.33)
A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

Show dogs

August 16, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alan Cumming, Natasha Lyonne, Will Arnett, Stanley Tucci, Rupaul, Shaquille O'neal, Gabriel Iglesias, Ludacris, Delia Sheppard.
Title from sell sheet.
After a failed attempt to recover a stolen baby panda, police dog Max reluctantly teams up with a human FBI agent named Frank. A hot tip leads Max and Frank to Las Vegas for the world's most exclusive dog show.

Deadpool 2

August 16, 2018
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison, Zazie Beetz, T. J. Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, Jack Kesy, Leslie Uggams, Bill Skarsgard, Brad Pitt, Terry Crews.
Title from title frame.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Deadpool organizes a team to protect a mutant boy from a time-traveling cyborg.

Looking glass

August 16, 2018
Beverly Hills, CA : Momentum Pictures, [2018]
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nicolas Cage, Robin Tunney, Marc Blucas, Ernie Lively.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Behind the scenes with the cast and crew, parts 1 & 2.
A psycho- sexual thriller following a couple that buys an old motel in the desert looking for a new beginning, but what seemed at first as an escape is soon a thrilling ride through a mysterious world when Ray discovers a two way mirror and witnesses a horrifying murder. In a twisted game of cat and mouse, Ray must race to save his wife and himself from a gruesome secret connected to the motel and the strange people who visit there.

Dante's peak

August 13, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, ©2009.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Charles Hallahan, Grant Heslov, Elizabeth Hoffman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Includes bonus features: making of Dante's Peak; feature commentary by director Roger Donaldson and production designer Dennis Washington; cast and filmmakers' bios; theatrical trailer.
A long-dormant volcano erupts, threatening the residents of a small town.

The only living boy in New York

August 10, 2018
[United States] : Amazon Studios, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Callum Turner, Kate Beckinsale, Pierce Brosnan, Cynthia Nixon, Kiersey Clemons, Jeff Bridges.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
A recent college graduate who discovers that his father is cheating on his mother only to become smitten with his father's mistress. He also gets life lessons from his new neighbor.


August 10, 2018
[United States] : Gravitas Ventures, [2018]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Brett Dier, Brooke Adams, Piper Laurie.
Wide screen.
Originally broadcast as a made-for-TV movie.
When a grandmother's secret past collides with her granddaughter's secret future and her daughter's angry present, can the love of three generations be enough to accept decades of deceit. With a simple roll of film it begins.

The wreck of the Mary Deare

August 10, 2018
Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, [2018]
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Gary Cooper, Charlton Heston, Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams, Cecil Parker, Alexander Knox, Virginia McKenna, Richard Harris, Ben Wright, Peter Illing, Terence de Marney, Ashley Cowan, Charles Davis.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959.
Based on the novel by Hammond Innes.
The freighter Mary Deare is adrift in stormy seas. All have abandoned ship except for one man-- exhausted first officer Gideon Patch who has taken command. Appearances indicate he's a madman, but Patch isn't a man who relies on appearances.

Mary, Queen of Scots

August 10, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2007]
1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan, Timothy Dalton, Nigel Davenport, Trevor Howard, Daniel Massey, Ian Holm.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1972.
Mary Stuart was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old. Mary would be the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at the age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth, the Queen of England and her arch adversary. Nineteen years later the life of Mary would end with her beheading. With her execution the last threat to Elizabeth's throne is finally removed. The two Queens with their contrasting personalities make a dramatic counterpoint to history.


August 9, 2018
[United States] : Echo Bridge Acquisition Corp., LLC, ©2018.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Diane Keaton, Dax Shepard, Liv Tyler, Ken Howard.
Special features include: behind the scenes ; director's commentary.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
When Noah Cooper is fired from his job as a therapist, he thinks his day can't possibly get worse. Arriving home, he discovers his overbearing mother Marilyn has moved in with her five dogs in tow. Hilarity ensues as Noah learns to deal with the pressures of finding a job, a wife who desperately wants a baby, and more.

How to talk to girls at parties

August 9, 2018
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Ruth Wilson.
Title from disc label.
Based on the title by Neil Gaiman.
An alien touring the galaxy breaks away from her group and meets two young inhabitants of the most dangerous place in the universe, the London suburb of Croydon.

Bad samaritan

August 9, 2018
1 videodisc (approximately 110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kerry Condon, David Tennant, Robert Sheehan.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Special features: commentary with director Dean Devlin & writer Brandon Boyce; 7 deleted scenes.
A pair of burglars stumble upon a woman being held captive in a home they intended to rob.

The irresistible blueberry farm

August 9, 2018
New York, NY : Cinedigm Entertainment
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alison Sweeney, Marc Blucas, Shirley Jones.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a made-for-TV movie in 2016.
High-powered Manhattan attorney Ellen Branford is going to fulfill her grandmother's dying wish - to deliver a mysterious letter to a man who owns a blueberry farm. As Ellen sets out on her grandmother's mission, she unravels the mysterious love story her grandmother left behind.

Hell up in Harlem

August 9, 2018
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Fred Williamson, Julius W. Harris, Gloria Hendry, Margaret Avery.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Extras: new audio commentary with director Larry Cohen, moderated by Steve Mitchell, director of the upcoming documentary King Cohen: the wild world of filmmaker Larry Cohen; trailer.
In this sequel to Black Caesar, Tommy Gibbs (Fred Williamson), after recovering from an assassination attempt, begins campaigning to recover his position as lord of the Harlem underworld.

Avengers: infinity war

August 9, 2018
Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 149 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Josh Brolin, Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan, Carrie Coon, Tom Hiddleston, Peter Dinklage, Benedict Wong, Pom Klementieff, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, Benicio Del Toro.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality.

Shock and awe

August 8, 2018
[United States] : Vertical Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Woody Harrelson, James Marsden, Jessica Biel, Milla Jovovich, Tommy Lee Jones, Rob Reiner.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
The untold true story of an intrepid team of four reporters of Knight Rider who dared to ask the questions their colleagues did not in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

The yellow birds

August 8, 2018
[Santa Monica, California] : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jennifer Aniston, Alden Ehrenreich, Toni Collette, Tye Sheridan, Jason Patric, Jack Huston.
Wide screen.
Based on the novel by Kevin Powers.
Against the explosive backdrop of the Iraq War, young soldiers Brandon Bartle and Daniel Murphy forge a deep bond of friendship. When tragedy strikes the platoon, one soldier must return home to face the hard truth behind the incident, and help a grieving mother find peace.

I will fight no more forever

August 7, 2018
[United States] : Echo Bridge Acquisition Corp. LLC, [2018]
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Pioneer woman: Joanna Pettet, William Shatner, David Janssen, Lance LeGault, Helen Hunt.
Title from container.
"Includes 3 bonus movies: Blue steel, McLintock, Pioneer woman"--Container.
Pioneer woman: Maggie Sergeant is a homesteader whose husband has tragically died, forcing her to make the difficult decision of whether she and her children can survive and prosper alone in the wilds of post-Civil War Wyoming.

Acts of violence

August 7, 2018
Santa Monica, California : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Cole Hauser, Bruce Willis, Shawn Ashmore, Ashton Holmes, Melissa Bolona, Patrick St. Esprit, Sophia Bush, Mike Epps.
Wide screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
When his fiance is kidnapped by human traffickers, Roman and his ex-military brothers rush to save her before it's too late. Along the way, they team up with Detective Avery, a cop who's been investigating the local trafficking syndicate and fighting the corrupt bureaucracy that has been protecting it.


August 6, 2018
Los Angeles, CA : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 110 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Mia Goth, Matthew Stagg, Kyle Soller, Nicola Harrison, Tom Fisher.
Wide screen (2.40:1).
Make up, hair, and prosthetic designer, Denise Kum ; costume designer, Sonia Grande ; sound designers, Pelayo Gutiérrez, Oriol Tarragó ; music, Frenando Velázquez ; editor, Elena Ruiz ; production designer, Patrick Salvador ; director of photography, Xavi Giménez.
Four siblings move to America with their mother to escape a troubled past. When she dies, they vow to stay together, no matter what. But when a ghostly presence torments what's left of their family, and a lawyer threatens their pact, the four must stand together or be torn apart forever in this chilling thriller.

The rider

August 6, 2018
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 103 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Lane Scott, Cat Clifford.
Special features: Q&A's with cast and crew; deleted scenes.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
After a tragic riding accident, young cowboy Brady, once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, is warned that his competition days are over. Back home, Brady finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a sense of purpose: to ride and compete. In an attempt to regain control of his fate, Brady undertakes a search for a new identity and tries to redefine his idea of what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.


August 6, 2018
Los Angeles, CA : Shout! / Scream Factory, [2018]
1 videodisc (92 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bel Powley, Brad Dourif, Collin Kelly-Sordelet, James LeGros, Liv Tyler.
Wide screen.
Special features: Deleted scenes; Outtakes; Trailer.
A teenage girl's coming-of-age arrives with a terrifying twist in this spellbinding take on the werewolf legend. Since birth, Anna has been raised in isolation by a man she knows only as Daddy. He has done everything possible to conceal the truth about her origins from her. But when the teenage Anna is suddenly thrust into the real world under the protection of no-nonsense police officer Ellen, it soon becomes clear that she is far from ordinary. Unable to adjust to a normal life, Anna finds herself drawn instead to the wild freedom of the forest while struggling to resist the growing bloodlust that has awakened inside her. This moodily atmospheric thriller combines supernatural scares with a myth-like tale of self-discovery.

The beach house

August 6, 2018
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Minka Kelly, Andie MacDowell, Chad Michael Murray, Makenzie Vega.
Based on the book by Mary Alice Monroe.
Cara Rutledge thought she had left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind. But an unusual request from her mother, coming just as her own life is spinning out of control, has Cara heading back to the scenic Low country of her childhood summers. Before long, the rhythms of the island open her heart in wonderful ways as she repairs the family beach house, becomes a bona fide 'turtle lady' and renews old acquaintances long thought lost.

Big fish & begonia

August 6, 2018
[Los Angeles, California] : Shout! Factory, [2018]
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Wide screen.
Bonus features: making-of documentary; music videos; the short film that inspired the movie.
Under the ocean is a mystical race of beings that control the tide and the changing of the seasons. One of these beings, a restless young girl named Chun, wants to experience the human world, not simply observe it. When she turns sixteen, she is allowed to transform into a dolphin to explore the human world. However, the world is a dangerous place. Trapped in a vortex, she is nearly killed but saved at the last minute by a human boy.


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