New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

May 24, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Drunk parents

May 23, 2019
[United States] : Vertical Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alec Baldwin, Salma Hayek, Joe Manganiello, Jim Gaffigan, Bridget Moynahan, Ben Platt. Treat Williams, Sasha Mitchell, Aimee Mullins, Dan Soder, Michelle Veintimilla.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
Two parents attempt to hide their ever increasing financial difficulties from their daughter and social circle through elaborate neighborhood schemes.

The last man

May 23, 2019
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Hayden Christensen, Harvey Keitel, Marco Leonardi, Liz Solari, Fernán Mirás, Justin Kelly, Rafael Spregelburd.
Wide screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
In this apocalyptic thriller, Hayden Christensen plays a vet suffering from PTSD who takes the advice of a street prophet and starts preparing for the end of days.

Mission of honor

May 23, 2019
[New York, NY] : Cinedigm, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 107 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Iwan Rheon, Milo Gibson, Stefanie Martini, Marcin Dorocinski, Krystof Hadek, Christopher Jaciow.
Wide screen.
Bonus features: Q&A with director David Blair ; On set with Iwan Rheon, Milo Gibson, Rosie Gray, Stefanie Martini and Emily Wyatt.
A group of brave Polish pilots known as Squadron 303 fought in the skies over England in World War II, not just to keep Great Britain free from the Nazis, but also to keep alive the very idea of their own country, which had existed in its modem form for barely 20 years before it was crushed between the opposing jaws of Germany and Russia. Equipped with the almost-obsolete Hurricane airplane and RAF blue uniforms, they fought, and Poland lived.

Strategic Air Command

May 21, 2019
[Chicago, Ill.] : Olive Films, [2016]
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anthony Mann, James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Lovejoy, Alex Nicol, Barry Sullivan, Bruce Bennett, Henry Morgan.
Title from title screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1955 (container states 1954).
Set in the 1950s, a successful player for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team attempts to balance domestic life, and service to God and country, after suddenly becoming active for the U.S Air Force and being promoted to commanding a bomber crew.

Trading paint

May 21, 2019
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2019]
1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Travolta, Shania Twain, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, Michael Madsen, Barry Corbin, Toby Sebastian, Kevin Dunn, Buck Taylor, Luis Da Silva Jr..
Title from disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
A down-and-out stock car racing legend is drawn back to the dirt track when his son, an aspiring driver, joins a rival racing team, which sparks an intense and dangerous competition between father and son.

A vigilante

May 21, 2019
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Olivia Wilde, Morgan Spector, Kyle Catlett, Estefania Tejeda, Tonye Patano.
Wide screen.
Special features: "Catharsis: Creating A Vigilante" featurette.
Give her a call, and she'll give justice. After escaping her violent husband, Sadie makes it her life's mission to help free others in danger. Now, after months of rigorous training in survival skills, boxing, and lethal martial arts, Sadie is back with a vengeance in this fight-packed action-thriller.

Greta [videorecording]

May 20, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal, 2019.
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe, Jeff Hiller, Parker Sawyers, Zawe Ashton.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
A sweet, naive young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances doesn't think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. The two become fast friends, but the older woman's maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing is what it seems in this suspense thriller.

Ashes in the snow

May 15, 2019
[United States] : Vertical Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bel Powley, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Martin Wallstrom, Jonah Hauer-king, Peter Franzeen, Tom Sweet.
Title from disc label.
Based on the New York Times best-selling book Between Shades of Grey.
An artistic sixteen-year-old is forcefully separated from her family by Soviet soldiers and sent to one of Stalin's work camps in Siberia. Despite suffering through cruel and harsh conditions, Lina finds refuge in the connections she makes with other deportees and in the art she continues to create to document her experiences.

Backdraft 2

May 15, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
William Baldwin, Joe Anderson, Mark Arnold, Patrick Walshe McBride, Alisha Bailey, Donald Sutherland.
Wide screen (2:00:1).
Title from disc label.
When fire investigator Sean McCaffrey is assigned to investigate a deadly fire, he and partner Maggie soon realize that they are dealing with something much more than a routine fire. The clues they discover lead them down a treacherous path of arson, murder, and international terrorism. Sean must use his intuition, along with the help of infamous jailed arsonist Ronald Bartel, in a race to find out who is behind the fire and stop them from accomplishing their devious plans.

The final wish

May 15, 2019
©2019, 2018
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Lin Shaye, Michael Welch, Melissa Bolona.
Wide screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
After the death of his father, Aaron returns home to help his grief-stricken mother and to confront his past. Going through his dad's belongings, he comes across a mysterious item that is more than it seems. As his wants and wishes come true, Aaron thinks his prayers have been answered until he realizes the price of this good fortune is more than he bargained for.

My hero academia. Two heroes.

May 15, 2019
[Flower Mound, TX] : Funimation, [2019]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Japanese voices: Daiki Yamashita, Kenta Miyake, Nobuhiko Okamoto ; English voices: Justin Briner, Christopher R. Sabat, Clifford Chapin.
Wide screen (16:9).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Deku and his friends take on a daring rescue operation when villains hack into I-Expo, the world's leading hero item exhibition. All Might is trapped by their sinister plan, and his best hope for saving everyone lies in the new generation of heroes.

One piece film. Gold

May 15, 2019
[Flower Mound, Texas] : Funimation, [2017]
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mayumi Tanaka, Kazuya Nakai, Akemi Okamura.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Extras: trailers.
The Straw Hats are at it again in an all-new high-flying adventure! A gripping tale unfolds in the spectacular city of Gran Tesoro, where Luffy and his crew are drawn by dreams of hitting the jackpot. With so much luck, Luffy's winning streak can't possibly end. But behind the gilded curtains lies a powerful king whose deep pockets and deeper ambitions spell disaster for all.

Triple threat

May 14, 2019
[Plano, TX] : Well Go USA Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tony Jaa, Scott Adkins, Michael Jai White, Michael Bisbing, Iko Uwais, Tiger Hu Chen, Celina Jade.
Wide screen (16:9).
Special features: Interview with the cast; trailers.
A breakneck thriller that teams over half a dozen of the world's biggest action stars for the martial arts film event of the year. When a hit contract is taken out on a billionaire's daughter intent on bringing down a major crime syndicate, a team of wanted mercenaries must take on a group of professional assassins to stop them from hitting their target.

Bullitt County

May 14, 2019
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David McCracken, Jenni Malear, Mike C. Nelson, Napoleon Ryan, Dorothy Lyman, Richard Riehle.
Title from disc label.
Four drinking buddies with a dark secret reunite for a bachelor party in 1977 rural Kentucky. But when the friends discover that their favorite distillery has been turned into a winery, Gordie seizes on another adventure: search for the legendary buried Prohibition money deep in the woods of Bullitt County. The others join him, only to discover there's something much more dangerous than cursed treasure. They may have forgotten the dark secret from their past, but the past hasn't forgotten them.

Never grow old

May 14, 2019
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Emile Hirsch, John Cusack, Antonia Campbell-Hughes.
Wide screen.
Special features: Dire consequences: the making of Never grow old.
After a vicious outlaw takes over a peaceful frontier town, an undertaker must choose between profits and survival in this gritty western.

A boy called po

May 14, 2019
Los Angeles, CA : Freestyle Digital Media, [2016]
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christopher Gorham, Julian Feder, Kaitlin Doubleday, Sean Gunn.
wide screen (2.4:1).
Title from disc label.
After his wife dies of cancer, an overworked engineer struggles to care for his son with autism. His son in response to bullying regresses into a fantasy world escape.

Love, of course

May 9, 2019
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kelly Rutherford, Cameron Mathison, Makenzie Vega, Gabby Douglas.
Wide screen.
Originally released as a made-for-tv movie in 2018.
When widowed mother Amy moves her only daughter, Cara to her out-of-state college dorm, Amy finds herself searching for the next step in her life. While at the university, Amy gets an offer she can't refuse and meets Noah, a charismatic, well-traveled professor, and discovers a new life of her own.

Runaway romance

May 9, 2019
Chicago, IL : Questar, 2018.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Danielle C. Ryan, Trevor Donovan, Galadriel Stineman, Tatum O'Neal.
Title from screen.
Based on the book Runaway romance by Miralee Ferrell.
Real life or reality TV? Small-town girl Ann Stanway (Danielle C. Ryan, The Cat in the Hat) is discovered by Hollywood actor Scott Adson (Beau Davidson) at a party. Their romance inspires a successful TV reality show, and Ann is certain she will someday marry her costar. But, when the show's ratings plummet and the producers bring in a hot young actress to create conflict in Ann and Scott's seemingly perfect relationship, Ann is crushed. She flees the show and, through a fortunate accident, ends up marooned in Amish country. There, she meets handsome architect Hunter Banning (Trevor Donovan, 90210), and finds true happiness, until Scott discovers where she has been hiding that is and tries to win her back with promises of a comeback on a new reality show. Ann must decide whether to return to the glamorous life she left or remain in the authentic reality she has found.

The ten commandments

May 9, 2019
2 videodiscs (approximately 221 min.) : sound, color ; 12 cm.
Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne De Carlo.
Originally broadcasted in 1956.
"Winner: Best Director (Cecil B. DeMiller) The greatest show on earth, 1952." Winner Best Special Effects (John Fulton), 1956. "Additional Oscar" nominations (1956) Picture Cinematography- Colour, Art/Set decoration; costume design-color, film editing and sound recording.
Throughout film history, Hollywood has produced a number of sweeping epics and generation-defining movies. However, one fil Cecil B. DeMille's The ten commandments has stood the test of time. Universally recognised among critics as a cinematic masterpieve, this unforgettable motion picture has also been recognised by the American Oscar winning special effects to its memorable music score and all star cast. The Ten Commandments pbresents the story of Moses in all its stunning glory. Starring Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter and a "who's who" of legendary screen talent, the film was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture of 1956.

Isn't it romantic

May 8, 2019
Burbank, CA : New Line Turner, [2019]
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Tom Ellis, Priyanka Chopra, Betty Gilpin, Adam Devine, Jennifer Saunders, Brandon Scott Jones.
Title from disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
New York City architect Natalie works hard to get noticed at her job but is more likely to be asked to deliver coffee and bagels than to design the city's next skyscraper. And if things weren't bad enough, Natalie, a lifelong cynic when it comes to love, has an encounter with a mugger that renders her unconscious, waking to discover that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare -a romantic comedy- and she is the leading lady.

The upside

May 8, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nicole Kidman, Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston, Julianna Margulies, Golshifteh Farahani, Tate Donovan.
Title from disc.
Based on the motion picture "Intouchables" by Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache.
A recently paroled ex-convict, Dell, strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a quadriplegic billionaire, Philip Lacasse, in this funny and warm-hearted buddy comedy. From worlds apart, Dell and Philip form an unlikely bond, bridging their differences and gaining invaluable wisdom in the process, giving each man a renewed sense of passion for all of life's possibilities.

Cold pursuit

May 6, 2019
[Santa Monica, CA] : Summit Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Emmy Rossum, David O'hara, Tom Bateman, Domenick Lombardozzi, Julia Jones, William Forsythe, Elysia Rotaru, Victor Zinck Jr..
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
An action thriller infused with irreverent humor that stars Liam Neeson as Nels Coxman, a family man whose quiet life with his wife is upended following the mysterious death of their son. Nels's search for justice turns into a vengeful hunt for Viking, a drug lord he believes is connected to the death. As one by one Viking's associates 'disappear,' Nels goes from upstanding citizen to ice-cold vigilante, letting nothing, and no one, get in his way.

Fighting with my family

May 6, 2019
[Universal City, CA] : Universal, [2019]
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn, Florence Pugh.
Title from web page.
"Based on a true story."
A reformed gangster and former wrestler Ricky, his wife Julia, and their daughter Saraya and son Zak make a living performing in tiny venues across the country. Ricky and Julia want a better life for their children, and when brother and sister get the chance to audition for WWE, it seems the family dream is coming true, and all their troubles will be solved. However, Saraya and Zak are about to learn that becoming a WWE Superstar demands more than they ever imagined possible as athletes.

Police story ; Police story 2

May 1, 2019
New York, N.Y. : The Criterion Collection, [2019]
2 videodiscs (222 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Police story: Jackie Chan, Brigitte Lin, Maggie Cheung.
Special features: new interview with filmmaker Edgar Wright and a 2017 podcast conversation between Wright and actor-director Jackie Chan ; new programs on Chan's screen persona and action-filmmaking techniques featuring author and New York Asian Film Festival cofounder Grady Hendrix ; episode of Son of the incredibly strange film show from 1989 featuring interviews with Chan and actor Maggie Cheung ; archival interviews with Chan and actor and stuntman Benny Lai ; excerpts from Jackie Chan: my stunts, a 1999 documentary codirected by and starring Chan ; excerpt from a 2017 television program reuniting Chan with the original members of the Jackie Chan Stunt Team ; television program from 1964 detailing the rigors of Beijing-opera training, akin to the education that Chan received as a child ; Chan stunt reel ; trailers ; essay by critic Nick Pinkerton.
Originally released as motion pictures in 1985 and 1988.
Police story = Ging chaat goo si (1985 : 100 min.) / produced by Leonard Ho ; directed by Jackie Chan ; written by Edward Tang -- Police story 2 = Ging chaat goo si juk jaap (1988 : 122 min.) / produced by Leonard Ho ; directed by Jackie Chan ; written by Jackie Chan and Edward Tang.
Police story: Chan Ka Kui, a cop on the run from a false murder charge in electrifying full-contact fight scenes and death defying stunts! (1985).

Happy death day 2U

May 1, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Suraj Sharma, Steve Zissis.
Title from disc label.
Based on characters created by Scott Lobdell.
It's déjà vu all over again for Tree Gelbman, the snarky sorority sister who solved her own murder by repeatedly reliving her death. When the masked campus killer mysteriously returns to terrorize new targets, Tree cycles through another time loop of clever chills and suspensse in the inventive follow-up to Blumhouse's hit thriller.


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