New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

January 19, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Jawbone

January 18, 2018
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ian McShane, Ray Winstone, Johnny Harris, Michael Smiley.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2017.
Jimmy McCabe steps back into the ring decades after his stardom as a boxing teen have faded. Jimmy tries to regain his magic by training hard and fighting though. But to earn real money, he must take part in a savage, unlicensed match that could end his career, and his life.

The killing of a sacred deer

January 17, 2018
[United States] : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, Sunny Suljic, Alicia Silverstone, Bill Camp.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of the 2017 motion picture.
Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

Geostorm

January 17, 2018
©2018
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Maria Lara, Daniel Wu, Eugenio Derbez, Ed Harris.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong. The system built to protect the Earth is attacking it, and it's a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything.

Goodbye Christopher Robin

January 17, 2018
Beverley Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly MacDonald, Vicki Pepperdine, Alex Lawther, Stephen Campbell Moore, Richard McCabe, Geraldine Somerville.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A.A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne, and his nanny Olive, Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War. But with the eyes of the world on Christopher Robin, what will the cost be to the family? Based on the true story.

Thank you for your service

January 17, 2018
©2018
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Haley Bennett, Miles Teller, Joe Cole, Amy Schumer, Beulah Koale, Scott Haze.
Title from disc label.
Based on the book by David Finkel.
A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield. Inspired by true events.

Jigsaw

January 17, 2018
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie, Cle Bennett, Hannah Emily Anderson.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
In the latest terrifying installment of the legendary Saw series, law enforcement finds itself chasing the ghost of a man dead for over a decade, embroiled in a diabolical new game that's only just begun. Has John Kramer, the infamous Jigsaw Killer, returned from the dead to commit a series of murders and remind the world to be grateful for the gift of life? Or is this a trap set by a different killer with designs of their own?

Firefox

January 17, 2018
©2010
1 videodisc (136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Clint Eastwood, Freddie Jones, David Huffman, Warren Clarke, Ronald Lacey.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Based on the novel by Craig Thomas.
A retired fighter pilot is sent to the Soviet Union to steal a top-secret stealth warplane.

I, Daniel Blake

January 16, 2018
©2016
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy, Brianna Shann.
Title from disc.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
A carpenter recovering from a heart attack befriends a single mother and her two kids as together they battle the national health care system.

Loving Vincent

January 16, 2018
©2017
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn, Robert Gulaczyk, Helen McCrory, Chris O'Dowd, Saoirse Ronan, John Sessions, Eleanor Tomlinson, Aidan Turner.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2017.
Bonus features: interview Douglas Booth; trailer.
The life and controversial death of Vincent Van Gogh told by his paintings and by the characters that inhabit them. The intrigue unfolds through dramatic reconstructions of the events leading up to his death.

Friend request

January 16, 2018
©2018.
1 videodisc (approximately 96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley, Connor Paolo, Brit Morgan, Brooke Markham, Sean Marquette, Liesl Ahlers, Shashawnee Hall.
Wide screen (2.35:1)
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2017.
Enjoying college life as a popular student, Laura shares everything with her more than 800 friends on Facebook. One day, after accepting a friend request from a social outcast named Marina, Laura's life is cursed, and her closest friends begin dying cruel deaths. Before her time is up, Laura must solve the mystery behind Marina and her Facebook profile, in order to break the deadly spell.

Bullet head

January 16, 2018
©2018
1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Adrien Brody, Antonio Banderas, John Malkovich, Rory Culkin, Ori Pfeffer, Alexandra Dinu.
Wide screen.
DVD release of the 2017 motion picture.
After pulling off the heist of a lifetime, three career criminals find themselves trapped in a warehouse with the law closing in. But, inside the warehouse a more dangerous threat awaits as the fugitives are plunged into a furious battle for their lives.

Beyond skyline

January 16, 2018
[United States] : Vertical Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Frank Grillo, Bojana Novakovic, Iko Uwais, Jonny Weston.
Title from disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
When the population of Los Angeles is vacuumed off the face of the Earth, Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien ship to rescue his estranged son. But after crashing the ship in Southeast Asia, he must forge an alliance with a band of survivors to discover the key to saving his son and taking back the planet once and for all.

November criminals

January 16, 2018
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chloe Grace Moretz, Ansel Elgort, Terry Kinney, Cory Hardrict, David Strathairn, Catherine Keener.
Wide screen (Aspect ratio, 1.78:1)
Based on the novel by Sam Munson.
A pair of college-bound friends find themselves falling for one another, but after the mysterious murder of their classmate, they defy the authorities to uncover the truth.

Tales of Vesperia : the first strike

January 16, 2018
[Fort Worth, TX] : FUNimation Productions, Ltd., [2012?]
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc label.
Based on the Xbox 360 video game.
In a mythical kingdom, the mighty Imperial Knights harness a magical substance known as Aer to power their weapons and protect humanity from the monsters of the forest. But something strange is afoot: the Aer is somehow changing, causing the wilderness to waste away and stirring the woodland beast to attack with greater frequency. As danger creeps steadily closer to civilization, two young recruits -- Flynn, the rigid son of a fallen hero, and the rebellious and brash Yuri -- must ride with their fellow Imperial Knights to distant ruins in hopes of uncovering the truth behind the transforming Aer. Some will not survive the thrilling journey. Some will be betrayed. If Flynn and Yuri cannot overcome their differences and learn to fight together, all will be lost for the people of the realm.

9/11

January 16, 2018
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Charlie Sheen, Whoopi Goldberg, Gina Gershon, Luis Guzmàn, Wood Harris.
DVD ; Widescreen 1.85:1 ; Dolby digital 5.1.
Based on the play "Elevator" by Patrick Carson.
When five people find themselves trapped in an elevator after a plane hits the World Trade Center, they work together to try to survive.

Killing Gunther

January 16, 2018
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan, Hannah Simone, Cobie Smulders, Allison Tolman, Ryan Gaul, Aaron Yoo, Paul Brittain, Amir Talai, Peter Kelamis, Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: Bloopers; Deleted scenes.
A group of assassins decide to kill Gunther, the world's greatest hit-man, but their plan turns into a series of fumbled encounters as Gunther seems to always be one step ahead.

Whisky galore!

January 16, 2018
[United States] : Arrow Films, [2017]
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ellie Kendrick, James Cosmo, Eddie Izzard, Gregor Fisher.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
Scottish islanders try to plunder cases of whisky from a stranded ship.

City of trees

January 15, 2018
[Warren, NJ : Passion River Films], [2015]
1 videodisc (76 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Featuring: Charles Holcomb, Michael Samuels, Steve Coleman, James Magruder, Brian Rodgers, Karen Loeschner.
Title from disc label.
During the Great Recession, joblessness exceeds twenty percent East of the Anacostia River in Washington, DC. This documentary follows the intimate stories of Charles, Michael, and James, three long-term unemployed residents struggling to gain employment through 'shovel ready' green projects. When stimulus dollars run out, short term idealism clashes with day-to-day survival in the struggle to find a sense of purpose and place in a recovering economy.

Anti matter

January 15, 2018
[United States] : Uncork'd Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Yaiza Figueroa, Tom Barber-Duffym, Philippa Carson.
Wide screen
Title from disc label.
It is a sci-fi noir take on Alice in Wonderland. Ana, an Oxford PhD student finds herself unable to build new memories following an experiment to generate and travel through a wormhole. The story follows her increasingly desperate efforts to understand what happened, and to find out who or what--is behind the rising horror in her life.

Marshall

January 15, 2018
©2018
1 videodisc (1 hr., 59 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Dan Stevens, Sterling K. Brown, James Cromwell, Ahna O'Reilly.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Anamorphic wide screen (2.00:1).
About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career defining cases.

Scooby-Doo! & Batman: the brave and the bold

January 15, 2018
[Burbank, California] : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., [2018]
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Wide screen.
Special features: Vintage cartoons: The dynamic Scooby-Doo affair ; The caped crusader caper.
When Scooby-Doo and the gang run into notorious crooks that are too hot to handle, the caped crusader himself, Batman swings in to save the day! After an unsolved case from Batman's past comes back to haunt him, and the mysterious Crimson Cloak threatens to take over Gotham, Batman recruits Mystery Inc. to help crack the case.

The Snowman

January 11, 2018
[Universal City, California] : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, J. K. Simmons.
Title from disc label.
Based on the novel by Jo Nesbø.
When an elite crime squad's lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.

Blade runner 2049

January 10, 2018
Burbank, California : Warner Home Video, [2018]
1 videodisc (164 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana De Armas.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
A young blade runner's discovery of a long buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.

Happy death day

January 8, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2018]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Rachel Matthews, Charles Aitken, Jason Bayle.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: alternate ending & deleted scenes; Worst birthday ever!; Behind the mask: the suspects; The many deaths of Tree.
A college student relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer's identity.

We love you, Sally Carmichael

January 4, 2018
[United States] : Gravitas Ventures, [2017]
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christopher Gorham, Sebastian Roche, Elizabeth Tulloch, Jack McBrayer, Paula Marshall.
Title from disc label.
Special features: "Sally in Hollywood" featurette; audio commentary with director/star Christopher Gorham; theatrical trailer; audio commentary with producers Daryn Dufts & David Nibley.
Readers love Sally Carmichael's young adult novels about a human girl who falls in love with a merman. No one knows that Sally Carmichael is really Simon Hayes, a bitter, serious novelist, and Simon would like to keep it that way.

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