New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

June 23, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The burning bed

June 22, 2018
[New York, New York] : Kino Lorber, [2017]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Farrah Fawcett, Paul le Mat, Richard Masur, Grace Zabriskie, James T. Callahan, Penelope Milford, Crista Denton, Gary Grubbs.
Wide screen (1.78:1) and full screen (1.33:1).
Based on the book by Faith McNulty.
Francine Hughes marries her small-town high-school sweetheart Mickey only to discover his temper is short and his behavior violent. Urged to hang in there by her family and a broken social welfare system, she suffers continuous abuse, until desperation leads her to cross a threshold from which neither her nor her husband can ever return.

Spinning man

June 21, 2018
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 100 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Pierce Brosnan, Alexandra Shipp, Minnie Driver, Odeya Rush, Guy Pearce, Clark Gregg.
Wide screen (2.40:1).
Based on the book "The Spinning Man" by George Harrar.
When a female college student goes missing, a popular professor is the prime suspect. Suddenly, the questions he faces aren't merely academic, they're a matter of life and death.

Just Charlie

June 19, 2018
New Almaden, CA : Wolfe, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Scot Williams, Patricia Potter, Harry Gilby, Karen Bryson, Joshua Pascoe, Ewan Mitchell.
Title from disc label.
Young soccer star Charlie has the world at his feet. With a top club desperate to sign him, his future is seemingly mapped out. But the teenager sees only a nightmare. Trapped in the body of a boy, Charlie is torn between wanting to live up to her father's expectations and shedding this ill-fitting skin. Charlie's next move will tear the family apart and threaten everything they hold dear.

Samson and Delilah

June 19, 2018
[Hollywood, Calif.] : Paramount, [2013]
1 videodisc (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
George Sanders, Angela Lansbury, Victor Mature, Henry Wilcoxon, Hedy Lamarr.
Title from disc label.
Based upon the history of Samson and Delilah in the Holy Bible, Judges: 13-16.
Journey through time to a gloriously extravagant Biblical setting of lust, violence, and betrayal in this meticulously restored Oscar-winning classic from legendary filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille. Victor Mature flexes his muscles through such scenes as Samson's barehanded battle with a lion, a single-handed assault on a thousand Philistine soldiers and the spectacular climax where he pulls down the pagan temple.


June 18, 2018
[Santa Monica, California] : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent, Crystle Stewart.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
A faithful wife tired of standing by her devious husband is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed.

The swap

June 14, 2018
[United States] : Monarch, [2018]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Peyton List, Jacob Bertrand, Claire Rankin, Darrin Rose, Callan Potter.
Title from disc label.
Based on the book by Megan Shull.
Ellie is trying to juggle rhythmic gymnastics and troubles with her best friend, while Jack is struggling to live up to his brother's hockey legacy and his dad's high expectations. When a text argument about who has it easier gets out of hand, Ellie and Jack trigger a real-life swap and switch bodies! With a rhythmic championship and a spot on the hockey team at risk, they must find a way to get back in their own bodies before the swap becomes permanent.

Alex & me

June 14, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment , [2018]
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alex Morgan, Siena Agudong, Ava Acres, James Moses Black, Matt Cornett, Jim Klock, Joey Nader, Lily Mae Silverstein.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
Special features: Getting to know Alex Morgan; Aspire to inspire, success in hard work; Soccer, script to set, a playbook on Alex & me; outtake.
When fourteen-year-old Reagan fails to make the local soccer club and is humiliated by her rival, she gets bonked on the head in front of her Alex Morgan poster, her idol. Alex Morgan then comes into Reagan's life and trains her to be the best she can be, with the caveat that Reagan is the only one who can see Alex.

Miss Stevens

June 13, 2018
[New York, New York] : The Orchard, [2016]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Lily Rabe, Timothee Chalamet, Lili Reinhart, Oscar Nunez, Rob Huebel.
Wide screen.
Stuck at a crossroads in her personal life, it falls on Miss Stevens to chaperone three of her students Billy, Margot, and Sam on a weekend trip to a drama competition. Exploring the fine line between being a grown up and being a kid, this film is about students becoming teachers and teachers coming to realize that the messiness of youth never really goes away.

Wildcats [videorecording]

June 13, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Goldie Hawn, James Keach, Swoosie Kurtz.
Special features: training montage music video; cast/crew filmographies; theatrical trailer.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
Molly McGrath becomes coach of the football team at Central High School, and turns the team into a winning team.


June 12, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Amy Irving, Juno Temple.
Wide screen (1.56:1 matted)
Bonus feature: Unsanity.
A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution, where she is confronted by her greatest fear, but is it real or a product of her delusion?

Pacific Rim. Uprising

June 12, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Jing Tian, Cailee Spaeny, Rinko Kikuchi.
Wide screen (2.40:1).
Special features: Deleted scenes; Hall of heroes; Bridge to uprising; Becoming cadets; Unexpectged villain; Next level Jaegers and more.
Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and fifteen year old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

Midnight sun

June 12, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bella Thorne, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Rob Riggle.
Wide screen (2.40:1).
Special features: Midnight sun: An inside look.
A seventeen year old girl suffers from a condition that prevents her from being out in the sunlight.

Paul, apostle of Christ

June 12, 2018
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jim Caviezel, Olivier Martinez, Joanne Whalley, John Lynch and James Faulkner.
Wide screen (2.35:1).
Title from disc label.
The story covers Paul, going from the most infamous persecutor of Christians to Jesus Christ's most influential apostle.

The death of Stalin

June 12, 2018
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Olga Kurylenko, Paddy Considine, Adrian McLoughlin, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Buscemi, Michael Palin, Andrea Riseborough, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs.
Wide screen.
Based on the comic books The death of Stalin by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin.
When the tyrannical ruler Stalin dies, his hapless inner circle scrambles to come up with the next evolution of the revolution, but it's clear everyone is really out for themselves. Proof that comedy, like politics, is all in the execution.

The humanity bureau

June 7, 2018
La Crosse, WI : Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nicholas Cage, Sarah Lind, Hugh Dillon, Jakob Davies.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
In its attempt to take hold of the economic recession, a government agency exiles member of society deemed unproductive and banishes them to a colony known as New Eden. An ambitious and impartial caseworker, Noah Kross investigates a case appealed by a single mother and her son. Knowing the unjust fate of the innocent boy, Kross sets off to save the lives of the mother and child and to expose the truth about the secrets for the last time.

An ordinary man

June 7, 2018
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Kingsley, Hera Hilmar, Peter Serafinowicz, Robert Blythe, Bojan Bajcetic.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
An infamous war criminal and former general spending his life on the run from international authorities is suddenly moved to a new hideout, where he develops a relationship with the maid that looks after him. But when he discovers that she is actually an agent hired to protect him, he makes a decision that will drastically change both of their lives.

A smile as big as the moon

June 7, 2018
New York, NY : bCinedigm Entertainment
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Corbett, Jessy Schram, Logan Huffman, Moira Kelly, Cynthia Watros.
Title from disc label.
Based on the book by Mike Kersjes with Joe Layden.
Mike Kersjes, a special education teacher helps his students achieve their impossible dream: to attend Space Camp at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Their inspiring journey is based on a true story. Space Camp is a competitive educational program. Although it was designed for gifted sciences students, Mike decides participating in the summer program would do wonders for the self-esteem of his young, special ed students, one especially who wants to be an astronaut.

The masked saint

June 7, 2018
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Brett Granstaff, Lara Jean Chorostecki, T.J. McGibbon, Diahann Carroll, Roddy Piper, James Preston Rogers, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Patrick McKenna, Scott Nichol, Joan Gregson.
Based on the novel by Chris Whaley.
Inspired by true events in the life of former wrestler and pastor Chis Whaley and based on his bestselling book, the Masked Saint follows the life journey of Chris Samuels and his wife. After retiring from the professional wrestling rings and settling own as a small town pastor, Samuels witnesses rampant crime and serious problems in the community. Tapping into his past, the Pastor decides to moonlight as a masked vigilante fighting injustice. When crises hit at home and the church, the do-gooder must evade the police and somehow reconcile his secret, violent identity with his calling as a preacher.

The strangers : prey at night

June 5, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison, Martin Henderson, Lewis Pullman.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Includes both rated and unrated versions.
A family staying in a secluded mobile home park for the night are visited by three masked psychopaths, to test their every limit.

Tomb raider

June 5, 2018
Burbank, California : Warner Bros., [2018]
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Derek Jacobi.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she discovers the island where her father disappeared.

Sherlock Gnomes

June 5, 2018
Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kelly Asbury, Mary J. Blige, Emily Blunt.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
Garden gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.


June 4, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (92 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anya Taylor-Joy, Olivia Cooke, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks, Francie Swift.
Wide screen (2.40:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017
Two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems -- no matter what the cost.


June 4, 2018
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Sharlto Copley, Yul Vazquez, Thandie Newton, Harry Treadaway.
Bonus features: The making of Gringo; The stunts of Gringo; Filming Gringo in Mexico; Who is Harold?
Anamorphic wide screen (2.40:1).
Harold Soyinka finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues back home, local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation.

Every day

June 4, 2018
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Angourie Rice, Justice Smith, Owen Teague, Lucas Jade Zumann, Jacob Batalon, Debby Ryan, Maria Bello.
Wide screen (16x9, 2.4:1).
Based on the novel by David Levithan.
The story of Rhiannon, a sixteen-year old girl who falls in love with a mysterious soul named "A," who inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and A work each day to find each other, not knowing what or who the next day will bring. The more the two fall in love, the more the realities of loving someone who is a different person every 24 hours takes a toll, leaving Rhiannon and A to face the hardest decision either has ever had to make.

The hurricane heist

June 4, 2018
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten, Ralph Ineson, Melissa Bolona, James Cutler, Ben Cross.
Wide screen (16x9, 2.40:1).
Special features: audio commentary with director Rob Cohen; The eye of the storm; Hollywood heist: a conversation with Rob Cohen; VFX reel; deleted scenes.
As a massive hurricane builds, criminals infiltrate a U.S. Mint facility. Their plan: to steal $600 million and escape using a Category Five hurricane as cover. But a treasury agent and a storm chaser have a plan of their own, desperately racing against time, and the hurricane, to save the hostages and stop the thieves before their town is reduced to rubble.


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