New Feature Film DVDs

The hateful eight [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 04:25
by Tarantino, Quentin,
Publisher Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (168 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA HAT
Summary A stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. Bounty hunter John Ruth and his fugitive Daisy race toward the town of Red Rock, where Ruth will bring Daisy to justice. Losing their lead on the blizzard, they seek refuge at Minnie's, a stagecoach stopover on a mountain pass. When they arrive at Minnie's, they are greeted not by the proprietor but by four unfamiliar faces. As the storm overtakes the mountainside stopover, our travelers come to learn they may not make it to Red Rock.

Billy Lynn's long halftime walk [DVD videorecording]

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:18
by Lee, Ang, 1954-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA BIL
Summary Nineteen-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks, the truth of what really happened to his squad is shown, contrasting the realities of war with America's perception of heroism.

The big sick [DVD videorecording]

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:18
by Apatow, Judd, 1967-
Publisher Lions Gate Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 120 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number COMEDY BIG
Summary Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

The hero [DVD videorecording]

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:18
by Haley, Brett, 1983-
Publisher Lions Gate Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 97 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA HER
Summary A former Western icon re-evaluates his life, his image, and more importantly, his heart after a surprise diagnosis.

Tyler Perry's Boo! [DVD videorecording] : a Madea Halloween

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:18
by Perry, Tyler,
Publisher Lionsgate Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number COMEDY MAD
Summary Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.

Fist fight [DVD videorecording]

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 04:18
by Robichaux, Van,
Publisher distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2017] ©2017
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number COMEDY FIS
Summary On the last day of high school, mild-mannered English teacher Andy Campbell tries to keep it together amidst senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration, and budget cuts that put jobs on the line. Then he accidentally crosses his much tougher and deeply feared colleague, Ron Strickland, who challenges Campbell to an old-fashioned throw down. News of the fight spreads like wildfire and it ends up becoming the very thing the school, and Campbell, needs.

Friend Request [videorecording].

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 22:16
by Debnam-Carey, Alycia
Publisher Wiedemann & Berg Filmprod, 2018.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1658730.1)
Summary 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. "...surprisingly a whole lot of fun."--Los Angeles Times

Gangster Land [videorecording].

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 22:16
by Gibson, Milo
Publisher Status Media, 2018.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1655432.1)
Summary With a backdrop of the roaring 20s, the Italian and Irish mobs bloody the streets of Chicago during the infamous gangland wars. Al Capone, and his Machine Gunner Jack McGurn, take on Bugs Moran and the Irish mob in a battle that culminates with the Valentine's Day Massacre.

I, Daniel Blake (DVD) [videorecording].

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 22:16
by Johns, Dave
Publisher Mpi Media Group, 2017.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1634552.2)
Summary After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive employment and support allowance.

Marshall (DVD) [videorecording].

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 22:16
by Boseman, Chadwick
Publisher Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2018.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1659043.2)
Summary About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career defining cases. "...he imbues the young Marshall with a quiet confidence and a dogged devotion to truth and justice."--Entertainment Weekly "...before the legend, there was the badass young warrior."--Chicago Sun-Times "...Marshall gives us an electrifying glimpse of a great man in the making."--Rolling Stone

Polina (DVD) [videorecording].

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 22:16
by Shevtsova, Anastasia
Publisher Oscilloscope Pictures, 2018.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1659044.2)
Summary A young girl studies classical ballet. As a young woman she turns to modern dance and choreography.

The Foreigner (DVD) [videorecording].

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 22:16
by Leung, Katie
Publisher Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2018.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1651437.2)
Summary A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities.

The leftovers. The complete third season [DVD videorecording] ;

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 22:16
by Theroux, Justin,
Publisher Warner Bros. Entertainment, [2017] Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2017] ©2017
Widescreen edition.
3 videodiscs (475 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1650717.4)
Summary Adaptation of Tom Perrotta's novel about life in a small town after many of its residents vanished in a Rapture-like event. In the third season, the Garvey and Murphy families come together as they desperately grasp for a system of belief to better explain what defies explanation. The world is crackling with the energy of something big about to happen, a corresponding bookend to the Sudden Departure that sent them all spinning years earlier, bringing their journey Down Under.

The girl on the train [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 01:07
by Taylor, Tate,
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number SUSPENSE GIR
Summary Rachel is unemployed and devastated by a recent divorce. She fills her time with drinking, riding the commuter train, and fantasizing about a seemingly perfect couple the train passes by every day. Then one morning, Rachel sees something shocking that unravels her and entangles her in an unfolding mystery.

Beauty and the beast [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:05
by Condon, Bill, 1955-
Publisher Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc., [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY BEA
Summary The fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful, and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.

The resurrection of Gavin Stone [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:05
by Jenkins, Dallas,
Publisher Universal, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number COMEDY RES
Summary An inspirational comedy about faith, forgiveness and redemption. Gavin Stone, a washed-up former child star is forced to do community service at a local mega-church, pretends to be Christian so he can land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.

Pop aye [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 07:05
by Tan, Kirsten,
Publisher Kino Lorber, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR POP
Summary Successful Bangkok architect in the midst of a midlife crisis is reunited with an elephant he knew growing up. The two embark on a road trip to the man's childhood home in the idyllic Thai countryside.

Certain women [DVD videorecording]

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 07:00
by Reichardt, Kelly
Publisher The Criterion Collection, [2017]
Director-approved DVD special edition.
1 videodisc (107 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (12 panels : color illustrations ; folded to 19 cm)
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA CER
Summary A stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand. A portrait emerges of flawed, but strong-willed individuals in the process of defining themselves.

6 below [DVD videorecording] : miracle on the mountain

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Waugh, Scott,
Publisher Momentum Pictures, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD SIX
Summary When a snowstorm strands former professional hockey player Eric LeMarque atop the Sierra Nevada Mountains for eight days, he is forced to face his past and come to terms with his personal demons and rediscover the power of faith within him in order to survive.

6 days [DVD videorecording]

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Fraser, Toa, 1975-
Publisher Vertical Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (94 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD SIX
Summary Unfolding over six terrifying days, this tells all sides of the incredible true story of six heavily armed gunmen who invaded the Iranian Embassy in London, taking 26 people hostage. Negotiators, police, politicians, and the highest level military officials wrestle over the correct response, all observed by some of the world's first live television news coverage.

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