New Feature Film DVDs

Roots [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 02:59
by Kantrow, Alissa M. (Alissa Miller), 1969-
Publisher A & E Television Networks, [2016] Lionsgate
3 videodiscs (approximately 389 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA ROO
Summary The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War. Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit.

Suburbicon [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 02:59
by Clooney, George,
Publisher Paramount Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (104 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1655435.1)
Summary A peaceful, idyllic suburban community with affordable homes and manicured lawns, the perfect place to raise a family, and in the summer of 1959, the Lodge family is doing just that. The tranquil surface masks a disturbing reality, as husband and father Gardner Lodge must navigate the town's dark underbelly of betrayal, deceit, and violence. This is a tale of very flawed people making very bad choices.

The age of Adaline [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 02:59
by Krieger, Lee Toland,
Publisher Lionsgate, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 113 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA AGE
Summary After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.

The longest ride [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 02:59
by Tillman, George, 1969-
Publisher 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (128 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA LON
Summary The star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City's art world. As conflicting paths and ideals test their relationship, Sophia and Luke make an unexpected and fateful connection with Ira, whose memories of his own decades-long romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple.

3 generations [DVD videorecording]

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 14:57
by Dellal, Gaby,
Publisher Lionsgate, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 92 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA THR
Summary After Ray decides to transition from female to male, Ray's mother, Maggie, must come to terms with the decision while tracking down Ray's biological father to get his legal consent.

Barbershop: The Next Cut [videorecording].

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 23:55
by Cube, Ice
Publisher Warner, 2016.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number COMEDY BAR
Summary It's been more than ten years since our last appointment at Calvin's Barbershop. Calvin and his longtime crew are still there, but the shop has undergone some major changes. Most noticeably, our once male-dominated sanctuary is now co-ed. The ladies bring their own flavor, drama and gossip to the shop challenging the fellas at every turn. Despite the good times and camaraderie within the shop, the surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse. "A cut above."--Hollywood Reporter "'The Next Cut' is a true love letter to Chicago, but one that doesn't ignore the hard truth about the problems the city still faces."--New York Daily News "...a funny movie, but also a serious movie, and - who knows? - maybe an important one."--San Francisco Chronicle