New Feature Film DVDs

Guardians of the galaxy. Vol. 2 [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:39
by Gunn, James, 1970-
Publisher Marvel Studios, [2017] Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2017] ©2017
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1625857.4)
Summary Vol. Two continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes' aid as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand.

Real Story, The: Close Encounters of the Third Kind [videorecording].

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:39
Publisher Smithsonian Channel, 2017.
1 videodisc (ca. 46 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1639330.1)
Summary Though a work of fantasy, few realize that Steven Spielberg's sci-fi classic was actually inspired by real-life witness testimony, as well as a series of UFO sightings in Michigan in the summer of 1966. Separate science fact from science fiction as government documents are re-examined and old witness testimonies are put to the test using modern technology.

Real Story, The: Scream [videorecording].

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:39
Publisher Smithsonian Channel, 2017.
1 videodisc (ca. 46 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1639332.1)
Summary The slasher classic Scream reinvigorated the horror genre, creating a scary movie icon and launching a frightening film franchise. The gorefest may seem like Hollywood fiction, but it was actually inspired by a real-life killing spree that sent an idyllic Florida town into a panic. Uncover the terrifying true events behind the horror film as we investigate the parallels between the fictional serial killer and the real-life serial killer: The Gainesville Ripper.

Richard M. Sherman: Songs of a Lifetime [videorecording].

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:39
Publisher Pbs, 2017.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1639334.1)
Summary This Emmy Award-nominated PBS special is a landmark solo performance by Disney legend Richard M. Sherman, who, with his brother Robert, composed some of the most beloved songs of all time. Richard is joined by a brilliant cast of performers, including the star of Broadway's Mary Poppins, Ashley Brown, as well as Juliana Hansen, Wesley Alfvin, and the Dapper Dans of Disneyland.

Showing Roots [videorecording].

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:39
by Grace, Maggie
Publisher Lionsgate, 2017.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1634791.1)
Summary In 1977, as the miniseries 'Roots' hits the airwaves, two women are inspired to try and integrate their small Southern town. In a place where there are still 'right' and 'wrong' sides of the tracks, these two young women, one white, one black, forge an unlikely friendship that sparks a journey of independence and self-discovery, and ultimately results in the creation of the perfect hairdo.

Hairspray live! [DVD videorecording]

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:39
by Leon, Kenny,
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 120 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number MUSICAL HAI
Summary Set in 1962, Tracy Turnblad becomes an overnight sensation after appearing on a Baltimore TV dance show. With her newfound popularity, she twists and shakes her hometown, teaching them a thing or two about racial equality, and of course, the power of big hair.

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life [videorecording].

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:39
by Gluck, Griffin
Publisher Lionsgate, 2017.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY MID
Summary Rafe, an imaginative teenager, is tired of his school's obsession with rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, he and his best friends have come up with a plan to break every single rule in the school and let the students run wild. "This entertaining adaptation captures the spirit of the book's quirky main character's quest to break ridiculous rules..."--Common Sense Media "...there are moments of inspiration and authenticity."--San Francisco Chronicle "...delivers an easily digestible and amusing portrait of youthful hijinks."--Hollywood Reporter "The performances across the board are everything they should be..."--Variety

Star paws

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:39
by Tramel, Evan,
Publisher Ruthless, [2016]
1 videodisc (78 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY STA
Summary The battle between Cats and Dogs goes Galactic! An evil kitten known as Adventure Cat, and his army of cloned kitties, seeks to find an ancient bone with magical powers to take over the galaxy. It's up to an elite group of space dogs, headed by the intrepid General Ruff, to beat the kittens to the bone.

The accountant [DVD videorecording]

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:39
by Dubuque, Bill,
Publisher Warner Home Video, [2017]
Rental.
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number SUSPENSE ACC
Summary Christian Wolff is a math savant who works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division starting to close in, he takes on a legitimate client, a robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepency involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, the body count starts to rise.

Captain America. Civil war [DVD videorecording]

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 04:37
by Russo, Anthony, 1970-
Publisher Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2016
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 147 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION CAP
Summary After another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps, one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark's surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.

Central intelligence [DVD videorecording]

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 04:37
by Thurber, Rawson Marshall, 1975-
Publisher Warner Home Video, [2016]
Rental.
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number COMEDY CEN
Summary After he reuinites with an old school pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.

The secret life of pets [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:34
by Renaud, Chris,
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (87 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY SEC
Summary A hilarious comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Max, a terrier, has his favorite-pet status turned upside-down when his owner takes in a stray named Duke.

Gold [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:34
by McConaughey, Matthew, 1969-
Publisher Anchor Bay, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 120 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA GOL
Summary Inspired by the true story ofKenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, who teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on an amazing journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. Getting the gold was hard but keeping it is even more difficult, sparking an adventure through the most powerful boardrooms of Wall Street.

Belle and Sebastian [DVD videorecording] = Belle et Sébastien

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:33
by Karyo, Tchéky, 1953-,
Publisher Film Movement, [2015]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (99 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY BEL
Summary Against the stunning backdrop of the snow-covered Alps, young Sebastian meets and tames enormous but gentle mountain dog Belle who becomes his best friend and protector. The loyal pair undertake a treacherous journey during the Second World War when the Nazis arrive and begin rooting out resistance members and Jewish refugees.

Max [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:33
by Yakin, Boaz,
Publisher Warner Home Video, [2015]
Rental [edition]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY MAX
Summary Military dog Max returns from service in Afghanistan, traumatized by his handler's death. He's adopted by the man's family and helps the grieving family heal.

The dog who saved Easter [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:33
by Olson, Sean,
Publisher [Publisher not identified], [2015] Lionsgate
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY DOG
Summary Easter is approaching, and the Bannisters are going on a family cruise. But when their beloved dog, Zeus, can't go, Belinda makes the difficult decision to have him stay at Alice's dog care facility when Zeus quickly meets new friends. When a competitor hires a criminal to sabotage Alice's operation and force her out of business, it's up to Zeus and his new friends to save the day.

The dog who saved summer [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:33
by Olson, Sean,
Publisher Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2015]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 89 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY DOG
Summary This summer, the Bannister family has a new home and a new set of problems: George struggles to help Zeus pass a Dog Obedience Class, party planner Belinda once again is plagued by her business rivals Marilyn and Kent and the inept criminal team of Ted, Fred and Stewey have a new caper to bungle.

The walking dead. The complete seventh season [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:33
by Darabont, Frank,
Publisher Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
5 videodiscs (approximately 13 hours, 17 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1634923.3)
Summary Season Seven introduces new survivors in incredible places. See how Rick and the group tested in ways never seen before. See treachery from people trusted. But Rick is confident. He is happy. Because he will see his group and many others band together with the common goal of taking down Negan.

The conjuring 2 [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 04:24
by Safran, Peter, 1965-
Publisher Warner Bros. Entertainment, [2016] ©2016 Warner Home Video
Rental.
1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number HORROR CON 2
Summary Lorraine and Ed Warren, who, in one of their most terrifying paranormal investigations, travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

Diary of a wimpy kid. The long haul [DVD videorecording].

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 04:21
by Bowers, David, 1970-
Publisher Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (91 min.) sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY DIA
Summary A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention. This family's cross-country adventure turns into an experience the Heffleys will never forget.

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