New Feature Film DVDs

The Great Wall [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Zhang, Yimou,
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017] ©2017
[Blu-ray/DVD combo].
2 videodiscs (1 hr. 43 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD GRE
Summary European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

The hippopotamus [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Jencks, John,
Publisher Lightyear Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (88 min.) sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD HIP
Summary A cranky, unlikable, semi-famous poet is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles.

The hunter's prayer [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Mostow, Jonathan,
Publisher Lionsgate, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ADVENTURE H
Summary Lucas is a solitary assassin hired to kill a young woman, Ella. When he can't bring himself to pull the trigger the plan falls apart, setting in motion a twisted game of cat and mouse. Now both are marked for death and forced to form an uneasy alliance. Relentlessly pursued across Europe, their only hope for survival is to expose those responsible for brutally murdering her family and bring them to justice.

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Dean, Kathryn (Producer),
Publisher HBO Home Video, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD IMM
Summary An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

The last best year [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Erman, John, 1935-
Publisher Olive Films, [2017]
Full screen.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD LAS
Summary Returning from a business trip abroad, Jane has a dizzy spell while at home. As her condition does not improve, she consults a doctor who finds that she is terminally ill and has no family to help her through this trying time. He enlists the help of Wendy, a therapist who is hesitant to become involved in the case due to a loss she suffered as a young child. As Jane's condition deteriorates, the two women develop a frienship and a bond that helps them both.

The last face [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Penn, Sean, 1960-
Publisher Lionsgate, [2017]
1 videodisc (131 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD F LAST
Summary A passionate and poignant story of two lovers brought together and brutally torn apart by violent conflict in a war-torn country.

The levelling [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Leach, Hope Dickson,
Publisher Monterey Media, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (84 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA L
Summary Somerset, England. Trainee veterinarian Clover Catto returns to the farm where she grew up after hearing news that her brother has died in what appears to be a suicide. Finding the family home in a state of horrendous disrepair following the 2014 floods that devastated the area, Clover is forced to confront her father Aubrey about the farm, the livestock and, crucially, the details surrounding Harry's death.

The love witch [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Biller, Anna,
Publisher Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (120 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD F LOVE
Summary Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However her spells work too well, and she ends up with a string of hapless victims. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder.

The marine 5. Battleground [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by McHenry, Edward, 1983-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD F MARINE
Summary After returning stateside and now working as an EMT, Jake Carter finds himself trapped with an injured, marked man he's sworn to save. As a ruthless biker gang bent on revenge gains speed, Carter must use his killer Marine instincts to end the rampage, or die. trying!

The monster [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Bertino, Bryan,
Publisher Lionsgate, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD MON
Summary A divorced mother and her headstrong daughter must make an emergency late-night road trip to see the girl's father. As they drive through deserted country roads on a steamy night, they suddenly have a startling collision that leaves them shaken but not seriously hurt. Their car, however, is dead, and as they try in vain to get help, they come to realize they are not alone on these desolate backroads. A terrifying evil is lurking in the surrounding woods, intent on never letting them leave.

The mummy [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Morgan, Chris (Screenwriter),
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017] ©2017
[Blu-ray + DVD], widescreen.
2 videodiscs (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD MUM
Summary Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in the current day. Her malevolence, grown over millennia, unleashes terrors that defy human comprehension.

The Night Before (DVD) [videorecording].

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Whittle, Rachel
Publisher Mti Home Video, 2017.
1 videodisc (ca. 80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD HORROR NIGHT
Summary On the night before Halloween, a single mother and her daughter are taken captive in a strange home.

The optimists [DVD videorecording].

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980,
Publisher Kino Lorber, [2017]
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD F OPTIMISTS
Summary The story of a street performer named Sam, who with a unique outlook on life befriends two children and teaches them to look at life from a new perspective. The novelty of having a song and dance man as a friend soon turns into something much deeper, as Sam realizes that the children have just as much to teach him about life as he does them.

The Ornithologist (DVD) [videorecording].

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Hamy, Paul
Publisher Strand Releasing, 2017.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD F ORNITHOLOGIST
Summary Solitary ornithologist Fernando embarks on a search for an elusive species of stork but is quickly swept away by raging rapids. Rescued by a pair of Chinese pilgrims, Fernando ends up lunging headlong into an eerie and dark forest. "Deliciously subversive and genuinely funny!"--The New York Times "An immersion of pure cinema...erotic and hilariously surreal!"--Los Angeles Times "Remarkable!"--The Hollywood Reporter "Delightful...adventurous!"--Variety

The other half [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Klein, Joey,
Publisher Passion River, [2017]
1 videodisc (104 min.) sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD OTH
Summary Nickie Bellow is a self-destructive drifter still mourning the disappearance of his younger brother. He has spent the better part of his adult life drowning his grief in alcohol and violence. By the fifth anniversary of his brother's disappearance he has hit bottom, lost his job and is poised once again for an aimless life. Then he meets Emily, a woman battling bipolar disorder. The two form an immediate, inseparable bond. It is love at first sight deepened by a shared sense of sorrow.

The Ottoman lieutenant [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Brown, Stephen Joel,
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 110 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA O
Summary A beautiful, strong-willed woman leaves the United States after meeting a doctor who runs a remote medical mission within the Ottoman Empire, which is on the brink of World War I. The stakes are heightened when she falls in love with a lieutenant in the Ottoman Imperial Army.

The perfect weapon [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Seagal, Steven,
Publisher Momentum Pictures, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (87 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD DRAMA PER
Summary In a not too distant future, a totalitarian state secret government organization controls all aspects of life. All 'Enemies of the State' are executed by a secret group of assassins. The best of the assassins is code-name 'Condor'. However, in his latest assignment, he fails to kill the opposition leader and finds himself on the run from the very same government agency that hired him.

The red turtle [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Dudok de Wit, Michael, 1953-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017] ©2016
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA R
Summary The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.

The stopover [DVD videorecording].

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Coulin, Delphine,
Publisher First Run Features, [2017]
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1641215.2)
Summary On their way home from Afghanistan, a band of French soldiers stop in Cyprus for decompression: three days at a sun-splashed resort, where they will undergo intense psychological debriefing. There, amidst the crystal-blue waters and hordes of vacationing tourists, Marine and Aurore, two of only three women in their male-dominated unit: confront rage, trauma, and army sexism as they struggle to readjust to "normal" life.

The summer of all my parents [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 04:45
by Diastème,
Publisher First Run Features, [2016]
1 videodisc (97 min.) sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD FOREIGN FILM SUMMER
Summary Fourteen year old Laura and her older sister Josephine spend the summer holidays shuttling between their divorced parents--secretly pregnant Mom and bachelor Dad. But when Josephine falls for a hunk and winds up in the wrong crowd, Laura turns out to be more responsible than the grown-ups who spend their time 'educating' her.

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