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Detroit [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Bigelow, Kathryn,
Publisher Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (143 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD DRAMA DET
Summary Amidst the chaos of the Detroit Rebellion, with the city under curfew and as the Michigan National Guard patrolled the streets, three young African American men were murdered at the Algiers Motel.

Drib [DVD videoreocording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Lyngner, Magne,
Publisher Gravitas Ventures, [2017]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD COMEDY DRIB
Summary A fiction/documentary hybrid that re-enacts the story of a failed violent marketing scheme for a well-known energy drink. The film simultaneously exposes and revels in media manipulation as it explores the strange and painfully comic advertising process that took place in 2014, with the person who ruined it all appearing in the role of himself.

Duel in the sun [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Vidor, King, 1894-1982,
Publisher Kino Lorber, [2017]
Full screen.
1 videodisc (144 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD DUE
Summary Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of a wealthy Texan and his family when her father is hanged for murder. She soon finds herself torn between the two sons in a dramatic triangle.

Dunkirk [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Nolan, Christopher, 1970-
Publisher Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., [2017] Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2017] ©2017
Blu-ray + DVD [combo pack].
1 videodisc (106 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 Blu-Ray discs.
Video DVD
Call Number BLU-RAY DUN (SET)
Summary Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Easy living [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Keleman, Adam,
Publisher Gravitas Ventures, [2017]
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD COMEDY EASY
Summary Sherry Graham, a self-destructive makeup saleswoman, lives life by her own set of rules. In the daytime, she confidently touts makeup products to new and old clients, but at night, she hangs out at bars picking up men. She often looks to self-help books for inspiration, and watches old black-and-white movies to escape the suburban milieu she finds herself in.

Endless poetry [DVD videorecording] = Poesia sin fin

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Jodorowsky, Alejandro,
Publisher ABKCO Films, 2016. ©2016
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (123 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD FOREIGN SPANISH END
Summary Narrates the years of the Chilean artist's youth during which he liberated himself from all of his former limitations, from his family, and was introduced into the foremost bohemian artistic circle of 1940s Chile.

England is mine [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Gill, Mark (Film producer),
Publisher Cleopatra Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD DRAMA ENGLAND
Summary A portrait of Morrissey and his early life in 1970s Manchester before he went on to become the lead singer of seminal alternative rock band The Smiths.

False confessions [DVD videorecording] = Les fausses confidences

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Bondy, Luc, 1948-2015,
Publisher Big World Pictures, [2017]
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD FOREIGN FILM FALSE
Summary Araminte is a wealthy widow who unwittingly hires the smitten Dorante as her accountant. Secrets and lies accumulate as Dorante and his accomplice, Araminte's manservant Dubois, manipulate not only the good-hearted Araminte, but also her friend and confidante, Marton.

Fanny's journey [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Favre, Sylvain,
Publisher Menemsha Films, [2017]
[DVD].
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD FOREIGN FILM FANNY'S
Summary Based on a true story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fear no one. In 1943, thirteen-year old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive in Italy, their caretakers desperately organize the departure of the children to Switzerland. When they are suddenly left on their own, these eleven children do the impossible and reach the Swiss border to freedom.

Feed the light [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Möller, Henrik,
Publisher InterVision Pictures Corp., [2017]
1 videodisc (78 min.) sound, color & black and white; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD FOREIGN FILM FEED
Summary When her daughter is abducted by her ex-husband, a young mother will track the missing child and its father to a mysterious institution. Once inside she will find herself trapped in a hallucinatory netherworld where reality turns amorphous, teetering between bad dreams and outright nightmares.

Female fight squad [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Ferrer, Miguel A.,
Publisher Lionsgate, [2017]
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD ACTION FEMALE
Summary Rebecca, a female fighter, abandoned the ring after a brutal tragedy. But when her sister Kate begs for help to repay a deadly debt, Rebecca enters the world of illegal underground fighting and resumes the role of 'Bex the Beast'. While training Kate's team, Rebecca must confront the cruel, dangerous promoter who threatens her sister's life, and that of her frail young daughter.

Finding father Christmas [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Ingram, Terry (Film director),
Publisher Cinedigm, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (87 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD FIN
Summary Christmas for Miranda is a painful reminder of the family she never had. Her mother died when she was young, never revealing the identity of her father. Three days before Christmas, she unexpectedly receives a clue as to his whereabouts that takes her to a beautiful New England town where she meets Ian, a young man who helps with her search.

Fort Buchanan [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Crotty, Benjamin,
Publisher Grasshopper Film, [2017]
1 videodisc (65 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD FOREIGN FILM FORT
Summary In a bracingly original debut, filmmaker Benjamin Crotty uses the tragicomic plight of a frail young man stranded at a remote military post amid a lascivious band of army wives to craft a queer soap opera for the ages.

Free in deed [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Mahaffy, Jake,
Publisher Gravitas Ventures, [2017]
Widescreen edition.
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA F
Summary Set in the distinctive world of storefront churches, and based on actual events, it depicts one man's attempts to perform a miracle. When a single mother brings her young boy to church for healing, this lonely pentecostal minister is forced to confront the seemingly incurable illness of the child and his own demons as well. The more he prays, the more things seem to spiral out of his control.

From the land of the moon [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Garcia, Nicole,
Publisher StudioCanal : Sundance Selects, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD FRO
Summary In 1950s France, Gabrielle is a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another man when she is sent away to the Alps to treat her kidney stones. Gabrielle yearns to free herself and run away with Andre.

God of war [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Cheng, Chun,
Publisher Well Go USA Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN G
Summary During the sixteenth century, pirates rule the Chinese coastline, pillaging the small villages and terrorizing the citizens. When maverick leader Commander Yu enlists the help of a sharp young general, they devise a plan to defeat the pirates. A violent clash of wit and weapons will decide who will rule the land in this sweeping historical epic from veteran action director Gordon Chan.

Going in style [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Braff, Zach, 1975-
Publisher Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., [2017] ©2017
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD F GOING*
Summary Lifelong buddies Willie, Joe, and Al decide to buck retirement and step off the straight and narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. To pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.

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

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Gunn, James, 1966-
Publisher Marvel Studios, [2017] Buena Vista Home Entertainment ©2017
[Blu-ray + DVD combo], widescreen.
2 videodisc (approximately 136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD GUA
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.

Gun shy [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by West, Simon, 1961-
Publisher Lionsgate, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1648722.2)
Summary When vacationing in Chile, an aging and pampered rock star's supermodel wife is suddenly kidnapped by renegades. Unable to navigate more than ordering a sandwich from room service, now he must take to the backstreets of Santiago in this hilarious caper that is as entertaining as it is hair-raising.

Harmonium [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:00
by Fukada, Kōji, 1980-
Publisher Film Movement , [2017] Distributed by RBDigital. ©2017
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD FOREIGN FILM HARMONIUM
Summary With his highly perceptive attention to character, director Koji Fukada creates an explosive family drama. Intended as a companion piece to the black comedy Hospitalite, Harmonium returns to the domestic sphere as it captures the collapse of a seemingly ordinary Japanese family. Life for Toshio, his wife, and their younger daughter Hotaru carries on as usual until he hires the mysterious Mr. Yasaka, an old acquaintance dressed in white who has just been released from prison, in his workshop.

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