New Feature Film DVDs

A dog's purpose [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 22:49
by Hallström, Lasse,
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (100 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY DOG
Summary A film that shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.

Deepwater horizon [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 22:49
by Berg, Peter, 1964-
Publisher Lionsgate, [2017] ©2017
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION DEE
Summary For the one hundred and twenty-six people aboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, April 20, 2010, began like any normal day. Before day's end, the world would bear witness to one of the greatest man-made disasters in U.S. history. It reveals the brave acts of the men and women who rose to the challenge and risked everything to lead others to safety.

The birth of a nation [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 22:49
by Parker, Nate, 1979-
Publisher 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA BIR
Summary Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

The light between oceans [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 22:49
by Cianfrance, Derek,
Publisher Buena Vista Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA LIG
Summary A lighthouse keeper, living off the coast of Australia with his wife, finds a baby on an adrift rowboat. They rescue and raise the child as their own, changing their lives and that of a stranger.

The huntsman. Winter's war [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:42
by Nicolas-Troyan, Cedric,
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
Extended edition.
1 videodisc (120 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION HUN
Summary As a war between rival queen sisters Ravenna and Freya escalates, Eric and fellow warrior Sara, members of the Huntsmen army raised to protect Freya, try to conceal their forbidden love as they combat Ravenna's wicked intentions.

Rings [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:39
by Poleo Gutiérrez, F. Javier (Francisco J.), 1973-
Publisher Paramount Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number HORROR RIN
Summary A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a "movie within the movie" that no one has ever seen until now.

Born in China [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:39
by Lu, Chuan, 1971-
Publisher Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc., 2017.
Blu-Ray + DVD [combo pack].
1 videodisc (approximately 72 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 Blu-Ray disc.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1641743.3)
Summary Venturing into the wilds of China, it captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.

Born in China (DVD) [videorecording].

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:39
by Krasinski, John
Publisher Disneynature, 2017.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 76 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1624296.2)
Summary Venturing into the wilds of China, it captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs. "Born In China consistently delivers an amazing eyeful."--New York Daily News "A gently stirring doc about pandas, snow leopards, and golden monkes in the China wilds traces the circle of life - and death."--Variety "Heavy on the cute-and-cuddly, but beautifully filmed throughout."--Newsday

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.

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