New Feature Film DVDs

A ghost story [DVD videorecording]

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 08:17
by Lowery, David, 1959-
Publisher Lions Gate Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 92 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA GHO
Summary In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife.

Churchill [DVD videorecording]

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 08:17
by Teplitzky, Jonathan,
Publisher Cohen Media Group, [2017]
1 videodisc (105 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA CHU
Summary June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. An impulsive, sometimes bullying personality; fearful, obsessive and hurting. Fearful of repeating, on his disastrous command, the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men were cut down on the beaches of Gallipoli. Obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness: his destiny.

The book of Henry [DVD videorecording]

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 08:17
by Trevorrow, Colin, 1976-
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (104 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA BOO
Summary A single mother discovers a scheme in her son's book to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather and sets out to execute the plan at any cost.

Lad [DVD videorecording] : a Yorkshire story

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 23:16
by Hartley, Dan,
Publisher Dreamscape Media, LLC, [2017]
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI LAD
Summary When Tom Proctor's dad dies, his world falls apart: his brother joins the army, his mum is threatened with eviction, and Tom gets into trouble with the police.

Come Before Winter [videorecording].

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 20:16
by Lynch, Gus
Publisher Vision Video, 2017.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 72 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1658729.1)
Summary The true story of two longtime foes of Adolf Hitler: Sefton Delmer and Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer. During the dying days of the Third Reich, these two men, in very different ways, helped bring about the fall of Hitler's regime.

Fox tales [DVD videorecording]

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 20:16
by Fleming, Susan,
Publisher Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 53 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1653662.4)
Summary The resilient red foxes are able to change their behavior to successfully make a home in new environments at a rate that astounds even the scientists who have spent a lifetime studying them. Fox Tales reveals new research into everything from their first hours of life to their first steps into unchartered territory, to offer a visually rich and fascinating look into the secret life of red foxes.

Geostorm [videorecording].

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 20:16
by Butler, Gerard
Publisher Warner Bros., 2018.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1653163.1)
Summary After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong. The system built to protect the Earth is attacking it, and it's a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything.

Sailor Moon Crystal: Set 3 [videorecording].

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 20:16
Publisher Warner Bros., 2017.
Widescreen ed.
2 videodiscs (ca. 312 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1658736.1)
Summary When a strange phenomenon starts turning people into monsters, Usagi and her friends learn that a secret organization called the Death Busters is responsible. Led by their all-powerful ruler Pharaoh 90, these alien beings are determined to invade Earth to make it their second home.

The cheetah children [DVD videorecording]

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 20:16
by Keene-Young, Robyn,
Publisher PBS Distribution, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1653812.4)
Summary The forested hills of Zimbabwe may not seem like typical cheetah habitat. But it's here that cinematographer Kim Wolhuter forges an amazing relationship with a wild cheetah family. For two years, he shadows a mom and her cubs to reveal what it takes to turn cubs into predators. Along the way, he discovers the heartbreak and triumph every cheetah mother must face as she raises the next generation.

Underfire - The Untold Story of Pfc. Tony Vaccaro [videorecording].

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 20:16
Publisher Passion River Films, 2017.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 71 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1658739.1)
Summary The remarkable story of WWII infantryman and photographer Tony Vaccaro, who created one of the most comprehensive, haunting and intimate photographic records of the war using a smuggled $47 camera while developing the negatives in his helmet at night.

Bad Santa 2 [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:11
by Waters, Mark S., 1964-
Publisher Broad Green Pictures, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number COMEDY BAD 2
Summary Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed, and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Along for the ride is 'the kid,' chubby and cheery Thurman Merman, a 250-pound ray of sunshine. Mommy issues arise when the pair are joined by Willie's horror story of a mother, Sunny Soke. Sunny raises the bar for the gang's ambitions, while somehow lowering the standards of criminal behavior.

Hacksaw Ridge [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:11
by Gibson, Mel,
Publisher Summit Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 139 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA HAC
Summary During the bloodiest battle of WWII, in Okinawa, Desmond Doss saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic, he singlehandedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers and was wounded by a grenade and hit by snipers. Doss was the first conscientious objector to ever earn the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Manchester by the sea [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:11
by Lonergan, Kenneth,
Publisher Lionsgate Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 137 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA MAN
Summary An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.

Spotlight [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:06
by McCarthy, Tom, 1966-
Publisher Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACADEMY SPO
Summary The riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper's tenacious 'Spotlight' team of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment.

Goodbye Christopher Robin [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:04
by Curtis, Simon, 1960-
Publisher Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
Rental exclusive.
1 videodisc (107 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1661875.4)
Summary A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne, and his nanny Olive, Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War. But with the eyes of the world on Christopher Robin, what will the cost be to the family?

Jigsaw [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:04
by Spierig, Peter,
Publisher Lionsgate, [2018]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 91 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1662093.4)
Summary Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one suspect, John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for ten years.

Thank you for your service [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:04
by Hall, Jason, 1972-
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 109 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1659897.2)
Summary A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

The killing of a sacred deer [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:04
by Lanthimos, Yorgos, 1973-
Publisher Lionsgate, [2018]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 121 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1661879.4)
Summary Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

John Wick. Chapter 2 [DVD videorecording]

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:01
by Stahelski, Chad, 1968-
Publisher Lionsgate, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 122 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION JOH 2
Summary In this next chapter following the 2014 hit, legendary hit man John Wick is forced back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy international assassins' guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome where he squares off against some of the world's deadliest killers.

Table 19 [DVD videorecording]

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:01
by Blitz, Jeffrey, 1969-
Publisher Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (87 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number COMEDY TAB
Summary Ex-maid of honor Eloise, having been relieved of her duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to hold her head up high and attend her oldest friend's wedding anyway. She finds herself seated at the 'random' table in the back of the ballroom with a disparate group of strangers and finds that friendship and romance can develop even under the strangest circumstances.

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