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Doctor Strangelove | DVD | (18/02/2002)
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Arguably the greatest black comedy ever made, Stanley Kubrick's cold war classic is the ultimate satire of the nuclear age. Dr Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, to give it its full title, is a perfect spoof of political and military insanity, beginning when General Jack D Ripper (Sterling Hayden), a maniacal warrior obsessed with "the purity of precious bodily fluids", mounts his singular campaign against Communism by ordering a squadron of B-52 bombers to attack the Soviet Union. The Soviets counter the threat with a so-called "Doomsday Device," and the world hangs in the balance while the US president (Peter Sellers) engages in hilarious hot-line negotiations with his Soviet counterpart. Sellers also plays a British military attaché and the mad scientist Dr Strangelove; George C Scott is outrageously frantic as General Buck Turgidson, whose presidential advice consists mainly of panic and statistics about "acceptable losses". With dialogue ("You can't fight here! This is the war room!") and images (Slim Pickens's character riding the bomb to oblivion) that have become a part of our cultural vocabulary, Kubrick's film regularly appears on critics' lists of the all-time best. --Jeff Shannon, Amazon.com
The New Centurions | Blu Ray | (30/01/2017)
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A COP TELLS HIS STORY. WITH THE STING OF REALISM AND EXCITEMENT THAT MADE IT A TOP BESTSELLER. Richard Fleischer's gritty and fateful portrait of LA cops adapted from Joseph Wambaugh's autobiographical bestseller, is anchored by superb performances from George C. Scott as a world-weary older cop who quietly fears becoming obsolete, and Stacy Keach as the young rookie he takes under his wing. INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES: Cop Stories: The Making of Richard Fleischer's ?The New Centurions' (2016, 44 mins) featuring interviews with actor Stacy Keach, writer Joseph Wambaugh, technical advisor Richard E. Kalk and assistant cameraman Ronald Vidor. Original theatrical trailer New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing ¢ Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Nick Pinkerton ¢ Limited Dual Format Edition of 3,000 copies UK Blu-ray premiere
The Changeling | DVD | (22/09/2008)
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John Russell (Scott) a composer and music professor loses his wife and daughter in a tragic accident. Seeking solace he moves into an old mansion unoccupied for twelve years. But a child-like presence seems to be sharing the house and trying to share its secrets with him. Through research into the house's past and a seance held within Russell discovers the horrific secret of the house's past a secret that the presence will no longer allow to be kept...
George Michael - Ladies And Gentlemen - The Best Of George Michael | DVD | (20/12/1999)
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Including the Songs: Outside ; Fast Love ; Spinning The Wheel ; Freedom 90 ; Killer / Papa Was A Rollin' Stone ; Too Funky ; Faith ; I Want Your Sex ; Jesus To A Child ; Waltz Away Dreaming (with Toby Bourke) ; Father Figure ; Older ; Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me (with Elton John) ; Kissing A Fool ; I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) (with Aretha Franklin) ; Somebody To Love (with Queen) ; Monkey ; One More Try ; Star People 97 ; I Can't Make You Love Me ; A Different Corner ; You Have Been Loved ; Careless Whisper.
Christmas Crackers Collection | DVD | (07/11/2011)
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Hardcore (Dual Format Limited Edition) | Blu Ray | (22/05/2017)
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Writer-director Paul Schrader's brilliant, harrowing film follows the grim pilgrimage of a Calvinist Midwestern businessman (the great George C. Scott) searching for his vanished daughter in the seedy subculture of the LA porn industry. 4K restoration from the original negative Original mono audio Hardcore Nitzsche (2017, tbc mins): All new documentary on composer Jack Nitzsche, featuring interviews with filmmakers and musicians including William Friedkin, Milos Forman, Robert Downey, John Byrum, Ry Cooder, Buffy Sainte-Marie and more. Michael Chapman on 'Hardcore' (2004, 12 mins): the acclaimed cinematographer discusses his work on Hardcore The Guardian Interview with Paul Schrader (1993, tbc mins): the director discusses his career at the National Film Theatre, London with journalist Derek Malcolm (audio only) Isolated score Original theatrical trailer Image gallery New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by critic and writer Brad Stevens UK Blu-ray premiere Limited Dual Format Edition of 3,000 copies More TBC
A Christmas Carol | DVD | (07/11/2005)
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This 1984 version of the Dickens' classic `A Christmas Carol ' directed by Clive Donner stars George C. Scott as Ebenezer Scrooge. A miserable old man who hates the festive season is taught the true meaning of Christmas in this definitive version of Dickens' Yuletide tale.
Dr. Strangelove | Blu Ray | (26/04/2010)
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A brilliant film a classic black comedy. A group of war-eager military men plan a nuclear apocalypse that is both funny and frightening - and seems as relevant today as ever. Through a series of military and political accidents two psychotic generals - U.S. Air Force Commander Jack D. Ripper (Sterling Hayden) and Joint Chief of Staff Buck Turgidson (George C. Scott) - trigger an ingenious irrevocable scheme to attack Russia's strategic targets with nuclear bombs. The brains behind the scheme belong to Dr. Strangelove (Peter Sellers) a wheelchair-bound nuclear scientist who has bizarre ideas about man's future. The President is helpless to stop the bombers as is Captain Mandrake (Sellers again) the only man who can stop them...
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love The Bomb | Blu Ray | (25/07/2016)
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STANLEY KUBRICK's painfully funny take on Cold War anxiety is without a doubt one of the fiercest satires of human folly ever to come out of Hollywood. The matchless shape-shifter PETER SELLERS (The Pink Panther) plays three wildly different roles: Air Force Captain Lionel Mandrake, timidly trying to stop a nuclear attack on the USSR ordered by an unbalanced general (The Killing's STERLING HAYDEN); the ineffectual and perpetually dumbfounded President Merkin Muffley, who must deliver the very bad news to the Soviet premier; and the titular Strangelove himself, a wheelchairbound presidential adviser with a Nazi past. Finding improbable hilarity in nearly every unimaginable scenario, Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb is a genuinely subversive masterpiece that officially announced Kubrick as an unparalleled stylist and pitch-black ironist. Bonus Features: Restored 4K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack Alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack New interviews with Stanley Kubrick scholars Mick Broderick and Rodney Hill; archivist Richard Daniels; cinematographer and camera innovator Joe Dunton; camera operator Kelvin Pike; and David George, son of Peter George, on whose novel Red Alert the film is based Excerpts from a 1965 audio interview with Kubrick, conducted by Jeremy Bernstein Four short documentaries from 2000, about the making of the film, the sociopolitical climate of the period, the work of actor Peter Sellers, and the artistry of Kubrick Interviews from 1963 with Sellers and actor George C. Scott Excerpt from a 1980 interview with Sellers from NBC's Today show Trailer PLUS: An essay by scholar David Bromwich and a 1962 article by screenwriter Terry Southern on the making of the film Click Images to Enlarge
The Titanic | DVD | (30/05/2007)
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The Epic of Everest & The Great White Silence | Blu Ray | (27/01/2014)
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Two Stunning Restorations by The BFI National Archive. This limited edition box set contains DVD and Blu-ray versions of two of the most breathtaking and awe-inspiring documentaries ever made. Herbert Ponting's The Great White Silence is the official record of Captain Scott's heroic journey to the South Pole and Captain John Noel's The Epic of Everest is the official record of Mallory and Irvine's fateful 1924 expedition. Capturing vast and extreme landscapes the beauty and savagery of nature and the endurance of the human spirit these remarkable films have been restored by the BFI National Archive and feature stunning new soundtracks by the acclaimed film composer Simon Fisher Turner. Special Features: Both films presented in both High Definition (Blu-ray) and Standard Definition (DVD) 90&ordm; South (1933 72 min): Herbert Ponting's final sound version of Great White Silence The Great White Silence: How Did They Did Do It? (2011 23 min): the Discovery Channel's documentary Archive newsreel Items (1910-1925 5 min DVD only) The Sound of Silence (2011 12 min): documentary about Simon Fisher Turner's Great White Silence score Three documentary featurettes: Introducing The Epic of Everest (2013 9 mins); Restoring The Epic of Everest (2013 8 mins); and Scoring The Epic of Everest (2013 6 mins) Alternative score for The Epic of Everest: a reconstruction of the 1924 accompaniment' Additional musical pieces which accompanied original Epic of Everest screenings Fully illustrated booklets with essays and complete film credits
The Bible | DVD | (12/03/2012)
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The unforgettable adventure of Man from the Creation!The greatest stories of the Old Testament are brought to the screen with astounding scope and power in this international film which depicts the first 22 chapters of Genesis. This is the spectacular story of man's creation, his fall, his survival and his indomitable faith in the future. Matching the epic scale of the production are performances by George C. Scott as Abraham, Ava Gardner as Sarah, and Peter O'Toole as the haunting presence of the Angel of God. The legendary John Huston directs and delivers a commanding performance as Noah. From the film's opening amidst cosmic chaos, to its lingering message of hope and salvation, The Bible stands as a monumental motion picture achievement.
Firestarter | DVD | (30/01/2012)
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Stephen King wasn't exactly in peak form when he wrote Firestarter, so this 1984 movie adaptation was at a disadvantage even before the cameras rolled. There were so many King movies being made at the time the weaknesses of this one became even more apparent. In her first film role after her memorable appearance in E.T., Drew Barrymore stars as a little girl whose parents acquired strange mental powers after participating in a secret government experiment. From this genetic background she has developed the mysterious ability to set anything on fire at will, especially when she's angry. That makes her very interesting to government officials seeking to exploit her skill as a secret weapon. Her father tries to protect her by using his powers of mind-control, while George C. Scott plays an Indian who believes the girl must be destroyed. There is a routine climax involving a lot of impressive pyrotechnics, but none of this is grounded in a dramatically solid foundation, and none of the characters are developed enough for us to care about them. Director Mark L. Lester, who the following year made Commando with Schwarzenegger, keeps the pace cracking along, but nevertheless the movie gradually turns into a laughable thriller with no suspense whatsoever. It's a movie only a pyromaniac could love. --Jeff ShannonOn the DVD: This is a largely no-frills presentation, albeit with a decent anamorphic print. The only extras are the original theatrical trailer and a nicely presented menu. A fold-out booklet has informative liner notes and a reproduction of the film poster.
The Hustler | DVD | (19/08/2002)
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""Newman is outstanding."" -Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide Paul Newman is electrifying as Fast Eddie Felson an arrogant amoral hustler who haunts backstreet pool rooms fleecing anyone who'll pick up a cue. Determined to be acclaimed as the best Eddie seeks out the legendary Minnesota Fats who's backed by Bert Gordon a predatory gambler. Eddie can beat the champ but virtually defeats himself with his low self-image. The love of a lonely woman could turn Eddie's life around
Day Of The Dolphin | DVD | (27/02/2006)
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The most amazing outdoor adventure ever filmed! Dr Jake Terrell (Scott) who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English although they do have a limited vocabulary. When the dolphins are stolen he discovers they're to be used in an assassination attempt. Now he is in a race to discover who is the target and where the dolphins are before the attempt is carried out... The successful
Hindenburg, the | DVD | (02/02/2009)
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George C. Scott leads an all-star cast in this imaginative suspense thriller that attempts to shed some light on the historic disaster even as its intricate plot unfolds. As a colonel assigned by the German government to make certain no one sabotages the Hindenburg on its transatlantic voyage Scott suspects everyone aboard the luxury ship - particularly a German countess (Anne Bancroft) vehemently opposed to the Nazi regime. Stylishly directed by Robert''Wise and co-starring Burgess Meredith Gig Young Charles Durning and Richard Dysart The Hindenburg brings to life one of aviation''s most infamous events and one of the screen''s most engrossing mysteries.
Malice | DVD | (19/02/2001)
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Movie critic Roger Ebert made this amusing observation about Malice: "This is the only movie I can recall in which an entire subplot about a serial killer is thrown in simply for atmosphere". He's referring to the fact that this hokey but highly charged thriller is so packed with plot twists and red herrings that you'll soon find yourself so confused that you just have to sit back and hope that it will all make sense by the time the credits roll. It never does make much sense, but the movie at least has the look, feel, and twisted momentum of a really good thriller, and the talent on both sides of the camera is pretty impressive. Alec Baldwin plays a hot-shot surgeon who meets up with an old med-school buddy (Bill Pullman), whose wife (Nicole Kidman) has no objections when Baldwin moves into the upstairs room of their New England Victorian home. The situation's ripe for intrigue, suspicion, temptation, emergency surgery, legal proceedings, and just about anything else you'd find in a movie that desperately struggles to out-Hitchcock Hitchcock. Talk about McGuffins--this movie's chock full of 'em! When the plot thickens to the consistency and clarity of quicksand, you can still enjoy the darkly stylish work of master cinematographer Gordon Willis--or you can check out director Harold Becker's more coherent thriller Sea of Love. With Kidman and Baldwin working up a steamy lather, this one's just fun enough to be an agreeable waste of time. --Jeff Shannon
A Christmas Carol | Blu Ray | (08/11/2010)
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Academy Award Winner George C. Scott gives a powerful performance as Ebenezer Scrooge in this truly heartwarming telling of Charles Dickens' beloved drama. At first miserable greedy old Scrooge can't tolerate the revelry of Christmas much less comprehend its meaning. But visits from his former business partner's ghost and three cautionary specters from the past present and future force the man to soul-search. Grappling with his own losses Scrooge recognises the repercussions of heartlessness in this classic timeless story that also stars Susannah York and David Warner
Classic Christmas Box Set | DVD | (07/11/2011)
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A Christmas Carol:Academy Award Winner George C. Scott gives a powerful performance as Ebenezer Scrooge in this truly heartwarming telling of Charles Dickens' beloved drama. At first, miserable, greedy old Scrooge can't tolerate the revelry of Christmas, much less comprehend its meaning. But visits from his former business partner's ghost and three cautionary specters from past, present and future force the man to soul-search. Grappling with his own losses, Scrooge recognises the repercussions of heartlessness in this classic, timeless story that also stars Susannah York and David Warner. The Sound of Music:The magical, heart-warming story, which has become the most popular family film of all time, tells the story of a spirited young woman, Maria (Julie Andrews), who leaves the convent to become governess to the seven children of the autocratic Captain von Trapp (Christopher Plummer). Miracle on 34th Street:In this new miracle based on the 1947 classic, a little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the secret about Santa a long time ago, so Susan doesn't expect to receive the most important gifts on her Christmas list. But after meeting a special department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing, Susan is given the most precious gift of all - something to believe in. This uplifting and joyous film will make believers out of the entire family! Chitty Chity Bang Bang:Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls - start your engines. You're about to take an incredible ride with one of the most wonderful family films of all time! With its clever tunes (including the OSCAR-Nominated title song), marvellous cast and enchanting storyline, this delightful romp is lots of fun and simply toot sweet to pass up! Dick Van Dyke stars as eccentric inventor Caractacus Potts, who creates an extraordinary car called Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. It not only drives - but also flies and floats - as it leads him, his two children and his beautiful lady friend, Truly Scrumptious (Sally Ann Howes), into a magical world of pirates, castles and endless adventure.
Killing Salazar | DVD | (23/01/2017)
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An elite team of DEA agents are assigned to protect a dangerous drug lord and take refuge in a luxury hotel while they await extraction. They soon find themselves at the centre of an ambush as the drug lord's former associates launch an explosive assault on the hotel.