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  • Marvel Studios Collector's Edition Box Set - Phase 1 [Blu-ray] [Region Free] Marvel Studios Collector's Edition Box Set - Phase 1 | Blu Ray | (20/11/2017) from £34.99  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £N/A

    Iron Man: Suit up for action with Robert Downey Jr. in the ultimate movie adventure, Iron Man! When jet-setting genius-industrialist Tony Stark is captured in enemy territory, he builds a high-tech suit of armour to escape. Now he's on a mission to save the world as a hero who's built, not born, to be unlike any other. Co-starring Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges and Gwyneth Paltrow, it's a fantastic, high-flying journey that's massively entertaining. Incredible Hulk: This explosive, action-packed adventure, in one of the all-time msot popular super hero sagas, unfolds with a cure-in-reach for the world's most primal force of fury: The Incrediblr Hulk. Scientist Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) is living in the shadows, scouring the planet for an antidote. But the warmongers who dream of abusing his powers won't leave him alone - now will his need to be with the only woman he has ever loved, Betty Ross (Liv Tyler). Our brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by the abomination, a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression whos powers match The Hulk's own, and a fight of comic-book proportions ensues, threatening New York City with total destruction! Iron Man 2: Get the ultimate cinematic experience powered by action, humour and supercharged special effects as Robert Downey Jr. returns in Iron Man 2. Now that Tony Stark's Super Hero secret is revealed to the world, he must once again suit up in order to face his most dangerous enemy yet - but not without a few new allies of his own! Thor: The world has many heroes but only one is a god. When the arrogant warrior Thor (Chris Hemsworth, Star Trek) is banished to Earth from his homeworld of Asgard, he must fight to reclaim his lost powers. Pursued by an invasion force sent to destroy him, the fallen God of Thunder must rise to the battle and learn what it takes to become a true hero. Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins also star in this blockbuster adventure critics have called a rousing, entertaining thrill. Captain America: Captain America leads the fight for freedom in the action-packed blockbuster starring Chris Evans as the ultimate weapon against evil! When a terrifying force threatens everyone across the globe, the world's greatest soldier wages war on the evil HYDRA organisation, led by the villainous Red Skull (Hugo Weaving). Critics and audiences alike salute Captain America: The First Avenger as total suspense, action and fun! Avengers Assemble: Marvel Studios makes cinematic history as it unites the Super Hero team of a lifetime. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) assemble together for the first time ever in this epic, action-packed blockbuster - alongside Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). Director Joss Whedon creates an unprecedented masterpiece that has become a global phenomenon. Included Extras: 6 Matt Ferguson artcards 6 original theatrical posters Iron Man: Deleted and Extended Scenes (HD) Incredible Hulk: Alternate Opening, The Making of Incredible, Becoming the Hulk, Becoming the Abomination, Anatomy of a Hulk-Out, From Comic Book to Screen, Deleted Scenes, Feature Commentary With Director Louis Leterrier and Tim Roth Iron Man 2: S.H.I.E.L.D. Data Vault: An In-Depth Look at the Marvel Cinematic Universe HD, Commentary by Director Jon Favreau, And More! Thor: Commentary by Director Kenneth Branagh, Road to The Avengers HD, Marvel One-Shot: The Consultant HD, 11 Deleted Scenes HD, 7 Featurettes HD, And More Captain America: Outfitting A Hero HD, The Assembly Begins HD, And More! Avengers Assemble: Deleted Scenes, Gag Reel, Marvel One-shot: Item 47, A Visual Journey *BONUS DISC* Click Images to Enlarge ?Phase 1 archives' bonus disc, including Phil Coulson's introductions to each film, the famous ?and Then Shawarma After' featurette, deleted scenes, animatics and more from each film Iron Man - Agent Coulson Intro: Iron Man, Iron Man - Deleted Scenes - Champions, Iron Man - Animatics, Iron Man - Pre-viz, The Incredible Hulk - Agent Coulson Intro: The Incredible Hulk, The Incredible Hulk - Pre-viz, Iron Man 2 - Agent Coulson Intro - Iron Man 2, Iron Man 2 - Deleted Scenes, Iron Man 2 - Animatics, Iron Man 2 - Pre-viz, Thor - Agent Coulson Intro - Thor, Thor - Deleted Scenes, Thor - Animatics, Captain America: The First Avenger - Agent Coulson Intro - Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The First Avenger - Animatics, Avengers Assemble... - Agent Coulson Intro -Avengers Assemble, Avengers Assemble - And Then Shawarma After, Avengers Assemble - Deleted Scenes, Avengers Assemble - Animatics, Avengers Assemble - Pre-viz

  • Iron Man 3 [DVD] Iron Man 3 | DVD | (09/09/2013) from £5.89  |  Saving you £12.60 (63.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Marvel Studios' Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey at every turn will test his mettle. With his back against the wall Stark is left to survive by his own devices relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: Does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? Starring Robert Downey Jr. Gwyneth Paltrow Don Cheadle Guy Pearce Rebecca Hall Stephanie Szostak James Badge Dale with Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley Iron Man 3 is directed by Shane Black from a screenplay by Drew Pearce and Shane Black. Special Features: Behind the Scenes Featurettes

  • Marvel Studios Collector's Edition Box Set Phase 1 [DVD] Marvel Studios Collector's Edition Box Set Phase 1 | DVD | (20/11/2017) from £24.99  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £N/A

    Iron Man: Suit up for action with Robert Downey Jr. in the ultimate movie adventure, Iron Man! When jet-setting genius-industrialist Tony Stark is captured in enemy territory, he builds a high-tech suit of armour to escape. Now he's on a mission to save the world as a hero who's built, not born, to be unlike any other. Co-starring Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges and Gwyneth Paltrow, it's a fantastic, high-flying journey that's massively entertaining. Incredible Hulk: This explosive, action-packed adventure, in one of the all-time msot popular super hero sagas, unfolds with a cure-in-reach for the world's most primal force of fury: The Incrediblr Hulk. Scientist Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) is living in the shadows, scouring the planet for an antidote. But the warmongers who dream of abusing his powers won't leave him alone - now will his need to be with the only woman he has ever loved, Betty Ross (Liv Tyler). Our brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by the abomination, a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression whos powers match The Hulk's own, and a fight of comic-book proportions ensues, threatening New York City with total destruction! Iron Man 2: Get the ultimate cinematic experience powered by action, humour and supercharged special effects as Robert Downey Jr. returns in Iron Man 2. Now that Tony Stark's Super Hero secret is revealed to the world, he must once again suit up in order to face his most dangerous enemy yet - but not without a few new allies of his own! Thor: The world has many heroes but only one is a god. When the arrogant warrior Thor (Chris Hemsworth, Star Trek) is banished to Earth from his homeworld of Asgard, he must fight to reclaim his lost powers. Pursued by an invasion force sent to destroy him, the fallen God of Thunder must rise to the battle and learn what it takes to become a true hero. Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins also star in this blockbuster adventure critics have called a rousing, entertaining thrill. Captain America: Captain America leads the fight for freedom in the action-packed blockbuster starring Chris Evans as the ultimate weapon against evil! When a terrifying force threatens everyone across the globe, the world's greatest soldier wages war on the evil HYDRA organisation, led by the villainous Red Skull (Hugo Weaving). Critics and audiences alike salute Captain America: The First Avenger as total suspense, action and fun! Avengers Assemble: Marvel Studios makes cinematic history as it unites the Super Hero team of a lifetime. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) assemble together for the first time ever in this epic, action-packed blockbuster - alongside Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). Director Joss Whedon creates an unprecedented masterpiece that has become a global phenomenon. Included Extras: 6 Matt Ferguson artcards 6 original theatrical posters Iron Man: Deleted and Extended Scenes Incredible Hulk: Feature Commentary With Director Louis Leterrier & Tim Roth Iron Man 2: Includes Commentary By Director Jon Favreau Thor: 4 Deleted Scenes, Road To The Avengers Featurette, Commentary By Director Kenneth Branagh Captain America: Outfitting A Hero, The Assembly Begins, And More! Avengers Assemble: A Visual Journey Click Images to Enlarge

  • Iron Man 1-3 Complete Collection [DVD] Iron Man 1-3 Complete Collection | DVD | (11/11/2013) from £11.99  |  Saving you £14.00 (53.90%)  |  RRP £25.99

    Iron ManSuit up for action with Robert Downey Jr. in the ultimate adventure movie you've been waiting for Iron Man! When jet-setting genius industrialist Tony Start is captured in enemy territory he builds a high-tech suit of armour to escape. Now he's on a mission to save the world as a hero who's built not born to be unlike any other. Co-starring Terrence Howard Jeff Bridges and Gwyneth Paltrow it's a fantastic high flying journey that is hugely entertaining (Joe Morgenstern The Wall Street Journal). Special Features: Deleted and extended scenes Iron Man 2Robert Downey Jr. returns as billionaire Tony Stark in this thrilling sequel to the worldwide blockbuster. Now that his Super Hero secret has been revealed Tony's life is more intense than ever. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology whether for power or profit...but for Ivan Vanko (Whiplash) it's revenge! Tony must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet but not without a few new allies of his own. Co-starring Mickey Rourke Gwyneth Paltrow Don Cheadle and Scarlett Johansson Iron Man 2 is Even better than the first...it's a complete blast! (Boxoffice.com) Special Features: Commentary by Director Jon Favreau Iron Man 3Marvel Studios (Marvel's Avengers Assemble) unleashes the best Iron Man adventure yet with this must own unprecedented global phenomenon starring Robert Downey Jr. When Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his entire world reduced to rubble he must use all his ingenuity to survive destroy his enemy and somehow protect those he loves. But a soul-searching question haunts him: Does the man make the suit...or does the suit make the man? Featuring spectacular special effects Marvel's Iron Man 3 is a wildly entertaining movie you'll watch again and again. Special Features: Deconstructing The Scene: Attack on Air Force One Exclusive Behind The Scenes Look - Thor: The Dark World

  • Iron Man (1 Disc Edition) Iron Man (1 Disc Edition) | DVD | (27/10/2008) from £2.54  |  Saving you £13.04 (65.20%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Based on the long-running Marvel comic book series and featuring an all star cast including Robert Downey Jr Terrence Howard Gweneth Paltrow and Jeff Bridges Iron Man is winging his way to you! Iron Man tells the story of Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) the enigmatic heir to the Stark Enterprises fortune. A driven inventor and executive who seems to have it all Tony is haunted by his dark side. Though he commands his empire by day by night he secretly becomes Iron Man the living embodiment of decades of defense spending and innovation. Strapping on billions of dollars worth of state-of-the-art armor and weaponry each night to fight crime terrorism and corporate espionage Tony begins to crack under the strain of his fractured lifestyle and must ultimately confront the one enemy he can never beat - himself.

  • Iron Man 1-3 Complete Collection [Blu-ray] [Region Free] Iron Man 1-3 Complete Collection | Blu Ray | (11/11/2013) from £14.99  |  Saving you £23.00 (60.50%)  |  RRP £37.99

    Iron ManLift off with high-speed high flying action that takes you inside the suit of Marvel's invincible Super Hero for the ultimate Iron Man experience! After surviving an unexpected attack in enemy territory jet-setting industrialist Tony Stark builds a high-tech suit of armour and vows to protect the world as Iron Man. Straight for the pages of the legendary comic book Iron Man is a hero who is built - not born- to be unlike any other! Special Features: Deleted and Extended Scenes (HD) Iron Man 2Robert Downey Jr. returns as billionaire Tony Stark in this thrilling sequel to the worldwide blockbuster. Now that his Super Hero secret has been revealed Tony's life is more intense than ever. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology whether for power or profit...but for Ivan Vanko (Whiplash) it's revenge! Tony must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet but not without a few new allies of his own. Co-starring Mickey Rourke Gwyneth Paltrow Don Cheadle and Scarlett Johansson Iron Man 2 is Even better than the first...it's a complete blast! (Boxoffice.com) Special Features: S.H.I.E.L.D. Data Vault: An In-Depth look at the Marvel Cinematic Universe HD Commentary by Director Jon Favreau Iron Man 3Marvel Studios (Marvel's Avengers Assemble) unleashes the best Iron Man adventure yet with this must own unprecedented global phenomenon starring Robert Downey Jr. When Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his entire world reduced to rubble he must use all his ingenuity to survive destroy his enemy and somehow protect those he loves. But a soul-searching question haunts him: Does the man make the suit...or does the suit make the man? Featuring spectacular special effects Marvel's Iron Man 3 explodes with exclusive Blu-ray content including a gag reel deleted scenes and a never-before seen Marvel short film. Special Features: Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter Iron Man 3 Unmasked Deconstructing The Scene: Attack on Air Force One Deleted and Extended Scenes Gag Reel Exclusive Behind The Scenes Look - Thor: The Dark World Commentary By Shane Black and Drew Pearce

  • Sliding Doors [1998] Sliding Doors | DVD | (06/08/2001) from £4.75  |  Saving you £10.74 (67.20%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Nice concept, shaky execution--that about sums up the mixed blessings of British actor Peter Howitt's intelligent but forgivably flawed debut as a writer-director. It's got more emotional depth than most frothy romantic comedies and its central idea--the parallel tracking of two possible destinies for a young London professional played by Gwyneth Paltrow--is full of involving possibilities. It's essentially a what-if scenario with Helen (Paltrow) at the centre of two slightly but significantly different romantic trajectories, one involving her two-timing boyfriend (John Lynch)and the other with an amiable chap (John Hannah) who represents a happier outcome. That's the film's basic problem, however: the two scenarios are so romantically unbalanced (one guy's a total cad, the other charmingly sincere) that Helen inadvertently comes off looking foolish and needlessly confused. Still, this remains a pleasant experiment and Howitt's dialogue is witty enough to keep things entertaining. It's also a treat for Paltrow fans; not only does the svelte actress handle a British accent without embarrassing herself but she gets to play two subtle variations of the same character, sporting different wardrobes and hairstyles in a role that plays into her glamorous off-screen persona. --Jeff Shannon

  • The Talented Mr Ripley [2000] The Talented Mr Ripley | DVD | (08/01/2001) from £4.44  |  Saving you £10.64 (59.10%)  |  RRP £17.99

    I feel like I've been handed a new life", says Tom Ripley at a crucial turning point of this well-cast, stylishly crafted psychological thriller. And indeed he has, because the devious, impoverished Ripley (played with subtle depth by Matt Damon) has just traded his own identity for that of Dickie Greenleaf (Jude Law), the playboy heir to a shipping fortune who has become Ripley's model for a life worth living. Having been sent by Dickie's father to retrieve the errant son from Italy, Ripley has smoothly ingratiated himself with Dickie and his lovely, unsuspecting fiancée, Marge (Gwyneth Paltrow). In due course, the sheer evil of Ripley's amoral scheme will be revealed.Superbly adapted from the acclaimed novel by Patricia Highsmith (also the basis of the acclaimed French version, Purple Noon), The Talented Mr Ripley is writer-director Anthony Minghella's impressive follow-up to his Oscar-winning triumph The English Patient. Recreating late-1950s Italy in exacting detail, the film captures the sensuousness of la dolce vita while developing the fracturing of Ripley's mind as his crimes grow increasingly desperate. And where Hitchcock was necessarily discreet with the homosexual subtext of Highsmith's Strangers on a Train, Minghella brings it out of the closet, increasing the dramatic tension and complexity of Ripley's psychological breakdown. Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Cate Blanchett are excellent in pivotal supporting roles, and the film's final image is utterly effective: Ripley's talents have gone too far, and this study of class distinction, obsession and deadly desire reaches a disturbing yet richly appropriate conclusion. --Jeff Shannon, Amazon.com

  • Shakespeare In Love [1999] Shakespeare In Love | DVD | (02/02/2004) from £3.17  |  Saving you £11.44 (71.50%)  |  RRP £15.99

  • Seven Seven | DVD | (01/12/2008) from £4.49  |  Saving you £3.50 (43.80%)  |  RRP £7.99

    Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman star in this sinister and gripping mystery-thriller about a pair of homicide detectives who must solve a puzzling series of horrific murders based on the seven deadly sins - Gluttony Greed Sloth Pride Lust Envy and Wrath. A powerful and unforgettable film Seven reveals the dark and disturbing underworld in which evil stalks...

  • Iron Man 2 [DVD] Iron Man 2 | DVD | (25/10/2010) from £3.48  |  Saving you £15.20 (76.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Robert Downey Jr. returns to play Tony Stark in Iron Man 2 the eagerly anticipated sequel to the 2008 superhero smash Iron Man. In this sensational follow-up Stark must become Iron Man once more and do battle with Whiplash (Mickey Rourke - The Wrestler) and corporate rival Justin Hammer (Sam Rockwell - Moon). Scarlett Johansson (Lost In Translation) stars as sexy Russian spy Black Widow and Don Cheadle (Boogie Nights) assumes the role of Colonel James Rhodes from Terrence Howard.

  • Iron Man 3 [Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray] [Region Free] Iron Man 3 | Blu Ray | (09/09/2013) from £11.99  |  Saving you £14.00 (53.90%)  |  RRP £25.99

    Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey at every turn will test his mettle. With his back against the wall Stark is left to survive by his own devices relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: Does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? Starring Robert Downey Jr. Gwyneth Paltrow Don Cheadle Guy Pearce Rebecca Hall Stephanie Szostak James Badge Dale with Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley Iron Man 3 is directed by Shane Black from a screenplay by Drew Pearce and Shane Black.

  • Iron Man 3 [Blu-ray] [Region Free] Iron Man 3 | Blu Ray | (09/09/2013) from £9.98  |  Saving you £12.51 (52.10%)  |  RRP £23.99

    Marvel Studios' Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey at every turn will test his mettle. With his back against the wall Stark is left to survive by his own devices relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: Does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? Starring Robert Downey Jr. Gwyneth Paltrow Don Cheadle Guy Pearce Rebecca Hall Stephanie Szostak James Badge Dale with Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley Iron Man 3 is directed by Shane Black from a screenplay by Drew Pearce and Shane Black. Special Features: Deleted/Extended Scenes Audio Commentary Behind the Scenes Featurettes Gag Reel

  • Country Strong [DVD] [2010] Country Strong | DVD | (18/07/2011) from £4.37  |  Saving you £11.50 (71.90%)  |  RRP £15.99

    A rising country-music songwriter (Hedlund) sparks with a fallen star (Paltrow) and together they mount his ascent and her comeback which leads to romantic complications involving her husband/manager (McGraw) and a beauty queen-turned-singer (Meester). Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow stars in this uplifting story about the life of a country singer and her return to musical stardom once again...

  • Mortdecai [DVD] Mortdecai | DVD | (08/06/2015) from £3.89  |  Saving you £16.10 (80.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Juggling some angry Russians the British Mi5 his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) must traverse the globe armed only with his good looks and special charm in a race to recover a stolen painting rumoured to contain the code to a lost bank account filled with Nazi gold.

  • A Perfect Murder [1998] A Perfect Murder | DVD | (19/04/1999) from £3.81  |  Saving you £10.18 (72.80%)  |  RRP £13.99

    The husband (Michael Douglas) is a currency trader whose portfolio value is going right down the drain. The wife (Gwyneth Paltrow) is the heiress to a $100 million fortune. The marriage is not a happy one, but the promise of long-term affluence keeps them together. The wife pursues an affair with an artist (Viggo Mortenson) who gives her all the passion she doesn't get at home, and when the husband finds out, well ... someone's going to pay with their life. Who will the unlucky one be? We wouldn't dare spoil the elegant plot twists of this devious thriller, but it's well known that Douglas excels at portraying greedy characters with ice in their veins. Here, it's easy to assume that Douglas has pulled off, as the title implies, a killing that nobody will ever pin on him. But this is the kind of glossy thriller (loosely inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder) that delights in disrupting your expectations, so it grabs your attention right up to the final scene. It's a bit too cold really to draw you in but with its able cast and stylish direction by Andrew Davis, this less-than-perfect murder thriller is still definitely worth a look. --Jeff Shannon, Amazon.com

  • Seven - 2 Disc Set [1995] Seven - 2 Disc Set | DVD | (26/02/2001) from £2.82  |  Saving you £14.62 (73.10%)  |  RRP £19.99

    The most viscerally frightening and disturbing homicidal maniac picture since The Silence of the Lambs, Seven is based on an idea that's both gruesome and ingenious. A serial killer forces each of his victims to die by acting out one of the seven deadly sins. The murder scene is then artfully arranged into a grotesque tableau, a graphic illustration of each mortal vice. From the jittery opening credits to the horrifying (and seemingly inescapable) concluding twist, director David Fincher immerses us in a murky urban twilight where everything seems to be rotting, rusting, or moulding; the air is cold and heavy with dread. Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt are the detectives who skillfully track down the killer--all the while unaware that he has been closing in on them, as well. Gwyneth Paltrow and Kevin Spacey are also featured, but it is director Fincher and the ominous, overwhelmingly oppressive atmosphere of doom that he creates that are the real stars of the film. It's a terrific date movie--for vampires. --Jim Emerson, Amazon.com

  • Seven [Blu-ray] [1995] Seven | Blu Ray | (04/10/2010) from £7.99  |  Saving you £10.00 (55.60%)  |  RRP £17.99

    Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman star in this sinister and gripping mystery-thriller about a pair of homicide detectives who must solve a puzzling series of horrific murders based on the seven deadly sins - Gluttony Greed Sloth Pride Lust Envy and Wrath. A powerful and unforgettable film Seven reveals the dark and disturbing underworld in which evil stalks...

  • Shallow Hal [2002] Shallow Hal | DVD | (18/11/2002) from £3.85  |  Saving you £13.56 (75.40%)  |  RRP £17.99

    After a succession of hugely successfully movies of a lower brow nature, Shallow Hal finds the Farrelly Brothers attempting a slightly more thoughtful film, albeit still tied up in their trademark toilet humour. It's an approach that is not unproblematic but not unsuccessful either, resulting in a film that engages the emotions in a manner that the likes of Dumb and Dumber, Kingpin and There's Something About Mary never suggested possible. Jack Black is the Hal of the title, a man whose less than commendable attitude to women is suddenly altered by the rather credibility-stretching plot device of a chance meeting with a hypnotist. Henceforth Hal is only capable of seeing the beauty within, a development that allows for much humour at the expense of the less fortunate in the name of some sort of social comment. From it all, however, emerges a quite touching love story with Paltrow's character Rosemary and proof that the Farrellys do have something of a sensitive side--no matter how deep it may be buried. The ending may be woefully predictable, but such is the deftness of touch with which the story is told, that it is still the one we are all rooting for. This is a sickly sweet film in the truest terms. On the DVD: Shallow Hal comes with a plethora of extras on disc, including a series of mini-documentaries and TV specials, all of which plug the film but offer very little insight. That does come, however, from the handily subtitled directors' commentary, which demonstrates clearly the clash of cultures occurring in the movie. As well as commenting on the physical appearance of every female cast member who passes before the camera, the brothers also pay touching tribute to a colleague who passed away during the shoot and seem to know the name of every single extra and crew member who worked on the project, surely a rarity in these days of big budgets and faceless studios. There is also a large selection of deleted scenes, also with added commentary, a perfunctory music video from Shelby Lynne and a documentary on some of the technical aspects of the film. --Phil Udell

  • Iron Man (Blu-ray) Iron Man (Blu-ray) | Blu Ray | (27/10/2008) from £14.05  |  Saving you £15.94 (53.20%)  |  RRP £29.99

    This Year: Heroes Aren't Born They're Built. Based on the long-running Marvel comic book series and featuring an all star cast including Robert Downey Jr Terrence Howard Gweneth Paltrow and Jeff Bridges Iron Man is winging his way to you! Iron Man tells the story of Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) the enigmatic heir to the Stark Enterprises fortune. A driven inventor and executive who seems to have it all Tony is haunted by his dark side. Though he commands his empire by day by night he secretly becomes Iron Man the living embodiment of decades of defence spending and innovation. Strapping on billions of dollars worth of state-of-the-art armor and weaponry each night to fight crime terrorism and corporate espionage Tony begins to crack under the strain of his fractured lifestyle and must ultimately confront the one enemy he can never beat - himself.

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