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  • The Joan Crawford Collection [DVD] [1945] The Joan Crawford Collection | DVD | (17/09/2012) from £11.99  |  Saving you £18.00 (60.00%)  |  RRP £29.99

    Mildred PierceA classic American novel published to tie-in with a major new SKY series starring Kate Winslet.Whatever Happened to Baby JanePossessed

  • Double Indemnity [Masters of Cinema] (Blu-ray) Double Indemnity (Blu-ray) | Blu Ray | (25/06/2012) from £10.00  |  Saving you £9.99 (50.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Director Billy Wilder (Sunset Boulevard) and writer Raymond Chandler (The Big Sleep) adapted James M. Cain's hard-boiled novel into this wildly thrilling story of insurance man Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray), who schemes the perfect murder with the beautiful dame Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck: kill Dietrichson's husband and make off with the insurance money. But, of course, in these plots things never quite go as planned, and Barton Keyes (Edward G. Robinson) is the wily insurance investigator who must sort things out. From the opening scene you know Neff is doomed, as the story is told in flashback; yet, to the film's credit, this doesn't diminish any of the tension of the movie. This early film noir flick is wonderfully campy by today's standards, and the dialogue is snappy ("I thought you were smarter than the rest, Walter. But I was wrong. You're not smarter, just a little taller"), filled with lots of "dame"s and "baby"s. Stanwyck is the ultimate femme fatale, and MacMurray, despite a career largely defined by roles as a softy (notably in the TV series My Three Sons and the movie The Shaggy Dog), is convincingly cast against type as the hapless, love-struck sap. --Jenny Brown

  • His Girl Friday [1940] His Girl Friday | DVD | (30/10/2006) from £3.99  |  Saving you £-12.99 (-325.60%)  |  RRP £3.99

    His Girl Friday is one of the five greatest dialogue comedies ever made. Howard Hawks had his cast play it at breakneck speed, and audiences hyperventilate trying to finish with one laugh so they can do justice to the four that have accumulated in the meantime. Rosalind Russell, not Hawks' first choice to play Hildy Johnson--the ace newsperson whom demonic editor Walter Burns is trying to keep from quitting and getting married--is triumphant in the part, holding her own as "one of the guys" and creating an enduring feminist icon. Cary Grant's Walter Burns is a force of nature, giving a performance of such concentrated frenzy and diamond brilliance that you owe it to yourself to devote at least one viewing of the movie to watching him alone. But then you have to go back (lucky you) and watch it again for the sake of the press-room gang--Roscoe Karns, Porter Hall, Cliff Edwards, Regis Toomey, Frank Jenks, and others--the kind of ensemble work that gets character actors onto Parnassus. --Richard T Jameson, Amazon.com

  • La Strada [Blu-ray] [1954] La Strada | Blu Ray | (19/06/2017) from £12.86  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £N/A

    Regarded by some as Federico Fellini's finest work, and the winner of the first Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film, La Strada is a masterpiece of 20th Century filmmaking. Sold by her impoverished mother to Zampano (Anthony Quinn), a brutish fairground wrestler, waif-like Gelsomina (Giulietta Masina) lives a life of drudgery as his assistant. After taking to the road with a travelling circus, a budding relationship with Il Matto/The Fool (Richard Basehart), a gentle-natured, tightrope walking clown, offers a potential refuge from her master's clutches. Trapped by her own servile nature, Gelsomina waivers, and Zampano's volcanic temper erupts with tragic consequences. SPECIAL FEATURES: New Interview with director Julian Jarrold New Interview with Peter Matthews, Senior Lecturer, Film & Television, London College of Communication The Guardian Interview: Anthony Quinn (recorded at the BFI in 1995) Giulietta Masina 1955 Cannes interview Audio commentary by Chris Weigand on selected scenes

  • They Flew Alone (The Wings of a Woman) DVD They Flew Alone (The Wings of a Woman) DVD | DVD | (16/08/2010) from £10.85  |  Saving you £2.14 (16.50%)  |  RRP £12.99

    A stirring British film based on the life of Amy Johnson won the hearts of the British public in the 1930s with her record-breaking solo flights around the world. Amy's fame takes a toll on her marriage to fellow flyer Jim Mollison a daredevil in his own right who chafes at being overshadowed by his wife.

  • Doris Day - Essential Collection [DVD] Doris Day - Essential Collection | DVD | (05/09/2011) from £12.05  |  Saving you £37.94 (75.90%)  |  RRP £49.99

    Titles Comprise:Young at Heart: Doris Day and Frank Sinatra in Young at Heart with Gig Young Ethel Barrymore Dorothy Malone Robert Keith Elisabeth Fraser Alan Hale, Jr. Includes songs by Cole Porter George Gershwin Ira Gershwin Harold Arlen Johnny Mercer Screenplay by Julius J. Epstein and Lenore Coffee Adaptation by Liam O'Brien From a story by Fannie Hurst Produced by Henry Blanke Directed by Gordon DouglasThat Touch of Mink: A breezy, stylish comedy that's rich with romantic delights. Co-starring Cary Grant.Lover Come Back: Romantic comedy with Doris Day and Rock Hudson as two Madison Avenue advertising rivals.Pillow Talk: The uninhibited story of a carefree bachelor and a carefree career girl and the hilarious things that happen when they tangle.

  • The Graham Greene Collection [DVD] The Graham Greene Collection | DVD | (05/09/2016) from £19.49  |  Saving you £10.50 (35.00%)  |  RRP £29.99

  • The Arthur Askey Collection [DVD] [1940] The Arthur Askey Collection | DVD | (13/08/2012) from £12.49  |  Saving you £12.50 (50.00%)  |  RRP £24.99

    This fantastic six disc collection features some of Arthur Askey's finest works.Features Comprise:1. Back-Room Boy (Dir. Herbert Mason, 1942)2. Band Waggon (Dir. Marcel Varnel, 1940)3. Bees In Paradise (Dir. Val Guest, 1944)4. King Arthur Was A Gentleman (Dir. Marcel Varnel, 1942)5. Miss London Ltd (Dir. Val Guest, 1943)6. I Thank You (Dir. Marcel Varnel, 1941)For individual synopses please refer to the individual titles.

  • Small Faces - All Or Nothing 1966-1968 [DVD] Small Faces - All Or Nothing 1966-1968 | DVD | (07/09/2009) from £5.90  |  Saving you £1.50 (10.00%)  |  RRP £14.99

    Small Faces: All Or Nothing

  • Passport To Pimlico (SPECIAL EDITION) [Blu-ray] Passport To Pimlico (SPECIAL EDITION) | Blu Ray | (11/06/2012) from £14.00  |  Saving you £5.99 (30.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    An archaic document found in a bombsite reveals that the London district of Pimlico has for centuries technically been part of France. The local residents embrace their new found continental status, seeing it as a way to avoid the drabness, austerity and rationing of post-war England. The authorities do not, however, share their enthusiasm...A whimsical and charming British film, 'Passport To Pimlico' is one of the finest examples of the classic Ealing comedies.

  • THE COMPLETE (EXISTING) FILMS OF SADAO YAMANAKA (Masters of Cinema) (DVD) THE COMPLETE (EXISTING) FILMS OF SADAO YAMANAKA (Masters of Cinema) (DVD) | DVD | (20/05/2013) from £10.98  |  Saving you £14.01 (56.10%)  |  RRP £24.99

    The brief but prodigious career of Japanese director Sadao Yamanaka resulted in a catalogue of work characterised by an elegant and unforced visual style, fluid editing, and a beautiful attention to naturalistic performances. Although he made 22 films over a six-year period (before dying of dysentery in a Japanese Imperial Army outpost in Manchuria at the age of 28), only three of them survive, collected here for the first time in the West. Tange Sazen: The Million Ry Pot is a gloriously comic adventure yarn as the titular one-eyed, one-armed swordsman becomes embroiled in the hunt for a missing pot that points the way to hidden treasure. In Kchiyama Sshun, a subversively humanistic adaptation of a classic kabuki play, a small but invaluable knife stolen from a samurai leads to a chain of an increasingly complex and troublesome set of circumstances. His last film, Humanity and Paper Balloons, is an unsparing ensemble drama set among the lowest rungs of Japanese society in the 18th century. The Masters of Cinema Series is delighted to present these treasures of world cinema in a long-awaited two-disc DVD set, including rarely-seen fragments of two other lost Yamanaka films. Special Features: New digital transfer of all three films New English subtitle translations Rare fragments of other lost Yamanaka films A lengthy booklet, including Yamanaka's will, excerpts from his diaries, essays by Tony Rayns, Shinji Aoyama, Kimitoshi Sat, and more.

  • Hello Dolly [1969] Hello Dolly | DVD | (20/05/2002) from £3.88  |  Saving you £5.21 (32.60%)  |  RRP £15.99

  • The Devil Rides Out (Blu-ray + DVD) [1968] The Devil Rides Out (Blu-ray + DVD) | Blu Ray | (22/10/2012) from £14.00  |  Saving you £8.99 (39.10%)  |  RRP £22.99

    Revered as one of the best horror films produced by Hammer Studios, The Devil Rides Out is a chilling battle between good and evil. Christopher Lee, perhaps best known for his role as Dracula, gets to show his good side as the heroic and cavalier Duc de Richleau, who maintains the air of a gentleman throughout his tireless battle with a Satanic coven, led by the wonderfully villainous Mocata (Charles Gray).

  • Sunrise (Dual Format Blu-ray+DVD) [Masters of Cinema] Sunrise (Dual Format Blu-ray+DVD) | Blu Ray | (12/09/2011) from £10.29  |  Saving you £4.70 (31.40%)  |  RRP £14.99

    This new edition of Sunrise (for the first time anywhere in the world on Blu-ray) contains two versions of the film: the previously released Movietone version and an alternate silent version of the film, recently discovered in the Czech Republic, of a higher visualquality than any other known source.The culmination of one of the greatest careers in film history, F. W. Murnau’s Sunrise blends a story of fable-like simplicity with unparalleled visual imagination and technical ingenuity. Invited to Hollywood by William Fox and given total artistic freedom on any project he wished, Murnau’s tale of the idyllic marriage of a peasant couple (George O’Brien and Janet Gaynor) threatened by a vamp-like seductress from the city (Margaret Livingston) created a milestone of film expressionism.Made in the twilight of the silent era, Sunrise became both a swan song for a vanishing medium and one of the few films to instantly achieve legendary status. Winner of three Oscars for Best Actress (Gaynor), Cinematography, and a never-repeated award for “Unique and Artistic Picture”, its influence and stature has only grown with each passing year. SPECIAL DUAL FORMAT EDITION: Film-restored HD transfers of two different versions: Movietone and Czech Original English intertitles on the Movietone and optional English subtitles on the Czech Original Movietone score (mono) + alternate Olympic Chamber Orchestra score (stereo) Full-length audio commentary by cinematographer John Bailey on the Movietone version Rare outtakes with John Bailey commentary Murnau’s 4 Devils: Traces of a Lost Film – Janet Bergstrom’s updated documentary Original theatrical trailer 20-page booklet with details of the film restorations and comparison of versions

  • The Raging Moon (Digitally Restored) [DVD] [1971] The Raging Moon (Digitally Restored) | DVD | (23/11/2015) from £10.00  |  Saving you £7.99 (44.40%)  |  RRP £17.99

    Bruce (Malcolm McDowell, If, A Clockwork Orange) is a lively young man with an irrepressible sense of fun and a sharp eye for a pretty girl. Returning home slightly the worse for wear after a wedding, he suddenly collapses. When he wakes the next day he finds himself in hospital unable to walk and the Doctors cannot diagnose his condition. When his family is unable to house him, Bruce is forced to move to a convalescence home. Here he becomes bitter about his situation and resents the intrusion of the other inmates upon his melancholy state. After a while Bruce strikes up a friendship with fellow inmate Jill (Nanette Newman) and under her influence, he begins to enjoy life again. Falling deeply in love, Bruce and Jill decide to get married against the wishes of the home's owners. Faced with the prospect of having to move out of the home and seek work, will Bruce's and Jill's love survive? Sensitively directed by Bryan Forbes (Whistle Down the Wind, The Stepford Wives), THE RAGING MOON is a tender love story featuring strong performances from Newman and McDowell

  • The Graduate 50th Anniversary Edition [DVD] [1967] The Graduate 50th Anniversary Edition | DVD | (14/08/2017) from £12.99  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £N/A

    Few films have defined a generation as much as The Graduate did. The alienation, the nonconformity, the intergenerational romance, the blissful Simon and Garfunkel soundtrack--they all served to lob a cultural grenade smack into the middle of 1967 America, ultimately making the film the third most profitable up to that time. Seen from a later perspective, its radical chic has dimmed a bit, yet it's still a joy to see Dustin Hoffman's bemused Benjamin and Anne Bancroft's deliciously decadent, sardonic Mrs Robinson. The script by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham is still offbeat and dryly funny and Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for his direction, has just the right, light touch. --Anne Hurley, Amazon.com

  • Hobson's Choice - 60th Anniversary Edition [Blu-ray] Hobson's Choice - 60th Anniversary Edition | Blu Ray | (05/05/2014) from £14.00  |  Saving you £8.99 (39.10%)  |  RRP £22.99

    Henry Horatio Hobson (Academy Award -Winner Charles Laughton) is the owner of a well-established boot shop in nineteenth century Salford Lancashire and the father of three daughters. The oldest Maggie (Brenda De Banzie) shoulders both home and business responsibilities while Hobson whiles the time away at the local pub. The younger sisters are both being courted by neighbours but Hobson refuses to give the couples settlements. Maggie becomes tired of his oafish behaviour and decides to take matters into her hands by seeking a husband. Much to the hilarity and consternation of her father aged spinster Maggie sets her sights on shy Will Mossop (John Mills) Hobson's master boot-maker. Mossop is at first stunned by the suggestion but eventually agrees to Maggie's authoritative persuasion and together they set up a rival boot shop. A timeless masterpiece that marked a temporary return to David Lean's period adaptations of Dickens (Great Expectations Oliver Twist). The film went on to win multiple awards. This film has been digitally restored to its former glory. Special Features: New and exclusive interviews with Prunella Scales and screenwriter Norman Spencer

  • Elvis Presley Signature Collection [DVD] Elvis Presley Signature Collection | DVD | (26/09/2011) from £10.99  |  Saving you £28.01 (70.00%)  |  RRP £39.99

    6-Disc 6-Film Set includes: Viva Las Vegas - Elvis Presley and vivacious Ann-Margaret sizzle in this dazzling funfest that's brimming with high-voltage musical numbers roaring race cars and glittery Vegas action. Jailhouse Rock- In one of his best-loved films Elvis Presley stars as a small-time convict who uses his time in prison to practice music then goes on to become a big-time performer. Co-stars Judy Tyler and Dean Jones. Spinout- Elvis Presley is at the wheel and headed for a romantic Spinout.

  • Doctor Who - The Black Guardian Trilogy [DVD] Doctor Who - The Black Guardian Trilogy | DVD | (10/08/2009) from £17.99  |  Saving you £22.00 (55.00%)  |  RRP £39.99

    Dr. Who (Doctor Who): Black Guardian Trilogy (3 Disc)

  • Easy Rider [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray] [1969] [Region Free] Easy Rider | Blu Ray | (09/05/2016) from £12.99  |  Saving you £15.00 (53.60%)  |  RRP £27.99

    This box-office hit from 1969 is an important pioneer of the American independent cinema movement, and a generational touchstone to boot. Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper play hippie motorcyclists crossing the Southwest and encountering a crazy quilt of good and bad people. Jack Nicholson turns up in a significant role as an attorney who joins their quest for awhile and articulates society's problem with freedom as Fonda's and Hopper's characters embody it. Hopper directed, essentially bringing the no-frills filmmaking methods of legendary, drive-in movie producer Roger Corman (The Little Shop of Horrors) to a serious feature for the mainstream. The film can't help but look a bit dated now (a psychedelic sequence toward the end particularly doesn't hold up well) but it retains its original power, sense of daring and epochal impact. -- Tom Keogh, Amazon.com

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