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The Dictator | Blu Ray | (07/01/2013)
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From the creators of Borat comes the hilarious story of a North African dictator (Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner Sacha Baron Cohen, Borat, Brno, Da Ali G Show) who, on a visit to New York, is stripped of his power and forced to get a real job at a Brooklyn health food store. Special Features: Deleted and Extended Scenes (HD) MUSIC VIDEO - Best Love Song Your Money Is On The Dresser (HD) Larry King Interview (HD)
A Bridge Too Far Steelbook | Blu Ray | (02/06/2014)
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Painstakingly recreated on actual World War II battlefield locations and boasting a remarkable cast that includes Sean Connery Anthony Hopkins Robert Redford and Laurence Olivier A Bridge Too Far accurately recaptures the monumental scope excitement and danger behind Operation Market Garden - one of the biggest military gambles in history.
Earth vs The Flying Saucers | Blu Ray | (13/10/2008)
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Aliens travel to Earth to seek help for their dying planet. However when they arrive at a U.S Army base the Army mistakenly greet them with gunfire...
M*A*S*H | Blu Ray | (04/11/2013)
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MASH--a 1970 comedy-drama set among surgeons drafted into the Korean war--was a breakthrough not just for director Robert Altman but for movie-making in general. Although set in the 50s, there are few who did not realise that the film's anti-war messages were directed at the US involvement in Vietnam. Indeed, the Pentagon banned US servicemen from seeing the film. Starring Donald Sutherland as Hawkeye Pierce and Elliot Gould as Trapper John McIntyre, two hip young surgeons drafted against their will. Their general attitude--while never corroding either their humanity or their professionalism as surgeons--is one of insolence towards military authority and the arbitrary structures and regulations continually droning from the tannoy system. The film, too, thrives on a lack of attention to conventional order, with its cross-dialogue and random, episodic style reflecting the vivacious and unbuttoned feel of the content. However, MASH has dated and much of what seemed like "liberating" high jinks, today smacks of sexist, frathouse boorishness and harassment, especially at the expense of Major "Hotlips" Hoolihan (Sally Kellerman), while the episode in which "Painless" plans a suicide out of a fear of being gay reflects the persistence of homophobia even in 60s counterculture. Despite this MASH feels ahead of its time and certainly sharper and blacker than the too-cute sitcom it spawned. On the DVD: this is an excellent restoration, overseen by Altman himself, in which any obfuscation from the original have been cleaned up, especially the sound quality. As well as a commentary from Altman, there are three separate documentaries, featuring interviews with Altman, the cast and screenwriter Ring Lardner Jr, who had been blacklisted during the anti-Communist witch-hunt which swept through Hollywood in the 1950s. We learn he was initially appalled at how little of his script Altman actually used but was mollified by the Academy Award he received. Altman is candid about the making of the movie ("It wasn't released by Fox, it escaped from Fox"). There's an abundance of similarly rich, anecdotal material here. --David Stubbs
The Grapes of Wrath | Blu Ray | (13/01/2014)
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Nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture and Winner of two including Best Director for John Ford The Grapes of Wrath comes to Blu-ray for the first time! This American classic based on John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel follows Tom Joad (Henry Fonda in an Oscar-Nominated role) and his family as they escape the Depression-era Oklahoma dust bowls for the promised land of California. But the arduous trip and harsh living conditions offer little hope and family unity proves as daunting a challenge as any other they face.
The Jerk | Blu Ray | (05/08/2013)
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That wild and crazy guy Steve Martin makes his film-starring debut in the wacky comedy hit The Jerk. Steve plays Navin Johnson the adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family whose crazy inventions lead him from rags to riches... right back to rags. Steve propels Navin through a string of misadventures becoming smitten with a lady motorcycle racer surviving a series of screwball attacks by a deranged killer and becoming a millionaire by inventing the Opti-grab handle for eyeglasses&ndash;and shows why he&rsquo;s one of the hottest comic performers in the world.
Saboteur | Blu Ray | (13/05/2013)
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Factory worker Barry Kane (Robert Cummings) finds himself branded an industrial saboteur after a fire breaks out in the workplace. The extinguisher he handed to his colleague and best friend itself burst into flame, and Kane is now on the run, determined to find the real culprit and so prove his innocence. The only person who believes his story is Patricia Martin (Priscilla Lane), who aids him in his flight from the authorities. Alfred Hitchcock's suspenseful chase film, a contribution to America's wartime propaganda, can be seen as a precursor to his later success 'North by Northwest'. Special Features: Saboteur: A Closer Look Alfred Hitchcock's Sketches Saboteur Theatrical Trailer