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  • Detroit Rock City [1999] Detroit Rock City | DVD | (24/04/2000) from £3.81  |  Saving you £16.18 (80.90%)  |  RRP £19.99

    It's hard to call Detroit Rock City a "coming of age" movie--since it's hard to argue that any of the characters do any genuine growing up. But even though it's about four young metalheads trying to get to a Kiss concert, the movie actually has more in common with sincere portraits of adolescence than it does with raucous teen comedies. The four heroes are members of a teen metal band called Mystery (written in the same font as the letters of Kiss, lest anyone mistake their source of inspiration). After the drummer's religiously zealous mother burns their tickets to a long-awaited concert in nearby Detroit, the boys go anyway and try to get tickets through theft, skullduggery, and entering a male stripper contest. The jokes are broad and the movie culminates in an orgy of male adolescent wish-fulfilment, but here and there some loving attention is paid to the details of 1970s teenage life--the haircuts, clothes, and toys the film-makers probably had when they were kids. Edward Furlong (John Connor from Terminator 2, now grown up) as the band's singer exudes his particular lopsided charm; the rest of the cast play their parts with similar high spirits. Though Detroit Rock City was probably meant to be a no-holds-barred comedy in the vein of American Pie, the end result is curiously wistful; no one's going to mistake it for The Last Picture Show, but something sincere and elegiac lurks in those bang-covered eyes. --Bret Fetzer, Amazon.com:On the DVD: Director Adam Rifkin gives a chaotic but funny commentary about a subject clearly dear to his heart; Gene Simmons is more level-headed but no less fascinating in his own commentary as he talks about his transition from a naive nine-year-old immigrant from Israel to the extravagant showman of Kiss. Hardcore Kiss fans will also appreciate another commentary track in which the other members of the band are interviewed on the telephone by associate producer Tim Sullivan. There's a good "making of" featurette with contributions from all involved. Four deleted scenes show how certain sections were cut for length, and you can also watch the complete "Detroit Rock City" concert footage. Also included are two original music videos: Everclear's cover of "The Boys Are Back in Town", and "Strutter" by The Donnas. The movie's trailer and cast and crew biographies round off a good DVD package. --Mark Walker

  • Withnail and I [1986] Withnail and I | DVD | (12/11/2001) from £5.65  |  Saving you £13.40 (67.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Set in 1969, the year in which the hippy dreams of so many young Englishmen went sour, 1986's Bruce Robinson's Withnail and I is an enduring British cult. Fellow enthusiasts cry immortal phrases from the endlessly brilliant script to one another like mating calls; "Scrubbers!", "We want the finest wines known to humanity and we want them now!" Withnail is played by the emaciated but defiantly effete Richard E Grant, "I" (i.e., Marwood) by Paul McGann. Out-of-work actors living in desperate penury in a rancid London flat, their lives are a continual struggle to keep warm, alive and in Marwood's case sane, until the pubs open. A sojourn in the country cottage of Withnail's gay Uncle Monty only redoubles their privations--they have to kill a live chicken to eat. The arrival of Monty spells further misery for Marwood as he must fend off his attentions. This borderline homophobic interlude apart, Withnail and I is a delight, enhanced by an aimless but appallingly eventful plot. Popular among students, it strikes a chord with anyone who has undergone a period of debauchery and impoverished squalor prior to finding their way onto life's straight and narrow.--David Stubbs

  • Deuce Bigalow Male Gigolo [2000] Deuce Bigalow Male Gigolo | DVD | (05/03/2001) from £3.59  |  Saving you £12.40 (77.50%)  |  RRP £15.99

    The title character of Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, played by Saturday Night Live alumnus and Adam Sandler sidekick Rob Schneider, is a miserable fish-tank cleaner who stumbles onto a new and different lifestyle when he looks after the fish of a high-priced male prostitute (Oded Fehr from The Mummy). Deuce teams up with a man-pimp (Eddie Griffin), gets harassed by a crazed cop (William Forsythe), and of course falls in love with a cute client (Arija Bareikis). The nonsensical plot is festooned with gags about wet T-shirts, foul-mouthed senior citizens, flatulence, Tourette's syndrome, narcolepsy, and just about everything else you might imagine. More surprising is that, by and large, the movie works. It's a combination of bad taste and goodheartedness, similar to There's Something About Mary, which Deuce Bigalow is clearly emulating. It's not the pat "people should learn to accept themselves for who they are" theme or the formulaic happy ending; it's that the movie understands that sex is not the same thing as happiness or contentment. For all its crassness, Deuce Bigalow actually treats its characters as people, and the result is silly, obnoxious, and enjoyable. --Bret Fetzer, Amazon.com

  • 21 And Over [Blu-ray] 21 And Over | Blu Ray | (09/09/2013) from £3.99  |  Saving you £11.00 (73.40%)  |  RRP £14.99

    Please note this is a region B Blu-ray and will require a region B or region free Blu-ray player in order to play.   Miles Teller and Justin Chon star in this comedy written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, screenwriters of 'The Hangover'. The night before the medical school interview that will determine his entire future, a promising college student is dragged out by his two oldest friends to celebrate his 21st birthday. But as one beer leads inevitably to another, the evening spirals into a grand misadventure of mayhem and debauchery that will have far-reaching effects for the whole trio.   Actors Skylar Astin, Miles Teller, Sarah Wright, Justin Chon, Julian Gavilanes Directors Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Classification 15 Run Time 93 minutes  

  • 21 Jump Street [Blu-ray] [2012] 21 Jump Street | Blu Ray | (09/07/2012) from £3.74  |  Saving you £19.00 (82.60%)  |  RRP £22.99

    Former high school foes turned rookie cop partners can't catch a break - until they're assigned to pose as students and bust a drug ring inside their old alma mater. Living like teenagers again, they slip back into their adolescent selves and risk the case - and their friendship - with hysterically disastrous results! Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum and Ice Cube star in this outrageously hilarious action-comedy.

  • American Pie 7: Book Of Love [DVD] American Pie 7: Book Of Love | DVD | (07/12/2009) from £2.19  |  Saving you £10.80 (83.10%)  |  RRP £12.99

  • Going The Distance [DVD] Going The Distance | DVD | (31/01/2011) from £2.82  |  Saving you £13.17 (82.40%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Erin (Drew Barrymore) and Garrett (Justin Long) strike sparks for a summer fling in New York City but neither expects it to last once Erin heads home to San Francisco and Garrett remains behind for his Big Apple job. But after six increasingly romantic weeks neither is sure they want it to end. So despite the opposing coasts naysaying friends and family and a few unexpected temptations the couple just might have found something like love. And helped by a lot of texting sexting and late-night phone calls they might actually go the distance.

  • The Inbetweeners 2 [Blu-ray] [2014] The Inbetweeners 2 | Blu Ray | (01/12/2014) from £4.99  |  Saving you £17.00 (77.30%)  |  RRP £21.99

    The Inbetweeners 2 reunites Jay Neil Simon and Will for their latest critically acclaimed smash-hit comedy adventure. Having left school in the summer the boys have gone their separate ways most noticeably Jay who delights in telling the others via email that he is on a ‘mental gap year’ in the ‘sex capital of the world’ – Australia. Neil is desperate to see Jay and Will and Simon are having such a miserable time at Uni they decide they might as well visit him to see what the fuss is about. Once in Oz the boys discover Jay’s tales of super-stardom in Sydney aren’t quite true but Will sees this as an opportunity to embark on a travelling experience with cool people who are doing a gap year properly. What follows is an “hilarious” (The Sun) and “relentlessly funny” (The Times) romp through camp-fire singing unintentional proposals water-slide disgrace dolphin feeding and a trip to the outback for some real travelling. Will they survive?

  • Hot Tub Time Machine [Blu-ray] Hot Tub Time Machine | Blu Ray | (22/04/2013) from £10.48  |  Saving you £14.51 (58.10%)  |  RRP £24.99

    <i>Hot Tub Time Machine</i> follows a group of best friends who've become bored with their adult lives: Adam (John Cusack) has been dumped by his girlfriend; Nick's (Craig Robinson) wife controls his every move; and video game -obsessed Jacob (Clark Duke) won't leave his basement. After a crazy night of drinking in a ski resort hot tub, the men wake up, heads' pounding, in the year 1986.

  • Dude Where's my Car? [2000] [2001] Dude Where's my Car? | DVD | (10/12/2001) from £2.19  |  Saving you £10.80 (83.10%)  |  RRP £12.99

    An entry into an already rather overcrowded market, Dude, Where's My Car? is a very dumb but exuberant comedy aimed fairly and squarely at the teen market. An attempt to recreate the classic feel of certain movies from the late 80s and early 90s, it centres around two hopeless individuals (Jesse and Chester) and their efforts to piece together the night before and, more importantly, find Jesse's car. The plot--such as it is, takes in many a convoluted turn with the introduction of transsexual strippers and aliens but still finds itself stretched thin over the course of the meagre 79 minutes. The film's aspirations are clear. With it's central duo and infuriating use of catchphrases it is almost a direct steal from Wayne's World and Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, both of which are leagues ahead in terms of writing, performance and general style. The humour here is base and far too obvious, concentrating on the old standbys of sex and toilets, plus a small dig at blind children along the way. For a better example of such humour head for the genuinely funny American Pie or, for a teen comedy with actual intelligence and panache, the peerless 10 Things I Hate About You. On The DVD: The extensive range of extra features are in keeping with the overall style of the project. The audio commentary from director Danny Leiner and his two main stars is simply a succession of in-jokes and childish hysterics, while the behind the scenes documentary is equally banal. There is a selection of extended scenes, trailers and TV spots plus a music video from Grand Theft Auto, the best thing about the whole package. --Phil Udell

  • Your Sister's Sister [DVD] Your Sister's Sister | DVD | (29/10/2012) from £6.59  |  Saving you £11.40 (63.40%)  |  RRP £17.99

    A heart-warming comedy about friendship, love and life, Your Sister&rsquo;s Sister stars Emily Blunt and Mark Duplass in the new feature from Lynn Shelton. When Jack (Duplass) finds himself down on his luck, best friend Iris (Blunt) suggests he spend a weekend at her families remote island retreat. Upon arriving Jack discovers Iris's sister Hannah (Rosemarie Dewitt) had the same idea and the two find solace together in sharing their issues and drunkenly kiss. When Iris arrives the next morning unannounced she further complicates matters for an already confused and bumbling Jack.

  • I Give It a Year [Blu-ray] [2013] I Give It a Year | Blu Ray | (03/06/2013) from £7.90  |  Saving you £17.09 (68.40%)  |  RRP £24.99

    I Give It A Year is a brand new comedy from the writer of Borat and Bruno that lifts the veil on the realities of the first year of marriage. Starting where other romantic comedies finish, I Give It A Year asks what happens after the epic romance and the fairy-tale wedding? When the confetti has been recycled and the presents packed away. Since they met at a party, ambitious high-flyer Nat and struggling novelist Josh have been deliriously happy despite their differences. As those luminary philosophers DJ Kool Kat and Paula Abdul once decreed, it appears that opposites attract, Josh is a thinker, Nat's a doer, he's laissez faire and she's quite anal...but the spark between them is undeniable. Their wedding is a dream come true, but not everyone shares their excitement. Family, friends and even the minister who marries them aren't convinced that they can last. As they settle into real life together, their apparent incompatibility only makes Nat and Josh more determined to make it work, but soon the absurdities and flaws they once found so endearing are irritating the hell out of each other. Chloe, Josh's ex-girlfriend, and Guy, Nat's handsome American client, could offer attractive alternatives... With their first anniversary approaching, neither wants to be the first to give up, but will they make it?

  • Double Whammy [2001] Double Whammy | DVD | (10/11/2003) from £10.28  |  Saving you £-15.00 (-93.80%)  |  RRP £15.99

    A world-weary police detective (Leary) who fails to stop a fast-food restaurant massacre struggles to regain his departmental reputation public image and self-worth...

  • Couples Retreat [Blu-ray] [2009] Couples Retreat | Blu Ray | (08/02/2009) from £4.00  |  Saving you £20.99 (84.00%)  |  RRP £24.99

  • Away We Go [DVD] Away We Go | DVD | (01/02/2010) from £2.98  |  Saving you £14.74 (81.90%)  |  RRP £17.99

    John Krasinski (The Office) and Maya Rudolph (Saturday Night Live) star in the heartfelt film that explores the comedic twists and turns in one couple's journey across contemporary America. Anticipating the birth of their first child longtime couple Burt (Krasinski) and Verona (Rudolph) embark on an ambitious itinerary to visit friends and family in order to find their perfect home. Featuring a remarkable soundtrack and an incredible ensemble cast - including Jeff Daniels Allison Janney Maggie Gyllenhaal Catherine O'Hara and Jim Gaffigan.

  • Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World [DVD] Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World | DVD | (05/11/2012) from £2.59  |  Saving you £17.40 (87.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    There are 21 days left until the end of the world. Meek salesman Dodge (Steve Carell - The 40 Year Old Virgin) has been suddenly deserted by his wife and now has no idea how to spend his last remaining days. When a riot breaks out around his building, Dodge escapes in the car of his extraverted neighbour Penny (Keira Knightley - Pirates of the Caribbean). Seizing the moment, they embark on a hilarious road trip to reunite with their loved ones &ndash; Dodge with his long lost high school sweetheart and Penny with her family. On the road together, the unlikely traveling companions' respective personal journeys accelerate, and their outlooks - if not the world's - brighten.

  • Going The Distance [Blu-ray] Going The Distance | Blu Ray | (31/01/2011) from £2.81  |  Saving you £20.18 (87.80%)  |  RRP £22.99

    Erin (Drew Barrymore) and Garrett (Justin Long) strike sparks for a summer fling in New York City but neither expects it to last once Erin heads home to San Francisco and Garrett remains behind for his Big Apple job. But after six increasingly romantic weeks neither is sure they want it to end. So despite the opposing coasts naysaying friends and family and a few unexpected temptations the couple just might have found something like love. And helped by a lot of texting sexting and late-night phone calls they might actually go the distance.

  • Paul [DVD] Paul | DVD | (13/06/2011) from £3.99  |  Saving you £16.00 (80.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz Shaun of the Dead) reunite for the comedy adventure Paul as two sci-fi geeks whose pilgrimage takes them to America's UFO heartland. While there they accidentally meet an alien who brings them on an insane road trip that alters their universe forever. For the past 60 years an alien named Paul (voiced by Seth Rogen) has been hanging out at a top-secret military base. For reasons unknown the space-traveling smart ass decides to escape the compound and hop on the first vehicle out of town-a rented RV containing Earthlings Graeme Willy (Pegg) and Clive Gollings (Frost). Chased by federal agents and the fanatical father of a young woman that they accidentally kidnap Graeme and Clive hatch a fumbling escape plan to return Paul to his mother ship. And as two nerds struggle to help one little green man might just take his fellow outcasts from misfits to intergalactic heroes...

  • Friends With Money Friends With Money | DVD | (25/09/2006) from £2.99  |  Saving you £17.00 (85.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Frances McDormand stars as Jane a successful dress designer who has taken to wild public outbursts stops washing her hair and is married to a kind man who might be gay (Simon McBurney). Joan Cusack is Franny a multimillionaire who appears to have the perfect life with her husband (Greg Germann) and kids. Catherine Keener plays Christine who is building her dream house and writing a screenplay with her husband (Jason Isaacs) as their life together is crumbling. And the youngest of the foursome Olivia (Jennifer Aniston) is a pot-smoking ne'er-do-well who works as a maid stalks her ex-lover and has a thing about not paying for certain high-end cosmetics. As they prepare to attend a major fundraiser for ALS they all take stock of their lives reaching some very difficult conclusions...

  • A Room For Romeo Brass [2000] A Room For Romeo Brass | DVD | (25/03/2002) from £3.99  |  Saving you £9.00 (69.30%)  |  RRP £12.99

    Twelve year-old Romeo and friend Gavin live next door to each other. They are best mates with a shared sense of humour that helps them to survive in a landscape of comic losers and broken dreams. But their friendship is put to the test by a chance encounter. After a stranger saves them from being beaten up the boys are only too happy to help their new hero and pal in his quest to date Romeo's sister. Little do they realise that they are being drawn into a dangerous obsession viol

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