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  • Pulp Fiction (Collector's Edition) [1994] Pulp Fiction (Collector's Edition) | DVD | (14/10/2002) from £3.70  |  Saving you £0.03 (0.30%)  |  RRP £11.99

    With Pulp Fiction writer-director Quentin Tarantino stunned the filmmaking world, exploding into prominence as a cinematic heavyweight contender after initial success with 1992's Reservoir Dogs. But Pulp Fiction was more than just the follow-up to an impressive first feature, or the winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival, or a script stuffed with the sort of juicy bubblegum dialogue actors just love to chew, or the vehicle that re-established John Travolta on the A-list, or the relatively low-budget ($8 million) independent showcase for an ultra-hip mixture of established marquee names and rising stars from the indie scene (among them Samuel L Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Harvey Keitel, Christopher Walken, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Julia Sweeney, Kathy Griffin and Phil Lamar). It was more, even, than an unprecedented $100-million-plus hit for indie distributor Miramax. Pulp Fiction was a sensation. It packs so much energy and invention into telling its non-chronologically interwoven short stories (all about temptation, corruption and redemption among modern criminals, large and small) it leaves viewers both exhilarated and exhausted--hearts racing and knuckles white from the ride. (Oh, and the infectious, surf-guitar-based soundtrack is tastier than a Royale with Cheese.) --Jim Emerson

  • A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + UV Copy) [2011][Region Free] A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + UV Copy) | Blu Ray | (05/11/2012) from £15.39  |  Saving you £0.60 (3.80%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Six years have elapsed since Guantanemo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold's doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in hand, he inadvertently burns down Harold's father-in-law's beloved Christmas tree. To fix the problem, Harold and Kumar embark on a mission through New York City to find the perfect Christmas tree, once again stumbling into trouble at every single turn. 2D Special Features Through the Haze with Tom Lennon Deleted Scenes

  • Secretary [2003] Secretary | DVD | (05/01/2004) from £4.50  |  Saving you £5.86 (29.30%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Secretary is a kinky love story featuring a standout performance by Maggie Gyllenhaal, an offbeat young actress in her first starring role. Gyllenhaal plays Lee, a nervous girl who compulsively cuts herself, but who then gets a job as a secretary for Edward, an imperious lawyer (James Spader, an old hand at tales of perverse affection). Edward's reprimands for typos and spelling errors begin with mild humiliation, but as Lee responds to his orders--which are driven as much by his own anxieties and fears as any sense of order--the punishments escalate to spankings, shackles and more. Secretary walks a fine line: it finds sly humour in these sadomasochistic doings without turning them into a gag and it takes Lee and Edward's mutual desires seriously without getting self-righteous or pompous. Certainly not a movie for everyone, but some people may be unexpectedly stirred up by this smart and steamy tale of repressed passion. --Bret Fetzer

  • The Evil Dead [UMD Universal Media Disc] The Evil Dead | UMD | (17/10/2005) from £14.61  |  Saving you £-8.62 (-143.90%)  |  RRP £5.99

  • Snatch [UMD Universal Media Disc] Snatch | UMD | (31/10/2005) from £15.48  |  Saving you £2.51 (14.00%)  |  RRP £17.99

  • Postal [2008] Postal | DVD | (20/10/2008) from £8.99  |  Saving you £0.00 (0.00%)  |  RRP £15.99

    In the ironically named city of Paradise a recently laid-off guy (Zack Ward) teams up with his cult-leading uncle (Foley) to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus but a far more sinister intent.

  • Beautiful Creatures [2001] Beautiful Creatures | DVD | (23/07/2001) from £11.97  |  Saving you £8.02 (40.10%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Firmly in the spirit of the late 90s wave of British crime films, Beautiful Creatures stars Rachel Weisz and Susan Lynch as two young Glasgow women united against their brutally abusive boyfriends. With a corpse in the bathroom, a golf bag with a secret and seedy detective on their trail Dorothy (Lynch) and Petula (Weisz) hatch an ill-conceived fake kidnapping as their passport from an impossible situation. The film is an entertaining 84 minutes, but though there are several suspense scenes and some queasily amusing black comedy the TV style direction and generic plot fail to deliver any originality. First time feature director Bill Eagles concentrates on winning strong performances from an excellent cast and referencing The Wizard of Oz (1939) (Dorothy has a dog called Pluto, rather than Toto), Wild at Heart (2000) (watch Pluto and those fingers). Added to these are references to Thelma and Louise (1991), Shallow Grave (1994), Butterfly Kiss (1995), Bound (1996), and the film its title echoes, Heavenly Creatures (1994). Considering the graphic violence against women this would have been a stronger, more honest film had it taken itself seriously. As it is, the fashionable yet often inappropriate humour prevents Beautiful Creatures making any serious point about women's reaction to male violence, the finale degenerating into routine feel-good exploitation. On the DVD: This is a bare-bones release with brief on-screen production notes, cast and crew credits, a page about Universal's DVD email newsletter and a static menu. The Dolby Digital 5.1 sound locks most of the audio to the centre speaker, though there's plenty of dog-barking all around the room. The anamorphically enhanced 1.77-1 transfer clearly cuts off part of the original image at both sides of the screen and is often, especially in the many night scenes, far grainier than one would expect from a feature film released in the year 2000. --Gary S Dalkin

  • Peep Show Peep Show | DVD | (01/05/2006) from £5.35  |  Saving you £0.00 (0.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Welcome to the ordinary world of Jeremy and Mark - two very ordinary wierdos. Peep Show is the innovative comedy series from Channel 4 seen through the eyes of the core characters. In an inventive twist their inner thoughts and feelings can be heard - whether they be dark stupid or embarrassingly over-blown. Wannabe popstar Jeremy (Robert Webb) is a lazy man with big ideas mostly about himself. He has been thrown out by his ex 'Big Suze' and has ended up living with Mark (David Mitchell) his old friend who has completely different no-pain-no-gain view of the world. Socially dysfunctional in their different ways Mark and Jeremy have an unhealthy reliance on one another - a dependance that can turn to frustration. And to further complicate their existence Mark - in his cack handed way - is in pursuit of the love of his life co-worker Sophie (Olivia Coleman) while Jeremy lives in awe of his idiotic and manipulative mate Super Hans and their beautiful brittle neighbour Toni...

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