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The Great Escape | DVD | (01/02/2000)
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The Great Escape image of Steve McQueen (as "The Cooler King") astride his motorcycle has entered silver-screen iconography, alongside Brando on his bike from The Wild One. Based on a true story about a group of POWs who mount a daring breakout from a supposedly inescapable Nazi prison camp, this rousing and suspenseful World War II epic features an all-star cast, including James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn, and David McCallum. --Jim Emerson
Brief Encounter | Blu Ray | (02/02/2009)
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Noel Coward's sensitive portrayal of what happens when two happily married strangers played by Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson meet and their acquaintance deepens into affection and eventually into love. It is the story of two people thrown together by the chance meeting of the title helpless in the face of their emotions but redeemed by their moral courage. Over the years few films have equalled the compassion and the realism of Brief Encounter.
Good Night, And Good Luck | Blu Ray | (03/08/2009)
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We will not walk in fear of one another.... Good Night And Good Luck George Clooney's second film as director takes place during the early days of broadcast journalism in 1950s America chronicling the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow (Strathairn) and Senator Joseph McCarthy with the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public Murrow and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly (Clooney) and Joe Wershba (Downey Jr.) in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'. A very public feud develops when the Senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental.
Flying Leathernecks | DVD | (05/06/2006)
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John Wayne and Robert Ryan co-star in Flying Leathernecks Nicholas Ray's intense 1951 war movie that managed to appeal to RKO studio chief Howard Hughes's passion for thrilling aerial footage while supplying Ray's own fascination with the human psyche under near-inhuman duress. Wayne plays Major Dan Kirby commander of a Marine Flying Corps squadron in the South Pacific of World War II. After witnessing the slaughter of men under his command at Midway Kirby is battle-hardened and in no mood for the familiar style of his executive officer (Ryan). Emotions are further strained as Kirby's pilots are picked off one by one in grueling missions leading to a crisis that ultimately forces each man to reevaluate his attitude toward sending men to their likely doom. The drama is built around extensive startling documentary footage of battle action in the sky but what makes Flying Leathernecks unique is its literate psychologically probing script.
Back to Bataan (John Wayne) | DVD | (05/06/2006)
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In Back To Bataan John Wayne plays Colonel Joe Madden a rough tough officer serving under General MacArthur during the Second World War. When American forces are forced to pull out of Bataan Madden volunteers to stay behind and organize the Filipino residents into a top flight guerilla force that will keep the Japanese on edge until MacArthur's promised return. There's some romance amid the suspense and sweaty action as an attractive Manila resistance liason (Fely Franquelli) falls for Wayne's second-in-command Captain Andres Bonifacio (Anthony Quinn) an earnest fighter trying to live up to his folk hero father's reputation. Madden however is too busy for women preferring to spend his time communicating by radio to his valiant men as they count the boats and plant the mines. The Duke is nicely understated in this atypical role a nice counterbalance to costar Quinn's typically impassioned performance. War film buffs should enjoy the film's appealing blend of action nail-biting suspense and jingoistic patriotism. Director Edward Dmytryk would later go on to direct The Caine Mutiny and The Young Lions.
The Seventh Seal | Blu Ray | (03/12/2007)
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The Black Death is wiping out the population of Europe as Antonius Block a knight returns disillusioned from the Crusades. Death appears before him but asking for a chance to live he proposes a game of chess whilst around him society collapses and religion becomes fervent and zealous. Long acclaimed as a cinematic masterpiece 'The Seventh Seal' is a stunning allegory of man's search for meaning in life.
Great Expectations | Blu Ray | (23/06/2008)
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David Lean directed this stylish film presentation of Charles Dickens' heart warming story of a young man befriending an escaped convict who becomes his unknown benefactor and of the consequences for the young man as he establishes himself in the world.
The White Countess | DVD | (03/11/2008)
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Set in 1930s Shanghai a blind American diplomat (Ralph Fiennes) develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee (Natasha Richardson) who works odd and sometimes illicit jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.
Make It Happen | DVD | (29/12/2008)
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Make It Happen stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Live Free or Die Hard) as Lauryn - a young woman from a small town who moves to Chicago with dreams of entering the Chicago School of Music and Dance. But after rejection and a series of misfortunes she finds herself working in a burlesque club. The club proves to be a place of conflict and self-discovery helping Lauryn to realize that even though plans may change dreams never do.
The Great Escape | DVD | (22/05/2006)
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One of the most ingenious and suspenseful adventure films of all time The Great Escape is a masterful collaboration between director John Sturges (The Magnificent Seven) screenwriters James Clavell (Shogun) and W.R. Burnett and composer Elmer Bernstein. Based on a true story it also features one of the most memorable theme tunes in movie history (and English football!). In 1943 the Germans opened Stalag Luft North a maximum security prisoner-of-war camp des
Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage | DVD | (24/11/2008)
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Inspired by the early life and the artwork of renowned painter Thomas Kinkade The Christmas Cottage is the story of how a small community and an aging mentor come to the aid of a family to save the only home they have ever known; and along the way teach a young man the meaning of love friendship and what it means to be an artist.
Objective Burma | DVD | (28/06/2013)
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On its first release in 1945, just after VJ day, Objective Burma came under fire in the British press--much as Saving Private Ryan would do some 40 years later--for portraying the jungle war as a solely American operation. But the passage of time has allowed the movie's many merits to outshine its narrow remit. The movie's bone-chilling portrayal of pain, sacrifice and endurance is astonishing; the jungle atmosphere is so persuasive you'd swear it was shot on the actual locations; and you'll never forget the terrifying last dark night on a mountainside--or the crocodiles. A paratroop captain (Errol Flynn) sets out with a platoon to attack a Japanese outpost in the jungle. The Americans reach their target, take out the enemy with almost balletic precision, then gear up to return home. This feels like the point when a conventional war movie would have reached its action-filled climax, but the journey has only begun. Ahead lies one of the most arduous and agonising adventures any World War II film ever offered, brilliantly directed by that underrated old master Raoul Walsh and photographed with almost tactile realism by the great James Wong Howe. Franz Waxman also contributes one of his finest music scores. Flynn is excellent (he had given his best performance ever in Walsh's Gentleman Jim three years earlier), and he's backed by a solid cast including Henry Hull (as an ageing war correspondent), James Brown, William Prince, George Tobias and Stephen Richards (soon to change his name to Mark Stevens). Incidentally, two of the writers, Alvah Bessie and Lester Cole, were later blacklisted; see if you can spot any Commie propaganda. --Richard T Jameson
Dan in Real Life | Blu Ray | (06/10/2008)
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Something's happening to Dan... It's Confusing It's awkward... It's family! From director Peter Hedges and starring Steve Carell and Juliette Binoche Dan In Real Life is a heartfelt comedy about an advice colimnist Dan Burns (Steve Carell) who is an expert on relationships but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother a son and a single parent.
Step Up | Blu Ray | (27/10/2008)
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He's a defiant rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks. She's a privileged dancer from an elite performing arts school. Their worlds couldn't be more different but when their fates collide the sparks between them fly igniting an exhilarating hip-hop-fuelled fairy tale about making your one shot at an improbable dream come true.
The Water Horse - Legend Of The Deep | Blu Ray | (30/06/2008)
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The Academy Award winning producer and special effects team behind The Lord Of The Rings join with Revolution Studios to bring The water Horse to the screen. The story of The Water Horse begins when a young boy named Angus MacMorrow takes home a mysterious object he finds on the beach. He soon realizes that it is a magical egg and finds himself raising an amazing creature: a mythical water horse. As he and his friend whom he names Crusoe form a bond of friendship Angus begins a journey of discovery protecting a secret that gives birth to a legend.
Lawrence of Arabia (Restored Version) | Blu Ray | (12/11/2012)
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Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture of 1962, Lawrence of Arabia stands as one of the most timeless and essential motion picture masterpieces. The greatest achievement of its legendary, Oscar-winning director David Lean (1962, Lawrence of Arabia; 1957, The Bridge on the River Kwai), the film stars Peter O'Toole - in his career-making performance - as T.E. Lawrence, the audacious World War I British army officer who heroically united rival Arab desert tribes and led them to war against the mighty Turkish Empire. Newly restored and re-mastered at 4K resolution, the massive scope and epic action of the Director's Cut of Lawrence of Arabia can now be experienced like never before in this landmark 50th Anniversary Edition Collectors Box Set. Box Set Includes: 88 page Coffee Table Book - With rare behind-the-scenes photos 70mm Film Frame - Individually numbered 3 Blu-ray Discs - Includes feature film and special features with new Blu-ray exclusives Soundtrack CD - With 2 previously un-released tracks and original score from the film Click Image To Enlarge
Maid In Manhattan | Blu Ray | (08/09/2008)
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Marisa Ventura is a single mother born and bred in the boroughs of New York City. She works as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. By a twist of fate and mistaken identity Marisa meets Christopher Marshall a handsome heir to a political dynasty who believes that she is a guest at the hotel. Fate steps in and throws the unlikely pair together for one night. When Marisa's true identity is revealed the two find that they are worlds apart even though the distance separating them is just a subway ride between Manhattan and the Bronx.
Northfork | DVD | (09/11/2009)
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