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  • Wolf Creek [2005] Wolf Creek | DVD | (10/07/2006) from £4.79  |  Saving you £11.20 (70.00%)  |  RRP £15.99

    How can you be found when no one knows you're missing? Three friends on a road trip in the remote Australian Outback are plunged into danger when they accept help from a seemingly friendly local... Greg McLean's truly terrifying thriller is based in part on real events from the infamous 'Backpacker Murders' which plagued Australia's Hume Highway between 1989 and 1992.

  • Antichrist [DVD] [2009] Antichrist | DVD | (11/01/2010) from £6.48  |  Saving you £9.51 (59.50%)  |  RRP £15.99

  • Hannibal [2001] Hannibal | DVD | (03/10/2011) from £4.09  |  Saving you £5.80 (58.10%)  |  RRP £9.99

    Having escaped the asylum in 'Silence of the Lambs' Dr Lecter goes into hiding in Florence. Back in America Mason Verger an old victim of the doctor's seeks revenge. Disfigured and confined to a life-support system he plans to draw Lecter out of his hiding place using the one thing he truly cares for: Clarice Starling...

  • Scum [1977] Scum | DVD | (13/06/2005) from £6.31  |  Saving you £6.58 (41.20%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Scum [Slip Case]

  • 24 Hour Party People - Single Disc Edition [2002] 24 Hour Party People - Single Disc Edition | DVD | (19/07/2004) from £5.99  |  Saving you £7.00 (53.90%)  |  RRP £12.99

    Beginning during the dawn of Factory Records--as Tony Wilson throws himself off a cliff for Granada TV--24 Hour Party People attempts to capture the essence of the ill-fated label which spawned Joy Division/New Order, The Happy Mondays and the venue that started modern Club Culture, the Hacienda in Manchester. Director Michael Winterbottom takes a very different approach to most music biographies, by making the film self-aware that it is a film and ironically looking at its own role within the history of the "Mad-chester" scene. Inspired by Wilson's autobiographical musings, the film is narrated in character by Steve Coogan as Wilson. He offers sporadic moments from his life--his "career" as a presenter at Granada and his several marriages--which in turn influence the destructive nature of the label he founded. Coogan's Wilson gives monologues to camera which remind the audience that what they are watching is only his perspective. Yet with Coogan in the title role it's impossible to ignore the similarities between Wilson and Alan Partridge; and although this adds instant humour to the film it also instantly pins Wilson with the comic "Partridge" tag of fated fool. The cinematography, on the other hand, tries faithfully to embody the feeling of the times, from grainy celluloid for the punk-like Joy Division gigs to bright, clean-cut images for the birth of the Hacienda. The film also benefits from an amazing soundtrack and strong supporting characters. It all adds up to a picture that's purely British in character: imbued with irony, down-and-out inspiration, and a touch of the surreal. On the DVD: 24 Hour Party People comes as a two-disc set, but there really is little need. Disc 1 is loaded with great extras, such as the deleted scenes, commentaries and Mad-chester musings, but the second disc is a little on the dull side. This really could have been just a single great DVD. There's an excellent screen and audio transfer that brings both the music and the lurid colours to life and the disc also offers that all-important function for hardcore clubbers: a hard of hearing option. --Nikki Disney

  • Halloween [2007] Halloween | DVD | (28/04/2008) from £6.99  |  Saving you £11.04 (55.20%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Inspired by Carpenter's 1978 original Rob Zombie's Halloween focuses on the early years of the young Michael Myers. After going on a murdering rampage in his home-town Michael is sentenced to 17 years of incarceration at the Smith's Grove Sanitarium maximum-security mental facility where he is treated by noted child behaviorist Dr. Samuel Loomis - the only person who can truly understand Michael's evil nature. Now 17 years later Michael escapes from the mental facility on Halloween and begins a murderous trek back to Haddonfield to continue his killing streak and seek resolution to events from his past. In Haddonfield Michael begins stalking a high school girl Laurie Strode and her friends Annie and Lynda. When Dr. Loomis now a successful author for his book on Michael hears of his escape he enlists the help of Haddonfield's Sheriff Brackett to find and put an end to Michael's reign of terror.

  • The Beaches Of Agnes [DVD] The Beaches Of Agnes | DVD | (22/02/2010) from £6.95  |  Saving you £9.04 (56.50%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Autobiographical documentary on the life of acclaimed Nouvelle Vague director Agn''s Varda.

  • Zack And Miri Make A Porno [2008] Zack And Miri Make A Porno | DVD | (23/03/2009) from £2.75  |  Saving you £17.24 (86.20%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Seth Rogan and Elizabeth Banks star in Kevin Smith's new film Zack And Miri Make A Porno. Lifelong platonic friends Zack (Rogen) and Miri (Banks) look to solve their respective cashflow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll however the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.

  • Crossing Over [DVD] [2009] Crossing Over | DVD | (23/11/2009) from £4.37  |  Saving you £15.12 (75.60%)  |  RRP £19.99

  • Scum [1979] Scum | DVD | (24/02/2003) from £3.25  |  Saving you £5.02 (41.90%)  |  RRP £11.99

    Raw violent and shocking Scum is a compelling story set in a contemporary Borstal. It tells of life in an institution run by violence and brutality rather than reason where the boy who can fight his way to the top of the heap and reign as Daddy will gain the respect of the inmates and sadistic screws alike. One of the most controversial films ever made in the UK and one which caused a furore when it was first screened on TV 'Scum' stars Ray Winstone as Carlin the one man prepared to struggle against all odds to be top dog in a system that is intent on breaking him.

  • Watchmen (1 Disc) [DVD] [2009] Watchmen (1 Disc) | DVD | (27/07/2009) from £2.99  |  Saving you £14.66 (73.30%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Everybody's favourite graphic novel comes to the screen (after years of rumours and false starts), less a roaring work of adaptation than a respectful and faithful take on a radical original. Watchmen is set in the mid-1980s, a time of increased nuclear tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, as Richard Nixon is enjoying his fifth term as president and the world's superheroes have been forcibly retired. (As you can probably tell, the mix of authentic history and alternate reality is heady.) Things begin with a bang: the mysterious high-rise murder of the Comedian (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), a masked hero with a checkered past, puts the rest of the retired superhero community on alert. The credits sequence, a series of tableaux that wittily catches us up on crime-fighting backstory, actually turns out to be the high point of the movie. Thereafter we meet the other caped and hooded avengers: the furious Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley), the inexplicably naked Dr. Manhattan (Billy Crudup, amidst much blue-skinned, genital-swinging digital work), Silk Spectre II (Malin Akerman), Nite Owl II (Patrick Wilson), and Ozymandias (Matthew Goode). The corkscrewing storytelling, which worked well in the comic book, gives the movie the strange sense of never quite getting in gear, even as some of the episodes are arresting. Director Zack Snyder (300) doesn't try to approximate the electric impact of the original (written by Alan Moore--who declined to be credited on the movie--and illustrated by Dave Gibbons) but retains careful fidelity to his source material. That doesn't feel right, even with the generally enjoyable roll-out of anecdotes. Even less forgivable is the blah acting, excepting Jeffrey Dean Morgan (lusty) and Patrick Wilson (mellow). Watchmen certainly fills the eyes, although less so the ears: the song choices are regrettable, especially during an embarrassing mid-air coupling between Nite Owl II and Silk Spectre II as they unite their--ah--Roman numerals. In the end it feels as though a huge work of transcription has been successfully completed, which isn't the same as making a full-blooded movie experience. --Robert Horton

  • Blow [2001] Blow | DVD | (19/11/2001) from £4.82  |  Saving you £14.70 (73.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    A briskly paced hybrid of Boogie Nights and Goodfellas, Blow chronicles the three-decade rise and fall of George Jung (Johnny Depp), a normal American kid who makes a personal vow against poverty, builds a marijuana empire in the 1960s, multiplies his fortune with the Colombian Medellín cocaine cartel, and blows it all with a series of police busts culminating in one final, long-term jail sentence. "Your dad's a loser," says this absentee father to his estranged but beloved daughter, and he's right: Blow is the story of a nice guy who made wrong choices all his life, almost single-handedly created the American cocaine trade and got exactly what he deserved. Directed by Ted Demme, the film is vibrantly entertaining, painstakingly authentic... and utterly aimless in terms of overall purpose. We can't sympathise with Jung's meteoric rise to wealth and the wild life, and Demme isn't suggesting that we should idolise a drug dealer. So what, exactly, is the point of Blow? Simply, it seems, to present Jung's story as the epitome of the coke-driven glory days, and to suggest, ever so subtly, that Jung isn't such a bad guy, after all. Anyone curious about his lifestyle will find this film amazing, and there's plenty of humour mixed with the constant threat of violence and paranoid anxiety. Demme has also populated the film with a fantastic supporting cast (although Penelopé Cruz grows tiresome as Jung's hedonistic wife), and this is certainly a compelling look at the other side of Traffic. Still, one wishes that Blow had a more viable reason for being: like a wild party, it leaves you with a hangover and a vague feeling of regret. --Jeff Shannon, Amazon.com

  • Suburra [DVD] Suburra | DVD | (05/09/2016) from £4.99  |  Saving you £13.00 (72.30%)  |  RRP £17.99

    Hidden in the shadows of the Colosseum, the SUBURRA district was the criminal underbelly of Ancient Rome, home to the city s darkest secrets. In modern times, crime and corruption has spread deep inside the city where everything - even the priesthood - can be bought for a price. From acclaimed director Stefano Sollima (Gomorrah, Romanzo Criminale and the forthcoming Sicario sequel, Soldado) and based on the novel co-written by Carlo Bonini & Giancarlo De Cataldo, SUBURRA takes place over seven days leading up to an Apocalypse as a former crime boss, known as Samurai , is instructed by corrupt Mafia families to use his influence to help turn the waterfront of Rome into a new Las Vegas. Elsewhere, after a night of excess leads to a young girl s death, politician Filippo Malgradi (Pierfrancesco Favino) becomes pivotal in a chain of events which see him drawn into a web woven by Samurai. As the countdown to the Apocalypse draws to a close, secrets are quickly unravelled as increasingly powerful gangsters become caught in the crossfire. As the city begins to crumble, all those involved must choose to sink or swim by betraying those closest to them. Featuring a soaring score by French electronic group M83, SUBURRA also stars Elio Germano (Best Actor at Cannes Film Festival for La Nostra Vita), Greta Scarano (Senza Nessuna Pietà), Alessandro Borghi (Don t Be Bad, Romanzo Criminale) and Claudio Amendola (La Scorta, Queen Margot). Following the film s huge domestic success, Netflix has commissioned a 10-part SUBURRA series the very first Netflix original series from Italy set to debut on the streaming service in 2017.

  • Ill Manors [DVD] Ill Manors | DVD | (08/10/2012) from £11.56  |  Saving you £6.85 (36.10%)  |  RRP £18.99

    We are all products of our environment. Some environments are just harder to survive in.Welcome to London, 2012. Home of the Olympic Games. Behind the veil of newly injected prosperity lies a community that's impossible to enter and even harder to escape...After 15 years in prison, ex-dealer Kirby wants three simple things; to take back his turf, to get laid and to take revenge on the gangsters who have disrespected him. But a humiliating run-in with his former protg sparks a chain of violence, vengeance and lethal reprisals that ripple through the community of drug dealers, pimps, and innocents all swept up into the cycle of violence and deception.Then there is Aaron, street-wise yet vulnerable, just trying to get by and do the right thing while his ruthless friend Ed will stop at nothing to reclaim a mobile phone, leading to deadly consequences.The highly anticipated feature length debut of award-winning musician Plan B (aka Ben Drew), Ill Manors is an explosive, unique crime thriller. Narratively linked through original music from Plan B himself, the film is a groundbreaking, visually stunning and gripping experience, laced with street-wise humour.

  • Death Sentence [2007] Death Sentence | DVD | (21/01/2008) from £2.97  |  Saving you £16.84 (84.20%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Adapted from Brian Garfield's novel Death Sentence features Kevin Bacon as Nick Hume a man who takes the law into his own hands. Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life. However one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him and his life... Forever. Transformed by grief Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.

  • Snatch [DVD] [2000] Snatch | DVD | (31/01/2011) from £4.99  |  Saving you £0.90 (15.00%)  |  RRP £5.99

    Guy Ritchie writer/director of Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels delivers another awe-inspiring directorial masterpiece. Snatch is an edgy and hilarious film about a diamond heist gone wrong a colourful Irish gypsy turned prizefighter and a very temperamental dog. In the heart of gangland two novice unlicensed boxing promoters Turkish (Jason Statham) and Tommy (Stephen Graham) get roped into organising a bare-knuckled fight with local kingpin villain and fellow boxing promoter Brick Top (Alan Ford). But it all goes wrong when Brick Top's fighter who is rigged to win is suddenly knocked out by the boys' wildcard Irish gypsy boxer One Punch Mickey O'Neil (Brad Pitt). Unfortunately things go from bad to worse as Mickey starts playing by his own rules and the duo find they are heading for a whole lot of trouble. Meanwhile en route to New York to deliver a stolen 84-carat diamond to head honcho Avi (Dennis Farina) Franky Four Fingers (Benicio Del Toro) is robbed of the stone. Forced to jump on the next plane to London Avi is by no means pleased. He hires local legend Bullet Tooth Tony (Vinnie Jones) to find Franky and the diamond. The hunt for the missing stone launches everyone into a spiral of double-crossing vendettas as different parties pursue personal agendas some of them farcical most of them illegal and all of them destined to spin completely out of control...

  • Blow [Blu-ray] [2001] Blow | Blu Ray | (13/10/2008) from £5.39  |  Saving you £12.60 (70.00%)  |  RRP £17.99

    George Jung (Johnny Depp) doesn't want to live like his father (Ray Liotta)--always short of money and always berated by his mother. So he sets off for California to live on the beach. George finds he can make a living selling drugs. One day he learns he could make more money by shipping drugs across the country. So he does. Needing a bigger supply of drugs he goes to Columbia finds his way to Medellin and meets Pablo Escobar (Cliff Curtis). George stumbles into becoming the biggest trafficker of cocaine in the U.S. In BLOW director Ted Demme and scriptwriters Nick Cassevetes and David McKenna chart George's strange course into a world of girls and sun drugs and fun. It's all so easy. But maybe one day George will run into trouble with other dealers or the police. Depp gives one of his best performances as George. And Demme's eccentric but successful casting includes German actress Franka Potente as George's girlfriend; Spanish actress Penelope Cruz as his wife; Australian actress Rachel Griffiths giving a withering performance as his mother; and Paul Reubens giving a beautifully judged performance as a hairdresser-cum-drug dealer.

  • The Raid 2 [DVD] [2014] The Raid 2 | DVD | (11/08/2014) from £2.49  |  Saving you £16.80 (84.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    After fighting his way out of a building filled with gangsters and madmen rookie Jakarta cop Rama thought he could resume a normal life. He couldn't have been more wrong. His triumph attracted the attention of the criminal underworld and with his family at risk Rama has only one choice - to join the gang undercover and begin a new odyssey of violence.

  • Goodfellas [Blu-ray] [1990] Goodfellas | Blu Ray | (11/06/2007) from £7.87  |  Saving you £17.12 (68.50%)  |  RRP £24.99

    Based on the true life best seller 'Wiseguy' by Nicholas Pileggi and backed by a dynamic pop/rock oldies soundtrack was named 1990's best film by the New York Los Angeles and National Society of Film Critics. And it earned six Academy Award Nominations. Robert De Niro received wide recognition for his performance as veteran criminal Jimmy The Gent Conway. And as the volatile Tommy DeVito Joe Pesci walked off with the Best Supporting Actor Oscar Academy Award nominee Lorraine Bracco Ray Liotta and Paul Sorvino also turned in electrifying performances. You have to see it to believe it.

  • Antichrist [Blu-ray] Antichrist | Blu Ray | (11/01/2010) from £8.48  |  Saving you £11.51 (57.60%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Winner Best Actress (Charlotte Gainsbourg) Cannes Film Festival 2009. Grieving for the death of their infant son a couple seek solace at Eden their remote woodland cabin. As they struggle to come to terms with their loss nature itself seems to turn against them. This stunningly photographed provocative and controversial take on the horror genre from maverick director Lars Von Trier (Dogville Manderlay) features stand-out performances from Charlotte Gainsbourg (21 Grams The Science of Sleep) and Willem Dafoe (Spider-Man 3 Inside Man).

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