Fortitude is a place like nowhere else. Although surrounded by the savage beauty of the Arctic landscape Fortitude is one of the safest towns on Earth. There has never been a violent crime here. Until now. In such a close-knit community a murder touches everyone and the unsettling mysterious horror of this crime threatens the future of the town itself.
Set in the near future the Catholic Church has joined with other great western religions in an ecumenical movement that has irradicated much of original religious doctrines. A group of Irish monks rebel and begin saying the mass in Latin again and are starting to receive an international following. Martin Sheen is sent from Rome to bring them to task and to make them conform but the monks struggle to decide what is truly essential to their worship and what is not.
Starring Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow, "Sylvia" is a story of the love, passion, wit and despair between two of the 20th century's most brilliant minds, the American poet Sylvia Plath and the British poet Ted Hughes.
1910. One dynasty holds sway over the most powerful nations of the world at its heart is the British Monarchy and its youngest member Prince Johnnie. A loving insightful and humorous child Johnnie is witness to some of the most momentous events in the history of our times. As a baby he is surrounded by the extravagant court of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra at the height of British Imperial power. But as the Great War looms his newly crowned father George V and his mother Queen Mary become embroiled in the tumult of world affairs and do not have time to see their special child as he grows. He is prone to epileptic fits and the medical profession consider him to be an imbecile and as such an embarrassment to the family. As the landscape of Europe changes forever Johnnie is looked after in a remote farm house in the Sandringham estate by his devoted nurse Lalla. Dedicating her life to the little boy she determines to remind the monarchy that Johnnie is at heart a true prince.
The greatest story ever told comes to DVD! The largest television production ever undertaken sold in more than 140 countries worldwide The Bible Series has received 11 Emmy and 3 Cable Ace nominations and an Emmy award for Outstanding Miniseries. Over fifteen years in development and a further ten in the making the series' aim is to bring the stories of the Old Testament to life for contemporary audiences using big screen film methods and the best actors and directors available. Its cast of world-renowned stars include Sir Ben Kingsley Dennis Hopper Gary Oldman Oliver Reed Richard Harris Sean Bean Christopher Lee Jonathan Pryce and Elizabeth Hurley. The films' directors include Academy and Emmy award-winners Joseph Sargent Roger Young Nicolas Roeg and Robert Markowitz with title music composed arranged and conducted by the legendary film composer Ennio Morricone. This exclusive set boasts over 35 hours of lavish productions that you will treasure forever.
This animated work stays close to the original story by Kenneth Grahame which follows Toad Rat Mole and Badger as they pursue their lives along the river bank defeat the animals of the wild wood and reclaim Toad's ancestral home from the Weasels.
Enter a spectacular world of whimsy fun and fantasy in this acclaimed visual extravaganza. Leslie Zevo is a fun-loving adult who must save his late father's toy factory from his evil uncle a war-loving general who builds weapons disguised as toys. Aided by his sister and girlfriend Leslie sets out to thwart his uncle and restore joy and innocence to their special world.
This BBC dramatisation of three of Elizabeth Gaskell's novels captures the small absurdities and tragedies in the lives of the people of Cranford a small rural Cheshire town inhabited largely by women. This is a community that runs on cooperation and gossip at the very heart of which are the daughters of the former rector: Miss Deborah Jenkyns and her sister Miss Matty. But domestic peace is constantly threatened in the form of financial disaster imagined burglaries tragic accidents and the reapparance of long-lost relatives.
One of the bible's great stories as Samson uses his colossal strength to over throw the Philistines. A beautiful Philistine woman betrays a man whose strength can single-handedly defeat entire armies in this dramatization of the famous Bible story. A story of faith and conflicting loyalties.
This stunning slipcased 6-disc box set of The Judi Dench Collection features eight stunning performances of star-studded BBC productions spanning four decades from the career of Academy Award-winning British actress Dame Judi Dench.
Viceroy's House in Delhi was the home of the British rulers of India. After 300 years, that rule was coming to an end. For 6 months in 1947, Lord Mountbatten, great grandson of Queen Victoria, assumed the post of the last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people. The film's story unfolds within that great House. Upstairs lived Mountbatten together with his wife and daughter; downstairs lived their 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants. As the political elite - Nehru, Jinnah and Gandhi - converged on the House to wrangle over the birth of independent India, conflict erupted. A decision was taken to divide the country and create a new Muslim homeland: Pakistan. It was a decision whose consequences reverberate to this day.
Two struggling, rather eccentric actors Tom (Dylan Moran) and O'Malley (Michael Caine) prove the little known adage that bad actors make great crooks.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Jude Law play an intrepid reporter and ace aviator determined to stop an evil mastermind behind a plot to destroy the earth.
They didn't take orders... they took over. Based on the true story of the rise of organized crime in America during Prohibition. Four now-famous thugs from humble origins and diverse ethnic backgrounds become rich and powerful gangsters through bootlegging.
Amy and Rory are trapped on a crashing space liner and the only way The Doctor can rescue them is to save the soul of a lonely old miser in a festive edition of the time-travelling adventure written by Steven Moffat. But is Kazran Sardick the richest man in Sardicktown beyond redemption? And what is lurking in the fogs of Christmas Eve?
When Kate (Helena Bonham-Carter) falls in love with a penniless journalist named Merton (Linus Roache) she faces an impossible choice: marry him and live in poverty or give him up to receive her inheritance. Of course there is one unthinkable option. Kate could have Merton seduce the beautiful American heiress Millie Theale (Alison Elliott) who's dying and has no one to leave her fortune to! But in doing so Kate risks losing what she values most Merton's own heart. See for yourself how far these lovers will go to have it all - money love and passion and the ultimate price they must pay in the film that has everyone talking!
Charlotte Gray Cate Blanchett stars as a young Scottish woman recruited by the Secret Service who ends up risking her life to find the man she loves. Based on Sebastian Faulks' best selling novel. The Land Girls The comical and heart-warming tale of three young women who encounter tragedy passion and love during wartime.
This mammoth box set features eight works of Dennis Potter spread over eleven discs. The Singing Detective:Slowly recovering from a terrible skin disease in a busy National Health hospital cynical thriller writer Phillip Marlow continues to unravel the traumas of his wartime boyhood while working through the plot of his greatest detective story - with himself as a crooning '40s detective on the trail of murderous Nazi plotters. But what is real and what is imagined? As childh
Minnie Driver and Mary McCormack star in this London action comedy as friends, a nurse and a teacher, who overhear a conversation on a mobile phone about a robbery and decide to try and con the money from the thieves.
Quirke is the chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue - a charasmatic loner whose job takes him into fascinating places as he investigates sudden death in 1950s Dublin. His pleasures in life are raw and deep a drink a smoke good food a woman. One woman in particular - his adoptive brother's wife Sarah - and the forbidden love that has shaped and dominated Quirke's life. Adapted from the novels by John Banville writing as Benjamin Black the three feature length films - Christine Falls The Silver Swan and Elegy for April - reveal the tangled truth about Quirke's living family even as he uncovers the secrets of the Dublin dead.
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