Bruce Willis plays a former hostage negotiator forced to make an impossible choice in this taught thriller.
Sir John Mills Peter Davison and Serena Scott Thomas star in this warm funny and romantic story of a woman forced to make a new life for herself in a Cornish seaside town. Based on Mary Wesley's bestselling novel Harnessing Peacocks is adapted by the multi-award-winning Andrew Davies (The Way We Live Now Bridget Jones' Diary). As a teenager the beautiful Hebe was disowned by her family after becoming pregnant by a masked stranger during a fiesta in the Italian town of Lucca. Twelve years on she has established herself in an unattractive terraced street in Penzance. Her official profession is part-time cook catering to rich old ladies who value her personal attention. But Hebe has another source of income: she is a prostitute with a very limited set of wealthy male clients - her peacocks. The income from her dual role enables her to send her illegitimate son Silas to boarding school. Then a mysterious figure enters the network of discreetly intersecting relationships that exists between Hebe her clients and their families. And he is certain that he recognises her...
Sarah Michelle Gellar returns as the teen thrust into a supernatural world where she must become Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Buffy boasts a rabid fan base and has spawned a spin off Angel based on a troubled vampire played by David Boreanaz. This collection features all 22 episodes of the third season. Episodes Comprise: 1. Anne 2. Dead Man's Party 3. Faith Hope And Trick 4. Beauty And The Beasts 5. Homecoming 6. Band Candy 7. Revelations 8. Lover's Walk
A policeman is shot dead and two South London boys stand accused of his murder. The verdict and the sentence passed the crime. Both the verdict and the sentence were subsequently quashed. This is the case that shocked the nation.
She is the mistress of several eligible men; he is the lover from her past... Based on the novel by Mary Wesley.
Based on Andrew Morton's bestselling book the film traces Diana's transformation from shy young girl to public icon and sophisticated princess whose fairy tale marriage to Prince Charles soon turned into a nightmare well hidden outside the walls of Buckingham Palace. Until the book and this film revealed Diana's side of the story: her marital troubles her loneliness inside the royal family her suicide attempts and her struggles with bulimia. With this critically acclaimed film the world reached a new understanding of this complex fascinating woman.
From the director of The Krays comes a horrifying true story of injustice and murder..... A policeman is shot dead and two South London boys stand accused of his murder. The verdict and the sentence passed upon the young Derek Bentley proved to be as controversial as the crime. Both the verdict and the sentence were subsequently quashed. This is the case that shocked the nation.
Action-packed Season Three develops major characters and plot lines brewing over the last couple of years. The Mayor, this season's major baddie, wants to become an invincible demon by slaughtering everyone at Sunnydale High's graduation ceremony but he's going to torture them all by giving his speech first. Bad-girl vampire-slayer Faith wants to get one over on Buffy and becomes even more rotten. Angel comes back from hell but isn't sure what to do about his girlfriend. Willow meets her evil gay vampire duplicate from another dimension. Xander loses his virginity but still has to contemplate his essential uselessness. Cordelia gets less whiny and has to work in a dress-shop when her father becomes bankrupt. Giles wears tweed and drinks tea, though it is revealed that he used to be a warlock and in a punk band. Besides the soap opera, there are monsters, curses and vampires (inevitably). --Kim Newman On the DVD: The DVDs are presented in a standard television 4:3 picture ratio and in a clear Dolby sound that does full justice both to the sparkling dialogue and to the always impressive indie-rock and orchestral scores. Special features include an overview of Season Three by its creator Joss Whedon, and by writers Marti Noxon, David Fury, Doug Petrie and Jane Espenson and documentaries on the weapons, clothes special effects of the show and the speech/verbal tone which makes it what it is-"Buffyspeak". The episodes "Helpless", "Bad Girls", "Consequences" and "Earshot" have commentaries by, Fury, Petrie, director James Gershman and Espenson, in which we find out some fascinating details about the way the scripts mutate and about the particular illuminations added to scripts by actors' performances. After complaints about the Season 2 DVD packaging, the disc envelopes include a protective coating. --Roz Kaveney
Welcome to an urban underworldof pleasure and pain where flesh-fueled slaughter is the ultimate high. Matt Keeslar of Dune and Clare Kramer of Buffy The Vampire Slayer staras a pair of recovering drug addicts recruited by a clan of sex and gore crazed vampires led by the charismaticmadman Darius (Jeremy Sisto of Six Feet Under). But as each depraved 'fix' leads them deeper into hell what will be the final price for the most horrific addiction of all?
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