The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe (Dir. Marilyn Fox 1988): A production of C.S. Lewis' powerful fantasy for all ages using live action animation and special effects to recreate this most exciting and enchanting adventure in the magical world of Narnia; a land of dwarves nymphs and giants and also the land's arch-enemy the White Witch... Prince Caspian (Dir. Alex Kirby 1989): Evil King Miraz and his Queen Prunaprisma are making plans to take over the kingdom. Heir
This cracking three-disc DVD boxset comprises 'The Keeper of Traken' 'Logopolis' and 'Castrovalva' - adventures that saw both the return of the Doctor's arch-enemy Master plus the transition from Tom Baker's Doctor to Peter Davison's. Prepare for not one but two new companions killer statues the slow destruction of the Universe cunning disguises big beards recursive occlusion and stick-on celery. What a combination! Packed with more special features than the good Doctor could fit in the Tardis this one is a right little belter!
THE BALLAD OF LEFTY BROWN is a thrilling, action-packed western which ensemble cast also includes Kathy Baker (Edward Scissorhands), Jim Caviezel (Person of Interest, The Thin Red Line) and Tommy Flanagan (Sons of Anarchy) Always the grizzled sidekick and never the hero, Lefty (Bill Pullman: Lost Highway, The Sinner ) is considered an unreliable loser but is pushed into the limelight when his best friend and longtime partner (Peter Fonda: Easy Rider) is brutally murdered. His desire to clear his name and seek revenge places him at odds with vested interests, hired guns, corrupt officials and his own abundant failings as he embarks on the adventure of a lifetime.
Based on the Highland novels by Compton Mackenzie, Monarch of The Glen follows the fortunes of Archie MacDonald (Alastair Mackenzie) who is carving out a life for himself as a restauranteur in London when he is summoned home to the Scottish Highlands after his father, The Laird of Glenbogle (Richard Briers), is injured in an accident..
The Tardis lands on a space station orbiting Earth in the distant future. It's seemingly deserted, but the Doctor, Sarah and Harry soon discover that they are not alone. Thousands of humans are in cryogenic sleep, and while they've slept their Ark has been invaded. A parasitic insect race - the Wirrn - have taken control and threaten the very future of makind... Special Features: Commentary with Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen and Philip Hinchcliffe A New Frontier: Making The Ark in Space TV Movie Version: Special 70-minute Compilation of the Story Doctor Forever! - Love and War: Documentary examining the Virgin/BBC novelisation ranger with Russell T Davies and Mark Gatiss Scene Around Six 8mm Location Footage from Tom Baker's first story Optional CGI Effects Original BBC Trailer Interview with Designer Roger Murray-Leach Alternative Title Sequence and Model Footage 3D Technical Schematics Photo Gallery Tardis-Cam Coming Soon Trailer Product Information Subtitles Radio Times Listings, Doctor Who Technical Manual, Crosse and Blackwell and Nestle Promotional Material in Adobe PDF format Digitally Remastered Picture Sound and Quality
Another adventure for everyone's favourite time-traveller. Answering the Brigadier's space/time telegraph, the Doctor (Tom Baker), Sarah (Elisabeth Sladen) and Harry (Ian Marter) arrive in the village of Tulloch, near Loch Ness. A series of attacks have taken place on local oil rigs, and many are blaming the legendary monster. The Doctor discovers the creature to be the Skarasen - cyborg pet of invading aliens the Zygons. Their own planet having been destroyed and their spaceship crippled, th...
The Third Doctor faces ravenous prehistoric monsters in deserted London, while the Fourth Doctor battles robot duplicates in a strange village - but are the forces of UNIT friends or foes? Find out in these classic adventures!The Android Invasion: When the TARDIS lands in the sleepy English village of Devesham, Sarah thinks the Doctor has finally got her back home. But all is not as it seems...Invasion of the Dinosaurs: Returning to London the Doctor and Sarah find a city almost completely devoid of life. The civilian population has been evacuated in the wake of an unimaginable event: somehow Dinosaurs have returned to terrorise the Earth.
On Tigella two opposing factions are irrevocably divided over one fundamental issue: the Dodecahedron a mysterious artefact which provides the entire planet's energy. With the Savants and the Deons locked in a crippling stalemate and their civilisation on the brink of collapse the Tigellan leader Zastor seeks the Doctor's help. But the Doctor and Romana have been trapped aboard the TARDIS in a timeloop by Meglos the last of the Zolpha Thurans who will stop at nothing to steal back the awesome power of the Dodecahedron...
Full Circle: The TARDIS falls through a CVE into E-Space and arrives on the planet Alzarius. There the inhabitants of a crashed Starliner and a group of young rebels called the Outlers led by a boy named Varsh and including his brother Adric are being terrorised by a race of Marshmen who emerge from the marshes at a time known as Mistfall. State Of Decay The Doctor Romana K9 and Adric - an Outler from Alzarius who has stowed away aboard the TARDIS - arrive on a planet where the native villagers live in fear of 'the Wasting' and of three Lords named Zargo Camilla and Aukon who rule from an imposing Tower. The Lords are soon revealed to be vampire servants of the last of the Great Vampires a race referred to in Time Lord mythology. Warrior's Gate: The TARDIS is hijacked in the vortex by a time sensitive Tharil named Biroc and brought to a strange white void. Biroc wants to free the others of his race who are being transported in a slave ship captained by Rorvik which is also trapped in the void. The only other thing present in the void is an ancient gateway leading to a decrepit banqueting hall.
When the TARDIS arrives on a jungle planet, the Doctor encounters two warring tribes, the Sevateem and the Tesh. The Sevateem worship a god called Xoanon and the Tesh are supposedly keeping Xoanon prisoner…But why do the Sevateem call the Doctor the Evil One? And what are the invisible creatures in the jungle? The Time Lord, with the help of a girl called Leela, is about to find out.Special Features: Commentary Into the Wild Cast and crew talk about the making of The Face of Evil. From the Cutting Room Floor Film trims provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the film shoot. Tomorrow’s Times – The Fourth Doctor A look at press coverage of Doctor Who during the Tom Baker era. Doctor Who Stories: Louise Jameson talks about her role on the programme in this interview shot for 2003’s The Story of Doctor Who. Swap Shop An extract from Louise Jameson’s appearance on The Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, interviewed by Noel Edmonds. Denys Fisher Toys Advert 1976 Typhoo Tea Doctor Who Promotion Radio Times listingsProgramme subtitles Production information subtitles Photo gallery Coming soon trailer Digitally remastered picture and sound quality
The Doctor arrives on Gallifrey where he is accused of the assassination of the Time Lord President. Investigating with the aid of Co-ordinator Engin and Castellan Spandrell he discovers that this is part of a plot hatched by his old adversary the Master. Having used up all twelve of his regenerations the Master is now a wizened husk. He is seeking to control the presidency in order to obtain the official regalia the Sash and Rod of Rassilon which are really keys to the Eye of Harmony the source of all the Time Lords' power.
A sonic time scan draws the TARDIS to the Fetch Priory on Earth. There the Doctor and Leela discover an impossibly old human skull that is the key to a nightmare from the Time Lords' past. A murderous monster stalks the priory grounds; and within someone is intent on unleashing a malevolent creature that feeds on death itself... This story was originally broadcast on BBC1 between 29th October - 19th November 1977
The TARDIS picks up a distress call and the Doctor and Sarah arrive on the planet Zeta Minor. There they discover that a Morestran geological expedition has fallen prey to an unseen killer and only the leader Professor Sorenson remains alive.
Doctor Who: Revisitation - Volume 1
A spectacular adventure set in mysterious ancient lands inhabited by incredible creatures and monsters. Sinbad - Prince of Baghdad and legendary sailor - finds an intriguing map and sets sail for the previously uncharted island of Lemuria with a beautiful slave girl Margianna and the Grand Vizier of the land of Marabia in an adventure that sees Sinbad explore uncharted waters and do battle with the evil Prince Koura and many mythical beasts.
Delicate matter, slightly. It's about a book... Chris Parsons is happily engrossed in studying post-graduate physics at Cambridge, when one day he finds an old book, sitting on a dusty shelf in an ageing professor's library. Written in a language nobody can read and made of a paper that can't be torn, this is no ordinary book. And when it enters his life, everything changes for young Chris Parsons. Soon finding himself aboard an invisible space-ship, chased by monsters made of molten rock; aboard an alien prison on a distant planet and attacked by a horde of mind-control zombies. Chris also meets a strange man with a very long scarf who claims he can travel through time and space... in a police box. It's going to be a busy day for Chris Parsons. An abandoned Doctor Who classic is brought to life. Starring Tom Baker and written by Douglas Adams, this is Shada for a modern audience, with footage upscaled to high definition, and incomplete footage now completed using high-quality animation.
The satirical sensibilities of writer Peter Shaffer and director Milos Forman (One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest) were ideally matched in this Oscar-winning movie adaptation of Shaffer's hit play about the rivalry between two composers in the court of Austrian Emperor Joseph II--official royal composer Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham), and the younger but superior prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Tom Hulce). The conceit is absolutely delicious: Salieri secretly loathes Mozart's crude and bratty personality but is astounded by the beauty of his music. That's the heart of Salieri's torment--although he's in a unique position to recognise and cultivate both Mozart's talent and career, he's also consumed with envy and insecurity in the face of such genius. That such magnificent music should come from such a vulgar little creature strikes Salieri as one of God's cruellest jokes, and it drives him insane. Amadeus creates peculiar and delightful contrasts between the impeccably re-created details of its lavish period setting and the jarring (but humorously refreshing and unstuffy) modern tone of its dialogue and performances--all of which serve to remind us that these were people before they became enshrined in historical and artistic legend. Jeffrey Jones, best-known as Ferris Bueller's principal, is particularly wonderful as the bumbling emperor (with the voice of a modern mid-level businessman). The film's eight Oscars include statuettes for Best Director Forman, Best Actor Abraham (Hulce was also nominated), Best Screenplay and Best Picture. --Jim Emerson Note: this region two DVD is a "flipper" with a break between sides A and B.
Doctor Who: Myths & Legends (Dr Who)
Special Editions of three classic Doctor Who DVD releases. Remastered. Repackaged. Reappraised. The Tomb of the Cybermen: Special Edition For centuries, the disappearance of the Cybermen from the universe has been a mystery. The Doctor, Jamie and Victoria arrive on Telos – once the Cyber home world – just as an Earth expedition uncovers the entrance to a long-lost control centre filled with baffling technology. Special Features: Morris Barry Introduction - The director’s introduction from the 1993 VHS release. Title Sequence - Tests and build-up elements for the Patrick Troughton title sequence. Late Night Line-Up - behind the scenes at the BBC Visual Effects department to interview Jack Kine. The Final End - The Evil of the Daleks is mostly missing from the BBC archives. A small taste of the climactic battle… Abominable Snowmen Audio Trailer Coming Soon Trailer Production Subtitles The Lost Giants - Cast and crew look back on the making of the story. The Curse of the Cybermen’s Tomb - Sir Christopher Frayling and Dr Debbie Challis examine the ancient Egyptian origins to the story. Cybermen – Extended Edition - A history of the Cybermen. The Magic of VidFIRE - A look at the technology behind the VidFIRE process. Sky Ray Advert - 1960’s Doctor Who themed promo for Walls Sky Ray ice lolly. Photo Gallery Radio Times Listings The Three Doctors: Special Edition The Time Lords are in crisis. A powerful force is draining their energy into a mysterious Black Hole - and they must recruit the Doctor to save them. But one Doctor isn’t enough for this mission... Commentary Happy Birthday To Who - A brand-new look at the making of this anniversary story. Was Doctor Who Rubbish? - Raising a defence against criticism of the classic series. Girls, Girls, Girls – The 1970s Katy Manning, Caroline John (Liz Shaw) and Louise Jameson (Leela) on being a 1970s Doctor Who girl. Pebble Mill At One - Archival interview with the second Doctor Patrick Troughton and visual effects wizard Bernard Wilkie. Blue Peter Jon Pertwee introduces the Whomobile. BSB Highlights Cast and crew discuss The Three Doctors The Five Faces Of Doctor Who - The full trailer for the 1981 repeat season which included The Three Doctors. BBC1 Trailer 40th Anniversary Trailer Radio Times listings Production Subtitles Photo Gallery Coming Soon Trailer Digitally remastered picture and sound The Robots of Death: Special EditionThe TARDIS, carrying the Doctor and his new companion Leela, arrives aboard a huge sandminer on a deserted world. The small human crew rely almost entirely on robots to carry out their every task and whim while they mine the planet’s rich minerals.Special Features: Commentary 1 - Original release commentary. Commentary 2 - New commentary with actors Tom Baker (the Doctor), Louise Jameson (Leela) and Pamela Salem (Toos), and director Michael E Briant. The Sandmine Murders - Cast and crew look back at the making of the story. Robophobia - Toby Hadoke takes a humorous look at the history of robots. Studio Sound - Example of a studio scene before the robot voice effects were added. Model Shots Black and white time-coded recording of the original model insert film. Studio Floor Plan - Interactive view of the studio layout via the original floor plan drawings.
The TARDIS arrives in the future on the planet Pluto where there are now six suns a breathable atmosphere and a large industrial community. The Company controls the planet and exploits the workers pays them a pittance and then taxes them on everything imaginable. The Doctor and Leela join forces with an underground band of rebels led by a man named Mandrel...
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