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  • The James Bond Collection 1-24 [Blu-ray] [2017]The James Bond Collection 1-24 | Blu Ray | (23/10/2017) from £49.99   |  Saving you £10.00 (20.00%)   |  RRP £59.99

    Box-set: All the Bond films are gathered together in this one-of-a-kind boxed set every gorgeous girl, nefarious villain and charismatic star from Sean Connery to Daniel Craig and now including the latest Bond film, Spectre. Experience Bond with this fitting tribute to the most iconic and enduring secret agent in movie history. Dr. No (1962) - His name is Bond, James Bond. And here, in his explosive film debut, Ian Fleming's immortal action hero blazes through one of his most spectacular adventures. Sean Connery embodies the suave yet lethal cool of Agent 007 as he battles the mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space programme. From Russia with Love (1963) - Sean Connery returns as James Bond in this thrill-a-minute adventure featuring remarkable villains, beautiful women and exotic locales. This time, Bond squares off against the evil SPECTRE organisation in a race to seize a Soviet decoding machine, thrusting him into a thrilling boat chase, a brutal helicopter attack and a deadly brawl aboard the Orient Express. Goldfinger (1964) - Sean Connery reprises the role of James Bond as he pits his wits against the power-crazed criminal mastermind Goldfinger (Gert Frobe) in the third of the long-running spy series. Goldfinger has secured most of the gold in the world and now plans to render the rest useless. Henchman Oddjob (Harold Sakata) helps him realise his plans, thanks to his unusually lethal bowler hat, whilst Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman) is the glamorous pilot who Goldfinger hopes will execute the raid on Fort Knox that will make him the richest man in the world. Can Bond save the day again or has he finally met his match in the man with the Midas touch? Thunderball (1965) - The thrills never let up as James Bond dives into this riveting adventure filled with explosive confrontations and amazing underwater action. Sean Connery brings his characteristic style and magnetism to Agent 007 as he travels to Nassau to track down a villainous criminal who is threatening to plunge the world into a nuclear holocaust. You Only Live Twice (1967) - A disaster in space pushes humankind toward World War III, and only James Bond can prevent it in this pull-out-all-the-stops movie spectacular. Sean Connery returns as Agent 007, who travels to Japan to stop the evil SPECTRE organisation and its diabolical leader, Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Donald Pleasence), from instigating global warfare from his massive headquarters in an inactive volcano On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) - James Bond goes undercover in the treacherous Swiss Alps in this action-packed epic filled with artillery laden ski pursuits, incredible stunts and nonstop thrills. George Lazenby leaps into the role of Agent 007 with supreme confidence and undeniable charisma, even finding love with the beautiful and seductive Tracy Di Vicenzo (Diana Rigg). But first Bond must stop evil genius Blofeld (Telly Savalas) from realising a germ warfare plot that could kill millions. Diamonds Are Forever (1971) - A fortune in stolen diamonds thrusts James Bond into action in this thrilling adventure. Sean Connery returns as Agent 007 and teams up with the beautiful Tiffany Case (Jill St. John) to prevent his nemesis Blofeld (Charles Gray) from using the diamonds in a deadly laser satellite. Live and Let Die (1973) - James Bond battles the forces of black magic in this high-octane adventure that hurtles him from the streets of New York City to Louisiana's bayou country. With charm, wit and deadly assurance, Roger Moore steps in as Agent 007 and takes on a powerful drug lord (Yaphet Kotto) with a diabolical scheme to conquer the world. The Man With The Golden Gun (1974) - James Bond has been marked for death, and he'll need all his lethal instincts and seductive charm to survive in this action-packed adventure. Roger Moore returns as Agent 007 and faces off in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with assassin Francisco Scaramanga (Christopher Lee). Featuring a wild automobile chase through Bangkok and Bond's stunning confrontation with an entire martial-arts school, The Man with the Golden Gun delivers nonstop excitement. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) - Nobody does it better than Bond, and he proves it once more in this explosively entertaining adventure that takes him from the Egyptian pyramids to the ocean floor and to a gravity-defying mountaintop ski chase. Roger Moore brings inimitable style to Agent 007 as he teams with beautiful Russian agent Anya Amasova (Barbara Bach) to stop the megalomaniac Stromberg (Curt Jurgens) from unleashing a horrific scheme for world domination. Moonraker (1979) - Lewis Gilbert directs the eleventh instalment of the James Bond franchise. When a space shuttle goes missing during a test flight, James Bond (Roger Moore) is the man who must track it down. His investigations take him to Venice, Rio de Janeiro and finally into outer space where he uncovers a ruthless plot to wipe out the human race and replace it with genetically engineered humanoids. For Your Eyes Only (1981) - James Bond is thrust into one of his most riveting adventures in this jam-packed free-for-all of outrageous stunts, passionate encounters and exciting confrontations. Roger Moore portrays Agent 007 with lethal determination in a plot that finds him infiltrating the Greek underworld to locate a stolen device capable of controlling a fleet of nuclear submarines. Octopussy (1983) - From a thrilling jet chase to a climactic countdown to nuclear disaster, James Bond is back in an electrifying adventure that pushes the limit for nonstop excitement. Roger Moore portrays the immortal action hero, perfectly capturing Agent 007's deadly expertise, acerbic wit and overpowering sex appeal as he investigates the murder of a fellow agent who was clutching a priceless Fabergé egg at the time of his death. A View To A Kill (1985) - Roger Moore lends humour, elegance and lethal charm to his final performance as James Bond in A View to a Kill. Bond confronts Max Zorin (Christopher Walken), who has devised a plan to corner the world's microchip market, even if he has to kill millions to do it. But before Bond can stop the madman, he must confront Zorin's beautiful and deadly companion, May Day (Grace Jones). The Living Daylights (1987) - Timothy Dalton plays James Bond for the first time in this instalment of the 007 franchise. The action this time sees Bond running around various exotic places in pursuit of a couple of seedy dealers in arms, drugs and diamonds. Licence to Kill (1989) - James Bond turns renegade to hunt down a master criminal in this pulse-pounding thrill ride that's packed with awesome stunts, subtle humour and explosive confrontations. Timothy Dalton brings urgency, charm and deadly determination to his portrayal of the super-agent, who leaves the British Secret Service and begins a fierce vendetta after his friend Felix Leiter (David Hedison) is brutally attacked by drug lord Franz Sanchez (Robert Davi). GoldenEye (1995) - The effortlessly suave and sophisticated Pierce Brosnan makes his acclaimed debut as Agent 007 in this riproaring espionage thriller featuring the most eye-popping opening sequence yet! When an MI6 agent (Sean Bean) turns rogue and plans world domination with a terrifying satellite-borne weapon, Bond must pursue his former ally to Cuba, Monte Carlo, Switzerland and even Russia, all while dodging a sexy, deadly femme fatale (Famke Janssen) who will stop at nothing to put the squeeze on the intrepid spy! Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) - Pierce Brosnan returns as the fearless, cunning and devastatingly cool Secret Agent 007 in this thrilling adventure. When a ruthless media tycoon (Jonathan Pryce) tries to destabilise the world economy by orchestrating a deadly standoff between world superpowers, in an atempt to achieve high ratings for his media conglomerate, Bond must step in to prevent World War III. Co-starring Teri Hatcher and Michelle Yeoh, this high-tech action-adventure will exhilarate Bond fans of all ages. The World Is Not Enough (1999) - The World is Not Enough is an exhilarating but sophisticated, action-packed adventure. Pierce Brosnan returns as Bond, charged to protect a gorgeous billionaire heiress (Sophie Marceau) from the ruthless hands of the nuclear-obsessed terrorist Renard (Robert Carlyle), who wants control of the world's petroleum supply. Die Another Day (2002) - James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) pulls out all the stops to take you on an unforgettable, adrenaline-pumping ride across the globe in this action-filled adventure. From a dark cell in a North Korean prison to the beautiful beaches of Cuba, 007 is on the trail of a diabolical genius who's hell-bent on slicing up the Earth... literally. Casino Royale (2006) - Daniel Craig stars as the latest incarnation of James Bond in the 21st instalment of the franchise. Based on one of the original Ian Fleming novels, the story follows a young Bond at the beginning of his career having just received his double-0 status. For his latest mission, 007 travels to Montenegro to investigate the highly exclusive Casino Royale where Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen), a money man for an international terrorist group, is raising funds for their misdeeds through high-stakes gambling. The rookie MI6 agent, aided by British Treasury agent Vesper Lynd (Eva Green), is tasked with infiltrating the group and ultimately defeating the rogue player, both on and off the tables. Quantum of Solace (2008) - Daniel Craig returns as James Bond in the 22nd instalment of the 007 franchise. After being betrayed by Vesper in Casino Royale, Bond (Craig) turns his sights on those who controlled her. Interrogating Mr White (Jesper Christensen), Bond discovers that the shadowy organisation responsible for blackmailing Vesper is a lot more powerful and dangerous than he ever imagined. Tracing a link to Hawaii, Bond soon crosses paths with Ukranian beauty Camille (Olga Kurylenko) who leads him to megalomaniacal businessman Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric), head of the organisation known simply as Quantum. Wishing to control one of the world's natural resources, Greene's organisation has a finger in every government agency worldwide, and it falls to Bond to keep one step ahead of his friends, and enemies, to stop Greene holding the world to ransom. Skyfall (2012) - Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. Spectre (2015) - A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE.

  • The James Bond Collection 1-24 [DVD] [2017]The James Bond Collection 1-24 | DVD | (23/10/2017) from £39.99   |  Saving you £-0.05 (N/A%)   |  RRP £39.94

    Box-set: All the Bond films are gathered together in this one-of-a-kind boxed set every gorgeous girl, nefarious villain and charismatic star from Sean Connery to Daniel Craig and now including the latest Bond film, Spectre. Experience Bond with this fitting tribute to the most iconic and enduring secret agent in movie history. Dr. No (1962) - His name is Bond, James Bond. And here, in his explosive film debut, Ian Fleming's immortal action hero blazes through one of his most spectacular adventures. Sean Connery embodies the suave yet lethal cool of Agent 007 as he battles the mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space programme. From Russia with Love (1963) - Sean Connery returns as James Bond in this thrill-a-minute adventure featuring remarkable villains, beautiful women and exotic locales. This time, Bond squares off against the evil SPECTRE organisation in a race to seize a Soviet decoding machine, thrusting him into a thrilling boat chase, a brutal helicopter attack and a deadly brawl aboard the Orient Express. Goldfinger (1964) - Sean Connery reprises the role of James Bond as he pits his wits against the power-crazed criminal mastermind Goldfinger (Gert Frobe) in the third of the long-running spy series. Goldfinger has secured most of the gold in the world and now plans to render the rest useless. Henchman Oddjob (Harold Sakata) helps him realise his plans, thanks to his unusually lethal bowler hat, whilst Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman) is the glamorous pilot who Goldfinger hopes will execute the raid on Fort Knox that will make him the richest man in the world. Can Bond save the day again or has he finally met his match in the man with the Midas touch? Thunderball (1965) - The thrills never let up as James Bond dives into this riveting adventure filled with explosive confrontations and amazing underwater action. Sean Connery brings his characteristic style and magnetism to Agent 007 as he travels to Nassau to track down a villainous criminal who is threatening to plunge the world into a nuclear holocaust. You Only Live Twice (1967) - A disaster in space pushes humankind toward World War III, and only James Bond can prevent it in this pull-out-all-the-stops movie spectacular. Sean Connery returns as Agent 007, who travels to Japan to stop the evil SPECTRE organisation and its diabolical leader, Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Donald Pleasence), from instigating global warfare from his massive headquarters in an inactive volcano On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) - James Bond goes undercover in the treacherous Swiss Alps in this action-packed epic filled with artillery laden ski pursuits, incredible stunts and nonstop thrills. George Lazenby leaps into the role of Agent 007 with supreme confidence and undeniable charisma, even finding love with the beautiful and seductive Tracy Di Vicenzo (Diana Rigg). But first Bond must stop evil genius Blofeld (Telly Savalas) from realising a germ warfare plot that could kill millions. Diamonds Are Forever (1971) - A fortune in stolen diamonds thrusts James Bond into action in this thrilling adventure. Sean Connery returns as Agent 007 and teams up with the beautiful Tiffany Case (Jill St. John) to prevent his nemesis Blofeld (Charles Gray) from using the diamonds in a deadly laser satellite. Live and Let Die (1973) - James Bond battles the forces of black magic in this high-octane adventure that hurtles him from the streets of New York City to Louisiana's bayou country. With charm, wit and deadly assurance, Roger Moore steps in as Agent 007 and takes on a powerful drug lord (Yaphet Kotto) with a diabolical scheme to conquer the world. The Man With The Golden Gun (1974) - James Bond has been marked for death, and he'll need all his lethal instincts and seductive charm to survive in this action-packed adventure. Roger Moore returns as Agent 007 and faces off in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with assassin Francisco Scaramanga (Christopher Lee). Featuring a wild automobile chase through Bangkok and Bond's stunning confrontation with an entire martial-arts school, The Man with the Golden Gun delivers nonstop excitement. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) - Nobody does it better than Bond, and he proves it once more in this explosively entertaining adventure that takes him from the Egyptian pyramids to the ocean floor and to a gravity-defying mountaintop ski chase. Roger Moore brings inimitable style to Agent 007 as he teams with beautiful Russian agent Anya Amasova (Barbara Bach) to stop the megalomaniac Stromberg (Curt Jurgens) from unleashing a horrific scheme for world domination. Moonraker (1979) - Lewis Gilbert directs the eleventh instalment of the James Bond franchise. When a space shuttle goes missing during a test flight, James Bond (Roger Moore) is the man who must track it down. His investigations take him to Venice, Rio de Janeiro and finally into outer space where he uncovers a ruthless plot to wipe out the human race and replace it with genetically engineered humanoids. For Your Eyes Only (1981) - James Bond is thrust into one of his most riveting adventures in this jam-packed free-for-all of outrageous stunts, passionate encounters and exciting confrontations. Roger Moore portrays Agent 007 with lethal determination in a plot that finds him infiltrating the Greek underworld to locate a stolen device capable of controlling a fleet of nuclear submarines. Octopussy (1983) - From a thrilling jet chase to a climactic countdown to nuclear disaster, James Bond is back in an electrifying adventure that pushes the limit for nonstop excitement. Roger Moore portrays the immortal action hero, perfectly capturing Agent 007's deadly expertise, acerbic wit and overpowering sex appeal as he investigates the murder of a fellow agent who was clutching a priceless Fabergé egg at the time of his death. A View To A Kill (1985) - Roger Moore lends humour, elegance and lethal charm to his final performance as James Bond in A View to a Kill. Bond confronts Max Zorin (Christopher Walken), who has devised a plan to corner the world's microchip market, even if he has to kill millions to do it. But before Bond can stop the madman, he must confront Zorin's beautiful and deadly companion, May Day (Grace Jones). The Living Daylights (1987) - Timothy Dalton plays James Bond for the first time in this instalment of the 007 franchise. The action this time sees Bond running around various exotic places in pursuit of a couple of seedy dealers in arms, drugs and diamonds. Licence to Kill (1989) - James Bond turns renegade to hunt down a master criminal in this pulse-pounding thrill ride that's packed with awesome stunts, subtle humour and explosive confrontations. Timothy Dalton brings urgency, charm and deadly determination to his portrayal of the super-agent, who leaves the British Secret Service and begins a fierce vendetta after his friend Felix Leiter (David Hedison) is brutally attacked by drug lord Franz Sanchez (Robert Davi). GoldenEye (1995) - The effortlessly suave and sophisticated Pierce Brosnan makes his acclaimed debut as Agent 007 in this riproaring espionage thriller featuring the most eye-popping opening sequence yet! When an MI6 agent (Sean Bean) turns rogue and plans world domination with a terrifying satellite-borne weapon, Bond must pursue his former ally to Cuba, Monte Carlo, Switzerland and even Russia, all while dodging a sexy, deadly femme fatale (Famke Janssen) who will stop at nothing to put the squeeze on the intrepid spy! Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) - Pierce Brosnan returns as the fearless, cunning and devastatingly cool Secret Agent 007 in this thrilling adventure. When a ruthless media tycoon (Jonathan Pryce) tries to destabilise the world economy by orchestrating a deadly standoff between world superpowers, in an atempt to achieve high ratings for his media conglomerate, Bond must step in to prevent World War III. Co-starring Teri Hatcher and Michelle Yeoh, this high-tech action-adventure will exhilarate Bond fans of all ages. The World Is Not Enough (1999) - The World is Not Enough is an exhilarating but sophisticated, action-packed adventure. Pierce Brosnan returns as Bond, charged to protect a gorgeous billionaire heiress (Sophie Marceau) from the ruthless hands of the nuclear-obsessed terrorist Renard (Robert Carlyle), who wants control of the world's petroleum supply. Die Another Day (2002) - James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) pulls out all the stops to take you on an unforgettable, adrenaline-pumping ride across the globe in this action-filled adventure. From a dark cell in a North Korean prison to the beautiful beaches of Cuba, 007 is on the trail of a diabolical genius who's hell-bent on slicing up the Earth... literally. Casino Royale (2006) - Daniel Craig stars as the latest incarnation of James Bond in the 21st instalment of the franchise. Based on one of the original Ian Fleming novels, the story follows a young Bond at the beginning of his career having just received his double-0 status. For his latest mission, 007 travels to Montenegro to investigate the highly exclusive Casino Royale where Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen), a money man for an international terrorist group, is raising funds for their misdeeds through high-stakes gambling. The rookie MI6 agent, aided by British Treasury agent Vesper Lynd (Eva Green), is tasked with infiltrating the group and ultimately defeating the rogue player, both on and off the tables. Quantum of Solace (2008) - Daniel Craig returns as James Bond in the 22nd instalment of the 007 franchise. After being betrayed by Vesper in Casino Royale, Bond (Craig) turns his sights on those who controlled her. Interrogating Mr White (Jesper Christensen), Bond discovers that the shadowy organisation responsible for blackmailing Vesper is a lot more powerful and dangerous than he ever imagined. Tracing a link to Hawaii, Bond soon crosses paths with Ukranian beauty Camille (Olga Kurylenko) who leads him to megalomaniacal businessman Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric), head of the organisation known simply as Quantum. Wishing to control one of the world's natural resources, Greene's organisation has a finger in every government agency worldwide, and it falls to Bond to keep one step ahead of his friends, and enemies, to stop Greene holding the world to ransom. Skyfall (2012) - Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. Spectre (2015) - A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE.

  • Shirley Valentine [1989]Shirley Valentine | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £5.99   |  Saving you £7.00 (116.86%)   |  RRP £12.99

    Pauline Collins repeats her stage success as the character Shirley Valentine, a married woman who decides in her middle years that she wants more out of life. Leaving her spouse behind, she heads to Greece, where she grows close to a low-key local bloke (Tom Conti). Collins and director Lewis Gilbert (Educating Rita) choose to let the character, as she did in the play, speak directly to the audience at times and the gamble works in terms of creating a gentle, intimate atmosphere. Conti is a bonus, a warm presence and funny to boot. --Tom Keogh

  • Moonraker [1979]Moonraker | DVD | (03/11/2003) from £9.98   |  Saving you £12.00 (150.19%)   |  RRP £19.99

    This was the first James Bond adventure produced after the success of Star Wars, so it jumped on the sci-fi bandwagon by combining the suave appeal of Agent 007 (once again played by Roger Moore) with enough high-tech hardware and special effects to make Luke Skywalker want to join Her Majesty's Secret Service. After the razzle-dazzle of The Spy Who Loved Me, this attempt to latch onto a trend proved to be a case of overkill, even though it brought back the steel-toothed villain Jaws (Richard Kiel) and scored a major hit at the box office. This time Bond is up against Drax (Michel Lonsdale), a criminal industrialist who wants to control the world from his orbiting space station. In keeping with his well-groomed style, Bond thwarts this maniacal Neo-Hitler's scheme with the help of a beautiful, sleek-figured scientist (played by Lois Chiles with all the vitality of a department store mannequin). There's a grand-scale climax involving space shuttles and ray guns, but despite the film's popular success, this is one Bond adventure that never quite gets off the launching pad. It's as if the caretakers of the James Bond franchise had forgotten that it's Bond-and not a barrage of gizmos and gadgets (including a land-worthy Venetian gondola)--that fuels the series' success. Despite Moore's passive performance (which Pauline Kael described as "like an office manager who is turning into dead wood but hanging on to collect his pension"), there are even a few renegade Bond-philes who consider it one of their favourites. --Jeff Shannon]In the new "making of" featurette the enormous complexities of putting together a feature of this scope are talked about by all those involved, from genius production designer Ken Adam to special effects whiz and Thunderbirds alumnus Derek Meddings (Lois Chiles reveals that to this day she is delighted to have had the most obscene name of any Bond girl; the behind-the-scenes tale of the boat hanging over the waterfall is astonishing). Sensibly enough the supplementary documentary celebrates the work of the special effects men from John Stears to Derek Meddings and John Richardson. The audio commentary has executive producer Michael Wilson in conversation with director Lewis Gilbert, screenwriter Christopher Wood and associate producer William Cartlidge, who are all obviously having a good time watching the movie together again. Altogether, another handsome DVD presentation in this impeccable series. --Mark Walker

  • Sink the Bismarck! [DVD] [1960]Sink the Bismarck! | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £9.43   |  Saving you £0.56 (5.94%)   |  RRP £9.99

    The story of one of World War II's most famous sea battles is brought to the screen in this exciting semi-documentary style movie.In the Spring of 1941, Nazi Germany's greatest battleship- the Bismarck, scourge of Atlantic shipping, is pinned down at her anchorage in Norway. Making a break for freedom and the safety of air cover from the Luftwaffe, the great ship is chased by the Royal Navy.Kenneth More stars as Captain Shepard- the Admiralty's Director of Naval Operations who, embittered by the death of his wife in an air raid, is assigned to this post just as the Bismarck makes its escape.Excellent special effects make this tense, exciting sea drama one of the finest British war films ever made.

  • James Bond - 22 Film Collection [DVD] [1962]James Bond - 22 Film Collection | DVD | (01/10/2012) from £63.99   |  Saving you £56.00 (87.51%)   |  RRP £119.99

    Over the past 50 years the James Bond franchise has been a massive part of the movie industry. Spanning the last five decades, six iconic actors have portrayed the super-cool and highly skilled spy known as 007, including the likes of Sean Connery, Roger Moore and Pierce Brosnan. From Dr. No right through to the latest thrill-ride Quantum of Solace, Bond has crossed paths with many evil villains, tackled an array of daring missions and proved himself to be a modern day Casanova... with a licence to kill! 22 films on DVD, from Dr. No to Quantum of Solace A disc holder for Skyfall on DVD (coming 2013) Box Set Contents: Dr. No (1962) From Russia With Love (1963) Goldfinger (1964) Thunderball (1965) You Only Live Twice (1967) On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Live And Let Die (1973) The Man With The Golden Gun (1974) The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) Moonraker (1979) For Your Eyes Only (1981) Octopussy (1983) A View To A Kill (1985) The Living Daylights (1987) Licence To Kill (1989) Goldeneye (1995) Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) The World Is Not Enough (1999) Die Another Day (2002) Casino Royale (2006) Quantum Of Solace (2008)

  • Before You Go [2002]Before You Go | DVD | (21/04/2003) from £4.99   |  Saving you £15.00 (300.60%)   |  RRP £19.99

    Julie Walters, Joanne Whalley and Victoria Hamilton star as three sisters coming to terms with their mother's death in this adaptation of the stageplay "The Memory of Water."

  • Reach For The Sky [1956]Reach For The Sky | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £4.99   |  Saving you £5.00 (100.20%)   |  RRP £9.99

    Reach for the Sky was a box-office hit in 1956 and rightly remains a fondly regarded classic of British cinema. Kenneth More is ideally cast as Douglas Bader, the gifted pilot who loses both legs in a pre-war air crash, only to play a major role in the Battle of Britain, rise to the rank of Group Captain and become a war hero. Based on Paul Brickhill's biography, this is an "official" history maybe, but Lewis Gilbert's screenplay and direction are historically accurate and informed by that very British humour, of which More was a natural. The film is graced by a decent supporting cast and a typically "widescreen" score from John Addison. On the DVD: Reach for the Sky is vividly reproduced in 16:9 anamorphic format and decent mono. There are subtitles for the hard of hearing and detailed biographies of More, Gilbert and Barder. The original theatrical trailer is included, but it would also have made sense to include an interview or documentary footage of Bader himself. --Richard Whitehouse

  • Educating Rita [1984]Educating Rita | DVD | (20/10/2003) from £4.99   |  Saving you £5.00 (100.20%)   |  RRP £9.99

    Michael Caine and the knockout Julie Walters deliver a pair of wonderful performances in this endearingly bittersweet tale of a boozily burnt-out professor's tutoring of (and subsequent tutoring by) a free-spirited hairdresser determined to improve her lot in life. The basic plot won't exactly surprise anyone who's ever seen a movie before but the ace cast (particularly Caine, who's rarely this subtle) continually finds new directions to spin off from the rather rote path. Although the end result is perhaps just a little too convinced of its own adorability to attain classic status, this remains a rarity in the genre--a feel-good film that earns its emotions honestly. A nice change of pace for director Lewis Gilbert, who is perhaps better known for his contributions to the James Bond series. --Andrew Wright

  • The Sea Shall Not Have Them (Digitally Remastered) [DVD]The Sea Shall Not Have Them (Digitally Remastered) | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £9.59   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    A stirring British war film depicting the boat crews whose job it was to rescue downed RAF pilots. After the Normandy D-Day landings, a dangerous attempt is made to rescue the survivors of a WWII British Hudson bomber, crashed at sea. On board is an Air Commodore who has secret plans that could stop enemy air raids on London. Produced by Daniel M. Angel. Written by Lewis Gilbert and Vernon Harris from the novel by John Harris.

  • Admirable Crichton, The [DVD]Admirable Crichton, The | DVD | (20/09/2010) from £5.38   |  Saving you £4.61 (85.69%)   |  RRP £9.99

    Kenneth More stars as Crichton, the impeccable butler to Lord Henry Loam (Cecil Parker) in Lewis Gilberts evergreen British comedy classic. Crichton is a man who knows his place in the grand scheme of things. He's supremely happy being a gentleman's gentleman - until fate takes a strange twist!

  • The Roger Moore Collection [DVD]The Roger Moore Collection | DVD | (23/10/2017) from £14.99   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Live and Let Die - Roger Moore finds himself immersed in the world of heroin, voodoo and black magic in his debut as Bond. The Man with The Golden Gun - Bond is assigned to retrieve a top secret solar power converter, but finds himself the target of the world's greatest professional assassin. The Spy Who Loved Me - Britain and Russia both send their best agents to negotiate for a tracking system that has lost them each a nuclear submarine. Moonraker - When a Moonraker space shuttle disappears the chase leads Bond into outer space. For Your Eyes Only - In the race to beat the Russians to a missing communications device Bond finds himself involved with the Greek underworld. Octopussy - Stolen art treasures lead to a plan that will see Europe fall to a Russian invasion unless Bond can stop it in time A View To A Kill - In pursuit of new computer super chips, Bond uncovers a plan which could destroy Silicon Valley and the West's computer industries.

  • You Only Live Twice [DVD] [1967]You Only Live Twice | DVD | (01/10/2012) from £7.98   |  Saving you £8.00 (160.32%)   |  RRP £12.99

    The fifth film in the Bond series, 'You Only Live Twice' unveils the sinister visage of Ernst Stavro Blofeld for the very first time!The film is also memorable for its incredible 400,000 set of Blofeld's Volcano operational base, complete with the rocket laucher, helicopter landing pad, monorail and massive shutter. Q's invention 'Little Nellie' - a one man miniature helicopter - also makes a big impact.An American space mission is interrupted when one of their capsules is literally swallowed up by what they suspect is a Russian spaceship. The Americans threaten to retaliate, but the British think otherwise. Everything depends on Bond as he goes undercover in Japan and discovers that Blofeld is the creator of these interceptor rockets...

  • The Spy Who Loved Me [DVD] [1977]The Spy Who Loved Me | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £5.99   |  Saving you £7.00 (116.86%)   |  RRP £12.99

    James Bond (Roger Moore) and the beautiful Soviet Agent Anya Amasova codenamed Triple X (Barbara Bach) team up to investigate missing Allied and Russian atomic submarines, following a deadly trail that leads to billionaire shipping magnate Karl Stromberg (Curt Jurgens). Soon Bond and Anya are the world's only hope as they discover a nightmarish scheme of global nuclear Armageddon!

  • The Greengage Summer [DVD]The Greengage Summer | DVD | (20/09/2010) from £27.97   |  Saving you £-17.98 (N/A%)   |  RRP £9.99

    Kenneth More, and Susannah York star in this compelling and sinister romance from celebrated British director Lewis Gilbert (The Admirable Crichton, Reach For The Sky) and set in the Champagne Country of the Marne. When their mother falls ill while on holiday in France, 16 year old Joss (Susannah York) is charged with looking after her younger brother and sister. Almost immediately, she finds herself out of her depth. At their hotel, she is swiftly caught up in a strange and bitter love triangle involving an Englishman, Eliot (Kenneth More), and the two women running the hotel. As the older man turns his attentions to her - and she finds herself responding - Joss begins to realise that the charming Eliot may not be everything he seems. He may even be dangerous.

  • Sink the Bismarck / The Enemy Below (Double Pack) [1960]Sink the Bismarck / The Enemy Below (Double Pack) | DVD | (02/06/2003) from £5.99   |  Saving you £9.00 (150.25%)   |  RRP £14.99

    The Enemy Below and Sink the Bismarck! form a double feature of semi-classic CinemaScope-era WWII naval dramas sailing from the Fox vault onto DVD for the first time. In The Enemy Below Robert Mitchum and Curt Jurgens are respectively captains of a US destroyer and a German U-boat whose vessels come into conflict in the South Atlantic. Both are good men with a job to do, the script noting Jurgens' distaste for Hitler and the Nazis and engaging our sympathy with the German sailors almost as much as the Americans. Made at the height of the Cold War of the 1950s, the film delivers a liberal message of cooperation wrapped inside some spectacular action scenes and a story that builds to a tense and exciting, moving finale. Sink the Bismarck! is a British film dating from three years later and adopts a more documentary style in recounting the race against time to track and destroy what was in 1941 the most powerful battleship then built, the Bismarck. Shot in gleaming black and white so as to make use of genuine WWII archive footage, the film is held together by the introduction of a fictional naval officer in overall command of the operation, played excellently by Kenneth More. To add some human warmth he is given a tentative romantic subplot with a WREN played by the luminous Dana Wynter. Though initially slow to gather steam, Sink the Bismarck! finally delivers an epic, thoroughly horrifying conclusion. On the DVD: The Enemy Below and Sink the Bismarck! come as a two-disc set with multiple language and subtitle options, including English for Hard of Hearing, but no extras other than the original trailers. These are presented at 16:9 and 2.35:1. Both are rather faded, but are fine examples of an era when watching the previews didn't guarantee a migraine. Both films are anamorphically enhanced in their original 2.35:1 CinemaScope, and, bar a little grain in some shots and the inevitably inferior archive footage, the picture quality is excellent. The Enemy Below boasts sturdy three-channel sound (left, front, right) while Sink the Bismarck! is in very well mixed stereo. --Gary S Dalkin

  • Alfie [1965]Alfie | DVD | (26/08/2002) from £5.38   |  Saving you £10.61 (197.21%)   |  RRP £15.99

    What's it all about, Alfie?" asked the hit Burt Bacharach/Hal David title song, to which the less philosophical answer might be: an amoral young man comically seducing a succession of beautiful women in swinging-sixties London. Michael Caine was the titular anti-hero, here consolidating his new star status from Zulu (1964) and The Ipcress File (1965), his conquests including Shelley Winters, Jane Asher and Shirley Ann Field. Alfie was a huge success, bringing a new frankness about changing sexual attitudes to the screen, in which respect it was almost the male companion to Julie Christie's then shocking, Oscar-winning performance in Darling (1965). It was also a sort-of contemporary Tom Jones, which had swept the Oscars for 1963, however, Alfie was not only better made, but in Michael Caine's guilelessly amoral asides to camera, offered a groundbreaking illustration of a newly self-conscious cinema. It is a technique Caine would reprise as the middle-aged philanderer in Blame It On Rio (1983). With Blow Up also released in 1966, and Ken Russell's Women In Love following in 1969, British film-making was truly in the midst of a sexual revolution. Michael Caine would reunite with director Lewis Gilbert and meet his female match in Educating Rita (1983). --Gary S. Dalkin

  • James Bond - 23 Film Collection [DVD] [2015]James Bond - 23 Film Collection | DVD | (14/09/2015) from £64.95   |  Saving you £-26.02 (N/A%)   |  RRP £38.93

    All the Bond films are gathered together in this one-of-a-kind boxed set– every gorgeous girl nefarious villain and charismatic star from Sean Connery to Daniel Craig. Experience BOND with this fitting tribute to the most iconic and enduring secret agent in movie history.  Collection Contents: 23 films on Blu-ray™ from Dr. No to Skyfall plus space reserved for SPECTRETM (Coming 2016) Doctor No His name is Bond James Bond and here in his explosive film debut Ian Fleming's immortal action hero blazes through one of his most spectacular adventures. Sean Connery embodies the suave yet lethal cool of agent 007 as he battles the mysterious Dr. No a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space programme. From Russia with Love Sean Connery returns as James Bond in this thrill-a-minute adventure featuring remarkable villains beautiful women and exotic locales! This time Bond squares off against the evil spectre organisation in a race to seize the Soviet Lektor decoding machine thrusting him into a thrilling boat chase a brutal helicopter attack and a deadly brawl aboard the Orient Express. Click Images to Enlarge Goldfinger From the opening bomb blast outside a steamy nightclub to a last-minute escape from the president's personal jet James Bond's third screen adventure is an exhilarating pulse-pounding thrill ride! Sean Connery returns as Agent 007 and faces off with a maniacal villain bent on destroying all the gold in Fort Knox - and obliterating the world economy! Goldfinger is 'the best...of all the Bonds' (Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times)! Thunderball The thrills never let up as James Bond drives into this riveting adventure filled with explosive confrontations and amazing underwater action! Sean Connery brings his characteristic style and magnetism to agent 007 as he travels to Nassau to track down a villainous criminal who is threatening to plunge the world into a nuclear holocaust. You Only Live Twice A disaster in space pushes humankind toward World War III and only James Bond can prevent it in this magnificent pull-out-all-the-stops movie spectacular. Sean Connery returns as Agent 007 who travels to Japan to stop the evil spectre organisation and its diabolical leader Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Donald Pleasence) from instigating global warfare from his massive headquarters in an inactive volcano. On Her Majestys Secret Service James Bond goes undercover in the treacherous Swiss Alps in this action-packed epic filled with artillery-laden ski pursuits incredible stunts and nonstop thrills! George Lazenby leaps into the role of Agent 007 with supreme confidence and undeniable charisma even finding love with the beautiful and seductive Tracy Di Vicenzo (Diana Rigg). But first Bond must stop evil genius Blofeld (Telly Savalas) from realising a germ warfare plot that could kill millions! Diamonds Are Forever A fortune in stolen diamonds thrusts James Bond into action in this thrilling adventure! Sean Connery returns as Agent 007 and teams up with the beautiful Tiffany Case (Jill St. John) to prevent his nemesis Blofeld (Charles Gray) from using the diamonds in a deadly laser satellite. Live and Let Die James Bond battles the forces of black magic in this high-octane adventure that hurtles him from the streets of New York City to Louisiana’s bayou country. With charm wit and deadly assurance Roger Moore steps in as Agent 007 and takes on a powerful drug lord (Yaphet Kotto) with a diabolical scheme to conquer the world. The Man with the Golden Gun James Bond has been marked for death and he'll need all his lethal instincts and seductive charm to survive in this action-packed adventure! Roger Moore returns as Agent 007 and faces off in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with assassin Francisco Scaramanga (Christopher Lee). Featuring a wild automobile chase through Bangkok and Bond's stunning confrontation with an entire martial-arts school The Man with the Golden Gun delivers nonstop excitement! The Spy Who Loved Me Nobody does it better than Bond and he proves it once more in this explosively entertaining adventure that takes him from the Egyptian pyramids to the ocean floor and to a gravity-defying mountaintop ski chase! Roger Moore brings inimitable style to Agent 007 as he teams with beautiful Russian agent Anya Amasova (Barbara Bach) to stop the megalomaniac Stromberg (Curt Jurgens) from unleashing a horrific scheme for world domination. Moonraker James Bond blasts into orbit in this pulse-pounding adventure that takes him from Venice to Rio de Janeiro and to outer space! Roger Moore stars for the fourth time as Agent 007 and joins forces with Nasa scientist Holly Goodhead (Lois Chiles) to prevent a power-mad industrialist (Michael Lonsdale) from destroying all human life on Earth. For Your Eyes Only James Bond is thrust into one of his most riveting adventures in this jam-packed free-for-all of outrageous stunts passionate encounters and exciting confrontations. Roger Moore portrays Agent 007 with lethal determination in a plot that finds him infiltrating the Greek underworld to locate a stolen device capable of controlling a fleet of nuclear submarines. Octopussy From a thrilling jet chase to a climactic countdown to nuclear disaster James Bond is back in an electrifying adventure that pushes the limit for nonstop excitement. Roger Moore portrays the immortal action hero perfectly capturing Agent 007's deadly expertise acerbic wit and overpowering sex appeal as he investigates the murder of a fellow agent who was clutching a priceless Faberge egg at the time of his death. Never Say Never Again Sean Connery is back for his final performance as agent James Bond in this high-velocity action thriller. Agent 007 is hurried into a pulse-pounding race to save the world from Armageddon when two atomic warheads are hijacked by the evil SPECTRE organisation. A View to Kill Roger Moore lends humour elegance and lethal charm to his final performance as James Bond in A View to a Kill. Bond confronts Max Zorin (Christopher Walken) who has devised a plan to corner the world's microchip market even if he has to kill millions to do it! But before Bond can stop the madman he must confront Zorin's beautiful and deadly companion May Day (Grace Jones). Licence to Kill James Bond turns renegade to hunt down a master criminal in this pulse-pounding thrill ride that's packed with awesome stunts subtle humour and explosive confrontations. Timothy Dalton brings urgency charm and deadly determination to his portrayal of the superagent who leaves the British Secret Service and begins a fierce vendetta after his friend Felix Leiter (David Hedison) is brutally attacked by drug lord Franz Sanchez (Robert Davi). GoldenEye The effortlessly suave and sophisticated Pierce Brosnan makes his acclaimed debut as Agent 007 in this rip-roaring espionage thriller featuring the most eye-popping opening sequence yet! When an MI6 agent (Sean Bean) turns rogue and plans world domination with a terrifying satellite-borne weapon Bond must pursue his former ally to Cuba Monte Carlo Switzerland and even Russia all whilst dodging a sexy deadly femme fatale (Famke Janssen) who will stop at nothing to put the 'squeeze' on the intrepid spy! Tomorrow Never Dies Pierce Brosnan returns as the fearless cunning and devastatingly cool Secret Agent 007 in this thrilling adventure! When a ruthless media tycoon (Jonathan Pryce) tries to destabilise the world economy by orchestrating a deadly standoff between world superpowers in an attempt to achieve high ratings for his media conglomerate Bond must step in to prevent World War III! Co-starring the gorgeous Teri Hatcher and Michelle Yeoh this high-tech action-adventure will exhilarate Bond fans of all ages! The World Is Not Enough Pierce Brosnan returns as sexy super-spy James Bond. The agent's assignment is as follows: he must protect Elektra King (Sophie Marceau) the sole heir of a British oil tycoon from the influence of terrorist Renard (Robert Carlyle). Unfortunately she double-crosses him and the world's oil supply is put in peril. Now he must take on Renard a villain who feels no physical pain with the help of do-gooder scientist Christmas Jones (Denise Richards). Die Another Day James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) pulls out all the stops to take you on an unforgettable adrenaline-pumping ride across the globe in this action-filled adventure! From a dark cell in a north Korean prison to the beautiful beaches of Cuba 007 is on the trail of a diabolical genius who's hell-bent on slicing up the earth - literally. Casino Royale Daniel Craig stars as the latest incarnation of James Bond in the 21st instalment of the franchise. Based on one of the original Ian Fleming novels the story follows a young Bond at the beginning of his career having just received his double-0 status. For his latest mission 007 travels to Montenegro to investigate the highly exclusive Casino Royale where Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen) a money man for an international terrorist group is raising funds for their misdeeds through high-stakes gambling. The rookie MI6 agent aided by British Treasury agent Vesper Lynd (Eva Green) is tasked with infiltrating the group and ultimately defeating the rogue player both on and off the tables. Quantum of Solace On a nonstop quest for justice that crisscrosses the globe Bond meets the beautiful but feisty Camille (Olga Kurylenko) who leads him to Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric) a ruthless businessman and major force within the mysterious Quantum organisation. When Bond uncovers a conspiracy to take control of one of the world's most important natural resources he must navigate a minefield of treachery deception and murder to neutralise Quantum before it’s too late! Skyfall James Bond (Daniel Craig) finds his loyalty to M (Judi Dench) tested as her past returns to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack from a cyber-terrorist 007 must do everything it takes to track down the threat. Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men Vicky Cristina Barcelona) is superb as the sinister villain Raoul Silva and as the film unfolds you discover his dark past.

  • Cosh Boy (DVD + Blu-ray)Cosh Boy (DVD + Blu-ray) | Blu Ray | (20/01/2020) from £14.59   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    A gang of juvenile delinquents tear up post-war London in Lewis Gilbert's (The Spy Who Loved Me, Alfie) shocking and energetic X-rated drama. Roy (James Kenney) is a brash, chain-smoking thug who bullies his friends (including Rene, played by a young Joan Collins) into subservience. He and his gang assault and rob people on the street, but things get increasingly dangerous when their behaviour escalates to murderous consequences. Unafraid to tackle a host of taboo subjects, Cosh Boy is a penetrating portrait of 1950s Britain and its simmering social tensions. One, if not the first British film to receive an X certificate, this landmark classic is available on Blu-ray for the first time and is the 40th entry to the longstanding BFI Flipside catalogue Special features: Presented in High Definition and Standard Definition Stranger in the City (1961, 22 mins): short film by Robert Hartford-Davis **FIRST PRESSING ONLY** Fully illustrated booklet with new writing on the film and full film credits Other extras TBC

  • Gosford Park/Ladies in/BeforeGosford Park/Ladies in/Before | DVD | (24/10/2005) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £19.99

    Gosford Park: Robert Altman directs this elegant period drama and Agatha Christie-style murder mystery that features the cream of British acting talent. Gathered at aristocrat Michael Gambon's big house are fellow toffs Charles Dance, James Wilby and Jeremy Northam (as British matinee idol Ivor Novello) among others. Meanwhile, downstairs in the bustling servant's quarters we encounter Alan Bates and Helen Mirren as the head male and female members of staff. The various intrigues that play out between members of the different classes and sexes are all observed with Altman's customary withering eye and trademark roving camerawork. After a murder is committed, comical pipe-smoking detective Stephen Fry arrives, but the solution is arrived at in an unconventional way. With an impeccable ensemble cast that Merchant Ivory would die for, Gosford Park is a classy piece of cinema from a great director getting back to the top of his form. Ladies In Lavender: Award winning actresses Dame Judi Dench and Maggie Smith star in this evocative, heart-warming story of unfulfilled dreams, innocence and unrequited love. Cornwall in 1936 remains as ever a timeless place. Sisters, Janet and Ursula Widdington discover a castaway on the beach below their house. With the help of the local doctor they nurse him back to health. During his convalescence the sisters discover his talent as a musician and the unsettling effect he has on them both - especially Ursula, whose life will never be the same again. Before You Go: Directed by veteran British film-maker Lewis Gilbert (Shirley Valentine, Educating Rita), Before You Go is based on Shelagh Stephenson's play 'The Memory of Water'. Three sisters (Julie Walters, Joanne Whalley and Victoria Hamilton) return to their family home in Northumberland following the death of their mother (Patricia Hodge). Family memories are soon rekindled in this beautifully acted, touching comedy drama...

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