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Life of Brian / Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Set | DVD | (03/10/2011)
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail:Arthur, King of the Britons (Graham Chapman) assembles his Knights of the Round Table and takes them swiflty from Camelot, after a message from God, on a quest to find the Holy Grail! As they travel to the sound of their coconut banging servants, the banner of Knights encounter a castle of heavy resistance; guards throwing cows and chickens, Knights in the forest who say 'Ni!' and a cute looking rabbit that only the 'Holy Hand Grenade' can deal with. Satirising events of that time (including witch trials and the black plague), Monty Python create an hilarious take on the well known story and deliver some unforgettable moments.Life Of Brian:The second movie from the comedy team of Monty Python takes them back to biblical times, following Brian; born just a few doors down from Jesus, growing up a jew in Roman occupied Judea. As he falls for an attractive young rebel, Brian joins the separatist movement that will lead him to confront Roman Centurions and the well-known Pontius Pilate to determine his fate! Again satirising the times, Monty Python bring laughter to spectacles that at the time would be no laughing matter. Filmed in Tunisia, and with guest appearances including George Harrison and Spike Milligan, Life Of Brian is another hit from the comedy genius that is Monty Python.
Crazy Rich Asians | DVD | (21/01/2019)
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Crazy Rich Asians follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick's family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country's wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors. Being on Nick's arm puts a target on Rachel's back, with jealous socialites and, worse, Nick's own disapproving mother (Michelle Yeoh) taking aim. And it soon becomes clear that while money can't buy love, it can definitely complicate things.
Local Hero | DVD | (12/05/2008)
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The Knox Oil and Gas Company lives in the top of a huge Houston skyscraper thousands of miles from the North Sea oil - and light years away from the sleepy Scottish seaside village it wants to buy raze and replace with refineries and deep-water docks. Knox sends its ace deal-maker and chief negotiator to handle the negotiations. But instead of encountering stiff local resistance he finds cheerful prospective millionaires beautiful northern lights and a mermaid with webbed toes. One of the most enchanting comedies in years Bill Forsyth's slyly original comic lark is pure cinema magic.
Hairspray (2007) | DVD | (17/04/2019)
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It's rare that a movie captures the intensity and excitement of a live Broadway musical production while appealing to a broader movie-going audience, but the 2007 Hairspray is an energetic, powerfully moving film that does just that. A re-make of the 1988 musical film Hairspray the new Hairspray is a film adaptation of the 2002 Broadway musical and features more likeable characters than the original film and an incredible energy that stems from a great cast, fabulous new music, and the influence of musical producer Craig Zadan. What remains constant throughout all three versions of Hairspray is the story's thought-provoking exploration of prejudice and racism. Set in Baltimore in 1962, the film opens with chubby girl Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky) singing her heart out in a rendition of "Good Morning Baltimore" that, while admittedly a bit too long, sets the farcical tone for the film. Viewers quickly become immersed in Tracy's teenage world of popular television dance shows, big hair, the stigma of being different, and the first hesitant steps toward racial integration within a segregated world. The Corny Collins (James Marsdon) television dance show is a teenage obsession in Tracy's world and Link Larkin (Zac Efron) is every girl's dream partner, so when a call for auditions goes out, Tracy skips school to try out, but is rejected by station manager Velma von Tussle (Michelle Pfeiffer) because of her large size and the threat of competition for Velma's own daughter Amber (Brittany Snow). Perseverance and the support of her friend Penny (Amanda Bynes), father Wilbur (Christopher Walken), and negro dancer Seaweed (Elijah Kelley) lead Tracy to the spotlight and the chance of a lifetime, but more and more Tracy discovers that fairness and equality for those who are different does not come without a fight and that sacrifices must be made to effect change. While the message is serious, Hairspray is first and foremost a comedy with stellar performances by John Travolta as Edna Turnblad (who ever imagined Saturday Night Fever's iconic star would appear onscreen as a woman?), Christopher Walken, and Michelle Pfeiffer. Part of what makes Hairspray so powerful is the exceptional music composed by Marc Shaiman, including songs newly composed for the movie like "Ladies' Choice," "The New Girl in Town," and "Come So Far," and the awesome vocal talents of Queen Latifah (Motormouth Maybelle) and a cast of heretofore musically-unknown actors like Nikki Blonsky, Zac Efron, and Brittany Snow who really can sing. Notable trivia includes Jerry Stiller's appearance in both versions of the film (as Wilbur in the 1988 film and as Mr. Pinky in this 2007 rendition), and a cameo appearance by 1988 director and screenplay writer John Waters. Hairspray is one of the best films of the year--it's powerfully moving entertainment that leaves you energized and motivated to fight for what you believe in. --Tami Horiuchi
Pretty Woman | DVD | (12/09/2005)
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Book Club (DVD) | DVD | (08/10/2018)
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Diane (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage. Vivian (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached. Sharon (Candice Bergen) is still working through a decades-old divorce. Carol's (Mary Steenburgen) marriage is in a slump after 35 years. Four lifelong friends' lives are turned upside down to hilarious ends when their book club tackles the infamous Fifty Shades of Grey. From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter the best chapter.
Kevin Bridges: The Brand New Tour - Live | DVD | (07/12/2018)
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COMEDY SUPERSTAR KEVIN BRIDGES RETURNS TO THE STAGE IN 2018 WITH HIS SELL OUT NEW SHOW THE BRAND NEW TOUR. The show was filmed as part of Kevin's UK and Ireland tour and his 19 night residency at the Glasgow Hydro. It's written and performed by a comedian at the top of his game with Kevin giving his take on the modern world, social media, anxiety, religion, conversations with his dog and having Barack Obama as his support act. This is by far Kevin's best show to date and really is a stand up masterclass.
Patrick | DVD | (04/02/2019)
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British comedy drama co-written and directed by Mandie Fletcher. The film follows Sarah (Beattie Edmondson), a young woman who is left a pug named Patrick by her grandmother. With her life in turmoil, Sarah finds it difficult to look after Patrick, whose spoilt attitude causes chaos wherever he goes. However, just as it's all getting too much for Sarah, a surprising turn of events brings the pair closer together. The cast also includes Ed Skrein, Gemma Jones and Jennifer Saunders.
Hunt For The Wilderpeople | DVD | (16/01/2017)
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Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the grumpy Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded outlaws must assess their options: go out in a blaze of glory or overcome their differences and survive as a family. A hilarious, touching crowd-pleaser directed by Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows,Thor: Ragnarok) and starring Sam Neill, Julian Dennison and Rhys Darby (TV's Flight of the Conchords).
Cool Runnings | DVD | (22/01/2001)
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Based on an improbable but true story, Cool Runnings concerns the Jamaican bobsled team that competed in the 1988 Winter Olympics. Director Jon Turteltaub (Phenomenon) does a fine job with both the absurdity of the situation (the athletes had never even seen snow) and the passion behind it (their desire to compete and win). John Candy, in one of his last roles, is touching as a disgraced coach who seizes the opportunity to work with the Jamaicans as a chance for redemption. The bobsled scenes look good and the races are exciting. The climax, which is entirely unexpected, takes the film to a wholly different level, even if events in the story don't quite match the facts. --Tom Keogh
The Breakfast Club | DVD | (12/09/2005)
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They only met once but it changed their lives forever. Without doubt John Hughes' The Breakfast Club is one of the greatest teen movies of all-time if not the best. Without it we might not have witnessed the phenomenal rise of the 'brat pack'; the group of actors synonymous with the teen films of the '80s. They were five teenage students with nothing in common faced with spending a Saturday detention together in their High School library. At 7am they had
Micky Flanagan The Complete Live Collection (2017) | DVD | (20/11/2017)
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Following three sell-out tours Micky Flanagan has won over the hearts and homes of the Great British public proving he truly is at the top of his game. Here Micky presents his three live DVDs in one box set. Micky's sell-out An Another Fing... tour is the biggest comedy event of 2017 playing to over 600,000 people across the UK and Ireland, breaking box office records up and down the country. Recorded live at The O2, join Micky on a proper night out as he updates us on the French, Saga holidays with his dad, his relationship with his dog, his new-found passion for Mary Berry and much, much more... Further showcasing his adept ability to charm his audience, in The Back In The Game tour Micky s tales of middle age, marriage, and regularly running out of things to say to the wife, have led to the biggest comedy tour of 2013. Micky debut DVD, The Out Out tour, tells a rollicking tale of a working class upbringing where alphabetti spaghetti is a luxury to the hilarity of the middle classes he now finds himself among who dips bread in oil. Extras: The Out Out Tour Let's Go Down The Pub Meet My Mum and Dad The Out Out Dubstep Remix The Back In The Game Tour It's All Changed Around Here Micky s Tour of Hackney Live At The Apollo Performance 2010
Bridesmaids | DVD | (17/04/2019)
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Kristen Wiig leads the cast as Annie, a maid of honor whose life unravels as she leads her best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), and a group of colorful bridesmaids (Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper) on a wild ride down the road to matrimony.Annie's life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With one chance to get it perfect, she'll show Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far you'll go for someone you love.
Doctor Strangelove | DVD | (18/02/2002)
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Arguably the greatest black comedy ever made, Stanley Kubrick's cold war classic is the ultimate satire of the nuclear age. Dr Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, to give it its full title, is a perfect spoof of political and military insanity, beginning when General Jack D Ripper (Sterling Hayden), a maniacal warrior obsessed with "the purity of precious bodily fluids", mounts his singular campaign against Communism by ordering a squadron of B-52 bombers to attack the Soviet Union. The Soviets counter the threat with a so-called "Doomsday Device," and the world hangs in the balance while the US president (Peter Sellers) engages in hilarious hot-line negotiations with his Soviet counterpart. Sellers also plays a British military attaché and the mad scientist Dr Strangelove; George C Scott is outrageously frantic as General Buck Turgidson, whose presidential advice consists mainly of panic and statistics about "acceptable losses". With dialogue ("You can't fight here! This is the war room!") and images (Slim Pickens's character riding the bomb to oblivion) that have become a part of our cultural vocabulary, Kubrick's film regularly appears on critics' lists of the all-time best. --Jeff Shannon, Amazon.com
The Death of Stalin | DVD | (26/02/2018)
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The internal political landscape of 1950's Soviet Russia takes on darkly comic form in a new film by Emmy award-winning and Oscar-nominated writer/director Armando Iannucci. In the days following Stalin's collapse, his core team of ministers tussle for control; some want positive change in the Soviet Union, others have more sinister motives. Their one common trait? They're all just desperately trying to remain alive. A film that combines comedy, drama, pathos and political manoeuvring, The Death of Stalin is a Quad and Main Journey production, directed by Armando Iannucci, and produced by Yann Zenou, Kevin Loader, Nicolas Duval Assakovsky, and Laurent Zeitoun. The script is written by Iannucci, David Schneider and Ian Martin, with additional material by Peter Fellows.
True Stories (1986) | Blu Ray | (28/01/2019)
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David Byrne's exuberant musical road trip through Texas, in a Bluray edition featuring the complete soundtrack on CD. Music icon David Byrne was inspired by tabloid headlines to make this sole foray into feature film directing, an ode to the extraordinariness of ordinary American life and a distillation of what was in his own idiosyncratic mind. Byrne plays a visitor to Virgil, Texas, who introduces us to the citizens of the town during preparations for its Celebration of Specialness. As shot by cinematographer Ed Lachman, Texas becomes a hyperrealistic latecapitalist landscape of endless vistas, shopping malls, and prefab metal buildings. In True Stories, Byrne uses his songs to stitch together pop iconography, voodoo rituals, and a singular variety showall in the service of uncovering the rich mysteries that lurk under the surface of everyday experience. DIRECTORAPPROVED SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES: New, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by director David Byrne and cinematographer Ed Lachman, with 5.1 surround DTSHD Master Audio soundtrack, supervised by Byrne New documentary about the film's production, featuring members of the cast and crew CD with 23 songs, containing the film's complete soundtrack, compiled here for the first time Real Life (1986), a short documentary by Pamela Yates and Newton Thomas Sigel made on the set of the film No Time to Look Back, a new homage to Virgil, Texas, the fictional town where True Stories is set New programme about designer Tibor Kalman and his influence on Byrne and role in the film, featuring Byrne and Kalman's wife, artist Maira Kalman Deleted scenes Trailer PLUS: An essay by critic Rebecca Bengal, along with new pieces by journalist and author Joe Nick Patoski and Byrne, a 1986 piece by actor Spalding Gray on the film's production, some of the tabloid stories that inspired the film, and a selection of Byrne's preproduction photography and writing about the film's visual motifs
Pitch Perfect 3-Movie Boxset (DVD) | DVD | (23/04/2018)
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Pitch Perfect 1 Musical teen comedy following the fortunes of an all-girl a cappella singing group. Anna Kendrick stars as Beca, a freshman who is persuaded to join The Bellas, her university's all-female singing group. Raising their energy and expanding their repertoire, The Bellas have soon taken their music to a whole new level, culminating in a sing-off against their male counterparts in a campus-wide competition. Rebel Wilson and Elizabeth Banks co-star. Pitch perfect 2 Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson return in this musical comedy sequel following the fortunes of an all-girl a cappella singing group. The film follows The Barden Bellas as they enter an international singing competition that a group from the US have yet to win. Can they impress the judges enough to beat their competitors? The cast also includes Elizabeth Banks, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow and Katey Sagal. Pitch Perfect 3 Now graduated from college and out in the real world where it takes more than a cappella to get by, the Bellas return in Pitch Perfect 3, the next chapter in the beloved series. After the highs of winning the World Championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren't job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time
Dave Allen - The Best Of | DVD | (20/06/2005)
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A personal selection of the finest gags from the grand master of innovative comedy. Dave Allen was an alternative comedian before the phrase existed an innovator who set the agenda for comedy - and comedians - for more than 30 years. Here he is with his personal choice of sketches gags and monologues that wickedly target the foibles of our age. Give him a stool a cigarette and a glass of something and he's in his element reflecting laconically on such diverse subjects as sex th
What A Girl Wants | DVD | (23/02/2004)
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Daphne a bubbly young American girl comes to England in search of her estranged father a conservative British politician who has no idea of her existence! As Daphne attempts to prove that love can conquer all her impulsive behaviour creates an uproar in high society where her unique style threatens to undermine the relationship she has waited her whole life to experience.
Eddie The Eagle | DVD | (08/08/2016)
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Starring Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) and Hugh Jackman (Wolverine) comes Eddie The Eagle, a story following Michael Edwards (a.k.a Eddie), and his unflinching determination to become Great Britain's first Olympic ski-jumper. Reluctantly aided by former ski-jumper Bronson Peary as his coach, Eddie is unwavering in his quest to reach the 1988 Calgary Winter Games. Eddie the Eagle is an uplifting, inspirational story that celebrates human spirit, passion, and one man's refusal to accept defeat. Directed by Dexter Fletcher (Sunshine on Leith) and produced by Matthew Vaughn (Kingsman: The Secret Service). Also starring Jo Hartley (˜This Is England'), Tim McInnerny (˜Blackadder'), Keith Allen (˜Robin Hood'), Iris Berban (˜Rosa Roth') and Rune Temte (˜The Last Kingdom'), Christopher Walken (˜Catch Me If You Can') and Jim Broadbent (˜Bridget Jones' Diary').