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  • The Two Faces Of January [DVD] The Two Faces Of January | DVD | (15/09/2014) from £1.89  |  Saving you £17.00 (85.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Based on the novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith and adapted by Academy Award® nominee Hossein Amini (Drive Snow White And The Huntsman). The Two Faces Of January is a suspense thriller starring Academy Award® nominee Viggo Mortensen (The Lord Of The Rings The Road) Golden Globe nominee and Cannes Best Actress winner Kirsten Dunst (Spider-Man Melancholia) and Oscar Isaac (Drive Inside Llewyn Davis) in a dangerous battle of wits across Greece and Turkey.

  • Before The Rains [DVD] [2008] Before The Rains | DVD | (12/04/2010) from £5.29  |  Saving you £0.70 (11.70%)  |  RRP £5.99

    Forbidden romance empire and culture clash all lie at the heart of this drama. In 1930s India Britain's reign is beginning to lose its hold on the region. An idealistic young Indian man (Rahul Bose) finds himself torn between his ambitions for the future and his loyalty to the past when people in his village learn of an affair between his British boss (Linus Roache) and a village woman (Nandita Das).

  • The Clearing The Clearing | DVD | (21/02/2005) from £3.24  |  Saving you £11.00 (68.80%)  |  RRP £15.99

    One Kidnapped... three victims. Wayne (Redford) and Eileen (Mirren) Hayes live the American Dream. Together they've raised two children and struggled to build a successful business from the ground up. But there have been sacrifices along the way. When Wayne is kidnapped by an ordinary man Arnold Mack (Dafoe) and held for ransom in a remote forest the couple's world is turned inside out. Eileen finds her home full of FBI agents their life under scrutiny. While Wayne is engage

  • Flawless [DVD] [2007] Flawless | DVD | (15/02/2010) from £5.29  |  Saving you £0.70 (11.70%)  |  RRP £5.99

    Flawless is a thrilling crime drama set in London in 1960. Michael Caine stars as a retired janitor who convinces a glass-ceiling constrained American executive (Demi Moore) to help him steal a handful of diamonds from their employer the London Diamond Corporation.

  • Mothman Prophecies [2002] Mothman Prophecies | DVD | (21/10/2002) from £3.75  |  Saving you £5.02 (35.90%)  |  RRP £13.99

    Described by director Mark Pellington as "a psychological mystery with naturally surreal overtones", The Mothman Prophecies begins like an ambitious episode of The X-Files. Richard Gere brings adequate torment, portent, and ambiguity to his role as a Washington Post reporter and grieving widower plagued by a mysterious, unseen urban legend known as the Mothman. Pellington develops subtle doom and gloom that's as effective as the paranoid streak he brought to Arlington Road. As the Mothman terrifies a West Virginia town, he remains an enigma, glimpsed almost subliminally. This--along with a magnificently creepy soundtrack--amplifies the movie's surreal overtones while keeping everything else (unsettling phone calls, prophesied disasters, suggestions of the afterlife) completely unexplained. With Laura Linney and Debra Messing in underdeveloped roles, The Mothman Prophecies feels a bit underdeveloped itself (and ends in desperate need of Mulder and Scully). But if you like your weirdness open-ended, this moody thriller's worth a look. --Jeff Shannon

  • The Recruit [2003] The Recruit | DVD | (03/11/2003) from £2.78  |  Saving you £12.61 (70.10%)  |  RRP £17.99

    Nothing is as it seems" in The Recruit, a guessing-game thriller that employs plot twists and conflicting loyalties as its primary raison d'etre. Surrounded by potential deception, a newly recruited CIA officer (Colin Farrell) must determine if his manipulative instructor (Al Pacino) is being honest when he identifies Farrell's fellow recruit and love interest (Bridget Moynihan) as an enemy "mole" assigned to steal a dangerous computer virus from CIA headquarters. While claiming to offer an insider's look at CIA training methods, this engrossing yet ultimately predictable plot is pure Hollywood fantasy; any resemblance to reality is purely coincidental, leaving the perpetually unshaven and scruffily coiffed Farrell to fend for himself in Pacino's cynical arena while tracing his familial roots in the spy game. Wearing its cleverness on its sleeve, The Recruit is an adequately elaborate puzzle of perceptions. "Everything is a test", as Farrell soon realises, and attentive viewers will enjoy piecing it all together.--Jeff Shannon

  • The Others [DVD] [2001] The Others | DVD | (01/02/2010) from £7.75  |  Saving you £9.15 (50.90%)  |  RRP £17.99

    A welcome throwback to the spooky traditions of Jack Clayton's The Innocents and Robert Wise's The Haunting, Alejandro Amenábar's The Others favours atmosphere, sound, and suggestion over flashy special effects. Set in 1945 on a fog-enshrouded island off the British coast, the film begins with a scream as Grace (Nicole Kidman) awakens from some unspoken horror, perhaps arising from her religiously overprotective concern for her young children, Anne (Alakina Mann) and Nicholas (James Bentley). The children are hypersensitive to light and have lived in a musty manor with curtains and shutters perpetually drawn. With Grace's husband (Christopher Eccleston) presumably lost at war, this ominous setting perfectly accommodates a sense of dreaded expectation, escalating when three strangers arrive in response to Grace's yet-unposted request for domestic help. Led by housekeeper Mrs Mills (Fionnula Flanagan), this mysterious trio is as closely tied to the house's history as Grace's family is--as are the past occupants seen posthumously in a long-forgotten photo album. With her justly acclaimed performance, Kidman maintains an emotional intensity that fuels the film's supernatural underpinnings. And while Amenábar's pacing is deliberately slow, it befits the tone of penetrating anxiety, leading to a twist that extends the story's reach from beyond the grave. Amenábar unveiled a similarly effective twist in his Spanish thriller Open Your Eyes (remade by Cameron Crowe as Vanilla Sky), but where that film drew debate, The Others is finely crafted to provoke well-earned goose bumps and chills down the spine. --Jeff Shannon, Amazon.com

  • The Passengers [DVD] The Passengers | DVD | (27/07/2009) from £5.99  |  Saving you £6.45 (49.70%)  |  RRP £12.99

    Passengers stars Anne Hathaway as Claire Summers a young therapist who is assigned to counsel a group of plane crash survivors. Just as Claire thinks that she's making headway her clients begin to disappear...

  • Mothman Prophecies [2002] Mothman Prophecies | DVD | (22/10/2007) from £4.49  |  Saving you £11.50 (71.90%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Based On True Events... From the director of Arlington Road comes a spine-tingling super-natural thriller based on actual events that will rattle your nerves and shake your beliefs. Distraught by the sudden tragic death of his wife (Debra Messing) John Klein (Richard Gere) a journalist for The Washington Post finds himself mysteriously drawn to a small West Virginia town when his car inexplicably strands him. Rescued by the sympathetic but skeptical local police sergeant (Laura Linney) he soon learns that many of the town's residents have been beset by bizarre events including sightings of an eerie ""moth-like"" entity similar to the one seen by his late wife. Investigating further and having his own terrifying encounters with the creature he becomes obsessed with the idea that this supernatural being can predict impending calamities and is trying to warn the town of one. Is this a psychic delusion brought on by his grief or can he convince the police sergeant that there's a tragedy that must be averted? His life and potentially other's lives depend on his making the right choices before time runs out.

  • Passengers [DVD] Passengers | DVD | (11/04/2016) from £5.90  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £N/A

    After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire (Academy Award Winner Anne Hathaway*, Les Misérables, The Dark Knight Rises), is assigned by her mentor (Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) to help the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident - which include an explosion that the airline insists didn't happen - Claire is intrigued by Eric (Patrick Wilson, Watchmen, Hard Candy), the most secretive of the passengers. Just as Claire's professional relationship with Eric grows into a deeper connection - against her better judgment the survivors, one by one, begin to disappear mysteriously... and Claire suspects that Eric may hold all the answers. Claire becomes determined to uncover the truth, no matter the consequences.

  • Felicia's Journey [1999] Felicia's Journey | DVD | (19/06/2000) from £3.99  |  Saving you £4.01 (28.70%)  |  RRP £13.99

    Like Hitchcock, Atom Egoyan envisions family life as a potential hotbed of literal or figurative violence and incest. In Felicia's Journey, Egoyan's adaptation of William Trevor's shattering novel, one dreads to imagine what TV-cook mom (Arsinée Khanjian) did to so damage her pudgy son that grown-up Hilditch (Bob Hoskins) still prepares meals in perfect unison with faded videotapes of her show--and, as we eventually discover, often takes more sinister trips down Memory Lane. Distant kin to Psycho's Tony Perkins, Hoskins's troll is so obsessive, so traumatised, his every short-armed, fat-handed gesture and sing-song utterance is precisely calculated to keep reality safely buried.Egoyan's movies often seem located underwater, in some surreal dreamscape where one's breath is perpetually suspended while a slow horror seeps ever deeper under the skin. Helpless, transfixed, one watches as his characters drive inexorably toward mined intersections where lives and souls may be lost or redeemed. When Hilditch's path crosses, diverges from and finally coincides with that of young, pregnant Felicia (Elaine Cassidy)--an Irish innocent searching for her errant boyfriend--it leads to terrible epiphany for these fellow travellers. Trouble is, creepy Hilditch and too-naive Felicia come up a bit short in the psychological complexity department, so by film's end, revelatory payoffs are mostly penny ante. Felica's Journey tours familiar Egoyan territory--an industrialised wasteland full of hungry hearts--but this latest fairy tale (think perverse variations on Hansel and Gretel) isn't in the same league with such "family values" masterpieces as Exotica or The Sweet Hereafter. --Kathleen Murphy, Amazon.com

  • Hierro [DVD] [2009] Hierro | DVD | (26/07/2010) from £5.99  |  Saving you £11.00 (61.10%)  |  RRP £17.99

    After believing she spotted her son in a traveling caravan a distraught mother returns to the island of El Hierro where son disappeared three years previously.

  • I Saw Ben Barka Get Killed [2005] I Saw Ben Barka Get Killed | DVD | (12/02/2007) from £5.99  |  Saving you £13.26 (66.30%)  |  RRP £19.99

    January 1966: In a Paris flat police discover the body of Georges Figon the man who broke the scandal of the Ben Barka affair and undermined Gaullist power. A year earlier tired of dodgy deals and petty scams ex-con Georges Figon had gone in search of something big. Through his underworld connections he had got himself hired as producer for a documentary on de-colonialisation to be written by Marguerite Duras and directed by Georges Franju. The well-known Moroccan dissident Mehdi Ben Barka was to be the film's 'historical advisor'. But the whole film project was a trap...

  • Ocean's Twelve [2004] Ocean's Twelve | DVD | (02/01/2006) from £3.75  |  Saving you £12.45 (65.60%)  |  RRP £18.99

    Back in slick style, OCEAN'S TWELVE reintroduces Ocean (George Clooney) and his perfectly trained team of con men, who are determined to take on Europe. Dividing forces to hit Paris, Amsterdam, and Rome, the heist-meisters move beyond casinos to tackle new objectives, one of which involves stealing a famous painting. With OCEAN'S TWELVE, Steven Soderbergh re-teams with his high profile friends for another glamorous romp through the high-stakes underworld. Three years after Danny Ocean (George Clooney) and his crew robbed Las Vegas casino tycoon Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia) of one hundred sixty million dollars, Benedict has finally tracked them down. He gives them a two-week ultimatum to come up with the money or suffer the consequences. Knowing that the odds are stacked against them, the gang nonetheless heads to Amsterdam for a big heist. But what no one realizes is that ultra-smooth Rusty Ryan (Brad Pitt) has ulterior motives for leading the gang to Amsterdam. Turns out his former flame, Isabel Lahiri (Catherine Zeta-Jones), is living and working there tracking criminals such as Ocean and French master Francois Toulour (Vincent Cassel), better known as 'The Night Fox' Threatened by the universally admired eleven, Toulour challenges Ocean to a dangerous museum heist that will either make or break the gang once and for all. It's up to Tess Ocean (Julia Roberts) to fly into town and bail the boys out of trouble. Every frame of OCEAN'S TWELVE is bursting with gleeful energy, as is the film's soundtrack, provided by acclaimed musician David Holmes.

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