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Ginger Snaps | DVD | (20/12/2002)
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Written by Karen Walton and directed by John Fawcett, Ginger Snaps combines horror and pubescent angst in a thoughtful portrayal of female teenage development both socially and physically. The Fitzgerald sisters are alienated to the point of discussing honouring the suicide pact they made when they were eight, and producing disturbing mock-up photographs of their violent deaths. Then the slightly older Ginger is bitten by a werewolf and starts developing hair in odd places and feeling more alive than she has ever felt--but it's not entirely clear whether this is sexual maturity or monstrosity creeping up on her until she starts developing canines and a tail. The look and feel of the movie is a cross between Grimms's Fairytales and Neil Jordan's A Company of Wolves, while the influence of Buffy the Vampire Slayer runs through both script and cinematography--which means it occasionally looks like an extended episode of Buffy, minus the Vampire slayer herself. The performances of Emily Perkins as the nervy Goth Brigitte and of Katherine Isabelle as the extrovert charismatic Ginger are more or less faultless; we are taken to the heart of this claustrophobic relationship just as it starts to implode. Mimi Rogers as their ditzy mother and Kris Lemke as the stoner who tries to help Brigitte are almost equally excellent. On the DVD: The DVD includes as special features some impressive screen tests by Perkins and Isabelle in which we see them evolving their final takes on the characters; we also get a mildly interesting documentary on the construction of the werewolf Ginger becomes and a featurette that has some snappy one-liners from the cast, as well as production notes and cast notes. The Dolby sound catches the nervy grungy world of the film, which is presented in 16:9 ratio.--Rox Kaveney
Spooks - Complete Season 4 | DVD | (04/09/2006)
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MI5; not 9 to 5! The stakes are higher than ever for Adam Harry and the team as a series of terrorist attacks and political cover-ups threaten national security on an unprecedented scale. Packed with classic Spooks' intrigue Series 4 features all ten episodes plus a host of never before seen special features shot exclusively for the DVD. Series 4 is released just before the new TV broadcast in September. So make sure you pre-order your copy now to see all ten episodes in time for Series 5!
Guillermo Del Toro Collection | DVD | (12/03/2007)
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A trio of films by the acclaimed Mexican director Guillermo del Toro. Featuring the films: Cronos (1993): A strange object the ""Cronos device "" has been found inside the statue of an angel in an antique store. While the dealer Jesus Gris is holding the device it springs open and its metallic legs pierces his flesh. Once ""bitten "" he develops a craving for human blood and his body grows more and more youthful with each drink. As the addiction spreads through his body he realizes he desires the blood of his innocent granddaughter... The Devil's Backbone (2001): A deliciously dark horror The Devil's Backbone tells the tale of a remote Spanish orphanage during the final days of The Spanish Civil War whose young inhabitants are brutally terrorised by Santi a decomposing spirit who stalks the building's dark decaying hallways. But as the film builds to a grisly explosive finale the children learn the true story of Santi's death and rise up to vow a deadly vengeance on his vicious murderer. Produced by Pedro Almodovar and brilliantly photographed for maximum suspence by leading cinematographer Guillermo Navarra The Devil's Backbone is a truly haunting memorable ghost story. Pan's Labyrinth (2006): the story of a young girl that travels with her mother and adoptive father to a rural area up North in Spain 1944 - after Franco's victory. The girl lives in an imaginary world of her own creation and faces the real world with much chagrin. Post-war Fascist repression is at its height in rural Spain and the girl must come to terms with that through a fable of her own.
Harvesters | DVD | (18/04/2005)
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A pretty young jogger is brutally abducted... but why and by whom? So sets the tone for Harvesters a blood-curdling clash of two evil forces both bent on destruction. This high-energy action-packed thriller pits an outlaw gang led by lesbian Gulf War vet Frankie Falzone (Donna Sherman) against the Peelmans - a seemingly ""normal"" family who harbor a dark and deadly secret. As two U.S. marshals close in on the gang the terror mounts and the body count rises. The ensuing battle
The Walking Dead: The Complete Season 1-6 | DVD | (26/09/2016)
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After the world is ravaged by a zombie apocalypse, a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), find themselves traveling in search of a safe and secure home. As they struggle to fend off the zombie hordes, they soon find themselves being threatened by other survivor groups who are prepared to do whatever it takes to survive. Based on one of the most successful and popular comic books of all time, written by Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead vividly captures the tension, drama and devastation following a zombie apocalypse. Contains 83 episodes plus special features.
From Beneath | DVD | (07/04/2014)
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Angel - Season 1 | DVD | (03/10/2005)
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The vampire Angel leaves Sunnydale for Los Angeles where he uses his powers to help people. Meanwhile spoiled Cordelia is trying to make her way in the City of Angels - and her path is destined to cross with Buffy's true love. Episodes comprise: 1. City Of 2. Lonely Hearts 3. In The Dark 4. I Fall To Pieces 5. Rm W/a Vu 6. Sense & Sensitivity 7. Bachelor Party 8. I Will Remember You 9. Hero 10. Parting Gifts 11. Somnambulist 12. Expecting 13. She 14. I've Got You Under My Skin 15. The Prodigal 16. The Ring 17. Eternity 18. Five By Five 19. Sanctuary 20. War Zone 21. Blind Date 22. To Shanshu In L.A.
Steve Irwin's Most Dangerous Adventures | DVD | (18/11/2002)
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Steve Irwin: the Australian conservationist and 'Crocodile Hunter' his adventures made all the more poignant due to his untimely death on September 4 2006. His fearlessness in facing the deadliest of all species was his passion and while filming his newest series he was killed by the normally docile Sting-ray. Steve's filmed adventures remain a tribute to the man who brought light-entertainment combined with heart-pounding action to the world. Steve's ultimate aim was to ensure peop
The Planets | DVD | (18/08/2009)
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Explore the edges of the unknown with this 3 disc box set. Offering a close look at Saturn Mars and Jupiter and Mercury and Venus
Skreem House | DVD | (25/02/2013)
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After Brian McDonald is found murdered on a beach, his sister, Sarah and his childhood friend Michael try to unravel the devastating mysteries surrounding his last few weeks alive, finding a side to her brother that they never expected...
Texas Chainsaw Massacre - The Next Generation | DVD | (23/10/2000)
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Twilighter | DVD | (06/04/2009)
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A sleepy town turns to a place of evil unrest when a coven of vampires starts to feed there. Alex has a taste not only for the finer things in life - but for blood! Attending an opera he encounters Estelle whose father is a top scientist currently researching an approach to immortality for the head of an upper-world Illuminati. Alex falls desperately in love with Estelle. Using his love for Estelle as a negotiating chip the Illuminati promise Alex they will find a cure for his vampirism in exchange for a bite of his Immortality. Now an Unholy War is about to take place between the Illuminati and the Vampires and the only one with the power to stop them is one of their own...
Slasher House | DVD | (29/04/2013)
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When Red awakens in a prison cell within an old abandoned Madhouse, she has no idea how she got there and why she has been placed there. As her cell door mysteriously opens she soon discovers that she's not alone; she's trapped with the world's most notorious serial killers. She finds herself caught in a deadly game with no apparent escape, as one by one the other 'inmates' are released to stalk her. Red must battle these psychopaths as she struggles for freedom but she soon realizes that there is a much bigger plan for her than she first realized. Will this 'Final' girl have what it takes? Or will she see the last of her days in the endless corridors of Slasher House?
NASA's Greatest Missions | DVD | (23/03/2009)
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It is now possible to relive all the most exciting moments in NASA's history. See the phenomenally powerful space rockets launch men into space. Experience the incredible sensation of the first spacewalk and watch in awe as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon for the very first time. Included are candid interviews with the astronauts scientists and engineers who made it all happen.
The Hitcher (Special Edition) | DVD | (14/07/2003)
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Made in 1984, The Hitcher is an update--in spirit at least--of Steven Spielberg's first feature film, 1971's Duel. Here C Thomas Howell plays a guy taking a drive-away car from Chicago to San Diego. On a whim, in the rain, and against his better judgment, he picks up a hitchhiker (Rutger Hauer). The hitcher quickly admits to being a murdering psychopath and once Howell finally gets him out of his car, he is pursued with all the vengeance of the ancient furies. We're never sure if the hitcher is a figment of his imagination, making Howell a schizophrenic killer, or if he's real and Howell is the random victim of a wandering madman, which is how his potential new girlfriend (Jennifer Jason Leigh) thinks of him. Either way, The Hitcher is great fun, kinda scary and teetering on the brink of "must see". --Andy Spletzer
Suicide Club | DVD | (19/09/2011)
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54 high school girls throw themselves in front of a subway train. This appears to be only the beginning of a string of suicides around the country. Does the new all-girl group Desert have anything to do with it? Detective Kuroda tries to find the answer which isn't as simple as one could hope.
Little Deaths | DVD | (06/06/2011)
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Christine | DVD | (03/10/2005)
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She can't (and won't) drive 55.... Stephen King's novel about the twisted love affair between a boy and his car gets transferred to the screen, courtesy of suspense master John Carpenter. Although lacking some of the more outré supernatural elements of the source material, this high-octane cinematic tune-up more than delivers the goods, horror-wise (Christine's midnight rampages will never be forgotten)--as well as being a sly exposé of the random cruelties within the high-school pecking order. Keith Gordon (who has gone on to become a stellar director in his own right, with films such as A Midnight Clear and Mother Night to his credit) gives a wonderfully controlled central performance. Carpenter's atmospheric original score is backed up by a well-chosen collection of rock classics, including George Thorogood's "Bad to the Bone" (the titular character's all-too-apt theme song). --Andrew Wright, Amazon.com
Dracula A.D. 1972 | DVD | (31/10/2005)
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London's become a small town for a handful of jaded psychedelic-era hipsters. But Johnny Alucard has a groovy new way for his pals to get their kicks. A certain ritual will be the living end he insists. And if you still wonder where Johnny's coming from try spelling his last name backwards. Dracula is raised into the modern era in this Hammer Studios shocker. Christopher Lee dons the cape for the sixth time and seeks out fresh victims. As archnemesis Van Helsing fellow horror legen
Bear Grylls - Born Survivor - Series 3 | DVD | (08/06/2009)
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Series three of Born Survivor sees presenter Bear Grylls travel to the furthest ends of the earth in search of action and adventure. From the jagged peaks of the Baja peninsula to the scorching sands of Namibia Bear takes on almost impossible obstacles; battling the elements to show you how to survive in some of the world's toughest places. As if the environments weren't dangerous enough Bear takes on the wildlife; he wrestles an alligator in the Louisiana swamps reacts violently to a bee-sting in Mexico and goes into underground tunnels hunting for porcupine with the San bushmen in Namibia.