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  • In The Shadow Of The Moon [2007] In The Shadow Of The Moon | DVD | (31/03/2008) from £4.39  |  Saving you £15.60 (78.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    The surviving crew members from NASA's Apollo missions tell their story in their own words.

  • Shark Water Shark Water | DVD | (19/05/2008) from £7.72  |  Saving you £-5.06 (-31.60%)  |  RRP £15.99

    For filmmaker Rob Stewart exploring sharks began as an underwater adventure. What it turned into was a beautiful and dangerous life journey into the balance of life on earth. Driven by passion fed from a lifelong fascination with sharks Stewart debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks as bloodthirsty man-eating monsters and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas. Filmed in visually stunning high definition video Sharkwater takes you into the most shark rich waters of the world exposing the exploitation and corruption surrounding the world's shark populations in the marine reserves of Cocos Island Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands Ecuador. In an effort to protect sharks Stewart teams up with renegade conservationist Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Their unbelievable adventure together starts with a battle between the Sea Shepherd and shark poachers in Guatemala resulting in pirate boat rammings gunboat chases mafia espionage corrupt court systems and attempted murder charges forcing them to flee for their lives. Through it all Stewart discovers these magnificent creatures have gone from predator to prey and how despite surviving the earth's history of mass extinctions they could easily be wiped out within a few years due to human greed. Stewart's remarkable journey of courage and determination changes from a mission to save the world's sharks into a fight for his life and that of humankind.

  • The Great Escape [1963] The Great Escape | DVD | (01/02/2000) from £5.99  |  Saving you £10.00 (62.50%)  |  RRP £15.99

    The Great Escape image of Steve McQueen (as "The Cooler King") astride his motorcycle has entered silver-screen iconography, alongside Brando on his bike from The Wild One. Based on a true story about a group of POWs who mount a daring breakout from a supposedly inescapable Nazi prison camp, this rousing and suspenseful World War II epic features an all-star cast, including James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn, and David McCallum. --Jim Emerson

  • Deep Blue Deep Blue | DVD | (25/10/2004) from £3.23  |  Saving you £13.04 (65.20%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Deep Blue is a major documentary feature film shot by the BBC Natural History Unit the same team that produced the acclaimed BBC series The Blue Planet. Set to a sweeping score by George Fenton (Dangerous Liaisons Shadowlands) and with narration from Sir Michael Gambon Deep Blue is an epic cinematic rollercoaster ride for all the ages with footage that will amaze viewers with their beauty and stun them with their grandeur. De

  • Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage | DVD | (24/11/2008) from £4.69  |  Saving you £8.30 (63.90%)  |  RRP £12.99

    Inspired by the early life and the artwork of renowned painter Thomas Kinkade The Christmas Cottage is the story of how a small community and an aging mentor come to the aid of a family to save the only home they have ever known; and along the way teach a young man the meaning of love friendship and what it means to be an artist.

  • Objective Burma [1945] [1954] Objective Burma | DVD | (28/06/2013) from £5.39  |  Saving you £9.60 (64.00%)  |  RRP £14.99

    On its first release in 1945, just after VJ day, Objective Burma came under fire in the British press--much as Saving Private Ryan would do some 40 years later--for portraying the jungle war as a solely American operation. But the passage of time has allowed the movie's many merits to outshine its narrow remit. The movie's bone-chilling portrayal of pain, sacrifice and endurance is astonishing; the jungle atmosphere is so persuasive you'd swear it was shot on the actual locations; and you'll never forget the terrifying last dark night on a mountainside--or the crocodiles. A paratroop captain (Errol Flynn) sets out with a platoon to attack a Japanese outpost in the jungle. The Americans reach their target, take out the enemy with almost balletic precision, then gear up to return home. This feels like the point when a conventional war movie would have reached its action-filled climax, but the journey has only begun. Ahead lies one of the most arduous and agonising adventures any World War II film ever offered, brilliantly directed by that underrated old master Raoul Walsh and photographed with almost tactile realism by the great James Wong Howe. Franz Waxman also contributes one of his finest music scores. Flynn is excellent (he had given his best performance ever in Walsh's Gentleman Jim three years earlier), and he's backed by a solid cast including Henry Hull (as an ageing war correspondent), James Brown, William Prince, George Tobias and Stephen Richards (soon to change his name to Mark Stevens). Incidentally, two of the writers, Alvah Bessie and Lester Cole, were later blacklisted; see if you can spot any Commie propaganda. --Richard T Jameson

  • Flying Leathernecks [1951] Flying Leathernecks | DVD | (05/06/2006) from £3.45  |  Saving you £1.01 (10.10%)  |  RRP £9.99

    John Wayne and Robert Ryan co-star in Flying Leathernecks Nicholas Ray's intense 1951 war movie that managed to appeal to RKO studio chief Howard Hughes's passion for thrilling aerial footage while supplying Ray's own fascination with the human psyche under near-inhuman duress. Wayne plays Major Dan Kirby commander of a Marine Flying Corps squadron in the South Pacific of World War II. After witnessing the slaughter of men under his command at Midway Kirby is battle-hardened and in no mood for the familiar style of his executive officer (Ryan). Emotions are further strained as Kirby's pilots are picked off one by one in grueling missions leading to a crisis that ultimately forces each man to reevaluate his attitude toward sending men to their likely doom. The drama is built around extensive startling documentary footage of battle action in the sky but what makes Flying Leathernecks unique is its literate psychologically probing script.

  • Make It Happen Make It Happen | DVD | (29/12/2008) from £1.95  |  Saving you £14.60 (81.20%)  |  RRP £17.99

    Make It Happen stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Live Free or Die Hard) as Lauryn - a young woman from a small town who moves to Chicago with dreams of entering the Chicago School of Music and Dance. But after rejection and a series of misfortunes she finds herself working in a burlesque club. The club proves to be a place of conflict and self-discovery helping Lauryn to realize that even though plans may change dreams never do.

  • Winged Migration [2003] Winged Migration | DVD | (22/03/2004) from £2.99  |  Saving you £17.00 (85.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    This awe-inspiring critically acclaimed documentary of migrating birds through 40 countries and every continent was captured using planes gliders helicopters and balloons allowing the filmmakers a spectacularly intimate look at their subjects.

  • Crimson Wing [DVD] [2009] Crimson Wing | DVD | (15/03/2010) from £6.46  |  Saving you £11.53 (64.10%)  |  RRP £17.99

    Harking back to the nature films that regularly used to inhabit video rental shops, Crimson Wing sees Disney revisiting a successful strand of its past. Under the Disney Nature banner, the documentary focuses on Lake Natron in northern Tanzania. There, directors Matthew Aeberhard and Leander Ward point their cameras at a real sight of natural beauty: flamingos. Lots and lots of flamingos. The film traces the life cycle of flamingos in a measured, absorbing, non-flashy manner, and that helps make Crimson Wing such a fascinating watch. It’s terrifically shot, which helps, but over the course of its gentle running time. And it follows the creatures through life, death and the day-to-day challenges that they face. It’s not the kind of film that tends to pack multiplexes out, but Crimson Wing is a diligently made nature documentary. It’s very accessible, boasting both solid narration and a very good musical score. And it hopefully paves the way for Disney to consider more films of this ilk in the years ahead. Granted, they don’t help shift merchandise, but Crimson Wing has the power to enchant as well as the majority of family movies on the DVD shelves. Warmly recommended. --Jon Foster

  • Back to Bataan (John Wayne) [1945] Back to Bataan (John Wayne) | DVD | (05/06/2006) from £5.21  |  Saving you £4.78 (47.80%)  |  RRP £9.99

    In Back To Bataan John Wayne plays Colonel Joe Madden a rough tough officer serving under General MacArthur during the Second World War. When American forces are forced to pull out of Bataan Madden volunteers to stay behind and organize the Filipino residents into a top flight guerilla force that will keep the Japanese on edge until MacArthur's promised return. There's some romance amid the suspense and sweaty action as an attractive Manila resistance liason (Fely Franquelli) falls for Wayne's second-in-command Captain Andres Bonifacio (Anthony Quinn) an earnest fighter trying to live up to his folk hero father's reputation. Madden however is too busy for women preferring to spend his time communicating by radio to his valiant men as they count the boats and plant the mines. The Duke is nicely understated in this atypical role a nice counterbalance to costar Quinn's typically impassioned performance. War film buffs should enjoy the film's appealing blend of action nail-biting suspense and jingoistic patriotism. Director Edward Dmytryk would later go on to direct The Caine Mutiny and The Young Lions.

  • The White Countess The White Countess | DVD | (03/11/2008) from £8.07  |  Saving you £1.92 (19.20%)  |  RRP £9.99

    Set in 1930s Shanghai a blind American diplomat (Ralph Fiennes) develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee (Natasha Richardson) who works odd and sometimes illicit jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.

  • Deep Blue Deep Blue | DVD | (10/07/2006) from £2.98  |  Saving you £8.32 (52.00%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Deep Blue is a major documentary feature film shot by the BBC Natural History Unit the same team that produced the acclaimed BBC series The Blue Planet. Set to a sweeping score by George Fenton (Dangeroius Liaisons Shadowlands) and with narration from Sir Michael Gambon Deep Blue is an epic cinematic rollercoaster ride for all the ages with footage that will amaze viewers with their beauty and stun them with their grandeur. Despite the fact that the sea constitutes two thirds of our planet we know more about the surface of the moon than we do about the deep oceans. Assembling 20 specialised camera teams over the course of 5 years directors Alastair Fothergill and Andy Byatt shot over 7000 hours of footage in more than 200 locations around the world for more than five years. New species of ocean dwellers were discovered and many were photographed for the first time ever!

  • Northfork [DVD] [2003] Northfork | DVD | (09/11/2009) from £7.49  |  Saving you £-2.08 (-34.70%)  |  RRP £5.99

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  • The Great Escape [1963] The Great Escape | DVD | (22/05/2006) from £3.10  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £15.99

    One of the most ingenious and suspenseful adventure films of all time The Great Escape is a masterful collaboration between director John Sturges (The Magnificent Seven) screenwriters James Clavell (Shogun) and W.R. Burnett and composer Elmer Bernstein. Based on a true story it also features one of the most memorable theme tunes in movie history (and English football!). In 1943 the Germans opened Stalag Luft North a maximum security prisoner-of-war camp des

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