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  • Finding Nemo [DVD] Finding Nemo | DVD | (24/06/2013) from £6.97  |  Saving you £-2.01 (-40.30%)  |  RRP £4.99

    From the Academy Award winning creators of Toy Story and Monsters Inc. It's time to dive into Finding Nemo - a hilarious adventure that takes you into the breathtaking underwater world of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. When Nemo a young clownfish is unexpectedly carried far from home his overprotective father Marlin and Dory a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks surfer dude turtles hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls! Finding Nemo's breakthrough computer animation is the ultimate viewing experience. This Collector's edition overflows with something for everyone including exclusive animation deleted scenes gaes and more! Swimming with laughs and overflowing with emotion - you'll find yourself watching Finding Nemo over and over again!Special Features: Plunge into the Filmmaker's World: Widescreen Viewing Presentation Turn Your TV into an Aquarium with Amazing Animated Scenes from the Movie Filmmakers Visual Commentary Including Deleted Scenes and Recording Sessions The Incredibles: A Pixar Animation Studios Sneak Peek A Voyage of Family Fun: Making Nemo: A Special Documentary Featuring Footage on the Creation of the Film Exploring the Reef with Jean Michel Cousteau and all Your Favourite Nemo Friends Review the Art of Nemo Narrated by the Artists Themselves Turn Your TV into a Virtual Aquarium Including Never-Before-Seen Animation Discover the Pixar Animation Studios Short Film Knick Knack Robbie Williams Animated Music Trailer Play 'Fisharades' with Your Favourite School of Fish Learning Fun with Mr. Ray's Encyclopedia Pixar Animation Studios Takes Future Animators on a Behind-the-Scenes Tour Storytime Fun for the Young

  • Monsters, Inc.  (Disney Pixar) Fullscreen (4:3) Single-Disc Edition [2002] Monsters, Inc. (Disney Pixar) Fullscreen (4:3) Single-Disc Edition | DVD | (07/09/2002) from £5.99  |  Saving you £-1.00 (-16.70%)  |  RRP £5.99

    The monsters in Monsters, Inc. are just so incredibly cute--and they know it. Whereas Woody, Buzz and pals in the Toy Story saga were filled with self-doubt about just how much the children in their lives would continue to love them, here our heroic monsters and their impossibly lovable human ward Boo have no such worries, at least when it comes to the cinema audience. And that's why Monsters, Inc., for all its wondrous computer-animated artistry, its smart humour and its family-friendly appeal, doesn't quite capture the naïve charm of its predecessors. Nevertheless, John Goodman and Billy Crystal, as scare-champions Sulley and Mike, are a great double-act whose comedy never goes over kids' heads but still reaches up to make their parents laugh. The film's central conceit--that monsters in the bedroom closet are just doing a night's work in order to generate power from screams for the city of Monstropolis--is funny and cleverly worked out; and kids will of course love the fact that the monsters are mortally afraid of the very children they are trying to frighten. The animation is extraordinarily detailed (Sulley's fur is a marvel in itself) and the set-piece action sequences top anything that has gone before for sheer audaciousness. But overall Pixar play things very safe, from the hissable villain to the end credit "outtakes". A bolder film might have taken inspiration from The Nightmare Before Christmas; instead, a little of that Disney disease of knowing cuteness seems to have crept into the formula. --Mark Walker

  • Up (Disney Pixar) (1 Disc) [DVD] [2009] Up (Disney Pixar) (1 Disc) | DVD | (15/02/2010) from £4.48  |  Saving you £-2.00 (-40.10%)  |  RRP £4.99

    At a time when too many animated films consist of anthropomorphized animals cracking sitcom one-liners and flatulence jokes, the warmth, originality, humor, and unflagging imagination of Up feel as welcome as rain in a desert. Carl Fredericksen (voice by Ed Asner) ranks among the most unlikely heroes in recent animation history. A 78-year-old curmudgeon, he enjoyed his modest life as a balloon seller because he shared it with his adventurous wife Ellie (Ellie Docter). But she died, leaving him with memories and the awareness that they never made their dream journey to Paradise Falls in South America. When well-meaning officials consign Carl to Shady Oaks Retirement Home, he rigs thousands of helium balloons to his house and floats to South America. The journey's scarcely begun when he discovers a stowaway: Russell (Jordan Nagai), a chubby, maladroit Wilderness Explorer Scout who's out to earn his Elderly Assistance Badge. In the tropical jungle, Carl and Russell find more than they bargained for: Charles Muntz (Christopher Plummer), a crazed explorer whose newsreels once inspired Carl and Ellie; Kevin, an exotic bird with a weakness for chocolate; and Dug (Bob Peterson), an endearingly dim golden retriever fitted with a voice box. More importantly, the travelers discover they need each other: Russell needs a (grand)father figure; Carl needs someone to enliven his life without Ellie. Together, they learn that sharing ice-cream cones and counting the passing cars can be more meaningful than feats of daring-do and distant horizons. Pete Docter (Monsters, Inc.) and Bob Peterson direct the film with consummate skill and taste, allowing the poignant moments to unfold without dialogue to Michael Giacchnio's vibrant score. Building on their work in The Incredibles and Ratatouille, the Pixar crew offers nuanced animation of the stylized characters. Even by Pixar's elevated standards, Up is an exceptional film that will appeal of audiences of all ages. Rated PG for some peril and action. --Charles Solomon

  • The Incredibles (Disney Pixar) (2 Discs) [2004] The Incredibles (Disney Pixar) (2 Discs) | DVD | (18/03/2005) from £3.11  |  Saving you £-0.90 (-18.00%)  |  RRP £4.99

    After creating the last great traditionally animated film of the 20th century, The Iron Giant, filmmaker Brad Bird joined top-drawer studio Pixar to create this exciting, completely entertaining computer-animated film. Bird gives us a family of "supers," a brood of five with special powers desperately trying to fit in with the 9-to-5 suburban lifestyle. Of course, in a more innocent world, Bob and Helen Parr were superheroes, Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl. But blasted lawsuits and public disapproval forced them and other supers to go incognito, making it even tougher for their school-age kids, the shy Violet and the aptly named Dash. When a stranger named Mirage (voiced by Elizabeth Pena) secretly recruits Bob for a potential mission, the old glory days spin in his head, even if his body is a bit too plump for his old super suit. Bird has his cake and eats it, too. He and the Pixar wizards send up superhero and James Bond movies while delivering a thrilling, supercool action movie that rivals Spider-Man 2 for 2004's best onscreen thrills. While it's just as funny as the previous Pixar films, The Incredibles has a far wider-ranging emotional palette (it's Pixar's first PG film). Bird takes several jabs, including some juicy commentary on domestic life ("It's not graduation, he's moving from the fourth to fifth grade!"). The animated Parrs look and act a bit like the actors portraying them, Craig T. Nelson and Holly Hunter. Samuel L. Jackson and Jason Lee also have a grand old time as, respectively, superhero Frozone and bad guy Syndrome. Nearly stealing the show is Bird himself, voicing the eccentric designer of superhero outfits ("No capes!"), Edna Mode. Nominated for four Oscars, The Incredibles won for Best Animated Film and, in an unprecedented win for non-live-action films, Sound Editing. The Presentation This two-disc set is (shall we say it?), incredible. The digital-to-digital transfer pops off the screen and the 5.1 Dolby sound will knock the socks off most systems. But like any superhero, it has an Achilles heel. This marks the first Pixar release that doesn't include both the widescreen and full-screen versions in the same DVD set, which was a great bargaining chip for those cinephiles who still want a full-frame presentation for other family members. With a 2.39:1 widescreen ratio (that's big black bars, folks, à la Dr. Zhivago), a few more viewers may decide to go with the full-frame presentation. Fortunately, Pixar reformats their full-frame presentation so the action remains in frame. The Extras The most-repeated segments will be the two animated shorts. Newly created for this DVD is the hilarious "Jack-Jack Attack," filling the gap in the film during which the Parr baby is left with the talkative babysitter, Kari. "Boundin'," which played in front of the film theatrically, was created by Pixar character designer Bud Luckey. This easygoing take on a dancing sheep gets better with multiple viewings (be sure to watch the featurette on the short). Brad Bird still sounds like a bit of an outsider in his commentary track, recorded before the movie opened. Pixar captain John Lasseter brought him in to shake things up, to make sure the wildly successful studio would not get complacent. And while Bird is certainly likable, he does not exude Lasseter's teddy-bear persona. As one animator states, "He's like strong coffee; I happen to like strong coffee." Besides a resilient stance to be the best, Bird threw in an amazing number of challenges, most of which go unnoticed unless you delve into the 70 minutes of making-of features plus two commentary tracks (Bird with producer John Walker, the other from a dozen animators). We hear about the numerous sets, why you go to "the Spaniards" if you're dealing with animation physics, costume problems (there's a reason why previous Pixar films dealt with single- or uncostumed characters), and horror stories about all that animated hair. Bird's commentary throws out too many names of the! animators even after he warns himself not to do so, but it's a lively enough time. The animator commentary is of greatest interest to those interested in the occupation. There is a 30-minute segment on deleted scenes with temporary vocals and crude drawings, including a new opening (thankfully dropped). The "secret files" contain a "lost" animated short from the superheroes' glory days. This fake cartoon (Frozone and Mr. Incredible are teamed with a pink bunny) wears thin, but play it with the commentary track by the two superheroes and it's another sharp comedy sketch. There are also NSA "files" on the other superheroes alluded to in the film with dossiers and curiously fun sound bits. "Vowellet" is the only footage about the well-known cast (there aren't even any obligatory shots of the cast recording their lines). Author/cast member Sarah Vowell (NPR's This American Life) talks about her first foray into movie voice-overs--daughter Violet--and the unlikelihood of her being a superhero. The feature is unlike anything we've seen on a Disney or Pixar DVD extra, but who else would consider Abe Lincoln an action figure? --Doug Thomas

  • Toy Story 2 [DVD] Toy Story 2 | DVD | (08/03/2010) from £6.99  |  Saving you £-2.00 (-40.10%)  |  RRP £4.99

    A Masterpiece of great story telling 'laugh out loud' humour wonderful music and state of the art animation - Toy Story 2 is great fun from both kids and adults! This enormous box office hit won a Golden Globe award for Best Picture! Toy Story 2 features the original voice cast headed by Tom Hanks as Woody and Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear. Joining them is a round-up of unforgettable new characters including Jessie the cow girl Bullseye the horse and Stinky Pete the prospector. While Andy is away at summer camp Woody is toynapped by Al a greedy toy collector. His best friends including Buzz Mr Potato Head Slinky Dog and Rex set out on a heroic rescue mission to save him. Along the way they meet a whole host of new friends including Jessie the cow girl and Bullseye the horse. Together the Toy Story 2 gang set out to make sure Woody is home safely before Andy returns... If you enjoyed Disney Pixar's Toy Story 2 then check out some other classics from the awesome animation studio! Toy Story: One of the best movies of all-time Pixar's debut is a stunningly imaginative incredibly funny take on the secret life of toys. Cars: Paul Newman and Owen Wilson lend their talents to this charming adventure about a regretful race car. Wall-E: If cute robots alien encounters and incredible animation are what you're after then watch this charming and thought-provoking film. Monsters Inc.: The monster world receives a visit from a tiny toddler setting off a hilarious chain of events. Up: The Oscar-winning tale of an old man on the adventure that he and his wife never shared is packed full of imagination.

  • The Lego Movie [DVD] [2014] The Lego Movie | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £3.95  |  Saving you £15.00 (75.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    'The LEGO Movie' is the first-ever full-length theatrical LEGO adventure. Directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller ('Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs ' '21 Jump Street') the original 3D computer-animated story follows Emmet an ordinary rules-following perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as The Special the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared. Special Features: 'Everything Is Awesome' Sing-Along Fan Made Films: Top-Secret Submissions

  • Minions [DVD] Minions | DVD | (16/11/2015) from £2.99  |  Saving you £17.00 (85.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Starting as single-celled yellow organisms Minions evolve through the ages perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters—from T. rex to Napoleon—the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression. But one Minion named Kevin has a plan and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master Scarlet Overkill (Academy Award® winner Sandra Bullock) the world’s first-ever female super-villain. They travel from frigid Antarctica to 1960s New York City ending in mod London where they must face their biggest challenge to date: saving all of Minionkind...from annihilation.

  • Hannah Montana the Movie [DVD] [2009] Hannah Montana the Movie | DVD | (07/09/2009) from £4.19  |  Saving you £13.80 (76.70%)  |  RRP £17.99

    It's easy to forget that superstars are real people, but when Hannah Montana (Miley Cyrus) shows signs of forgetting her roots as Miley Stewart, her father Robbie Ray (Billy Ray Cyrus) puts his foot down. Miley has always strived to live a relatively normal teenage life, but when late stage entrances, exclusive shopping trips that end in brawling catfights, and ditching friends and family in favour of Hannah appearances become commonplace, Robbie Ray whisks her away from a date at the New York Music Awards for a dose of hometown reality at her grandma's in Crowley Corners, Tennessee. Unfortunately, she's followed by Oswald (Peter Gunn), a relentless reporter from Britain's Bon Chic Magazine. Miley's initial fury at being tricked into staying at Grandma's spurs her to commence operation Save Hannah Montana, but her bad attitude eventually gives way to resignation and then the beginnings of reconnection between Miley and her family. As the days progress, Miley glimpses her growing self-absorption, finds she's attracted to old elementary friend Travis (Lucas Till), realizes that her selfishness has negatively affected her dad's personal relationships, and is drawn into her grandma's fight against the commercialization of Crowley Corners. A boastful impulse leads to Miley being charged with bringing Hannah Montana to Crowley Corners for a benefit concert; when Miley's worlds collide onstage, she reveals her true identity and declares that Hannah Montana is no more. Can Miley's hometown possibly keep Miley's secret, silence the reporter, and convince Miley that she can have the best of both worlds, or is this the end of Hannah Montana? Well-known Hannah Montana songs, including "Best of Both Worlds" and "Let's Get Crazy" are featured in the film as well as the fun new song "Hoedown Throwdown" (complete with line dance instruction), the heartfelt "Butterfly Fly Away," and the inspirational "The Climb." More important than the great music is the film's wholesome message about staying true to oneself and one's family and friends. (Ages 7 and older) --Tami Horiuchi

  • Ponyo [DVD] [2008] Ponyo | DVD | (07/06/2010) from £10.99  |  Saving you £7.00 (38.90%)  |  RRP £17.99

    This is the story of Ponyo a little fish from the sea who stuggles to realise her dream of living with a boy named Sosuke. It also tells of how five-year old Sosuke manages to keep a most solemn promise. Ponyo places Hans Christian Anderson's The Little Mermaid in a contemporary Japanese setting. It is a tale of childhood love and adventure - Hayao Miyazaki. The latest film from the internationally acclaimed Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away Howl's Moving Castle) encapsulates everything that makes the studio's output so unique. Breathtaking animation combined with thrilling storytelling makes this another worthy addition to the Ghibli catalogue.

  • Toy Story 3 [DVD] Toy Story 3 | DVD | (22/11/2010) from £4.45  |  Saving you £13.00 (65.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    What made the original Toy Story so great, besides its significant achievement as the first-ever feature-length computer animated film, was its ability to instantly transport viewers into a magical world where it seemed completely plausible that toys were living, thinking beings who sprang to life the minute they were alone and wanted nothing more than to be loved and played with by their children. Toy Story 3 absolutely succeeds in the very same thing--adults and children alike, whether they've seen the original film or not, find themselves immediately immersed in a world in which Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen), Jessie (Joan Cusack), Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head (Don Rickles and Estelle Harris), Ham (John Ratzenberger), Rex (Wallace Shawn), the aliens, and the rest of Andy's toys remain completely devoted to Andy (John Morris) even as he's getting ready to pack up and leave for college. Woody scoffs at the other toys' worries that they'll end up in the garbage, assuring them that they've earned a spot of honor in the attic, but when the toys are mistakenly donated to Sunnyside Daycare, Woody is the only toy whose devotion to Andy outweighs the promise of getting played with each and every day. Woody sets off toward home alone while the other toys settle in for some daycare fun, but things don't turn out quite as expected at the daycare thanks to the scheming, strawberry-scented old-timer bear Lots-o'-Huggin' (Ned Beatty). Eventually, Woody rejoins his friends and they all attempt a daring escape from the daycare, which could destroy them all. The pacing of the film is impeccable at this point, although the sense of peril may prove almost too intense for a few young viewers. Pixar's 3-D computer animation is top-notch as always and the voice talent in this film is tremendous, but in the end, it's Pixar's uncanny ability to combine drama, action, and humour in a way that irresistibly draws viewers into the world of the film that makes Toy Story 3 such great family entertainment. (Ages 7 and older) --Tami Horiuchi

  • Ratatouille (Disney Pixar) Ratatouille (Disney Pixar) | DVD | (11/02/2008) from £9.99  |  Saving you £6.69 (31.90%)  |  RRP £20.99

    In Pixar's new animated-adventure, Ratatouille, a rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession.

  • Monsters University [DVD] Monsters University | DVD | (11/11/2013) from £4.99  |  Saving you £14.60 (73.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) was a little monster he has dreamed of becoming a Scarer-and he knows better than anyone that the best scarers come from Monsters University (MU). But during his first semester at MU Mike's plans are derailed when he crosses paths with hotshot James P. Sullivan Sulley (voice of John Goodman) a natural-born Scarer. The pair's out-of-control competitive spirit gets them both kicked out of the University's elite Scare Program. To make matters worse they realize they will have to work together along with an odd bunch of misfit monsters if they ever hope to make things right. Screaming with laughter and oozing with heart Disney Pixar's Monsters University is directed by Dan Scanlon (Cars Mater and the Ghostlight Tracy) produced by Kori Rae (Up The Incredibles Monsters Inc.) and features music from future Rock-and-Roll-Hall-of-Fame-inductee and award winning composer Randy Newman (Monsters Inc. Toy Story 3).

  • Tinker Bell & The Secret of the Wings [DVD] Tinker Bell & The Secret of the Wings | DVD | (08/04/2013) from £3.99  |  Saving you £11.00 (68.80%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Disney invites you on an incredible journey to an amazing new world. For the fairies of Pixie Hollow the Winter Woods are strictly off limits. But when a mysterious force draws Tinker Bell to cross the border into this unknown world she discovers a secret that will change her life forever. She comes face-to-face with a frost fairy named Periwinkle the only fairy who can help unlock the secret of the wings. With fun and laughter they form a magical connection and make an astonishing discovery... they're more than friends they're sisters! When Pixie Hollow is threatened this perfect pair must work together to save their two worlds. Disney's Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings will make you believe in the unbreakable bonds of friendship and sisterhood and will change Pixie Hollow forever.

  • Howl's Moving Castle Howl's Moving Castle | DVD | (13/03/2006) from £10.99  |  Saving you £9.00 (45.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Oscar-winning director Hayao Miyazaki Japan's premier animator and co-founder of Studio Ghibli takes viewers on an amazing animated adventure that celebrates the power of love to transform and the resiliency of the human spirit in the face of adversity. Sophie an ordinarily average teenage girl working in a hat shop finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl and is subsequently turned into a 90 year o

  • Hachi - A Dog's Tale [DVD] [2008] Hachi - A Dog's Tale | DVD | (05/07/2010) from £4.39  |  Saving you £15.60 (78.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    A college professor takes in a dog he finds abandoned and both find their lives changed forever as they form an unbreakable bond. Based on the true story of Hachiko an Akita dog in 1920s Japan remembered for his remarkable loyalty to his master.

  • The Book of Life [DVD] The Book of Life | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £4.09  |  Saving you £15.90 (79.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    From producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge Gutierrez comes an animated comedy with a unique visual style. THE BOOK OF LIFE is the journey of Manolo a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Rich with a fresh take on pop music favourites THE BOOK OF LIFE encourages us to celebrate the past while looking forward to the future. Special features: The Adventures of Chuy Music Machine “No Matter Where You Are” Music Video Audio Commentary by Jorge R. Gutierrez Gallery

  • Flushed Away Flushed Away | DVD | (02/04/2007) from £3.31  |  Saving you £14.00 (70.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Roddy is a decidedly upper-crust ""society mouse"" who lives the life of a beloved pet in a posh Kensington flat. When a sewer rat named Sid comes spewing out of the sink and decides he's hit the jackpot Roddy schemes to rid himself of the pest by luring him into the ""whirlpool."" Sid may be an ignorant slob but he's no fool so it is Roddy who winds up being flushed away into the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. There Roddy meets Rita an enterprising scavenger who works the sewers in her faithful boat the Jammy Dodger. Roddy immediately wants out or rather up; Rita wants to be paid for her trouble; and speaking of trouble the villainous Toad - who royally despises all rodents equally making no distinction between mice and rats - wants them iced...literally. The Toad dispatches his two hapless hench-rats Spike and Whitey to get the job done. When they fail the Toad has no choice but to send to France for his cousin--that dreaded mercenary Le Frog.

  • The Neverending Story [1984] The Neverending Story | DVD | (18/08/2008) from £4.19  |  Saving you £5.80 (58.10%)  |  RRP £9.99

    Bastian a lonely schoolboy alienated from his father and bullied by his classmates retreats to an attic where he becomes engrossed in a book entitled ""The Neverending Story."" It is the tale of a magical kingdom named appropriately Fantasia since it is a world born of human fantasies. Fantasia is being destroyed by great storms of Nothingness as mankind loses faith in the powers of imagination and fantasies die. Dangerously ill herself Fantasia's youthful empress sends a handsome warrior on a quest to find a cure for both her and her kingdom. After encounters with flying dragons swamp monsters and a vast assortment of other fantastic creatures the young hero discovers that only a human boy can save Fantasia at which point Bastian is drawn literally into the pages of the story.

  • Genevieve -- Special Edition [1953] Genevieve -- Special Edition | DVD | (11/06/2007) from £3.92  |  Saving you £11.50 (71.90%)  |  RRP £15.99

    For anyone who travels the congested roads of Britain these days the utterly delightful Genevieve will provoke a wistful, nostalgic sigh of regret for times gone by when there were no motorways, traffic jams were almost non-existent and friendly police motorcyclists riding classic Nortons (without helmets) cheerfully let people driving vintage cars race each other along country lanes. Even in 1953, Henry Cornelius’ gentle comedy must have seemed pleasingly old-fashioned, concerned as it is with the antics of two obsessive enthusiasts on the annual London to Brighton classic car rally. The principal quartet could hardly be bettered: though John Gregson is something of a cold fish as Genevieve’s proud owner, the radiant warmth of Dinah Sheridan as his long-suffering wife more than compensates. Kenneth More is ideally cast in the role of boastful rival enthusiast and Kay Kendall has possibly the best comic moment of all when she astonishes everyone with her drunken trumpet playing. Cornelius also directed Ealing’s Passport to Pimlico, so his sure eye for gently mocking and celebrating British eccentricities is never in doubt. The screenplay by (American writer) William Rose now seems like an elegy to a way of life long disappeared: the pivotal moment when Gregson stops to humour a passing old buffer about his love of classic cars comes from a vanished era of politeness before road rage; as does the priceless exchange between hotel owner Joyce Grenfell and her aged resident: "No one’s ever complained before", says the mystified Grenfell after Gregson and Sheridan moan about the facilities, "Are they Americans?" asks the old lady, unable to conceive that anyone British could say such things. Genevieve is both a wonderful period comedy and a nostalgic portrait of England the way it used to be. On the DVD: the "Special Edition" version of Genevieve has a decent new documentary with reminiscences from Dinah Sheridan (still radiant), the director of photography and the film’s editor, who talk about the challenges of filming on location. Most treasurable of all, though, is legendary harmonica player Larry Adler, who remembers his distinctive score with much fondness and is not at all embittered by his Hollywood blacklisting, which meant he was denied an Academy Award nomination. There’s also a short piece on some of the locations used (which for economic reasons were mostly in the lanes around Pinewood studios), cast biographies and a gallery of stills. The 4:3 ratio colour picture looks pretty good for its age and the mono sound is adequate. --Mark Walker

  • High School Musical 3 [2008] High School Musical 3 | DVD | (16/02/2009) from £4.19  |  Saving you £13.80 (76.70%)  |  RRP £17.99

    High School Musical 3: Senior Year finds the East High School gang facing new challenges as they prepare to graduate from high school and head off in different directions. With Troy and Chad both offered basketball scholarships to college and Gabriella invited to attend Stanford University the students all join together with the Wildcats to stage a spectacular end of year musical and plan their prom. High School Musical 3 features incredible new music and exciting dance numbers all designed to take maximum advantage of the big screen and deliver even more high energy entertainment.

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