'From the producer of Pirates Of The Caribbean comes National Treasure, the thrilling, edge-of-your-seat adventure starring Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage, and featuring amazing special effects and an outstanding supporting cast. As an obsessed treasure hunter (Cage) tries to find and decipher ancient riddles that will lead him to the greatest treasure known to man, he''s dogged by a ruthless enemy who wants it for himself. Heart-pounding chases and close calls turn his quest into a high-stakes crime caper and the most exciting treasure hunt you''ve ever experienced., From the producer of Pirates Of The Caribbean comes National Treasure, the thrilling, edge-of-your-seat adventure starring Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage, and featuring amazing special effects and an outstanding supporting cast. As an obsessed treasure hunter (Cage) tries to find and decipher ancient riddles that will lead him to the greatest treasure known to man, he''s dogged by a ruthless enemy who wants it for himself. Heart-pounding chases and close calls turn his quest into a high-stakes crime caper and the most exciting treasure hunt you''ve ever experienced.Special Features:- Riley''s Decode This!Bonus Treasure Hunt - Level 1 Bonus Treasure Hunt - Level 2'
'Boxing champ Ricky Hatton steps out of the ring and onto the pitch for a completely different type of match as he takes us through some of his favourite football gaffs and funnies!We''ve scoured the world of football from premiership to international right down to the funniest home videos from Sunday League to bring you all the dives, the own goals, the bad misses and the down right donkeys of football!Includes an exclusive theme tune Hatton''s Hotshots especially recorded for this DVD.Special Features:Hilarious Out Takes!'
'Forgetting Sarah Marshall From the producers of ''The 40-Year-Old Virgin'' and ''Knocked Up'', comes the comical look at one guy''s quest to get over being dumped. Struggling musician Peter (Segel) has spent six years idolising celebrity girlfriend, Sarah Marshall (Bell). His world comes crashing down when he''s dumped for rock-star Aldous (Brand). Plans to leave his troubles behind backfire as his worst nightmare begins to unfold! Knocked Up They say that opposites attract...well, for super-slacker Ben (Seth Rogen) and career-girl Alison (Katherine Heigl), that''s certainly the case at least for one intoxicating evening. Two months and several pregnancy tests later, Ben and Alison go through a hysterically funny, anxious and heart-warming journey that leads to huge laughs in the most outrageous comedy of the year! You, Me And Dupree Carl (Matt Dillon) and Molly (Kate Hudson) have just got married and are eager to start their life together. But when Carl''s best friend Dupree (Owen Wilson) loses his job, his company car and his apartment, Carl being a good friend, allows him to move in until he''s back on his feet. But as the days go by and Dupree''s bachelor lifestyle starts to kick in, Carl and Molly''s relationship is put to the test. Co-starring Michael Douglas and Seth Rogen, this lively comedy will have you laughing all the way through. (Matt Fairfield)'
'At 14, Toronto school friends Steve Lips Kudlow and Robb Reiner made a pact to rock together forever. Their band, Anvil, went on to become the demigods of Canadian metal, releasing one of the heaviest albums in metal history, 1982''s Metal on Metal. The album influenced a musical generation, including Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax, that went on to sell millions of records. But Anvil''s career took a different path - straight to obscurity. Director Sacha Gervasi has concocted a wonderful and often hilarious account of Anvil''s last-ditch quest for elusive fame and fortune. His ingenious filmmaking may first lead you to think this a mockumentary, but it isn''t. Gervasi joined the legendary heavy-metal band as a roadie for a tour of Canadian hockey arenas, so he has intimate insight into the members'' eccentricities. It''s fascinating to see the reality of their day-to-day lives as they struggle to make ends meet, take a misguided European tour, and engage in antics on the road - which is not always lined with fans. Gervasi even finds a softer center to this raucous film, introducing us to band members'' ever-supportive, but long-suffering, families. At its core, Anvil! The True Story of Anvil is a timeless tale of survival and the unadulterated passion it takes to follow your dream, year after year. Anvil rocks - it has no other choice.'
'The world''s most powerful man is about to fight his greatest battle... between love and glory. On the remote Atlantic island of St. Helena, the residence in exile for the past six years of the great Napoleaon Bonaparte, that exile is about to end. A secret network of loyal Bonapartists is poised to return the Emperor to Paris while a double will play his part on the island. When the Emperor arrives in Paris, the double on St. Helena will reveal himself as an imposter, and Napoleon will reclaim his throne. Disguised as able-bodied seaman Eugene Lenormand, Napoleon sets off for Paris while his doppelganger, the real Eugene Lenormand, wakes up in his Emperor''s bed. But things don''t work out as planned. Napoleon''s ship changes course and he misses a crucial link in his network of supporters. Arriving, eventually, in Paris, alone and friendless he meets a widowed melon seller and the two forge an unlikely but life changing relationship while Napoleon waits impatiently for his moment. When his return to glory is thwarted by an unexpected turn of events on St. Helena, Napoleon has to find another way to confirm his true identity while finally letting go of imperial dreams.'
'Blind twenty-something Danny has plenty going for him he''s smart, witty, intelligent and handsome, and he won''t let his lack of sight get him down. But he''s still waiting to find true love or any kind of love. And while his crude brother (Eddie Kaye Thomas, American Pie) sets about helping him lose his virginity, by arranging a legion of hysterically disastrous blind dates, Danny, played by Star Trek''s latest incarnation of Captain Kirk, Chris Pine, is looking for someone to share his life with. Leeza (Anjali Jay) a pretty young East Indian nurse could just be the one, but lifes never that straightforward.'
'Boat that rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60''s, and pop music. It''s about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government that, incomprehensibly, prefers jazz.In 1966 - British pop music''s finest era - the BBC played just 2 hours of rock and roll every week. But pirate radio played rock and pop from the high seas 24 hours a day. And 25 million people - over half the population of Britain - listened to the pirates every single day.Recently expelled from school, Carl (Tom Sturridge) has been sent by his mother to find some direction in life by visiting his godfather Quentin. However, Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock, a pirate radio station in the middle of the North Sea, populated by an eclectic crew of rock ''n'' roll DJs.They are led by The Count (Philip Seymour Hoffman) - big, brash, American, god of the airwaves, and totally in love with the music. He''s faithfully backed up by his co-broadcasters Dave (Nick Frost) - ironic, intelligent and cruelly funny Simon (Chris O''Dowd) - super-nice and searching for true love Midnight Mark (Tom Wisdom) - enigmatic, handsome and man of few words Wee Small Hours Bob - the late night DJ, whose hobbies are folk music and drugs Thick Kevin (Tom Brooke) - possessor of the smallest intelligence known to mankind On-The-Hour John (Will Adamsdale) - the newsreader and Angus ''The Nut'' Nutsford (Rhys Darby) - possibly the most annoying man in Britain.Life on the North Sea is eventful. Simon finds the woman of his dreams and is married on the boat... only to be left by his bride the next day. Gavin (Rhys Ifans) returns from his drug tour of America to his rightful position as greatest DJ in Britain and, in doing so, clashes with the Count. And Carl discovers the opposite sex and who his real father is.Meanwhile, pirate stations have come to the attention of government minister Dormandy (Kenneth Branagh) who is out for the blood of these lawbreakers. In an era when the stuffy corridors of power stifle anything approaching youthful exuberance, Dormandy seizes the chance to score a political goal and The Marine Broadcasting Offences Act is passed in an effort to outlaw the pirates and remove their ghastly influence from the land once and for all.What results is a literal storm on the high seas. With Radio Rock in peril, it''s devoted fans rally together and stage an epic Dunkirk-style hundred boat rescue to save their DJ heroes. Some things may come to an end, but rock ''n'' roll never dies.'
'Your favouriteBionicleheroes come to life in this thrilling, all-new movie adventure filled with action and excitement!Mata Nui, once a great and powerful ruler, finds himself in a remote wasteland of scrap parts and burnished metals. After winning a dangerous Glatorian battle, he''s asked to help fight the local villagers'' real enemies: the evil Skrall and Bone Hunters. Together with a brave band of Glatorian fighters and Agori villagers, Mata Nui embarks on an epic adventure to imaginative new lands where exciting Bionicle secrets will be revealed.Special Features:Character ProfilesDeleted ScenesExtended Ending - Metus'' RevengeMusic Video - Bye Bye BabylonTrailers'
'Performing live at Poole''s Lighthouse Theatre, Jethro''s brand new show is packed with side-splitting observations on life and hilarious sketches.Jethro takes a look at life, as only he can, and shares the benefits of going out with a homeless girl to his experiences at a deaf and dumb dance. Discover the true meaning of ram raiding in Wales and find out what Denzil Penberthy''s been up to - from meeting a sniffer dog to having an out-of-this-world sexual experience.This latest portion of the daft and barmy features Jethro at his belly-laughing best!'
Starring Alec Baldwin (The Cooler) as a man fighting to uncover his true identity. Paul Kane wakes up in hospital to discover he has been in a plane crash, a disaster that killed his wife and daughters. Unable to remember anything about his past, a strange visit from an old co-worker instigates a flood of bizarre memories. Paul must piece together his memories, but finds himself running for his life... his whole identity has been a lie, his family never existed and the only memories he can recall are not his own.
'In the wake of a painful estrangement from his daughter, boxing trainer Frankie Dunn has been unwilling to let himself get close to anyone for a very long time - then Maggie Fitzgerald walks into his gym. In a life of constant struggle, Maggie''s gotten herself this far on raw talent, unshakable focus and a tremendous force of will. But more than anything, she wants someone to believe in her. The last thing Frankie needs is that kind of responsibility - let alone that kind of risk - but won over by Maggie''s sheer determination, he begrudgingly agrees to take her on. In turns exasperating and inspiring each other, the two come to discover that they share a common spirit that transcends the pain and loss of their pasts, and they find in each other a sense of family they lost long ago. Yet, they both face a battle that will demand more heart and courage than any they''ve ever known. Special Features: Born To Fight Producer''s Round 15 James Lipton Takes On Three'
'In this exciting drama, Jesse Stone has settled in as the police chief of the small New England town of Paradise, Mass., and his ultimate nightmare has come true: Stone finds himself filling his time writing parking tickets and struggling to keep his ever-present attraction to beautiful women and booze under control. With one of his officers on maternity leave and another fighting for his life after suffering a gunshot wound, Jesse''s restlessness gets the best of him and he re-opens a 12-year-old cold case involving the murder of a bank teller. Jesse finds his unsolved case unfolding while he''s also investigating the tawdry circumstances surrounding an alleged rape aboard a yacht during the town''s annual Race Week.'
'Kung fu kid Jay seems destined for a life of perfecting his ancient skills in the local martial arts school. But when he displeases his four crazy masters by not pretending to be hurt by their feeble punches, he is expelled. Out on his own, he quickly realises that his lightning fast reflexes and super-human eye are good for more than just fighting - they are tailor made for shooting amazing aerial hoops. It is not long before he''s starting in the college team and helping them home-in on the championship. But despite his incredible abilities, he faces a challenge to fit in with his envious team-mates, impress the girl of his dreams and defeat his cheating, backboard abusing arch enemies. From the action director of Shaolin Soccer, Curse of the Golden Flower and House of Flying Daggers, Kung Fu Dunk is breathless, non-stop kung fu style B-Ball from start to finish!'
'Steve Austin (The Condemned) unleashes a world of two-fisted action in this adrenaline fueled knockout of a film sit in the illegal world of underground fighting. Exploding with heart stopping thrills, brutal fight sequences and nonstop suspense, Damage will leave you aching for more! Recently released from prison John Brickner (Austin) is ready to leave violence behind him. But when he learns that the young daughter of the man he killled can''t afford the heart transplant she needs to save her life, he knows he must fight again. An underground fighting community promises enough prize money to pay for the girl''s procedure, butin a fight with no rules, can Brickner survive long enough to claim.'
A cultural icon, consummate interviewer and guiding light behind some of the most popular documentaries ever made, Alan Whickers quiet brand of incisive, insightful television journalism has enthralled audiences for the last six decades. This second volume showcases the diversity of his output from aristocracy to Disneyland, from the majesty of Alaska to the fl eshpots of Los Angeles.The Aristocracy BusinessAlan Whicker investigates the aristocracy, talking to rich peers and land-owners, including the Baron of Guiseborough, the Baron of Faversham, Viscount Down, and George Howard (Castle Howard).Tankers/Boat People (Hong Kong)Its the Chinese New Years Day and Alan Whicker focuses on a picturesque Chinese race and their strange centuries-old pattern of life - the Boat People, whose homes, shops, restaurants and brothels (or flower-boats) all float.Devils IslandThe most dreaded island in the world has been undisturbed and decaying for a few silent years. Alan Whicker seeks out ex-convicts who survived the Islands unspeakable cruelties, and parts the curtain on a grisly stage where 75,000 Bagnards lived, fought and died.Pixie Dust on the Goodie Goodie LandAlan Whicker discusses the coming of Disneyworld to Florida. The special magic of Disneyworld is explored and Whicker finds himself judged unacceptable by the tribe of apostles preparing to spread pixie dust on ten million people a year.Large Sums of Money Have a Very Fusty SmellIn one of Whickers most riveting interviews, Charmain Biggs, wife of Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs, talks at length about the background to his part in the robbery, his dramatic escape from Wandsworth and their life on the run in Australia where they were eventually discovered.Anchorage, Alaska - The Ultimate Dream, the Last Chance to do it RightAlan Whicker heads north to the spectacular landscpe of Alaska. It has the most hostile conditions in the world Winter temperatures average minus 60 degrees, if theres a wind, it can plummet below minus 100 degrees and the nights last two months.Nothing is Utopia, This Comes Pretty CloseAlan Whicker meets some of the 50,000 Britons that have made Los Angeles their home, drinking in English-style pubs and playing cricket. He interviews Christopher Lee and Peter Sellers and also meets that model of Englishness, Patrick Macnee, who admits he would like to die in Dorset.The Absolute MonarchAlan Whicker joins the Sultan of Brunei (reputedly the richest man in the world) in his kingdom on the island of Borneo. He joins in the silver jubilee celebrations and meets the Sultans family and his army.Special Features:None Listed
Its not easy being attracted to guys when you are stuck in a straight mans body at least thats the hurdle Josh (Jesse Rosen) appears to face after he arrives in L.A to begin a new life. Surrounded by his exclusively hetero friends, Josh is more than happy to be a willing participant in their world of bars, booze and loose women after all he has just come out of a long term relationship with a girl. But things start to get complicated after he begins work at an advertising agency, and meets Paul, a sexy ad director, who wont take straight for an answer! Littered with smart dialogue and brilliantly subtle performances The Art of Being Straight is a savvy, comic story about the fluidity of sexuality and the bonds between people that transcend stereotype.
'Quiet Chaos is what Pietro Paladini has felt in his heart ever since his wife''s sudden death. Pietro is a successful executive, happily married and father of a 10-year old daughter, Claudia. One day, after having saved the lives of two women who were drowning, he arrives home only to discover his wife has suddenly died. From that moment on his life changes radically. Pietro takes Claudia to school on her first day back and decides spontaneously to wait for her until classes are over. He sits in his car, wanders in the park and has coffee at a nearby cafe. He decides to do the same the following day and the days after that. Pietro waits each day for the pain to arrive. His bosses, fellow workers and relatives all come to console him but end up confiding their own pain and difficulties, surrendering to his incomprehensible calm.Gradually, Pietro begins to look at the world through new eyes. In the end, it is through his love for his daughter that Pietro finds the key to a kind of spiritual rebirth and emerges from this journey with a newfound love of life.'
'Today is the biggest day in Jamal Malik''s life. A Penniless, eighteen year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, he''s one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India''s Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? But when the show breaks for the night, suddenly, he is arrested on suspicion of cheating. After all, how could an uneducated street kid possibly know so much? Determined to get to the bottom of Jamal''s story, the jaded Police Inspector spends the night probing Jamal''s incredible past, from his riveting tales of the slums where he and his brother Salim survived by their wits to his hair-raising encounters with local gangs to his heartbreak over Latika, the unforgettable girl he loved and lost. Each chapter of Jamal''s increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show''s seemingly impossible quizzes. But one question remains a mystery: what is this young man with no apparent desire for riches really doing on the game show? When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and sixty million viewers are about to find out... The result is the sweeping, stylish, intoxicatingly human experience of Slumdog Milliomaire, the new film from acclaimed director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Shallow Grave, Millions, 28 Days Later, Sunshine). Part exhilarating love story, part eye-catching journey into the underbelly of the so-called maximum city of Mumbai, part stirring tale of an Everyman''s triumph against a harsh, cynical world, Slumdog Millionaire is a visceral, action-packed Dickensian epic for the 21st Century. At the heart of its exhuberant storytelling lies the the intriguing question of how anyone comes to know the things they know about life and love. Special Features: Making-of Deleted scenes Directors commentary Featurettes.'
'Eragon: Experience the legendary journey of Eragon, a unique and spectacular fantasy adventure that follows one boy''s journey of self discovery, conflict and destiny in his quest to become a dragon rider and fight for good against the forces of evil. A magical ride with broad appeal. The Dark Is Rising: Filled with magical characters, thrilling action and spectacular visual effects, The Dark Is Rising is an epic fantasy adventure the whole family will love! During Christmas break from school, a seemingly typical teenager discovers he''s anything but ordinary. As the seventh son of a seventh son, Will Stanton is The Seeker a chosen warrior destined to restore the delicate earthly balance between Light and Dark. Guided by ancient protectors of the Light, young Will must travel through time to gather the hidden signs that hold the ultimate power to protect the world. Jumper: From the director of The Bourne Identity and Mr. & Mrs. Smith comes the evolution of extreme - a high-powered shot of adrenaline that stretches the very limits of imagination.Next stop: Anywhere! David Rice is a young man who knows no boundaries - a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to any place on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into the midst of an ancient war while being hunted by a bloodthirsty band of zealots sworn to destroy all Jumpers.Now, David''s extraordinary gift may be his only hope for survival!'
'Titles Comprise:Wanted: 25-year-old Wes (James McAvoy) was the most disaffected, cube-dwelling drone the planet had ever known. His boss chewed him out hourly, his girlfriend ignored him routinely and his life plodded on interminably. Everyone was certain this disengaged slacker would amount to nothing. There was little else for Wes to do but wile away the days and die in his slow, clock punching rut. Until he met a woman named Fox (Angelina Jolie).After his estranged father is murdered, the deadly sexy Fox recruits Wes into the Fraternity, a secret society that trains Wes to avenge his dad''s death by unlocking his dormant powers. As she teaches him how to develop lightning-quick reflexes and phenomenal agility, Wes discovers this team lives by an ancient, unbreakable code: carry out the death orders given by fate itself.The Incredible Hulk: The explosive, action-packed adventure in one of the all-time most popular superhero sagas unfolds with a cure in reach for the world''s most primal force of fury: The Incredible Hulk. We find scientist Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) living in shadows, scouring the planet for an antidote. But the warmongers who dream of abusing his powers won''t leave him alone, nor will his need to be with the only woman he has ever loved, Betty Ross (Liv Tyler).Upon returning to civilization, our brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by The Abomination - a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression whose powers match The Hulk''s own. A fight of comic-book proportions ensues as Banner must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction...'
'Let your imagination take flight in an enchanting new motion picture starring the world''s most beloved fairy! Journey with Tinker Bell beyond Pixie Hollow on an all-new exciting adventure. This year''s Autumn Revelry promises to be something special. A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree - the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the sea on a secret quest to set things right. With some help from her friend Terence - and a charming, rascally firefly named Blaze - Tink braves an astonishing new world and discovers the greatest treasure of all. Tinker Bell And The Lost Treasure is a remarkable tale about the power of true friendship that your family will want to enjoy over and over again!'
'The true story of one of World War One''s deadliest air aces comes to the screen in this historical drama. Manfred von Richthofen (Matthias Schweighoefer) became fascinated with flying when he was a boy, and as a young man he joins the German army and becomes part of their budding air force. Flying in a squadron with his best friend Werner Voss (Til Schweiger), von Richthofen is a pilot with a great talent for aerial battle, but he also has a sense of honor and fair play, and he and his cohorts often pay tribute to fallen opponent by dropping wreaths over the wreckage of their planes. When von Richthofen and Voss discover a Canadian pilot, Capt. Roy Brown (Joseph Fiennes), who has been stranded in German territory, they rescue the flier rather than leave an enemy soldier to die, and while bringing him to safety Manfred meets Kaete Otersdorf (Lena Headey), a military nurse who has devoted her life to helping those wounded by war. Manfred becomes deeply infatuated with Kaete, but while she is also taken with him, she cannot abide his open embrace of the blood sport of war, and even as he becomes one of Germany''s most decorated pilots, downing nearly eight enemy planes, he comes to understand the true horror of war and the consequences of his actions. von Richthofen gains an even greater perspective on war when he encounters Capt. Brown one last time.'
'2006 Japanese musical/mystery/fantasy film. When the body of Aunt Matsuko (Miki Nakatani), who has been living as a tramp, is found murdered, her selfish young nephew Shou (Eita) is sent to clear out her apartment. Shou finds the place crammed full of garbage but, as he begins to sort through the rubbish, he finds himself becoming more and more interested in this strange woman. Conversations with neighbours begin to fit the pieces of the jigsaw together and Shou discovers that Matsuko has led a more than colourful life. From her early fall-out with her father, her progression through life included a career as a teacher, a series of love affairs and a spell in a massage parlour, until she ended up in jail for murdering her pimp. On her release, finding that her lover had gone off with another, she became involved with a Yakuza gangster, before being dumped again and becoming a recluse. Finally, she met her untimely death. All of Matsuko''s life story is portayed in a series of extravagant musical set-pieces, which enable even the darkest episodes of her life to be seen in a unique and enjoyable way. All of these revelations about his aunt affect Shou greatly and lead him to the conclusion that he must change his own self-centred ways.'
'On the dark path of swordsmanship in a Futuristic yet Feudal Japan, it is said that the one who becomes No.1 will rule the world. But the only rule in this world is that only the No. 2 is allowed to fight the No. 1. The No. 2, the Afro Samurai, travels the road looking for revenge on the man who murdered his father in front of him when he was just a boy, a three-armed gunman who is the lord of the dark swordsman''s road and the current No. 1.Special Features:Babes, Blades, Blood & Beauty by GonzoComicon 06 FootageFunimation US TV TrailerIn The Booth: The Voice Talent of Afro SamuraiInterview & character profiles with commentary by Eric CalderonRZA music production & Soundtrack PromoSpike - US TV PromosTakahashi Okazaki original artwork'
'REDBELT is the story of Mike Terry (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a Jiu-Jitsu master who has avoided the prize fighting circuit, choosing instead to pursue an honorable life by operating a self-defense studio with a samurai''s code. An accident on a dark, rainy night at Terry''s studio between an off-duty officer and a distraught lawyer (Emily Mortimer) puts in motion a series of events that will change Terry''s life dramatically, introducing him to a world of promoters (Ricky Jay, Joe Mantegna) and movie star Chet Frank (Tim Allen). Faced with this, in order to pay off his debts and regain his honor, Terry must step into the ring for the first time in his life.Special Features:Behind-the-scenesFeaturettes '
'Director John Badham''s hit film propelled John Travolta to stardom, made white polyester suits an instant fashion craze, and garnered praise for its portrayal of blue-collar life. Nineteen-year-old Brooklyn native Tony Manero (Travolta) lives for Saturday nights at the local disco, where he''s king of the club, thanks to his stylish moves on the dance floor. But outside of the club, things don''t look so rosy. At home, Tony fights constantly with his father and has to compete with his family''s starry-eyed view of his older brother, a priest. Nor can he find satisfaction at his dead-end job at a paint store. However, things begin to change when he spies Stephanie (Karen Lynn Gorney) in the disco and starts training with her for the club''s dance competition. Stephanie dreams of the world beyond Brooklyn, and her plans to move to the big city just over the bridge soon change Tony''s life forever. This portrait of young Brooklyn natives struggling to escape their sheltered lives for freedom and adventure in the big city of Manhattan defined a generation of disco dancers and 1970s youths rebelling against the more traditional expectations of their parents. Set to the popular dance music of the Bee Gees, this instant cinematic sensation revealed the fashions and aspirations of an underground culture to the world.'
'An untouchable classic, Ip Man is a glorious and evocative biopic of the man who defied an empire, pioneered the worlds most explosive fighting art, and went on to mentor Bruce Lee- the greatest martial arts icon of all time.Set in Foshan, China, during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight to the death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, one man rises to the fore, Grandmaster Ip Man (Donnie Yen): a Wing Chun impresario, whose matchless fighting skill is revered all over China. Upon refusing to teach his beloved fighting art to the invading Japanese soldiers, he is forced to fight for the honour of his country in a series of battles that will culminate in a kill-or-be-killed showdown with Japans greatest fighter.With sumptuous production values, a career-defining performance from Kung Fu Superstar, Donnie Yen, and inspired close-quarter fight sequences by action-legend, Sammo Hung, Ip Man is an unforgettable event-movie experience that will define the benchmark in action-cinema for years to come. Special Features: Ultimate Edition, Original Theatrical Trailers and TV Spots Interviews ''Making Of'' Featurettes Behind The Scenes Photo Gallery ''Location/Set Design'' Featurettes Gala Premiere Deleted Scenes ''From IP MAN to Bruce Lee: Tracing The Legend'' Featurette.'
Sean Penn directs a true story about a university graduate Christopher McCandless (Emile Hirsch) , who after finishing university gives his savings away to charity and sets off on a journey of self discovery. His aim is to go and live in Alaska in the wilderness, on the way to his dream he meets an array of characters that change his life forever.
'A cinematic cry from one of the most revered of all auteurs, Italian maestro Michelangelo Antonioni (L''avventura, La notte, Il deserto rosso) depicts a world of heartbreaking alienation, with characters riven by trauma, cast against the stunning backdrop of northern Italy''s Po Valley where the director spent his childhood. When sugar refinery worker Aldo (American actor Steve Cochran in a career-best performance) is jilted by his mistress, Irma (Alida Valli, famed for her role in The Third Man), he takes to the road. With daughter in tow, Aldo wanders the Po River delta, seeking temporary but always illusory respite with a series of lovers, who only serve to remind him of Irma. Unable to find a new life, Aldo''s haunted past gives way to a fateful finale. With a script conceived by Antonioni, exquisite cinematography (including a signature concern with desolate vistas), and a plaintive score by renowned composer Giovanni Fusco, the award-winning Il grido which scooped the Golden Leopard at Locarno is an early key work in the director''s much-celebrated oeuvre. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present Il grido for home viewing in the UK for the very first time.'
'So much has now been said about the turbulent life and phenomenal career of Michael Jackson that it has become almost impossible to disentangle the man from the myth. Perhaps more than any other icon in history of popular music, Michael Jackson remains a charismatic but elusive figure of heated debate. But one fact will forever remain undisputed... his extraordinary talent for creating truly original music, loved by millions. And despite setbacks that would have ended careers of lesser men, Michael Jackson''s legions of fans remain as loyal today as they have ever been and his accomplishments as the King of Pop during the 1980''s will always remain some of the most impressive in music history. Featuring candid contributions from Janet Jackson, Brook Shields, Gladys Knight and from the King of Pop himself. Plus rare behind the scenes footage, this documentary dares look into the life of one of the most enigmatic and flamboyant pop stars of our time.'
From the age of 5 Michael Jackson was a worldwide superstar, during his 45 year career he sold more albums than any other solo artist and revolutionised the music industry. He rose to the heights of fame and courted public controversy in spectacular fashion. Despite his massive popularity Jacksons private life remained largely a mystery. A reclusive lifestyle and eccentric behaviour produced a man of myth making it difficult to separate the truth from the fiction. This programme offers a unique look at Michael Jackson from his family roots, through his astounding career and to the remarkable effect he had on the world. With rare and original archive footage, featuring interviews with close friends and family, as well as Michael himself.There can be no doubting Michaels incredible talent he was one of the most influential artists of his time, a cultural icon as well as a humanitarian, working tirelessly for charity. His tragic demise stunned the world and left a gap that no man can hope to fill. This is his legacy.
'On the dark path of swordsmanship in a Futuristic yet Feudal Japan, it is said that the one who becomes No.1 will rule the world. But the only rule in this world is that only the No. 2 is allowed to fight the No. 1. The No. 2, the Afro Samurai, travels the road looking for revenge on the man who murdered his father in front of him when he was just a boy, a three-armed gunman who is the lord of the dark swordsman''s road and the current No. 1.Special Features:Afro Samurai - A Character Commentary featuring Eric CalderonIn The Booth - Voice Talent of Afro SamuraiRZA Music Production Tour'
'MMA Fighting superstar, Diego, is at the top of his game. He has money, women, cars, and a tight group of fighter friends. But when he meets and falls in love with a gorgeous, mysterious woman named Sandra, Diego is seduced into a life he couldn''t imagine. Illegal underground cage fighting sees match ups between the most ruthless contenders for extreme riches and, like medieval combat of yore, the prize of a night with the loser''s beautiful consort. Faced with his biggest ever challenge, Diego risks his own life for that of his love and the freedom of those who are being used by Seifer - the merciless ring leader who is profiting from the fights and the women. Starring the world''s top MMA fighters Quinton Rampage Jackson (Midnight Meat Train) Anderson The Spider Silva, George Rush St. Pierre and BJ The Protege Penn for the first time on screen and also featuring martial arts action star Hector Echavarria (Extreme Force Miami Vice).'
Fight club is about an average American man (Edward Norton), tired of his run of the mill existence, longing for something to happen. Suffering from insomnia he visits support groups for various afflictions to release whatever emotion he has pent up. But after meeting soap manufacturer Tyler Durdan (Brad Pitt) life starts to change. They decide to create a Fight club, to release the stresses and strains of everyday life. There is only one rule you do not talk about fight club!
For the very forst time anywhere in the world in glorious1080p High definition and in its original aspect ratio The Black Shield of Falworth, starring Tony Curtis & Janet Leigh was Universal-Internationals first feature in CinemaScope.In one of his earliest and most dashing performances, a young Tony Curtis pursues his real-life bride Janet Leigh, while defending the British throne in this swashbuckling saga filled with jousts, jests and medieval super heroics.The setting is England in the reign of King Henry IV, Miles (Curtis) is a headstrong, handsome peasant determined to learn the name of his slain father and discover his true heritage. His fiery ambition and swift sword lead him to the majestic MacWorth castle. There he must compete for both knighthood as well as the hand of the fair Lady Anne (Leigh), but her love is claimed by the evil, conniving Sir Walter Blount. All the while the English throne is being challenged to the death from sinister forces within.Soon the fate of the realm, and his beloved Lady Anne, will depend upon his martial skill, but not before Miles must unlock the secret of his own shocking, mysterious identity. With its outstanding supporting cast and dazzling set design this is truly an epic tale of which legends are made!Starring the ever charismatic, multi-award winning Tony Curtis (Some like It Hot, Smell of Sweet Success, The Defiant Ones), the Oscar nominated Janet Leigh (Psycho, The Manchurian Candidate) and directed by the Oscar nominated cinematographer Rudolph Mat.
'Boy wonders come and go, but Michael Owen has made the giant leap from sensational teenage star into one of the most consistent and respected strikers in world football - and he''s still only 24 at the time of writing his new autobiography, Off The Record.A child goal-machine in North Wales who went on to acheive at all levels of the game, Owen has seemingly been the star since he was in diapers. Warts and all autobiography is the modern standard of course, and while chapters in Off The Record are primarily concerned with simply correcting public stories about England abroad, Owen''s gambling, his problems with one-time Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier, and the suicide of Owen''s interior designer Mike Flynn, it is the frankness of acknowledging the underlying ''me first, team second'' reality which makes the usual procession of achievements and frustrations really come alive.'
'Blades of Glory When rival figure skaters Chazz Michael Michaels (Will Ferrell) and Jimmy MacElroy (Jon Heder) go ballistic in an embarrassing, no-holds-barred fight at the World Championships, they are stripped of their gold medals and banned from the sport for life. Now, three-and-a-half years on, they''ve found a loophole that will allow them to compete: If they can put aside their differences, they can skate together - in pairs'' figure skating. Zoolander Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller), VH1''s three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic Hansel (Owen Wilson) scooters in to steal this year''s award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu (Will Ferrell) seizes the opportunity to turn Derek into a killing machine. It''s a well-designed conspiracy and only with the help of Hansel and a few well-chosen accessories like Matilda (Christine Taylor) can Derek make the world safe for male models everywhere. Wayne''s World In the tradition of The Ten Commandments, Lawrence Of Arabia and Gandhi comes a sweeping screen epic bursting with spectacle and drama NOT! It''s Wayne''s World, the hilarious, party-down movie of the year, featuring rockin'' tunes, radical babes, and your most excellent hosts, Wayne Campbell (Mike Myers) and Garth Algar (Dana Carvey). When a sleazy TV exec (Rob Lowe) offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late-night cable-access show at his network, the two can''t believe their good fortune (''Now way.'' ''WAY!''). But they soon discover the road from basement to big time is a gnarly one, fraught with danger, temptation, and ragin'' party opportunities. Can Wayne win the affections of rock goddess Cassandra? Will Garth get dunked by his dream girl (Donna Dixon) at the donut shop? Serious questions, dude, and there''s only one way to find out - watch Wayne''s World! Team America Team America, an international police force dedicated to maintaining global stability, learns that a power hungry dictator is brokering weapons of mass destruction to terrorists. The heroes embark upon a harrowing mission to save the world. To infiltrate the terrorist network, Team America recruits Gary Johnston, a rising star on Broadway, to go undercover. Although initially reluctant to sacrifice his promising career, Gary realizes that his acting gift is needed for a higher cause. With the help of Team America leader Spottswoode and fellow members Chris, Sarah, Lisa and Joe, Gary slips into an arms dealer''s hideout where he discovers that the terrorists'' plot has already begun to unfold. From the pyramids of Cairo to the Panama Canal and finally to the palace of power mad dictator Kim Jong II, Team America crisis-crosses the globe on a desperate mission to preserve the very fabric of civilization. Team America: World Police is an action adventure from the creators of South Park , starring an all-marionette cast.'
'Joe Calzaghe is a true living legend and one of the greatest British boxers of all time. ''My Life Story'' uniquely documents Joe''s extraordinary life and stunning rise to greatness, as told by Joe himself and those closest to him. With exclusive fight footage, interviews with family, friends, opponents and legends of the ring and including commentary and contributions from among others Sugar Ray Leonard, Jake La Motta, Amir Khan, Chris Eubank, Richie Woodhall, Roy Jones Jnr and of course the unique insights of the inimitable Enzo Calzaghe. Using the very latest camera technology, this film also exclusively shows Joe in the ring as never before, getting you right in amongst the action. You also get to see an opponents eye view and get to see just what it''s like to face the undisputed champion! Over 2 hours of action packed footage! Special Features: ''Shooting Joe'' - Behind the scenes at the shoot ''Portrait of a Legend'' - An ultra slow motion montage of Britain''s greatest boxer ''In the ring with Joe'' - Come face to face with the undisputed World Champion ''Taming the Bull'' - An exclusive interview with ''Raging Bull'' Jake La Motta ''Summer Boy'' and ''Got to be Love'' performance by Sergio and Enzo Calzaghe'
Discovered frozen in an iceberg for over a hundred years, Aang, the Avatar, returns to fulfi ll his destiny and save the world from the ruthless Fire Nation. Relive from the beginning the exciting epic adventures of Avatar: The Last Airbender, the awardwinning animated series that inspired the major motion picture The Last Airbender, directed by M. Night Shyamalan (Signs, The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable). Chapter 1:The Boy in the IcebergKatara and Sokka, a brother and sister from the Southern Water Tribe, discover a twelve-year-old boy frozen in an iceberg. Could this be the Avatar the world has been waiting for?Chapter 2:The Avatar ReturnsPrince Zuko, a young Firebender whose mission in life is to capture the Avatar, tracks Aang to the Southern Water Tribe village where Katara and Sokka live.Chapter 3:The Southern Air TempleAang is eager to take Sokka and Katara to the Air Temple where he was raised but discovers the temple is not as he remembers it.Chapter 4:The Warriors of KyoshiWhen locals of a small island discover Aang is the Avatar, they treat him like a celebrity, which ultimately leads to trouble!Special Features:None Listed
Tomo (Thomas Turgoose This is England), who has just turned sixteen and been released from social care, runs away to London from a lonely, difficult life in the Midlands. Marek (Piotr Jagiello), a Polish immigrant, lives with his father, who drinks with his friends most evenings after working on a construction site. Marek is a keen photographer, quiet and sensitive - he is not comfortable in his fathers world. Both struggle to make sense of their new world, and a chance meeting in Somers Town, London, leads the two to form an unexpected partnership. In equal parts moving and hilarious, Somers Town is a lo-f - See more at: https://studiocanal.co.uk/Film/Details/9ab322e8-4884-45b4-9635-9e81005e3671#sthash.hKQg0kSn.dpufSpecial Features:None Listed
'Bill Cosby was already a presence on television for much of the 1960s and ''70s, but in 1984 he debuted his new series, THE COSBY SHOW. It went on to become one of the most popular shows on television. On the program, Cosby plays Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable who, along with his wife Claire (Phylicia Rashad), an attorney, struggles to balance the challenges of their successful careers with the demands of their five children. Cosby''s goal with the show is to present a positive view of a regular, middle-class, and successful African-American family. As the years have passed, audiences have been able to watch the children grow up and face life''s obstacles in a way that is realistic yet always marked by Cosby''s mischievous humour. This collection presents all episodes from the fourth series of one of television''s most groundbreaking sitcoms.Special Features:None Listed'
'Flags of Our Father For 70,000 marines who fought with bombs blasting and guns blazing, the bloody battle for Iwo Jima was more than the turning point of World War II it was the defining moment in their lives. In the epic that The New York Times calls a sweeping spectacle , Academy Award-winning director* Clint Eastwood taps into the single greatest emotional truth of warfare: soldiers may fight for their country, but they die for their friends. Hailed by critics as a film of awesome power and blistering provocation, as amazing feat (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone), Flags of Our Fathers is a powerful true story of heroism and bravery that should be shared and remembered. Letters from Iwo Jima Sixty-one years ago, US and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, several hundreds letters are unearthed from that stark island''s soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. The Japanese soldiers are sent to Iwo Jima knowing that, in all probability, they will not come back. Leading the defense is Lt. General Tadamishi Kuribayashi (Ken Watanabe), whose travels in America have revealed to him the hopeless nature of the war but also given him strategic insight into how to take on the vast American armada streaming in from across the Pacific.'
'Platoon (1986) tells the story of a young innocent 19-year-old soldier, Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen), who is thrown headfirst into the bloody Vietnam conflict. He is forced to fight not only the Viet Cong, but also his own fears and intense anger. As a result of not being able to make any progress against the enemy, the soldiers, led by the strict and unsympathetic Sergeant Barnes (Tom Berenger), are forced to turn their anger and guns on each other. Barnes also has a personal battle with fellow officer Sergeant Elias (Willem Dafoe), who is the more understanding and compassionate of the two officers and helps Sheen to cope with his personal problems. The Thin Red Line (1998) is set in 1942 and was Terrence Malick''s first film for 20 years. As US soldiers land on the island of Guadalcanal, hoping to capture it from the Japanese, the job of venturing into the jungle falls to the ''C for Charlie'' company and the troops are faced by both the enemy and struggles within their own camp. The war takes a heavy toll upon the young soldiers, leading them on a path of disillusion and possibly death. Behind Enemy Lines (2001) is inspired by the story of Scott O''Grady, the US fighter pilot who was shot down over Bosnia in 1995 and managed to find his way back to base without being captured. After photographing some Bosnian Serb troops hidden in a forest, Lieutenant Chris Burnett (Owen Wilson) and his co-pilot Stackhouse (Gabriel Macht) are shot down by an anti-aircraft missile. Stackhouse breaks his leg in the crash, and Burnett goes off to get help, but the Serbs soon locate Stackhouse and execute him. Burnett now finds himself alone in hostile country and sets out on the long and dangerous journey back to safety. Meanwhile, his commanding officer (Gene Hackman), against all army and NATO rules, sets out on a mission to locate and rescue Burnett. In Courage Under Fire (1996), Lieutenant Colonel Nat Serling (Denzel Washington), suffering from guilt after destroying one of his own tanks in a ''friendly fire'' incident during the Gulf War, is assigned to investigate the death of Captain Karen Walden (Meg Ryan). Walden died in action, but accounts of her actions vary and so Serling has to discover the truth before she can be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honour. At the same time he has to come to terms with his own traumatic experiences in the Gulf. Rescue Dawn (2006) tells the true story of downed Vietnam pilot Dieter Dengler. Based on the director''s 1997 documentary Little Dieter Needs to Fly, the film follows Dengler (Christian Bale) as he fulfils his lifelong dream by making his way to the United States and joining the Air Force. Shot down over Vietnam and captured by the Vietcong, Dengler has to quickly adapt to the harsh brutality of his situation, biding his time until he can risk an escape attempt with his fellow POWs. Enemy at the Gates (2001) is set in Stalingrad in 1942. Political Officer Danilov (Joseph Fiennes) sees young army recruit Vassili Zaitsev (Jude Law) in action and realises that he is just what the Russian people need to inspire them in their fight against the German army. Zaitsev is a natural with a rifle, and Danilov arranges for him to be transferred to a sniper unit, where his actions will be publicised, thus making him into a national hero. But Zaitsev soon begins to feel he cannot live up to Danilov''s expectations, and to make matters worse, he and Danilov both fall for the same girl (Rachel Weisz). Meanwhile, the Germans find out about Zaitsev and bring in their own top sniper, Konig (Ed Harris), to engage the young Russian in a deadly battle of wits. Tigerland (2002) is set in Louisiana in 1971. When new recruit Jim Paxton (Matthew Davis) arrives at Fort Polk for basic training he soon makes friends with the rebellious Roland Bozz (Colin Farrell), a soldier who is doing everything he can to get himself thrown out of the army. Bozz has plans to escape to Mexico, but Paxton refuses to go with him, arguing that if he doesn''t go to Vietnam, then somebody else will have to go in his place. However,'
'When the debonair Willy Fog accepts a wager from 4 fellow members of the exclusive Reform Club to travel around the world in 80 days, he cannot have foreseen what lies in store for him. Travelling with his valet, Rigodon and the tiny Tico, Fog believes that his journey against the clock is possible using only scheduled trains and shipping services. But, can Fog survive the ravaging storms, the suspicious accidents and the unfriendly Red Indians for long enough to make it back to London with time to spare? This timeless Broom Cupboard classic from Claudio Biern Boyd, who also created the excellent series Dogtanian and The Three Muskehounds, was originally shown in all its glory on BBC 1 in the 1980s, enthralling millions of children. Catch all 26 episodes included in this exciting box set, as we follow Will Fog on his exciting journey, Around The World! Based on Jules Verne''s classic novel - Around the World In 80 Days.'
'In the sitcom OPEN ALL HOURS, Arkwright (Ronnie Barker), a stuttering, stingy shopkeeper, is constantly scheming to get money out of his gullible customers. He teaches his nephew, Granville (David Jason), the exciting world of corner shops while pining for his object of affection, nurse Gladys Emmanuel (Lynda Baron). This collection includes every episode from all four of the show''s series.'
'Fred Dibnah always had a passion for Steam Railways, Steam Rollers, Traction Engines, Pumping Engines, Mill Engines and Pithead Winding Engines. He spent a large part of his life restoring them and studying their construction and history. This collection brings together previously unseen footage shot for the BBC as Fred unearths the best of our steam and railway heritage and meets some of his fellow enthusiasts who devote their lives to finding, restoring, preserving and operating steam engines of all shapes and sizes. The Railway Collection The Story of Britain''s Railways From the earliest wooden wagon ways to the last great days of steam and the birth of the railway preservation movement, Fred gives us his own unique history of the railways in Britain. Great Little Steam Railways Fred recollects his boyhood passion for steam railways, takes us on a tour of some of his favourite preservation lines and tells us some of his own railway stories. Made in Britain: Railway Yards and Workshops The skills of building, maintaining and restoring steam locomotives are still alive at the workshops of some of Britains preserved railways, and Fred visited some of the biggest on his traction engine grand tour of Britain for the series Made In Britain . The Steam Collection The Story of the Traction Engine From the first steam powered road carriages to the great road locomotives, showmans engines and steam lorries of the 20th century and the birth of the preservation movement, Fred tells the story of steam power. Britain''s Biggest Engines Fred travels round Britain to unearth Britains most powerful steam engines and their stories. He takes us to huge Northern mills, impressive pit head winding engines, museums, pumping engines and a great steel rolling mill. On The Road With Fred A specially edited version of Freds epic journey round Britain on his traction engine in 2004.'
'Season One At the end of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Sarah Connor vanquished the Terminator sent from the future to kill her 15-year-old son, John. Sarah and John now find themselves alone in a very dangerous, complicated world. Fugitives from the law, they are confronted with the reality that still more enemies from the future and the present could attack at any moment. Sarah stops running and goes on the offensive against an ever-evolving technological enemy bent on destroying her life -- and perhaps the world. John knows that he may be the future savior of mankind, but he is not yet ready to take on the mantle of leadership that he''s told is his destiny. The Sarah Connor Chronicles represents an exciting reinvention of the Terminator franchise, in which the strong and intrepid Sarah discovers that protecting her son and stopping the rise of the machines is more difficult than she had ever imagined. Season Two The blockbuster Terminator movie franchise moves to television in this intense, action-adventure drama series which takes place after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Sarah Connor and her teenage son, John, find themselves alone in a very dangerous, complicated world. Fugitives from the law, they must evade pursuers from the future -- and the present -- in today''s Los Angeles, relentlessly battling to save themselves and the world.'
'THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE- the world''s best-selling touring magic show which has sold out in 71 cities across 17 countries - comes to London''s West End for the first time, starring the UK''s hottest magicianJamie Raven. Fresh from Britain''s Got Talent, where he captivated the British public with his unique magic tricks,Jamie Ravenjoins this ground breaking spectacular showcasing the dazzling talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth. Brain-Bendingly Spectacular Daily Telegraph THE ILLUSIONISTSis a fast-paced and wildly entertaining show, featuring seven of the world''s greatest magicians. Full of hilarious magic tricks and death-defying stunts,THE ILLUSIONISTSmesmerises audiences of all ages. THE ILLUSIONISTSis the most successful magic show in Broadway''s history, where families flocked to see mind-blowing magic, jaw-dropping sleight of hand and acts of breath-taking wonder.THE ILLUSIONISTSis coming to captivate London. THE ILLUSIONISTSfeatures a cast of seven magical superheroes including: The Magician,Jamie Raven. The runner-up in Britains Got Talent 2015, Jamies first audition for the smash hitITVshow has been watched by 10 million people on YouTube, to date, and he wowed audiences of over 13 million during the live final last month. This is his West End debut. The Manipulator, Den Denis the one to watch in the world of magic, regarded as the magician of the moment, The Manipulators act combines a truly entrancing, poetic approach to card trickery with brilliant dexterity. His now you see it, now you dont trickery keeps the audience utterly engrossed, mixing visually beautiful performance with mind bending magic. The master of manipulation was recently named Magician of the Year (2014) by the Academy of Magical Arts and received the highest accolade from the Society of American Magicians. His award-winning act has marked him as one of the best in the World of manipulation! The Trickster, David Williamsonis known and loved by many as one of the most hilarious comedy magicians ever. His wicked sense of humour, combined with unrivalled, spectacular illusions has cemented David as a firm favourite and a must-see in the world of magic. With high praise from The International Brotherhood of Magicians, David has also been awarded Most Wanted Magician and has previously worked alongside fellow star illusionists David Blaine and David Copperfield and has also hosted hit UK TV series. The Trickster is not to be missed. The Escapologist,Andrew Basso. Italy''s star escape artist, Andrew considers Houdini his hero and is fast becoming one of the world''s most popular illusionists. He is the only person in the world to perform Houdini''s famous Water Torture Cell with absolutely no covers. The Inventor,Kevin James. Known for innovative illusions, Kevin is an inventor, comedian and collector of the strange and unusual. Kevin is one of the most prolific inventors of magic in the world and has created some of the most celebrated illusions of the last century. The Deductionist,ColinCloud. A forensic mind reader and the closest thing in the universe to the real life Sherlock Holmes. Mixing mind magic and brain science he''ll leave you convinced he''s a mystical savant with the hypnotic powers of a calculated angel. He''s potentially the most dangerous man in the world. Luckily, he''s on our side. The Warrior,Ben Blaque. One of the only performers on earth to attempt this type of stage performance, Ben Blaque has dazzled crows across this world with his completely unique display of archery and showmanship.'
'Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears'' dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion. He records each fact in the book he is writing to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington. He has an extraordinary brain, exceptional at maths while illequipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched and he distrusts strangers. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a frightening journey that upturns his world. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott and was acclaimed by critics and audiences alike during its sell-out run at the National''s Cottesloe Theatre. A beautiful, eloquent, dazzlingly inventive show about the wonders of life Evening Standard ''Magical and Moving'' Daily Mail'
'Philadelphias favourite underdog hero has come to Blu-Ray in this action-packed Box Set featuring all 6 of the iconic films. Starting from the uplifting Oscar Winning original to the critically acclaimed concluding chapter, witness the rise and reign of a true warrior, from small-time, down-and-out boxer to a true peoples champion! -M.F. Rocky This is the film that catapulted Sylvester Stallone into the international Spotlight and launched one of the most successful series of films in movie history. Rocky won the 1976 Academy Award for Best picture and two nominations for Stallone for leading actor and writer. This is the story of a loser, a two bit boxer from Philadelphia, who gets a second chance in life by being offered an impossible shot at the heavyweight title. Stallone''s performance is as powerful as his character''s punches in the ring. This is one of the most exciting action movies you will ever see. Rocky II It''s the rematch of the century as Rocky Balboa takes on Apollo Creed in this powerful follow-up to one of the most acclaimed movies in film history. After club fighter Rocky Balboa (Stallone) goes the distance with the world heavyweight champion, boxing fans clamour for a rematch. But Rocky, having sustained massive injuries in the bout, announces his retirement. Though he tries to make a new life for himself, Rocky realises that he can''t escape his true calling. The ring beckons once more, and the ''Italian Stallion'' must prepare for the fight of his life. Rocky III Rocky battles his most powerful adversary yet - the ferocious Clubber Lang (Mr. T) - in this hard-hitting actioner that comes out swinging with adventure, humor and emotionally charged human drama. For what may be the most exciting and fast-paced film in the series, Sylvester Stallone writes, directs and stars with explosive passion and intensity. As Rocky Balboa (Stallone) fights his way into the hearts of millions, life couldn''t be better. He scores ten consecutive wins, lands lucrative endorsement contracts and becomes famous throughout the world. But when Clubber Lang KOs Rocky in a humiliating defeat, it becomes apparent that the Italian Stallion has lost his edge. Considering hanging up his gloves, Rocky receives encouragement from an unlikely ally: his old nemesis, Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers). With Creed''s help, Rocky strives to regain the eye of the tiger before confronting Lang in a grueling rematch for the world heavyweight championship. Rocky IV East meets West when Rocky takes on a vicious Soviet fighter who literally killed his last opponent! Sylvester Stallone writes, directs and stars in this war between nations, in which the only battle is fought in a boxing ring. Rocky Balboa (Stallone) proudly holds the world heavyweight boxing championship, but a new challenger has stepped forward: Drago (Dolph Lundgren), a six-foot-four, 261-pound fighter who has the backing of the Soviet Union. This time, Rocky''s training regimen takes him to icy Siberia, where he prepares for a globally televised match in the heart of Moscow. But nothing can truly prepare him for what he''s about to face - a powerfully charged fight to the finish, in which he must defend not only himself, but also the honor of his country! Rocky V The Italian Stallion rediscovers his roots in this exciting, thrill-packed drama that reunites Sylvester Stallone with the Oscar-winning director of the original Rocky. Upon returning home from his latest triumph, Rocky Balboa (Stallone) learns that all his money has been lost by an unscrupulous financial advisor. To make matters worse, his fight-related injuries force his retirement from the ring. So Rocky, his wife Adrian (Talia Shire) and his son Rocky Jr. (Sage Stallone) move to their old, low-rent neighborhood in South Philadelphia. There, the fighter must resolve the deep-rooted resentment held by his son, a bitterness that grows when Rocky trains Tommy Gunn (Tommy Morrison), a young boxer who soon rises to national prominence. When Tommy turns against his mentor and publicly taunts him, Rocky knows he mus'