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||East Is East
George Khan, proud Pakistani and chip shop owner, rules his family with
a rod of iron. He thinks he's raising his seven children to be
respectable Pakistanis - but this is Salford in the North of England, in
For the seven kids of George Khan life is one long compromise. Tomboy
Meenah prefers playing footie to wearing a sari, hippie Saleem pretends
to be studying engineering when he's really at art school, heart throb
Tariq has got a reputation as a local Casanova, and Sajid hasn't even
been circumcised yet!
In the Khan's cramped terrace house with its scant indoor plumbing,
anarchy erupts on a daily basis. East is East is the hilarious story of
what happens when two cultures collide within one family.
Billy is a single twentysomething. His friends are
concerned and are determined to find him a partner. Handsome artist Will
suggests he join him in the delights of clandestine direct debit sex.
Will's fiancée Jules sets him up with a blind date.
However, Billy has fallen in lust with Dodie - a gorgeous blonde who
works in his local coffee shop.
Jules is having the usual qualms about getting married, unaware that
Will is paying for sex and carrying on with her best friend Daphne. When
Daphne has a crisis the friends gather at the hospital and find out a
little more about each other than they bargained for.
There are no secrets between friends. It all comes out in the end.
||Emperor's New Groove, The
- Collector's Edition (2 Discs)
Outrageous comedy reigns supreme in a mythical kingdom
when arrogant young Emperor Kuzco is transformed into a llama by his
power-hungry advisor, the devious diva Yzma. Stranded in the jungle,
Kuzco’s only chance to get back home and reclaim the high life rests
with a good-hearted peasant named Pacha. Kuzco’s perfect world becomes a
perfect mess as this most unlikely duo must deal with hair-raising
dangers, wild comic predicaments, and – most horrifying of all – each
other as they race to return Kuzco to the throne before Yzma tracks them
down and finishes him off.
Ultimately, Kuzco’s budding friendship with Pacha teaches this royal
pain to see his world in a different way. With its distinctive flavor,
upbeat music by Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Sting, and
stylish animation, The Emperor’s New Groove is sure to get moviegoers in
the groove for fun, fantasy, and adventure.
||Enemy at the Gate
While the Nazi and Russian armies hurl rank after rank
of soldiers at each other and the world fearfully awaits the outcome of
the battle of Stalingrad, the celebrated Russian sniper Vassili Zaitsev
(Jude Law) quietly stalks his enemies one man at a time. His fame,
however, soon thrusts him into a duel with the Nazi's best sharpshooter,
Major Konig (Ed Harris), and the two find themselves waging an intense
personal war while the most momentous battle of the age rages around
Locke (Sean Bean) is a crime boss just released from
prison and planning to regain his former position on top of Essex's
criminal underworld. He meets up with Billy, a cabbie who becomes
intrigued by the power and thrills of a life of crime. Together they
plan a deal with the local drug boss with explosive consequences.