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||Saving Private Ryan (DTS)
Seen through the eyes of a squad of American soldiers,
the story begins with World War II's historic D-Day invasion, then moves
beyond the beach as the men embark on a dangerous special mission.
Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) must take his men behind enemy lines to
find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in
combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why
are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the
brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer - and the
strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honour, decency and
High-spirited high jinks on Christmas Eve put Frank Cross
(Bill Murray) in a ghostly time warp in this hilarious take-off of
Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol."
Cross, who has made the meteoric rise from the depths of the mailroom to
TV network president, is mean, nasty, uncaring, unforgiving and has a
sadistic sense of humour - perfect qualities for a modern-day Scrooge.
Before the night is over, he’ll be visited by a maniacal New York cab
driver from the past, a present-day fairy who’s into pratfalls and,
finally, a ghoulish, seven-foot headless messenger from the future...
||Secret of NIMH, The
Get ready to meet some runaway rodents with an
earth-shattering secret! Suspenseful and heart-warming, this beautifully
animated odyssey stars Mrs. Brisby, a mild-mannered mother mouse with a
plan to move Heaven and Earth (or at least her house and home) to save
her family from Farmer Fitzgibbon's plough!
Along the way she gets some help from a lovelorn Crow, a busybody
neighbour mouse and a fearsome Great Owl. Unfortunately, Mrs. Brisby
will need an engineering miracle to hoist her home, and for that she
must face a mysterious rat, fend off a ferocious cat and claim a magic
amulet! But when Mrs. Brisby discovers the astounding secret of NIMH...it
could change her life forever!
This timeless tale of love, courage and determination will transport the
whole family into an enchanting world - where the bravest hearts live in
the meekest of mice.
ex-villain is forced to do one last spectacular robbery by a psychotic
face from his past in this mould-breaking stylish thriller by one of the
UK's hottest new talents, Guinness surfer ad director Jonathan Glazer
Gary Dove (Ray Winstone) is blissfully retired, living in a Spanish
villa paradise with the wife he adores. His perfect lifestyle is
shattered by the arrival of his gangster nemesis Don Logan (Ben
Kingsley), intent on persuading him to return to London for a big heist.
Desperate not to sacrifice his carefully built idyll, Dove is drawn into
a shocking battle of wills with Logan, ending in an explosive
psychological showdown, and a sensational underwater bank robbery in
which he must risk everything to protect the woman he loves.
Hal Larsen is the ultimate shallow guy.
Hal finds beauty only in supermodels and centrefolds. The first thing he
looks for in a woman is looks. Hal won't even consider dating someone
with a less-than-perfect body, smile and sense of style. But after an
impromptu hypnosis by self-help guru Tony Robbins, Hal's view of woman
makes a 180-degree turn; he now sees their true inner beauty. Enter
Rosemary, an overweight Peace Corps volunteer. Hal, envisioning
Rosemary's kindness and humour as female nirvana, is instantly smitten
and an idyllic romance begins. When the spell is broken, Hal must now
face unrecognisable Rosemary and learns one of life's most important
||Shawshank Redemption, The
- Limited Edition
City banker Andy Dufresne
(Tim Robbins) arrived at Shawshank Prison in 1947. Convicted of two
brutal murders, he received a double life sentence and discovers that
when they send you to Shawshank State Prison for life, that is exactly
what they take.
Within the confines of Shawshank, Andy forms an unlikely friendship with
the prison “fixer” Red (Morgan Freeman). He also becomes popular with
the Warden and the prison’s guards, as Andy is able to use his banking
experience to help the corrupt officials amass personal fortunes.
With an extraordinary twist in the tale, Andy finds that survival comes
down to a simple choice: get busy living or get busy dying...
Shrek, a giant green ogre wants nothing more than to
be left alone in his swamp, spending his time scaring the local
villagers and keeping himself to himself. The last thing he expects to
happen is to find himself on a quest to wake the sleeping princess so
the evil King can marry her, accompanied by a donkey that wont stop
talking. Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz provide the voices
for this hilarious computer animated fairy tale that's sheer
entertainment from start to finish. Along the way there are plenty of
jokes for kids and plenty aimed squarely at parents, as well as loads of
jokes at the expense of Disney and their most famous creations.
Aristocratic-but-flat-broke Georgie needs cash for a
good cause. Enter Jez and Dylan, two young con men who scam the rich and
give the money to a pair of poor, deserving orphans - themselves!
However, after they meet the lovely, mysterious Georgie, these
modern-day Robin Hoods are themselves ensnared in a hilariously
complicated net when she steals their hearts.
The split-second moments that can take a life down one path instead of
another form the tantalising 'what if?' in this delightful romantic
comedy starring Gwyneth Paltrow.
Paltrow plays London publicist Helen, effortlessly sliding between
parallel storylines that show what happens if she does or does not catch
a morning train back to her apartment. Love. Romantic entanglements.
Deception. Trust. Friendship. Comedy. All come into focus as the two
stories shift back and forth, overlap, then surprisingly converge in
"the most romantic comedy in years". Don't miss it - romance was never
this much fun!
Guy Ritchie, Writer/Director of 'Lock
Stock and Two Smoking Barrels' delivers another awe-inspiring
directorial masterpiece. 'Snatch' is an edgy and hilarious film about a
diamond heist gone wrong, a colourful Irish gypsy turned prize-fighter,
and a very temperamental dog.
In the heart of gangland, two novice unlicensed boxing promoters,
Turkish (Jason Statham) and Tommy (Stephen Graham) get roped into
organising a bare-knuckled fight with local kingpin villain and fellow
boxing promoter Brick Top (Alan Ford). But it all goes wrong when Brick
Top's fighter, who is rigged to win, is suddenly knocked out by the
boys' wildcard Irish gypsy boxer, One Punch Mickey O'Neil (Brad Pitt).
Unfortunately things go from bad to worse as Mickey starts playing by
his own rules and the duo find they are heading for a whole lot of
Meanwhile en route to New York to deliver a stolen 84-carat diamond to
head honcho Avi (Dennis Farina), Franky Four Fingers (Benicio Del Toro)
is robbed of the stone. Forced to jump on the next plane to London, Avi
is by no means pleased. He hires local legend Bullet Tooth Tony (Vinnie
Jones) to find Franky and the diamond. The hunt for the missing stone
launches everyone into a spiral of double-crossing vendettas as
different parties pursue personal agendas, some of them farcical, most
of them illegal and all of them destined to spin completely out of
Snow Falling on Cedars
Ethan Hawke stars in this “riveting tale
of mystery" (Fox-TV) based on the award–winning, best–selling novel. A
murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this
tranquil village has become the center of controversy. For Ishmael
Chambers (Hawke), a local reporter, the trial strikes deep emotional
chord when he finds his former lover is linked to the case. As he
investigates the killing, he uncovers some startling clues that lead him
to a shocking discovery...
||Spinal Tap, This is
- Special Edition (2 Discs)
Go straight to 11 - with the magic of DVD you can now
go to your favourite Tap moments, whether it is the diminutive
Stonehenge, the pod that won't open or the amp that goes all the way to
11. For the first time ever you can choose how to watch the greatest "rockumentary"
See this cult phenomenon in its splendid entirety or use the menu to
follow the band's antics via an interactive tour map of select scenes
from a list of classic Tap quotes. And if all that isn't enough, there
is, after all. the music - Hell Hole, Sex Farm and the timeless Big
||Straight Story, The
Alvin's eyesight is poor, he has little money and he
can't stand the thought if being driven anywhere. So when he discovers
his estranged brother has suffered a stroke he decides to make the
journey by the only means of transport available to him - a John Deere
Hundreds of miles, six weeks and several breakdowns later Alvin Straight
finally pulls up at his destination, where the fate of his brother
The producers of the Academy Award nominee "The War
Room" pick up where today's headlines leave off, taking a
behind-the-scenes look at the real-life drama surrounding the rise and
fall of the Dot Com revolution. At the centre of the storm are two
childhood friends and their quest for the American dream. Armed with
ideas for a website and a business plan, they approach investors, and
their vision quickly become a reality. Soon their company is worth
millions of dollars with hundreds of employees. However, this dream is
short-lived when reality come crashing down around them. The harsh
economy, technical difficulties, and copy cat competition chip away at
their world, leaving a trail of broken promises. Leading to a final
battle in which the two friends endanger not only their company, but
irrevocably alter their lifelong friendship.