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Show Boat

From famed horror director James Whale (Frankenstein, The Invisible Man), Show Boat is a charming 1936 musical romance based on the 1927 musical of the same name by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. Now available in the UK ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Deep

Following the triumphant release of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws in 1975, Hollywood looked to repeat the film’s success with many similar releases in the years that followed. In 1977, director Peter Yates gave the world a cinematic ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Safety Last!

Almost 100 years since its release, Fred C. Newmeyer and Sam Taylor’s comedy classic Safety Last starring the legendary Harold Lloyd has finally reached Blu-ray in the UK, courtesy of the Criterion Collection.  The film follows...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

In the late 1960s, a dazzling group – simply called The Band – combined rock, country and blues and turned the music world upside down. And yet, they’re never uttered in the same breath as other bands of the era such as The Bea...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

When it comes to music legends, they don’t come much cooler than Miles Davis. Among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th century music, Davis was long overdue for a comprehensive documentar...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Morricone Conducts Morricone

Earlier this summer, the legendary Ennio Morricone passed away at the age of 91. With more than 400 scores under his belt including collaborations with Sergio Leone, Quentin Tarantino and Brian De Palma, it’s no exaggeration to...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The High Note

After tackling some interesting films in the last few years (presumably to wash away the stench of Fifty Shades), Dakota Johnson has proven herself to be an immensely talented actress in recent titles like Suspiria, Wounds and ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Split Second

Feeling like the cheesy lovechild of Ridley Scott‘s Blade Runner and John McTiernan‘s Predator, on the surface Tony Maylam and Ian Sharp’s Split Second doesn’t feel like the usual calibre of film to warrant such a b...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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An American Pickle

Since bursting onto the scene with his trademark chuckle and gross-out humour, Seth Rogen has become a household name in the vulgar comedy scene. With films like Superbad, Knocked Up and Sausage Party under his belt, it’s diffi...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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INXS: Live Baby Live

In July 1991, Australian rock band INXS hit a career milestone when they headlined Wembley Stadium to a sold-out crowd of over 73,000 fans. Filmed with 17 35mm cameras, this phenomenal masterclass in showmanship and musicianshi...