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After The Fox

In a career packed with iconic films like The Pink Panther, Dr. Strangelove and The Ladykillers, choosing a favourite Peter Sellers film is a difficult task. A dark horse competitor is the criminally underrated After The Fox, a...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life

The Meaning of Life was the last full-length Monty Python film before the untimely death of Graham Chapman in 1989. And, in may ways, it’s a return to their roots. Unlike The Holy Grail and The Life of Brian, which both had fai...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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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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Maroc 7

Maroc 7 is a curious beast. Cyd Charisse doesn’t dance. Comedy icon Leslie Phillips plays a psychopathic ex-con. And Denholm Elliott puts in a deliciously nuianced performance which proves that all those directors who hired him...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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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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Small Soldiers

When a toy company accidentally programmes action figures with military tech, the Commando Elite begin to act like real soldiers … with the peace-loving Gorgonites in their sights … and regardless of who else gets caught ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

The Arsenal Stadium Mystery wears its affiliations boldly. It’s a football film. It’s a who-done-it. And it’s as British as fish and chips. Amateur team The Trojans face their toughest challenge yet: a charity...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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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...