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The Darjeeling Limited

With acclaimed filmmaker Wes Anderson’s highly anticipated latest The French Dispatch one of countless films to be indefinitely delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s no time like now to embark on a retrospective of the ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Lynyrd Skynyrd: Live at Knebworth ’76

In 1976, Lynyrd Skynyrd delivered a historic performance at Knebworth House, as support for headline act The Rolling Stones. And yet, once the so-called ‘Southern Rock’ titans took to the stage, everybody forgot the Stones even...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Head Hunter

Here is a film that proves you don’t need a huge budget to make movie magic. Shot in Portugal on a shoestring budget of just $30,000, Jordan Downey’s acclaimed 2018 film The Head Hunter is a hauntingly minimalist horror that fe...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

There’s no denying the cult status of the Austin Powers series – but it’s certainly bizarre that this 2021 disc is the fourth time the film has been released on Blu-ray in the UK. The amount of DVD editions probably doubles tha...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Jules Verne’s Rocket To The Moon

Cast very much in the mould of It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad World, and Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines, Jules Verne’s Rocket To The Moon, is a classic screw-ball comedy, featuring an ensemble cast of some of the ‘60s big...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Godzilla 4K

4K RELEASE REVIEW BY SAMUEL LOVE: After a controversial home video release back in 2014 that led to many viewers complaining the film was simply ‘too dark’, Warner Bros Home Entertainment have put out a 4K UHD release that prom...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Michael Palin: Travels of a Lifetime

Sir Michael Palin is a national treasure. As a core member and writer of the Monty Python comedy group, he appeared in some of the most iconic skits of all time – including The Fish-Slapping Dance and the Dead Parrot sketch. Bu...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Ten Commandments

They just don’t make ‘em like they used to. In the last 67 years, few films have truly been able to match Cecil B. DeMille’s epic The Ten Commandments in scope or scale. The staggering 1956 production – at the time the mo...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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A Run for Your Money

Ealing Studios released four comedies in 1949 – Passport to Pimlico, Whiskey Galore!, Kind Hearts and Coronets and A Run for Your Money. All four were nominated for Best British Film at the 3rd British Film Awards, later to bec...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Kid Detective

There are few as rewarding a narrative troupe than a good mystery. Watching it gradually unfold as we the audience or reader, along with the protagonist, realise everything is not quite what it seems. It is a staple that The Ki...