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7 Hollywood Classics from Simply Media

7 Hollywood Classics from Simply Media Buy this film here.

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Starring screen legends Harrison Ford, Bing Crosby, John Candy and James Caan, seven classic features from the Universal Pictures/Hollywood Classics stable come to DVD for the very first time in the UK. Going Berserk, Here Come The Waves, Hired Wife, Joe Butterfly, Journey To Shiloh, The Lady Gambles and The Lady Takes A Flyer are all released on 6 June 2016 courtesy of Simply Media.

Going Berserk (1983), starring John Candy (Planes, Trains & Automobiles) in an early leading role alongside Eugene Levy (American Pie) and Joe Flaherty (SCTV), is a laugh-out-loud comedy about John Bourgignon ? a chauffeur engaged to a congressman's daughter ? who encounters a sleazy film director, the leader of an aerobics cult and other crazed characters during the days leading up to his wedding.

In raucous musical Here Come The Waves (1944), WWII nightclub singers and twin sisters Rosemary and Susie (Betty Hutton ? Annie Get Your Gun) join the WAVES, a women?s branch of the US navy and both fall in love with heartthrob crooner Johnny Cabot (Bing Crosby ? Going My Way). Nominated for an Oscar? for Best Music, Original Song.

Hilarious romcom Hired Wife stars Golden Globe winner Rosalind Russell (His Girl Friday) as Kendal Browning, the assistant to businessman Stephen Dexter (Brian Aherne - Juarez). When Stephen faces a hostile takeover from a rival company and he?s advised to enter into a sham marriage, Kendal takes things into her own hands.

In post-war-era comedy, Joe Butterfly (1957), journalists working for a military magazine have just three days to put together an issue. Faced with too few stories and too little time, the gang travels to Tokyo and turn to a shady character for help. Stars George Nader (Shannon), Burgess Meredith (Rocky) and Audie Murphy (The Unforgiven).

Harrison Ford (Star Wars) stars in one of his earliest roles alongside James Caan (The Godfather) in Journey To Shiloh (1968), a compelling Western adventure that tells the story of seven young West Texans who embark on a cross-country journey in order to join the Confederate army during the American Civil War.

The Lady Gambles (1949) is a gritty, classic piece of film noir starring four-time Oscar? nominee and Emmy-winner Barbara Stanwyck, alongside Robert Preston (The Music Man) and Tony Curtis (Some Like it Hot), one woman?s gambling addiction puts her marriage ? and her life ? in grave danger.

Part comedy, romance and thriller, The Lady Takes a Flyer (1958) is set in post WWII, where former Air Force colonel Mike (Jeff Chandler ? Broken Arrow) launches an air-ferry service and takes to the skies with employee Maggie (Lana Turner ? Imitation of Life). Soon the pair fall in love, but as the stakes are raised, how far will they go for love?

Thanks to those kind people at Simply Media, one lucky reader will win the entire collection of 7 movies mentioned here! To be in with a chance of winning, answer the question below. Good luck!

We have one collection of this DVD set to give away (Region 2).  To be in with a chance of winning click here and answer the entry question (entering means you agree to our Terms and Conditions).
Closing Date: 15 Jul 2016

 

Bone Tomahawk

Bone Tomahawk Buy this film here.

A western with a twist!

A thrilling, unpredictable, action-packed Western chronicling a terrifying rescue mission, BONE TOMAHAWK is the directorial debut of acclaimed author S.Craig Zahler, who also wrote the screenplay. It features an all-star cast including Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight, Tombstone), Patrick Wilson (Insidious, Fargo Season 2), Matthew Fox (Lost, Emperor) and Emmy award-winner Richard Jenkins (The Visitor, Olive Kitteridge).

Nominated for Best Screenplay (for S. Craig Zahler) and Best Supporting Actor (for Richard Jenkins) at the 2016 Independent Spirit Awards, and winner of both the Best Director and Jose Luis Guarner Critics? Award at the 2015 Sitges Film Festival, BONE TOMAHAWK garnered rave reviews on its theatrical release in the UK.

When a group of cannibal savages kidnaps settlers from the small town of Bright Hope, an unlikely team of gunslingers, led by Sheriff Franklin Hunt (Kurt Russell), sets out to bring them home. But their enemy is more ruthless than anyone could have imagined, putting their mission, and survival itself, in serious jeopardy.

We have 3 copies of this DVD to give away (Region 2).  To be in with a chance of winning click here and answer the entry question (entering means you agree to our Terms and Conditions).
Closing Date: 20 Jul 2016

 

Spotlight

Spotlight

Academy Award winner on disc

Winner of Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay at the 2016 Academy Awards' and BAFTA for Best Original Screenplay, eOne is pleased to announce the UK release of the universally acclaimed thriller SPOTLIGHT, the gripping true story behind the scandal that shook the world which presents us with outstanding performances from a group of exceptional leading cast members: Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber and Stanley Tucci. SPOTLIGHT is available on Blu-ray, DVD and Download from 23rd May 2016 and is available to pre-order now from Amazon and iTunes.

SPOTLIGHT is the heart-stoppingly tense true-crime thriller based on the enthralling Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation. Led by Walter 'Robby' Robinson (Michael Keaton), the team of investigative journalists at The Boston Globe, known as 'Spotlight', pride themselves on their relentless dedication to exposing the truth of society's ills and bringing the guilty to account.

Under the direction of a new editor Marty Baron (Liev Schreiber), the team uncover a scandal deep within the Catholic Church and the wilful ignorance of those in power who have done nothing to stop it. Facing political opposition and resistance from the far-reaching influences of the Church, the reporters put together an explosive expos' revealing that truth is much darker than they could have ever imagined.

We have 3 copies of this DVD to give away (Region 2).  To be in with a chance of winning click here and answer the entry question (entering means you agree to our Terms and Conditions).
Closing Date: 30 Jun 2016

 

 

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  • Entry to the competition is open strictly to UK residents only who are members of this site (membership is free so why not join?) You must be at least 18 years of age.

  • The closing date for entries is as stated.

  • Entries for all competitions are accepted, but only one entry per competition per member.

  • Entries for multiple competitions must be on separate entry forms (i.e. don't jumble all your answers into one entry box to save yourself time - you'll only be entering one competition and I'll probably delete that entry as well!)

  • All DVD prizes are in PAL format (Region 2), unless stated otherwise with no alternative offered (although we reserve the right to swap it for another prize if we have problems getting the prize offered).

  • Winners will be notified by email shortly after the closing date.

  • No correspondence regarding winners etc. will be entered into, although a list of winners will be published on the site shortly after the winners are confirmed. This information will also be pubished in the newsletter.

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