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Stan Lee's Lucky Man

Stan Lee's Lucky Man Buy this film here.

What if you could control luck?

What would you do if you had the power of supernatural luck but with the cost that for any good luck you had, bad luck would strike back at the people in your life in some unexpected way? This premise sees itself thoroughly explored in the hit series from Sky 1 Stan Lee's Lucky Man when a compulsive gambler who just so happens to be a London detective is gifted with a magical bracelet that grants him the power to control luck!

Created by Stan Lee, the creator of many of Marvel's most famous heroes and villains, Lucky Man tells the story of Harry Clayton (James Nesbitt) and the mysterious bracelet he's been endowed with that grants him control over luck itself. When he first gets it, he immediately starts using it to win back enough money to settle his gambling debts because any game of chance he takes is one he'll win. Whether he decides to bet on the dogs, have a flutter at the horses, play bingo or have a crack at the casino he's so fond of, Harry's blessed and sure to see himself winning. But by the end of the first episode he starts to see the flaws in the bracelet. Any good luck he receives means bad luck for someone around him and leads to the death of a friend.

While Clayton starts to be more careful with the bracelet, he finds out that the bracelet was originally intended to be for a crime kingpin who'll stop at nothing now to get the bracelet back from the detective. The core of the first season is around Harry's attempts to elude the kingpin and keep both himself and his family safe while still doing his job as a police officer. A police procedural with an added magic bracelet to keep things interesting!

All of this leads into season 2 with Harry meeting another person with the same bracelet and the same luck controlling power! Is she friend or foe? You'll have to see to find out.

If you don't have Lucky Man already, never fear! We've got an excellent giveaway right here with both seasons 1 and 2 on offer so you can get straight into the action... if you're lucky!

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 Apr 2018


Win Gotham by Gaslight on DVD

Win Gotham by Gaslight on DVD Buy this film here.

The Bat's Back!

Batman, the infamous 'Caped Crusader' of Gotham City, has been entertaining superhero fans since his first appearance in a 1939 comic book.

He's made plenty of cinema appearances in that time, starring in The LEGO Batman Movie as well as thrilling live action releases like The Dark Knight. And he doesn't just rule cinema screens; he features in video games across all platforms. Xbox and PlayStation players can enjoy graphically-impressive titles like Batman Arkham Knight, whilst online gamblers wanting to spin casino slots are spoilt for choice with Batman and the Riddler Riches, Batman and the Joker Jewels and Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice.

This hero's most recent screen appearance comes in the shape of the feature-length animated movie, Gotham by Gaslight, just released on DVD in February 2018. Created by Warner Bros. as part of the renowned series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, it sees Gotham transported back in time to a dark Victorian-era, where the notorious Jack the Ripper is at large.

As the death toll mounts and the true murderer continues to elude the law, the pressure is on for Batman to put a stop to the killings. It could be the only way to clear his own name.

With strong language and violence throughout, it's certainly not intended for younger audiences. It's a gripping whodunnit, a dark animated delight adapted from a superb graphic novel of the same name. It has earned great praise for the directing talents of Sam Liu and sees actor Bruce Greenwood, who has voiced the Dark Knight before in Batman: Under the Red Hood, return to deliver another excellent performance.

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: 4 Apr 2018



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