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  Alien Extinction on DVD
  Mankind must fight to survive as Earth is invaded by hostile UFOs bent on destroying the planet.

As the epic battle wages on, astronauts sneak aboard the mothership where they discover a portal to the aliens' home world and manage to alert Earth before being brutally murdered. Left with no other choice, Earth sends an elite military team of science and combat specialists through the portal where they attempt to stop the invasion from the inside out.

  Graeme Clark [26 Nov 2015 at 22:36]
  Kill Kane on DVD and digital [read more]
  Is Vinnie the new Seagal?
  The inimitable Vinnie Jones (Snatch, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) is back with a bang in action-packed, high-octane revenge thriller Kill Kane, which makes its UK debut on DVD and digital platforms courtesy of 4Digital Media.

In an explosive story of urban violence, family man Ray Brookes (Jones) seeks revenge when his wife and children are murdered by infamous gangsters. Unable to place his faith in the justice system and with nothing left to lose, he turns vigilante and stalks the streets, on the hunt for those who robbed him of a future.

Directed and co-written by Adam Stephen Kelly (We Still Kill the Old Way), alongside writers Christian Sellers (Cheerleader Camp: To The Death) and Andrew Jones (The Amityville Asylum) and starring Sean Cronin (Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, London Hood), Nicole Faraday (Bad Girls, Casualty), Sebastian Street (Age of Kill, The Last Seven) and Sarah Alexandra Marks (Bonded By Blood 2, Pulp), this exhilarating, hard-hitting British crime drama is available from 11 January 2016. The trailer is above.
  Graeme Clark [25 Nov 2015 at 21:51]
  Kiss of the Spider Woman on Blu-ray and DVD
  A dreary prison cell is shared by two men who, in terms of lifestyle, could not be further apart. Molina (William Hurt) is a homosexual convicted for ‘obscene behaviour’, the other, Valentin (Raul Julia), is a revolutionary who has been continually tortured by the same totalitarian authorities.

As the minutes slowly pass, Molina invents a story based on the glamorous cinema of yesteryear - a Nazi propaganda film involving an unlikely love affair. At first, this extravagant display of personality doesn’t bode well for the cellmates’ relationship but as time and the story progresses a new kind of friendship begins to blossom.

Featuring an extraordinary Oscar® winning performance from William Hurt, Kiss of the Spider Woman has proven to be a truly timeless cinematic masterpiece. OUT ON DVD & BLU RAY 25TH JANUARY.
  Graeme Clark [23 Nov 2015 at 22:31]
  Essex Boys: The Truth on DVD
  Gang wars
  It’s 20 years since the Rettendon Murders and new feature documentary ‘Essex Boys: The Truth’ from Metrodome investigates the ‘Range Rover’ murders and subsequent turf war that led to more violence and gangland executions and the 10 bloodiest years in gangland history.

Written and presented by Bernard O Mahoney (Adapted from his book Essex Boys The Final Word), directed by Christopher Matthews and produced by double BAFTA nominated Revelation Films, Essex Boys: The Truth comes to UK cinemas and On Demand 6 December 2015, then an Amazon Exclusive DVD and eBook release of Essex Boys: The Final Word: No More Myths, No More Lies - The Definitive Story on 14 December 2015, followed by general DVD release on 4 January 2016 from Metrodome.
  Graeme Clark [23 Nov 2015 at 21:33]
  Gods of Egypt [read more]
  Game Set and match
  The survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek (Brenton Thwaites) undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world.

In order to succeed, he must enlist the help of the powerful and vengeful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in an unlikely alliance against Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.

As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the epic final confrontation. The trailer is above (no release date yet).
  Graeme Clark [17 Nov 2015 at 23:36]
  The Revenant [read more]
  We have a release date!
  Inspired by true events, THE REVENANT is an immersive and visceral cinematic experience capturing one man’s epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit. In an expedition to the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald. Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption.

THE REVENANT stars multiple Academy Award nominee Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street, The Great Gatsby), Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road, Legend), Domhnall Gleeson (Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, Brooklyn) and Will Poulter (We’re the Millers, The Maze Runner.) The trailer is above.

  Graeme Clark [17 Nov 2015 at 23:32]
  Straight Outta Compton: Director’s Cut on Blu-ray and DVD
  Maybe they'll mention the ladies in this version
  Follow “the world’s most dangerous group”, N.W.A. as they forge their anger and inner-city frustrations into the most potent weapon imaginable: their music. In Straight Outta Compton: Director’s Cut fans can follow N.W.A.’s electrifying lyrics and unique sound, which introduced a truth that no one had heard before and exposed life in the hood igniting a social revolution that still reverberates today. The culturally relevant and explosively entertaining biopic is coming to Digital HD on December 28, 2015 and Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand January 11, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

The Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD versions include the exclusive Director’s Cut that gives fans more of the N.W.A. story with over 26 additional minutes of the film. Directed by F. Gary Gray (The Italian Job, Friday), Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of five young rebels from South Central Los Angeles who, armed with only their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent, stood up to the authorities attempting to keep them down.
  Graeme Clark [17 Nov 2015 at 23:29]
  The Friends of Eddie Coyle on Blu-ray and DVD
  You just can't beat Bob and Pete
  Eureka Entertainment to release Peter Yates’ THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE, a gripping tale of low-lives and loyalties starring Robert Mitchum and Peter Boyle, for the first time on home video in the UK in a Dual Format edition on 25 January 2016.

Peter Yates, the Oscar-nominated director of riveting crime classics Robbery and Bullitt, teamed up with the incomparable Robert Mitchum for an unforgettable excursion into Boston’s criminal underworld.

Based on the acclaimed novel by George V. Higgins, The Friends of Eddie Coyle follows an ageing gunrunner’s troubles at the peripheries of the local mob once he finds his options split disastrously between the threat of a fresh prison sentence or police cooperation.

One of the best, most unexpected gangster films of the 1970s, The Friends of Eddie Coyle is a gripping tale of low-lives and loyalties, presented with the director’s trademark authenticity and naturalism, and an extraordinary array of performances, led by a never better Mitchum. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present this masterpiece for the first time on home video in the UK in a Dual-Format special edition.
  Graeme Clark [17 Nov 2015 at 23:23]

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