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Mavericks and Heroes
Flick through our pick of recent and upcoming DVD releases, from 2020 Oscar winners and celebrated dramas to wistful comedy, political intrigue, a detective reboot and an uncanny forerunner of Reality TV.
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From subterfuge to surveillance, the double cross to the double agent, the shady world of espionage has been the setting for some of the most twisting plots and intrigue in cinematic history. Spying techniques have come a long way since the old 'cutting eye-holes in the newspaper' trick, with smart tech and slick gadgets. This collection offers cloak and dagger to computer hacking and a mistaken identity assassination attempt. Watch your back! The world of espionage presents skullduggery like no other. There’s James Bond, 007, of course, but you can also feel a shiver with a Cold War drama, The...
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If you simply cannot wait for the royal wedding, these acclaimed dramas covering the royal family over the centuries should keep you occupied. And look out for the definitive BBC DVD of Harry & Meghan's big day, released on 28th May. Pomp and circumstance, be-headings, court intrigue and lashings of fictional licence will enlighten, surprise, entertain and delight – just like our very own, dear House of Windsor. Browse through our full collection of film and TV with a royal flavour And, if this isn’t enough to sate your appetite for Markle mania, perhaps you might want to watch...
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Over the decades crime stories continue to keep bookworms page-turning and movie buffs nail-biting. And when the two forms combine, the results are thrilling. Delve into our selection of these fantastic crime novels that became great films… Mystic River Author: Dennis Lehane, 2001Director: Clint Eastwood Cast: Sean Penn and Tim Robbins, who won Oscars for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively. Also starring Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Laura Linney and Marcia Gay Harden. It's a must watch because: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins and Kevin Bacon play childhood friends whose lives are shattered when Penn's daughter is brutally murdered. Heartbroken,...
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