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Devil Rides Out (Blu-ray + DVD) [1968]
Devil Rides Out (Blu-ray + DVD) [1968]
Dvd ~ Christopher Lee
Price: £20.89

4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I shall not be back...but something will!, 19 April 2013
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Excellent blu ray remastering of a classic Hammer Horror.
Ignore quibbles from the purists over the minor CGI tinkering with the climax as it's simply not relevant - I actually wish the restoration team had gone even further and removed the moment when the Angel of Death's horse is repeatedly filmed cartoon like moving forwards and backwards as this inevitably raises a laugh from an unsympathetic modern audience and dates the film.Yes, I know it's all part of the charm but the rest of the film is so atmospheric that it detracts from an otherwise stunning Hammer production. Even script writer Richard Matheson, who adapted Dennis Wheatly's novel for the screen, is on record as saying that he felt the film was very good overall but that some of the effects compromised it.
Nevertheless, this is quintessential Hammer with bags of atmosphere and a terrific performance from Christopher Lee on the side of the Angels for once and Charles Grey as the very sinister satanist. ......Arrived promptly....thoroughly recommended!


Quatermass and the Pit (Blu-ray + DVD) [1967]
Quatermass and the Pit (Blu-ray + DVD) [1967]
Dvd ~ James Donald
Price: £14.36

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quintessential Hammer!, 19 April 2013
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This is a beautifully restored blu ray remastering of the classic 1967 Hammer film that successfully blends horror with science fiction.. arrived promptly...thoroughly recommended


The Reptile (Blu-ray + DVD) [1966]
The Reptile (Blu-ray + DVD) [1966]
Dvd ~ Noel Willman
Price: £18.36

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Vintage Hammer Horror!, 19 April 2013
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Excellent blu ray restoration of the 1966 Hammer horror that employed the same sets as the same year's Plague of the Zombies but presented a new monster in an intriguing detective style narrative coupled with excellent performances and shock moments. A slow burner with an atmosphere of dread but well worth watching and a genuine original........prompt delivery.... thoroughly recommended


Twins of Evil (Blu-ray + DVD) [1971] [US Import] [NTSC]
Twins of Evil (Blu-ray + DVD) [1971] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Peter Cushing
Offered by supermart_usa
Price: £10.46

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Hammer Horror!, 19 April 2013
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Excellent blu ray remastering of the 1971 Hammer film.
This is essentially a prequel to the previous years The Vampire Lovers which together with Lust for a Vampire formed the final part of the Karnstein trilogy of vampire films based on Sheridan Le Fanu's 1871 novella. Essentially a grim combination of Witchfinder General and traditional vampire fare, it features a towering performance from the great Peter Cushing and, although not vintage Hammer horror, contains enough violence, horror and sexuality to satisfy both Hammer and general horror fans alike...... received promptly..thoroughly recommended!


Plague of the Zombies (Blu-ray + DVD) [1966]
Plague of the Zombies (Blu-ray + DVD) [1966]
Dvd ~ André Morell
Price: £16.18

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What a Film!, 19 April 2013
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A great restoration of one of Hammer's most admired films. The prototype of future zombie films from George Romero to Simon Pegg and set against the backdrop of an eerie Cornwall.The gothic atmosphere and excellent shock moments, including the mass rising of the dead, are perfectly complemented by the first rate performances of Andre Morrel and John Carson as hero and villain respectively ........ prompt delivery.... thoroughly recommended


People vs George Lucas, The (BR) OmU Min: 93DD eingl.dt UTWS [Import germany]
People vs George Lucas, The (BR) OmU Min: 93DD eingl.dt UTWS [Import germany]
Offered by uniqueplace-uk
Price: £13.79

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting, 19 April 2013
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Very entertaining and interesting fan made documentary that posits the popular notion that Lucas has controversially sold out the fans in favour of commerce. Prompt delivery


Dracula (Blu-ray + DVD) [1958]
Dracula (Blu-ray + DVD) [1958]

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Holy Grail of Horror Films!, 19 April 2013
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GREAT blu ray restoration of THE classic Hammer film, with a wealth of interesting extras to make this THE blu ray release of the year. Arrived promptly...highly recommended


Midnight in Paris [Blu-ray] [2011] [US Import]
Midnight in Paris [Blu-ray] [2011] [US Import]
Dvd ~ Owen Wilson

5.0 out of 5 stars Great Film, 20 Feb 2013
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Not a fan of Owen Wilson usually but thoroughly enjoyed this delightful piece of whimsy. An American writer in Paris with his fiance & her parents finds himself able to travel back in time to meet his artistic heroes, including Ernest Hemingway & Picasso. However he comes to realise that there is ultimately no substitute for living in the present and making the most of your life.
Woody Allen knows how to tell a story with subtlety and profundity without becoming too intellectually disengaged from the viewer.
Genuine feel good film and a great antidote to the slew of special effects driven action films currently dominating cinema....not that I mind a good actioner but it's good to vary the diet. The terrific supporting cast includes the ever excellent Michael Sheen as a pseudo intellectual snob just crying out to be cut down to size.
The superb colour photography is perfectly captured on this first class blu ray disc.
Prompt service from the seller..recommended
I'm a happy bunny!


Angel-a  [2005] [Blu-ray]
Angel-a [2005] [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Jamel Debbouze
Price: £10.73

5.0 out of 5 stars Unusual and enthralling, 3 Jan 2013
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This review is from: Angel-a [2005] [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)
Angel- A is a modern French re-imagining of It's a Wonderful Life from celebrated director Luc Besson. It boasts visually stunning monochrome visuals and a genuinely intriguing narrative against the backdrop of Paris.


Cinderella - Diamond Edition [Blu-ray] [1950] [Region Free]
Cinderella - Diamond Edition [Blu-ray] [1950] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Wilfred Jackson
Price: £10.00

5.0 out of 5 stars perfect, just as described, 3 Jan 2013
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Perfect blu ray copy of a timeless Disney classic. Blu ray enhances the whole experience with its stunning picture quality and sound. Excellent fast service - recommended


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