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The Boxtrolls [Blu-ray] [2014] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Elle Fanning
The Boxtrolls [Blu-ray] [2014] Blu-ray ~ Elle Fanning
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My sons and I love these stop motion animation films, we were excited to see this from the first teaser trailer we saw last year and were not disappointed.
The Boxtrolls is set in a small steampunk style town called Cheesebridge where above ground we have the people of the town who are mostly normal if not a bit cheese obsessed and below ground in a cavernous hoarders wonderland we have the boxtrolls (basically trolls who wear boxes). The boxtrolls are garbage scavengers/inventors and are seen to be cute and loving creatures who even raise a young orphaned boy named Eggs, he is the main character/hero of the story. The town villain Archibald Snatcher however has plans to rid the town… Read more
Phoebe in Wonderland [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Patricia Clarkson
Phoebe in Wonderland [DVD] DVD ~ Patricia Clarkson
5.0 out of 5 stars Finally on Dvd !, 15 Sep 2014
I first saw this film on Sky quite a few years back and loved it but was disappointed when it wasn't released in the UK, It first came out in 2008 so had totally given up hope of ever seeing it again but was happily surprised when I saw it available for pre-order earlier this year, almost 6 years after having first seen it.
Firstly I must say that the cover could be somewhat misleading as this is not a fairytale retelling, the Wonderland theme is interwoven into this story of a young girls struggles with mental illness and what it creates is a touching and heartwarming film.
I should also mention Elle Fanning, who was quite young at the time, she is fantastic, some of the… Read more
Vera Drake [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Imelda Staunton
Vera Drake [DVD] DVD ~ Imelda Staunton
What a fantastic snapshot of a part of Britain's history which is not often looked at. Set in London in 1950, abortion was illegal but we see how money and status will get you anything and that huge difference in circumstances for those women who couldn't pay privately.
Vera Drake is by all accounts a wonderful woman who works hard and helps others in her community who are less fortunate, she is liked by all and always has a smile. She also helps young women who have found themselves 'in the family way' to end their pregnancies, something which is illegal but the way we see Vera carry out the abortions shows a very kind and caring woman who genuinely wants to support these women and… Read more

Wish List

A Short Stay In Switzerland [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Julie Walters
Made In Dagenham [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Sally Hawkins
Made In Dagenham [DVD] DVD ~ Sally Hawkins
Life Is Sweet [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Alison Steadman
Life Is Sweet [DVD] DVD ~ Alison Steadman
If I Stay [DVD]
What If [DVD] [2014] <b>DVD</b> ~ Daniel Radcliffe
What If [DVD] [2014] DVD ~ Daniel Radcliffe
The Fault in Our Stars [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Shailene Woodley
The Fault in Our Stars [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ Shailene Woodley
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes [Blu-ray + UV Copy] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Gary Oldman
X-Men: Days of Future Past [Blu-ray + UV Copy] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ James McAvoy
Maleficent [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Angelina Jolie
Maleficent [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ Angelina Jolie
Dallas Buyers Club [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Matthew McConaughey
Dallas Buyers Club [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ Matthew McConaughey