New DVD Releases – 25th January 2010

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Mesrine (2008)
Starring: Vincent Cassel, Cécile De France & Gérard Depardieu

The story of France’s infamous public enemy no. 1, Mesrine is a rollercoaster of bank heists, jail breaks and suave Gallic chicanery. Vincent Cassel stars as the notorious Jacques Mesrine, the rock ‘n’ roll bank robber who became a wanted man, famed for his daring escapades. Sacrebleu!

Nearly thirty years after his demise in 1979, the myth of Jacques Mesrine is very much alive. Now, for the first time, this ambitious project brings his life to the big screen. Buy Mesrine, Parts 1 & 2 from Play.com

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Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Starring: Mr. T, Anna Faris & Andy Samberg

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs tells the story of an eccentric wannabe scientist, Flint Lockwood. His latest contraption is a miraculous device designed to solve the world hunger crisis. But when Flint bites off more than he can chew, he sets in motion a global disaster of epic proportions. Buy Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs from Play.com

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A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Starring: Timothy Olyphant, Milla Jovovich & Steve Zahn

Cliff and Cydney (Steve Zahn and Milla Jovovich) are an adventurous young couple celebrating their honeymoon by backpacking to one of the most beautiful and remote beaches in Hawaii. Hiking the wild, secluded trails, they believe they’ve found paradise. But when the pair come across a group of frightened hikers discussing the horrifying murder of another newlywed couple on the islands, they begin to question whether they should turn back. Buy A Perfect Getaway from Play.com

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Fame (2009)
Starring: Naturi Naughton, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle & Kelsey Grammer

Re-made, revamped and rehearsed to perfection, the classic story Fame spins and leaps from the 1980s into the present. With energetic dancing and familiar songs, follow the fresh faces from New York City High School of Performing Arts as they strive to achieve their dreams of… Fame! Buy Fame (2009) from Play.com

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Powder Blue (2009)
Starring: Jessica Biel, Eddie Redmayne, Patrick Swayze & Forest Whitaker

On the gritty streets of LA, the destinies of four people desperate for connection and redemption are about to collide. Jessica Biel, Ray Liotta, Forest Whitaker and Eddie Redmayne lead a top-notch cast in this powerful thriller about an overwhelmed erotic dancer, a grieving husband who has lost his will to live, a terminally ill ex-con and a pathologically shy mortician. With Kris Kristofferson, Lisa Kudrow and Patrick Swayze in unforgettable supporting roles, this film movingly chronicles the imperfect lives of people teetering on the edge of despair and the miracles that bring them back. Buy Powder Blue from Play.com

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Fish Tank (2009)
Starring: Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender & Kierston Wareing

Winner of the Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival 2009.

In Fish Tank, 15 year old Mia’s life is turned on its head when her mum brings home a new boyfriend. Director Andrea Arnold casts the same unflinching, unprejudiced gaze and touches on the themes of her Oscar-winning short Wasp to create an original and unsettling tale for our age.

Following his acclaimed central performance in Hunger, Michael Fassbender stars opposite talented newcomer Katie Jarvis. Rounding out the principal cast are BAFTA-nominated Kierston Wareing, Harry Treadaway and 12 year old Rebecca Griffiths making her film debut. Buy Fish Tank from Play.com

About The Author

Editor, Design Manager

Pete graduated from University in 2003 with a degree in Digital Art. With a real interest in all the creative arts, he then went on to set up his own digital design agency, Elastic Eye - specialising in all forms of graphic design, web design, photography and MoreEyes VJ collective - specialising in VJ'ing, projection mapping and audio-visual performance.

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