July 26, 2014

More new titles from Network DVD in May

More new titles from Network DVD in May 2010. 17th May 2010 Baffled! – TV Movie (web exclusive) - Star Trek icon Leonard Nimoy, Susan Hampshire (The Forsyte Saga, Monarch of the Glen) and Vera Miles (Psycho) star in this eerie story of revenge and murder from beyond the grave. The Sentimental Agent – Complete Series (web exclusive) - Spinning off from an episode of Man of the World, this quirky and humorous thriller has scripts from writers Brian Clemens (The Avengers, Thriller), Tudor … [Read more...]

The Moon and the Sledgehammer (1971)

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“Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen. I never go where the cock never crows, and of all the felt ‘ats I ever felt, I never ‘ad a felt ‘at felt like this felt ‘at felt.” Such magical words. The beautiful individuality of the English countryside circa the start of history’s greatest decade, captured forever on grainy, scratchy celluloid. Yes, you got that right- I said scratchy- as the existing transfer of this legendary, much-loved cult film, available only on DVD from its rights owner through a … [Read more...]

The Party’s Over and The Pleasure Girls from BFI Flipside

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The Pleasure Girls (Gerry O’Hara, 1965) When Sally (Francesca Annis) moves to London to pursue a modelling career, she moves in with Angela (Anneke Wills, Doctor Who) and Dee (future Hammer girl Suzanna Leigh) and discovers the world of the carefree bachelor girl in Swinging London. Over one weekend – filled with parties, blossoming friendships, and romantic encounters with Keith (Ian McShane) and Nikko (Klaus Kinski) – the vivacious girls learn about life’s pleasures and pains. Shot on … [Read more...]

Wild Target

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Bill Nighy is Victor Maynard, a middle-aged, solitary assassin, who lives to please his formidable mother, Louisa (Eileen Atkins), despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he finds himself drawn to one of his intended victims, Rose (Emily Blunt). He spares her life, unexpectedly acquiring a young apprentice in the process, Tony (Rupert Grint). Believing Victor to be a private detective, his two new companions tag along, while he … [Read more...]

The Dam Busters: Special Edition (Digitally Remastered)

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Dr Barnes Wallis was possessed with a seemingly crazy idea - the creation of a bouncing bomb, designed to destroy the Ruhr dams and paralyse the enemy's industrial nerve centre. He fought persistent scepticism and disbelief that such a feat was possible though even with the matchless skill of RAF Wing Commander Guy Gibson and his squadron could such a mission succeed?] … [Read more...]

Landfall (1949)

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The adventures of 1940, Coastal Command, adapted from the novel by Nevil Shute. … [Read more...]

Bunny Lake Is Missing

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When Ann Lake goes to pick up four year old Bunny at her new preschool in London, she's told that no child by that name is enrolled there! Superintendent Newhouse of Scotland Yard is assigned to the case. His suspects include: Steven Lake, the child's protective uncle; Horatio Wilson, the Lake's decadent landlord; and Aida Ford, the school's eccentric ex-headmistress, but he soon learns that no one has actually seen the child and there is absolutely no proof that Bunny ever existed! Ann … [Read more...]