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From hit blockbusters to indie hits, check out our latest movies for kids and adults. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Terminal.

DVD

In the dark heart of a sprawling, anonymous city, Terminal follows the twisting tales of two assassins carrying out a sinister mission, a teacher battling a fatal illness (Simon Pegg), an enigmatic janitor (Mike Myers) and a curious waitress (Margot ...

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The flip side.

DVD

Ronnie (Emily Taheny) is a struggling Adelaide restaurateur looking after her elderly mother and living with good-hearted boyfriend Jeff (Luke McKenzie). Five years ago, while catering on a film set in Australia, she had an intense affair with British...

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Patrick.

DVD

Sarah is unlucky in love and a bit of a mess. The last thing she needs is a mischievous dog. When she inherits Patrick the pug, not only does he turn her life upside down but also changes it forever.

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The death of Superman.

DVD

When a hulking monster emerges from an underground resting place and begins a mindless rampage, the Justice League is quickly called in to stop the colossal force of nature. But it soon becomes apparent that only Superman can stand against the monstrosity...

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Hell fest.

DVD

A masked serial killer turns a horror-themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorising a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.

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Beast.

DVD

Set on the Channel Island of Jersey, Beast is the story of Moll, a young woman trapped by a controlling family and stifled by the small island community around her. When she meets mysterious outsider Pascal, she is captivated by his strange charm and...

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A-X-L.

DVD

A-X-L is a top-secret, robotic dog with advanced artificial intelligence created by the military. After an experiment gone wrong, A-X-L is discovered hiding in the desert by a kind-hearted outsider, Miles (Alex Neustaedter) and the two develop a spec...

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Constantine. City of demons

DVD

Based on the wildly popular comic book character from DC Comics, seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult John Constantine (Matt Ryan) is armed with a ferocious knowledge of the dark arts and a wickedly naughty wit. He fights the good fight or at...

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Alex & me.

DVD

When fourteen-year-old Reagan fails to make the local soccer club and is humiliated by her rival, she gets bonked on the head in front of her Alex Morgan poster, her idol. Alex Morgan then comes into Reagan's life and trains her to be the best she can...

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An interview with God.

DVD

An up-and-coming journalist finds his world and faith increasingly challenged when he's granted the interview of a lifetime, with someone who claims to be God.

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Marrowbone.

DVD

Four siblings move to America with their mother to escape a troubled past. When she dies, they vow to stay together, no matter what. But when a ghostly presence torments what's left of their family, and a lawyer threatens their pact, the four must st...

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Hailey Dean mysteries. Collection two.

DVD

2+2 = Murder: Hailey attends her niece's school recital only to learn that the beloved music teacher has vanished. Hailey soon discovers several startling secrets amongst the staff, as well as a link between the missing young teacher and the school's...

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Digimon adventure tri. Part 6, Future.

DVD

In this climactic finale, the DigiDestined have suffered; friends are lost, there is a new threat from a mysterious and newly formed Digimon, and the Real World is threatened to be swallowed up by the Digital World. The DigiDestined must stand together...

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King of thieves.

DVD

A true crime film about a crew of retired crooks who pull off a major heist in London's jewellery district. What starts off as their last criminal hurrah quickly turns into a brutal nightmare due to greed. Based on infamous true events.

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The institute.

DVD

In 19th century Baltimore, Isabel Porter - stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death - voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute. There, she is subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in per...

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The Sisters brothers.

DVD

In 1850s Oregon, a gold prospector is chased by the infamous duo of assassins, the Sisters brothers (Eli and Charlie Sisters).

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Stan & Ollie.

DVD

One of the world's great comedy teams set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their per...

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Hotel Mumbai.

DVD

A true story of humanity and heroism, this film vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi and a waiter who choose to risk their...

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A dog's way home.

DVD

This is a story that chronicles the heart-warming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home, in search of her owner throughout a Colorado wilderness, after she was separated from her beloved human.

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Captain Marvel.

DVD

Set in the 1990's, the film revolves around Carol Danvers, a crack air force pilot. Though trials and tribulations she becomes one of the galaxy's mightiest heroes and joins an elite outer space military team known as Starforce. Her membership in the...

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Escape room.

DVD

An intriguing invitation brings six strangers together. Initially, they think they have gathered for a highly immersive escape room, but they soon make the sickening discovery that they are pawns in a sadistic game of life and death. Together, they move...

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The prodigy.

DVD

Sarah believes that her son Miles's disturbing behaviour is a sign that an evil supernatural force has taken over him. She has to choose between the need to investigate who or what is causing the darkness in him and her maternal instinct to protect h...

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Cold pursuit.

DVD

Nels Coxman is a family man whose quiet life with his wife is upended following the mysterious death of their son. Nels's search for justice turns into a vengeful hunt for Viking, a drug lord he believes is connected to the death. As one by one Vikin...

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Colette.

DVD

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as "Willy", Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendour of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghost-write...

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The Blake mysteries

DVD

It's 1963. JFK has been assassinated. The world has changed...and tremors are being felt even all the way in Ballarat. Jean Blake is still adjusting to life after her husband Lucien's disappearance eight months earlier, when she's unexpectedly drawn into...

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If Beale Street could talk.

DVD

A timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem involving newly engaged nineteen-year-old Tish and her fiancé Fonny who have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and...

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Zoo.

DVD

Based on a true story, twelve-year-old Tom and his misfit friends fight to save Buster the baby elephant during the air raids on Belfast in 1941.

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Curvature.

DVD

Curvature is a time travel sci-fi about an engineer who travels back in time to stop herself from committing a murder. A mind-bending time travel thriller, Curvature examines the difficulty of letting go, while asking how much you would risk to do what...

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The miseducation of Cameron Post.

DVD

Cameron is sent to a gay conversion therapy centre after getting caught with another girl in the back seat of a car. Run by the strict and severe Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, the centre is built upon repenting for same sex attraction....

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Do you believe?

DVD

A dozen souls, all moving in different directions, all longing for something more. As their lives unexpectedly intersect, they each are about to discover there is power in the Cross of Christ, even if they don't yet believe it.

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Shrek.

DVD

Shrek's daring quest to rescue feisty Princess Fiona with the help of his loveable loudmouthed Donkey and win back the deed to his beloved swamp from the scheming Lord Farquaad.

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Blow.

DVD

Dramatised biography of George Jung, a drug dealer who in partnership with the Columbian drug baron Pablo Escobar established the American cocaine industry in the 1970s.

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School of rock.

DVD

He landed the gig of his life: 5th grade. Fired from his band, rock guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn takes a job as a 4th grade substitute teacher at an uptight private school where his free livin' lifestyle, attitude, music and antics soon influences...

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The guilty.

DVD

Alarm dispatcher and former police officer, Asger Holm, answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the search for the woman and her kidnapper begins. With the phone as his only tool, Asger enters a race ...

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The champagne murders.

DVD

A champagne tycoon's (Furneaux) partner (Ronet) suspects his partner's gigolo husband (Perkins) of murders he has been framed for.

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Aurore.

DVD

A woman, separated from her husband, has lost her job and finds out that she is going to be a grandmother. She is slowly being pushed to the outskirts of society then accidentally runs into the great love of her youth.

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The midwife = Sage-femme.

DVD

Two of French cinema's biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire, a talented but tightly wound midwife, and Beatrice, the estranged, free-spirited mistress of Claire's late father. Though...

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Double lover.

DVD

Chloe, a fragile young woman, falls in love with her psychoanalyst, Paul. A few months later she moves in with him, but soon discovers that her lover is concealing a part of his identity.

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Garage sale mystery. Collection four.

DVD

The Pandora's Box Murders - The daughter-in-law of a prestigious family enlists Jennifer's help with a mysterious puzzle box that her mother-in-law left behind. The Mask Murder Amateur -detective Jen finds a young woman's body in a storage locker af...

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I still see you.

DVD

Ten years after an apocalyptic event left the world haunted by ghosts, Roni receives a threatening message from beyond the grave. Joining forces with a mysterious classmate, Kirk, Roni descends into a shadow world that blurs the bounds of the living and...

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Sun, sand & romance ;

DVD

Sun, sand & romance: Kate is a driven publishing executive visiting a summer resort with her boyfriend Eric. There she runs into Shep, an old high school friend and fellow camp counsellor, who is now the Activities Director. Shep tries to convince her...

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Priceless.

DVD

After the tragic death of his wife and losing custody of his little girl, James is at the darkest crossroad of his life. Angry desperate, and unable to hold down a steady job, he agrees to drive a delivery truck on a shady, one-time trip across the country...

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Greta.

DVD

A sweet, naive young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances doesn't think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical...

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Glass.

DVD

For one special security guard, tracking people down is a paranormal sort of hobby. Able to use his rare abilities to find people, David Dunn is suddenly given a job that seems more daunting than all the others before it. He'll need to find Kevin Wen...

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Shoplifters.

DVD

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu's wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is...

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On the basis of sex.

DVD

Inspired by the powerful true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg, On the Basis of Sex depicts a then-struggling attorney and new mother facing adversity in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a ground-breaking case, she knows the outcome...

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The hate u give.

DVD

Starr Carter navigates the perilous waters between her poor, black neighbourhood and her prestigious, mainly white private school. This all changes when she finds herself in the middle of racial activism after her best friend is shot by police officers,...

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Siberia.

DVD

When a diamond merchant from America travels to Siberia to find a buyer for a collection of blue diamonds with rare and mysterious origins, he becomes tangled in an affair with the owner of a small Siberian cafe. The more obsessive his affair becomes,...

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Vice.

DVD

Governor George W. Bush of Texas picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, Hou...

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Mary Poppins returns.

DVD

Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help Michael's three children, along with grown-up Jane and Michael Banks, through a difficult period in their lives.

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Mouchette.

DVD

"Inexorable, brutal and punishing, Mouchette is the work of a world-class filmmaker in his prime, and was nominated for the Palme d'Or, and the winner of both the OCIC Award at 1967 Cannes Film Festival and the Pasinetti Award for Best Film at the 1967...

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A bridge too far.

DVD

A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem.

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Pixar short films collection. Volume 3.

DVD

Thirteen short films with unforgettable characters, insightful bonus extras, and cutting-edge animation, it's a must-own for any movie fan!

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Silent running.

DVD

In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth's botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft.

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Happy death day 2U.

DVD

It's déjà̀ vu all over again for Tree Gelbman, the snarky sorority sister who solved her own murder by repeatedly reliving her death. When the masked campus killer mysteriously returns to terrorize new targets, Tree cycles through another time loop of...

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Arctic.

DVD

Overgard is a resourceful yet increasingly desperate man stranded in a remote, snow-covered wilderness. After a plane crash in an icy wasteland, Overgard must live by his wits as he waits for help to arrive. But when a long-awaited rescue effort fails,...

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The vanishing.

DVD

On an uninhabited island, 20 miles from the rugged Scottish coast, three lighthouse keepers arrive for their six-week shift. As James, Thomas and Donald settle into their usual, solitary routines, something unexpected occurs. They stumble upon something...

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Slaughterhouse rulez

DVD

Welcome to Slaughterhouse, an elite boarding school where boys and girls are groomed for power and greatness... and they're about to meet their match. This ancient and ordered world is about to be shaken to it's foundations - literally - when a contr...

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Green book.

DVD

Dr Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) is a world-class African-American pianist, who is about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony "Lip" Vallelonga (Viggo Mortensen), a tough-talking...

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Cold war.

DVD

In the ruins of post-WWII Poland, pianist Wiktor (Tomasz Kot) is commissioned by the Soviet state to form a musical ensemble to help rekindle national pride. Whilst touring the villages in search of talent he meets the beautiful Zula (Joanna Kulig), a...

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Welcome to Marwen.

DVD

When a devastating attack leaves Mark Hogancamp shattered and without his memory, no one expected recovery. But by putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous fantasy world, where he draws strength to triumph...

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A kid like Jake.

DVD

A Brooklyn couple has always known that their four-year-old son is more interested in fairy tale princesses than toy cars. But when his preschool director points out that his gender-nonconforming play may be more than a phase, the couple is forced to...

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Woodshock.

DVD

The exquisite feature film debut of visionary fashion designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy (Rodarte), Woodshock is a hypnotic exploration of isolation, paranoia, and grief that exists in a dream-world all its own. Kirsten Dunst stars as Theresa, a haunted...

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River runs red.

DVD

Respected Judge Charles Coleman and his wife have devoted their lives to law enforcement. The two are thrilled when their son is accepted into the police academy, but everything changes when he is shot by two corrupt cops and the official investigation...

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One piece. "3D2Y"

DVD

Haunted by the tragic loss at Marineford, Luffy continues his two-year training session under Rayleigh's tough tutelage. His Haki power is hardly developed when the escaped convict, Byrnndi World, wreaks havoc on the high seas and kidnaps Boa Hancock...

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Beaches.

DVD

In this contemporary remake, it follows the serendipitous meeting of two young girls on the Venice Beach Boardwalk who, though worlds apart in lifestyle, embark on an unexpected and lifelong friendship. CC is an aspiring singer trying to make it in Los...

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New life.

DVD

Seven-year-old Benjamin Morton's life changed forever the day he met the little girl next door. Ava was and always would be the girl of his dreams. What began as a childhood friendship grows into a meaningful relationship as the two plan out their li...

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A man in a hurry.

DVD

Alain is a respected businessman and a brilliant speaker. He has no place for recreation or family in his life. One day he has a stroke which stops him in his tracks and brings home deep memories. Jane, a young speech therapist, is in charge of his.....

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The front runner.

DVD

Gary Hart, former senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House....

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Hurricane.

DVD

The tale of the Polish pilot who, alongside his comrades of the Polish Air Force, joins the British Royal Air Force to fight during the Battle of Britain. Having seen Warsaw burn, Poland crumble and France capitulate, the Poles join the Brits to push...

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The upside.

DVD

A recently paroled ex-convict, Dell, strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a quadriplegic billionaire, Philip Lacasse, in this funny and warm-hearted buddy comedy. From worlds apart, Dell and Philip form an unlikely bond, bridging their....

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What men want.

DVD

Ali Davis is left on the outside by her fellow sports agents because she is a woman in a male-dominated profession, but she acquires an unexpected edge when she develops the ability to hear men's thoughts.

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Mary Queen of Scots.

DVD

Queen of France at sixteen, widowed at eighteen, Mary Stuart defies pressure to remarry and instead returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. By birth, she also has a rival claim to the throne of Elizabeth I, who rules as the Queen...

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Instant family.

DVD

When Pete and Ellie choose to start a family, they stumble headfirst into the world of foster care adoption. After they learn their perfect foster child comes with two other siblings, Pete and Ellie find themselves speeding from zero to three kids ov...

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Vox lux.

DVD

This is the story of Celeste's rise from the ashes of a national tragedy to stardom. It follows her life from 1999 to 2017 including her survival of a violent tragedy as a teenager, her rise to fame with the help of her sister and talent manager, and...

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How to talk to girls at parties.

DVD

Worlds collide when Enn, a shy teenager in 1970s London, meets the beautiful and rebellious Zan at a party. They set in motion the ultimate showdown between their rivalling worlds and test the limits of how far they will go for true love.

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A private war.

DVD

In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin is one of the most admired war correspondents of today. She is fearless and rebellious, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe. After being hit by a grenade, she wears a distinctive...

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Holmes & Watson.

DVD

Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. It seems like an open-and-shut case as all signs point to Professor James Moriarty, the criminal mastermind and long-time nemesis of th...

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The favourite.

DVD

Early eighteenth-century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance at a return...

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Capharnaüm.

DVD

After fleeing his negligent and abusive parents, a hardened, streetwise twelve-year-old boy sues them to protest the life they've given him.

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Can you ever forgive me?

DVD

Lee Israel made her living in the 1970s and 1980s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. Though Lee Israel has undeniable profiling skills, her work has grown stale and hackneyed, r...

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How to train your dragon. The hidden world.

DVD

Now chief and ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, Hiccup has created a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia. When the sudden appearance of female Light Fury coincides with the darkest threat their village has ever faced, Hiccup and Toothless must leave the only...

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Sorry to bother you.

DVD

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe.

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Aquaman.

DVD

An action-packed adventure that reveals the origin story of half-human, half- Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime--one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but also to discover if he is worthy of who he...

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Spider-Man, into the Spider-Verse.

DVD

Miles Morales is the new Spider-Man but must also walk the balance between his personal high school & family life and his life as a superhero. While being Spider-Man, he becomes familiar with the Spider-Verse, where there are endless variations on Sp...

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Summer 1993.

DVD

The breakout critical discovery of the 2017 Berlin Film Festival, where it was named Best First Feature, Carla Simon's autobiographical jewel is one of the most evocative and affecting depictions of childhood seen in years. In the summer of 1993, following...

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High school musical 3. Senior year.

DVD

It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor - and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something they'll remember ...

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The fox and the hound.

DVD

The Fox and the Hound tells the story of a friendship between traditional enemies. Tod is a fox whose parents have died. His best friend is a hunting dog named Copper. As Copper grows up, he learns that it is his job to hunt foxes. Tod's caretaker Widow...

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Alien convergence.

DVD

When flying reptilian creatures wreak havoc all over the world, the survivors only hope of stopping them is a new, state-of-the-art fighter jet piloted by the only team that knows how to use the technology.

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The fate of the furious.

DVD

When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.

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Virginia.

DVD

This film stars Jennifer Connelly as a beautiful yet unhinged single mother who struggles to raise her son Emmett (Harrison Gilbertson) while dreaming of escaping her small Southern boardwalk town. Her long time affair with the very married, Mormon S...

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Anonymous.

DVD

Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, Anonymous speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds... who was the author of the plays credited to William Shakespeare? Anonymous poses one possible an...

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High school musical.

DVD

Gabriella Montez is a shy, studious new student at East High School, but that all changes when she is forced to sing at a karaoke contest with Troy Bolton, the captain of the school's basketball team. After spending time with each other, both realise...

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Snow buddies.

DVD

In this spin-off of the Air Bud franchise, five pups follow an ice cream transport truck to a plane and end up flying with the ice cream shipment to Alaska. There they find a pup friend and a boy who needs five dogs for a big race.

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Stella Women's Academy, high school division class C3.

DVD

When Yura Yamato's roommate Sonora asks her to join her club, it quickly becomes clear that the girls of Stella Women's Academy are VERY different. It turns out that she belongs to a club known as C3 (which stands for Command, Control and Communications)...

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Lolita.

DVD

A middle-aged man marries an oppressive widow in order to be near and carry on an affair with her nymphet daughter.

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Secrets & lies.

DVD

A young black woman searches for her birth parents and finds that her mother is white.

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The birds.

DVD

In a Californian coastal area, flocks of birds unaccountably make deadly attacks on human beings.

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