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Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Seann William Scott, Sarah Michelle Gellar; Directed by Richard Kelly
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Los Angeles, 2008. Southland Tales is a darkly comic, futuristic epic set over the course of three days as the city stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster, in an America under the thumb of the sinister all-seeing agency US-Ident.
A large ensemble cast of characters includes Boxer Santaros, an action star stricken with amnesia, Krysta Now, a porn star with her own reality TV project, and Roland Taverner, a cop who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
Time travel, terrorism and the 'End Of The World' collide with apocalyptic results in Southland Tales.
Mad Max: Fury Road
Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult; Directed by George Miller
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In the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and everyone is fighting for the necessities of life, there are two rebels who just might be able to restore order - Max, a man of action and few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos, and Furiosa, a woman of action who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.
(Academy Award winner for: Best Production Design; Best Film Editing; Best Makeup & Hairstyling; Best Sound Mixing; Best Sound Editing; Best Costume Design. Also nominated for Best Picture; Best Director; Best Visual Effects; Best Cinematography)
Born into a world filled with prejudice are children who possess extraordinary and dangerous powers the result of unique genetic mutations. But under the tutelage of Professor Xavier, these and other outcasts learn to harness their powers for the good of mankind. Now they must protect those who fear them as the nefarious Magneto, who believes humans and mutants can never co-exist, unveils his sinister plan for the future!
Hatred and distrust brew between human and mutantkind. An unprovoked mutant attack on the President gives General William Stryker his long-awaited opportunity to wage all-out war against the mutants. A war that would leave only one race victorious. The X-Men must unite with their old adversary Magneto to prevent a devastating confrontation that could destroy everyone on the planet.
X-Men 3: The Last Stand
Experience the awesome power of the X-Men's epic, final battle as it is time to take a stand. After a controversial "cure" is discovered, mutants can choose to retain their superhuman abilities or give up their unique gifts and become "normal". When peaceful mutant leader Charles Xavier clashes with his militant counterpart, Magneto, the battle lines are drawn for the war to end all wars.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Leading up to the events of the first X-Men movie, X-Men Origins: Wolverine tells the story of Wolverine's epically violent and romantic past, his complex relationship with Victor Creed, and the ominous Weapon X program. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new, including surprise appearances by several legends of the X-Men universe whose appearances in the film series have long been anticipated.
X-Men: First Class
Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto's Brotherhood and Professor X's X-Men.
In modern day Japan, Wolverine is out of his depth in an unknown world as he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before.
X-Men: Days Of Future Past
The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in the critically-acclaimed blockbuster smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class in an epic battle that must change the past - to save our future.
Young FBI agent Johnny Utah must track down a four-man bank robbery team who wear masks depicting the features of ex-US Presidents Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson.
Suspecting them to be surfers, the agent sets about infiltrating the surfing community, and becomes a little too close to the adrenalin junkies to be objective.
Mr and Mrs Smith (2005)
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie star as John and Jane Smith, a suburban couple whose marriage has started to go a bit stale after five or six years. Both wish for more excitement in their relationship, but as it happens, each of them is finding plenty of thrills elsewhere. Both Jane and John are world-class assassins who will take on
perilous missions for the right price, but neither is aware of the other's secret life - Jane thinks her husband runs a successful construction company, and John believes his wife works on Wall Street. However, when John and Jane are both assigned to take out the same target, they become aware of each other's secret lives, and suddenly both their careers and their marriage go through some dramatic and potentially deadly changes.
A writer and his photographer girlfriend leave New York to drive to a new life in California, taking in several Southern States so that they can visit murder sites for their new book on serial killers. Along the way they pick up two hitchhikers, one of whom could provide an interesting case study for their research.
Fight Club (1999)
Jack is a bored insomniac, determined to inject some excitement into his life. He meets Tyler Durden, a charismatic soap salesman who believes that the only way to escape the banality of modern existence is through violence. To these ends, Jack and Tyler set up 'Fight Clubs', where men can engage in brutal bare-knuckle fights. However, friction develops between the two men when they both become rivals for the attentions of Marla. But there's a shocking surprise waiting for Jack that will change everything....
Thelma and Louise (1991)
Waitress Louise persuades her friend Thelma to escape her sexist husband and join her on a driving holiday. When they stop off at a country bar, Louise ends up saving Thelma from an attempted rape - shooting and killing the rapist in the process - and the women consequently find themselves forced to go on the run. Along the way their money is stolen by a handsome cowboy and they begin holding-up convenience stores, feeling strangely liberated by their new-found assertiveness. A determined detective is soon on their trailer as he attempts to talk the heroines into giving themselves up.
A River Runs Through It (1992)
Robert Redford directs and narrates a tale of two brothers growing up in 1920s Montana. Norman is the responsible one who will later attend college, while Paul is more reckless, staying at home and getting increasingly involved in a lifestyle of gambling and drinking. Together, they join their preacher father for long fly fishing
sessions, but the apparent happiness of these occasions is eventually disrupted by Paul's carelessness, a carelessness which draws the film towards its tragic conclusion.
Robert Downey Jr stars as Tony Stark, the billionaire owner of Stark Industries, a corporation that specialises in weapons development. But to the world he will become know by another name... Iron Man!
Iron Man (2008)
Tony Stark is kidnapped by terrorists in Afghanistan and is made to construct a devastating weapon. However, realising the consequences that this could have on the world, he builds a high-tech suit of armour and uses it to escape from captivity. When Stark discovers a conspiracy that could have serious repercussions, he uses his new invention to try and save the world.
Iron Man 2 (2010)
The armoured superhero returns with the world now aware of his dual identity. Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark fights to protect his suit by forging new alliances and confronting powerful new enemies.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Stark's personal life comes under attack. As he sets out to discover who is responsible he finds himself coming face-to-face with The Mandarin, the villainous commander of a terrorist group. With the lives of his loved ones in danger, Stark fights to save them and in the process begins to consider the truth about the connection between him and his powerful suit.
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Four city businessmen take a weekend canoeing trip through the remote Appalachian wilderness, before the area is flooded for a new dam.
Their inexperience and pride make them easy targets for hostile, inbred hillbillies, and the men all react differently to their situation as it becomes more perilous.
Directed by John Boorman, this three-time Oscar-nominated film serves as an allegory for America's experiences in Vietman.
Superspy James Bond gets tangled up in the wild world of international diamond smuggling. But the mission is not quite so simple as it seems; his chase of the jewel thieves leads him to conspirators with plans for unleashing a nuclear armageddon on an unsuspecting planet.
The majority of the action takes place on the gaudy glittering streets of Las Vegas as Bond negotiates the grotesque terrain with his customary aplomb and fancy mechanical gadgets.
As always he manages to dally with several sexy bombshells along the way while taking on the menacing Blofeld.
The X-Men are about to face their most formidable and powerful foe: one of their own, Jean Grey.
During a rescue mission in space, Jean is nearly killed when she is hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful, but far more unstable. Wrestling with this entity inside her, Jean unleashes her powers in ways she can neither comprehend nor contain. With Jean spiraling out of control, and hurting the ones she loves most, she begins to unravel the very fabric that holds the X-Men together.
Now, with this family falling apart, they must find a way to unite -- not only to save Jean's soul, but to save our very planet from aliens who wish to weaponize this force and rule the galaxy.
When his estranged daughter is kidnapped in Paris, a former spy sets out to find her at any cost. Relying on his special skills, he tracks down the ruthless gang that abducted her and launches a one-man war to bring them to justice and rescue his daughter.
Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, the ex-CIA operative who stopped at nothing to rescue his daughter from sadistic kidnappers. When the father of one of the kidnappers swears revenge, it is Bryan and his wife who find themselves "taken" hostage in Istanbul. To survive, Bryan must enlist the help of an unlikely ally and use his brutally efficient skills to take out his heavily-armed foes one by one.
Ex-covert operative Bryan Mills is back, but his reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered. Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, Mills must use his “particular set of skills,” to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now – his daughter.
Millions of lives hang in the balance after a military madman seizes control of the island prison Alcatraz and threatens to launch deadly poison gas missiles at San Francisco.
With time ticking away, a chemical weapons expert and a cunning federal prisoner, who happens to be the only man to have broken out of Alcatraz, must now break in to disarm the missiles.
Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.
Our friendly neighborhood Super Hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter's plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent!
The Flash is a fast-paced super hero drama that follows the high-speed adventures of Central City Police scientist Barry Allen, an everyday guy with the heart of a hero and the genuine desire to help others. When an unexpected accident at the S.T.A.R. Labs Particle Accelerator facility strikes Barry, he finds himself suddenly charged with the incredible power to move at super speeds.
While Barry has always been a hero in his soul, his newfound powers have finally given him the ability to act like one. With the help of the research team at S.T.A.R. Labs, Barry begins testing the limits of his evolving powers and using them to stop crime.
With a winning personality and a smile on his face, Barry Allen - aka The Flash - is finally moving forward in life … very, very fast!
Grab a seat on the “Bus” and brace yourself for a pulse-pounding, action-packed thrill ride aboard ABC’s epic adventure series, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
In the wake of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s devastating infiltration by Hydra, Director Phil Coulson and what remains of his team struggle to rebuild the organization and restore its legitimacy – all while facing global threats, ruthless new villains and their own private demons. Forced to go off the grid and operate in the shadows, Coulson and Agents May, Fitz, Simmons and Skye race to unlock the secrets of a bizarre alien artifact which could change their lives forever. Now, Skye must grapple with a shocking destiny, divided loyalties and the earth-shattering ramifications of her inhumanity. Meanwhile, Lance Hunter, Agent Bobbi Morse and Agent Alphonso “Mack” Mackenzie join the team, but can they be trusted?
Hold your breath, as the world stage is set for events that could result in either the salvation or ultimate annihilation of mankind.
Collection of four thrilling war films.
Louisiana, 1971. When new recruit Jim Paxton (Matthew Davis) arrives at Fort Polk for basic training he soon makes friends with the rebellious Roland Bozz (Colin Farrell), a soldier who is doing everything he can to get himself thrown out of the army. Bozz has plans to escape to Mexico, but Paxton refuses to go with him, arguing that if he doesn't go to Vietnam, then somebody else will have to go in his place. However, when Bozz makes an enemy of his vengeful and sadistic fellow recruit Wilson (Shea Whigham), the need to get out of the army becomes even more pressing.
Rescue Dawn (2006)
Directed by Werner Herzog and tells the story of downed Vietnam pilot Dieter Dengler. The film follows Dengler (Christian Bale) as he fulfils his lifelong dream by making his way to the United States and joining the Air Force. Shot down over Vietnam and captured by the Vietcong, Dengler has to quickly adapt to the harsh brutality of
his situation, biding his time until he can risk an escape attempt with his fellow POWs.
Ben Yahzee (Adam Beach) is a Navajo Indian who signs up for the US marines to work as a radio operator in a new military program which uses the Navajo language as the basis for coded transmissions. Sent into action, Yahzee is given battle-weary sergeant Joe Enders (Nicolas Cage) as a bodyguard, but remains unaware that Enders has been ordered to kill him should he fall into enemy hands. When the two men find themselves caught up in the intense close-quarters combat of the battle of Saipan, they must struggle not only against the enemy, but also to earn each other's trust and respect.
Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
Inspired by the true story of Scott O'Grady, the US fighter pilot who was shot down over Bosnia in 1995. After photographing some Bosnian Serb troops hidden in a forest, Lieutenant Chris Burnett (Owen Wilson) and his co-pilot Stackhouse (Gabriel Macht) are shot down by an anti-aircraft missile. Stackhouse breaks his leg in the crash, and Burnett goes off to get help, but the Serbs soon locate Stackhouse and execute him. Burnett now finds himself alone in hostile country and sets out on the long and dangerous journey back to safety. Meanwhile, his commanding officer (Gene Hackman), against all army and NATO rules, sets out on a mission to locate and rescue Burnett.
When SCORPION is on the case, saving the world is a no-brainer!
Elyes Gabel stars as Walter, the eccentric leader of a team of brilliant misfits a psychiatrist with a gambling addition, a mechanical prodigy with anger issues, and a 'human calculator' with social anxiety who save the world from problems only a genius could solve.
Also in the cast are Robert Patrick as tough-as-nails security agent Cabo Gallo and Katherine McPhee as Paige, a former waitress who translates the 'normal' world for the geniuses.
The original buddy cop duo and one of the most iconic film series of all time explodes onto Blu-Ray in an action-packed line-up featuring all four films plus a muscle-bulging 5th disc offering an exciting collection of extra content.
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) is a family man cop who is about to turn fifty. Cautious by nature, he is less than happy to be paired with hothead Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) when he is assigned to investigate Californian drug baron 'The General' (Mitchell Ryan). Following the death of his wife, Riggs has become a manic loner who no longer cares whether he lives or dies - an approach which causes more than a few problems as he and Murtaugh attempt to bring the General to justice.
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Riggs (Gibson) and his partner Murtaugh (Glover) once again tackle the evils of drug smuggling, this time coming up against a South African syndicate whose kingpins are protected by diplomatic immunity.
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Detectives Murtaugh (Glover) and Riggs (Gibson) are both demoted after triggering a car bomb in a multi-storey car park, but they are soon reinstated after uncovering a network - run by an ex-cop - which is smuggling weapons out of a police ammunition dump.
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Mismatched cops Riggs (Gibson) and Murtaugh (Glover) team up for a fourth time to foil an immigrant smuggling racket, run by a ruthless Asian Triad leader (Jet Li). Joe Pesci also returns as Leo Getz, the cops' cowardly informant whilst Rene Russo lightens the boys with toys atmosphere as risk-taking detective Lorna Cole.
McCall has put his mysterious past behind him and is dedicated to living a new, quiet life. But when he meets Teri, a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by.
Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened.
If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.
When high-school student Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) is bitten by a genetically-altered spider while on a visit to a scientific institute, he soon begins to experience unusual side-effects - such as increased strength, enhanced wall-climbing skills, and the ability to spin webs out of his wrists. Peter first attempts to make use of these skills to impress girl-next-door Mary Jane Watson, but after his Uncle Ben is killed in an armed robbery, he is compelled to work for the greater good and reinvents himself as Spider-Man, the enemy of criminals everywhere. Meanwhile, arms manufacturer Norman Osborn transforms himself into the Green Goblin, begins to terrorize the city, and lays down the gauntlet to Spider-Man by abducting his beloved Mary Jane.
Two years have passed since the events of the first film, and the mild-mannered Peter Parker faces new challenges as he struggles with 'the gift and the curse', desperately trying to balance his dual identities as the web-slinging superhero Spider-Man and his life as a college student. Tormented by his secrets, Peter finds that his relationships with all those he holds dear are in danger of unraveling. His life-long yearning for Mary Jane becomes even stronger as he fights the impulse to reveal his secret life and declare his love. His friendship with Harry Osborn is complicated by the young Osborn's bitterness over his father's death and his growing vendetta against Spider-Man. Even Peter's beloved Aunt May, who has fallen on hard times since the death of her husband, begins to have doubts about her nephew.
Peter Parker and his girl Mary-Jane are on the cusp of contentment - but not for long. His ex-friend Harry, son of the Green Goblin, becomes the New Goblin in his desire for revenge against Spider-Man. Fugitive Flint Marko, killer of Peter's Uncle Ben, has been transformed into the shape-shifting Sandman, possibly Spider-Man's toughest foe so far. To complicate matters further, a parasitic alien symbiote has attached itself to Peter's suit, giving him even greater powers but also bringing out the evil side of his personality. He has to struggle not only against two major adversaries but also against himself.
The Amazing Spider-Man
Andrew Garfield takes over the mantle in this rebooted story of Peter Parker, an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. When Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents' disappearance - leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter-ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
It’s great to be Spider-Man. For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro, Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn, returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp.
U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms.
His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world.
Despite the danger, as well as the toll on his family at home, Chris serves through four harrowing tours of duty in Iraq, personifying the SEAL creed to “leave no man behind.” But upon returning to his wife, Taya Renae Kyle, and kids, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.
(2015 Oscar winner for: Best Sound Editing. Also nominated for Best Motion Picture, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Sound Mixing)
Exodus: Gods And Kings
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From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure telling the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire.
Using state of the art visual effects, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Wesley Snipes is back as the ultimate vampire hunter, joining forces with the Nightstalkers, a clan of human vampire hunters, against the powerful villain Danica Talos.
Trinity also stars Jessica Biel as Abigail, the daughter of Whistler, who inherits the vampire-slaying duties that once belonged to Blade; and Ryan Reynolds as Hannibal King, one or the Nightstalkers
Hobbs & Shaw
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Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham return to their unforgettable roles as Hobbs and Shaw in this action-packed spin-off from the blockbuster Fast & Furious franchise!
For years, hulking lawman Luke Hobbs and lawless outcast Deckard Shaw have traded smack talk and body blows. But when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton gains control of an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity forever, Hobbs and Shaw must partner up to bring down the only guy who might be badder than themselves!
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Liam Neeson returns as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered.
Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police.
For one last time, Mills must use his “particular set of skills,” to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now – his daughter.
Lt. Col. Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to little more than a suicide mission.
Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop - forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again…and again. But with each battle, Cage becomes able to engage the adversaries with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski.
And, as Cage and Rita take the fight to the aliens, each repeated encounter gets them one step closer to defeating the enemy.
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