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Blu-rays for the Weekend: The Oscars’ Best Picture

The 87th Academy Award was a glamorous affair, with Birdman taking home this year’s coveted Best Picture prize. But we’re not quite ready to close the door on award season just yet. If you’re still in the red carpet mood, why not set aside a weekend to enjoy worthy winners of Best Picture gongs from […]

Game of Thrones

Get a sneak peek at the deleted scenes from Games of Thrones Season 4

It’s never been a better time to be a Games of Thrones devotee. To mark the release of season 4 on Blu-ray, (reported here), and drum up excitement about Games of Thrones season five, premiering on Sunday on HBO, we wanted to share this sneak peek at some of the deleted scenes from the disc. […]

Budapest

Blu-ray Monday: Grand Budapest Hotel

For this week’s Blu-ray Monday we’re giving away a copy of Grand Budapest Hotel on Blu-ray. Wes Anderson’s ruritanian fable won four technical awards at last night’s glittering Oscars ceremony: best costume design, makeup, production design and score.  This unadulterated fun film was also nominated for Best Picture. While it lost out to Birdman or […]

Big Lebo

Blu-rays for the Weekend: Julianne Moore

To continue our Oscar themed awards coverage we’re celebrating Julianne Moore’s nomination for Still Alice, the cogent story of a linguistics professor diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Julianne is a regular on the awards scene. She’s been prolific in cinema since the early 1990s and is particularly well-known for her portrayal of emotionally-troubled women. And […]

Exodus

Exodus: Gods & Kings is epic on Blu-ray

Exodus: Gods & Kings will make an epic transfer to Blu-ray on 27th April. From acclaimed director Ridley Scott, Exodus: Gods and Kings uses state of the art visual effects, to bring to life the story of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses (Joel Edgerton) and […]

Theory

The Theory of Everything Blu-ray release date confirmed

This charming, moving and powerfully acted film about the enigma that is Stephen W Hawking is available on Blu-ray from May 11th. Based on Jane Hawking’s memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen and directed by Academy Award winner James Marsh (Man on Wire), The Theory of Everything is a poignant portrayal of one […]

Paddington

Blu-ray Monday: Paddington

For this week’s Blu-ray Monday we’re giving away a copy of last year’s magic family film – Paddington, the silver screen reincarnation of Michael Bond’s beloved books. Paddington has grown up deep in the Peruvian jungle with his Aunt Lucy who, inspired by a chance encounter with an English explorer, has raised her nephew to […]

Beetlejuice

Blu-rays for the Weekend: Michael Keaton

As part of our ongoing awards coverage we’re marking Michael Keaton’s for his Oscar nomination for Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). Keaton first rose to fame for his comedic film roles in the 80’s. He went stratospheric with his eponymous roles in Beetlejuice and Batman. We encourage you to re-watch these two classics […]

Fury

Fury gets the Blu-ray treatment

April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds […]

Paddington

Paddington warms the cockles on Blu-ray

From the beloved children’s books series by Michael Bond, Paddington tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear who travels to the city in search of a home. Lost and alone, he begins to realise that city life is not what he had imagined. He then fortuitously meets the Brown family […]

Blu-ray Monday: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

For this week’s Blu-ray Monday we’re giving away a copy of last year’s blockbuster action reboot  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The much loved amphibious heroes from the late 80s and 90s are back in a state-of-the-art reimagining for the big screen. Director Jonathan Liebesman (Battle: Los Angeles and Wrath of the Titans) goes back to […]

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Blu-rays for the Weekend: Bradley Cooper

As part of our ongoing awards coverage we’re congratulating Bradley Cooper for his Oscar nomination for American Sniper. Cooper has appeared in an electric range of films, many of them box-office hits – as reflected by our recommendations for the weekend. The first is downright hilarious (and quite a contrast to Clint Eastwood’s biographical war […]