Latest Posts

Moon

Blu-rays for the Weekend: The solar eclipse

This time last week, Europe was enthralled by the solar eclipse. If you missed it, or if it simply piqued your interest in celestial bodies, why not try out one of these Blu-rays this weekend? Moon The eclipse was of course caused by the moon moving directly between the Earth and the sun. In Duncan […]

Star Wars

Five of the best Blu-ray Easter Eggs

With Easter just around the corner, we thought we’d mark the occasion by looking at some of our favourite Easter Eggs. However we’re not looking at the chocolate variety – we’re talking about those top secret bonus features that are hidden away on some Blu-ray discs. Here are five for you to look out for. […]

50 Shades

Fifty shades of Grey set to titilate on Blu-ray

Fifty Shades of Grey will be available on Blu-ray from June 22nd, but for the super keen, you can pre-order it now. This steamy romance, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, is based on a breakthrough novel of the same name by E. L. James, which sold over 100 million copies. The erotic novel, the first installment in […]

interstellar

Blu-ray Monday: Interstellar

For this week’s Blu-ray Monday we’re giving away a copy of Interstellar, Christopher Nolan’s space spectacle. One of 2014’s most talked about films, Interstellar will truly blow you away on Blu-ray. Interstellar follows humanity’s last-ditch effort to find a new habitable planet after Earth is ravaged by environmental catastrophe. Upon discovering a wormhole which can […]

Memento

Blu-rays for the Weekend: Stars of Neighbours

Helen of Troy was the face that launched a hundred ships. Neighbours is the Aussie soap opera which launched a 100 movie stars. Well maybe not that many, but it’s certainly proved a popular launch pad. On the 8th March it marked its 30th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, we’ve suggested three Blu-ray films to […]

Inherent Vice

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice coming to Blu-ray soon

Inherent Vice is the seventh feature from Paul Thomas Anderson and the first ever film adaption of a Thomas Pynchon novel. The film is set in Los Angeles in the psychedelic 1970s. Larry “Doc” Sportello, private investigator and “pothead”, receives a visit from his former girlfriend Shasta Fay Hepworth, now having an affair with the […]

Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher is a revelation on Blu-ray

Great news for all quality film lovers – Foxcatcher – described as a revelation by one critic, will be available on Blu-ray from May 18th. Foxcatcher, a multi-Oscar nominated film, is based on a true-life tragedy and recounts the story of rich philanthropist, John du Pont (Steve Carell) who approaches a Gold Medal-winning Olympian Mark […]

Fury!

Blu-ray Monday: Fury

For this week’s Blu-ray Monday we’re giving away a copy of Fury, the World War II drama starring Brad Pitt. The film is set in 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 […]

Saving Private Ryan

Blu-rays for the Weekend: Stephen Spielberg and Tom Hanks collaborations

In the beginning of March Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg announced a new Cold War drama – Bridge of Spies. The film’s title refers to a real bridge that links the outer reaches of former West Berlin to the city centre of Potsdam, previously under the control of East Germany. It was dubbed the “bridge […]

Birdman

Birdman to soar on Blu-ray

Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) won the 2015 Oscar for Best Picture; and rightly so. It’s an artful black comedy that tells the story of a washed-up former action hero Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton), and his attempt to restart his career on Broadway in an ill-conceived adaptation of a Raymond Carver story. Everything […]

Ex_Machina

EX_MACHINA to debut on Blu-ray soon

Good news for all sci-fi fans: EX_MACHINA will be available on Blu-ray on June 1st. Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, made his directorial debut with this stylish and cerebral thriller. Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain […]

Mockingjay

Blu-ray Monday: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

For this week’s Blu-ray Monday we’re giving away a copy of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. The Hunger Games trilogy has become a worldwide phenomenon. It’s so gripping that we don’t want the adventure to end; which is maybe why the Studio decided to eke out the conclusion and split the final instalment into […]