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The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker is billed as one of the greatest war movies ever. The title refers to a box of bomb parts, fuses and detonators which Sgt William James, the main character at the centre of the story, keeps under his bed.It stars Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, and Brian Geraghty as members of the EOD unit during the sec...14:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010

St Trinian’s (2009)

St Trinian’s is a fictional anarchic school for uncontrollable girls. With a star studded cast including Rupert Everett, Colin Firth and David Tennant the new films are generating a huge following. In the films the school becomes embroiled in various shady enterprises, thanks mainly to Flash, and, as a result, is alw...14:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010


Up is one of the best Disney films ever.  Up merely cements Pixar's reputation as the most intelligent and innovative film studio of the moment. This is a modern fable which is indeed uplifting and fun. If you love Toy Story and Finding Nemo this is a must have for the collection.Carl Fredericksen (voice by Ed Asn...14:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Gavin And Stacey

Gavin and Stacey is one of the most popular British sit-coms around. It is the winner of two Baftas and four British Comedy awards. Written by James Corden and Ruth Jones, who also star in the show, the story centres around the characters of Gavin (Mathew Horne) and Stacey (Joanna Page) that embark on a long distance r...14:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Curb Your Enthusiasm is one of the unsung gems of the comedy genre. The main character is Larry David and the series follows David, who plays a fictionalized version of himself, and his life as a semi-retired writer, producer, and actor in Los Angeles. The show often includes other famous actors including Jerry Seinfel...14:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010


Lewis is a popular spin off from the Inspector Morse series. Kevin Whately is Detective Inspector Robbie Lewis, ably assisted by his young sidekick, D.S. Hathaway (Laurence Fox) in this hit detective drama full of intriguing murder mystery. Set in the idyllic surroundings of Oxford and its University campus, murder has...14:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Invictus Widgets Invictus is one of the most inspiring films of recent years. Directed by Clint Eastwood the film stars Morgan Freeman as President Mandela and Matt Damon as Francois Pienaar, the South African rugby team captain. The film is based on the book by John Carlin Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and t...14:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Outnumbered WidgetsOutnumbered is a BAFTA award winning British comedy. The show is based around the daily trials and tribulations of a normal suburban family. The two parents are ably played by Hugh Dennis and Claire Skinner (Sue and Pete Brockman), but it is the three children Jake (Tyger Drew-Honey), Ben (Daniel ...14:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

The Pacific WidgetsThe Pacific is an epic series made by HBO. The Pacific is based on the memoirs of a group of U.S. Marines who fought in the war against the Empire of Japan. The series was produced by Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, and Gary Goetzman and much of it was filmed in Australia.The series has been acclaime...13:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Mad Men WidgetsMad Men is a popular fictional series. Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. Mad Men has received critical acclaim, particularly for its his...13:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

The Book Of Eli Widgets The Book Of Eli is a post apocalyptic drama. Directed by the Hughes brothers (From Hell) and staring Denzel Washington (Eli), Gary Oldman (Carnegie), Jennifer Beals (Claudia) and Mila Kunis (Solara) the film is the story of Eli’s journey and struggle to deliver a copy of the Bible to a safe loc...13:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

It's Complicated Widgets It's Complicated is a very funny romantic comedy. It stars Meryl Streep (Jane Adler), Steve Martin (Adam) and Alec Baldwin (Jake Adler). The three are mixed up in a love triangle romp which shows just how complicated life can be after divorce. Written and directed by Nancy Meyers of The Parent Tr...13:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

The Twilight Saga Widgets The Twilight Saga is a thrilling romantic horror story. The films are based on the series of four vampire-based fantasy romance novels by American author Stephenie Meyer. Since the release of the first novel, Twilight, in 2005, the books have gained immense popularity and commercial success aroun...13:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Green Zone Widgets Green Zone is an action thriller about the second Gulf War. The film is credited as having been inspired by book Imperial Life in the Emerald City by journalist Rajiv Chandrasekaran, which documented life in the Green Zone, Baghdad. The director Paul Greengrass also worked with Matt Damon on the ...13:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

The Hangover Widgets The Hangover is a popular screwball comedy of the slapstick variety. It stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Justin Bartha and Jeffrey Tambor and has a fairly simple plot line. Four guys head to Las Vegas for a stag night for one of their number and the usual antics ...13:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Life on Mars Widgets Life on Mars is a critically acclaimed British drama. The series centre around Sam Tyler (John Simm) who appears to have travelled back in time to be a detective in the Manchester police force in 1973. His boss, Gene Hunt (Phillip Glenister), is portrayed as politically incorrect, brutal and corr...13:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

The Inbetweeners Widgets The Inbetweeners is undoubtedly one of the best comedy's out there. Written by Damon Beesley and Iain Morris the show is the story about a group of teenage friends struggling through sixth form at school. Relive all the worst moments from childhood including school disco, dinners, uniforms and so...12:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Nanny McPhee Widgets Nanny McPhee is one of the best loved children’s characters in recent years. There are two films both with the brilliant Emma Thompson in the starring role. Supporting Emma are some well known actors such as Colin Firth, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Angela Lansbury, Imelda Staunton and Ralph Fiennes.Both...12:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Band Of Brothers Widgets Band Of Brothers is one of the most compelling war stories of all time. The executive producers were Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, who had collaborated on the World War II film Saving Private Ryan (1998). The series is based on the book of the same title written by historian and biographer Step...12:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Harry Potter WidgetsHarry Potter is now one of the most well known characters in literary history. The series of seven books by JK Rowling have consistently set fastest selling records and have now also been turned into films. Harry Potter is ably played by Daniel Radcliffe and is supported by Ron (Rupert Grint) and ...12:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010

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