The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Life
Paradise a legend, a myth, and a hopeless dream in a world that has become a wasteland. It is not meant for everyone, only the wolves, thought to be extinct yet still roam the lands. When the Flower Maiden awakens, the path to the end will open. Kiba, a lone wolf, wanders into a poverty-stricken city on a quest. The scent of Lunar Flowers and the will to find Paradise is all he has. Along the way, he runs into other outcast wolves Tsume, Hige, and Toboe, each with their own story and troubles. Fate bringing them together, they seek out the Flower Maiden, Cheza, and their way to Paradise. But, doing so is no simple matter. Up against a world that fears them and a man with mysterious abilities, their journey is overrun with challenges and worse sacrifices. With limited time, they must fight to protect Cheza against everyone who seeks her and discover the hidden path to their destiny. This group of broken souls will form a pack and take their journey to the doors of Paradise. But is it worth the end of the world? Contains episodes 1 to 26 on Blu-Ray with both the English dub and the original Japanese track with English subtitles. Presented in Collectors packaging. Extras: Episodes 1-13
Eureka Entertainment to release King Hu's A TOUCH OF ZEN, the ultimate martial arts classic that inspired Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, on Blu-ray & DVD in a Two-Disc Set as part of the Masters of Cinema Series on 14 November 2016. Widely regarded as the greatest martial arts epic of all time, A Touch of Zen won awards worldwide (including at Cannes), smashed box-office records and had an incalculable influence on the genre as a whole. An unambitious painter named Gu (Shih Jun) lives with his mother in the vicinity of an abandoned mansion rumoured to be haunted. In actuality, the mansion has become a hiding place for the warrior Yang (Hsu Feng) and her own mother, both taking refuge following the assassination of their loyal minister father by the wicked eunuch Wei of East Chamber. After the eunuch sends an army to pursue the escapees, the group fortify the mansion with traps and false intimations of the terrifying ghosts within. But even after, things take yet more unsettling turns... Famed for its iconic set pieces, including the central bamboo forest battle, A Touch of Zen is one of cinema's truly peerless action sagas and the precursor par excellence of such modern wuxia films as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and House of Flying Daggers. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present King Hu's masterpiece in a Two-Disc Dual Format edition. TWO-DISC SET SPECIAL FEATURES including: New 1080p transfer of the film on Blu-ray, with a progressive encode on the DVD Newly translated English subtitles | Select scene commentary by critic and Asian cinema expert Tony Rayns Trailer 36-PAGE BOOKLET featuring Hu's director statement from the Cannes film festival a 1975 interview with King Hu by Tony Rayns; the original short story the film is based on; the eight characteristics of ''the swordswoman'' in King Hu's films; and archival images
More outrageous and deranged fare from Japanese director Miike Takashi featuring everything from incest sodomy and necrophilia to a lactating mother who breastfeeds her husband and adult daughter. Failed reporter Kiyoshi Yamazaki (Kenichi Endo) visits a brothel to make a documentary about debauched youths and is surprised to encounter his estranged daughter who has become a prostitute. He then meets a stranger 'Q' and invites him back to his home to meet the rest of his staggeringly dysfunctional family. 'Q' embarks on a mission to teach each family member a lesson they'll never forget.
Youth In Trouble is the ninth edition to Boys On Film, the world's most successful short film series. This compilation features a range of eclectic, innovative and genre-bending short films. Within these eight award winning films, a friendship is tested in an ex-Nazi holiday camp, love and freedom wage war in an Australian boy's prison and Brokeback Mountain exposes secrets in a French high school toilet. Deep EndWhen Dane's older brother comes out, Dane doesn't react very well. But soon after he has to choose between siding with his homophobic classmates or fighting to support his brother. Family AffairRossi's family are no different from anyone else's but when he tries to fit in with his older brother's group of friends, he finds the outcome more than surprising. TogetherOne month after moving in together David and Mark come home to find a key in the lock of their front door. They check the house and it all seems clear, until they slowly start to realise that they are not alone... Easy MoneyWhen a handsome rent boy shows up at a mysterious client's hotel room, the boy quickly learns that sex appears to be the last thing on his clients mind. Starring Spanish heartthrob Mario Casas. The WildingJuvenile inmate Malcolm is in love with his cellmate Tye, but their relationship is confined within their cell. When Malcolm is offered a shot at parole, he finds himself torn between his rare chance for freedom and protecting the one he loves. Colonial GodsA complicated friendship between a Somali man and Nigerian man unfolds against the chaos of gentrification and displacement in the small immigrant community in Cardiff known as Tiger Bay. This Is Not A Cowboy FilmLast night Brokeback Mountain aired on TV. Vincent watched it and found himself emotionally compelled by the story. Whilst chatting with a classmate in the school toilets, he takes advantage of the break to describe the film as only an adolescent can. ProraIn this deserted former Nazi holiday camp and communist military complex, teenagers Jan and Matthieu embark on an adventure that could change everything. Whilst exploring their surroundings they confront their identities and ultimately put their friendship at risk. Special Features: The Making of Prora
Dragon Ball Z Kai Part 3 contains episodes 145-167. With their efforts to stop Majin Buu quickly proving futile, the Z Fighters have only one hope against this seemingly invincible foe the Fusion technique. Will the combined power of two Saiyan warriors be enough to stop Majin Buu once and for all? The final battle for the fate of the universe begins! Spoken Languages: English, Japanese, English subtitles.
In a social context deteriorated by a countrywide economic crisis, the life of several people will be turned upside down after they meet Cecile, a character who symbolizes desire.
In a typical visionary style, Tarkovsky's depiction of the dawn of WWII and its effects on an isolated family group is awash with breathtaking cinematography and resounds with a deep, mythical profundity. BAFTA Winner (Best Foreign Language Film 1988). Winner of 4 awards at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival.
Voted one of the top five Japanese films ever made in a critic's poll by Japan's leading cinema publication Kinema JunpÃ´, yet barely known in the West, Y Ã»zÃ´ Kawashima's richly funny multi - levelled portrait of Japanese society Bakumatsu taiyÃ´ - den [ A Sun - Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era] is a glorious rediscovery. When man- about- town Saheiji (the beloved comedian Frankie Sakai) finds himself unable to pay for a bill at a brothel, he is forced to remain there to work off his debt. However he finds his wit and resourcefulness enable him to turn this situation to his advantage, as he interacts with a whole range of characters, from rivalling courtesans to political activists. Co- scripted by ShÃ´hei Imamura ( Vengeance Is Mine), it sharply and comically demonstrates the constants of human nature just as it delineates the tumultuous political times (the 1860s, leading up to the Meiji Restoration) in which they lived. DUAL FORMAT SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES: Gorgeous Nikkatsu restoration of the film in its original aspect ratio, presented in 1080p HD on the Blu-ray I English subtitles 36-PAGE BOOKLET including a new and exclusive essay by critic/scholar Frederick Veith; ShÃ´hei Imamura's tribute to YÃ»zÃ´ Kawashima; and rare and archival imagery.
Detective Bang Je-Su and Oh Yeong-Dal are partners fighting crime in the streets of Seoul. Oh Yeong-Dal is a veteran and has settled in to the police force after years of service. Bang Je-Su is a rookie who is out to find as much action as he can. Partnered up they try to make the most of their work but when a string of brutal killings occur they have to try to put everything behind them to catch some of the most ruthless killers they'll ever meet.
Pawe Pawlikowski follows his Oscar-winning Ida with the stunning Cold War, an epic romance set against the backdrop of Europe after World War II. Shot in luminous black and white, it s a wistful and dreamlike journey through a divided continent and a heartbreaking portrait of ill-fated love.
A Celebration of Youth Friendship and the Everlasting Magic of the Movies. A winner of awards across the world including Best Foreign Language Film Oscar 5 BAFTA Awards including Best Actor Original Screenplay and Score the Grand Prize of the Jury at the Cannes Film Festival and many more. Giuseppe Tornatore's loving homage to the cinema tells the story of Salvatore a successful film director returning home for the funeral of Alfredo his old friend who was the projectionist at the local cinema throughout his childhood. Soon memories of his first love affair with the beautiful Elena and all the high and lows that shaped his life come flooding back as Salvatore reconnects with the community he left 30 years earlier. Presented in both the original award-winning cut and the expanded Director's Cut incorporating more of Salvatore's backstory newly restored from original negative materials. 2-Disc Special Edition Features: Newly restored from the original camera negative and presented in two versions - the 124 minute Cannes Festival theatrical version and the 170 minute Director's Cut Uncompressed original stereo 2.0 Audio and 5.1 options Optional English subtitles Giuseppe Tornatore's A Dream of Sicily Documentary A Bear and a Mouse in Paradise Documentary The Kissing Sequence Original Trailer Booklet featuring new writing on the film
Adapted by Ken Russell from D.H. Laurence's classic novels Lady Chatterley is a passionate love story which portrays the tempestuous and scandalous affair between an aristocratic young woman and her husband's gamekeeper. Joely Richardson plays one of fiction's most famous and passionate characters Lady Chatterley and Sean Bean' is Mellors the moody and intense gamekeeper with whom she falls in love. The adaptation of a book that was banned for 30 years made some of the most controversial and talked-about scenes in television history. It is also a moving love story filmed in glorious settings with sumptuous costumes and a brilliant British cast including James Wilby Ken Russell Shirley Anne Field and Hetty Baynes.
Widely regarded as Andrei Tarkovsky's finest film, Andrei Rublev charts the life of the great icon painter through a turbulent period of 15th-century Russian history which was marked by endless fighting between rival Princes and Tatar invasions. Made on an epic scale, it does not flinch from portraying the savagery of the time, from which, almost inexplicably, the serenity of Rublev's art arose. The great set pieces the sack of Vladimir, the casting of the bell, the pagan ceremonies of St. John's Night and the Russian crucifixion - are tours-de-force of visceral filmmaking.
Lucrezi Borgia, infamous noblewoman of the Renaissance, has outlived three husbands and is now married to Don Alfonso, Duke of Ferrara. After the Borgia's palace is defaced by vandals, Lucrezia demands the desecraters death to avenge the insult. When the noble young soldier Gennaro is arrested for the crime, Lucrezia's thirst for vengeance and murder sets in motion a tragic chain of events that eventually destroys her enemies - and herself.
POKÃMON: THE FIRST MOVIE The adventure explodes into action with the debut of Mewtwo, a bio-engineered PokÃ©mon created from the DNA of Mew, one of the rarest PokÃ©mon of all. After escaping from the lab where it was created, Mewtwo is determined to prove its own superiority. It lures a number of talented Trainers into a PokÃ©mon battle like never before and of course, Ash and his friends are happy to accept the challenge! Ash s excitement turns to fear and anger when Mewtwo reveals its plan for domination, creating powerful clones of our heroes PokÃ©mon so it can even the imbalance between PokÃ©mon and their Trainers. Despite Ash s protests, Mewtwo refuses to believe that PokÃ©mon and people can be friends. But faced with the determination and loyalty of a young Trainer, Mewtwo just might have to reconsider...especially when pitted against the power of the mysterious Mew! POKÃMON THE MOVIE 2000 Just one person can make a difference... In the Orange Islands far south of Kanto, a Trainer named Lawrence is on a sinister quest: catching the Legendary PokÃ©mon Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres in an attempt to awaken Lugia, guardian of the sea! When Ash and friends arrive, the islanders ask him to gather three elemental orbs from different islands. As the weather across the world goes out of control, it becomes clear that the capture of the Legendary trio has thrown the environment out of balance! With Lugia s help, can Ash find the orbs, restore the balance, and be the chosen one that everyone turns to? POKÃMON 3: THE MOVIE A crystal catastrophe is unleashed upon Greenfield, and Ash, Pikachu, and friends must figure out how to undo the damage to the once-beautiful town. But the unthinkable happens when Ash s mother is kidnapped by the powerful Entei, a PokÃ©mon thought to have existed only in legend. Now Ash must go to her rescue, uncertain of what he ll uncover when he unlocks the real secret power behind the unbelievable turn of events: a young girl whose dream world is being turned into a nightmarish reality by the mysterious and unstoppable Unown!
The mishaps of Szabolcs an Hungarian footballer in love with Bernard one of his team-mates in Germany. They are however fired from the team and Szabolcs decides to give up football and return home to Hungary. Settling in the vast prairie land of Puszta he works on an isolated farm that he has inherited and soon meets Áron a 16 year-old teenager searching for his identity in an ultra-traditional region. Then Bernard arrives from Germany and asks Szabolcs to leave with him back to the world of football as a team is waiting for them.
In 2022, the world of virtual reality was upended by the arrival of a new invention from a genius programmer, Akihiko Kayaba. Called NerveGear, it was the first full-dive system and with it, came endless possibilities to VRMMORPGs. In 2026, a new machine called the Augma is developed to compete against the NerveGear and its successor, the Amusphere. A nex-gen wearable device, the Augma doesn't have a full-dive function like its predecessors. Instead, it uses Augmented Reality (AR) to get players into the game. It is safe, user-friendly and lets users play while they are conscious, making it an instant hit on the market. The most popular game on the system is Ordinal Scale (aka: OS), an ARMMORPG developed exclusively for the Augma. Asuna and the gang have already been playing OS for a while, by the time Kirito decides to join them. They're about to find out that Ordinal Scale isn't all fun and games Contains the film on Blu-Ray with both the English dub and the original Japanese track with English subtitles.
Worlds collide in more ways than one in this stunning collection of award winning short films. Confidence is violated, classes clash and desire is concealed, yet love still triumphs regardless of the consequences.
In North London, a shady dealer lives an undisturbed existence. But the arrival of a gifted 10 year-old boy changes all that.