The harrowing Thriller Bark arc reaches its brutal end with a superhuman slugfest! Luffy, battered beyond belief, pushes his body past the breaking point as he seeks to save his friends and deliver the decisive blow against Gecko Moria. When the dust clears, only Zoro and Sanji are left standing to protect their fallen captain from the brutish Bartholomew Kuma. Should one of them somehow withstand a savage beating from this behemoth, the crew just might survive long enough for Sanji to meet his dream girl a beautiful mermaid in distress named Camie! After taking her on board, the Straw Hats drop anchor at an island bursting with bubbles in the hopes of equipping their ship for underwater travel. But when Camie is kidnapped, job number one becomes saving their newest friend from the cruel clutches of the Celestial Dragons!
One of the key films of the New German Cinema Alice In The Cities marked the emergence of Wim Wenders as one of the most distinctive European filmmakers of the 1970s. It is also widely accepted to be one of the director's most poignant films and the first to be shot partly in the United States. Philip Winter a journalist with writer's block becomes the guardian of eight year-old Alice (Yella Rottlander) when her mother leaves the girl with him briefly at an American airport only never to return. Back in Germany an unlikely friendship develops between the two as they embark on a journey to find Alice's grandmother. Through Rudiger Vogler's portrayal of the embittered Winter Wenders presents a stark but witty account of the changing face of Europe the onset of global consumerism and the influences of American pop culture.
Federico Fellini followed up his iconic breakthrough La strada with this brilliant drama - an unsparing look at the dog-eat-dog values of post war Italian society that nonetheless manages to navigate expertly between the lightly comic and the emotionally stark to become one of his richest most moving works. Il bidone [The Swindle] follows three small-time conmen - the ageing Augusto (Broderick Crawford) Picasso (Richard Basehart) and Roberto (Franco Fabrizi) - as they prey upon the poor and gullible for modest gains. However once Augusto is unexpectedly reunited with his daughter now struggling with her studies the moral and emotional demands of his lifestyle begin to take their toll sooner than he had anticipated. With its masterful set pieces and host of superb performances (including the director's wife and muse Giuletta Masina) this forms the centrepiece of what has been termed Fellini's Trilogy of Loneliness (with bookending films La strada and Le notti di Cabiria) and may be the darkest examination of human nature he ever attempted. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present this long-undervalued classic in a new high-definition restoration. Special Features: Beautiful new high-definition master with the film appearing in 1080p Optional English subtitles Original theatrical trailer 36-Page Booklet featuring the words of Federico Fellini rare imagery and more! More to be announced!
Contains episodes 1-64 and movie! After enduring trials that would have crushed any other soul, Goku is now faced with the most important journey of his life. The Dragon Balls have been scattered to the ends of creation! The universe is dense with danger and the Saiyan hero must plunge head first into the peril. If the seven magic relics of Shenron are not gathered within a year's time, Earth will meet with final catastrophe!
A well-to-do married English couple travel to Naples after inheriting a villa Alex (George Sanders) a workaholic businessman and Katherine (Ingrid Bergman) a more sensitive character. With a loveless relationship the couple are on the verge of a divorce and decide to spend the remainder of their trip separately. Katherine visits museums and historical sites while Alexander goes to Capri to relax with drinks. Their separation allows them to grow and revisit the past and ultimately begin to become intrigued again with one another a delayed anti-honeymoon. Poorly received on initial release the film feels eerily modern due to its timeless themes of the unwelcome intrusion of the past and the terrifying uncertainty of the future both reccurring in Rossellini's work. Ranked 39 in the Sight and Sound's 'Top 50 Greatest Films of all Time' the film has recently received the recognition it deserves with Martin Scorsese even making his own film My Voyage to Italy exploring Italian cinema in general and the film's impact on his work
From the distributor that created the world's most successful short film collection Boys On Film comes a new series of lesbian short films. Girls on film is set to feature some of the most provocative engaging and beautiful filmmaking from around the world; featuring award winning lesbian short films and following on from the Here Come The Girls collection comes a new experience in filmmaking. The First Date- dir. Janella Lacson (USA) 7mins 2012In this hilarious ode to 'the first date' two friends discuss the embarrassing events of the night before. But neither is aware of who could be listening in on their conversation. Air Balloon- dir. Yenni Lee (Norway) 11mins 2011Air Balloon is the sensual story of Julie who carries around a box full of memories which she desperately wants to forget. But when she meets a pretty redhead in skin tight jeans forgetting the memories is the last thing on her mind. Fresh Air Therapy 2- dir. Christoph Scheermann (Germany) 16mins 2011Their relationship is not the only problem. Kerstin and Petra two women in the prime of their lives return to couple's therapy in this frighteningly hilarious sequel. For a role-play the couple's therapist wants them to spend a night at a hotel but soon they find out they are not alone! AWOL - dir. Deb Shoval (USA) 13mins 2011Days before deployment to Afghanistan Joey returns to rural Pennsylvania for Christmas with big dreams of running away to Canada with her beautiful lover. But Joey learns that things don't always end up as planned. What's Your Sign? - dir. Alex Siow (USA) 6mins 2013Two friends hang out at an exclusive art gallery judging the different women that walk by. But when the perfect woman walks into the gallery the pair find themselves in trouble as they are both caught checking her out. Quickly they learn that words aren't the only way to communicate and it could bring these ladies together. James Dean- dir. Lucy Asten Elliott (UK) 8mins 2011A family tries its best to get out of their driveway for a holiday break but one of their daughters has decided it's finally time to bring out the 'real' her in this London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival favourite. Hold On Tight - dir. Anna Rodgers (Ireland) 13mins 2011Holding hands or kissing in public isn't for everyone. When it comes to same sex relationships showing your love outside of the home is sometimes a complicated personal choice. This acclaimed documentary moves between the public and private spaces in which lesbian and gay couples live and explores small gestures of human connectedness. Social Butterfly- dir. Lauren Wolkstein (France) 14mins 2013 A mysterious but captivating 30 year old American woman turns up at Chloe's 18th birthday party in the South of France. Celebrating and surrounded by all her friends this beautiful creature mesmerises Chloe and ensnares her in a sensual trance. Dream Date - dir. Diana Juhr DeBenedetti and Andromeda Godfrey (UK) 3mins 2012As two lovers check into a hotel to steal some quality time together Dream Date asks what would you do if you had just one night to act out your most sought after fantasy? Special Features: Making Of 'Fresh Air Therapy 2'
La Belle et la bÃªte is a landmark feat of cinematic fantasy in which master filmmaker Jean Cocteau conjures spectacular visions of enchantment, desire and death that have never been equalled. Josette Day is luminous yet feisty as Beauty, and Jean Marais gives one of his best performances as the Beast, at once brutal and gentle, rapacious and vulnerable, shamed and repelled by his own bloodlust. Henri Alekan's subtle black and white cinematography combine with Christian BÃ©rard's masterly costumes and set designs to create a magical piece of cinema, a children's fairy tale refashioned into a stylised and highly sophisticated dream. The BFI is proud to present this world cinema classic in High Definition for the first time in the UK. Extras: Presented in High Definition Audio commentary with cultural historian Sir Christopher Frayling Fully illustrated booklet with new writing on the film and full film credits
The biggest film in South American cinema history, Elite Squad: The Enemy Within sees revered Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and his second in command Andr Matias facing battles both on the streets and within the corrupt political system of Rio de Janeiro.Following the bloody aftermath of a disastrously handled prison riot, Nascimento gets caught in a bloody political dispute that involves not only government officials, but also the deadly paramillitary groups known as the milicias. Featuring scenes of breathtaking action and compelling drama, Jos Padilha's critically acclaimed blockbuster is based on a blend of intense research and real events, presenting a devastating vision of modern Rio and one man's fight against the system.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: French ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Black & White, Box Set, Commentary, Documentary, Interactive Menu, Multi-DVD Set, Scene Access, Trailer(s), SYNOPSIS: Diary of a Chambermaid (1964) Jeanne Moreau is a chambermaid who uses her feminine charms to control and advance her situation, in a social setting of corruption, violence, sexual obsession and perversion. Belle de Jour (1967) A frigid young housewife decides to spend her midweek afternoons as a prostitute. Tristana (1970) After the death of her mother, Tristana goes to live with her guardian, Don Lope, an older man who eventually breaks through his façade of respectability and seduces her. She repays him a hundred fold, preying on his jealousy and taunting him with perverse whimsies. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together. That Obscure Object of Desire (1977) Buñuel regular Fernando Rey plays Mathieu, an urbane widower, tortured by his lust for the elusive Conchita. The Phantom of Liberty (1974) Featuring an elegant soiree with guests seated at toilet bowls, poker-playing monks using religious medals as chips, and police officers looking for a missing girl who is right under their noses, this perverse, playfully absurd comedy of non sequiturs deftly compiles many of the themes that preoccupied Buñuel throughout his career. The Milky Way (1969) Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they ...The Luis Bunuel Collection - 7-DVD Box Set ( Belle de jour / Le Journal d'une femme de chambre / Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie / Cet obscur objet du désir / Le Fantôme de la liberté / La Voie lactée / Tristana ) ( Beauty of the Day /
Donnie Yen (upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend, Ip Man, Ip Man 2) ignites the screen in a return to the role that made him an icon Ip Man, the real-life Wing Chun grandmaster who mentored Bruce Lee. In this explosive third installment of the blockbuster martial arts series, when a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer (Mike Tyson) make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand. Fists will fly as some of the most incredible fight scenes ever filmed play out on the big screen in this soon-to-be genre classic.
Diane, a lawyer, newly single, receives a call from Alexandre, a charming architect she had never met, and who will help him find his lost phone. When they meet, the meeting takes an unexpected turn.
Duel Academy, one of the most prestigious schools in Duel Monster's history. There students learn the fundamentals of becoming not just duelists, but large business owners. Yuki Judai is a new student with only one thing on his mind, to become the next King Of Games. Judai meets several friends, teachers, and even enemies at the large Dueling school. There he'll have to face off against several different Dorms to become number one duelist. Slifer Red, Ra Yellow, and Obelisk Blue are the three dorms. Will Judai be able to pass all of them? Based on Kazuki Takahashi's world famous anime and manga Yu-Gi-Oh!
A documentary on Al Gore's campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide.
Hitomi Kanzaki is an ordinary high school girl who runs track and has an affinity for tarot reading. But when a brash young man named Van appears from a beam of light at her high school, Hitomi is spirited away to a mysterious new world called Gaea. On Gaea, Hitomi is a stranger in a strange land. Soldiers in magnificent armoured mechs, or Guymelefs, wreak havoc around her. Humanoid animals walk and talk like people, and foreign empires are embroiled in an increasingly violent war. On top of that, Hitomi discovers her ability to read tarot cards is due to a secret power more potent than she'd ever imagined, and her newfound ability makes her both an asset and a target. To save the world of Gaea and return to her own, Hitomi must unravel the mystery of her powers, Van's past, and the powerful Escaflowne. Contains the original TV series uncut as released before, Directors cut episodes, original dub track by Bandai, the new Funimation dub funded by Kickstarter and the original Japanese track with English subtitles.
DVD Boxset containing the digitally remastered definitive DBZ Movie Complete Collection: Movies 1-13 + TV Specials 1&2. 1. Dead Zone 2. The World's Strongest 3. The Tree of Might 4. Lord Slug 5. Cooler's Revenge 6. The Return of Cooler 7. Super Android 13 8. Bojack Unbound 9. Broly the Legendary Super Saiyan 10. Broly: Second Coming 11. Bio-Broly 12. Fusion Reborn 13. Wrath of the Dragon TV 1: Bardock: the Father of Gokue TV 2: The History of Trunks
Mirror' is the celebrated Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky's most autobiographical work in which he reflects upon his own childhood and the destiny of the Russian people. The film's many layers intertwine real life and family relationships - Tarkovsky's father, the poet Arseny Tarkovsky, reads his own poems on the soundtrack and Tarkovsky's mother appears as herself - with memories of childhood, dreams and nightmares. From the opening sequence of a boy being cured of a stammer by hypnotism, to scene in a printing works which encapsulates the Stalinist era, Mirror has an extraordinary resonance and repays countless viewings.
At 15 Adele doesn't question it: girls go out with boys. Her life is changed forever when she meets Emma a young woman with blue hair who will allow her to discover desire to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others Adele grows seeks herself loses herself and finds herself.
This 1950 film by Akira Kurosawa is more than a classic: it's a cinematic archetype that has served as a template for many a film since. (Rashomon's most direct influence was on a Western remake, The Outrage, starring Paul Newman and directed by Martin Ritt.) In essence, the facts surrounding a rape and murder are told from four different and contradictory points of view, suggesting the nature of truth is something less than absolute. The cast, headed by Kurosawa's favourite actor, Toshiro Mifune, is superb. --Tom Keogh
If I told you that there's more than 24 hours in a day, would you believe me? The Dark Hourthe time which exists between each day. During those hours, the town stands still, the people areãtransformed into mere objects, and countless monsters called Shadows run rampant through the town. Only the Personas, beings with special powers, are able to combat these creatures. Makoto Yuki, a transfer student at Gekkoukan High School, is suddenly awakened with the powers to control a Persona. Yuki is recruited to join other Persona summoners of his school in the Specialized Extracurricular Execution Squad. As they continue to investigate the situations surrounding the Dark Hours, they all come face to face with their shocking fate Contains the film on Blu-Ray and DVD with the original Japanese track and English subtitles, presented in collectors packaging.
Three sisters - Sachi, Yoshino and Chika - live together in a large house in the city of Kamakura. When their father - absent from the family home for the last 15 years - dies, they travel to the countryside for his funeral, and meet their shy teenage half-sister. Bonding quickly with the orphaned Suzu, they invite her to live with them. Suzu eagerly agrees, and a new life of joyful discovery begins for the four siblings... Click Images to Enlarge
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