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Rapture - Patricia Gozzi amazes in this striking 1960s film, £12.99 on DVD

Rapture - Patricia Gozzi amazes in this striking 1960s film, £12.99 on DVD

28th July

Three years after Sundays & Cybele, Patricia Gozzi gives another extraordinary performance as a lonely girl who takes up with an escaped convict in Brittany. A long-lost film to rediscover.

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Branded to Kill: Film of the Week

Branded to Kill: Film of the Week

Mike McCahill on 25th July / comments

Seijun Suzukiís outlandish 1967 thriller, charting a hitmanís bloody progress up the career ladder, returns to UK screens this weekend ahead of its DVD reissue next week. Itís scattershot in the most enjoyable of ways, argues Mike McCahill.

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Mystic master

Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Mystic master

Mike McCahill on 25th July / comments

Thai writer-director Apichatpong Weerasethakul became a name to conjure with after he took home the 2010 Palme díOr for his glowing folk tale Uncle Boonmee. Mike McCahill here takes a closer look at one of modern cinemaís genuine visionaries.

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An A-Z of Forgotten British Films: K

An A-Z of Forgotten British Films: K

Julian Upton on 25th July / comments

Warren Beatty in Swinging London, a Joseph Losey classic and a spot of monkey business feature in Julian Upton's latest look at some of Britain's forgotten cinematic gems.

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International Television Sale from Arrow, from £5.99

International Television Sale from Arrow, from £5.99

25th July

Bring the world's greatest TV to your settee. We present a sale of international television series from Arrow, with prices from £5.99

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Screwball Comedy Sale

Screwball Comedy Sale

25th July

To celebrate the arrival of Ernst Lubitsch's 1938 film, Bluebeardís Eighth Wife, weíve rounded up some of the best screwball comedies. Characterised by dominant women, snappy dialogue and farcical situations, the genre may have peaked in the 1940s but ...

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Documentaries Sale - Explore the World

Documentaries Sale - Explore the World

25th July

Discover compelling, expertly-told true stories in our sale of over 150 films on DVD from Britain's leading documentary publishers - prices start at £5.99.

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Mrs. Brown's Boys: D'Movie - Rated DD for Depressingly Dismal

Mrs. Brown's Boys: D'Movie - Rated DD for Depressingly Dismal

Mike McCahill on 25th July / comments

The spin-off from the hit BBC sitcom has become one of this summer's biggest hits, despite less than enthusiastic reviews. In a bid to prevent more disposable income being squandered, our advisory panel here stages its own form of intervention.

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Jules & Jim - Truffaut's New Wave masterpiece, from £11.99 on DVD & Blu-ray

Jules & Jim - Truffaut's New Wave masterpiece, from £11.99 on DVD & Blu-ray

David Parkinson on 25th July

The classic tale of a love triangle, capturing the mood of inter-war France and the Nouvelle Vague. The debt to Renoir is evident, but this is Truffaut's triumph, writes David Parkinson.

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Joe: Nic Cage goes off the rails again in David Gordon Green's latest

Joe: Nic Cage goes off the rails again in David Gordon Green's latest

Mike McCahill on 24th July / comments

Nicolas Cage dons a beard and provides shelter for a troubled teenager in this new backwoods thriller, the latest from acclaimed nature boy David Gordon Green. The results make for something of a misfire, writes Mike McCahill.

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Independencia - an original film from an exciting Filipino talent, £9.99 on DVD

Independencia - an original film from an exciting Filipino talent, £9.99 on DVD

Graeme Hobbs on 24th July

Raya Martin reclaims both cinematic and national territory in his fable about the Philippine-American war. It will certainly appeal to fans of Apichatpong Weerasethakul, writes Graeme Hobbs.

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The Galapagos Affair: a true-life paradise lost

The Galapagos Affair: a true-life paradise lost

Mike McCahill on 23rd July / comments

This new documentary from the makers of Ballets Russes charts a society scandal that dominated US and German newspapers in the early 1930s. Itís a story ripe for retelling - and done so in commendable detail, reports Mike McCahill.

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Mystic master

Mike McCahill on 25th July / comments

Thai writer-director Apichatpong Weerasethakul became a name to conjure with after he took home the 2010 Palme díOr for his glowing folk tale Uncle Boonmee. Mike McCahill here takes a closer look at one of m...

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An A-Z of Forgotten British Films: K

Julian Upton on 25th July / comments

Warren Beatty in Swinging London, a Joseph Losey classic and a spot of monkey business feature in Julian Upton's latest look at some of Britain's forgotten cinematic gems.

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Mrs. Brown's Boys: D'Movie - Rated DD for Depressingly Dismal

Mike McCahill on 25th July / comments

The spin-off from the hit BBC sitcom has become one of this summer's biggest hits, despite less than enthusiastic reviews. In a bid to prevent more disposable income being squandered, our advisory panel here...

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Jacques Tati

David Parkinson on 22nd July / comments

The release of the Jacques Tati Collection on Blu-ray affords an irresistible opportunity to celebrate the genius of a visual comedy maestro.

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Under the Skin: Rated U for Unclassifiable

Mike McCahill on 18th July / comments

Jonathan Glazer's one-of-a-kind sci-fi opus, with Scarlett Johansson as an alien life form picking up young men on the streets of Glasgow, arrives on DVD and Blu-ray this week. The critics loved it - but wha...

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Richard Linklater: A new American chronicler

Mike McCahill on 18th July / comments

With the one-two of Before Midnight and Boyhood, Richard Linklater has established himself as a luminary of not just independent cinema, but American cinema full-stop. Mike McCahill profiles an industrious d...

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