Category Archives: DVD and Blu-Ray

Win a copy of the six-part event series Madiba on DVD

Madiba is a six-part event series that tells the epic tale of Nelson Mandela, the globally beloved iconic figure, as well as the many other leaders of the African National Congress – Oliver Tambo and Walter Sisulu – who fought alongside Mandela in the multi-racial, multi=national movement that led to the end of South African apartheid.... Continue Reading

Win a copy of French TV series Ouro (Guyane) on DVD

Set against the backdrop of the French Guiana in South America, Ouro tells the story of 20-year-old French geology student Vincent (Spinosi), who is sent to undertake an internship at a gold mining company. He soon becomes convinced an abandoned mine is worth millions and is taken under the wing of local ‘gold lord’ Antoine Serra (Rabourdin). From Serra, who acts like a father to him, Vincent learns everything there is to know about the business. Tensions rise however to a full-sledged war, when their Brazilian competitors found out that the mythical mine is in fact not a legend.... Continue Reading

Win a copy of the French crime series The Frozen Dead on DVD

A horrific discovery in a small town nestled high in the French Pyrenees begins to unravel a dark mystery that has been hidden for years. On an unforgiving winter morning, a group of workers discover the headless body of a horse, hanging suspended from the edge of a frozen cliff. Commandant Martin Servaz starts investigating and soon discovers a dark story of madness and revenge.... Continue Reading

Win a Taboo complete first series prize pack

Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney (Tom Hardy), a man who has been to the ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father’s shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. However, his father’s legacy is a poisoned chalice, and with enemies lurking in every dark corner, James must navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own
death sentence. ... Continue Reading

Six things we learned revisiting Riding In Cars With Boys (USA, 2002) in its new Blu-Ray release

Riding In Cars With Boys is a bittersweet drama/light comedy about one woman’s teenage pregnancy, married life to a drug addict and some other periods when things did not go according to her grand plan. It’s an adaptation of a memoir by Beverly D’Onofrio that was adapted for the screen by Morgan Ward. It’s also a film that sees Drew Barrymore playing the main character at the ages of 15 to 37 and some other points in between. ... Continue Reading