Blu-ray/DVD Releases

Neruda

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Director: Pablo Larrain
Cast: Luis Gnecco, Gael Garcia Bernal, Mercedes Moran
Genre: Drama
Language: Spanish with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Chile-Argentina-France-Spain 2016 108 mins. (15)
Nominated for Best International Film - Munich Film Festival 2016; 'In Competition' 60th BFI London Film Festival; Nominee, Best International Film Munich Film Festival 2016; Golden Globe Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film 2017
Released by Network Releasing

Hacksaw Ridge

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Director: Mel Gibson
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey,, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, Vince Vaughn
Genre: war, Drama, Adventure
Language: English & Japanese with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Australia, USA 2016 139 mins. (15)
Released by Lionsgate

Mel Gibson's 'Hacksaw Ridge' drops into the awards season with an 'I'm back' confident and powerful film.

McLaren

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Director: Roger Donaldson
Cast: Dwayne Cameron
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Country of Origin: New Zealand 2016 90 mins. (12A)
Released by Munro Film Services

Jackie

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Director: Pablo Larraine
Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, John Hurt, Bill Crudip
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: Chile-France-USA 2016 99 mins. (15)
Released by e One

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman), America's First Lady, trend setter, fashion icon, a mother, her pink Chanel suit spattered with blood as she cradles her husband's lifeless body in the back of the limousine. Dallas, 22nd November 1963, the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (Caspar Phillipson), the 35th American President.

Manchester By The Sea

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Director: Kenneth Lonergan
Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Gretchen Mol, Kara Hayward, Tate Donovan
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 133 mins. (15)
5 Golden Globe Nominations - Best Director, Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Screenplay Winner Best Actor in a Drama (Casey Affleck)
Released by StudioCanal

La La Land

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Director: Damien Chazelle
Cast: Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, John Legend, JK Simmons
Genre: Musical
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 130 mins. (12A)
Golden Globe Winner Best Picture Musical or Comedy, Best Director (Damien Chazelle), Best Actor in a Musical (Ryan Gosling), Best Actress in a Musical (Emma Stone), Best Screenplay (Damien Chazelle), Best Original Score (Justin Hurwitz), Best Original Song (City of Stars, Justin Hurwitz)
Released by Lionsgate

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

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Director: Milos Forman
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Louis Fletcher, Danny DeVito, Brad Dourif, Christopher Lloyd, Will Sampson
Genre`: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 1975 128 mins. (18)
Released by BFI

'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest,' Milos Forman's award winning adaptation of Ken Kesey's 1962 novel, re-released to celebrate Jack Nicholson's 80th birthday - it's his role of a lifetime as Randle Patrick McMurphy.

Mulholland Drive

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Director: David Lynch
Cast: Laura Harring, Naomi Watts, Justin Theroux
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2001 147 mins. (15)
Released by StudioCanal-ICO

David Lynch's dark and bizarre Hollywood dreamscape.

A car crash on Mulholland Drive, an empty apartment, Rita (Laura Harring), a brunette amnesiac meets Betty (Naomi Watts), a blond aspiring actress. Who is she? Love, jealousy and revenge. A neo-noir trip through Hollywood.

Mysterious, self-indulgent, unsettling, erotic. Naomi Watts hits all buttons.

The Student (Uchenik)

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Director: Kirill Serebrennikov
Cast: Petr Skvortsov, Victoria Isakova, Aleksandr Gorchillin
Genre: Drama
Language: Russian with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Russia 2016 118 mins. (15)
Official Selection 2016 Cannes International Film Festival, Un Certain Regard
Released by Matchbox Films

A surreal, satirical touch runs through writer-director Krill Serebrennikov's adaptation of Marius Von Mayenburg's play 'Martyr' which he transfers to contemporary Russia and sets it in the city of Kalingrad on the Baltic coast.

Paterson

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Director: Jim Jarmusch
Cast: Adam Driver, Golschifteh
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 113 mins. (15)
Official Selection Competition 2016 Cannes International Film Festival
Released by Soda Pictures

A Jim Jarmusch cinematic triumph that charms, delights, captivates and drops into my 'should see, must see' box.