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16/03/2020 Baghdad Central DVD
16/03/2020 Finding Joy DVD & digital
23/03/2020 Magic Blu-ray
20/04/2020 The Man with the X-Ray Eyes Limited Edition Blu-ray
30/07/2020 George A Romero's Dawn of the Dead and Martin

Amy Huberman's 'no holds barred' comedy Finding Joy comes to DVD & digital 16 March 2020

Amy Huberman (Cold Feet, Striking Out) writes and stars alongside Aisling Bea (This Way Up, Living with Yourself) and Jenny Rainsford (Fleabag) in a new, hilarious six-part comedy series Finding Joy, that follows the trials and tribulations of a journalist turned accidental superstar vlogger. Finding Joy arrives on DVD 16 March 2020 courtesy of Acorn Media International following its UK premiere on UKTV's W Channel.

Joy (Huberman) may have just broken up with her long-term boyfriend, Aidan (Lochlann O'Mearain - Vikings), and her best friend Trish (Hannah James-Scott - Crumble) is busy having a baby, but she's totally fine...no matter what her dog, Canine Aidan (Peter McDonald - Dublin Murders), thinks.

Joy is perfectly happy with her secluded and orderly life as a back-room news editor. That is until her quiet life is turned upside down as she is summoned to step into the position of the media corporation's sexy and adventurous lifestyle guru and Ireland's most beloved vlogger, Flora the Happy Hunter (Laura Whitmore - Love Island presenter). Joy is catapulted headlong into the unknown and unwelcome world of social media stardom.

'Shades of Ally McBeal and Bridget Jones'

Critic's Choice

Sunday Times

'A fun take on the quest for happiness'

★★★★

Financial Times




Channel 4's groundbreaking Iraqi noir Baghdad Central comes to DVD and digital 16 March 2020

Chaos rules on the streets of occupied Baghdad, where soldiers and secrets run unchecked amidst the aftermath of war. Baghdad Central is a gripping new adaptation of the novel by Elliott Colla, created by BAFTA nominated writer Steven Butchard (The Last Kingdom). The six-part crime thriller airs this February on Channel 4, and comes to DVD and digital from Acorn Media International on 16 March 2020.

November 2003, Saddam Hussein has gone into hiding. The US-led invasion has left no one in charge and there is no effective rule of law. During the war, ex-policeman Muhsin al-Khafaji (Waleed Zuaiter - Altered Carbon) lost everything, and is battling to keep himself and his sick daughter Mrouj (July Namir - Homeland) safe. But when he discovers that his estranged older daughter Sawsan (Leem Lubani - Omar) is missing, his desperate search leads him to uncover the dangerous hidden life she had been leading...

Khafaji is recruited by British officer Frank Temple (Bertie Carvel - Doctor Foster) to help rebuild the local police force alongside the abrasive American Military Police Captain John Parodi (Corey Stoll - House of Cards), so he agrees to collaborate with the occupying forces, risking everything to find out what happened to his daughter. Khafaji turns to his daughter's enigmatic professor, Zubeida Rashid (Clara Khoury - Homeland)...but whose side is she on?

Uncover the truth in Baghdad Central.

'The sense of menace and paranoia swirling around the city is powerfully realised...rich in emotional succour'

★★★★

Financial Times

'Classic detective noir...consistently intriguing and superbly acted'

Times Saturday Review




Second Sight sprinkles its 'Magic' on Anthony Hopkins' 1978 horror classic with its first UK Blu-ray release set to arrive 23 March 2020

Second Sight sprinkles its Magic on Anthony Hopkins' 1978 horror classic with its first UK Blu-ray release set to arrive this March with a host of brilliant special features.

With the continuing popularity of creepy dolls on screen from Hugo to Annabel via the many incarnations of Chucky, we meet one of the original devilish dummies: Fats...the side-kick from hell.

Adapted for the big screen by William Goldman from his best-selling book, Magic is directed by Richard Attenborough and arrives on Blu-ray on 23 March 2020.

Corky (Hopkins - The Silence of the Lambs, The Two Popes) is a shy magician who just can't get a break, but when he introduces foul-mouthed ventriloquist doll, Fats, to his act, his star begins to rise. With the chance of hitting the big time finally on the cards, the pressure starts to get to him. In a panic Corky flees the big city, returning to the security of his hometown.

When he reunites with old high school flame Peggy (Ann-Margret - Tommy, Grumpy Old Men), love could be in the air. But Fats doesn't approve and he's about to create carnage. Who's really pulling the strings? It's time for some Magic...but beware, the demonic dummy will have you screaming for mummy.




Lauded as the best horror film of the decade, Under the Shadow gets a limited edition blu-ray release from Second Sight on 10 February 2020

Lauded by Mark Kermode as a 'brilliantly intelligent thriller' and one of his top 10 films of the decade, Iranian director Babak Anvari's Sundance 2016 hit Under the Shadow is loved by audiences and critics alike, and was the UK's Foreign Language submission to the Academy Awards. Part ghost story, part social thriller with cutting political commentary, the film is already considered a genre classic and is set for its UK Blu-ray debut on 10 February, in a feature packed Limited Edition box set, courtesy of Second Sight.

1988 Tehran, Shideh (Narges Rashidi) is rejected by her medical school as a consequence of her politically active history. Her husband is sent off to serve in the Iran-Iraq War. Iraqi air raids are drawing perilously close to their own apartment. As neighbours and friends flee from a city in chaos, Shideh and her daughter Dorsa (Avin Manshadi) are left on their own. But Dorsa starts to become increasingly ill and disturbed. Tantrums sparked by a missing doll are initially dismissed, but as they worsen Shideh becomes terrified that they've been targeted by a djinn - a malevolent spirit that steals from those it seeks to possess.

Drawing comparisons to Jennifer Kent's breakout hit The Babadook for its nuanced exploration of motherhood through horror, Under the Shadow also unflinchingly examines the female experience of war and of everyday suppression and the demons it creates.

Take a look Under the Shadow...if you dare.

'Thoughtful, provocative and increasingly scary fare...succeeds equally as feminist fable, fractured family drama and full-on fright-fest'

★★★★★

Best Film of 2016

Mark Kermode, The Observer

'Very much its own beast...can hold its own against any horror classic...Intelligent and terrifying, poignant and pointed...Unmissable. See it'

★★★★★

Den of Geek