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National Treasure

Screen legends Robbie Coltrane (Cracker, Harry Potter) and Julie Walters (Indian Summers, Billy Elliot) star in National Treasure, a brand new compelling and timely drama about a beloved comedian who is arrested following the surprising allegation of sexual assault dating back to the '90s. Following its run on Channel 4 this controversial series will be released on DVD courtesy of RLJ Entertainment's Acorn Label.

Written by BAFTA-winning writer Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, This is England) and directed by BAFTA-winning director Marc Munden (The Devil's Whore, Utopia), this four-part thought provoking drama will arrive on DVD on 31 October 2016.

Paul Finchley (Coltrane) is one half of a much loved comedy double act - a cherished household name with a career that spans several decades. He's a bona fide national treasure.

Then he receives a knock at his door. Faced with an accusation of historical sexual offences, the life of this adored entertainer begins to unravel.



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The Killing of America

Described as "among the most controversial documentaries in the history of cinema", Sheldon Renan and Academy Award nominee Leonard Schrader's (Kiss Of The Spider Woman, Mishima, Blue Collar) The Killing of America is a graphic and provocative examination of America's history, complete with senseless violence, mass shootings and cold-blooded murder

Never distributed, televised or made available for sale in the United States, this provocative documentary now arrives in the UK, courtesy of Severin Films, in a fully restored edition. It premiered at FrightFest 2016 and on 31 October 2016 the first ever UK Blu-ray release of the infamous 'shock doc' arrives loaded with exclusive special features - including the even more unnerving Japanese version known as Violence U.S.A. - which remains one of the most profoundly disturbing and still chillingly relevant documentary experiences of our time. A DVD version will also be available and the film will get a limited theatrical release with details confirmed.



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Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives

During the 1990s The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show was responsible for introducing some of the biggest names in hip hop to the world, including unsigned rappers Nas, Biggie Smalls, Fat Joe, Big Pun, DMX and Wu-Tang Clan, as well as unknown artists Jay-Z, Eminem and the Fugees. All went on to have major record deals with total record sales for all artists that premiered on the show exceeding 300 million.

Now the story of two friends whose love of music made them unlikely legends by bringing a unique audience together and breaking the world's biggest rap stars, can be seen in the amazing feature documentary Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives, which makes its DVD debut as an HMV exclusive on 14 October 2016 and general release on DVD and digital download on 24 October 2016 thanks to STUDIOCANAL.



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Two Women

Two Women aka La Ciociara from celebrated director Vittorio De Sica (The Bicycle Thieves, Umberto D) is presented for the very first time on DVD and Blu-ray in pristine HD, sourced from a restored negative, on 31 October 2016. This neo-realist classic won Sophia Loren (El Cid) a Best Actress Oscar, the first and only actor or actress to win for a foreign-language film performance.

Adapted from the eponymous novel by Alberto Moravia, Two Women tells the story of a beautiful young widow Cesira (Loren) and her twelve-year-old daughter as they struggle to survive in war ravaged Italy. In the hope that Cesira can protect her daughter from the horrors of war they leave Rome to avoid the bombings and seek refuge in rural Italy, but there's no escaping the devastating tragedy of war.

Loren also won Best Actress in Cannes for Two Women which also won a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film on its release and also stars acclaimed actor Jean-Paul Belmondo (Breathless).



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Our Girl Series Two

Hit BBC drama Our Girl returns for a second series, this time with Coronation Street favourite Michelle Keegan in the titular lead. Following its run on BBC One, it will arrive on DVD in October 2016 alongside Our Girl Series One and Two Box Set, courtesy of RLJ Entertainment's Acorn Label.

This powerful new series stars Michelle Keegan (Ordinary Lies) as Georgie Lane, a Stockport-born army medic who joins Two Section, now posted to Kenya, a company still under the watchful eye of Captain James played by Ben Aldridge (Fleabag). They are joined by Special Forces operative Elvis Harte (Luke Pasqualino - The Musketeers) and doctor Jamie Cole played by Royce Pierreson (Murdered By My Boyfriend), as well as a fantastic new cast including Anna Tenta and Yusra Warsama as aid workers, Michael James as a high-ranking member of Al Shabaab and Anthony Oseyem as Kenyan military commander Captain Osoman.

The gripping six-part series Our Girl Complete Series Two, will be released on DVD as a two-disc set on 17 October 2016 and Our Girl Complete Series One and Two comprising of four DVDs, will also be released on the same date.



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The Electric Horseman

Sexual chemistry crackles between double Oscar winners Robert Redford (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) and Jane Fonda (Nine to Five) in The Electric Horseman, a romantic comedy adventure directed by acclaimed director Sydney Pollack (Tootsie), which is set for a DVD release on 17 October 2016 thanks to Odyssey Video.

Sonny Steele (Robert Redford) has swapped his previous life as a rodeo champion for a corporate gig as a brand spokesman in a garish electrified cowboy suit. Everything changes at a Las Vegas convention when, appalled that the racehorse he is riding has been doped, he gallops away into the desert to restore the horse to freedom. In hot pursuit behind him are the state police, his employers, and not least, investigative journalist Hallie Martin (Jane Fonda).

The film features a stunning score by Academy Award-winning composer Dave Grusin (The Fabulous Baker Boys), and stars country music legend Willie Nelson, of supergroup The Highwaymen, in his feature film debut. Impressively, Robert Redford did all his own riding stunts and loved the horse so much he brought it home and kept it for the rest of its life. This autumn, gallop into the sunset with this madcap caper.



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The Legend of King Arthur

Andrew Davies' (House of Cards) sumptuous adaptation of the timeless saga, The Legend of King Arthur, makes its home entertainment debut on 10 October 2016 with the complete 1979 series.

Dark Ages wizard Merlin (Robert Eddison - Indiana Jones), weary of the barbarism around him, creates a new order of enlightenment and justice with a youthful Arthur (Andrew Burt - Emmerdale) at its head. Merlin presents Arthur with the magic sword Excalibur to help him defeat the nobles who oppose his rule. But Arthur must also beware his half-sister Morgan (Maureen O'Brien - Doctor Who), a sorceress who has sworn to kill him to avenge her father's death.

As Morgan intensifies her campaign, she uses magic to draw Lancelot (David Robb - Downton Abbey) and Guinevere (Felicity Dean - The Whistle Blower) into a passionate affair. But it is the still more traitorous Mordred (Steve Hodson - Break in the Sun) who will fatally halt Arthur's rule.

Bringing high romance, low treachery and magical adventure via a host of legendary characters and featuring an early appearance by Patsy Kensit (Holby City), this is a fabulous retelling of the gloriously twisting tale.



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Bite

So graphic that sick bags were handed out at the world premiere, the gut-wrenching gore fest Bite, about one woman's sickening transformation, gets its first UK DVD release in October courtesy of Second Sight Films.

While partying on a bachelorette getaway with her friends, bride-to-be Casey (Elma Begovic - Tear Us Apart) is bitten by a mysterious, unseen bug. On returning home what first appears to be a nasty infection rapidly mutates into something far more sinister as Casey takes on an horrific insect-like transformation.

Shedding skin, vomiting acidic bile, biting off nails and excreting slime drenched eggs all over her newly created nest, Casey must now find flesh to feed on.

As her transformation becomes complete, Casey discovers that everything can change with a single bite.

Written and directed by Chad Archibald (The Drownsman) this fantastically gruesome body-horror will be released on DVD on 10 October 2016.

Are you prepared to take a Bite?



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