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Last Words - The Battle For Arnhem Bridge

The Battle of Arnhem was part of the Second World War's largest airborne operation. Allied troops were sent to seize eight bridges in the German-held Dutch territory. The task was tragically overwhelming, and enemy forces soon overcame them. Of the 10,000 Allies dropped from the skies, only 1,500 returned. In a poignant new documentary Last Words - The Battle For Arnhem Bridge directed by award-winning documentarian, cinematographer and photographer Roger Chapman, we witness the personal testimonies of British War Veterans and Dutch civilians as they remember the battle that formed a crucial part of Operation Market Garden. 70 years on from the event, it comes to DVD for the first time on 7 September 2015.



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Hugh and I

Hugh and I is an entertaining long running classic black and white British sitcom, written by John Chapman (Happy Ever After) that aired from 1962 and ran for 69 episodes. Terry Scott (Terry and June) and Hugh Lloyd (In Sickness and In Health), play two friends who want to be successful without the hard work. Living with his mother in Tooting, Terry, a young bachelor, and his dim-witted lodger Hugh attempt to make money out of Scott's hair-brained schemes. Are You Being Served?'s Mollie Sugden also features.



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The Krays - Kill Order

Ronnie and Reggie Kray remain the most notorious criminals in British history. Legends to many, their fame was built on a fearsome reputation and almost mythical celebrity-like status, but who were the real Kray twins?

Now in a sensational new feature documentary The Krays - Kill Order, the true story of the men behind the myth is revealed; by those on the inside.

This eye-opening film features shocking revelations from the men who stood shoulder to shoulder with the fearsome brothers including Freddie Foreman, Frankie Fraser, Eddie Richardson, Albert Donoghue, Lenny Hamilton, Billy Frost, Jimmy Tippett Snr., Albert Chapman, Toby Von Judge, Maureen Flanagan and Bernard O'Mahoney plus some never heard before audio recordings of Reggie Kray.

Directed by Christopher Matthews and produced by double BAFTA nominated Revelation Films, The Krays - Kill Order comes to UK cinemas and download on 4 September 2015, followed by its DVD release on 14 September 2015 from Metrodome.



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They Call it Acid

The year is 1988. Margaret Thatcher is still in power. Punk is a distant memory. Clubs are either full of beer boys, soul boys or posers. Club culture as we know it, has yet to be invented and Britain's youth are bored.

And then, by luck as much as design, a fortuitous trip to Ibiza, a batch of Euro-pop records, a brand new musical sound and a new drug that had hitherto been known only to a select few all fused together to create Acid House.

Acid House. The craze that had tens of thousands of teenagers around the country feeling ecstatic and left the authorities and powers that be bewildered and frightened had arrived.

The story of the last genuine youth culture movement seen in this country, one that spawned a generation of ravers and is still reverberating around the world, is told in They Call It Acid, the true story of acid house and the birth of rave culture, told by the people who were there. In the late-eighties Gordon Mason was a part time DJ and full time film editor and by the age of 21, during his formative years, he was naturally drawn towards this life-changing new scene, attending some of the first ever acid house parties. With the occasional VIP pass from promoters he was in a prime position, with his filmmaking experience, and a borrowed from work camera, to capture the burgeoning scene from the inside, long before the media became aware of it. A decade later, with years of filmmaking experience under his belt, he embarked on a journey to create the definitive documentary of this important, era defining movement. Taking some 10 years to make, this masterpiece is a labour of love, and totally self-funded. But now, although the film is finished, he needs the public's help to bring it to the masses.

In a unique crowd-funding project that launches on Indiegogo (https://www.indiegogo.com) on 1 September 2015 and runs for 60 days, 8000 units of the film will be pre-sold on DVD for 15 with the opportunity to invest more for exclusive offers.



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The Decline Of Western Civilization

Penelope Spheeris' iconic music documentaries The Decline of Western Civilization have been at the top of fans' most wanted DVD list for many many years and now thanks to Second Sight Films they are set to get their first ever UK DVD and Blu-ray release. This celebrated and infamous anthology chronicles L.A.'s hardcore punk phenomenon, the hair-metal movement at its pinnacle in the late-eighties and the late-nineties gutter-punk scene and will be released on DVD & Blu-ray 31 August 2015, as The Decline of Western Civilization Box Set complete with a slew of superb extras.



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Partners In Crime

In a major new adaptation, the BBC is bringing Agatha Christie's acclaimed Partners In Crime novels to life with an all-star cast lead by David Walliams (Little Britain, Big School) and Jessica Raine (Call The Midwife, Wolf Hall) as Tommy and Tuppence Beresford - a husband and wife detective duo. Following its run on BBC One this summer, this thrilling six-part drama makes its home entertainment bow courtesy of RLJ Entertainment's Acorn Label. Produced by Endor Productions and Agatha Christie Productions Ltd., Partners In Crime is an action-packed, fun-filled espionage series set in 1950s London, and follows the couple as they stumble into a world of murder, undercover agents and conspiracy. The series comprises of two stories, containing three episodes each, The Secret Adversary and N or M?



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Operation Barbarossa: The Russian German War

Operation Barbarossa: The Russian German War is an eye-opening account of the events that unfolded between the Russians and Germans on the Eastern Front during WWII. Narrated by Douglas Rein (The voice of HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey), this fascinating series, which originally aired in Canada in 1995 and features German and Russian film footage that has never before been seen outside those countries, comes to DVD on 24 August 2015. Far more than a struggle between nations, it pitted tyrant against tyrant and evil ideology against evil ideology as the lives of tens of millions were consumed by the conflict. One in 10 Russians died. One in four Poles died and whole divisions of Italians, Romanians and Hungarians disappeared without a trace. On average, 17,800 people died every single day - and the war on the Russian/German front lasted for 1,400 days.



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Colors

Directed by the legendary Dennis Hopper, classic 1980s cop drama Colors starring Hollywood heavyweights Sean Penn and Robert Duvall makes its UK Blu-ray debut courtesy of Second Sight. Late 1980s Los Angeles, the gangs rule the streets, with the Crips and the Bloods battling to reign supreme. In a dog-eat-dog world of drugs and guns, they don't care who gets caught in the crossfire. It's blue verses red and if you're wearing the wrong colour it could cost your life. This gritty police drama was one of the first films to tackle LA gang culture and features an outstanding soundtrack from Ice T and Herbie Hancock, it comes to Blu-ray on 24 August 2015.



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