DVD & Blu-ray

UK DVD & Blu-ray Releases: Monday 28th November 2011


Mildred Pierce (Warner Home Video/HBO): Hugely acclaimed HBO miniseries adapted from James M. Cain’s novel about a divorced housewife (Kate Winslet) during the Great Depression trying to support her daughters as a waitress and part-time baker. Directed by Todd Haynes, it co-stars Evan Rachel Wood, Guy Pearce and Melissa Leo. [Buy it on Blu-ray or DVD]

Sarah’s Key (StudioCanal): Drama about an American journalist based in Paris (Kristin Scott Thomas) who slowly uncovers a dark episode of French history which involves a young girl called Sarah (Mélusine Mayance) who we see in flashback as Jewish citizens are deported from their homes during the notorious Vél d’Hiver Roundup. Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner, it co-stars Niels Alstrup and Aiden Quinn. [Buy it on Blu-ray or DVD]


Dark Star (Fabulous Films) [Blu-ray / Normal]
Guilty of Romance (Eureka) [Blu-ray / Special Edition]
Kill Bill: Volumes 1 and 2 (Miramax) [Blu-ray / Box Set]
La Piscine (Park Circus) [Blu-ray / Normal]
Magic Trip – Ken Kesey’s Search for a Kool Place (StudioCanal) [Blu-ray / Normal]
Poetry (Arrow Films) [Blu-ray / Normal]
The Polar Express (Warner Home Video) [Blu-ray / 3D Edition + 2D Edition + DVD + Digital Copy]
Transformers Movie Set (Paramount Home Entertainment)[Blu-ray / Normal]
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Paramount Home Entertainment) [Blu-ray / Normal]

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UK Cinema Releases: Friday 5th August 2011


Super 8 (Paramount): A homage to the early films of Steven Spielberg, this small-town tale sees a group of kids discover mysterious things whilst making a short film on their Super 8 camera. Directed by JJ Abrams, it stars
Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning and Kyle Chandler. [Nationwide / 12A] [Read our full review here]

Mr. Popper’s Penguins (20th Century Fox): The life of a businessman (Jim Carrey) starts to change after he inherits six penguins, which forces him to transform his apartment into a winter wonderland. Directed by Mark Waters, it co-stars Carla Guginno and Angela Lansbury. [Nationwide / PG]

Sarah’s Key (Optimum Releasing): A woman (Kristin Scott Thomas) becomes obsessed with tracking down a young woman from the past – for reasons even she can’t quite articulate – in this drama about the past affecting the present. Directed by Paul Popplewell, it co-stars Giles Paquet-Brenner and Melusine Mayance. [Key cities / 12A]


The Tree (Artificial Eye): Drama about a woman (Charlotte Gainsbourg) who has to cope with raising her family in the Australian countryside after a momentous event. Directed by Julie Bertucelli. [Key Cities / 12A]

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