DVD & Blu-ray

UK DVD & Blu-ray Releases: Monday 12th March 2012


Jane Eyre (Universal Pictures): An exquisitely realised adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s novel injects new life into the much filmed text. Opening with a key flash-forward sequence, the story depicts the struggles of a young woman (Mia Wasikowska) in 19th century England as she survives a tough childhood, before eventually working at a country house owned by the moody Mr. Rochester (Michael Fassbender). Along the way Jane encounters an uncaring aunt (Sally Hawkins), a cruel teacher (Simon McBurney), a sympathetic parson (Jamie Bell) and an amiable housekeeper (Judi Dench). There is also the matter of her own emotions for her enigmatic new boss, who seems to be a personification the 20th century phrase “it’s complicated”. [Buy it on Blu-ray + DVD & Digital Copy] [Read our full review here]

This Is England ’88 (4DVD): The acclaimed spin-off  from the Shane Meadows film This Is England (2006), it is also a sequel to the 2010 series This Is England ’86. Also starring Thomas Turgoose as Shaun, Vicky McClure as Lol and Joe Gilgun as Woody, it picks up picks up the action in the Christmas of 1988. Lol is still struggling to cope with the events of 18 months ago and Woody is in self-imposed exile from the gang. [Buy it on Blu-ray or DVD]


Birdsong: Part 1 (Universal/Playback) [Blu-ray / Normal]
Love Never Dies (Universal Pictures) [Blu-ray / with DVD – Double Play]
Monte Carlo (20th Century Fox Home Ent.) [Blu-ray / Normal]
Mother and Child (Verve Pictures) [Blu-ray / Normal]
My Week With Marilyn (EV) [Blu-ray / Normal]
Special Forces (StudioCanal) [Blu-ray / Normal]
Straw Dogs (Sony Pictures Home Ent.) [Blu-ray / Normal]
The Big Bang (Anchor Bay Entertainment UK) [Blu-ray / Normal]
The Bodyguard (Warner Home Video) [Blu-ray / Normal]
The Help (Walt Disney Studios Home Ent.) [Blu-ray / Normal]
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (Entertainment One) [Blu-ray / Normal]
This Is England ’86/This Is England ’88 (4DVD) [Blu-ray / Normal]

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