So all you've got to do now is solve the unsolvable and catch the most famous serial killer that ever lived.? --D.S. Miles The streets of London's East End are awash with blood. A murderer stalks the night, picking off vulnerable women and leaving them brutally butchered. But this is not the 19th Century; this is not Jack the Ripper “ this is a copycat killer and once again the police remain clueless For fast-tracked, media savvy DI Chandler it's his first big murder case; for front-line, hard-bitten DS Miles, he's now saddled with a boss who would rather talk about Emotional Intelligence than gut feeling. Neither of them have a clue, until renowned Ripperologist' Edward Buchan draws their attention to the similarities between the Jack the Ripper killings in 1888 and the modern-day murder. The race is on to succeed where police officers failed over 100 years before “ to catch the copycat killer before he strikes again. Running Time: 136 minutes Region: Region 2 Subtitles: English Release Date: 16 Feb. 2009
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Collection of BBC drama series adapted from the novels by Charles Dickens. In 'Great Expectations' (2011) eleven-year-old Pip (Oscar Kennedy) encounters escaped criminal Magwitch (Ray Winstone) while out on the marshes and, out of fear, helps him, an event which will shape both of their futures. When the wealthy Miss Havisham (Gillian Anderson) seeks the presence of a boy at her grand house, Pip is sent to her and becomes a playmate for her adopted daughter, Estella (Isobel Meikle-Small/Vanessa Kirby). As a young adult, Pip (Douglas Booth) learns that he will receive an inheritance from a mystery benefactor when he turns 21. Now under the guardianship of lawyer Jaggers (David Suchet), Pip moves to London where he hopes to become a gentleman worthy of Estella's love. In 'Little Dorrit' (2008) the Dorrit family has spent years in a debtors' prison due to the financial mess in which father William (Tom Courtenay) managed to land himself as a youth. Youngest daughter Amy (Claire Foy), known as Little Dorrit, finds work with the wealthy Mrs Clenham (Judy Parfitt) but knows that her father will, in all probability, spend the remainder of his life in gaol. However, when Arthur Clenham (Matthew Macfadyen), recently returned from abroad, comes to suspect that his late father was in part responsible...
Comedy thriller starring Edmund Lowe and Constance Cummings as two Americans - a private detective and an insurance investigator - who become involved in a string of elaborate killings across Europe in which the killer appears to be deliberately staging train crashes in order to cover up his crimes. Synopsis An American private eye investigates a European crime wave. With his female assistant in tow the wisecracking private eye follows a trail of corpses around Europe, confronting a sinister criminal network which will stop at nothing, causing a huge train crash to cover their crimes. An adaptation of Arnold Ridley's story The Wrecker'. Running Time: 87 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 9 Nov. 2009
Product Description Synopsis: GOLD is the story of Kenny Wells (Academy Award winner, Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club, Mud), a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia, and when they make the largest gold find in the history of time, they realise this dream is only the beginning of the adventure. Special Feature Origins of Gold Matthew McConaughey as Kenny Wells Deleted ScenesLocations of Gold Running Time: 0 Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.) Release Date: 5 Jun. 2017
THE TUNNEL sees detective Karl Roebuck (International Emmy award-winning Stephen Dillane) from the UK and Elise Wassermann (Clámence Poásy) from France joining forces to investigate the murder of a French politician found dead on the border between the two countries. When a shocking discovery is made at the crime scene, the pair forge an uneasy partnership that will be tested as a series of increasingly elaborate killings take place. On the trail of a dark and dangerous agenda, where the truth can be deadly, Karl and Elise pursue a serial killer with a very personal motive for murder. In THE TUNNEL: SABOTAGE Karl and Elise reunite to investigate a French couple who have been abducted from the Eurotunnel, leaving behind their traumatised young daughter. But when a plane carrying British and French passengers crashes in the Channel, killing everyone on board, they have far bigger questions to answer. The pair pick their way through clues thrown up by a vast field of debris, forging connections as they go. But sinister and complicated forces are at play and in a terrifying game of brinksmanship, Karl and Elise will have to risk everything in the pursuit of true justice. Running Time: 810 minutes Region: Region 2 Subtitles: English Release Date: 6 Jun. 2016
A great value Odeon Best of British Box set, which showcases a trio of lost or unreleased films from the heyday of British cinema. These are: THE BOY WHO STOLE A MILLION Paco, a 12-year-old boy working in a Valencia bank as a runner, decides to borrow money from the bank in order to pay the repair bill on his father s taxicab. But a bank clerk soon realises that the bank has been robbed and Paco finds himself being chased all over town by the police and local villains. THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES Angela Barrows is a man-eating businesswoman sent to investigate export opportunities in Edinburgh. En route she meets Robert MacPherson who wants to bring his company into the 20th century. The staff have other ideas though and a comic battle between the old and new business methods soon breaks out. LADIES WHO DO Whilst financier, James Ryder, discusses a potential take-over deal, he is unaware that Mrs. Cragg, his cleaning lady, is busy polishing the floor beneath his desk. After Ryder leaves, Mrs Cragg retrieves an un-smoked cigar from the wastepaper bin, wraps it in a crumpled telegram, and takes it for her next cleaning client, Colonel Whitforth. The Colonel gladly accepts the cigar, but is even more excited by the contents of the telegram, which allow him to make a cool £5,000 on the stock market!...
Starring: Richard Widmark and Frederic Forrest Thomas Black Bull's parents reject life in a modern reservation and take to ancient paths in the woods, teaching their young son the stories and customs of his ancestors. But Tom's life changes forever when heloses his father in a tragic accident and his mother dies shortly afterward.WhenTom is discovered alone in the forest with only a bear cub as a companion, he is taken into the world of the white man. Hard-drinking Red Dillon (Richard Widmark) spots Tom's horse-handling skills and becomes his mentor, turning him into a bronco-riding star at the rodeo. But he exploits their relationship over the years by stealing Tom's winnings. Fed up,Tom sets out on his own… Powerful and timeless, When the Legends Die, adapted from the bestselling classic by Hal Borland, is a captivating story of one man learning to live in harmony with both civilization and wilderness. Genre: Film Release Date: 12th May 2014 Director: Stuart Millar Running Time: 95 min Cat No: 139237 Barcode: 5019322392378 No Disc: 1 Format: DVD