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Detectorists: Series 3 (2017)

8.6/10
Director: Mackenzie Crook
Starring: Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones

Andy and Lance are friends who share a passion for metal detecting. Although they act like an old married couple -- griping at each other -- there is... Read more

Vikings: Season 4, Volume 1 (2016)

8.6/10
Starring: Gustaf Skarsgard, Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Maude Hirst, A...

Vikings returns for a gripping fourth season. Season 3 culminated with the extraordinary battle in Paris, where Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) seized victory... Read more

Doctor Who: The Enemy Of The World (1967)

8.6/10
Director: Barry Letts
Starring: Patrick Troughton, Colin Douglas, Bill Kerr

Jamie and Victoria agree to accompany Astrid to Hungary to observe Salamander's activities. Read more

Doctor Who: The Five Doctors (1983)

8.6/10
Director: Peter Moffatt
Starring: Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Richard Hurndall, Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton, Jane...

A place of ancient evil once feared throughout the universe - the Death Zone on Gallifrey. Abandoned for centuries it is now re-activated by someone w... Read more

The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Live at Monterey (1967)

8.6/10
Director: Chris Hegedus, D A Pennebaker
Starring: Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell

More than 40 years after Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell, and Noel Redding wowed the audience at the Monterey Pop Festival, it remains one of the greates... Read more

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

8.6/10
Director: George Lucas
Starring: Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Voice O...

The story of a boy, a girl and a universe. Now a classic, this blend of pulp magazine sci-fi, comic book action, old fashioned cliff-hanger story and... Read more

Frontline: Series 2 (1995)

8.6/10
Director: Rob Sitch, Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Jane Kennedy
Starring: Rob Sitch, Kevin J Wilson, Jane Kennedy, Tiriel Mora, Alison Whyte, Santo Cilaur...

Kevin J Wilson steps into Bruno Lawrence's producer shoes in the second season of this acclaimed current affairs spoof. He's a no-nonsense guy, but h... Read more

Father Ted: Series 3 (1997)

8.6/10
Director: Declan Lowney
Starring: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Pauline McLynn, Frank Kelly

The final series of the divinely inspired Irish comedy with all eight episodes including 'Are You Right There, Father Ted?', 'Chirpy Burpy Cheap Sheep... Read more

Hancock's Half Hour: Volume 3 (1959)

8.6/10
Starring: Tony Hancock, Sid James, Patricia Hayes

The late, great Tony Hancock is at his best in these ten episodes from 1959, with Sid James as the perfect foil. Collected from Series 5, Tony and Si... Read more

Poirot: Murder in Mesopotamia (2001)

8.6/10
Director: Tom Clegg
Starring: Hugh Fraser, David Suchet

Poirot (David Suchet) visits Hastings at an archaeological dig in Mesopotamia and finds himself embroiled in a murder mystery. When an archeologist's... Read more

Grass Roots (2004)

8.6/10

Deep within the "Grass Roots" of New Zealand film culture can be found a rare breed: the Kiwi short film. Here a celebration of emergent Kiwi film-mak... Read more

Spirited Away (2002)

8.6/10
Director: Hayao Miyazaki

From Hayao Miyazaki ('Princess Mononoke') comes this magical animated adventure about 10-year-old Chihiro, who, along with her parents, is trapped by... Read more

Father Ted: Series 2 - Part 2 (1996)

8.6/10
Director: Declan Lowney
Starring: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn

Craggy Island is a God-forsaken hellhole with only a North, South and East side (the West side of the island broke off in a storm). The island is popu... Read more

Yes, Prime Minister: Series 1 (1986)

8.6/10
Starring: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds

Vision, integrity and a ruthless streak are the weapons of political power. Unfortunately new Prime Minister Jim Hacker has none of these, but he does... Read more

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)

8.6/10
Director: John Irving
Starring: Alec Guinness, Ian Richardson, Bernard Hepton, Joss Ackland

In this award-winning adaptation of John le Carre's novel, Sir Alec Guinness stars as spymaster George Smiley, a retired agent for the British Secret... Read more

The Edge of the Universe (2005)

8.6/10
Starring: Narrated by, John Hurt

Narrated by John Hurt, this entertaining three-part series is a sequel to 1999's 'Stephen Hawking's Universe'. With stunning special effects it explo... Read more

Hancock's Half Hour: Volume 2 (1959)

8.6/10
Starring: Tony Hancock, Sid James, Hattie Jacques, Kenneth Williams

The yardstick against which all subsequent British sitcoms have been measured, many failing to measure up. The brilliant Tony Hancock translated his... Read more

Allo Allo!: Series 3 and 4 (1985)

8.6/10
Director: David Croft, Robin Carr
Starring: Gorden Kaye, Richard Marner, Vicki Michelle, Carmen Silvera, Guy Siner, Rose Hil...

In the tradition of Series 1 & 2, here's more jokes about humourless Germans, cowardly Italians, 'Tally ho!' Brits and onion-selling Frenchmen. Like C... Read more

Il Trovatore (1988)

8.6/10
Director: Brian Large
Starring: Eva Marton, Dolora Zajick, Luciano Pavarotti, Sherrill Milnes

Giuseppe Verdi's 'Il Trovatore' comes to magnificent life in this production by The Metropolitan Opera conducted by the renowned James Levine. An oper... Read more

The Prisoner: The Complete Miniseries (2009)

8.6/10
Director: Nick Hurran
Starring: Ian McKellen, Jim Caviezel, Lennie James, Jamie Campbell Bower, Hayley Atwell, R...

A man, known as Six (Jim Caviezel), finds himself inexplicably trapped in The Village with no memory of how he arrived. As he explores his environment... Read more

Saving Private Ryan ( Blu-ray ) (1998)

8.6/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Edward Burns, Matt Damon, Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore

This highly acclaimed portrait about one unit's search for a soldier who has been ordered home stars Tom Hanks and Matt Damon. Famous for its intense... Read more

Leon: The Professional ( Blu-ray ) (1994)

8.6/10
Director: Luc Besson
Starring: Danny Aiello, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno, Natalie Portman

Jean Reno is Leon, a deadly and elusive killer. He lives a routine life, alone in New York with just his pot-plant for company - until the day his twe... Read more

John Adams (2008)

8.6/10
Director: Tom Hooper
Starring: David Morse, Laura Linney, Sarah Polley, Stephen Dillane, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Gi...

'John Adams' chronicles the life of this remarkable historical figure, a man whose fiercely independent spirit, reverence for the rule of law and comm... Read more

Adventure Time: Season 1 (2010)

8.6/10
Starring: John DiMaggio, Jeremy Shada

A.k.a. "Adventure Time with Finn & Jake". Want to know what time it is?! It's DVD watching time with Finn and Jake - two of the coolest heroes ever to... Read more

Through the Wormhole: Season 1 (2010)

8.6/10
Starring: Morgan Freeman

Hosted by Morgan Freeman, 'Through The Wormhole' will explore the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternit... Read more

Interstellar ( Blu-ray ) (2014)

8.6/10
Director: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, Matthew McConaughey, Michael Caine, Cas...

From director Christopher Nolan ("Inception") comes the story of a team of pioneers undertaking the most important mission in human history. Matthew M... Read more

Peep Show: Season 1 (2003)

8.6/10
Director: Jeremy Wooding
Starring: Robert Webb, David Mitchell

Mark and Jeremy are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are painfully normal. May... Read more

Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life (2009)

8.6/10
Starring: David Attenborough

A personal insight from the world's favourite naturalist into Darwin's theory of evolution. This special documentary was made to celebrate the 200th a... Read more

House M.D.: Season 4 (2007)

8.6/10
Starring: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jennifer Morrison,...

Reunite with the perplexing and prickly Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) as he tackles impossible cases while putting a new staff of potential team can... Read more

Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 1 (1987)

8.6/10
Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Brent Spiner, Denise Crosby, Mic...

Set in the 24th century and decades after the adventures of the original crew of the starship Enterprise, this series is the successor to the original... Read more

La Fille Du Regiment (2007)

8.6/10
Starring: Natalie Dessay, Dawn French

The dazzling Donizetti opera is staged with Natalie Dessay assuming the role of Marie in this acclaimed revival by the Royal Opera. Juan Diego Florez,... Read more

Lee Evans XL Tour Live (2005)

8.6/10
Director: Tom Poole
Starring: Lee Evans

Filmed live in Cardiff during his sold out 2005 tour, the energetic Lee Evans returns to the stage with a routine that can only be described as manic.... Read more

Weeds: Season 2 (2006)

8.6/10
Starring: Mary-Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins, Kevin Nealon, Justin Kirk

Funnier, darker and more daring, the second season of this addictive series stars Golden Globe winner Mary-Louise Parker as Nancy Botwin, the soccer m... Read more

Yes Madam, Sir (2008)

8.6/10
Director: Megan Doneman

Filmed in India over six years and narrated by Academy Award winning actor, Helen Mirren, "Yes Madam, Sir" is an epic story profiling Asia Nobel Prize... Read more

When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Parts (2006)

8.6/10
Director: Spike Lee
Starring: Spike Lee

In August 2005, the city of New Orleans was struck by the devastating Hurricane Katrina. Director Spike Lee chronicles both the physical and emotiona... Read more

Simon Schama's Power of Art (2006)

8.6/10
Starring: Simon Schama

The polite, chin-stroking world of art is laid asunder by 'A History Of Britain' writer Simon Schama's uniquely passionate view. Best known for his of... Read more

Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 1, Vol 1 (2008)

8.6/10
Director: Dave Filoni
Starring: Voices Of, Tom Kane, Matt Lanter, Ashley Eckstein, James Arnold Taylor

Episodes 1-5. Created by George Lucas, this animated series is set during the same time-frame as Genndy Tartakovsky's 2003 series - between 'Episode I... Read more

Flight of the Conchords: Season 2 (2008)

8.6/10
Starring: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal, Arj Barker

Bret and Jemaine came home to Wellington to write new material for the second season of their hit HBO show; shorter than the first, it is rumoured to... Read more

Poirot: Mrs McGinty's Dead (2008)

8.6/10
Director: Ashley Pearce
Starring: Amanda Root, David Suchet, Richard Hope, Ruth Gemmell, Sian Phillips, Zoe Wanama...

Hercule Poirot (David Suchet) takes on his toughest challenge yet as he races to prove a convicted killer is innocent. Mrs McGinty was killed by a bru... Read more

Poirot: Cat Among the Pigeons (2008)

8.6/10
Director: James Kent
Starring: David Suchet, Adam de Ville, Raji James, Harriet Walter, Don Gallagher

Agatha Christie's much loved detective Hercule Poirot (David Suchet) tackles an intriguing and dangerous murder case involving international espionage... Read more

Queen Rock Montreal & Live Aid (1982)

8.6/10
Director: Saul Swimmer
Starring: Brian May, Freddie Mercury, Roger Taylor, John Deacon

Aka "We Will Rock You". Recorded live at Montreal's 18,000 seater Forum over two nights in November 1981, this is Queen at the very height of their 80... Read more

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (2019)

8.6/10
Director: J J Abrams
Starring: Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac,...

The surviving members of the resistance face the First Order once again, and the legendary conflict between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its peak bri... Read more

It's A Wonderful Life ( Blu-ray ) (1946)

8.6/10
Director: Frank Capra
Starring: Beulah Bondi, Donna Reed, Gloria Grahame, Henry Travers, James Stewart, Lionel B...

Classic bittersweet comedy/drama that is the quintessential Frank Capra film. James Stewart is a banker living in the typical American small town of B... Read more

Fullmetal Alchemist: Volume 1 - The Curse (2004)

8.6/10

Edward Elric changed the night he trapped his younger brother's spirit in the unfeeling steel of an ancient suit of armor. That night, Edward and Alph... Read more

Fullmetal Alchemist: Volume 3 - Equivalent Exchange (2004)

8.6/10

The Fullmetal Alchemist, Edward Elric, is given his first assignment. He is to inspect the coalmines of Youswell, a task he believes to be Mustang's a... Read more

Falstaff (Chimes at Midnight) (1965)

8.6/10
Director: Orson Welles
Starring: Jeanne Moreau, John Gielgud, Margaret Rutherford, Orson Welles, Norman Rodway

Henry IV (John Gielgud) usurps the English throne, sets in motion the factious War of the Roses and now faces a rebellion led by Northumberland scion... Read more

Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 2 (1988)

8.6/10

The second season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation commenced airing in broadcast syndication in the Un... Read more

Doctor Who: The Ark (1966)

8.6/10
Starring: William Hartnell

The Ark is the fifth serial of the third season of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in four weekly... Read more

Doctor Who: The Tenth Planet (1966)

8.6/10
Director: Derek Martinus
Starring: William Hartnell

The Tenth Planet is the partly missing second serial of the fourth season in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first... Read more

Cirque du Soleil: Quidam (1999)

8.5/10
Director: David Mallet, Franco Dragone
Starring: Cirque du Soleil

Following the successful three-year tour across North America, the internationally renowned "neo-traditional" company presents their dazzling stagesho... Read more

Cinema Paradiso: Director's Cut (1988)

8.5/10
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Starring: Salvatore Cascio, Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin

A charming, bittersweet tribute to the power of movies which won 1989's Best Foreign Film Academy Award. A filmmaker returns to his Sicilian hometown... Read more

Entourage: Season 3 - Part 1 (2006)

8.5/10
Starring: Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Adrian Grenier, Debi Mazar, Jeremy...

James Cameron's blockbuster, 'Aquaman', is set to make or break Vince's career at the box office, and while Drama and Turtle are breaking their necks... Read more

The Best of Youth (2003)

8.5/10
Director: Marco Tullio Giordana
Starring: Alessio Boni, Luigi Lo Cascio

An engrossing and intimate epic, originally produced as a miniseries for Italian television, following the divergent paths taken by brothers Nicola (L... Read more

The Face of Tutankhamun (2006)

8.5/10
Director: David Wallace, Derek Towers
Starring: Presented By, Christopher Frayling

The wondrous story surrounding the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb is brought to life in this four-part BBC series. Writer and creator Christopher Fra... Read more

The Venture Bros: Season 1 (2003)

8.5/10
Starring: Voices Of, James Urbaniak, Patrick Warburton, Michael Sinterniklass, Christopher...

Adult Swim strikes again with the warped adventures of a one-time boy genius who is now a washed-up, middle-aged scientist. Dr 'Rusty' Venture has tw... Read more

Berserk: The Series (1997)

8.5/10
Director: Naohito Takahashi

Gattsu, known as the Black Swordsman, seeks sanctuary from the demonic forces that pursue him and his woman, and also vengeance against the man who br... Read more

SAS Survival Secrets: Guardians Against Terror (2003)

8.5/10

Using ex-SAS men, "SAS Survival Secrets - Guardians Against Terror" is a vividly detailed recreation of a typical close protection mission. A four man... Read more

Black Books: Series 3 (2004)

8.5/10
Director: Martin Dennis
Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

The third and final series of the British cult comedy set in a second-hand bookshop. Dylan Moran stars as the bohemian, and frequently drunk, owner wh... Read more

Wildlife Specials: Leopard (1997)

8.5/10
Starring: David Attenborough

The leopard is the least known of all Africa's big cats. Until now, the leopard, an animal of the night, has been virtually impossible to observe. Usi... Read more

Carnivale: Season 2 (2004)

8.5/10
Director: Various
Starring: Michael J Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau, Clancy Brown, Debra Christofferson, Tim De...

Season Two of this gothic Depression tale picks up with Ben Hawkins looking like a murderer, and as the stand-off between Good and Evil looms the fate... Read more

Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth (2004)

8.5/10
Director: Stan Lathan
Starring: Dave Chappelle

Outrageous comedian Dave Chappelle is back on the stand-up circuit with more wry observations about everything from black celebrity to crackheads, fro... Read more

Tim Minchin: So Live (2007)

8.5/10
Starring: Tim Minchin

Filmed in June 2007 in the Sydney Opera House Studio, and featuring material from the shows that rocketed Tim Minchin onto the international stage. E... Read more

Red vs Blue: Season 1 (2003)

8.5/10
Director: Burnie Burns

In the distant future, ten soldiers battle for control of the least desirable piece of real estate in the known universe - a box canyon in the middle... Read more

The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)

8.5/10
Director: John Glenister, Naomi Capon
Starring: Keith Michell, Annette Crosbie, Dorothy Tutin, Anne Stallybrass, Elvi Hale, Ange...

This award winning six-part BBC presentation, starring the critically acclaimed Keith Michell, follows the life and loves of this English monarch. Eac... Read more

The Dick Cavett Show: Rock Icons (1969)

8.5/10
Starring: Dick Cavett, David Bowie, David Crosby, George Harrison, Janis Joplin, Joni Mitc...

Long regarded as TV's most intelligent talk show, 'The Dick Cavett Show' was also the late-night TV home of some of the biggest names in rock 'n' roll... Read more

SAS Survival Secrets: Sabre Squadron (2003)

8.5/10

Using ex-SAS men, this is a vivid and detailed recreation of a typicle mission calling upon all four Troops of the squadron. The Squadron must capture... Read more

The Pianist (2002)

8.5/10
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Roman Polanski directs this award-winning testament to the power of the human spirit, based on the true-life story... Read more

Rumpole of the Bailey: Series 6 (1991)

8.5/10
Director: Various
Starring: Leo McKern, Marion Mack

Q.C. John Mortimer's satirical look at criminal law and the Old Bailey continues in this sixth series. Horace Rumpole makes his way through six compel... Read more

Grand Designs: Revisited by Request - Vol. 2 (2014)

8.5/10
Starring: Kevin McCloud

Some have been built with bare hands, others with landmark technology. Some are made of yoghurt and cow poo, others with cutting edge materials. Howev... Read more

Outlander: Season 1, Volume 1 (2014)

8.5/10
Starring: Graham McTavish, Tobias Menzies, Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Duncan Lacroix

British combat nurse Claire Randall is reunited with her husband after returning from the battlefields of World War II. While on their second honeymoo... Read more

The Intouchables (2011)

8.5/10
Director: Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakache
Starring: Francois Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot, Clotilde Mollet

A.k.a. "Intouchables", "Untouchable". Philippe (Francois Cluzet) is a wealthy Parisian left paralyzed from the neck down after a paragliding accident.... Read more

Earthflight (2011)

8.5/10
Starring: Narrated by, David Tennant

Take to the skies with Earthflight as it soars with the true masters of the air on a breathtaking journey across six vast continents. On the wings of... Read more

Sunset Boulevard ( Blu-ray ) (1950)

8.5/10
Director: Billy Wilder
Starring: Buster Keaton, Erich Von Stroheim, Fred Clark, Gloria Swanson, Jack Webb, Nancy...

Billy Wilder's classic drama stars Gloria Swanson as reclusive silent movie queen Norma Desmond. Sharing a mansion with her live-in butler/former husb... Read more

Samsara ( Blu-ray ) (2011)

8.5/10
Director: Ron Fricke

From the creators of the award-winning film "Baraka", Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson, comes a new non-verbal masterpiece. Filmed over a five-year period... Read more

The Abbott and Costello Show: Season 1 (1952)

8.5/10
Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke

The landmark comedy show that showcased the talents of the kings of slapstick. Contains all 26 episodes of the first season (1952-1953), complete and... Read more

Le trou ( The Hole ) (1960)

8.5/10
Director: Jacques Becker
Starring: Marc Michel

Marc Michel plays a man awaiting trial for the attempted murder of his wife. He is transferred to another cell where his fellow prisoners are planning... Read more

Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Season 1 (1998)

8.5/10
Starring: Wayne Brady, Brad Sherwood, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Drew Carey, Greg Proops

If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it just might be 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' - the series where gifted comics devise sketches, imperson... Read more

Mystery Science Theater 3000: 20th Anniversary Edition (2008)

8.5/10
Starring: Trace Beaulieu, Kevin Murphy, Michael J Nelson, Jim Mallon, Joel Hodgson

Running for eleven seasons, this cult TV comedy took an inspired idea - taking the mick out of old films - and made it a hit. A man and his robot side... Read more

Louis Theroux: The Collection (2007)

8.5/10
Starring: Louis Theroux

Louis Theroux's witty and non-judgemental approach to documentary-making has earned him a reputation for making some of the most entertaining films of... Read more

Wild China (2008)

8.5/10
Starring: Narrated by, Bernard Hill

China is one of the oldest civilizations on Earth, and for the first time in almost a century, it is opening up to the world. This landmark series gai... Read more

The IT Crowd: Version 2.0 (2007)

8.5/10
Director: Graham Linehan
Starring: Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson, Noel Fielding

'The IT Crowd' strikes back in the second series of the Bafta-nominated comedy from Graham Linehan ('Father Ted', 'Black Books'). Hook up with geeks R... Read more

Freedom (1981)

8.5/10
Director: Scott Hicks
Starring: Jon Blake, Candy Raymond, Jad Capelja, Charles Tingwell, Max Cullen, Chris Haywo...

The first film from Australian director Scott Hicks ('Shine') is the tale of a no-hoper with a big dream - driving down the road in a Porsche, with a... Read more

The Knick: Season 1 (2014)

8.5/10
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Starring: Andre Holland, Clive Owen, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance, Eve Hewson, Michael Anga...

Modern medicine had to start somewhere... Set in downtown New York in 1900 - The Knick centres on the Knickerbocker Hospital (dubbed The Knick), which... Read more

Outlander: Season 1, Volume 2 (2015)

8.5/10
Starring: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, Duncan Lacroix, Graham McTavish, S...

Episodes 9-16. As 'Outlander' continues, Claire and Jamie's relationship is tested by ruthless Redcoats, volatile clan politics, and a brutal witch tr... Read more

Grand Designs: Series 13 (2013)

8.5/10
Starring: Kevin McCloud

Presented by design expert Kevin McCloud, Grand Designs charts the in-depth process of ambitious design projects, from the initial intricacies of blue... Read more

Ash vs Evil Dead: Season 1 (2015)

8.5/10
Starring: Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo, Jill Marie Jones

Bruce Campbell reprises his "Evil Dead" film role as heroic, chainsaw-handed monster fighter Ash Williams, now an aging lothario who has successfully... Read more

Grand Designs: Series 7 (2008)

8.5/10
Starring: Kevin McCloud

The 7th series of Grand Designs features seven couples bravely embarking on the adventure of a lifetime - building their own homes. There are wrangles... Read more

They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)

8.5/10
Director: Peter Jackson

Using state-of-the-art technology and materials from the BBC and Imperial War Museum, filmmaker Peter Jackson allows the story of World War I to be to... Read more

The Lion King (Blu-Ray) (2019)

8.5/10
Director: Jon Favreau
Starring: Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, John Kani, John Oliv...

Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny on the plains of Africa. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates t... Read more

Whiplash (Blu-ray) (2014)

8.5/10
Director: Damien Chazelle
Starring: Paul Reiser, J K Simmons, Miles Teller, Melissa Benoist

A young and talented drummer attending a prestigious music academy finds himself under the wing of the most respected professor at the school, one who... Read more

Bleach: Volume 5 (2007)

8.5/10

Rukia the Soul Reaper knows she is on borrowed time, staying in the world of the living longer than allowed. Having transferred her powers to Ichigo,... Read more

Bleach: Volume 16 (2009)

8.5/10

Returning to the world of the living after their adventures in the Soul Society, Ichigo and friends resume their regular lives at home and school. But... Read more

Ash vs Evil Dead: Season 2 (2016)

8.5/10
Starring: Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless, Dana DeLorenzo, Ray Santiago

The second season roars back into action with Ash leaving his beloved Jacksonville and returning to his hometown of Elk Grove. There, he confronts Rub... Read more

Raiders of the Lost Ark (Blu-Ray) (1981)

8.5/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Denholm Elliott, Harrison Ford, John Rhys-Davies, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, Ron...

Dr. Indiana Jones, a renowned archeologist, and expert in the occult is hired by the U.S. Government to find the ark of the covenant, which is believe... Read more

Utopia: Series 1 (2013)

8.5/10
Starring: Paul Higgins, Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Adeel Akhtar, Alexand...

When four internet forum friend acquire into the existence of a manuscript to the second part of a rare cult graphic novel "The Utopia Manuscript," be... Read more

The Planets (BBC) (1999)

8.5/10

Employing state-of-the-art computer graphics, unseen space race archive and testimony from leading scientists, this BBC production is the most compreh... Read more

Memento (2000)

8.5/10
Director: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

The toast of the 2001 Sundance Film Festival, this crafty, twisty offbeat thriller focuses on Leonard (Guy Pearce), a man struggling to put his life b... Read more

The Great Dictator (1940)

8.5/10
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Paulette Goddard

Chaplin's first talkie stands as one of his greatest achievements. In this touching and often hilarious political spoof on the Third Reich, Chaplin pl... Read more

Stop Making Sense (1984)

8.5/10
Director: Jonathan Demme
Starring: Talking Heads, David Byrne

This groundbreaking concert film from director Jonathan Demme and seminal New Wave band Talking Heads features David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harris... Read more

American History X (1998)

8.5/10
Director: Tony Kaye
Starring: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Fairuza Balk, Stacy Keach, Elliott Gould, Avery B...

A hard-hitting drama about former skinhead Edward Norton who, having been released from prison after serving three years for the shooting of two black... Read more

The Departed (2006)

8.5/10
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray...

Scorsese's dazzling remake of Hong Kong flick 'Infernal Affiars' packs a powerful punch and a highly-charged ensemble led by Leonardo DiCaprio as a co... Read more

The Prestige (2006)

8.5/10
Director: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Piper Perabo, D...

Two budding magicians start out as friendly competitors and end up deadly enemies in this hypnotic, turn of the century thriller from director Christo... Read more

The Departed ( Blu-ray ) (2006)

8.5/10
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray...

This disc is in high definition Blu-Ray format, the benefits of which will be noticed by those with high definition home theatre equipment. Scorsese'... Read more

Gladiator (Special Edition) (2000)

8.5/10
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Derek Jacobi, Djimo...

Forced into slavery by the corrupt, incestuous heir to the throne, Roman general Maximus (Russell Crowe) becomes a gladiator. His prowess in the arena... Read more

The Lion Man: Series 1 (2004)

8.5/10
Starring: Craig Busch

Meet New Zealand's very own Lion Man Craig Busch and relive TV2's highly entertaining series 'The Lion Man'. Come behind the scenes at Zion Wildlife G... Read more

Lost Worlds - Vanished Lives: The Complete Series (1989)

8.5/10
Starring: David Attenborough

Break open a stone and you may discover a new species, one that existed thousands of years ago. From insects to dinosaurs, David Attenborough shares h... Read more

Bill Hicks: Sane Man (1989)

8.5/10
Director: Kevin Booth, David Johndrow
Starring: Bill Hicks

Bill Hicks passed away in 1994, but his legend continues to grow. This rare live show, shot in Austin, Texas, shortly before the release of Hicks' de... Read more

The Shvitz (1993)

8.5/10
Director: Jonathan Berman

The vanishing culture of the American bathhouse is examined in this cheeky documentary. Featuring interviews with old-timers who recall the history of... Read more

Futurama: Season 2 - Volume 4 (2000)

8.5/10

The final Season Two adventures of Fry, Leela, Bender, Zoidberg, Hermes, Professor Farnsworth and the rest who work at Planet Express. Not to forget C... Read more

The Chronological Donald: Volume 1 (2004)

8.5/10
Starring: Donald Duck

It was 1934 when the irascible Donald Duck came to life in a teeny bit of a part in "The Wise Little Hen" and proceeded to steal the show. From that p... Read more

Satantango (1994)

8.5/10
Director: Bela Tarr
Starring: Peter Berling, Janos Derzsi

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Bela Tarr's epic rendering of Laszlo Karsnahorkai's novel about the decline of Communism in Eastern Europe, is a u... Read more

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XIV (2009)

8.5/10
Starring: Kevin Murphy, Michael J Nelson, Trace Beaulieu, Jim Mallon, Joel Hodgson

From 1988 to 1999, the cast of 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' skewered B-movies from their extraterrestrial orbit. Now the revolving crew of the Satel... Read more

Rumpole of the Bailey: Rumpole's Return (1980)

8.5/10
Director: John Glenister
Starring: Leo McKern, Peter Bowles, Patricia Hodge, Patsy Smart

In a stand alone feature-length episode that follows on from the end of series 2, Rumpole (Leo McKern) has retired and moved to Florida to be closer t... Read more

Stop Making Sense ( Blu-ray ) (1984)

8.5/10
Director: Jonathan Demme
Starring: David Byrne, Talking Heads

This groundbreaking concert film from director Jonathan Demme and seminal New Wave band Talking Heads features David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harris... Read more

Modern Family: Season 1 (2009)

8.5/10
Starring: Ed O'Neill, Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Sof...

Today's American families come in all shapes and sizes. The cookie cutter mould of husband, wife, and 2.5 kids is a thing of the past, as becomes quic... Read more

Psycho ( Blu-ray ) (1960)

8.5/10
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, John McIntire, Martin Balsam, Vera Miles, John Gav...

Hitchcock's most famous movie, the shocker that still keeps people away from showers. Janet Leigh is a woman on the run who befriends mother's boy mot... Read more

Chuck: Season 2 (2008)

8.5/10
Starring: Adam Baldwin, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Julia Ling, Yvonne Strahovski, Zachary...

This season, Chuck is in luck. Intersect II is ready for espionage service. And that means the old Intersect (Chuck) can go back to his old life. But... Read more

Rumpole of the Bailey: Series 2 (1979)

8.5/10
Starring: Leo McKern

Opinionated and set in his ways, the portly and curmudgeonly Horace Rumpole (Leo McKern) powers forth in his daily quest for justice. In this second s... Read more

The Great Dictator ( Blu-ray + DVD ) (1940)

8.5/10
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie

Chaplin's first talkie stands as one of his greatest achievements. In this touching and often hilarious political spoof on the Third Reich, Chaplin pl... Read more

Downton Abbey: Season 2 (2011)

8.5/10
Starring: Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Joanne Froggatt, Dan Stevens,...

Julian Fellowes Emmy-award winning drama series returns for a second season. The Great War rages across Europe, and the splendid house of Downton Abbe... Read more

Once Upon a Time in the West ( Blu-ray ) (1968)

8.5/10
Director: Sergio Leone
Starring: Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, Gabriele Ferzetti, Henry Fonda, Jason Robard...

A great Western by the great Sergio Leone. Henry Fonda is the ruthless psychopath, Jason Robards the half-breed falsely accused of a terrible slaughte... Read more

Wild Russia (2008)

8.5/10

Sprawling over 11 time zones and two continents from Europe to the Pacific, and beyond the magnificent cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, this huge... Read more

Alien ( Blu-ray ) (1979)

8.5/10
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Ian Holm, John Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronic...

Space explorers on a routine mission bring an extremely adaptable life form on board that has attached itself onto a crew member and then regenerates... Read more

Grand Designs: Revisited by Request - Vol. 1 (2013)

8.5/10
Starring: Kevin McCloud

They were bold, courageous, sometimes experimental and always inspired ventures. But have the homes delivered on the dreams of their owners? A selecti... Read more

Gladiator ( Blu-ray ) (2000)

8.5/10
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Connie Nielsen, Derek Jacobi, Joaquin Phoenix, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Russ...

Forced into slavery by the corrupt, incestuous heir to the throne, Roman general Maximus (Russell Crowe) becomes a gladiator. His prowess in the arena... Read more

Big Pacific (2017)

8.5/10
Starring: Daniel Dae Kim

The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the Earth's surface, holds half of our world's water, and hides the deepest place on our planet. Big Pacific bre... Read more

Jesus of Nazareth (Blu-Ray) (1977)

8.5/10
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Quinn, Christopher Plummer, Claudia Cardinale, Donald Ple...

Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the... Read more

They Shall Not Grow Old (Blu-ray) (2018)

8.5/10
Director: Peter Jackson

Using state-of-the-art technology and materials from the BBC and Imperial War Museum, filmmaker Peter Jackson allows the story of World War I to be to... Read more

Bellbird (2019)

8.5/10
Director: Hamish Bennett
Starring: Marshall Napier, Annie Whittle, Cohen Holloway

A rural community rallies around a recently widowed farmer to help him cope with his grief. The farmer's son struggles to find his own way. Read more

For Sama (2019)

8.5/10
Director: Edward Watts, Waad Al-Kateab

FOR SAMA is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the... Read more

Bleach: Volume 9 (2008)

8.5/10

In the world of the living, Ichigo's sisters find themselves in the spotlight as "Karakura Superheroes", while in the Soul Society all-out war is decl... Read more

Bleach: Volume 12 (2008)

8.5/10

Lieutenant Momo Hinamori recalls her days in training at the Soul Reaper Academy, where she first met Captain Sosuke Aizen. In the present, the letter... Read more

Outlander: Season 3 (2017)

8.5/10
Starring: Tobias Menzies, Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Duncan Lacroix, Grant O'Rourke

The third season of Outlander picks up right after Claire travels through the stones to return to her life in 1948. Now pregnant, she struggles with t... Read more

Kingdom: Season 1 (2014)

8.5/10
Starring: Frank Grillo, Kiele Sanchez, Jonathan Tucker, Nick Jonas, Joanna Going, Paul Wal...

Alvey and Lisa are struggling to keep their gym, Navy Street, afloat. Their best hope is Alvey's son Nate, an up and coming fighter. Jay, Alvey's othe... Read more

Il Barbiere Di Siviglia (1988)

8.5/10
Director: Michael Hampe, Claus Viller
Starring: Cecilia Bartoli, David Kuebler, Gino Quilico

Seville, mid-18th century. In Madrid, Count Almaviva has encountered a young woman with whom he has fallen head-over-heels in love, but he has so far... Read more

Futurama: Season 4 - Volume 3 (2002)

8.5/10

"Futurama" - Filmed in 4D! The end is nigh with these next-to-last episodes... "Where No Fan Has Gone Before", "The Sting", "Bend Her" and "Obsoletely... Read more

An Audience with Kenneth Williams (1983)

8.5/10
Director: Alasdair Macmillan
Starring: Kenneth Williams

"...And may I say what an honour it is for you to have me". Sit back and enjoy as Kenneth Williams takes a witty and enthralling look at his career in... Read more

I'm Alan Partridge (1997)

8.5/10
Director: Dominic Brigstocke
Starring: Steve Coogan, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu, Phil Cornwell, Barbara Durkin, S...

Since his chat show came to a catastrophic end, Alan Partridge has been rebuilding his career as an early morning DJ on Radio Norwich. With his loyal... Read more

Black Books: Series 1 (2002)

8.5/10
Director: Nick Wood, Graham Linehan
Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Meet Bernard Black (Dylan Moran), a foul tempered, drink-fuelled and eccentric bookshop owner who loves his books and hates his customers. Manny (Bill... Read more

Futurama: Season 3 - Volume 2 (2001)

8.5/10
Starring: Fry, Leela, Bender

"Futurama" - The future is now! Six further episodes to tax your sanity; "The Day the Earth Stood Stupid", "That's Lobstertainment!", "The Cyber House... Read more

Psycho (1960)

8.5/10
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Martin Balsam, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Hitchcock's most famous movie, the shocker that still keeps people away from showers. Janet Leigh is a woman on the run who befriends mother's boy mot... Read more

Rear Window (1954)

8.5/10
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Grace Kelly, James Stewart, Raymond Burr, Thelma Ritter, Wendell Corey

An injured magazine photographer, confined to his apartment because of a broken leg, suspects a murder has been committed in a neighbouring flat. Conf... Read more

Eddie Izzard: Definite Article (1996)

8.5/10
Director: Ed Bye
Starring: Eddie Izzard

This superb video was recorded in the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, when Eddie was in the middle of a sell-out 10 week run. "A genius of many talents a... Read more

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

8.5/10
Director: Sergio Leone
Starring: Charles Bronson, Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

A great Western by the great Sergio Leone. Henry Fonda is the ruthless psychopath, Jason Robards the half-breed falsely accused of a terrible slaughte... Read more

Sunset Boulevard (1950)

8.5/10
Director: Billy Wilder
Starring: Buster Keaton, Erich Von Stroheim, Fred Clark, Gloria Swanson, Jack Webb, Nancy...

Billy Wilder's classic drama stars Gloria Swanson as reclusive silent movie queen Norma Desmond. Sharing a mansion with her live-in butler/former husb... Read more

Trigger Happy (1996)

8.5/10
Director: Larry Bishop
Starring: Ellen Barkin, Gabriel Byrne, Richard Dreyfuss, Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan

Aka 'Mad Dog Time'. On another, but almost identical, Earth, gangsters rule supreme. Jeff Goldblum is continually challenged by upstarts, primarily Ky... Read more

Jesus of Nazareth (1977)

8.5/10
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Starring: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, Claudia Cardinale,...

Franco Zeffirelli's highly acclaimed version of the life of Jesus. This epic, moving drama, filmed in Tunisia and Morocco, features a stellar internat... Read more

Rumpole of the Bailey: Series 3 (1983)

8.5/10
Director: Various
Starring: Leo McKern

Leo McKern returns for a third series as the curmudgeonly defence lawyer Horace Rumpole. While crime doesn't exactly pay, at least it's a living. This... Read more

Entourage: Season 4 (2007)

8.5/10
Starring: Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Jeremy Piven, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara

Sure it would be great to have it all, but at what price? For Vince, Eric, Drama and Turtle, life in Hollywood's fast lane can be an intoxicating ride... Read more