Some recent English language dvd releases

A MONSTER CALLS (15) 2016  BAYONA,J.A.   £19.99
  Based on the bestselling fantasy novel by Siobhan Dowd and Patrick Ness. Conor, is beset by dreams since his mun fell ill.  However one night he wakes from his dreams to find a visitor at his window. The visitor is an ancient tree monster which helps Conor face his problems.
AMERICAN HONEY (15) 2016   ARNOLD, ANDREA £19.99
  Disillusioned teenager Star (Sasha Lane) meets charismatic salesman Jake (Shia LaBeouf), and joins him as they travel across America selling subscriptions and partying hard.
AMERICAN PASTORAL (15) 2016  MCGREGOR, EWAN £19.99
  Ewan McGregor directs and stars in this drama based on the novel by Philip Roth. The film charts the life of Jewish American businessman, and former standout athlete, Seymour ‘Swede’ Levov (McGregor) whose life begins to unravel during the social and political upheaval of the 1960s.
ARRIVAL (12) 2016  VILLENEUVE, DENIS DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
 A mysterious alien spaceship land on Earth and an American linguistics professor finds herself working with the army to decode the aliens’ communications.
BLACKBIRD (PG) 2013  CHAMBERS, JAMIE £15.99
 Young Scottish folk singer Ruadhan  becomes increasingly disillusioned with the modernisation of the small fishing village he’s always called home.
CHI-RAQ (15) 2016 USA LEE, SPIKE   £14.99
  Spike Lee directs this satirical musical drama based on the classical Greek comedy ‘Lysistrata’ by Aristophanes but set among gangs in present day Chicago.
ETHEL & ERNEST (PG) 216  MAINWOOD, ROGER £19.99
 Hand-drawn animation filmfollows four decades in the lives of an ordinary couple living in London.  Based on the autobiographical novel by Raymond Briggs.
FENCES (12) 2016  WASHINGTON, DENZEL £19.99
 Drama adapted from August Wilson’s play about a working-class African-American former baseball player struggling to come to terms with events which led him to take up a job as a waste collector in 1950s Pittsburgh.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (15) 2016   TAYLOR, TATE £19.99
  Emily Blunt stars in this adaption of  Paula Hawkins’ psychological thriller.
GUERRILLA (15) 2016 UK   £24.99
  Six-part miniseries starring Idris Elba and Freida Pinto which chronicles the British Black Power movements of the 1970s.
HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT (18) 2014  SAFDIE, BEN AND JOSHUA £15.99 
Powerful drama based on the unpublished memoir of actress Arielle Holmes about her life as a heroin addict living on the streets of New York.
HELL OR HIGH WATER (15) 2016   MACKENZIE, DAVID   £19.99
  Divorced father and his ex-con brother Tanner stage a string of carefully planned bank robberies in a desperate attempt to save their family’s West Texas farm from bank foreclosure. Ageing Texas Ranger Marcus (Jeff Bridges) is assigned to investigate the crimes.
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE (12) 2016   WAITITI, TAIKA   £17.99  
Sam Neill and Julian Dennison star in this comedy drama based on Barry Crump’s novel ‘Wild Pork and Watercress’.
KING CHARLES III (12) 2017  GOOLD, RUPERT £19.99
  Adapted from Mike Bartlett’s play which stars Tim Pigott-Smith as Prince Charles becomes king following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II.
LA LA LAND (12) 2016   CHAZELLE, DAMIEN £19.99
 Romantic musical about a jazz musician (Ryan Gosling) and an aspiring actress (Emma Stone) who are  down on their luck in Los Angeles.
LOVING (15) 2016 NICHOLS,  JEFF £19.99
  Historical drama about an interracial couple who defy state laws to marry in 1950s Virginia.
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (15) 2016  LONERGAN,  KENNETH     £15.99
  After the sudden death of his brother, Lee (Ben Affleck)  reluctantly becomes the guardian of his brother’s teenage son Patrick and has to  grapple with this new role in already complicated life.
MOANA (PG) 2016     CLEMENTS, P./MUSKER, J.   £19.99
   Disney animated adventure about a fiery ocean demon which threatens Princess Moana’s peaceful island home.
MOONLIGHT (15) 2016  JENKINS, BARRY  DVD –  £15.99   BLU RAY – £19.99
  Set in a rough Miami neighbourhood, the film chronicles, from early life to young adulthood, the life of poor African-American Chiron.   Chiron is a small withdrawn boy who is bullied at school and who falls under the wings of  drug dealer Juan.  Juan tries to help Chiron  not to accept his lot in life.
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS (15) 2016   FORD , TOM   £19.99
 Thriller adapted from Austin Wright’s novel. Years after leaving her first husband, Susan Morrow  receives a letter asking her to read the manuscript of his first novel. Although worried that reading the book may unearth unpleasant memories long forgotten, Susan reluctantly begins to read.
PATERSON (15) 2016  JARMUSCH, JIM   £19.99
   New Jersey bus driver Paterson has a hidden talent for writing poetry. Following the same routine each day, Paterson uses his observations  as inspiration for his writing and is reluctant to publish his work as this might change his comfortable world.
SILENCE (15) 2016   SCORSESE, MARTIN   £15.99
  17th century Jesuit priests travel to Japan to spread their faith against the backdrop of  a Japanese government wishing to suppress any kind of western influences.  After the priests face persecution and witness the torture of their followers they question their own believes.
SIX PLAYS BY ALAN BENNETT: THE COMPLETE SERIES (12) £24.99
 Collection of six plays written by Alan Bennett and produced by Stephen Frears. The set consists of – ‘Me! I’m Afraid of Virginia Woolf’ (1978), ‘Doris and Doreen’ (1978), ‘The Old Crowd’ (1979), ‘One Fine Day’ (1979),  ‘Afternoon Off’ (1979) and ‘All Day On the Sands’ (1979).
SNOWDEN (15) 2016   STONE, OLIVER     £19.99
 Biographical thriller about the  whistleblower Edward Snowden
STOCKHOLM, MY LOVE (PG) 2016 UK   COUSINS, MARK  DUAL FORMAT DVD-BLU RAY £19.99 
  The film follows the footsteps of Alva Achebe, a Swedish architect fascinated by the way buildings influence lives but haunted by a tragic event from her past. Cousins and award-winning cinematographer Christopher Doyle filmed on the streets of the Swedish capital to create a visually stunning work about loss and rejuvenation, which marks the acting debut of acclaimed
SULLY – MIRACLE ON THE HUDSON (12) 2016 EASTWOOD, CLINT £19.99
    Tom Hanks stars as pilot’Sully’ in this true story of the pilot who successfully landed his passenger plane on the Hudson River.
SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS (PG) 2016  LOWTHORPE, PHILIPPA £19.99  
Family adventure adapted from Arthur Ransome’s classic novel set in the 1920s.
T2 TRAINSPOTTING (18) UK  BOYLE, DANNY £19.99
 Sequel to the critically acclaimed 1995 film starring Ewan McGregor.
THE WARSAW GHETTO (15) 2009     HARRISON, JOHN KENT   £12.99
   Based on the true story of German nurse and social worker Irena Sendler, who provides aid to Poles in German occupied Poland.
THE WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION (15) 2016    £19.99
  Toby Jones, Andrea Riseborough, Billy Howle and Kim Cattrall star in this BBC adaptation of Agatha Christie’s crime story.
WIENER-DOG (15) 2016  SOLONDZ, TODD   £15.99
  Comedy following a loveable Dachshund as it travels around the country, changing the lives of a number of very different owners along the way.

DVDs available to buy from J.Whiting Books/Worldonlinecinema.com at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/documentaries

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