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A Scanner Darkly - DVD
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A Scanner Darkly - DVD

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A Scanner Darkly is a faithful adaptation of visionary author / drug-hound Philip K. Dick’s 1977 novel of the same name. The year is 2013 and the US government has finally lost its war on drugs, with 20% of the population now addicted to “Substance... >>

Children of Men - DVD
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Children of Men - DVD

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Last seen directing the big-screen adaptation of J. K. Rowling’s “Prisoner of Azkaban”, Mexican Alfonso Cuaron now turns his attention to P. D. James’ dystopian sci-fi thriller (a marked change of direction from her usual crime fiction) “Children... >>

Ultraviolet - DVD
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Ultraviolet - DVD

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It is the end of the 21st century and human society has been decimated by a biological warfare experiment gone wrong. Instead of creating a race of genetically-engineered super soldiers, a vampire-like sub-species with enhanced physical abilities called... >>

X-Men: The Last Stand - DVD
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X-Men: The Last Stand - DVD

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The conclusion to Marvel’s hugely successful comic book trilogy (although a Wolverine spin-off is also in the offing) sees Magneto (McKellen) waging war on humanity after a government lab develops a so-called “cure” to the mutant gene. Meanwhile,... >>

V For Vendetta - DVD
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V For Vendetta - DVD

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Adapted by the Wachowski brothers (creators of "The Matrix") from Alan Moore's 1988 graphic novel, V For Vendetta is a piece of dystopian science fiction set in London in the not-too-distant future. V (Hugo Weaving) is a mysterious masked avenger fed... >>