DVD & Blu-ray

Since we began supplying DVDs in 2003 we have built relationships with a large number of suppliers and the wider film and video industry in NZ and internationally. These range from the large wholesale suppliers in NZ (e.g. Roadshow) and in the UK (Gardners), to smaller suppliers and production companies who sell directly to us. 

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Society

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Society

London, 1946. Juliet (Lily James), a charismatic and free-spirited writer receives a letter from a member of a mysterious literary club started in Nazi-occupied Guernsey. Her curiosity piqued, Juliet decides to visit the island. There she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, including Dawsey (Michiel Huisman), the rugged and intriguing farmer who wrote her the letter. As the secrets from their wartime past unfold, Juliet's growing attachment to the island, the book club and her affection for Dawsey will change the course of her life forever.

Narcos S3

Narcos S3

The rules have changed in the aftermath of the bloody hunt for Pablo Escobar and now the DEA turns its attention to his successors. With Escobar out of the way, business is booming for the Cali Cartel who, on their way to becoming the biggest cocaine trafficker in history, expand operations inside America's borders and invite dangerous new partners into the business. But when Cali Godfather Gilberto Rodriguez announces a plan to exit all illegal activity and go legitimate, not everybody is happy.

Breath

Breath

Based on the award-winning, international best-selling novel by Tim Winton, Simon Baker's directorial debut BREATH follows two teenage boys, Pikelet and Loonie (newcomers Samson Coulter and Ben Spence in breakthrough performances), growing up in a remote corner of the Western Australian coast. Hungry for discovery, the pair form an unlikely friendship with Sando (Simon Baker), a mysterious older surfer and adventurer who pushes the boys to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.

Chappaquiddick

Chappaquiddick

The scandal and mysterious events surrounding the tragic drowning of a young woman, as Ted Kennedy drove his car off the infamous bridge, are revealed in the new movie starring Jason Clarke as Ted Kennedy and Kate Mara as Mary Jo Kopechne. Not only did this event take the life of an aspiring political strategist and Kennedy insider, but it ultimately changed the course of presidential history forever. Through true accounts, documented in the inquest from the investigation in 1969, director John Curran and writers Andrew Logan and Taylor Allen, intimately expose the broad reach of political power, the influence of America's most celebrated family; and the vulnerability of Ted Kennedy, the youngest son, in the shadow of his family legacy.

Stop Making Sense

Stop Making Sense

This quintessential music film features the incredible music of Talking Heads. Jonathan Demme revolutionised the art of shooting rock concerts with this innovative and lively record of the Talking Heads. Filmed at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles, California, this video cements the group's place as one of the day's most unique rock groups. Among the 18 songs included are “Take Me to the River,” “Once in a Lifetime,” and “Burnin' Down the House.” Starting with a solo by David Byrne, the film escalates as the other members join in.

Isle Of Dogs

Isle Of Dogs

In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled. His quest inspires a group of dog lovers to expose a government conspiracy. The voice cast also includes Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Bob Balaban, Greta Gerwig, and Yoko Ono.

A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place

A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound. Parents do whatever it takes to keep their children and soon to be newborn safe in a world full of creatures hunting every sound they can hear. Not a sound can be heard from the family hiding in silence, but all it takes is one noise and everything can go wrong.

“Simmonds, who is herself deaf, & who starred in Wonderstruck, last year, makes a greater impact still as the indomitable Regan, with her secretive smile. Her hearing aid is vital to the plot, and, indeed, the whole saga is shaped around its sound design.” – Anthony Lane, New Yorker

Happy End

Happy End

Gradually succumbing to dementia, George Laurent, the octogenarian patriarch of the Laurents, an affluent upper-bourgeois family, is uncomfortably sharing his palatial manor in Calais, the heart of the infamous migrant jungle, with his twice-married son, Thomas, and Anne, his workaholic daughter who has taken over the family construction business. Divorced and frigid, Anne has to handle the impact of a disastrous workplace accident caused by her disappointing son Pierre's negli­gence, while at the same time, the urgent hospitalisation of Thomas' ex-wife from a mysterious poisoning, leads his sulky 13-year-old daughter, Ève, to live with her father and his new wife, Anais. Undoubtedly, in this family, everyone has a skeleton in the closet, and as the fates of the Laurents enmesh with insistent and ignoble desires, a peculiar and disturbing alliance will form. But in the end, some secrets are bigger than others.

The Final Year

The Final Year

The Final Year is a unique insiders’ account of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy team during their last year in office. Featuring unprecedented access inside the White House and State Department, The Final Year offers an uncompromising view of the inner workings of the Obama Administration as they prepare to leave power after eight years. The film revolves around a foreign policy team assembled by Barack Obama nearly a decade ago, during his first presidential campaign: Secretary of State John Kerry, UN Ambassador Samantha Power, Deputy National Security Advisor and presidential confidant Ben Rhodes, as well National Security Advisor Susan Rice and President Obama himself.

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

17 years ago, Buena Vista Social Club brought a generation of forgotten Cuban musicians roaring onto the international stage and transported the world's audiences to the vanished dance clubs of 1950's Havana. The band was single-handedly responsible for bringing Cuba's vibrant music and culture to international acclaim with the release of the landmark Grammy-winning album and Oscar-nominated film of the same name. Since then their unique music has joined cigars and rum to become one of the country's most famous exports, as the musicians have continued to play to packed houses around the world. Buena Vista Social Club – The Final Tour will introduce the original five band members as they prepare for their hugely ambitious final world tour, culminating in a massive farewell concert in Havana.

Early Man

Early Man

Invent Soccer. Make Prehistory. Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home. “If just hearing animator Nick Park's name doesn't bring an anticipatory smile to your face, watching a few minutes of the thoroughly amusing "Early Man” will do the trick." - L.A Times

Astro Boy - The Complete Series

Astro Boy - The Complete Series

Blast off with the brand new adventures of ASTRO BOY in this 2003 reboot of Tezuka Osamu's classic series that started the anime explosion. Filled with exciting action, humor, and drama, ASTRO BOY tells the story of a young robot boy modeled after the son of a research scientist. This atomic-powered robot becomes a reluctant superhero who fights for justice and peace – for humans and robots alike! Enjoy all 50 episodes on four discs featuring the rebirth of Astro at the hands of benevolent Dr. O'Shay, battles against evil robot creators Skunk and Shadow, and saving the day as an eco-warrior!"

Lara Croft

Lara Croft

Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. Determined to forge her own path, she refuses to take the reins of her father's global empire just as staunchly as she rejects the idea that he's truly gone. Advised to face the facts and move forward after seven years without him, even Lara can't understand what drives her to finally solve the puzzle of his mysterious death.

Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool

Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool

Based on Peter Turner's memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award ®-winning actress Gloria Grahame in 1978 Liverpool. What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.

Lady Bird

Lady Bird

Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird's father loses his job. Set in Sacramento, California in 2002, amidst a rapidly shifting American economic landscape, Lady Bird is an affecting look at the relationships that shape us, the beliefs that define us, and the unmatched beauty of a place called home.

“Lady Bird understands late adolescence as the endless accumulations of tiny humiliations and a deep, unutterable yearning for escape.” - Newsweek

Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards

Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards

The maestro of mules…

An in-depth portrait of MANOLO BLAHNIK, self-confessed ‘cobbler’ and the man regarded by most influential fashion figures as the best shoe-maker of the 20th and 21st centuries. A film for anyone who has ever looked longingly at a pair of ‘Manolos’. Features interviews from many famous fashionistas including Anna Winotur, André Leon Talley, Rihanna and Karlie Kloss.

Manifesto

Manifesto

Manifesto was originally a 2015 Australian-German multi-screen film installation written, produced and directed by acclaimed German visual artist Julian Rosefeldt and starring two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett. and has recently been on display at Auckland Art Gallery.

The film features Blanchett in 13 different roles as she performs a series of striking “manifestos” from 20th Century art movements in monologue form. It was shot over two weeks in December 2014 in locations in and around Berlin. From anchorwoman to homeless man to choreographer to scientist the chameleon-like Blanchett gives it all she’s got as weaves together history’s most impassioned artistic statements in what essentially plays as a contemporary call to action.

The Dragon Spell

The Dragon Spell

A young boy embarks on a fantastic quest to save both the world of humans and the world of magic from a witch possessed by a dragon’s ghost. Together with Eddie, the wanna-be wizard, and Rocky, the feral wild child, he’ll have to prove what it takes to be a real hero!

A Doggone Adventure

A Doggone Adventure

Junior detectives Ricky and David Hill are part of a family that loves a good mystery, along with their mother Amy and their dad Steven who hosts a popular mystery show. They stumble upon Murphy, the whacky canine from A Doggone Christmas and A Doggone Hollywood, and team up to help him unravel the mystery behind his telepathic talents. The adventure continues as they find themselves entangled in a world of UFOs, government conspiracies and secret agents; running from unscrupulous forces chasing after them, seeking out Murphy for their own bizarre ends. Will Murphy and the curious kids discover the secret from his past that explains how he can communicate with humans? Embark on A Doggone Adventure to find out.

Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

The truth is, we cannot speak other than by our paintings. France, Summer 1891. Armand Roulin, a feckless and directionless young man, is given a letter by his father, Postman Joseph Roulin, to hand-deliver to Paris. He is to deliver it to the brother of his father’s friend Vincent van Gogh who, they have just heard, killed himself. Armand is none too pleased with the mission: he is embarrassed by his father’s association with Vincent, a foreign painter who cut off his ear and was committed to the local asylum.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

This is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (IN BRUGES). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon, an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.

“As with all of McDonagh's work, Mildred's almost Biblical quest for justice is marked by a dark, blistering wit, and a humanity that belies all the deeply flawed characters, hidden under their irreverent humour and often violent interactions.” - Hot Press

Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread

Set in the glamour of 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover.

“The attention to detail, the use of certain colors, the lush and vibrant photography of the dresses Reynolds makes and the clothes he wears – they're honestly breathtaking.” - Chicago Sun-Times

Molly's Game

Molly's Game

MOLLY'S GAME is based on the true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.

“Even though this is Sorkin's directing debut, quite a bit of the clarity comes from the visuals, annotated when necessary, precisely shot and edited with nearly every trick known to contemporary filmmaking.” - NPR

Black Panther

Black Panther

"Black Panther” follows T'Challa who, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T'Challa's mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.

“One of the year's best films, and one that transcends the superhero genre to emerge as an epic of operatic proportions.”

RogerEbert.com


Blaze And The Monster Machines: Night Riders

Blaze And The Monster Machines: Night Riders

AJ is an 8-year-old techie who drives monster-truck Blaze, the top racer in Axle City. The two go on adventures that have them taking on problems involving science and math.

Peppa Pig: Gerald Giraffe

Peppa Pig: Gerald Giraffe

Gerald Giraffe is a new member of the playgroup, who makes his debut in the episode of the same name. He is the tallest child of the playgroup.

Earth: One Amazing Day

Earth: One Amazing Day

Earth: One Amazing Day, an astonishing journey revealing the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands to exotic jungles. Breakthroughs in film-making technology bring you up close with a cast of unforgettable characters. Told with humour, intimacy and a jaw-dropping sense of cinematic splendour, Earth: One Amazing Day highlights how every day is filled with more wonders than you can possibly imagine- until now.

No Ordinary Sheila

No Ordinary Sheila

If you haven’t already heard of Sheila Natusch, prepare to be inspired. The story of this writer, illustrator, natural historian and outdoors adventurer is a beautiful journey through a unique life, made with love by her cousin and long-time Kiwi filmmaker, Hugh Macdonald. Featuring unique historic footage of the lower South Island in the 1930s and 40s, NO ORDINARY SHEILA offers a fascinating glimpse into Sheila's life, including her childhood on rugged Stewart Island and her education at Otago University, where she became friends with Janet Frame. Sheila's unquenchable spirit, feisty wit and never-give-up attitude are by turns funny, touching and inspiring.

Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name is the story of a sudden and powerful romance that blooms between seventeen-year-old Elio and his father's house guest Oliver during a restless summer on the Italian Riviera. Unrelenting currents of obsession and fear, fascination and desire threaten to overwhelm the lovers who at first feign indifference to the charge between them. What grows from the depths of their souls is a romance of scarcely six weeks' duration, and an experience that marks them for a lifetime.

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

During the early days of World War II, with the fall of France imminent, Britain faces its darkest hour as the threat of invasion looms. As the seemingly unstoppable Nazi forces advance, and with the Allied army cornered on the beaches of Dunkirk, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the leadership of the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. While maneuvering his political rivals, he must confront the ultimate choice: negotiate with Hitler and save the British people at a terrible cost or rally the nation and fight on against incredible odds.

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok

Let The Games Begin

Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor's quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization.

“The Marvel Cinematic Universe's most audacious entry so far, Thor's third stand-alone movie goes there with wild, bold choices – and it succeeds on many levels.” – Common Sense Media

“This movie is just so much fun, it's a hilarious superhero romp and nigh impossible to watch without a grin on your face.” – Flicks.co.nz

The Man Who Invented Christmas

The Man Who Invented Christmas

The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of “A Christmas Carol,” a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.

“It pushes its hero off his pedestal but delivers him – like Tom Hulce's Mozart in Amadeus – to a much better place, the earthy company of fellow citizens who dream of being inspired.” - Time Out

“Just like Stevens as Dickens, The Man Who Invented Christmas is immensely likeable, and undoubtedly will having you leaving the theatre feeling more festive than when you entered.” - New Zealand Herald

The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale

Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalism in its militarized “return to traditional values.” As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a Handmaid in the Commander's household, one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate the world. In this terrifying society, Offred must navigate between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids with one goal: to survive and find the daughter that was taken from her.

“Atwood's story may now be an artifact about an artifact, but it retains its great power as a reminder of the thin tissue between the past and the present.” – Emily Nussbaum New Yorker

My Life As A Zuccchini

My Life As A Zuccchini

After his mother’s sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home, filled with other orphans his age. With Raymond’s help and his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and love, as he searches for a new family of his own. From its debut in Director’s For­tnight at Cannes to winning audience awards at festivals around the world, this accomplished debut feature from director Claude Barras, based on a script from acclaimed writer/director Céline Sciamma (Girlhood, Tomboy), has now been nominated for both an Academy Award® and Golden Globe Award® for Best Animated Feature. Brought to life through memorable character designs and expressive stop-motion animation, the story soars with laughter, sorrow, and joy.

Ferdinand

Ferdinand

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

“In the title role, wrestler-turned-actor John Cena gives Ferdinand just the right balance of sweetness and strength. He becomes the wholly convincing center of the parable.” - Washington Post

Coast NZ S2

Coast NZ S2

Coast NZ returns, continuing its exploration of the panoramic beauty and history of New Zealand’s coas­tline. This time the new six-part series ventures to Stewart Island, and takes in the West Coast of the South Island, plus Christchurch and Banks Peninsula. In the North Island Taranaki, Hawkes Bay and Coromandel feature in the one hour episodes. Acclaimed Scottish archaeologist, historian, author and broadcaster Neil Oliver comes back to Aotearora to lead this epic exploration of the coast.