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Godzilla (2014) (Steelbook) (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray)

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Godzilla (2014) (Steelbook) (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray)
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702

The Godzilla We All Deserved

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When I first saw the trailer for the "Godzilla" movie reboot, I knew it would be something special. And then I saw the design for my favourite monster and I was instantly in love.

The story might not appeal to everyone and "die hard" fans of the monster might have been disappointed with the little screen time that the title character has, but this is as thrilling a ride as the roar of 'Zilla himself.

The movie kicks off with a Kaiju attacking a nuclear power plant in Japan, causing the death of a beloved wife. Knowing this was no accident that killed his wife, Joe Brody vows to reveal the truth of what happened that day. The sinister corporation known as Monarch have been monitoring monster activity for years, as Joe finds out, and quickly understands that the same corporation has been surveilling the very monster that caused the destruction of the nuclear power plant that killed Joe's wife!

After becoming aware of the threat this new monster is bringing, Godzilla, the King of The Monsters that has long since been dormant, sets out to restore the balance of nature. And when he rocks up, he is a sight to behold!

There is a unique tension that builds leading up to the final fight between the towering behemoths. It is a slow burn, but the rewards are getting the perspectives from all angles: monsters, families and all in-between - which makes for a tightly knit movie that isn't just all-out action.

A highly recommended monster movie with surprising depth and no small amount of bombastic action.

A great film!

Winners (DVD)

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Winners (DVD)
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25

Before The Gods Must Be Crazy, there was The Winners.

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Allegedly autobiographical in tone – specifically concerning the life and career of director Emil Nofal - this production is the intense, draining and powerful story of Will Maddox who is a winner at everything and in everything. His almost insane desire to win at all costs eventually causes him to lose everything, including his family who are driven away by his crazed desire of success and all it brings. Also known internationally as My Way (the Frank Sinatra theme song is used throughout the film) and very weirdly as Super Jocks in the United States, this is truly one of the all-time classic South African productions, with excellent photography, music, editing and superb acting. With Joe Stewardson, Marie du Toit, Richard Loring, Tony Jay, John Higgins, Ken Leach, Madeline Usher and Jenny Mayer. Followed five years later by a sequel The Winners 2 (a.k.a Again My Way) directed by Jans Rautenbach.

Art of Racing In the Rain (Region 1 DVD)

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Art of Racing In the Rain (Region 1 DVD)
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242

Amazing

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Double LP, Gatefold with a booklet

King Arthur - Legend of the Sword (Blu-ray)

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King Arthur - Legend of the Sword (Blu-ray)
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Price
178

Exciting & Entertaining

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This is a Guy Ritchie film, so fans of his will know what to expect. And he doesn't disappoint. All the Ritchie trademarks are there, with a few unexpected extras. Of course, the humour is present as is the flashback camera shots narrating events.

Charlie Hunnam is excellent as King Arthur: a lovable rogue who grows into his destined role of King. I never tire of watching Hunnam - what a superbly versatile actor!

Mortal Kombat (DVD)

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Mortal Kombat (DVD)
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129

dequon@kgionjohn.com

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Cassie Cage
The daughter of Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade, has a lot to live up to. Her parents were among the few kombatants to survive the wars against Outworld and NetherRealm, and were instrumental to EarthRealm's victories. Cassie is as strong-willed--and occasionally hotheaded--as her mother; and as quick-witted as her beloved dad, which makes her popular within her Special Forces unit.
Cassie Cage
The daughter of Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade, has a lot to live up to. Her parents were among the few kombatants to survive the wars against Outworld and NetherRealm, and were instrumental to EarthRealm's victories. Cassie is as strong-willed--and occasionally hotheaded--as her mother; and as quick-witted as her beloved dad, which makes her popular within her Special Forces unit.
Cassie Cage
The daughter of Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade, has a lot to live up to. Her parents were among the few kombatants to survive the wars against Outworld and NetherRealm, and were instrumental to EarthRealm's victories. Cassie is as strong-willed--and occasionally hotheaded--as her mother; and as quick-witted as her beloved dad, which makes her popular within her Special Forces unit.

Cargo (Blu-ray)

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Cargo (Blu-ray)
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185
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R 461
(-60%)

Cargo (Bluray)

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Suspenseful SF and worth watching. Visual effects were excellent and so too the sound design. The sound mix is in stereo so don’t expect 7.1, but this does not detract at all. Just one point; the movie is a German production so the spoken language is German, with English subtitles. There is no English soundtrack as per Raru’s given info. However the subtitles are adequate and I didn’t miss having English dialogue in the slightest. Better this than watching a dubbed version with unconvincing voice-characterisations and detracting lip-sync issues.

Twilight Complete - Twilight Saga: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)

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Twilight Complete - Twilight Saga: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
Dispatched in 15 to 25 working days
Price
376

Twilight fans will love this

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Very nice 5 movie box set. Each has great picture and sound quality. With many bonus features. If you are a twilight fan. Then this is a good buy.

Luca (Blu-ray)

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Luca (Blu-ray)
Dispatched in 25 to 35 working days
Price
451

Good

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Another good movie from Disney Pixar, although not as good as the likes of Finding Nemo and Up. Still enjoyable.

L.A. Confidential (Blu-ray)

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L.A. Confidential (Blu-ray)
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223

Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush.

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Captain Dudley Smith: I wouldn’t trade places with Edmund Exley right now for all the whiskey in Ireland

Gladiator (Region 1 DVD)

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Gladiator (Region 1 DVD)
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Price
221

Trouble be his pseudonym

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Pappy Jack: It ain’t “mairzy doats and dozy doats” out there. Its war. You fight Black Death like the Marquis of Queensbury, and you’re gonna be carried out in a body bag. But, hey. Good luck!

Generation Kill (Blu-ray)

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Generation Kill (Blu-ray)
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377

Semper Fidelis.

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In November 1775, I was born in a bomb crater. My mother was an M-16 and my father was the devil. Each moment that I live, is an additional threat upon your life. I eat concertina, piss napalm and I can shoot a round through a flea’s ass at 300 meters. I travel the globe, festering on anti-Americans everywhere I go, for the love of Mom, Chevrolet, baseball, and apple pie. I’m a grunt. I’m the dirty, nasty, stinky, sweaty, filthy, beautiful little Son of a bitch that’s kept the wolf away from the door for the last 225 years. I’m a United States Marine. We look like soldiers, talk like sailors, slap the shit out of both. We stole the eagle from the Air Force, the rope from the Army and the anchor from the Navy. And on the 7th day, when God rested, we over-ran his perimeter and we’ve been running the show ever since. Warrior by day, lover by night, drunkard by choice, Marine by God. Semper Fidelis.

Addams Family Values (Blu-ray)

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Addams Family Values (Blu-ray)
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Price
178
Normal Price
R 185

Who moved the rock?

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Uncle Fester: Gomez, do you remember what we were like? I hated you!

Gomez: I despised you!

Uncle Fester: I chocked him until he lost consciousness and had to be put on a respirator!

Gomez: I tied him to a tree and pulled out four of his permanent teeth!

Uncle Fester: When he was asleep, I opened his skull and removed his brains!

Gomez: You did?

Uncle Fester: [laughs hysterically] Ah, brother!

Gomez: Brother!

Blues Brothers (Blu-ray)

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Blues Brothers (Blu-ray)
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204

Bring me four fried chickens and a coke.

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Police Dispatcher: Use of unnecessary violence in the apprehension of the Blues Brothers HAS been approved.

Hard Boiled (Blu-ray)

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Hard Boiled (Blu-ray)
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Price
215

Itallian Import

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This version from Italy only includes a stereo 2.0 audio mix in English and all other features are in Italian.

Ghostbusters 1+2 Collection (Blu-ray)

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Ghostbusters 1+2 Collection (Blu-ray)
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Price
295

Decent package with nice features...

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This came from an Italian supplier, so the cover and insert are all in Italian, unfortunately. A shame, because the included booklet is good quality. Luckily, it includes English soundtracks and menus, defaults to it based on your Bluray-player settings. Some included extras, less for the sequel, but still a decent buy if you want to add these classic films to your library.

Ghostbusters (Blu-ray)

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Ghostbusters (Blu-ray)
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Price
25

Bang for your buck

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OK, ignore the girl-power controversy that surrounded this movie on initial release, and you might just be in for a good time. For R25 bucks you also get a superb quality print of the film, great visual quality and the extended edition does seem to improve the film greatly. Extra disc with interesting tidbits about the film included, as well as a downloadable digital copy. Much more than I expected. For less than the price of a KFC burger, this is a great buy.

Days of Glory (Blu-ray)

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Days of Glory (Blu-ray)
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127

NOT ENGLISH AS DISPLAYED

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Very disappointed. The movie is shown as English on the site, but is only in French with English subtitles.

The Descent 2 (Blu-ray)

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The Descent 2 (Blu-ray)
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204
Normal Price
R 648
(-69%)

Brilliant Horror Sequel

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This is a brilliant sequel to The Descent, not to be missed.

Great Gatsby (Blu-ray + CD)

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Great Gatsby (Blu-ray + CD)
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99

Love It

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The Leo always brings it!

Babel (Blu-ray)

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Babel (Blu-ray)
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62

Offensive

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Poor film where they show a kiddie 'plukking' Turned it off after that.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (DVD)

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (DVD)
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25

Masterpiece

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One of the best films most people have never seen.

King Kong Vs Godzilla (DVD)

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King Kong Vs Godzilla (DVD)
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Price
76

Fine if you like dubs

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Unfortunately, though the product description said the language for the DVD was Japanese, it's actually the English-only dub.

Law Abiding Citizen (DVD)

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Law Abiding Citizen (DVD)
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26
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R 49.99
(-48%)

All time favourite movie

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This movie is timeless and probably one of the best you will ever watch!

Joe Bullet (Region 1 DVD)

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Joe Bullet (Region 1 DVD)
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Price
207

A film with much misinformation and distorted history but still worth it.

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This is a true oddity in the history of the South African film industry: a feature film made during apartheid starring a renowned Black actor which was screened several times in the so-called "Black cinemas" and which, according to several people, was banned by the apartheid Publications Control Board (a truly frightening organization with seemingly limitless powers which could ban anything at any time and not have to give any reason for it) and was lost forever".

Here, the historical facts become distorted. The film was not banned, merely removed from the cinema circuit and the print was given to the then National Film Board, an organization set up by the apartheid government to locate, access, preserve and make available all film productions made in or about South Africa. The government ordered the archivists at the NFB to destroy the print but the staff recognized the value in it - as they did with many films which the then government deemed "inflammatory" and "offensive to the morals of the public", among other stock phrases trotted out by the censor board - and preserved the print for generations to come.

This film laid the ground work for the subsidy film system of the 1980s: so-called "quota quickies" which, despite their almost total lack of worth as entertainment, still gave employment to many South African actors, writers and filmmakers: indeed, the internationally renowned film director Darrell Roodt began his film career directing two of these films.

Despite the misinformation which is omnipresent in the promotional material and can clearly be seen here, this film is certainly worth a purchase and certainly worth a watch.

Singin' in the Rain (Blu-ray)

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Singin' in the Rain (Blu-ray)
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Price
170

One of the best musicals ever made

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Set in the roaring 20's just as Hollywood is about to bring sound into motion pictures for the very first time, Singin' in the Rain follows the story of Don Lockwood and his best friend Cosmo as they tread the treacherous field of transitioning from silent movies to talking pictures.

While Gene Kelly's titular singing sequence in the film has recieved plenty of attention through the years, the real standout in this movie is Donald O'Connor who plays Cosmo. While both he and Kelly are reminders if the golden age of Hollywood where stars could sing, dance and act, it's O'Connor's ability to keep up with Kelly beat for beat in every sequence, all the while delivering lines with characteristic sarcasm and quick wit that deserves accolades.

While not a perfect film (due soley to an extended silent dance sequence too many) this from comes as close as anyone could ever expect. Expertly acted and directed this film is a classic.
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