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Game of Thrones - Season 8 (Blu-ray)

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Game of Thrones - Season 8 (Blu-ray)
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Price
599

Masterpiece

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Ignore the rating below. This person obviously does not understand that Game of Thrones is not your typical Happy Ending Hollywood garbage. Try a Romantic comedy next time fella'! An excellent conclusion!!!!

Game of Thrones - Season 8 (Blu-ray)

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Game of Thrones - Season 8 (Blu-ray)
Pre-order (Expected: 6 Dec 2019)
Price
599

Winter Came, wasn't that big a deal, and left with a whimper.

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All the characters were ruined by this season and its terrible writing. The acting and visuals were top-notch. Everything else was rushed and poorly plotted. I could go on and on about every character and plot point, but this final season is a dark mark on the reputation of what could have been the greatest TV series of all time.

Sopranos - Seasons 1-6 (DVD)

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Sopranos - Seasons 1-6 (DVD)
In Stock
Price
1,295

Wrong version received

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Watch out before buying this item
I received the SA knock off cheap looking version NOT AT ALL as photo provided here
Very misleading advertising

Raru Admin Update:
Note the packshot has been updated to the South African version.

3 From Hell (Region A Blu-ray)

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Price
496

Great follow up to the devils rejects

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ROB ZOMBIE RETURNS TO HIS MOST FAMOUS CHARACTERS IN THREE FROM HELL, THE FIREFLY FAMILY.
AFTER ALMOST BEING SHOT TO DEATH , OTIS DRIFTWOOD , BABY FIREFLY AND CAPTAIN SPAULDING SPENDS THE NEXT YEAR IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT CLINGING TO THEIR WICKED LIVES. AFTER A " SATANIC RECOVERY" THEY ARE PUT ON TRIAL AND DESPITE PROTESTS OF THEIR FREEDOM BY LOCAL FANS , ALL THREE ARE SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON, IN ADDITION TO THE FINAL VERDICT CAPTAIN SPAULDING IS EXECUTED VIA LETHAL INJECTION A FEW YEARS INTO HIS LIFE SENTENCE

SHERI MOON ZOMBIE IS THE HIGHLIGHT OF THIS FILM SHE GIVES HER BEST PERFORMANCE YET, IN ADDITION TO EXCELLENT ACTING FROM THE REST OF THE CAST. BABY FIREFLY IS EVEN MORE CRAZY AFTER 10 YEARS IN PRISON. SHE EVEN CHASES A NAKED WOMAN DOWN A SUBURBAN NEIGHBORHOOD STREET AND VIOLENTLY STABS HER TO DEATH ON SOME OLD LADY'S LAWN, THAT SHOULD GIVE YOU AN IDEA. THE LOOK AND FEEL OF THE FILM IS EXCELLENT AND IT HAS BOTH THE ELEMENTS OF THE PREVIOUS 2 FILMS, THE DEVILS REJECTS AND HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES. FANS ARE GOING TO HAVE A HARD TIME CHOOSING A FAVORITE BETWEEN THE 3 FILMS. ANOTHER GREAT HIGHLIGHT IS THAT THE FILM'S PLOT IS SPLIT INTO 3 PARTS. PRISON MOVIE, HOME INVASION MOVIE AND A MEXICAN MOVIE. WELL DONE ROB

ROB ZOMBIE CONTINUES TO USE HIS BUDGET EFFECTIVELY, DESPITE NOT BEING GIVEN MASSIVE BUDGETS FOR HIS FILMS. THIS IS DEFINITELY A STEP UP FROM HIS LAST FILM 31 . FANS WILL REJOICE IN THIS LATEST INSTALMENT OF THE FIREFLY TRILOGY AND THEY SHOULD AS ITS FUN TO SEE HOW THESE CHARACTERS HAVE CHANGED DUE TO THEIR TIME IN PRISON
ENJOY
8/10

My Way (Region 1 DVD)

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My Way (Region 1 DVD)
Dispatched in 20 to 25 working days
Price
123

A South African classic: Also known as 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.

15:17 to Paris (DVD)

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15:17 to Paris (DVD)
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Price
60

Drama

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Interesting true story. A little disjointed in the editing. Drama.

Downton Abbey Seasons 1-6 + Specials Boxset (DVD)

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Downton Abbey Seasons 1-6 + Specials Boxset (DVD)
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Price
1,357

Box set is flimsy

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Very excited about the arrival of the DVDs, disappointed in the actual "box" that they are stored in. It is more like a coloured piece of cardboard wrapped around the DVDs

House On Willow Street (DVD)

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House On Willow Street (DVD)
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Price
60

Locally made with a European feel

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This movie appears to be made and funded locally with a number of actors recognisable. This makes the movie a guilty-pleasure of sorts for me.

Willow street has a compelling story (if a bit disjointed and hard cut at certain points), it has some great scares (quite a number of jump scares) and creepy scenes with an engaging and semi-original plot.

The Effects are great in this movie and the cgi has been put to good use without being jarring.

Overall a good way to spend 90 minutes. Not a stellar movie, but good. The feel of the movie reminds me a lot of older European horror from the late 80's / early 90s with dubbing and characters often being caricatures of who they are meant to be.

Overall a sold effort that will not disappoint unless you nitpick all the faults (of which there are a number). The pacing is fairly good with the movie being watchable until the end.

Swiss Family Robinson (DVD)

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Swiss Family Robinson (DVD)
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Price
78

A real family movie

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A typical Walt Disney at its very best and that says it all.

Life of Pi (DVD)

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Life of Pi (DVD)
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60

More to this story than what meets the eye

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If one looks carefully at the movie- the absolutely vivid colors and the improbability of the story logic - the various animals on the boat, the story-line becomes irrational. You need to re-interpret to story as that our hero has also drowned on and what he is experiencing is his subconscious mind in the next dimension...

The term "Pi" is also a valuable hint- to the irrationality of the story..in the material world.

The Darkest Hour (DVD)

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The Darkest Hour (DVD)
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Price
56
RRP
R 59.99
(-7%)

Gary Oldman is amazing!

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Having grown up and spent many years watching many "war movies" based on WW2 with lots of action elements in them - this was actually surprisingly interesting and completely different. Seen from the point of view of the leaders back home and not sitting on the front lines - Winston Churchill (played by Oscar Winner Gary Oldman) is not the first choice of the British parliament, nor even the king, when they are on the brink of war with Germany. As fate would have it, he is eventually chosen to lead his nation against the Nazi threat, and we the viewer get to see just how much he had to put up with. An action romp this is not, but a lot of drama and political intrigue will keep you glued to your screen until that final closing speech "We shall fight on the beaches".

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (Blu-ray)

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Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (Blu-ray)
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Price
203

Thank you

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Bluray arrived in fantastic condition. Thank you.

Whiplash (Blu-ray)

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Whiplash (Blu-ray)
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Price
153

Perfect Condition

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Package was received in pristine condition.

Fargo (Blu-ray)

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Fargo (Blu-ray)
Dispatched in 15 to 20 working days
Price
126

Thank you

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Item arrived in perfect condition. Thank you.

88 Minutes (DVD)

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88 Minutes (DVD)
Dispatched in 15 to 20 working days
Price
35
Normal Price
R 88
(-60%)

Normal price whaaaat?

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If the normal price on this DVD was really R2978, I'm glad I waited for it to be reduced.

Alien Anthology: UK Edition (Blu-ray)

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Alien Anthology: UK Edition (Blu-ray)
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Price
154

Almost Complete...

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If you are a fan of the Alien Movies then this is for you, if however you are a true fan you would notice the omission of "Prometheus" (my fav)which is also considered part of the Alien movie franchise.
Either way this is a nice addition to have in your collection.

Shazam! (Blu-ray)

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Shazam! (Blu-ray)
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Price
176
RRP
R 199.99
(-12%)

The real Captain Marvel

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The recent DC movies have been pretty good, with Aquaman and Wonder Woman bringing the excellent characters from the DC stable to the big screen. I was skeptical at first about Shazam, but it's a fantastic superhero comedy - that oozes charm. I grew up reading the original Captain Marvel (now Shazam) comics, and while he always came third to Batman and Superman, I have to admit that this movie has made me an even greater fan.

Alita: Battle Angel (Blu-ray)

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Alita: Battle Angel (Blu-ray)
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Price
176
RRP
R 199.99
(-12%)

Mangalicious!

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One of the best anime/manga to live-action adaptions in years, and while the critics hated it for some reason, I can honestly say that this move is astounding. The casting was perfect, and the CGI was incredible. It's definitely going into my movie collection and I'm going to re-watch it with glee for years to come.

Kill and Kill Again (Region A Blu-ray)

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Kill and Kill Again (Region A Blu-ray)
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Price
509

A huge international box office success for South Africa

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Filmed in and around the tourist resort of Sun City, this was a partly foreign funded sequel of sorts to the earlier Karate Olympia a.k.a. Kill & Kill Again with much the same cast playing essentially the same characters, if one forgets that James Ryan’s character in the first film was called ‘Steve Hunt’ and then called ‘Steve Chase’ in this one. Broad comedy and very well executed stunts and fight arranging are the order of the day and the one with the best lines is the late, pioneering South African actor Ken Gampu as the unfortunately named Gorilla, an ex-wrestler who cannot stand officious bosses, too tight shirts and engaged aircraft toilets. Another international box office success for South Africa which grossed enough money to find itself almost at the top of Variety’s box – office champions for 1981.

The Adventures of Tintin: Complete Collection (DVD)

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The Adventures of Tintin: Complete Collection (DVD)
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Price
39

Click Error, i meant 5/5

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Great show, pity Tintin in the congo is missing !

GoldenEye (DVD)

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GoldenEye  (DVD)
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Price
60

GOLDENEYE.....BEST BOND FILM AS OF YET....

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I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS MOVIE. IT OOZES WITH SEX APPEAL. ITS 21ST CENTURY; ULTRA COOL AND HAS A WINNING CAST ESPECIALLY PIERCE AND FAMKE, GREAT CHEMISTRY....

Oblivion (Blu-ray)

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Oblivion (Blu-ray)
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Price
126

Nothing special

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Excellent video quality

Story LIne: Clinical and non engaging.

Captain Marvel (Blu-ray)

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Captain Marvel (Blu-ray)
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Price
195

This wasn't a good experience

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For all the things this film got wrong, it still had some entertainment value. Unfortunately, if you've seen any other Marvel movie, there is no doubt that this one is the weakest of the lot. From poor writing to uninspired action and countless plot holes, the film was a let down. My biggest issue was character motivations and developments... There were none. It was just a big shiny waste of time. Great special effects don't make a good movie. Also worth noting, it is the last time we will see a Stan Lee cameo... And I loved his cameo in this one. It was the one thing that didn't have me rolling my eyes into the back of my head. As a collector of the marvel films, I'll be buying it for the cameo alone. No other reason to watch it again.

Lancaster Skies (DVD)

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Lancaster Skies (DVD)
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Price
229

Lancaster skies

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Low budget through and through! Very dissapointed.

Micawber (DVD)

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Micawber (DVD)
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Price
126

Charming,

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David Jason, known to many for Only Fools & Horses, but even better in the Touch of Frost series, is an excellent British actor, and perfect in the prequel to Dickens : David Copperfield, about the man who is always optimistic, always in debt, yet somehow always manages to survive. Gentle humour, and never dull. Pity this show wasn't extended to a second series, as one can see many promising plot lines starting here
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