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10 Rillington Place (15) (Dual format Blu-ray + DVD) Cast: Richard Attenborough, John Hurt Dir. Richard Fleischer Run time: 111 mins This classic British chiller is the horrifying true story of serial killer John Christie, played to unnerving effect by Richard Attenborough. When Timothy Evans (John Hurt) and his wife (Judy Geeson) rent a tiny room in Christie s terraced house, they are unaware that they have sealed their fates and that they will fall foul of Christie’s perverse and murderous scheme. Shot in the original street where Christie’s crimes were perpetrated, Richard Fleischer’s stark, unsensational depiction uses exteriors from the actual house as part of its grim recreation of the events. INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION EXTRAS: • Audio commentary with Judy Geeson and film historians Lem Dobbs and Nick Redman • Audio commentary with acclaimed actor John Hurt • Introduction by Sir Richard Attenborough (2 mins): An appreciation by the great actor

An unambitious painter named Gu (Shih Jun) lives with his mother in the vicinity of an abandoned mansion rumoured to be haunted. In actuality, the mansion has become a hiding place for the warrior Yang (Hsu Feng) and her own mother, both taking refuge following the assassination of their loyal minister father by the wicked eunuch Wei of East Chamber. After the eunuch sends an army to pursue the escapees, the group fortify the mansion with traps and false intimations of the terrifying ghosts within. But even after, things take yet more unsettling turns... Famed for its iconic set pieces, including the central bamboo forest battle, A Touch of Zen is one of cinema’s truly peerless action sagas and the precursor par excellence of such modern  wuxia  films as  Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and House of Flying Daggers. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present King Hu’s masterpiece in a Dual Format edition. SPECIAL FEATURES including: • New 1080p transfer of the film on Blu-ray, with a progressive encode on the DVD • Newly translated English subtitles • Select scene commentary by critic and Asian cinema expert Tony Rayns • Trailer • 36-PAGE BOOKLET featuring Hu’s director statement from the Cannes film festival a 1975 interview with King Hu by Tony Rayns; the original short story the film is based on; the eight characteristics of ‘’the swordswoman’’ in King Hu’s films; and archival images

• Interview with Sir Richard Attenborough (20 mins): Attenborough discusses many aspects of the film

Best of the Best: The Complete Collection

• Being Beryl: Judy Geeson Interview (22 mins) Filmed in 2016. Isolated score track • Original theatrical trailer

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• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

(Blu-ray) Cast: Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Sally Kirkland, Christopher Penn, Christopher McDonald Dir. Bob Radler Run time: 370 mins

• Booklet with new and archival contents • Dual format edition

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The 4 film true cult classic series released for the first time on Blu-ray.

Dir. King Hu Run time: 180 mins

Best of the Best

The ultimate martial arts classic that inspired CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON and HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS SYNOPSIS: Widely regarded as the greatest martial arts epic of all time, A Touch of Zen won awards worldwide (including at Cannes), smashed box-office records and had an incalcula-

Alex Grady (Eric Roberts), an Oregon welder and widowed father of a five-year-old son is chosen for the US National Karate Team. He finds himself in the company of Travis Brickley (Chris Penn), an urban cowboy with an attitude and a host of other off beat characters and their coach Frank Kouzo (James Earl Jones), a hardened veteran of high-powered Karate competition. It s a team with rough edges and problems that must be resolved if they’re to win the international competition and become the Best of the Best Best of the Best 2 HOME MOVIE : SFF

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