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          Crossfire Hurricane
            

          Crossfire Hurricane (Blu-ray, M)

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          Legendary British rock band The Rolling Stones mark their 50th year together.

          Blu-ray Code KAL2939
          Barcode 5021456192687
          Released NZ 26 Dec 2012
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Cane Toads: The Conquest 3D
            

          Cane Toads: The Conquest 3D (Blu-ray, PG)

          • RRP: $14.99
          • $14.99

          A charming, oddball documentary that charts the progress of an invasive species of Central American toad across Northern Australia and the experiences of the townspeople it encounters along the way. Introduced to Queensland in the 1930s in an attempt to alleviate the blight of th...e cane beetle which was ravaging the crops of the regions' sugar cane farmers; the cane toad, in a manner all too painfully predictable, manifestly failed to live up to its billing as miracle cure for the farmers' ills, but rapidly became a fast spreading pest in its own right. Mark Lewis's film traces the history behind the original introduction, and then follows the invading force, mile by mile, and year by year, in its unstoppable march across the continent, whilst intercutting the stories of a cross-section of experts, officials, and shall we say... "locals" caught up in its path. If all this sounds like a job for the David Attenborough, that's understandable, but you'd be missing the point. There is real environmental science to be learned here, to be sure, but Cane Toads: The Conquest treads this ground lightly, offering an easily digestible sprinkling of facts that could comfortably be crammed into a fifteen minute PowerPoint session. What it delivers in spades is an understated, blackly comic mix of horror parody and absurdist social docu-drama as we meet the wonderful parade of folks who paint them, stuff them, pet them, curse them with Old Testament wrath and launch them from home made rockets! Sometimes fascinating, and frequently funny, this is less a film of amphibious analysis and more an affectionate portrait of Australians in all their eccentric glory.
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          Blu-ray Code 110958
          Barcode 9338176009314
          Released NZ Not specified
          Publisher Pinnacle Films
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          Mystify - Michael Hutchence
            

          Mystify - Michael Hutchence (Blu-ray, M)

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          MYSTIFY MICHAEL HUTCHENCE is a powerfully intimate and insightful portrait of the internationally renowned frontman of INXS, Michael Hutchence. Deftly woven from an extraordinary archive of rich imagery, Michaels private home movies and those of his lovers, friends, and family, t...he film delves beneath the public persona of the charismatic Rock God and transports us through the looking glass to reveal a multifaceted, intensely sensitive and complex man. For an all too brief time, we revel in Michaels Dionysian beauty and sensuality on stage and off. We listen to the range of his extraordinary voice and witness the charmed way he travels through life as he is propelled to world acclaim. But Michael struggled with the idea of success, the creative limits of pop stardom and how to express his integrity; a longing that shaped his life and music and gave birth to a desire to go far beyond the constraints of pop.A violent event strikes Michael and changes his life dramatically, fracturing his sense of self and robbing him of his connection to life. Made vulnerable, he is unable to navigate the complex challenges he faces, and has little defence against the onslaught of the tabloid press that descend on his world. Amidst the darkness, Michaels newborn daughter, Tiger, becomes his one bright light. MYSTIFY MICHAEL HUTCHENCE is written and directed by Richard Lowenstein, director of the majority of both INXS and Michael's music videos and the 1986 feature film, Dogs in Space, in which Michael played the lead.
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          Blu-ray Code MMA6419BR
          Barcode 9322225233584
          Released NZ 5 Dec 2019
          Publisher Madman Films
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          A Cosmos - Personal Voyage
            

          A Cosmos - Personal Voyage (Blu-ray, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT)

          • RRP: $59.99
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          Astronomer Carl Sagan's landmark 13-part science series takes you on an awe-inspiring cosmic journey to the edge of the Universe and back aboard the spaceship of the imagination. Topics covered include: the 15-billion year history of the Universe; the evolution of life on Earth a...nd what forms life might take on other worlds; Johannes Kepler, the first modern astronomer; the hellish atmosphere of Venus and the threat of the Greenhouse Effect on Earth; the search for life on Mars; the 17th century exploration of the Earth; the Voyager missions to Jupiter and Saturn; the possibility of time travel; Einstein's theories; the life cycle of stars; determining the origin of the Universe; the brain and the evolution of intelligence; how we might communicate with alien civilisations; the continued survival of the human race versus the threat of nuclear destruction.
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          Blu-ray Code VVE1097
          Barcode 9337369010977
          Released NZ 11 May 2017
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Serengeti
            

          Serengeti (Blu-ray, PG)

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          Wildlife docuseries examining the Serengeti region of Africa following different species of animals throughout their daily lives.

          Blu-ray Code BDPA0109
          Barcode 9317731156892
          Released NZ 11 Mar 2020
          Publisher Universal
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          That Sugar Film
            

          That Sugar Film (Blu-ray, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, PG)

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          THAT SUGAR FILM is one mans journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as healthy. Through this entertaining and inf...ormative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves. THAT SUGAR FILM will forever change the way you think about healthy food.
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          Blu-ray Code MMA9072BR
          Barcode 9322225207059
          Released NZ 9 Jul 2015
          Publisher Madman Films
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          One Direction: This is Us
            

          One Direction: This is Us (Blu-ray, PG)

          • RRP: $44.99
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          ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US is a captivating and intimate all-access look at life on the road for the global music phenomenon. Weaved with stunning live concert footage, this inspiring feature film tells the remarkable story of Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis' meteoric rise to f...ame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London's famed O2 Arena. Hear it from the boys themselves and see through their own eyes what it's really like to be One Direction. Directed by Morgan Spurlock (SUPER SIZE ME) and produced by Simon Cowell, Adam Milano, Spurlock and Ben Winston.
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          Blu-ray Code BDAB1396
          Barcode 9317731101953
          Released NZ 16 Dec 2013
          Publisher Sony
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          Bully
            

          Bully (Blu-ray, M)

          • RRP: $29.99
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          A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America. Bully is a beautifully cinematic, character-driven documentary. At its heart are those with huge stakes in this issue whose stories each represent a different facet of America's bullying crisis. Filmed over the cou...rse of the 2009/2010 school year, Bully opens a window onto the pained and often endangered lives of bullied kids, revealing a problem that transcends geographic, racial, ethnic and economic borders. It documents the responses of teachers and administrators to aggressive behaviours that defy "kids will be kids" cliches, and it captures a growing movement among parents and youths to change how bullying is handled in schools, in communities and in society as a whole.
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          Blu-ray Code R-112970-8
          Barcode 9397911297089
          Released NZ 20 Mar 2013
          Publisher Reel
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          Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender
            

          Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender (Blu-ray, M)

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          Documentary looking at the relationships and solo career of Queen frontman Freddy Mercury.

          Blu-ray Code KAL2730
          Barcode 5021456189496
          Released NZ 28 Sep 2012
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Cane Toads: The Conquest
            

          Cane Toads: The Conquest (Blu-ray, PG)

          • RRP: $14.99
          • $14.99

          A charming, oddball documentary that charts the progress of an invasive species of Central American toad across Northern Australia and the experiences of the townspeople it encounters along the way. Introduced to Queensland in the 1930s in an attempt to alleviate the blight of th...e cane beetle which was ravaging the crops of the regions' sugar cane farmers; the cane toad, in a manner all too painfully predictable, manifestly failed to live up to its billing as miracle cure for the farmers' ills, but rapidly became a fast spreading pest in its own right. Mark Lewis's film traces the history behind the original introduction, and then follows the invading force, mile by mile, and year by year, in its unstoppable march across the continent, whilst intercutting the stories of a cross-section of experts, officials, and shall we say... "locals" caught up in its path. If all this sounds like a job for the David Attenborough, that's understandable, but you'd be missing the point. There is real environmental science to be learned here, to be sure, but Cane Toads: The Conquest treads this ground lightly, offering an easily digestible sprinkling of facts that could comfortably be crammed into a fifteen minute PowerPoint session. What it delivers in spades is an understated, blackly comic mix of horror parody and absurdist social docu-drama as we meet the wonderful parade of folks who paint them, stuff them, pet them, curse them with Old Testament wrath and launch them from home made rockets! Sometimes fascinating, and frequently funny, this is less a film of amphibious analysis and more an affectionate portrait of Australians in all their eccentric glory.
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          Blu-ray Code 110338
          Barcode 9338176009017
          Released NZ Not specified
          Publisher Pinnacle Films
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