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Latest UK DVD releases March 2008

Our Top 3 picks of the new UK DVD releases in March 2008 are : -

1. La Notte

Released 27th March 2008

(AKA Masters of Cinema). Michelangelo Antonioni's finest film. Starring Marcello Mastroianni and Jeanne Moreau, the film is remastered for its re-release, and has the scenes that were originally cut by the censor restored. The superb package also includes a 40 page booklet.

2. Battle For Haditha

Released 17th March 2008

Documentary film maker Nick Broomfield with his second drama doc. This time tackling the notorious massacre of 24 Iraqis by US Marines that took place in Haditha, Iraq.

3. A Clockwork Orange

Released 3rd March 2008

A real horrorshow 2 disc SE release of Kubrick's classic A Clockwork Orange (which is absolutely the canine's yarblyblockos). Lots of quality extras including a Malcolm McDowell commentary. Released on DVD, HD and Blu-Ray - so what's it to be then eh?

Other notable DVD releases we recommend from March 2008 are : -

Ray Harryhausen Collection

Released 3rd March 2008

6 disc collection of the legendary b-movie director's 1950 films. Includes:- 20 Million Miles to Earth, Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers and It Came From Beneath The Sea.

Brick Lane

Released 10th March 2008

Superb adaptation of Monica Ali's landmark contemporary novel.One of the very best adaptations of a novel in recent years.

Another Country

Released 17th March 2008

A welcome re-release of the film of the play loosely based on loosely based on the life of Cambridge spy Guy Burgess.


Earth

Released 17th March 2008

A stunningly beautiful documentary that draws on footage from the BBC Planet Earth series. Like its subject it's both beautiful and fragile.

Coup de Torchon

Released 24th March 2008

Bertrand Tavernier's adaptation of Jim Thompson's Pop. His pulp film stars both the unsurpassable Isabelle Huppert and the superb Philippe Noiret.

 

Mrs Ratcliffe's Revolution

Released 24th March 2008

A surprisingly well made and enjoyable piece of old school entertainment starring Catherine Tate. Tells the true story of a family that move in the 1960's from the North of England to communist run East Germany.