The quintessential quickfire stand-up comedy show, The Comedians is one of the great successes of ITV – lasting from 1971 until 1993 and making household names of many of its stars. With routines that were honed to perfection in the hard-knock territory of Northern working men’s clubs, Bernard Manning, Frank Carson, George Roper, Duggie Brown and Colin Crompton all became masters of the excruciatingly bad joke and the knowing wink.
Every weekend, long-suffering referee Mr. Armistead wades into the melee to try to teach two sets of testosterone-fuelled maniacs the value of restraint, justice and fair play. Why does he persist in this near-futile endeavour? Is it because he has a dangerously masochistic streak? Or is it because Mr Armistead genuinely believes that he can use his peaceful philosophy of life to tame the wilder excesses of the players of Co-op Albion and, on this occasion, the Parker Street Depot?
Compelled to use his own money for his expense account, Major Carrington becomes convinced that he will never see his money again and decides to take back the money from his department’s funds without permission. For this error in military rules, Carrington is court-martialed.During the trial, Carrington’s selfish wife (Margaret Leighton) gets even for a wartime affair conducted by her husband by supplying false testimony. Though Carrington is declared guilty, the implication is that he is well rid of both his wife and his hollow government post….Nominated for 5 BAFTA Awards.
This classic Thames drama series, based on the short stories by Edgar Wallace, features one of the unlikeliest fictional sleuths: Mr. J.G. Reeder, a mild-mannered, bespectacled civil servant at the Department of Public Prosecutions. But Mr. Reeder (Hugh Burden) has an unusual gift he can think in exactly the way a criminal does. In 1920s London, his talent for cracking even the most impenetrable of crimes is known throughout the underworld, and much valued by his department head, Sir Jason Toovey; bank heists, jewel thefts and murder are among the many and varied cases that are passed on to Mr. Reeder to solve in his own singular way… The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder is released here for the first time in any format and this complete set brings together both series, originally screened between 1969 and 1971.
La alucinante saga que empezó con The Avengers en Marvel Comics continúa en una serie de acción emitida en la cadena estadounidense ABC, Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. La Primera Temporada Completa. Después de la batalla de Nueva York, el mundo no es lo mismo que era. Un extraordinario paisaje de maravillas se revela. En su respuesta, el Agente Phil Coulson es misteriosamente resucitado y reúne a un equipo de élite compuesto de agentes y operativos altamente cualificados: Melinda May, Grant Ward, Leo Fitz, Jemma Simmons y el pirata informático Skye. Juntos, investigarán lo nuevo, lo extraño, y lo desconocido en todo el mundo, protegiendo lo ordinario de lo extraordinario. Pero cada respuesta descrubre preguntas incluso más tentadoras que reverberan por todo el universo Marvel: ¿Quién es el Clairvoyant? ¿Cuá es el plan siniestro de Hydra? ¿Qué oscuro secreto esconden los orígenes desconcertantes de Skye? ¿En quién podemos confiar?
In the deep jungles of South East Asia a blood thirsty mercenary Sebastian (Gary Daniels – The Expendables, Hunt to Kill) hunts for the thrill of the chase and victims to sell into slavery; In one operation he kills a peaceful local shaman Aroon (Danny Trejo – Machete, Predators, Con Air) and his family; Sebastian leaves with his catch, believing his mission has been successful, but he is about to find out that some men are hard to kill…. ; The Mercenary is a full-on thriller with an all-star cast that also includes Bai Ling (Crank: High Voltage) and Tommy Tiny Lister (The Dark Knight) which will keep you on the edge of your seat until the action-packed climax
MICHAEL DOUGLAS and KATHLEEN TURNER have the adventure of their lives in this hugely successful romantic caper co-starring DANNY DeVITO. When her sister is kidnapped by thugs searching for a priceless jewel in the Columbian jungle, a romance novelist (TURNER) soon finds her own life filled with cliffhangers and danger. All alone, she sets out to rescue her sister and meets up with a handsome fortune seeker (DOUGLAS) who convinces her to beat the bandits to the treasure.In the blockbuster Romancing The Stone, novelist Joan Wilder (KATHLEEN TURNER) and wanderer Jack Colton (MICHAEL DOUGLAS) went sailing off into the sunset together. In this thrill-packed sequel, Ralph (DANNY DeVITO) is back on their trail and they’re back in the fast lane on a perilous trek through the fierce North African Desert. Not even treacherous tribes, deadly dungeons and seemingly endless villains can stop this trio from finding, once and for all, that mysterious ‘jewel’.Special Features:Trailers.
From acclaimed director Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) and co-writer Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) comes a blistering, modern-day thriller with a powerful ensemble cast. When four armed robbers are killed in a failed heist attempt, their widowswith nothing in common except a debt left by their dead husbands criminal activitiestake fate into their own hands to forge a future on their own terms.
The Ötztal Alps, more than 5,300 years ago. A Neolithic clan has settled nearby a creek. It is their leader Kelab s responsibility to be the keeper of the group’s holy shrine Tineka. While Kelab is hunting, the settlement is attacked. The members of the tribe are brutally murdered, amongst them Kelab’s wife and son, only one newborn survives… and Tineka is gone. Blinded by pain and fury, Kelab is out for one thing alone: vengeance. He sets out after the murderers on what turns into a grand odyssey where he must fight constantly for the infant s survival; against the immense forces of nature; against hunters he encounters; and, amongst the loneliness of the quest, against a growing sense of doubt over the morality of his mission. Inspired by the discovery of Ötzi The Iceman , the oldest known human mummy, found in 1991 approximately 5,300 years after his death, ICEMAN is an epic, riveting, visually stunning and immersive revenge thriller that investigates a five-thousand-year-old murder mystery. NB: the characters in ICEMAN speak an early version of the Rhaetic language. The film intentionally has no subtitles as translation is not required to comprehend the story.
1985. Eight months have passed since Vincent Swan Essexs most amoral double-glazing salesman teamed up with gangster Ronnie and forced his boss to sell Cachet Windows. Now hes realised that working for a dangerous criminal isnt much fun. But business is booming, until a new rival salesman appears, stealing most of Cachets business. But to their surprise, the team discover this salesman is actually a saleswoman. Meet Jo Scott. Shes ruthless in her pursuit of success. And theres one prize she values above all Vincent Swan himself.