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American History X

Derek Vinyard (Edward Norton) is a skinhead who is a prominent leader of an American neo-nazi organisation. When a couple of Afro-American men try to break into his car, he takes justice into his own hands and kills both of them. He gets convicted and sent of to a racially mixed jail. There he sees […]

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Wrestler, The – 2-Disc SE

Randy “The Ram” Robinson used to be one of the big shots in professional wrestling during the 1980s. Twenty years later he still wrestles but in small halls now and his life outside the ring is a total mess. His relationship with his daughter is almost non-existant and to get by he works at a […]

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Gangs of New York

The movie starts off in 1846 in the Five Point district which is the hardest part of New York to live in at that time because of the violence between the “native” Anglo-Saxens and the Irish immigrants, and ends in 1863 with the riots following the drafts note. Through this time we follow Amsterdam Vallon […]

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Gran Torino

Wal Kowalski is a bitter Korea-vet who’s retired from working at the Ford factories and spends his life drinking beer and doing some work in his house. Walt has just lost his wife and he has all but a good relationship with the rest of his family. Throughout the years he’s seen Asian immigrants move […]

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Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The

Daisy is an old woman, laying in the hospital with death lurking around the corner. Together with her daughter Caroline she’s waiting for hurricane Katrina to pass by and to pass the time that’s left she starts talking about the love of her life: a man called Benjamin who was born as an old man […]

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Milk

Milk tells the story of Harvey Milk, a gay activist who became the first openly gay person to ever get elected for a public office in the US. Sound and Vision: The image quality of this Blu-ray is a bit hard to determine. There’s plenty of original footage present and the director, Gus Van Sant, […]

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8 Mile

Jimmy Smith (Eminem) is a young white rapper who wishes to become famous with his music. He’s saving his money to get a demo recorded and meanwhile he’s taking on small jobs here and here. His friend Future presents a weekly rap contest and wants Jimmy to participate but when Jimmy finally comes on stage, […]

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Der Baader Meinhof Komplex

Germany is under siege. The conservative government doesn’t listen to the liberal and socialist cries from the students that want more democracy and less American imperialism that gets supported by the government officials, many of whom have a Nazi past. In this setting, Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin start a violent war against […]

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Frost/Nixon

After the Watergate scandal, President Nixon had to resign but he didn’t apologise or admit he had done something wrong. When Nixon then gets a general pardon as well, British talk show host David Frost comes up with the idea to do a small series of interviews with the former president in which he wants […]

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W.

W. tells the story of George W. Bush from his youth as college party animal and alcoholic over his finding salvation in religion to his run for president of the US towards his downfall as probably one of the worst presidents the United States have ever had. Sound and Vision: The image overall is pretty […]

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Jimmy and Judy

Jimmy is a high school dropout with some psychological issues. His mom and dad seem to be a perfect couple but don’t really care much about him except if he doesn’t give them any hassle and his life is dedicated to filming everything that’s important to him. In comes Judy, a young girl who Jimmy […]

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Passion of the Christ, The

Jesus Christ is praying to God while his disciples are sleeping. He knows Judas has betrayed him and is coming together with soldiers to pick him up. Jesus realises what God wants him to do and although he wants to keep living, he decides to accept his faith. The last 12 hours of Jesus’ life […]

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Shawshank Redemption, The

Andy Dufresne, a former big shot at a large bank, gets sent to jail for having killed his wife and her lover with a double lifetime sentence. Once there he starts making friends with Red, an old guy who was sent to prison years ago and is known for being able to get things done. […]

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Recount

Recount tells the story of the lawyers and electrion teams of the Republicans and Democrats right after Election Day 2000. While the big TV networks have already declared Bush as the winner, Associated Press has different numbers and calls Ron Klain asking why Al Gore is about to throw in the towel while it’s all […]

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Youth without Youth

1938. Professor Dominic Matei is at the end of his life and wants to commit suicide. He’s lost the love of his life and never managed to reach his goal to write a book about the origins of language. However, life has something else in mind for him. When he gets struck by lightning he […]

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