Shirley we can’t be serious… New films at the Pendlebury

Thanks to a new course on film music beginning in January, we have added lots of new DVDs to Pendlebury stock in the last few weeks. Scroll down for a taster!

Airplane!

Airplane

Classmark: DVD.F.90

The classic 1980 spoof of disaster films,  featuring kippers, automatic pilots, and of course Shirley.

This special collector’s edition includes commentary by producer Jon Davison and writer/directors Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker and David Zucker, deleted scenes, and interviews.

 

 

American Graffiti

American Graffiti

Classmark: DVD.F.91

“This academy award nominated classic, voted one of the American Film Institute’s top 100 Films Of All Time, features the coming of age of four teenagers on their last summer night before college. Rediscover drag racing, Inspiration Point and drive-ins all over again in this nostalgic look back at the early ‘60s. The incredible soundtrack brings you the most memorable rock ‘n’ roll hits of the era.”

 

 

Sucker Punch

Sucker Punch

Classmark: DVD.F.92

“A young girl (Baby Doll) is locked away in a mental asylum by her abusive stepfather where she will undergo a lobotomy in five days’ time. Faced with unimaginable odds, she retreats to a fantastical world in her imagination where she and four other female inmates at the asylum plot to escape the facility. The lines between reality and fantasy blur as Baby Doll and her four companions, as well as a mysterious guide, fight to retrieve the five items they need that will allow them to break free from their captors before it’s too late…”

 

Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet

Classmark: DVD.F.93

“Leslie Nielsen plays the commander who brings his spacecruiser to Planet Altair-4, home to Dr. Morbius, his daughter, a dutiful robot named Robby…and to a mysterious terror. Featuring sets of extraordinary scale and the first all-electronic musical soundscape in film history, Forbidden Planet is in a movie orbit all of its own.”

 

 

 

Little Ashes

Little Ashes

Classmark: DVD.F.94

“It’s Madrid, 1922. Newly arrived at university is 18 year-old Salvador Dali. Shy, vulnerable and brilliant, he meets the college’s social elite including poet Federico Garcia Lorca and filmmaker Luis Bunuel…”

 

 

 

 

Laura

Laura

Classmark: DVD.F.95

“A definitive film noir classic, Laura tells the shocking story of a Park Avenue beauty murdered in her apartment, which brings Detective Mark McPherson to New York’s most elegant neighbourhood. […] Steeped in suspense, heightened reality and witty sophistication, Laura leads to a shocking climax.”

 

 

KC

 

 

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