We have a wide range of Movie Club curated DVD’s to rent.
This life-affirming A Street Cat Named Bob tells the moving and life-affirming true story of the unlikely friendship between a young homeless busker, James Bowen, and the stray ginger cat named Bob. Bob The Cat, the inspirational feline credited with saving the life of former addict James Bowen, died June 15, 2020, at the age of 14. Bowen, then a recovering addict, first met Bob in 2007 when he found him abandoned. They became a team nourishing each other, selling The Big Issue magazine on London streets. DVD Rental R40.
Academy Award-winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in Ford V Ferrari, the remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles (Bale), who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966. Read more. DVD Rental R40
Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in this Knives Out, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death. With an all-star ensemble cast including Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford and Jaeden Martell, A witty and stylish whodunit guaranteed to keep audiences guessing until the very e
Career con man Roy (Ian McKellen) sets his sights on his latest mark: recently widowed Betty (Helen Mirren), worth millions. And he means to take it all. But as the two draw closer, what should have been another simple swindle takes on the ultimate stakes. Legendary actors Mirren and McKellen star together on screen for the first time in this suspenseful drama about the secrets people keep and the lies they live. DVD Rental R40.
SLEUTH tells of a wealthy writer of detective stories (Michael Caine), and an aspiring yet out-of-work actor (Jude Law) who is having an affair with the writer’s wife. The writer’s exquisitely modernized Georgian manor becomes the backdrop for a cat and mouse game that pits one creative mind against another. The aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife’s heart and lures him into a series of actions he has thoroughly planned to seek revenge on his unfaithful spouse. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, the screenplay is by Harold Pinter is an adaptation of Anthony Shaffer’s play, Sleuth. Rental R40.
in Broken Hill an Australian sheep rancher’s son (Luke Arnold) tries to move beyond his rural roots in the Outback to become a musician. DVD Rental R40 at Showroom.
In the classic Danish masterpiece BABETTE’S FEAST beautiful but pious sisters Martine (Birgitte Federspiel) and Philippa (Bodil Kjer) grow to spinsterhood under the wrathful eye of their strict pastor father on the forbidding and desolate coast of Jutland, until one day, Philippa’s former suitor sends a Parisian refugee named Babette (Stéphane Audran) to serve as the family cook. Babette’s lavish celebratory banquet tempts the family’s dwindling congregation, who abjure such fleshly pleasures as fine foods and wines. A classic Danish drama film directed by Gabriel Axel. The film’s screenplay was written by Axel based on the 1958 story by Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen. Rental R40.