Tag Archive: DVD

Win a mystery prize!

A Fistful of Culture is beyond excited for the upcoming New Zealand International Film Festival, and if you’re reading this then no doubt you feel the same way, so let’s celebrate together: let us know which film from this year’s programme you are most eagerly anticipating, as well as your preference of Blu-ray or DVD, and you’ll be in …

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Win a Studio Ghibli Blu-ray or DVD prize pack

In anticipation of The Tale of Studio Ghibli — a cinematic showcase celebrating the genius of filmmakers Hayao Miyazaki (My Neighbor Totoro) and Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies) — A Fistful of Culture and Madman have put together two prize packs which include some of their best loved films. The first is made up of Princess Mononoke, My Neighbors the Yamadas and Howl’s Moving Castle on …

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Win a DVD prize pack of 2013 NZIFF titles

With the much anticipated 2014 NZ International Film Festival launching in Auckland this week, A Fistful of Culture would like to celebrate by giving away a prize pack of highlights from last year’s programme: Jeremy Saulnier’s terrific revenge thriller Blue Ruin, Asghar Farhadi’s intricate relationship drama The Past, and Sarah Polley’s fascinating family documentary Stories We Tell. Each of these highly recommended titles are …

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Win Christian Petzold’s BARBARA on DVD

Christian Petzold’s tense, atmospheric and transfixing Cold War thriller Barbara was undoubtedly one of the best European films of 2012, and A Fistful of Culture has three DVD copies up for grabs courtesy of Madman. The film stars regular collaborator Nina Hoss as a doctor banished to a rural East German hospital as punishment for applying for …

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Win Nicolas Winding Refn’s VALHALLA RISING on DVD

Nicolas Winding Refn’s fascinating 2009 viking journey Valhalla Rising is finally available on DVD in New Zealand, and A Fistful of Culture has three copies to giveaway courtesy of Madman. A spiritual predecessor to this year’s uncompromising Only God Forgives, the film stars Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal) as the fearsome and silent warrior One Eye, and he gives an utterly …

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Win Israeli TV series PRISONERS OF WAR on DVD

Before the insanely addictive and Emmy-dominating Homeland there was Prisoners of War, Gideon Raff’s wildly popular Israeli drama which served as the inspiration. The original series has several key differences — there is no Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) character, the soldiers were MIA for 17 years rather than 8, etc. — and hardcore fans of the American show …

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Win Bart Layton’s THE IMPOSTER on DVD

Bart Layton’s astonishing The Imposter was one last year’s very best documentaries — you can read my review here — and if you missed it in cinemas now is the time to catch up. Documenting the unbelievable story of French conman Frédéric Bourdin, who managed to convince a grieving Texas family and the authorities that he was their missing …

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Win the LONE WOLF AND CUB 7-Disc Ultimate Collection

Lone Wolf and Cub — one of the most influential samurai series — has now been collected on DVD, and A Fistful of Culture has three copies of the 7-disc set to giveaway thanks to Madman. Tomisaburo Wakayama played the iconic Ogami Ittō over the course of six bloody films in the early 1970s, all of which …

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Win CHECK IT OUT! WITH DR. STEVE BRULE: Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD

The first two seasons of Adult Swim’s hilariously awkward Tim and Eric spin-off Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule have been collected on DVD, and A Fistful of Culture has scored three copies from Madman to giveaway. Starring the brilliant John C. Reilly as the titular character, the DIY show follows Brule as he “checks out” various …

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Win Florian Habicht’s LOVE STORY on DVD

Florian Habicht’s breakout 2011 hit Love Story is out now on DVD, and if you missed it the first time around — or would like to relive the magic again — A Fistful of Culture has three copies to giveaway on DVD, thanks to Madman. After meeting a beautiful stranger (Masha Yakovenko) on the Coney Island train, filmmaker/star …

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