Tag Archive: DVD

Win Takashi Miike’s ACE ATTORNEY on DVD

Following a pair of respectable and rather reserved samurai dramas — 2010’s 13 Assassins and 2011’s Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai — the latest film to hit our shores from prolific Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike is the courtroom drama Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban). Adapted from the Capcom video game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney — which ought to be enough to tell …

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Win two seasons of Jon Glaser’s DELOCATED on DVD

Adult Swim are primarily known for their wacky animated fare, but they also make weird live-action series such as Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! and Delocated. The latter comes from the mind of Jon Glaser — a former writer for Conan O’Brien, best known for his current role as Jeremy Jamm on Parks and Recreation — who stars as a …

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Win Andrey Zvyagintsev’s ELENA on DVD

One of the best films of 2011 has at long last found its way to DVD in New Zealand, and A Fistful of Culture has three copies to giveaway thanks to Madman. Elena is the latest gripping slow-burn from Russian maestro Andrey Zvyagintsev, who stunned festival audiences with his 2003 directorial debut The Return and has been earning equal praise this …

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Win AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY on DVD

Ai Weiwei has become China’s most famous artist and outspoken dissident over the past five years, and first-time filmmaker Alison Klayman was granted unprecedented access to him during this crucial period, resulting in last year’s acclaimed Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry. The film documents Ai’s artistic process in preparation for major museum exhibitions, his intimate exchanges with …

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Win Johnnie To’s LIFE WITHOUT PRINCIPLE on DVD

Johnnie To is best known to Western audiences as Hong Kong’s premiere crime filmmaker, responsible for such gems as Mad Detective, Exiled, The Sparrow and the Election films. Over the past couple of years, To has been changing it up a little with two romantic films — 2011’s Don’t Go Breaking My Heart and last year’s Romancing in Thin Air — as well as the …

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Win the complete EDEN OF THE EAST collection on DVD

Eden of the East is anime hotshot Kenji Kamiyama’s follow-up to his widely acclaimed series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. The series follows a young Japanese woman who, while on vacation in the United States, gets herself into trouble and becomes entangled with a mysterious fellow countryman that has lost his memory and may be …

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Win all four seasons of THE VENTURE BROS. on DVD!

For anyone somehow unaware, The Venture Bros. is a brilliant animated TV series that has been the shining light of Adult Swim‘s often stonerish line-up over the past decade, delivering countless classic episodes that deftly blend exciting action and hilarious comedy while they chronicle the adventures of the Venture family: the eager but incompetent twin teenagers Han …

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