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  • Katniss Everdeen began by fighting to survive the brutal Hunger Games and rose to lead the rebellion against Panem's tyrannical President. Katniss and a group of rebels from  District 13 prepare for the final epic battle that will decide Panem's future.
  • Cleaner: Retired policeman Tom Cutler works as a crime scene cleaner to support his young daughter. His quiet life is thrown into turmoil when Ann Norcut contacts him in the wake of a routine job. When she reveals her husband has disappeared and his agency has sterilised an apparent crime scene in her home without her permission, Cutler turns to his hardened former partner, detective Eddie Lorenzo. Also stars Eva Mendes and Ed Harris. Lakeview Terrace: Moving into their first home, married couple Chris and Lisa Mattson look forward to a blissful new life together - until they meet their new neighbour, Abel Turner, who introduces himself to Chris as an armed car-jacker. Getting off to a bad start, things only get worse as Chris and Lisa realise that Turner is angered by their interracial relationship. Also starring Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington. S.W.A.T: Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members including tough Deke Kay and single mum Chris Sanchex. Their first assignment is to escort crime boss Alex Montel to prison. It seems like a routine assignment but when Montel offers a huge reward to anyone who can bust him out, plenty of criminals are ready to step up for the prize. Also stars Colin Farrell, LL Cool J and Michelle Rodriguez. Freedomland: A mother blames the disappearance of her son Cody on a black man from the projects after she reports a car-jacking. Detective Lorenzo Council suspects the woman is hiding something and he enlists the aid of missing child activist Karen Collucci. While the search for Cody continues, the media amplifies the notoriety of the case, bringing up explosive racial issues. Also stars  Julianne Moore, Edie Falco and Ron Eldard.  
  • This set contains:  Murder (1930): Two young actresses in a travelling troupe...it seems one has murdered the other - but is that how it happened? The Skin Game (1931): A feud between two affluent families, the long-established and upper-class Hillcrists and the nouveau riche and ex-working-class Hornblowers also carries the underlying themes of class warfare and the urbanisation of the countryside. The Hillcrists are upset by the actions of the ostentatious and crass Hornblower who is buying up land, evicting tenant farmers and surrounding the area with factories. The Hillcrists make every effort they can to preserve the last large piece of open land that adjoins their beautiful rural estate. After being tricked out of the land in an auction, the Hillcrists learn a dark secret about Mr. Hornblower's beautiful daughter-in-law Chloe...Rich and Strange (1931): Fred and Emily Hill, a mundane middle-class couple receive a letter informing them that they will receive an advance against their future inheritance - as much money as they need to enjoy themselves in the present. But when money comes in the door, does sense fly out the window? Number 17: (1932) Detective Barton is searching for a necklace stolen by a gang of thieves - but there's far too many mad and maddening characters in the way! The Man Who Knew Too Much: (1934): Ben McKenna, his wife Jo and their son Hank are vacationing in French Morocco. On their travels they meet Frenchman Louis Bernard who seems friendly but asks a lot of questions. They also meet friendly English couple Lucy and Edward Drayton. But no-one is who or what they seem...The 39 Steps (1935)  Man-in-the-street Richard Hannay becomes caught up in preventing an organisation of spies from stealing British military secrets. After being mistakenly accused of the murder of a counter-espionage agent, Hannay is on the run. Inspired by John Buchan's book of the same name. https://cosmiccauldronbooks.com.au/p/the-thirty-nine-steps-john-buchan/  Secret Agent (1936): During World War I, British Captain Edgar Brodie returns home on leave, only to discover his obituary in the newspaper. A man identified only as "R" asks him to undertake a secret mission: to identify and eliminate a German agent on his way to Arabia to stir up trouble in the Middle East. Brodie agrees and is given a new identity and the assistance of a killer known variously as "the Hairless Mexican" and "the General". Sabotage (1936)  Mrs Verloc is unaware that her husband, a London cinema owner, is a terrorist agent, one of a group planning attacks all over London.  Scotland Yard are on the case - but is Mrs Verloc innocent? The Lady Vanishes (1938) English tourist Iris Henderson and her friends Blanche and Julie are travelling in  Europe, when  an old lady, Miss Froy, disappears from the train. But why are her fellow passengers denying ever having seen the elderly lady? Jamaica Inn (1939): Apart from being a hostelry, Jamaica Inn houses the clandestine headquarters of a gang of cutthroats and wreckers, led by innkeeper Joss Merlyn, engineering shipwrecks on the rocky Cornish coast, killing survivors and stealing the cargo.  But business becomes complicated by the arrival of Mrs Merlyn's young niece. With a host of stars from Hollywood's glamor days - Maureen O'Hara, Peter Lorre, Charles Laughton, John Geilgud, Robert Donat and many more.
  • This set contains series 1 and 2.  Each of the 12 episodes are based on a single book by Georges Simenon and filmed in Budapest as the background for post-World War II France. Also starring Geoffrey  Hutchings, Jack Galloway and James Larkin. Episodes: The Patience of Maigret; Maigret and the Burglar's Wife; Maigret Goes To School; Maigret And The Madwoman; Maigret On Home Ground; Maigret Sets A Trap; Maigret And The Night Club Dancer; Maigret At The Hotel Majestic; Maigret On The Defensive; Maigret's Boyhood Friend; Maigret And The Minister; Maigret And The Maid. 
  • Mr. Rice's Secret: On a dare, 12-year old terminally ill Owen Walters sneaks into the mortuary and videotapes Mr. Rice's funeral. Later, Owen and his friends break into Mr. Rice's house to watch the video. But in the bedroom, they find a sealed envelope, addressed to Owen - a letter from Mr. Rice, written in his secret code. Mr. Rice has left Owen a medieval ring, a treasure map and a series of clues. Clues that will lead him on a surreal treasure hunt and one step closer to his destiny...which may save his life.  David Bowie, Bill Switzer. A Problem With Fear: Escalators, elevators, spaghetti dinners, talking too loudly in public, revolving doors, hiccuping, crossing the street, travelling on the subway - and - commitment. Laurie Harding is a phobic extraordinaire.  It's been years since he used an escalator...and he is able to predict events that he fears. A loaded elevator drops 30 stories. A woman's scarf is caught in the escalator and she is strangled to death. A man is hit by a speeding car just as Laurie has a premontion not to cross the road... People are dying all around him as a Fear Storm hits the city!  Absurdist comedy with plenty of pop culture satire. Paulo Costanzo, Emily Hampshire.  
  • Anaconda: A film crew is shooting a documentary about a long-lost indigenous Amazonian tribe, the Shirishamas, when they encounter stranded Paraguayan snake hunter Paul Serone, who convinces them he can help them find the Shirishamas. But what Serone really wants is to capture, alive,  a giant record-breaking green anaconda he has been tracking - and who doesn't care how many die so he can have his prey...Also stars Eric Stoltz,  Jonathan Hyde and Owen Wilson. Anacondas: The Hunt For The Blood Orchid: A team of researchers funded by a New York pharmaceutical firm leave for a jungle in Borneo to search for a flower called Perrinnia Immortalis -  the Blood Orchid which they believe can be used as for anti-ageing. But even when one of their number is taken by a giant anaconda and  evidence is found of more giant snakes, one member of the expedition is determined to press on to find the miraculous orchid.  Also stars Eugene Byrd,  Salli Richardson-Whitfield,  Nicholas Gonzalez,  Karl Yune and  Morris Chestnut.    
  • Highlander - Endgame: Immortals Connor and Duncan MacLeod must join forces as brothers to fight their most malevolent enemy yet - the invincible Kell, who bears the souls of the 600 immortals he has vanquished through the eons. To save mankind and rid the world of Kell's undying evil, Connor and Duncan may be forced to make the ultimate sacrifice. Also stars Adrian Paul and Bruce Payne. Cyborg: In the 21st century massive corporate wars rage on Earth. The fight these battles, the ultimate killing machine had to be invented. Now, the second wave are trained to do what their predecessors could not: deceive, destroy and survive.  Also stars Jack Palance and Billy Drago.
  • An update on H.G. Wells' The Invisible Man into a sci-fi slasher. A scientist volunteers to be the first human test subject for an invisibility serum, but when his fellow scientists can restore him to normal, he begins to slowly go insane...In Hollow Man 2 - a stand-alone sequel to Hollow Man - a scientist is ambushed at a Washington think tank by a brutal invisible force which demands information about a formula that was created to render humans invisible. The scientist mentions someone who might know what 'it' is looking for - Maggie Dalton, who was one of two survivors of the original human invisibility experiment five years earlier. The research has been recommenced - this time with a view to create the perfect invisible soldier. But there's a new and more dangerous side-effect of invisibility...
  • In The Line Of Fire: Frank Harrigan is a veteran Secret Service agent haunted by his failure to protect JFK from assassination. Thirty years later, he gets a chance to redeem himself when a brilliant psychopath threatens to kill the current president and take Harrigan with him. Also stars John Malkovich and Rene Russo. End Game: A Secret Service agent is obsessed with uncovering the truth behind a Presidential assassination and is determined to bring justice to those responsible - even if it costs him his life. Also stars James Woods, Angie Harmon and Burt Reynolds.