The Hunger Games
Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV. But Katniss has been close to death before - and survival, for her, is second nature. "The Hunger Games" is a searing novel set in a future with unsettling parallels to our present. Welcome to the deadliest reality TV show ever...
The Help is the phenomenal international bestseller (that inspired the Oscar nominated film) by Kathryn Stockett. Enter a vanished and unjust world: Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Where black maids raise white children, but aren't trusted not to steal the silver ...There's Aibileen, raising her seventeenth white child and nursing the hurt caused by her own son's tragic death; Minny, whose cooking is nearly as sassy as her tongue; and white Miss Skeeter, home from College, who wants to know why her beloved maid has disappeared. Skeeter, Aibileen and Minny. No one would believe they'd be friends; fewer still would tolerate it. But as each woman finds the courage to cross boundaries, they come to depend and rely upon one another. Each is in a search of a truth. And together they have an extraordinary story to tell...'The other side of Gone with the Wind - and just as unputdownable' The Sunday Times 'A big, warm girlfriend of a book' The Times 'Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird has changed lives. Its direct descendent The Help has the same potential ...an astonishing feat of accomplishment' Daily Express Kathryn Stockett was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. After graduating from the University of Alabama, she moved to New York City, where she worked in magazine publishing and marketing for nine years. She currently lives in Atlanta with her husband and daughter. The Help is her first novel.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey DVD
The creative team behind The Lord of the Rings trilogy returns to Middle-earth with this adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's classic precursor The Hobbit. Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh share writing duties with Guillermo del Toro, and Martin Freeman stars as Bilbo Baggins, with Ian McKellen reprising his iconic role as Gandalf the Grey. Contains 1 disc. Cert 12.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a deeply affecting coming-of-age story that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller-coaster days known as growing up. Now a major motion picture starring Emma Watson and Logan Lerman. Charlie is a freshman. And while he's not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years yet socially awkward, he is a wallflower, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it. Charlie is attempting to navigate his way through uncharted territory: the world of first dates and mix-tapes, family dramas and new friends; the world of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite. But Charlie can't stay on the sideline forever. Standing on the fringes of life offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor.
The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring With the help of a courageous fellowship of friends and allies Frodo embarks on a perilous mission to destroy the legendary One Ring. Hunting Frodo are servants of the Dark Lord Sauron the Ring's evil creator. If Sauron reclaims the Ring Middle-earth is doomed. Winner of four Academy Awards this epic tale of good versus evil friendship and sacrifice will transport you to a world beyond imagination. Special Features: In-Depth Programmes - Revealing the secrets behind the production of the epic adventure: Welcome to Middle-earth Quest for the Ring A Passage to Middle-earth Featurettes - Exploring the locales and cultures of Middle-earth: Finding Hobbiton Hobbiton Comes Alive Believing the World of Bree Ringwraiths: The Fallen Kings Rivendell: The Elven refuge Languages of Middle-earth Two Wizards Music of Middle-earth Elijah Wood Viggo Mortensen Orlando Bloom Cate Blanchett Liv Tyler Ian Mckellen Weathertop: The Windy Hill Exclusive 10-minute behind-the-scenes preview of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Original Theatrical Trailers and TV Spots Enya May it Be Music Video Preview of Electronic Arts' Video Game An Inside Look at the Special Extended DVD Edition The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersThe Fellowship has broken but the quest to destroy the One Ring continues. Frodo and Sam must entrust their lives to Gollum if they are to find their way to Mordor. As Saruman's army approaches the surviving members of The Fellowship along with people and creatures from Middle-earth prepare for battle. The War of the Ring has begun. Nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture. Special Features: In-Depth Programmes - Revealing the secrets behind the production of the epic adventure: On the set - The Lord of the Rings: Two Towers Return to Middle-earth A Short Film Directed By Sean Astin: The Long and Short of It The Making of: The Long and short of It Featurettes - Take a closer look at the people and places of Middle-earth: Forces of Darkness Designing the Sounds of Middle-earth Edoras: The Rohan Capital Creatures of Middle-earth Gandalf the White Arms of Armour The Battle of Helm's Deep Bringing Gollum to Life Exclusive 10-minute behind-the-scenes preview of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Original Theatrical Trailers and TV Spots Gollum's Song Music Video by Emiliana Torrini Preview of Electronic Arts' Video Game An Inside Look at the Special Extended DVD Edition The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingThe final battle for Middle-earth begins. Frodo and Sam led by Gollum continue their dangerous mission toward the fires of Mount Doom in order to destroy the One Ring. Aragorn struggles to fulfill his legacy as he leads his outnumbered followers against the growing power of the Dark Lord Sauron so that the Ring-bearer may complete his quest. Winner of 2 Academy Awards. Special Features: In-Depth Programmes - The Quest Fulfilled: A Director's Vision A Filmmaker's Journey: Making the Return of the King National Geographic Special Featurettes - Take a closer look at the people and places of Middle-earth: Aragorn's Destiny Minas Tirith: Capital of Gondor The Battle of Pelennor Fields Samwise and Brave Éowyn: White Lady of Rohan Digital Horse Doubles Original Theatrical Trailers and TV Spots The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Supertrailer A Special Look at Electronic Arts' The Lord of the Rings Series of Video Games