DVDs available from 23rd February


Effie Gray..cert 12

David Suchet, Julie Waters, Emma Thompson, Derek Jacobi, Robbie Coltrane amongst others and Dakota Fanning in the main role.

EFFIE GRAY explores the scandalous true story of the troubled relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and Effie Gray, his teenage bride. After marrying at 19, Effie quickly realises her marriage is a lie when Ruskin refuses to consummate it. Yearning for affection, she falls for the artist John Everett Millais. Desperate to be freed from John, Effie embarks on a life-changing journey to become one of the first women in history to seek a divorce from her husband, making her an everlasting figure in feminist history.

 

Annabelle..cert 15

John R. Leonetti directs this horror prequel to ‘The Conjuring’ (2013). Mia and John Gordon (Annabelle Wallis and Ward Horton) are terrorised by supernatural forces when John thinks he has found the perfect gift for his wife and unborn child, a rare vintage doll dressed in a white wedding dress named Annabelle. The family’s joy however is abruptly ended when they are invaded and attacked in their home by members of a satanic cult. The terror of that night is nothing compared to what follows as the cult conjure an entity which takes over Annabelle and transforms her into a malevolent force of evil.

 

Serena..cert 15

North Carolina mountains at the end of the 1920s – George (Bradley Cooper: American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook) and Serena Pemberton (Jennifer Lawrence: American Hustle, Hunger Games franchise), love-struck newly-weds, begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattle-snakes, even saving a man’s life in the wilderness.

With power and influence now in their hands, the Pembertons refuse to let anyone stand in the way of their inflated love and ambitions. However, once Serena discovers George’s hidden past and faces an unchangeable fate of her own, the Pemberton’s passionate marriage begins to unravel leading toward a dramatic reckoning.