Bright Star (DVD)

Poetry in motion…

It’s 1818, and young Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish) is more interested in fashion than men, and when she meets 23-year-old poet John Keats (Ben Wishaw) she thinks his work – and his character – somewhat lacking. Over time, however, Fanny comes to realise the brilliance of Keats’s verse, and admiration soon spills over into a passionate love affair. Although their relationship seems doomed from the outset, given that Keats does not have the fortune or stature to be considered good husband material, the pair are determined to be together, understanding that theirs is a love that knows no obstacles. Yet when Keats falls seriously ill, their bond is pushed to the absolute limit…

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Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (DVD)

The city that never sleeps…

High school student Nick (Michael Cera) is having a hard time coming to terms with the fact that he has been dumped by his girlfriend. In an effort to get him out of his funk, his friends drag him into New York City in search of a secret gig by their favourite band, Where’s Fluffy? A chance meeting with Norah (Kat Dennings) and her extremely drunk friend Caroline (Ari Graynor) leads to a night of kidnapping, musical mayhem and falling in love.

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