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The Musketeers Series Two / 4 Discs 800 Baht
A dark new chapter unfolds
The Musketeers return in a stunning second series that explodes from the screen with more thrills, action and adventure than ever before. As France teeters on the brink of war with Spain, the death of Cardinal Richelieu has left a void that could yet be filled by an even darker threat. More mercurial and combustible than the Cardinal, Rochefort has a concealed agenda that may bring the whole realm to ruin. Vividly evoking the grit and grime of 17th century Pariss mean streets, this gripping take on the iconic classic is visually spectacular and bursting with invention.
6 Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes
Cold Feet Complete Collection / 10 Discs 980 Baht
Every episode from all five series of the British TV drama following the fortunes of three couples as they try to negotiate love and life. In series one, each couple experiences some form of difficulty over pregnancy and childbirth, while the temptation of adultery is never far away. In series two Rachel (Helen Baxendale) and Adam (James Nesbitt) have split up, putting their friends in an awkward position. Series three sees Karen (Hermione Norris) and David (Robert Bathurst) struggling to cope with their new children, Jenny (Fay Ripley) and Pete (John Thomson) coming to terms with Pete's adultery and Rachel and Adam getting back together. In series four Adam loses his job and the couple face financial ruin. In the final series a tragedy brings all the friends back together.
Silent Witness Series 18 / 3 Discs 700 Baht
The Lyell Centre team are under pressure. A sniper is on the loose in London; A killer stalks the London Underground; A paedophile is found dead in a playground and a child is missing. Nikki, Jack, Thomas and Clarissa join forces with the police to investigate these tense, complex and dangerous cases.
When three people are shot dead, Nikki and Jack strive to track down a sniper at large in London.
A man is found dead on the London Underground. The accidental verdict of his death soon comes under question.
The team link the murder of a boy in a playground to the disappearance of a little girl.
Squaring The Circle
The nanny of Russian oligarch Maksim Bazhanov is killed in a botched assassination attempt.
One Of Our Own
Admired Essex police officer Sergeant Sam Honeywell is found dead in his car.
Poldark 2015 Series One / 3 Discs 700 Baht
Its 1783, and Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) returns home from the American Revolutionary War to a country in the grip of recession. His beloved Cornwall is on its knees. In his absence, his father has died, his land and mines have gone to ruin and his childhood sweetheart has become engaged to his cousin. Feeling betrayed by everything he loves, Ross has to rebuild his life, with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it. The dramatic and captivating landscape of the Cornish coastline is the perfect backdrop for this outstanding historical family saga.
- Commentary (episode 1)
- Features: Poldark - the man, the icon', Poldark - mini making' and Poldark - The women behind the man'
Spooks Series 1-5 Collection / 23 Discs Baht 1,500
Every episode of hit BBC series Spooks 1-5 in five separate series box sets, 23 discs. Spooks is a political espionage drama series that follows a team of officers from MI5. This box set includes 46 episodes packed with twists and turns, conspiracies and intrigue. A UK TV must watch series.
The Fall Series 2 / 2 Discs 600 Baht
All six episodes from the second series of the BBC crime drama starring Gillian Anderson as a Metropolitan Police detective drafted to Belfast to help on a puzzling murder case. Though her superiors aren't convinced, Stella Gibson (Anderson) continues her investigations into an alleged serial killer who has so far been successful at covering his tracks and evading capture. Meanwhile, the killer, Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan), remains true to his cause and seeks out his next victim.
Stella Series 4 + Christmas Special / 3 Discs 700 Baht
All ten episodes from the fourth series of the British comedy drama set in the fictional Welsh town of Pontyberry written by and starring Ruth Jones. In this series, Stella (Jones) continues her romance with neighbour Michael (Patrick Baladi) but problems arise when he decides to run his solicitors' firm from her house. With her home increasingly cramped, Stella pursues her dream of nursing but encounters more relationship problems when Michael's secrets begin to unravel. Meanwhile, Aunty Brenda (Di Botcher) enters the local election race and the town prepares for the marriage of Celia (Emma Rydal) and Big Alan (Steve Speirs). The collection also includes the 2014 Christmas special.
The Musketeers Series 1 / 4 Discs 800 Baht
With its critical acclaim and an ever increasing fan base, BBC ONEs dazzling new drama The Musketeers is a fresh 10-part adaptation of Dumas masterpiece tells the story of an elite group of soldiers who protect their Royal Masters at any cost.
Starring Luke Pasqualino (Skins, The Borgias) as DArtagnan, Tom Burke (Great Expectations, The Hour) as Athos, Santiago Cabrera (Merlin, Heroes) as Aramis and Howard Charles (Black Forest) as Porthos, the brothers in arms fight for what is just, tackling the evil machinations of Cardinal Richelieu played by Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who, The Thick Of It).
As they are propelled across seas and battlefields from masquerade balls to a remote convent, the Musketeers defend the honour of the Queen and the life of Constance Bonacieux, d'Artagnan's true love played by Tamla Kari.
Fortitude Season 1 / 3 Discs 700 Baht
Fortitude is a place like nowhere else. Although surrounded by the savage beauty of the Arctic landscape, Fortitude is one of the safest towns on Earth. There has never been a violent crime here. Until now. In such a close-knit community a murder touches everyone and the unsettling, mysterious horror of this crime threatens the future of the town itself.
By Any Means Mini Series / 2 Discs 600 Baht
By Any Means follows a clandestine unit living on the edge and playing the criminal elite at their own game, existing in the grey area between the letter of the law and true justice.
A extremely well written TV series. It has some excellent moments and it's the sort of justice that you wish could be done in real life.
Last Tango in Halifax Series 3 / 2 Discs 600 Baht
The heartwarming Bafta-winning drama returns, packed with shocks and surprises as it continues the compelling story of childhood sweethearts, reunited after nearly 60 years apart, as they and their families negotiate the highs and lows of life and relationships.
The latest series of this acclaimed ensemble drama sees Celia and Alan's marriage tested by revelations about an incident in his past. As his daughter Gillian tries to deal with the dramas of her own complicated love life, Caroline has settled into happy domesticity with pregnant partner Kate. But her life is thrown into turmoil by sudden and tragic events and, despite feeling angry about her mother's absence from her wedding, Caroline needs Celia and stepdad Alan more than ever.
Scandal Season 4 / 4 Discs 800 Baht
The season continues the story of Olivia Pope's crisis management firm, Olivia Pope & Associates, and its staff, as well as staff at the White House in Washington D.C.
Criminal Minds Season 9 / 6 Discs 980 Baht
Reviews: Criminal Minds is still one of my favorite shows. There are times I can't watch because it is to creepy or gory. I am a huge fan of this show and would recommend the show to anyone who is a fan of crime dramas and who done its. I think the writing and casting for the show is still great.
Captivating show that will never let you down. Makes one understand the need for profiling in today's world of profile haters.
Code of a Killer / 1 Disc 300 Baht
From the Director of Broadchurch and the producer of Line of Duty comes Code of a Killer .
The gritty telling of the extraordinary true story of Alec Jeffreys discovery of DNA fingerprinting and its first use by Detective Chief Superintendent David Baker in catching a double murderer.
David Threlfall (Shameless) takes the role of David Baker who between 1983 and 1987 headed up the investigation into the brutal murders of two Leicestershire schoolgirls, Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth.
Only a few miles away, Dr Alec Jeffreys, played by John Simm (Prey), was a scientist at Leicester University who, on 10 September 1984, invented a remarkable technique to read each individual's unique DNA fingerprint.
Broadchurch 2 / 3 Discs 700 Baht
Broadchurch: a town in shock, after the revelation of the identity of Danny Latimers killer. Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller find themselves drawn back into the case as it goes to court. Ellie, estranged from family and friends, only has Hardy to turn to. But Hardy is a man still haunted by illness and the case he never could solve--Sandbrook. As the trial proceeds, battle lines are drawn: between legal teams, between the residents of the town, and even between family members. Lives will be thrown under the spotlight, and the deepest secrets laid bare for all to see. As Joe Millers trial and the Sandbrook case collide, no-one will emerge unscathed.
40 minutes of deleted scenes plus much more.
Death in Paradise 4 / 3 Discs 700 Baht
Death in Paradise returns with a fantastic fourth series which sees DI Humphrey Goodman (Kris Marshall) and his team solving ever more mysterious and impossible murders.
Having now settled into life on the idyllic sun-drenched island of Saint Marie, bumbling detective Humphrey Goodman continues to both frustrate and impress his colleagues with his inimitable style of investigation. From a ghostly stabbing during a seance to the confounding drowning of a bride-to-be at her hen party, Humphrey's brilliant puzzle-solving mind is pushed to the limits as he is called upon to crack a whole host of cases. He may be as forgetful, accident-prone and clumsy as ever, but his instinct for working out who the killer is hasn't diminished. And in this fourth series the murderous puzzles Humphrey has to solve are more mystifyingly challenging than ever before.
Banshee 3 / 4 Discs 700 Baht
Season 3 follows Lucas Hood (Antony Starr), an ex-convict who improbably becomes sheriff of a rural, Amish-area town while searching for a woman he last saw 15 years ago, when he gave himself up to police to let her escape after a jewel heist. Living in Banshee under an assumed name, Carrie Hopewell (Ivana Milicevic) is now married to the local DA, has two children (one of whom may be Lucas'), and is trying desperately to keep a low profile until Lucas arrives to shake up her world and rekindle old passions. Complicating matters is the fact that Banshee is riddled by corruption, with an Amish overlord, Kai Proctor (Ulrich Thomsen), brutally building a local empire of drugs, gambling and graft. With the help of a boxer-turned-barkeeper named Sugar Bates (Frankie Faison), Lucas is able to stay on even footing with Kai and his thugs, and even manages to bring a measure of tough justice to Banshee. But eventually, Lucas' appetite for pulling heists pulls him and Carrie into a dangerous cauldron of duplicity, exacerbated when Mr. Rabbit (Ben Cross), the NY mobster they once ripped off, closes in with vengeance on his mind.
Babylon Complete / 3 Discs 700 Baht
The Metropolitan police are in need of a major public image revamp and Chief Constable Richard Miller (James Nesbitt) thinks he s found just the right person for the job. For Liz Garvey (Brit Marling), a visionary from the world of new media and the woman tasked with revolutionising the force s image the job couldn t have come at a worse time as an outbreak of chaos and violence erupts in the capital.
Review:This series was excellent! It reflected elements of the current state of affairs within our Police Service, the underlying fact that the Police are a strange bunch but at the heart of it are just trying to do what's best in a tough situation.The story unfolds and gets better with each episode, it keeps you guessing and you're never right. Some rather amusing parts also!
Suspects - Series 2 / 1 Disc 300 Baht
Starring Fay Ripley (Cold Feet), Damien Molony (Being Human, Ripper Street) and Clare-Hope Ashitey (Children of Men, Top Boy) as East London CID officers, each episode follows a different case from the committing of the crime to its conclusion.
In Series 2, the crimes are hard-hitting and contemporary. In two two parters, Bellamy and her team investigate a brutal hammer assault on a man in his own home and then a suspected abduction of a young boy by a paedophile ring.
Immersive and absorbing, Suspects takes viewers into exhilarating new territory.
Suspects is revolutionsing crime drama --The Guardian
Brilliant, original British drama, beautifully produced and brilliantly performed --The Times
High tension ... such powerful viewing --The Telegraph
Brilliant, original British drama, beautifully produced and brilliantly performed --The Times
High tension ... such powerful viewing --The Telegraph
House of Cards - Season 3 / 4 Discs 800 Baht
Frank and Claire Underwood do their Frank and Claire Underwood thing in the third season of "House of Cards," but it's the supporting cast members who also shine in the newest chapters of Netflix's political drama. And not just Doug Stamper (he's alive!), Remy Danton and Jackie Sharp: Time and again, new faces (and some old ones) arrive in the show during Season 3.
Revenge - Season Three / 6 Discs 800 Baht (also Season 1 and 2)
Get ready for a sizzling-hot summer in the Hamptons. Emily Thorne's brilliant plan for vengeance takes a wicked turn in ABC's REVENGE: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON. Relive the mystery, the fire and the intrigue of TV's most delightfully devilish series. Emily pursues a new strategy to take down the Graysons once and for all -- on her and Daniel's wedding day -- as turned allies, new enemies, and ghosts from the past threaten to expose her. With an ultimatum from Jack and her complicated history with Aiden resurfacing, Emily must take extreme measures to ensure her plan goes off without a hitch. But Victoria has new reasons to destroy the girl next door, and with her long-lost son by her side, everyone -- including Nolan -- may become collateral damage in Emily and Victoria's vicious war. Experience the drama of all 22 smoldering episodes, complete with exclusive bonus features that reveal even more juicy secrets. Let the fireworks begin!
DCI Banks - Series 1 / 2 Discs 600 Baht
Stephen Tompkinson (Wild at Heart, Grafters) leads the cast as detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks, based on the hugely successful novels from award-winning international crime writer Peter Robinson. Tompkinson stars in the TV adaptation of three Inspector Banks novels: Playing with Fire, Friend of the Devil and Cold is the Grave.
In Playing with Fire two bodies are found after a fire on some narrow boats and Banks and DS Annie Cabbot find themselves on the trail of an arsonist who has killed two people. In Friend of the Devil a young student is attacked in the middle of the city and in another part of Yorkshire a woman has her throat cut, but the two different murders have disturbing similarities.
Cold is the Grave is a case terrifyingly close to home as Banks is asked by his boss, Superintendant Gerry Rydell, to find his missing teenage daughter
DCI Banks - Series 2 / 2 Discs 600 Baht
Another three two-part episodes from the ITV drama series based on the crime novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson stars as the tenacious and stubborn Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks, who unravels a string of disturbing murder mysteries aided by his feisty and ambitious young assistant, DS Annie Cabbot (Andrea Lowe). In 'Strange Affair', Banks, assisted by icy DI Helen Morton (Caroline Katz) while Annie is on maternity leave, investigates the murder of a woman found shot dead in her car. In 'Dry Bones That Dream', Banks is called in to investigate the death of a mild-mannered accountant, Keith Rothwell (Dominic Mafham), who appears to be the victim of a contract killing. Finally, in 'Innocent Graves', the strangling of a wealthy financier's 16-year-old daughter unearths a complex web of lies and secrets for Banks to solve.
Grantchester - Series 1 / 2 Discs 600 Baht
Its 1953, and Sidney Chambers (James Norton) is vicar of Grantchester, a village just outside Cambridge. Sidneys is a quiet life. Or at least, it has been right up until the moment that murder comes his way
Pushed into the dangerous world of lies, betrayal and murder, Sidney quickly finds that his insight into the human condition, and the natural trust that he engenders in people, means that he excels in his new position as detective.
Joining Sidney as he journeys into this dark world is the affable but world-weary Detective Inspector Geordie Keating (Robson Green), the naive, but well-meaning curate Leonard Finch (Al Weaver), and his austere and constantly disapproving housekeeper Mrs Maguire (Tessa Peake-Jones). But crime isnt the only matter that occupies Sidney. Hes smitten with the witty, beautiful, Amanda (Morven Christie), but could high society Amanda ever be allowed to marry a lowly country vicar? Can you still see the best in people when the world of murder asks you to see the worst?
State Affairs / 1 Disc 300 Baht
State Affairs is a suspenseful, action-packed French political thriller in which three main characters cross paths: a corrupt politician, his henchman, and a hard-boiled female cop.
A plane explodes above the Gulf of Guinea. An escort girl is murdered in a Parisian park. Thousands of miles separate these two events, and yet Nora believes there's a connection between them, much to her superiors chagrin. As Nora investigates, getting dangerously close to the powers that be, the murders and betrayals accumulate, and signs point to a state affair at the heart of it all. ENGLISH SUBTITLES
Unit One - Series 2 / 2 Discs 600 Baht
Series two of Unit One is a long-standing Nordic Noir thriller series that tells the story of a group of staunch crime experts from an elite unit within the Danish police force. We follow their fascinating yet frightening work in the Danish underworld and witness their unflinching commitment and affectionate solidarity when pitted against horrifying, yet all-too-real, examples of the extremes of human nature they face in the line of duty. Unit One is based on true criminal cases through the last 10 years. ENGLISH SUBTITLES
The Wrong Mans - Series 2 / 1 Disc 300 Baht
Having earned their status as hometown heroes in the first series, Sam and Phil are blasted back to zero again. This time round the two friends find themselves in deeper, darker danger than ever before. They must make a difficult choice: hide in the dark and be forgotten forever or brave it in a world that doesnt even think they exist. Their globetrotting adventures take them across deserts, through tunnels, inside prisons, on board planes and trains, as they duck knives, dodge bullets and deal with WMDs. But the cartels, the terrorists and the spooks they encounter have underestimated the boys from Bracknell and their determination to get home for Christmas and reclaim their lives.
James Corden & Mathew Baynton are joined by returning cast members Dawn French (The Vicar Of Dibley, French & Saunders), Rebecca Front (The Thick Of It, Grandmas House), Sarah Solemani (Him & Her, Bad Education) and co-writer Tom Basden (W1A, Plebs). A stellar international cast join for Series Two including Anastasia Griffi th (Damages), Raoul Trujillo (Apocalypto), John Ross Bowie (Big Bang Theory, Curb Your Enthusiasm), Olivier Award winner Bertie Carvel (Matilda, Doctor Who, Sherlock) and Ray Panthaki (EastEnders, 28 Days Later, Kidulthood).
Foyle's War Series 8 / 3 Discs 700 Baht
Michael Kitchen returns to the screen as Detective Chief Superintendent Foyle, a man of scrupulous integrity who, having survived the First World War, solved crime in Hastings during the Second and now finds himself working with MI5 to keep the country safe, while bringing justice to those who deserve it. This series includes three powerful new films:
HIGH CASTLE: Foyle is drawn into the world of corrupt Nazi businessmen when a University Professor is found brutally murdered in a London park. When it transpires the Professor was working as a translator in Nuremberg, Foyle realises there are powerful people trying to conceal secrets from the war.
TRESPASS: Tasked with ensuring security at a high level Palestinian conference, with signs that a plot to bomb the conference maybe under way, Foyle faces a race against time to uncover not only the truth, but where the truth lies. Meanwhile Sam is determined to help a young boy in Adams constituency when she realises his life may be in danger because he cannot afford hospital care.
ELISE: When his colleague Hilda Pierce is nearly killed in an attempted assassination, Foyle must re-examine her top secret role during the war to find out if there was a traitor at the heart of the Special Operations Executive.
SPECIAL FEATURES :
- Meeting John Mahoney
- A Day in the Life of Foyles War
- Back in Time with Foyles War
- The Truth Behind the Fiction - 3 postscript interviews with writer Anthony Horowitz and historian Terry Charman
- Driving Foyle - Two Picture Galleries
Silent Witness 17 / 3 Discs 700 Baht
Silent Witness - Series 17 (3 DVD). Import from The Netherlands with English soundtrack.
In the last episode of season 16 of Silent Witness, we saw how Professor Leo Dalton tragically lost his life in Afghanistan. His colleagues Nikki Alexander and Jack Hodgson saw the drama happen and there are still upside down. Especially Nikki is difficult to accept that Leo is no longer there. Leo's replacement in the forensic investigation team Lyell Centre, Thomas Chamberlain, is therefore not a really warm welcome. Thomas is an experienced forensic pathologist with a great reputation in the field of toxicology. He is very charming, has charisma and easy with people. Partly because begin Nikki, Jack and Clarissa after a while to gain more and more appreciation for their new colleague.
Intruders Mini Series / 2 Discs 600 Baht
Based on the novel by Michael Marshall Smith, Intruders is a paranormal thriller about a secret society who search for immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others. Jack Whelan (John Simm) finds the quiet, idyllic life he has created with his wife, Amy (Mira Sorvino) suddenly shattered when she vanishes. He's drawn deeper into the mystery when his high school friend, Gary Fischer, shows up on his doorstep asking for help with a murder case. Initially dismissive of Gary's claims, Jack finds that the further he investigates, the more complex and surreal his discoveries become. What he uncovers leads him down the dark path of his own past, and closer to terrifying revelations about a clandestine group known as Qui Reverti.
Meanwhile, in order to conceal the truth, an assassin named Richard Shepherd is embarking on a series of executions, and is in pursuit of a seemingly innocent 9-year-old girl, Madison--a runaway with a score to settle who could be the end of them all. With Gary's help, Jack begins to discover the incredible truth about his wife and her connections with Qui Reverti, determined to find and save the woman he loves.
Downton Abbey: A Moorland Holiday (Christmas Special 2014) / 1 Disc 300 Baht
In the Downton Abbey 2014 Christmas Special its the grouse season and Roses father-in-law Lord Sinderby has rented Brancaster Castle in Northumberland and invited the Crawleys to a shooting party. While good sport is enjoyed, a butler with an axe to grind and a scandalous secret threaten to undermine the holiday. Surprises are in store as the families become better acquainted with each other and some new faces arrive on the scene.
Meanwhile the servants hold the fort back at Downton and unlikely later-life romances abound. As Anna faces an uncertain future behind bars, Bates takes drastic measures in a bid to clear her name. The seasons change and another Christmas is enjoyed at Downton Abbey. As the family and their servants revel in the festivities, there will be romance, a heart-breaking farewell, sad memories of loved ones lost and a joyful reunion...
The Missing / 3 Discs 700 Baht
All eight episodes of the BBC miniseries starring James Nesbitt and Frances O'Connor. When Tony and Emily Hughes (Nesbitt and O'Connor) travel to France with their five-year-old son Oliver (Oliver Hunt), their family holiday turns into a nightmare when Oliver disappears into the crowd of a busy French street. As the frantic father loses patience with the police and their lack of motivation to search for Oliver, Tony takes matters into his own hands and begins to form a private investigation. The cast also includes Tchéky Karyo and Anastasia Hille.
Heartbeat Series 18 (The Final Series) / 6 Discs 900 Baht
All 24 episodes from the 18th series of the Yorkshire Television police drama. In this, the last series of the show, long-running characters such as PC Alf Ventress (William Simons), Oscar Blaketon (Derek Fowlds) and Gina Ward (Tricia Penrose) make their final screen appearances. The episodes are: 'Family Matters', 'England Expects', 'Mother of Invention', 'Living Off the Land', 'Guilty Secrets', 'Strike Up the Band', 'Return Crossing', 'Looking for Isabella', 'The Hospital Job', 'Ups and Downs', 'Thursday's Children', 'The Middle of Somewhere', 'School of Hard Knocks', 'The Runaways', 'Cashing In', 'A Whiter Shade of Pale', 'The War of the Roses', 'Ties That Bind', 'Deadlier Than the Male', 'Jobs for the Boys', 'My One and Only', 'The Open Door', 'Pass the Parcel' and 'Sweet Sorrow'.
The Protectors Series 2 / 3 Discs 700 Baht
International Emmy Award winning series: As the second gripping series of The Protectors begins, Denmark is still shaken by the outrage caused in the Islamic world over the publication of a Muhammad cartoon in a Danish newspaper. The Protection Unit of the Danish Intelligence Bureau is faced with a precarious mission, when the Foreign Minister moves to re-open the embassy in Islamabad, closed after a terrorist bombing several years before, the lives of many are at risk - not only in Denmark, but as far away as Moscow and Islamabad. Despite their relentless efforts, murders cannot always be prevented, and suicide bombers cannot always be stopped - even by a highly experienced and elite unit such as this. ENGLISH Subtitles.
Spiral Series 1- 3 / 7 Discs 900 Baht
If youre looking for an unpredictable small screen thriller to sink your teeth into, then you sometimes have to look beyond the television output of the UK and the US. To France, in this case, as three series of the highly acclaimed TV show Spiral have been brought together in this single box set. And, along with The Killing, its an international television treat thats aching to be discovered.
The show goes under the name of Engrenages in its native France, and its a police drama series starring Caroline Proust and Gregory Fitoussi. Known as Spiral when it was broadcast in the UK, whats drawn people to the show has been how intelligently it treats its viewers. Youre not spoon fed everything here, as instead, the writers offer you enough, but arent afraid to let you do some of the work. The conventional Hollywood approach to such subject matter is absolutely nowhere to be seen.
Its gripping drama, made all the better by it being set in another country, and thus dealing with a different way of accomplishing things. For an English viewer, that certainly helps make Spiral interesting. But its the sheer quality of the three series you get here, and the willingness to stray from convention, that make this boxset worth the money. Its gritty, unpredictable drama, and with further series ordered in France, its great to hear that theres more of it to come.
Braquo Series 1 - 3 (French) / 9 Discs 900 Baht
All 24 episodes from the first three seasons of Olivier Marchal's French police thriller. The series follows a group of police led by Eddy Caplan (Jean-Hugues Anglade) who use violent and unorthodox methods in their criminal investigations. When this is brought to the attention of Internal Affairs, the department is faced with the difficult and dangerous task of exposing the group's methods and putting a stop to them. Series one episodes are: 'Max', 'La Ligne Jaune', 'La Tête Dans le Sac', 'L'Autre Rive', 'Loin Derrière la Nuit', 'Tarif de Groupe', 'Tangente' and 'Eddy'. Series two episodes are: 'Les Damnés', 'Seuls Contre Tous', 'Tous Pour Un', 'Chèvres et Chacals', 'Infiltré', 'Mère et Patrie', 'Au Non du Pire' and '4 Moins 1'. Series three episodes are: 'Affliction', 'Nos Funérailles', 'Odessa', 'Stoukatch', 'Le Lait et Le Miel', 'Prologue', 'Andreas' and 'Entre La Terre et L'Enfer'.
NO ENGLISH Subtitles
Unit 1 (Danish) Season 1 / 3 Discs 700 Baht
Unit One is a long-standing Nordic Noir thriller series that tells the story of a group of staunch crime experts from an elite unit within the Danish police force. We follow their fascinating yet frightening work in the Danish underworld and witness their unflinching commitment and affectionate solidarity when pitted against horrifying, yet all-too-real, examples of the extremes of human nature they face in the line of duty. Unit One is based on true criminal cases through the last 10 years. ENGLISH Subtitles.
Homeland 4 / 3 Discs 700 Baht
Crack CIA agent CARRIE MATHISON plays by her own rules when it comes to protecting the U.S. from terrorist attacks. Her uncanny intuition, dogged determination, and gift for persuasion helped her identify Nicholas Brody as a terrorist and convert him to an ally. She also headed the operation to capture and kill al-Qaeda mastermind Abu Nazir, and turned the man responsible for the CIA bombing, Majid Javadi, into an invaluable U.S. asset. Along the way, she fell in love with Brody and became pregnant with his child, which made his arrest and execution that much more traumatic for her. Now with a baby to raise and a fast-tracked career as an overseas station chief, Carrie is forced to make difficult choices about the direction she wants her life to take. Meanwhile, SAUL BERENSON, Carrie's long-time, no-nonsense mentor, has been forced into retirement. Will he be able to stay in the intelligence game and keep tabs on his protégé while working for a private security firm in New York? TV
Above Suspicion Collection / 4 Discs 800 Baht
The complete series 1-4 of Lynda La Plante's crime drama following DC Anna Travis (Kelly Reilly). In series one the newly qualified Travis joins a team on the hunt for a particularly gruesome serial killer. When the latest victim is found and doesn't fit the usual profile of the killer's victims, Travis sets out to prove herself, even if that means becoming personally involved. In series two, 'The Red Dahlia', the discovery of the mutilated body of a young woman seems to echo that of the notorious unsolved Los Angeles 'Black Dahlia' murder of the 1940s. Fearing they have a copycat killer on the loose, Travis and DCI Langton (Ciarán Hinds) try to pre-empt the killer's next moves by using clues from the original murder. In series three, 'Deadly Intent', the shooting of former drug squad officer Frank Brandon (Callum Sutherland) opens yet another intriguing case for Travis and her sidekick, DCI Langton, as the pair discover connections between the dead man and an infamous drug overlord. Finally, the fourth series sees Travis set out to investigate the murder of a famous young actress. With the case anything but straightforward and Langton acting up after missing out on promotion, the talented investigator will need to dig deep if she wants to get to the bottom of the mystery.
Monty Python Triple Pack / 4 Discs 800 Baht
Contains the films Monty Python and the Holy Grail (two-disc special edition), Life of Brian, The Meaning of Life. In Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the complete Python troupe is cast in a parody of the legend of the Holy Grail. The Knights of the Round Table battle dismembering foes and killer rabbits on their perilous quest. Life of Brian is a daring satire about a blundering prophet in New Testament times, called Brian Cohen, who is mistaken for the Messiah. In The Meaning of Life, the Pythons explain it all in an episodic, bawdy adventure as they satirise religion, birth control, British politics, Americans, hospitals and, of course, sex. Amongst the highlights are the 'Every Sperm Is Sacred' episode that starts off the film; the grim reaper visiting a bourgeois dinner party where there are some fishy goings on, and the gross Mr Creosote.
Downton Abbey 5 / 3 Discs 700 Baht
Set in 1924, the fifth series sees the return of our much loved characters in the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey. As they face new challenges, the Crawley family and the servants who work for them remain inseparably interlinked. A new Labour government heralds changes that are being felt throughout the land, and life at Downton is not untouched. Robert, Mary and Branson together must navigate these shifting sands to ensure the future of the estate for generations to come. As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton than ever before, he cant help questioning his place in this world. Mary is finally coming to accept that she would like to marry again, but will she ever be able to find the same happiness that she had with Matthew? Meanwhile with still no news of her beloved Gregson, Edith suffers under the burden of her terrible secret.
Downstairs, the servants are starting to consider what effect social changes may have on their working lives. While Daisys mind is opened to new possibilities, Mrs Patmore views such new and uncertain paths with trepidation. Anna and Bates have weathered many storms and are finally starting to plan their future. But with so much painful history, will they ever be able to completely move on, or will past secrets once again threaten their chance of ever finding happiness?
Includes exclusive clip from Downton Abbey 2014 Christmas special PLUS The Manners of Downton Downton Abbey an exclusive documentary featuring historian and Downton Abbey historical advisor Alastair Bruce as he guides us through the etiquette of how to eat, marry, behave, dress and make money in the 1920s.
Lewis 8 / 2 Discs 600 Baht
Kevin Whately stars as Detective Inspector Robbie Lewis, ably assisted by Laurence Fox as the recently promoted DI James Hathaway and Angela Griffin as new recruit DS Lizzie Maddox.
Together they investigate murder mysteries against the glorious backdrop of Oxford and its historic colleges.
Clare Holman returns as Dr Laura Hobson, alongside Rebecca Front as Chief Superintendent Innocent.
Episodes: Entry Wounds (part 1 & 2), The Lions Of Nemea (part 1 & 2), Beyond Good And Evil (part 1 & 2)
Heartbeat Series 17 / 6 Discs 900 Baht
Set in rural North Yorkshire during the 1960s, Heartbeat's combination of crime and medical storylines, charismatic regular characters and wonderfully nostalgic soundtrack made it staple Sunday-night viewing for two decades, with the series' many prestigious awards including Best Performing Peak-Time Drama and several ITV Programme of the Year awards. Attracting a peak audience of 14 million, Heartbeat garnered a devoted following and remains prime-time viewing world-wide.
Featuring guest turns from Eric Sykes, Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor, among others, this series introduces new village bobbies Joe Mason and Don Wetherby and sees the final episode of one of Heartbeat's best-loved characters - PC Phil Bellamy, played for 16 years by Mark Jordon.
SPECIAL FEATURE: Farewell Phil
Mark Jordon's departure is marked with a special edition, screened on Christmas Eve in 2007, which looks at the highs and lows of Phil Bellamy's life in Aidensfield - from the joys of finding love, to the loss of his only son.
Heartbeat Series 16 / 6 Discs 900 Baht
Set in rural North Yorkshire during the 1960s, Heartbeat's combination of crime and medical storylines, charismatic regular characters and wonderfully nostalgic soundtrack made it staple Sunday-night viewing for two decades, with the series' many prestigious awards including Best Performing Peak-Time Drama and several ITV Programme of the Year awards. Attracting a peak audience of 14 million, Heartbeat has garnered a devoted following and remains prime-time viewing world-wide.
This series sees Aidensfield's police and medical staff dealing with more challenging situations - both professional and personal. PC Rob Walker is slowly coming to terms with the death of wife Helen; a tentative romance begins to blossom between the young officer and Aidensfield's new District Nurse, Carol Cassidy. By the series' end, however, he is facing one of the hardest decisions of his life...
Mad Men Season 5 / 4 Discs 800 Baht
In Mad Men, the glass ceiling is dangerously low, and sexism reigns in a way that may shock modern viewers. But this isn't the prim '60s of The Dick Van Dyke Show; Weiner's characters seduce, smoke, and swig with abandon--often within the walls of Sterling Cooper. Includes all the episodes from series five of the show.
Mad Men Season 6 / 4 Discs 800 Baht
All 13 episodes from the sixth season of the Golden Globe-winning drama set in a prestigious advertising agency in 1960s New York, where sexism is a way of life and everyone smokes like a chimney. In this highly competitive, all white, male-dominated environment, the indefatigable Don Draper (Jon Hamm) is the top ad executive, but there are plenty of young guns eager to topple him from his perch. In this season, amidst the turmoil of the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy, Don proposes that SCDP merge with rivals Cutler Gleason and Chaough in order to win the Chevrolet account. The episodes are: 'The Doorway: Part 1', 'The Doorway: Part 2', 'Collaborators', 'To Have and to Hold', 'The Flood', 'For Immediate Release', 'Man With a Plan', 'The Crash', 'The Better Half', 'A Tale of Two Cities', 'Favors', 'The Quality of Mercy' and 'In Care Of'.
Inspector Lynley 6 FINAL / 1 Disc 300 Baht
THE FINAL episodes of The Inspector Lynley Mysteries based on the bestselling novels of Elizabeth George, finds Lynley and Havers friendship pushed to its limits. These final two episodes comprise the sixth and final series of the popular TV thriller, where class divisions are tested and overcome by the desperate and sometimes personal demands of detective work. Limbo The body of a young boy abducted 15 years earlier - is discovered in the grounds of an Italian country villa. Lynley, who as a family friend had helped in the Italian investigation, goes out to Italy to support the family. But when he begins an affair with the family s now grown-up daughter Julia and she is then found dead in her Rome apartment, Lynley is hauled in for questioning by the Italian police. Is he guilty of her murder? Lynley is convinced that Julia s death is somehow tied to her brother s abduction 15 years ago. Is the man Lynley helped convict of that crime iinnocent as he has always claimed? Know Thine Enemy The body of a missing school girl, Sarah Middleton, is discovered in a lake wrapped in rubble sacks and chains. She has been raped and the bruising on her hands suggests she may have been held prisoner. Meanwhile another school girl, Kelly Stevens, is reported missing by her mother. Kelly is diabetic and unless she is found quickly, she will slip into a diabetic coma. But with Assistant Commissioner Evans stopping door-to-door enquiries fearing they will alarm the public, will Lynley and Havers be able to find enough leads to save Kelly? Includes Cast Filmographies, an Elizabeth George Biography and Bibliography, a Picture Gallery and Subtitles.
Inspector Lynley 5 / 2 Discs 600 Baht
Based on the best-selling novels of Elizabeth George, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries find Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers solving cases of murder that would challenge the savviest of detectives.
This boxed set contains the latest four episodes: One Guilty Deed, Natural Causes, Chinese Walls and In The Blink of an Eye.
Scott & Bailey 4 / 2 Discs 600 Baht
All eight episodes from the fourth series of the ITV detective drama. In this series the lives of Manchester homicide detectives Janet Scott (Lesley Sharp) and Rachel Bailey (Suranne Jones) are further complicated by promotions, dating and parental challenges. Meanwhile, at work they find themselves investigating a missing teenager, the death of a newborn baby and the two-decade refrigeration of a pregnant woman.
Accused Series 2 / 2 Discs 600 Baht
All four episodes from the second series of the anthology, written by Jimmy McGovern, that follows various characters as they await a verdict on their trial and reflect on how they came to be accused. Each of the episodes follows a different central character, with Olivia Colman, Sean Bean, Sheridan Smith, Anne-Marie Duff, Anna Maxwell Martin and Stephen Graham among the actors to step into the dock. The episodes are: 'Tracie's Story', 'Mo and Sue's Story', 'Stephen's Story' and 'Tina's Story'.
New Tricks 11 / 3 Discs 700 Baht
New Tricks returns for its eleventh series and Dan Griffin, Steve MacAndrew and Gerry Standing are back investigating cold cases under the watchful eye of their boss DCI Sasha Miller.
Gerry goes back to his roots in Bermondsey when his youngest daughter decides to get married and while hes there an old friend asks for help to find whoever murdered his grandson. Meanwhile Sasha finds it tricky working with her ex-husband and fellow police officer, DAC Ned Hancock, Steves parenting skills are tested when his son falls foul of the law and Dan Griffin needs some cheering up from his colleagues when his daughter, Holly leaves home for university.
The team investigates a wide variety of crimes from the death of a young A&E doctor to an international interpreter with a passion for chess, theres an occult mystery that leads the team to the underground river fleet and theres the murder of a pub landlord where Gerry and Steve end up in an English vineyard. They also have to go back in time to investigate the mysterious deaths of an anti-nuclear activist, a local bobby from the 50s whose wife is now in a care home suffering from dementia and a schoolgirl from the 80s whose ascetic father has a secret to hide.
Throw in some Roman re-enactment, some black market steroids, the death of one of Griffins friends and a difficult reunion between Steve and his father and you have another compelling ten episodes of New Tricks.
The Thirteenth Tale / 1 Disc 300 Baht
The Thirteenth Tale is a haunting psychological mystery, adapted by Oscar winning screenwriter Christopher Hampton from Diane Setterfield's bestselling novel. Biographer Margaret Lea (Olivia Colman - Broadchurch) is summoned to the Yorkshire home of reclusive, dying novelist Vida Winter (Vanessa Redgrave Atonement) who has handpicked Margaret to write her biography. Though initially hesitant, as Vida has a reputation for distorting facts in interviews, Margaret becomes fascinated by her previously untold story. As the novelist recounts her dark and disturbing childhood, Margaret is compelled to finally face the trauma of her own past. But as time runs out, Margaret, desperate to hear the end of Vida's story, begins to wonder if she is hearing the confessions of a murderer. Also stars Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones), Steven Mackintosh (Kick Ass 2, Luther) and Robert Pugh (Game of Thrones, Shameless).
The Honourable Woman / 3 Discs 700 Baht
Written and directed by Bafta winner Hugo Blick and starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honourable Woman is a fast-paced thriller set against an international backdrop. As a young girl, Nessa Stein witnessed the assassination of her father by the armed wing of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation. Now in her late thirties, Nessa is at the forefront of the Middle East peace process. Ennobled for her campaigning work, the newly made Baroness must fight forces that are conspiring against her as she awards a highly lucrative contract to a Palestinian businessman. When he is subsequently killed, Nessa and her brother come under the close scrutiny of Whitehall and the Secret Intelligence Service. Set against the gripping backdrop of government paranoia and espionage, The Honourable Woman tells the story of one woman's personal journey to right the wrongs conducted in a past life.
Quirke / 2 Discs 600 Baht
Gabriel Byrne plays the eponymous Irish pathologist-cum-sleuth in this three-part BBC adaptation based on the novels by John Banville. While fulfilling his duties as chief pathologist at the Dublin City Morgue during the 1950s, the insular and surly Quirke (Byrne) ploughs a lonely course, managing his depression by haunting Dublin's dank alleyways and bars. But when he begins to notice inconsistencies during routine examinations, Quirke's natural inquisitiveness to find out the truth soon leads him on a tour of Dublin's less salubrious areas, where he faces unresolved issues from his own past that would be better left undisturbed. The episodes are: 'Christine Falls', 'The Silver Swan' and 'Elegy for April'.