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Beowulf & Grendel (2005) 5.9/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


The Hero. The Monster. The Myth.
The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to rid a village of the marauding monster.

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Drama, Action
Director: Sturla Gunnarsson
Starring: Hringur Ingvarsson, Spencer Wilding, Stellan Skarsgård

Life in a Fishbowl (2014) 7.4/10

Everyone has something to hide.
Three tales of three people who have a lasting effect on one another. A young writer whose career is skyrocketing finds himself in a stormy marriage. He divorces his wife after the death of their daughter, shuts himself from the outside world and drinks himself to death over a twenty-year period.

Genre: Drama
Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson
Starring: Hera Hilmar, Thor Kristjansson, Þorsteinn Bachmann

Monsters, Inc. (2001) 8.1/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


We Scare Because We Care.
James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, James and Mike suddenly find that kids are not to be afraid of and they uncover a conspiracy that could threaten all children across the world.

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Director: Pete Docter, David Silverman
Starring: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs

Rams (2015) 7.3/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


This Winter Get Sheepish
In a secluded valley in Iceland, Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. Their ancestral sheep-stock is considered one of the country’s best and the two brothers are repeatedly awarded for their prized rams who carry an ancient lineage. Although they share the land and a way of life, Gummi and Kiddi have not spoken to each other in four decades. When a lethal disease suddenly infects Kiddi’s sheep, the entire valley comes under threat. The authorities decide to cull all the animals in the area to contain the outbreak. But Gummi and Kiddi don’t give up so easily – and each brother tries to stave off the disaster in his own fashion: Kiddi by using his rifle and Gummi by using his wits.

Genre: Drama
Director: Grímur Hákonarson
Starring: Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Charlotte Bøving

The Deep (2012) 6.7/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


Based upon the true story of a shipwreck. [Swedish DVD.]
Based on an astonishing true incident that took place on the frigid seas off Iceland in 1984, The Deep fashions a modern-day everyman myth about the sole survivor of a shipwreck, whose superhuman will to survive made him both an inexplicable scientific phenomenon and a genuine national hero.

Genre: Drama
Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Starring: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Joi Johannsson

The Rescuers Down Under (1990) 6.9/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the day. Accompanying the fearless duo are bumbling albatross Wilbur and local field operative Jake the Kangaroo Rat.

Genre: Adventure, Animation, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Director: Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel
Starring: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) 7.3/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


Stop Dreaming, Start Living
A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Director: Ben Stiller
Starring: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Jon Daly