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Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Jan. 17, 2012
Price: DVD $24.98, Blu-ray $29.98
Studio: Entertainment One
An inspiration to Britain’s modern day Special Air Service (Sas), 30 Commando was a new breed of special operations taskforce created by British Naval intelligence officer Fleming to carry out some of the most dangerous missions of the war.
Starring Sean Bean (TV’s Game of Thrones) and Danny Dyer (Dead Cert), the film follows the circumstances behind 30 Commando’s inception and the unit’s first highly classified smash-and-grab mission into occupied Norway to capture vital radar technology that will change the course of the war. Things don’t go all that smoothly in the Norway mission: When their escape route is uncovered, »
To celebrate the release of Age of Heroes on DVD and Blu-ray 13th June, Metrodome Distribution have given us three copies of the movie to give away on DVD. The first person picked out of the digital hat will also win a poster for the movie signed by Danny Dyer. As well as Dyer, the movie stars Sean Bean, Izabella Miko, James D’Arcy and is directed by Adrian Vitoria.
Synopsis: Age Of Heroes is an all-guns-blazing, World War II action film based on the incredible true story of the British special ops division 30 Commando, starring Sean Bean and Danny Dyer. Following the first mission of this elite unit, formed by ‘James Bond’ author Ian Fleming and a precursor to the modern day Sas, Age Of Heroes’ 30 Commando take on the might of the Fuhrer’s armed forces in a thrilling life-or-death operation.
The film follows the exploits of Corporal »
Thn has discovered that there is no better way to revive a flagging pub conversation than to mention Danny Dyer. Within mere seconds of uttering the double D moniker, all those present are foaming at the mouth – eagerly awaiting their moment to give a witty and spurious critique of his back catalogue – usually accompanied by a cockney impression that has something to do with ‘geezers’ and ‘stabbin’.
Well this week Thn met up with the man himself – dispelling many of our misconceptions. Friday saw the release of his new movie Age Of Heroes and Thn caught up with him to have a chat.
Age Of Heroes is a WWII action/thriller inspired by the real-life events of Ian Fleming’s 30 Commando Unit. In the film Sean Bean and Danny Dyer play soldiers on an elite mission, venturing into Nazi occupied Norway to capture vital technology that has the potential to »
- Joe Upton
Ahoy! Aha! Ahem. The excitement of another rip-roaring high seas adventure dissipates almost before they set sail in this lightweight epic of action set-pieces and people trying to get stuff they want. Depp is business as usual and the presentation is classy, but the new blood brings little to this non-party, which feels less like a story than a succession of twists and swoops along well-established tracks – like a theme-park ride, in fact. Oh, hang on …
Win Win (15)
Giamatti's hard-up lawyer inherits a whole heap of surrogate family issues, and a teen high-school wrestling ace, in a wry drama that doesn't really stray out of its suburban comfort zone.
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- Steve Rose
Metrodome is releasing the film in UK cinemas on May 20 and then on DVD and Blu-ray on June 13.
This action-thriller reveals the fearless exploits of the 30 Commando, one of the most important elite units in the history of the British Armed Forces. Due to the secretive nature of the unit's work, it is a story not many people know about - and yet they risked their lives to protect their country.
Sean Bean (Lord Of The Rings, GoldenEye) and Danny Dyer (The Business, The Football Factory) star in the film version, which takes the heroes from the edge of defeat on the beaches of Dunkirk to the mountains of Norway on a search-and-destroy mission that, if successful, would change the course of the war. »
- David Bentley
Metrodome have just sent over a brand new trailer for their new movie, Age of Heroes which gets a short theatrical run 20th Mat before hitting DVD and Blu-ray 13th June. It’s directed by Adrian Vitoria and stars William Houston, Aksel Hennie, Izabella Miko, James D’Arcy, Danny Dyer and Sean Bean as Major Jones.
Sean Bean (Lord Of The Rings, GoldenEye) and Danny Dyer (The Business, The Football Factory) star in an adrenalin-fuelled action-adventure which takes our heroes from the edge of defeat on the beaches of Dunkirk to the mountains of Norway on a search-and-destroy mission behind enemy lines that, if successful, would change the course of the war.
Check out the images (all taken by Nick Wall) below the trailer, »
- David Sztypuljak
In 1944 - nine years before he would write Casino Royale - was a British Naval Intelligence Officer handed control of an elite squad known as the 30 Commando Unit. It was Fleming's task to train them to recognize sensitive enemy intelligence materials and plan strikes to obtain them. And Adrian Vitoria's Age Of Heroes is the new film based on that true story.World War II. When Corporal Rains decks the captain of a military police squad in order to bring his men home from a long battle in war torn France, he is hailed a hero by his men but is arrested once back in Dover. Demoralised, his chance for glory finally comes when Jack Jones, a Royal Marine, sees his potential and »
7 items from 2011
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