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Based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks, The Lucky One is the story of Logan, played by Zac Efron, a marine sergeant who has returned from his third tour of duty in Iraq. Having stumbled upon a photograph of a young woman, Logan claims her as his lucky charm and sets out to find her.
To celebrate the release of The Lucky One on Blu-ray Triple play and DVD on August 27, we are taking a look at what makes Nicholas Sparks such a prolific writer. With seven books successfully adapted for the screen, and an eighth scheduled for release early next year, Nicholas Sparks’ tearjerkers have dominated Hollywood.
But what is it about his stories that have Hollywood Studios lining up to adapt his work?
His romantic dramas tend to follow the same formula: a loveable protagonist tormented by the past, an enduring romance and bittersweet ending that has us reaching for the tissues, »
- David Agnew
Last week saw the release of Kevin Macdonald’s acclaimed documentary, Marley, alongside Peter Berg’s mammoth blockbuster, Battleship, and this week brings with it a handful of new films and, most importantly in my books, the long-anticipated release of The Walking Dead Season 2. Today is a good day.
It’s a fairly light week with new releases, so without further ado,
My pick of the week:
The Walking Dead – Season 2.
The Walking Dead – Season 2 Iframe Embed for Youtube
DVD and Blu-ray
(also available: The Walking Dead – Seasons 1 and 2 Box Set)
Ordinarily, I focus on television programmes after the week’s new film releases, but The Walking Dead deserves to be the exception to that rule.
The show is one of the finest currently on TV, and if you haven’t started, now is definitely the time to pick up the first two seasons. It’s not often we get »
- Kenji Lloyd
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