Any month is not complete unless it has a dose of SBS DVD, and Madman’s July 2011 release lineup features some awesome new titles coming to DVD. Here’s our pick of the bunch!
In the tradition of breakthrough Danish dramas such as THE KILLING and THE EAGLE, THE PROTECTORS is the latest hit series to arrive from those Nordic masters of crime and suspense.
In today’s violent world, the lives of many politicians, industrialists, heads of state and other VIPs are often endangered. To counteract these threats, the Danish Intelligence Bureau created The Personal Protection Unit – a force of competent, quick-thinking and dedicated bodyguards. This award winning Danish crime series centres around the lives and missions of these specialists, the people they protect and their enemies.
The Yes Men Fix The World
Who knew fixing the world could be so much fun? Brüno meets Michael Moore in this gut-busting wake-up call that proves a little imagination can go a long way towards vanquishing the Cult of Greed.
THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD is a screwball true story about two gonzo political activists who, posing as top executives of giant corporations, lie their way into big business conferences and pull off the world’s most outrageous pranks. From New Orleans to India to New York City, armed with little more than cheap thrift-store suits, the Yes Men squeeze raucous comedy out of all the ways that corporate greed is destroying the planet.
Stripped – Greg Friedler’s Naked Las Vegas
In August of 2007, director David Palmer set off on a journey with avant-garde photographer Greg Friedler to capture his shooting of the final book in his critically acclaimed “Naked” series in the only city in the world that is synonymous with the term “strip”: Las Vegas. Entering a single white room with a red curtain, the 173 participants of “Naked Las Vegas” open themselves up, baring not only their bodies, but also their souls.