Another reason to convert to Blu-ray

Long before he started putting his name to any old tut, Luc Besson was one of the best things to emerge from French cinema since Jules Dassin. Which is why we're somewhat relieved the inaugural Blu-ray release of his back catalogue is a bit like an advert for Wall's sausages - in that you only get the best bits.

Consequently, from today you can get your hands on everything from aquatic bromance The Big Blue to (recent return to form) Angel-A, all in lovingly rendered high definition, and complete with various director's cuts, cast interviews and trailers to while away those rainy autumnal nights.

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The Last Combat, Subway, The Big Blue, La Femme Nikita, Atlantis, Léon, and Angel-A all available from Play.com (Optimum Releasing)

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