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Home (Repackage With Bonus DVD)
Home (Repackage With Bonus DVD)
"Best of the last 3 excellent Chicks output.  The only band ever to cover Fleetwood Mac and improve on the original.  They also have fine opinions on Dubya."
Gold
Gold
"Timeless tracks which I could listen to forever.  Genius"
White Ladder
White Ladder
"As soon as the baseline to Please Forgive Me kicks in, I just melt for the next 50 minutes"
Never For Ever
Never For Ever
"Hard to pick just one album, but this has to be my favourite - perfect tracks perfectly produced"
Music From The Motion Picture "Casino"
Music From The Motion Picture "Casino"
"A fantastic Soundtrack for a brilliant film.  The best of 50s - 70s music"
The League of Gentlemen - Series 1 [DVD] [1999]
The League of Gentlemen - Series 1 [DVD] [1999]
"I would take all 3 series together - incomparably brilliant entertainment"
Don't Look Now [DVD] [1973]
Don't Look Now [DVD] [1973]
"The first film I watched which haunted me for months/years.Doesn't matter if you know the ending, still utterly terrifying and beautiful every time"
West Side Story Collector's Edition Boxset - Limited Edition [DVD]
West Side Story Collector's Edition Boxset - Limited Edition [DVD]
"Got this for Christmas and saving it for a free afternoon very soon. No matter about some of the hammy acting, the whole package is an astonishing achievement"
The Marx Brothers Collection [DVD]
The Marx Brothers Collection [DVD]
"4 of their best in a package, this is on my wish list for sure"
Sex and the City: Series 1 (Region 2 NTSC Format) [DVD] [1999]
Sex and the City: Series 1 (Region 2 NTSC Format) [DVD] [1999]
"Good to see them right from the start."
Catch-22 (Vintage Classics)
Catch-22 (Vintage Classics)
"I can read this brilliant satire again and again.  Ignore the film, it was impossible to make in the first place"
Diary of a Nobody (Essential Library)
Diary of a Nobody (Essential Library)
"Pompousity represented to a tee in this hilarious book.  Stands repeated reading."
Appetite: So What Do You Want to Eat Today?
Appetite: So What Do You Want to Eat Today?
"Nigel Slater writes about food like a novelist, and sinks all his passion into the page.  Even if you don't cook anything, just read his delicious words"
On Writing
On Writing
"2 books in 1, part autobiography, part instructional this is utterly inspirational.  It gives hope to all wannabe writers (just need the King talent bit I suppose)"
Cannibal Heart (Thorndike Mystery)
Cannibal Heart (Thorndike Mystery)
"I would take this and all her other output.  One of the best crime writers I have read, her characterisations and construction are utterly compelling"
OK Computer
OK Computer
"The best Radiohead by a mile.  Let the music sweep over you then rip your heart open."
The Traveling Wilburys
The Traveling Wilburys
"All these huge talents combined was a stroke of genius.  No home should be without it"
Other Rooms Other Voices
Other Rooms Other Voices
"Great covers album by an enduring favourite of mine.  The best Dylan cover I have heard is on here, besides Hendrix."
Casablanca -- Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] [1942]
Casablanca -- Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] [1942]
"Wish I had waited for this special edition. Words are not enough"
Heat/The Deer Hunter/Goodfellas [DVD] [1996]
Heat/The Deer Hunter/Goodfellas [DVD] [1996]
"A bit of a cheat as 3 great films in one set.  Another for the wish list"
Once Were Warriors [DVD] [1995]
Once Were Warriors [DVD] [1995]
"Incredibly powerful film.  Every bit of it is permanently imprinted in my mind.  Faultless"
Hobson's Choice / The Sound Barrier [DVD] [1952]
Hobson's Choice / The Sound Barrier [DVD] [1952]
"Not the Lean film everyone would pick (Hobson's Choice), I don't think any of his later work can match it in all its black and white glory"
Amsterdam (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)
Amsterdam (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)
"Not just this, but this is for all Eyewitness Travel Guides.  They are beautiful books in their own right with their lovely glossy pages and excellent photography and layout"
Postcards
Postcards
"Anything by Proulx could also substitute.  Succintness to immense effect - it takes her a sentence to convey what others might manage in a paragraph."
Cold Mountain
Cold Mountain
"Just started this, but am won over already.  Compelling and believable"