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The Ascent Of Man : Complete BBC Series [DVD] [1973]
The Ascent Of Man : Complete BBC Series [DVD] [1973]
"If only we could have all been taught by Jacob Bronowski."
Cosmos [DVD]   [US Import] [NTSC]
Cosmos [DVD] [US Import] [NTSC]
"I enjoy reading the books of Sagan, I you want to put a voice and face to a great thinker then look no further."
The Truman Show [DVD] [1998]
The Truman Show [DVD] [1998]
"I am not a Jim Carrey comedy fan, but then this is not a comedy. What it is, is a brilliant capture of the human spirit, power of the media and free will. Carrey gives the NECESSARY caricature."
Planet of the Apes [DVD] [1968]
Planet of the Apes [DVD] [1968]
"Charlton Heston was perfect for this role. A great film that blew me away the first time I saw it and still does today. Better than the book by Pierre Boule and don't watch the remake."
The Flight of the Phoenix [DVD] [1965]
The Flight of the Phoenix [DVD] [1965]
"A great saturday afternoon movie. Also look for the European aircraft designer in a movie called The One That Got Away."
The Blue Planet - Complete BBC Series [DVD]
The Blue Planet - Complete BBC Series [DVD]
"BBC, David Attenborough and the incredible ocean on DVD what more could you want?"
Planet Earth - Complete Series [2006] [DVD]
Planet Earth - Complete Series [2006] [DVD]
"Incredible documentary. I also recommend Life In The Undergrowth."
If This Is a Man, and The Truce (Everyman's Library Classics)
If This Is a Man, and The Truce (Everyman's Library Classics)
"Whenever I feel cold I can't help but remember this book and how Levi describes standing naked with the other prisoners for hours in the cold winds and watched satisfactorily by camp guards."
The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
"A wonderful and heartbreaking work. Filled with scenes that will never leave you."
Alive: The True Story of the Andes Survivors
Alive: The True Story of the Andes Survivors
"A good movie but a great book. Absolutely true and fascinating."
In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story that Inspired 'Moby Dick'
In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story that Inspired 'Moby Dick'
"You will not regret reading this book."
Winchester 73 [DVD]
Winchester 73 [DVD]
"Another great James Stewart movie, a brilliant Western. The poker playing scene with the gun traders is just perfect even without Stewart in it."
The Count of Monte Cristo [DVD]
The Count of Monte Cristo [DVD]
"Ok, not 100% accurate but it is in French and please watch it that way with subtitles on. Gerard Depardieu is awesome when as the Abbe he breaks down the chapel door and promises revenge."
The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
"Famous for being famous and oh by the way its also a bloody good read."
Macbeth [DVD] [1971]
Macbeth [DVD] [1971]
"Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow creeps in this petty pace......... brilliantly acted, dark and mysterious, a joy."
Ice Cold In Alex [DVD]
Ice Cold In Alex [DVD]
"Saturday afternoon movie classic."
The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature
The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature
"When I read a book I tend to make notes in the margins if something strikes me, every page is scored with pencil."
Six Easy Pieces (Helix Book)
Six Easy Pieces (Helix Book)
"A good introduction to Feynmans teaching methods."
A Short History Of Nearly Everything
A Short History Of Nearly Everything
"A popular science book you can read cover to cover and laugh in the process, that's an accomplishment ."
Are We Alone?: Philosophical Implications Of The Discovery Of Extraterrestrial Life
Are We Alone?: Philosophical Implications Of The Discovery Of Extraterrestrial Life
"A short but good read, encourages further reading by Paul Davies."
2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD]
2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD]
"Maybe we were left something to guide us on a journey when our technology and our questions enabled us to look for it."
On Giants' Shoulders: Great Scientists and Their Discoveries from Archimedes to DNA
On Giants' Shoulders: Great Scientists and Their Discoveries from Archimedes to DNA
"I recommend this not because its a great book but it is written using interviews that Bragg had with scientists from his Radio program In Our Time, which is superb. He wants us to be educated."
Tim Marlow - Great Artists - Vol.1 [2001] [DVD]
Tim Marlow - Great Artists - Vol.1 [2001] [DVD]
"I like Tim Marlow, he is interesting, passionate about his subject and helped me to appreciate art."
Jaws [DVD] [1975]
Jaws [DVD] [1975]
"Using Jaws to represent Spielbergs triumphs ,Close Encounters 3rd kind,  E.T , Schindlers list, Saving Private Ryan, Empire of the Sun, The Goonies ............."
A Man For All Seasons [DVD]
A Man For All Seasons [DVD]
"You have to admire the integrity of Sir Thomas More even if you don't believe in his God. This is a great movie, hoorah for Robert Shaw, Paul Schofield and Zimmerman."