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LG 37LP1D 37" LCD TV HD Ready with Freeview
LG 37LP1D 37" LCD TV HD Ready with Freeview

4.0 out of 5 stars LG 37LP1D, 29 Feb 2008
Have been very impressed with this TV. Great picture quality at any viewing angle, simple to operate and looks more expensive than many similar 37" LCD TV's. The sound has suprisingly good depth / quality from the buit-in speakers, which can usually be a let down on many slimline TV's.

Have had no problems, and would not hesitate to purchase another should anything happen to this one.


The Innocent Man
The Innocent Man
by John Grisham
Edition: Paperback

19 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant piece of non-fiction, 5 Jan 2008
This review is from: The Innocent Man (Paperback)
Having approached this book with an open mind (and staying with it to the end) I found this an excellent piece of work. It is often too easy to pick a title by a well known author - and expect the book to be the same as previous offerings. This was John Grisham's first non-fiction novel, and those who may have been expecting a legal fiction thriller, and bought the book in error, shoud perhaps have read the cover before complaining within their review.

I feel that the incidents and injustices described within the book do leave you with a strong sense of how legalities, the justice system and pre-judgement can spiral to the point of no-return, purely because of the egotism and self-opinions of those we place trust in.

The book was so powerful, that it compelled the prosecuting district attorney in the case, Bill Peterson, to create a website in a 'self-defence' attempt to lambaste any innacuracies within the book. This wouldn't be that funny, but all the prosecutor seems to be able to do is to pick holes in points that were not that relevant to the case, again attempting to deflect responsibility from hiself and his colleagues.

The book will shock, and leave a bitter taste, especially in view of the fact that neither the prosecutor nor those involved in this harrowing case of injustice and mistrial seem to feel it necessary to apologise for their wrongdoings. As clear a case of finding a scapegoat for a crime at any price as you will ever see, in a shallow attempt to appease a small town community.

Give it a try - I wish more non-fiction writers provoked such interest with their books.


Chaos [DVD] [2005] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Chaos [DVD] [2005] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Kevin Gage
Offered by EliteDigital UK
Price: £18.95

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Chaos...not, 15 Nov 2007
Well, where do I start. 70 minutes wasted watching this predictable, poorly acted farce.

The film tries to shock, but the plot is soooo ridiculous. Two girls trapped in the woods say to each other 'let's split up, it will help us escape'.

Girls are missing and Dad and Mom find girls mobile phone and car in the woods, but decide to go back home and discuss with wife 'before' phoning the police.

The DVD cover states 'The most brutal movie ever made' Yeah right - I don't even think you can call this a movie.


Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn [1987] [DVD]
Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn [1987] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Bruce Campbell
Offered by HalfpriceDVDS_FBA
Price: £9.62

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Perhaps good for posterity, 27 Oct 2007
I was a great fan of the original, however I was just a kid then,
and it scared the pants off me. This one is along the same lines,
but with a much more tongue-in-cheek humour aspect.

It didn't work for me, I suppose because I expected it to scare me
like the original and was not expecting the many one-liners etc.

Still, I can appreciate it's appeal, and the fact that I am quite a bit older now!


The Contractor [DVD] [2007]
The Contractor [DVD] [2007]
Dvd ~ Wesley Snipes
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £2.74

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not the best., 27 Oct 2007
This review is from: The Contractor [DVD] [2007] (DVD)
I found this movie lacking any sort of grit.
Normally you can rely on Wesley Snipes to make some kind
of impact towards a film, however it is sadly lacking in this one.

A quite unbelievable plot towards the end does not help, nor does
the lack of dialogue within the film between the key actors. It just
seems like Mr Snipes didn't really want to do this movie.


Convoy [DVD]
Convoy [DVD]
Dvd ~ Kris Kristofferson
Offered by babsbargains *** WORLDWIDE SHIPPING *Posting Everyday up to last posting day for Xmas**
Price: £16.99

12 of 16 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent movie., 27 Oct 2007
This review is from: Convoy [DVD] (DVD)
Watched this as a teenager. A great feel-good movie,
which makes you want to drive a huge truck and talk
to your mates via CD radio. Even if trucks or CB
radio doesn't interest you. A bit like watching Rocky 3
made people leave the movie thinking they were a boxer,
even if they weren't really interested in boxing.
Come on now - be honest.


Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) [DVD]
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Gene Wilder
Price: £5.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Never forgotten!, 27 Oct 2007
One of those classics that you can watch as a child,
and remember it in later years. Although released in 1971
it is much better and heart-warming than the 2005
version - and that's coming from a Johnny Depp fan!


Bonnie And Clyde [1967] [DVD]
Bonnie And Clyde [1967] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Warren Beatty
Price: £4.49

5.0 out of 5 stars A great movie, 27 Oct 2007
Thoroughly watchable and enjoyable. Although released
in 1967 it is well worth watching. Great acting from
this star cast of Beatty, Dunaway and Hackman.


Bad Boys [DVD]
Bad Boys [DVD]
Dvd ~ Sean Penn
Offered by WorldCinema
Price: £6.90

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gripping!, 27 Oct 2007
This review is from: Bad Boys [DVD] (DVD)
Not to be confused with a later film of the same name.
This is a great movie. Brutally honest plot, which is really an
eye-opener. Watched this some years ago, and still remember it well.


Annie [DVD] [1982]
Annie [DVD] [1982]
Dvd ~ Aileen Quinn
Offered by HalfpriceDVDS_FBA
Price: £10.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exceptional!!!, 27 Oct 2007
This review is from: Annie [DVD] [1982] (DVD)
If you've not seen this movie yet you don't know what you're missing.
Great for all ages - watch it, you will not be disappointed!


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