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Amused to Death
Amused to Death
Price: 6.02

5.0 out of 5 stars Timeless piece of creative rock, 18 April 2014
This review is from: Amused to Death (Audio CD)
Beautiful sad roger waters masterpiece. Its symphonic structure, the production values, the power of 'what god wants', the sadness and elegiac nature of some of the lyrics, all this makes a seamless piece of creative writing which has kept me listening to the album since , oh, 1991. My driver in Russia, ANDREI, learned his English by memorising the lyrics to this album. Thank you for this Roger, you old genius, you!


Peter Gabriel: Live In Athens 1987 [Blu-ray + Bonus DVD] [2013]
Peter Gabriel: Live In Athens 1987 [Blu-ray + Bonus DVD] [2013]
Dvd ~ Peter Gabriel
Price: 16.98

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Peter Gabriel - amazing live sound and vision - from 1987!!!, 2 April 2014
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I've followed Gabriel since he left Genesis and we once caught him as he pioneered 'crowd-surfing', falling backwards into the Bradford fans. So I'm old and totally biased.
Considering this gig is from 1987 the sound and picture are awesome. I've got the blu ray disc by the way. The menus are easy to navigate, the Senegalese warm-up band is astonishing but, let's face it, we want to hear Gabriel. He has his band: Manu Katche, Tony Levin and guitarist Rhodes, who are fun, choreographed (!) and so so accomplished. We get all the key songs from the albums up to that time, including Solisbury Hill, Sledgehammer, a tender Don't give up and San Jacinto. Biko at the end makes you weep.
But frankly, the performance of 'In your eyes', where he gets the Senegalese back on stage, is worth the purchase alone, for sheer vibrancy, joy and crowd ecstasy !!


The Guru [DVD] [2002]
The Guru [DVD] [2002]
Dvd ~ Jimi Mistry
Offered by CMS MEDIA UK
Price: 1.70

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars possibly the lamest movie i've ever seen, 29 Jan 2014
This review is from: The Guru [DVD] [2002] (DVD)
This movie really does scrape the barrel of laughs. With execrable sex and toilet humour it crashes about from unfunny scene to unfunny scene. I pity the cast, yet each of them chose to perform it.
There ain't much wood here, i can tell you.


Breaking Bad - Season 4 [DVD]
Breaking Bad - Season 4 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Bryan Cranston
Price: 11.00

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant but very very bleak, 27 Jan 2014
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This season seems to slow down a lot of camera work, to dwell on actors' faces, leave a lot of things unsaid. It allows the viewer really to think about what's happening. We've already been sucked into a strange world of meth cooking, deceit and sympathy for the devil. but in this series Walter and Jesse and Hank reach rock bottom and the techniques allow us to get to know characters in true despair.
Having said that, though, there are still brilliant twists and turns. I especially love the fake/true spoilers at the beginning of every episode. This really is the series where Walter's character seems to leave one disease behind and he gets another.


Breaking Bad - Season 5* [DVD + UV Copy]
Breaking Bad - Season 5* [DVD + UV Copy]
Dvd ~ Bryan Cranston
Price: 12.75

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Unbearably brilliant - Walter White is Hamlet and Job and this is Act 5 (haha part one), 27 Jan 2014
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Just when you thought it couldn't get any better/worse/more gripping (delete or add further adjectives) here comes Act 5. Who cares if it's 8 episodes; this proves the writers were literally thinking on their feet. As a viewers you feel , after the bleak Series 4, that one day Walter will be able to enjoy being who he now is and what he has earned. Not a bit! There will always be someone watching and waiting and judging him. Who needs Fring when you've got new friends like Walter has? AsWalter gets empowered, so do other characters, including Jesse. The acting is superlative and plots could not be more involved and gripping. My advice is, make sure you buy The Final season at the same time because it's hard to stop.


Army Of Crime [DVD]
Army Of Crime [DVD]
Dvd ~ Simon Abkarian
Price: 12.05

5.0 out of 5 stars so well-acted, so so sad, 10 Jan 2014
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This review is from: Army Of Crime [DVD] (DVD)
Abkarian is a brilliant actor and plays the part of an Armenian poet who gets caught up, unwillingly at first, in proper armed resistance. The story is genuine, is acted with great feeling, contains some strong violence and some torture, so it's not holding much back, but you feel you're learning something that actually happened. As a Brit it also makes you feel how close we were to being occupied, geographically speaking!


HIDEONLINE ITALIAN BLACK REAL LEATHER BRIEFCASE FOR 17" LAPTOPS
HIDEONLINE ITALIAN BLACK REAL LEATHER BRIEFCASE FOR 17" LAPTOPS
Offered by MyLeatherBag
Price: 399.95

4.0 out of 5 stars beautiful piece, 10 Jan 2014
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This was exactly what I wanted; it's smart, it holds quite a lot and has plenty compartments.
My only reservation is this: if you have quite a lot in your bag, the clasp at the front is sometimes a little hard to fix.


De'Longhi ICM2B 10-Cup Filter Coffee Maker
De'Longhi ICM2B 10-Cup Filter Coffee Maker

5.0 out of 5 stars why did I ever put up with the Haden ? this is excellent, 10 Jan 2014
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The jug had broken on my Haden machine. Thank goodness! This de Longhi machine is brilliant for three reasons:

1. It was very very good value (just over 20)
2. the Non-drip functionality is perfect;( in fact, it's almost too perfect. You need to position the jug properly )
3. the hot plate is brilliant - my coffee no longer needs to be put in the microwave afterwards

It is a little tricky to pour the cold water in the tank from a mug -but one learns.
This machine is fabulous. buy it.


Haden 10608 10-Cup Coffee Maker Make Everyone a Cuppa
Haden 10608 10-Cup Coffee Maker Make Everyone a Cuppa

2.0 out of 5 stars i've lived with this thing long enough, 6 Jan 2014
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I am a filter coffee person and have had several Braun simple coffee makers over the past thirty five years. The problem always occurs, when you eventually break the jug, what do you do? Braun has gone very quiet about coffee makers over the years and the marketplace is changing dramatically (just look at the shelf space given over now to Nespresso and Tassimo etc) ; but for me, there is NOTHING to beat a freshly made, single mug of filter coffee (or a PROPERLY MADE espresso!!!)

So I bought this Haden machine, to replace my last Braun.

I have lived with it for two years and now am glad to say it has a cracked jug so I am replacing it. I shall not buy another Haden for one big reason: its Non-drip functionality is rubbish. It seems that, however long I wait to take the jug off the hot plate, there are always drips! If you remove the jug halfway through the filtration, the dripping just starts and there is no way to understand why, mechanically, it doesn't stop the drip flow.

So there you have it. It makes perfectly good coffee, as they all do. It looks nice, like they all do. But I have lived with this dripping thing for long enough!!!!


Evans Lichfield Love Cushion Red
Evans Lichfield Love Cushion Red

5.0 out of 5 stars she loved it, 28 Dec 2013
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i got this for my younger daughter to take back to school. I am so happy that she is so happy with it. It's nice and bright and lovely and soft.


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