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Grab Rail/Handle 12" Heavy duty Ribbed with concealed screws, Ideal for Bathroom use
Grab Rail/Handle 12" Heavy duty Ribbed with concealed screws, Ideal for Bathroom use
Offered by Cosyback
Price: £8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Seems to be good quality and made from strong plastic so no rust ..., 21 Aug 2014
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Seems to be good quality and made from strong plastic so no rust problems. Fixing is by 10 screws which are concealed by push-fit covers so assuming you've used the right screws and rawlplugs this should be solid as a rock. The clearance between the angle and the wall is good and the ribbed handle should be comfortable for most users and provides an easy to grip non-slip surface.


Back To Front - Live In London [Blu-ray] [2014] [NTSC]
Back To Front - Live In London [Blu-ray] [2014] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Peter Gabriel
Price: £13.77

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Blu-ray, 15 July 2014
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I've been looking forward to the inevitable Blu-ray of the Back to Front tour since seeing the concert at Glasgow Hydro, which was superb. In addition to the complete performance of SO, there is a great selection of classic tracks to take the running time to well over two hours, finishing with the great Biko. The concert builds well from a low key acoustic start with minimalist lighting until it starts to fly for Digging in the Dirt. Picture and sound are both top notch. Pay no attention to the moron who reviewed this in Classic Rock magazine and only gave it 5/10 - he obviously just doesn't like Peter Gabriel's music. Any fan should appreciate this great concert so just buy it! Looking forward to seeing it all over again at Aberdeen AECC in December.


Going Back Home
Going Back Home
Price: £4.99

1 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars I prefer just Wilko, 16 May 2014
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This review is from: Going Back Home (Audio CD)
This is a perfectly good album but Wilko does it so much better without Daltrey. These are mostly Wilko's songs and his voice just has so much more character. All right, he's obviously not a "great" singer but he is an excellent vocalist with a unique style. As it is this has lost that extra character and quirkiness of a normal Wilko Johnson album. Overall I'm much more likely to play normal Wilko or old Dr Feelgood and this will generally be ignored. Obviously it's been a money-spinner for Wilko and that's great but it's a shame that it's taken a very serious illness to get him the attention he deserves.
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Videohound's Golden Movie Retriever
Videohound's Golden Movie Retriever
by Jim Craddock
Edition: Paperback
Price: £16.51

5.0 out of 5 stars Simply the best, 11 May 2014
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Videohound is simply the best movie guide out. It may not be quite the most up to date as far as cinema releases go as it only covers those released on DVD, Blu-ray etc. but it excels everywhere else and the range of indexing has to be seen to be believed. I'm on my 5th or 6th edition now and even with imdb on the internet, this is an essential reference book for the movie lover.


The Bridge: Series 1 & 2 [DVD]
The Bridge: Series 1 & 2 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Sofia Helin
Price: £20.00

17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent series but..., 11 May 2014
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series 2 is severely let down by very amateurish subtitles containing many linguistic and spelling errors coupled with some technical incompetence over the presentation of italicised words, the font used is too small and there are some dodgy subtitle timings. Also, there seems to be no access to the subtitles via the menu on series 2. The only way to access them is via the settings menu on your player. Series 1 subtitles are generally very good but are part of the picture so do not require menu access. The programmes themselves are great but as so often happens with subtitles, the distributors get them done as cheaply as possible and do not consider quality to be of any real relevance as few people will return the product.

Update to this review: I have now been refunded for the DVDs and have ordered the Blu-ray version instead. Hopefully this will have some decent quality subtitles on series 2 and not just re-use the same lousy subtitle files as the DVD version.

Final update! The Blu-ray version has now arrived and although I've not yet watched the whole lot through again yet, on a brief check the subtitles on both series look fine. It is not possible to view the programme without subtitles but unless you speak both Danish and Swedish this will presumably not be a problem. The only complaint - a very trivial one in the overall scheme of things - is that series 2 has 4 long trailers before you can access the menu for The Bridge itself and these cannot be skipped instantly. This is, of course, a problem common to many DVD and Blu-ray discs.
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The Allman Brothers Band: Live At Great Woods [DVD]
The Allman Brothers Band: Live At Great Woods [DVD]
Dvd ~ Live at Great Woods
Price: £11.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant!!!, 2 April 2014
The full version on DVD at last! I've had this concert for years on Laser Disc but that machine can't last forever and the DVD is superior anyway so was an essential purchase. The picture, although dark at times (as it always has been) is easily better than on LD and the sound is also excellent. There are some fabulous guitar pieces from Warren Haynes (Govt Mule and Warren Haynes Band) as well as good old Dickey Betts plus one of the most entertaining drum solos - it's actually a drum trio some of the time with two sets of drums from Butch Trucks and Jaimoe plus Marc Quinoñes on the congas etc. The late Allen Woody, who looks a complete heap but who cares, plays a spirited bass and Greg Allman is his usual under-stated laid-back self on keyboards and vocals. If you like southern guitar-based rock then buy this now. Be careful not to order the older DVD version as that is severely mutilated and what's left is wrecked even more by interviews, sometimes mid song. Watch with the lights down to minimise the sometimes dark picture and crank up the volume! Oh, and buy the Beacon Theater concert from 2003 as well!
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Skua: The Royal Navy's Dive-Bomber: The Royal Navy's Dive-Bomber
Skua: The Royal Navy's Dive-Bomber: The Royal Navy's Dive-Bomber
Price: £0.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Unsung hero, 8 Mar 2014
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Highly informative story of little known dive bomber. The book covers the Skua's development and operational history in some detail and is only let down on occasion by stupid typographical errors that should have been sorted out with proper proof-reading. With most of these it's fairly obvious what was really meant so doesn't cause much of a problem. Highly recommended for the military aviation enthusiast!


Passchendaele [Blu-ray] [2008]
Passchendaele [Blu-ray] [2008]
Dvd ~ Paul Gross
Price: £5.50

4.0 out of 5 stars This is primarily a romance, 26 Feb 2014
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Potential buyers please note that this is primarily a wartime romance story. After the opening war scenes it is mostly set in Calgary, Canada, and finishing off with the main characters in Belgium for the battle of Passchendaele. It is not, as the cover suggests, just a story of the actual battle. The battle scenes are quite rightly pretty brutal and explosive at times. If you're just after a straightforward war film then you might want to give it a miss.


Still Climbing
Still Climbing
Offered by EliteDigital UK
Price: £6.41

5.0 out of 5 stars Band definitely on form, 30 Nov 2013
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This has only just been delivered and is on only it's second play - back-to-back with the first - but I think it stands up as well as the first three albums and is a natural progression from those. Great songs, fine musicianship and Tom Keifer's voice has recovered well from his vocal chord operations. Love it already!


Sony BDPS1100 Smart Blu-ray Disc Player -MultiRegion For DVD Playback only + Vivanco HDMI Cable Included
Sony BDPS1100 Smart Blu-ray Disc Player -MultiRegion For DVD Playback only + Vivanco HDMI Cable Included

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant basic machine, 28 Nov 2013
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Great blu-ray picture and sound along with multi-region DVD capability for under £70? Brilliant! The only thing I immediately noticed that I hadn't considered when ordering (apart from the tiny size of the unit) is the lack of an optical digital out socket but the coaxial digital out does the job fine so no problems there - or anywhere else for that matter. Blu-ray discs start very quickly so hopefully that is the end of having to wait up to 5 minutes for the movie to kick off. DVD and CD playback are great too. As my header says, this is a basic machine so don't expect a multitude of sockets on the back - you get a LAN terminal plus HDMI and Coaxial digital audio sockets and that's it. Finally, although is made clear elsewhere, please note that although this machine is multi-region for DVD, it is Zone B ONLY for blu-ray.


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