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Adesign Rat includes 3 Toys
Adesign Rat includes 3 Toys
Offered by Scot-Petshop Ltd
Price: 5.99

3.0 out of 5 stars OK for knickknacks, 23 Mar 2013
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The humour of these figures is charming, but they're useless as cat toys. My cats ignore them completely, which is probably just as well because there are so many glued-on bits just waiting to come loose from their moorings.


The Sword in the Stone (Essential Modern Classics)
The Sword in the Stone (Essential Modern Classics)
by T. H. White
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.24

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars a marred edition of a beautiful book, 1 April 2011
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it's wonderful to have this alternate version of the first part of The Once & Future King, but this edition is marred by gormless copyediting that "corrects" much of White's wordplay, destroying part of the book's wit and charm, and sorely disappointing readers who know and love this book. the publishers owe us all a revised edition.
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Liberty Iconic Address Book (Liberty Stationery)
Liberty Iconic Address Book (Liberty Stationery)
by Quadrille +
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 5.71

36 of 37 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars lovely but flawed, 25 Oct 2010
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It's charming-looking and very nice quality - but unfortunately the lack of indented "tabs" to allow you to find each letter quickly makes it quite useless as an address book.


Boss Man
Boss Man
Price: 6.94

1 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars great selection but thin sound, 18 July 2009
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This review is from: Boss Man (Audio CD)
i ordered this compilation because of the great track list - but a great track list deserves WAY better audio quality than this. i'll keep looking for a Jimmy Reed collection that does his music justice ...


One For The Money [2006] [DVD]
One For The Money [2006] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Jim Dawson
Offered by marxwax
Price: 6.48

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars the low budget shows ... but it rocks, 31 Oct 2008
the dvd provides a pretty good overview of the early years of rock & roll and the social context, and it includes some cool performance & interview clips. the main flaws are the way it uses the same Bill Haley footage over and over as filler, and (as usual for this kind of disk) talks too much over the painfully brief snippets of performance footage. there *is* a section of "bonus performance footage" without any voiceover commentary, which is an excellent idea, but unfortunately quite limited in scope. i reckon most of these shortcomings were due to licensing costs and a limited budget, but for a low-priced "intro to" type disk it does a pretty good job.


Keith Richards: Before They Make Me Run
Keith Richards: Before They Make Me Run
by Kris Needs
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.44

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Try a Little Harder, 24 Oct 2004
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Kris Needs has a nice writing style, and bubbles with a lot of enthusiasm for Keith, so it's too bad he hasn't been paying better attention: The book is full of glaring inaccuracies that you don't even need to be a particularly intent Stones fan or Keith devotee to notice. Kris, if you were having trouble finding a competent researcher, editor and/or proofreader, all you had to do was call me!


Criterion Collection: Gimme Shelter [DVD] [1970] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Criterion Collection: Gimme Shelter [DVD] [1970] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Mick Jagger
Offered by supermart_usa
Price: 18.99

16 of 22 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars 35 years later ... where's the rest?, 20 Mar 2004
Okay, so the film has to be valued as a piece of cinema verite capturing a nightmarish moment in countercultural history, but going on 35 years later, I'm still waiting for the Stones tour documentary that was, after all, the original intent of having the Maysleses & Co. around the Stones at all.
This "anniversary edition" of the film offers a ray of hope in the form of a few snippets of outtake material - the scenes from the Muscle Shoals studio in particular are a real joy (and bravo, guys, for showing you *were* capable of noticing somebody besides Mick Jagger for at least a few seconds!).
So where's the rest? By all accounts the Stones' performance at Altamont was brilliant - they didn't just stop playing and flee, as this film misleadingly suggests. Granted, the events at Altamont turned the film into something other than originally anticipated - but that story's been told already, and the movie's gathered its due laurels. Now can we *please* finally see the rest of the Stones' concert??
I'm sure I'm not the only one who would value that miles more than the interminable self-congratulatory "commentaries" the filmmakers tacked onto this edition (really, who *cares* that you adore Mick's scarf?!). The remastering job is very fine, though, so ... all right, four stars. I'll save the fifth one for when you let us have the Stones.


Criterion Collection: Gimme Shelter [DVD] [1970] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Criterion Collection: Gimme Shelter [DVD] [1970] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Mick Jagger
Offered by supermart_usa
Price: 18.99

7 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars 35 years and still waiting ..., 18 Mar 2004
Okay, so the film has to be valued as a piece of cinema verite capturing a nightmarish moment in countercultural history, but going on 35 years later, I'm still waiting for the Stones tour documentary that was, after all, the original intent of having the Maysleses & Co. around the Stones at all.
This "anniversary edition" of the film offers a ray of hope in the form of a few snippets of outtake material - the scenes from the Muscle Shoals studio in particular are a real joy (and bravo, guys, for showing you *were* capable of noticing somebody besides Mick Jagger for at least a few seconds!).
So where's the rest? By all accounts the Stones' performance at Altamont was brilliant - they didn't just stop playing and flee, as this film misleadingly suggests. Granted, the events at Altamont turned the film into something other than originally anticipated - but that story's been told already, and the movie's gathered its due laurels. Now can we *please* finally see the rest of the Stones' concert??
I'm sure I'm not the only one who would value that miles more than the interminable self-congratulatory "commentaries" the filmmakers tacked onto this edition (really, who *cares* that you adore Mick's scarf?!). The remastering job is very fine, though, so ... all right, four stars. I'll save the fifth one for when you let us have the Stones.


The Rolling Stones: The Stones In The Park [DVD]
The Rolling Stones: The Stones In The Park [DVD]
Dvd ~ Leslie Woodhead
Offered by SmokeCDs
Price: 16.90

16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a very English afternoon, 4 Mar 2004
Four and a half stars, really, for this very nice little film that's more a document of an event than of the concert that was the centerpeice of that event.
The sound is mono, which might bother some of you newfangled types, but it's fine with me. In _According to the Stones_ Keith Richards states that in terms of sound, this was one of their most abysmal shows ever. Which is a totally different issue than how well they're playing, mind you, but be aware that the sound on this dvd is pretty ... hm, authentic-sounding, shall we say. The groovy 60s-style camera "effects" get a little embarrassing a few times, and the camera's fixation with Mick Jagger is unfortunate - hello, there's a whole band at work up there, could we have some footage of them too please?!
But all in all it's a warm, charming and fascinating document of a very English afternoon that the Stones' free concert provided the excuse for, and of the Stones' gallant way of honouring Brian Jones.


Main Offender
Main Offender
Offered by Fulfillment Express
Price: 8.93

14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars don't stop, 2 Mar 2004
This review is from: Main Offender (Audio CD)
Just rampage on to your heart's content, Keith honey - we'll take all you've got to give and thank you hugely for it forever.
Keith pours it out, lays it down, whips it up, kicks it in the pants and cracks it wide open to show us all what music is.
Great album, great band, pure Keith.


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