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Addis 330 ml Beaker Cup
Addis 330 ml Beaker Cup
Offered by Perfect Home Products
Price: £6.04

5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for Protein Powder Servings, 3 Sept. 2015
Got this storage cup for placing a half servin of Serious Mass powder as I tried some other smaller tubs and it wasn't enough.
This is a perfect fit with about 1/6 space left over. It's got a tight seal and does the job perfectly

Mortal Kombat X (PS4)
Mortal Kombat X (PS4)
Offered by games-n-console-land
Price: £26.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 10 May 2015
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Awesome game, so much fun.

Alien: Isolation - Nostromo Edition (PS4)
Alien: Isolation - Nostromo Edition (PS4)
Offered by games.empire
Price: £17.35

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A unique gaming experience, 19 Nov. 2014
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This was a different type of game than is common. If you've played Outlast you'll know of the type of gameplay, if not you're in for something new.

I'd describe this game as a survival horror. For the bulk of your time playing it you'll be hiding from the various enemies of Sevastapol, the space station you're unlucky enough to be trapped on. Navigating the station with an ear out for hostile sounds and using the motion tracker.

Never before in a game has sound played such a huge factor, hearing the Alien in front, behind, below or above you is chilling.

Graphically the game is beautiful and highly detailed. Atmosphere is a character in itself in the game. The dark, dank station and old Skool seventies-esque technology fits perfectly with the style and feel the game is going for.

The gameplay is excellently designed, everything works the way it should, the ducking under hiding places as the Alien or android or other human threats walk by is excellent.

The story is also very good but does tend to go on a bit too long. The game could've ended 2/3 in and it would've been just as good if not better.

You will die in this game, a lot. And you'll often find yourself looking away from the screen as the Alien hissing and extends that inner mouth or holds his creepy hand at your face. It's that creepy and scary. At one moment I was in a vent and around the corner came the Alien and I screamed like a big girl.

So aside from going on a but too long I found this to be not only an excellent game but highly enjoyable experience and a faithful entry in the Alien movie franchise

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 [Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray] [2014]
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 [Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray] [2014]
Dvd ~ Andrew Garfield
Price: £11.54

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man, 19 Nov. 2014
Great movie. Peter and Gwen's chemistry and relationship is the best in superhero movies, the Spider-Man action is top-notch with colourful and fun to watch villains and the movie nails Spidey's quippy characterisation.

Looking forward to Sinister Six and Amazing Spider-Man 3 (If internet hater fanboys don't ruin the fun that is)

Iron Man 3 [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
Iron Man 3 [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Robert Downey Jr.
Price: £8.99

2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A movie that Excells... at Bait and Switching the audience, 8 Sept. 2013
While this movie isn't terrible, it's mirred by constant bait and switch and a cliche villain.


Tony is mostly likable in this movie, his Post-traumatic-street-disorder while possibly something a hero would go through turns the character into a mess, not an enyoyable mess, just a sad mess you don't really want to see your hero go through. Thankfully it doesn't hang around too often and Tony is back to his quippy self, even though this doesn't flow right.

Through the events of the story, and to make it explainable why the Avengers or SHIELD wouldn't come to help him, Tony finds himself off alone and back to basics, being stripped of his vast resources and using makeshift weapons, while this was great in the first movie, here it just seems conveneient for the story that director shane Black wanted to tell.

One certainly gets the feeling that director Shane Black likes the Tony Stark character but has a disdain for the Iron Man character. The representation of the Iron Man suits in the movie is quite frankly a joke, they are missing for the bulk of the movie and when featured are easily broken for the sake of comedy or to get them off the scree as soon as possible.

The supporting characters don't get too much love in this movie, Pepper Potts steps up more so than any other and is a highlight of the movie however Rhodey aka War Machine aka Iron Patriot is pretty much given nothing to do, he has no action and spends the movie away or in captivity or just standing around Tony.

In my opinon the movie tries to be a Comedy and a political commentary at the same time and it doesn't work. The comedy is too frequent and one-linery and distracts from the relatively serious tone of the story

The theme so to speak of the movie is "what makes Iron Man, the man or the suit?" and frankly the answer is 'The Suit' as try as he might Tony stark simply cannot save the day without it.


The action is quite good, there are a few scenes, not many but a few. Nothing special but servicable.


Aldrich Killain, while in my opinion the best Iron Man villain we've seen, is basically a beat for beat copy of Edward Nygma in Batman Forever, both go from long haired nerdy characters with an obsession for the protagonist to a suave company owning man who lives to outdo the hero.


This is a fairly good Tony Stark movie, however don't expect this to be an Iron Man movie as the story and screen time are strictly about Tony and how he is suffering and scared at the possibilliy of losing all around him and overcomes that feeling, even though the events should re-enforce those feelings.

The movie dissapoints, not just in the bait and switching, story that is too sad and depressing for such a movie, comedy that contradicts the tone and lack of Iron Man, but it seems to have set out to want to be a dissapointment. Many times throughout this movie you'll have a certain level of excitement, you'll be seeing things you enjoy and then at the end of the scene will be a reveal that purposefully ruins the experience, the isn't just the infamous twist but lots of other parts too. to have this happen once is fine, twice is annoying but to have the whole movie full of these moments that get you pumped and then ruin it at the last minute...


For example,, a thrilling plane rescue that is undone by the reveal of Tony not actually being in the armour. the brillaint looking armours at the end for the big battle, that are all destroyed within moments, Pepper "dying" then coming back moments later, Pepper having powers then removing them not long after, the reveal of Mandarin being a drunken actor ect...


The Wolverine [Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray]
The Wolverine [Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Hugh Jackman
Offered by MediaMine
Price: £7.10

5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great movie, unlike most other superhero movies of late, 24 Aug. 2013
Great movie, perfect amount of humour, good action, serious tone. This is a smaller scale more personal tale than a big destruction filled world at stake movies that the genre has become

The Wolverine [DVD]
The Wolverine [DVD]
Dvd ~ Hugh Jackman
Price: £3.00

3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great movie, unlike most other superhero movies, 10 Aug. 2013
This review is from: The Wolverine [DVD] (DVD)
Great movie, perfect amount of humour, good action, serious tone. This is a smaller scale more personal tale than a big destruction filled world at stakemovie that the genre has become

Fantastic Four - Volume 1: New Departure, New Arrivals
Fantastic Four - Volume 1: New Departure, New Arrivals
by Matt Fraction
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great new start, 7 July 2013
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I haven't read much of Fantastic Four over the year.

Since this was a fresh new place to start i figured why not.

Story is good with the family taking to Space to educate their Kids with some first hand experience and art is equally good.

This book also features the first 3 issues of the new FF, while i am familiar with the Fantastic Four characters the new FF feature kne i've never read before but there was something special anout it which has me ready to order the next FF TPB.

Wolverine: The Adamantium Collection
Wolverine: The Adamantium Collection
by Marvel Comics
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £120.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Book 'bub, 7 July 2013
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Received this today. It's a monster of a book. Absolutely huge.

It Comes in it's own dedicated box with artwork, which surrounds the hard slipcover (same front art as the box) which contains the book itself.

The outside of the book features art printed on either side and are both scrumptious. This is printed on the book itself so is like the new format of the Marvel HC's and not like the old, which was plain black with a logo embossed on the front and surrounded by a glossy dust cover which has the art. It has a sewn binding.

The book contains lots of individual Wolverine stories that are presented in Chronological order, charting a portion of his journey through life.

Each of these stories has an introduction by various people involved with the character.

With the book being so large the art and text of the comics are all enlarged to accomadate, thankfully this is printed just as well as if it was the original smaller print.

Reading this in Bed is out of the question due to it's weight, you can sit it on your lap but isn't as comfortable as laying it somewhere flat and reading it like that. Again with the larger artwork you can read this relatively far away which is good.

If you didn't want to read the book itself (why wouldn't you) there is a digital copy of the interior stories for you to read on various devices.

The only bad thing to be said is that the digital copy included is on a leaflet on the first page. With the book being so delicious looking it would've been good to have the code slip in the dedicated box so one can leave the book in it's shrink wrap for collectible purposes.

All in all this is a magnificent book and something i hope is a new format for Marvel.

I'd love to see a Spider-Man Collection cataloguing some of his most iconic stories or a DnA Cosmic Collection charting their run on Cosmic Marvel from 2008-2010 or a Cyclops Collection, which would be excellent as his character has changed the most over the years.

The Amazing Spider-Man (Blu-ray + UV Copy) [2012] [Region Free]
The Amazing Spider-Man (Blu-ray + UV Copy) [2012] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Andrew Garfield
Offered by DVD Overstocks
Price: £3.45

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best superhero movies so far. (SPOILERS), 9 Aug. 2012
I judge it to be the second best spider-man movie so far and amongst if not the best superhero movie yet.

To me it encaptulates everything a superhero movie should be and everything a perfect spider-man movie should have... pain, loss, heroism, love, courage, romance, suffering, comedy, action, a kick ass costume, friendship, responsibility & a badass villain.

i still like the previous films, and am a huge spidey fan, but this film does everthing those films did right and does everything right that those films did wrong. from webshooters, to the way Spidey moves, to his pain and loss, it handles all the elements in perfect balance.

i understand and agree with the AICN reviewer who said this film handles relationships better than all other superhero films as this is a film that has a superb supporting cast and the relationships and hardships touch you as they are more relatable.

Near enough everything is a PRO from me, there are one or two things that could've been different for the better, but very few.


I knew i loved this film before Spider-Man even showed up, as it handled the story of Peter Parker and his friends and loved ones so brillaintly. "The Untold Story" remains untold but it's seeds have been planted and there is an air of mystery surround Peter, his powers (why he survived when others didn't) and his Father.

The surprise and struggle to understand and control his new abilites provided great comedic and strugglesome moments, those were definatley a highlight.

As for the mask coming off there was only one scene where it didn't feel right, that was where he was walking throough the High School as Spider-man without his mask looking for Lizard, any lingering studen or teacher could've seen him. all other times where where people couldn't seee his face or that scene with the kid to help him

When Uncle Ben died i saw it coming, probably everyone familiar with Spider-Man saw it coming but even though it wasn't a surprise it still shocked, I was very saddened at the death of Captain Stacy too as i loved his character and wished him to remain for the sequel, in fact these are one of the best things about this film is delivers on the great contradiction of Spider-Man, being Spider-Man means personal loss and death for Peter's loved ones, it's the price he pays. one of the other key things that made this film so good and well made was the supporting cast and characters...


Andrew Garfield IS Peter Parker, where as Tobey played Peter as a throwback to the '60s gee-wiz aww-shucks Peter, Garfield is a modern more streetwise version of Peter.

Spider-Man is a different character to Peter, not just in costume but in attitude, handled excellently, the way he moves is like the train sequence from SM2 just all the time. He is not invincble, he takes his licks and carries on. THIS is what makes him a hero, the persisttance, Spider-Man didn't emerge in this film truly until after he saved that kid and realized that if he weren't there that kid would've died, This is the moment that Peter gave birth to a character and job that would change his life forever.

Lizard, Lizard to me has been the second best Spider-Man villain on the big screen after Doc Ock. his design was great, the only thing not amazing was his face, but i don't think it could've gone too much diffrent either way and still worked, i'd have like his voice to be deeper and more different than Connors. i LOVED his plan, ti's such a comic book villain plan, to transform everyone to a creatue like him could've and maybe was (not sure) lifted straight out of the comics.

Uncle Ben was very funny and Sheen played him brilliantly.

Aunt May's concern for Peter was another plus and Sally Field did a great Job with this role.

Gwen's burgeoning love for Peter as the film progressed was enjoyable and she wasn't just there to be captured and bait for Spider-Man, annother plus.

Rhys Ifans played the egotisical scientist turned mad scientist brilliantly.

Captain Stacy played the hard-nosed cop out to get Spider-man with ease and although this changed when Peter revealed himslef to be Spider-Man it made me love his character for the realism of the dramatic change one would have if they found out someone they knew or cared about was in the frame.

Even Flash was handled excellently as the bully turned friend with a Spidey fanboy emerging.



Best Spider-Man film (to me) and my favourite superhero movie at this moment, near enough everything worked and fell into place with perfection, can't wait to see it again and the sequels

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