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Spotlight
Spotlight
Dvd
Price: £6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Superb film, 10 Jun. 2016
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This review is from: Spotlight (Amazon Video)
Which had me engrossed throughout. They don't, unfortunately, make films of this quality very often.


Synology DS216+ 2 Bay Desktop Network Attached Storage Enclosure
Synology DS216+ 2 Bay Desktop Network Attached Storage Enclosure

5.0 out of 5 stars Superb piece of kit, 4 Jun. 2016
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Well designed, well made. Easy to setup, install and use. First class.


Pro ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008: Includes Silverlight 2, Third Edition
Pro ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008: Includes Silverlight 2, Third Edition
by Matthew MacDonald
Edition: Paperback
Price: £35.17

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding technical book, 7 Dec. 2009
I'm a professional developer and read a wide variety of technical books - most I just dip into as reference; a few (the ones that engage me) I read cover-to-cover. This falls into the latter category - I have rarely read a technical book that is as clear, concise, pratical, useful and interesting as this one. Even though I've been developing ASP.NET sites for a number of years, I got a tremendous amount out of this book. An excellent read.


Kingdom Of Heaven (4 Disc Special Extended Director's Cut) [DVD]
Kingdom Of Heaven (4 Disc Special Extended Director's Cut) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Martin Hancock
Offered by GAMESTARSUSSEX
Price: £33.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Should have been the theatrical release, 2 Sept. 2009
I saw the original Kingdom of Heaven a couple of years ago on DVD, and thought it was beautiful to look at, but very unsatisfying and unengaging. What a difference the extra 45 minutes of the director's cut makes!

In the original theatrical version, entire sub-plots were dropped, with the side-effect that quite a lot of the dialogue is hacked-about to delete any mention of the sub-plots. No wonder it never flowed, or actually made any kind of sense! Sybilla/Eva Green has a meltdown ... does anyone understand why? But with the 45 minutes restored, this is a different film, with depth and great characterisation.

The original I would have given 2/5 stars, this definitely gets 5/5. The only reason this isn't an all-time classic is because Orlando Bloom doesn't have the gravitas to carry-off the lead role. He's much, much better in this than anything I've seen him in before, but really they cast the wrong guy ... having said that, he doesn't actually say much, and the supporting cast are all outstanding.


Donovan's Greatest Hits
Donovan's Greatest Hits
Offered by Fulfillment Express
Price: £9.55

15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Just amazing, 17 Feb. 2009
This review is from: Donovan's Greatest Hits (Audio CD)
Having come late to the Donovan party, I have to say this album is amazing! Chock full of great tunes and fantastically hippy lyrics. They don't (unfortunately) make them like this any more.


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