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Proporta Leather Style Case for iPhone 4 - Red
Proporta Leather Style Case for iPhone 4 - Red

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely case, highly recommended., 14 Nov 2010
This is the third case we have purchased from Proporta over the years, and again it is very high quality. If you are looking for a well-made case, this is a Good one. The leather is soft and the cover fits the new iPhone perfectly. It flips round and holds in place with a little magnet. A great alternative to most of the rubbish ones you are sold on the high street.


The Innocents (Blu-ray)
The Innocents (Blu-ray)
Dvd ~ Jack Clayton
Offered by A2Z Entertains
Price: 13.62

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Classic movie, great hi-def transfer., 13 Nov 2010
This review is from: The Innocents (Blu-ray) (Blu-ray)
Purchased this little gem for Halloween having heard good things. This really is a classic, slow-building and subtle. Films of this era and type very often suffer over time, over-acting and poor special effects (the usual suspects). It has a superb atmosphere, and memorable performances from the two children that get under your skin. It is an exercise in measured restraint, the old horror adage that less is more, fully realised and executed perfectly.

The obvious comparison is with the film "The Haunting". Both films are cast very well, and set in similar locations. The grand haunted mansion, magnetising and confusing it's guests with twisting corridors and hidden secrets. The main difference between the two would be this. The haunting revels in the supernatural elements of the story, and inflicts a psychic assault upon it's unfortunate guests. it is superb, and a fine example of the classic ghost story. The innocents however, is a far more difficult mystery to unravel. It does not offer up it's secrets so readily and because if this leaves a lasting impression. The horrors within this house lurk within the darkness of the mind, and the legacies of the past.

I would suggest watching both if these films as they are both fine examples of the genre. This particular blu-Ray transfer from the BFI is beautifully restored and is a real joy to watch. The black and white definition is fantastic, and the sound is crisp and well balanced. It is unfortunate that some customers have had problems with their discs, but I had no such issues.


Prince Of Darkness [DVD] [1988]
Prince Of Darkness [DVD] [1988]
Dvd ~ Donald Pleasence
Offered by HalfpriceDVDS_FBA
Price: 21.98

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars At last the classic arrives, 10 Dec 2002
I have been waiting a long time for a dvd release of this classic piece of Carpenter. Although it could have been given a similar treatment to the new Big Trouble in Little China release.
Prince of Darkness hails from a time when John Carpenter made good films. When Carpenter made good films they had an atmosphere unlike any other. Like The Fog and The Thing, Prince exists in the deepest recesses of your imagination. The decaying centre of a familiar place. Bugs writhe in the shadows, and minimalist gothic structures hide demonic infections. Donald Pleasance as so often he did, brings a quite masterful performance to the proceedings. His palid expressions and lamenting dialogue increasing the sense of dread.
The inner city setting succeeds in becoming an unsettling and claustophobic factor throughout the film. Much like putting Myers into neighbourly suburbia, and suffocating Antonio Bay with the Fog. Carpenter proves just how easily we can become trapped within our everyday environment. A church with many exits and cutting edge technology cannot ease the claustophobia, as once again it becomes apparent that Carpenter's victims face an unstoppable force, and an unescapable fate.
5 out of 5.


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