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In Bruges
In Bruges
Dvd
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5.0 out of 5 stars ... but watching these characters trapped in Bruges is a delight. Great script, 22 Mar. 2015
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Purgatory is not usually considered a pleasant place to spend time but watching these characters trapped in Bruges is a delight. Great script, brilliant acting and a Bruges itself, together create a wonderful black comedy.


The Grand Budapest Hotel (Original Soundtrack)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Original Soundtrack)
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5.0 out of 5 stars ... story book that perfectly complements the film but is good listening in it's own, 22 Mar. 2015
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Music from a story book that perfectly complements the film but is good listening in it's own right


Byzantium
Byzantium
Dvd
Price: £2.49

4.0 out of 5 stars Compelling and gripping Vampire drama, 22 Mar. 2015
This review is from: Byzantium (Amazon Instant Video)
Compelling and gripping Vampire drama. The acting of some of the supporting actors was a little ropey in places and there was what seemed like a gaping plot but if you just go with the flow, you will find yourself entering a dreamlike and disturbing world just below the surface of our own.


Black by Black n' Red A6 Journal
Black by Black n' Red A6 Journal
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3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars, 22 Mar. 2015
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not enough pages


Conan the Barbarian
Conan the Barbarian
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5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome, 9 May 2014
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One of the few movie soundtracks were each track is miniature masterpiece but the album as whole takes you on fantastic journey.


Dexter (Special Edition)
Dexter (Special Edition)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Tonight's the Night, 28 Nov. 2013
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Tonight's the Night and I'm going to listen to the soundtrack and over again. A wonderful blend of Latino music that make you feel as though you are enjoying a warm night out in Miami and creepy Dexter themes.


Making It Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men Who Blew up the British Economy
Making It Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men Who Blew up the British Economy
by Iain Martin
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £16.59

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars RBS - The most destructive thing to hit the British economy since the Luftwaffe, 4 Oct. 2013
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Fascinating story of how the RBS group failed on virtually every front, investment banking, retail, international. It's a amazing that we live in a society where such a fundamentally mediocre group of people gained to do some much damage to the British economy.

What the book doesn't quite capture is how in areas such a Global Banking and Markets (GBM) so many people were exceptionally incompetent but genuinely believed themselves to be working at the new Goldman Sachs. A belief that stills seems to persist to today amongst some parts of the management of this wreck of a company.


Money: The Unauthorised Biography
Money: The Unauthorised Biography
by Felix Martin
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £18.95

11 of 16 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Starts very well but then....., 21 July 2013
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This books starts very well by questioning the standard definition of money. It makes a very good (but by no means original) argument that money does not start with commodities such as precious metals, leading on to the evolution of paper and fiat money; quite the reverse in fact, the series of mutual obligations, credits and debits that make up the vast proportion of modern money (i.e. bank accounts and securities) came first.
This really turns most of modern economics and finance on it's head. However it an argument made more convincingly and with more detail in "Debt the first 5,000 Years" by David Graeber.
Unfortunately after a very entertaining serious of iconoclastic chapters the real problem emerges. The author desperately wants to say something about how the world should by but it just meanders off into incoherence.
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Mental [DVD]
Mental [DVD]
Dvd ~ Toni Collette
Price: £4.30

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Developing a sense of humour is the best way to avoid going crazy, 5 April 2013
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Mental is both extremely funny and a life affirming story about coping with the stresses that come from life and the inside of your head. Toni Collette puts in an amazing performance as a very twsited modern Mary Poppins.
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After the Trade is Made
After the Trade is Made
by David M. Weiss
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £34.93

2.0 out of 5 stars Dry And outdated, 30 Mar. 2013
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Operations is not the most exciting of areas but this old warhorse makes it drier than the Sahara desert . It's also incredibly dated.


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