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Thor: The Dark World [Blu-ray] [2013]
Thor: The Dark World [Blu-ray] [2013]
Dvd ~ Chris Hemsworth
Price: £15.00

3.0 out of 5 stars Do your homework before watching, 26 Feb. 2015
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Marvel seem to be introducing to their films and television series one of the more irritating devices common to their comics - the "crossover story". For example, in print, Thor might begin a storyline in his own comic only to have it completed in the next issue of "Avengers". The result is that those not in the know have been known to lose the plot. While story arcs are a legitimate and valuable tool in developing a character and the world in which they live, crossovers are basically a ploy to get readers to sample other characters and comics. I don't blame Marvel for doing this (it makes economic sense) but with the films in particular new audiences could start to feel shortchanged. The Dark World does not suffer from this problem like Captain America: The Winter Soldier, but it is still a story assuming maybe a little too great a knowledge of the Marvel Universe. Looking forward to the next episode, nevertheless.


Captain America: The Winter Soldier [DVD]
Captain America: The Winter Soldier [DVD]
Dvd ~ Chris Evans
Price: £10.00

3.0 out of 5 stars Too many plugs filling the whole, 26 Feb. 2015
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Marvel seem to be introducing to their films and television series one of the more irritating devices common to their comics - the "crossover story". For example, in print, Captain America might begin a storyline in his own comic only to have it completed in the next issue of "Avengers". The result is that those not in the know have been known to lose the plot. While story arcs are a legitimate and valuable tool in developing a character and the world in which they live, crossovers are basically a ploy to get readers to sample other characters and comics. I don't blame Marvel for doing this (it makes economic sense) but with the films in particular new audiences could start to feel shortchanged. In the case of The Winter Soldier, I would say this problem has started to emerge. A good, strong stand alone story is peppered with too many references to what has been or will be happening elsewhere in other productions.


Frozen [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
Frozen [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Kristen Bell
Price: £15.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Cool but not as hot as they'd like you to think, 26 Feb. 2015
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I like this film but quite why it is quite so popular is beyond me. Actually that isn't entirely true; Disney has gone to town marketing this one. Which, to be fair, is understandable. Frozen is a great showcase of Disney talent, full of winning elements from films that have gone before. The result is excellent entertainment of its kind but maybe not quite so original and innovative as some would have you believe.


Man of Steel [DVD]
Man of Steel [DVD]
Dvd ~ Henry Cavill
Price: £4.40

4.0 out of 5 stars Superman steel good for a view, 26 Feb. 2015
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This review is from: Man of Steel [DVD] (DVD)
One way this film scores heavily is that it doesn't got overly bogged down in Superman's origin while still providing interesting background and motivation for his actions. It clearly draws less upon the original fun but simplistic comics and more on later meatier graphic novels. Superman may still stand for justice but in a world recognised to be riddled with injustice. Still not the most intellectually stimulating of movies, but arguably more than mere escapist entertainment.


God's Not Dead [DVD]
God's Not Dead [DVD]
Dvd ~ Kevin Sorbo Willie Robertson
Offered by re-vived
Price: £12.99

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4.0 out of 5 stars A Matter of Death and Life, 26 Feb. 2015
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This review is from: God's Not Dead [DVD] (DVD)
Atheists might have some legitimate criticisms of this film but that should not detract from its effectiveness (in relatively few minutes) at revealing how unreasonable their reasoning can be. Yes, at times the film is simplistic but it provides some good starting points for establishing the sense in putting one's faith in the God of the Bible.


Maleficent [Blu-ray]
Maleficent [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Angelina Jolie
Price: £15.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Giving bad a good name, 26 Feb. 2015
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This review is from: Maleficent [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)
Unlike some re-imaginings of well known stories this reboot is so bold you really don't always know quite what's going to happen next. As a morality tale it isn't earth-shattering but in the context of what it set out to be it couldn't have been done much better.


Help Me! Guide to the iPad Air: Step-by-Step User Guide for the Fifth Generation iPad and iOS 7
Help Me! Guide to the iPad Air: Step-by-Step User Guide for the Fifth Generation iPad and iOS 7
by Charles Hughes
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.74

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not as wordy as its size implies (a good thing) and easy to navigate when searching for answers ..., 29 Nov. 2014
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Not as wordy as its size implies (a good thing) and easy to navigate when searching for answers which are clear and simple. The fact it was written prior to the introduction of iOS8 doesn't seem to detract from its usefulness.


MOFRED® Black & Tan Apple iPad Air (Launched November 2013) Leather Case-MOFRED®- Executive Multi Function Leather Standby Case for Apple New iPad Air with Built-in magnet for Sleep & Awake Feature -- Independently Recommended by "The Daily Telegraph" as #1 iPad Air Case!
MOFRED® Black & Tan Apple iPad Air (Launched November 2013) Leather Case-MOFRED®- Executive Multi Function Leather Standby Case for Apple New iPad Air with Built-in magnet for Sleep & Awake Feature -- Independently Recommended by "The Daily Telegraph" as #1 iPad Air Case!
Offered by MOFRED PRODUCTS
Price: £34.99

4.0 out of 5 stars My experience to date is that this case is robust ..., 29 Nov. 2014
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My experience to date is that this case is robust and well suited to its purpose. Not fancy but functional.


Snow White and the Huntsman [DVD] [2012]
Snow White and the Huntsman [DVD] [2012]
Dvd ~ Kristen Stewart
Price: £5.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 10 Aug. 2014
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Plot pacing a little off at times but a refreshingly different take on a familiar tale.


The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion 5th Anniversary Edition (PC DVD)
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion 5th Anniversary Edition (PC DVD)
Offered by 4GamersUK
Price: £6.05

4.0 out of 5 stars Conversations and quests can get a little tedious and repetitive, 10 Aug. 2014
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Massive world to explore and system flexible enough to accommodate most styles of play. Conversations and quests can get a little tedious and repetitive, especially after you have already created three or four characters.


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