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4.0 out of 5 stars Very good streaming provider, 31 July 2015
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Even though it's a direct competitor of Amazon Instant Video it's a really good touch to have it as a download for the Fire Stick. Very good for TV series with a decent selection of films. Well worth the monthly fee and if you don't want a monthly contract with Sky or Virgin Media and have a decent Broadband provider this type of streaming service could be an interesting alternative to consider.


Pacific Rim [DVD + UV Copy] [2013]
Pacific Rim [DVD + UV Copy] [2013]
Dvd ~ Idris Elba
Price: £3.99

3.0 out of 5 stars A Hollywood attempt at a Kaiju movie, 31 July 2015
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Not sure that making it in the Japanese Kaiju (i.e. Monster) movie style with Hollywood special effects helped in my opinion. Of course for any fan of those Japanese films it could be appealing although Hollywood doesn't have a particularly good track record when it comes to taking idea from other countries


Interstellar [Blu-ray] [2014] [Region Free]
Interstellar [Blu-ray] [2014] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Matthew McConaughey
Price: £14.99

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4.0 out of 5 stars Not a typical Sci-Fi movie., 17 April 2015
Some people have crtisised the film because of the science behind it but in my case I was expecting something a more of a fast paced movie. If I say this is more like Deep Impact than Armageddon Sci-Fi fans will probably understand what I mean. Having said that both of those film were very good in their own way. Interstellar is like Deep Impact insofar as it's more about the character development and their relationships than a fast moving action packed Sci-Fi thriller. Still the SFX are very good and a top notch set of actors are members of the cast even if most of them are in short virtual cameo roles. Still I enjoyed it and for anyone who liked Deep Impact it's definitely worth watching.


Crucial 8GB 2x 4GB DDR3 1066 CL7 SODIMM 204 Pin Memory Module Kit for Mac
Crucial 8GB 2x 4GB DDR3 1066 CL7 SODIMM 204 Pin Memory Module Kit for Mac
Price: £43.18

5.0 out of 5 stars An essential memory upgrade for 4 Gb iMacs, 27 Mar. 2015
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After upgrading to Mac OS X Mavericks my iMac with 4 Gb of memory became very sluggish. Upgrading to 12 Gb made all the difference and the extra two 4 Gb modules were easy to install and made an instantaneous difference. At the price it's a no brainer to upgrade using this Crucial Memory Module Kit.
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Stanley STA998759 11 Piece Decorating Kit
Stanley STA998759 11 Piece Decorating Kit
Price: £11.03

3.0 out of 5 stars Buy if you're not into decorating regularly, 4 Nov. 2014
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Basic equipment that does a decent job but only for single use.


Melancholia [DVD]
Melancholia [DVD]
Dvd ~ Kirsten Dunst
Price: £6.25

1 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not science fiction! It's the Simpsons on Prozac., 4 Nov. 2014
This review is from: Melancholia [DVD] (DVD)
This is a Marmite film, some will love it and some will hate it with a few in the middle not sure what's happen. It's hard to put into words what I feel about Melancholia but I'll try after saying it's not, and repeat not, a science fiction movie. The cast is outstanding but the premise about how people who are depressed behave under stress is not standard fayre. It seems that while having therapy for depression a remark by the director's therapist that people who are depressed are more calm than others under pressure because they expect the worst. This comment lead to the idea behind this film. Not sure if what the therapist said is true but being the basis of a film seems a stretch to say the least. The use of handheld cameras for no apparent reason was strangely irritating and didn't add anything, The whole film was like a cartoon full of weird characters that did unbelievable things with the storyline stumbling from one disaster to another. Basically the director came up with a far fetch disaster and filled the story with far fetched characters doing far fetched things. So just how can the average person relate to something that doesn't have any basis in reality or even what the director was trying to explore.


Devolo dLAN 200 AVplus (Pass-Thru + Filter)
Devolo dLAN 200 AVplus (Pass-Thru + Filter)

5.0 out of 5 stars Great alternative to wireless connection, 1 Nov. 2014
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Easy to use straight out of the box and a must if wireless reception poor in some parts of your home. Can be problematic in homes with old electrical wiring but I've never had a problem. One word of caution is that if you expect too much where you are networking two or more computers it may not be for you but where only Internet access is required it's fine in my opinion.


A Brief History
A Brief History
Price: £5.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Penguin Cafe pearl, 1 Nov. 2014
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This review is from: A Brief History (Audio CD)
Seemingly old fashioned yet innovative music.


Vinnic AG13 L1154 LR44 A76 157 V13GA RW82 Alkaline Battery (10 Pack) used in Watches, Calculators, Toys, Lasers, Clocks, Thermometers, and many other electronic items.
Vinnic AG13 L1154 LR44 A76 157 V13GA RW82 Alkaline Battery (10 Pack) used in Watches, Calculators, Toys, Lasers, Clocks, Thermometers, and many other electronic items.
Offered by Smartshop Online
Price: £2.45

4.0 out of 5 stars Versatile battery, 1 Nov. 2014
Good for items that need a button battery which is surprising common. It fits a few digital clocks I have and even my "antique" Pentax 110 camera.


Fringe - The Complete Series [DVD] [2013]
Fringe - The Complete Series [DVD] [2013]
Dvd ~ Anna Torv
Price: £44.90

5.0 out of 5 stars A classic Sci-Fi series, 1 Nov. 2014
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Great series which was brought back from the dead by fan pressure. Very rare, if not unique, so it shows just how good it was. Time travel, alternate dimensions, high tech warfare, genetic manipulation, great actors, great stories and story lines, a love story which spanned time and alternate realities, .... Well it had almost everything. It even had an ending which even though it may satisfy those who need a "happy ending" also left a mystery that would probably need to be solved as it introduced a paradox that the characters would not leave alone.


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