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Naming Jack the Ripper: New Crime Scene Evidence, A Stunning Forensic Breakthrough, The Killer Revealed
Naming Jack the Ripper: New Crime Scene Evidence, A Stunning Forensic Breakthrough, The Killer Revealed
by Russell Edwards
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £8.45

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Ray Santilli would be proud..., 12 Nov. 2014
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As of this writing, it would appear that most, if not all, of the author's "evidence," has been disproven and/or debunked. Oh well. It was fun while it lasted.
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The Sopranos - Complete Collection [Blu-ray] [1999] [Region Free]
The Sopranos - Complete Collection [Blu-ray] [1999] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ James Gandolfini
Price: £69.99

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Happy to report..., 17 Sept. 2014
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Waiting for my set to arrive, I was a little concerned by all the posts suggesting that the disks were slow to load or required firmware upgrades. Now that I have received it, I have tested each disc. They all load properly and take less than 45 seconds to reach the menu screen (except Disk 3 of Season 6-Part 2 which takes about 90 seconds). Picture and sound quality are very good. I am using a Samsung BD-F5100 purchased this year. Your experience may vary.


Star Wars Clone Wars - Season 5 [Blu-ray]
Star Wars Clone Wars - Season 5 [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Star Wars-Clone Wars
Price: £22.80

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Still a case of buyer beware, 11 Aug. 2014
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Warners seems to have washed their hands of this problem. I sent them another email last month asking if the problem had been resolved and if it was safe to reorder and I did not receive a reply.


American Experience: Donner Party [BLURAY] TJ Martin with Crispin Glover and Clayne Crawford .
American Experience: Donner Party [BLURAY] TJ Martin with Crispin Glover and Clayne Crawford .
Dvd ~ Crispin Glover Clayne Crawford Michele Santo Pietro Mark Boone Junior Christian Kane Crispian Belfrage Catherine Black Jamie Anne Allman Jack Kyle Cary Wayne Moore Alison Haislip Mara LaFontaine John A. Lorenz
Offered by Retro_Foundation
Price: £16.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Not the American Experience documentary (unfortunately), but still interesting., 24 May 2014
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This is not the Ric Burns "Donner Party," documentary. It is the film starring Crispin Glover about the Forlorn Hope expedition. Picture quality and audio on this blu-ray are very good. I wish it had had English subtitles, but that is a small point. I hope the Ric Burns will make it to blu one day, but I have my doubts.


Doctor Who: The Complete Box Set - Series 1-7 [Blu-ray]
Doctor Who: The Complete Box Set - Series 1-7 [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Christopher Eccleston
Price: £190.44

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars No Dreamland for the Doctor?, 15 Nov. 2013
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My set just arrived and I'm looking forward to digging in to it. I was hoping that the animated Tennant adventure, "Dreamland," might be included as an extra, but it doesn't appear to be. "Dreamland" was shot in HD, so hopefully it will see a BD release one day.


Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin' [Blu-ray] [2013]
Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin' [Blu-ray] [2013]
Dvd ~ Bob Smeaton
Price: £9.95

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant performances...Hendrix unwrapped, 11 Nov. 2013
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Hendrix shaped rock music in ways people are still talking about and trying to understand. The documentary and live performances here can only add to the legend. I would like to hear from others who bought this blu-ray direct from Amazon UK (not marketplace sellers), however. Was your disk shrink-wrapped? Mine was not and this is the first time I have received a new disk from Amazon that was not shrinkwrapped.
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Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero [Blu-ray] [2013] [Region Free]
Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero [Blu-ray] [2013] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Jon Brewer
Offered by swordstrand
Price: £19.99

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars For Jimi, 5 Stars. Jon Brewer? Not so much., 2 Oct. 2013
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This 2 blu-ray set contains some great documentary performances and special features. The picture quality (considering the age of the source material) is good. Unfortunately, the audio track is a let-down. This is obviously a low-budget affair, but I wish Jon Brewer had invested a little money and added some compression to his soundtrack. As it is, the volume level jumps up and down from interview clip to interview clip and from performance to performance. The ambient background noise also varies greatly on the interviews. Some sound as if the speaker is in the room, others as if they were recorded in an airplane hanger. The listener must constantly adjust the listening levels to follow what is being said. Some subtitles might have been useful as well. The narrator, Slash, often appears out of his depth and is obviously reading from a script. Some of his pronunciations suggest that this is the first time he has heard of some of the musical icons/influences he "praises." Frankly, an artist of Hendrix' caliber and importance deserves better.


Blackthorn [Blu-ray]
Blackthorn [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Sam Shepard
Price: £9.21

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not quite as advertised..., 3 Sept. 2013
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This review is from: Blackthorn [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)
While the picture and audio quality of this release are good and the story interesting, the SDH subtitles only work for the non-English dialogue. This is disappointing as the dialogue track is mixed quite low compared to the FX track, so gunfights and other extraneous noise often block out the non-subtitled dialogue.


Elvis [Blu-ray] [1978]
Elvis [Blu-ray] [1978]
Dvd ~ Kurt Russell
Price: £6.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Good news and bad news, 28 Aug. 2013
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This review is from: Elvis [Blu-ray] [1978] (Blu-ray)
For those (like myself) who may have been postponing purchasing this because of lack of subtitle information, it does have English SDH subtitles. It is NOT however the 178 minute version, it only runs 161 minutes. Video and audio quality are a definite upgrade from the dvd version.


Perfect Friday [Blu-ray + DVD]
Perfect Friday [Blu-ray + DVD]
Dvd ~ Stanley Baker
Price: £8.25

11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Delightful surprise..., 26 Jun. 2013
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When I pre-ordered this film, it was listed only as a dvd. I was very happily surprised when it arrived this morning to discover that it was blu-ray/dvd combo pack. I see that Amazon has amended their listing to reflect this. For some reason this is packaged in a double dvd case rather than a blu-ray case which may add to the confusion of the casual shopper.


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