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Game of Thrones - Season 3 [DVD] [2014]
Game of Thrones - Season 3 [DVD] [2014]
Dvd ~ Peter Dinklage
Price: 24.00

5.0 out of 5 stars The best gets better., 13 Mar 2014
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I have to admit to being absolutely hooked on "Thrones". I've read all of the books so far written and am impatient for the next HBO series. Series 1 was brilliant, 2 outstanding and 3 continues the series improving standard. The vision is superbly adapted for the screen and even though I've read it and know what's coming I am still amazed when key characters bite the dust. If you've not yet got into the series do start at the beginning. If there's better TV than this anywhere I've yet to hear of it! Brilliant.


Vikings: Season 1 [DVD] [2013]
Vikings: Season 1 [DVD] [2013]
Dvd ~ Travis Fimmel
Price: 16.10

0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Moody, 13 Mar 2014
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I've to finish viewing this series - so far (episode 3) I find it slow and very dark - that is dark in the sense that it's not always easy to make out what is going on. I'll stick with it in the hopes that I get drawn in the more I view - but at the moment it's no "Game of Thrones"!


Twenty Fifth Anniversary Collection
Twenty Fifth Anniversary Collection
Offered by Empor UK
Price: 7.84

5.0 out of 5 stars A real celebration, 13 Mar 2014
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I had al of these wither on vinyl or on CD already but to have them in the one collection is lovely. I have much of Finbar's more recent output - but I've got to admit that he was better when he was with the rest of the boys. At the price there's no better anniversary collection on the market.


The Yellow Bittern [DVD]
The Yellow Bittern [DVD]
Dvd ~ Liam Clancy
Price: 9.40

5.0 out of 5 stars Liam's swan song., 6 Feb 2014
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This review is from: The Yellow Bittern [DVD] (DVD)
A riveting look at the rise and rise of the phenomenon that was the Clancy Brothers. An old Liam Clancy takes us through the key moments of the life and times of the group that influenced a whole generation. Dylan pays tribute to their influence on his early career and Liam takes us though major landmarks in their history with humour and largesse. Their work undoubtedly paved the way for the rebirth in interest in folk music and in particular the meteoric rise in the popularity of Irish music both at home (Ireland/UK and in the States). Performers on this side of the Atlantic like the Dubliners, Planxty and Christy Moore (not to mention the likes of Mike Harding and the Oldham Tinkers) undoubtedly owe them a debt of gratitude. Liam paints an evocative and honest picture of his times, made no doubt with a view to posterity.


John Ford: Dreaming the Quiet Man [DVD]
John Ford: Dreaming the Quiet Man [DVD]
Dvd ~ Maureen O Hara
Price: 7.82

5.0 out of 5 stars Wow, 6 Feb 2014
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A fitting and excellent tribute to John Ford and the making of "The Quiet man". The enigma of Ford survived intact. Warm and glowing tributes emanate from sources predictable and less predictable; from those he worked with regularly and brought the best out of and those who treat him as a mentor of the highest standard. The "Quiet Man" should never have been made (according to the moguls of the time). That it was and remains so captivating and endearing is a lasting tribute to Ford's genius. Strongly recommended to students of film and those who just enjoyed the movie.


Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia
Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia
by David Day
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars Very good, 6 Feb 2014
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A useful addition to my already extensive Tolkien collection. The illustrations alone make it worth the purchase. A worthwhile accompaniment to any reader of the trilogy.


Butcher's Crossing (Vintage Classics)
Butcher's Crossing (Vintage Classics)
by John Edward Williams
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.29

5.0 out of 5 stars Exceptional read., 6 Feb 2014
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If you have ever read Cormac McCarthy you will appreciate "Butcher's Crossing". It's cold, it's bleak, it's tough and that's just sitting in the armchair reading the book!. William's creates a vista long since gone from the plains, you can almost smell the buffalo. His characters are real and rich in texture. One who is impatient to make his mark before the herds are gone, another keen to experience the wonders of his land before it disappears and others still, reluctantly sucked in to make it happen. William's graphically depicts the end of an era and the beginning of the new order. He makes no comment on which is preferable.


Mantona Scout Tripod with Ballhead
Mantona Scout Tripod with Ballhead
Price: 44.64

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It does what it says on the box!, 7 Jun 2013
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Once I mastered the quick release mechanism it has proved terrific. A great addition to anyone's basic equipment list. Excellent.


Abraham Lincoln - Preserving the Union [DVD]
Abraham Lincoln - Preserving the Union [DVD]
Offered by specialinterests
Price: 5.85

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Satisfying., 7 Jun 2013
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I need to watch this again. At first viewing I found it absorbing and illuminating. I learned much that I didn't previously know about the great man and I have read a great deal about him. The film places his life in the context of the times he lived in and this enables a much greater empathic understanding. Very good.


Seagate STBV2000200 2TB Expansion USB 3.0 3.5 Inch Desktop Hard Drive - Black
Seagate STBV2000200 2TB Expansion USB 3.0 3.5 Inch Desktop Hard Drive - Black
Price: 58.15

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value., 9 Feb 2013
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This is a powerful piece of kit at an extremely affordable price. I have downloaded masses of info, pictures, movies and data and have hardly registered on its space. Excellent.


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