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The Good, The Bad and The Multiplex
The Good, The Bad and The Multiplex
by Mark Kermode
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Better than his first book, 16 Sep 2012
It's better than his first book. However without Dr Mayo there to moderate him, the arguments do get a little repetitive. Some of the storytelling is also incredibly clumsy, such as his tale of queuing in a multiplex and being offered popcorn. Could have been done in half the time.

Shame really as drop some of the repetition and with some decent editing this would be a 4 star book.


Celestron 71009 15 x 70 Skymaster Porro Prism Binoculars
Celestron 71009 15 x 70 Skymaster Porro Prism Binoculars
Price: £56.98

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice bins, shame about the tripod adaptor, 9 Jun 2012
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These are nice binoculars. However the magnification means that they are shaky when handheld. That is just a function of the magnification.

The bad news is the supplied tripod adaptor is a joke. It flexes so much it's even less steady than handheld. So if you are buying this binoculars, do order a proper metal adaptor alongside it.


Doctor Who - Kamelion Tales Box Set: The King's Demons / Planet of Fire [DVD]
Doctor Who - Kamelion Tales Box Set: The King's Demons / Planet of Fire [DVD]
Dvd ~ Peter Davison
Price: £11.10

8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Special Edition Not Special At All!, 6 Jan 2011
2 decent enough stories but the Planet of Fire Special Edition has to be one of the single worst DVD inclusions of the last 10 years. It's terrible.

The new pre-title sequence looks like a 1990's fan video, the CGI effects are awful and the claim the story is now in widescreen is laughable as all they've done is zoom the picture which not only makes it considerably softer but means the top and bottom of the picture are chopped off.

There's been some cuts to the story but remarkably scenes still drag. It's just terrible and they should have left well alone.

What next, colourised Hartnell episodes edited to 15 minutes with 1990's CGI effects? If Curse of Fenric SE was the peak of Special Editions, then this is truly the depths.


iBoutique® 30W Bayonet (B22) Daylight Energy Saving Light Bulb Equivalent Output 150 Watts (Full Spectrum) Great For SAD Sufferers, Snooker, Pool, Hobbies, Crafts, Photography
iBoutique® 30W Bayonet (B22) Daylight Energy Saving Light Bulb Equivalent Output 150 Watts (Full Spectrum) Great For SAD Sufferers, Snooker, Pool, Hobbies, Crafts, Photography
Offered by SechsiTech
Price: £1.99

69 of 84 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Very Blue, 18 Aug 2010
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The light has rather a blue cast that is actually uncomfortable to work under. The packaging reveals the colour output of the bulb is 6400k. I work in the TV production business and own professional daylight TV lighting equipment. The colour temperature of the professional equipment is 5600k and is far far easier on the eye.

If you want your room to feel harsh, uncomfortable and like a cheaply lit hospital waiting room, this bulb is for you. For everyone else I suggest you look at bulbs that have a lower colour temperature that accurately mimic a sunny summers day.
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