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Star Wars: The Force Awakens [DVD] [2015]
Star Wars: The Force Awakens [DVD] [2015]
Dvd ~ Harrison Ford
Price: £10.00

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely enthralling film - so much fun. Definitely my favourite of all the Star Wars ..., 29 April 2016
Absolutely enthralling film - so much fun. Definitely my favourite of all the Star Wars films. Superb acting and great to see a strong female lead. The music and SFX are stunning. Perfectly recaptures the spirit of Episode IV. One of the best films I have seen in the last few years.


Innocent III: Leader of Europe, 1198-1216
Innocent III: Leader of Europe, 1198-1216
Price: £2.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent overview., 27 Oct. 2015
This is an excellent overview of the pontificate of Innocent III by a leading expert in the field. Sayers approaches Innocent III's reign thematically - each chapter deals with a key aspect of his pontificate. (Readers looking for a blow-by-blow account of his reign should read John C. Moore's book, now available in paperback.) Thoroughly recommended for students, general readers, and researchers looking for a good "way in" to the topic.


If You're Reading This It's Too Late [Explicit]
If You're Reading This It's Too Late [Explicit]
Price: £7.09

14 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstandingly accomplished., 13 Feb. 2015
This can definitely be ranked among Drake's best work, indeed, it is arguably his best release to date. It is, quite simply, the most accomplished and polished mixtape (or is it really an album?) I have ever heard. Drake's content is much harder and edgier than his previous releases (although this will come as no surprise to those who have been following his release of recent songs on the internet such as "0-100 ~ The Catch Up", or "6 God", the latter of which is included here), and it sounds so much fresher. Drake's lyrical dexterity is off the charts, and the beats are hard-hitting and catchy. The entire mixtape is superb, and there are no duff tracks at all, which is amazing considering its length. Drake is really at the top of his game right now.


The Five-Year Engagement [DVD] [2012]
The Five-Year Engagement [DVD] [2012]
Dvd ~ Jason Segel
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £2.58

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent - DO BUY IT, 1 Sept. 2013
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Why an overall average of only 3 stars? This film is touching, clever, and extremely funny. The script is well written, the situation feels realistic, there is palpable chemistry between the leads (who are superb), and the supporting cast is excellent. Ignore the 1-star reviews, this is something different and special.


The Plantagenets
The Plantagenets
by Dan Jones
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.14

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb, 24 Aug. 2013
This review is from: The Plantagenets (Paperback)
Dan Jones has written a riveting account of the Plantagenet kings that is infinitely readable. It is a pleasingly long book that is gripping throughout. The scholarship is top notch and the writing is superlative. The only problem is the poor copy editing in the first part of the book (first 100-150 pages, if I recall correctly?), which the publisher should have rectified.


Tomb Raider (PS3)
Tomb Raider (PS3)
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Price: £10.79

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb, 24 Mar. 2013
This review is from: Tomb Raider (PS3) (Video Game)
This game is exactly what the TR series needed - one of the best games I have played on PS3, it is right up there with the Uncharted series. The game is so well-created, it will blow you away throughout. Production values incredibly high, brilliant story, and a lead character that you cannot help but empathise with. Could have done with more tombs to explore though. Next stop Egypt please Square Enix!


Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic
Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic
by Tom Holland
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.44

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Rip-roaring romp through Roman history, 19 Mar. 2013
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I could not put this book down. Holland has written an absolutely storming narrative that is easily accessible for those with no background in the classics. Stonkingly good read!


Sekonda 3847 Mens Chronograph Watch
Sekonda 3847 Mens Chronograph Watch
Price: £49.99

3.0 out of 5 stars A good watch, but some cheap materials used, 19 Mar. 2013
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The watch looks good - it is a little on the flash side though. There are a few things wrong with it though: the strap is appallingly low quality. It looks and feels cheap, and the ghastly outer coating will begin to rub off immediately, revealing a lurid orange colour underneath. Once replaced with a nice strap however, it looks better. What is more of a problem though is the rose gold plating - this also begins to wear off quickly, especially where it comes into contact with your skin, leaving a dull and tarnished finish. Why couldn't classy stainless steel have been used? In addition one of the chronograph hands has decided to set itself back ten minutes and I can't remember how to reset them...

In summary: a blingy watch that looks better than it performs. Worth about £30-40, no more. You'll be impressed for the first couple of weeks, but then wish you'd chosen more wisely.


Microsoft Natural Ergo Keyboard 4000 - UK Layout
Microsoft Natural Ergo Keyboard 4000 - UK Layout
Price: £39.67

5.0 out of 5 stars Pain disappeared, 19 Mar. 2013
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After beginning to experience RSI pain from using my laptop all day, I invested in this keyboard and my pain has disappeared. When used with the stand it promotes an excellent neutral wrist position, and makes typing a pleasure again. I feared that it might take a little getting used to, but I picked it up surprisingly quickly.


Authoring a PhD: How to Plan, Draft, Write and Finish a Doctoral Thesis or Dissertation (Palgrave Study Guides)
Authoring a PhD: How to Plan, Draft, Write and Finish a Doctoral Thesis or Dissertation (Palgrave Study Guides)
by Patrick Dunleavy
Edition: Paperback
Price: £19.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Superb guide, 19 Mar. 2013
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This is a wonderful book that contains sage advice on all stages of planning and writing a PhD and beyond. I bought this in the final stages of my PhD and found it extremely helpful.


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