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Third Star
Third Star
Offered by marvelio-uk
Price: 11.90

5.0 out of 5 stars Filmed on location in South Pembrokeshire, 25 July 2014
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This review is from: Third Star (Blu-ray)
I was very pleased to see that this film was available in Blu-ray. It has been produced for the German market with DTS HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtracks in both German and English. The film has a particular interest for people living in south Pembrokeshire because it was filmed along the coastal footpath in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and used many local 'extras'. The locations are very familiar but not in order, so a game of 'name that location' can start as well as 'spot the neighbour'. The writer/producer, Vaughan Sivell, went to school in Tenby. I think that I saw him in one scene, with his back to the camera, involved in a brawl; was I mistaken?
This is a delightful film and fans of Benedict Cumberbatch will not be disappointed.


Callas Forever [Blu-ray] [US Import]
Callas Forever [Blu-ray] [US Import]
Dvd ~ Jeremy Irons

5.0 out of 5 stars Callas Forever on imported Blu-ray, 25 Feb 2014
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I have this film on DVD but bought it on Blu-ray in October 2010 through Amazon as an import from the USA. On playing, it produced a screen which said that the disc was Region A only and could only be played on a Region A player. I ejected the disc, put it on a shelf, thinking that one day I may be able to see it in HD and DTS HD Master audio.

This morning for some reason I thought that I would try again and see if I could bypass the warning screen. I pressed the 'Top Menu' button on the remote control and went straight to the main menu with everything working perfectly!

I love this film, and I can now see and hear it in all it's glory.


6 IN 1 PACK CLEAR LCD SCREEN PROTECTORS FOR FUJIFILM FINEPIX REAL 3D W3 - 3 LAYER ANTI-SCRATCH DIGITAL CAMERA DISPLAY SAVERS
6 IN 1 PACK CLEAR LCD SCREEN PROTECTORS FOR FUJIFILM FINEPIX REAL 3D W3 - 3 LAYER ANTI-SCRATCH DIGITAL CAMERA DISPLAY SAVERS
Offered by Membrane Store
Price: 2.45

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A perfect product, 15 Jan 2014
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This screen protector can be applied quickly and as well as being very clear, it is also optically flat so that it is almost invisible when in place. It is stiffer than other protectors I have used on phones, satnavs and cameras and this ensures that no bubbles are left below the film.
Read the instructions a few times before starting and wear reading glasses strong enough to see the screen from a short distance to ensure that the screen surface is clean and free of dust particles. I used a lens cleaning tissue with a few drops of lens cleaning fluid to do this without damage. The sticky strips provided are perfect for picking up any final dust particles that might fall onto the screen. Once the preliminary work is done the protector can be applied easily.


Journey To The Center Of The Earth [Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray]
Journey To The Center Of The Earth [Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Brendan Fraser
Offered by The Happy Zombie
Price: 7.46

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun 3D which children will love, 15 Jun 2013
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I give it 5 stars for the 3D special effects which are completely over the top and so funny. If it can come straight towards you, it does. The emphasis is on the 3D rather than the story.

I originally bought this film in the DVD version with the magenta and green cardboard framed specs, which was almost unwatchable except at close quarters on a computer monitor. This Blu-ray version is the real thing, although not as comfortable to watch as 3D films from James Cameron or Peter Jackson - the latest camera designs are much better.

I think that children will love this film.


Talbot: Wheeldon: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland [Blu-ray] [2010] [Region Free]
Talbot: Wheeldon: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland [Blu-ray] [2010] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Lauren Cuthbertson
Price: 29.99

5.0 out of 5 stars An Excellent Production, 15 Jun 2013
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This modern ballet was broadcast live to cinemas all over the world earlier this year. The production is excellent with no expense spared in either sets or costumes. I expect that this will become one of those classic productions in the years to come.


Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet [Blu-ray] [2013] [NTSC]
Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet [Blu-ray] [2013] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Federico Bonelli
Price: 24.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A classic production wonderfully performed, 15 Jun 2013
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I first saw this production at the time of the live broadcast to cinemas around the world. It is a spectacular production and a wonderful performance. This recording is excellent, both visually and sonically.

Perhaps one day the Nureyev & Fonteyn film of this work will be available on Blu-ray, but the music would need to be re-recorded to match this modern recording.


August Rush (Full Ws Dub Sub Ac3 Dol) [Blu-ray] [2007] [US Import] [Region A]
August Rush (Full Ws Dub Sub Ac3 Dol) [Blu-ray] [2007] [US Import] [Region A]
Dvd ~ Freddie Highmore
Offered by Moref Designs
Price: 9.75

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A wonderful film, 16 Jan 2010
I first saw this film in my local cinema and thought that it was wonderful. It's a musical but not in the usual way; this is a film about the mystery and magic of music. It is a modern fairy story; almost impossible things happen and incredible coincidences occur that are both very moving and uplifting. If some of the storyline seems familiar, it is really an updated version of Oliver Twist with Robin Williams as the 'Fagin' character running buskers rather than pickpockets in New York. Freddie Highmore and Jonathan Rhys Meyers are magnificent.

I bought this Blu-ray disc from America through Amazon. Printed on the case is the message 'Not authorized for sale outside the USA and Canada' but it is not marked with the Region A symbol. It played perfectly on my Sony BDP-S350 which I assume is Region B only.


South Pacific [Blu-ray] [1958] [US Import]
South Pacific [Blu-ray] [1958] [US Import]
Dvd ~ Mitzi Gaynor

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What a wonderful film!, 16 Jan 2010
This Blu-ray version is magnificent on a big screen. There are a few very short sections where restoration is not so good or has not been possible, but they are very short, just a few seconds; the worst being the female chorus during 'I'm gonna wash that man right out of my hair.' I originally saw this film in the 70 mm version in a specially converted cinema with a huge screen and many speakers around the auditorium for the six-channel surround sound. It was playing there for two years. It was a sensation; I had a mono record player then (1959) and stereo LPs were to appear in 1962. In 1965 stereo LPs still occupied a small section in most record shops. You can imagine how wonderful surround sound was at a time when mono was the norm, and the huge picture made you feel that you were in these locations.

The film is very comfortable to watch. Sitting at home, your balance organs in your ears tell your brain that you are still and rock steady cameras on firm bases tell your brain through your eyes that you are still. There are no 'Unsteady Cams' here to make you feel ill.

I bought this Blu-ray disc from America through Amazon. The case is marked with the Region A symbol but it played perfectly on my Sony BDP-S350 which I assume is Region B only.


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