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Chill Factor Squeeze Cup Slushy Maker
Chill Factor Squeeze Cup Slushy Maker

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't work, 26 Aug 2013
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Unfortunately, despite following all the instructions very carefully - across several attempts - I have not yet been able to get this product to work at all. Not once have I got anything other than a few ice pieces to appear; even when trying different types of drinks - including cola, orange juice and chocolate milk (all of which are claimed to work with the product). Also, you can only make a tiny amount of slush anyway (if it worked) because you have to squeeze the liquid up in the cup and it would overflow if you filled it up too high. It would be impossible to make it look like the photo of the product with the slush coming up to the top.

Queer As Folk - Definitive Collector's Edition [DVD] [1999]
Queer As Folk - Definitive Collector's Edition [DVD] [1999]
Dvd ~ Aidan Gillen
Offered by Quality Media Supplies Ltd.
Price: 22.43

166 of 170 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Definitive Edition Release, 6 Sep 2003
Finally, Queer as Folk gets the DVD treatment it deserves, with this fantastic Definitive Edition release.
The set contains four discs: 1 and 2 contain QAF Series 1; Disc 3 contains QAF Series 2; and Disc 4 contains the special features.
Although this is the 'definitive' edition version, note that there is no difference between the actual series' presented here then that already released on DVD and video. However, now each series contains an optional commentary by Aiden Gillan (Stuart), Craig Kelly (Vince), Denise Black (Hazel), Antony Cotton (Alexander), Russell T Davies (Writer and Creator) and Nicola Shindler (Producer). Charlie Hunnam (Nathan), however, is not included on the commentary.
The packaging has greatly improved from the single series release versions of QAF. The DVDs are incased in a fold out pack which itself is placed inside a slide-out cover, and the DVD themselves are printed with the main characters from the show. The presentation also includes a 32 page booklet written by Russell T Davies, which also features pictures from both series.
Aside from the two series, the bonus disc contains numerous cut or extended scenes from the two series which futher enhance the narrative and are intersting to view. Some are pretty amusing; some are obvious as to why they have been cut! The disc also features the original Channel 4 trailers for each series, stills galleries, a video montage, character biographies and quotes. There is also a behind the scenes documentary; video taken from "Right to Reply" discussing the show; and a T4 interview.
The video is anamorphic 16:9 and sound is in 2.0 stereo with optional english subtitles.
Although some of the special features were available on the previous DVD releases of Queer as Folk, this is a marvellously presented box set which gives Queer as Folk the DVD treatment it really deserved, with some good extra special features - including a much anticipated commentary.
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Live @ the Clubhouse
Live @ the Clubhouse

10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Better late than never!, 18 April 2003
This review is from: Live @ the Clubhouse (Audio CD)
Finally the Tom Tom Club's live album has reached the UK. And it's about time! It's taken almost half a year to get here since its release in the US. However the wait is certainly worth it!
The Tom Tom Club was founded at the beginning of the 1980s as a project by Chris Frantz and wife Tina Weymouth - inbetween Talking Heads albums and whilst David Byrne was working with Brian Eno.
Live @ The Clubhouse is one of the best The Tom Tom Club albums out there (and one of the very few available on CD). The 2 Disc set features classics - the samplers fave and their signature tune "Genius of Love"; "Wordy Rappinghood"; and "As Above So Below"; all the way through to songs from their previous (and highly recommended) album 'The Good, The Bad and the Funky'.
As well as the Tom Tom Club favourites, there are also some impressive verisons of Al Green's (and Talking Heads') "Take Me to the River" and Hot Chocolate's "You Sexy Thing". But the stand out track for me has to be "Holy Water". The music is infectious - from the tightness of the rhythm section to Tina Weymouth's silky lyrics.
Also featured on the discs are two short videos in QuickTime format (viewable on a computer) and a small booklet with photos of the recording.
The entire album has a great feeling of fun - you can tell everyone had a great time making it. Well overdue, and under-promoted (understatement!) 'Live @ The Clubhouse' is one of the best live albums I've heard. Once again, Chris and Tina prove that they are some of the best live artists around.

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