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Remington MB4110 Beard Trimmer Stubble Kit
Remington MB4110 Beard Trimmer Stubble Kit

1.0 out of 5 stars awful, 1 Oct 2012
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My old larger ceramic remington beard trimmer did the job in 2 minutes. This takes 30! to do a thorough job with stubble.

Total crap - I got it for travel, it's smaller and USB chargeable - but awful.

Still on the hunt for a portable, USB chargeable beard trimmer - this isn't the one to get.


Father Dowling Investigates [DVD]
Father Dowling Investigates [DVD]
Dvd ~ Tom Bosley
Price: £16.30

0 of 39 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Undertones, 23 Jun 2012
The clear sexual tension between the main protagonists - and the subtext lying beneath the ostensible plot reveal that both characters are actually in love but can only express it through various sham investigations which are clearly an excuse for some face time.

We're all still waiting for the final season where they finally get it together, have some kids (no not like that father), and setup their own detective agency.
Comment Comment (1) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Mar 21, 2013 6:57 PM GMT


The Equalizer: Series 1 [DVD]
The Equalizer: Series 1 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Edward Woodward
Offered by Champion Toys
Price: £39.99

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Television Milestone: Exceptional on many levels, 2 Sep 2008
The importance of this show can't be exaggerated. The underlying message is hope; and who couldn't use some of that these days?

Woodward gives an excellent understated performance, the supporting cast is of a consistently high standard (including too many top guest actors to mention) and it still looks great 20 years on; rarely showing its age. It brilliantly captures the dirty edginess of 1980's New York in a way no other show managed.

A Thesis could easily be written on it, its commentary on life, moral ambiguity, redemption, good vs evil & society in general. It does all this within a highly entertaining format & sustains it for nearly 100 episodes.

It manages the above, but never takes itself too seriously. The writing was surprisingly intelligent for a 'prime time' show - and it at once appeals to a mass market audience and more discriminating viewers; an impressive achievement.

The fact Woodward's character McCall is a foreigner (half British, half American) - an outsider who has lead a transitory life - is a crucial element at the show's heart. That contributes to the layers of separation between McCall & 'mere mortals' (ie everybody else).

This gives the McCall character an almost God like 'otherworldliness', making the viewer believe he is capable of anything. Maintaining these layers of separation will be crucial to the success of the forthcoming movie.

We can forgive it a little cheese and the odd slightly OTT gun fight; in fact The Equalizer would be all the poorer without them; they only add to its Cult appeal & remind us of a simpler world.

It was decades ahead of its time & it just works; lets hope the film lives up to the original...


Equalizer: Season One [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Equalizer: Season One [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Edward Woodward
Offered by RAREWAVES USA
Price: £16.72

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Television Milestone: Exceptional on many levels., 25 Nov 2007
The importance of this show can't be exaggerated. The underlying message is hope; and who couldn't use some of that these days?

Woodward gives an excellent understated performance, the supporting cast is of a consistently high standard (including too many top guest actors to mention) and it still looks great 20 years on; rarely showing its age. It brilliantly captures the dirty edginess of 1980's New York in a way no other show managed.

A Thesis could easily be written on it, its commentary on life, moral ambiguity, redemption, good vs evil & society in general. It does all this within a highly entertaining format & sustains it for nearly 100 episodes.

It manages the above, but never takes itself too seriously. The writing was surprisingly intelligent for a 'prime time' show - and it at once appeals to a mass market audience and more discriminating viewers; an impressive achievement.

The fact Woodward's character McCall is a foreigner (half British, half American) - an outsider who has lead a transitory life - is a crucial element at the show's heart. That contributes to the layers of separation between McCall & 'mere mortals' (ie everybody else).

This gives the McCall character an almost God like 'otherworldliness', making the viewer believe he is capable of anything. Maintaining these layers of separation will be crucial to the success of the forthcoming movie.

We can forgive it a little cheese and the odd slightly OTT gun fight; in fact The Equalizer would be all the poorer without them; they only add to its Cult appeal & remind us of a simpler world.

It was decades ahead of its time & it just works; lets hope the film lives up to the original...
Comment Comments (7) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Mar 23, 2008 10:08 PM GMT


Why Men Lie and Women Cry: How to Get What You Want Out of Life by Asking
Why Men Lie and Women Cry: How to Get What You Want Out of Life by Asking
by Barbara Pease
Edition: Paperback

14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book - other reviewers dont get it, 29 Aug 2006
Its so predictable - feminists on here saying this is sexist - as they repeatedly say in the book *they are generalising*!!! If you read it you will know that.

The fact is men and women ARE VERY DIFFERENT - lets recognise that - as they say one gender isnt -better- we both have advantages and disadvantages in the genes - though buring our head in the sand and pretending we are identical is not a good option if you ask me.

Id rather embrace reality - and this book is backed with hard scientific fact. Can help anyone - specially in terms of relating to the opposite sex.

Buy it today.
Comment Comments (2) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Mar 3, 2010 1:48 PM GMT


Child of the Wild West
Child of the Wild West

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Breath taking - the future of music!, 30 Jan 2003
This review is from: Child of the Wild West (Audio CD)
Wow! This cutting edge collaboration between two leaders in their respective fields just works - simple as that.
Dark, gritty, urban, bouncy - you could play this in Hip Hop clubs or Drum & Bass clubs and get a massive reaction in both.
This could be the direction D&B has been looking for...
(the music video is also available on the Blade2 DVD)


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