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Deep Blue Sea [1999] [DVD]
Deep Blue Sea [1999] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Thomas Jane
Price: 3.00

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3.0 out of 5 stars Disengage brain, disregard science, enjoy action, 14 Jan 2013
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This review is from: Deep Blue Sea [1999] [DVD] (DVD)
What you have here ia an above-average action movie with some cool scenes and some atypical characters from across the actiuon and horror genres.

Samuel L Jacksons presence is (as always) a bonus and the acting of LL Cool J is suprisingly good and you can see him progressing his acting skills that would eventually give him a lead role in NCIS Los Angeles. Saffron Burrows is on auto-pilot and Thomas Jane puts himself forward for more films that require more action than actual acting. Having said that, in this type of film, acting is not exactly an essential part of the film-making process.

The science in this is not entirely unbelievable, and is, for the most part, given in snippets through the first half of the film and not overplayed. There are some notable scenes, specifically in the kitchen with the chef and the parrot, and whilst there are no big twists that will baffle you, the end is not entirely as expected.

So if you just want to watch an action movie with sharks, Sameuel L Jackson and some decent effects, sit back, disengage brain and cheer for the bird.

The Winnie the Pooh Movie Collection (Winnie the Pooh Movie/ Heffalump Movie/ Tigger Movie) [DVD]
The Winnie the Pooh Movie Collection (Winnie the Pooh Movie/ Heffalump Movie/ Tigger Movie) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Stephen J. Anderson
Price: 10.00

5.0 out of 5 stars How to keep little boys quiet for an hour..., 14 Jan 2013
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Not exactly my kind of movie collection, but then again, it is for my son, and lets be honest, anything that can give you a good block of quiet time is worth every penny.
And the fact that this boxset is very reasonably priced is just a Brucey Bonus!
So 5 stars for 3 films that keep 1 little boy quiet whilst they are on!

Firefly - The Complete Series [DVD] [2003]
Firefly - The Complete Series [DVD] [2003]
Dvd ~ Nathan Fillion
Price: 15.12

5.0 out of 5 stars Taking the nerd out of sci-fi, 14 Jan 2013
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14 episodes of brilliant acting, of a cast that play off each other so well, it puts most long-lasting shows to shame. This is the Wild West in space, this is action-packed, funny and dramatic, this is incredible, this is Firefly.
Just make sure you have Serenity on hand once you have finished this short-lived masterpiece to answer a few of the questions.
Once you have watched Firefly, you can understand why creator Joss Whedon was so dismayed at its cancellation. Fans of the Wild West and of anti-Star Trek space sci-fi should seriously consider adding this to their collection.
Or even those fans of Big Bang Theory who want to know what the guys are on about. I mean, those guys are seriously smart.

Dad's Army - The Complete Collection [DVD] [1968]
Dad's Army - The Complete Collection [DVD] [1968]
Dvd ~ Arthur Lowe
Price: 20.00

5.0 out of 5 stars The pinnacle of British Comedy, 14 Jan 2013
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In essence, based as it is in wartime, this comedy should never have worked, but exquisite casting coupled with writers at the peak of their careers create a timeless classic.
Yes, shows like Blackadder and Fawlty Towers may have glimmered brightly for a few episodes, but here is a comedy that went on for 9 series, contained many classic scenes, episodes and one-liners and stands the test of time, and they are ALL here on this boxset.
Quite simply, Dad's Army is sheer unadulterated family viewing, and as I watched it with my parents growing up, now my son watches it with me. And so to anybody who is still in two minds on whether-or-not to buy it for a fan of any age I say 'Who do you thing you are kidding Mr Reader?'
Buy it, and spend some quality time in Walmington-On-Sea.

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