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The Exorcist : Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Newly Restored and Remastered [COLLECTOR'S EDITION]
The Exorcist : Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Newly Restored and Remastered [COLLECTOR'S EDITION]
Offered by disks4u
Price: 19.50

4.0 out of 5 stars Eerie, 28 Sep 2013
Well, we have no Tubular Bells and it includs music never heard in the film (Lalo SChifrin's score).

Other than that we have Krystof Penderecki flicking, plucking and twanging violin strings with much eerie effect. A great atmospheric piece.

The Lost Symbol: (Robert Langdon Book 3)
The Lost Symbol: (Robert Langdon Book 3)
Price: 3.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Inspiring..., 3 Jun 2013
Inspiring because if tripe like this can be published then there's hope for me.

Seriously, I enjoyed The Da Vinci Code which kept me hooked from begginning to anti-climax end.

It is true it's badly written - cliched cat and mouse thriller with interesting 'research' added.

Adequately passses the time on the tube.

Philips SHP2500/10 Indoor Corded Television Headphones
Philips SHP2500/10 Indoor Corded Television Headphones
Price: 14.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Just about does the job..., 18 April 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
The sound is very quiet even when the volume control is turned all the way up. I have to turn the television volume to max and even so it's not as loud as I would like it. Listening to music on the stereo when volume turned high creates distortion through the deep bass. I only bought these because I wanted to save money but on reflection I should have held out for the Sennheisers.

The Human Centipede [First Sequence] (Directors Cut) [DVD]
The Human Centipede [First Sequence] (Directors Cut) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Dieter Laser
Offered by bestmediagroup
Price: 5.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Disturbing, 28 Aug 2011
I found this film very disturbing on the premise alone. Being forced to eat another's faeces by having your mouth surgically grafted onto another's anus is probably the most hellish idea I have ever come across.

The film, however, missed a trick by skimming over the sheer hell these victims must have endured during this process. Imagine if one of them had severe flatulence or was fed baked beans or rotten food causing diarroeah???

There were many holes in the script evident in the weakness of character motivation, e.g.:


1)When the girls have a flat tyre why not check in the boot for the spare?
2)Why walk for help when the car is perfectly able to drive albeit slightly hindered by a flat?
3)If the girl is able to untie herself with her teeth, why not free yourself when the doctor is away, wait for an opportune time, overpower him and escape?
4)Why does the Japanese dude not just kill the doctor instead of merely injuring him when he has the chance?
5)Why does the Japanese dude choose a small shard of glass over a lampstand as a choice of weapon? A lampstand would do far more damage.
6)Why do the camp cops make their intentions clear of getting a warrant thus warning the doctor? Surely if they suspected the doctor of ill intentions (as they do) shouldn't they have already got the warrant prior to knocking on his door?
7)Who exactly saw the doctor's car by the missing truck driver's truck?
8)Surely the doctor would be aware that people would be looking for the 2 missing girls especially as their car is so close by. Why choose such conspicuous targets?

And so on and so on...still, the movie is effective. The most scary part being where the doctor reveals his dasterdly intentions to his would-be victims via a lecture.

A truly horrifying premise...just what would or could you do in such a situation?
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Salo [DVD]
Salo [DVD]
Dvd ~ Pier Paolo Pasolini

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Unreviewable..., 19 Jun 2011
This review is from: Salo [DVD] (DVD)
It is impossible to review this film in the context of 'stars'...

Both unmissable as it is unwatchable...It does what it sets out to do...provoke intense emotional reaction...

The sad thing is that man has done a lot worse to his fellow man than what you see in this film.

I only watched the DVD interviews last night and I had nightmares about the cross-eyed Libertine horribly abusing someone with a chainsaw. Luckily I was able to overcome him and abuse him back. Another example of the power of this film.

Superman Returns - Single Disc [DVD] [2006]
Superman Returns - Single Disc [DVD] [2006]
Dvd ~ Brandon Routh
Price: 2.95

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good in parts, not so good in others..., 19 Jun 2011
Brandon Routh - Great casting. Although why they felt the need to give the boy who played his younger self glasses eluded me. He only uses glasses to disguise himself. He hardly needs glasses when he has super eyes.

Kate Bosworth - No chemistry whatsoever between her and Brandon. Shame. What made the original 70's version was the chemistry between Kidder and Reeves. Sorely missed here.

Kevin Spacey - Spot on. Though not given much to do.

Frank Langella - A very laid back and subdued Perry White compared to Jackie Cooper's frenetic interpretation.

Story - Over long and rather drawn out. Rather than attempt a supposed sequel this would have been better as a complete reboot starting from afresh. Continuity-wise it was confusing. Even more so when you consider Luthor did the same land-grabbing trick in the original movie.

CGI - Effects were unconvincing when portraying his younger self. The plane sequence was excellent. Chain gun scene also pretty impressive although I don't know why it was there. The boat scene was an anti-climax.

Nothing to Lose
Nothing to Lose
Offered by rbmbooks
Price: 11.43

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Average MOR stuff, 29 May 2011
This review is from: Nothing to Lose (Audio CD)
Although this is just your typical MOR fare usually found on bad movies, the first track Walk On Water is unusually superb...

Price: 8.66

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Hit and Miss..., 29 May 2011
This review is from: Cobra (Audio CD)
Originally had this as a kid back in the late 80s but lost it over time.

Bought it recently and to my surprise some of the tracks still held up and sounded great. The hits are spot on whereas the misses are just lame. Ones to listen out for:

John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band's - Voice of America's Sons (Great)
Jean De Beauvoir - Feel the Heat (Great)
Robert Tepper - Angel of the City (Superb)

Rocky 5 -11tr-
Rocky 5 -11tr-
Offered by vinylandcds
Price: 9.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Not entirely bad, 29 May 2011
This review is from: Rocky 5 -11tr- (Audio CD)
Although in the main this soundtrack sucks big time with super lightweight tracks from 'artists' like MC Hammer (who was NEVER cool), there are a couple of tracks which stand out and are perfect work-out material - which is why I bought it.

Go For It - By Joey B Ellis and Keep It Up - By Snap are two powerful tracks that will keep you going during a workout.

Other than that Elton John's Measure of a Man is good if you like that kind of MOR movie ballad type thing (which I do) and the Take You Back rap song is quite good...oh and Rob Base's I Wanna Rock is also quite edgy. As for the rest. Pure garbage.

Dark Night of the Scarecrow [DVD] [1981] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dark Night of the Scarecrow [DVD] [1981] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Charles Durning
Offered by supermart_usa
Price: 5.00

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Movie, 6 July 2010
Although I haven't bought this off Amazon I felt compelled to review it nonetheless as it was such a good movie. It is a rare horror movie that not only delivers on the chills but touches the heart as well. It's almost a love story. Well worth owning. And I'm not even a relative of the sellers either. Totally unbiased review.
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