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The Great Escape - World Cup Special Edition [DVD]
The Great Escape - World Cup Special Edition [DVD]
Dvd ~ Steve McQueen
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: 7.65

3.0 out of 5 stars 5 Star Edition with a Problem, 19 May 2014
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Nothing but accolades for the disc and its fine set of Extras. But... the BIG but!!! Where is the flag? You won't find one enclosed and the Amazon supplier, in this case Zoverstocks, hasn't a clue to its whereabouts. Please let all us disappointed buyers know if your purchase is lucky enough to have one included. Thanks.


Straw Dogs [DVD] [1971]
Straw Dogs [DVD] [1971]
Dvd ~ Dustin Hoffman
Offered by Arco Celeste Dvd
Price: 17.33

3.0 out of 5 stars 5 Star Movie, 0 Stars for Extras, 3 Star Rating, 18 May 2014
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This review is from: Straw Dogs [DVD] [1971] (DVD)
To the quick - While the listing and the disc packaging promise us a dream of Extras (commentaries, interviews, documentaries, etc.) there is in reality... not even a trailer. The Menu is a repeat of the cover illustration and there is the word PLAY to the left. That's all, folks! I now have a collection of 3 different editions. Admittedly, the one with the high contrast, black and white cover claims nothing and has nothing of Extras. But this cover does, and still there is nothing.
We are about to try a fourth. Hopefully, not another refund.
By the by, the standard DVD print exhibited in all of these versions are from Fremantle, and with the exception of the first several seconds of the main title, which shows some film stock wear, is a good one.


American Pie: The Threesome [DVD]
American Pie: The Threesome [DVD]
Dvd ~ Jason Biggs
Price: 8.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Too much sugar for a nickel., 28 Feb 2014
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Forget the film review shtick. These flick are what they are. You either take to them or you don't. What need be said it that these three discs come loaded with EXTRAS. Lots of commentaries by everyone involved. Making Offs, Deleted Scenes, Photo albums, Music Videos, Trailers, etc. etc. The set is a steal!


Live [DVD] [2001]
Live [DVD] [2001]
Dvd ~ David Gray

3.0 out of 5 stars Hmmmmmmmm..., 25 Nov 2013
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This review is from: Live [DVD] [2001] (DVD)
To the quick. The man doesn't talk with his audience. Not much, anyway. Each song is introduced saying, "This one's called..." And his swaggering head doesn't stimulate joyful viewing. That said, the music is quite good. Buy the CD.


On Her Majesty's Secret Service (Special Edition) [DVD] [1969]
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (Special Edition) [DVD] [1969]
Dvd ~ George Lazenby
Offered by DVDBayFBA
Price: 7.80

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3.0 out of 5 stars Merely OK., 20 Oct 2013
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Think what you will of this Bond - I like it - this Special Edition is not the one to buy, not with the Ultimate Edition available. Looks are acceptable but with far too many film artifacts, specks running a bit wild at the start. And there seems too many awkward jumps in the opening action scenes. Those Ultimate reissues are amazing and should be preferred.


High School Musical (Remix)/High School Musical 2 (Extnd Dance) [DVD]
High School Musical (Remix)/High School Musical 2 (Extnd Dance) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Ashley Tisdale
Offered by WorldCinema
Price: 11.69

5.0 out of 5 stars More discs than listed., 18 Oct 2013
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These films are for those who like them. My daughter is goo-goo-gahgah! The pleasant surprise was, what is listed as a 2-disc set is actually double of each. The quality of the package is excellent throughout.


Diamonds Are Forever [DVD]
Diamonds Are Forever [DVD]
Dvd ~ Sean Connery
Offered by DVDBayFBA
Price: 6.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Very Different Viewing Experience, 18 Oct 2013
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This review is from: Diamonds Are Forever [DVD] (DVD)
Listed as one disc, this particular cover art delivered the Ultimate 2-disc Edition. Can I just say, having now viewed several newly remastered Bonds, these versions are so pristine, so pictorially perfect, viewing can easily overcome any associated negative criticism. It is very much like being there during filming. And really, DAF is an awful lot of fun, plus a ton of Extras.
Note: I just finished watching GoldenEye. First sight of Brosnan as Bond. Nothing more than an imitation of Connery that didn't work for me. Connery-Dalton-Lazenby. Craig is up there with Connery but an altogether different man. Whomever, enjoy these new sets!


I Heart Huckabees [DVD]
I Heart Huckabees [DVD]
Dvd ~ Jason Schwartzman
Price: 3.69

1.0 out of 5 stars Forced pretense., 18 Jun 2013
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This review is from: I Heart Huckabees [DVD] (DVD)
A stellar cast forced either at gunpoint or a hefty paycheck to utter such banality, and there is simply no time to digest the completely unconvincing narrative. If buddies philosophising while belting their faces with thick-skinned balloons sounds like a good cinematic experience, go for it. Otherwise, spend your penny on the likes of Michel Gondry or Wes Anderson, or Paul Thomas Andersen who do this sort of farce right.


Rota: The Symphonic Fellini/Rota [SOUNDTRACK]
Rota: The Symphonic Fellini/Rota [SOUNDTRACK]
Offered by playanywhere
Price: 34.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Nino Rota. Need we say more? Well, actually, YES!, 28 May 2013
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This is an extraordinary collection. Maestro Wadsworth and his Czech forces have given us a richly tectured reading. Playing time is 69 minutes. Play it loud!


Cinema Classics
Cinema Classics
Offered by Quick Discount Sales
Price: 20.00

5.0 out of 5 stars A Classical, Film Score Mix, 18 May 2013
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This review is from: Cinema Classics (Audio CD)
Film music indeed, evenly divided with movements from film scores and Classical symphonies and concertos, conducted with authority by Maestro Davis and the Royal Philharmonic. The disc is packed with eleven chapters. Highly recommended.


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