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The Shield - Season 1 [DVD] [2003]
The Shield - Season 1 [DVD] [2003]
Dvd ~ Michael Chiklis
Price: 9.50

9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best American Import Since The Sopranos, 24 Sep 2003
I really can't express how good this series is, if there is one item that you buy when visiting this site, make sure its The Shield.
If you've seen the programme and you're buying it for your DVD/Video collection, please let me congratulate on your purchase. If you have'nt seen it then you are in for a real treat.
Most L.A based cop programmes cover the subjects that are covered here - gang violence, peadophiles, bent cops, ect but The Sheild does it in a way that has never been seen before. It gives a different view of the old cops and robbers / good guys and bad guys scenario. It looks into the darker side of how the police do their job, make their arrests and how the day job carries over into the personal lives of all the characters.
It gives an insight into bent cops or what you percieve to be bent cops - are they or are'nt they ?? Is what they do right or wrong or is it just necessity ?? It leaves you asking questions and gets you thinking.
In Vic Mackey they have one of the best TV characters i've ever seen, the only way to describe him is Tony Soprano with a badge, a cop who stops at nothing (and i mean nothing)to make his busts but also a loving family man with a heart of gold. He is the central character but the actors he has around him are also outstanding making every storyline seem believable and giving even greater depth to the series.
I could go on and on about how good this series is but the only way to find out is by buying it, i can guarentee that you won't regret it.
Start typing those credit cards details straight after you've read this...............

Moment Of Truth (EMI)
Moment Of Truth (EMI)
Price: 6.92

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It Does'nt Get Much Better Than This, 17 Oct 2002
This review is from: Moment Of Truth (EMI) (Audio CD)
Trying to find one word to sum up this album is almost impossible, the best i can do is "Outstanding". The beats and rhymes are absolutly second to none. The untouchable dj-ing skills of Premier and the laid back flow of story telling lyrics form Guru make it a joy to listen to. The Rep Gets Bigger is a personal favourite with a thumping piano beat that you can't help but bob your head to whether you're in a packed club or sat on the sofa at home. Tracks like She Knows What She Wants and Next Time coupled with collaborations with the likes of M.O.P make this album a must have for all hip hop fans.
If your going to do anything today - BUY THIS ALBUM - you certainly won't regret it

Hells Angels: Into the Abyss
Hells Angels: Into the Abyss
by Yves Lavigne
Edition: Mass Market Paperback

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Well worth buying., 8 Oct 2002
This book details the true events surrounding an FBI informant and how he and a small team of dedicted FBI agents single handedly enter into the upper echelons of the Hells Angels.
The book is very well written with more than enough tales of violence, drugs and murder to keep you interested. It gives a stark reality to who the Hells Angels really are and how they do business, the image of a few greasers smashing up a bar is wiped out with the detailed recollections of the informant Anthony Tait putting the Hells Angels on a par with the Mafia when it comes to organised crime and drug production and trafficking in America and the rest of the world.
The only problem i have with the book is that the author does'nt always keep his feelings to himself, instead of relaying the facts as they are, he makes references to how he thinks the Hells Angels use and abuse the legal system which conveys feelings of bitterness that i can only put down to spending so much time with the informant during the writing of the book.
All in all, its well worth buying and will certainly have you looking very differently at a Hells Angel the next time you see one.

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