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Human Planet [DVD]
Human Planet [DVD]
Dvd ~ John Hurt
Price: 11.90

0 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars awfull, 6 Jun 2013
This review is from: Human Planet [DVD] (DVD)
You should be ashamed John Hurt, ashamed....
Sensationalist and gimmicky editing, a putrid child of American style documentary making, there is a reason that David Attenborough did not narrate it.
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Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
by Scott McCloud
Edition: Paperback
Price: 9.79

5.0 out of 5 stars excellent, 1 Feb 2009
I agree with all previous reviews, this is a brilliant book, I would recommend this book to anyone with an interest in any form of art or art history or even how the human mind works....or space and time...... or the structure and composition of comics.... and so forth. The structure of the book itself is genius. I apologize for not really saying anything new review-wise but I just wanted to add another 5 star to this insightful and beautiful piece of work.

Minority Report (PS2)
Minority Report (PS2)
Offered by media-4-u
Price: 3.89

4.0 out of 5 stars This game is awful, but pure bizarre fun, 7 July 2008
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: Minority Report (PS2) (Video Game)
This game is terrible, but so so fun. Throwing fat cops down off ledges and buildings through dozens of panes of glass and into kitchen utensils, grenades that make people vomit. Bad wobly graphics, but this somehow makes Minority Report even more enjoyable, good in all the ways its not trying to be. But honestly, the joy of literaly throwing people 20 feet in front of you as they comicaly snap their bones on stairs and cupboards and wrap their spine around footwalk banister before kicking them them another 10 feet out of a 50 story building, the bad guys literaly fly and float into sharp objetcs, and theres no blood!a surreal, childishly sadistic game. John Anderton, based on tom cruise, hilariously is an old man with white hair. The story is bad, voices are even worse, guns from the film are in the game and they can do pretty cool stuff as you buy them off the black market. A large amount of hand to hand combos and you unlock more as your procceed in the game. It does get repetitive but just having it on one side knowing if you havent played it in ages theres instant fun to be had. This is the BEST bad cheap tacky game I have ever played.

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Picador)
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Picador)
by Oliver Wolf Sacks
Edition: Paperback

4 of 24 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Neurology cases at its best, 30 May 2006
Romantic science is the way forward, it has all the classical science terms and names of the deficits as to still keep it factual, but more importantly has the element of human contact and understanding the patients as people. If you read this book you shall see that in some cases of neurology such as autism, that we wouldnt find out their concrete talents and only think of them as hopeless beings, this is evident in allmost all the chapters, to fully appreciate and understand their illnes one must reach them on a humane level. Do you know what proprioception is? to explain it as our sixth sense, which it is, is eye opening itself, and thats only one chapter.

Zen in the Art of Archery: Training the Mind and Body to Become One (Arkana)
Zen in the Art of Archery: Training the Mind and Body to Become One (Arkana)
by Eugen Herrigel
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.29

8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars comfortably numb, 19 April 2006
I am only 15, this book has really helped me understand, if only a small aspect, but still a very important one of life.

Read this book first before any other zen books.

The Doors of Perception: And Heaven and Hell
The Doors of Perception: And Heaven and Hell
by Aldous Huxley
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.59

12 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars reader, 19 April 2006
A truly inspiring book, every human should be issued with it at birth. I cant really describe it because, it wouldnt really explain it well, just read it......thats all, just read it. I promise it will make you feel something new. Widen your valve......

Works: Volume 1
Works: Volume 1

11 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars READ! PLEASE READ!, 19 April 2006
This review is from: Works: Volume 1 (Audio CD)
None of you appreciate this for what it is. ELP pretty much dissapeared in 1974 after a long tour on their album brain salad surgery and reappeared in 1977 with 'Works' volume 1. It originally came out on a double vinyl set with each of the band members owning a side, and the last for the band together again. Emersons side was taken up entirelly with his piano concierto, an amazing piece with three movements from a rock organist! and as good as any modern composser gets. Greg Lakes covers his side with acousticly bassed guitar and singing with his incredable voice, and also orchestrated. Carl Palmers amazing mixture of jazz, classical, and rock, with his outstading lead percussion, also fully orchestrated. The band together again feature a variation of the famous 'Fanfare for the Common Man' with a great jazz/rock middle section. Secondly on the band side is 'Pirates' originally to be used as a soundtrack for a film that never took flight, with very deep and excellent lyrics which Lake and Seinfield (King Crimson member) worked on for a year after diving into in-depth reaserch on the subject. If you dislike this album from its retreat from rock, thats just your opinion on classical/jazz music, and doesnt justify your degrading of an obviously great piece of music. It is progressive yes, but its the best classical music/rock music variation album there is to date. After the realease of the album the band went on tour with a hand picked 60 piece orchestra from the London Symphony Orchestra, that alone is a great feat. Leonard Bernstein (One of the most famous compossers of our time) quoted he felt even a little bit intimidated that a modern pop group could create such good music. You people (reference to the reviewers below) allways ask for change, for new ideas, but when one hits you. You suddenly realize that what you allways want, where your inner desire lies is in the fact that change breeds contempt and you dont understand, what you want in repeated and monotonous terms is the samiliarity and perhaps only a slight change from the procceding albums.
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Break on Through : The Life and Death of Jim Morrison
Break on Through : The Life and Death of Jim Morrison
by James Riordan
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.01

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Honestly the Best, 3 Oct 2005
This book is simply amazing, from jim morrisons childhood, to Robby Krieger, Ray Manzerek and even John Densmores background.
This book is simply the truth and nothing else, the reviews below are exactly corect.They are who persuaded me to by this book.
If you love jim or the doors u must by this book!, its an ok price to, also light my fire is quite good, but read this book first.

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