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Wwf: Royal Rumble [DVD] [1999] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Wwf: Royal Rumble [DVD] [1999] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ WWF

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars WWF at its best., 5 Dec 2003
I love this PPV. It really is everything that was great about the WWF during those excellent 99/00 years where Rocky, Foley, HHH and Austin could be relied on to be brilliant and fresh everytime and when the new breed like Angle, Jericho, E & C and the Hardys were starting to break through into big stars.
The tag team table match is brilliant, the rumble itself is good and with an interesting end (which got better afterwards)and the other early matches are also solid.
But the buscuit has gotta go to HHH v Cactus Jack. Brutal, imaginative, well paced and superbly carried out, this match had so much heat because of the build up I can't believe it lived up to everything. My favourite match ever actually.
Foley only had one more great match after this (v HHH, No Way Out 2000) so here is a chance to catch him as he was going out at the top. I was truly gutted at the result but it was the right one.
This PPV is hard to get hold of, but if you can, its more than worth the effort. And you get to see an old ladies puppies. What more do you want?


WWE - WrestleMania XIX - March 30, 2003 [DVD]
WWE - WrestleMania XIX - March 30, 2003 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Wwe

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Ho Hum, 5 Dec 2003
As usual it got alot of hype but I really don't think this was anything really special. Most of the matches were pretty standard fare with many of them having very little heat to help us care. The Prime example of this was the HHH v Booker T match. 2 years ago, any HHH match was a dead cert but those days are gone and I just don't feel that anyone really thought Booker would win this or would have cared if he had. I'm yet to be convinced of this 2 belt idea as it seems to have cheapened both of them but especially the old WCW strap.
One exception here was the Lesnar v Angle match which was amazing considering Angles condition and the fact that the WWE debut of the Lesnar shooting star press nearly killed him! The other was the Vince v Hogan bout which was special not because of the match (although it was pretty ace) but because it mattered. It had a great build up and really did feel like 20 years in the making.
A reasonable PPV but certainly not worthy of The Big One.
Roll on Wrestlemania XX and fingers crossed, maybe Bret will show his face this year.


Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water [Special UK Edition with Bonus CD]
Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water [Special UK Edition with Bonus CD]
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: 4.73

7 of 25 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Public Health Warning, 2 Dec 2003
Ugly, violent, talentless "music" made by aging, rich men for young boys who really don't know any better. Misery in music can be a beautiful and life affirming thing but this is like listening to a fat 13 year old shouting about how awful it is to have so much money and no girlfriend. This is not heavy or powerful or angry. It's over produced, whiney and dull.
Cobain dead, Durst alive and well. Life isn't fair sometimes.


Songs For The Deaf
Songs For The Deaf
Price: 7.93

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Album of 2002, 2 Dec 2003
This review is from: Songs For The Deaf (Audio CD)
With members consisting of various fragments of Kyuss, Screaming Trees and Nirvana, it was unlikely that this album would fail to deliver. Every song here is strong, vital and necessary to the whole package with even the UK bonus tracks being a worthwile addition.
Whilst Dave Grohl brought this album the celebrity and the hype, it's the full time employment of Mark Lanegan that really makes a musical difference here. Hangin' Tree is the best song on the record and is the time everything really falls into place, thanks largely to Lanegans extraordinary vocal.
In a year when Audioslave and Zwan threatened to relaunch the "all hype and no trousers" idea of the supergroup, Songs for the Deaf showed what can happen when 4 established musical forces are faced with a fresh challenge and rise to it, rather than collapsing under the weight of it.


WWF: Invasion [DVD] [NTSC]
WWF: Invasion [DVD] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Wwe

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Could have been so beautiful...., 15 Sep 2003
This review is from: WWF: Invasion [DVD] [NTSC] (DVD)
An exciting ppv, for the novelty value if nothing else. A couple of cracking matches (especially RVD v Jeff Hardy) and alot of new(ish) faces made for an event that stood out from the rest of the forgotten-after-a-month ppvs and the ending was pretty surprising. The arrival of Booker T and DDP boded well but after this PPV it all went downhill with most of the Alliance consisting of turncoat WWF stars. The one real disappointment was that although I give this 4, it could have been the best PPv ever. Within a few months HHH and Benoit were back, and Hogan, the NWO, Steiner, Flair, Goldberg and Mysterio had all reemerged. How amazing would Invasion been with them added to the card....


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