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Under Siege 2 [ 1995 ] Uncensored -Widescreen
Under Siege 2 [ 1995 ] Uncensored -Widescreen
Dvd ~ Steven Seagal
Offered by ____THE_BEST_ON_DVD____
Price: 9.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Under Siege 2 uncut, 28 May 2014
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Exactly as ordered and described. This is the uncut version of Under Siege 2 shown on UK television but unable to buy from UK retail stores. Has all the edited scenes included, tame by todays standards but there we go. Item sent quickly from overseas, recommended for fans of this film.


Star Trek: Enterprise - Season 3 [DVD]
Star Trek: Enterprise - Season 3 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Scott Bakula
Offered by Gifts..For..You
Price: 79.99

8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Review of Season 3, 6 Sep 2005
The best of the 4 series of Enterprise, probably not the best place to start watching it from however. Like the later seasons of Deep Space Nine, Series 3 follows the trend of other shows of telling one story spread out across an entire series, namely, to track down a super 'death star' like weapon which will destroy the planet earth. Without giving to much away, being star trek you kinda know whats going to happen already. The series also shows a more realistic character development arc again like its sister show Deep Space Nine. Unlike the otehr star trek series which can be criticised for causing major trauma to there characters and by the next week everythings back to normal, incidents that happen from one episode carry over to another creating a real sense of continuity.
The series as a whole shows real development from the first two seasons of Enterprise and if it had been given a chance to continue could have become something really great. As it is season three of enterprise is definetly a good buy, your gonna buy it anyway if you've brought the first two seasons. It comes with the same type of extras as the other seasons, my personal favourite being the outakes of the season. Perhaps the only critique being that after a whole season of very 'dark' episodes you do wish for some lighter relief. For that you'll have to wait for season 4.


Spooks
Spooks

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Smart, intelligent but kinda short., 26 July 2005
This review is from: Spooks (Audio CD)
First off, I have to say that I really liked the music on the series so buying the cd seemed like a natural progression. When I looked at the track listings I was a bit confused by the song names besides the main Spooks theme but upon hearing you recognise the distinct pieces that are used over and again. An example of this is 'Spooks', the main theme and 'Boyz and Toyz', the theme used when the showed turned towards the gadgets. A small complaint is the length of the album being only 46 minutes in length although this is a common problem with any album of music from short run tv series with the exception perhaps of the '24' soundtrack or the Simpsons albums.
The tracks themselves are intercut with dialogue from the show which is a bit off putting at first although it does grow on you. The only time there will be a problem is when you put it on for someone and they randomly start quoting dialect from the series. Personally I would have prefered the music alone although when you listen to them you can't help but picturing the scene where you remember it from so you naturally start quoting dialogue anyway!
If your a fan of this spy show you will like this album. Unlike some I have heard such as the Buffy albums which do nothing to remind you of the show, this captures the spirit of the show. To this effect dont listen to this if your feeling depressive as it will really draw your spirits down.


Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell
by David Michaels
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: 5.85

20 of 26 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars No no no, 23 July 2005
I picked up this book when I was at the airport seeing the cover and obviously thinking it to be pretty good as I was a fan of the game. Sadly, it does disappoint if your expecting this to be in the same style as other Tom Clancey novels. Its told from two perspectives which does make the book confusing. Every chapter involving the main character is from the first person while the rest of the narative is as standard which does make you wonder whether this was a different technique or just poorly written. It seems to rely on teh fact it has 'Tom CLancey' written in big lettering to make you assume the book is well written when it infact is not! If you must read this book, borrow a friends or get it from a library.


Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 4 [DVD] [1990]
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 4 [DVD] [1990]
Dvd ~ Patrick Stewart
Offered by ____THE_BEST_ON_DVD____
Price: 26.98

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Season 4 review., 7 Aug 2004
By now, you would either have seen Star Trek: The Next Generation and liked it or not, so the fourth season of a show is probably not the best point to start but in other ways it is. Starting with the conclusion of Best Of Both Worlds, which wrapped up the Borg Invasion story a bit to quickly for my liking, this was still a great story. There were some great stories in this series along with some not so great tales. My stand out episodes in season four include Family, a touching story where Picard has to deal with the Borg equivalent of rape and how his life will continue after, Final Mission, the last listed series of Wesley Crusher and Wounded, a story about a military veteran unable to see past the conflict.
One episode which stands out the most is The Drumhead, concentrating on the trial and persecution of a crew member because of his race. Despite being nearly 12 years old now, this series as a whole produced episodes that are still relivent today. There are some exceptional episodes in this series that have nothing to do with flying spaceships and funny looking aliens but do what Star Trek does best, produces episodes on the human nature. This is a good place to start your star trek experience even if you don't understand at first what is going on.


The Simpsons: Complete Season 4 [DVD]
The Simpsons: Complete Season 4 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Dan Castellaneta
Price: 11.25

3 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars My season 4 Simpsons Review., 7 Aug 2004
Having now watched the entire 4th series, I felt this continued where season 3 left off. As usual there was a very long delay between the season box sets which I didn't get and more annoyingly, now that DVD-copy warning message you can't skip comes before each message instead of at the end. Its almost worth copying them just to skip those messages. Anyway, there were some excellent episodes in this boxset, the Monorail episode, Itchy and Scratchy Movie episode, another great Tree House Of Horror Episode but sadly the first of what would become many clip show episodes. Some of the extra's were good such as the documentary on the Simpsons vs the Bush family.
The animation quality was certainly better than the first two series, although some of the voice work and character development was still being ironed out such as Ralph Wiggum actually being witty and the 3 school bullies being surprisingly taller than later series. One of the great things I liked about the boxset though was the audio commentary for each episode, while not having the actors talking, hearing the creators poke fun at their own work continuity errors kinda made you feel less like a nerd when you did spot an error.
I really liked this series but it wasn't perfect, due mainly to those annoying adverts, some of the characters being different from how they became and a lack of comic book guy who I personally think is one of the best secondary characters.
This gets 4 doughnuts out of 5


Championship Manager 4 (Mac)
Championship Manager 4 (Mac)

2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It's Championship Manager, 10 Sep 2003
It's Championship Manager 4, its for the Mac, and its the most addictive game you'll play. If your familiar to the series, its an updated version featuring the usual updated player roster with a few nice changes although quite bug ridden as it was pushed for release. If your not familiar, its basically an advanced text base game where you make changes and sit for hours on end trying to get your team to win. Infuriating, passionate, silly to some, addictive to others but nothing compares to working at your team and watching them win.


LEGACY OF THE DROW: The Legacy; Starless Night; Siege of Darkness; Passage to Dawn (Forgotten Realms)
LEGACY OF THE DROW: The Legacy; Starless Night; Siege of Darkness; Passage to Dawn (Forgotten Realms)
by R. A. Salvatore
Edition: Hardcover

13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Another Drizzt book, Another Trilogy!, 21 Mar 2003
I came to this book after reading the Dark Elf Trilogy and the Ice Wind dale trilogy, and I definetly recommend you read them in that order to give a full chronological understanding of the events in the book. Once more, the man, Drizzt is back doing what he does best, fighting his demonic past while protecting his friends. While it's good to see Entreri back again, I was hoping that it had been resolved in the Ice Wind dale trilogy but for those that love the character, he is back, doing what he does best. Overall, loved the book, loved the style but perhaps treading on similar ground as the others, not really breaking away.


The Icewind Dale Trilogy: Collector's Edition (Forgotten Realms)
The Icewind Dale Trilogy: Collector's Edition (Forgotten Realms)
by R. A. Salvatore
Edition: Paperback

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Review of the Ice Wind Dale Trilogy, 21 Jan 2003
This was my second experience into the world of Drizzt Do'Urden, my first was when I read the Dark Elf Trilogy. I had always tended to stay away from the whole Dungeons and Dragons type book, seeing them as rather childish but again, RA. Salvatore has created a well put together Anti-Hero in the form of Drizzt Do'Urden, one who struggles against his dark history, fighting for his unique blend of justice. The Ice Wind Dale trilogy, while more of a formulaic story and written before the Dark Elf Trilogy, worked well in continuing this story, can't wait to see what happens next


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