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Brute Force [DVD] [1947] [US Import] [NTSC]
Brute Force [DVD] [1947] [US Import] [NTSC]
Offered by EliteDigital UK
Price: £33.90

38 of 38 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A POWER-house movie!, 23 Dec. 2004
An early Burt Lancaster film, and what a film! i remember watching this when i was 11 years old, as it was one of my fathers favourites.
It tells the story of 6 inmates (of cell R17) serving time in a harsh prison, made all the more worse by a sadistic prison warden called Capt.Munsey, who beats the prisoners with "Brute Force" to get them to do his will. each of the prisoners of cell R17 has his story to tell of the "Outside" where life with their respective wives/girlfriends did them a bad turn, hence ending up in prison, and wanting to get back on the "outside"
The ending of the film is quite explosive and dramatic.
A must for film buffs, and an often overlooked Burt Lancaster gem!


The Last Detail [DVD] [2002]
The Last Detail [DVD] [2002]
Dvd ~ Jack Nicholson
Price: £4.80

10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars one of jack's best, 4 July 2002
This review is from: The Last Detail [DVD] [2002] (DVD)
this film is one of jack nicholson's best movies,made when he was at the top of the pile of box office hollywood actors-chinatown,one flew over the cookoos nest,five easy pieces.
the film is a "buddy" movie and has some memerable scenes- its the story of 2 navy officers taking a navy prisoner to jail but along the way they feel sorry for this guy and treat him to good time before he is jailed.a funny movie with a thought provoking scene at the end. great performances by otis young and a very young randy quaid add to jack's bullish,and foul mouth, but sympathatic character.
all in all a great movie to watch with couple of cans o' beer.


"Pink Floyd": In the Flesh - The Complete Performance History
"Pink Floyd": In the Flesh - The Complete Performance History
by Glenn Povey
Edition: Hardcover

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars every tour date and set list-for serious floyd heads!, 1 May 2002
i got this book a couple of years ago for x-mas, and wow! its one of my fave floyd books to come back to and read again-every tour date-set lists,plus history of the band from each year,some great not seen before tour and band photo's, reviews from people who were there-ticket stubs-concert posters, all in all a superbly put together book for serious and not so serious floyd heads-top stuff


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