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Laundry basket Oval Lined With Lid.12/248/Golden
Laundry basket Oval Lined With Lid.12/248/Golden

1.0 out of 5 stars Laundry Basket, 11 Oct. 2011
Delivery of the item was good although, I am very disappointed with the quality. It has no handles as is shown on the description, the so called beautiful lining ,is a cream cotton bag with no ties, the lid is ill fitting and a totally different shade to the base. All in all I would say a bad purchase.


Oliver & Company
Oliver & Company

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best Disney sundtracks of all time!, 21 Feb. 2006
This review is from: Oliver & Company (Audio CD)
Oliver and Company is one of the best Dinsey nimaed films of all time, right up there with the likes of Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and Lady and the Tramp.
This soundtrack, with such talent as Bette Midler and Billy Joel, is one of the best Disney has to offer, coming some 6 years before The Lion King. With such joys as the famous 'Why Should I Worry', 'Once Upon a Time in New York City' and 'Streets of Gold', this CD will have you tapping to the 'Street Savoir Faire' for hours on end!


Doctor Who: Resurrection Of The Daleks [VHS] [1963]
Doctor Who: Resurrection Of The Daleks [VHS] [1963]
VHS
Offered by rdowns33
Price: £3.23

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Davros is back!, 4 Feb. 2004
Resurrection of the Daleks does for the Daleks what Earthshock did for the Cybermen. It updates the concept by drawing extensively on passed successes. If Destiny of the Daleks was the story which disgraced the Doctor's most famous arch-enemies, then Resurrection of the Daleks has surely redeemed them. After Earthshock it was difficult to see how Eric Saward could come up with a story as good, but he has succeeded in doing just that. Almost everything about this story was first rate, but I would especially highlight the hunt for the Dalek creature in the warehouse, the releasing of Davros, the confrontation between the Doctor and Davros and the climactic battle and explosion. Maurice Colbourne was superb as Lytton and the exchanges of dialogue between him and the Supreme Dalek were a delight.The worrying thing about Resurrection of the Daleks though is the sheer number of elements that it plunders from earlier stories. Some of the main examples are: The Daleks presence in London with an army of controlled humans is straight out of The Dalek Invasion of Earth; the Daleks' ability to time travel and the fact that they specifically want the Doctor hail from The Chase; Davros's wish to restore instinct is suggestive of The Evil of the Daleks, as is the Dalek civil war which occurred between the Daleks loyal to the Dalek Supreme and those loyal to Davros; Day of the Daleks is commemorated by the obligatory flashback sequence with the Doctor tied to the operating table; the Doctor's hesitation at killing Davros was a deliberate re-enactment of the similar scene in Genesis of the Daleks and finally the war with the Movellans brought us bang up to date with Destiny of the Daleks. Davros's return was only to be expected, and it's unfortunate, in some respects, that we can't seem to have a Dalek story now without their creator appearing as well. A shame also, that the production team left a possibility for the scientist's return in a future story. The new mask, presumably designed to take into account the effects of cryogenic suspension, came across far better than might have been expected, partly because it responded to movement so realistically, but mainly due to Terry Molloy's portrayal. Molloy's performance is certainly a major improvement on David Gooderson's in Destiny of the Daleks, and to me is the best actor to play Davros, but the character now comes across as a one-dimensional lunatic who rants a lot and sounds more and more like one of his own creations. Even the subtleties of Davros's original mask have been lost, and the third 'eye' is now bigger and more blatantly a flashing light bulb than before. But still, Resurrection marks as one of the Daleks all time best stories. Well worth to be bought!


Doctor Who: Destiny Of The Daleks [VHS]
Doctor Who: Destiny Of The Daleks [VHS]
VHS
Offered by rdowns33
Price: £14.96

12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Davros Returns!, 4 Feb. 2004
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The opening scenes of Destiny of the Daleks get the new season off to a shaky start, Romana's regeneration - in which she 'tries on' a number of unsuitable bodies before settling on the Lalla Ward version - being played very much for laughs. 'The [regeneration] scene was handled abysmally but on a more positive note, Lalla Ward's debut performance as the new Romana is very promising. The scenes set on Skaro's surface are very effective,but it is admittedly very difficult to believe that the Daleks could ever have become locked in a logical stalemate with the Movellans unless they had evolved into robots, given that they are normally highly emotional creatures, but Terry Nation attempts to address this problem in a different way by suggesting that it is the races' respective battle computers that have led to this situation. In the end, the impression given is that Nation is simply struggling to come up with a plausible reason why the Daleks should need to go in search of their creator for assistance.This brings us to the nub of the story's problems. Davros was a character positively crying out not to be resurrected after his unbeatable debut in season twelve's Genesis of the Daleks. The plot device by way of which this is achieved in Destiny of the Daleks is frankly ludicrous, and the character in general is nowhere near as well-written or as subtle here as in the earlier story. It doesn't help matters, either, that Michael Wisher, whose wonderful performance in Genesis of the Daleks was such a crucial factor in Davros's success, proved to be unavailable in this story. David Gooderson's acting here is unfortunately not in the same league, and the net result is that this wonderful character is very much devalued.His somewhat humiliating fate reduced his evil stature greatly, though the possibility of his release by the Daleks is open... Even Davros's mask and chair, designed for an actor of a different build, are less effective this time around,but I found it was amusing to watch Davros - the evil genius, brilliant creator of the Daleks - bobbing up and down on his squeaky chair every time he moved about!Destiny of the Daleks ultimately manages to rise above all its undoubted failings and provides a fair degree of entertainment. After a couple of hit and miss seasons, the dreaded Daleks once more come to the aid of the Doctor in a most enjoyable, if not exactly vintage little story.


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