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Under The Skin - Ost
Under The Skin - Ost
Price: 9.08

5.0 out of 5 stars Chilling Stuff, 3 April 2014
This review is from: Under The Skin - Ost (Audio CD)
Whether you like this soundtrack or not depends on two things, I feel: (a) whether you enjoy listening to music that is always eerie and sometimes downright sinister, and (b) whether or not you have seen (and enjoyed) the film. For me it's a 'yes' on both counts. Mica Levi's soundtrack is one of the most important parts of the film IMO and adds considerably to its unnerving sense of brooding menace. Most of the soundtrack consists of deceptively simple loops and drones but a recurring three-note motif serves as a sort of 'theme' and represents the simultaneously seductive and chilling qualities that lead Scarlett Johansson's unfortunate victims to their doom. There is, to me, one stand-out track here: 'Love' is a deeply moving piece of music that powerfully augments the scene in which Johansson's alien - tragically briefly - experiences human kindness, affection and sexual desire. Overall, to be recommended to those who enjoy challenging music and/or admirers of Glazer's remarkable film.

The Green Flag: A History of Irish Nationalism
The Green Flag: A History of Irish Nationalism
Price: 8.49

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1.0 out of 5 stars DO NOT BUY THE KINDLE EDITION!!!, 15 Mar 2011
I have no problem with the book itself - it is excellent. The Kindle edition, however, is APPALLING and a nightmare to read. There are errors on almost every page. Words are run together, others are misprinted, punctuation is missing.. you name it. Derry is 'Deny' throughout and Henry VIII 'Henry W'. I paid more for the Kindle edition than I would have for the physical edition because I thought I would be more likely to read a 900-page book that way. I managed it, but it was a trawl. The Kindle edition of this book SERIOUSLY needs a thorough going over.
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