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Spellbound: The Collection
Spellbound: The Collection
Price: £3.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome Collection, 28 April 2015
Your Banshees education starts here.


Fairytales of Slavery
Fairytales of Slavery
Price: £8.65

5.0 out of 5 stars An overlooked masterpiece, 13 Jun. 2013
This review is from: Fairytales of Slavery (Audio CD)
An impossibly perfect mix of madrigal singing, classical strings, and industrial beats from a different 90s to the one you grew weary of.


The Sugar Frosted Nutsack
The Sugar Frosted Nutsack
by Mark Leyner
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £18.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Best Leyner Yet, 1 Dec. 2012
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Leyner steps into the twenty-first century with his best novel yet. A kaleidoscopic anti-narrative that retells the epic story of unemployed butcher Ike Karton's dealings with the gods as that story is destroyed before the reader's eyes. Leyner spins a modern mythology of the kind that Neil Gaiman could if he ran towards rather than away from contemporary culture within a story structure of the kind that David Foster Wallace could have created if he hadn't had both eyes on academia. Grab yourself a jerrycan of orange soda and start chanting...


2:54
2:54
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Price: £7.54

5 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely Brilliant, 4 Jun. 2012
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This review is from: 2:54 (Audio CD)
This is an album to play loud and to let move you. It's dark, driving, a big and fully formed sound.


Tron Volume 1: Ghost in the Machine
Tron Volume 1: Ghost in the Machine
by Landry Q. Walker
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not Even For Completists, 8 Jan. 2012
An artistic and narrative mess that changes direction from moment to moment as writers and authors are swapped in and out.

One to avoid.


R in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (O'Reilly))
R in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (O'Reilly))
by Joseph Adler
Edition: Paperback

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars R Doesn't Fit In This Nutshell, 24 Nov. 2011
The writing is clear and easy to read, and the book is well presented.

Unfortunately the book's organisation both at the level of ideas and of navigation leaves it sorely lacking as both a tutorial and as a reference.

Coverage of the language is patchy and the index makes finding even those subjects that are covered in the text difficult.


Stalker [DVD] [1979]
Stalker [DVD] [1979]
Dvd ~ Anatoli Solonitsyn

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Greatest Science Fiction Film Ever Made..., 5 Aug. 2011
This review is from: Stalker [DVD] [1979] (DVD)
...consists of three balding Soviet men wandering around an abandoned hydroelectric power plant for three hours.

What Stalker does in a way that only 2001 or Forbidden Planet or The Matrix approach in Western cinema is to lead you deep down the rabbit hole of the uncanny with an inexorable logic and a frog-boiling gradualness that will kick you in the gut only after you've reached the punchline. This is the cinematic equivalent of great literature. It is major. It will affect and inform you.

A hauntingly wonderful film.


The Avengers - Series 4* Digitally Remastered [DVD]
The Avengers - Series 4* Digitally Remastered [DVD]
Dvd ~ Patrick MacNee
Price: £35.20

26 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Ignore The Haters, 27 Jun. 2010
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Contrary to the negative reviews, this series of re-issues of The Avengers has two major advantages over previous versions -

The episodes have been digitally restored. Find a comparison of the blurry old versions (there are several online) and the crisp new versions and you'll see the difference.

There are lots of extras. Interviews, parts of other programs featuring the cast, scripts, and much more.

If you're a fan who's paid for the episodes before I can understand that it's galling to be asked to pay for them again. But these are GREATLY improved versions with better extras.


The Last Of England [DVD]
The Last Of England [DVD]
Dvd ~ Tilda Swinton
Offered by Qoolist
Price: £12.99

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Film, Dodgy Package, 13 Sept. 2009
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This review is from: The Last Of England [DVD] (DVD)
It's an amazing film but this isn't a very good presentation. The cover is a colour copy, the DVD graphics have been copied from another print, and the film itself looks like it's been ripped from a VHS tape. Hopefully the BFI will rescue this film at some point, but until then this version will have to do.


Adam Adamant Lives! - The Complete Collection (5 Disc Box Set) [1966] [DVD]
Adam Adamant Lives! - The Complete Collection (5 Disc Box Set) [1966] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Gerald Harper

8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beware New And Used Versions!!!, 6 Nov. 2008
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Be very careful if buying this title via new and used!

Most of the new and used versions here are the Dutch version, not the English release that this page is for.
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