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Spacehunter: Adventures in Forbidden Zone [DVD] [1983] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Spacehunter: Adventures in Forbidden Zone [DVD] [1983] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Peter Strauss

4.0 out of 5 stars A Certain Miss Ringwald Saves The Day, 21 July 2013
So worst things first: our lead actor apparently has been picked due to a belief that he can play a good Han Solo - our space rebel anti-hero who's only in it for the money. He can't. When the film starts it feels like you're watching a poor man's Star Wars (even more so than Battlestar Galactica did), and then...

10 minutes or so in, Molly Ringwald appears. And from there on she just gives it her all, putting in this way-above par performance that elevates the film as a whole. Michael Ironside is consistently great, and I've loved him in The A-Team, Total Recall, Community (heh) - he's never gonna be the weakest link, and sure enough he's a reliably imposing villain here.

But it's Molly who really shines. A year later, in Sixteen Candles, the world would see that shine and she would come one step closer to becoming a household name. A year after that, it was The Breakfast Club. And the rest, as they say, is history.


Point blank (1989)
Point blank (1989)
Offered by MILANO DISCHI S.R.L. / STRADIVARIUS
Price: 13.50

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Holy meatballs, Batman, 10 Nov 2012
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This review is from: Point blank (1989) (Audio CD)
This is fantastic! There are two 'oddities' on here but that leaves 15 catchy slabs of perfect '80s glam metal. Great stuff.


Animal Attraction
Animal Attraction
Offered by MediaMerchants
Price: 6.31

3.0 out of 5 stars Sorry guys!, 10 Nov 2012
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This review is from: Animal Attraction (Audio CD)
Love this band, and they sound great on this, but the highlights (Animal Attraction, Hot, On The Radio, Born To Break Your Heart, perhaps Fantasy) unfortunately outshine the rest of the songs. Bizarrely, the bonus track Young & Crazy is also a highlight. The end result is an album that starts off well and then loses its way a little. Not bad, just not great.


It's Weezy Baby
It's Weezy Baby

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Just a Cash-In - AVOID, 15 Aug 2010
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This review is from: It's Weezy Baby (Audio CD)
If you've discovered Lil Wayne's Dedication 2 (Gangsta Grillz) mixtape online you'll certainly notice a few similarities in the tracklisting here. This is effectively a few tracks selected off that mixtape and repackaged. While I don't like giving any Lil Wayne release one star, especially considering that there is still enough material here to warrant your interest, you really should avoid buying this.


No Regrets
No Regrets
Price: 8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Perfection, 7 July 2010
This review is from: No Regrets (Audio CD)
This album's absolute perfection. I can truly say every song on it's great. I have favourites (Soul of Sweetness, Honey Tongue) but it really doesn't let up with the quality at any point.

It genuinely bemuses me that this band have managed to exist so far below the radar after making an album this stunning.

If you have any love at all for fun, upbeat, glam-flavoured rock 'n' roll, you need this album in your collection. I repeat, NEED. I picked it up with no expectations at all, put it on in my car and was blown away.


Russell Brand: Scandalous - Live At The O2 [DVD]
Russell Brand: Scandalous - Live At The O2 [DVD]
Price: 6.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Well, I guess it had to happen sooner or later..., 28 Mar 2010
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This is his stand-up nadir thus far, low on laughs but rescued by Russell's ability to invite the audience into his world. It's mostly a recap of the 'Sachsgate' affair (as a side note, the fact that the media have compared it to Watergate at all is a clear indication of how ridiculously overblown it was) and a recital of some jokes from the VMAs (which, let's face it, would be a lot funnier if they were being told AT the VMAs). If Russell himself were not still somehow very likable, this would be a failure, but as it is it's simply a somewhat bland addition to the Brand library; you won't regret watching it, but you won't be in a hurry to do it again.


Timebomb
Timebomb
Price: 17.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Instant Classic, 19 Feb 2010
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This review is from: Timebomb (Audio CD)
You know when an album comes along - like, for example, Turbonegro's Apocalypse Dudes or Motley Crue's Too Fast For Love - and there're no huge hit singles on it but it's just incredibly strong and consistent throughout, and you realise you can listen to it from start to finish without ever feeling any desire to touch the "skip track" button?

Well, make no mistake, this is one of THOSE albums. An absolutely storming rock album - while the vocals aren't as melodic as on 15 and the hits not as big as Crazy Bitch or Lit Up, the album as a whole is the best thing Buckcherry have ever done. If you don't own this, you're missing out on one of the best rock albums you will ever hear, so, between you and me, I think you'd better get on that right away.


The Fame Monster
The Fame Monster
Price: 5.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning new EP + great album, 19 Feb 2010
This review is from: The Fame Monster (MP3 Download)
First things first: the Monster EP is fantastic. There's really not a low point on it, it's just 35 minutes of pop perfection. It reminds me of '80s Madonna to some degree - there's a Vogue-style rap, a Spanish-flavoured song and a fair few dance numbers - but there's a very strong sense of personality and a continued working relationship with RedOne certainly doesn't hurt her.

The album itself is great, though it gets a tad weaker towards the end and I could probably lose Nothing Else I Can Say without being too sad about it, though it's so catchy I can definitely see the argument for its inclusion. Unlike the EP there's not quite as much personality - a lot of the album could be written for nearly any pop artist and the songwriting's strong enough that it would've been great whether it was performed by Pink, The Pussycat Dolls or Gwen Stefani - however, Lady Gaga's voice is as strong and rich as any of theirs, and the point I was making with that was that the album was A) not uniquely her really and B) incredibly well written pop.

This is well worth the money, even if you've got the album already. I might actually go so far as to say that the Monster EP was stronger than the album, and that is, to quote my old friend Mr D. Vader, most impressive.


Doctor Who - Four to Doomsday [DVD]
Doctor Who - Four to Doomsday [DVD]
Dvd ~ Peter Davison
Price: 7.78

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Interesting ideas go to waste, 29 Aug 2009
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It all looks great. We're planted on this space ship with the Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan and Adric, and they explore a ship very slowly. Then they meet some people and, uh, then some more people. Series 18 made it very clear that we would have to sit through 25 minutes of storyline before any action happened, and I was fine with that. I'd got used to 25 minute of character introduction and scene setting, and grown to like it. The problem is that, well, about half way through the third part of this story I realised if there WAS going to be any action, it wasn't going to last very long. I remember saying to my friend "This is like the Doctor Who equivalent to Deep Space Nine: Very little happening in the far future."

Christopher H Bidmead's influence is still visible; problems are solved inventively and scientific ideas are thrown about unnecessarily (but certainly not as interestingly as during Bidmead's own scripts). I wouldn't have minded sitting through parts 1-3 if part 4 was somehow climatic, exciting and a great payoff, but you never get the sense of urgency and excitement you got from the classic stories.

It's a shame, as the central idea is an intriguing one but the execution leaves a lot to be desired.


Lit Up/Let Down
Lit Up/Let Down
Price: 35.27

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing album, 25 Aug 2009
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This review is from: Lit Up/Let Down (Audio CD)
The production's not great at all, but the songs are so great you really can't complain. Incredibly strong album. If you have any love for Glam Rock at all buy it.


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