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Top Reviewer Ranking: 913 - Total Helpful Votes: 247 of 271
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues [DVD] [2013] <b>DVD</b> ~ Will Ferrell
...let alone see the light of day.

Do yourself a favor: if you consider watching this piece of humorless dreck, consider the many alternative ways to spend the 119 minutes of your life you will invest. Because no matter how old or how young you might be, there will come a time when you want those two hours back. And when it comes, you will remember the time you sat in front of this wire-to-wire disaster of a movie with deep regret.

Few movie watchers are neutral on Will Ferrell. Usually I find his presence in a movie to yield enough self-deprecating and physically charged humor that a moderately entertaining movie experience will result. The original Anchorman movie… Read more
Philips Sonicare HX7002/16 Elite Toothbrush Heads &hellip by Philips Sonicare
e use a Sonicare "e" series in our house.
Just as with other products that include consumable parts (think printers and razor blades), once you've decided on the base unit, you end up with limited options for for the consumables.

These work --no surprise-- perfectly with our Sonicare e series.

Select with confidence.
Jewish Cardinal [DVD] [2013] [Region 1] [US Import&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Laurent Lucas
I was unfamiliar with the story of Jean-Marie Lustiger before watching this movie, and so will start with the disclaimer that I am accepting the depiction of events as presented in this movie as accurate.

The movie opens in 1979, as Lustiger learns he will be appointed as the new Bishop of Orleans by Pope John Paul II. Director Ilan Cohen uses this milestone to begin presenting Lustiger's backstory. Born Aaron Lustiger to a Jewish family in Paris, his 1940 conversion to Catholicism and his Jewish ancestry become shared points of tension for Lustiger, and his relationships with his father, with his cousin, with the Pope and with himself as the movie unfolds.

After… Read more