Big Joe

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The Wire: Complete HBO Season 1-5 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Dominic West
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
When i borrowed the box set of 'The Wire' last year i sat down to watch having prepared to be entertained to a pretty high standard if the critics and my friends were to be believed. I ended up watching the entire box set within in 3 or four nights. I simply couldnt leave it alone. Theis is the best television series i have ever seen. Completely original in its approach to how the viewer is introduced to the characters - the police, the users, the dealers, the blue collar residents, the politicians and the journailists of Baltimore. You get to know the characters like they were real. You have your favourites and you have the ones you hate. There is
also a Dickensian element to the… Read more
Country Life ~ Roxy Music
Country Life ~ Roxy Music
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
...This is a very good album. Roxy's fourth album but still retains some of the freshnesh of the earlier albums. It is very much a violin and guitar dominated album with Manzenara really putting his marker down on many of the songs. Also, Ferry's lyrics appear to be becoming more mainstream but there some quirky little tracks such as 'Bitter Sweet' and 'Three and Nine'. However the outsatnding tracks jump out at you once you play this album - The Thrill of it all, All i want is you and Out of the Blue are all fast guitar and violin infused tracks. A great album and, a famous cover......
Stella Street: The Complete First Series [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ John Sessions
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Incredibly funny!, 22 Jan 2012
The first series of Stella Street is wonderfully funny. For me, the funniest thing of all is the surreal notion that all of these celebs live in the same little suburban street in Surrey. The impressions are excellent and the dialogue is side splitting.
Michael Caine acts as our guide,introducing us to the celebs. This is a masterstroke as Phil Cornwall's Caine is excellent. Session's Al Pacino is also brilliantly created.
Watch out for the truly bizarre scene where David Bowie and Roger Moore exchange christmas presents in Bowie's living room (a £10 book voucher and face flannel)and then sing Oh come all ye Faithfull (Roger Moore on the organ)!!
After you watch this, you'll… Read more