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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,215,283 - Total Helpful Votes: 79 of 97
Meinl Didgeridoo - Black by Meinl
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic!, 5 Dec 2012
Judging by the price of this didgeridoo I was not expecting much, but it gives a lovely, rich, harmonic sound and the variations that are produced are great. It looks amazing too, so for the price it is pretty unbelievable!
The Marx Brothers: The Big Store [1941] [VHS] <b>VHS</b> ~ Groucho Marx
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I would agree with the other reviewers; this is not the Marx Brothers' best film. ( see Night at the Opera! ) but it does have plenty of moments which put it up there with the top 3 or 4.
The sheer unpredictability is what makes this film great, from when Margaret Dumont gets in Flywheel's car, to the absolute comic genius of the funniest chase scenes i have ever scene. It knits together perfectly as the various characters find themselves chasing or chased in various different situations. You have to admire both the writing and the ability of Groucho to turn 180 degrees on a unicycle!
Of course, the musical numbers are a bit of a pain, but this is certainly not out of the ordinary… Read more
Harold And Maude [VHS] <b>VHS</b> ~ Ruth Gordon
Harold And Maude [VHS] VHS ~ Ruth Gordon
12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
Well! i don't quite know what inspired me to buy this video, but it has to be one of the best decisions I ever made. ( Not least because i now have a favourite film that nobody in my generation - 19 - has heard of. )
The film asks a lot of you. It makes you question the boudaries of love and whether they actually exist. It invites you to laugh at the dark side of things and the playful mock-suicides of Harold, as well as the pure energy and joy of Maude's view on life. It leaves you inspired by the union of two completely different people. It basically does everything a movie should.
The music fits the movie perfectly, and the characters are so wondefully crafted that you find… Read more

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