31 of 33 people found the following review helpful
Let's be honest, you're not going to get excited about a sharpening steel (which is probably a healthy thing); however, if you're looking for a steel then I can recommend this one.
I looked in several stores and found really expensive, over-prived steels (most costing more than the knife I wanted to sharpen) and then looked on Amazon and found this one costing at least four times less than its nearest rival in a store.
I bought it, it was cheap and my knife is now very sharp. Job done.
16 of 18 people found the following review helpful
I have seen snippets of this film on television at regular intervals over the last 10 years, and it is now finally coming out on DVD!
There are several narratives woven together in this film which follow the boom and bust of American fortunes around the time of the Wall Street Crash in 1929. In the Cotton Club we see the explosion of the entertainment industry, the influx of black performers (who have become fasionable due to their use in Paris), prohibition (and the attempts to side step this), corruption, murder, love, . . . and jazz! The whole film is set to a fantastic score, and has some wonderful tap routines.
The main character is a trumpet player (Richard Gere), who… Read more