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Robinson Crusoe on Mars [Blu-ray] [Region B German&hellip <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Adam West
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5.0 out of 5 stars A neglected gem, 9 May 2014
For a 60s B-movie this is one of the best. Using desert locations as well as studio sets and with imaginative design this was promoted as a 'realistic' look at human survival on the Red Planet. Paul Mantee is the lone survivor of a two-man expedition to Mars who overcomes every obstacle thrown at him by the inhospitable environment. The film later strays thoroughly into space opera territory with the arrival of aliens and 'Man Friday' (Victor Lundin). The art design is strikingly realistic - Mars has a red sky decades before this was confirmed by landers. Paul Mantee is a strikingly modern-looking leading man and carries the film beautifully considering he mostly has the screen to himself… Read more
Top Gear Usa: Complete First Sesaon [DVD] [Region &hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Adam Ferrara
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4.0 out of 5 stars Better than you think, 29 Aug 2013
I've only seen the first two seasons on BBC3 so can't speak for the quality of the discs but I find this far superior to the UK version which descended into bloated self-parody years ago. The USA version takes all the best elements of Top Gear (the photography, the three-car odysseys, the absurdity and the sense of fun) and leaves out the worst (smug, egotistical middle-aged men showing off to each other). The three American presenters are relatively young, far more personable than the UK originals and have gelled into a smoothly-working triumvirate. They've managed to retain the sense of fun that marked out early Top Gear. They also have a much wider range of vehicles to work with. For a… Read more
Hello, Dolly! [Blu-ray] [1969] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Barbra Streisand
Hello, Dolly! [Blu-ray] [1969] Blu-ray ~ Barbra Streisand
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous!, 5 April 2013
Finally the biggest, most overblown and spectacular film musical of them all hits bluray and looks better than new. The picture quality is stunning - colours are vibrant and have been re-graded more accurately so, for example, Babs' gold frock now looks properly golden without the muddy greenish hue of the dvd. The image is so sharp that the detailing in the costumes can now be properly distinguished and is more impressive than ever before. Although Babs was 20 years too young, her talent and professionalism shine through all the ranks of dancers and extras and propel this behemoth on. Jerry Herman's score has never sounded better and I only hope this persuades the studios to start… Read more