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The Best Of Men [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Eddie Marsan
The Best Of Men [DVD] DVD ~ Eddie Marsan
5.0 out of 5 stars What a great doctor!, 10 April 2014
Doctor Ludvig Guttman, who this film is about, was a dedicated neurosurgeon who left Germany and became a naturalized British citizen. He did wonderful work helping young wounded servicemen overcome their disabilities and rebuild their lives to face the future with positivity, optimism and self-respect. The iron determination and superb skills that he displayed commands the deep respect of everyone who's heard of him.
His other great achievement was to found what is now known as the Paralympics. He was later Knighted by the Queen for all his work in the field of medicine.
This DVD tells the story of this fine man, and those around him, in a moving and very inspiring way.
Augustus : The First Emperor [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Anna Valle
4.0 out of 5 stars The mighty power of Rome., 10 April 2014
This film was very enjoyable in its presentation, direction and production. The magnificent settings, beautiful costumes and superb acting from a highly talented cast - especially Peter O'toole - provided for a sweeping and exciting panoramic view of the great city of Rome during its transition from the Republican system to the Imperial age. However, there were a few mistakes and incidents missing out of the chronology of the this absorbing story; maybe this was done for dramatic effect, or simply to speed up the action in what was a politically complex time, who knows? But it was still worth the watching.
I liked the way they managed to fit such a massive chunk of history, which… Read more
Man Who Could Cheat Death / The Skull [Blu-ray] [U&hellip <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Christopher Lee
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb Films., 11 Jan 2014
An excellent bargain! A two film set in high quality blue-ray which was very low-priced. And these featured several great actors at their very best - particularly Anton Diffring and Christopher Lee in 'The Man Who Could Cheat Death' and Peter Cushing in 'The Skull'.
These productions really take you back to the golden age of film making, when both acting and scripts were of the highest standard.