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Panasonic DMP-BD35EB-K Profile 2 Blu-ray Disc Play&hellip by Panasonic
With some discs (e.g., Game of Thrones), the player itself occasionally locks up, requiring it to be unplugged at the mains. After many expensive phone calls (Panasonic customers services is an 0870 number) it was sent back to Panasonic, who kept it for 11 weeks, then returned it unfixed. And charged me for the postage.

Save yourself the hassle and steer well clear - buy a Sony or Samsung player.
Panasonic DMP-BD75EB-K Ultra Fast Booting 2D Blu-R&hellip by Panasonic
16 of 18 people found the following review helpful
With some discs (e.g., Game of Thrones), the player itself occasionally locks up, requiring it to be unplugged at the mains. After many expensive phone calls (Panasonic customers services is an 0870 number) it was sent back to Panasonic, who kept it for 11 weeks, then returned it unfixed. And charged me for the postage.

Save yourself the hassle and steer well clear - buy a Sony or Samsung player.
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
OK then, The Remains Of The Day. Bring it.

After the near-constant slaughter, incest, kin-slaying, king-slaying, beheaded and bedding of Storm of Swords, 6 pages of discussion of changing generational attitudes to the supervision of silver polishing comes as a slight change of pace. But once I'd made the requisite adjustments to my expectations, I found a lot to admire -- though not much to adore -- about Remains (as precisely no-one refers to it).

As a study of repression, emotional and societal, the book is an absolute triumph. But, and this is a big but, do you really want to read a book where the two central characters are Mr Stevens, a completely dick, unable to… Read more

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