Mr. M. Thompson

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Mad Men - Season 1-6 [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Jon Hamm
Mad Men - Season 1-6 [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ Jon Hamm
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
...They were just as bad back then.
Nostalgia? Innocence? CAMELOT?
Forget it, life was just as tough then as now - THIS is what Mad Men tells us.
Braquo Season 1 & 2 [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Jean-Hugues Anglade
Braquo Season 1 & 2 [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ Jean-Hugues Anglade
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Bought this set a year ago exactly, on DVD.

Thoroughly enjoyed it, on my 32'' Sony Wega TV set, thought the image quality was beautiful - in fact, I thought, ''How could it look any better on Blu?''
A year on, and now with a 51-inch Smart plasma TV - here's the thing:
Bought this last week on BluRay, put the discs in the BluRay player - and could hardly notice any improvement in image quality - in fact, I think I prefer the look of the DVDs, image-wise.
Blown through a hi-def player, the DVDs are actually more pleasing to the eye: because [ironically] of the restricted color gamut on the DVDs, the colour rendering is more aesthetically pleasing to my eye - yes, the… Read more
Jo [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Jean Reno
Jo [DVD] DVD ~ Jean Reno
8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
I read a review of this series - which I had never heard of before - recently, on DVDBeaver, and rather fancied it. Big mistake.
The law of averages says that if one continues to buy TV series on digital media as a blind buy, sooner or later you'll get burned.
Well - guess what?
I can only conclude, having watched [ 'endured' would be a more appropriate term, actually ] 6 of the 8 episodes of this drivel, that that great French actor Jean Reno must be in some sort of financial trouble, requiring a quick solution - because this is the nadir of his career by no small margin, and he can only [ surely ] have committed to this garbage for the paycheque.
This is set in Paris,… Read more