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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,173,648 - Total Helpful Votes: 21 of 37
I was quite taken with this case. It looked sturdy and neat. However, as someone else found, the plastic, on the on/off side, cracked and broke off. Again, curiously, there hadn't been any impact in that side. The plastic is too brittle for the number of holes in it.

I've ordered a different case.
Les Misérables [DVD] [2012] <b>DVD</b> ~ Hugh Jackman
Les Misérables [DVD] [2012] DVD ~ Hugh Jackman
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
The film gave us the ideal opportunity to expand the stage version out into the real world. For the most part, this is accomplished. However, this ISN'T the stage version. The libretto has been altered in places and certain scenes have been moved about. Sacha and Helena could probably give a comic performance similar to those on stage - but here they're completely unfunny. Such a waste. Poor direction, perhaps?

The film does have stand-out performances and scenes. Eddie and Anne greatly surpassed my expectations. Their performances are full of power and emotion. The opening of the film is stunning!

All in all, this is a film based on Victor Hugo's novel with music… Read more
U2: Vertigo 2005 - Live From Chicago [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ U2
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A powerful experience, 5 Dec 2005
Like Richard, I was less than impressed with the edited highlights televised recently. The performance of the band didn't compare with Twickenham show broadcast live on BBC Radio 2 in June or the Cardiff show later in the same week - which I saw live. I took a gamble and bought the DVD anyway. I'm glad I did.
Fortunately, or unfortunately (depending on your point of view) Bono's 'cheesy' remarks and speeches are part of a U2 performance. I've also heard others wish that U2 would concentrate on their music rather than bring politics or social justice into their live shows. That's not going to happen. It's the politics and quest for justice that… Read more

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