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Helpful votes received on reviews: 79% (107 of 135)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 176,942 - Total Helpful Votes: 107 of 135
Now You See Me <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Mark Ruffalo
Now You See Me Blu-ray ~ Mark Ruffalo
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A Weak film, 15 April 2014
Even by Hollywood standards this film just gets dafter and dafter. It`s a shame because the basic plot is a good one and there are some good ideas within the movie, if they would have managed to keep their feet on the ground then this could have been a good film but there is one scene in particular, regarding a car chase and crash, that is just utterly ridiculous and quite frankly smacks of desperation.
Cafe Racers of the 1960s (Mick Walker on Motorcycl&hellip by Mick Walker
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book, 29 Jan 2014
For us of a certain age this book is a nostalgic look back to the times when British motorcycles ruled the streets. There are some great photos in here and some lovely bikes. What I also particularly liked about this book is that it shows some of the people too making this an interesting book from the social history side aswell. The author is right too to mention that the riders were not the rebels they were portrayed to be in the media most of them were ordinary people like you and me, united in their love of bikes.
Ken Burns - Jazz Special Edition [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Ken Burns
I`m very disapointed that we can only get the abbridged version over here. I can understand the BBC wanting to cut the documentary down for T.V but surely the DVD should be the full version. You can get the original U.S version but as I do not have a Region 1 player or an NTSC T.V I can`t play it so I`m forced to go for the second best option.
As for the documentary itself I do think that it`s the most difinitive story of Jazz and it has some great footage. Yes it`s true that it mainly dwells on the earlier forms of Jazz and glosses over contemporary Jazz but if you`re looking for a history of how the genre began then this makes a good starting point. I like the interviews with the… Read more