R. M. Bowen

Helpful votes received on reviews: 93% (66 of 71)
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Birthday: 20 Feb


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,474,408 - Total Helpful Votes: 66 of 71
Leonard Cohen: Live In London [DVD] [2009] [NTSC] <b>DVD</b> ~ Roscoe Beck
52 of 57 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars LC awesome, DVD shoddy, 8 April 2009
I was lucky enough to see Mr. Cohen on his summer 2008 tour, and looked forward to this DVD as a memento. While Cohen and his band turn in a superb performance here -- as they reportedly did throughout the tour -- this DVD is a letdown.

Firstly, I was surprised to receive an NTSC DVD from Amazon UK. Fortunately, I have a multi-system DVD player and TV, as most people probably do, but I'm sure there will be at least some disappointed customers out there.

What is truly disappointing, as others have noted, is to pop in this long-awaited DVD, likely the only official release from what is surely Cohen's farewell tour, and find it presented in 4:3 aspect ratio. 4:3, Sony… Read more
Contenders ~ Easterhouse
Contenders ~ Easterhouse
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
As a leftist student in the U.S. 20 years ago, this album was the perfect antidote to the Reaganism and Thatcherism that seemed to have consumed many of my peers. In 2008, even though many of the references are dated, the revolutionary spirit rings true -- now more than ever, given the dire state of the world. What's sad is that no one has the bollocks to make a record like this now. Get this, to wash the taste of Bush, Blair, and Brown out of your mouth.
4.0 out of 5 stars A good alternative to Senseo (if anyone is looking), 18 Oct 2007
I've been looking for a coffee pod machine, and this just caught my eye. Maybe it was the name, which is just ridiculous. Actually, I prefer the look of it to the Senseo, particularly as the Mokabista gives you a bit more room for two coffee cups, or a taller mug if you prefer. The Mokabista also comes with all necessary pod holders -- one for a regular crema coffee, one for a double crema (or the bigger cappuccino or chocolate pods), and one for espresso -- whereas Senseo owners had to shell out extra for an espresso holder. The clincher is that the Mokabista has a steam nozzle for making real cappuccino, or dispensing hot water for tea, which no other pod machine has.

My… Read more

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