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John Malcolm

 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 92% (333 of 362)
Location: Swindon, Wilts, England

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Female Combatants Battle School & Demonic Heroine &hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Artist Not Provided
Basically, these two films are lots of women in skimpy outfits fighting. The second one, Demonic Heroine In Peril is actually shot at 4:3 ratio but displayed as 16:9, making everybody in it look wide, even chubby. Female Combatants is formatted correctly for 16:9.

What else can I say about these two 70 minues each films?

Demonic Heroine In Peril: The female hero - the Demonic Heroine - gets punched in the belly a lot but only occasionally reaxts; the baddies in black-and-white outfits, make silly noises, and at the end our heroine poses on top of a building for no real reason. The cast are rubbish, apart from our heroine, who has a spark of something more, if only… Read more
Gumball Rally & Cannonball Run 2 [DVD] [Region 1] &hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Michael Sarrazin
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4.0 out of 5 stars Double-sided DVD, 20 Feb 2014
Just to say that this disc is actually multi-region - well, the disc I got is - covering regions 1,2,3 and 4.

Also, as it's a double-sided disc, the main feature (Gumball Rally) is the slightly-printed side up.

This disc was bought for a friend so I can't comment on its quality, but everything seems fine.
Rumours ~ Fleetwood Mac
Rumours ~ Fleetwood Mac
Basically, as you would expect with a multi-channel miix, the sound really opens up with the extra channels. Instruments - and voices - that are buried (almost totally) in the stereo version are more audible. I've read reports of people not liking the vocals on the SACD but to me they sounds fine - but then again I'm not using high end Hi-Fi, just a Sony S4100 blu-ray player feading a Panasonic Blu-ray home cinema system - I just like multi-channel music.

Is it worth the massive price increase over the normal CD? OK, so SACD is a better digital system over Red Book CD, resulting in a sound closer to analogue vinyl, and 5.1 sound is a bonus, but nearly two and a half times… Read more