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The Wolverine [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Hugh Jackman
The Wolverine [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ Hugh Jackman
The Wolverine is a 2013 action fim starring Hugh Jackman as the iconic Wolverine. It is largely set in Japan and based loosely on the graphic novels by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller which saw the start of Wolverine's Japanese connection. The run-time on the Blu-ray is the same as the theatrical release. There is some talking head feature as part of the Extras but not much else. The Blu-ray comes with a downloadable version.

Wolverine is one of the greatest of the comic book heroes. His sense of honour, the underdog with that rage, his immortality, and pervading sense of grief are so well known. Wolverine's… Read more
The Siege of Vienna by John Stoye
The Siege of Vienna by John Stoye
Siege of Vienna by John Stoye is a detailed historica description of the great siege of 1683 that ended Ottoman expansion in Europe. Stoye's work is a densely written and extensively researched exploration of the build-up to the siege and the events of that year. It was the first modern English language historical description of the siege. It has since faced competition, most notably The Enemy at the Gate which is a much easier and more interesting read.

Siege of Vienna is not an especially easy read, it was seemingly never really written with a reader in mind. It is much more the bringing of historical evidence… Read more
The Baader-Meinhof Complex [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Martina Gedeck
The Baader-Meinhof Complex [DVD] DVD ~ Martina Gedeck
The Baader-Meinhof Complex is a magnificent German biopic of leftist terror group the Red Army Faction. It is a film covering a remarkable period of German history, a period in which a group of radicals turned their anger against the capitalist system an against their parents war-ravaged generation into a campaign that cost many lives. Baader-Meinhof is far from the only film covering the group but it is the best. Baader-Meinhof's combination of historical narrative, blistering acting, and emotional directing stands it as one of the best films German cinema has produced.

Based on the book of the same name by the… Read more

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