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2016 A4 Week To View Padded Hardback Diary with Gilt Edge, Metal Corners - Black
2016 A4 Week To View Padded Hardback Diary with Gilt Edge, Metal Corners - Black

4.0 out of 5 stars Good, 14 Mar. 2017
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great no issues, quality good.


Vax H85-GA-B10 Gator Cordless Handheld Vacuum Cleaner, 0.3 L - White/Orange
Vax H85-GA-B10 Gator Cordless Handheld Vacuum Cleaner, 0.3 L - White/Orange
Price: £38.12

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good., 14 Mar. 2017
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Fit for purpose, does the job of taking up loose debris etc. Good compliment to general hoover. It's worth mentioning this is a hand held device for small jobs, I've seen negative reviews on here but most seem to be from individual's that consider this the same if not a replacement for a general hoover!

The prices is reasonable on this too for the quality.


Katy Perry The Prismatic World Tour Live [Blu Ray] [Blu-ray] [2015]
Katy Perry The Prismatic World Tour Live [Blu Ray] [Blu-ray] [2015]
Dvd ~ Katy Perry
Price: £16.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Pantz!, 14 Mar. 2017
Filming is not great, Perry act's all weird out all the time. I'm guessing this has something to do with keeping up the "KoOl KId" act, no recommended for anyone!


Abducted [DVD]
Abducted [DVD]
Dvd ~ Mark Harris
Offered by The Happy Zombie
Price: £3.27

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars P*** Poor, 27 Nov. 2016
This review is from: Abducted [DVD] (DVD)
This was not a bad story. The whole issue was evident about 15 minutes into the film- the lead actor. If they had another actor in the lead role this would have been an ok film.

The lead actor didn't fit in with the rest of the cast, even the fringe characters out acted him. One scene down an alley and drunk was meant to be highly emotional I presume, but it's one of the worse acted scenes I've seen and total uncalled for as far as the story was going, there's so many others ways this could have been done this more intelligently/entertaining.

I've just noticed the director "Mark Harris", the lead actor.......

Don't know if this was a budget issue, but when at the helm it's wise to delegate to lieutenants who are better skilled in something then yourself...


LEGO Storage Brick 8 Knobs, Stackable Storage Box, 12 l, Black
LEGO Storage Brick 8 Knobs, Stackable Storage Box, 12 l, Black
Price: £22.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Good., 28 Feb. 2016
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Simple does the job, good for all them small Lego pieces that inevitably fall off the models and the models that end up in little pieces.


Wilde [DVD]
Wilde [DVD]
Dvd ~ Stephen Fry
Offered by HalfpriceDVDS_FBA
Price: £10.45

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Missed opportunity., 28 Feb. 2016
This review is from: Wilde [DVD] (DVD)
Could have been a good film, however Fry cast as Oscar, also talentless one dimensional Jude Law! Fry and jude are two of the most overrated british actors and having the pair of them in the same film has killed it.


Star Wars: The Force Awakens [DVD] [2015]
Star Wars: The Force Awakens [DVD] [2015]
Dvd ~ Harrison Ford
Price: £7.00

16 of 84 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Poor, 18 Feb. 2016
As someone who was brought up on the first three films as a child, I view this franchise through rose-tinted glasses.

When you get older you get wiser (mostly), but even though this is sci-fi its helps that there is a believable logic to how the story unfolds and even though far fetched you can comprehend the technology in the film someday-albeit in 100/1000s of years time away- being feasible and something you can understand.

I feel this film and these movies have once again been a major wasted opportunity, look at the material the story writers and director had to pull from, its mind boggling. But unbelievably they went for a modern day remake of film 4 (A New Hope), amazing, how original!

They could have used the Tim Zahn after story from Return Of The Jedi, which had an excellent story (totally fresh path from the films), Excellent characters, tense and dark story line (Like Empire which is considered the best of all the SW's films). Maybe Lucas was put out as it was not his brain-child.

I realise I'm being critical, but then I thought. "hold up, this film is not aimed at me or my generation", its aimed at my kids and other kids 4-14 years. I'm not the one who comes out of the cinema wanting a SW's Lego toy, or a SW's computer game (I know the game could apply ;-) ), its my kids who will do that, I'm just the mug who pays for it.

The above its what annoys me, why can't a film be good and also bring in the money via merchandising, which with SW's is the main driver.

Instead we get dumbed down films, that even though they're Sci-Fi insult the intelligence and logic of the viewer-

1, Kids picking up lightsabers and welding them like Jedi masters after 3 secs (NO)!
2, Key arch villain looking like something between a cross of "Ross" out of Friends and some crap character in the "Hunger games" franchise, again big NO. they could have had the pick of anyone in the world to play that role, and they cast Mr Driver. His hardly a menacing presence, more akin to a gormless prat.
3, Showing a scene of imperials which resembles and purposely portrayed as a carbon copy of a Adolf Hitler speech. Very distasteful, and totally irrelevant to the star wars universe- this is Star Wars the magic is that its like our civilisation but there are no duplicate themes. I suspect who ever added this little "gem" into the film thought they had reinvented the wheel. I'm surprised they didn't have a scene where Han and Chewie swing by a Maccy Dee's Drive thru in Sector 8 after the escape scene.
4, John Boyega, really? Ok, he is an unknown and likely to stay so after this is all over. Again they could have cast anyone in the world for this key role, and we get Jon, you telling me anyone reading this can't think of several people that may have been better for this role.
5, "Star Trek" director!! Star Trek is not Star Wars never was never will be, anyone who grow up in this era knows that Star trek was different but always a fourth rate relative. JJ Abrams, is he as good as he is portrayed in the press (and his PR management company)? Star Trek, good film?, Great film?- do you remember the story/film if you watched it......i rest my case. SW 7 was the biggest film in history, deserved better? Maybe....
6, Dumbed down story, dumbed down acting why are we subjected to these types of dumbed down/simple films? I know the Americans love it, but we don't all want to mong out on the IPad whist semi watching a movie.

I'm stopping here because I could go on forever.

One good thing....Daisy Ridley, right character for the role. John Boyega wrong person, in fact John is John in the film, saw him on TV enough promoting the film near release- exactly the same in real life as his character in the film, they most of said- "Jon-boy, just be yourself"......
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The Hunger Games [DVD]
The Hunger Games [DVD]
Dvd ~ Jennifer Lawrence
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £2.68

1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars REALLY?, 18 Feb. 2016
This review is from: The Hunger Games [DVD] (DVD)
Typical childish predictable film of this type of American genre. One for the kids (10 years and under), I know certain people go mental about these type of films, why I do not know. They're not aimed at my market but all the same if a film is good its good- and these are not good...

Why dumbed down films like this for dummy audiences get international praise is beyond any logic. Good marketing? maybe, if someone tells you something is good over time and convincingly then people believe it...


Shards of a Broken Crown (The Serpentwar Saga, Book 4)
Shards of a Broken Crown (The Serpentwar Saga, Book 4)
by Raymond E. Feist
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Good., 18 Feb. 2016
This fourth instalment mainly focuses around the two Jamison brothers and their journey. This book almost seems like a add on/afterthought to the previously three books in this Saga, as the story was wrapped up at the end of book three with regards to the main story. Not sure if this novel was planned or they decided at a later stage to squeeze another story into the series.

Anyhow its still good in my opinion, but not as good as the three predecessors.


Black Kids 7-8 Yrs
Black Kids 7-8 Yrs
Offered by EZY-TEES LIMITED Custom Design & Print Garments
Price: £16.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended., 5 Jan. 2016
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Good item, delivered promptly during Xmas period.


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