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Classic Taggart 3&4 Set [DVD]
Classic Taggart 3&4 Set [DVD]
Dvd ~ James MacPherson

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Variable picutre quality, 28 Nov. 2009
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A couple of the earlier episodes in this set are not really up to scratch for commercial release in my view especially 'Angels' due to grainy picture and less than dynamic sound. Why can't a lot more of the episodes from the beginning of the Alex Norton 'Burke' era be released on DVD?

No issue with the storylines of the six long episodes in this set though. As normal they are brilliant, as is the acting. A bargain price too!


Vertigo Singles Collection
Vertigo Singles Collection
Price: £10.96

25 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says on the 'tin', 29 Oct. 2009
Brilliant one disc compilation of GP and the Rumour from their days on Vertigo Records (and Mercury in the States, but that's another story!).

Beautifully mastered and it really rocks. How this outfit never achieved success to the degree of Springsteen and the E Sreet Band defeats logic. These guys were the real McCoy in their day. 100% pukka.

A uniquely British rock/blues sound. No need for snooty put downs like 'they were only a glorified pub rock band'. Utter balderdash. They were talented beyond the appreciation of those in the music press who should have known better.


Can You Feel It: The Jacksons Collection
Can You Feel It: The Jacksons Collection
Price: £3.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nothing crucial is missing, 29 Oct. 2009
As a brief 'one stop' summary of the Jacksons post Tamla era this compilation is absolutely magnificent. The tracks never sounded better. Obviously dedicated fans will want the original albums but hey! There's a recession and this single disc touches all the bases at a steal of a price.


Bergerac: The Complete Eighth Series [DVD] (1990) (3-Disc Set)
Bergerac: The Complete Eighth Series [DVD] (1990) (3-Disc Set)
Dvd ~ John Nettles
Offered by movielovers786
Price: £11.07

9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars The End in sight, 10 Oct. 2009
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I regret to say that this season 8 marks the coming of the end of Bergerac as a viable drama series. This series finds a new love interest from across the Channel and this leads to unfocused stories that keep cutting between Jersey and Jim's future location in the vineyards.

Some of the individual episode stories give the impression of having been saved from the cutting room floor. Lack of previous regular actors add to the feeling of dispondency. The budgets were obviously cut to cover the cost of the French location shoots.

I'm a massive Bergerac fan but found this series to be one too far. Much better that Jim had told Crozier to 'stuff the job' at the end of series 7 and then sailed off into the sunset. Unfortunately the commissioning of TV programmes doesn't quite work like that. 'Only Fools and Horses' being another example of the BBC wishing to squeeze the last frop of blood from their top series.

Overall I would say that it was delightful to see Jim back once again but the poor writing and obvious cost cutting made this title a depressing and sometimes tedious experience. I take no joy form making this assessment.


Rick Stein's Mediterranean Escapes [DVD]
Rick Stein's Mediterranean Escapes [DVD]
Offered by 101Trading
Price: £5.79

4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great but only for Garlic Obsessives, 17 Sept. 2009
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Beautifully photographed, inspirational recipes but for the excessive use of garlic. Not just a few cloves of the stuff but whole bulbs - many, many of them.

Such food may be okay if living in the Sun whilst on holiday but in the UK they verge on the anti-social. Many of these authentic recipes should be avoided by those who work with the public or use public transport.

That said, for garlic lovers this 2 DVD set is the ultimate in gastroporn. Buy it!


Grumpy Old Men [DVD] [2003]
Grumpy Old Men [DVD] [2003]
Dvd ~ Jeremy Clarkson
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £5.71

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A lesson in middle aged cynicism! GREAT STUFF!, 17 Sept. 2009
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This review is from: Grumpy Old Men [DVD] [2003] (DVD)
A thoroughly inspired series telling it exactly how it is. Middle aged grumps may seem like a boring and irritating subject but nothing could be further from the truth.

Hilariously funny observations on life and the human condition makes this title essential viewing. The grump of your house will, like me, repeatedly say "Too right" again and again and again when listening to the pearls of wisdom delivered on this disc. The package also includes an extended Christmas episode that really echoes what we all secretly feel about the forced jollity of the season - whcih nowadays starts shortly after August Bank Holiday!

Highly recommended.


Make The Party Last - 25 All-time Party Greats
Make The Party Last - 25 All-time Party Greats
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £5.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant content. Superb price., 17 Sept. 2009
How they price this CD title so low beggars belief. This disc really is the sort of thing for a multi-genration family gathering. Great music performed superbly.

Get one for Christmas so that even if your guests are boring you won't be!


Canon PG-40 PG40 40 Inkjet Cartridge Black Ref 0615B001 IP2200 / IP1600 / MP150 / MP170 / MP450 / MP460 PIXMA IP 2200 IP 1600 MP 150 MP 170 MP 450 MP 460
Canon PG-40 PG40 40 Inkjet Cartridge Black Ref 0615B001 IP2200 / IP1600 / MP150 / MP170 / MP450 / MP460 PIXMA IP 2200 IP 1600 MP 150 MP 170 MP 450 MP 460
Offered by UK_Trade_Surplus/UK VAT INcl
Price: £13.52

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cheap as chips!, 10 Sept. 2009
How do Amazon sell this top branded product for such a low price. Magnificent performance form this manufacturers own brand cartridge. A steal at this price.


By Request
By Request
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £1.89

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best from The best!, 10 Sept. 2009
This review is from: By Request (Audio CD)
As a new convert to Hans' music I must say that this budget price selection is marvellous. Cheap enough to take a risk on if you're not sure. Recommended place to start if even slightly interested in the work of this genius!


James Last Remembers The Sixties
James Last Remembers The Sixties
Offered by A ENTERTAINMENT
Price: £3.70

22 of 24 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hans at his very best!, 30 Aug. 2009
This album is great fun to listen to and is unbelievable value for money. Less than a price of a pint (up my way at least!) for an hour of magnificent music form the master of light orchestral music. It's brilliant!


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