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Nathan Peak - hydration water bottle waist belt with SpeedDraw flask - 535ml - Black/Sulfur - 4873NB
Nathan Peak - hydration water bottle waist belt with SpeedDraw flask - 535ml - Black/Sulfur - 4873NB

1.0 out of 5 stars Utterly useless, 19 Mar. 2015
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I wish I hadn't bothered.

The bottle jumps up and down while you run and the liquid leaks out of the top, soaking the holder and your clothes.

I've tried it in a number of positions and have tried to secure the sports lid, but it just isn't fit for purpose.


Humbug
Humbug

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Evolution will make this band one of the greats, 27 Aug. 2009
This review is from: Humbug (Audio CD)
Bands need to move on or else become dinosaurs. Too many recent promising bands just bang out the same old stuff after a stellar first album. The ones who innovate are the ones who will survive and be called true greats - Blur, Pulp, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Bowie and a good few others, recent and old. Arctic Monkeys can now begin to consider themselves in this bracket. Where 'Whatever People Say...' was raw indie-rock with a unique new Sheffield sound, 'Favourite Worst Nightmare' evolved the theme, including anthemic tunes, but also showed a glimpse of how they would evolve. Alex Turner's side-project The Last Shadow Puppets proved that he can turn his hand to a variety of styles and this new album is the culmination of everything they have learned so far.

Many fans of the first two albums may be disappointed that this isn't a carbon copy, but it's better for the contrast. Is it as good as the first two albums? Probably, once given a couple of listens. I give it five stars for innovation and showing bravery when many would have pressured them into churning out the same old stuff. The songs are crafted, deeper and altogether more mature. These boys have come of age and they are beginning to prove that they will be around for a good while yet and will be producing original music for years to come. Well done, lads and don't be afraid to experiment again on the next album. True greats cannot be considered so without that drive to evolve their sound and continue to make unique music.


Shane Meadow's Collection (Twenty Four Seven, A Room for Romeo Brass, Dead Man's Shoes, This Is England) [DVD]
Shane Meadow's Collection (Twenty Four Seven, A Room for Romeo Brass, Dead Man's Shoes, This Is England) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Thomas Turgoose

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Leaves you breathless, 21 Jan. 2009
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These four films are works of pure genius.

This Is England is a coming of age movie, using Thatcherite Britain as its backdrop and portraying the bigotry of the right-wing elements of its society, whilst also showing the sensitivity and close bonds or pure friendship. From beginning to brutal end, this movie grips you throughout.

Dead Man's Shoes is a classic suspenseful thriller that keeps you guessing to the end. Paddy Considine is truly outstanding as the chilling avenging angel.

A Room For Romeo Brass is much more sedate. Another coming of age movie, Meadows perfectly captures the mood of a Midlands council estate and the problems of youthful friendship. Paddy Considine shines again as the slightly unhinged suitor of Romeo's sister, but the violence (compared to TIE and DMS) is purely psychological.

Twenty Four Seven is about a boxing club for working class kids in the Midlands and again grips the viewer with its gritty realism.

A box set for all fans of modern British cinema.


Football Factory (Special Edition) [2004] [DVD]
Football Factory (Special Edition) [2004] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Danny Dyer
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Nick Love comes up short again, 21 Jan. 2009
Unfortunately, The Football Factory has a lot to live up to. The Firm was outstanding and Green Street is a solid 4 stars (even if the acting is patchy in places).

If this film is supposed to shock, it just doesn't. Green Street goes much further in terms of the violence and raw aggression and also brings in the emotional side of how it affects the family home life, as does The Firm in a shocking scene where Gary Oldman's character's toddler daughter cuts her mouth open with his hoolie Stanley knife.

NIck Love always fails to go the distance - Goodbye Charlie Bright is the same - nothing on Shane Meadows or Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast).


Goodbye Charlie Bright [2001] [DVD]
Goodbye Charlie Bright [2001] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Nick Love
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Price: £3.48

3.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't go far enough, 21 Jan. 2009
This film had all the promise of a great coming of age movie.

But there are too many dead ends in the plot. It even looks as if there was a much longer film that got edited down dramatically to its finished format. it was disappointing in this respect and shows the difference between Nick Love and Shane Meadows - where Nick Love chooses to stop short of taking you all the way, Shane meadows completes the story and leaves you breathless.

The Football Factory was the same - it could have gone further - compare it to Lexi Alexander's Green Street which , for all its faults (mostly poor acting from Charlie Hunnam), goes to the extreme.

Nick Love is good, but needs to learn a few things from Shane Meadows.


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