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Never before in the field of human conflict

Advantages: Classic series well presented on blu-ray
Disadvantages: None, as long as you appreciate when the series was made

...This set is currently, released by Network, about £50 on amazon (although I’m sure it was cheaper when I bought it, so shop around). There’s an older Blu-ray release from Fremantle, which carries the subtitle ‘The Ultimate Restored Edition’, but that crop ...

hogsflesh 13.04.2017 · Read full review
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Review of The World at War (Blu-ray)

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I Saw the Light but would have liked to have seen more

Advantages: Tom Hiddleston
Disadvantages: Story a little slow

:-• I Saw the Light-•-: :-• Film Only Review -•-: We watched this film on Sky Cinema and so consequently this is a film only review. I did however, check with DVD Talk, to see if there are any extras on the DVD, this is what it said – “inc ...

sellerleygirl 01.03.2017 · Read full review
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Review of I Saw the Light (DVD)

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An enormous door slamming in the depths of hell

Advantages: Both films are very good
Disadvantages: Perhaps the low budget is a minor problem in Culloden

This dual format Blu-ray + DVD release is currently a mere £11 on amazon. This is a very welcome Blu-ray (and DVD) release of two classic BBC films from the 60s. Both were available on DVD in the early 2000s, but both went out of print and were difficult ...

hogsflesh 04.07.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Culloden + The War Game (Blu-ray)

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Mad dogs and Englishman go out on the midday racetrack...

Advantages: Good fun
Disadvantages: Graphic footage

Star – F1 Genre – Documentary > Sport Run Time – 112 minutes Certificate – 18 Country – USA Awards – Nominations 1 Amazon – £5.93 DVD = = = = = = = = = = = = I was amazed to see Formula 1 has recently signed a multi-million deal with Heineken Beer, ...

thedevilinme 15.06.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Life on the Limit (DVD)

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Early films from a great British provocateur

Advantages: Two great early Russell films
Disadvantages: One less interesting film

...This BFI Blu-ray and DVD set is currently £18 on amazon. It contains three films made by the controversial British director Ken Russell for the BBC in the 1960s. Ken Russell Russell’s reputation as a filmmaker had sunk to almost unheard-of depths ...

hogsflesh 25.04.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Ken Russell Collection: The Great Composers (Blu-ray)

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