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The call of nature

Advantages: Some great footage
Disadvantages: The series seems to lack focus; the music is awful

This BBC boxset currently costs about £20 on amazon on DVD. The blu-ray version is £30 but I don’t have that – I assume it’s the same but nicer looking. This is the most recent big nature documentary series from the BBC, which aired in autumn 2009. Altho ...

hogsflesh 20.07.2010 · Read full review
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Grace and Pace mon!

Advantages: Entertaining
Disadvantages: Bit angry

Star – Viv Richards Certificate – 12 Run Time – 87 minutes Genre – Sports Documentary Country – UK/West Indies ------------------------------- Black and white people are not equal. As a white guy I would like them to feel equal but they don’t feel equa ...

thedevilinme 13.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Fire In Babylon (DVD)

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"It didn't happen quite like that." - I Think We're Alone Now

Advantages: A strangely powerful, intriguing character study. Very balanced, clever filmmaking.
Disadvantages: Overly manipulative and exploitative in places.

INTRODUCTION Obsessive fanhood is something we have all, on one level or another, either seen or experienced in our lives. Not necessarily on the levels of stalking, but as soon as someone starts talking as if they are going to marry a celebrity one ...

PoignantBob 25.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of I Think We're Alone Now (DVD)

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A unique look at celebrity stalkers

Advantages: Intresting subject, fast pacing
Disadvantages: Turner can be alittle too full on and McCormick lacks likability as a subject

Perhaps featuring one of the more random choices of subject to follow, "I Think We're Alone Now" follows two die hard fans / stalkers of 80's pop star Tiffany, who memorably promoted the single, whose title the documentary shares by touring malls, rather ...

elwood_jones 05.03.2014 · Read full review
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A REAL PEICE OF WORK

Advantages: honest look at a comedy star
Disadvantages: none that I can think of

Title: Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work A documentary on the life and career of Joan Rivers, made as the comic turns 75 years old. The documentary follows one year in the life of Joan Rivers. Spanning a career of over forty years Rivers sees herself foremo ...

Kev_The_Blu-Ray_Reviewer 07.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work

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