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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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When Cannon had a Ball!

Advantages: Great fun to see the old movies from the 1980s
Disadvantages: They were terrible movies.

Star – Norris….Lundgren….Van Damme… Genre – Documentary Run Time – 106 minutes Certificate – 18 Country – USA Amazon – £12.99 DVD (Blue Ray £7.53) = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = In the 1980s watching porno movies moved from smutty cinemas to ...

thedevilinme 01.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (DVD)

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Show me the money!

Advantages: Good fro cricket fans
Disadvantages: Not good for anyone else

Star – Cricket Genre – Sports Documentary Run Time – 100 minutes Certificate – N/A Country – U.K Amazon – £8.50 DVD = = = = = = = = = = = Test Cricket and British foreign policy are very similar beasts. On the surface it’s all about this revered Briti ...

thedevilinme 18.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Death of a Gentleman (DVD)

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When cinema was young

Advantages: A great glimpse at old, old films
Disadvantages: There are none, but you need to like this kind of thing

...This two-DVD set from the BFI costs about £15. Cinema was ‘officially’ invented in 1895 by the French Lumiere brothers (Edison in the USA had invented a kind of a moving picture as early as 1892, but it wasn’t ‘cinema’ – i.e. something ...

hogsflesh 24.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Early Cinema - Primitives And Pioneers (DVD)

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Films from 110 years ago

Advantages: Great films
Disadvantages: I wanted more!

...If you are even only vaguely interested in the early days of cinema, you really do need to get this special 2 DVD set. Because when the British Film Institute says early, they mean really early! The earliest film in this collection dates back to 1895. ...

Martinscholes 24.10.2005 · Read full review
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