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The rise and fall of the jazz trumpeter born to be blue.

Advantages: An emotional and enthralling film.
Disadvantages: Sound very quiet at times

-•- Born to be Blue-•- “Look out Dizzy, look out, Miles. There's a little white California boy coming for you." -• Film Only Review -•- I am not a fan of Jazz, and I can’t say that before watching this film, I had ever heard of Chet ...

sellerleygirl 28.09.2017 · Read full review
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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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He Named Me Malala - A Stunning Documentary

Advantages: Informative, engaging, interesting
Disadvantages: None

He Named Me Malala is the moving true story of a teenage girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban in Pakistan for advocating women’s education. Malala Yousafzai is an exceptional young girl and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, becoming the youngest ...

laurahartleyy 07.03.2016 · Read full review
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Being A.P.

Advantages: Great story following his final year as a jockey, lots of his friends involved.
Disadvantages: Might not be for those that dont follow the sport.

First impressions When Sir Anthony McCoy OBE (as he is now known) rode his first winner back in 1992 I was only 6 years of age. It makes me feel very old now that he has ridden in excess of 4,000 winners and won 20 consecutive jockey’s championship ...

danielclark691 17.03.2016 · Read full review
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A look at the formative years of Alice Cooper

Advantages: Interesting, lots of great early footage and pictures
Disadvantages: Finishes in 1986, could have done with more band interviews from the original band members

I've been a big fan of Alice Cooper for most of my life, I've lapped up all of his albums and a fair few DVDs too. In recent years I've seen him twice, once at a Rock festival in the north of Poland and once in the Wembley SSE Arena as support for Motley ...

dangaroo 09.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Super Duper Alice Cooper (DVD)

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