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The Beatles on the road

Advantages: Decent if undemanding run-through of the Beatles' touring years
Disadvantages: Not very probing; no extras at all

A review of the single-disk Blu-ray release of this recent documentary. It should set yuou back about £15 in HMV at the moment. This documentary tells the story of the Beatles’ years as a live band, from their pre-recording years in Liverpool and Hamburg ...

hogsflesh 19.12.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years (Blu-ray)

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Pop go the 50s

Advantages: Fun if you like the music
Disadvantages: Agonising if you don't

The Blu-ray from Network is about a tenner on amazon at time of writing. Six-Five Special was the first ever pop music show on British TV, starting in 1957. It was the BBC’s rather grudging concession to teenage audiences, which were becoming the key dem ...

hogsflesh 11.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of 6.5 Special (Blu-ray)

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So why on earth should I moan?

Advantages: Great picture quality, entertaining film
Disadvantages: It's probably not great if you don't like the Beatles

...This blu-ray is about £15 on amazon at time of writing. When you listen to the charts from 1964, it's obvious the Beatles are a cut or two above everyone else. Quite aside from the music - and it's the vocal performances as much as the actual songs that ...

hogsflesh 08.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of A Hard Day's Night: 50th Anniversary Restoration (Blu-ray)

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U2 CAN BE AT THE ROSE BOWL

Advantages: A good concert film for fans of U2
Disadvantages: Too many camera angles in short spaces of time and Bono's voice isn't what it was

My husband has loved U2 since he was a child, I've tried to learn to love the band as much as he does but apart from a few songs that I enjoy listening to I can't help feeling myself that U2 are overrated and that if they didn't model themselves as global ...

BlurredLines 13.12.2016 · Read full review
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Review of U2 - 360 Degrees At The Rose Bowl (Blu-ray)

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An amazing way to admire the legend at work

Advantages: stunning quality. great compliation of footage. superb sound
Disadvantages: shortage of bonus footage.

...25th June 2009 was the date where the world was silenced by the news that the man, the legend, Michael Jackson had died fom a cardiac arrest. Michael was days away from his final dress rehearsal for a sold out number of shows. A show that would have prob ...

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Review of Michael Jackson - This Is It (Blu-ray)

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