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The year after next is looking grim…

Advantages: Enjoyable film, decent blu-ray
Disadvantages: Film is also cheap and silly

This 88 Films Blu-ray only costs about £10 at the moment on amazon and at HMV. Post-apocalypse films were big in the 70s and 80s. The Cold War loomed large, and while 70s films tended to be a bit more bleak and depressing, by the 80s things had lightened ...

hogsflesh 14.08.2017 · Read full review
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Review of 2019: After the Fall of New York (Blu-ray)

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Subterranean stuff

Advantages: Decent enough when it gets going, good picture quality
Disadvantages: Slow to get started, Pat Boone

This Eureka Blu-ray is £15 on amazon and at HMV at time of writing. This is a big-budget (for the day) Jules Verne adaptation, made in the late 50s, after previous Verne movies like 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in 80 Days had made bi ...

hogsflesh 23.10.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Journey To The Center Of The Earth (Blu-ray)

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The stars are clear. The planets shine.

Advantages: Quite amusing in places
Disadvantages: A bumbling mess of a film, a poor blu-ray

This Blu-ray is currently £10 on amazon. There were lots and lots of Star Wars rip-offs released in the late 70s and early 80s, desperately trying to replicate George Lucas’s success on a fraction of the budget and with barely any of the creativity. Flas ...

hogsflesh 02.10.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Starcrash (Blu-ray)

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Feeling the heat

Advantages: Good film, great blu-ray
Disadvantages: None, really, for a film of its type

This BFI Blu-ray is currently about £15 on amazon. This is a tremendous British science fiction film from 1961. It's an apocalyptic warning about what could happen if we continue to test nuclear weapons, and obviously its bleak predicted future never cam ...

hogsflesh 09.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Day the Earth Caught Fire (Blu-ray)

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Avatar Blu ray & DVD

Advantages: best film ever made
Disadvantages: leona lewis features on the soundtrack

This edition comes with a blu ray disk and a dvd disk (for the car it suggests on the packaging!) OK, this was my first blu ray disk i ever bought for a new (ex demo) blu ray player. Imagine to my horror that the ex demo would not read the blu ray disk!! ...

discofish 13.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Avatar (Blu-ray)

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