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Roux Fanci-Full Temporary Hair Color Mousse - #26 - Golden Spell 6 oz. (Pack of 2)
Roux Fanci-Full Temporary Hair Color Mousse - #26 - Golden Spell 6 oz. (Pack of 2)
Offered by Altima Beauty
Price: $20.56
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1.0 out of 5 stars BUY THE RINSE INSTEAD, May 25, 2015
The Roux Golden Spell rinse#26 is a golden blond.

Unfortunately, the mousse version imparts a drab grey-brown color.

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Roux Fanci-full Mousse #26 Golden Spell
Roux Fanci-full Mousse #26 Golden Spell
Offered by ALL STAR BEAUTY
Price: $9.64
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1.0 out of 5 stars NOT AS GOOD.AS THE LIQUID, May 25, 2015
The liquid version of Roux Golden Spell is a golden blond.

The mousse version is a drab grey-brown, I can't recommend.

Be warned, I wasted my money.


Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Walter Mosley
Edition: Paperback
Price: $12.04
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1.0 out of 5 stars but this novel is by far his worst. Unrecognizable as a woman, April 3, 2015
I'm a Moseley fan, but this novel is by far his worst.

Unrecognizable as a woman, and I suspect, even as a porn star. (And, yes, I know some sex workers in film.)

But it's a problem shared with several of the characters: not recognizable as real humans, just puppets with Moseley pulling the strings.

The plot ain't much, either


Marry Smart: Advice for Finding THE ONE
Marry Smart: Advice for Finding THE ONE
by Susan Patton
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $10.97
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1.0 out of 5 stars If Only I Could Give it Zero Stars, July 8, 2014
If Only I Could Give it Zero Stars, oh baby would I ever.

I'm 64 and no one I know who married young is still married. Statistically, you've boarded the divorce train with a too-young marriage.

And I wouldn't take advice from a divorced woman who disparages her ex-husband in public for no reason other than he supposedly wasn't smart enough for her (what a thing to do to her sons!)

Add in her disbelief in date rape (wow, I know a district attorney or two who would like to have a word with this babe) and you have the perfect storm of lousy advice for making your life lousier.

Despite her own advice, she's not been able to remarry either -- why not? Who could resist this charmer?

She's a Fox news regular, so take her advice only if you want to be lied into a never-ending war.


The National Register of Fashion Accessories, Second Edition
The National Register of Fashion Accessories, Second Edition
by Marche Publishing
Edition: Paperback
Price: $125.00

5.0 out of 5 stars he National Register of Fashion Accessories, Second Edition, April 17, 2014
The National Register ? of Fashion Accessories, has been created in response to the global trend in retail merchandising which emphasizes the importance of fashion accessories. Retailers will find here the sources to locate lines consistent with the image of their store and customer portrait. The contractors and private label indexes will also give retailers who seek to sustain consumer loyalty and new entrants to the apparel industry needing resources, the means to develop their own lines. Overseas retailers should turn to the index of companies that can or do export. Industry professionals worldwide will find here the only published directory listing apparel accessory companies with a presence in the United States.


The Ultimate; Versus
The Ultimate; Versus
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Ultimate Japanese Zombie Action!, November 17, 2013
This review is from: The Ultimate; Versus (DVD)
Versus (VERSUS -ヴァーサス- Vāsasu?) is a 2000 Japanese independent zombie action film co-written, produced, and directed by Ryuhei Kitamura. Originally intended as a sequel to Kitamura's Down To Hell, the script surpassed expectations and ultimately evolved into a different film. Though the film was not released theatrically worldwide (except in France), Versus managed to gain a cult following after its DVD release.

In 2004, this extended version called Ultimate Versus was released which included 10 minutes of newly filmed scenes, additional music, CGI, and a few editing tweaks.

Versus combines elements of multiple genres such as gunplay, martial arts action, chanbara sword fighting, zombie horror, and comedy. Kitamura believed Versus could have been his first and last film ever and chose to risk everything by adding film elements that influenced him.


Make Them Die Slowly
Make Them Die Slowly
DVD ~ Radice Lorraine De Selle
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5.0 out of 5 stars Banned in 31 Countries in the 1980s! -- Rerelease of Classic Horror film, November 17, 2013
This review is from: Make Them Die Slowly (DVD)
Make Them Die Slowly is arguably the film for which Director Lenzi is best remembered today, and while some might not wish such a legacy on their worst enemy, I think it fits old Umberto quite well. Whenever anyone makes a movie as crass and squalid and pugnaciously gross as Make Them Die Slowly, that’s what they deserve to be remembered for, and it’s perfectly fair to say that this movie marks the culmination of everything Lenzi had been doing for the past decade at least. If you have a cast-iron stomach and absolutely no couth, it’s a hoot and a half.

The Italian cannibal movies of the 70’s and 80’s enjoy a little-recognized point of distinction from the more conventional horror films of their era. To the best of my knowledge, every single one of them was either targeted by the Director of Public Prosecutions during the height of the Video Nasties scare or banned from Great Britain’s video stores as a result of the Video Recordings Act of 1984. I can think of no other case since the 1930’s in which an entire genre was expressly given the boot from an entire country— or at least not from any country that wasn’t under the thumb of some manner of authoritarian dictator. Perhaps because it was the first film of its kind that I saw (or indeed heard of), I tend to think of Umberto Lenzi’s Make Them Die Slowly as a sort of poster child for its whole sordid tribe. Whether that’s valid or not, I definitely believe this film’s divergent fates on the opposing shores of the Atlantic have something to tell us about the difference between the British response to the rise of hardcore gore movies and the American. Make Them Die Slowly was banned in the UK, but here in the States, it was promoted with one-sheets and video boxes that proudly proclaimed, “Banned in 31 countries!” This is one instance, I think, in which we Ugly Americans are indisputably on the side of the angels.


THE SESSIONS 2012 FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION SCREENPLAY/SCRIPT
THE SESSIONS 2012 FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION SCREENPLAY/SCRIPT
by Ben Lewin
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Sessions: Hollywood Collectible bound script, November 17, 2013
This screenplay/script was written for the 2012 movie "The Sessions" by Ben Lewin. It was sent only to select members of the Hollywood community for awards consideration. It has 92 double-sided pages.

Based on the poignantly optimistic autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O'Brien, The Sessions tells the story of a man confined to an iron lung who is determined - at age 38 - to lose his virginity. With the help of his therapists and the guidance of his priest, he sets out to make his dream a reality.

And thanks in part to this collectible script it did win many awards:
Academy Awards, USA 2013
Nominated
Oscar Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Helen Hunt

Golden Globes, USA 2013
Nominated
Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
John Hawkes
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Helen Hunt

BAFTA Awards 2013
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2013
Nominated
Actor Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
John Hawkes
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Helen Hunt

Australian Film Institute 2013
Nominated
AACTA International Award Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Direction
Ben Lewin

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2013
Nominated
Critics Choice Award Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Casting Society of America, USA 2013
Nominated
Artios Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Low Budget Feature - Drama/Comedy
Ronnie Yeskel (casting director)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2013
2nd place
COFCA Award Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt
Tied with Ann Dowd for Compliance.

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2012
Nominated
CFCA Award Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Actress
Helen Hunt

Chlotrudis Awards 2013
Won
Chlotrudis Award Best Actor
John Hawkes
Nominated
Chlotrudis Award Best Actress
Helen Hunt
Best Supporting Actress
Moon Bloodgood
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ben Lewin

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2012
3rd place
DFWFCA Award Best Actor
John Hawkes
Nominated
DFWFCA Award Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Golden Trailer Awards 2013
Nominated
Golden Trailer Best International Poster
Fox Searchlight Pictures
AllCity Media

Hollywood Film Festival 2012
Won
Hollywood Breakthrough Award Breakthrough Actor
John Hawkes

Independent Spirit Awards 2013
Won
Independent Spirit Award Best Male Lead
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Female
Helen Hunt

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2013
Nominated
ALFS Award Actress of the Year
Helen Hunt

Mill Valley Film Festival 2012
Won
Audience Award Favorite Active Cinema Feature
Ben Lewin

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2013
Nominated
OFCS Award Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2013
Won
Spotlight Award Helen Hunt

Philadelphia Film Festival 2012
Won
Audience Award - Honorable Mention Spotlights
Ben Lewin

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2012
Nominated
PFCS Award Best Actor in a Leading Role
John Hawkes
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Helen Hunt

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2012
Nominated
SDFCS Award Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Actress
Helen Hunt

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2012
Won
SFFCC Award Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2012
Won
Audience Award Ben Lewin

Satellite Awards 2012
Nominated
Satellite Award Best Motion Picture
Best Film Editing
Lisa Bromwell
Best Actor in a Motion Picture
John Hawkes
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Helen Hunt
Best Director
Ben Lewin
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Ben Lewin

Sundance Film Festival 2012
Won
Audience Award Dramatic
Ben Lewin
Won
Special Jury Prize Dramatic
John Hawkes
Helen Hunt
William H. Macy
Annika Marks
Moon Bloodgood
For ensemble acting.
Nominated
Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
Ben Lewin

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2012
Nominated
Best North American Independent Film Ben Lewin

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2013
Nominated
VFCC Award Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2012
Nominated
WAFCA Award Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt


1999 The Beatles Yellow Submarine Figure Series 1 - Paul McCartney with Glove & Love Base
1999 The Beatles Yellow Submarine Figure Series 1 - Paul McCartney with Glove & Love Base
Offered by Amazing Comics
Price: $32.00
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5.0 out of 5 stars All You Need is Paul and The Love Glove, November 17, 2013
Standing 7 1/2" tall, Paul wears bellbottoms and a sport jacket with a colorful skinny tie and Beatle boots.

He has articulation at the neck, shoulders, hands, waist and feet.

Paul is packaged with the Glove and Love base. With articulation at the "jaw" (ring and pinky fingers) and the base, the glove features "chomping" action and sits atop the Love base, rotating 360 degrees

THE ORIGINAL MCFARLANE BEATLES YELLOW SUBMARINE, SERIES 1

All you need is love. Thirty years after the release of the animated film "The Beatles Yellow Submarine," all you need are toys. The Blue Meanies have struck a chord with Todd McFarlane -- and this time, Everything is Real.

Reincarnated in psychedelic detail come the troops of the Yellow Submarine: John, Paul, George, Ringo, Nowhere Man and his royal Blueness himself, Chief Blue Meanie. Each commemorative figure is a remarkable reproduction from the digitally re-mastered classic. It may seem odd for McFarlane to create toys that "make love not war," but the film's 30th anniversary re-release couldn't have been a truer calling. The animated tale of war and peace. The forces of good colliding with the forces of evil. It's a true embodiment of all that is McFarlane. All it took was a deeper look...and a reminder that "it's all in the mind y'know."

On September 14, 1999 the 1968 animated Beatles film, "Yellow Submarine," was released for the first time on DVD (as well as on VHS, after being out of print for 11 years.)

The release of the DVD and CD was accompanied by a marketing blitz that saw a line of "Yellow Submarine" action figures released, courtesy of McFarlane Toys, the same company that hae already brought us action figures of Ozzy Osbourne and the members of Kiss.

McFarlane Toys, a subsidiary of Todd McFarlane Productions, Inc., is a company started by Todd McFarlane that makes highly detailed models of characters from movies, comics, popular music, video games and sporting genres. Macfarlane has attracted both acclaim and criticism. Founded in 1994, the company was originally dubbed "Todd Toys."

The Beatles

The second musical property that McFarlane released was based on the immensely popular pop-culture icons, The Beatles, featuring figures of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr as they appeared in their 1968 animated movie "Yellow Submarine." The figures were produced in 1999 to coincide with the film’s 30th anniversary as well as the advertising campaign marketing its re-release. Each musician comes with a character or object from the film, making each item essentially a two-pack: George with the Yellow Submarine, John with Jeremy the Nowhere Man, Paul with the Glove and Love Base, and Ringo with the Blue Meanie. Additionally, a version of Paul with Old Fred was marketed exclusively through Musicland stores. Since they were based on the simple, basic-shape animation style of the movie, the figures had seven points of articulation. The series ended up to be a best-seller for the company


Comedy Stars at 78 Rpm: Biographies and Discographies of 89 American and British Recording Artists, 1896-1946
Comedy Stars at 78 Rpm: Biographies and Discographies of 89 American and British Recording Artists, 1896-1946
by Ronald L. Smith
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars Laughs from the Past!, November 17, 2013
Laughs from the past!

If you're interested in the history of American comedy, or just looking for a good source of classic comedy new to you, this is the book for you.

You'll find where to find the best routines of 80 both famous and forgotten funny folk, including Abbott and Costello, Eddie Cantor, and W.C. Fields Mae West, Beatrice Lillie, Fannie Brice, and Sophie Tucker, and lesser stars who will also bring you new yucks.

Each entry, with birth and death dates, supplies a biographical, and sometimes comedy, sketch, followed by lists of film and audio recordings, television programs, books, and Broadway appearances. Nearly a third of the entries include photos, either publicity stills or record jackets.


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