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Quantum of Solace: The Complete James Bond Short Stories
Quantum of Solace: The Complete James Bond Short Stories
by Ian Fleming
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars All Ian Fleming's James Bond Short Stories Are now in One Book, March 21, 2015
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All Ian Fleming's James Bond short stories are now in one book. This book was published as a tie in to the cinematic release of QUANTUM OF SOLACE. It is a combination of the 5 stories from FOR YOUR EYES ONLY and 3 stories from OCTOPUSSY and "007 In New York" from Ian Fleming's THRILLING CITIES. I love it. Glad to have them all in one book.


DR NO. James Bond 007
DR NO. James Bond 007
by Ian Fleming
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars IAN FLEMING's Doctor No, March 21, 2015
This review is from: DR NO. James Bond 007 (Paperback)
Ian Fleming's Doctor No is my favorite James Bond novel. Ian Fleming created a character with a gargantuan appetite for the more worldly pleasures. For a land that could supply our hero with such an appetite Fleming chose his own beloved Jamaica. The melding of the story with the setting is Fleming at his best. Jamaica was a land of beauty, mystery and intrigue. Fleming captured this so well and gave us a remarkable villain to reflect that esoteric quality of the island. Great retro cover.


Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State
Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State
by Ralph Nader
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $18.92
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5.0 out of 5 stars More Brilliant Perspectives and Analysis, March 20, 2015
Another brilliant book from Ralph Nader. I am glad he doesn't give up on his message. I am glad he refuses to not give in. So glad he is still hanging in there. More brilliant perspectives and analysis.


Godfather 1&2 VHS Tape
Godfather 1&2 VHS Tape
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5.0 out of 5 stars Always Loved Watching These on VHS, March 20, 2015
This review is from: Godfather 1&2 VHS Tape (Videotape)
These are two incredible and amazing films. Francis Ford Coppola's direction of THE GODFATHER is something of a dichotomy. On one hand director Coppola gets the details of the Italian-American experience down to the minutest detail. He accomplishes this with great storytelling combing script, dialogue, performances and editing. Unfortunately the actions of these family members are so appealing to audiences that it in effect glamorizes a certain lifestyle and singles out a particular ethnic group. However using his great innovative techniques Coppola created a cultural phenomenon. From a cinematic viewpoint Coppola's direction simply wins the viewer over with such grace and appeal that there is no room for ethical consequences. For years director John Ford decimated thousands of American Indians under the watchful eyes of Monument Valley. Nobody seemed to mind much in the end. Sometimes you are remembered for how well you tell a story and not so much for what the story has to say. Filmmaking can be a very dichotomous business. THE GODFATHER PART II is an amazing squeal rivaling the original. It completes, to some degree, and also extends the saga. Troy Donahue played a brief, but pivotal role in THE GODFATHER PART II as Merle Johnson. Near the beginning of the film Johnson intends to marry Connie (Talia Shire) as he is seen in an audience with Michael Corleone (Al Pacino). The importance of this scene is to point out the moral principles of the two men each from dissimilar backgrounds. One, Merle Johnson is a man with an obscure and dubious background. The other, Michael Corleone is an affluent underworld entrepreneur. Is either man better than the other is? It depends on your point of view. That is the point that director Coppola wants to point out. The more I think about it this film is not just about the power of the underworld but about the power of cinema itself. In the first film Coppola won over many members of the audience and welcomed them into the family. When Merle Johnson meets Michael Corleone the audience almost entirely sides with Michael. Regardless of the doubtful Merle Johnson do you think he has any blood on his hands? He probably doesn't. That is the power of the cinema. By the way, Merle Johnson is Troy Donahue's real name. Troy was born as Merle Johnson, Jr. on January 27, 1936 in New York, NY.


Run All Night (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Combo Pack)
Run All Night (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Combo Pack)
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Real Hard Edged Film with Real Substance, March 19, 2015
RUN ALL NIGHT has many twits and turns and is a real hard edged film. The story is very good, basic yet with substance. I love the mood and feel of this film. The performance move and advance the drama. There are several plot lines running amok, but by the film's conclusion it all comes together and you won't be disappointed. I love the old school approach that was similar to JACK REACHER, directed by Christopher McQuarrie. Director Jaume Collet-Serra definitely has his own style based on straightforward filmmaking and it works very effectively. There is intellect at work here combined with style and a sense of good storytelling.


Williams: "Jaws" End Titles [Jaws]
Williams: "Jaws" End Titles [Jaws]
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Very Thought Provoking Piece of Scoring, March 19, 2015
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John William' score for JAWS was truly groundbreaking. The "End Title" sums it all up. It captures the aftermath of the conflict and the quite moment of triumph as the two survivors of the struggle make their way back to the island. What is going through their minds. The hope and optimism and maritime component of the wonders and challenges that the sea held for them and lured them into the beauty of the Atlantic waters for search of thire prey is finally at and end. This is yet another great piece of scoring. It a very thought provoking piece.


The Godfather Part II Remastered Laserdisc
The Godfather Part II Remastered Laserdisc
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5.0 out of 5 stars THE GODFATHER PART II, March 19, 2015
This is an interesting sequel that in many ways is better than the original, yet needs the original and also extends the saga. THE GODFATHER PART II is an amazing squeal rivaling the original. It completes, to some degree, and also extends the saga. Troy Donahue played a brief, but pivotal role in THE GODFATHER PART II as Merle Johnson. Near the beginning of the film Johnson intends to marry Connie (Talia Shire) as he is seen in an audience with Michael Corleone (Al Pacino). The importance of this scene is to point out the moral principles of the two men each from dissimilar backgrounds. One, Merle Johnson is a man with an obscure and dubious background. The other, Michael Corleone is an affluent underworld entrepreneur. Is either man better than the other is? It depends on your point of view. That is the point that director Coppola wants to point out. The more I think about it this film is not just about the power of the underworld but about the power of cinema itself. In the first film Coppola won over many members of the audience and welcomed them into the family. When Merle Johnson meets Michael Corleone the audience almost entirely sides with Michael. Regardless of the doubtful Merle Johnson do you think he has any blood on his hands? He probably doesn't. That is the power of the cinema. By the way, Merle Johnson is Troy Donahue's real name. Troy was born as Merle Johnson, Jr. on January 27, 1936 in New York, NY.


Godfather,The (Laserdisc)
Godfather,The (Laserdisc)
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5.0 out of 5 stars THE GODFATHER, March 19, 2015
Incredible cast and scenes highlight this classic film. Francis Ford Coppola's direction of THE GODFATHER is something of a dichotomy. On one hand director Coppola gets the details of the Italian-American experience down to the minutest detail. He accomplishes this with great storytelling combing script, dialogue, performances and editing. Unfortunately the actions of these family members are so appealing to audiences that it in effect glamorizes a certain lifestyle and singles out a particular ethnic group. However using his great innovative techniques Coppola created a cultural phenomenon. From a cinematic viewpoint Coppola's direction simply wins the viewer over with such grace and appeal that there is no room for ethical consequences. For years director John Ford decimated thousands of American Indians under the watchful eyes of Monument Valley. Nobody seemed to mind much in the end. Sometimes you are remembered for how well you tell a story and not so much for what the story has to say. Filmmaking can be a very dichotomous business.


Words & Pictures
Words & Pictures
DVD ~ Clive Owen
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Must See Film, March 19, 2015
This review is from: Words & Pictures (DVD)
WORDS & PICTURES is a must see film. This film blew me away. It took me by surprise. It not only entertained me, but it challenged me to do better and always give my best. It opened my eyes. It made me think. If you have lost your way somewhere along the line, this film may entice you and make you take re-examine the road traveled. I thought this was Clive Owen's best work ever. Juliette Binoche gives a very strong and challenging performance as the picture to Clive Owen's words. The dynamics that Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche bring to the screen are alive and vibrant and so true to life and the wonder of being alive. I usually don't use the term "must see" but in this case that was my very first reaction to seeing WORDS & PICTURES.


The Golden Book of the American Revolution
The Golden Book of the American Revolution
by Fred Cook
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars An Awe Inspiring and Cherished Edition for the Young Reader., March 19, 2015
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The American Heritage Golden Book of the American Revolution in Hardcover by Fred Cookis a true classic. It is well written, profusely illustrated and inspiring. This is one of the best books published on The American Revolution for the young reader. I have always cherished American Heritage books. They always seem to inspire and spark the curious mind. Awe inspiring and cherished. I love the illustrations in this book. We need both pictures and words to inspire. Bruce Catton's Introduction is excellent.


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