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Ghost On The Canvas
Ghost On The Canvas
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4.0 out of 5 stars No Ghosts here- it is the real thing!, July 5 2015
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Very Impressive accomplishment- the soul of the songs really comes through on this album. Good job by the family, directors and producers... really displays Glen's gift as a musician. He is a remarkable person.

See You There
See You There
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3.0 out of 5 stars Glen - See You There....amazing musical talent., July 5 2015
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It shows remarkable resolve to produce this album with Glen obviously struggling with his affliction of Alzheimer's Disease. Unfortunately despite my sympathy and his still obvious wonderful musical talent, the album I think is vocally weak. Still, I admire his passion and tenacity.

American Sniper (Bilingual)
American Sniper (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Bradley Cooper
Price: CDN$ 14.99
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4.0 out of 5 stars American Sniper- three intertwined plots make it a very intresting picture., July 4 2015
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Three intertwined plots which makes the film a bit disjointed. I understand why it would be produced that way, but it was not as seamless as I would like. That being said, the acting was great- the story is very compelling, real and hard hitting as well as heart wrenching. It shows the brutality of war. Even though it is based on the current conflict in Iraq you find yourself not seeing the contemporary conflict context (save for obvious advances in military technology) so much as a focus on the personal sacrifices soldiers and families made throughout history- this serves as an ever-present risk of exposure we all face. Interestingly, even though one sub plot is a sniper to sniper dramatic conflict, I was caught up on the impact of the carnage on many peoples lives-. The other plot revolves around the at home experience- a bit like "We Were Soldiers" (- a great movie)... but much more compelling and well rounded in this picture.

Whether you like the West being involved in Iraq or not, those soldiers face incredible risks and hardship (psychological and physical) to keep terrorism away from our shores.

Live From The Royal Albert Hall 2009
Live From The Royal Albert Hall 2009
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bonamassa is brilliant- captivating music, July 4 2015
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Live or not- Bonamassa is brilliant- captivating music.

He is a very accomplished musician. While having a distinctive rock/bluesy style he shows amazing diversity using some interesting and complex musical arrangements. He has played with the great guitarists (he is recognized as one too) in the world. I find his music is less soulful and pop; rather, more hard on rock for the most part. Each song takes you on a magical journey of its own- very unique and intriguing. This requires the listener to pay attention to his musicality. Sit back and listen and get absorbed; you will not be disappointed.

Different Shades of Blue
Different Shades of Blue
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bonamassa is brilliant, July 4 2015
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Bonamassa is brilliant- captivating music.

He is a very accomplished musician. While having a distinctive rock/bluesy style he shows amazing diversity using some interesting and complex musical arrangements. He has played with the great guitarists (he is recognized as one too) in the world. I find his music is less soulful and pop; rather, more hard on rock for the most part. Each song takes you on a magical journey of its own- very unique and intriguing. This requires the listener to pay attention to his musicality. Sit back and listen and get absorbed; you will not be disappointed.

A New Day Yesterday
A New Day Yesterday
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bonamassa- Great Gutarist, July 4 2015
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This review is from: A New Day Yesterday (Audio CD)
Bonamassa is brilliant- captivating music.

He is a very accomplished musician. While having a distinctive rock/bluesy style he shows amazing diversity using some interesting and complex musical arrangements. He has played with the great guitarists (he is recognized as one too) in the world. I find his music is less soulful and pop; rather, more hard on rock for the most part. Each song takes you on a magical journey of its own- very unique and intriguing. This requires the listener to pay attention to his musicality. Sit back and listen and get absorbed; you will not be disappointed

The Essential Carole King
The Essential Carole King
Offered by Fulfillment Express CA
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5.0 out of 5 stars Carole King- if you do not have any other CD of her songs, buy ths one., July 1 2015
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A brilliant compilation from a very talented singer, song writer... her voice is magical. You will not be disappointed with this CD which is masterfully recorded.

Wheels of Terror [Import]
Wheels of Terror [Import]
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2.0 out of 5 stars Wheels Of Terror- more like frames of despair!, July 1 2015
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Nothing redeeming about this movie... given the actors in this movie it should have been a great one to watch.. unless you are really bored and/or have a penchant for watching every second world war movie, give it a miss. It strives to be mediocre!

Dark of the Sun [Import]
Dark of the Sun [Import]
DVD ~ Rod Taylor
Offered by Now Showing DVD's
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3.0 out of 5 stars Dark Of The Sun- Political Turmoil, Greed & Diamonds = War!, July 1 2015
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It has the feel of a Spaghetti Western but obviously not a western due to location and period. I found the violence overwhelmed the plot; however the plot was great- you do get absorbed into the personal dynamics of the characters... Be prepared for blood and guts... well, it is basically a war movie focused around political unrest. There are better examples, but it is by no means the worst movie for this genre.

Hessen Conspiracy [Import]
Hessen Conspiracy [Import]
DVD ~ Billy Zane
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3.0 out of 5 stars Hessen Conspiracy...marginally OK!, July 1 2015
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It may be based on a real circumstance, but it is a weak plot that has lots of promise. Acting was very thin and lacked any credibility. The redeeming aspect to this movie is the story and the structure of the movie- Lyne Renee held the movie together- she is a good actress and I am surprised she courted for better movies. Worth a watch but not to form part of your library.

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