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Basic Practices of the Universal Healing Tao: An Illustrated Guide to Levels 1 through 6
Basic Practices of the Universal Healing Tao: An Illustrated Guide to Levels 1 through 6
Price: CDN$ 14.90

5.0 out of 5 stars wealth of info, May 20 2013
This is an amazing book and for those familiar with the author Mantak Chia, Basic Practices of the Universal Healing Tao contains condensed versions of many of his previous publications. The result is an easy to read, straight forward how-to of healing movements with many corresponding illustrations and photos. The practices are comprehensive and simplistic with beneficial results. And for those wishing more elaboration there are specific referenced page numbers to the authors previous publications. This book is a great value and highly recommended.

AC/DC - No Bull: The Directors Cut [Blu-ray]
AC/DC - No Bull: The Directors Cut [Blu-ray]
DVD ~ AC/DC
Price: CDN$ 31.99
22 used & new from CDN$ 10.98

5.0 out of 5 stars great high energy concert, Jan. 9 2013
This is a great ACDC concert! Originally filmed in 16mm, the presentation is a bit grainy, but all things considered it's very acceptable and looks decent on blu-ray. The band performs their hits at high energy, taking turns running from one end of the massive Madrid stage to the other. Additionally, the creative stage design and background props add to the show. The concert runs for a solid 2 hrs., plus the bonus features of additional performances run on auto-play, making this blu-ray a great deal for any fan.

James Brown & B.B. King: One Special Night
James Brown & B.B. King: One Special Night
Price: CDN$ 14.98
3 used & new from CDN$ 12.00

3.0 out of 5 stars great vintage concert but too short, Jan. 9 2013
Though the performances are fantastic and the music is great, this vintage 'concert' only runs a little more than an hour. (There is also a surprise audience member, Michael Jackson (also vintage) who briefly takes the stage but doesn't perform.) Disappointingly there are no dvd extras. Still, recommended for fans of James Brown and BB King.

Being Buddha at Work: 108 Ancient Truths on Change, Stress, Money and Success
Being Buddha at Work: 108 Ancient Truths on Change, Stress, Money and Success
by Franz Metcalf
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 12.96
39 used & new from CDN$ 6.95

5.0 out of 5 stars good insights, Jan. 4 2013
This is a great book to have and the insights can easily be transferred to any aspect of one's life - not just specifically the workplace. It's simple to read, and can be done in consecutive order, or also just flip to a page or chapter of interest - each is usually brief and headed by an inspiring quote and reference. Highly recommended - good price.

Ironclad [Blu-ray] (Bilingual)
Ironclad [Blu-ray] (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Paul Giamatti
Offered by Kay's Movies
Price: CDN$ 9.49
27 used & new from CDN$ 4.79

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars interesting history, Jan. 4 2013
Ironclad is a little known story of England's King John who ruthlessly sought vengeance on those who forced him to sign the Magna Carta, in an attempt to denounce it. There's a good cast including Paul Giamatti, James Purefoy and Brian Cox (to name a few). The film is often gory in depicting many battle sequences, but portrays a very interesting history of how a small group of rag-tag warriors defended a castle against a thousand mercenaries. As a bonus feature, there is also much to be learned from writer-director-producer Jonathon English's audio commentary. Ironclad is recommended for anyone interested in medieval times and battles.

Don Knotts Reluctant Hero Pack
Don Knotts Reluctant Hero Pack
Price: CDN$ 14.99
3 used & new from CDN$ 13.42

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars great value for family fun, Dec 30 2012
I always loved The Ghost and Mr. Chicken and originally bought this set for the one film. But the bonus were these other forgotten fun films. This collection of Don Knotts is great for family viewing, providing many laughs and a lot of (albeit dated) entertainment. Unfortunately, there are no extras, but the bare bones discs are worth it for the four films: The Ghost & Mr. Chicken, The Reluctant Astronaut, The Shakiest Gun in the West, The Love God? Highly recommended for fans of Don Knotts.

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DVD ~ Jason Statham
Price: CDN$ 30.99
17 used & new from CDN$ 2.75

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars great edgy film, Oct. 17 2012
This review is from: 13 (DVD)
This is a great little film with some big name talent, and a surprising plot, for anyone who hasn't seen the original lower budget black and white version by the same director. Without giving too much of the story away, different characters (from different backgrounds) are after money. The Jason Statham character, a gambler, knows exactly what he's doing, while the Sam Riley character blindly leaps into what he thinks is an open opportunity. The film and subject matter is intense, and not recommended for the faint of heart. The bonus material includes brief featurettes on the making-of, interviews, and a behind the scenes. (4 1/2 stars)

The Complete Metropolis [Blu-ray] [Import]
The Complete Metropolis [Blu-ray] [Import]
DVD ~ Fritz Lang
Price: CDN$ 24.49
21 used & new from CDN$ 24.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars gorgeous masterpiece on blu-ray, Oct. 15 2012
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The Complete Metropolis is astounding on blu-ray. The film's well-remembered portions are visually gorgeous, and while the more recently added 'found' scenes are noticeably lower in quality (due to long-term deterioration), it's all still very watchable. Also, the original score has been re-recorded in its entirety, completing this masterpiece to the best possible authentic restoration. Bonus features on the blu-ray include a documentary on the history of finding the lost footage, as well as an interview on the process, and trailer. Highly recommended for film historians and enthusiasts.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [Blu-ray] (Bilingual)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [Blu-ray] (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Marilyn Monroe
Price: CDN$ 16.99
5 used & new from CDN$ 12.02

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great musical, gorgeous on blu-ray, Aug. 15 2012
Fans of this great musical will be happy to know that it's even better on blu-ray. The quality is fabulous - and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes never looked so good. It is presented in it's original "square" format, with black bars on the sides of widescreen tv's (the film itself was produced prior to the widescreen formats). Sadly, the blu-ray extras are minimal, but include very brief archival footage of Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell foot-printing and signing in cement, plus "non-restored" trailers.

Daydream Believers - The Monkees Story
Daydream Believers - The Monkees Story
DVD ~ DVD
Offered by biddeal
Price: CDN$ 16.91
2 used & new from CDN$ 12.99

3.0 out of 5 stars adequate low budget bio story, Aug. 3 2012
Daydream Believers - The Monkees Story is interesting and enjoyable, in a made-for-TV (movie-of-the-week) vein. It is well cast with look-a-likes who are good in the roles, and the story, along with production re-creations remain fairly accurate to true events. Disappointing, is the lack of dvd extras. There are none. It's a bare bones movie only disc, and recommended for core fans only.

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