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Parks & Recreation: Season Six
Parks & Recreation: Season Six
DVD ~ Amy Poehler
Price: CDN$ 27.99
5 used & new from CDN$ 23.00

5.0 out of 5 stars One of the Best, Dec 18 2014
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This has to be one of the funniest and most intelligent comedies I've seen in a very long time. Ron Swanson makes the show, for me. I like the absence of a laugh track. Laugh tracks detract from the comedy and basically try to manipulate the audience. Parks and Rec is an intelligent and hilarious comedy.

Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fourth Season (Bilingual)
Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fourth Season (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Various
Price: CDN$ 37.99

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3.0 out of 5 stars Season four was okay but the series has lost its ..., Nov. 8 2014
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Season four was okay but the series has lost its punch. Seasons one and two were superb. Season three was a little less deep and season 4 was just okay. I think the writers lost interest at some point. I won't be purchasing season 5.

Hot in Cleveland: Season Five [Import]
Hot in Cleveland: Season Five [Import]
Price: CDN$ 33.78
6 used & new from CDN$ 28.05

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5.0 out of 5 stars Non-stop Laughter., Nov. 8 2014
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My ribs are so sore from laughing. I watched the set over two days - that's how addictive it is. Those ladies make an amazing ensemble cast. The only disappointment was the lack of special features at the end. I was hoping for some bloopers and some interviews. I can't wait until season 6 is available on DVD. I also like how the series deals with some serious issues in a humourous but meaningful manner. I especially liked how Victoria's son Tony "came out" as straight to her and how she reacted. That cracked me up big time.

DCI Banks: Aftermath
DCI Banks: Aftermath
DVD ~ Various
Price: CDN$ 17.97
24 used & new from CDN$ 14.31

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely Amazing, Oct. 22 2014
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This review is from: DCI Banks: Aftermath (DVD)
I'm so glad that I bought this DVD. I have watched series 1 and 2 on DVD and enjoyed them immensely. Aftermath fills in some blanks and that makes the series even more enjoyable (I'll be re-watching them). I now know the story behind Lucy Payne as well as how Annie Cabbot came to be part of Banks' team. The acting is stellar and the story line is intriguing and very well written. I especially liked the near-intimacy between Banks and Cabbot. British programming has a way of inferring intimacy without turning it into cheap near-porn as so many North American programs do. This is why I'm hooked on British programming on DVD.

Whitechapel: The Ripper Returns
Whitechapel: The Ripper Returns
DVD ~ Philip Davis
Price: CDN$ 23.70
19 used & new from CDN$ 17.99

5.0 out of 5 stars What a great DVD. This is British television programming in the ..., Oct. 5 2014
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What a great DVD. This is British television programming in the style which makes it so great. The acting was superb. Absolutely superb. The characters were so real. I hope there will be a series 2.

Citrus Magic Carpet & Room Shake Freshener 317gm
Citrus Magic Carpet & Room Shake Freshener 317gm
Offered by Vitamin Guys
Price: CDN$ 9.48
14 used & new from CDN$ 5.62

2.0 out of 5 stars What a disappointment. I have used the aerosol spray and the ..., Oct. 5 2014
What a disappointment. I have used the aerosol spray and the citrus scent is very pronounced and very nice. The carpet powder has almost no scent and what little scent there is doesn't smell citrus. There's only a faint scent of Dettol. A total waste of money.

Case Histories
Case Histories
Price: CDN$ 34.84
25 used & new from CDN$ 29.99

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3.0 out of 5 stars The flashbacks broke the intensity of many scenes and I found that to be very annoying. I'm now debating the purchase of season, Oct. 5 2014
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In terms of acting and content, I would give this DVD five stars. The reason I downgraded it is the director's penchant for flashbacks. It seemed that every time things became intense, the director would flashback to the same old scene of a young Brodie running to find his sister. Enough already. Either get to the point or stop with the flashbacks. The flashbacks broke the intensity of many scenes and I found that to be very annoying. I'm now debating the purchase of season 2 because I really don't want to be subjected to those annoying and pointless flashbacks. I get it. His sister was murdered and it haunts him. I got it the first time and don't need it repeated time and again.

The acting was superb and the characters were entirely believable. I especially liked the underlying chemistry between Jackson and Louise. I loved Jackson's assistant - she made me chuckle every time with her attitude. Her character added that subtle touch of comedy.

Without the incessant flashbacks, I would give this DVD five stars.

DCI Banks: Season One
DCI Banks: Season One
DVD ~ Various
Price: CDN$ 23.79
3 used & new from CDN$ 23.79

5.0 out of 5 stars Fifteen Stars, Sept. 30 2014
This review is from: DCI Banks: Season One (DVD)
I wish I could give this 15 stars. I just received season 1 and almost immediately ordered season 2. I'm addicted. It's one of the best police dramas I've ever watched.

Wagner;Richard Tristan Und Iso
Wagner;Richard Tristan Und Iso
DVD ~ Ben Heppner
Price: CDN$ 37.26
18 used & new from CDN$ 15.22

1.0 out of 5 stars Good Lord, this was terrible, Sept. 29 2014
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Good Lord, this was terrible. The sets were minimal and very bizarre and the lead female was completely unsuited, physically and age-wise, to the role. I could only stand it until the halfway point and then had to stop. It's one of the worst operas I've ever seen.

House of Cards Trilogy
House of Cards Trilogy
DVD ~ Ian Richardson
Price: CDN$ 26.99
23 used & new from CDN$ 17.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing series and, Sept. 29 2014
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This review is from: House of Cards Trilogy (DVD)
Amazing series and, as usual with British programming, classy and very intelligently-written. The acting is uniformly superb. I don't know what it is about British actors but they are world-class.

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