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DVD title: Leap Frog - Talking Words Factory
Productgroup: DVD
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Great choice for Kindergarten readiness!


I bought this DVD for my 5 year old son because I was concerned that during the Summer break he would loose some of the skills he'd been working on in Pre-school. I wanted him to be ready for Kindergarten and this seemed like a fun way to maintain what he'd learned without drilling him daily.

Initially, I was afraid that he wouldn't sit through it because he's used to the level of animation produced by Pixar and Disney. However, I was pleasantly surprised!

He watched it all the way through and then asked if he could watch it again! When I said yes, he ran to get his MagnaDoodle and then proceeded to write all the words as the Characters were introducing them! In addition, the next evening at bedtime, he wanted to bring his MagnaDoodle to bed with him so he could practice writing words before he fell asleep!!

I have now purchased "Letter Factory", "Code Word Caper" and "Math Circus" and can't wait to see how he reacts to them.



Studio: Warner Home Video



DVD title: Chocolat (Miramax Collector's Series)
Productgroup: DVD
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Not by Bread Alone


Sweet, this taste of chocolate on the lips. No, not man, not woman live by bread alone. Nor do we always do our best by the rigors of rules and the iron bars of regulations. Sweet, the breaking of those rules. Sweet, the taste we crave after that hearty slice of bread. We lick our lips. This is confection. This is not what the bare bone of life depends upon. This is what adds sweetness to mere survival, what adds flesh and blood. Suspend your disbelief and watch with pleasure. Don't be sticking your thumb into the bottom of your confection, now, don't! Trust with your heart and indulge. Chocolat is meant to be a sensuous pleasure, and this it fully achieves. Forget your practical diets and well meaning calories. Enjoy.

Studio: Miramax Home Entertainment
Director: Lasse Hallström
Actors:
Alfred Molina
Juliette Binoche
Judi Dench
Johnny Depp




DVD title: Chasing Amy - Criterion Collection
Productgroup: DVD
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One Of The Best Romantic Comedies Of The Decade


Writer/director Kevin Smith is the man responsible for this film, and "Clerks", "Dogma", and "Mallrats". When watching a movie of his, one thing is certain: this guy loves to write. Instead of using typical film devices to solve his problems, such as explosions or "The Dramatic Moment With...The Glance", he uses words. He uses a lot of words in his films. For most filmmakers, this would be their condemnation. For Smith, however, it is his blessing.
"Chasing Amy" centers around comic book artist Holden McNeil, who is one of the more conservative of Smith's characters. His world is rocked when he meets Alyssa Jones. He instantly falls for her, but is shocked to find out that she is a lesbian. I shall not go any further in describing the story for fear of destroying some of the best parts of this wonderful film.
Watching any or all of Smith's other three movies will not prepare you for this one. Sure, it starts out with Smith's over-the-top, fun, raucous humor, but midway through the movie, something magical starts happening. Moments start arriving that are more poignant than crude. People start breaking into emotional monologues that are not cheesy. Tears are shed, and we sympathize. This is not the Kevin Smith that we know, and I, personally, love it.
"Chasing Amy" is an interesting look at the liberal views of modern-day society. It does not make any judgments, and does not claim to be an "important film", and that is what makes it so incredible. Here is a movie that simply exists to tell us an interesting story. After this film was shown at the Sundance Film Festival, it received a standing ovation and massive applause. Indeed, applause is what this film deserves.

Studio: Miramax
Director: Kevin Smith
Actors:
Ben Affleck
Joey Lauren Adams




DVD title: Dirty Dancing (Collector's Edition)
Productgroup: DVD
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one of the great films ever!


well i first saw this film about 7 years ago & i have'nt been able to stop watching it since! it has such a great story line & the soundtrack will get you dancing around your liveing room! its a shame they dont make films like this anymore! i think this film is a MUST see, to every 1. awwwww how i wish i could go 2 a holiday camp & meet a bloke like that! welll take it from me i do no best this film is great! trust me im english! LOL

Studio: Artisan Entertainment
Director: Emile Ardolino
Actors:
Jennifer Grey
Patrick Swayze




DVD title: Erin Brockovich
Productgroup: DVD
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Great performance by Julia Roberts


Erin Brokovich has only one goal at the beginning of this movie--to support her three children and herself. She hires an attorney to help her win a settlement in a car wreck, and loses the case. In her desperation, she manipulates her attorney into giving her a job. While she is filing some papers in a case, she discovers that a large gas and oil company has polluted the water in a nearby community, causing untold numbers of cancer cases and deaths. She persuades her boss to let her pursue her investigation, and turns up evidence that the company was willfully negligent. Trying to balance the investigation, her job and a relationship with the Harley-rider-next-door, Erin comes into her own and out-investigates some so-called experts. She is saucy, irreverant, and profane, yet comes across as a totally likeable protagonist. This is one of the best acting jobs yet from Julia Roberts and is a very satisfying movie.

Studio: Universal Studios
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Actors:
Julia Roberts
Albert Finney




DVD title: Underworld (Full Screen Special Edition)
Productgroup: DVD
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COOL


This is one of those movies with an ending that could mean anything in the sequel. It really makes you think. So muckh better than Van Helstink!

Studio: Columbia Tristar Hom
Director: Len Wiseman
Actors:
Kate Beckinsale
Scott Speedman
Shane Brolly




DVD title: The Usual Suspects
Productgroup: DVD
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unmissable


I cant recommend this movie enough it keeps you glued to the tv and will withstand many repeated viewings but it is not a movie you can talk through(so watch it without your wife)you have to watch and listen closely.the acting is second to none especially byrne as keaton+spacey as verbal plus an excellent performance from the underrated postlethwaite this movie has everything action comedy and an excellent ending just watch this again and again.

Studio: Mgm/Ua Studios
Director: Bryan Singer
Actors:
Gabriel Byrne
Kevin Spacey
Chazz Palminteri




DVD title: Drop Dead Gorgeous
Productgroup: DVD
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Classic... a movie to watch again and again


I have to say this is one of the funniest movies i have ever seen. This has got everything. It's a really stupid movie but clever at the same time. I own it and have watched it 10 times and never gotten tired of it. Offbeat humor is plentiful. A great cast with Kirstie Allie and Kirsten Dunst are perfect for the parts. Its a movie you can just pop in for friends and have a great time, laughing like crazy. I reccomend it to anyone looking for a good time, ready to have fun. My favorite quote, (and i even have it on my desktop) Hey sad pants and serious sally! How bout a nice cold mint to turn those frowns upside down?!?! Would a nice cold mint help if i shoved your head up your A**?!?! So much great stuff. My favorite comedy and documentary of all time. A true cult classic. You need this dvd.

Studio: New Line Home Entertainment
Director: Michael Patrick Jann
Actors:
Kirsten Dunst
Denise Richards




DVD title: The Cutting Edge
Productgroup: DVD
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One of my FAVORITE movies!


I own this video and it is one of the best movies in my collections. I've seen it about 50 + times and never get tired of watching certain skating scenes over and over.. not to mention the lovey parts. This is such a sweet movie! Well-written, cute and the actors actually look like their skating. If you enjoy watching Olympic Skating..(and who doesn't) you'll LOVE THIS MOVIE!

Studio: Mgm/Ua Studios
Director: Paul Michael Glaser
Actors:
D.B. Sweeney
Moira Kelly




DVD title: The Best of Abbott & Costello - Volume 2 (8 Film Collection)
Productgroup: DVD
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HELD OVER AT AMAZON ABBOTT&COSTELLO VOL 2


THIS IS A GREAT FOLLOW UP SET TO A&C VOLUME 1.ONCE AGAIN THE PICTURE AND SOUND ARE CLEAR AND CRISP,BETTER THAN I REMEMBER THEM BEING ON TELEVISION.NOW I HAVE 8 MORE MOVIES FOR LESS THAN I PAID FOR A&C MEET THE MUMMY,AND I DON'T SEE THIS TITLE OR A&C MEET CAPTAIN KIDD ON VOL 3.SOME PEOPLE HAVE HAD MORE ISSUES WITH DISC PROBLEMS,FORTUNATELY I HAVEN'T HAD ANY.AS FOR THE 8 MOVIES ON 2 DISC'S,I AM NOT A FAN OF THIS FORMAT EITHER.BUT IF UNIVERSAL WAS TO RELEASE 8 MOVIES ON 4 DISC'S I IMAGINE IT WOULD DRIVE THE PRICE UP.THERE REALLY AREN'T ANY EXTRA'S TO SPEAK OF,SOME PRODUCTION NOTES AND A FEW TRAILERS.IT SURE WOULD BE NICE TO HAVE COMMENTARIES FROM A&C FAMILY MEMBERS TO SEE WHAT THEY THINK,GIVEN THE RESURGENCE OF A&C.IF YOUR A FAN OF A&C YOU CAN'T GO WRONG WITH THIS SET,IT'S PURE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY.A GREAT SOURCE FOR A&C INFO IS THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE www.abbottandcostello.net

Studio: Universal Studios Ho
Director: Charles Barton



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