Dr Bronner’s Magic Soapbox Trailer

Adam has previously tested and reviewed Dr Bronner’s shower gel, but who knew in 1947 Dr Bronner was commited to a mental institution and promptly escaped (a bit like the A-Team. Probably) to set up his soap business. Now the subject of a documentary, the trailer is embedded below.

You can find more about the documentary at The Magic Soapbox.

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Make Fuel Not War

A second video for you today, the winner of the Audience Award for Documentary at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival was Josh Tickell’s new film, Fields of Fuel discusses the reliance on foreign oil, and the move to biodisel. Check out the trailer below:

[Via: gas2.0]

The Ultimate DVD and CD Competition!

This competition has now closed

It’s been a while but we have another competition for you. A lot of you will know that I will soon be emigrating from England, and therefore am having a big clearout. Therefore note that these prizes aren’t all “brand new”, but are “as new”, but hey, they’re DVDs/CDs and in this age of Reuse, Reduce and Recycle, it’s good to share!

There are two sets of prizes, together probably worth over £400. You can enter for just one prize, or both (one entry for each of the two prizes).

10 Top CDs Prize

Razorlight – Razorlight
Linkin Park – Minutes to Midnight
Rhythms Del Mundo – Cuba
Ray Lamontagne – Trouble
The Fray – How To Save A Life
The Feeling – Twelve Stops And Home
Maximo Park – Our Earthly Pleasures
Radio 1’s Live Lounge
Arcade Fire – Neon Bible
Idelwild – Make Another World

DVD Prize

Please note many of these are US DVDs and therefore you must be capable of playing both UK and US DVD regions.

– Movie DVDs –
Click
Cold Mountain
The Exorcist
French Kiss
Girl With The Pearl Earring
Green Mile
In America
A Mighty Wind
The Mummy
Rush Hour 2
Scream Collection (Scream 1, 2 & 3)
Snatch
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
Swordfish
Traffic
Wedding Crashers

– TV DVDs –
Alien Nation: The Complete Series
American Dad: Season 1
Batman: Mystery Of The Catwoman (animated)
Battlestar Galactica – TV Series Pilot
The Day Today
The Fast Show Farewell Tour
Football’s Greatest Ever Matches (1 & 2)
RoboCop TV Movie Collection
The Royle Family – Series 2
The Complete Ripping Yarns
The Simpsons Complete Seasons 5, 6 & 7

All you have to do to enter is fill in the form below. This will also sign you up for our free, short weekly newsletter (you can unsubscribe easily at any time, but must be subscribed when the competition winners are drawn to be in with a chance). If you are already a newsletter reader, then you still need to enter the form below. Just tell us what prize you want to try and win, CDs, DVDs, or either!

By entering you are confirming that:

– You are over 18 years of age.
– If you are entering to win DVDs that you have a multi-regional DVD player, capable of playing different DVD regions.
– You understand that these are not brand new items.
– You are in the UK.
– Closing date is Tuesday 2nd October 2007.

This competition has now closed

100 Movies, 100 Quotes, 100 Numbers

An interesting 10 minute video, with 100 scenes from great movies, each with a numerical quote in them counting down from 100. If you have time to spare, it’s a great watch.

Taking Liberties

Taking Liberties looks like an interesting book that has now been made into a film, on a limited release across the UK. According to the website:

“Freedom of Speech. Right to Privacy. Innocent Until Proven Guilty. Prohibition from Torture. TAKING LIBERTIES will reveal how these liberties have been systematically destroyed by New Labour, and the freedoms of the British people stolen from under their noses amidst a climate of fear created by the media and government itself.”

It’s out now.

Taking Liberties


Can’t see the video? Click here.

Movie Goggles – Rocky Balboa

This time, I’ve taken a go at reviewing Rocky Balboa. After the suggestions from the review I did of Bobby, I’ve tried to liven it up a bit. And hurt myself in the process.

As with last time I’ve uploaded it to various sites and the links are below. People at Break seem to love it once again…

Metacafe
YouTube
Break