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      19.02.2017 15:26

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      Easy to do business with. Good product, fair prices & helpful staff.

      Have now bought several computers from PC Specialist.
      The Customer Service team were great - they actually saved me money by downgrading some of the spec as it was more than I would need for the applications that I run.
      The site has plenty of helpful info and is easy to use. Easy to build up a quote and then tweak it until satisfied.
      And you don't get tons of crap software that you don't need like you do with some other suppliers!

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      19.02.2017 02:22
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      Pricey but worth every penny.

      The laptop is amazing. Ive had this product for years and it works perfectly fine. Highly recommend it, although its a bit pricey, but definetly worth it.

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      18.02.2017 21:07
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      • "Added Extra are good"
      • "Great Support"
      • "Fair Prices"
      • "Fast build time"
      • "Website Easy to navigate "
      • "Quck Delivery"

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      Overall I would give them a glowing recommendation for price build and delivery times.

      I wanted to buy a decent gaming rig so I had a quick look at pc specialist and wasn't dissapointed they had excatly what I was after in terms of pricing and the products available I was able to pick every part of my new pc and all the various options are explained. The build time was quick as well I got notified every day about the progress of my pc from the order been received to the order been delivered. It took 4 days for my pc to get to me from the day it was ordered very fast delivery times. The quality of my pc wasnt damaged in transit as they place foaming around the parts that could be damaged or come loose during the journey, they also provided me with instructions on how to set up my new computer. The rig that I have works perfectly without any issues the quality is amazing. It also comes with a three year gurantee which is generous. The pricing was also fair and the delivery and manufacturing comes within the cost of the pc which means no added expanses when it comes to check out. They also have offered a lifetime hardware support for buying with them which I am sure to use in the future, as there will undoubtably be something that goes wrong somewhere. I am very statisifed with my order from pc specaialist and would highly recommend them for their high quality service and support you're sure to find what you need compuiters wise there.

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    • pcspecialist.co.uk / Online Shop / 1 Reading / 1 Rating
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      18.02.2017 18:50
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      • "Quality of Build"
      • "Fast service"
      • "Forum Integration"
      • "Selection available"
      • "Ease of use"

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      • "Enormous packaging"
      • "No standard PC build to use as a template"
      • "Component prices not listed"
      • "Size of PC"

      Excellent computer and good quality. Ordering wizard could be improved

      This was my first experience buying a custom built PC as before I have always used mid-high range laptops. I found the ordering process easy but needed the help of a friend to pick out exactly what I needed and didn't need. I didn't like how the only way to tell the difference in the cost of a component was to add it and remove it and compare the total cost. Itemized components would have made this much easier or even a (+£30) or (-£25) listed on each in the dropdown to allow me to choose the correct price part. Furthermore I would have liked to start with a template PC and build up better components to suit my budget. This would make it clear where I could expand or save money. The overall build of the PC is excellent in quality and runs wonderfully well and I am very happy with my purchase.
      In a negative point, the packaging for the computer was huge. So big, in fact, that the DPD location I aimed to send it to refused to accept the parcel due to its size. This meant I had to deliver to home and stay back from work one day which was not ideal. It was easily 5 times the size of the computer (which was larger than I was expecting anyway.
      I found the service to be very quick, my PC was with me within 5 days (even when delayed by redelivery) and the build looks good. I made use of the PC Specialist forums also where I could share my build and get very helpful feedback

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      18.02.2017 15:26
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      LOVE IT

      I LOVE IT.SO SOFT AND COMFORTABLE.IT A GOOD CHOICE FOR THE EACH FAMILY

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      18.02.2017 15:13
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      • "Long battery life"
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      • Fast
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      • " maybe never (Netflix is one)"
      • "Some apps you know and love aren't available yet"
      • " it can't"
      • " or Android applications...none of them"
      • " Windows"
      • " iOS"
      • "Doesn't run Mac"
      • " maybe never (Netflix is one)"
      • "Some apps you know and love aren't available yet"
      • " it can't"
      • " or Android applications...none of them"
      • " Windows"
      • " iOS"
      • "Doesn't run Mac"
      • "Not a full-blown operating system"

      I give the Samsung Chromebook 4 stars because it's really good, but not perfect.

      So why would I ever buy a device like this? Well, I ordered the Chromebook to evaluate it for my parents. They are not tech savvy at all. They have a Kindle Fire and an iPad, but when they do write e-mails and want to do other tasks, the pads are just not enough. They are computer users and media consumption people. What I found out during my work with the Chromebook is that it is the right computer for me too. Now, off to the review...
      First off the Google Chromebook is computer unlike anything coming from the minds of Apple or Microsoft. Something on the surface that an IT Geek like me probably wouldn't like. It doesn't have a full-blown operating system like OSX nor is it a mobile platform like Android. It is something in between, it is ChromeOS. It is very fast, very reliable, and is perfect for doing your everyday tasks. If you mostly read e-mail, write notes, run spreadsheets, develop presentations, chat, Facebook, and surf, you should read on.
      The Samsung Chromebook is very sleek, thin, and light. It is somewhat similar in form to a Macbook Air, but it's also close to a number of the new Ultrabooks. The feel in hand is very solid and doesn't seem like a $249 computer. The keyboard is very good; very solid feel and great action. If you type quickly (100+ wpm), you'll be happy to know this keyboard can keep up with you. The only better keyboard I've used in recent memory is the Air, but it's not far off.

      When you open the box and lift the lid it automatically starts up in under 10 seconds. This is not coming up from sleep mode. That's its boot time from a cold start. The setup process is as painless as it can be. Attach it to your wireless network and if you have a gmail account, just login and you are done. I up and reading e-mail in my account in less than 5 minutes. The last out of the box Windows experience took nearly an hour before I was through all of the setup questions, patches, and add-ons.

      Now that you are logged in, the simplicity of the system reveals itself. Effectively the entire Chromebook is a dedicated Chrome browser. Almost everything you do is in a Chrome browser window. There are applications included and that can be installed, but they all run inside of the Chrome framework. It is a new way to think about computing. And boy is it fast.

      About the speed: Wow is the best way to describe it. I dare you to find a browser that is as responsive as the Chrome broswer on ChromeOS. All running on a tiny little ARM processor. This tiny little ARM processor is what gives the Chromebook its 7+ hour run time on a single charge. In practice a lot of this depends on what you are doing. If you want to stream 7 hours of YouTube videos, you're probably going to be disappointed, but for practical all-day off the charger use,

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      18.02.2017 15:04
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      GOOD

      IT'S A BEST WATCHES I EVER BUY.IT'S MODEL,
      LUXURIOUS,BEAUTIFUL AND QUALITY.ALTHOUGHT IT'S VERY EXPENSIVE BUT I REALLY LOVE IT.

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    • pcspecialist.co.uk / Online Shop / 1 Reading / 1 Rating
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      18.02.2017 13:49
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      Very well done! Would order again

      Would definitely order from PCSpecialist again. The PC works well beyond what I believed. They were willing to communicate to me at all times and made sure the PC was delivered on time, keeping me updated during the process.

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    • Cinemas in Brighton / Other UK / Ireland topic / 0 Readings / 0 Ratings
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      18.02.2017 13:05

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      Eye in the Sky -a film I saw here

      Star – Helen Mirren
      Genre – Action > War
      Run Time – 102 minutes
      Certificate – 18
      Country – USA/UK
      Awards – 35Wins & 107 Nominations
      Amazon – £5.00 DVD £7.99 Blue Ray
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      So the same Tony Blair that fed us a ton of government bullshit and lies to drives us into an insane war with Iraq is this week telling us that we were ‘misinformed’ by the state before the referendum and so the Brexit vote doesn’t count. I wish we could say the Iraq War doesn’t count. What an absolute arrogant conceited dick he is. It was the War in Iraq that eventually displaced millions of Muslims that sort sanctuary in Europe and helped to force Cameron to have the referendum in the first place! Blair’s crazy decision to allow every Eastern Europe into the British job market to drive down working people’s wages that don’t even cover the rent and utilities doesn’t help his argument either. But to this day just two British citizens have been charged over Iraq, the guy who sold the fake bomb detectors the most notable. He got ten years and Blair got 58 million bucks for his services to big oil, the arms industry and his greedy personal talk circuit work. A War Crimes trail seems along way away.

      Not only did Bush and Blair unleash the War on Terror on the world but they also set up the deadly Reaper drone program, a toy for rich western militaries to hit targets pretty much anywhere in the world, so far 99% of them brown people and mostly Muslim. But they are not just killing terrorists but people, who might be terrorists, or could be terrorists in the future, or just so happen to be in the same space as the terrorist or half-a-mile away from terrorists. Wikileaks revealed that 90% of the people killed or injured by drones in Afghanistan were ‘not the intended targets’. Because no one is policing these drone operations, innocuously run from places like Las Vegas, it’s pretty much a turkey shoot out there. Its disturbing stuff, the subject of this taut, thrilling and intelligent drama about the line of command for the British to fire one of these things in the theatre. Incredibly we already have 500 of them in various shapes and sizes, including ten Reapers, the badass ones, which have fired 350 missiles and laser guided bombs since Afghanistan all over the Muslim world, all under the name of ‘a surveillance program’.



      ===Cast===

      • Helen Mirren as Colonel Katherine Powell, a UK military intelligence officer
      • Aaron Paul as 2nd Lieutenant Steve Watts, a USAF MQ-9 pilot
      • Alan Rickman as Lieutenant General Frank Benson
      • Barkhad Abdi as Jama Farah, a Kenyan undercover agent
      • Jeremy Northam as Brian Woodale
      • Iain Glen as British Foreign Secretary James Willett
      • Phoebe Fox as A1C Carrie Gershon, USAF
      • Monica Dolan as Angela Northman
      • Armaan Haggio as Musa Mo'Allim
      • Aisha Takow as Alia
      • Richard McCabe as Attorney General George Matherson
      • Michael O'Keefe as US Secretary of State Ken Stanitzke
      • Carl Beukes as Sergeant Mike Gleeson
      • Kim Engelbrecht as Lucy
      • Gavin Hood as Lieutenant Colonel Ed Walsh, USAF
      • Laila Robins as Jillian Goldman


      ===Plot===

      In Eastleigh, a rundown suburb of Nairobi, Kenya, young girl, Alia Mo'Allim (Aisha Takow), twirls a hula hoop that was just made by her father in their backyard, and not a care in the world. 10,000 meters above her a reaper drone is taking part in an operation to capture or kill a known Islamic extremist in the same neighborhood after a British Kenyan agent is killed for getting too close to the group. British Army Colonel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren) is in charge of the operation on the British side in Northwood HQ in Kent as a snatch Kenyan army team fuel up on the ground in Nairobi and the American coordinates to capture the Al-Shabaab terrorist group leaders in a safe house. The British are involved as a British couple; Susan Helen Danford (based on the real Samantha Lewthwaite) and her husband Abdul are the targets.

      American drones based in Las Vegas armed with missiles in case it gets out of hand hover high above Kenya ready to engage, 2nd Lt Steve Watts (Aaron Paul) piloting the drone. Undercover Kenyan field agents Jama Farah (Barkhad Abdi) and Alia (Aisha Takow) are detailed to confirm the terrorists at the compound on the ground. But the cars and trucks are suddenly on the move and racing deeper into a bustling suburb of shacks and shops, images from the drone and on the ground ‘intel’ broadcast to all involved in the operation showing increasing civilian risk every minute.

      Kenyan Special Forces are put on hold as the entourage arrives at a house and enters. Finally the military get facial recognition to identify Susan Helen Danford as one of the human targets as Joint Intelligence Center Pacific at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii OK the drone to arm its hellfire to obliterate the building. The mission is supervised in the United Kingdom by a COBRA meeting that includes Lieutenant General Frank Benson (Alan Rickman) of the Royal Marines, government ministers and the UK Attorney George Matherson (Richard McCabe).

      Kenyan agent Farah discovers that the terrorists have explosives in the house and are preparing two suicide bombers for what is presumed to be an attack on a civilian target. Powell decides the imminent threat changes the mission objective from "capture" to "kill". She informs the drone pilot to ready a Hellfire missile attack on the building and solicits the opinion of her British Army legal counsel (Carl Beukes) about doing so.

      It’s finally given the go after some legal pontificating with various phone calls. But at the last minute that young girl with the hula hoop pitches up with some pita bread to sell outside of the house. British army technicians at Northwood calculate the explosion spread from the missile has an 80% chance of killing the girl. Government ministers Brian Woodale (Jeremy Northam) and Angela Northman (Monica Dolan) are not happy and Jeremy refers the decision up the government chain. Tense legal arguments begin as the terrorists strap the suicide belts on and the window agonizingly begins to close. The propaganda argument is simple. If the British military blow up a child trying to kill terrorists, that has afar grater negative effect on the west than the girl walking free and the terrorists blowing up 50 African civilians. Powell (Mirren) is ready to fire whereas the drone pilot is torn by the young girl on his screen. Never has the sale or pita bread been so gripping. Never mind innocent lives being lost, careers and pensions are at stake for making the wrong decision here.


      ===Results===

      Its pretty good stuff folks and of the recent drone action movies released this is probably the best. Good Kill (2014) was solid and very much an American perspective on the US military drone program through the pilots and the cowards they feel killing the 90% whereas this is more about the moral and legal arguments of the U.K.s involvement. Mirren is believable as the abrupt and confident military rank ready to carry out the operation come what may and all the ministers shown as liberal and lily-livered. It’s a breeze for Alan Rickman in his final film as the prim and proper high ranking British officer and very much an ensemble piece in the end. Aaron ‘Breaking Bad’ Paul is the token American ‘star’ involvement and it’s looking increasingly difficult to cast the short ass in meaningful role without thinking he will suddenly say ‘Yo Mr White!’. He could hardly see over the wheel in Need for Speed.

      It’s taut and tense stuff throughout as the target is lit up ready for destruction and the various assets on the ground also risk being blown up or caught by the Islamist’s. As I say, never has the sale of bread been so tense. It’s shot in real time and that adds an extra layer of tension. This stuff is going on for real every week and well paid white people are deciding which poor brown people should die that pose a threat down the line to white wealth and dominance on the planet, ‘British interests abroad’, as Blair calls the oil and gas industry. This is not, and never was, about terrorism. This is the ongoing Great Game, the control of the worlds energy supplies to keep the west empowered. The film never really goes into the politics of why we are there though and plays the terrorism card throughout. A more intelligent film on the subject may have earned a fifth ciao star and maybe big awards.

      It’s not an acting movie and more in the drama /thriller genre as the various assets are deployed and the tension rises to the dramatic and harrowing conclusion. In real life it appears they just fire the missiles and sod the legal and the spin doctors and lawyers do the rest as it’s all the innocent kills are buried like the bodies. The Americans actually target weddings and funerals of jihadists simply on the basis that fellow friends and family will be there and so take out the next generation of the anti west crowd, and that produces another target rich funeral, of course. This is western terrorism, end of, and however much moves try to sanitize it we are at war with Islam and just as bad. But for just $13 m it looks good and entertains and did a healthy $34.5m back.


      ===RATINGS===
      Imdb.com – 7.3/10.0 (52,992votes)
      Rottentomatos.com – % critic’s approval
      Metacritic.com – % critic’s approval

      ===Trailer===

      https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/eye_in_the_sky/


      ===Special Features===

      -Featurette: Morals-

      A look at the political, legal and military chain of command in firing a hellfire missile abroad.


      -Featurette: perspectives –

      More of the same. We learn that Alan Rikman remained on set well after his filming was complete, perhaps aware it would be his last film.


      -Cast & Crew interviews-

      Mirren and co talk about their movie.




      ===Critics===

      South China Morning Post –‘This tale is intriguingly structured and expertly executed, and wholeheartedly embraces the moral complexities of one of the most divisive issues of modern military combat’.

      Financial Times –‘Director Gavin Hood works the tension and the moral uncertainty to good effect but at times the film feels schematic and too much like revision’.

      The Mail –‘It's a lean, Lumet-like thriller that puts the moral calculus of drone warfare in its crosshairs’.

      Little Whit Lies –‘A basic conundrum; yet it's smart, tense, and surprisingly pointed’.

      Independent –‘What's refreshing, though, is how nuanced the film's approach remains. There is no simple minded resolution here and it is inevitable that there will be blood on somebody's hands by the final reel’

      Metro –‘Hood shows us the war on terror as a literal world war, being strategized everywhere from the dust to the heavens’.

      The Sun –‘Taut and chastening, Eye in The Sky leaves you saddened and shaken’.


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      18.02.2017 00:37
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      • "Regular updates during the process"
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      Would recommend and and use pcspecialists again

      I bought a small computer for personal user and I was very pleased with the service and prompt delivery

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      17.02.2017 20:25
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      Great customer service

      Sarah littlewood helped me sort out the fact I had ordered the wrong software, she was brilliant,helpful and sorted everything out in a couple of minutes, thank you.

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      17.02.2017 15:30
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      A Must Have Product

      This product is the best I have used till now.A tinted Moisturiser that is really light weight on skin and can be considered as the only One product that you need every morning to go to work. It Moisturises , Correct the skin tone uneveness , also brings glow to the skin. Without forgetting the SPF 15 , I dont even use sunscreen anymore.

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      17.02.2017 15:26
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      It is an amazing product. A Must Have in your skin care kit

      The moisturiser is really nourishing for the skin. you clearly see the difference after one week use , the skin feels rejuvenated and it is really a light texture that can be used under makeup.You can also see pores tighten and pimples and acne scars diminishes.

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      17.02.2017 14:22
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      Excelentes, vou voltar a comprar!

      Produtos impecáveis, acabamentos muito bons e excelentes profissionais.
      Vou voltar a adquirir mais material, sem qualquer duvida!

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    • Veep - Complete HBO Season 1 (DVD) / TV Series / 0 Readings / 0 Ratings
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      17.02.2017 11:37

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      This is not veep veep much good

      Star – Julia Louis – Dreyfuss
      Genre – TV Series > Comedy
      Run Time – 8 x 28 minutes
      Certificate – 18
      Country – USA
      Awards – 47Wins & 134 Nominations
      Golden Globes – 7 Nominations
      Amazon – £7.00 DVD £12.25 Blue Ray
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      I have been scratching around on Amazon for a while now like looking for American HBO style box sets to get into. I loved Breaking Bad so thought I would try Weeds but that didn’t workout. I was blown away with The West Wing so I was sure Aaron Sorkin’s new series The Newsroom would also be up there, which it almost was. But neither Weeds or The Newsroom are a substitute for the original and the best. So, after enjoying the first two seasons of House of Cards (the third one is boring and unneeded) I thought I would try Veep, a comic send up of American politics, an often earnest TV Drama genre that needed its legs kicked away.

      It’s basically an American version of Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Thick of It’ and written by him, starring Julia Louis – Dreyfuss , the pocket comic dynamo daughter of the actor Richard Dreyfuss and the one who made it big in the much admired sitcom Seinfeld as a sassy Jewish singleton. The ongoing joke in VEEP is very much that the position of Vice President is pretty powerless and although only a fag paper away from the top job they never get to make many decisions and so have to find something to do, often sponsoring an important bill through the Senate to get noticed.

      The show was big hit on its launch in 2012 and still is and has won a ton of Emmy’s, the sixth season just finished in America. I’m not sure if she is still the number two in the White House in the show now but after six series there can only be two more as Veep for a two term president. To be honest I am surprised it’s lasted that long. This is very much a show made with a female comic vibe for a female audience. Not feminist but just female.


      ===Cast===

      Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Selina Meyer
      Anna Chlumsky ... Amy Brookheimer
      Tony Hale ... Gary Walsh
      Reid Scott ... Dan Egan
      Timothy Simons ... Jonah Ryan
      Matt Walsh ... Mike McLintock
      Sufe Bradshaw ... Sue Wilson
      Sarah Sutherland ... Catherine Meyer
      Phil Reeves ... Andrew Doyle
      Dan Bakkedahl ... Roger Furlong
      Randall Park ... Danny Chung
      Peter Grosz ... Sidney Purcell
      Nelson Franklin ...Will
      Brian Huskey ... Leon West
      Craig Cackowski ... Cliff

      ===Plot===

      Vice President Selina Meyer (Dreyfuss) has decided on the implementation of ‘Clean Jobs Commission’ as her legacy, setting her up for a future run for the Presidency. It gets off to a sticky start when one of her staffers upsets the plastics industry, then Meyer makes an offensive joke at a speech and another staffer accidentally signs her own name on a condolence card instead of the Veeps to a recently deceased senator. A Presidential health scare abroad briefly puts Meyer in control of America but 8 minutes later it’s all over. She is also caught short in a yoghurt store.

      The Veep learns from the presidential liaison Jonah Ryan (Timothy Simons) that the boss is not happy with one of her appointees to her Clean Jobs Bill. Meanwhile the internet is a wash with cruel nicknames for the Vice President. It doesn’t help when ‘Selena’ is on the official names for the current hurricane season. Another slip at a press conference is perceived as a racist when a microphone was not turned of and so her brash new spin doctor Dan Egan (Reid Scott) decides a visit to local hospital after a factory blast will deflect the criticism, which proves the case. We also discoverer the Veep has a secret hunky well hung boyfriend.

      To punish Meyer for her poor handling of her clean jobs bill, now two oil executives on it, the president makes her head an obesity public health campaign, telling fat Americans not to eat too much. With her bill falling apart and pregnancy rumors abound it looks like she is along way of looking presidential.


      ===Results===

      Just as the position of the US Vice President is inconsequential and mostly ceremonial that is pretty much how I felt about Veep. It feels like women’s sports, a politically correct exercise to give the girls something to get their teeth into because the boys have their HBO show but not giving them their head and because of that it’s just not that funny, in the way that certain sitcoms here are aimed at a certain audience, like Gavin & Stacey. The joke here is very much female orientated and as all men know, women are not that funny. Some are on TV but not many. I’m guessing most of its American audience is female. I don’t think I will be getting season two. All the prominent male characters are arrogant dicks or two dimensional wimps and the females vulnerable and incompetent. This worked for Iannucci in the Thick of It but feels forced here. This just doesn’t have that comic edge I love.

      To be fair it has done well in America and so someone finds it funny and there is the odd chuckle to be had but for me I like my humor to be cynical, brutal and cutting around a topic and world that is exactly that. Although the writing is gently caustic at times it backs off just at the wrong time and falls into generic sitcom territory. Dreyfuss is good in the lead but she doesn’t quite get to exploit the comic situation she gets into as the plot races on to the next thing. The beauty of shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm is Larry would get bitten in the ass at the end of the episode from his actions from the start of the episode whereas this leaves lot of lose untidy comic threads.

      Watching this makes me feel like I’m not quite tuned into the comic frequency of it. I don’t think it’s any particular reason, be it dumbed down slightly or not satirical enough, but it just quite have that knowing nod to the viewer humor. It’s a bit ‘improv’ at times and it shows and perhaps too many writers around Iannucci and some jokes pulled. As TV can no longer deliver gags around the taboos that make us most laugh the most, like race, sexuality and religion, the targets are fewer and far between here although fat people still deemed to easy meat. What ever it is something is just not quite right. The best modern satirical American shows have those self aware celebrity cameos in them and that’s what this show rally needed. I’m surprised it didn’t get naughtier as it is a HBO show and Iannucci is the gay who created and wrote Alan Partridge after all. Its very much one of those shows you need to see for yourself to be a judge. I hated Gavin & Stacey but the country loved it. 2.4 Children is right up there with BBC sitcom fans but I detest that to. Veep is in that Parks & Recreation ballpark.




      ===RATINGS===


      Imdb.com – 8.1/10.0 (20,120votes)
      Rottentomatos.com – 60% critic’s approval
      Metacritic.com – % critic’s approval

      ===Trailer===

      ===Special Features===

      -Commentaries –

      Silly fun on the layered track by cast & crew.


      -The Making of VEEP-

      Standard behind the scenes stuff with cast and crew bigging up their surprisingly average product, considering.

      -Deleted Scenes-

      On too many as the cast is very TV and improve.


      -Obesity Program-

      Some outtakes from a big from episode 6.




      ===Critics===

      NY Daily News –‘It's too easy, too much like a series of safe sketches that play to all the stereotypes everyone in politics claims describe the other side’.

      Newsday –‘Some amusing lines, but otherwise a disappointing misfire’.

      The Mail –‘The supporting actors add their own nice touches, making Veep a well-acted comedy that remains in search of a heart, even a tin one’.

      Boston Globe -‘Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer, who is firing on all of her Emmy-winning cylinders’.

      The Mirror –‘Spreads the comedic wealth across the entire cast’.

      The NY Times –‘The result is overly broad and narrow at the same time/..

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