Thursday, November 3, 2011

New Balance Men's MO650 Outdoor Multi-Sport Shoe

New Balance Men's MO650 Outdoor Multi-Sport Shoe

New Balance Men's MO650 Outdoor Multi-Sport Shoe
Runners expect nothing but the best from New Balance, and this shoe definitely delivers. Its suede and mesh upper is lightweight and offers excellent ventilation, while its padded collar and cushioned insole keep you comfy even on longer runs. Its treaded outsole provides superior traction.


Company: New Balance

List Price: $64.95

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The Lord of the Rings (1978 Animated Movie) [Blu-ray]

The Lord of the Rings (1978 Animated Movie) [Blu-ray]
Although it was ultimately overshadowed by Peter Jackson's live-action Lord of the Rings trilogy, Ralph Bakshi's animated adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy classic is not without charms of its own. A target of derision from intolerant fans, this ambitious production is nevertheless a respectably loyal attempt to animate the first half of Tolkien's trilogy, beginning with the hobbit Frodo's inheritance of "the One Ring" of power from Bilbo Baggins, and ending with the wizard Gandalf's triumph over the evil army of orcs. While the dialogue is literate and superbly voiced by a prestigious cast (including John Hurt as Aragorn), Leonard Rosenman's accomplished score effectively matches the ominous atmosphere that Bakshi's animation creates and sustains. Bakshi's lamentable decision to combine traditional cel animation with "rotoscoped" (i.e., meticulously traced) live-action footage is jarringly distracting and aesthetically disastrous, but when judged by its narrative content, this Lord of the Rings deserves more credit than it typically receives. --Jeff Shannon

Director: Ralph Bakshi

Animated, Color, Widescreen, SubtitledControversial animator Ralph Bakshi's literal adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien'sic fantasy trilogy, The Lord of the Rings, is brought to the screen. An evil sorcerer from a previous era created a magical ring which enables its users to call upon its tremendous powers to rule the world, but it inevitably warps them to evil. It was believed lost, but during a resurgence of magical evil in the world, Bil

Company: Warner Home Video

List Price: $29.99

Amazon Price: $11.59

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