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Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels (Shotgun Special Edition) (Universal pictures Video, pounds 17.99) Rating: ****

Two-disc version of Guy Ritchie's East End gangster thriller, which features one of the most bizarre casts of all time: soccer villain Vinnie Jones, real-life legend Lenny McLean, singer Sting, and some of Britain's hot young acting things.

What's even more surprising is how well they all work together to bring this delicious black comedy to life.

Roseanne ( The Complete First Season (Anchor Bay, pounds 34.99) Rating: ****

Roseanne Conner and her husband Dan (John Goodman) struggle to maintain control of their kids ( boy-crazed Becky (Alicia Goranson), quick-witted Darlene (Sara Gilbert) and goofy DJ (Michael Fishman) ( at their home on Delaware Street in Lanford, Illinois, in 23 episodes of the award-winning 80s sitcom.

Sharpe (The Collector's Edition) (Granada Ventures, pounds 99.99) Rating: ****

15-DISC box set including all 14 episodes of the hit ITV drama, starring Sean Bean as Bernard Cromwell's literary hero Richard Sharpe, who cuts a swathe through the intrigue and skulduggery of the 19th Century Napoleonic Wars.
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Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Sep 16, 2005
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