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Pirate Radio

From the creator of Love Actually and Notting Hill comes a trip back to the freewheeling, free-loving ’60s when the very rock music that inspired a generation was censored by the government. When a group of rebellious deejays decides to defy the ban, they take to the seas to broadcast music and mayhem to millions of adoring fans. Featuring a soundtrack that includes The Who, The Kinks, Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones and many more, it’s a feel-great film based on a true story that critics cheer is “exuberant!” (John Powers, Vogue)Pirate Radio recalls American teen exploitation films of the 1950s, in which square authority figures wanted to keep rock ‘n’ roll’s corrupting influence from children, who just wanted to dance. Though set in 1966 Great Britain, this high-spirited comedy will strike a resonant chord in anyone who ever snuck their transistor radio under their pillow at night to have their world rocked. Musically, 1966 was the best of times (the killer soundtrack spins a Who’s Who of vintage vinyl, including the Kinks, the Rolling Stones, Dusty Springfield, and, yes, the Who). But the kids weren’t alright. The BBC broadcast less than an hour of rock music a day. Pirate radio stations broadcasting from ships anchored off the coast exemplified rock’s rebellious spirit. Like Almost Famous, Pirate Radio views this outlaw world through the eyes of an innocent, Carl (Tom Sturridge), sent by his mother (Emma Thompson in a saucy cameo) to the good ship Radio Rock, operated by his godfather (a dapper Bill Nighy). He comes aboard a “posh tosser,” but he gradually forges a bond with these fellow misfits who have dedicated their lives to making musical waves. Richard Curtis, who wrote and directed Love, Actually and wrote Four Weddings and a Funeral and Notting Hill, has assembled a see-worthy crew, including Philip Seymour Hoffman as the Count, the scruffy resident Yank; Rhys Ifans as Gavin, his rival; Nick Frost as randy Dave; and Rhys Darby (from Flight of the Conchords) as fall guy Angus. Curtis doesn’t run the tightest of ships. He’s a bit montage-happy, and he allows Kenneth Branagh to go overboard as the uptight politician bent on shutting Radio Rock down. Some, too, may carp that several of the songs weren’t made for those times. But if you’re going to lose your virginity, it’s best lost to Herb Albert’s 1968 ballad “This Guy’s in Love with You.” While a bit choppy, we rate Pirate Radio at least a 7: it’s got a great cast, an even better beat, and you can dance to it. –Donald Liebenson

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  • Run Time: 117
  • Release Date: 4/2/2013
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2008-2009 Mercury Sable 2006-2008 Mercury Milan 2005-2007 Mercury Montego 2004-2007 Mercury Monterey 2006-2010 Mercury Mountaineer 2005-2008 Lincoln Mark LT In-Dash Navigation Stereo GPS DVD CD MP3 AVI USB SD Radio Bluetooth Hands-free Steering Wheel Controls 7″ Touch Screen iPod iPhone-Ready AV Receiver Video Audio Player Multimedia Infotainment System w/ Digital TV Rear View Camera Option OEM Replacement Car SUV Pickup Truck Deck

In-Dash GPS Navigation Infotainment System

– Truly Plug-and-Play; OEM factory look;

– NO modification; NO wire cutting or splicing;

– Latest version guaranteed;

– Support Steering Wheel Controls;

– 7″ Full Touch Screen; High Definition;

– No need to unlock or re-program; Works right out of box;

– Region-free: applicable in North America/ Europe/ Australia/ South America…

– Most powerful CPU and RAM in the market;

– Two USB ports at back which support large capacity USB drives;

– iPod-ready; iPhone-ready; Charging iPod and iPhone;

– Text-to-Speech navigation maps with 11+ millions of Points of Interests;

– Handle most main stream media formats;

– Microsoft Windows CE on board;

– Microsoft Office Viewer: Word/Excel/PowerPoint Viewer

– Bluetooth Hands-free built-in with A2DP Music Streaming feature;

– Support both rear view camera and front camera;

– Multiple languages supported (English/French/Germany/Spanish/Russian/Portuguese…);

– Radio, DVD etc can be played while in navigation;

– High quality AM/FM Radio;

– Applications included: MP3/MP4 player, Photo browser, Notebook;

– Real-time clock, support both 12-hour and 24-hour format;

– Bi-directionally copying files between USB/SD card and head unit;

– Supported by Zera Navigation trained customer service team and certified car electronics technicians;

Product Features

  • Fits 2008-2009 Mercury Sable; 2006-2008 Mercury Milan; 2005-2007 Mercury Montego; 2004-2007 Mercury Monterey; 2006-2010 Mercury Mountaineer; 2005-2008 Lincoln Mark LT; Truly Plug-and-Play; OEM factory look;
  • The TFT Active Matrix touch screen has a resolution of 800 (H) x 480 (V) x RGB with 1,152,000 total pixels. The touchscreen LCD serves as a video monitor, system information display and touchscreen control panel. Offers a front-loading disc slot, two rear-panel USB port, and front-panel SD-card slot. Supports playback of DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD-Audio, CD-Text, CD-R/RW discs; Supports most main stream multimedia formats such as MP3, AVI, JPEG, RM…
  • Built-in GPS Navigation system with latest version maps plus 11 millions of POIs. Once a destination is set, the unit provides turn-by-turn voice & visual guidance through your vehicle’s speakers and the unit’s display monitor. Junction View shows you a realistic depiction of an upcoming exit, complete with lane guides. And 3D Landmarks shows you skyscrapers, statues, and other familiar structures in color to help you find your way through unfamiliar urban areas. Features built-in 2.4GHz Bluetooth technology which promotes safe driving habits by allowing you to have a hands-free conversation while driving, without the need to hold a phone to your ear. Your Bluetooth enabled phone can be kept in your purse, pocket, or glovebox; while you communicate through this navigation receiver. The head unit also support Bluetooth audio streaming from your Bluetooth enabled smartphone or digital audio player.
  • No monthly or yearly fee; GPS navigation is FREE to use in whole life-time; Supports Steering Wheel Controls; The vehicle doesn’t need to have factory navigation; This unit replaces basic stock radio and upgrade it to in-dash navigation infotainment system; Supports rear view camera and can automatically switch to rear view while vehicle is in reverse; It has Pre-Amp RCA outputs for hooking up aftermarket amplifier or subwoofer; It can play video while in motion. This feature should only be enabled where local traffic law allows and only for passengers to view while in motion.
  • Imagine taking a trip as your car’s receiver gives you directions, finds the best restaurant for dinner, and plays movies for your back seat denizens. This navigation receiver covers all the bases, with GPS guidance, DVD playback, and a host of other useful features. You can search through millions of points of interest to locate gas stations, restaurants, museums, and other interesting spots, wherever you are. It also offers Bluetooth capability for hands-free calling, along with A2DP music streaming. Most importantly, it is truly plug and play without modification. In addition, it retains factory steering wheel controls.

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Leslie Sansone: Walk to the HITS Radio Remixes

It’s a BIG Calorie Burning WALK CONCERT in your HOME!

We’ve all heard it before. The most effective workout plan is the one you actually DO! But with all of the demands in everyone s busy life, it’s not so easy to find the time and energy to exercise. Motivation is key, and music is one of the best motivators. Great music makes your workout more fun and keeps you exercising because you LOOK FORWARD to it. That’s why Leslie created WALK TO THE HITS.

Walk To The Hits features hit music and High Intensity Interval Training (aka HIIT)-it’s the perfect combination! Hit music pumps up your pace, and HIIT training alternates between short bursts of all out effort and longer periods of recovery, allowing you to walk a shorter session while blasting away as many calories as you would in a longer one.

A study published in The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness showed that women who completed a 12 week HIIT program lost more weight than a group who performed longer sessions of moderate intensity cardio. The HIIT group also lost MORE BELLY FAT. In short, walking to the hits using HIIT training is a sure-fire way to fire-up your walk!

For this program, Leslie remixed some of her favorite radio hits to a fitness beat and combined them with some fresh new Walk At Home moves to create one of the most fun 3 mile walks ever.

The high-energy gang of walkers, the music, the moves, the miles, the smiles …..It’s more FUN than anyone should have on a fitness walk!

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