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It's often been suggested in these pages that the gifted actress Natalie "microphone head" Portman is apt to attract a certain breed of internet fan.

See here and here for examples of our chronicling of this onanistic band of netizens.

Final confirmation of the thesis comes to us today via international compact disc warehousing operation Amazon. Its SPod dvd-buYing On amazoN Behaviour cRoss-referencing Algorithm™ (SPY ON BRA) has crunched the numbers, and revealed a near-perfect correlation between ham-fisted Wachowski brothers' graphic novel adaptation V for Vendetta and its own exclusive 12 Hardcore Sex Films Box Set.

Here's the email Amazon's marketing bods sent to Reg reader Jarrod after he purchased the aforementioned dystopian turkey:

Hello, Jarrod ****,

We've noticed that customers who have purchased or rated "V for Vendetta [2006]" have also purchased "12 Hardcore Sex Films Box Set (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk)" on DVD. For this reason, you might like to know that "12 Hardcore Sex Films Box Set (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk)" will be released on 27 August 2007. You can pre-order yours for just £11.97 (60% off the RRP) by following the link below.

12 Hardcore Sex Films Box Set (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk)

RRP: £29.99 Price: £11.97 You Save: £18.02 (60%)

Release Date: 27 August 2007

To learn more about 12 Hardcore Sex Films Box Set (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk), please visit the following page at Amazon.co.uk: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B000RL67GS/ref=pe_snp_7GS

Best wishes,

Amazon.co.uk

So there, you have it, QED. You can't argue with maths, and at less than £1 per hardcore sex film, you can't argue with those prices, either.

Natalie Portman was unavailable for immediate comment. ®

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