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The Drop [DVD]
The Drop [DVD]
Dvd ~ Tom Hardy
Offered by RevisionNet
Price: £11.57

5.0 out of 5 stars A Small Gem, 31 May 2015
This review is from: The Drop [DVD] (DVD)
Excellent film written by the great Denis Lehane. All the actors are impressive and the Director does not go in for flash but rather characterization that make you want to follow and find out where it is heading. The plot seems simple but there is a twist at the end which is unexpected but believable. More original and better done than many a bigger budget noirish films. A small gem, well worth your time.


Deja Vu [DVD]
Deja Vu [DVD]
Dvd ~ Denzel Washington
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Price: £3.22

4.0 out of 5 stars Fun Ride, 14 May 2015
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This review is from: Deja Vu [DVD] (DVD)
Tony Scott was a real filmmaker in that the cinematography, editing, directing is sharpe as can be. Denzel is very good, so it comes down to the story. In this case it is preposterous but fun to take the ride. Sad that we won't have more entertaining films from Tony Scott.


The Guard [DVD]
The Guard [DVD]
Dvd ~ Brendan Gleeson
Price: £6.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Brendan Gleeson - National Treasure, 14 May 2015
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This review is from: The Guard [DVD] (DVD)
Brendan Gleeson is a national treasure and anything he does should be seen. This is quite good but is a small movie, quirky characters, so expectations shouldn't be too high. The acting carries the day.


Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5" Titanium Bronze Tablet Octa-Core 1.9GHz 3Gb Ram 16GB HD Android Kit Kat 4.4 SM-T800NTSABTU
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5" Titanium Bronze Tablet Octa-Core 1.9GHz 3Gb Ram 16GB HD Android Kit Kat 4.4 SM-T800NTSABTU
Offered by Hihi Electronic
Price: £299.99

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Hardware, Poor Software, 14 May 2015
As hardware the Galaxy S is excellent deserving of 5 stars. It's fast and the screen is everything you read, the feel of it is top end all the way. Battery life was in the 9 hour range depending on what you have running (ie. bluetooth, location, etc.). All the less than satisfactory issues have to do with the software that Samsung provides and in some cases can be quite annoying and limiting in ways you may not like. The new graphic interface that takes up a good deal of screen space can be deleted but not an entire page with their idea of a cool face (flipboard in particular and the magazine format in specific). You can not change this and make it simply one of the normal pages you might want to place your own choices for apps on. Not terrible but not great and certainly not in my/your control. PC Remote never worked right but Samsung Link did the job. It is important to get at least one to work so you can transfer files without cables. I still have an OTG cable but rarely need it. They include their own photo app, email app, news, video and document apps. They are OK but there are better ones out there. In particular, while the word document app designed to replace Google and Microsoft apps (Word, Excel, etc) does a lot, it is extremely large in the space it takes up and no better than using Google docs (I prefer Google). So, in conclusion, to be a full 5 star, Samsung would have had to make the Galaxy S more able to be adjusted to what the user wants. The idea that the manufacturer knows best (Apple is famous for this) is just not happening for me. There are other software quirks I am still figuring a way around, but the device is excellent and for many people what annoys me will not matter. The device itself outshines everything else in the marketplace.


Treme - Season 2 [DVD] [2011] [2012]
Treme - Season 2 [DVD] [2011] [2012]
Dvd ~ Steve Zahn
Price: £15.10

5.0 out of 5 stars Great Series, 19 April 2015
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Strong season from one of best things from HBO. Many good stories and great acting plus that New Orleans music make for a dynamite Gumbo of entertainment. The first season and this are fantastic.


Things We Lost In The Fire [DVD]
Things We Lost In The Fire [DVD]
Dvd ~ Benicio Del Toro
Offered by Entertainment Direct
Price: £3.56

3.0 out of 5 stars Does not Work, 19 April 2015
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Another example of a film with outstanding acting but truly awful directing. Strange choices of camera and editing throughout that simply left us wondering what the director was trying to do. It is partially saved by the actors but they can't do it themselves. The story is interesting: a widow invites a strung out best friend of murdered husband to live with the family while trying to get him back on his feet. Del Toro is fantastic as the junky friend as is Halle Berry as the wife. The rest is an odd mess that never quite comes together.


Entourage : Complete HBO Season 1 [2004] [DVD] [2006]
Entourage : Complete HBO Season 1 [2004] [DVD] [2006]
Dvd ~ Jeremy Piven
Price: £5.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Terrible, 19 April 2015
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Juvenile c**p at its worst. Nothing but infantile humor. Not worth the 1 pence it cost used.


Dallas Buyers Club [DVD]
Dallas Buyers Club [DVD]
Dvd ~ Matthew McConaughey
Price: £5.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Good but not Great, 19 April 2015
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As everyone already knows, the acting in this film is top-of-the-line. However, I couldn't give it 5 stars due to the lack of style in the way it is photographed and directed. For us it didn't draw us in as much as we expected. The scene stealer is Jared Letto by the force of incredible acting. Worth watching but it could have been a better film.


Calvary [DVD] [2014]
Calvary [DVD] [2014]
Dvd ~ Brendan Gleeson
Price: £5.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 19 April 2015
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This review is from: Calvary [DVD] [2014] (DVD)
This is what a great small movie should be. Beautifully acted by the entire cast, especially the always great Brendan Gleeson. A complex and fascinating script and pitch perfect directing by the writer. It is thought provoking and worth every second you are involved with the story and characters. Wouldn't reveal a thing about the story as it is worth taking the "ride" with the characters through their own questions of faith and belief. Don't hesitate to watch this if you want more than another action movie.


Goodnight Mister Tom [DVD] [1998]
Goodnight Mister Tom [DVD] [1998]
Dvd ~ John Thaw
Price: £2.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Just OK, 19 April 2015
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If not for John Thaw this would have been hard to watch. The young actor was not very good (except at trembling) and the over all story was very predictable. We could guess what would happen next all the way through. We expected more from the director Jack Gold but I believe this was made for TV so the simple over sentimental style was employed. Not subtle at all and not complex enough to be anything but just OK.


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