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In Search Of A Midnight Kiss [DVD]
In Search Of A Midnight Kiss [DVD]
Dvd ~ Scoot McNairy
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £3.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Indie Romantic Comedy, 4 Jan. 2010
ISOAMK is a sweet, funny romantic comedy in the vein of Before Sunset (and apprantly Once). It is pretty much just a couple walking around LA on NYE talking. Luckily for me this is just the sort of film i love. Its is very low budget, apparently the directory moved to LA from Austin with some of his Friends who acted and starred in it, to make it. All the characters are great particularly the neorotic, insecure, overly sensitive main lead. There are some really funny lines particularly between the main male protagonist and his friend and it has a fantastic soundtrack led by Shearwater that really adds to the sweet but melancholic mood. Highly recommended.

Reheated Cabbage
Reheated Cabbage
by Irvine Welsh
Edition: Paperback

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Book, 13 Aug. 2009
This review is from: Reheated Cabbage (Paperback)
I have read all of Irvine Welsh's books and this is certainly up there with the best of them. This is because it seems that he wrote most of the stories contained in this anthology when he was at the top of his game in the mid 90s. Some of the stories could have fitted easily into Trainspotting or the Acid House and the final excellent novella about Juice Terry seems to be a left over chapter from 'Glue', another period in his career when he was on form.

So if you liked Trainspotting, The Acid House or Glue, then this comes highly recommended.

The Firm [DVD]
The Firm [DVD]
Dvd ~ Gary Oldman
Offered by Discs4all
Price: £4.77

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great British Film, 1 Sept. 2008
This review is from: The Firm [DVD] (DVD)
This is an excellent gritty British film about football hooligans. Gary Oldman is stunning as always in the lead playing a Top Boy in a London Firm, The ICC (ICF anyone?). The film goes against endless socialogical analysis of the deeper resons as to why men turn to football violence. Here the motivations are simple: they like a fight and the feeling of belonging to a group. While not as good as Alan Clarke's most famous film, the excellent 'Scum' this has a simlar mood and well worth a watch. It even as a cameo at the end from Phil Mitchell from Eastenders!

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