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Before Midnight [DVD] [2013]
Before Midnight [DVD] [2013]
Dvd ~ Ethan Hawke
Price: 5.00

5 of 11 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A cinema love story classic - no way, 1 Dec 2013
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Despite some interesting character examinations, this film was too contrived, poorly acted and scripted, often feeling very staged. I'm surprised at the ratings people have given this film as I fail to see how it could ever be considered a great love story and a cinema classic. The early scene in the car travelling from the airport was unnecessarily long, wasteful and just plain boring as it did little to progress the story or characters. Generally disappointing as I had high expectations of this film.
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The White Queen [DVD]
The White Queen [DVD]
Dvd ~ Rebecca Ferguson
Price: 23.23

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Thoroughly enjoyable, 19 Sep 2013
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High class UK production from the BBC that will not disappoint. Well cast, acted, directed and a pleasure to watch. Is there any talk of producing a Red Queen?


The Bletchley Circle: Series One [DVD]
The Bletchley Circle: Series One [DVD]
Dvd ~ Anna Maxwell Martin
Price: 13.37

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars First class viewing, 19 Sep 2013
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Very well done UK series with great acting and scripts. Cleverly cast as the females are all very different as are their abilities.
I really enjoyed this and could happily watch many more.


Luther - Series 3 [DVD]
Luther - Series 3 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Idris Elba
Price: 7.00

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Just great UK crime drama, 19 Sep 2013
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Excellent plots and well acted UK crime drama. This is consistently good and enjoyable to watch. Looking forward to another series.


Last Resort - The Complete Series [DVD]
Last Resort - The Complete Series [DVD]
Dvd ~ Andre Braugher
Price: 13.00

8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Reasonably good start but turns very ordinary, 19 Sep 2013
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Despite a reasonable start this show very quickly drops away to a third rate US TV drama that almost has a reality show feel to it at times. Some really bad acting and they should try and keep the young kiddies away from the script.
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George Gently Series 5 [DVD]
George Gently Series 5 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Martin Shaw and Lee Ingleby
Price: 13.64

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Gently, 19 Sep 2013
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As always this was great series of George Gently. Well acted with good plots that made for enjoyable viewing. Not sure if this is going to be the last of the Gently series. Hopefully not.


Top of the Lake [DVD]
Top of the Lake [DVD]
Dvd ~ Elisabeth Moss
Price: 7.50

4.0 out of 5 stars Great film and just that little bit different from the mainstream, 19 Sep 2013
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Well acted, great scenery and a good plot that keeps you guessing for quite a while. Some people criticised for being too slow but I didn't find this at all. It suited the mood of the film.


Endeavour (The Origins of Inspector Morse) [DVD]
Endeavour (The Origins of Inspector Morse) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Shaun Evans
Offered by signalboyblue
Price: 19.94

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent top shelf viewing, 25 May 2013
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This was a real surprise as I was expecting a mediocre spin off capitalising on the original Morse series. However, it's a pilot episode that is truly first class and right up there with the original Morse and Lewis. The plots are excellent and the acting first class. Shaun Evans & Roger Allam do a fantastic job. This is not just a one off either, as series one is just as good and well worth getting also.
There's usually something I can comment about, some small criticism or something that could have been done better but I can honestly say this is a ten out of ten job as far as I'm concerned. I wouldn't change a thing. Absolutely fantastic.


The Impossible [DVD] [2013]
The Impossible [DVD] [2013]
Dvd ~ Ewan McGregor
Price: 5.00

5 of 17 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Over cooked, over acted and over rated, 25 May 2013
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This movie could have and should have been so much more. No doubt the true story on which it's based was a whole lot more realistic with less of the over cooked dramatics. The scripting and scenes are something I would expect a junior high school to produce. There's so much more a good filmmaker could have done with this. I've no idea how some people have managed to give this movie more than 2 stars. Severely overdone with the dramatics and many time wasting and unnecessary scenes. If I saw this at the movies I would have walked out after the first 10-15 minutes - it was that bad.
Suggest you save your money and give this one a miss.
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Silent Witness - Series 15 & 16 [DVD]
Silent Witness - Series 15 & 16 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Emilia Fox
Price: 8.10

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Silent Witness still a great British drama, 21 May 2013
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Silent Witness series 15 & 16 is still a great high quality British drama. Well worth the purchase. Great viewing.


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