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Sucker Punch (Incl. Extended Cut) [Blu-ray + DVD] [2011] [Region Free]
Sucker Punch (Incl. Extended Cut) [Blu-ray + DVD] [2011] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Emily Browning
Offered by Rapid-DVD
Price: 19.97

3 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A concept artists wet dream., 29 Jun 2011
The film looks fantastic but anyone who doesn't like Zack Snyders directorial style had best stay away. The fights are absurdly over the top, coming straight out of a video game, but due to the nature of the story it works.

The story is pretty downbeat for the most part and requires the viewer to pay attention and think, although you can just watch it for the visuals I suppose. i think time will be kind to this overall despite the negative reviews.


I Love You, Man [DVD] [2009]
I Love You, Man [DVD] [2009]
Dvd ~ Jason Segel
Offered by CMS MEDIA UK
Price: 2.70

3.0 out of 5 stars A likable if not hilarious comedy., 4 Jun 2011
This review is from: I Love You, Man [DVD] [2009] (DVD)
It isn't that funny, well not consistently anyway. It starts off pretty weak and the middle really gets going and then the end is very predictable and bland. However the strength of the middle and the relationship of the two guys save it. I was torn between three and four stars, worth a look but don't expect to be bowled over.


Adventureland [DVD]
Adventureland [DVD]
Dvd ~ Jesse Eisenberg
Offered by A ENTERTAINMENT
Price: 3.79

0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Worst movie I've seen in ages., 4 Jun 2011
This review is from: Adventureland [DVD] (DVD)
I honestly don't see how anyone can like this, it fails all round. Well almost, the main performances are pretty good but everything else is terrible. It's labelled as a comedy but it's about as funny as testicular cancer. I didn't so much as smirk once, it didn't make me feel anything but anger at being suckered into watched such tripe. It could have been good, the basic premise has potential but every single joke falls on it's ass, the characters are dull and/or irritating.

AVOID.


The Lost Future [DVD] [2010]
The Lost Future [DVD] [2010]
Dvd ~ Corey Sevier

7 of 11 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars it's a passable TV movie., 6 May 2011
This review is from: The Lost Future [DVD] [2010] (DVD)
Nothing special here, it's like a cross between the future segments of the time machine and 10000BC. Although possibly better than the latter movie.

It's a lot better than I expected, but I expected it to be rubbish. instead it's kind of okay.


Fallout: New Vegas (Xbox 360)
Fallout: New Vegas (Xbox 360)
Price: 22.40

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A great game only slightly marred by bugs., 26 Oct 2010
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
over 20 hours of gameplay in and bugs and glitches have been minimal, no freezing just a bit of AI nonsense and a randomly appearing merchant.
A lot of people have mentioned load times? No worse than halo reach and also try installing it on your hard drive as I did that straight away and haven't been bothered by the load times.
It took me a while to really get back into the fallout world but once I was... woo and indeed hoo. It won't win any new fans as it is like a massive expansion for fallout3, but for fans that's a great thing anyway.
Most of the differences are pretty subtle a few do stand out but only over prolonged play.
If you get the whole fallout thing you will love it.


Demon / Axe of Men 2010 (Digital Single) [Explicit]
Demon / Axe of Men 2010 (Digital Single) [Explicit]
Price: 3.96

5.0 out of 5 stars Pretty much pop will eat itself., 29 Jun 2010
Yeah, poppies fans will lap this up. even though it is one new song remixed and an update of an old song there is no getting away from the fact that the Demon was going to be a PWEI song. It sounds like PWEI through and through. crunching guitar is almost drowned out by the massive beats and thumping bass, you have both clint mansell and crabbi on vocals...
Last chance to dance with the demon.


Catching More Than We Miss
Catching More Than We Miss
Price: 7.99

4.0 out of 5 stars I finally picked it up and wonder why I waited., 26 Jun 2010
Track by track
D.W.I. sounds like it should be more impressive than it is,

The rogues biography sounds imposing at first and while not catchy as such certainly sounds like a classic wonder stuff track.

Stay scared stay tuned, sounds like it could have fit on not an exit but his all the bite to the most cynical of Milos writing. Again not the most catchy chorus but a great lively track with interesting lyrical content.

Fill her up & foot down is decent track telling of many a road trip.

Something for nothing would have sounded at home on the suspended by stars album, one of the more rocky songs present and better than I seem to be giving it credit for.

The Test. A largely acoustic track which is Miles through and through.

Plans in the sky, A duet that makes me think of the beautiful south, or maybe the pogues with kirtsy McCall.

Catching more than we miss, is more upbeat and sounds like it was a lot of fun to record and maybe a fun live song.

Head to Head, starts with a an almost soul 2 soul like beat with a menacing fiddle sounds. the menace carries through to the lyrics.

Were you there? Another song that sounds like it would have fit in with the suspended by stars album, not a bad track but sounds more impressive but the lyrics lack the same impact.

Tell your story well. A great album closer that is more atmosphere and insight than a great tune.


Wolfhound [DVD]
Wolfhound [DVD]
Dvd ~ Aleksandr Bukharov
Offered by HarriBella.UK.Ltd
Price: 9.76

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wolfhound is a gem that many will miss., 26 April 2010
This review is from: Wolfhound [DVD] (DVD)
There are a lot of straight to dvd fantasy movies coming out these days and most are dire. Wolfhound clearly has a larger budget than most of them and while no rival to the LOTR trilogy it is certainly a good looking film. The digital effects are all good but the sets and production values are excellent. I watched it first with subtitles as I usually hate dubbing but even that is well done here.
The story follows a lot of fantasy cliches but does them so well you really don't care, I would actually go as far as to say it is the best fantasy film since return of the king.


Heavy Rain (PS3)
Heavy Rain (PS3)
Offered by Game Trade Online
Price: 14.84

0 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Unlike anything I have ever played., 12 Mar 2010
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: Heavy Rain (PS3) (Video Game)
I was unsure of this before playing the demo, so if you haven't yet get on psn and download it now. The game won't be for everyone but those that relish great story and character over fast shooting thrills will love Heavy Rain. It is amazing how it draws you in by getting you to do such seemingly simple things, the game is all about the details. With this, uncharted 2 and God of War 3 the ps3 is finally becoming a worthy system.


X-Men Legacy: Emplate Premiere HC
X-Men Legacy: Emplate Premiere HC
by Daniel Acuna
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Decent but unappealling art., 3 Mar 2010
Daniel acuna provides the art and while I like it I can imagine it may put others off the book.
Story wise Mike Carey again delves into X-men lore and brings back another old villian, in this case Emplate from Generation X. Rogue takes centre stage and I will be honest I think that is the worst part of the story, she is a good character but barely holds the story together as she has no link to Emplate, the action often lacks drama. Fortunately Emplate is well used and the story is well plotted.


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