Lazaros K.

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Sergei Bondarchuk's War and Peace 5 DVD Set [NTSC,&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Sergey Bondarchuk
I remember ,as a youngster,the entousiastic reviews and comments about this movie when it was first released.
When I saw the movie I was impressed by the extravagant settings and costumes,and,most of all,by the battle scenes at Borodino.
I revisited this one recently.Althouh I realise that it is a great movie,I went through most of it at "fast forward"mode.
Over the last forty years we have all been trained at cinematography at a fast pace.Almost frantic.This slow(...very slow...)moving epic is now bitter to our palate.
Movies have changed a lot.And so have we all.
Homeland - Season 1 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Damian Lewis
Homeland - Season 1 [DVD] DVD ~ Damian Lewis
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is truly a very good series.Especially by american standards.Script,cast,direction,plot, they are all way above par.However ,what makes it extraordinary for a "spy series" is that the focus is not on "action and violence" but on the "in depth" analysis of the "flawed"principal "heroes".All of them have their personal demons and ailments to cope with,their personal lives are "a mess",yet they perform admirably ,out of a sense of duty and dedication to the cause they serve.It is refreshing to see that individuals in "high places" place their personal careers above all else,their "contribution"to the "task on hand" is limited, and their "morality"ranges from insignificant to non… Read more
The Man with the Iron Fists [DVD] [2012] <b>DVD</b> ~ Russell Crowe
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Quentin Tarantino's recent work is marked,among other disconcerting characteristics, by a profound contempt for historical reality.
This one is the first movie directed (....I use the term very loosely..)by Q.T.'s close fiend,the famous rapper RZA ! It was ,apparently made possible, by through the direct involvement of production and casting.
I shall not comment on the movie itself.It is not worth of comments.But it is sad to see Russel Crowe,overweight to the point that he can hardly move, posing himself as a murderous "knife master"(!),who is also an english colonel acting as an an emissry of the Chinese emperor !! A pitiful presence, aiming to commercial benefits… Read more