Mr. R. D. Carey

Helpful votes received on reviews: 87% (26 of 30)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,934,816 - Total Helpful Votes: 26 of 30
The Greatest Story Ever Told [DVD] [1965] <b>DVD</b> ~ Max von Sydow
3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Biblical Curiosity, 10 April 2009
Lit like a Caravaggio painting this is an almost Impressionistic account of the life of Jesus that features the most memorable entrance of a major figure in cinematic history...Max Von Sydow's blue-eyed Jesus is first seen in the shadows of an alcove in a debauched Jerusalem .....bold and stylistic it's well worth watching.
Assembly [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Feng Xiagang
Assembly [DVD] DVD ~ Feng Xiagang
In the past decade, Asian cinema has undergone something of a renaissance - from the vivid historical epics of Zhang Yimou through Park Chan-Wook's troubling psychological revenge dramas there truly is a genre for all palates jaded by Hollywood effluent. 'Assembly' like its counterpart 'Brotherhood' attempts to tell the story of warfare from a distinctly Asian perspective and does so in a manner that many Hollywood big-league directors could learn from. Zhang Hanyu gives a powerhouse leading performance as Captain Gu Zidi whose quest to locate the bodies of his men, and assauge some of the survivors guilt he feels, carries the film from brutal battlefield action to its moving… Read more
Hotel Radio ~ The Hazey Janes
Hotel Radio ~ The Hazey Janes
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars summer comes early!, 26 Feb 2006
I've always been a a sucker for the 'girl singer with a guitar band' sound (Darling Buds, Primitives etc)and after hearing a track from this album on a CD given away with a music magazine I bought it straight away and haven't stopped listening since.
All the right influences are there to have me slavering like Pavlov's dog...Byrds jingle-jangle sound, Beach Boys harmonies all given a twist to bring them up to date.
Buy it now and make believe its summer come early!