5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
First, let's deal with what this record is not.
Scott Walker has not spontaneously reverted to the singer songwriter of Big Louise and its ilk, sorry.
He has been ploughing his own, lonely furrow for thirty years now with little concern for anything as approachable as The World's Strongest Man or for the many people who for some mad reason appear to express anger at his obstinate refusal to pander to fans of his 60s output.
I guess it's time to call those folks to order - only one person gets to choose what he does, and it ain't you or me.
In fact, I would always recommend trying before you buy to anyone thinking of checking out Tilt, The Drift or Bish Bosch… Read more
13 of 16 people found the following review helpful
Maybe it's just the sci-fi niche this fills - Alternate Dystopian Reality rather than space opera - that causes it to be misundertood, but the skills and lasting effects of this film are, for me, improved by precisely the aspects that the naysayers DO NOT like.
Of course there are no answers to the world's problems provided in this film - how would one bloke solve all of it anyway (he ain't John Mclane - he works in an office!)? There are also no causes given for the much publicised central device of infertility. There is no hope in humanity because they don't know what the problem is and no one can even begin to cure a disease with no perceived cause. If you've seen "The Birds"… Read more