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Richard Hammond's Invisible Worlds [Blu-ray] [Regi&hellip <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Richard Hammond
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Overrated, 19 Oct 2011
First off, this is in 1080i not p. But most of the imagery is stunning, so if you buy it for that alone you won't be too disappointed...

What is a disappointment, however, is Hammond's presence and narration. He is constantly 'in the picture' (of course I could've guessed that from the title). But while I like him in Top Gear, I do find him very annoying here. You get to hear him say invisible world every ten seconds with a tone of voice which is just so overdone... it gets on my nerves, but again hence the title...

While I also think the subjects were a little underwhelming, in all it was an interesting series, just probably not worth the buy on Blu-ray. I honestly… Read more
Dark Tower: The Gunslinger the Journey Begins (Dar&hellip by Peter David Robin  Furth
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
This book was a real let down. And I don't expect much of these graphic novels. I don't expect an eighth book. I want added fluff, more padding, some back story. That... or maybe a more literal graphical interpretation of the existing books. I believe the previous 5 entries to the series, existing in the first category, really added something to the overall world. I wasn't a fan of the art, but I liked the artist's interpretation. The writing wasn't as good as the original, but also didn't really stand in the way of my enjoyment. In all it was a nice revisiting of the world King created, adding something new, giving a different take.

This book adds nothing; if anything it lowers… Read more

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