M. Bearne

Helpful votes received on reviews: 78% (14 of 18)
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland


Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,981,318 - Total Helpful Votes: 14 of 18
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Lacking Features., 10 Jun 2010
Just a warning that this version doesn't have any features, commentary or even a menu. This lead me to believe it was a pirate but the seller assures me it isn't. Overall you're better buying an American import which I know has a commentary and extras as I had that originally but needed it replaced.
The Face on Your Plate: The Truth About Food by Jeffrey M Masson
3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
By Chris Forkasiewicz from radically real.

There is not much new in Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson's book. He devotes much time to the discussion of issues which have been successfully tackled elsewhere, such as the fact that humans are evolutionarily well-adapted to a vegan way of eating. The entire chapter 5 is devoted to proving that one won't starve as a vegan. Obviously. Also, in chapter 4, he writes at length about how society is in denial of the harm and death it visits upon nonhuman animals. Surely, repetitiousness is necessary given that as we grow up we are fed lies by a culture obsessed with the subjugation of other animals. In this context, fairly detailed descriptions of… Read more
Babylon 5 : Season 1 [DVD] [1994] <b>DVD</b> ~ Michael O'Hare
Babylon 5 : Season 1 [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ Michael O'Hare
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
I am a big fan of Babylon 5 and I highly recommend getting the box set, unfortuantely I almost gave up on it due to the first season. While there are some very good episodes, for the most part the whole season comes off as unintentionally funny. A lot of this due to the main character Jerry Sinclair - played by Michael O'Hare. He just comes across as very wooden and uncomfortable in this role. If you have ever seen Darth Marengi's Dark Place, the first season of B5 is very much like that, unintentionally so.

The good news is there are some very good episodes, and O'Hare gets replaced in to season 2 by a new character and actor, somebody who seems much more at ease with the… Read more

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