Dennis Koga

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (22 of 22)
Location: Vancouver, WA United States
Birthday: 3 Jun


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,188,450 - Total Helpful Votes: 22 of 22
James May's Toy Stories by James May
A wonderful companion book to the TV series; it adds background information to what was already presented and inspires further exploration. The text is witty, intelligent...exactly what one would expect from Mr. May. The accompanying photographs and historical images are worth the modest cost by themselves. Enthusiastically recommended by someone who discovered the series on You Tube, sent for this and the DVDs and viewed the series on a modified player equipped for UK DVD playback...yes, it was definitely worth ALL that effort.
Unknown Chaplin [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Charlie Chaplin
Unknown Chaplin [DVD] DVD ~ Charlie Chaplin
22 of 22 people found the following review helpful
Film enthusiasts are totally indebted to Network, Thames and Fremantle for providing on DVD not only this unbelievably valuable compendium on the artistry of one of the greats of the silent film era, but also for its releasing the work of another giant of the time (Buster Keaton).

To be able to glimpse the thought processes and evolution behind some of the most famous of Chaplin's films is truly to glimpse something of the creative process that most people do not know of or can scarcely imagine. Yet as this excellent series demonstrates, the most 'natural' or 'spontanaeous' scenes are the result of incredible amounts of hard work, and demonstrate what happens to make something… Read more

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