Ali Al Saeed

Helpful votes received on reviews: 50% (9 of 18)
Location: isa town Bahrain
Birthday: 16 Feb
In My Own Words:
For the past eight years, starting in 1998, I was a journalist writing for two of the leading English-speaking newspapers in the country. I then began my writing career, contributing regularly to a number of publications and magazines in the Gulf region. I wrote (and drew) my very first story – a sci-fi comic book – at the age of ten. In 2004, I published my debut novel, QuixotiQ, which was a nati… Read more


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,464,137 - Total Helpful Votes: 9 of 18
Mirrormask [DVD] [2006] <b>DVD</b> ~ Jason Barry
Mirrormask [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Jason Barry
7 of 13 people found the following review helpful
It was good, pretty good actually. Breathtakingly, out-of-this-world, entertaining good. If I'm being cruel, I'd give it 3&1/2 stars out of 5. There was nothing outstanding in the story itself, but the world which McKean and Gaiman have created was truly fantastic. It's what you'd expect of a dream! Strange, sometimes scary, sometimes odd, sometimes cute and sometimes profound.

I liked the little girl playing Helena and her sidekick was funny too. There were sum pretty fab moments, and all the elements of a classic Gaiman fable were there. The quirkiness and bizarreness! The wittiness. But I think what took the wow factor out of it, for me, was the story in that it was pretty… Read more