Jay

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 7,735
Helpful votes received on reviews: 69% (2,966 of 4,316)
Location: Mauritius
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 7,735 - Total Helpful Votes: 2966 of 4316
Freedom Next Time by John Pilger
Freedom Next Time by John Pilger
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
WHAT a BOOK !!! and what an honour for it to grace my 1000th review.I live in Mauritius and I regularly see these Chagos Islanders protesting in front of the British Embassy that is near my car park. These guys have been robbed big time. Can u imagine being displaced from your homeland on some flimsy excuse that it is going to be used for US and UK military excuses. Pilger goes for the jugular and draws blood as from Page 1 itself. I would wholly recommend watching his documentary about Diego Garcia which is a very subtle accompaniment to the book.
Over two thousand Chagossian's were deported to Mauritius, dropped off with barely the cloths on their backs, currently living in abject… Read more
The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse
The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse
3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
This is the very first story I read and that was back in 1972.I still vividly remember the photos being in Black and White and yet the balloon being RED !!! The 'friendship' that the little boy strikes with the balloon is very reminiscent of the one that Tom Hanks has with the ball in Castaway.
Charlie Chaplin: City Lights [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Charles Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin: City Lights [DVD] DVD ~ Charles Chaplin
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars True Love is Blind, 24 Dec 2007
In a year that could produce talking pictures Charlie Chaplin took a chance with 'City Lights', making it an almost silent movie without dialogue. The first great moment in the movie deals with Chaplin's decision in a very funny way; some public speakers are talking but on the soundtrack we here some strange mumbling. From here on it is one magical moment after another.

Chaplin plays his famous little tramp, who falls in love with a blind girl (Virginia Cherrill). She lives with her grand mother (Florence Lee) and tries to make a living by selling flowers. The blind girl thinks the tramp is a very wealthy man. The ironic thing is that the tramp saved a drunk millionaire (Harry… Read more

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