M. Halsall

Helpful votes received on reviews: 75% (45 of 60)
Location: leicester


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,653,257 - Total Helpful Votes: 45 of 60
Dell Streak 5 inch Smartphone Tablet PC (3G, 16 GB&hellip by Dell
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Having bought this last week I have to say I am mightily impressed. The device itself was surprisingly thin, a little large as phones go but fits in my pocket okay. The build quality is very good especially the Gorilla glass (extra tough) screen. I have mine updated on Android 2.2 which i thoroughly recommend and I have downloaded a number of apps which i was very impressed with. The internet is mega quick, the touch screen responsive and the battery life holds up but apps like Juice Defender are recommended. Although there are several phones with similar operating systems and features, I found this phone in particular, easy to use and the large screen certainly makes a difference! I love… Read more
Babel [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Brad Pitt
Babel [DVD] DVD ~ Brad Pitt
4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
the official reviews sums this up quite well. It is a thought provoking film which initially might have you wondering the direction or the story that will unfold after watching 10-25 minutes, but this is slowly pieced together. Like Crash you have multiple scenes with completely different people who are all linked. Like Lost in translation you have a confused and misunderstood girl in Japan and the profound perspective of modern life. Great film to which the main actors are just a cog and not the centrepiece.
Bram Stoker's Dracula --Superbit [DVD] [1993] <b>DVD</b> ~ Gary Oldman
5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Film, 30 Aug 2006
I have to admit that I have never read Bram Stoker's book, I liked the film for its own qualities. I think it really shows up poor films like Van Helsing as the special effects are good but without CGI overload.

First of all the main theme is brilliant and suits the film completely. Some of the imagery through the film is also very good. The use of shadows and general inainmate objects compliments the plot very well and keeps the essence of the story intact.

Oldman is brilliant and has a mysterious character which gives Dracula depth and an enigmatic presence.

Overall it is a plot that is easy to follow and enjoy, but also has a lot of undertones which are… Read more

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