P. A. Clarke

Helpful votes received on reviews: 67% (166 of 246)
Location: Oundle, England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 28,669 - Total Helpful Votes: 166 of 246
The Very Best Of ~ Bob Dylan
The Very Best Of ~ Bob Dylan
13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
Yes, R. Poole has a point (several points...).
And one of the problems is the sheer quantity and quality of Dylan's work. And trying to fit that into a 2CD collection? Impossible. So what do you choose? Well, as Poole says, this has some goodies, some not-so-goodies, and some serious omissions. And apart from ones he suggests, where the hell is "Simple Twist of Fate?" Or Maggie's Farm, or "One more cup of Coffee...? Or "Ballad of a Thin Man...? Totally outstanding numbers that would have contributed more dynamics and range.... And, yes.... the random order is unforgiveable. How can you appreciate a man's career arc if you jumble everything up?
So... while always good to… Read more
Swordfish Hanging Desk Tally Counter by Dahle
Only criticism: a rather small, stiff, reset knob at side - a bit small for the fingers but OK.
Handily, as intended for desk use, the optional hanging loop is easily removed.
Overall, a very good value manual desktop counter.
Skyfall [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Daniel Craig
Skyfall [DVD] DVD ~ Daniel Craig
The one-star voters baffle me. I thought Skyfall was the best Bond film since the golden early three of Dr No, From Russia..., and Goldfinger.
It was better scripted, better acted, and better directed than most - had a depth that most Bonds lack, and a haunting theme song that draws me back into its world.
As I've said before, for me, it was an unusually satisfying Bond film in a way they very rarely are. I guess all the one-star detractors didn't feel that way - but I don't understand them, as neither they will understand me........ Ah well... For me, this is the first Bond film I would dream of buying.... The others....? No....

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