Mr. Matthew J. Lees

Helpful votes received on reviews: 75% (9 of 12)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 907,150 - Total Helpful Votes: 9 of 12
Michael Clayton (2007) 27 x 40 Movie Poster - Styl&hellip by MG Posters
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice pic, 28 Jan 2013
Striking movie poster for a very polished film. One of my favs...and that goes for both the poster and the movie.
Chinatown: Screenplay (FF Classics) by Robert Towne
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant Read, 28 Jan 2013
If you're into screenplays, this is one of the best. A gripping tale, committed to page in a lean, unflowery style. A masterclass in plot, character and imagery. A real gem.
The Blood Never Dried: A People's History of the B&hellip by John Newsinger
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great, important read, 15 Oct 2012
This fascinating account of some - though by no means all - of the British Empire's most unsavoury episodes makes for essential reading for anyone seeking to obtain a comprehensive overview of the nature of empire, and the mechanisms upon which it depends. Drawing from events in India, Kenya, Iran, Egypt, China and various other regions, Newsinger's detailed, fact-based approach serves to distinguish itself from other, more theoretical or polemical works. Newsinger definitely has a viewpoint, but it's a viewpoint based on historical events and details that those in power would most likely prefer to forget. Readers should be aware that this is not a complete history of the British Empire,… Read more