24 of 30 people found the following review helpful
After viewing my copy of "The Hours" from Malaysia (U.S. Copy) on my multi-regional DVD player. My observations are as follows.
"The Hours" is a seriously complex movie with some beautiful performances. It is based on the novel of the same name, which in turn pays homage to Virginia Woolf's, "Mrs. Dalloway." Incidently Mrs. Dalloway's original novel name was "The Hours." It (the movie) demands the viewer's attention and concentration.
"The Hours" follows three women from different cities and eras: Virginia Woolf in Richmond in the 1920's (Nicole Kidman); a post-WW II housewife in Los Angeles, set in 1951, (Julianne Moore); and a book editor who lives in New York in 2001 (Meryl… Read more
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
When I listened to this for the first time I was expecting a band of 60 somethings playing nostalgia music of their past.
But alas no, they re-recorded some of their past hits with special fill-in guitarist of the highest calibre. These songs take on a new meaning when revitalised with a new raw energy supplied by some virtuoso guitar players (slash, brain may to name a couple), my fave is "a train kept a-rollin," but "for your love," stole it for me...McCarty & Dreja in the rythym section are still tight today as they were when they recorded the original version in '65.
Oh, before I forget the original new songs (done on this album) sung by the reformed 'birds are as if they… Read more