19 of 21 people found the following review helpful
I was 14 years old when I saw this film, and in true teenage style I was blown away by its surreal imagery, arcane symbolism and existentialist angst. I subsequently spent years trying to find a copy to watch it again, and was delighted when it was recently re-released on DVD.
We've all come a long way since then. Perhaps some things don't age too well (myself included!), or maybe nostalgia just ain't what it used to be....
26 years later, it was like watching a pretentious over-long and badly acted episode of Tom Baker-era Dr Who. However, unlike Dr Who, there was no dialogue between the characters, so much as a series of intense monologues consisting of irritating… Read more
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
As a wannabe rock guitarist, I never thought I'd find myself listening to ragtime guitar, but this guy from Cwmbran, South Wales (UK) has just blown me away!
His technical brilliance, energetic live performance and sense of humour do for ragtime guitar what Hendrix & Vai did for rock guitar, and are turning a whole new generation of people on to the style.
Whatever your musical tastes, as a guitarist you can't fail to be impressed by his virtuoso playing (Think Jerry Reed on speed!); and as a non-musician, you'll find yourself humming Gareth's sensitive and lyrical compositions in the shower for weeks.
At the time of writing, Gareth has just turned 18 years… Read more