Andrew Bowden

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A Very British Coup <b>DVD</b> ~ Mick Jackson
A Very British Coup DVD ~ Mick Jackson
In some respects, this is very dated. A story about a Prime Minister who was a former steel worker, and who is a real character? Can you imagine in this day and age when every single major politician seems to have gone to public school, and are almost as bland as each other?

But put that aside and you have a cracking drama. The tale of a true Socialist Prime Minister, democratically elected by a landside and the attempts of the old guard - intelligence agencies, press barons and military - to get him out. The tale of what basically would have happened in the 1980s if some of the "loony left" had ever got to power.

It's a powerful drama, and gripping stuff… Read more
The Sitter <b>DVD</b> ~ Jonah Hill
The Sitter DVD ~ Jonah Hill
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Rather lazy "comedy" full of stereotypes (gender and racial), nonsensical plot and rather recycled and rehashed jokes. If you're expecting a belly laugh, you probably won't get it.

On the plus side, it's only an hour and twenty minutes long.
Downfall <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Heino Ferch
Downfall Blu-ray ~ Heino Ferch
5.0 out of 5 stars Exceptional drama, 21 May 2014
An amazing piece of drama about the final days of the Third Reich. This is absolutely a must see, and one of the most compelling films possible to watch.