P. A. Duckmanton

Helpful votes received on reviews: 93% (57 of 61)
Location: Glasgow, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,626,067 - Total Helpful Votes: 57 of 61
The 4400 - Complete 2nd Season [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Joel Gretsch
13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
Whilst I hear this is big in The States, in the UK the 4400 gets very little coverage and airtime, which is a shame. I'm not even sure if it's made terrestrial TV, or has only been on Sky

The series is based in the realm of SciFi, with people having special abilities. However, the focus and premise of the whole show is the affects these have on the human subjects and their friends, and the show is plot driven rather than by set pieces. While not as fast paced as other SciFi series, the slow, gradual unfolding of the plot makes a refreshing change in a format that can be at times formulaic. After watching all the episodes, I can't wait for the next season.

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You Really Got Me - The Best Of ~ The Kinks
44 of 48 people found the following review helpful
If you like the kinks, then you probably already have this album. If you don't, then buy it quick. It contains all their best (and most famous) songs.
If you don't think you know who the kinks are, or any of their works, your probably wrong. Their songs have been covered many times, and even the bad covers are normally quite good. Combine that with advert soundtracks, and you've probably heard all the songs on the album already.
As for the songs themselves, they are all classics. From the cheery happiness of Sunny Afternoon to the total gender bending ridiculousness of Lola, from the upbeat bounciness of Dedicated Follower of Fashion to the utter brilliance of Waterloo Sunset, the… Read more

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