0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
What many people reviewing this film seem to have misunderstood or not realised is that it is (very) loosely based on the book of the same name, which in turn was subsequent to a 3 part Channel 4 doc.
The book (and the documentary)is a non-fiction account of the writer's (Investigative Jounalist, Jon Ronson) investigation into why Iraqi prisoners of war were being tortured by being blasted with loud music, including the theme tune to children TV character Barney. The resulting trail of breadcrumbs take him to some very strange people and bizarre claims.
Crazy as it may seem the people in the book are real people, who really do claim to have done all the stuff included… Read more
51 of 60 people found the following review helpful
I cant deny that XCOM: Enemey Unknown is fun to play. But like Firaxis last release of Civilization V, this game has been heavily "streamlined". This is a term I am begining to become very wary of, as all too often it is a double edged sword.
With XCOM the game has been radically simplified in both the tactical and strategic gameplay. Whilst this speeds up game play and removes some of the frustratingly slow bits of the old game, I am left feeling like I have less control over events and the result is perhaps more exciting action, but a less overall satisfying experience.
The fixed character classes, limited inventory (you can only carry one bit of extra kit),… Read more