P. Watson

Helpful votes received on reviews: 74% (263 of 356)
Location: Dorset


Top Reviewer Ranking: 273,647 - Total Helpful Votes: 263 of 356
The Somerset & Dorset Railway DVD
12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
Having lived in Dorset for the past 18 years and having a father in law who was a fireman on the GWR I can vouch for the truths expressed in this charming and poignant documentary about what seems altogether another world from today's. Well edited with rich photography and a plethora of interviews and colour film clips, this identifies an entire community which lasted for around a hundred years and was broken by men interested in consolidating power and ensuring no competition from local structures would threaten their monopoly in the future. As a cultural statement it shows an England reminiscent of Tolkien's Shires before the Orcs arrived. The unnecessary vandalism of the… Read more
While the Earth Endures: Creation, Cosmology and C&hellip by Philip Foster
1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Kudos to Rev Foster. As someone who has worked in energy most of my life and an observer of times, I can do nothing but praise the content of this short book. To think man has the power or significance to alter the climate is madness. I do not deny climate change at all; merely the idea that it is anthropogenic. Climate changes. So what? The current hysteria over carbon capture - it is carbon dioxide which makes plants grow, is both appalling science mixed with plain old fashioned lies used to implement a control system over people. Climate change hysteria is simply a reaction and a symptom of man's utter inability to deal with issues larger than himself. I will stick with Rev… Read more
The Mechanic [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Jason Statham
The Mechanic [DVD] DVD ~ Jason Statham
3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
I had not come across Jason Statham before but know Donald Sutherland from Kelly's Heroes days. I watched this on a Jet Airways flight yesterday and pre ordered it today. The story IS far fetched especially when an assassination attempt goes wrong - so it is great fun, entirely unbelievable but the kind of film you never ever stop wondering what will happen next. Great acting and the ending is superb. No it is not sophisticated as James Bond but it is a lot more exciting. From a philosophical point of view it is big evil vs little evil - there is very little "good" in it at all but it is nice to see evil people eliminated in such justly deserved ways.

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