C. Macdonald

"cat mac"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 88% (15 of 17)
Location: central scotland


Top Reviewer Ranking: 644,514 - Total Helpful Votes: 15 of 17
The Rose Petal Beach by Dorothy Koomson
The Rose Petal Beach by Dorothy Koomson
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Okay to be clear, this book is very engaging. I read it in 3 days and would have done so quicker if not for work. From chapter to chapter I did not have a clue where it was going to go next which is always a good thing. However, SPOILER ALERT, some of it verged on an insult to the intelligence. Are we supposed to believe that a man accused of what Scott Challey was accused of would be allowed to spend time with his young daughters unsupervised? And I don't care how nice a person you are Tammi Challey practically nursing the woman her husband was fornicating with back to health is implausible at best, impossible at worst to get your head around. And the murder? Come on. And the… Read more
Tears Of The Black Tiger [2001] [ English subtitle&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Chartchai Ngamsan
5.0 out of 5 stars A Hidden Gem, 29 Dec 2011
If you are looking for a film with absolute parodical genius this is it. The story is one of forbidden love but has the ability to make you laugh and if you are a fan of global cinema this is a must have. This is the best global film I have seen since Amores Peros. Completely different and not so critically acclaimed but still entertaining and beautiful to watch.
Don't Look Now - 1 Disc Edition [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Donald Sutherland
Don't Look Now - 1 Disc Edition [DVD] DVD ~ Donald Sutherland
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Timeless Classic, 29 Dec 2011
Despite this film being more than 30 years old, it still holds its own as one of the most evoking psychological thrillers of all time. The extraordinary acting ability of Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland contribute to this and each time you watch this film it becomes increasingly frightening. For all the technical movie buffs out there, if you are looking for a film which is almost a textbook on how editing should be done you have found it. Never seen anything so well edited and I have seen a LOT of films. The narrative will leave you thinking a long time after the movie has finished. Negative aspects are the sound is not the greatest but with a film like this it is a minor gripe… Read more