Francisco Josť Poyato Ariza

"Fran"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 64% (394 of 611)
Location: Madrid, Spain
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 14,968 - Total Helpful Votes: 394 of 611
Noah [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Russell Crowe
Noah [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ Russell Crowe
6 of 14 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Preposterous, 14 April 2014
Good biblical movies died with Charlton Heston. Nobody should bother on them anymore...let alone making something so ridiculous. Not that I am a christian or a believer...but I like good movies, and this one is bad, boring, predictable, utterly preposterous. Total cinematic trash. Doesn't Russel Crowe ever change the wooden look on his face? Come onnnnnnn!!!
Carmina Burana: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra [Blu&hellip <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Sally Matthews
3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
In addition to the quality of the blu-ray itself (see other reviews), the music is also a problem. Rattle tries so hard to be original that he ends up being unbearable. Soft passages are too soft and loud passages are too loud. The worst is that he seems to have a train to catch or to be in a hurry to get home to Magdalena and the kids; I had rever heard such a preposterous last part of "Oh, Fortuna". To avoid, totally.
A Time To Love And A Time To Die (Masters of Cinem&hellip <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Douglas SIRK
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
For those who like this movie in particular or Douglas Sirk in general, this blu-ray edition is the best it can ever look. Sharp images, great detail, intense depth, all courtesy of the absence of DNR. Not the slightest sign of compression whatsoever; sound is great, too, for a film this old. Thanks, Masters of Cinema, for enhancing classic movies while utterly respecting their original look. The movie itself is quite interesting in its blend of war and melodrama; practically devoid of blood (those were other times, and Sirk's sensibility is something else, too), it is nonetheless one of the most powerful examples of how deeply war and opression affect human beings and destroy lives, not… Read more