Roy Matthews

Helpful votes received on reviews: 74% (171 of 232)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 983,661 - Total Helpful Votes: 171 of 232
Wings - The Complete BBC Box Set [DVD] [1977] <b>DVD</b> ~ Michael Cochrane
17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
I remember it was a big ratings winner in the late 70's when I was about 8 or 9 years old. I took a gamble I bought the series as I only had sketchy memories of a few scenes and characters from thirty years ago. I thought that for the price you couldn't go wrong for 25 episodes.

It was well worth it. It is far superior to anything shown over the Christmas period or all year for that matter. A drama following the fortunes of early British pilots in the first world war at the very dawn of air power.

My parents and I have really enjoyed it. It's a period drama so has not really aged at all. The stories are well told and the characters are distinct and well… Read more
Alice [Underground] [2-Track] ~ Avril Lavigne
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I Love It, 23 Mar 2010
I really like this powerful and original sounding song. Avril Lavigne's distinct voice and her ability to really sing her heart out with such passion is a joy to behold.

All art is down to taste but if you like Avril Lavigne's voice you are sure to like this single.
Casio F-91W-1YER Men's Resin Digital Watch Casio
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Some Things Never Change, 27 July 2009
I first bought the budget Casio watch at 15. It was second hand from a school mate. At the time it was a pretty big deal to have a digital watch. I've kept with the same watch model ever since. I think the model number has changed slightly over the decades but the advantages of the watch over heavy, sparkly, del-boy jewellery watches remains the same.

It's light, it's reliable, it is easy to use and if you live an active lifestyle you don't have to worry about basing it. The only downside is of course the strap that usually goes after three years. I did get a new strap put on one a few years ago for a couple of pounds and it worked perfectly well. I estimate I have bought… Read more