It tells you what to expect where and in what order, but it really gives you no hint whatsoever as to what strategies (positioning, choice of weapon, other tactical considerations) to employ at any given moment in order to overcome obstacles.
Call it a walkthrough, and it gets full marks.
Call it a strategy guide, and it falls woefully short.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
The contribution of the cast as well as the production crew (many familiar names here for Sherlock as well as Who fans) need no further comment. Other reviewers have already expounded at length upon exactly how top-notch all of it is, and it is all true.
The film focuses upon a few but very important years in Hawking's life; his time as graduate student at Cambridge 1962-1965.
The timeline is slightly blurred for dramatic reasons -- e.g. in reality, Hawking was admitted to Trinity Hall in 1962, and was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 1963, while the movie flips these events around -- but the movie has a very interesting device in that it occasionally flashes forward… Read more
8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
I love Series 6 so far; it's a brilliant collection of episodes. I do think Moffat may be creating some continuity issues here and there, but on the other hand, the jury's still out -- this was only the first half, after all. I shall not delve into the brilliance of the series in general and individual episodes in particular though; other reviewers have done so with ample eloquence.
The one letdown however -- and it's a real stinker -- is the packaging.
Apart from a one minuscule Monster File behind-the-scenes featurette on each disc, there are absolutely no extras here.
Where are the video diaries? The Making Of's… Read more