Paulo Andre

Helpful votes received on reviews: 95% (40 of 42)
Location: Portugal
Anniversary: 10 July
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Jacob's Ladder [DVD] [1991] <b>DVD</b> ~ Tim Robbins
Jacob's Ladder [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Tim Robbins
36 of 37 people found the following review helpful
Reviewing this movie is a difficult task for it's very easy to spoil the movie for the reader, due to its nature. Therefore, I will try to focus my comments on the technical side rather than on the story.
Tim Robbins delivers a unique performance as Jacob (perhaps only comparable in his career to The Shawshank Redemption where he, however, needs to share the credit with Morgan Freeman), a Vietnam warrior who gets seriously wounded in combat and finds himself in a desperate struggle for life. And between life and death, heaven or hell, where does Jacob belong? That's something Jacob will have to find out for himself and that'll be the fight of his life.
Robbins is absolutely… Read more
The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
H. G. Wells "The Invisible Man" is the story of a man who has discovered the secret of invisibility and how to render a human body completely invisible. And who else to serve as a guinea pig for such an experiment? Himself. This is therefore, for all it concerns, the story of a man who alienated his sanity as the price to pay for achieving the ultimate way of doing everything a human being wants to do but is not allowed to.
I must say this is the first book I've read by H. G. Wells so I can't really compare this to the rest of his catalogue. Nevertheless, and despite the physics background involved being a little dated in the light of the 21st century, this is a story very well told by… Read more

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