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Second First Impression ~ Daniel Bedingfield
Second First Impression ~ Daniel Bedingfield
4 of 12 people found the following review helpful
The NME's tyrannical 'style-over-substance' ethos has instigated a fallacious establishment where inept but fashionable divas such as Badly Drawn Boy are revered, while those that are deemed 'uncool' such as Daniel Bedingfield are cruelly ignored. Coupled with a corrupt government that is fearful of the social and political upheaval that Second First Impression has the ability to affect, and Daniel Bedingfield is the most unfairly neglected artist of the 2000s.
Second First Impression is a divine synthesis of Schulenburg, Stravinsky, Kierkegaard and Brian Harvey. In Nothing Hurts Like Love, Daniel acknowledges the darker element of the human psyche yet adorns it with hope for a better… Read more
Brooklyn Beckham: My World by A.C. Parfitt
Brooklyn Beckham: My World by A.C. Parfitt
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
My World revolves around three obvious and unfunny observations; Victoria is unable to sing, David is somewhat effeminate and The Spice Girls were a bit rubbish. The humour is gentle and lacks bite; it wouldn't be surprising if the family championed the book in a vain attempt to 'prove' that they have a sense of humour and can enjoy a joke at their own expense.
A Perret is a shockingly bad writer, and lists his hobbies in the introduction to this book as heroin and listening to the sound of screaming women. Don't contribute to his addictions by buying this rubbish.
Lost in Translation [DVD] [2004] <b>DVD</b> ~ Bill Murray
4 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Unique, 23 Dec 2004
Bob Harris is a fading actor, alone and bored in Tokyo while filming a whisky commercial. He discovers a kindred spirit in Charlotte, a twenty-something newlywed with an increasingly irritating and absent husband. The pair find solace from the city's disorientating strangeness in an uncategorical relationship which hovers between father-and-daughter-like bonding and romantic tension.
Director Sofia Coppola displays faith in the audience's perceptiveness to understand characters and situations without excessive narration. Romance radiates from the natural sense of warmth and sensitivity not as the result of explicit, manipulative scripting. Her subtle approach is validated by the brief,… Read more