Richard Morton

Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,245
Helpful votes received on reviews: 76% (138 of 181)
Location: Bristol, England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,245 - Total Helpful Votes: 138 of 181
Sabotage [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
Sabotage [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
I enjoyed Sabotage, in fact I enjoyed it way more than I thought I might - it's a good old fashioned, shoot em up action film and succeeds on those terms.

Arnie is a DEA agent who heads up his own crack team of sturdy ass kickers. In the opening sequence we see this merry band attempt to rip off a drug cartel and make a large dose of cash for themselves. Unsurprisingly that's not gonna end well and the film takes a turn into slasher territory as the team find themselves being stalked and hunted.

The plot takes a few twists and turns from here, a couple of homicide detectives end up in the mix, there's a decent amount of gun toting and car chasing to keep things ticking… Read more
Her [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Joaquin Phoenix
Her [DVD] DVD ~ Joaquin Phoenix
4.0 out of 5 stars Unique and compelling, 22 Sep 2014
What sounds like something of a bonkers idea on paper - man falls in love with computer- has much more going for it than just the high concept idea.

The film is seemingly set in a near future and Spike Jonze as writer and director has constructed an interesting world that looks and feels similar to ours but is just different enough to make the advancements in technology convincing. In this world we find Theodore played by Joaquin Phoenix who, after splitting from his wife, is looking for some companionship elsewhere. He finds this in Samantha, his advanced and intelligent "operating system" voiced by Scarlett Johansson.

The two find an unusual bond then… Read more
WWE: Wrestling's Greatest Factions [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Hulk Hogan
This is another strange release from WWE. Sounds like a classic on paper - chuck the greatest factions in wrestling history together on a bumper Blu Ray then sit back and enjoy the magic. It doesn't quite pan out like that though - there's still much to enjoy on here but due to overcrowding and some strange choices, it's not the 5 star beauty it could be. Perhaps 3 1/2 stars is actually about right, there's fun to be had but there's little here that's absolutely essential. I would've preferred less factions covered and more action from the real big boys.

Each faction gets a short video which features a blur of fun clips and contributions from the usual talking heads who basically… Read more

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