S. Ciaccio

""retired teacher""
Helpful votes received on reviews: 92% (57 of 62)
Location: ny


Top Reviewer Ranking: 207,289 - Total Helpful Votes: 57 of 62
The Hunt [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Mads Mikkelsen
The Hunt [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ Mads Mikkelsen
The subtitles did not show up on the screen so it was a waste of money.
We Need To Talk About Kevin [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Tilda Swinton
We Need To Talk About Kevin [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ Tilda Swinton
53 of 57 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Makes you think, 6 Mar 2012
As a retired teacher of 34 years here in New York, the movie made me think back to the times I have had to deal with disturbed students with that "look in their eye". The movie was well-acted with Ezra Miller doing a phenomenal job as Kevin. The actor that portrayed Kevin at a younger age was also great. John C. Reilly as the father made me think of the parents I have dealt with who are the "enablers"- the ones who refuse to accept that there is a problem. This film has been a great discussion point among myself and my friends, teachers and non-teachers, parents and non-parents. The big debate : What created a child like Kevin and how could he have been dealt with ? Are there any right… Read more
Ben-Hur - 3-Disc Edition [Blu-ray] [1959] [Region &hellip <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Charlton Heston
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Ben Hur is one of my favorite films of all time. I was happy when it came out in blu-ray, but disappointed when it was only available here in the U.S. in an expensive collectors package. I then ordered a basic edition from Amazon.UK at a fraction of the cost. Shipping was also reasonable. It was region free, so it was playable on my player. It arrived within ten days in perfect condition. I would not hesitate to purchase again from Amazon.UK.