J. Hawkins

Helpful votes received on reviews: 74% (14 of 19)
Location: Hants, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,293,487 - Total Helpful Votes: 14 of 19
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Asa Butterfield
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas [DVD] DVD ~ Asa Butterfield
6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars My film of the year!, 18 Jan 2009
This film is a must see - it's a moving and sensitively handled portrayal of the holocaust, all the more poignant because it's seen through the eyes of a child. The ending is incredibly moving and has to be seen.
Virgin Territory [DVD] (2007) <b>DVD</b> ~ Hayden Christensen
Virgin Territory [DVD] (2007) DVD ~ Hayden Christensen
4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Not sure how to describe this genre spanning film; Action? Adventure? Comedy? What I do know if from beginning to end this film is a riot. Who cares that Hayden Christensen and Mischa Barton are two of the most rotten actors in history, they look great together! Tim Roth turns up as the obligatory bad guy and there is also a very funny scene stealing moment from David Walliams. The closest film to this (very unique) offering is Rob Reiner's The Princess Bride. If you love good old fashioned fun (and let's face it, not much of that around) then this is for you.
Disco Spectrum ~ Various Artists
Disco Spectrum ~ Various Artists
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Since buying all of these tracks individually would cost far more than the sum total street price of your internal organs, this excellent compilation deserves your money. Stand out tracks include Ramona Brooks' 'I don't want you back', with expertly placed detuned guitar and great vocal work. From the first disc, the extended version of 'You've Got That Something' by Logg (and the great Leroy Burgess) demonstrates the acceptable face of 80s synths. Hudson Peoples' 'Trip to Your Mind' is equally worthy of mention - fantastic solos and vocals throughout.
This one misses all 5 stars because, in being eclectic, some tracks miss the mark for me (Baby'O, with humans making animal jungle… Read more

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