G. S. Dingwall

Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,949
Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (815 of 978)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,949 - Total Helpful Votes: 815 of 978
Pacific Rim [Blu-ray] [2013] [Region Free] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Idris Elba
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Negligible story, wooden acting and a completely implausible plot. And yet it was a really fun movie to watch. Just a great special effects bonanza.
Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 ~ Eric Clapton
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Some Great Music., 24 Nov 2013
Despite all the problems with the DVD/Bluray, you can't really get away from the fact that there are some really great performances on this CD/download. You don't get all the tracks that are on the DVD, but you get most of them. I still prefer to have a physical disk rather than just downloading the tracks.

I like that they have published a CD/download this time. It will save me time ripping the tracks off the DVD so I can add them to my MP3 collection.

There are quite a few artists new to the Crossroads series as well as many of the old favourites. If you're a fan of the Crossroads franchise, I don't think you'll be disappointed.

I'm sure this collection of… Read more
Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Eric Clapton
15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
I've bought all the previous Crossroads Festival releases, but this one had me scratching my head from the beginning.

You just don't get the sense of it being a music festival. Being done indoors at Madison Square Garden seems take something away from what we have come to expect. All you get are a mishmash of tracks and artists with no real continuity. Half the time you don't know who is playing as there is no introductions and there is no MC to give any details.

The camera work is awful. Half the time you are looking at the wrong musician. It just doesn't feel connected and there is no sense of the festival atmosphere we have come to expect. It's just put together… Read more