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Sherlock Holmes [DVD] [2009]
Sherlock Holmes [DVD] [2009]
Dvd ~ Robert Downey Jr.
Price: £3.40

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Great Update for the Old master, 14 Jun. 2010
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This review is from: Sherlock Holmes [DVD] [2009] (DVD)
This is a superb remake of the Sherlock Holmes legend. Not exactly Basil Rathbone, nor even Jeremy Brett (no hint of the opium addict here). However, the film manages to be faithful to the original, yet have a feel that makes it accessible to a new generation.

The one thing I'm not quite convinced about though is Sherlock Holmes as a bare knuckle fighter.

One thing I like is the portrayal of Dr Watson. He is far from the bumbling bafoon of some portrayals. He is as he should be - an army doctor, a man of action.

All in all, a great storyline, well acted. I can't wait for the sequal. Roll on Prof Moriarty.


The Rage Against God: Why Faith is the Foundation of Civilisation
The Rage Against God: Why Faith is the Foundation of Civilisation
by Peter Hitchens
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £16.99

18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A very personal book, 4 May 2010
A very personal work this from Mr Hitchens. It is rooted in his own journey from childhood belief, through adolescent skepticism, and then to adult faith. Hitchens is now a Prayer Book and Authorised Version Anglican!

This book is also rooted in his disagreement with his atheist brother, Christopher.

In this book, Hitchens tackles the arguments usually put forward by atheists against (essentially) Christianity. He does a good job.

However, for me, his most interesting observation is why totalitarian/atheist states are so aggressive towards Christianity. The answer being is that Christians have a higher allegiance than simply to the state.

As militant atheism assumes greater political influence in the UK: the slide towards totalitarianism becomes much greater.

A timely book on the British scene.
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The Cameron Delusion
The Cameron Delusion
by Peter Hitchens
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.99

18 of 25 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Conservative beware, 4 May 2010
This review is from: The Cameron Delusion (Paperback)
The front cover of this book tells you all you need to know. David Cameron is on his bike pointing to his left. Yes, the delusion is that Cameron is a Conservative. Actually, Cameron wants to take the Conservative party to the (cultural) left.

True Conservatives now have no one to vote for. All we have is varying degrees of left wing cultural and social dogma - the Compass is well and truly broken.

Interestingly, Hitchens sees that not all hope has gone. Some on the left are awake to the failure of Comprehensive School. A re-think here may bring about a wider re-assessment. However, the strange alliance between the left and radical Islam mitigates against even this.

This is a worthy update to 'The Abolition of Britain', although - for me - it doesn't quite reach the heights of that work.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy to Order, 4 May 2010
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