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Treme - Season 2 [DVD] [2011] [2012]
Treme - Season 2 [DVD] [2011] [2012]
Dvd ~ Steve Zahn
Price: £15.10

5.0 out of 5 stars Great Series, 19 April 2015
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Strong season from one of best things from HBO. Many good stories and great acting plus that New Orleans music make for a dynamite Gumbo of entertainment. The first season and this are fantastic.


Things We Lost In The Fire [DVD]
Things We Lost In The Fire [DVD]
Dvd ~ Benicio Del Toro
Price: £3.60

3.0 out of 5 stars Does not Work, 19 April 2015
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Another example of a film with outstanding acting but truly awful directing. Strange choices of camera and editing throughout that simply left us wondering what the director was trying to do. It is partially saved by the actors but they can't do it themselves. The story is interesting: a widow invites a strung out best friend of murdered husband to live with the family while trying to get him back on his feet. Del Toro is fantastic as the junky friend as is Halle Berry as the wife. The rest is an odd mess that never quite comes together.


Entourage : Complete HBO Season 1 [2004] [DVD] [2006]
Entourage : Complete HBO Season 1 [2004] [DVD] [2006]
Dvd ~ Jeremy Piven
Price: £9.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Terrible, 19 April 2015
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Juvenile c**p at its worst. Nothing but infantile humor. Not worth the 1 pence it cost used.


Dallas Buyers Club [DVD]
Dallas Buyers Club [DVD]
Dvd ~ Matthew McConaughey
Price: £4.70

4.0 out of 5 stars Good but not Great, 19 April 2015
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This review is from: Dallas Buyers Club [DVD] (DVD)
As everyone already knows, the acting in this film is top-of-the-line. However, I couldn't give it 5 stars due to the lack of style in the way it is photographed and directed. For us it didn't draw us in as much as we expected. The scene stealer is Jared Letto by the force of incredible acting. Worth watching but it could have been a better film.


Calvary [DVD] [2014]
Calvary [DVD] [2014]
Dvd ~ Brendan Gleeson
Price: £5.00

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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 19 April 2015
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This review is from: Calvary [DVD] [2014] (DVD)
This is what a great small movie should be. Beautifully acted by the entire cast, especially the always great Brendan Gleeson. A complex and fascinating script and pitch perfect directing by the writer. It is thought provoking and worth every second you are involved with the story and characters. Wouldn't reveal a thing about the story as it is worth taking the "ride" with the characters through their own questions of faith and belief. Don't hesitate to watch this if you want more than another action movie.


Goodnight Mister Tom [DVD] [1998]
Goodnight Mister Tom [DVD] [1998]
Dvd ~ John Thaw
Price: £2.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Just OK, 19 April 2015
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If not for John Thaw this would have been hard to watch. The young actor was not very good (except at trembling) and the over all story was very predictable. We could guess what would happen next all the way through. We expected more from the director Jack Gold but I believe this was made for TV so the simple over sentimental style was employed. Not subtle at all and not complex enough to be anything but just OK.


The Ninth Gate [DVD] [1999] [2000]
The Ninth Gate [DVD] [1999] [2000]
Dvd ~ Johnny Depp
Price: £3.17

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1.0 out of 5 stars Terrible, 20 Dec. 2014
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Awful. Don't be suckered in by Johnny Depp. He must be embarassed by this poorly made film by the usually great Polanski. This is just not believable or even well made. Total surprise how bad it was.


In The Valley Of Elah [DVD] [2008]
In The Valley Of Elah [DVD] [2008]
Dvd ~ Charlize Theron
Offered by Qoolist
Price: £3.98

3.0 out of 5 stars Not Quite, 20 Dec. 2014
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Slow and a bit boring. The script does not get the point across well at all. Could not decide between a mystery and a statement film. Cast is fine but it just didn't pay off as strongly as the intention.


Rescue Dawn [DVD]
Rescue Dawn [DVD]
Dvd ~ Christian Bale
Offered by DVD Overstocks
Price: £4.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Good Yarn, 20 Dec. 2014
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This review is from: Rescue Dawn [DVD] (DVD)
A good yarn based on a true story that is engaging due to an outstanding cast that brings home a rough story of prisoners of war in the Pacific during WWII. In particular the supporting players were excellent.


The Spirit of The Beehive [DVD][1973]
The Spirit of The Beehive [DVD][1973]
Dvd ~ Fernando Fernán Gómez
Offered by babsbargains *** WORLDWIDE SHIPPING ***
Price: £29.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Beautifully Rendered Story, 20 Dec. 2014
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Beautifully rendered story of two young girls growing up during the period of the Spanish civil war. In particular the younger sister is brilliant, as has been stated by many. The film is slow paced but magnetic due to the cast and script. Some may find it too slow but we enjoyed it end to end.


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