Had this been his first movie, I would've rated it a 5. It had all his usual road testing comical flair. Very entertaining and worth the price. Clarkson has been known to say "being older makes you wiser". Likewise, this video was about how many things from the past are better than the current stuff. And I would have to agree with him and add to the heap, his list of videos. Ten years ago they had, for me, more humor and a more fiery entertainment flair than his more current stuff. Dont get me wrong, Hot Metal was great, but his flicks arent getting any better. The first run didnt even have the sound of the cars racing, just his voice. It was like reading an article about a drag race! He was more fun and funnier when he was younger. His movies went from being more like 'jackass' to now more like the 'discovery' channel. Almost as good, yet different. The sound track in Hot Metal though has never changed and is still as good today. Its a Clarkson staple from the past and is best left as a retro touch in my book. My biggest pieve however, is that he spends too much time trying to contradict the bad press of his beloved Astons (like he always does). He's an honest journalist, but English cars just arent as good as he says they are. All in all, if you are a JC fan, it is well worth the hour. But just expect some hot metal, and nothing most outrageous. Such are the excesses of old age I guess.
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Iam a Clarkson fan so i enjoy all his DVD's.This dvd is enternaining as Jeremy's humour is as of Top Gear.I guess its a marmite situation.If you like Jeremy and Top Gear then its good,if you dont,you wouldnt be looking to buy it in the first place!