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Birdman - The Quality Shines Through But For Me, Underwhelming

Advantages: Well creafted, some great performances and some magical realism goodness
Disadvantages: Never really got it's hooks into me; maybe too polished

Fly me to the… well, moon would be wrong and so how about: fly me to the theatre? That makes a certain amount of sense because almost the whole film takes place in a theatre, a Broadway theatre no less. Also, the lead character does at times fly – ...

GenerallyInterested 04.08.2015 · Read full review
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Infiltrating the Infiltrator

Advantages: True story, great story
Disadvantages: Not many

The Infiltrator (2016) Directed by: Brad Furman Writing Credits: Ellen Brown Furman, Robert Mazur Produced by: Paul M. Brennan, Brad Furman, Miriam Segal, Don Sikorski Genre: Crime | Drama Length: 127 minutes Ce ...

Jarisleif 04.02.2017 · Read full review
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Notting Hill carnage

Advantages: Decent enough
Disadvantages: Not as good as the film version

This Blu-ray is around £15 on amazon at the moment. This is a recent BBC miniseries about John Reginald Halliday Christie, one of the more famous British serial killers. Active during and just after the war, Christie murdered at least seven people, hidin ...

hogsflesh 06.02.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Rillington Place (Blu-ray)

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Oskar's List

Advantages: A lesson in history
Disadvantages: The fact that most of what you see here actually happened

Schindler's List (1993) Directed by: Steven Spielberg Writing Credits: Thomas Keneally, Steven Zaillian Produced by: Branko Lustig, Gerald R. Molen, Steven Spielberg Genre: Drama | History Length: 195 minutes Ce ...

Jarisleif 04.01.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Schindler's List (Blu-ray)

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Diamond review  Silence is the perfectest herald of joy

Advantages: Great clips of old films
Disadvantages: Only good if you like early silent cinema

This BFI Blu-ray is currently a rather over-priced £16 on amazon. This is a bit niche, I suppose, but everyone else is cashing in on whatever Shakespeare anniversary is being celebrated this year, so what the heck. This is a compilation of scenes from s ...

hogsflesh 06.10.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Play On! Shakespeare In Silent Film (Blu-ray)

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