User reviews

Filter by
Review type
  • Reviews with images (3)
  • standard reviews (5)
Product rating
  • (3)
  • (2)
Sort by Helpfulness
  • Helpfulness
  • Product rating
  • Date

Excellent

ProPowerful, emotional storyline and performances

ConsVery emotional

Lion (2016) Please note: This is a movie only review A LOST BOY Saroo Brierley: “I'm not from Calcutta... I'm lost” I love movies based on true stories, though am not obsessed with them and do not generally run out to the cinema to watch them, preferring the cinematic horror experience to the...

> Read review

Did you enjoy it?
Story
Characters / Performances
Special Effects
Soundtrack

Did you find this review helpful? Yes 0

Excellent

ProTrue fascinating story, great acting and wonderfu...

ConsNone for me

LION I love watching films and going to the cinema but somehow we don't seem to get there as often as we would like to. On the flight over to Seattle in June I was delighted to see that the film “Lion” was available to watch as I was really annoyed to have missed it at the cinema. I watched two...

> Read review

Did you enjoy it?
Story
Characters / Performances
Special Effects
Soundtrack

Did you find this review helpful? Yes 0

Super

ProPowerful performance from Patel, engaging, thought...

ConsNot instantly hard-hitting

Lion doesn’t need all that much introduction as its cinematic release in 2016 caused quite a stir. I wanted to see for myself what the fuss was all about, though I must admit I avoided reading into the premise so I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. Lion falls within the drama/biography genres...

> Read review

Did you enjoy it?
Story
Characters / Performances
Special Effects
Soundtrack

Did you find this review helpful? Yes 0

Excellent

ProMoving/touching, engrossing, emotional, good use o...

ConsSubtitles at start may put some people off, ocassi...

- Story - This film tells the true story of a boy called Saroo, who becomes lost in the Indian city of Calcutta as a youngster. He finds himself in numerous challenging circumstances before eventually becoming adopted by a foreign family. However, many years later he becomes determined to track...

> Read review

Did you enjoy it?
Story
Characters / Performances
Special Effects
Soundtrack

Did you find this review helpful? Yes 0

Super

“Brave as a Lion”

published 06/08/2017

Progood film to watch

Consnone

It is generally not a good idea to watch two similar genre films back to back but that’s exactly what I did with “Philomena” and “Lion” which are somewhat similar although set in totally different countries. I will try to focus on the correct film for the purpose of this review though! I picked...

> Read review

Did you enjoy it?
Story
Characters / Performances
Special Effects
Soundtrack

Did you find this review helpful? Yes 0

Product Information : Lion (DVD)

Manufacturer's product description

Product Details

Actor(s) (Last name, First name): Kidman, Nicole

DVD Region: Film

Director(s): Garth Davis

Video Category: World Cinema Feature Film

EAN: 5017239197963

Classification: Parental Guidance

Production Year: 2016

Ciao

Listed on Ciao since: 28/02/2017