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The Italian mob

Advantages: Good blu-ray
Disadvantages: Not my favourite film

This Arrow Blu-ray is £15 on amazon at time of writing. I love Italian crime films from the 70s. I generally love Italian exploitation films from that decade, but the crime films just about edge out the gialli and zombie movies as my go-to genre. Known a ...

hogsflesh 20.07.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Milano Calibro 9 (DVD/Blu-Ray)

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A tale of terrorism..

Advantages: Fast paced and interesting
Disadvantages: None

This film was released in 2008 . This is one of those post 9/11 espionage films that Hollywood has made after the attack . This is easily one of the better made films with realistic acting by the entire cast... The film has been criticised as being a ...

kiran8 30.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Body Of Lies (Blu-ray)

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Revenge Of The Mockney

Advantages: Some nice cameos
Disadvantages: So many aspects just Draaaaaaged!

In early 2010 The Ghost (AKA Ghost Writer) was released across the world, the latest product of controversial director Roman Polanski. Based on a novel by Robert Harris (not to be confused with Thomas Harris) for Polanski aspects of the story would mirror ...

sghawken 05.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Ghost (Blu-ray)

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America, the Middle East and Oil - An Eye-Opening Drama

Advantages: Tense/gripping, good performances, eye-opening/thought provoking,
Disadvantages: Near constant subtitles, jerky camerawork, title somewhat misleading

... - Story - From what I could tell, Syriana tells the story of numerous people, both Americans and Middle Easterns who are involved in the oil industry, some just trying to get reliable a job and others inevitably exploiting the fragile political a ...

IzzyS 11.02.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Syriana (DVD)

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Mis-Syriana

Advantages: Deep and involved
Disadvantages: Tends toward the morose

THE PLOT Syriana is a film made up of 4 sub-plots, running concurrently toward a single end. 1. Bob Barnes (played by George Clooney) is a CIA agent who, having spent many years doing the American government's dirty work in the Middle East, becomes ...

Darktime 22.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Syriana (DVD)

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