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Dial D for De Palma

Advantages: Enjoyable film, good blu-ray
Disadvantages: Film is very uneven in tone

This Blu-ray/DVD set from Powerhouse Films is £15 on amazon at the moment. It’s a limited edition, so may shoot up in price soon. Brian De Palma is part of the movie brat generation that brought us Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, among others. He’s ne ...

hogsflesh 13.02.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Body Double (Blu-ray)

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Breaking News: Hitchcock's Lady Vanishes!

Advantages: Early Hitchcock
Disadvantages: Very few

The Lady Vanishes (1938) Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock Writing Credits: Ethel Lina White, Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder Genre: Comedy | Mystery | Thriller Length: 96 minutes Certificate: U IMDb Rating: 8.0 ' ...

Jarisleif 17.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Lady Vanishes (Blu-ray)

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Not a patch on the book but a fairly good film

Advantages: Good acting, second part pacy, HD looked good
Disadvantages: Slow first half, not as good as the book

Not a patch on the book but a fairly good film I read the Millennium books by Steig Larsson a few years ago and loved them and was completely captivated by the character of Lisbeth Salander so I tracked down the original Swedish version of The Gi ...

jipp05 20.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Blu-ray)

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Who says crime doesn't pay?

Advantages: Enjoyable film, great blu-ray
Disadvantages: None, really, if you like the genre

...This blu-ray is currently £15 on amazon. Probably the most famous British crime of the Sixities, the Great Train Robbery saw a gang of robbers hold up the mail train and steal around £2 million from it – the largest haul from any robbery at the time. Wit ...

hogsflesh 24.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Robbery (Blu-ray)

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To the Devil Born

Advantages: Al Pacino in fine form
Disadvantages: Can be a little hard to follow

The Devil's Advocate (1997) "The Devil's Advocate" is a 1997 thriller film which was directed by Taylor Hackford, who has also directed such films as "An Officer and a Gentleman" (1982), "Dolores Claiborne" (1995), and "Ray" (2004). Warning: Spoi ...

Jarisleif 28.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Devil's Advocate (Blu-ray)

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