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Advantages: intriguing thriller
Disadvantages: none

...I am quite partial to a mystery thriller and I find myself looking forward to the yearly retelling of the classic Agatha Christie stories on the BBC over the Christmas period. Whilst flicking through my Netflix account looking for something to watch on a ...

Candyperfumegirl 07.08.2017 · Read full review
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Review of BBC The Lady Vanishes (DVD)

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Anarchy in the UK

Advantages: Good thriller, decent picture quality
Disadvantages: Poor extras

...The Blu-ray from Network is a mere £10 on amazon at time of writing. Made in 1936, Sabotage was one of the British thrillers that established Alfred Hitchcock as the Master of Suspense, and soon brought Hollywood calling. It’s a slightly odd film compare ...

hogsflesh 16.07.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Sabotage (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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Cast a Dark Shadow - Young Man Seeks Woman To Murder

Advantages: Surprisingly visually exciting; good performance; great print of the film
Disadvantages: Sound occasionally could be better

...not necessarily to your tastes This is another one of those films that I’d never heard of but came across some random review and thought, “I may as well take a punt”. So I did, would you believe. Cast a Dark Shadow is a British film from 1955 ...

GenerallyInterested 30.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Cast a Dark Shadow (DVD)

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A classy 1950s thriller/mystery

Advantages: Interesting story, well-acted/directed/filmed, good camera angles & lighting techniques
Disadvantages: Freda's accent, could do with the suspense levels hiking up a bit

RELEASED: 1955, Cert. PG RUNNING TIME: Approx. 1hr 22mins DIRECTOR: Lewis Gilbert SCREENPLAY: John Cresswell PRODUCER: Herbert Mason MUSIC: Antony Hopkins MAIN CAST:- Dirk Bogarde as Edward Bare (‘Teddy Bear’) Margaret Lockwood as Freda Kathle ...

CelticSoulSister 19.11.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Cast a Dark Shadow (DVD)

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