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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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Swinging London

Advantages: Endearing drama; good music; good London footage
Disadvantages: Probably an acquired taste; lack of extras

...This DVD (which for some reason comes in a CD-sized case) is only about £8 on amazon at time of writing. This is an odd little thing. It’s a children’s drama serial made in 1968 by the fledgling Thames television, apparently to test out their location fi ...

hogsflesh 30.01.2017 · Read full review
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Review of The Tyrant King (DVD)

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The girl on the train - Film review

Advantages: a good murder mystery
Disadvantages: Not as good as the book, set in america

The Girl on the train Price: £9.99 Certificate: 15 Running Time: Released: 2017 The girl on the train, is a brilliant book written by Paula Hawkins. I have read the book, and loved it and also purchased it for my friend from Uni who I went to the cinem ...

stacey2911 13.01.2017 · Read full review
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round up

Advantages: ok
Disadvantages: way too slow

...have mixed feeling's about this film i am a big fan of actress emily blunt, but this was not a good movie. Hyped up as "gone girl, part 2" which it was nothing like. I found it rather boring, dull, crass, not really any imagination. one of the worst fil ...

liz62 19.01.2017 · Read full review
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poor

Advantages: none
Disadvantages: it was awful

i read the book and watched the dvd, so the dvd was well not what i expected am not sure if its because i read the book that it wrecked the film for me but i found the film very poor and not as good as i was expecting, the characters were awful they were ...

frankieb42 18.01.2017 · Read full review
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