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Zipang: part samurai film, part-art house design madness

Advantages: Visually striking; set design and costumes are something to behold
Disadvantages: First part of the film treads water; lead is OK

...Zipang! What does that even mean? To be honest I had to look it up, and Zipang seems to be an archaic name for Japan. Knowing that might not seem particularly important but actually considering the very end of the film it takes on a certain meaning, ...

GenerallyInterested 28.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Zipang (DVD)

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Fantastique!

Advantages: Greta humour
Disadvantages: The French audio

Whilst on an International Air Cadet Exchange to Belgium last July one of my host families decided to show me a classic French film. Now I speak a little French but not enough to watch an entire film and so was a little concerned. That was however until t ...

MI9to5 09.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Les Visiteurs (Subtitled) (DVD)

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Stick with me,,,, I die,, You die.

Advantages: Sturdy Tin, Free Stuff, what more could you want?
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...**THIS DVD REVIEW SHOULD BE CALLED BATTLE ROYALE 2 - REVENGE (SPECIAL EDITION) (TIN BOX SET) (THREE DISCS) - It only comes in the tin with three discs.*** Looking back, compared to this, the original idea they had for Battle Royale I was pretty st ...

jonnyholden 02.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Battle Royale 2 - Revenge (Special Edition) (Tin Box Set) (DVD)

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Something Camp In The Hood

Advantages: Great to read about
Disadvantages: Pretty awful to watch

It started with John Carpenters Assault On Precinct 13, this was followed up by Walter Hill's The Warriors, then there was Mad Max, and by the time we had reached John Carpenters Escape From New York all of which had proven to be big hits, the Italians re ...

sghawken 03.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Bronx Warriors (DVD)

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Almodovar's Most Complete Collection

Advantages: Witty and Insightful Drama
Disadvantages: Certainly not for subtitle-o-phobes!

...This collection of Almodovar's work is the most complete currently available and includes recent work such as Bad Education. Pedro Almodovar's work is mainly in Spanish, and although well subtitled, is very fast-moving and would not be suitable for non-Sp ...

loobylane 14.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Bad Education / Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down / Live Flesh / All About My Mother / Talk To Her (Almodovar Box Set) (DVD)

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