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'Only one in a hundred's gonna get on that ark, son'
Review of 99 Homes (DVD) by thedevilinme

Advantages: Smart and gripping morality tale
Disadvantages: Tense

Star – Michael Shannon & Andrew Garfield Genre – Drama Run Time – 1 hr 52 minutes Certificate – 18 Country – U.S.A Amazon – £6.00 DVD £8.75 Blue-Ray Awards – 12 Wins & 23 Nominations = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = In the 1970s, people who got ... Read review

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Subject too depressing for Americans! Great piece. by mikemelmak
E intersting by mumsymary

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05.12.2017 22:06
(07.12.2017 23:41)
Meryj Streep....need I say more....
Review of Florence Foster Jenkins (DVD) by thedevilinme

Advantages: Good laugh
Disadvantages: Not as good as i hoped

Star – Meryl Street & Hugh Grant Genre Comedy Run Time – 1 hr 51 minutes Certificate – PG13 Country U.K Amazon – £5.00 DVD £6.38 Oscars – 2 Nominations Awards – 8 Wins & 38 Nominations = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Florence Foster Jenkin ... Read review

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Think I have seen this!! by bettyboo47
Nicely done by Secre

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01.12.2017 20:50
(07.12.2017 23:41)
Lovers in the Hood
Review of Moonlight (DVD) by thedevilinme

Advantages: Beautifully made
Disadvantages: Issues movie

Star – Director Barry Jenkins Genre – Drama Run Time – 1 hr 51 minutes Certificate – 18 Country – U.S.A Amazon – £ DVD Oscars – Won 3 from 8 nominations . Awards – 212 Wins & 259 Nominations = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = So, after the ‘all ... Read review

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very interesting by TatianaLuna
E review, and your "About me" says it all! by 2mennycds
exceptional

30.11.2017 11:58
(07.12.2017 23:41)
A Gritty, Bleak Film - One Of Nicolas Cage's Better Roles
Review of Joe (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Very tense, gritty, interesting characters, cast, music
Disadvantages: Bleakness will put some people off, slow plot pace - felt somewhat directionless esp early on,

...- An ex convict called Joe encounters a 15 year old boy and finds himself having to decide whether to take him in or continue his ruinous lifestyle. What happens? you'll have to watch the film to find out. - More Info., Thoughts & O ... Read review

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Good. by 1st2thebar
perceptive review by 2mennycds

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30.11.2017 10:20
A Film About Culture, Trust & Tradition
Review of Trishna (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Atmospheric, insightful, thought provoking, characters, music, cinematography,
Disadvantages: Slow-ish plot pace won't suit all, some subtitles are present

- Story - Loosely based on Thomas Hardy's novel Tess of the D'Urbervilles, 'Trishna' tells the tale of a women who finds herself in love but with someone tradition dictates she can't be with. This happens through her being offered work in Jaipur ... Read review

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VH by Westy4

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29.11.2017 19:48
A Sad & Poignant Satirical Film About Delusions & Fame
Review of The King Of Comedy (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Good satire, intriguing, characters/character development, thought provoking,
Disadvantages: None really

...become a big name in the comedy circuit. When he manages to speak to his idol, the TV talk show host Jerry Langford and pleas to be given a chance to do a set on his show, he's not treated entirely ... Read review

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Still not seen this! Sounds good. by mikemelmak
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29.11.2017 18:36
A Slick Swedish Action Crime Film
Review of Easy Money (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Tense/gripping, fast pace/action scenes, decent characterisation, plot
Disadvantages: Jerky camerawork may not appeal, constant reliance on subtitles

- Story - First off, I ought to mention that this film is set in Sweden, not in America or the UK. When a man known as JW becomes a drug runner to keep his double life going, he becomes increasingly more dependent on two other people - Jorge, ano ... Read review

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Excellent Review by Angela150
Not one for me thanks. R. by RICHADA

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29.11.2017 15:54
A Pretty Decent John Grisham Film Adaptation
Review of The Client (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Intriguing, cast/characters,
Disadvantages: Some cliches, plot aspects,

...young boy who accidentally witnessed the murder of a local Mafia lawyer, finds himself under pressure to spill the beans regarding a family with potential links to the Mafia. This obviously puts him in danger - will the local authorit ... Read review

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very good by danielclark691
VH as ever. R. by RICHADA

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29.11.2017 15:52
1960s Teenage Rebellion On Screen
Review of Quadrophenia (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Cast, musical score, social commentary aspect,
Disadvantages: Plot not quite well enough established at start, a bit bleak

- Story - Set in London in the mid 60s, Jimmy finds himself feeling disillusioned by life. Its only when he spends time with his friends, a 'mod' group, motorbiking around London and listening to pop music by the likes of 'The Who', that he feels ... Read review

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I liked this! by mikemelmak
Useful yes, my cup of tea, no! R. by RICHADA

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29.11.2017 11:57
A Fascinating, Sobering Watch
Review of The Madness Of King George (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Sobering and intriguing - social commentary, cast, thought provoking,
Disadvantages: None really

- Story - This depicts King George III, who apparently suffered from whats believed to have been a blood disorder, bringing about a form of dementia, which affected his senses and resulted in others politically distancing themselves from him. As ... Read review

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VH. R. by RICHADA
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29.11.2017 11:56
An Intriguing Crime Mystery Film - Well Worth a Watch
Review of The Pledge (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Intriguing plot, thought provoking, characters,
Disadvantages: Main basic premise not entirely original perhaps?, slow plot pace won't suit all

...nearing retirement, vows to catch the killer of a young kid - will he manage to track him down before more children are potentially killed or will the chiefs reputation be ruined? you'll have to watch the film to find ou ... Read review

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Keeping a promise
by CelticSoulSister
A Heartbreaking Promise
by gothic_moon
The pledge:
by carolynla
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29.11.2017 11:51
Amusing, Entertaining, Worth A Watch
Review of Crazy, Stupid, Love (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Amusing, characters, cast,
Disadvantages: A bit cheesy, whiny aspects

- Story - A middle aged husband finds his life changed considerably after his wife tells him she's getting a divorce. He tries to re-connect with his younger, more youthful self via a new friend, who attempts to help him learn how to flirt with g ... Read review

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All these reviews and no PF bonuses! Great shame! by 2mennycds

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28.11.2017 19:00
A Delightfully Charming Family Friendly Film
Review of Mr Magorium's Wonder Emporium (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Characters/cast, intriguing plot, decent visual effects, decent family viewing
Disadvantages: Perhaps a bit too bright for some, maybe?, death is a theme which might frighten/upset young kids

- Story - Mr. Magorium has owner his so called 'Wonder Emporium' for over 200 years and he's starting to feel his age, so he decides to hand it down to his rather awkward manager, one Molly Mahoney. However, when she takes over, it doesn't take l ... Read review

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very well covered by danielclark691
VH by Westy4

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28.11.2017 18:53
Another Sports & Redemption Based Drama
Review of Warrior (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Gritty/urban/tense, ocassional intriguing moments, frenetic in parts,
Disadvantages: jerky camerawork, some cliches, somewhat predictable, plot/script

- Story - An alcoholic ex-boxer's son arrives home, where he becomes trained by his dad for a big competition in a mixed martial arts (MMA) tournament. This sets him on a dangerous path with his distant older brother. What happens? you'll have to ... Read review

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28.11.2017 18:49
A Fairly Bland Financial Drama With Some Good Points
Review of Arbitrage (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Relatively interesting character focussed drama, plot twists, Gere & Roth,
Disadvantages: A bit bland, main character not especially likeable,

- Story - A financial businessman and family man (Robert Miller) finds himself looking forward to taking over the families business. However, it turns out there are some secrets from his earlier career involving illegality which start to become k ... Read review

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28.11.2017 18:46
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