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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
Horns - A Gothic Version of 'Liar Liar'
Review of Horns (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Mysterious/intriguing, atmospheric, tense,
Disadvantages: Main character not especially believeable/likeable, slow plot pace,

...he appears to have grown horns and it soon becomes clear that he has some useful powers. Where did it come from and what will it mean for him? plus did he have anyt ... Read review

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Very Good Review by Angela150
well covered by danielclark691

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29.11.2017 15:50
A Spooky, Mysterious Supernatural Film - Not Great But Ok
Review of Dark Skies (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Mysterious/sinister/foreboding,
Disadvantages: Some plot aspects, unoriginal/lack of background info., unanswered questions

- Story - This film depicts the Barret family, who find themselves affected by a number of strange and unsettling events. They slowly realise that there's something quite sinister behind these events and the family may be in grave danger. What ha ... Read review

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very good by danielclark691
VH by kiss_me2070

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29.11.2017 15:47
An Unsettling, Confusing & Spooky Arty Film - Not for everyone
Review of Under the Skin (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Atmospheric (spooky/unsettling/tense), pretty intriguing generally, use of music,
Disadvantages: Quite claustrophobic feel at times wont appeal to all, lack of background info/details (direction)

- Story - An alien finds itself taking on the form of a young woman who walks the streets of Scotland in search of other humans, who it seduces. However, while experiencing being alive as a human, it starts to realise things, its vulnerabilities ... Read review

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very good by danielclark691
VH by kiss_me2070

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29.11.2017 15:46
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
vh by catsholiday

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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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vh by ravingreviewer
vh by catsholiday

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Keeping a promise
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A Heartbreaking Promise
by gothic_moon
The pledge:
by carolynla
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29.11.2017 11:51
A decent British horror tune
Review of A Dark Song (DVD) by thedevilinme

Advantages: Above average Brit horror
Disadvantages: Low budget

...= = = = So hereís a nice little British horror film from Director Liam Gavin, h ... Read review

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The usual polished review we've come to know and enjoy from your good self. R. by RICHADA
vh by ravingreviewer
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28.11.2017 22:01
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Jackie --- what a snore fest
Review of Jackie (DVD) by catsholiday

Advantages: Some interesting filming
Disadvantages: everything else

JACKIE I watched this film one evening when my husband was out and almost switched it off as it was truly dull. ~~~~~~~ FACTS ABOUT THE FILM ~~~~~ RATING : 15 LENGTH :1h 40min GENRE :| Drama , History, Biography RELEASED : 2017 DIRECTOR: Pa ... Read review

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VH indeed, I would have had higher expectations of this one. R. by RICHADA
very good by danielclark691
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28.11.2017 21:35
A Better Series Than the Last One!
Review of Ripper Street Series 4 (DVD) by kiss_me2070

Advantages: better than the previous series, great stories, good action, twists you don't expect
Disadvantages: I couldn't find anything bad about this particular series

...I have been watching the Ripper Street TV series and it has now been a fair while since I have watched anymore as I was losing a little interest in the programme as I didnít feel as though some of the stories were a ... Read review

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Well reviewed by elfbwillow
No fall off in standards here - any idea what you are going to do with your "Ciao!" time in future? R. by RICHADA
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28.11.2017 21:10
Surprisingly good CGI & Voice Acting - Worth a Watch
Review of The Adventures Of Tintin - The Secret Of The Unicorn (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Impressive CGI, intrguing plot, cast (voice acting), fairly engrossing,
Disadvantages: Slightly slow plot pace, complicated plot (2nd half not as engaging),

...of Haddocks. Will they find the vessel and treasure? you'll have to watch ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
vh by 2mennycds

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28.11.2017 19:03
A Spooky and Stylish yet Unoriginal Thriller/Mystery
Review of The Guest (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Atmospheric (mysterious/sinister/spooky), characters, music
Disadvantages: Plot not entirely original, some plot aspects

...- A soldier arrives in the Peterson family household one day. He claims to be mates with their son who has sadly died while out in action. His friend is welcomed but its not long before a series of supposedly accidental deaths start to oc ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
.. by 2mennycds

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28.11.2017 19:02
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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vh :o) by euphie
All these reviews and no PF bonuses! Great shame! by 2mennycds

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28.11.2017 19:00
An Amusing, Non Sentimental, Fun Ski Comedy Drama
Review of Chalet Girl (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Funny, cast, entertaining, not overly sappy,
Disadvantages: Somewhat unoriginal and it has some predictable elements

...a job in a ski chalet int he Alps, she jumps at it and finds herself in a wh ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
I'd like to see this for Bill Bailey. by gazhack

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28.11.2017 18:58
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