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A 'Real'ly Intriguing Tale Of Our Times
Review of Ex Machina (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Intriguing, thought provoking, spooky, mysterious, music,
Disadvantages: Slowish plot pace, lack of action may disappoint some people

- Story - A programmer is chosen to take part in an important experiment in artificial intelligence, involving analysing for any potentially human elements within the latest cutting edge robot. Can there ever be a truly partial human robot? how f ... Read review

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quite liked this! by 2mennycds

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30.11.2017 19:28
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
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29.11.2017 15:46
An Immersive, Spooky Sci-Fi Film I Found Mostly Quite Good
Review of Oblivion (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Immersive/engrossing, cinematography, spooky background music,
Disadvantages: Some character aspects, ocassionally quite quiet dialogue, one or two plot holes

- Story - Jack is one of very few repair men working on drones, who is assigned to Earth, after its devastation caused by decades of war with alien people. He discovers things on the planet which make him question his long held beliefs regarding ... Read review

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18.11.2017 11:06
Comic book movies just grew up.....
Review of Logan (DVD) by thedevilinme

Advantages: Grown up Sci Fi
Disadvantages: Bit long

Star – Hugh Jackman Genre – Action > Comic Book Run Time – 2 hrs 17 minutes Certificate – 18 Country – U.S.A Awards – 2 Wins & 6 Nominations Amazon – £6.99 DVD £9.99 Blue Ray = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = The Comic book movies grip on Hollyw ... Read review

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Nicely done. by kiss_me2070
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16.11.2017 19:32
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Bourne meets Clerks?
Review of American Ultra (DVD) by thedevilinme

Advantages: Good fun
Disadvantages: Obvious twist

...= = = = = So American Ultra from director Nima Nourizadeh, he of the irritating ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
Nicely reviewed. LOL at your pic! by 2mennycds

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13.11.2017 21:10
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In Space, No one can- Just watch the damn film and shut up!
Review of Alien Covenant (DVD) by SirJoseph

Advantages: Cast, Twist, No Main Characters! Soundtrack, Concepts, Ending
Disadvantages: Predictable, Long, Spores, American

Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla (Introduction) Never surprised to see my fellow Ciao members and I at a disagreement for the umpteenth time. I don't need to name names, just read the other reviews for yourselves, one claims the film has a great c ... Read review

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excellent review by siberian-queen
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09.11.2017 13:43
Star Trek Boooooooring
Review of Star Trek Beyond (DVD) by NBCMad92

Advantages: Good Acting, Entertaining Special Features
Disadvantages: Weak Story Line, Some Parts Drag

...me wrong, I know of Star Trek but I didn't know it in great detail. I'm not a Trekkie that can speak Klingon (anyone realise that Trekkie and Klingon automatically capitalise on Word?). Not that I thought the show was bad but space films and t ... Read review

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ex by rolandrat123

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08.11.2017 09:24
Liberate Tuteme ex Event Horizon
Review of Event Horizon (DVD) by SirJoseph

Advantages: Set Design, Idea, Cast
Disadvantages: Plot, Unoriginal, Special Effects, Unmemorable Soundtrack, Nothing Characters

...on about sci-fi. In particular, Event Horizon. Brought up by a colleague of whom I share similar fi ... Read review

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06.11.2017 14:20
Rubbish, but a classic!
Review of Planet Of The Apes (DVD) by CelticSoulSister

Advantages: Highly entertaining, slightly amusing although that may not have been the intention
Disadvantages: Unbelievably abominable acting and dialogue

RELEASED: 1968, Cert. 12 RUNNING TIME: Approx. 1hr 52mins DIRECTOR: Franklin J Schaffner SCREENPLAY: Michael Wilson & Rod Sterling PRODUCER: Arthur P Jacobs MUSIC: Jerry Goldsmith MAIN CAST:- Charlton Heston as Taylor Linda Harrison as Nova Kim Hu ... Read review

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This is one of my favourite movies! Let's agree to disagree! by mikemelmak
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06.11.2017 00:36
A Surprisingly Chilling Film - Slow But Sobering
Review of The Martian (DVD) by IzzyS

Advantages: Engrossing/atmospheric, eery, decent visual effects (futuristic look & feel)
Disadvantages: Not entirely original, pace probably a little slow for some people

...his know-how to somehow get the message back to Earth that he's still alive and hope that help will come to take ... Read review

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Very fine review. I really liked this one. by mikemelmak

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04.11.2017 10:51
In Space No-one Can Hear You Sigh
Review of Alien Covenant (DVD) by afy9mab

Advantages: A decent cast.
Disadvantages: It takes itself too seriously, some roles are miscast and the story is awful.

The crew of the colony ship “Covenant” is headed for a new life on the other side of the universe. But they are drawn off course by a radio broadcast that suggests human life might be closer than they think. They touch down on an uncharted planet, believi ... Read review

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British accent; ultimate proof of evilness! by Secre

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03.11.2017 10:56
Richard Pryor Family Special Feat. Superman
Review of Superman 3 by 16BitFlash

Advantages: A few good ideas, a good cast
Disadvantages: Ideas thrown together, a lot of cringey 'comedy'

...far from perfect, the original Superman films were very much a taste of things to come when it came to the future of superhero movies. Superman established the groundwork for every origin story a costumed do-gooder you would see on screen w ... Read review

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very good by danielclark691
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01.11.2017 21:32
One of the iconic science fiction films from the 50s
Review of Forbidden Planet by rolandrat123

Advantages: Futuristic and classic SciFi movie - great for being over 60 years old
Disadvantages: None

FILM ONLY REVIEW The Product Actors: Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens, Jack Kelly, Earl Holliman Walter Pidgeon Director: Fred McLeod Wilcox Classification: u Run Time: 98.00 minutes Cost £8.95 new on Amazon. Bas ... Read review

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So long and thanks for all the rates x by ryeb
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30.10.2017 10:25
Creature features
Review of The Wonderful Worlds of Ray Harryhausen, Volume One: 1955-1960 (Blu-ray) by hogsflesh

Advantages: The middle film is great, the blu-rays look as good as they're likely to
Disadvantages: The first and third films aren't Harryhausen's best

...Indicator is about £42 at the moment. It’s a limited edition, and there are plans to release the films individually later on. Ray Harryhausen was a legendary creator of special effects. These generally used stop-motion monsters which wer ... Read review

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fantastic review by siberian-queen
Excellent review, but it;s certainly not a DVD set I'd be interested in picking up... or know anybody else who would!! Specialist interest indeed! by Secre
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30.10.2017 09:52
A half-expected disappointment
Review of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (DVD) by 2mennycds

Advantages: Great locations, well acted, good effects, light-hearted
Disadvantages: Too much added, credulity over-stretched, too "epic" for the Tolkien tale

I’ve read Tolkien’s “Lord Of The Rings half a dozen times or so over the years. I was also – with one or two slight reservations – most impressed by Peter Jackson’s trilogy of films. I had some misgivings when I heard of a movie of “The Hobbit”. Unlike ... Read review

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I'll miss reading random film reviews like this!! by jo-1976
All the best. by danielclark691

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25.10.2017 10:14
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