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Reviewer:
londonboi
 
Top 100 Mobile Reviewer
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  1.  Actually...rather good!

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    Set in the Dark Ages of the 12th Century this is a well acted, gritty & often gory tale & deserves your attention. It creates a mood & atmosphere that will stay with you, long after the credits have rolled. I went into this with no expectations & was immediately drawn in to the story & characters. Don't be put off by negative reviews. Blu-ray PQ whilst not perfect is still very good - great sound too - Recommended.

  2.  DIRE...................!

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    If you looking for an intelligent, suspense filled, adrenaline pumping, heart pounding, nerve shredding thrill ride - then AVOID this movie at all costs - you will be surely disappointed! The premise is simple enough, 2 guys & 1 girl trapped on a ski-lift. That's it! The script is awful & riddled with every cliche in the book. The Direction is ham fisted & the 'acting' so wooden & unconvincing, it made me cringe. there is no character development - you don't really care about these people - the 'action', when it comes is totally unrealistic & the SX are those of a very low-budget movie - even the snow storm looked fake - like it came from a machine. It takes well over 45 mins of its 90 mins runtime for anything remotely exciting to happen & when it does you just wanna laugh! I very rarely write scathing reviews, but this is a very deserving candidate for 'Turkey of the Year Award'. Its beyond my comprehension how anyone else could give this trash more than 2 stars...? Blu-ray PQ is ok - though black levels suffer consistantly. However the DTS HD MA is cool. If you love movies - give this one a MISS...

  3.  A Perfect Movie...

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    From the Director of 'Pitch Black' & 'The Chronicles Of Riddick' David Twohy, comes a narrative of slowly building suspense, character study, fine acting by all, great script, though whilst a familiar story is both fresh & exciting & is never boring to watch. The scenery alone is worth the price - its simply breathtaking on blu-ray & if you're looking for a disc to show off your tv - this it it. From the start this is Reference material that you don't expect to find. Colours are amazingly beatiful & will blow you away & test your tv's ability to reproduce lush, vivid colours & deep inky blacks. The fine level of detail that is available is spot on. Audio excells also, creating highly believable sound effects driven along by a great musical score. David Twohy always likes to give us something from a slightly different perspective - the road less travelled & he succeeds admirably here with a finely crafted thriller, exquisitely filmed. Highly Recommended!

  4.  Excellent Movie!

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    A perfect collaboration between Cage & Herzog in this masterclass of character development with possibly Nicholas Cage's best performance to date - proving that when he wants, he can be & is, a very fine actor. Beautifully filmed, directed & photograped with an intrigueing plot that twists & turns & keeps you hooked. Clever, intelligent & very funny. The blu-ray 1080p transfer is also exemplary with a highly detailed picture & a great DTS MA soundtrack that captures every subtle nuance of the Director's intent. This is a journey well worth taking & comes Highly Recommended!!!

  5.  Ace(r) Monitor!

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    With its ultra-slim 15mm Full HD 1920 x 1080 LED display and Winner of the 'Product Design Award 2010' the Acer S243H is both sexy, stylish and innovative & will compliment any desktop. It comes with impressive specs & 2 HDMIs and a staggering 8,000,000:1 ACM Contrast Ratio. Straight out of the well-packed box, the build quality is excellent & the unique L-shaped stand is assembled in seconds, feeling secure & safe. Connected via HDMI to my PC Windows 7 recognised it immediately. PQ is stunning, with crystal clear text and sublime colours. If your looking for a good 24" monitor for games, movies or just surfing the net, then this comes Highly Recommended!!!

  6.  BRILLIANT!!!

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    Guy Ritchie just seems to be getting better with every movie he makes...this is tremendous fun & superb entertainment! The onscreen chemistry between Robert Downey Jr & Jude Law works like a dream, in fact all the cast excell in their roles & Mark Strong as the villian is what defines a great actor. The attention to period detail is amazing & Victorian London is recreated perfectly. Non-stop action from the word 'GO' with expertly choriograped fight sequences & totally convincing CGI... its a breath of fresh air & will keep you entertained right up until the final moments when Holmes exclaims: 'I think we should reopen the case!' Please Mr Ritchie, can we have a sequel? Highly Recommened on blu-ray with great PQ & Audio.

  7.  Awesome Fun Movie!

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    Why the harsh negative reviews of this movie is a mystery - its about having fun & credit were credit is due, the Production values definately earn 5 stars. Lavish set designs, spectacular scenery, brilliant SX & great performances from all - though why Jake Gyllenhaal had an Upper Class British accent & Alfred Molina sounding like an East End cockney, I've no idea - but who cares! Its very much in the vein of 'Pirates Of The Carribean', but not much in the way of character development or plot - but it's so well put together that its a great way to lose yourself for 2 hours & just suspend belief. Picture Quality is outstanding & the DTS HD is fantastic. Go in with no expectations, and you will enjoy!

  8.  Great movie - Great Transfer!

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    The Hughes brothers, Albert & Allen, have done it again with this post-apocolyptic tale - that really isn't anything like 'Mad Max'. It's a movie that demands your attention from the eerie opening sequence, beautifully filmed & photographed. The stark, surreal landscapes are magnificent - almost monochrome with occasional bursts of colour that translates perfectly to blu-ray. Every detail is revealled in glorious Hi Def. Denzel Washington is superb, as is Gary Oldman & the supporting cast. Music too is sublime & the DTS MA will make full use of all your speakers. All-in-all, one of the best of 2010. Highly Recommended.

  9.  'Clash Of Opinions'

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    Those who give Negative reviews of this movie, take it far too seriously! It's meant to be FUN. If your looking for a no-brainer, first rate popcorn movie - look no further. Good acting, esp Liam Neeson & Ralph Fiennes. Fantastic SX, perfectly paced & plotted. Great cinematography with a 5* 1080p picture & room shaking DTS MA. What's not to like. Fab movie to escape into...Highly Recommended!!!

  10.  Captivating Little Gem!

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    Good actors will make you believe - great actors will make you feel. Based on the wonderful story by Christopher Isherwood, this is a deeply felt & heartwarming, life reaffirming movie, that reaches out & grabs you from the first moment. It takes us on the journey of one man's love for another. Colin Firth's performances is a career best with a superlative portrayal of grief. love lost, joy, pain, anguish...and young Nicholas Hoult from CH4's 'Skins' is a revalation - both are electrifying when they share the screen together. This reaches out & touches a part in all of us & you feel what this man feels. Great movie, beautifully filmed & photograped with an exemplary BD transfer. The picture can & deliberately does, change from washed out & drab, to vivid blooming colour & incredably sharp detail - this was Director's: Tom Fords intention. grain is there in minor quantity, but gives the movie a wonderful film -like glow. Perfect attention to early 1960's Los Angeles period detail only adds to a great movie experience, complimented by a fantastic musical score delivered through rich & immersive DTS HD Master Audio. Can't really fault this underrated masterpiece, that takes its rightful place in this movie lover's blu-ray collection. Sublime!!!