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Reviewer:
TRADWIN
Reviews:
0
Votes:
8 (88% helpful)

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  1.  The coolest feel-good film of the year.

    Posted: 

    Svengali tells the story of Dixie (Jonny Owen), a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he's dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them, 'The Premature Congratulations'. He hunts them down and offers them his management services. They are young, arrogant, sexy and utterly magnificent. Putting their demo on a cassette tape, Dixie heads out onto the streets of London. Innocent, wide-eyed Dixie embarks on a roller coaster ride through the most infamous industry of them all. His partner and his sanity through it all is his soulmate Michelle (Vicky McClure). Every day is a battle for Dixie, totally broke and working for nothing to get his beloved band gigs, their egos grow with their stardom. The more successful The Prems get, the greater the chances are of Dixie losing them. He has to decide what are his real priorities in life,his love of music or his love for Michelle.
    A great film with a fantastic cast and an excellent sound track.

  2.  The coolest feel-good film of the year

    Posted: 

    Svengali tells the story of Dixie (Jonny Owen), a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he's dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them, 'The Premature Congratulations'. He hunts them down and offers them his management services. They are young, arrogant, sexy and utterly magnificent. Putting their demo on a cassette tape, Dixie heads out onto the streets of London. Innocent, wide-eyed Dixie embarks on a roller coaster ride through the most infamous industry of them all. His partner and his sanity through it all is his soulmate Michelle (Vicky McClure). Every day is a battle for Dixie, totally broke and working for nothing to get his beloved band gigs, their egos grow with their stardom. The more successful The Prems get, the greater the chances are of Dixie losing them. He has to decide what are his real priorities in life,his love of music or his love for Michelle.
    A great film with a fantastic cast and an excellent sound track.

  3.  TERRIBLE!

    Posted: 

    A Dreadful film which is certainly not erotic and should not, in any way shape or form, be advertised in the horror section. Appalling!!

  4.  Absolutely dreadful

    Posted: 

    This sequel makes the first film look like Citizen Cain!
    Quite simply one of the worst films ever made. Do not waste your money.

  5.  LAUGHABLE!

    Posted: 

    I can't believe the good reviews this film is getting. This is one of the worst 'horror' films I have seen, in fact, its more of a comedy than a horror. Lazy script, bad acting and every cliche chucked in to try and shield the poor film making. Swearing and screaming make a poor substitute for dialogue; in all honesty, the story is pathetic and the ending was perhaps the weakest in living memory. I can't believe they've made a second. AVOID!!

  6.  Unbelievably laugh out loud bad!

    Posted: 

    Unbelievably this film actually makes "Battle Los Angeles" look like an intellectual movie. It takes "Thud and blunder" to new depths.

    "The Abyss" meets "Transformers", perhaps ? Except "The Abyss" is a good movie; this is from the same mould as "Transformers". It is awful. It is a special sort of awful.

    Aside from expensive effects, this has nothing to offer at all. Script beyond risible; acting is not the right word.

    Marine UFO's meet US Navy. A completely incompetent Navy, led by a total jackass, whups alien ass. The only intelligence coming from a Japanese officer. Honestly, the Navy are so awful, you really want the aliens to win.
    Almost, almost, when the wrinklies take over, it almost raises a smile. However, you are in such pain by then that it can't even be a guilty pleasure like "Under Siege", because by then you're jaded by over an hour and a half of sheer torture. The aliens were at least better realised than Battle LA

    You won't get back any time you waste on this so, if you must, jump in at about 90 minutes jump out at about 115. The dialogue is so laughable that at 2* speed you lose nothing.

    One can only assume that the brilliant Liam Neeson makes the same case as Michale Caine- that they pay him for the clunkers, too.

    CLUNK !

  7.  DISGRACE!!

    Posted: 

    As a big fan of the first 2 REC films, I was really looking forward to the third installment. Oh dear Lord its bad!
    As part of the Rec series, it has turned a thinking man's horror series into a joke. The connection to the first two films was paper thin with the religous elements of the first 2 almost mocked in this. For some unexplained reason, 20 minutes in, the film switches from the hand held camera format, which made the first 2 films what they were, to normal camera mode. They take the time to establish 3 different camera viewpoints then ditch them all in a few minutes time?
    There is no continuity to the film. The infected aren't sure if they're in 28 Days Later or Night of the Living Dead. (Meaning: one second they're running like a Jamaican sprinter the next they're shambling around and can be outrun by an old man with a zimmer frame.) We also have 2 characters walking around dressed in suits of armour and one dressed as Sponge Bob Squarepants (I s**t you not!)
    I would have gave zero stars if I could. A total disgrace of a film. AVOID

  8.  Disgrace

    Posted: 

    As a big fan of the first 2 REC films, I was really looking forward to the third installment. Oh dear Lord its bad!
    As part of the Rec series, it has turned a thinking man's horror series into a joke. The connection to the first two films was paper thin with the religous elements of the first 2 almost mocked in this. For some unexplained reason, 20 minutes in, the film switches from the hand held camera format, which made the first 2 films what they were, to normal camera mode. They take the time to establish 3 different camera viewpoints then ditch them all in a few minutes time?
    There is no continuity to the film. The infected aren't sure if they're in 28 Days Later or Night of the Living Dead. (Meaning: one second they're running like a Jamaican sprinter the next they're shambling around and can be outrun by an old man with a zimmer frame.) We also have 2 characters walking around dressed in suits of armour and one dressed as Sponge Bob Squarepants (I s**t you not!)
    A total disgrace of a film. AVOID

  9.  Top film cut to pieces......

    Posted: 

    One of my all time favourite 80s films. I couldn't wait to watch it once i had paid my fiver. Absolutely gutted!! This version has been cut to pieces. Great action set pieces like the "plane neck break" and"garden shed" scene have been poorly cut leaving this version looking shoddy and disjointed. I think there are enough of us arnie fans out there to deserve a 2 disc uncut special edition. Compared to 18 rated films today this film is pretty tame. So come on 20th century fox. Pull your fingers out and give us what we want.

  10.  The Worst Film Ever Made

    Posted: 

    This film is a disgrace. Do not buy under ANY circumstances. AWFUL!!!!!!