Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008) movie review – “Entertaining, with more elaborate Horror mechanisms than the original” (8.5/10). 

Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008) movie review – “Entertaining, with more elaborate Horror mechanisms than the original” (8.5/10). The Good  “Story links to the prequel”. “Good contrast from happy to sad scenes”. “Clear expectations”. “Manipulation used well”. “No dull pauses”. “Sense of being followed”. “Frequent gore”. “Emotional and physical torture used well”. “Twist at […]

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Joyride 2001 movie review – “Tense, entertaining, with a twist at the end. Not dated one bit …” (8.5/10) 

Joyride 2001 movie review – “Tense, entertaining, with a twist at the end. Not dated one bit …” (8.5/10).  The Good  “Effective tension-building”. “Good storyline”. “Twist at the end”. “Not dated”. “Light comedy”. The Bad  “Only one source of evil”. “Characters weren’t the most interesting”. Intro  Joyride is a 2001 Action/Mystery/Thriller, according to IMDb. Horror […]

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Kopparberg Spiced apple cider review “Distinctive, but dull” – (6.5/10). 

The Good “Practical”. “Natural and warming smell”. “Some character”. “Somewhat natural taste”. “Well balanced”. “Fairly smooth taste”. “Pleasant aftertaste of cinnamon”. The Bad  “Unclear band message”. “Dull bottle design”. “Expensive”. “Carbonation too light”. “Weak tang”. “No dryness”. “Lacking sweetness”. “No bitterness”. “Weak taste”. “Thin mouthfeel”. Note: Virus present when sampling  Packaging  Kopparberg is a town […]

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Jennifer’s body 2009 movie review – “A good Halloween film” – (6.5/10). 

Jennifer’s body 2009 movie review – “A good Halloween film” – (6.5/10). Introduction  With Halloween fast approaching, we all need a good Horror fix !! Jennifer’s body is a 2009 Comedy/Horror, so fits the bill.  Style  The movie was told from the perspective of the main character and immediately was action packed. The scene was […]

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Bolt from the Blue Smoothie (9.0/10) – “Session-able balance”. 

The Good  “Taste has character”. “Near perfect acidity”.  “Good balance”. “Nicely session-able”. “Natural taste throughout”. “Pleasant fruity and tangy aftertaste”. “Good medium mouthfeel”. “Smooth throughout”. “Fresh and natural scent”. “Cheaper than many others”. The Bad  “Lacking sweetness”. “Initially weak flavour”. “Disappointing brand message”.   Packaging  Bolt from the Blue smoothie costs £2.15 per 330ml bottle (65p […]

Innocent Tropical defence review – “Smooth, thick, and creamy”- (7.75/10). 

Innocent Tropical defence review – “Smooth, thick, and creamy”- (7.75/10). The Good  “Colourful bottle design”. “Refreshing smell”.  “Fruity taste, suggesting banana”. “Developing acidity”. “Nicely session-able”. “Flavour fruity and natural throughout”. “Pleasant tangy aftertaste”. “Thick mouthfeel”. “Full flavour throughout”. “Smooth and creamy texture”. The Bad  “Brand message a little unclear”. “Way too expensive”.  “Weak smell”.  “Sweetness […]

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Pulpt Flare superior south west cider review – “Well balanced, with some character” – (7.5/10).  

Pulpt Flare superior south west cider review – “Well balanced, with some character” – (7.5/10).  The Good  “Bright colours, youth branding”.  “Attractive and informative packaging”. “Pleasant and natural, fruity smell”. “Carbonation light, as promised”. “Natural flavour”.  “Distinctive taste”. “Nicely session-able”. “Well balanced”. “Mostly smooth”. “Distinctive tangy aftertaste”. The Bad  “Thin mouthfeel”. “Carbonation level too light”.  […]

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Innocent Berry light review –  “Clear brand message, but became overpowering” -(8.75/10). 

The Good  “Low in calories”.  “Competitive cost”.  “Pleasant fruity taste”. “Natural fruity tang”. “Fruity sweetness”. “Pleasant thicker texture”. “Initially pleasant aftertaste”. “Very good full mouthfeel”. “Strong flavour”. “Bottle looks nice superficially”. “Natural fruity smell”. “Clear brand message”. The Bad  “Smell fades too quickly”. “Not session-able”.  “Acidity became overpowering”. “Aftertaste becomes overpowering”. “Taste becomes harsh”. Introduction  […]

Berry Set Go !! Smoothie review – “A bit too watery” (6.25/10).  

Berry Set Go !! Smoothie review – “A bit too watery” (6.25/10).  The Good  “Natural and fresh smell”. “Natural flavour throughout”. “Fruity and tangy aftertaste”. “Reasonable flavour strength”. “Smooth and tangy taste”. “Session-able”. “Taste quite fruity”. “Developing fruity tang”. The Bad  “Not fully balanced”.  “Unclear brand message”. “Bland branding”. “Mouthfeel too thin”. “Weak smell”. “Taste […]