Planet Terror movie review (7/10) – “Light-hearted, humorous, and action-packed. More contrast and fear factor needed, to appease the adult target audience”.

Planet Terror movie review (7/10) – “Light-hearted, humorous, and action-packed. More contrast and fear factor needed, to appease the adult target audience”. The Good “Gore”. “Huge variety of themes” “Does comedy well”. “Plenty of action”. “Setting and scenery varied plenty”. “Adult males dream elements”. “Music varied well”. “Some minor surprises”. “Touching ending”. The Bad “Tension […]

Mortimers Orchard English Apple cider review (8.5/10) – “Subtly, natural cider. One too watery to write home about”.

Mortimers Orchard English Apple cider review (8.5/10) – “Subtly, natural cider. One too watery to write home about”. The Good “Pleasant and natural smell”. “Lightly sparkling as promised”. “Session-able”. “Smooth”. “Okay balance”. “Natural taste”. “Pleasant, lasting aftertaste”. “Competitive price for weak bottles”. “Practical”. “Reasonable cost”. The Bad “You have to buy 4 at once”. “No […]

Climax 2018 horror movie review “Fabulous conclusion and profoundly unique” – (9/10).

Climax 2018 horror movie review “Fabulous conclusion and profoundly unique” – (9/10). The Good “Ineffable ending”. “Fabulous build up to the end”. “Brilliant soundtrack”. “Great character emotions”. “Passionate acting”. “Strong opening”. “Diversity of characters”. “Clear themes established”. “Changing camera angles”. “Setting variety”. The Bad “Intro too long”. “Horror theme too sparse at beginning”. “Not enough […]

Open water 2: Adrift movie review “ Best of the trilogy by far” (8/10).

Open water 2: Adrift movie review “ Best of the trilogy by far” (8/10). The Good “Believable acting and emotions”. “Best of the 3 in the series”. “Lots of tension”. “Lots of dying”. “Relationships and emotions included. “Lighting effects striking”. “Sound used appropriately”. “Cut scenes used”. “Camera shots varied”. The Bad “Lack of continuity from […]

Aspalls Clements four cyder review (8.75/10) – “Overall, not an especially unique drink. Natural, tangy and fruity though”.

Aspalls Clements four cyder review (8.75/10) – “Overall, not an especially unique drink. Natural, tangy and fruity though”. The Good “Strong branding colours”. “Good backstory”. “Practical”. “Natural and fruity taste”. “Natural, persistent aftertaste”. “Pleasant natural scent”. “Light carbonation as expected”. “No dryness as expected”. “Smooth taste and aftertaste”. “Perfect medium mouthfeel”. “Full flavoured”. The Bad […]

IT horror movie review (9/10) – “Ineffably macabre, ending a little mediocre”.

IT horror review The Good “Lighting effects”. “Dual storyline”. “Tension built before shocks”. “Eerie music employed”. “Unexpected events”. “Charming character personalities”. “Lots of individual characters”. “Stunning scenery”. “Lots of regular shocks”. “Really scary depiction of evil”. The Bad “Slightly too long”. “Settings not varied enough”. “Ending not shocking enough”. Intro Last weeks horror review was […]

West Country cider “2019 Special edition Sidastroll 1” – cider rating collection by Ben Hattrell ( Released September 2019)

West Country cider “2019 Special edition Sidastroll 1” – by Ben Hattrell ( Released September 2019). Cider guide and rating ebook with poetry and summaries. Check it out here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sidastroll-Johnny-Depp-Ben-Hattrell-ebook/dp/B07LBZBJZ8 Blisters on feet ? After a long day hiking in the Herefordshire hills there probably isn’t anything better than a cool drink. With most of […]

It comes at night Horror review (8/10)- “Entertaining and tense till the middle, Peters out after that”.

It comes at night Horror review (8/10)- “Entertaining and tense till the middle, Peters out after that”. The Good “Bursting with visual and sound effects”. “Striking camera angles”. “Dramatic opening scenes”. “Immediate sense of mystery”. “Spooky, remote setting”. “Highly effective tension building”. “Thought provoking ending”. “Relatable characters”. “Good character relationships”. The Bad “Too much left […]

Henry Weston’s Medium-dry “Signature Vintage” review – “Wood and character, dance around your tastebuds” – (9.5/10).

Henry Weston’s Medium-dry “Signature Vintage” review – “Wood and character, dance around your tastebuds” – (9.5/10).   The Good “Nice bottle presentation”. “Practical”. “Inexpensive”. “Woody scent, as expected”. “Smooth throughout”. “Pleasant natural tang”. “Lovely medium dryness”. “Great balance”. “Moderate natural sweetness”. “Pleasant woody notes” “Varied blend throughout sampling”. “Non-sickly aftertaste”. “Full-flavoured”. “Ideal medium mouthfeel”. The […]

Open water review “Watch the first 12 minutes and last 20. Ignore the rest” – (5/10).

Open water review “Watch the first 12 minutes and last 20. Ignore the rest” – (5/10). The Good “Pretty scenery”. “Natural environment shot well”. “Cultural opening”. “Underwater/ above water shot switching good”. “Okay ending’. “Sound effects improve”. “Joyful music works well for opening”. The Bad “Basic storyline”. “Abysmal hour of horror”. “Poor acting”. “No plot […]