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Helpful votes received on reviews: 79% (11 of 14)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 7,037 - Total Helpful Votes: 11 of 14
Lark Rise to Candleford: The Complete Collection <b>DVD</b> ~ Linda Bassett
4.0 out of 5 stars A good series, Jan. 3 2014
I purchased the entire 4 seasons in this boxed set and watched them all within 2 weeks. I did enjoy them, however there are definite issues that I did not like. Firstly for anyone wanting to know about the box itself, it is fine what you see in the picture is what you get. The four seasons are each in their own DVD cases, however, so if you already own the DVDs I don't see the need for this boxed set. Now with regard to content, I had never seen an episode before I purchased this and maybe seeing them one after the next instead of having yearly intervals has made a difference for me. I found it somewhat repetitive, sometimes in a good way (simple country living) sometimes in an annoying… Read more
Return to Cranford <b>DVD</b> ~ Lesley Sharp
Return to Cranford DVD ~ Lesley Sharp
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I was quite pleased with this follow-up to Cranford mainly because it included most of the well loved characters and an interesting mix of old and new plot ideas. Most follow-up shows these days are useless and disappointing, but this proved quite the opposite. Old issues were addressed and new ones added. I felt it seemed rushed at times or rather some issues had too simple a solution or happened in such a way that you felt it somewhat unrealistic. But everything is resolved after a fashion. I can't say it gives closure, since Cranford was pretty perfect as is and you don't need this sequel to add anything to the Cranford experience. However, it is a good watch if one has seen Cranford and… Read more
Star Trek Volume 4 by Mike Johnson
Star Trek Volume 4 by Mike Johnson
I have been reading this newish series of Star Trek comics and find them to be very interesting. The art is based on the reboot look of the actors/actresses in the current films while the plots are the original series ones, albeit with a twist here and there to accommodate the new timeline business. Seeing as I vaguely remember the original episodes, I find the comics entertaining and 'new'. This particular one, (Volume 4) does a backstory on some secondary characters that's fun. I recommend them if you're a fan of the modern cinematic reboot and familiar storylines.