Rene Brehmer

(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 77% (10 of 13)
Location: Canada
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 430,782 - Total Helpful Votes: 10 of 13
Halo Wars - Xbox 360 by Microsoft
Halo Wars - Xbox 360 by Microsoft
6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
The game is somewhat enjoyable, but it feels very much like "just another RTS" and brings nothing new to the genre. A mediocre RTS abusing the Halo franchise, with badly designed campaigns, and only underlining that RTS do not belong on consoles. There's nothing inventive about this game whatsoever, rather it has the most limited controls in a RTS to date, and features the same design thought pattern that made the RTS genre almost extinct years ago.

Halo Wars is labeled as a "next-gen RTS" by Microsoft. But nothing about it is next-gen, in fact it is just as primitive as many others RTS games, if not more primitive. Population limit is very low, units are unbalanced (a fully… Read more
5.0 out of 5 stars Great movie, but yet another horrid DVD release, June 27 2008
Convoy is Convoy. Despite a very shallow and rather pointless plot, it is a very enjoyable road-movie with its comical moments. Even my wife who hates trucks and roadmovies in general, likes this one.

Unfortunately this DVD version of the movie, much like many other video release versions of Convoy, does nothing to show the movie the way it was meant to be seen. Instead of showing the movie in the 2.35:1 frame format it was shot in, the entire movie is squished into a 1.88:1 frame (there is much more to letterbox than just having black lines at the top and bottom you know) as a result of using the wrong anamorphic lens on the 35 mm celluloid, making everything misproportioned -… Read more
Convoy: 20th Anniversary Edition <b>DVD</b> ~ Franklyn Ajaye
Convoy: 20th Anniversary Edition DVD ~ Franklyn Ajaye
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good movie - bad copy, June 27 2008
Convoy is Convoy. Despite a very shallow and rather pointless plot, it is a very enjoyable road-movie with its comical moments.

Unfortunately this DVD version of the movie, much like many other video release versions of Convoy, does nothing to show the movie the way it was meant to be seen. Instead of showing the movie in the 2.35:1 frame format it was shot in, the entire movie is squished into a 1.88:1 frame (there is much more to letterbox than just having black lines at the top and bottom you know) as a result of using the wrong anamorphic lens on the 35 mm celluloid, making everything misproportioned - people are strangely tall and skinny, trucks and other vehicles look very,… Read more