Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on KIWIreviews.co.nz : Friday 23rd August 2019 - 05:55:45

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Entertainment > Television > Outlander - Season One Volume Two review

« Supernatural: Season Five reviewSupernatural: Season FiveLittle Why reviewLittle Why »

Score: 9.8/10  [1 review]
5 out of 5
ProdID: 6916 - Outlander - Season One Volume Two
Type of Show: Action/Drama/History

Outlander - Season One Volume Two
Online as R18

Outlander - Season One Volume Two product reviews

The Epic Conclusion of the First Season

Outlander spans the genres of romance, science fiction, history and adventure as it follows Claire Randall, a married WWII combat nurse who mistakenly falls back in time to 1743.

As the season continues, Claire and Jamie's relationship is tested and Claire must reconcile her modern mindset with this 18th Century world. Ruthless Redcoats, volatile clan politics and brutal witch trial force Jamie and Claire to escape to a new home. Just when their life as a married couple begins to take shape, Jamie is once agian drawn into Captain Randall's darkness. Ultimately, Claire discovers there is a fate worse then death as she struggles to save Jamie's heart, as well as his soul.

action   book   drama   history   r18   scotland   sexual   television   witch
Other listings you may be interested in:
Battlestar Galactica - The Original Series Battlestar Galactica - The Original Series 
Rating: 7.8
Born to RoyaltyBorn to Royalty
Rating: 8.8
Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius - Party at Neutron'sJimmy Neutron, Boy Genius - Party at Neutron's
Rating: 9.8
Rating: 10.0
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 6Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 6
Rating: 10.0
The Human Mind - Complete SeriesThe Human Mind - Complete Series
Rating: 10.0
Doctor Who - A Christmas CarolDoctor Who - A Christmas Carol
Rating: 9.0
Sea Patrol: Season FourSea Patrol: Season Four
Rating: 9.8
Wild South - vol 1Wild South - vol 1
Rating: 9.3
National Geographic - Really Wild Animals : Deep Sea DiveNational Geographic - Really Wild Animals : Deep Sea Dive
Rating: 7.6
Doctor Who: The Day of the DoctorDoctor Who: The Day of the Doctor
Rating: 9.6
Stand Up LoveStand Up Love
Rating: 8.5
Bob the Builder - Snowed Under: The Bobblesberg Winter GamesBob the Builder - Snowed Under: The Bobblesberg Winter Games
Rating: 9.1

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of shellcruise

Review by: shellcruise (Shelley)
Dated: 15th of January, 2016

Link to this review Report this review


This Review: 9.8/10
Score 9 out of 10
Actors / Animation:
Score 10 out of 10
Score 10 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 10 out of 10

Last year I was lucky enough to review the first volume to this epic saga. Although I did not totally love it I have always wanted to know what happend. So after lending my mother the DVD to which she became obsessed with it - my curiousity got the best of me and I ended up buying online as could not buy locally as had an R18 rating.

First up if you are not a fan of sex you really should miss this series as basically that is all that happens in the first couple of episodes and the last couple. Ok technically 'sex' is not the right word for what happens in the last couple and is rather brutal and in your face but I guess rape always is. Except I was not readily prepared for who the victim was and how he would react. I had heard from friends about it but it was still sickening to see. The acting is fantastic and so convincing that even Claire has grown on me so much so I really enjoyed this season.

With only eight episdoes to watch unfortunately it was not as faced paced as I was hoping for and lost some of the momentum half way through. I found a couple of the middle episodes to be boring and a tad over done. Finding Jamie took way to long and the singing episode with Claire and Murtagh just got silly. Maybe the book makes it more believable because watching it just became tedious. Beyond that a really enjoyable show.

My husband and I really enjoyed the opening credits as each time it changed and would show you something completely random but yet would turn out relevant to the episode. We both enjoyed trying to 'crack the code'.

One thing I have to mention is I am amazed how far the 'actors' go to play their part. After Jamies sister gave birth and left the baby who breasts became engorged and you actually got to witness her reliefing the tention and see the milk flowing. To see that so visually I have to take my hats off to them or with Jamie and the nail or the sex/rape scenes all actors are so completely and utterly entuned with their role that they do whatever is necessary for the character. You very rarely see this sort of commitment in a show and it is really inspiring and gives it that sense of truth that it actually could of really happened.

It is a series that has blown me away. It is honest, brutal, sadistic, funny and charming, it pulls at your heart strings and leaves you wanting more. You hate the baddies with a passion, in this case the Brittish and you are routing for the underdogs the Scots. You never know what will happen next and although you are wanting everyone to live that happily ever after life you know that they never will. I need to know what will happen next so I am going to just bite the bullet and read the books as the next season is still in the making. definitely worth viewing.

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Entertainment'...

Score: 9.1
Product reviews for listing 306: Top Gear
Type of Show: Motoring

Product image for Top GearThis is motoring like you've never seen it before.

With all the latest news and road-test information about the newest cars on the roads, anywhere.

Official Website: www.BBC.co.uk/TopGear/

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult."
Rita Rudner

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream