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Eden Lake [DVD]
Eden Lake [DVD]
Dvd ~ Michael Fassbender
Price: £4.85

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Close but....., 21 Aug 2011
This review is from: Eden Lake [DVD] (DVD)
A compelling film that succeeds in engaging it's audience and keeping you in suspense throughout. I think that many films of this genre borrow ideas from each other, or simply overlap given the commonality of certain themes.
I agree with others here that Kerry Reilly's performance is effective and convincing. But, there were a number of avenues the writer could have gone down with the ending. For me, they backed the wrong horse, fatally so.
Many though will find this gripping and entertaining, with interesting characters and more than it's fair share of twists and turns.


Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial Rome (Chronicles)
Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial Rome (Chronicles)
by Chris Scarre
Edition: Hardcover

62 of 63 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Emperors: A complete chronology, 28 April 2003
I had looked forward to receiving this book eagerly and in no way did it disappoint. Scarre's analysis goes into intricate depth and his ability to question the biases of some of the historians of the day is something which he can take real credit for.
Starting with Augustus, you journey through the ups and downs of the Roman Empire in startling detail, comprehensive accounts are given of each Emperor and dynasty, right through to the 5th century AD.
From this we are easily able to understand each Emperor at an individual level. Those that greatly forwarded the fortunes of the empire, the forgotten Emperors who ruled only briefly as well as the monsters and megalomaniacs!
I found this to be a thoroughly informative and gripping account.


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