Jake Wright age 12

Helpful votes received on reviews: 89% (82 of 92)


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Panthea - the Darkness and the Light by Chris Dows
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is the debut novel by exciting new author Chris Dows and if this is anything to go by I can't wait for the next instalment!
Panthea, the Darkness and the Light starts by introducing us to a mystical world full of Greek Gods and wondrous creatures. The opening chapter beautifully describes the fantastic kingdom in which these beings live and sets the scene for the rivalry between them. As well as their own personal war they also wage a war against humans. The author puts a picture in your mind and describes the astonishingly named creatures as if they were real. I particularly liked the swords and weapons and the fight scenes were particularly vivid.
The action then switches… Read more
Les Misérables [DVD] [2012] <b>DVD</b> ~ Hugh Jackman
Les Misérables [DVD] [2012] DVD ~ Hugh Jackman
7 of 11 people found the following review helpful
Les Miserables - Fight, Dream, Hope, Love.

Les Miserables is a film set in 19th century France and tells the story of a remarkable man called Jean Valjean. (Hugh Jackman) who is a prisoner and gets released and breaks parole to start a new life for himself, while being chased by brutal police officer, Inspector Javert (Russell Crowe).

On his journey he meets struggling mother Fantine (Anne Hathaway) who after getting fired from her job ends up being a prostitute, and sells her hair and a tooth in a desperate attempt to earn more money. After she realises how horrible her life is she sings that famous song I dreamed a dream which is performed beautifully.
Because… Read more
The Impossible [DVD] [2013] <b>DVD</b> ~ Ewan McGregor
The Impossible [DVD] [2013] DVD ~ Ewan McGregor
74 of 80 people found the following review helpful
The Impossible is a film about a family who take a holiday to Thailand at Christmas. Little did they know that one of the world's biggest tsunamis' was about to hit them. When it does hit them the whole family is split apart by this gigantic wave.

The film stars Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor, who play their roles beautifully as the mother (Maria Bennett) and father (Henry Bennett) to three children. This film also stars newcomer Tom Holland who plays the oldest son, (Lucas Bennett) who has to take care of his mum because of her brutal injures.
The scene where the tsunami hits is brilliantly shot, yet so harrowing. The heartbreaking scene where Maria and Lucas try to reach… Read more