A. Chell

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 73% (428 of 583)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,867 - Total Helpful Votes: 428 of 583
The Lego Movie [DVD] [2014] <b>DVD</b> ~ Chris Pratt
The Lego Movie [DVD] [2014] DVD ~ Chris Pratt
4.0 out of 5 stars Almost awesome., 27 Aug 2014
A good kids' movie that has added appeal for older viewers, with some clever humour and a few plot twists mixed in. The Batman character is a particular delight and is ably supported by a stellar cast of plastic superstars, and their real-life voices, provided by actors who seem happy to leave their egos in the cloakroom and get in on the joke (Liam Neeson, I'm talking about you).

Though I did hate the "Everything is Awesome" song.
Are You Happy Now? by Richard Babcock
Are You Happy Now? by Richard Babcock
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Ambition is a curse as well as a blessing, as book editor John Lincoln comes to discover. Desperate to escape the perceived midwestern mediocrity of Chicago, where he feels his career has stalled for years, for the bright lights of New York, he concocts a plan that he believes will give him his big break in the literary world.

It will come as no surprise that not everything goes to plan, and John finds himself on the wrong end of a potential lawsuit, facing divorce and jeopardising the career he currently has.

The book brought a smirk to my lips throughout, and as an old cynic myself I found John Lincoln to be a sympathetic protagonist. Only a rushed ending, with a… Read more
The Girl With A Clock For A Heart by Peter Swanson
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Following the misadventures of a man whose unexciting life is made much more dangerous when an old flame appears begging him for a favour, the book uses both classic 'femme fatale' tropes with a few twists mixed in.

Our hapless hero succumbs to the allure of the mysterious Liana Decter for the second time in his life and, for the second time in his life finds himself dealing with people who like to resolve matters with violence,

Overall, the book is an enjoyable, easy read but is marred by a `yeah, right' ending.

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