P. Stephens

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 75% (18 of 24)
Location: Basingstoke, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,921,989 - Total Helpful Votes: 18 of 24
Fantastic Mr Fox and Other Animal Stories by Roald Dahl
10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
I bought this selection of Roald Dahl stories for my five year old daughter, having being a fan of his books as a boy. She adores them all and plays them in her bedroom every night before bed, often making mum or dad listen to her favorite bits or telling us about the stories the next morning. All the stories are beautifully narrated and I appreciate the fact that they are unabridged. You can't go far wrong with Roald Dahl for children and this doesn't disappoint. Recommended.
Gran Torino [DVD] [2009] <b>DVD</b> ~ Clint Eastwood
Gran Torino [DVD] [2009] DVD ~ Clint Eastwood
8 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bitter-Sweet Gem, 13 Feb 2009
Clint Eastwood has not starred in a movie of this quality since The Bridges of Madison County - A Korean war veteran, Walt Kowalski, has an apparent hatred for most things around him since the loss of his wife, including his own children, his wife's priest and, crucially to the plot, the Asian neighbours who have moved in to most of the houses in his, previously all American, neighbourhood. This tough Detroit suburb is plagued by a violent gang culture. When Thao, the teenage son of the family next door, is tasked by his cousin's gang, as an initiation, to try and steel Walts prize possession, a 1972 Gran Torino, the trouble begins. To preserve the family's honour, Thao is made to work for… Read more

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