Mr. C Coulson

Reviewer trapped in Berlin lift
Top Reviewer Ranking: 5,743
Helpful votes received on reviews: 91% (365 of 401)
Birthday: 16 Oct


Top Reviewer Ranking: 5,743 - Total Helpful Votes: 365 of 401
Saving Mr Banks [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Tom Hanks
Saving Mr Banks [DVD] DVD ~ Tom Hanks
Being a bit of a Disney fan, knowing about the problems bringing the Travers' book to the screen, and being an admirer of both Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson, I was rather looking forward to this,

The good points: Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson's performances

The bad points: The sugar coating of the story which in itself was a bit revisionist. I suppose as a Disney production the creative team had to present Uncle Walt as a patient patriarch trying to find a way to make his movie and keeping the book's creator happy.

Some scenes were amusing but the constant flash backs to her poverty stricken past in Australia to hammer home her motivations and what made her… Read more
Tab for Gmail FREE (Kindle Tablet Edition) by Voyage Apps
1.0 out of 5 stars Annoying, 16 Jun 2014
GMail freaked out on my Kindle so I loaded this instead. It's annoying because it appears to only have a two pane viewing option and there are constant ads running on the bottom right hand corner. I know that the developers have to cover their costs somehow, especially as it's free but I didn't get on with it and removed it
Maximum Impact by Jack Henderson
Maximum Impact by Jack Henderson
SPOILER ALERT I tried this book having no prior knowledge of the writer or the plot. It started earnestly enough beginning with an ice maiden child prodigy working for the government and a reclusive super hacker getting embroiled in 9/11 and a follow up plot led by a corrupt and mad politician bent on world domination.

Reclusive hacker gets kidnapped from his high tech Manhattan fortress to work for the bad guy and virginal ice maiden falls in love with his brain. While investigating reclusive hacker now kidnapped, ice maiden gets smitten with a Navy SEAL type who deflowers her in the back of a limo. Then things get silly and overwhelmed with high tech computer geek speak… Read more

Wish List

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Ravilious in Pictures: Sussex and the Downs by James Russell
Coast to Coast:  Overture and Beginners ~ Rod Stewart