1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Alan Wake is survival horror action adventure game (I guess).
The game for most part takes place in Bright Falls, with a few flashbacks from New York City.
Nice graphics and some interesting locations when you're not out in the woods.
The characters have a bit of depth to them and this adds to the story.
Extremely repetitive. Every level feels like the same walk through the woods.
The same enemies attack you all the time.
The graphic animations of the characters could have been a lot better.
Very little to challenge your brains as far as puzzles go.
After a while I found myself playing through the game more to… Read more
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Whether you see Dan Brown as a good or bad writer, I've found his books to be typical page turners. The Lost Symbol is not. I used a lost more time to read this book that what I normally would. It just got boring.
Biggest issue: Predictable. The second the idea of where the lost word (symbol) was presented, I knew exactly where it was, within no time I knew the twist regarding the bad guy, and as you understand the idea behind the Ancient Mysteries in the book, you also understand right away that the ending is going to be a let down. I believe most people reading The Lost Symbol will feel the same way. I'm glad I borrowed this book and saved my money.
10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
What makes Jesus Camp such a great documentary, is the fact that there is no specific for or against stance from the makers. It follows a series of events, some interviews, but there's no critical questioning of what happens. The fact that this "screams" anti-jesus camp (and religion for that matter) is all a result of what is portrayed. Betty Fischer comes off as a total fundamentalist, who manipulates and uses children for her cause to create a christian world (though I doubt that Jesus would be particularly happy with her approach). It is an eye opener with regard to the way children are exposed to religion. Small chrildren lying on the floor shaking it what is supposed to be a trance… Read more