Shane Culleton

Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (55 of 61)
Location: Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken, Japan.


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,672,853 - Total Helpful Votes: 55 of 61
American - The Bill Hicks Story [Blu-ray] [Region &hellip <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Bill Hicks
3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Good evening folks.
I was looking forward to this film so much, and while I certainly did enjoy it, I was left feeling just a little, oh I dunno, a little disappointed I guess. It was incredible to see Hicks in his element, to see him alive after so long. The film touches on some of the darker parts of his life and his experiences, but almost tangentially. It gives him some depth to see how low he sank and how high he climbed, but American seems to focus merely on how high he climbed after a minor dip.
The film seems to be an opportunity for the Hicks family to claim his legacy as their own and to ringfence their ownership of his identity. To do this they also seem to have… Read more
Cadel Evans by Rob Arnold
Cadel Evans by Rob Arnold
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars This was fun!, 26 Sep 2010
I was very lucky to be given a copy of this by a friend who was in Australia during the 2010 Tour. Okay, so I might have sent some heavy hints via text message, but nonetheless I was delighted to get a copy of this book.
Like most people, it seems, I thought Evans could do little more than follow attackers on his bike. The World Championships of 2009 changed my view of him. He was incredible on that day, but more than that, he has really worn that Rainbow Jersey with pride and awareness of the legacy that rested on his shoulders. From his performances in the Ardennes in Spring, through to his incredible performance on the Strade Bianchi during the 2010 Giro, Evans has been an… Read more
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon) by Dan Brown
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I really disliked this text. I've never been to Washington D.C., and I've no real interest in going there either. This book, however, is what I am concerned with. It's essentially unbelievable, poorly written and expressed, and with far too many assumptions made of the reader.