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Samsung RV510 15.6 inch HD Laptop (Intel Celeron D&hellip by Samsung
2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars a short review, 27 Aug 2011
From day of purchase the laptop is extremely sluggish and jittery in performance - indeed it behaves as if it were 3-4 years old and completely overloaded with programs/files. The keyboard is quite awkwardly designed. The DVD player is the noisiest I've heard on a PC (laptop or desktop) since the early 2000s.
A Dance With Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book&hellip by George R. R. Martin
198 of 217 people found the following review helpful
It's taken me a couple of weeks of reflection to decide whether or not Dance With Dragons was a decent-to-good addition to A Song of Ice and Fire or had taken the series further down the spiral towards mediocrity and filler which started with the 4th book, A Feast for Crows. I'm sorry to say that, quite frankly, the book is (with the exception of a couple of character arcs) a disaster and will take quite a stunning return to form on the part of George R.R. Martin to revive the series.

The positives in this book consist are as follows:

The Theon Greyjoy chapters which (while very painful to read) are amongst the strongest stuff Martin has written and make Theon's… Read more
The Inaccessible Pinnacle [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Simon Miller
The Inaccessible Pinnacle [DVD] DVD ~ Simon Miller
8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
Overall a decent movie and a good one if viewed as a childrens film. The cinematography is often excellent and some of the scenes captured in film are absolutely stunning - the director, Simon Miller, obviously has a natural talent. The story is interesting although certain bits could do with expansion. Overall the film felt maybe 10-20 minutes too short and a bit more background on Aonghas' parents and their death would have given the movie a more rounded feel. The acting is always competent, and often good, with a couple of very memorable cameo appearances by Vidal Sancho and Charles Quinnell sticking in the memory. The soundtrack is excellent and very well judged and assuming that it is… Read more

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