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Mean Girls [2004] [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Lindsay Lohan
Mean Girls [2004] [DVD] DVD ~ Lindsay Lohan
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
'The setting - a mall in Illonois, when the animals are in heat. They gather around the watering hole, showing signs of affection and signs of aggresion to their counterparts. The different species stay apart from one another. The animals are watched over consistently by their leaders, pampered and preened.'
Fine, so you may be forgiven for thinking this is a review of Wildlife on One. But this is one of the many subtle messages sent across during Mean Girls. This film has been dismissed by many as a 'chick flick.' Those narrow-minded people are wrong.
Tina Fey took this idea from the book, Queenbees and Wannabees, a factual look at high school cliques. Fey wrote, and… Read more
The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower by Stephen King
3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I hate reviewing sets. It causes too much confusion over what happens in what book. So I'm going toreview them as a group.
These are quite possibly the best books I have ever read. Roland of Gilead, Oy of Mid-World, and Eddie, Susannah and Jake of New York. What characters. It is generally assumed, even by those who haven't had the pleasure of reading a King novel, that the man is the best horror writer in the world. But never is anything mentioned of his fantasy.
Roland is quite possibly the most sympathetic main character I have had the oppurtunity to read about. The man is old, very old, but he labours on and on in his endless quest for the Dark Tower, that… Read more
His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
I am not a gracious star giver. It sounds harsh, but I have been reading fantasy books since I was three years old (no joke), when I first picked up the Hobbit. I didn't finish it, the spiders scared me witless. I was fifteen when I dared read it again.
But that's beside the point. Phillip Pullman is a genius. An inventive, literary genius. He has created two characters so far removed and yet so alike to our own childish selves that we dearly wish to win their battle.
Lyra Belacqua, or Silvertongue. A twelve year old girl with an extraordinary task on her shoulders: she must save the world by commiting the original sin, and in doing that, betray the one she most loves… Read more

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