Shane Smith

Helpful votes received on reviews: 92% (11 of 12)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,291,202 - Total Helpful Votes: 11 of 12
Absolute DC: New Frontier by Darwyn Cooke
Absolute DC: New Frontier by Darwyn Cooke
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolute Brilliance, 7 Feb 2010
This is an amazing book. Darwyn Cooke used to work for Warner Bros. on the Batman Animated Series during the 90s. Soon after he began working for them, DC gave him a call back and wanted him to make this story. His whole approach to maintaining the integrity of each character, here and throughout his work is highly commendable. His art style is very impressive, distinctive and very accessible and sure to be loved by everyone. The story itself is set in post war 1950s America and deals with all the social issues of the time. The space race, the anti communist attitude etc. The Green Lantern, Batman, Superman, Wonder woman and the Flash himself are all here. It's beautifully presented, and an… Read more
Inspired By Bach: The Cello Suites ~ Yo-Yo Ma
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb, 9 Jan 2009
This box set is stunning. Recorded over a decade ago, but excellent quality. 36 tracks of some the most relaxing music to be found anywhere. If you don't already, you'll certainly grow to love the cello after listening to this. Top class.
Sid Meier's Civilization IV (Mac) by Aspyr
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It's Not All Bad!, 1 July 2008
After reading several bad reviews for Civ IV i thought i should write my own. So okay, i run the game on my old iMac G5 and i have no problems, sure it's a little slow at times but when you have an old machine you have to expect that. If you have an Intel powered mac you're in a much better position to play this game, but if not like me, tinker with the settings and you should get it to work fine. My machine is by no means blazing fast. The game itself is excellent. Yes, it is a bit easier than Civ III, but played on a harder level it will balance out. There is a bit more to the game than Civ III, a bigger learning curve, but when you come to grips with that you'll appreciate the extra bit… Read more

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