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DVD Review – Cowboys & Aliens

I didn’t expect much from this movie as the critics pretty much panned it and even the Smurfs outdrew it at the box office.  But, I thoroughly enjoyed this.  Such fun – Cowboys and Aliens together!  Harrison Ford as the rich, cruel cattle baron and Daniel Craig as the mysterious stranger lead an all-star cast in this mash-up of two genres.  Steven Spielberg and Ron Howard are listed as producers along with a bunch of Hollywood elites.  St

Book Review – Death Comes to Pemberley

The ultimate fan fiction treat – one of fiction’s most famous authors, a Pride and Prejudice setting and an intriguing mystery!  P. D.

Audiobook Review - – Death Cloud, a Young Sherlock Holmes adventure

This is an audiobook version of a young Sherlock Holmes adventure by Andrew Lane.  There is all sorts of foreshadowing in this novel as the young 14 yr.

DVD Review - The Invention of Lying

Imagine a world where everyone tells the truth, all the time.  “Do these jeans make me look fat?  Yes, of course.”    Here’s a typical commercial:  “Hi, I'm Bob.  I'm the spokesperson for the **** -Cola company. I'm here today to ask you to continue buying ****.  Sure it's a drink you've been drinking for years, and if you still enjoy it, I'd like to remind you to buy it again sometime soon.  It's basically just brown sugar water, we haven't changed the ingredients much lately, so there's nothing new I can tell you about that.

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