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Fantastic art, and an action packed story. The mantle has been passed from Logan to Laura, and i can't wait to see where the story goes next. If you like [email protected]#$% super heroines, give this book a read.
This was a fun new version of wolverine. I think that this new female version brought a fresh look to the tone of the ideas that are carried with who wolverine can be. But not only does X-23 with the wolverine suit show a fresh take it related to many of the aspects that I love when Logan was behind the mask.
I have been a coward – and I wasn’t happy. The best cinematic treatment of A.E.W. Mason’s novel is here, a rousing and moving tale of a military man who is branded as a coward by those closest to him. Receiving four feathers as a sign of cowardice, Howard Faversham is inspired to go redeem himself in the eyes of his peers during the Mahdist War 1895. Zoltan Korda throws everything but the “Kitchener” sink at the production. 1939 was a stellar year for cinema, arguably the greatest ever. Action/Adventure film fans were treated royally this year, with the likes of Beau Geste, Gunga Din and The Four Feathers to whet the appetites. The latter is a top line production, a Technicolor spectacle of derring-do and manly codes such as bravery and honour. Some these days may balk at the imperialist fervour that hums along the way, and some characterisations are very much of the time, but with such film making expertise on show, from direction, acting, costuming, photography and musical score, this is classical cinema in its purist form. 9/10
It's a great idea and I very much love the twist on arena battles. I think with some development and expansion this could rival clash royal. Definitely needs some more characters cheaper orb speedup would be great, and just a thought maybe like a weapon system in a future update that would be killer
The game itself is great. My major issue is the reduced turn time if you have to miss a turn. My connection dropped out and by the time I had it back the game I had just started and was in a great position in was destroyed as the other player managed to have 4 free turns in 20 odd seconds :-/ personally would prefer to wait out lagged out players turns and make the game fairer than having a sly win.
I feel like the game is hard to get anywhere I would suggest you should be able to get more gold per round receiving one or two gold seems a bit ridiculous considering the cost of some of the cards. The cards special abilities should be able to be unlocked a lot sooner also in my opinion other than that it seems like a good game
Such a fun game, but freezing in the middle of battles and sketchy controls near the edge of the screen are hard problems to ignore. Also the rewards from chests are so small its hardly a motivation to keep playing. I hope there will be updates soon that address these issues as it is a very fun game when it works right.
The core game here is very fun, and it has a great art design. The problem is in the micro transactions. I understand a company needs to make money, but the cost of gems, and the snail's pace you earn coins or cards, is pathetic. If the costs and times were changed, and a slight drop increase, I'd be willing to purchase gems, but at this stage, I will not.
The game itself is good, bu the quantity of cheaters at low levels is so big. And there are also many bugs in the arena, if your unit gets close to a corner you can't use it anymore. Very good concept, but not that good gameplay. Would be glad for an anti-cheat system. Like if he gets a perfect triple kill in 1v3 situation once is just lucky, twice is lucky too, but three or more times in a row?
They need to give more gold for winning a match and maybe even a little for a losing one because there needs to be more gold. And they need to make sure you dont go second 8 times in a row. So all in all a fun game but definitely need to give more gold, and fix matchmaking a little. It would be appreciated if you continue to balance the cards damage and health
Game is GREAT!! I love the pool battling feel it has! My only problem I see is the wait time for the orbs to pop....a common one takes 3 hours only can hold 4....that limits my play to 4 winning matches and then wait 3 hours to play 1 match.....REALLY would like to see that speed up a bit
Based on George Orwell's dystopian novel from the 1940s, the movie was produced in the very year that Orwell had set it, 1984. Horrified by the recent atrocities by the Germans and Russians, and fearing that England and America might take a similar turn, Orwell had painted a frightening portrait of the ultimate dictatorship, and the movie faithfully followed him. Some of the details were: (1) Continual surveillance, in this case carried out by cameras hidden inside television sets. (2) Decaying infrastructure and shoddy merchandise produced by the Party's monopoly of the economy. (3) A political language, NewSpeak, full of euphemisms and code words for the government's activities. (4) A brutal law-enforcement system in which being suspected even of disloyal THOUGHTS can bring barbaric punishment. The movie stars John Hurt as the beaten rebel, Susanna Hamilton as his mistress, and Richard Burton as the government official on whom they pin their hopes (like Orwell himself, Burton was fatally ill during the production and died before the movie's release)
Simmering Passions In Shadow Valley. Four Guns to the Border is directed by Richard Carlson and collectively written by George Van Marter, Franklin Coen and Louis L'Amour. It stars Rory Calhoun, Colleen Miller, George Nader, Walter Brennan, Nina Foch, John McIntire, Charles Drake and Jay Silverheels. Music is by Joseph Gershenson and cinematography by Russell Metty. A little ole devil of an Oater is this. The Outlaw machinations and manoeuvres of Rory Calhoun's gang of outlaws is kind of secondary to the sex angle of the plotting. The pic is ripe with sexual frustrations, born out by Colleen Miller's blossoming from tomboy daddies girl into a sex-kitten. There is nary a moment missed to sexualise the stunning Miss Miller, she gets wet a lot, and looks amazing with it, she suggestively licks a candy stick, and on it goes. It would appear on the surface that these are cheap tactics to put horny Western fan's bums on seats, but there's a relevant thread running through the piece. That of awakenings, or growing up if you like. Be it Miller's discovering and curiosity about her sexuality, to the Outlaw gang who seem perpetually stuck in a world of youthful exuberance, there's a constant "growing up" theme throughout. "We haven't seen an Indian all day" "Sometimes that's when they're closest" Lest I forget to mention this is an action movie as well! Standard Oater conventions do apply in the action stakes, with Calhoun (a very under valued actor in the Western pantheon) exuding machismo at every opportunity. There's Apache attacks, fisticuffs, shoot-outs, deaths and chases, you know, the stuff we Western fans love in our 50s Oater diets. There's a running fun thread that sees Silverheels (who gets the best costume) and Nader taking each other on in friendly bouts of fighting, while a sub-plot involving Foch and Drake adds meat to the thematic stew. Thoroughly enjoyable and not without some intelligence and racy merit as well, Four Guns to the Border is well worth checking out. 7.5/10
Ross McEwen - Valiant Gentleman. Four Faces West (AKA: They Passed This Way) is directed by Alfred E. Green and collectively adapted to screenplay by C. Graham Baker, Teddi Sherman, William Brent and Milarde Brent from the novel Paso por acqui written by Eugene Manlove Rhodes. It stars Joel McCrea, Francis Dee, Charles Bickford and Joseph Calleia. Music is by Paul Sawtell and cinematography by Russell Harlan. Ross McEwen (McCrea) robs the bank of Santa Maria but requests only $2,000 and issues an I.O.U. to the bank manager with the promise of paying back the money. The bank manager, aggrieved and agitated, puts a bounty of $3,000 on McEwen's head and quickly finds the law, in the form of Sheriff Pat Garrett (Bickford), aiding his cause. But McEwen is no ordinary thief, and as he makes his way across the lands during his escape, revelations and relationships will reveal something quite extraordinary. All the things are in place here for a conventional 1940s Western movie, with the robbery of a bank followed by a posse pursuit, a serious sheriff on the case, a pretty gal turning heads and some card playing of course. Yet this is far from being a conventional Oater. Old fashioned? Yes! Definitely, but it's a beautifully crafted picture that relies on characterisations - locations - and a story of such humanistic redemptive qualities; it demands to be better known. It has rightly been pointed out before that no blood is shed here, no bullets are fired; in fact bullets play a key part of the story for a different reason, but the action quota here is still very high. With blazing fire tactics used at one point and pursuits through the rocky terrain very much in evidence, the pic often raises the pulses. Tension is also provided by the efforts of McEwen to evade the attentions of the posse and the law, with some intelligent and believable methods put into action. The romance angle is also thoughtful and never cloying, given credence by real life lovers McCrea and Dee, while non white actors play South American characters without charges of stereotype or fodder being brought into play. With first grade black and white photography from Harlan (New Mexico Tourist Board done a favour here), unfussy direction by Green, and a quartet of great performances by the principal players leading from the front, Four Faces West (not the best of titles to be fair) is a treat for the Western fan. It may lack a "shock" outcome but it sure as heck fire casts off cynicism and makes you feel better about people in general. Bravo! 8/10
This was a good early melodrama--the first of Ratoff's films I have seen (at least to my knowledge) and American films starring Ingrid Bergman, one of my favourite actresses (three earlier Swedish films she's in, that I found in an inexpensive boxed set by Kino Lorber, is delightful). This boasted a strong supporting cast too, as Bergman's Emilie does everything she can to provide support for the family she loves working for so dearly. It was short and sweet, and is good value for the cinephile if you like the 30's-and-40's style of filmmaking, and enjoy melodramas. Other fine directors who are great at this style are John Stahl, Douglas Sirk, and, more recently, Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Todd Haynes. At this stage of her career, Bergman isn't as fun to watch, at least for me, as similar actresses of her era, such as Bette Davis, Greta Garbo or Joan Crawford. I prefer Bergman's work after she risked everything to marry Roberto Rossellini. I believe the great difficulties she had to endure gave her a much deeper palette of possible behaviours for her to choose from. I significantly feel that if a thespian can survive trauma, it's the best thing in the world for their craft. What doesn't kill you makes you stronger--and I would definitely posit it makes one a much better actor as well.
I received this book as an ARC review. Disappointed by the lack of answers and length of the book but still so intrigued bt the story. I [email protected]#$%! wouldn't take so long for these books to come out but I just can't stop reading it once it does. Again the storyline is amazing and I love where it's heading and that it keeps you wanting more but hate that you have to wait months for the next installment, so long that you forget what you read in the previous book. Some grammatical issues in the book which I wouldn't expect being that the book has taken this long to be released but none the less the story keeps pulling you in. Can't wait for the next one just hope it doesn't take as long to be released.
His Property Book Four picks up where three left off. Emery is about to face the consequences of her actions. But, who knew consequences could be soo fulfilling?? Emery is still questioning her feelings for Liam and the risks she’s willing to take for her love. There are more revelations and twists and just when you think you’re finally, finally, about to get an answer...there’s a kindle throwing cliffhanger! I hope the wait for book five isn’t too long! I received a copy from the author and am voluntarily leaving an honest and unbiased review.
I was so excited to read book 4. I am ready for the end. However, that did not happen. What DID happen was Emery pushing Liam until she finally breaks through. You find out a little more about Liam this book, but not enough to fill in a lot of the blanks. I have to say, Emery finally gets a back bone - which I have been begging for since book 2. There were so many times I wanted her to safe word him that when she finally did, I was so flipping excited! Lots of good stuff happens in this book, but I'd be lying if I said I was happy with the cliffhanger. The ending of this book had me ready and hyperventilating for the next one to come out! Hurry with book 5 Hannah!!! I received an ARC for my honest and voluntary review. Can't wait to read more!
From the first page this book is hot, hot, hot. This is definitely a series where you must start with book one or you'll be lost. If there was anything disappointing about book four it would be that it was too short and leaves many questions. Hopefully book five comes sooner than later because the suspense is going to kill me.I received an ARC for an honest review and I must say that the writing is well done, very descriptive, and I've really enjoyed this series.
I’ve waited so long to read this book and hopefully finish the series and get answers. To say it was disappointing is an understatement. I felt like I wasted my time with this one because all it does is leave more questions than answers. It’s dragging on unnecessarily and it’s easy to lose interest. At this point I doubt I will continue reading this series or with this author. I hate to leave bad reviews for anyone, but enough is enough.
Yet another short installment of the "His Property" series. I love the fact that we are finally getting to know a little of Liam's background. There were times when we thought the story was going to go a bit more in depth but it did more of a causal glaze. I loved the scenes with Emery. But Emery is starting to become a bit whiny and that could turn me away from this series. Although I love to eventually come to the end of this series, I find myself captured by the story and the desire to be "punished" for continuing to read the books. Can't wait for the next installment. Please don't let it be another 4 months away.
This book was exciting, I feel sad for Emery and what she has to go through for the man she loves, though I enjoy this series, I cannot wait for the grand finale, it is time to see a HEA for Emery and Liam , now Liam one minute he is so sweet, next he lets his inner emotions and demons get the best of him, I love Hannah Ford books, but gosh I need the end of this series, can't stand the suspense anymore.
I received this book as an ARC reader and I am voluntarily giving my honest is is the forth book in this series. And it keeps hovering better and better. Emery and Liam have a crazy ride in this forth book. You feel like every time they take two step forward a minute later there taking 10 steps back. There are a few revelations in this part. And the cliffhanger is epic so I can’t wait for the next part!
Demanding, dominant, sexy, so many secrets and a person with a tortured soul. These are some of the characteristics of Liam. A sexy complex enigmatic man with deep layers. A sadistic family with hidden agendas and Emery his obsession, his love and possibly his savior. This story does well, plots, sub plots and a riveting storytelling. Lots of steam and red hot heat. I look forward to the next book.
So I can honestly say it has been to long since the last book. I had to go and reread the end to remember what happened e book was also slightly disappointing. It changed roughly from scene to scene without a lot of detail or explanation. It was as though the book was moving on a fast ever, it was interesting enough that I was able to read the entire book in less than 30 mins. It definitely still captivated me and I got to further explore Liam and Emery. I can't wait for book 5.I have received an ARC in exchange for an honest and voluntary review.
This was a very heartbreaking story. But, if there are angels on this earth, Trisha and Mike Merry must be angels. Without them, these children would not have had a chance of having a decent life. The children "fell through the cracks" of the social programs for far too long. These children, thanks to Trisha and Mike, have made it to adulthood. But, there are still far, far too many children that need help today. I implore all who can possibly do so to donate money and/or time to a child advocacy program near you. They are easy to find online. The children need you. Let's not let any more "fall through the cracks" of the system.
. I believe many children from abuse situations are not believed which makes them injured again. This book is interesting a enjoyable sad and happy all at the same time. People that can do this work and love without limits are amazing. Some foster carers like this are hero's for these kids. can Glad these kids had someone to fight for them and believe in them was awesome.
You and I both know that today we live in an "Attention Deficit Disorder" society.And, often times, the chaos that we live in is the principle reason that holds us back from achieving our goals & dreams.Dr. Bell's book is a great read to help you maximize your chances in getting what you want out of life (by following his recommended HABITS).Let's face it. Life would be easier if it had a "Training Manual", right?I found this book to have great insight into what that training manual might look like. :-)
My settled policy is to run screaming from the self-improvement aisle in bookstores. Black Panther Party chairman Bobby Seale summarized my attitude during a prison interview given in the early 70s, "I ain't got nothin' to be rehabilitated from or to."That being said, I was tipped to MBWD and found the author has several interesting and worthwhile things to say. More important than any single observation is Bell's standpoint that the study of human happiness can be illuminated by appeal to actual data and by the application of social science methodology. Happiness studies will never be the if Bobby Seale will just read the book ...
As my own worst enemy, this book clearly outlines the simple steps needed to change my habits .Being a member of a 12 step community, I've often thought how unfortunate that "normies" were not given a guideline for leading a rich fulfilling life. This book changes all of that thinking. Dr. Bell lays out an easy practical guide that anyone (and everyone) can follow to achieve their life dreams and goals. I personally called upon Randy to see if he could come speak at the treatment center I work for. He was happy to do so. He is a very kind, generous and humble man who only wants to help others. His speech went over so well, that I'm going to beg him back again.
I bought this book on my wife's account. It is a great read. I am in a similar field as a real estate appraiser in potential damage cases so I find Dr. Bell's career experiences extremely fascinating. One negative reviews I read mentioned the advice to believe in a higher being. Personally, I took this as an example of how this mindset can be helpful rather than someone pushing religion on anyone. For my life, it was great to see so much emphasis on making time for family and tips on how to be more productive by taking time to rest your mind. The book inspired me to keep reaching out to as many resources as possible and to never stop learning.
Me We Do Be clearly illustrates the steps to enjoy and succeed in our life. In a straightforward and entertaining fashion, Dr. Bell shows how the little things we do set the course for our journey through this We Do Be can be a miracle maker!
Me We Do Be will be another great addition to my Dr. Bell collection of books. As a young professional in the business world, it is important to create healthy and positive habits that will help me down the road to success. This book does just that. In today's age of social media, it is easy to lose track of what's important in love. Me We Do Be lays out how to create the right habits in our everyday life so that we can improve the overall quality of life, both in our personal and professional lives. Anyone and everyone can benefit from this book! Thank you Dr. Bell for another great read!
Dr. Bell's discussion of the four cornerstones is timely for both today's workspace and the home. In an age where we are constantly bombarded with choices, it is critical to develop the habits needed to make good decisions. The concept that our behaviors effect of success is not new but the research and insight that Dr. Bell brings to this discussion is fresh and insightful. "Me We Do Be" is a great addition to this generation's lexicon of meaningful personal development tools.
"Me We Do Be" fits nicely into my Law of Attraction ideology. Dr. Bell offers an insightful look at the four cornerstones of our lives and provides wisdom and tools to help maximize each of these areas. This is a welcome addition to my library.
I really enjoyed the quick, easily digestible chapters that are extremely actionable. It seems sure that focusing on one at a time will both produce quick results and lasting success. The author strikes the right balance of depth in ideas and simplicity of execution. It doesn't go into nearly as much depth as many other books on the subject, but instead gives a very brief, vibrant discussion that cuts to the essence of each of his points.
Been waiting for this game and now it's finally here! And it's amazing! Hilarious dialogue, awesome graphics, and super unique. I do wish there was more than 3 save slots though, and also a timestamp on the saves so you can know which is the latest save. Other than these two minor issues the game is really great. Thanks!
Can somebody help me please? I love these games, but i have never had this much trouble playing one of them? Can you tell me what i need to do to get the branches off the door? Does it have something to do with the snakes? I found the knife but i dont understand how to use it? It shows a knife then then some sort of vail like it wants you too combind them together? Please help, i payed for it and now i cant get any further!!!!
This just showed up on my doorstep and I got sucked into the vortex that is the Harry Potter world. Stunning and well written. If only actual textbooks I’d read growing up were this...wait for it...fantastic...I’d have been a straight A student. Buy it. You won’t regret it.
I'm a little bit disappointed with this release. The writing is great, but my problem is with the illustrations. Specifically, the varying quality of the illustrations. Some of the artwork that has been featured in previews and on the cover is great and I expected the book to be full of similarly designed, thought out, and rendered creatures. However, too many of the illustrations are of a lower quality. Many of them look like the illustrator simply looked up an image of an actual animal and just drew it. I don't like how I can flip through the pages and think, "oh that's just an orangutan. That's just a ferret. That's just a salamander, but painted red." For example, the erumpent illustration, to me, looks like the artist just googled a picture of a rhinoceros and drew it almost exactly as it is. I understand they're not adhering to the specific art style of the movies, but I would have preferred something a bit more fantastical and other-worldly like the erumpent design from the film. Again, there are some great illustrations in here, but overall I think most of them are just ok and that's not quite what I expected.
Joe Hill, a.k.a. Stephen King’s doppelgänger son, has followed in his father’s footsteps as a seriously great writer, with a sincerely twisted so like his dad, short stories are some of Hill’s best work. Three of the four are clear allegory tales, with supernatural elements standing in for modern day traumas and/or current events. Aloft, the story of a skydiver on a cloud, was the most fantastical and, for me, the hardest to enjoy, though I did like the ending.Loaded, which I thought was the bleakest and best of the bunch, eschews the paranormal for a very violent, but all-too-credible look at humanity’s darkest underbelly. Not something to read right before you go to general, Hill is even darker than his famously horror-centric father, which is really saying something. Where King is grim, Hill is pitch black and he tends to speed past brooding malevolence to straight out human evil in a way that almost, but not quite, is too much for me to take. After reading Hill’s work I often have to shake off the bleakness, so his books requires a certain resilience of mood; not something I’d dig into when feeling depressed, for sure. Still, he can definitely write — the entire King family is freakishly intelligent, enviably articulate and awesomely prolific —and Hill's work is entertaining, as well as dark.