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“Very quickly I became caught up in the narrative and was trapped irrevocably with this delicious heroine who was orphaned at a very young age and left alone to cope for her self and not surprisingly made bad decisions that really hurt. Then suffering horrible consequences, she takes control of her life. It is an adrenaline pumping experience where I was loudly cheering her on as SHE began to turn her life around. This is the stuff of Gabriel Garcia Marquez where — carefully crafted and beautifully constructed fiction is irreversibly captivating. This extraordinary and remarkably fabulous narrative has a way of trapping the reader at the edge of his or her seat. To say I could not put the book down is the truth. This is a great experience. I COMPLETELY RECOMMEND THIS FIRST BOOK!” Amazon Review by C. Michael Bennis, Author & Speaker ~ Tucson, Arizona USA
Thank you Mr Bennis for your kind words, encouragement and praise. To be compared to such a writer as Gabriel Garcia Marquez (learn more about Mr Marquez on his IMDb Profile) is to be honored with the highest regard for my writing, and I accept this as not only an honor, but a privilege. You have given me the courage to continue writing, and I thank you, from the bottom of my heart. And, I am so very happy that you enjoyed the book.
Touching, emotional, and dedicated to home, country, family, and peace – war is inevitable – things must get worse before things can get better. For one family the loss is far too great a burden. They must find the young soldier in the heart of battle, and send him home – three of his brothers have fallen, and his parents need him home. Tom Hanks best film, his heart was visible upon his sleeve as he portrayed the seriousness of the matter – amen. May God keep His soldiers forever in peace.
Saving Private Ryan (1998) – Official Trailer
Saving Private Ryan 1998 | War Movies HD | Full-Length Movie
Having to come out of early retirement (due to the PTSD he suffered in the capture of Hannibal Lecter) this FBI Agent has another creature to capture. The young agent must face Lecter, seek his assistance, in order to find “The Tooth Fairy”. There’s more than just his anxiety on the line though, as he approaches Lecter’s dungeonous prison. His family’s lives are at stake. If you have not read all of the Hannibal books, or seen all of the films, now is the time to do so. There’s more to Hannibal than what meets the eye in this book, and we all know that Anthony Hopkins’ best role, his tue creepiness, has been Lecter.
Red Dragon (2002) – Movie Trailer
RED DRAGON (2002) versus WILL GRAHAM
Put your headphones on – Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter #1) Audiobook – The whole story!
Too many of the older books have been put to film before the next generation even realizes that it started out as a book! Jekyll and Hyde – Stevenson took his time with word crafting – thrilling, murderously bringing to life both sides of the Doctor’s character, the good in him and his evil – while writing each line with a deliberate cause. Some books must be read, prior to film viewing, and not to do so with this book, would be a crying shame. Sitting on the edge of your seat; you’re about to take a walk down the forbidden lane of science.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Official Trailer #1 – Spencer Tracy Movie (1941) HD
After several remakes – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2003) Full Length Film …
A must for anyone who appreciates musical words. This book of poetry … every poem is a song of the spirit and soul. Canadian born and raised, Richard Doey is a genius when it comes to writing poetry about love, in all of its forms. His work is dark, deep, metaphorical, beautiful and utterly breathtaking. This simple book of poetry contains no image visuals, bringing the reader deep into the text, forcing the imagination to work the words into visions so profound, you’ll be left with a feeling of awe. He writes of love, honesty, honorability, emotional pain and heartache, gifts and abundance regarding life and love. For the free and insightful deep thinkers, this book will bring you into your own heart and soul, until you see yourself for who you really are.
Buy “Searching for the Gate” by Richard Doey on Amazon … https://goo.gl/EMSYT1
I think every word in the English language (and many others) have been used to describe this story. Words like fascinating, thrilling, brilliant, time-honored, smashing, genius and they are all true in their description. If by chance you have yet to visit the theaters, live theatrical plays and/or the big screen theater, do the story the justice it so deserves and read the book prior to any visual outside the mind’s eye and imagination. The culture, the time of the era, the costumes, the words to every song have deep meaning and you will not want to miss a moment of this classic.
Book trailer: The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera Official Trailer #1 – Robert Englund Movie (1989) HD
Phantom of the Opera 1990 – Trailer
Gerard Butler – Phantom’s mask
Gerard Butler sings ‘The Music of the Night’
Gerard Butler sings “No One Would Listen” (full-screen HD)
This book has been on my reading list for several years, but I finally got around to reading it last winter. Shortly after which, we curled up with a bowl of popcorn and watched the film, starring Elizabeth Taylor – a woman with a wicked temper she feels no need for a man, letting her poor father know it. Shakespeare’s writings have always enthralled me and The Taming of the Shrew was one that not only captured my full attention but tickled my funny bone with humor as I followed this young feisty woman through a world of male domination and female suppression while she fought to maintain her independence.
The Taming Of The Shrew (1967) – Trailer
A clip from The Taming of the Shrew Promo
Yes I know it’s a classic, but I am not fond of the genre – thus, the lower rating. I tried several times to get through this book, until recently when I admitted to myself that I don’t like sci-fi reading. Call me a realist, sure, but don’t say I didn’t try to enjoy it because I did. For those who have a greater appreciation of the genre, you’re likely to enjoy this book completely. Even so, there have been several great stories stemming from The Time Machine, as well as films.
The Time Machine (1960)
“The Time Machine (2002)” Theatrical Trailer
Offering both inspirations to writers everywhere and moviemakers alike, this Swiss Family has only two things on their mind; survival and family. Wyss was a genius in his day when it comes to writing great books, and this story has been reworked several times to create films the whole family can enjoy. Adventure, struggles, laughter … a family that works together, survives together. A wonderful family read.
Swiss Family Robinson (1960) Trailer
The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson – Official Trailer (HD)