Reviews by manz
nope
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I did not like this movie at all. It was very hard to finish watching. Sorry Tim Burton. Also worth noting, it's not very kid friendly.
A winner.
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Argo is a wonderful film! It's suspenseful, quick paced, interesting, and nice to look at. Well made! It made for a great theater experience.

Also worth noting is John Goodman. He tends to make everything better. Kind of like the Bill Murray effect.
beautiful picture book
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This book has the most marvelous illustrations! It's a lovely story about a little girl who doesn't want to go to sleep. I'm sure we all have a little non-sleeper who would enjoy this endearing tale of a little girl who ends up sleeping like a tiger. It would make a great bed time read-aloud.
Deeeeeelightful
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Another delightful Wes Anderson film. When I saw this in the theater when it first came out I wasn't sure how I felt about it. Everyone told me I'd love it. So I was almost afraid to love it. And I didn't love it. Then I saw it for a second time, and sure enough, I loved it.

It was great to have a couple of 12 year olds as the protagonists. Hello, Bill Murray and Bruce Willis. Witty dialog. A charming plot. A million and one Wes Andersonisms.

File under: Little Boy Adventure Story.
A Good Read
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As an adult who enjoys reading young adult novels, I was drawn to this book due to its subject matter. I tend to shy away from YA that sounds like a love story, or is narrated by a fairy, but I couldn't pass up a Peter Pannish story that was getting good reviews.

Yes, you read that correctly, it is narrated by the famous Tinker Bell. I didn't know that until I started reading, and if I had known it, I probably would not have wanted to read it-- I'm that stubborn. But I'm glad I did! I really like the story of Peter Pan and I enjoy the various adaptations that have made into film. I hadn't read any though.

Jodi Lynn Anderson's Tiger Lily tells the story of the romance between Peter Pan and Tiger Lily. It's well written, nicely paced, and a quick read. I really enjoyed being back in Neverland with the Lost Boys, Peter, Wendy, Smee, Hook, and Tiger Lily. I like the idea of Neverland, and that perhaps each of us is still really a child deep down. It's the magical sense of wonder I'm drawn to.

In short, it's a nicely written teenage love story with a big of high adventure involving crocodiles and pirates. Don't let Tink fool you.