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Agent Winchester’s Quick Review of Anna

Anna, directed by Luc Besson, cast/has three legit stars in it: Helen Mirren, Luke Evans, and Cillian Murphy. After a failed relationship ends suddenly, she is recruited by the KGB. After a year in training and two in the field, she learns the promise of freedom after five years of service is a lie. She is also a successful model between jobs, and working dual professions is hard on her.

Under the thumb of the KGB, including her handler, Alex (Evans) and intelligence officer, Olga (Mirren), she is a precise and methodical killer.

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LEGO Star Wars Anakin’s Podracer – 20th Anniversary Edition – A Review

LEGO Star Wars Anakin’s Podracer – 20th Anniversary Edition – A Review

On April 1st, Lego released five sets commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Lego Star Wars theme, each set came with a new version of an old set, as well as a limited edition minifigure presented in their original guise. These minifigs (Darth Vader, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Lando Calrissian) are pretty much the main reason people will want to buy these sets as they each come with a commemorative stand and look pretty snazzy.

Anakin’s Podracer is a set I wasn’t overly hyped about as I never had the original, but I am a completionist.

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Historical with Editorial: Jon Miller’s Confessions of a Baseball Purist is a Home Run

Confessions of a Baseball Purist by Jon Miller with Mark Hyman

There are two reasons I picked up Confessions of a Baseball Purist by Jon Miller with Mark Hyman. One, Jon Miller was the voice of the Baltimore Orioles during my formative years listening to games on the radio and two, he really knows his stuff.

The book originally released in 1998 and the updated edition from 2000 may appear dated, but it is not antiquated at all. In fact, more of his observations are proven out than those that aren’t in the 18 years since this text has last been touched.

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Good Omens on Amazon Prime A Spoiler Free Review

Countdown from Six to a Spoiler Free Review of Good Omens

Six episodes, five Queen songs in the fifth episode, four friends, horseman, and demonic wheels; three wheels on a tricar, two main angels (one fallen), and one flaming sword. And if that’s not enough to get you to watch Amazon Prime’s Good Omens, then remember, it’s based on a novel written by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett!

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Life After God by Douglas Coupland

10 Quotes from Life After God by Douglas Coupland that are Reasons for you to Pick it Up

The back cover of Douglas Coupland’s Life After God is pretty hard to not use as a description of what the book is. “We are the first generation raised without God. We are creatures with strong religious impulses, yet they have nowhere to flow in this world of malls and TV, Kraft dinners and jets. How do we cope with loneliness? Anxiety? The collapse of relationships?

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