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The Art of Happiness

Lovely book on the biggest question of them all My rating: 4/5 This is a lovely little book. Dalai Lama on the Meaning of Life, presented and filtered through the eyes of a western psychologist. Howard C. Cutler has based the book on conversations he’s had with the refugee Tibetan ruler. With great respect and […]

Eastern Promises

Interesting new angle to old concept, but poorly done My rating: 2/5 This movie has all the basic ingredients found in almost all other films in this genre (evil mafia, this time Russian), although it serves them in a slightly different and interesting way. Unfortunately the acting is not very convincing. Especially the Russian characters […]

Maya Cosmogenesis 2012

New Age influences ruins otherwise interesting book My rating: 2/5 I bought this book thinking it was the English original version of a book my father in law was reading in Turkish. It turned out it wasn’t, but since the topics were similar I gave it a shot. The so called Long Count calendar invented […]

88 Minutes

Don’t waste your time on this one My rating: 1/5 I really like Al Pacino. No one does the Tough Cop With Plenty of Problems Character better than he. In 88 minutes he plays it again, although this time in the shape of a forensic psychologist, and in a movie that sucks – big time. […]