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Top Reviewer Ranking: 501,959 - Total Helpful Votes: 11 of 12
The Bourne Identity (Widescreen Collector's Editio&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Franka Potente
2.0 out of 5 stars Alternate ending? Hah!, Feb. 17 2003
Fans of Robert Ludlum please avoid this movie. The movie adaptation takes extreme liberties with the novel. In the novel, Jason Bourne was an identity created by the US intelligence community in a counter mission to entrap the world's most notorious assassin, Carlos the Jackal. After Jason is shot and found floating in the Mediterranian, Jason Bourne can only slowly recall pieces of that knowledge and we the reader don't know the whole story either. What made the novel so exciting was the discovery process which we undergo with Jason. We learn about his language skills, weapons training, and martial arts ability. Is he a killer or at least a very dangerous man? As Jason tries to… Read more
Charlie Trotter Cooks at Home by Charlie Trotter
Charlie Trotter Cooks at Home by Charlie Trotter
Despite being a resident of Chicago for four years, I only recently made my pilgrimage to Charlie Trotter's. Given the high expectations going in, it still amazes me that his restaurant was still able to exceed all of them.
However, that dining experience was not my first with Charlie Trotter. I have owned Charlie Trotter Cooks at Home for over a year and have tried three to four recipes from each section (Starters, Entrees, and Desserts) of his book. With the book, a person can transport some of the amazing flavors and techniques into the home, yet not to be intimidated. The ingredient list for each recipe is reasonable since you can find 95% of the ingredients at the local… Read more
Charlie Trotter Cooks at Home by Charlie Trotter
Charlie Trotter Cooks at Home by Charlie Trotter
Despite being a resident of Chicago for four years, I only recently made my pilgrimage to Charlie Trotter's. Given the high expectations going in, it still amazes me that his restaurant was still able to exceed all of them.
However, that dining experience was not my first with Charlie Trotter. I have owned Charlie Trotter Cooks at Home for over a year and have tried three to four recipes from each section (Starters, Entrees, and Desserts) of his book. With the book, a person can transport some of the amazing flavors and techniques into the home, yet not to be intimidated. The ingredient list for each recipe is reasonable since you can find 95% of the ingredients at the local… Read more