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Entries by Jackie K. Cooper from 05/2010

On Folly Beach Is the Perfect Beach Read

| Posted 05.02.2010 | Books

Karen White is a true spokesperson for the South who speaks in a voice that reaches across all boundaries. It may inspire you to visit Folly Beach, South Carolina as you sit in your home in Seattle, Washington.

Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World Is Definitely a Ric Burns Documentary

| Posted 05.03.2010 | Entertainment

In this two hour documentary you will learn more about whales and whaling than you would ever hope or want to know.

Babies Has a High Level of Cuteness

| Posted 05.10.2010 | Entertainment

Watching Babies is like watching home movies of babies who belong to people you don't even know, and who wants to do that?

Heart of the Matter: Emily Giffin Writes With A Scalpel

| Posted 05.10.2010 | Books

Emily Giffin slices through the layers of three people's lives to lay bare the needs and longings of their hearts.

Robin Hood: A Positive Look

| Posted 05.18.2010 | Entertainment

The new Robin Hood, starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett, tells the story of Robin Longstride before he became Robin Hood -- and is just what the doctor ordered for fans of adventure movies.

Supreme Justice Is a Simple Pleasure

| Posted 05.21.2010 | Books

In this story less is better. You get all the necessary plot facts but nothing is belabored. And with Phillip Margolin's skills as a writer this is enough.

MacGruber: A Bad SNL Skit Turned Full Length Movie

| Posted 05.23.2010 | Entertainment

Like previous SNL-skits-turned-movies, MacGruber's entertainment value is stretched thin over the length of a feature film. There are a few funny jokes, but not nearly enough to cover the running length.

Innocent: Turow's Return To Glory

| Posted 05.26.2010 | Books

There are a lot of twists and turns in Scott Turow's latest novel, Innocent, but his skills as a writer make them acceptable and intriguing.

Storm Prey Is An Echo Of Previous Prey Books

| Posted 05.31.2010 | Books

How many times can John Sandford go to the Lucas Davenport well? It must be getting pretty low on water by now as he has visited the locale about twen...

Prince of Persia Wisely Puts the Accent on the Physical

| Posted 05.31.2010 | Entertainment

Prince of Persia wisely focuses on the action and lets the plot lines fall where they may. Don't try to make any sense out of the story and you will have a fine old time.