Production Year: 1993 -Comedy -Director: Nora Ephron -Original Language: English -Classification: Parental Guidance -Starring: Rob Reiner, Ross Malinger, Rita Wilson, Rosie O'Donnell, Gaby Hoffman, David Hyde Pierce, Tom Hanks, Bill Pullman, Meg Ryan (On Ciao since: 12/2005)
Production Year: 1995 -Comedy -Director: Brad Silberling -Original Language: English -Classification: Parental Guidance -Starring: Cathy Moriarty, Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Eric Idle (On Ciao since: 06/2005)
Production Year: 2002 -Comedy -Director: Burr Steers -Original Language: English -Classification: 15 years and over -Starring: Susan Sarandon, Kieran Culkin, Jeff Goldblum, Ryan Phillippe, Claire Danes, Amanda Peet, Bill Pullman, Jared Harris (On Ciao since: 10/2003)
Production Year: 1987 -Comedy -Director: Mel Brooks -Original Language: English -Classification: 12 years and over -Starring: Dick Van Patten, Daphne Zuniga, Bill Pullman, Rick Moranis, John Candy, Mel Brooks, Joan Rivers, George Wyner (On Ciao since: 04/2006)
Production Year: 1990 -Comedy -Director: Carl Reiner -Original Language: English -Classification: 15 years and over -Starring: Carrie Fisher, Sam Elliott, Bill Pullman, Kirstie Alley, Ed O'Neill, Scott Bakula (On Ciao since: 04/2005)
Comedy -Director: Nora Ephron -Original Language: English -Classification: 12 years and over -Starring: Andy Tennant, Will Smith, Rosie O'Donnell, Bill Pullman, Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks (On Ciao since: 03/2007)
Production Year: 1994 -Comedy -Director: Donald Petrie -Original Language: English -Classification: 15 years and over -Starring: Brad Pitt, Bill Pullman, Elizabeth McGovern, Harley Jane Kozak, Ken Wahl -CINRAM LOGISTICS, MGM ENTERTAINMENT (On Ciao since: 10/2006)
Four Tales brings together Clockwork, The Firework-Maker's Daughter, I was a Rat!, and The Scarecrow and His Servant. Four stories and a new prologue and...... more
Four Tales brings together Clockwork, The Firework-Maker's Daughter, I was a Rat!, and The Scarecrow and His Servant. Four stories and a new prologue and epilogue from the uniquely talented Philip Pullman. Drawing on the rich tradition of fairytales, the collection will amuse, engage, and delight readers.
While Philip Pullman's greatest popularity is as a creator of novel-length magical realism for young adults, such as The Northern Lights, he continues to...... more
While Philip Pullman's greatest popularity is as a creator of novel-length magical realism for young adults, such as The Northern Lights, he continues to explore and stretch the limits of other children's and young adult genres. Clockwork is no exception. With its inspiration lying solidly in the German romantic tradition of E.T.A. Hoffmann and the Brothers Grimm, the story begins, as all good fairy tales do, with someone whose human weakness sets events inescapably in motion. As the townspeople of Glockenheim gather in the White Horse Tavern on the eve of the unveiling of a new figure for their great town clock, Karl, the clockmaker's apprentice, reveals to Fritz, a young storyteller, that he has not been able to construct the figure. A new clock figure is expected of all apprentices, and Karl is the first in hundreds of years to fail. Fritz, in his turn, has the beginnings of a new story to tell, and as it rolls off his tongue, its dark antagonist materializes and offers Karl his dearest wish. Not surprisingly, Karl's Faustian pact brings him destruction, but an innocent child is the deus ex machina that saves another child and the spirit of the town from seemingly ineluctable oblivion. With its eerie black-and-white illustrations by Leonid Gore and its happily-ever-after ending to some thrilling suspense, Clockwork is a fine fairy tale for younger children and a thought- provoking twist on the art of narrative for older ones. --Barrie Trinkle
Pullman Patient Helper poxy coated, heavy duty box section,steel frame Easily dismantled fortransportation/storage Adjustable strap with trapeze handle Helps...... more
Pullman Patient Helper poxy coated, heavy duty box section,steel frame Easily dismantled fortransportation/storage Adjustable strap with trapeze handle Helps patient achieve a comfortableposition in bed CE Specifications Height187 cm/74'' Hand Adjustment from floor95-131 cm / 37-52'' Depth79 cm / 31'' Width61 cm / 24'' Weight of Product8.9 kgs / 20 lbs Maximum User Weight115 kgs / 253 lbs
Advantages: Lots of action, parallel worlds are believable, those last two chapters -- wow Disadvantages: Will does irritate me just a tiny bit
...The last shall be first
It's not often that I'll begin a review of a novel by talking about the book's ending, but in the case of The Subtle Knife, the middle volume of Philip Pullman's extremely fine His Dark Materials fantasy trilogy, I'm going to make an exception. No, don't worry, I'm not going to give away the details of precisely what happens... but what I will say is that in...
Advantages: Beautifully presented little snippet of the future, post-His Dark Materials Disadvantages: Undeniable aftertaste of pointlessness
...Anyone who has read any of my previous ops about books, audio books or children?s books, will have come across copious references to Philip Pullman, and my love of the beautifully crafted His Dark Materials. It is an extraordinary book, published as a trio of intelligent, pacy, fantastical novels: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. If this epic collection has a fault it...
Advantages: Brilliant end to a brilliant trilogy. Short chapters: ideal stopping places Disadvantages: Much longer than the others. Very descriptive in the middle.
...A little short of amonth ago, I woke up on Christmas morning and opened my presents. One of these was Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials' trilogy. I had eagerly awaited these (guessing I would get them for Christmas) and tucked into them immediately.
The first two in the trilogy, namely 'Northern Lights' and 'The Subtle Knife', leave you thristy for more. Pullman creates a fantastic tale...