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Top 5 : Movie Car Chases

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Well since I dont have any book reviews to share with you at present i thought i'd list my top 5 Movie car chases.

1.Bullit
You can't make a list of movie car chases without mentioning Bullitt can you?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31JgMAHVeg0
2.The Naked Gun
The funniest car chase of all time ? I think so.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tz6A6t55qXk
3.RUSH - Japanese Gran Prix
technically not a car  chase but it is an epic piece of film making.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnnPGeOKzu0
4.Jack Reacher -  A delightfully old school car chase from a delightfully old school action movie .
Tom Cruise did all this without a stunt driver, since he pretty much is one .















5. Spectre
Don't know what i need to say about this one really ,Its Bond drifting an Aston Martin around Rome. What more could you want ?




Honourable mentions

Mission Impossible 2
Ok, this is a bike chase but it's still chock full of Tom Cruise badasserry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0ugUBBycFY
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Book Review : When The music's over By Peter Robinson

When the music's over is the 23rd Inspector Banks novel and it deals with a subject so timely and controversial most authors wouldnt touch it with a bargepoll .sexual assult carried put by celebrities .
Newly promoted  Superintendent Alan Banks is given the unenviable task of investigating a historical rape. The accused is a  ficitonal but eerily true to life entertainer Danny Caxton, seemingly untouchable thanks to his charity work and friends in the police force . Banks however beleives and likes Caxton's accuser a poet named Linda Palmer. 

DS Annie Cabbott meanwhile has a case that is more recent but just as tricky when the body of a young girl Mimosa 'Mimsy' Moffatt has been bruised beaten and naked having apparently been thrown from a van. A group of local Pakistani's are immeadietly suspected and Annie and Geraldine Masterson  must tread carefully to avoid triggering a full on race war .

The book has a couple of nice surpises in store as it features Banks' m…