Cut To The Chase Review: CREED – “Time, you know, takes everybo...


Cut To The Chase Reviews from COF are spoiler free reviews abridged for your pleasure. Quick, concise, and sometimes entertaining opinions on the go! While I would agree that Creed is a Rocky spinoff, it’s also something of a spiritual remake of the 1976 Oscar winning classic from Sylvester Stallone. Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station) has

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Book Review: Investigating Murdoch Mysteries


Investigating Murdoch Mysteries is the official companion book to the Canadian TV series Murdoch Mysteries. The TV show is based on the books by Maureen Jennings and follows Detective Murdoch as he makes his way through Victorian Toronto in the 1890s. I’ve never watched the show myself so I can’t say that my review will

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NOW YOU SEE ME 2 Trailer Reunites The Horsemen


The first teaser trailer for Now You See Me 2 has arrived and there’s a lot of magical stuff going on here. We have the old gang back and some new faces joining in on the specticle. Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, Michael Caine, and Morgan Freeman have all returned for the

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Book Review: Quarry


The assignment was simple: stake out the man’s home and kill him. Easy work for a professional like Quarry. But when things go horribly wrong, Quarry finds himself with a new mission: learn who hired him, and make the bastard pay. Max Allan Collins’ classic novel Quarry tells the story of a paid assassin with

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Book Review: Alien Next Door


Joey Spiotto has released a new book titled Alien Next Door from Titan Books and it’s officially licensed by 20th Century Fox. The book imagines a rather caring side to the alien monster in a cute coffee table read that would make any fan of the series or guest at your home smile accordingly. There

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Book Review: Predator – Incursion: The Rage War 1


For fans of Alien and/or Predator, you may already know that author Tim Lebbon has returned with another novel. It begins with Predator – Incursion: The Rage War 1. The Rage War is the first in a novel trilogy written by Lebbon (who previously wrote Alien: Out of the Shadows) consisting of the novels Predator:

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Book Review: Crimson Peak -The Official Movie Novelization


I haven’t been to the theater to see Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak, but luckily the novelization worked well enough that I’m sure I can enjoy both as separate works. The Gothic horror novel, much like the movie I assume, is full of vivid scenery and intriguing characters. I thought perhaps the period setting would

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Book Review: Sleepy Hollow: Creating Heroes, Demons and Monsters


For those unfamiliar, Sleepy Hollow is a Fox TV series; it’s an adaptation of the Washington Irving short story, ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’, which has been adapted many times before, most notably the 1999 Tim Burton film Sleepy Hollow.  Titan Books has released Sleepy Hollow: Creating Heroes, Demons & Monsters by Tara Bennett and

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Box Office: SPECTRE Has the Second-Biggest Bond Opening Ever


Spectre has a few hurdles coming its way in the form of competition, but its opening weekend draw should prove that people still want Bond. It will go down as one of the biggest openings of the year and the second biggest opening for a Bond movie after Skyfall’s $88 million. The movie has a

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Book Review: The Art and Making of The Peanuts Movie

The Peanuts Movie Book Review

When the news first arrived that Charles Schulz’s Peanuts would be making their return in another animated feature, I was optimistic; then we found out that it would be a computer-animated affair and my optimism fluttered away like Charlie Brown’s kite caught in a tree. How could you possibly take Schulz’s simple yet iconic drawings

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