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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COF Presents: Our Serious Unboxing & Review of MONSTER MUTT


It’s the eve of Halloween and what better way to celebrate than with an unboxing and review of the 2010 or 2011 (depending on sources) classic Monster Mutt! Ryan and I came across this hidden gem in a bargain store bin last year and decided to film the unboxing so we could share the excitement

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Book Review: The Art of Regular Show


The Art of Regular Show was released earlier this month by Titan Books and we got our hands on a copy. The large format (11.4” x 8.9”) 160 page collection of animation stills, sketches, storyboards, and commentaries chronicles the shows creation and its eccentric cast. We see how a rough set of proto-characters evolved into

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Book Review – Great Showdowns: The Revenge


It’s been 3 years since we reviewed The Great Showdowns by Scott Campbell, and I can honestly say that I’ve been waiting anxiously for the follow-up. Great Showdowns: The Revenge, much like the first entry, illustrates a conflict between two characters, or two groups of characters from movies and presents them without text or reasoning. 

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TV Alert: Nathan For You Season 3 Begins Tonight


The funniest show on television, Nathan For You (Comedy Central, 10 p.m.), is back for its third season! This week, Nathan is helping a struggling electronics store and it’s sure to bring the laughs. For those unfamiliar with the show or Nathan himself, all you need to know is that he graduated from one of

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Book Review: Buffy: Demons of the Hellmouth


Having watched the entire series of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel a few times (don’t judge me), I consider myself pretty well versed in the Buffyverse. That is until Demons of the Hellmouth: A Guide for Slayers reminded me that no matter how much you think you know something, there is always more to

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