Fun With Short Films – The Gunfighter

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I feel like you either love westerns or hate them. Growing up on a steady diet of Tombstone, The Quick and the Dead, and Young Guns – I have an appreciation for the pseudo modern western genre. Why The Quick and the Dead you may ask? I have no idea. I don’t particularly buy Sharon Stone

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Book Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – Firestorm

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Titan Books sent us a copy of the official movie prequel to the eagerly anticipated Dawn of the Planet of the Apes movie, scheduled for release in July 2014. The book is in available now. New York Times bestselling author Greg Keyes brings us the original Apes story. He bridges the gap between the events

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Book Review: Resistance by Samit Basu

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Titan Books sent us an advanced copy of Resistance by Samit Basu, here is our review. In Resistance it’s been eleven years since the events in Samit Basu’s Turbulence. It’s 2020 and the world is overrun with supers. Some use their powers for good, others for evil, and unsurprisingly some just want to destroy monuments

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Book Review: Godzilla – The Official Movie Novelization

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Titan books sent along the official novelization of Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla by Greg Cox. The movie was released on May 16, 2014 and this book is available now. This summer saw the epic rebirth of Toho’s iconic Godzilla; this spectacular adventure pits the world’s most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity’s scientific

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Cut To The Chase Review: 22 JUMP STREET – The Great Bromantic Comedy

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Cut To The Chase Reviews from COF are spoiler free reviews ‘abridged for your pleasure’. Quick, concise, and sometimes entertaining opinions on the go! When I reviewed 21 Jump Street I said it was “smart to embrace everything we love and should hate about TV shows and movies”. With 22 Jump Street, it manages to

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Book Review: King of the Weeds

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Mike Hammer is a rough around the edges PI first introduced to the written world by Mickey Spillane in 1947’s I, The Jury. Although he passed away in 2006, a number of Spillane’s unfinished Mike Hammer stories were uncovered and finished with the help of Max Allan Collins. You may recall that I reviewed Lady,

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Cut To The Chase Review: NEIGHBORS (2014)

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Cut To The Chase Reviews from COF are spoiler free reviews ‘abridged for your pleasure’. Quick, concise, and sometimes entertaining opinions on the go! It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood.. The frat-house comedy is movie genre that has stood the test of time and left behind some classic laughs; movies like National Lampoon’s Animal

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Fun With Short Films – Steadfast Stanley

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This short film is sure to get you right in the feels.  It’s a brilliant short film brought to life by third year CalArts student John Cody Kim called Steadfast Stanley.  In the middle of a zombie apocalypse, a loyal Corgi just wants to reunite with the boy he loves.  I’ve watched it three times already

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Book Review: The Adjacent by Christopher Priest

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The Adjacent is the latest work from novelist Christopher Priest; it’s a puzzling and frustrating read that leaves a lot for up to the reader to interpret.  It’s also a great read as it approaches a lot of the themes Priest has worked with in the past.  If you have read The Prestige (or seen

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