Book Review: Godzilla – The Official Movie Novelization


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


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

King of the Weeds

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)


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


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


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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Book Review: Noah: Ila’s Story


Our latest book review courtesy of Titan Books is Ila’s Story a young adult novel, written by Susan Korman, and based on the screenplay for the film Noah.  I reviewed the Noah novelization last week [read it here], which did include Emma Watson’s character from the film, Ila, Noah’s daughter-in-law and Shem’s wife but like the

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Book Review: ALIEN


Since its release in May 1979 Alien has garnered iconic status, reaping critical acclaim as well as box office success, and this May marks its much-celebrated 35th anniversary.  Titan Books has re-released Alien, Alan Dean Foster’s long out-of-print adaptation, considered one of the defining novelizations ever written and we received a copy to review. There

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Book Review: Noah – The Official Movie Novelization


Mark Morris has written tie-in novels for Hellboy, Spartacus, Doctor Who and Torchwood, and novelizations for Vampire Circus and the game Dead Island.  Titan Books recently released Noah: The Official Movie Novelization, here is my review. I haven’t seen the movie yet, which I anticipate will be worth a viewing.  I don’t believe that the

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