Posts Tagged ‘review’

Book Review – Alien: Sea of Sorrows by James A. Moore

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Titan books sent along a copy of Alien: Sea of Sorrows by James A. Moore for review. Overview:  As a deputy commissioner for the ICC, Alan Decker’s job is to make sure the settlements on LV178 follow all the rules, keeping the colonists safe. But the planet known as New Galveston holds secrets, lurking deep beneath the

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Book Review: Brainquake by Samuel Fuller

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Titan books sent along a copy of Brainquake by Samuel Fuller for review. Overview: The bagmen who transport money for organized crime live by a set of rules: no personal relationships, no ties…no alcohol, no women…no talking…and never, ever look inside the bag you’re carrying. For more than ten years, Paul Page was the perfect

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Cut To The Chase Review: Guardians of the Galaxy; Marvel’s Star Wars

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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! Setup:  I watched the movie in 3D and with assigned seating (due to an advanced ticket purchase) I was able to select my favorite spot:  back row, in the middle. It

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The Transformers: The Movie: The Review

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There are definitely bigger fans of The Transformers out there than I.  Even though I born in their heyday I never gave them a lot of thought.  I never watched the show.  I never had any of the toys.  I never wanted to be Optimus Prime for Halloween.  However, I do recall seeing the 1986

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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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First Clip, Poster, Teaser and Reviews for FOXCATCHER starring Steve Carell...

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One of my most anticipated movies of 2014 is director Bennett Miller’s (Moneyball) psychological drama Foxcatcher. The film tells the true story of Olympic Wrestling Champion brothers Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) and Dave Schultz (Mark Ruffalo), and their relationship with eccentric millionaire John du Pont (Steve Carell). The movies premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and

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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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