Posts Tagged ‘review’

Book Review: The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road

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The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road author Abbie Bernstein has put together concept art, production stills, behind-the-scenes photos, cast and crew interviews, and more, from George Miller’s action masterpiece. It was all drawn by Brendan McCarthy, Peter Pound, and Mark Sexton; the art dates back to the mid-’90s, before a script had been written

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Cut To The Chase Review – MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Is a Post-Apocalyptic Ma...

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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! Everything about Mad Max: Fury Road is perfect. The spiritual sequel’s performances (Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy own it), screenplay, choreography, stunts, humor and direction are just masterful. This is a

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Book Review: The Art and Making of Penny Dreadful

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PENNY DREADFUL is a psychological thriller that weaves together classic horror origin stories into adult drama. The Showtime TV series was created by John Logan and executive produced by Logan and Sam Mendes and stars Josh Hartnett (Sin City), Eva Green (Casino Royale), Billie Piper (Doctor Who) and Timothy Dalton (License to Kill). While I’ve

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Book Review – Chappie: The Art of the Movie

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Neill Blomkamp‘s Chappie will likely come out of 2015 as one of the year’s most interesting movies. It’s no surprise it either divided audiences or didn’t find any. Like Blomkamp’s last film, Elysium, we are once again dealing with an attention to detail, effort and craft that gives more life into the project. It’s all

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Book Review – Big Eyes: The Film, The Art

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The movie Big Eyes from Tum Burton has won a lot of awards since its December 2014 release and for good reason. The team behind the film (11 years in the making), led by iconic filmmaker Tim Burton, includes a cast with Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz. It tells the story of Margaret and Walter

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Cut To The Chase Review: Interstellar

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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! Interstellar is the a tale of humanity facing extinction as the Earth is dying, and just how far they will go to find a new home. With the track record of

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Cut To The Chase Review: GONE GIRL – There Is a Crack In Everything

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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! People will be dissecting Gillians Fynn’s Gone Girl, a novel and screenplay she wrote and David Fincher directed, for a long time. It’s definitely the most entertaining social event of the

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Book Review: Butterfly Skin

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Some people like science fiction, some like action, but if a thriller is what you are looking for – Butterfly Skin by Sergey Kuznetsov and Andrew Bromfield will be right up your alley. Butterfly Skin follows Ksenia, a young editor for an online news publisher as she attempts to trap a serial killer. This particular

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Book Review: Adventure Time – The Original Cartoon Title Cards

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Titan Book has released Adventure Time: The Original Cartoon Title Cards Vol. 1 and it’s everything you would want from a title like that and more. It’s not just images form the show in a boring episode by episode page by page reveal, it has 52 full-color cards from seasons one and two of the

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Book Review – Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show

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The job title Showrunner says a lot; if you have ever been watching TV and stopped to think about all the hard work and dedication that goes into keeping your favorite programs exciting, you’re thinking of a showrunner. We usually don’t think about all the work that’s done behind the scenes for shows to run

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