Posts Tagged ‘review’

Cut To The Chase Review: CREED – “Time, you know, takes everybo...


Cut To The Chase Reviews from COF are spoiler free reviews abridged for your pleasure. Quick, concise, and sometimes entertaining opinions on the go! While I would agree that Creed is a Rocky spinoff, it’s also something of a spiritual remake of the 1976 Oscar winning classic from Sylvester Stallone. Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station) has

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Book Review: Investigating Murdoch Mysteries


Investigating Murdoch Mysteries is the official companion book to the Canadian TV series Murdoch Mysteries. The TV show is based on the books by Maureen Jennings and follows Detective Murdoch as he makes his way through Victorian Toronto in the 1890s. I’ve never watched the show myself so I can’t say that my review will

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Book Review: Quarry


The assignment was simple: stake out the man’s home and kill him. Easy work for a professional like Quarry. But when things go horribly wrong, Quarry finds himself with a new mission: learn who hired him, and make the bastard pay. Max Allan Collins’ classic novel Quarry tells the story of a paid assassin with

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Book Review: Alien Next Door


Joey Spiotto has released a new book titled Alien Next Door from Titan Books and it’s officially licensed by 20th Century Fox. The book imagines a rather caring side to the alien monster in a cute coffee table read that would make any fan of the series or guest at your home smile accordingly. There

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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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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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