DVD Review: Extant: The First Season

DVD Review: Extant: The First Season

Genre: Sci-Fi | Action | Drama Creator: Mickey Fisher Original Broadcast Network: CBS Discs: 4 Run time: Approximately 540 minutes (13 episodes) Synopsis: Extant is a serialized mystery thriller about a female astronaut (Halle Berry) trying to reconnect with her family after returning from a year in [...]

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Book Review: The Art of the Brick: A Life in LEGO

Book Review: The Art of the Brick: A Life in LEGO

Author: Nathan Sawaya Hardcover: 248 pages Publisher: No Starch Press ISBN-10: 1593275889 ISBN-13: 978-1593275884 Synopsis: Nathan Sawaya is renowned for his incredible, sometimes surreal, sculptures and portraits—all made from LEGO bricks. The Art of the Brick is a stunning, full-color showcase of the work that has made [...]

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Soundtrack Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Special Edition

Soundtrack Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Special Edition

Original Score Composed, Orchestrated and Conducted by: Howard Shore Performed by: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Release Date: December 16, 2014 Format: Audio CD and digital download Number of Discs: 2 (Special Edition 23 tracks, Standard Edition 21 tracks) Label: WaterTower Music WaterTower Music has announced the release of the soundtrack [...]

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OUTLANDER Fans, Come Warm Yourselves by the Fire

OUTLANDER Fans, Come Warm Yourselves by the Fire

I'm certain that fans of the Starz series Outlander will enjoy all 90 minutes of this festive roaring fire complete with a couple of drowzy dogs and the beautiful music from the show. No star cameo appearances, no season one (part two) [...]

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Book Review: The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Programming

Book Review: The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Programming

Author: Terry Griffin Paperback: 276 pages Publisher: No Starch Press ISBN-10: 1593275684 ISBN-13: 978-1593275686 Synopsis: With its colorful, block-based interface, The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 programming language is designed to allow anyone to program intelligent robots, but its powerful features can be intimidating at first. The Art [...]

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TV Review: Ascension, Night One

TV Review: Ascension, Night One

Genre: Drama | Sci-Fi Writer: Adrian Cruz Network: Syfy Air Date/Time: December 15, 2014, 9/8 (1st 2 hours of 6, 3 consecutive nights) Synopsis: Ascension is an ambitious original drama following a covert U.S. space mission launched in the 1960’s that sent hundreds of men, [...]

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TV Review: The Librarians, Season 1 Episode 1 “And the Crown of King Arthur” and Episode 2 “And the Sword in the Stone”

TV Review: The Librarians, Season 1 Episode 1 “And the Crown of King Arthur” and Episode 2 “And the Sword in the Stone”

Genre: Action | Fantasy Director: Dean Devlin Writer: John Rogers Network: TNT Air Date/Time: December 7, 2014, 8/7c (Two-Hour Season Premiere) Synopsis: The Librarians centers on an ancient organization hidden beneath the Metropolitan Public Library dedicated to protecting an unknowing world from the secret, magical reality [...]

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