Category "Reviews"

DVD Review: The Twilight Zone: Season One

DVD Review: The Twilight Zone: Season One

Genre: Sci-Fi |Drama | Creators: Simon Kinberg, Jordan Peele Original Broadcast Network: CBS All Access Discs: 4 Run time: Approximately 9 hours, 21 minutes (13 episodes) Synopsis: Enter another dimension with Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg’s modern take on the all-time classic. Hosted by Academy Award and Emmy [...]

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TV Review: The Magicians, Season 2, Episodes 1-4

TV Review: The Magicians, Season 2, Episodes 1-4

Genre: Sci-Fi | Thriller  | FantasyNetwork: SyfyAir Date/Time: January 25, 2017 9/8c (Episode 1)Synopsis:In the Season 1 cliffhanger, Quentin Coldwater’s childhood bestie Julia betrayed her friends and made a dangerous deal with The Beast that left the fate of Alice, [...]

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DVD Review: BrainDead: Season One

DVD Review: BrainDead: Season One

Genre: Sci-Fi | Comedy | DramaCreators: Michelle King, Robert KingOriginal Broadcast Network: CBSDiscs: 4Run time: Approximately 9 hours, 21 minutes (13 episodes)Synopsis:Set in Washington, D.C., BrainDead follows young, struggling documentary filmmaker Laurel Healy (Mary Elizabeth Winstead, 10 Cloverfield Lane) as she takes a [...]

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DVD Review: LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales

DVD Review: LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales

Genre: Sci-Fi | Animation | ComedyOriginal Broadcast Network: Disney XDDiscs: 1Run time: Approximately 115 minutesSynopsis:LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales is a five-part Lego Star Wars television mini-series that premiered on Disney XD on July 6, 2015. It is an animated comedy [...]

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Comic Book Review: The Paybacks #1

Comic Book Review: The Paybacks #1

Writer: Donny Cates, Eliot RahalArtist: Geoff ShawColorist: Lauren AffePublisher: Dark Horse ComicsSynopsis:Heroism doesn’t come cheap, so when superheroes borrow money to finance their genetic enhancements or crime-fighting supercomputers, their debts make student loans look like IOUs! Enter the Paybacks, [...]

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TV Analysis and Review: The 100, Seasons 1-2

TV Analysis and Review: The 100, Seasons 1-2

If you have yet to start watching The 100, I posted a spoiler-free review a few weeks ago, here on SciFi Mafia. Might I  suggest that you consider binge watching and catching up with this show as an entertaining, riveting summer homework assignment! I [...]

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TV Review: Daredevil, Season 1

TV Review: Daredevil, Season 1

Genre: Action / Crime Network: Netflix Episodes: 13 Premiere Date: April 10, 2015Synopsis:A blind lawyer, with his other senses superhumanly enhanced, fights crime in Hell's Kitchen as a costumed superhero.Daredevil stars Charlie Cox (Stardust, The Theory of Everything), Deborah Ann Woll (Trueblood, Ruby Sparks), [...]

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Book Review: The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence

Book Review: The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence

Author: Stan Lee, Stuart MooreIllustrator: Andie TongHardcover: 480 pagesPublisher: Disney PressISBN-10: 1423180852 ISBN-13: 978-1423180852Synopsis: Stan Lee presents a brand new, magical, super-powered adventure!When twelve magical superpowers are unleashed on the world, a Chinese-America teenager named Steven will be thrown into the middle [...]

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Book Review: House of Leaves

Book Review: House of Leaves

Author: Mark Z. DanielewskiPaperback: 709 pagesPublisher: PantheonISBN-10: 0375703764 ISBN-13: 978-0375703768Synopsis: Years ago, when House of Leaves was first being passed around, it was nothing more than a badly bundled heap of paper, parts of which would occasionally surface on the Internet. No [...]

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Book Review: Beautiful LEGO 2: Dark

Book Review: Beautiful LEGO 2: Dark

Author: Mike DoyleHardcover: 340 pagesPublisher: No Starch PressISBN-10: 1593275862 ISBN-13: 978-1593275860Synopsis: Beautiful LEGO 2: Dark showcases dark LEGO masterpieces from artists around the world. From realistic sculptures of creepy crawlers to impressionist works of shadowy nightmares, this collection will leave you marveling [...]

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