Category "Reviews"

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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Book Review: Fringe: Sins of the Father

Book Review: Fringe: Sins of the Father

Author: Christa FaustPaperback: 320 pagesPublisher: Titan BooksISBN-10: 1781163138 ISBN-13: 978-1781163139Synopsis: Never-before-revealed secrets of the characters, leading to the creation of the government’s covert Fringe Division.In 2008, Peter Bishop is estranged from his father and running shady operations in Southeast Asia. His latest [...]

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