Category "Reviews"

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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Book Review: Steampunk LEGO

Book Review: Steampunk LEGO

Author: Guy HimberHardcover: 200 pagesPublisher: No Starch PressISBN-10: 1593275285 ISBN-13: 978-1593275280Synopsis: Filled with dirigibles and floating cities, penny-farthings and pirate ships, curiosities and robots galore, Steampunk LEGO is an illustrated collection of Victorian-era sci-fi treasures, all built from LEGO.Curated by award-winning LEGO [...]

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Book Review: Rabbitback Literature Society

Book Review: Rabbitback Literature Society

Author: Pasi Ilmari JääskeläinenHardcover: 352 pagesPublisher: Thomas Dunne BooksISBN-10: 125006192X ISBN-13: 978-1250061928Synopsis: Only nine people have ever been chosen by renowned children’s author Laura White to join the Rabbit Back Literature Society, an elite group of writers in the small town of [...]

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TV Review: HELIX, Season 2 Episode 1 “San Jose”

TV Review: HELIX, Season 2 Episode 1 “San Jose”

Genre: Sci-Fi | ThrillerNetwork: SyfyAir Date/Time: January 16, 2015 10/9c(Two-Hour Season Premiere)Synopsis:The second season of Helix finds the doctors of the Centers for Disease Control, still haunted by the Narvik outbreak and the events that took place in Arctic Biosystems, [...]

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TV Review: 12 MONKEYS, Season 1 Episode 1 “Splinter”

TV Review: 12 MONKEYS, Season 1 Episode 1 “Splinter”

Genre: Sci-Fi | Adventure | MysteryDirector: Jeffrey ReinerWriters: Terry Matalas & Travis FickettNetwork: SyfyAir Date/Time: January 16, 2015, 9/8cSynopsis: Inspired by the classic blockbuster film, which commemorates its 20th anniversary next year, Syfy’s anticipated adventure thriller 12 Monkeys explores the provocative [...]

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DVD Review: Extant: The First Season

DVD Review: Extant: The First Season

Genre: Sci-Fi | Action | DramaCreator: Mickey FisherOriginal Broadcast Network: CBSDiscs: 4Run 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 SawayaHardcover: 248 pagesPublisher: No Starch PressISBN-10: 1593275889 ISBN-13: 978-1593275884Synopsis: 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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