Category "Reviews"

The Dropship: The 100 Podcast, Episode 3 (Trailer Analysis)

The Dropship: The 100 Podcast, Episode 3 (Trailer Analysis)

Welcome to the third episode of The Dropship: The 100 Podcast on SciFi Mafia, where all future episode links will also be posted! This is Episode 3 of The Dropship: The 100 Podcast, dedicated to The CW series The 100, hosted by AJ Mass and Jo Garfein. After the Season 3 trailer (below) was released yesterday, we spent [...]

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Comic Book Review: The Paybacks #1

Comic Book Review: The Paybacks #1

Writer: Donny Cates, Eliot Rahal Artist: Geoff Shaw Colorist: Lauren Affe Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Synopsis: 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, 2015 Synopsis: 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 Moore Illustrator: Andie Tong Hardcover: 480 pages Publisher: Disney Press ISBN-10: 1423180852 ISBN-13: 978-1423180852 Synopsis: 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. Danielewski Paperback: 709 pages Publisher: Pantheon ISBN-10: 0375703764 ISBN-13: 978-0375703768 Synopsis: 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 Doyle Hardcover: 340 pages Publisher: No Starch Press ISBN-10: 1593275862 ISBN-13: 978-1593275860 Synopsis: 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 Faust Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Titan Books ISBN-10: 1781163138 ISBN-13: 978-1781163139 Synopsis: 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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