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Soundtrack Review: Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer Music Composed and Produced by: Marco Beltrami Release Date: May 27, 2014 Format: Audio CD or Digital Download Number of Discs: 1 Label: Varese Sarabande Overview: It’s been 17 years since we froze the earth. The few remaining humans live on the Snowpiercer, a train on an infinite loop around the globe. For those at […] Continue reading →

Comic Book Review: Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1

DOCTOR WHO THE TENTH DOCTOR #1 Writer: Nick Abadzis Artist: Elena Casagrande Publisher: Titan Comics Release Date: July 23, 2014 Synopsis: The Eisner Award-winning Nick Abadzis (Laika) and fan-favorite Elena Casagrande (Angel, Suicide Risk, Doctor Who, Star Trek) take control of the TARDIS for their first five-issue arc with the Tenth Doctor, as played by David Tennant! Gabriella Gonzalez is stuck in […] Continue reading →

DVD Review: Orphan Black, Season 2

Orphan Black s2 DVD cover no angle Genre: Sci-Fi | Action | Drama Creators: John Fawcett, Graeme Manson Discs: 3 (2 for Blu-ray, but identical content) Run time: 450 minutes (10 episodes) plus bonus features Summary: The new season hits the ground running with Sarah (Golden Globe® nominee Tatiana Maslany, Parks and Recreation), in a desperate race to find her missing daughter […] Continue reading →

Book Review: The Art of LEGO Design: Creative Ways to Build Amazing Models

the art of lego design Author: Jordan Schwartz Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: No Starch Press ISBN-10: 1593275536 ISBN-13: 978-1593275532 Synopsis: The most impressive LEGO models often take careful planning (and lots of pieces), but with some inspiration, a little imagination, and a number of tried-and-true techniques, you too can turn bricks into a masterpiece. In The Art of LEGO® Design, […] Continue reading →

DVD Review: Under the Skin

under-the-skin-dvd-cover-42 Genre: Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller Director: Jonathan Glazer Writers: Michel Faber (novel), Walter Campbell and Jonathan Glazer (screenplay) MPAA Rating: R Run Time: 108 minutes Summary: A voluptuous woman of unknown origin (Johansson) combs the highways in search of isolated or forsaken men, luring a succession of lost souls into an otherworldly lair. They […] Continue reading →

DVD Review: Enemy

enemy Genre: Mystery | Thriller Director: Denis Villeneuve Writers: José Saramago (based on the novel by), Javier Gullón MPAA Rating: R Run Time: 90 minutes Summary: Adam Bell (Gyllenhaal) is a glum professor who has grown disinterested by his ordinary life. When Adam discovers a man who appears to be his double, the identical men meet […] Continue reading →

Book Review: The Nemesis Engines Volume 1: The Peacemakers

the nemesis engines vol1 Author: Olivier Blanchard Kindle: 535 pages Publisher: 99th Room Books ISBN-10: B00J4VZYAM Synopsis: 1915 – While all eyes are on Europe’s battlefields, scientists, anti-war industrialists and financiers all around the world are vanishing without a trace, and rumors of a plot to provide Germany with devastating new weapons have forced Britain’s intelligence services into a […] Continue reading →