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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Book Review: The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Programming

Book Review: The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Programming

Author: Terry GriffinPaperback: 276 pagesPublisher: No Starch PressISBN-10: 1593275684 ISBN-13: 978-1593275686Synopsis: With its colorful, block-based interface, The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 programming language is designed to allow anyone to program intelligent robots, but its powerful features can be intimidating at first. The Art [...]

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TV Review: Ascension, Night One

TV Review: Ascension, Night One

Genre: Drama | Sci-FiWriter: Adrian CruzNetwork: SyfyAir Date/Time: December 15, 2014, 9/8 (1st 2 hours of 6, 3 consecutive nights)Synopsis:Ascension is an ambitious original drama following a covert U.S. space mission launched in the 1960’s that sent hundreds of men, [...]

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Blu-ray Review: Maleficent

Blu-ray Review: Maleficent

Genre: Action | Adventure | FamilyDirector: Robert StrombergWriters: Linda Woolverton with past credits to Charles Perrault, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Ted Sears, Ralph Wright, Milt Banta, Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm.MPAA Rating: PGRun Time: 97 minutesSummary:A [...]

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Blu-ray Review: Planes: Fire & Rescue

Blu-ray Review: Planes: Fire & Rescue

Genre: Animation | Adventure | ComedyDirector: Roberts GannawayWriter: Jeffrey M. HowardMPAA Rating: PGRun Time: 83 minutesSummary:When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into [...]

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Book Review: The LEGO Neighborhood Book

Book Review: The LEGO Neighborhood Book

Author: Jason Lyles and Brian LylesPaperback: 204 pagesPublisher: No Starch PressISBN-10: 1593275714 ISBN-13: 978-1593275716Synopsis: In The LEGO Neighborhood Book, you'll create buildings with real-world details like cornices and facades, and try your hand at interior design by filling your buildings with furniture [...]

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