• Action/Adventure
    Transformers: Age Of Extinction Review

    I went into the fourth installment in the Transformers movie franchise, “Transformers: Age Of Extinction” (AOS) as a Michael Bay Transformers movie veteran. Gone was the awe and childlike wonder of seeing the heroes of my youth recreated on screen in all of their majestic, high-definition glory. Long gone was the hope of experiencing a […]

  • Doctor Who
    DOCTOR WHO: IN THE FOREST OF THE NIGHT (S8E10)

    The world has been covered with forest overnight. In London, Clara and Danny are babysitting a Coal Hill ‘Gifted and Talented’ student sleepover at The Zoological Museum. One of the students, Maebh, gets separated from the group and finds her way to the TARDIS parked in a leafy Trafalgar Square. The Doctor and Clara talk […]

  • Independent
    Best Comic Book Stories That aren’t DC Or Marvel: Part 1

    This year’s Eisner award nominees were announced earlier this week which got me thinking.if you’re unfamiliar with what the Eisner awards are, think of them as the comic book version of the Oscars. Named after the great Will Eisner who famously wrote The Spirit for several years.  Here is this year’s full list of nominees […]

  • Fantasy
    Warbreaker

    I’ve read most everything that Brandon Sanderson has published now including the two newest Wheel of Time books (reviews here & here), his Mistborn series (reviewed here), his newest Magnum Opus – The Way of Kings (reviewed here) and finally most recently Warbreaker. Eventually I will get to the Elantris series also and will post […]

  • Agents of Shield
    I Need Your Pain: Melinda (S2E17) – Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D

    The long awaited … wait a second, that’s actually not really true is it?  I know that there was some mystery about why May has/was (been) called the CAVALRY, but in reality it didn’t really matter (at least not in my opinion).  While some mysteries NEED to be answered, others can stay as mysteries as […]

  • Action/Adventure
    I know what I’m doing at Christmas! STAR WARS is back!!

    Fortunately for the Geeky among you Christmas has been a great time for Movie viewing.  Over the past couple of years the focus has obviously been on the Fantasy front with the following films getting some major screen time. 2014 – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 2013 – The Hobbit: The Desolation […]

  • Once Upon A Time
    ONCE UPON A TIME: PILOT (S1E01)

    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away … oops, sorry … I’m getting my genres all mixed up!  Let’s try that again shall we?! Once upon a time in a fairy tale land, a wicked witch casts an epic curse and the land is encased in darkness.  The only way that the good […]

  • Action/Adventure
    Dare Devil on Netflix: Series review Part1

    Netflix’s Daredevil finally arrived for our viewing pleasure on April 10th. I’m sure most fans have been eagerly awaiting to see what Marvel had to offer under the banner of Netflix. Would it be the same  old same old or would it be something totally different? The answer is that it’s vastly different than anything […]

  • Doctor Who
    Doctor Who – THE HUNGRY EARTH (S5E08)

    This is the 2nd two-parter of the Matt Smith era of the new Doctor and just like the Angels episode it delivers! This set of episodes is all about the Silurians (see below) and also serves to advance the overall season arc further forward although only incrementally. The Tardis materializes 10 years in Amy and […]

  • SciFi
    RALLY CRY

    The First novel in the Lost Regiment Series – Rally Cry details the initial travel and subsequent arrival of the 35th Maine from Earth to the Planet Valennia. Transported by a “tunnel of light” the 35th Maine arrive on Valennia and discover many local human civilizations from different periods of Earth’s history are all jumbled […]

  • Doctor Who
    DOCTOR WHO: DARK WATER (S8E11)

    Danny dies in a road accident while on the phone to Clara. Struggling with her grief, Clara blackmails The Doctor by drugging him and threatening to throw his 7 remaining TARDIS keys into an active volcano unless he brings Danny back to life. However, The Doctor switches the drugs and allows Clara to hallucinate throwing […]

  • Games
    Star Warfare 2 – Payback

    Star Warfare 2 – Payback is a game from Freyr Software I came across in the Apple app store. Right away, it looked like something interesting. This game is a fairly simple sci-fi shooter with a variety of game modes. The story is that a space-faring organization called the UNCC discovered a revolutionary substance on a planet where […]

  • Game of Thrones
    Top Ten Deaths in Game of Thrones

    Beware of spoilers! HBO’s hit “Game of Thrones” is known for many things, but it’s not the intense action, the sex, the gore, or even the dragons that it’s most known for. No, the show is most known for its shocking, brutal deaths. As we gear up for the season premiere, this Sunday, April 12th, I thought […]

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