Passengers

Passengers (2016), Rated PG-13 Directed By: Morten Tyldum Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne Rating: Reviewed by David L. Felts Have you seen this movie? I didn’t have high expectations going into Passengers, mainly because my wife told me that she’d heard it wasn’t all that great. I’m pleased to …

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), PG-13 Directed by David Yates Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Carmen Ejogo,  Ron Perlman, Colin Farrell. Rating:  Reviewed By Xavier Emaka J. K. Rowling has finally joined the movie industry. She actually …

Deadpool

Deadpool (2016), Rated “R” Starring Ryan Reynolds Morena Baccarin Ed Skrein T.J. Miller Gina Carano Leslie Uggams Brianna Hildebrand, Stefan Kapičić Directed by Tim Miller Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Rating:  Have you seen this movie? The biggest surprise of 2016, Deadpool surpassed all expectations to go down as one of the highest grossing …

The Inner City, by Karen Heular

Genre: Fantasy Anthology Publisher: Chizine Publications Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? The Inner City by Karen Heular is a short story anthology covering an exploration into the odd and fantastic. It might be heard to pin down these tales and …

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Kick-Ass 2 (2013), Rated “R” Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloë-Grace Moretz, Jim Carrey, Donald Faison, Robert Emms, Lindy Booth, Daniel Kaluuya, Clark Duke, Augustus Prew, Olga Kurkulina, Andy Nyman, Steven Mackintosh, Monica Dolan and John Leguizamo Directed by Jeff Wadlow Reviewed by  Xavier Emaka Rating:  Have you seen this …

The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 2

The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 2 (2015), Rated “PG-13” Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland Directed by Francis Lawrence Reviewed by  Xavier Emaka Rating: 2015 witnessed the conclusion on one of the most …

The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner (2014), Rated “PG-13” Starring Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter, Patricia Clarkson Directed by Wes Ball Review by Xavier Emaka Rating  Have you seen this movie? Wes Ball made his directional debut in 2014 with this film and proved he has what it takes to …

License to Ensorcell, by Katharine Kerr

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Daw Books Published: 2011 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Joshua Palmatier Have you read this book? I read Katharine Kerr’s Daggerspell ages ago and intend to read her entire Deverry series. This is not part of the series. It’s the first book in an urban fantasy series …

Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad (2016), Rated “PG-13” Starring Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Cara Delevingne Directed by David Ayer Review by Dave Felts Rating  Have you seen this movie? Suicide Squad is one of those movies that makes me wonder what …

The Road

The Road (2009), Rated R Starring Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Charlize Theron Directed by John Hillcoat Review by David L. Felts Rating  While I’m on the topic of apocalyptic movies (see my Book of Eli movie review), I figured I’d offer up one of The Road. The Road, an award winning book …

I Am Legend, by Richard Matheson

Genre: Horror Publisher: Tor Published: 1954 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Jeff Edwards Have you read this book? By night, Robert Neville barricades himself in his home, drinking whiskey and turning up the music to drown out the sound of vampires calling to him from outside. By day, Neville checks …

Blood Rites, by Jim Butcher

Genre: Modern/Urban Fantasy Publisher: Roc Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Kate Savage Have you read this book? Harry Dresden is a modern wizard in Chicago with an ad in the yellow pages. His life is far from perfect. His social circle is limited and he has no girlfriend. …

EDEN, by Ken Wisman

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Authorhouse Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Ray Wallace Have you read this book? I was quite eager to read Ken Wisman’s EDEN. After all, it’s not every day you come across a novel inspired by the author’s experiences while under the influence of a …