Day in Review – June 23rd, 2015

Today was a big day for movies and video games. First, as you may have seen in one of our posts earlier today, James Horner, long time movie composer, died in a plane crash. Then, Marvel announced they had found their new Spider-Man in Tom Holland. This incarnation of Spider-Man is expected to show up...

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Day in Review – June 23rd, 2015

GameStop’s Retro Classics Available.

GameStop surprised people by announcing they were getting back into the classic video game business and, this week, it becomes reality. As of today, GameStop has officially launched its Retro Classics collection which consists of consoles and games, all pre-owned of course, from the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System), Sega Genesis, SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System),...

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GameStop’s Retro Classics Available.

Composer James Horner Dies In Plane Crash

James Horner, well known and award winning film composer, died yesterday while piloting an airplane that crashed in Santa Barbara, California. Although he started composing music in the late 1970s, James Horner is well known by fans as composing 1982’s Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, which helped jump-start his career as well as...

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Composer James Horner Dies In Plane Crash

A Cybernetic Cinderella

These days it feels like we are inundated with re-tellings and re-imaginings of Fairy Tales. Despite very favorable reviews from people I respect, I was hesitant to begin reading Cinder, by Marissa Meyer, because it was (yet another) Cinderella story. Ultimately I decided to take the plunge, and I’m glad that I did. The Good...

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A Cybernetic Cinderella

Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Movie Review

Things were looking pretty good for our heroes at the end of Star Wars Rebels Season 1; however, the Empire is not one to turn the other cheek and makes sure that the rebels pay for their actions by sending along an expert in dealing with such matters, Darth Vader. WARNING: SPOILERS ABOUND! Overview Following...

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Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Movie Review

Box Office Numbers: June 19-21 2015

Another big weekend at the box office thanks to Pixar’s new film, Inside Out, and an incredible second weekend by Universal Studios sequel, Jurassic World, which is on pace to being the fastest movie to gross $1 billion world wide. Inside Out, while Pixar’s first film not to debut #1 at the domestic box office had the highest...

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Box Office Numbers: June 19-21 2015