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October, 2015

  • 29 October

    Comikaze 2015 time: Panels that spark my interest

    Comikaze returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center this Halloween weekend (October 30 through November 1st) with three days worth of panels and special guests. This will be the third year I will be attending the convention and to kick it off I wanted to share with everyone several panels …

  • 29 October

    Chrissy’s Corner: ‘Sleepy Hollow’- The Second Tribulation and Pandora’s Box Explained

      Last season many a Sleepyhead lost sleep (pun intended) due to the direction of the series Sleepy Hollow, that in its inaugural season garnered ratings that rivaled FOX’s hit 24. While some fans lost faith in the series and jumped ship, those who stayed have been rewarded with a third …

  • 28 October

    Grimm’s Coming Back Friday! Poor Nick!

    Warning, potential spoilers ahead! Just in time before Halloween, Grimm will be returning at 9:00 pm Friday October 30th.  Thank goodness it is back on at 9 pm instead of 8 pm! Nick (David Guintoli) has been through the ringer last season! Just to refresh your memory, here are the top …

  • 27 October

    Success Approaching In The Distance

    Animator Florian Grolig has slowly been building up a resume of award-winning animated shorts, from 2007’s “Weiss”—which won “Best Animation” at the Monterrey International Film Festival, among other awards—to his latest work, “In The Distance” (2015), which recently won the First Prize in the International Competition at the Animasyros 8.0 …

  • 27 October

    The Dead Are Alive: Spectre Non-spoiler Review

    Spectre is the fourth James Bond movie starring Daniel Craig as the eponymous secret agent and the twenty-fourth in the series. Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace were ok but didn’t blow me away. Skyfall, however, was brilliant and that raised my expectations for Spectre. Director Sam Mendes returns for …

  • 27 October

    Steve Jobs Review

    by Evan Jackson The Steve Jobs movie didn’t do well at the box office this weekend, but Oscar contenders that usually go with the limited release to the wide release strategy have notoriously slow starts. The box office success or lack thereof, with only making $7 million domestically in its …

  • 26 October

    Oxnard Steampunk Fest

    What if I were to tell you that there is a place where the works of Jules Verne are the order of the day? It is a place where sci-fi and fantasy meet, forming fantastical machines covered in gears, gushing steam from coal powered engines. It is a place where …

  • 23 October

    Victoria An Opportunity For Freedom (Part Two)

    Sebastian Schipper is not only a director, but also a writer and actor. He appeared in 1996’s The English Patient, 1997’s Lola Rennt (known in the United States as Run Lola Run), and more recently in 2013’s I Am Here; his writing/directing credits include 1998’s Absolute Giganten (Gigantics), Ein Freund …

  • 23 October

    Victoria – An Opportunity For Freedom (Part One)

    The new film, Victoria, has a simple premise: Girl meets Boy; Girl hangs out with Boy and his friends; Trouble ensues. To complicate it, the Girl is a young Spanish woman named Victoria who moves to Berlin, Germany, meets a group of young men at a club—including the Boy, Sonne—decides …

  • 19 October

    Crimson Peak Non-spoiler Review

    Crimson Peak tells the tale of aspiring New York author Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska) who is haunted by ghosts of her past. Edith is charmed by a mysterious stranger, Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston) who is hiding a deadly secret together with his sister Lucille (Jessica Chastain). The Sharpe’s live at …

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