October 2018

Science Fair

by Alan Rapp on October 29, 2018

in Movie Reviews 

  • Title: Science Fair
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Science Fair movie reviewDirectors Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster‘s documentary Science Fair takes a cross-section of students from across the world earning entries into Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Including interviews from past winners to provide context for the prestigious event, the focus on the documentary are the students who competed for the top prize in 2017. Featuring interviews and documentary footage of winning individual science fairs to earn entry into ISEF, Science Fair is a compelling look at the top scientific high school minds taking their first step into a larger world.

While not all the subjects of the documentary will win, Costantini and Foster take care to showcase the intense dedication each has to their project (astounding work with real-world applications to help make the world a better place). The subjects range from teams from the most prestigious magnet school in the United States and the science teacher pushing her students to succeed, to entries from Brazil and Germany, and a shy young woman in South Dakota whose school is more concerned with their losing football team than her qualification for ISEF.

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Coming Soon – Reign of the Supermen

by Alan Rapp on October 29, 2018

in Home Video/DVD News 

  • Title: Reign of the Supermen
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Here’s a look at DC’s upcoming animated film Reign of the Supermen (the follow up to Death of Superman) featuring four new super-heroes taking up for the deceased Man of Steel. The film will be released on digital on January 15th and on Blu-ray and DVD on January 29th.

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  • Title: Hawaii Five-0 – A ‘ohe mea ‘imi a ka maka
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Hawaii Five-0 - A 'ohe mea 'imi a ka maka television revieHawaii Five-0 - A 'ohe mea 'imi a ka maka television review

This year’s Hawaii Five-0 Halloween episode offers a pair of unusual mysteries. The first involves a murder Jerry (Jorge Garcia) believes was committed as a child. Reunited with a group of his childhood friends, Eric (Andrew Lawrence), and Noelani (Kimee Balmilero) the group looks for a body buried decades ago by an axe-wielding killer only Jerry believes exists. While the premise itself isn’t bad, it does feel a bit late in the game to introduce a murder that has been haunted Jerry for his entire life this late in the show’s run.

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Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on October 29, 2018

in Comics

Comic RackIt’s a new week so it must be time to talk about comics! Welcome back to the RazorFine Comic Rack boys and girls. Pull up a bean bag and take a seat at feet of the master as we offer you this quick list of all kinds of comic book goodness set to hit comic shops and bookstores this month from all your favorite publishers including DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Archie, Dynamite, IDW, Image Comics, and others.

This week includes Archie Meets Batman ’66, Black Panther, Charlie’s Angels, Daredevil, Doom Patrol, Faith: Dreamside, Invader Zim, Nancy Drew, Old Man Logan, Realm, Rick and Morty, StarCraft: Scavengers, Wayward, The Wild Storm, the first issues of Batman: Secret Files, Hatchet: Vengeance, Hex Wives, Justice League/Aquaman: Drowned Earth, Spider-Force, Vault of Spiders, and the final issues of Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome, Infinity Wars: Iron Hammer, Multiple Man, Shanghai Red, and Star Wars Adventures: Tales From Vader’s Castle.

Enjoy issue #237

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  • Title: The Good Place – Chapter 32: The Ballad of Donkey Doug
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The Good Place - The Ballad of Donkey Doug television review

After learning the truth (again) and concluding that they will use their remaining time on Earth to help others avoid the Bad Place, Jason (Manny Jacinto) leads the group to the magical location of Jacksonville where he hopes to save Donkey Doug’s (Mitch Narito) soul. Jason has offered many tales of Donkey Doug during his time with the group, but the one fact he left out is that Donkey Doug is is father. What’s interesting here as the show delves in to the hilariously depressing relationship between Jason, Donkey Doug, and Pillboi (Eugene Cordero) is that the episode conclusion with an idea that, despite what these four people accomplished together, flies in the face of the show’s core idea that everybody can be saved.

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