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Book Review: The Napkin Art of Tim Burton (2015) – or – Dark doodling

The Napkin Art of Tim Burton review

As a companion piece to The Art of Tim Burton book, The Napkin Art of Tim Burton would make a great present for the holiday season for any fan of Burton. With just a brief paragraph introduction by Burton, the Continue

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Book Review: Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Halloween (2013) – or – Spooky safety

Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Halloween review

As his name would suggest, Scaredy Squirrel is scared of just about everything, which doesn’t help when Halloween arrives. Scaredy Squirrel is always ready for anything, and his latest book can help everybody prepare for Halloween, and make sure that Continue

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Book Review: Ready Player One (2011)

Ready Player One review

In the year 2044, the world is in a terrible place. Shortages in food and energy, as well as the collapse of the economy, has left very little for people. Wade Watts hasn’t know any other life, but he does Continue

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Book Review: The World According to Wolverine (2014)

The World According to Wolverine review

Surely one of the most popular members of the X-Men, Wolverine opens up about his life, in order to aid all the other mutants out there. The World According to Wolverine, written by Matthew K. Manning, and illustrated by Stephen Continue

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Book Review: How to Knock Out Nightmares (2014)

How to Knock Out Nightmares review

Bad dreams tend to be a part of childhood, but with How to Knock Out Nightmares, kids can learn some very effective ways to stop those nightmares in their tracks. They may even be able to turn those bad dream Continue

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Book Review: How to Defeat Dragons (2014)

How to Defeat Dragons review

If you’re looking to protect yourself from a dragon attack, be sure to pick up How to Defeat Dragons. Written by Catherine Leblanc, and illustrated by Roland Garrigue, this book not only shows kids how to stop those pesky dragons Continue

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Book Review: The World According to Spider-Man (2014)

The World According to Spider-Man review

With 50 years of cartoons, movies, and comics behind him, Spider-Man is one of the most recognizable superheroes out there. With the new book, The World According to Spider-Man, you can get a crash course in the history of the Continue

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Book Review: Capturing Archetypes: The Art of Sideshow Collectibles (2014)

Capturing Archetypes: The Art of Sideshow Collectibles review

Sideshow Collectibles has been creating some of the most gorgeous statues for over twenty years, and many of their most iconic creations come together in the art book, Capturing Archetypes: The Art of Sideshow Collectibles. Built by collectors, for collectors, Continue

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Book Review: The Art of Mr. Peabody and Sherman (2014)

The Art of Mr. Peabody and Sherman review

The wonderful film, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, gets the art book treatment with The Art of Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Starting with a brief history of these lovable characters, when they were a part of the Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Continue

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Book Review: The Art of The Croods

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The Croods was one of the best animated films I had seen in a long time. (Read The Film Reel’s full review here, at Toronto Film Scene) With the recent release of The Art of The Croods, fans of the Continue

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