Tag: sci-fi

A Cinefessions Video – August 2020 Book Wrap-Up

I completed nine books last month, so let’s talk about them! If you enjoy this video, please consider subscribing to Cinefessions on YouTube!   Branden ChowenBranden has been a film fan since he was young, roaming the halls of Blockbuster Video, trying to find the grossest, scariest looking VHS covers to rent and watch alone…


A Cinefessions Video – Unboxing Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga on 4K

I was fortunate enough to receive this incredible collector’s set for my birthday this year, so let’s open it together, shall we? If you enjoy this video, please consider subscribing to Cinefessions on YouTube!   Branden ChowenBranden has been a film fan since he was young, roaming the halls of Blockbuster Video, trying to find…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Title: Dark Matter Author: Blake Crouch Published: 2016 Publisher: Broadway Books — Jason is an average guy living in Chicago with his wife, Daniela and son, Charlie. He is a professor at a local University, and she is an artist. They have made the choice of parenthood over their careers, and both wonder, every once…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle

Title: Planet of the Apes Author: Pierre Boulle Published: 1963 Publisher: Vanguard Press Audiobook Narrator: Greg Wise — The world of Planet of the Apes is one of my favorite media franchises of all-time. I don’t remember when I first saw the film, but it left a mark on me because the premise behind it…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 137 – The Apocalypse Trilogy – The Thing (1982)

Welcome back The Cinefessions Podcast, episode 137! Today, Marc, Branden Ashe and Melissa join forces to kick-off the branch new Apocolypse Trilogy with a review of John Carpenter’s The Thing from 1982! Do you want to be a part of The Cinefessions Podcast? Well now you can be by leaving us a voicemail at 1-302-448-TALK…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Title: Ready Player One Author: Ernest Cline Published: August 16, 2011 Publisher: Random House Audiobook Narrator: Wil Wheaton — The hype is real, and it is earned. I really wasn’t sure what to expect with Ready Player One. When the novel came out, it garnered a lot of buzz, and the general consensus, as I…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 133 – Summer Sequels 2018 Arc – Jaws 2 (1978)

Welcome back The Cinefessions Podcast, episode 133! Today, Marc and Branden kick-off the Summer Sequels 2018 Arc with a review of Jaws 2 (1978)! If you missed our review of the original film, check out episode 100. Do you want to be a part of The Cinefessions Podcast? Well now you can be by leaving…