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Sounds of The Last Airbender



Aang, the Avatar

Unlike many movie soundtracks, James Newton Howard’s, The Last Airbender soundtrack stands alone.

Just because the guy has scored a few films (well, a few more than 100, and all of M. Night Shyamalan’s   films), has a few Oscar nominations (okay, he has eight of them),  is classically trained as well as pop & rock n’ roll credentialed…well just because of all of that, doesn’t mean that I would like this soundtrack!  Yeah, who does this guy think he is, anyway?  Time for a close encounter with a potential audience member:

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Tiger Eye Part 1: Curse of the Riddle Box Review

Tiger Eye Part 1: Curse of the Riddle Box Main Menu Screen
Tiger Eye Part 1: Curse of the Riddle Box, based on the novel by Marjorie M. Liu, is aimed squarely at casual gamers. No cutting edge graphics, simple (but fun) game play, fairly short game time, but it can be bought for under $15.

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Neverland by Douglas Clegg

Cover of Neverland by Douglas Clegg

Story

From the Cover…

For years the Jackson family has vacationed at Rowena Wandigaux Lee’s old Victorian house on Gull Island, a place of superstition and legend off the southern coast of the U.S. One particular summer, young Beau follows his cousin Sumter into a hidden shack in the woods-and christens this new clubhouse “Neverland.”

Neverland has a secret history, unknown to the children…

The rundown shack in the woods is the key to an age-old mystery, a place forbidden to all. But Sumter and his cousins gather in it’s dusty shadows to escape the tensions at their grandmother’s house. Neverland becomes the place where children begin to worship a creature of shadows, which Sumter calls “Lucy”

<SNIP!>

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The Authorized Ender Companion by Jake Black

The Authorized Ender Companion Cover

Ender’s (Authorized) Companion

The Authorized Ender Companion is an encyclopedia to the universe of Ender’s Game. Jake Black has compiled detailed character summaries, technical specifications and essays regarding various aspects of the Ender series created by Orson Scott Card.
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In Bad Dreams Volume Two: Where Death Stalks

In Bad Dreams Volume Two: Where Death Stalks
I’ve recently had the pleasure of reading a pretty good horror anthology from Eneit Press, In Bad Dreams Volume 2: Where Death Stalks. According to their web site Enieit Press started with the first volume of this anthology. I wish them luck, I’d like to see more volumes of In Bad Dreams if they’re as good as this one.
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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Movie Review

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. Yo Joe!

G.I. Joe, a highly trained elite combat force takes on a well armed and well funded terrorist organization bent on ruling the world. Two soldiers who were transporting a new weapon prototype get caught up in the action. Continue reading