“THE LORD IS SABATA…” THE POLISHED BUT FAMILIAR SEQUEL ADIÓS, SABATA

ADIÓS, SABATA Pros: Memorable ending, quirky details and a nice sense of scale Cons: Extremely familiar story that makes it very nearly a remake of the first Sabata film The somewhat strange middle entry in the Sabata Trilogy, 1970’s Adiós Sabata sees actor Yul Brynner take over the title role from Lee Van Cleef (who coincidentally couldn’t do this

AN OVERLOOKED CLASSIC FOR THE SNES: SHADOWRUN

SHADOWRUN for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Pros: Innovative gameplay; compelling story and atmosphere Cons: Low-key ending; difficulty level can be frustrating Among the many role-playing games for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, a few truly stand out as being wholly unique. Earthbound, for example, switched up the setting from a medieval-like fantasy-like world to a

COMMUNICATION AND PRACTICE MIGHT MAKE YOU YOUR OWN DOG WHISPERER

Listening to Dogs: How to be Your Own Training Guru by Jon Katz Pros: Personalized training philosophy offered, Familiar goofs and dog moments we all share Cons: Not a dog training book, Possibly not suitable for first-time dog owners, Last few chapters wander, Not much that’s new Years ago trainers recommended establishing pack order when working

SQUIGZ SUCTION CUPS GETCHA GOOD

Squigz Starter Set by Fat Brain Toy Co. Pros: Creative, Fun, Alternative Construction Toy Cons: Choke hazards and not recommended for unsupervised play in three year olds and under Building blocks and Legos allowed creative young minds plenty of opportunities to develop hand-eye coordination and begin establishing a foundation for constructing objects. Today it seems there is

WHEN SIZE IS ALL THAT MATTERS: UNHUNG HERO

UNHUNG HERO Pros: Interesting subject matter; fairly amusing and entertaining Cons: Juvenile approach; listening to Moote repeatedly whine about his small package gets old really fast and the film is essentially pointless Premiering at the 2013 South by Southwest Film Festival, Brian Spitz’s documentary Unhung Hero supposes to tackle the age old question of whether or not

THANKS BE TO GOD!

Kingdom of Heaven (Director’s Cut) Pros: Plot pacing and character development is improved ten-fold Cons: Anyone who has seen the theatrical release and found themselves undecided whether to like or dislike this film; owe it to themselves to fully be able to make that choice. The Cast: Kingdom Of Heaven (2005) is an epic action film directed