“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” — A Slice of SciFi Review

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

I admire Peter Jackson. I think that he has, in the past, done the impossible with his adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord Of The Rings, and when I learned that he agreed to do The Hobbit I was delighted. Still, I did become just a wee bit concerned when I learned that he was stretching the book into, not two, but THREE movies.

“Thor: The Dark World” — Yet ANOTHER Slice Of Scifi Review

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Marvel has done something amazing here. They had enormous success with the sequels of the Iron Man franchise, and here again they have success with Thor. As I said before, sequels can be very scary, and that is definitely the case here as this movie is just that “scary good!!!”

Star Trek FAQ 2.0 – A Slice of SciFi Review

Star Trek FAQ 2.0

There have been countless books written about Star Trek. We have seen books ranging from the making of the different series of shows, books on Star Trek trivia, books on timelines, and even scriptbooks. So, it came to no one’s surprise that a book of Frequently Asked Questions would be released. What did surprise me was the format of this particular book.

“Monsters University” – A Slice of SciFi Review

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Going into this film I had some initial trepidation. While it is true that Pixar has yet to completely disappoint me with an entirely lackluster movie, I did have some doubts with this film. What made the 2001 movie, Monster’s Inc., so incredible was not just the brilliant voice casting of Billy Crystal and John Goodman.

“Iron Man 3″ – A Slice of SciFi Review

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Iron Man 3 is one of the darkest superhero movies I’ve ever watched. Not dark in appearance or gritty as in the recent slate of Batman movies by Christopher Nolan. No, this movie addresses the darkness of the human spirit, as presented by its two main characters, our protagonist (Tony Stark) and our antagonist (The Mandarin).

Iron Man Tech Coming To Disneyland

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How would YOU like to see the world of Tony Stark? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to attend a Stark Expo? Now you can, and all you have to do is travel to the House of the Mouse.

Doctor Who Regeneration Comparison

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To help fans make up their minds, here are the two sequences, the first with the regeneration sequence as it originally appeared, and the second fully animated:

Ray Harryhausen Documentary

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For those of you, who are dazzled by the magic of stop motion and effects, be sure to check out the Sony Movie Channel where in the weeks to come they will be broadcasting some of the most celebrated movies by stop-motion wizard, Ray Harryhaussen.

Colin Trevorrow to Direct “Jurassic Park 4”

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The much talked about Jurassic Park series has found its director for the fourth installment of this dinosaur franchise with Colin Trevorrow.

WWE Joins Forces with “Guardians of the Galaxy”

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In news that is sure to make Sam Roberts squee with delight, the role of Drax the Destroyer in Marvel’s upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy will be played by mixed martial artist and WWE professional wrestler, Dave Bautista.

March Madness and Sci-Fi?

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It’s March, and do you know what that means? Yes, it’s time for March Madness. But wait? Are we talking about basketball here? No!! This is the March Madness to determine the greatest Science Fiction Movie and TV show ever made!!!

Urban Joins Abrams’ New Drama

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J.J. Abrams, going boldly where others have gone before, has tagged Star Trek‘s Karl Urban to star in the new Fox drama pilot Human.

“Doctor Who” Regeneration Animated

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The end of William Hartnell’s last story “The Tenth Planet” has been animated.

More on Doctor Who’s Ice Warriors

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Are you excited about the return of the Ice Warriors in the upcoming batch of episodes of Doctor Who?

Doctor Who: The Snowmen — A Slice of SciFi Review

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I was excited to see this. I love Doctor Who and I was excited to see this episode. Mind you, I’ve had more than my share of disappointments with recent stories, and yet I always greet each episode with the same excitement as when I was first introduced to this magical series.