“Jodorowsky’s Dune” — A Slice of SciFi Review

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Imagine my surprise and insatiable curiosity at discovering only a few years ago that he almost made a theatrical version of Dune — in 1975. Two years before Star Wars changed the game for science fiction movies, and this Dune truly could have been the first game changer, in more ways than one.

“Oculus” — A Slice of SciFi Review

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The selling points of this film for genre fans are obvious. It is a pleasure to see Karen Gillan on screen playing a character different from Amy Pond, and Katee Sackhoff pulls off a role that is haunting with some genuine shock value. The characters are introduced in a manner that is intriguing, and we quickly find ourselves wanting to know what happened and where the story is heading.

“War of the Worlds: Goliath” — A Slice of SciFi Blu-ray Review

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Set on the earth of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds, War of the Worlds: Goliath is an interesting venture in alternate history. It takes the idea of an earth that is invaded by Martians in 1899 and then fast-forwards fifteen years to 1914.

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” — A Slice of SciFi Review

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the latest in Marvel’s bid to take over the motion picture world and keep the Marvel Universe going strong. Does it work? Let’s find out…

5 Episodes In: “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” Season 6

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Netflix has answered many a fanboy’s prayers and done another season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Does it stand up to prior seasons or is it just filler? Let’s find out…

“Divergent” — A Slice of SciFi Review

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Divergent is the next up in Hollywood’s ever hopeful and never ending quest to keep the Young Adult blockbusters going. Will it manage? Let’s find out…

First Look: FLASH In Full Costume

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Here is your first look at the fully costumed “FLASH”

“The Wind Rises” — A Slice of SciFi Review

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Even if The Wind Rises is not Miyazaki’s last film, the animated drama stands strongly with the rest of the director’s body of work and should be used as an example of serious story telling in animation and Japanese Anime in general.

Star Trek Continues: Lolani – A Slice of SciFi Review

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Star Trek Continues has launched its second episode after an impressive release of its first titled “Pilgrim of Eternity.” This second episode is called “Lolani.”

“The Martian” by Andy Weir — A Slice of SciFi Book Review

The Martian by Andy Weir

In The Martian, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the few people to walk on Mars. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive—and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive.

“The LEGO Movie” — A Slice of SciFi Review

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I have to confess: I have a small LEGO addiction. So, when I heard there was going to be LEGO movie, I had to watch it. I HAD to watch it. After seeing it, I have to say this: you HAVE to watch it too.

“How I Live Now” – A Slice of SciFi DVD Review

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Why am I talking about a film that made its theatrical debut back in October 2013? Because it will become available on Blu-ray on February 11, 2014 and I simply wanted to save our readers a few bucks.

“The Monkey’s Paw” — A Slice of SciFi TV Review

The Monkey's Paw

The tale of a cursed item that grants wishes, but always with a malevolent twist, is one that is ripe for theatrical presentation. I was therefore intrigued that horror channel Chiller TV had picked up on this classic tale as the basis for a made-for-TV movie.

“Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy” — A Slice of SciFi Blu-ray Review

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For fans of the Elm Street series, the extensive collection of features about the making of the movies and all the work that went into creating the mythology of Freddy and the films that followed will be a treat.

“Pandemic” by Scott Sigler — A Slice of SciFi Book Review

Pandemic by Scott Sigler

Like the pathogen described the novel, Scott Sigler’s Pandemic quickly infected me from the very start, causing my mind to race with excitement as the pages took its course. Soon, I was unknowingly contagious, talking about the novel to others and subconsciously spreading the virus to others.