Movie Review: ‘John Carter’

March 12, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in Movies, Reviews, Sci-Fi | 1 Comment
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I was interested in this movie after I saw the first trailer. The clips were confusing and I had no idea what the movie was about, but it was sci-fi and part of it looked like elements from Star Wars. Even though the name seemed dull, it was enough to get me looking forward to it. Then I discovered that it was based off a book which was available for free via Amazon. I dove into the book and found a very enjoyable story that had some good characters, world building, and intellectual plots. At this point, I was pretty anxious to see if the film could pull it off. Continue Reading Movie Review: ‘John Carter’…

New Release: ‘John Carter’

March 9, 2012 at 7:54 am | Posted in Movies, Sci-Fi | Leave a comment
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John Carter is out in theaters today. I plan on seeing this one tonight. Having read the book, I’m looking forward to seeing if Pixar can pull this off. Martians, sci-fi, and brutal warfare is certainly a decent recipe for success.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Book Review: ‘A Princess of Mars’ by Edgar Rice Burroughs

March 5, 2012 at 7:55 am | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi | Leave a comment
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John Carter hits movies theaters on March 9th. For those of you who don’t know, the movie is based on the book A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Kindle eBook version of A Princess of Mars is available for free on Amazon. Having read it, I can tell you it may be worth your time to read, even for a 100 year old story. Click here to read the full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

December 3, 2011 at 9:54 am | Posted in Around the Web, Disney, Miscellaneous, News, Regular Feature, Stargate, Syfy, Television | Leave a comment
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Over on Syfy, they’re doing their Christmas week countdown.  Kicking things off on Saturday December 3 is the Syfy original movie, Snowmageddon.  I may have to give that watch just because of the title, and well, it’s a Syfy original movie.  You know how those are.  Sunday and Monday, December 4 and 5, you can catch the movie Neverland, a prequel to Peter Pan.  Holiday episodes include Eureka and Warehouse 13, Tuesday, December 6.

And if you’re into Steampunk, they have a fantastic gift guide.

Syfy also reports that while Walking Dead did well in last week’s ratings, Terra Nova slumped.  The Clones Wars manage to hold its own.

Geek Tyrant reports that True Grit star, Hailee Steinfeld, is in negotiations to play of Petra Arkanian in Ender’s Game.  As well, Harrison Ford may get the role of Colonel Hyrum Graff.

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