Tag Archive: science fiction

It Came From Outer Space (1953) – Review

The motive behind aliens visiting the Earth in movies varies from the benevolent and often misunderstood aliens to the outright malevolent creatures with the destruction of mankind on their evil little minds. In 1953 Universal released their first 3D picture…
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The Six Million Dollar Man (1973) – From Book to Screen

In 1972 writer Martin Caidin wrote a speculative science fiction story called Cyborg, where astronaut and test pilot Steve Austin loses an eye, one arm and both legs after a disastrous crash during a test flight, but with advanced cybernetics…
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Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe (1953) – Review

With Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe Republic Pictures decided to go with a television program instead of their standard theatrical serial episodes, but due to contractual obligations with unions employees who worked on the show it had to…
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Tarzan and Friends: The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs, a man who quit the pencil-sharpener wholesale business to give writing a stab, is most known for his creation of Tarzan of the Apes, but that jungle swinging pulp hero was just the tip of the iceberg…
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John Carter of Mars: Edgar Rice Burroughs – Book Review

John Carter of Mars is the eleventh and final book in the Barsoom series and collects the two stories titled “John Carter and the Giant of Mars,” published in 1941 within the pages of Amazing Stories, and “The Skeleton Men…
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