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    Thread: 2019 Press Release: Announcing the Edgar Rice Burroughs Universe
Post: RE: 2019 Press Release: Announcing the Edgar Rice ...

It looks like one of them did get released last year: https://www.amazon.com/Carson-Venus-Worl...94546223X/ It's got a 4 star average from 51 reviews, so it seems like at least some folks are happy w...
Boomstick Edgar Rice Burroughs and John Carter 2 149 June 29th, 2021, 07:17 PM
    Thread: Press Release - John Carter of Mars game in works
Post: RE: Press Release - John Carter of Mars game in wo...

Thanks for posting this, I had no heard. Seems like an odd choice to move it to WWII era. The actual studio developing the game doesn't seem to have any experience building a full game from the ground...
Boomstick Edgar Rice Burroughs and John Carter 3 154 June 29th, 2021, 07:01 PM
    Thread: Where to Watch the Original Battlestar Galactica for Free
Post: RE: Where to Watch the Original Battlestar Galacti...

The NBC app and maybe Peacock had it, too. I'm not sure if you can still view Peacock ad-supported only, of if that was just an initial thing to get people hooked. You have have to sign up and pay not...
Boomstick Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 2 105 June 29th, 2021, 06:54 PM
    Thread: Star Trek languages
Post: RE: Star Trek languages

Klingon for sure, at least the 'classic' one, I have no idea what they're doing in Star Trek now. There are books published in Klingon, and I think several online Translator sites have it, although th...
Boomstick Star Trek 4 132 June 29th, 2021, 06:52 PM
    Thread: Preview of the (latest) Evil Dead video game, as narrated by Bruce himself
Post: RE: Preview of the (latest) Evil Dead video game, ...

Looks pretty slick! It's a shame it looks like it's an online and multiplayer only affair, but that's pretty common these days.
Boomstick Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 1 88 June 29th, 2021, 06:47 PM
    Thread: Cancel culture
Post: RE: Cancel culture

I just posted in the Harry Potter game thread. Yeah, it's a real issue. People need to wake up.
Boomstick Politics 4 186 March 14th, 2021, 11:23 PM
    Thread: Harry Potter game
Post: RE: Harry Potter game

Quote:Coupled with Rowling's comments, the ban on threads for promotional media came after reports that Troy Leavitt, one of the game's lead designers, previously created YouTube videos attacking femi...
Boomstick Harry Potter 2 444 March 14th, 2021, 11:18 PM
    Thread: Evil Dead Rise!
Post: RE: Evil Dead Rise!

Sounds more like a standalone affair, or a sequel to the remake to me, but we'll see.
Boomstick Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 2 116 March 14th, 2021, 11:03 PM
    Thread: Godzilla vs King Kong trailer
Post: RE: Godzilla vs King Kong trailer

They had a promising start with the 2014 Godzilla, but I haven't been impressed since then. Kong:Skull Island was fun to watch, but probably one of the stupidest big studio movies I've seen. The last ...
Boomstick General Movies 2 303 February 6th, 2021, 01:25 PM
    Thread: An Interstate Highway Overpass Designed for Wildlife Actually Works
Post: RE: An Interstate Highway Overpass Designed for Wi...

(November 25th, 2020, 04:59 PM)Michael Wrote: I hope to see more innovations like this spread across the globe. We need to find ways to safely co-exist beside wildlife without endangering them or us...
Boomstick General Discussions 1 216 December 19th, 2020, 01:41 PM
    Thread: Stargate Atlantis
Post: RE: Stargate Atlantis

I've never watched the show, so I don't know what remarks you're talking about, but I doubt there was much anti-Canadian sentiment around. As far as I know, SG-1 was always filmed in Vancouver, and by...
Boomstick Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 5 284 November 12th, 2020, 09:17 PM
    Thread: Happy 25th Anniversary Xena !
Post: RE: Happy 25th Anniversary Xena !

(October 12th, 2020, 01:13 AM)august Wrote: Here's one 25-year-old fan's reaction/celebration:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/virtualx...307011121/ A cake and everything! :D
Boomstick Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 4 498 November 12th, 2020, 09:05 PM
    Thread: In Defense of Star Trek: Enterprise
Post: RE: In Defense of Star Trek: Enterprise

(November 8th, 2020, 10:44 PM)namesarehard Wrote: Yeah I really loved Enterprise and I thought the theme song was great. They wanted to do something really different with it and I thought it worked ...
Boomstick Star Trek 12 1,021 November 12th, 2020, 09:03 PM
    Thread: Star Wars Books
Post: RE: Star Wars Books

I've read a handful over the years, and enjoyed them. Mostly I read the older stuff that had to do with Han or Lando. They really should have based the new movies on some of the old extended universe...
Boomstick Star Wars 2 250 November 12th, 2020, 08:47 PM
    Thread: This Island Earth
Post: RE: This Island Earth

One of several classic sci-fi movies that I still have not got around to watching.
Boomstick General Movies 5 346 November 12th, 2020, 08:36 PM
    Thread: Stan Lee suffered from "elder abuse"?
Post: RE: Stan Lee suffered from "elder abuse"?

Near the end, certain people were basically propping him up and giving him a script, yes. It was sad, but it's not all that uncommon. There was some kind of legal battle around Nichelle Nichols, IIRC,...
Boomstick Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 3 463 November 7th, 2020, 06:21 PM
    Thread: Video: Trailer for Denis Villeneuve's "Dune"
Post: RE: Video: Trailer for Denis Villeneuve's "Dune"

I saw the latest trailer a week or two ago. Looks interesting. I still have not read the novel, although I've had a few false starts. I've seen parts of the old movie, but it never interested me that ...
Boomstick General Movies 6 966 October 9th, 2020, 08:31 PM
    Thread: Happy 25th Anniversary Xena !
Post: RE: Happy 25th Anniversary Xena !

Wow. Twenty-five years! I hope there are still many people discovering Xena, and all the fun shows of the 90s, today.
Boomstick Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 4 498 October 9th, 2020, 08:29 PM
    Thread: Chadwick Boseman has died
Post: RE: Chadwick Boseman has died

I was shocked with I heard this. Granted, I don't follow the entertainment business like I used to, but he must have kept his condition under wraps. I don't recall hearing any talk about him being ill...
Boomstick Actors 3 232 October 9th, 2020, 08:26 PM
    Thread: Kojak remake
Post: RE: Kojak remake

Recasting classic tv shows is a tough proposition. It's like Magnum, P.I. or MacGuyver. They just don't work, IMO, since the originals are so defined by the actors that played them.
Boomstick General Discussions 5 363 October 9th, 2020, 08:24 PM
    Thread: Diana Riggs passed away
Post: RE: Diana Riggs passed away

As a huge fan of The Avengers (that's the old 1960s SpyFi show that Rigg was on, not the Marvel franchise), I was sad to hear this when the news broke last month. Honor Blackman, who Diana Rigg repl...
Boomstick Actors 3 467 October 9th, 2020, 08:20 PM
    Thread: 9/21 - Happy Birthday Boomstick!
Post: RE: 9/21 - Happy Birthday Boomstick!

(September 21st, 2020, 09:39 PM)august Wrote: Wishing Boomstick a very happy birthday, safely quarantined away with Victoria Pratt and Eliza Dushku! Thank you! Hope you've been doing well, August! ...
Boomstick Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 27 2,667 October 9th, 2020, 08:04 PM
    Thread: Miss Marvel show and movie
Post: RE: Miss Marvel show and movie

They're pushing her, in spite of the fact that she's never really caught on in the comics. Oh, the handful of fans will protest and say she is, but successful characters don't have multiple relaunches...
Boomstick Super Hero Movies 2 217 October 9th, 2020, 08:01 PM
    Thread: San Diego Comic Con 2020 free online
Post: RE: San Diego Comic Con 2020 free online

It'll be interesting to see if the Con survives after this, at least in San Diego. There had already been talk of it moving, and I wonder if the people who supported that (I can't imagine who they'd b...
Boomstick Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 5 557 July 23rd, 2020, 11:35 PM
    Thread: Willliam Shatner is a history buff
Post: RE: Willliam Shatner is a history buff

(July 22nd, 2020, 05:41 PM)Agaricus Wrote: (July 22nd, 2020, 01:05 AM)badlands Wrote: https://www.cinemablend.com/television/2...-mysteries Sounds cool. ...and why not. He's a very smart man. Hi...
Boomstick Star Trek 5 667 July 23rd, 2020, 11:29 PM
    Thread: China vs India border dispute
Post: RE: China vs India border dispute

(June 29th, 2020, 06:26 PM)badlands Wrote: Could this lead to World War III? https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/06/c...rontation/ It seems to have passed for now. However, it's just one more exam...
Boomstick Politics 2 563 July 23rd, 2020, 11:27 PM
    Thread: Star Trek video/ computer games
Post: RE: Star Trek video/ computer games

We were completely spoiled and didn't realized it at the time, but the late 90s and early 2000s were something of a golden age for Star Trek video games. For that matter, there were plenty of good one...
Boomstick Star Trek 4 794 July 23rd, 2020, 11:02 PM
    Thread: Ian Holm (LOTR Bilbo actor) has passed away
Post: RE: Ian Holm (LOTR Bilbo actor) has passed away

He was a great actor. It looks like he'd been more or less retired since 2006, other than voice work, and his appearance in the Hobbit movies. Alien and The Fifth Element will always be two of my favo...
Boomstick J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 4 517 June 21st, 2020, 02:18 PM
    Thread: Mary Sue character in Star Trek
Post: RE: Mary Sue character in Star Trek

(June 14th, 2020, 07:59 AM)august Wrote: I've just always associated it with the author putting herself (in the case of a female) into the story, usually with a romantic twist. I first came across i...
Boomstick Star Trek 13 1,110 June 14th, 2020, 05:19 PM
    Thread: Scooby Doo Mysteries and other Hanna Barbera mysteries
Post: RE: Scooby Doo Mysteries and other Hanna Barbera m...

(June 10th, 2020, 05:25 PM)Michael Wrote: It could be a while before anything is rebooted, at least a live-action show or movie. I think it would be interesting to see a live-action Scooby show. We...
Boomstick Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 4 553 June 13th, 2020, 01:21 PM