Alien Invasion

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Stargate: Continuum

Stargate: Continuum Martin Wood, Brad Wright   Quick View: A proper, if slightly underwhelming, finale to the SG1 plotline. They do the series justice.     Full Review: Stargate: Continuum was the final chapter of the Stargate SG-1 series, made in movie form to give a proper ending to the long running critically acclaimed SyFy original series based off of Roland Emmerichs film Sarga...[Read More]

Halo: Hunters in the Dark

Halo: Hunters in the Dark Peter David   Quick View: Hunters in the Dark is one of the best installments in the Halo extended universe, so much so that I rate it as one of my all time favorite scifi novels.     Full Review: Very rarely do I find myself completely lost in a book. Now, there’s your average everyday page turners, but then there’s stories which have such a ma...[Read More]

Halo: Contact Harvest

Halo: Contact Harvest Joseph Staten   Quick View:     Full Review: Halo: Contact Harvest is easily one of the most iconic halo novels in the expanded halo universe. This novel offers the origin story of the primary conflict of the series, and gives a more in depth look at some of the iconic characters seen throughout the books and games. With a massive load of responsibility on its ...[Read More]

Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace

Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace George Lucas   Quick View:A Long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, society is on the brink of war. Can two Jedi ambassadors and their lucky aquatic friend save the queen and stop the trade federation from enslaving her planet?     Full Review: Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace is the first installment of George Lucas’ Prequel trilogy o...[Read More]

Halo: New Blood

Halo: New Blood Matt Forbeck   Quick View: Matt Forbeck’s latest installment in the halo series does not disappoint. This novel does a wonderful job utilizing the vast lore of the halo universe while following the journey of the Orbital Drop Shock Trooper Buck as he journey’s from young marine to SPARTAN IV Super Soldier.     Full Review: Halo: New Blood is a very recent...[Read More]

Stargate: The Ark of Truth

Stargate: The Ark of Truth Robert C. Cooper   Quick View: This straight to DVD movie acts more like the final episode of the TV series and less like a proper movie, being overshadowed by the larger, more definitive Stargate: Continuum.     Full Review: Stargate: Ark of Truth is one of two movies produced by the SyFy network in order to offer a proper ending to their long running sho...[Read More]

Halo: The Cole Protocol

Halo: The Cole Protocol Tobias S. Buckle   Quick View:     Full Review: Halo: The Cole Protocol brings a new, very unique take on the halo universe, its tropes, the factions, and in the end, humanity as a whole. We see a new and original view of the relationship between the United Nations Space Command, the SPARTANS, the Rebels in hiding, and some humans and aliens caught in the cro...[Read More]

Stargate

Stargate Roland Emmerich   Quick View: The story of a soldier, an archaeologist, and a wormhole that drops you right at the doorstep of an Egyptian god. What could go wrong?     Full Review: Stargate was a breathtaking, and visually astounding, science fiction movie from the early 90s. This movie helped inspire a lot of my love for science fiction as well as history, and to this day...[Read More]

Atlas 3

Atlas 3 Isaac Hooke   Quick View: A worthy and satisfying conclusion to an enjoyable space marine series.   Publisher’s summary: The ATLAS mechanized battle suits are the pinnacle of military technology, boasting awesome destructive power—but what is behind the armor is only human. Rade Galaal, elite soldier and ATLAS operator, has been tested—and broken—by savage battles and devas...[Read More]

Atlas 2

Atlas 2 Isaac Hooke   Quick View: An excellent sequel which follows both Rade and Shaw’s struggle to survive the alien menace.   Publisher’s summary: The desperate battle on far-flung Geronimo may have ended in a qualified victory for the elite MOTH soldiers in their devastating, atomic-powered ATLAS mechs…but the cost was a massive one, paid in blood. Rade Galaal, graduate o...[Read More]

Man Of War

Man Of War (Rebellion) by M. R. Forbes   Quick View: An action packed, page turning start to a new series   Publisher’s Summary: In the year 2280, an alien fleet attacked the Earth. Their weapons were unstoppable, their defenses unbreakable. Our technology was inferior, our militaries overwhelmed. Only one starship escaped before civilization fell. Earth was lost. It was never forg...[Read More]

War of the Worlds

War of the Worlds Byron Haskin (Director)   Quick View: One of the best “alien invasion” movies ever!   Publisher’s summary: H.G. Wells’ chilling novel of a Martian invasion of Earth becomes even more frightening in this 1952 film adaptation that’s widely regarded as one of the greatest sci-fi movies of all time. An Oscar. winner for Best Special Effects, Th...[Read More]

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