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The GODS want their entertainment!” and I want a free shirt! This week we have an awesome sci-fi prize pack from to give away thanks to COMET TV! It is inspired by the classic special effects work Ray Harryhausen! Check out the sweet prizes…

T-shirt… Magnet… Sticker… Skeleton Figures… & Candy Bones! Can I enter too? COMET TV has been hosting a monthly Ray Harryhausen marathon with The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, The 3 Worlds of Gulliver, and Jason and The Argonauts.

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Harryhausen was a pioneer in special effects and we are excited to celebrate his work. Here is how to enter and win the COMET TV Sci-Fi Giveaway:

  1. Post a comment on this article that states your favorite special effects scene (or scenes) in any movie.
  2. Head over to Facebook and post a comment on our post about this contest.
  3. Follow @MyHWoodDream on Twitter (all new followers while this giveaway is active will be automatically entered).
  4. Tweet at @MyHWoodDream & @WatchComet and let us know which movie mentioned in this post you are looking forward to!

Don’t forget that you can watch awesome classic sci-fi movies for free on COMET TV. Included in their lineup are the flicks listed above in addition to The Adventures of Baron Munchause, Troll, Labyrinth, The Bride, and great TV shows such as Stargate SG-1 and Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Disclaimer: This contest is only open to visitors with a valid address from the US. Prizes can not be sent to a PO Box. The prize will be sent via FedEx or USPS. All comments must be made with a (working) email address, so we are able to contact you if you win (on Twitter you need to follow us to receive a direct message if you win). Once contacted, you have 24 hours to reply with the requested details. The winner will be chosen randomly from all of the entries. You can only win one COMET TV MAY PRIZE PACK from any of the online giveaways. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parents permission. The assets included within this post were provided by COMET.

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Sci-Fi is taking over 2017 and to celebrate we have a COMET Space Man Landing Pack to give away! COMET TV, available on television digi-networks and online, brought us the awesome Stargate Atlantis and TV Prize Pack giveaways and are back with this new sci-fi themed prize pack that includes a spaceman USB light, rock candy sticks, and Pop Rocks– all sure to help with your late night binge watching and blogging!

Spaceman Prizes

First lets look at some of the awesome sci-fi programming that COMET is offering us this month, then we’ll get to the giveaway details!

FUTUREWORLD

The sequel to Westworld. Official Description: Two years after the original Westworld tragedy, The Delos Corporation have reopened a variety of theme parks, but all is not what it seems.

Airing:

  • Sunday, January 22 at 2am/1C
  • Wednesday, January 25 at 6/5C
  • Saturday, January 28 at Noon/11C
  • Monday, January 30 at 6/5C

Rollerball starring LL Cool J

ROLLERBALL

If a reboot includes LL Cool J, I give it a chance. Official Description: In a remake of the 1975 classic, LL Cool J invites viewers to join in the new sport of… Rollerball. It’s a violent extension of roller derby with motorcycles, metal balls and adventure so intense it will cause Chris Klein to flee the country for his life. 

Airing:

  • Friday, January 27 at 8/7C
  • Saturday, January 28 at 8/7C
  • Sunday, January 29 at 2/1C

FINAL ENCOUNTER

Cult movie about a future war? Yeah, count me in. Official Description: Young soldiers (Dean Cain, Justin Whalin) become involved in a war that has lasted more than a century.

Airing:

  • Friday, January 27 at 6/5C

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GIVEAWAY DETAILS!

I love sci-fi. I’m sure you do as well! We want you to let us know what your favorite cult sci-fi flick is! You have many ways to share this info with us for your chance to win the goodies pictured above (each way below gives you another entry- so you can have as many as four entries into the giveaway). They are…

  1. Post a comment on this article that states your favorite cult sci-fi flick.
  2. Head over to Facebook and post a comment on our post about this contest with your favorite cult sci-fi flick.
  3. Follow @MyHWoodDream on Twitter (all new followers while this giveaway is active will be automatically entered).
  4. Tweet at @MyHWoodDream & @WatchComet and let us know how much you love sci-fi movies & are excited for this giveaway!
Disclaimer: This contest is only open to visitors with a valid address from the US. Prizes can not be sent to a PO Box. All comments must be made with a (working) email address, so we are able to contact you if you win (on Twitter you need to follow us to receive a direct message if you win). Once contacted, you have 24 hours to reply with the requested details. The winner will be chosen randomly from all of the entries. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parents permission. Each household is only eligible to win ONE (1) COMET Space Man Landing Prize Pack via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.

We’re super excited to share with everyone info on a new television network that is right up MHD’s alley (and I’m sure yours as well!)… COMET. The network is dedicated to sci-fi and horror and will be airing some of the best cult classics and modern adventure/horror flicks. The network is available on television digi-networks and online at CometTV.com and is totally free, no subscription needed. As with our “Watch Online” series of articles, we will be integrating some of what Comet has to offer in the future!

Until than, I’m proud to present Comet’s App that show cases some of what they have to offer and we have a special giveaway for our readers for a Comet TV Prize Pack (more info below the app).

First, lets start with what you’ll win! The Comet Prize Pack includes two COMET Exclusive Shirts (One – Get Skiffy “T” and the ‘We Can Hear You Scream’ Alien T), one COMET Robot Stress Ball, one COMET Flying Saucer, Astronaut ice cream, popcorn and additional goodies!

How do you enter? We have three ways!

  1. Post a comment on this thread that states your favorite science fiction or horror movie.
  2. Tweet at @MyHWoodDream & @WatchComet and let us know what your favorite science fiction or horror movie is!
  3. Post a comment on our Facebook post about this article with your favorite science fiction or horror movie.

Do any of the above and you will be entered into the giveaway, do all three and you will get three entries into the giveaway! The contest will Run until November 30th, 2016.

Disclaimer: This contest is only open to visitors with a valid address from the US. Prizes can not be sent to a PO Box. All comments must be made with a (working) email address, so we are able to contact you if you win. Once contacted, you have 24 hours to reply with the requested details. The winner will be chosen randomly from all of the entries. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parents permission. Each household is only eligible to win 1 COMET Insider’s Prize Pack to Giveaway via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.
Posted on November 27th, 2016 by MHD | Leave a Comment (7)
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Doctor Who River Song

My Hollywood Dream hasn’t been very vocal lately, but when I heard this news, I felt the need to sign on the site and post about it. (“No spoilers.“) River Song will be back on the Doctor Who Christmas Special! I have been waiting for this news from the moment the rug was pulled from under our feet during (“No spoilers!“) Alex Kingston’s last appearance as the fan favorite character. This will mark the first time that Kingston’s Song will meet Peter Capaldi’s Doctor (Song shared amazing screen time and chemistry with both the 10th and 11th Doctors).

The new season of Doctor Who begins on September 19, 2015 with an episode titled “The Magician’s Apprentice”, which sees the return of Michelle Gomez’s evil Missy. Check out the new trailer for the season below:

Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, and is headed up by writer/producer Steven Moffat.

Check out these Doctor Who products…

Posted on September 4th, 2015 by ThePit | Leave a Comment
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SyFy Series: Rewind

This is exactly the type of show I want to see from SyFy, the network that was formerly the Sci-Fi Channel. I’ve been so tired of endless (and cheap) reality shows and wrestling (still, really?). Sharknado was a shot in the arm and I’m glad to see that SyFy is moving forward with new high-concept shows.

Tonight is the premiere of Rewind, a new series that mixes the end of the world, terrorism, and time travel. Add the fact that the pilot epsiode guest stars Lost alum Jeff Fahey and genre director David Cronenberg, and you have a show that is making the right early moves. The series stars Whale Rider star Keisha Castle-Hughes, along with Shane McRae, Robbie Jones, Jennifer Ferrin, and Keon Mohajeri.

Official Description, “Pilot”: A team of military operatives and civilian scientists travel through time using untested technology in order to alter events and hopefully prevent a devastating terrorist attack.

The first episode is two hours long, it premieres on the SyFy channel tonight at 9pm (and I’m sure will reair at least half a dozen times in the next week). It should be interesting to see where the series goes from here? Do they change the past and have to live with an unknown future? Do they keep going back in time trying to alter the future more? Are they stranded in the past with limited knowledge of how to stop what they know already happened? There are so many places that a series about time travel can go, I can’t wait to see the route Rewind chooses to take.

What else is on tonight?

8PM

WWE RawUSA: WWE Monday Night Raw (wrestling)
NBC: American Ninja Warrior (reality competition)
ANIMAL: Mud Lovin’ Rednecks (reality)
BRAVO: The Real Housewives of OC (reality)
CNN: Anderson Cooper 360 (news showcase)
FUSE: Fuse News (entertainment news)
ID: I (Almost Got Away With It (docu)

9PM

Get Out AliveNBC: Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (reality competition)
ABC: Mistresses (drama)
CW: Breaking Pointe (reality)
A&E: The Glades (cop drama)
ANIMAL: Mud Lovin’ Rednecks (reality)
BBC: Top Gear (docu)
ID: Blood, Lies & Alibis (docu)

10PM

Under the DomeCBS: Under the Dome (drama)
NBC: Siberia (drama/reality hybrid)
PBS: POV (docu)
A&E: Longmire (drama)
CARTOON: Bob’s Burgers (animated)
DISXD: Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja (teen)
FOOD: The Shed/Bubba-Q (food shows)

In Part 1 of “The Most Famous Robots That Never Lived” we talked about three of the most influential robots in pop culture history; the T-800 from The Terminator, Rosie from The Jetsons, and the robot from Lost in Space. Today we take a look at four more such robots.

Star Wars: C-3PO,R2D2

C-3PO and R2D2 from Star Wars
This robotic odd couple brought some comic relief to the epic sci-fi franchise, and in the process became two of the most famous robots in entertainment history. C-3PO is the uptight straight man, while R2 is the zany little guy who only speaks in beeps and whirrs. The two did their part to bring down the Empire, with more than a few great one-liners and classic moments in the process.

Kitt from the TV Series Knight Rider

KITT from Knight Rider
It is because of this robot that a generation of young boys grew up desperately wanting a talking Pontiac Firebird. The Knight Industries Two Thousand, better known as KITT, was chock full of gadgets to help Michael Knight stop crime in its tracks — and swoop the ladies off their feet.

Hal 3000

HAL9000 from 2001, A Space Odyssey
HAL is one of the best movie villains ever, even though he is just an ever-present, all-knowing red eye. He is one of the first film examples of technology gone wrong, of a machine that takes matters — and lives — into its own hands. Though soft spoken and kindly (and a good chess player), HAL has other plans in store for the crew of astronauts venturing to Jupiter.

This guest post was written by Kellen Graham, part-time robot enthusiast and full-time phlebotomist and whose writing has also appeared on onlineclasses.net.

 

Terminator

What a couple of weeks for the Terminator series! Two weeks ago Arnold Schwarzenegger revealed that he would be starring in a new Terminator movie, and then the rumors started flying! Included in the mix of rumors are such things as Arnold portraying a human character — and an ally of the Connor’s family, the movie would take place in the way past before even Sarah Connor is born, and the biggest rumor of all is that we’d be seeing Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (aka the franchise savior) as a new Terminator that would be facing off head to head with Arnold Schwarzenegger in the new sci-fi action movie. We did not get confirmation of any of the wild rumors today, but we definitely got a bit more information of the new Terminator film… ah, make that films!

Paramount Pictures has announced that they are teaming up with Skydance Productions and Annapurna Pictures on a rebooted and stand-alone Terminator trilogy, the first of which will be released on June 26, 2015. Joining the team of the new film are producers Megan Ellison (Lawless, Zero Dark Thirty, Killing Them Softly), and David Ellison (Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, Jack Reacher, World War Z), and screenwriters Laeta Kalorgridis (Avatar, Shutter Island) and Patrick Lussier (D.rive Angry). There is no word yet on Arnold or The Rock’s involvement, but with how fast Paramount is moving forward with the project I wouldn’t be surprised to hear a director announcement followed by some casting news. Could we get some information as early as the San Diego Comic Con?

Check out these Arnold products…

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