Those of you with more bandwidth than I can go eyeball the trailer for the D&D movie (presently expected to hit theatres in early December) by visiting the movie’s site. I hope it’s got half-orcs. :-)
It’s nice to know that movie studios have their priorities in the right place.
“E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,” the tear-jerking tale of a boy and his alien, will be re-released in 2002 for its 20th anniversary. Why mention this now? Because the toys are already being announced. Maybe they’ll go dig up some of those five million extra copies of the Atari 2600 E.T. game that were supposedly buried in the desert and sell them too…
Maybe not sci-fi in the traditional sense, but this AP story points out that there’s a lot of new/recent movies with Satan as the guest star. Coincidence, or part of his infernal master plan? Hmm…
The beautiful woman is, of course, Angelina Jolie, who plays Lara Croft in the upcoming “Tomb Raider” movie (adapted from the ridiculously popular series of video games). The beautiful scenery is Angkor Wat, a famous and truly stunning temple complex in Cambodia. Put ’em together and you get permission from the government of the latter to film the former.
Given the political climate of Cambodia, and the political hoops that were likely jumped through to make this happen, was it really worth it? Is this small touch of authenticity worth the money and time and political favours that were likely necessary?
There’s not much new in there, but this article has a nice overview of the history of “The Tick,” and snippets of interviews with the cast and producer of the upcoming Fox TV series. The only thing I can really say at this point is “Spoon!”
Yeah, “old” kinda covers it… For the long version of the story, hit “Read More” below. The short version is: I thought I’d try something new. Tell me if you think it’s cool or lame.
In a recent interview, John Travolta mentioned the strong possibility of a sequel to “Battlefield Earth,” possibly the worst movie of the year (or any year).