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News for Jun. 23, 2007
G-FEST XIV News
6/23/07, 11:55 am EST - Xoanon
sends along word about G-FEST XIV (Godzilla vs. King Kong) taking place from July 6th to 8th, 2007 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare, Rosemont, Illinois. Guests Include: Rhodes Reason (King Kong Escapes), Shelley Sweeney (Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla 1993), Robert Scott Field (Godzilla vs King Ghidorah), Don F. Glut (Author, Directer and Producer) and Carl Craig (Gamera vs Viras) Special Concert by Reiko Wada Yamada. [More
News for Jun. 19, 2007
TV Watch: Serkis as Van Gogh on PBS
6/19/07, 9:19 pm EST - Xoanon
writes: Please let the readers of TORN know that PBS is currently running a great documentary on the life of Vincent Van Gogh with Andy Serkis
in the staring role. Please check the listings for your local PBS stations and do try to see this show. Serkis makes Van Gogh come back to life with equal measures of genius and sensitivity and deals with the artist's illness that is real and sympathetic. It is the quality of performance that you rarely see these days in such pieces.
News for Jun. 18, 2007
DVD Tuesday: Bridge to Terabithia, Die Hard collection & More!
6/18/07, 12:20 pm EST - Xoanon
Take an early look on our 'DVD Tuesday' feature...every Monday! There are a whole slew of amazing DVDs out tomorrow, take a look at some TV goodies like; 'Animaniacs, Vol. 1-3' & 'Daniel Boone: Season 4'. Some new collection DVDs include 'The Die Hard collection' & 'Lucille Ball Film Collection' The big releases of of the week include; 'Bridge to Terabithia', 'Miss Potter' & 'Reno 911: Miami'. The Blu ray gurus get only 'Bridge to Terabithia'. Check out the whole list here! [More
News for Jun. 17, 2007
Weta Limited reveals Show Exclusive
6/17/07, 1:54 pm EST - Xoanon
Weta Limited, under the brand Weta Originals has revealed its show exclusive piece for 2007, that will be available this years San Diego Comic Con. The piece is a miniature version of the Weta Originals ManMelter from the Rayguns range, titled, the ‘Mini ManMelter’. The Mini ManMelter is a quarter sized replica of its larger brother, the ManMelter. The Mini ManMelter weighs approximately 120 grams (not including packaging), is slightly larger than a matchbox and is priced at $30US. [More
News for Jun. 12, 2007
Weisz in for 'Lovely Bones'
6/12/07, 3:22 pm EST - Xoanon
Rachel Weisz is set to star in "The Lovely Bones," the Peter Jackson
-directed adaptation of the Alice Sebold novel. DreamWorks begins production on the film in October, and Paramount Pictures will distribute worldwide. [More
News for Jun. 11, 2007
DVD Tuesday: Ghost Rider, Breach, Primeval & More!
6/11/07, 10:42 am EST - Xoanon
Take an early look on our 'DVD Tuesday' feature...every Monday! There are a whole slew of amazing DVDs out tomorrow, take a look at some TV goodies like; 'Deadwood - The Complete Third Season' & 'Welcome Back Kotter:First Season'. Some new collection DVDs include 'James Stewart: Screen Legend Collection' & 'John Wayne: Screen Legend Collection' The big releases of of the week include; 'Ghost Rider', 'Primeval' & 'Breach'. The HD DVD crowd get a few good titles this week with 'Born on the 4th of July' & 'Bruce Almighty'. The Blu ray gurus get 'Music and Lyrics' and others. Check out the whole list here! [More
News for Jun. 08, 2007
Peter Jackson does animated Halo series - UPDATE
6/08/07, 4:43 pm EST - Xoanon
Word on the street is that there is NO Halo animated project being made with Peter Jackson
. Despite earlier reports
to the contrary. Sometimes cool news is just too good to be true!
Weta Press: FMOM Pre ordering opens
6/08/07, 12:38 pm EST - Xoanon
Weta Limited will open pre-ordering for the F.M.O.M. Industries Wave Disrupter Gun to their VIP members on Friday 15 June. Pre-ordering for members of the public will open exactly one week later, on Friday 22 June. [More
Peter Jackson does animated Halo series
6/08/07, 12:19 pm EST - Xoanon
: Microsoft's Shane Kim may have accidentally dropped more info on Peter Jackon's mysterious Halo project, which he's referred to as the Halo "animated series". When asked if Bungie already has a post-Halo 3 project in line, the Microsoft Game Studios boss told GameSpy: "Oh yeah. Bungie has their plans well mapped out. You have to, when you have a studio like that, and you need to know what you're moving your people on to. So they have the collaboration with Peter Jackson
on the animated series. "I'm not sure about the specifics. They'll be done with Halo 3 this year, but we haven't announced any dates on the Halo 3 series." [More
Xoanon here, I will be trying to get independent confirmation from the man himself later today!
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