Archive for April 10th, 2006
In this world of new media, I’ve not seen a trailer for a book – until now. The upcoming U.S. release of Frank Beddor’s The Looking Glass Wars (Due out in September) has just that – and interestingly storyboarded and narrated introduction to the premise of the novel. Note that the cover design for the U.S. release has not been shown yet – the image is of the U.K. paperback. The novel itself is an interesting re-imagination of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland.
Russell T. Davies is giving a preview of what’s on tap for the eagerly awaited second season (series if you’re British). Some highlights: “The Rise of the Cybermen” two-parter; Queen Victoria and a werewolf in “Tooth and Claw”; and “School Reunion”, featuring none other than Sarah Jane Smith (played by Elizabeth Sladen, who played the role in the Third and Fourth Doctor eras) and K-9.
Peter Jackson’s massive remake of King Kong was released on DVD recently, and I finally had the opportunity to watch the DVD. Here is a brief review (no scores) – only because I started a new job and couldn’t devote enough concentration to a full-on review of a 3+ hour movie…