Archive for February 23rd, 2009
Oscar has spoken
by Doc on Feb.23, 2009, under Awards
The Oscars are over (complete results here) – so, how did the SF&F world do this year? Well, in the mainline awards there weren’t too many nominations this year (and with Slumdog Millionaire in your category, forget winning), but as expected the late Heath Ledger won Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of the Joker in The Dark Knight (which also won Sound Editing), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button took several awards, and WALL-E won best animated film. Oh – and Hugh Jackman was actually interesting as host/performer, made fun of himself and even at the end of a musical number said, “I’m Wolverine!”
Terminator 2 Skynet Edition on Blu-Ray May 19th
by Doc on Feb.23, 2009, under Video/DVD
One of the greatest action films of all time can now be seen and heard like never before! On behalf of Lionsgate Home Entertainment, we are pleased to present Terminator 2 Skynet Edition on Blu-ray. On May 19th, for the first time fans can experience multiple versions of the movie in explosive, THX certified high-definition and all-new English 6.1 DTS-HD Master Audio Lossless. Terminator 2 Skynet Edition is packed with over 8 hours of interactive special features including over 140 minutes of behind the scenes video and multimedia galleries; interactive quizzes and games; and additional BD-LiveTM enabled content featuring extra content, games and more accessible through internet-connected players. Read More for additional information.
The Illust-ray-ted Man – See Him Soon!
by Doc on Feb.23, 2009, under Books
The Thunder Child writes “A one man show featuing excerpts from the works of Ray Bradbury is playing at the Fremont Theater in Los Angeles until March 8, 2009. It’s called The Illustrated Bradbury.
Show stars Tobias Anderson, who played the Fire Captain in the first theatrical production of Fahrenheit 451 at the Colony, 30 years ago.
http://dailyspace.blogspot.com/2009/02/illustrated -bradbury.html to read more.”