Archive for July 29th, 2009
Video of SyFy panels at Comic-Con
by Doc on Jul.29, 2009, under Television
SyFy has made videos of the Eureka, Stargate Universe and Warehouse 13 panels from Comic-Con. Read More to view them.
Fifty Years After Twilight Zone, New Series, New Host Carry Its Storytelling Torch
by Doc on Jul.29, 2009, under Video/DVD
Allie Valentine writes “Fifty Years After Twilight Zone, New Series, New Host Carry Its Storytelling Torch;DARK MATTER DVDs recapture the golden era of TV with fresh voices, ideas and fans can try them free.
HOLLYWOOD – For many, Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone represents television’s watershed moment and that all TV that followed was a slow devolution leading to today’s reality show carnival. For generations of Americans, a certain nostalgia for the kind of stories Serling dished up remains to this day. Morality tales, twist endings and irony were all part of the mix that equaled one shining slogan to count on: Expect the unexpected.”
Read More for more details. It sounds interesting – although the more recent The Outer Limits ran for many years, I’ve felt that anthology series can be tough to produce as viewers don’t have anything to get attached to other than the storytelling itself, and that needs to be exceptional to bring them back over and over. Perhaps this is another medium for which these tales can now be told…