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New Manga Titles Showcased At BookExpo America

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Source: Media Lab VIZ Media will highlight several notable upcoming manga (graphic novel) releases at the 2008 BookExpo America (BEA) show, taking place May 30-June 1, 2008 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. BEA is the preeminent yearly trade event for publishers and booksellers in North America. VIZ Media will be located in Booth 1647. VIZ Media will further participate in three roundtable discussions on a variety of important topics central to the burgeoning manga industry in North America. Graphic Novel Distribution, Bookstores, and the Direct Market takes place Saturday, May 31, 9:30am-10:30am in Room 406B and will feature VIZ Media’s Vice President of Sales & Product Marketing Gonzalo Ferreyra. The discussion will review various changes the domestic manga industry has undergone, as well as the risks and rewards of distributing manga in the bookstore arena and what comes next for publishers. On Saturday, May 31, 2008, 1:00pm-2:00pm in Room 406A, p

Futurama: The Beast With A Billion Backs Trailer

Sources: Quiet Earth / Avery Guerra Good news, everyone! Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has released the trailer for the second of four direct to DVD Futurama movies entitled "Futurama: The Beast With A Billion Backs", which will be released June 24th. "The Planet Express crew must work to fix rips between their universe and another inhabited by a planet-sized, tentacle alien which soon takes over the Earth and uses it's ability to control Fry to command an entire religion which takes over and convinces the inhabitants of Earth to abandon the Earth to live in a pseudo-heaven, leaving the robots of the world to inherit the planet. " The film will feature voiceovers from: Brittany Murphy, David Cross as a tentacled alien named Yivo, Professor Stephen Hawking reprising as himself, and Dan Castellaneta will reprise his role as the Robot Devil. See Also: Futurama Series 2 Action Figure Set / Futurama: The Beast With A Billion Backs

Do We Really Need A Plan 9 From Outer Space Remake?

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Sources: Joblo / Avery Guerra There have been numerous awful science fiction movies produced over the decades. The most notable of these are "Robot Monster", " Starcrash ", and at least a dozen Italian, Spanish, and Turkish films that were spawned by Star Wars in the late 1970s'. Out of all these truly dreadful cinematic features, one film has generally been considered to be the worst of the worst, I am, of course, referring to the Ed Wood classic, "Plan 9 From Outer Space". Now that being said, it would really make one scratch his head to learn that somebody has indeed decided to remake it. This, of course brings up the questions, why? and of course, how? Honestly, how do you approach a remake of a terrible film? Do you pay homage to it by in turn making another horrible movie, or do you go the other way and try to take the films plot and make a decent one? I don't know the answer to that, but we will all find out next Sep

The Royal Mail Pays Tribute To Hammer In Their Latest Stamp Collection

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Source: Norvic Philatelics On June 10th the Royal Mail (UK) will release a brand new series of stamps that will honor classic British cinema. Included in this set will be several stamps that feature poster art from some of Hammer's famous horror films. The most notable of these is a 50th anniversary tribute to the studios own rendition of "Dracula", which starred Christopher Lee as the vampire and Peter Cushing as his nemesis Van Helsing. Also included in the series are "The Curse of Frankenstein", and "The Mummy", which also starred Lee and Cushing. The other three stamps will feature artwork from the popular "Carry On" films, "Carry on Cleo", Carry on Sergeant", and "Carry on Screaming." The last of which seems to be a more of a match to go along with Hammer's horror line than the other two. Collectors in the UK will want to pounce on several special releases that go along with these "Cinema Classic"

Futurama Series 2 Action Figure Set

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Buy Now From Entertainment Earth - Price: $27.99 Prepare To Party With Nixon! Fun Futurama figures for you! Reenact all your favorite episodes! Each stands 6-inches tall and includes accessories. They're out of this world… and the next millennium, too! Each outrageous action figure in this fabulous Futurama series stands about 6-inches tall, features multiple points of articulation and character-specific accessories, and comes packaged on a blister card. Grab these colorful characters and bring them back to Earth and present time in your home or office. You and your friends will be glad you did! This Series 2 set of 2 pieces contains: 1x Planet Express Starship Captain Turanga Leela and 1x Democratic Order of Planets (D.O.O.P.) Commander (and hero-in-his-own-mind) Zapp Brannigan. Zapp also comes with the head of Nixon and best of all, each figure includes one of the 6 pieces needed to assemble the Robot Devil! Collect all the wacky Futurama Action Figures and advance your collecti

Nothing Brightens Up A Home Like A Life-Size Cylon

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Source: NBC / Universal Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group today announced that "Battlestar Galactica's" infamous Cylon Centurion Robots have arrived… as full-size masterpiece replicas from Fred Barton Productions. The announcement was made by Bill Kispert, Vice President and General Manager, Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group. This high-end replica was created by Fred Barton Productions through a licensing agreement with Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group. These amazing reproductions stand seven feet tall, feature advanced electronics and the trademark sinister red LED scanning eye movements that fans of the series have come to know. There are two life-size versions of the Cylon Centurions available for purchase, one is from the original classic series and the other is from the current Emmy Award-winning "Battlestar Galactica" series, which airs on SCI FI Channel (Fridays 10-11 p.m. ET/PT). Both are made in the USA and retail for $7,900

A 'Silent' Movie Teaser Trailer

Written By: Ken Hulsey "Michael Pleckaitis has taken a bold step to> revive the long-lost era of silent films!" "Silent is a triumph that takes the viewer back to a forgotten era of film!" Michael Pleckaitis, the maker of the horror comedy "Trees" and its even kookier follow-up 'The Root of all Evil," contacted me today looking for a quote that he could use on the DVD box for his latest film "Silent." Hopefully he will pick one of the quotes I listed above. He also wants to send me some exclusives from the film, so stay tuned for those. "Silent" is a bold project for the director, no man-eating trees this time, so don't expect anything quite as over-the-top as his tree-themed Jaws parodies. Silent is a far more ambitious film, one he describes as a "Gothic comedy." Done in the vein of a silent movie from the earliest days of cinema, this happy little silent medium suddenly finds itself in total calamity when

Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai - DVD Release

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Source: Viz Media VIZ Media has announced the DVD release of the latest Pokémon movie – Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai to hit store shelves today and will carry an SRP of $19.98. Pokémon remains one of the most successful children's properties worldwide, generating billions in global sales to date. In North America the Pokémon television series airs seven days a week on Cartoon Network and the property continues to be one of the network’s top ranked programs in all key demographics. Pokémon is also the top-ranked show on Toonami JetstreamT, an online service developed jointly by Cartoon Network and VIZ Media that allows users to watch streamed episodes from several of the network’s hit series. In Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai, young hero Ash may think he's seen everything when it comes to Pokémon, but is he ready to face the mysterious Darkrai in his latest awesome adventure? While touring Alamos Town - home of the Space-Time Tower - with the beautiful Alice, Ash and his f

Ultraman Cosmos vs. Ultraman Justice: The Final Battle (2003)

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Ultraman Cosmos vs. Ultraman Justice: The Final Battle (2003) Tsuburaya Productions Directed By: Tsugumi Kitaura Cast: Takayasu Sugiura Kazue Fukiishi as Ultraman Justice Yurika Asada as Natsuki Kuramoto Hidekazu Ichise Runtime: 77 Minutes Color: Color Sound: Dolby Digital Surround Released: December 21, 2003 While E.Y.E.S. prepare to safely transport the worlds monsters to a far off planet where they will no longer be troubled by humans, an army of giant alien robots appear to stop the project. Ultraman Cosmos arrives in time to temporarily stop the attack, when Ultraman Justice enters the battle aiding the alien invaders. Cosmos is defeated by Justice, and the Aliens destroy all the spacecraft that were to be used to transport the monsters. It becomes apparent that these aliens don't want any of Earth's species to leave the planet. With Cosmos out of the way the invaders begin an onslaught against the Earth's major cities. Every attack is followed by the appearance of

The Host (2006)

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The Host Magnolia Pictures (2006/2007) Director... BONG Joon-ho Screenplay... BONG Joon-ho HAH Joon-won BAEK Chul-hyun Original Story... BONG Joon-ho Producer... CHOI Yong-bae Cast: Park Kang-du... SONG KANG-HO Park Hee-bong... BYUN HEE-BONG Park Nam-il... PARK HAE-IL Park Nam-joo... BAE DOO-NA Park Hyun-seo... KO A-SUNG The talk of the 2006 Cannes International Film Festival, THE HOST, the latest film from critically acclaimed visionary director BONG Joon-ho, has already garnered a substantial amount of international buzz. Utilizing state-of-the-art special effects courtesy of a creative partnership between Weta Workshop (King Kong, The Lord of the Rings) and The Orphanage (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Sin City), THE HOST is equal parts creature-feature thrill ride and poignant human drama. Gang-du (SONG Kang-ho) works at a food-stand on the banks of the Han River. Dozing on the job, he is awakened by his daughter, Hyun-seo ( KO A-sung), who is angry w

Dragon Wars (2007)

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Dragon Wars Aka: D-War Directed By: Shim Hyung-rae Produced By: James B. Kang Written By: Shim Hyung-rae Cast: Jason Behr- Ethan Amanda Brooks - Sarah Robert Forster - Jack Aimee Garcia - Brandy Craig Robinson - Bruce Chris Mulkey - Agent Frank Pinsky John Ales - Agent Judah Campbell Elizabeth Pena - Agent Linda Perez Billy Gardell - Zoo Guard As a young boy, Ethan Kendrick (Cody Arens) encounters antiques dealer Jack (Robert Forster), who has a glowing dragon scale in a Korean chest in his shop. Jack tells Ethan that he is the reincarnated spirit of Haram, an ancient warrior apprentice from 500 years ago. This warrior saved his love Narin from Buraki, a 200 meter long Imugi serpent. Jack gives Ethan a powerful pendant and tells him to find the reincarnated version of Narin; for when she turns 20, the pair will be be forced to fight Buraki again. Twenty years later adult Ethan (Jason Behr) is a television news reporter who coincidentally meets Sarah Daniels (Amanda Brooks), the r

Actor Profile - Eric McCormack

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Source: Electric Artists Jack Nash - The Andromeda Strain An investigative reporter for NNT who struggles to control his addictive personality. Eric McCormack hails from Toronto, Canada, where he got his start as an actor over 20 years ago. After five seasons with the Stratford Shakespearean Festival and stints in theatres across Canada, he ventured into the United States, and television. McCormack has appeared in dozens of television series and movies, including two seasons as Colonel Clay Mosby on “Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years.” In 1998, he began the role that would earn him five Golden Globe nominations and the Emmy® for Leading Actor in a Comedy: Will Truman in NBC’s hit series “Will & Grace.” He made his Broadway debut starring in the title role in “The Music Man” in 2001 and returned to the New York stage in 2006 for Neil LaBute’s “Some Girl(s).” McCormack recently starred in the independent film Alien Trespass and in “Truth in Advertising,” a pilot for TNT. He lives with

One Mans Robot Collection Becomes A Museum Exhibit

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Source: Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame Experience Music ProjectScience Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame (EMPSFM) is proud to announce a new exhibition, Robots: A Designer's Collection of Miniature Mechanical Marvels. The exhibition celebrates society’s long fascination with humankind's technological version of itself. The exhibition is drawn from a one-of-a-kind assemblage of toy robots, which noted graphic designer Tom Geismar has been collecting for decades. Robots: A Designer's Collection of Miniature Mechanical Marvels opens on Friday, May 16, 2008 and closes on Sunday, October 26, 2008. The collection is inspired by Geismar’s interest in antique tin and wooden toys and mid-20th century Japanese film and anime characters. These intricately detailed and beautifully designed miniatures are set against EMPSFM's backdrop of life-sized robots, androids and cyborgs from the world of science-fiction film and television. Geismar began collecting robots while design

Shatner Beams Into The Los Angeles Comic Book & Sc Fi Convention

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Source: ShatnerVision WILLIAM SHATNER, the Emmy award winning actor from Boston Legal, Star Trek, and T.J. Hooker appears to sign UP TILL NOW: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM SHATNER at 2:00 P.M. at the LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION on JUNE 8, 2008. UP TILL NOW covers WILLIAM SHATNER's entire career and personal life with many rare photos. WILLIAM SHATNER will sign all copies of UP TILL NOW purchased at the Convention, and all proceeds from the UP TILL NOW signing will be donated to WILLIAM SHATNER'S HOLLYWOOD CHARITY HORSE SHOW. The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION takes place at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, located at 700 West 32nd Street, right across from USC College. Admission is only $8.00, five years and under are free. Call (818) 954-8432 or check www.comicbookscifi.com for more information. See Also: Sci Fi Acquires Ghost Whisperer, Star Trek TNG, Charmed And Mork & Mindy / Star Trek (1966-1969) / Interview - C

Wibbell Brings Weirdness To The UK DVD Market

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Source: Allin Kempthorne Independent British film distributor Wibbell Productions Ltd today announced the launch of their new niche DVD label 'The Weird World of Wibbell'. With a very clear identity right from the start, the new label is set to specifically target cult, horror and science fiction feature films (or so called B-movies), short film compilations and some 'very odd' special interest documentaries. Wibbell's 'Head of Weirdness', Content Manager, Allin Kempthorne explained: "Wibbell are the new weird kids in town! We're the freaks, the nerds, the geeks and the weirdoes. We're the travelling freak show and the vampires castle! We're seriously into the so-called 'cult' or 'B-Movie' areas of Horror, Sci-Fi and Nostalgia, as are our huge potential audiences here in the UK and around the world. The followers of these genres care about them passionately and have an insatiable appetite for quality genre films. We at Wibb

Peter Jackson Wants To Chat With You About The Hobbit

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Source: Peter Jackson / Dark Horse Comics An Unexpected Party - A Special Message from Peter Jackson Several years ago -- it seems like lifetime now -- I invited 20 questions from fans right at the start of embarking on The Lord of the Rings trilogy. For me, it was an important and enjoyable moment, when I was able to begin a relationship that helped define our attitude to that unique project. It gave me a sense of responsibility that stayed etched into my brain for the next 5 years. Well, the time has come again! With us right on the cusp of beginning pre-production on the Hobbit, and its companion movie, it seems fitting to do the same thing again. It's also fitting that our director, Guillermo Del Toro will join me in answering the questions, since he will be bringing his considerable personal vision to these two movies. It's my moment to hand the baton to Guillermo. It's time for him to address your concerns. So this is how it will work: we ask all fans with an i

SIF EX Oneechanbara Aya Statue

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Order Now From Entertainment Earth - Sale Price: $43.38 SIF EX Oneechanbara Aya Statue Description: Yeeeeee haaaaa! Aya is the sword-swinging Japanese cowgirl known for hacking and slashing her way through hordes of shuffling zombies and nightmarish boss creatures in the Xbox 360 console game, Oneechanbara. Clad in nothing more than a scarf, cowboy hat, bikini, and boots, Aya would love to hogtie you! This smokin' hot 1:6 scale PVC statue comes window boxed with display base and trademark katana. Better rope this'un, cowboy!

Cover Girl Feane Statue

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Buy Now From Entertainment Earth - Price: $79.99 Cover Girl Feane Statue Description: This item has features and themes that are for adults only. Ages 18 and up. Recommended for mature collectors. Don't fall over, girl… you might hurt someone! She's an eyeful, that's for sure! Faene will make a huge contribution to your collection! No matter which magazines have her on the cover, wouldn't you love to see them? Cover Girl Feane is a beautiful 1:6 scale ( statue that's entirely made of plastic, from the tip of her blue hair to the soles of her red boots to... certain other parts. She carries a hefty sword on her ample hips, and her more-than-ample bosom is held in place-- barely-- by what can only loosely be called clothing. On top of all of that, Feane is balancing on a single foot, careful not to fall over and cause any collateral damage to those around her. Standing a tad over 9-inches tall, she's quite a sizable young lady and would make a huge contribut

Satsuriku no Jango Donne Anonime Statue

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Order Now From Entertainment Earth - Price: $89.99 Satsuriku no Jango Donne Anonime Statue Description: This busty blonde is smoking and hot! Donne's got all her sides covered, with her trusty guns, but luckily she is not completely covered for your viewing pleasure! This extremely-detailed statue of Donne Aononime is 1:8 scale and made of PVC. Donne is displayed beautifully as she is holding a six-shooter and another multi-chambered gun that would make any outlaw beg for mercy. She is detailed from her Western-styled attire, long-flowing blonde hair, and did we forget to mention, her luscious curves? Based off the popular erotic PC game, Satsuriku no Jango, this amazing work from Alter will please any fan cowboy-up for this statue.

The BBC Announces Some Changes For Doctor Who's 5th Season

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Source: BBC BBC Wales and BBC Drama has announced that BAFTA and Hugo Award-winning writer Steven Moffat will succeed Russell T Davies as Lead Writer and Executive Producer of the fifth series of Doctor Who, which will broadcast on BBC One in 2010. Moffat has penned some of the series' most unforgettable and acclaimed episodes, including Blink, with its terrifying weeping angels, for which he was awarded the BAFTA Writer Award 2008 on Sunday 11 May. His previous work on Doctor Who includes The Girl In The Fireplace for series two, which earned him his second Hugo Award. His first was for the series one two-parter The Empty Child, which became famous for its terrifying refrain "Are you my mummy?" For the current series, Moffat has written Silence In The Library, a two-parter starring Alex Kingston which transmits on 31 May and 7 June 2008 on BBC One. Steven's career began with the landmark ITV children's drama Press Gang in 1989, for which he won his first Bafta.

Bleach Creator Tite Kubo Is Coming To Comic Con

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Sources: Viz Media / Media Lab Viz Media has announced that its SHONEN JUMP magazine will welcome prolific manga (graphic novel) creator Tite Kubo for a series of rare in-person appearances beginning on Friday, July 25 at the 2008 San Diego Comic-Con International. Mr. Kubo is the creator of the wildly successful manga series BLEACH and ZOMBIE POWDER. and this is the first time the artist will appear at a North American convention. Both series are published domestically by VIZ Media and BLEACH is currently serialized in SHONEN JUMP Magazine. Comic-Con International is renowned as the nation’s largest comic book and science fiction event and takes place July 24-27 at the Convention Center in San Diego, CA. VIZ Media will be located in Booth 4113. Mr. Kubo is scheduled to appear throughout Comic-Con and to provide insight regarding his past, current and future projects on SHONEN JUMP magazine’s panel discussion and to further greet fans at VIZ Media’s booth and sign autographs twice

Yet Another Sneak Preview Of King Komodo From G-Fan #84

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Source: Todd Tennant Robo Japan readers won't have to wait until G-Fan #84 hits the stands to see another piece of King Komodo artwork, no siree Bob. Todd Tennant was cool enough to shoot us over an exclusive image from "Tales of King Komodo: Episode 2". That is sure one nasty looking customer! Keep up the good work, Todd! I can't wait to see the rest of the comic in the pages of G-Fan magazine. See Also: You Can Be The Victim On The New King Komodo Poster / King Komodo - G-Fan #84 Sneak Peak / Godzilla vs The Gryphon - Jeff Farley's Godzilla Sculpt / An Exclusive! Godzilla 94' Page 60 / An Exclusive Sneak Preview Of The Gryphon From Godzilla 94 / King Komodo Returns To The Pages Of G-Fan / Robo Japan Exclusive! - Godzilla 94 Page 56 / Godzilla Attacks!

The Andromeda Strain Trivia Contest!

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Source: Electric Artists Enter to win a prize pack from The Andromeda Strain on A&E! Robo Japan readers can walk away with a cool prize pack courtesy of A&E and Electric Artists that includes an Andromeda Strain t-shirt, The Andromeda Strain DVD Collection featuring both the 2008 A&E miniseries and the Oscar-nominated 1971 film, and a copy of The Andromeda Strain novel. Two lucky contestants will be selected at random on May 15th. How can you win these great prizes for yourself? Well my friend, you will have to answer me these questions three: 1. Andromeda Strain star, Rick Schroder, played the part of Ricky Stratton on which 1980s sitcom? 2. In the original 1971 movie adaptation of The Andromeda Strain, the part of Dr. Jeremy Stone is played by what actor? 3. In the A&E mini-series, The Andromeda Strain, a US satellite crashes to Earth in what small town? (Hint: In this series the town is located in Utah, but in the 1971 movie it was in New Mexico.) Think you know the

August Ragone at G-FEST XV

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Daikaiju Enterprises is pleased to announce that August Ragone, author of a new book on Japanese special effects pioneer Eiji Tsuburaya, has agreed to be a part of G-FEST XV. Eiji Tsuburaya was the creator of Godzilla, Ultraman and a multitude of Japanese sci-fi characters. Mr. Ragone, a noted expert on Japanese fantasy films and television, will be participating in several panels and presentations at G-FEST. Also, he will be available for signings of his book, Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters, at the Clawmark Toys booth during the convention. G-FEST XV will be held July 4-6 at the Crowne Plaza O'Hare International in Rosemont, Illinois. Weekend admission tickets are $29.00 for adults, $10 for youth (12 and under). Daily admission (at the door) is $20.00 for adults, $5.00 for youths. Children 5 and under are admitted FREE. For more information, log onto www.g-fan.com.

Anime Expo Presents Cosplay Masquerade 2008

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Source: Chase Wang (Anime Expo) Anime Expo® 2008 will be accepting online applications for one of the most highlighted and enduring traditions of the nation's largest anime and manga convention, the Masquerade, at this year's Anime Expo® 2008 held from July 3-6, 2008 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. More information can be found on the website www.anime-expo.org . Amateur costumers hailing from around the world have graced our stage with their wonderful costumes and performances. Interested parties will be able to register, as a contestant, online on May 19, 2008 after 6:00 pm PST at www.anime-expo.org Masquerade contestants come for the fame, the glory and that huge trophy,"Best of Show". Some of the other coveted Masquerade awards are: * Top 4 Awards: These category of awards are presented to the entries that have shown the best combination of both Presentation and Costume Craftsmanship. To be eligible for these awards, all costumes

New Reptisaurus Poster Art

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Sources: Avery Guerra / Undead Backbrain / B Movie News It has been quite a while since any news has surfaced on the Reptisaurus movie front, but the folks over at B Movie News and Undead Backbrain were able to rummage up a copy of the film's poster art. It is always cool to see an image of a giant winged monster either attacking or being attacked by fighter jets, it always takes me back to the first time I saw Rodan. Now at this point I don't know how much of this ariel action we will see in the film, or how good it will look. A lot of special effects men have tried to pull off sequences like these and failed miserably, but then again they all can't be Tsuburayas. Oh, yes before I forget, your eyes are not playing tricks on you. It does indeed say "Gill Gerard" across the top of the poster. Many of you may not know who that is, but to us Gen-X types his name will always be connected to the early 80s sci fi series "Buck Rogers" wh

Songs From Macross Frontier Race Up The Charts In Japan

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Source: Japan Zone Isn't it funny when history repeats itself? Twenty-five years ago songs from anime series, " Macross " were monopolizing the top ten singles chart in Japan. The original songs from the show, sung by Mari Iijima (as Lynn Minmay ), made a lasting impact on that countries music industry and pop culture that lasts til this very day. In fact, Lynn Minmay (despite the fact that she was a fictional character) was as popular a pop star in Japan as Madonna was in America. Now fast-forward to 2008, where once again music from a Macross series is climbing the charts. The ending theme song, "Diamond Crevasse", from the second episode of the latest Macross series, " Macross Frontier", entered the Oricon singles chart at No.3 this week. The song, composed by Yokko Kanno and performed by the series updated version of Minmay , Sheryl Nome, who is voiced by May'n , has become an instant classic. Likewise the show

The Andromeda Strain (2008)(A&E Mini-Series)

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Source: Electric Artists A U.S. satellite falls to Earth in Piedmont, a small town in Utah. When civilians decide to open up the satellite a mysterious plague is unleashed that kills virtually everyone who comes into contact with it, often driving them into acts of mad violence before they die. As the army quarantines the area, a team of medical specialists is assembled to stop the spread of the pathogen, code-named “Andromeda.” Three of the scientists gear up in biohazard suits and inspect the town. They discover two survivors – an unhealthy old man and a colicky infant – and take them, the satellite and samples of Andromeda to “Wildfire,” a secret underground lab designed for a crisis of this nature. As the scientists race to decode and find what kills Andromeda, it continues to spread and mutate. A reporter sees a government conspiracy is afoot and investigates, only to discover that murderous forces want him silenced. The Wildfire team theorizes that Andromeda may have been inte