Tuesday, October 15, 2019

DR. WHO COMING TO THEATERS IN 3D

February 12, 2013 by · 2 Comments 

Dr. Who, the British science-fiction show that debuted in 1963, making it the longest-running sci-fi show in history — which has also successfully transitioned into books, DVDs, and iTunes downloads –is about to transition to movie theaters as part of a 3D 50th anniversary celebration. 3D, said BBC’s controller of drama commissioning Ben Stephenson, will […]

BARKER NOT INVITED TO PRICE IS RIGHT CELEBRATION

September 5, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Bob Barker may have hosted The Price Is Right for 35 years and may have written an autobiography in 2009 titled Priceless Memories, but his follow-up could be titled How Soon They Forget. CBS aired a 40th anniversary special of the game show on Tuesday but didn’t include the 88-year-old Barker in it. Asked by […]

O’REILLY RENEWS FEUD WITH THE SIMPSONS

April 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox News commentator Bill O’Reilly has renewed his battle with The Simpsons after the long-running animated series concluded a Fox 25th Anniversary special on Fox Sunday with a closing title card reading, “Congratulations FOX on 25 years. We still love you. This doesn’t include Fox News.” The Simpsons has tweaked Fox News during most of […]

MARILYN MONROE COMING TO CANNES

February 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The image of Marilyn Monroe will appear throughout Cannes in May during that city’s 65th annual film festival. “Fifty years after her death, Marilyn is still a major figure in world cinema, an eternal icon, whose grace, mystery and power of seduction remain resolutely contemporary,” the festival said in a statement as it unveiled a […]

PARAMOUNT TO RAISE TITANIC EARLIER THAN EXPECTED

February 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Seemingly convinced that since 1997 an entire generation has emerged that has never seen Titanic on the big screen and that others who have will want to see it again in 3D, Paramount executives on Tuesday announced that they are moving up the release date of Titanic 3D to Wednesday, April 4, thereby stretching its […]

PARAMOUNT GIVES LOGO A MAKE-OVER

December 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Paramount today (Wednesday) unveiled a new logo to celebrate its 100th anniversary. The logo displays a more-distant view of the company’s mountain, with a sunrise (or sunset) behind it. The words “100 Years” is superimposed on the mountain. Paramount said that the logo will first be seen at the beginning of Mission Impossible — Ghost […]

COULD FICTIONAL DISASTER TURN INTO A REAL ONE?

December 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Security has been boosted in Manchester, England at the ITV studios where the soap opera Coronation Street — a veritable institution in the U.K. — is produced for a live broadcast marking the show’s 50th anniversary. In the current story line, the fictional city of Weatherfield has been hit by an explosion and tram disaster. […]