Wednesday, July 15, 2020

RAMBALDI, CREATOR OF ALIEN AND ET CREATURES, DIES

August 13, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Special-effects wizard Carlo Rambaldi, who created the creatures for Ridley Scott’s 1979 horror flick Alien and Steven Spielberg’s 1982 family film ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, has died at age 86. His work on those films brought him Oscars for visual effects. He also shared a special achievement Oscar in 1976 for King Kong. But his work […]

L.A. COUNTY SUPES CONDEMN KING KONG AD

July 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

All five members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Thursday fired off a letter to Tribune Company Chairman Sam Zell scoring a spoof news section wrapped around the paper’s “LAT Extra” section. The section employed the real nameplate of the section and date, and while the word “Advertisement” appeared under it, the […]