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October 2011 Archive

 

I really dig this image. 

(via The Self-Absorbing Man: Daredevil #8 Cover)

The Crow, the best Halloween themed movie? Perhaps. 

Community does Animal House

(via ‘Community’ pays tribute to ‘Animal House’ for EW’s Comedy Issue — EXCLUSIVE PHOTO | Inside TV | EW.com)

The Thing (2011) concept art

(via Concept Art World » The Thing Concept Art by The Aaron Sims Company)

IDW Publishing and Topps partner for Mars Attacks.

John Carpenter film primer

Here are a load of character posters for the upcoming Hunger Games movie

Here are some cool concept sculptures from the movie The Mist

“In the 1960s, the skies above the United States were patrolled by agents of the apocalypse. Air Force B-52 Stratofortresses circled the North American continent, 24 hours a day, cradling two megabombs in their bellies. Those B-53 bombs each weighed 10,000 pounds. Were one to drop on the White House, a nine-megaton yield would destroy all life out into suburban Maryland and Virginia.”
Last Nuclear ‘Monster Weapon’ Gets Dismantled | Danger Room | Wired.com

Looks like the — dare I say — “classic” 1980s weekend morning live-action kids series Captain Power is being released on DVD this December. 

(via Amazon.com: Captain Power-Complete Series: Movies & TV)

The Walking Dead: Do Zombies Go Forever?

I honestly can’t remember a time when there’s been as many interesting new sci-fi/horror TV series airing as there are now. Last summer, the first season of the great alien invasion drama Falling Skies debuted on TNT. A few weeks back the time travel epic about man vs. dinosaurs Terra Nova premiered on FOX. And as of late even MTV has gotten in on the fun with a comedy/drama about vampires, werewolves and zombies vs. cops in the new series Death Valley.

But the absolute “king” of the modern sci-fi/horror genera series has to The Walking Dead, the second season of which recently began airing on AMC.

Click here to continue reading this column on the series The Walking Dead

“The tablet wars have begun. Superheroes are the prize — or perhaps the victim.”
Bookstores Drop Comics After Amazon Deal With DC - NYTimes.com

Zombie Apocalypse? Atlanta Says Bring It On - NYTimes.com

“Each year, when the last flight of the summer field season departs the U.S. research station at the South Pole, the remaining staff gather to watch The Thing. The next flight won’t arrive for eight months.”
Keeping Things Interesting | Futility Closet

The 10 biggest TV flops of the last 5 years - Entertainment - Access Hollywood - TODAY.com

Criterion is releasing the original Godzilla on Blu-ray early next year. 

(via Godzilla (1954) - The Criterion Collection)

This is a fun illustrated poster for the upcoming Red Tails movie. 

(via Red Tails Movie Poster #2 - Internet Movie Poster Awards Gallery)

6 Classic Kids Shows Slapped Together From Recycled Material

(via The Walking Dead | ‘Walking Dead’: My Day As a Zombie! | Photo 1 of 12 | EW.com)

Wired has some images of some of the Thing creatures from The Thing remake

(via Barking Seals, Death-Metal Singer Give The Thing a Horrifying Voice | Underwire | Wired.com)

This animated Starship Troopers movie might be cool! 

(via Starship Troopers: Invasion)

I’m a big fan of the character of Kamandi and am in awe of this collection — all 448 pages of it! 

(via DC Comics | Graphic Novels)

The Avengers teaser trailer. 

(via Haywire Movie Poster #2 - Internet Movie Poster Awards Gallery)

I keep thinking that Terra Nova is going to start getting good, that in just one more episode things will turn for the better and the story of the show will kick in. But after three episodes this just hasn’t happened. Each show of Terra Nova feels like it’s a stand-alone episode without much story crossing over between them like I’ve come to expect with modern sci-fi (Battlestar Galactica, Lost, Fringe, Doctor Who…) series. 

In fact, Terra Nova “feels” like a mediocre 1980s sci-fi series, something in between the quality of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Andromeda

http://www.everythingisaremix.info/

Everything is a Remix: The Matrix

This poster for Night of the Living Dead is seriously cool! 

(via Kryptonite Prints and Apparel — NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD)

Movie Posters are the Business of Mondo - NYTimes.com

Hand-Drawn Homage to Classic Films

Somebody in this camp ain’t what he appears to be

I’ve been a big fan of the two sci-fi/horror films The Thing From Another World (1951) and the remake The Thing (1982) for many years now. Though both movies deal with the same subject matter, namely an alien invasion fought by the small crew of a far off base, each approaches the material very differently.

In The Thing From Another World, a group of scientists working at the North Pole record the crash of something from space into the ice.

Click here to continue reading this column on the movies The Thing From Another World, The Thing (1982) and the new remake The Thing due out in theaters this month

Here’s a listing of every Apple computer I’ve ever owned. I can’t even remember all of the one’s I’ve used at work, but I’d guess that since I started working professionally in ‘98 there have been at least 10 different machines I’ve used at my jobs. And my list doesn’t include things I’ve bought like my iPods, four different ones, iPhones, three, Apple TV, one, iPad, one or the Cube which I bought used on a lark. 

I honestly believe I wouldn’t be where I am today as a professional web developer without these kinds of products and these products wouldn’t exist without a guy like Steve Jobs at the helm of Apple. 

So, thank you, Mr. Jobs, wherever you are. 

(All images from Apple-History.com.) 

cliffchiang:

Batman:Black and White statue

This statue, designed by me and sculpted by Paul Harding, goes on sale today. Here is my original turnaround, which Paul brilliantly brought into 3 dimensions. I couldn’t be happier with the final product.

A Night At The Movies: The Horrors Of Stephen King

EW has posted some nice portraits of The Avengers