- HBO, the premium cable channel, launched a new download service this week which will allow certain subscribers to download movies and their television shows over the Internet.
- Palaeobiologists have unearthed the skeletal remains of a 2000 pound rat.
Slice of SciFi International Entertainment News Desk
This week we introduce a brand new segment on the on the show that will deal strictly with international news from the entertainment industry. It won’t be a weekly feature, but will be a special segment from time to time. Our debut story will focus on the tiny country of Israel.
Movie Talk: Contrary to reports last year that director Bryan Singer opted out of returning to helm the “Superman Returns” sequel, the famous director has decided to accept Warner Bros’ offer and return to the center seat.
Review: Trampas Whiteman (Dragonlance Canticle) provides us with a review for Part I of the recent Internet miniseries from director Tim Russ, “Star Trek: Of Gods and Men”. Don’t miss this one.
TV Talk: On February 12 at 10PM ET/PT the CBS show saved by 20 tons of peanuts returns to finish out its short but highly anticipated second season. And, there may be more good news on the horizon.
Interview: Kevin Falls, creator, executive producer and writer of the fan favorite show “Journeyman” talks about NBC’s decision to not pick-up the show for a full first season and his excitement over the huge international fan support to get his show back on the air.
Future Talk: The 2008-2009 movie season may see a rise in classic monster films like 2000-2007 saw happen with superheroes movies. If Benicio Del Toro has his way, his portrayal as the classic monster “The Wolf Man” will spark a big budget return of all those 1930’s and 1940’s classics.
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