Archive for December, 2010

Howard Hyping DARK TOWER!

Posted in Books, Movies, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Video with tags , , , , , on December 30, 2010 by ghostradioworld

It seems Ron Howard and Imagine Entertainment has wanted to keep their production of “The Dark Tower” in the news over the holidays.  As online sources and newspapers are awash with casting rumors, highlighting a supposed battle between Viggo Mortensen and Javier Bardem being for the lead role.  Reports suggest the suits want Bardem and Howard wants Mortensen.  Or vice versa.

Ho hum … call us when there’s real news.

Video: Brand New Teaser Trailer for Kevin Smith’s RED STATE!

Posted in Movies, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Video with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 29, 2010 by ghostradioworld

Indie comedy director, and podcasting maven, Kevin Smith’s first foray into horror!

Video: Trailer for Spielberg’s “Falling Skies”!

Posted in Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Television, UFOs, Video with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 28, 2010 by ghostradioworld

Here’s the trailer for the TNT sci-fi series “Falling Skies” created by Robert Rodat (Saving Private Ryan, The Patriot) and produced by Steven Spielberg.  Doesn’t look like the most original series in world.  Lots of “V”, War of the Worlds and Independence Day in there.  But still looks like quite a bit of fun.

But our opinions aren’t that important.  What do you think?  Is this the type of series you want to see?  Does this trailer get you get you psyched for the series?  Share your thoughts in the comments section.

You also might want to check the official site here.  Not only does it include more info on the show, but some interesting web comics:

Audio: Another Eccleston Christmas Reading!

Posted in Audio, Books, Ghosts, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Writing with tags , , , , , , , on December 27, 2010 by ghostradioworld

Here Christopher Eccleston reads Guy de Maupassant‘s classic tale “The Necklace“.   This story is famous for its twist ending.

Video: DOCTOR WHO 2011 Series Trailer!

Posted in Ghosts, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Television, UFOs, Video with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 26, 2010 by ghostradioworld

This exciting preview of series six of “Doctor Who” trailed last night’s Christmas special.  Enjoy!

Hmmm … the Doctor in a cowboy hat … that’s new.

Video: Two Adaptations of M. R. James’ “Whistle and I’ll Come Back to You”

Posted in Books, Ghosts, Movies, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Video, Writing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 25, 2010 by ghostradioworld

The ghost stories of M.R. James are something of a Christmas Tradition in the UK.  And this year is no exception with BBC 2 airing a brand new adaptation of arguably his best known ghost story “Oh, Whistle and I’ll Come to You, My Lad” staring John Hurt (above).

But we thought the readers of Ghost Radio might like to view several earlier adaptations of the story.  First up Robert Powell giving an effective staged reading of an edited version of the original text:

And after the jump we have Jonathan Miller’s 1968 adaptation for the series “Omnibus”.

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Video: DOCTOR WHO CONFIDENTIAL Red Button Special – Day Four

Posted in Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Television, Video with tags , , , , , , , , on December 25, 2010 by ghostradioworld

Day Four of a special feature on the BBC’s red button, following a Doctor Who fan and Youtuber’s visit to the set of Doctor Who.

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