Archive for November, 2011

CASTING NEWS: Hugo Becomes Ender!

Posted in Books, Movies, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , , , , on November 18, 2011 by ghostradioworld

Asa Butterfield, who will soon be seen by audiences in Martin Scorcese’s “Hugo”, has just been cast as Ender Wiggin in big screen adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s novel “Ender’s Game”.  The film will be directed by Gavin Hood (“X-Men Origins:  Wolverine”) with a scheduled release date of March 15, 2013.

A film adaptation of this novel, published in 1985 and winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Award, has been long anticipated.   But there is some skepticism about this production as early discussions have suggested major changes in the original story.  Additionally, the selection of Gavin Hood as director has left many disappointed.

Audio: X MINUS ONE – “Mars is Heaven”

Posted in Audio, Books, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 17, 2011 by ghostradioworld

Excellent adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s “Mars is Heaven” from the series “X Minus One”.    It originally aired May 8, 1955.

Video: Harlan Ellison Talks About Revolution!

Posted in Books, Comics, Movies, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , , , , on November 17, 2011 by ghostradioworld

Harlan Ellison is coming back into vogue.  Thanks to the documentary Harlan Ellison:  Dreams with Sharp Teeth and POD re-releases of most of his books.  That’s a good thing.  Harlan is essential.

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RARE MAGAZINE: Early William Shatner TV Guide Profile!

Posted in Movies, Photos, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Television with tags , , , , , , on November 17, 2011 by ghostradioworld

There are actors.  There are stars.  There are icons.  And then there’s William Shatner.   For Shatner cannot be contained by simple labels.  And his status in pop culture grows in height and breadth every day.  Had he only played “Captain Kirk” on “Star Trek”  his impact would be massive.  Had he only done the work before that.  He’d be remembered.  Had he only done beloved “bad” talk-sung recordings of popular songs, he’d be good for a laugh or three.  But Shatner is all those things and more.  And he just doesn’t stop working.

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More Motivational Posters!

Posted in Art, Books, Comics, Movies, Mysteries and Thrillers, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Television with tags , , , , , , , on November 16, 2011 by ghostradioworld

Here’s a trio of new motivational posters for you do use as you like.  Let us know in the comments sections where you’ve used them and the reactions you got.

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Video: HUNGER GAMES Trailer!

Posted in Books, Movies, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Video with tags , , , , , , , on November 15, 2011 by ghostradioworld

Brand new trailer for the adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ novel “Hunger Games”.   Set in a dystopian future, the story follows the adventures of a teen couple forced to participate in bizarre television program where individuals must kill each other off till there is only one left standing.   It’s sort of Twilight meets Battle Royale.

Video: UFO or TR-3B?

Posted in UFOs, Video, Weird News, Weird Science with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 12, 2011 by ghostradioworld

This sure looks like it might be some of the first footage of the “secret” aircraft known as the TR-3B, a triangular hypersonic plane, also referred to as the “aurora”.  For other potential pictures of this craft click here or here.

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