Saturday, September 13, 2008

Saturday Stuff

Fringe Stuff:
A pretty good reason to watch, or at least DVR, Saturday's repeat of the pilot episode...
from Blog Critics (via Fringe Television) :
"... series stars Joshua Jackson (Peter [Bishop]) and Anna Torv (Olivia Dunham) host the rebroadcast, FOX will also show "the first act of episode two at the tail end of the pilot."
Fox has released the first Fringe Podcast.

Frankensteinia looks at an early Frankie inspired cartoon (+YouTube link)
"...The Snow Man, produced in 1932, features a nasty North Pole bogeyman with scary claws and a literal stovepipe hat. The Frankenstein theme suggested by reporter Crow is incidental, the snowman being a creature assembled, brought to life and going on a rampage. A year later, the film might have been compared to King Kong instead. The 8-minute film survives today in black and white. Too bad, the aura borealis finale must have been stunning in color..."
Wait a Minute - The Thing Remake is Actually a Prequel?! - First Showing

Coming to SanFran Oct 17 & 18...
(via Hachigatsu @ Classic Horror Film Board)
SHOCK IT TO ME! returns for a fourth year celebrating classic horror films!

"Remember the Bay Area favorite of the 1970s, "Creature Features" and its host, Bob Wilkins? Well, even if you don't, everyone had a late-night horror show in their hometown, long before multiplexes took over and masked slashers replaced Dracula and Frankenstein as our favorite screen monsters. But, we're digging them back up - SHOCK IT TO ME!, San Francisco's annual classic horror film festival, devoted to the Golden Age of Horror Cinema, returns to the historic (and haunted) Castro Theatre for its fourth year with live presentations on stage, celebrity guests, trailers of terror, and a vendors area on the Castro's monstrous mezzanine..."
Giallo Fever reviews Midnight Blue.

"Buried Alive" at the Horrors of it All!

Halloween Templates @ Matthew Mead (via Living Locurto)

13 has a look and a listen to The Creeping Terror!

There's a full length video combining all the chapters of Whispering Shadow, a 1933 serial featuring Bela Lugosi, up at the Internet Archive.

The Most Accurate (and Inaccurate) Predictions About Homes of the Future (io9)
"For decades, scifi movies and futurist documentaries have promised us domestic bliss via flying cars and housecleaning droids. We may not have home heliports yet, but several old movies actually got it right when it came to predicting the crazy gadgets that would be in our homes today. We've whipped up an infographic for you (just click it to expand) that shows what nine movies predicted, and how accurate they were."
The Movie of the Week @ Random Acts of Geekery is Godzilla Vs. Mothra (Godzilla Vs. The Thing)

Pretty Scary News reports that Hell Girl is coming to IFC on Sept 30.