Monthly Archives: November 2012

Ghostbusters Will Be The Final 2012 Live Read At The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Live Read has provided audiences at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) the unique opportunity to be in the room as a high-profile cast selected by Director Jason Reitman reads together a famous script for the first time – inhabiting a role, and reacting to one another and classic material, on the spot – since October 2011.

The final installment in 2012 of Reitman’s acclaimed Live Read series will once again feature a surprise—and celebrated—cast reading the script of Ghostbusters on the Bing Theater stage.

The Live Read will happen on Thursday December 13th and below is the poster that will be sold at the event.

Please note that tickets for this event are no longer available for advanced purchase. A limited number of standby tickets will be available to members and the general public starting at 6:30 pm on the night of this event. Guests will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.

More info HERE.


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Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie To Be Released On DVD, Blu-ray, Digital And On-Demand January 8, 2013

From Disney and creative genius Tim Burton comes the hilarious and offbeat “Frankenweenie,” a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town learn that getting a new ‘leash on life’ can be monstrous.

 Complete with electrifying bonus features, “Frankenweenie” is alive with enchanting excitement in eye-popping Blu-ray 3D.

4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack  (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy)—Includes:

– All New Original Short: “Captain Sparky vs The Flying Saucers”—An exciting all-new short featuring Victor and Sparky’s home movie.

– “Miniatures In Motion: Bringing ‘Frankenweenie’ To Life”—Viewers get an in-depth tour of the London set that includes never-before-seen footage showcasing the hundreds of artists who worked on the film.

– “Frankenweenie” Touring Exhibit—Allows audiences to explore the artistry of the film’s puppets, sets and props in a showcase that’s traveling the world.

-“Frankenweenie” Original Live Action Short—Burton’s original live-action short film.

– Music Video—“Pet Sematary” performed by Plain White T’s

2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack  (Blu-ray + DVD) — Includes: All 4-Disc bonus features

– “Captain Sparky vs The Flying Saucers”

– “Miniatures In Motion: Bringing ‘Frankenweenie’ To Life”

– “Frankenweenie” Touring Exhibit

– “Frankenweenie” (original Live-Action Short)

– “Pet Sematary” Music Video performed by Plain White T’s

1-Disc DVD Includes:

– “Frankenweenie” Touring Exhibit

– “Pet Sematary” Music Video performed by Plain White T’s


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The ACME Corporation Poster By Rob Loukotka

Rob Loukotka created a giant poster of every product from the ACME Corporation. He watched every Road Runner & Coyote episode and then he hand drew all 126 wacky gadgets, explosives, and items that appeared in the cartoons.

The 24×36″ poster captures the incredible detail of these fun items. The posters will be beautifully screen printed on thick ‘Wild Cherry Red’ French Paper, signed and numbered by the artist. One poster is $30 and includes shipping anywhere in the US; $40 for anywhere else in the world.

More info HERE.


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Apple & Starbucks Partner For (Product) Red Gift Cards


Here’s a great holiday gift idea…give a gift that gives back this holiday season with Starbucks iTunes (RED) eGift basket. You can send loved ones a thoughtful gift of two digital eGifts—$15 eGift to Starbucks and $15 eGift to iTunes—for $30. Plus, for every gift sold, Starbucks and iTunes will together contribute 5% of the purchase price to the Global Fund to help deliver an AIDS free generation by 2015.

With the convenience of a Starbucks Card, Starbucks Card eGifts can be used for purchases in-store at participating company-owned and licensed stores in the U.S. and online. This unique and meaningful eGift basket can be purchased at

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New Monsters University Posters

Here are the US and International teaser posters for Disney•Pixar’s upcoming Monsters University.

Directed by Dan Scanlon, the animated prequel to 2001’s Monsters, Inc. shows the early life of Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan. Although, an inseparable pair in the original film, that wasn’t always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn’t stand each other. Monsters University unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends.

Featuring the voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Dave Foley, Julia Sweeney, Joel Murray and Peter Sohn, Monsters University hits 2D and 3D theaters on June 21, 2013.

hr_Monsters_University_6U.S. Poster


International Poster

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Stephen King’s Under The Dome Coming Summer 2013 to CBS

CBS Television has announced that Under the Dome will debut in the summer of 2013. The blockbuster tale will receive an initial 13 episode treatment produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment.

Originally developed at Showtime, Under the Dome has now transferred to sister station CBS and will be produced by Neal Baer, (A Gifted Man, Law & Order: SVU) Stephen King, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, and Stacey Snider.

The series writer, Brian K. Vaughan (Lost) will also function as Executive Producer with Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Unforgettable) set to direct first episode.

I will post more news regarding this exciting development as soon as I know more information.

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CeeLo Green “All I Need Is Love” Featuring The Muppets

On November 26th, singer and “The Voice” star CeeLo Green released the video of “All I Need is Love,” his holiday song with the Muppets. The video features Cee-Lo and the Muppets singing the catchy Christmas tune, with a cameo by Craig Robinson of “The Office.”

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Redeem iTunes Gift Cards Using Your Computer’s Camera & iTunes 11

One of the coolest iTunes 11 features is the new redemption system. It allows you to scan gift codes using your Mac’s camera system. Simply hold up your iTunes barcode and let your camera do the work. No more laborious typing of barcode-supported gift cards is needed any more.

Click Use Camera and then use the interactive camera feed to hold up and scan your card. You can only redeem cards that have a box around the code letters.

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Apple Releases New Remote 3.0 iOS App

Today Apple released a new version of the Remote iOS app for iTunes. Remote version 3.0 is redesigned, featuring an iPad interface that more closely resembles the look of iTunes 11, plus a more powerful search feature that delivers real-time results as you type

Up Next, which offers a simpler way of seeing the next songs in a playlist, is included, as is an Expanded view that shows all songs on an album. The app is also optimized for the iPhone 5. Remote 3.0 also features new icons for both itself and connected iTunes libraries, now with gray accents rather than black ones.

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Apple Releases Software Update 5.1.1 For Apple TV Today

Apple today released Apple TV software version 5.1.1 for the second- and third- generation streaming media boxes.

It initially appears that this update is for compatibility purposes only. As with all Apple TV software, version 5.1.1 can be downloaded directly from the Apple TV’s Settings > General menu.

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