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The Dark Knight is coming out on July 18th. Everyone has heard of that. And I can't wait. But did you know about Batman Gotham Knight, the animated DVD (also downloadable)Batman Gotham Knight

How could anyone be stupid enough to let his skin turn blue? Slice of Sci-Fi has a two lists of movie trailers. Here are my favorites from their lists. The Chronicles ofBlue Skin, and movie trailers

Smallville will be back for an eighth season next year! But without Lex, and without Lana. Michael Rosenbaum and Kristen Kreuk are calling it quits after this year. Apparently they'reSmallville, Dr. Who, and Torchwood facts and rumors

Apple - Trailers - The Dark Knight I can't believe no one told me this trailer was out. Okay, visually it's an extremely boring trailer. Pretty much, it's the bat-symbol with aTrailer: The Dark Knight

The Simple Dollar » The Money Savvy Pig and My Son’s Allowance Another good idea from Trent, over at The Simple Dollar. A transparent, compartmentalized, piggybank does seem like a goodTeaching money management to kids

(Okay, there is a lot of YouTube in this post. I got a little carried away. If you're not seeing it 'cause your IT department is lame, come back whenMTV Yearbook - where does it take you?

So we've got a new look here at the old blog. Not too drastic, but updated. I'm not finished tinkering, so things might change again soon. See if you canCh-ch-ch-ch-changes...

My friend and I first saw this movie in the mid-eighties on the recommendation of a video store clerk. That was probably the best tip we ever got from aReview: Sleuth

Star Wars: The Clone Wars | Star Wars: The Clone Wars In Theaters and on Television in 2008 The Clone Wars animated series is going to start with a theatrical release! ThisSend In The Clones!!!!

Tonight the girls and I were playing games like Simon Says, Follow the Leader, and Climb All Over Dad Until His Arms Fall Off. We had almost moved into HideWeeping Angels game

Well, I'm working on podcasting technology for work, so I figured I'd better get my feet wet and learn how to do it. As such, here is a lame exampleOdeo podcasting

I don't have a pet. Dog, cat, fish, bird, rock... nothing. That's not likely to change in the next 5-7 years, if ever. There are lots of reasons, actually, butWhy I don't have a dog

I was really hoping this movie would be better than it was. Alas, it wasn't. After a promising beginning, dealing with the "death" of Captain America, and setting up some multi-decadeReview: Ultimate Avengers

For simplicity's sake, I'm combining the statements of both daughters (currently 4 and 3). Kids: I don't like much boys. Me: Why don't you like boys? Kids: I don't know. Me: Oh. Kids: You're aBest conversation I've ever had with my kids

I just got a comment on an old post here that is obviously from a person desperate to find a close friend. Unfortunately, it seems he forgot his friend's email address,In Search Of.... Mike Mossberg

Star Trek – title recitation record

So this guy named all the episodes of classic Star Trek in 1:39 at a World Record Appreciation Society event… apparently setting a record.

Eh… no big deal. That’s just relatively simple memorization (albeit a long list). I’ve got a friend who can name the title of every episode within 13 seconds of the start of the teaser – usually way faster – which is just about long enough for the planet to show . . . → Read More: Star Trek – title recitation record

Tuesday TubeWatch: Death Star Trek Wars

That is some seriously well-integrated CGI. I love it.

The Stormtrooper’s “Boo-ya” at the end kills me.

To be a total geek, here, I gotta say that a beam meant to take out a planet would not stop at taking out one ship, though. And what’s the Enterprise doing just sitting there? Fishing? Totally unrealistic.

. . . → Read More: Tuesday TubeWatch: Death Star Trek Wars

Review: Star Trek

The Enterprise leaving the station

Reviewing Star Trek (2009) is a bit of a difficult task. There is so much that has gone before, both good and bad, that it’s hard to not place this film within the context of everything “Trek.” It has a rather difficult job to fulfill in that it must honor that larger context while at the same time completely reinventing the franchise for a new time and a wider . . . → Read More: Review: Star Trek

Star Trek (2009) full trailer released

Kirk and Spock over the Enterprise

First off, if you haven’t yet, go see the trailer. This one is worth the HD download. It’s pretty.

Okay, back already? Good.

Looks pretty good, don’t it?

I’m not going to obsess over the details here. I’ll do that at other blogs. Just wanted to put my quick two cents in: I can already tell from the trailer… I’m gonna like this movie.

Apparently, I’m an easy . . . → Read More: Star Trek (2009) full trailer released