Category Archives: Week in Review

Week in Review May 30, 2008

The Andromeda Strain
A&E aired an Andromeda Strain remake with Benjamin Bratt & Eric McCormack that was originally developed by The Sci Fi channel. It got more viewers in key demographics than any other movie on basic cable so far this year.

Choke
The trailer for the upcoming Choke has been made available by MTV. Its a movie based on Chuck Palahniuk’s book. I saw the flick in Austin during SXSW and loved it.

Harrison Ford
Han Solo pulled a 40 Year Old Virgin and waxed his chest all in the name of a good cause. I personally enjoyed the behind the scenes footage! (Okay, I totally said “shave” in the video. I temporarily forgot the difference between the scraping of a razor and the ripping of wax. Oops!)

King of Kong: Fist Full of Quarters
Want to see what its like to play for the Donkey Kong world record? The battle of Billy vs. Steve is coming to a television near you Sunday, June 1st on G4.

Weezer
The band’s latest video proves they know how to rock YouTube! Can you name all the featured viral stars?

Twitter
Oh, Twitter my love, how I miss thee. Thanks to the Twitter team for keeping us in the loop. I’m still a dedicated user. 🙂

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Summer Movie Preview: Part 2

The Incredible Hulk
Marvel’s second installment as a new production company, The Incredible Hulk, stars Edward Norton and Liv Tyler and opens June 13. There has been a heated disagreement over the final cut between Norton and the execs at Marvel Studios. Luckily, this movie doesn’t have nearly the pressure on it since Iron Man did so “incredibly” at the box office. Speaking of…Robert Downey, Jr. has a cameo as Tony Stark!

Get Smart
If you are not aware of the Mel Brooks created TV series Get Smart from the late 60’s, get to TVLand pronto. Granted Steve Carrell is my second favorite actor (behind Will Ferrel) so I might be a bit biased but I think he is the perfect pick for Agent Maxwell Smart. And as jealous as I am that Anne Hathaway took my dream job, I’m content with that casting. On June 20th…you know where I’ll be!

Hancock
Opening July 2nd, Will Smith plays the conflicted superhero Hancock but I’m more excited that Jason Bateman is playing his PR consultant. Official site is here.

The Dark Knight
Vote Harvey Dent for Gotham DA! Wait…thats not real, its all for a movie. This sequel is one of the most anticipated movies of the summer and my hopes are high that it will be the best of the Batman franchise. Official site and awesome trailer here. *On a side note, Christian Bale just signed on to star as John Conor in 3 Terminator movies.

The X-Files: I Want to Believe
Scully and Mulder return on July 25. This movie was written by series creator Chris Carter.

Week in Review May 16, 2008

iJustine
The Really Big Internet Show, produced by Carson Daly and hosted by iJustine will begin airing in July.

A Day with the Hiltons
This webseries, from TV Guide Broadband, follows a mother-daughter spending the day being pampered with the Hiltons all to promote Kathy’s perfume My Secret.

Lindsay Campbell
While filming an episode of Moblogic at a Sean Bell protest, Lindsay signed up to be arrested and got some insider footage. Read her executive producers blog here.

May Upfronts
NBC Digital, ABC, CW, CBS and FOX announced their 2008-2009 television/internet schedule.

HBO
You can now download HBO’s biggest hits from iTunes!

Week in Review May 2, 2008

Sorry, no video this week!

Jessica Rose
Lonelygirl15’s Jessica Rose is returning to the interwebs! She is starring in a new series called “Blood Cell”. This show looks straight up creepy. Hit up the trailer at deadcelldeadfriend.com.

Free Coldplay
Coldplay is giving away their new single Violet Hill on their website until Tuesday, May 6.

Viral on Veoh
Congratulations to Cory Tyler of Can We Do That! He has been chosen to join Viral as co-host. The team behind Viral posted some fun behind the scenes vlogs of the audition process.

Amanda Congdon
A new webseries, Sometimesdaily, centered around Amanda begins May 5th. From the trailer, I have no idea what this show is going to be about.

Summer Movie Preview: Part 1

Iron Man
The Iron Man site has pictures and a trailer that will pump you up! There’s some good reading at THR and EW.

Speed Racer
The Speed Racer site has several trailers, a game and a location guide so you can find where to watch it in IMAX. EW has an interview with Christina Ricci.

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
The theme song starts immediately when you visit the Indiana Jones site and makes you want to see this movie pronto! There is a fun Q & A with Speilberg and Lucas here.

Week in Review April 18, 2008

Fox Pilot
Oops! I forgot to say the name of this pilot. Its Sit Down, Shut Up. This animated comedy is being voiced by some heavy weights including Cheri Oteri and Arrested Development alums Henry Winkler, Will Arnett and Jason Bateman.

CW Pilot
I don’t understand why anyone would want to spin-off a show that has been over for 8 years but apparently 90210 is worth it.

New on DVD
It is now time to rent Lars and the Real Girl and download Juno. Immediately. Kthnxbai.

Ninja Handbook
It is now time to pre-order The Ninja Handbook written by the guys from Ask a Ninja (the only real source of ninja information). Immediately. Kthnxbai.

Mötley Crüe on Rock Band
“Saints of Los Angeles” is the new single from Mötley Crüe that has been released for Rock Band. This new album is the first in nearly a decade to feature all 4 original members: Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars and Tommy Lee!

Galacticast
AMC’s SciFi Scanner named Galacticast as their site of the week!

Mahalo Daily Idol

Christina Warren
Christina co-hosts The Squadcast with Grant Robertson. They started JasonStealMyCoHost.com with the Christina Drinks Your Milkshake video.

Secret Agent Clip
Julie Daman and I made a video map of a TV home tour.

Jackson West Interview
I interviewed Jackson West at SXSW 2007 for Nontourage’s Techie Travels.

The Vloggies
Julie and I documented out trip to San Francisco in November 2006 for The Vloggie Awards where we ended up taking home a couple statues for Almost There!

Snowboarding Clips
For obvious reasons this footage has never before been published for public consumption. Your welcome. 🙂

Vulcan Death Pinch
Casey McKinnon was kind enough to work with me in a little video we like to call Galactourage. Girl fight!

Mahalo Daily
This daily podcast supplements the web directory Mahalo.com.