The Shared Experience - Movies and Social Discussion

I recently wrote an editorial about Meet the Robinsons which has been met with a surprising amount of controversy. One of the things that people said over and over again was “It’s just a movie.” I admit that sometimes when people talk about movies, I have the same feeling. After some reflection, I realized why people use movies to talk about so many different social issues. Movies, just like art, books and mu ...

Apr
10
2007
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Willa Ford is playing Anna Nicole Smith

Singer Willa Ford is set to play the late Anna Nicole Smith in the previously announced film based on the controversial star's life. It has only been two months since her media-covered death, but an independently-produced biopic is already in production.

Willa, like Smith herself, was a former Playboy model, but perhaps better known to the public as a contestant on TV's Dancing With the Stars. She has also released a deb ...

Apr
10
2007
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Theatre of War Gone Gold

1C and Battlefront.com are excited to announce that Theatre of War has now officially gone gold! The much anticipated World War Two real-time strategy game by the creators of IL-2 Sturmovik and the makers of Combat Mission, will be released already in just a few days worldwide on April 19, 2007, initially via digital delivery from Battlefront's download portal at

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Gears of War Title Update to Feature New Multiplayer Mode

Don’t let the lull in gunfire and grenades fool you.  “Gears of War ®”, rated M for Mature, is readying its next deadly onslaught with an upcoming
title update, currently set to siege Xbox LIVE on April 9 at 4:00 p.m. PDT. In addition to the small-arms fire of a few impactful adjustments to the
title’s multiplayer battles, the “Gears of War” title update will deliver an explosive and game-cha ...
Apr
08
2007
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Instant Messaging Comes to Xbox 360, Expanding the Largest Social Network on Television

REDMOND, Wash. — April 8, 2007 — Your Xbox LIVE® friends list is about to get a whole lot bigger. Microsoft Corp. today announced the launch of Windows Live™ Messenger on Xbox 360™, connecting friends across Xbox 360 consoles, Microsoft® Windows®-based PCs and Windows Mobile®-powered devices. With this update to Xbox 360, friends and families can easily connect and chat directly from their television usi ...

Apr
08
2007
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Cenega to Release Vampires and Hell Demons

April, 2nd, 2007 – Prague, Czech Republic

From the recent drug battles in South America, through the future human battle for survival on Mars, Cenega now plunges headlong back into World War I with its newly signed title, NecroVisioN. But there is more to the game then defeating the Kaiser’s army. There is much greater evil hidden beneath the battlefields of the Great War. Captured in another war, it fights ...
Apr
07
2007
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Cenega to Release Vampires and Hell Demons

April, 2nd, 2007 – Prague, Czech Republic

From the recent drug battles in South America, through the future human battle for survival on Mars, Cenega now plunges headlong back into World War I with its newly signed title, NecroVisioN. But there is more to the game then defeating the Kaiser’s army. There is much greater evil hidden beneath the battlefields of the Great War. Captured in another war, it fights ...
Apr
07
2007
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THQ Announces Company Of Heroes: Opposing Fronts

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. April 5, 2007 - THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced Company of Heroes™: Opposing Fronts™, the next chapter in the groundbreaking real-time strategy (RTS) franchise, from internal studio Relic Entertainment, is scheduled to launch in fall 2007 for Windows PC. Powered by the proprietary Essence Engine and Microsoft DirectX® 10, Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts allows players to fight as th ...
Apr
07
2007
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Panel Hopping - The Captain's Fall

Welcome one and all, young and old, cynics and optimists, drugged and sober. You’ve entered a world full of color, balloons, and some of the best storytelling money can buy. That’s right: comics!

Apr
04
2007
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The Message of Ignorance in Meet the Robinsons - A Foster Child Speaks Out

I think art imitates life and this “art” made me gnash my teeth. It worries me that the public as a whole is as ignorant as the writers of “Meet The Robinsons”. The message of “Meet the Robinsons” spoke to me differently than everyone else because I am a former foster child and genuine abandoned little one. Most people saw a sweet tale about moving forwar ...
Apr
04
2007
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