Archive for October, 2011

10.28-30.2011: Weekend Box Office – The $

Posted in Box Office, Film on 10/31/2011 by sharonwong

The cat is out of the bag and on the screen.  Paramount/Dreamworks Animation’s Shrek franchise continues on with the funniest character of the series that is neither Shrek nor Donkey but the Antonio Banderas-voiced Puss in Boots.  The prequel Puss in Boots fought tooth and claw for the #1 spot of the Halloween weekend box office and won with $34.077 million, though the opening weekend gross was far less than the premieres of any of the four Shrek movies (Shrek – $42.347 million, Shrek 2 – $108.037 million, Shrek the Third – $121.629 million and Shrek Forever After – $70.838 million). Continue reading

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Kristian Donaldson: He’s Massive…As In Talented

Posted in Comic News, Interviews on 10/28/2011 by sharonwong

By Shaun Daniels and Sharon Wong

With the hundreds, possibly even thousands, of announcements flying about at the 2011 New York Comic Con, there was one that definitely peaked our interest.  Artist Kristian Donaldson and writer/artist Brian Wood are getting back together again (“Reunited and it feels so good” – Peaches & Herb). Continue reading

10.28-30.2011: What To Watch – Theater AND TV Edition

Posted in Box Office, Film, TV on 10/28/2011 by sharonwong

It’s The Fright Channel & Horror Haven Reviews’ favorite weekend of the year…it’s Halloween weekend.  We’ve got ghosts and ghouls on the brain just like the film & television industry has fairy tales on the brain.  Throw in a few Evil Queens and Justin Timberlake, and we’re bringing boo back (to Halloween). Continue reading

Hacking and Slashing Through Comics with Tim Seeley

Posted in Comic News, Interviews on 10/27/2011 by sharonwong

By Shaun Daniels and Sharon Wong

The 2011 New York Comic Con parade continues marching on for The Fright Channel & Horror Haven Reviews with an interview with writer/artist Tim Seeley.  It is safe to say Seeley is one of the busiest creators in the world of comics especially now that he is taking over writing duty for Ron Marz on Witchblade. Continue reading

10.25.2011: What To Watch – DVD/Blu-ray Releases

Posted in DVD, Film on 10/25/2011 by sharonwong

It’s a flashback release week to the 2011 New York Comic Con with the first two DVDs/Blu-rays.  As for the third, writer/producer/director Steven Spielberg expects a fourth film for this trilogy “in the next two to three years”.

Attack the Block (2011 / R / 88 mins) on DVD and Blu-ray.  Starring John Boyega (TV’s Law & Order: UK), Alex Esmail (Strippers Vs. Werewolves), Leeon Jones, Simon Howard, Franz Drameh (Hereafter), Nick Frost (Paul), Jodie Whittaker (One Day), Luke Treadaway (The Whistleblower) and Jumayn Hunter (Cherry Tree Lane).  Written and Directed by Joe Cornish (The Adventures of Tintin). Continue reading

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