12th December 2007
Fox has re-scheduled four forthcoming Blu-ray
Master and Commander and
Day After Tomorrow have been moved back to February the 18th.
& Mrs Smith and
Independence Day have been brought forward a week, to December the
Several forthcoming Fox Blu-ray titles have
been added to Incoming:
Wall Street, and
10th December 2007
ZETA MINOR NEWS
got a treat for all you Heroes fans today: the first in a series of
syndicated interviews with members of the Heroes cast!
Today's interview is with Jack Coleman, who
plays the 'Man In Horn-Rimmed Glasses", aka Noah Bennet. Click
to read the interview. Further interviews will follow this week!
Heroes Season 1 is now available on
Lots of new titles have been added to the
database this week, including vintage BBC series
Sutherland's Law; the 1976 BBC adaptation of Our Mutual Friend
(which features a host of great British thesps, including Patrick
Troughton and Leo McKern); the
2007 versions of Sleuth; and the second series of
Street, which is airing on BBC1 at the moment.
A game promoting
the release of
Highlander - The Source has been released. You can find it
BBC Audiobooks has formally announced the
next batch of titles in their Classic Radio Sci-Fi range, which are
due next month. These are adaptations of Stanislav Lem's Solaris,
John Wyndham's Chocky and Isaac Asimov's A Fall of Moondust.
Each two-disc set has an RRP of £12.99. Here's the official blurb, and the
A Fall of Moondust
Following a moonquake, the tourist-cruiser
'Selene' sinks fifteen metres into the dust of the Sea of Thirst . That
dust is more liquid than sand, and it flows quicker than syrup and slower
than water. No rescue attempt under such extraordinary conditions has ever
been mounted - but now the lives of dozens of people are dependent upon
Barry Foster, James Aubrey and Harry Towb
are amongst the cast in this gripping, full-cast radio drama. It is based
on a novel by Arthur C. Clarke, and was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in
When young Matthew starts talking to
himself, and introduces his invisible friend Chocky to the family, his
parents decide it's just a phase he is going through. But when Matthew
starts explaining binary maths and anti-gravity propulsion, they begin to
worry. Is Chocky really just the product of an over-inactive imagination,
or something more?
Based on a novel by John Wyndham, this
full-cast radio drama was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.
Protagonist, Kris Kelvin, arrives at a
scientific research station hovering above the surface of Solaris where
research has been ongoing for years on the strange ocean life form.
When Kris and his colleagues become more
aggressive in trying to force contact with Solaris, the ocean's response
is to experiment with the researchers' minds by confronting them with
their most painful and repressed thoughts and memories through the
materialization of complex human constructs.
Kris is confronted with the manifestation
of his deceased wife and his guilt over her suicide but whatever seems to
be tormenting the other researchers appears to be much worse.
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