What do James Bond [in all his various incarnations from Connery to Craig], Ghost Hunters and Hollywood Treasure have in common? They are all being marathoned [is that even a word?] for the Thanksgiving weekend. Then, to add to the multi-faceted fun, there’s an airing of Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park and the premiere of Triassic Attack – a Syfy Original directed by Eureka star, Colin Ferguson.
Timothy Dalton – the Bond who was cool enough to play Rassilon on Doctor Who – makes his first American TV appearance in over thirty years on… Chuck! Dalton has just signed to play a mysterious stranger who has a history with Chuck’s heretofore unseen mom [the previously cast Linda Hamilton]!
I think the James Bond series has to be one of the worst when it comes to triple dipping. But I’ll give them a break this time, because who doesn’t want to see Bond go Blu? Six classic James Bond films are heading to Blu-ray this fall. According to the press release. It’s weird getting this Press Release today, I’m fairly sure I got it a few months ago. So maybe MGM double dipped the press release as well. This initial set is a strong collection – DR. NO, DIE ANOTHER DAY, LIVE AND LET DIE, FOR YOUR EYES ONLY, FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE and THUNDERBALL. The DVD also includes a ticket to QUANTUM OF SOLACE (man do I hate that title).The only weak link is the un-watchable Thunderball. If you really want this set, I would recommend waiting, I would bet the house on several more package variations. You gotta give it to MGM, triple, quadruple, dip or not, it looks like they are handling these releases with care. At $35 a pop for something I already own 3 different copies of (that I bought with my own money) these better be darn good. Check out the full Press Release after the break.
Have I said how much I despise the title of the new James Bond movie? With that said Activision’s new James Bond game is looking pretty tasty. The official game website is an example of why Flash sucks. It’s slow and busy as heck. Absolutely hate it, but it does have all the community bells and whistles you’d expect. If you want to be frustrated, Check it out.