Great Moments in Internet Video: Mars Rover, Spaghetti

I’ve gone mad with power while feverishly selecting Time’s Best Inventions of 2008, so instead of writing anything I’m just going to post pretty moving pictures.

1. Your tax dollars went to create this very cool, ambitiously directed animation of what it will look like when the Mars Science Laboratory (Worst Rover Name Ever!) lands on …

The Scream Awards Awards

I was in the audience for tonight’s taping of Spike TV’s Scream Awards, “celebrating comics, fantasy, sci-fi and horror.” It’s a fun show, much more entertaining than the 6000 other award shows I’ve been to. Here are my awards for things that happened at the show itself.

LOUDEST AUDIENCE JEER: Clip of Shia LeBoeuf from …

Bizarro Ruins a Funeral

 

INT. FIRST CHURCH OF SMALLVILLE – DAY

The church is full of mourners. CLARK KENT, in a black suit, is at the altar, in mid-eulogy. Behind him is a large photo of Jonathan Kent (who died in Action Comics #870).

CLARK KENT: But the most important thing my father taught me was the difference between right …

The Halo 3 Recon Trailer

Your daily dose of simulated-HUD-porn:

Looks beautiful — I like the sense that they’re going all noir and urban and rainy with this.

Coming 2009. Eh, it’ll be about 5 minutes before somebody builds the whole thing in LittleBigPlanet. Sackboy FTW!

This Is Totally How Movies Begin

Doesn’t this sound like it’s straight from the keyboard of some action sci-fi movie writer? Well it’s not. It’s real.

2008 TC3 was a meteoroid two to five meters in diameter that impacted Earth on October 7, 2008 at 02:46 UTC. It was discovered by an observer at the Catalina Sky Survey 1.5 meter telescope at Mount Lemmon north …

Yesterday I Saw 26 Minutes of Watchmen

Director Zack Snyder is doing a kind of traveling road show, screening clips from Watchmen ‘cross the nation. Yesterday that road show traveled to the Warner Brothers screening room in Manhattan. The movie will be out in March, assuming Fox and Warner don’t sue each other back to the stone age before then, but I have now seen 26 minutes …

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