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Sportscaster, George Michael Dies At Age 70 Due To Cancer

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Sportscaster, George Michael dies at age 70 due to cancer. According to the Los Angeles Times, longtime sportscaster, George Michael died early this morning after a long two-year battle with cancer. He was 70 years old,and was most noted for his nationally syndicated TV program entitled, ” The George Michael Sports Machine.” It was a syndicated TV show that ran nationwide for 27 years. He was on TV for more than 25 years in Washington,and he was a sports anchor on NBC’s channel 4.

His producer, Matt Glassman said he was a pioneer. He stated, “George was a pioneer in sports broadcasting.He was a gifted interviewer, a master storyteller, and one of the hardest working journalists out there.” Read more »

Cincinnati Bengals’ Chris Henry Died This Morning Due To Car Injuries

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Cincinnati Bengals’ Chris Henry died this morning due to car injuries. TMZ reported the sad news earlier this morning that Cincinnati Bengals’ Chris Henry has died as a result of the car injuries he incurred after falling out of the back of a moving pickup truck yesterday evening.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police says he died at around 6:36am this morning. he was 26 years old. The cops reported that they believed Chris Henry jumped into the back of the truck in an attempt to stop his fiancee,Loleini Tonga from leaving a “domestic situation” they were having at her parents’ house in North Carolina. After that, Chris was rushed to the hospital,and then died this morning. They also say that the authorities are still investigating the situation.

This is really sad,and it happened so fast too. It really seems like it was totally unnecessary. Read more »

HBO’s ‘Flight Of The Concords’ TV Show Gets Canceled

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HBO’s ‘Flight Of The Concords’ TV show gets canceled. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the co-creators of HBO’s “Flight of the Concords” TV show stated on their website today, that the show will not be returning for a third season.

The co-creators, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement and James Bobin made the following statement on their website: “We’ve noticed the less we say about the future of the show, the more people want to talk about it, so in an effort to reverse this trend we are today announcing that we won’t be returning for a third season,” they wrote. “We’re very proud of the two seasons we made, and we like the way the show ended.” Read more »

Everybody’s Fine Movie Gets ‘OK’ Reviews From Top Movie Critics

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“Everybody’s Fine” movie gets ‘OK’ reviews from top movie critics. The new Robert De Niro comedy movie, “Everybodys Fine” from Miramax Films, hit theaters today. The reviews are in from the top movie critics in the biz. They seem to think it was at least ok,giving it a few Bs,Cs,and one D. It also stars : Drew Barrymore, Kate Beckinsale, and Sam Rockwell.

Wesley Morris from the Boston Globe gave it a C. He said, “De Niro’s better than fine, the rest is sentimental.” Roger Ebert over at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B-. He stated, “Of the actors playing the children, everybody’s fine.”

Michael Phillips from the Chicago Tribune gave it a B,stating, “It’s a relief to see Robert De Niro giving an honest, effective starring performance in a project that does not stink.” Read more »

‘Ninja Assassin’ Movie Gets Mediocre Reviews From Top Movie Critics

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‘Ninja Assassin’ movie gets mediocre reviews from top movie critics. Warner Bros. Pictures new action flick, “Ninja Assassin” didn’t amaze the critics with its debut this weekend. It stars : Rain, Naomie Harris, Ben Miles, Sho Kosugi,and Rick Yune. The critics gave it pretty mixed reviews,but overall,they were mediocre.

Wesley Morris from the Boston Globe gave it a C-. He stated, “this long, thanklessly repetitive slice-kick-and-shoot-’em-up has nothing to offer but the aggravating awareness that Jet Li and Jason Statham have done it better.”

Geoff Berkshire over at the Chicago Tribune gave it a D. He said, “The rotten clichés pile up faster than the bodies in this Z-movie disaster.”

Peter Paras at E! Online rated it a C-. He stated Read more »

Top Critics Gave ‘Pirate Radio’ Movie Pretty Good Reviews

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Top critics gave ‘Pirate Radio’ movie pretty good reviews. Focus Features studio released their new comedy, “Pirate Radio” this weekend.

Based on the critics’ review of the film,it looks like it could be a good one to checkout. The movie trailer certainly looked entertaining.

Roger Ebert from the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B. He said, “…The wall-to-wall ’60s rock keeps things bright.”

Geoff Berkshire of the Chicago Tribune gave it a C- rating. He stated, that it was “A soundtrack in search of a movie.”

Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly gave it a B-. She said, “…The choppy production floats on a great soundtrack.” Read more »

Gary Ross To Write New ‘Venom’ Movie

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According to Variety , Gary Ross is set to write the new “Venom” movie,which is a spinoff from the Spider-Man 3 movie. Gary Ross is also currently rewriting “Spider-Man” 4 for Columbia Pictures. The Venom character is an archenemy of Spider-Man in the comic books,but gets transformed into an antihero who becomes a defender of the innocent.

Topher Grace who played Venom in “Spider-Man” 3 is reportedly not going to be reprising the role of Venom in the spinoff,since they are going to be starting from scratch with it. Also Topher Grace has signed on to star in “Robert Rodriguez’s Predators” at FOX.

Marvel Entertainment,Avi Arad,and Gary Ross will be producing the “Venom” spinoff movie. Read more »

Sam Raimi Locked In To Direct ‘World of Warcraft’ Movie

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According to Variety Sam Raimi has been hired by Warner Bros. to direct their new “World of Warcraft” movie which is based on the very popular video game franchise created by Blizzard Entertainment. Sam Raimi has directed such films as “Spider-Man”,”Evil Dead”, and the most recent flick “Drag Me To Hell” which was really scary by the way.

Legendary Pictures and Blizzard Entertainment are set to mount the film. While Warner Bros will co-finance and distribute it. Sam Raimi is going to supervise the development,and shoot the film after he gets done working on “Spider-Man 4” Read more »

Eminem Has Gone ‘Beautiful’

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With the release of his new music video (below), that is. It’s for his 4th single release entitled “Beautiful” off his his latest album “Relapse”. The song has debuted at # 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

A preview of the video was released on July 1,2009,and then the full version of the official “Beautiful” music video premiered the very next day on July 2,2009. “Beautiful” is the 17th track on his new album. The video last a little over 4 minutes, and features Eminem rapping to a mellow hip hop beat with his trademark, marvelous, lyrical ability.

Eminem’s first single was “Crack a Bottle” followed by “We Made You” and “3 A.M.” Read more »

Michael Jackson’s Last Rehearsal Day,Caught On Tape

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AEG released the video (below) of Michael Jackson rehearsing Tuesday June 23,2009, just two days before his death. He totally looked healthy,and his dance moves were sharp. According to reports, there were no signs that Michael was ill,and certainly not any signs of him not being alive two days later.

The video shows him on stage and dancing intensely to some rock and pop music. Read more »