Thursday, September 27, 2007
A fantasy and romantic comedy series that focused on the life of Samantha Stephens (Elizabeth Montgomery), a genuine witch housewife, and his mortal husband Darrin Stephens (Dick York / Dick Sargent), a talented advertising executive for a New York firm. He obsessed with leading a normal, conservative lifestyle, and fearless enough to stand firm against the most powerful witch or warlock. Samantha was a clever role reversal of the women's rights movement. Quite simply, she enjoyed being a homemaker and raising a family, and had the strength of character to live her life on her own terms. She would usually act like a normal human being, as Darrin would insist, but situations involving the family and work usually comes up making her exercise witchcraft in an invariable manner to settle things. This tv show showed how true love can endure the most vexing of situations, even between a witch and a human. It shows how two different worlds are getting together and struggles that married couple face but still remained committed to each other and trying to make their marriage normal. Bewitched explored cultural issues of consumerism, materialism, human vanity, women's liberation, and mass hysteria, always within the shows fantasy concept. This classic tv series was aired from September 17, 1964 to July 1, 1972 on ABC network.
This 2005 tv shows on movie theater was produced by Columbia pictures and inspired by the original classic television series “Bewitched”. It was directed by Nora Ephron starring Nicole Kidman and Will ferrell. Basically the story follows Isabel Bigelow, a witch who moves into the suburbs with a dream of becoming just an ordinary, average human being. She meet Jack Wyatt, Hollywood actor who's done one too many bad films. To get back on track, he decides to do an updated version of the beloved 1960s sitcom “Bewitched”. The two find themselves attracted to one another. A light romantic comedy about a couple finding mutual romantic fulfillment despite their differences.
Monday, September 24, 2007
The Legend of Zorro
"In the early days of Spanish California,
there were many injustices dealt the people by evil Governors.
Only one man opposed them, he was garbed in black and his name was.....ZORRO."
Follows the adventures of the legendary masked hero “Zorro” as different versions was created, changed and developed through the years of television and cinemas.
Walt Disney's Zorro - 1957 to 1959
The Walt Disney Zorro series is the first version of Zorro to have Don Diego pose as an inept swordsman as part of his cover. Starring Guy Williams as Zorro. This classic tv show ran from October 3, 1957 to September 24, 1959 on ABC network.
The Mask of Zorro 1974
This film adopted most of the script of the 1940 movie and uses the exact same theme music. The story has been shortened. Starring Frank Langella as Zorro and don Diego.
Zorro, The Gay Blade – 1981
This movie is satirical and comedy version of Zorro. This tv show on movie theater was serve as tribute to The Scarlet Pimpernel and dedicated to Rouben Mamoulian, who directed the 1940 film. Starring George Hamilton as Zorro and Don Diego.
Zorro and Son - 1983 television series
A short-lived comedy series starring Henry Darrow as Don Diego and Senor Zorro. This series features the life of Zorro at age of 53 and discover he cannot perform Zorro stunts anymore. It is an enjoyable version of Zorro and has some genuinely memorable and amusing moments.
The New World Zorro - 1990 to 1993 television series
This version follows the story in Disney series and made Zorro even more kinder and gentler.Starring Duncan Regehr as Don Diego and Zorro.
The Mask of Zorro - 1998 ||The Legend of Zorro - 2005
In this movie, Zorro crawls out from underneath a pile of soldiers and cuts a "Z" on an adversary's neck. He also hides himself in a priest's robes like in the 1920, 1940, and 1974 films and pretends to be a priest in the confessional booth just like in the previous films. Starring Antonio Banderas as Zorro and Alejandro Murrieta.
Friday, September 21, 2007
for no one can love like her. "
Gilmore Girls, a humorous multi-generational series about friendship, family and other issues such as love, forgiveness, hatred etc..It's about the relationship between a mother and daughter in a small town in Connecticut.
Lorelai Gilmore (Lauren Graham), 32, manager of the Independence Inn, mother of her daughter Rory (Alexis Bledel), and consider as her daughter’s best friend. Their relationship is like a sister relationship than a parent-child relationship. They often mistaken for sisters. The two share the same interests, the same intellect, though Rory is more serious than Lorelai, but there are tendencies, especially when it comes to love, that clearly indicate she is her mother's daughter. Lorelai's goal is to keep her daughter from making the same mistakes that Lorelai done when she was her age. Lorelai was just Rory's age when she became pregnant and made the tough decision to raise her baby alone.
Gilmore Girls is very emotional and plenty of drama to go around. The show has captured every possible emotion that exists in real life that makes every viewer relate with. This tv show won the Young Artist award for best family tv drama series category (2001), Family Television award (2002), Young Artist award (2002),Emmy award for Outstanding Makeup for a series (2004), Teen Choice award for the category of tv actress:comedy, TV Show (2005)and for TV- choice chemistry category and choice comedy/musical show (2006).
Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Monday, September 17, 2007
Third Watch won the EMMY award for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series and Prism Commendation for TV Prime Time Drama Series Episode(2000),ALMA award for Outstanding Director of Drama Series(2001),Peabody ward (2002),ASCAP award for Top TV series and BMI Tv Music Award(2003),Golden Award for Best Sound Editing in Television Episodic(2003),two Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series (2003) and Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (2005).This tv show ran for 6 seasons with 132 episodes from September 23, 1999 to April 29, 2005 on NBC network.
Friday, September 14, 2007
China Beach won the Golden Award for Best TV Series- Drama (1990), Q award for Best Quality Drama Series(1991), Humanitas Prize for 60 minute category (1989) and Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Grab a copy of all its Season from 1-4 with its 64 episodes.
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
Everwood, latest tv show that follows the real struggles of a single parent raising two teenage children and other issues including family, friendships relationship,pregnancy,peer pressure etc., . Dr. Andrew Brown is a world-class neurosurgeon in Manhattan. When a tragic accident happens, he moves his family to Everwood, Colorado because his late wife had told him of her emotional attachment to it. Their lives are changed when they meet the people of Everwood. He didn't spend much time with his family, so after the move there was a lot of rebuilding. There were many fights between Andrew and his son Ephram Brown. There is also Delia Brown, Andrew's little daughter. In the year ahead, father and son will face tough decisions about their future.
Everwood won the Genesis Award for Television- Family Series (2003),nominated for Artios Award for best casting for TV, Dramatic Pilot(2003),TCA award for Outstanding New Program of the Year( 2003) and Teen Choice Award (2004).This tv show ran for 4 seasons with 89 episodes from September 16, 2002 to June 5, 2006 on WB network.
Monday, September 10, 2007
That 70s show
The same old thing, we did last week!
Not a thing to do, but talk to you!
We're all alright! We're all alright!
That 70s show American tv show follows the lives of several 17-year-old living in Point Place. Eric Forman was the head of the group. The rest of the gang includes Donna Pinciotti, Eric's liberal girlfriend and next door neighbor. Steven Hyde, a rebellious hard-rocking stoner, Michael Kelso, a dim-witted narcissistic ladies man, Jakie Burkhart, a self-involved high school cheerleader, and Fez, the nicknamed foreigner whose country of origin is ambitious.. The rest of the gang spend most of their time in Eric's basement, pondering their lives, parents, and their futures. It cover a wide range of issues including friendships, feminism, progressive sexual attitudes and some economic issues.
That 70s Show is a Carsey-Werner production. Carsey-Werner is a recognized force for its unique creative and strategic vision. CW's expertise in creative development has garnered it a long list of awards. That 70s Show won the Teen Choice Award for TV- Choice Actor- Comedy(2006). American Choreography Award for Outstanding Achievement in Television – Episodic or Sitcom(2002). Emmy Award for Outstanding Costume Design for a Series (1999). Grab a copy of all its season from 1- 8 with 204 episodes.
Saturday, September 8, 2007
Gargoyles, an American animated series about a clan of warrior creatures known as Gargoyles that turn to stone during the day, at night they awaken into fierce, intelligent creatures sworn to protect humans and battle crime and injustice. Aided by NYPD detective Elisa Maza, they face not only evil Machiavellian billionaire David Xanatos and his henchmen, human and robotic; rogue gargoyle Demona and of course, understanding humans. A perfect blend of magic, science, comedy, drama, complex stories and three-dimensional characters make for the best animated show ever.
Gargoyles won the Annie Award for Best Individual Achievement for Storyboarding in the Field of Animation (1995) and nominated for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program (1996) and for Best Promotional Production (1997).This tv show ran for 3 seasons with 78 episodes from October 1, 1994 to May 1, 1996 on ABC network.