Friday, July 18, 2008

Ghost Whisperer

Ghost Whisperer is an American tv drama-fantasy-thriller that premiered on CBS September 23,2005. The show was created by John Gray. Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt as Melinda Gordon, David Conrad,Camryn Manheim, formerly Aisha Tyler,and in a recurring role, kay Mohr.

Melinda inherited her "gift" which is the ability to see and talk with the spirits of dead people. Each episode deals with one or more ghosts seeking Melinda's help in relaying a message or completing a task that will put the spirit to rest, and allow them to "cross over" into The Light, a metaphor presented by the show as its conception of Heaven.

The series has now on its 3rd season premiered on September 27, 2007.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is a 2008 adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, from a story co-written by executive producer Geroge Lucas. Set in 1957, the fourth film in the Indiana Jones film series pits an older Indiana Jones (Harison Ford) against agents of the Soviet Union, led by Irina Spalko (Cate Blanchett), in the search for a crystal skull. Indy is aided by his former lover Marion Ravenwood (Karen Allen), the greaser Mutt Williams), and fellow adventurer Mac (Ray Winstone). John Hurt and Jim Braodbent also play fellow academics.

In 1957, Colonel-Doctor Irina Spalko and a convoy of Soviet agents posing as U.S soldiers infiltrate a military base in the Nevada desert. They force Indiana Jones to lead them to a crate in "Hangar 51, which holds the remains of an extraterrestrial creature that crashed ten years before in Roswell, New Mexico. Jones attempts to escape but is foiled by his partner Mac, who reveals that he is working with the Soviets. After a fight and an elaborate vehicle chase through the warehouse, Jones escapes on a rocket sled into the desert, where he stumbles upon nuclear test town and survives a nuclear blast by hiding in a lead-lined refrigerator. While being debriefed, Jones discovers he is under FBI investigation because of Mac's Soviet ties. Jones returns to Marshall College, where he is offered a leave of absence to avoid being fired because of the investigation. While leaving, Jones is stopped by greaser Mutt Williams and told that his old colleague, Harold Oxley, disappeared after discovering a crystall skull near the Nazca lines in Peru.

Thursday, July 03, 2008

So You Think You Can Dance

So You Think You Can Dance is an American dance reality tv show and competition on Fox Network all over Japan, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland and Australia.

The series premiered on July 20, 2005 and has a similar premise to the American Idol series of singing competitions, with nationwide auditions leading to the discovery of the next big star. The show was created by Idol's Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe, produced by 19 Entertainment and Dick Clark Productions. A mixture of contestants are chosen for the show, ranging from unknown street dancers to winners of national championships. All contestants have to work their way through a rigorous audition process, and, over the course of the show, are assigned different dance styles and partners each week to test their versatility.

The show has now on its 3rd season. Cat Deeley returned for her second consecutive season as host. Nigel Lyhtgoe returned as a permanent judge, joined this season by choreographer Mary Murphy.