From Academy Award®–winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton comes “John Carter”—a sweeping action-adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). “John Carter” is based on a classic novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, whose highly imaginative adventures served as inspiration for many filmmakers, both past and present. The film tells the story of war-weary, former military captain John Carter (Taylor Kitsch), who is inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes reluctantly embroiled in a conflict of epic proportions amongst the inhabitants of the planet, including Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe) and the captivating Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins). In a world on the brink of collapse, Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes that the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.
This weekend couldn’t be any more crazy… Mingle Media TV is in Burbank today for the
The 36th Annual Saturn Award’s (Sci-Fi) and we are so excited because we are Sci-Fi geeks and the celebs attending will be amazing, the movies, TV shows and other productions are amazing this year…
So if you’re not really a Sci-Fi buff, but go to the movies, you’ll recognize these amazing films starting with the leader of the nominations: James Cameron’s 3-D fantasy “Avatar” with 10 nominations followed by “Sherlock Holmes” with 8 nominations, and close behind are “Inglourious Basterds” and “Watchmen” receiving 7 nominations apiece. Some more of MMTVN‘s favorites: “District 9” and J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek” and “District 9” each have 6 nominations each.
In the TV show categories “Lost” is at the top with 8 nominations with “Dexter” (Showtime),“Breaking Bad” (AMC), and “True Blood” (HBO) with 5 nominations each. Not sure why “Fringe” (Fox) only got 3? but I guess I didn’t get my votes in… “Doctor Who” (BBC), and “Leverage” (TNT) also have 3 nominations apiece.
You can see everyone who was nominated this year by going to the Saturn Awards Website.
ABOUT: The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films was founded in 1972 by noted film historian Dr. Donald A. Reed to honor and recognize genre entertainment. Over the years, the Academy has expanded their reach to include other film genres. The organization also recognizes excellence in television and home entertainment. Robert Holguin presently serves as President of the 38 year old organization.
Stay tuned for our Red Carpet Report from the Saturn Awards and tomorrow’s Daytime Emmys (Creative Arts) where Mingle Media TV’s own Robin Craig is up for her 3rd Emmy!!
Sunday the BET awards and parties will be rolling so… don’t worry, we’ll get the interviews you want to see on Mingle Media TV.
If you haven’t been following what’s happening with video online – or the growing community of Web TV Series (oh, yeah… hello, all of us here at Mingle Media TV want you to go to sign up for our weekly reminders for our 30 LIVE web shows...) then you will want to start at the TOP with the “Safety Geeks: 3D” award-winning, scripted, web series.
Some background… Mingle Media TV met the cast of Safety Geeks on the Red Carpet at the Streamy Awards…
They hinted about their 3D production for season 1 and then invited Mingle Media TV to a LIVE press conference where we were able to SEE with our own eyes (using 3D glasses that are super cool looking – not like the ones from the 1950’s) the awesome FX of what 3D looks like in your living room… (Sony, Samsung, Panasonic – this is a shameful plug in hopes of sponsorship)… All I can say is Christmas can’t come soon enough, I want a 3D HD TV (my son says 72″ but I don’t think I can sell him for enough money to pay for that model).
Here’s some background on how they made the 3D web series along with our reaction to viewing it during the press conference yesterday:
Now, if you still haven’t seen the Safety Geeks series… we’re gonna make it easy for you -> here’s Season 1 Episode 1 entitled: Sexy Lap Dance of Doom!
Here’s the back story: Produced by Dave Beeler and Tom Konkle, “Safety Geeks: 3D”, follows the comic adventures of a semi-elite force of safety experts; the P.O.S.H. (Professional Occupational Safety Hazard) team who is obsessed with making the world along with bits of Canada a safer place. The CSI-like team investigates accidents to find out what went wrong and who is to blame, however, their involvement causes far more damage than they prevent, leaving a trail of chaos and destruction in their wake.
Be sure to visit http://www.yabazam.com to download your 3D version of this hysterically funny web series today!