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  1. Bill Williams

    Star Trek: Borg - Fan Collective... first details

    DVD Review just announced the first details for Paramount's upcoming "Star Trek: Borg - Fan Collective" DVD compilation. Here's what will be represented on the set: ENT: "Regeneration" TNG: "Q Who?" "The Best of Both Worlds, Parts 1 and 2" "I, Borg" "Descent, Parts 1 and 2" VOY...
  2. Bill Williams

    RIP Michael Piller

    For those who may not be familiar with the name, Michael Piller was involved with Star Trek: TNG in seasons 3-7, co-created Star Trek: DS9 and Star Trek: Voyager, and wrote the screenplay for Star Trek: Insurrection. He also created the UPN series Legend and the USA Network series The Dead Zone...
  3. Bill Williams

    Superman Serials from 1948 and 1950

    With "Superman Returns" currently finishing production for its June 2006 release date, and with talks of the four Christopher Reeve films receiving 2-discs SEs next year as well, not to mention the release of AOS S1 last week, and the upcoming releases of Superman: TAS S2 in December, AOS S2 and...
  4. Bill Williams

    Which movie are you?

    http://similarminds.com/movie.html My movie: What Classic Movie Are You? personality tests by similarminds.com Yes!!!!! :)
  5. Bill Williams

    "Smellovision replaces television - Carl Stalling sez, 'It'll never work'!"

    When I saw this story, I was reminded of an old Bugs Bunny cartoon that had that line in it. Life imitates art again! http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/08/19/v...eut/index.html Voice to Elmer Fudd: "When you hear the song of the gong, it'll be exactly 2000 (BONG!!!) A.D."
  6. Bill Williams

    Question about DVD players and recorders.... can anyone help?

    I've got a question about DVD players and recorders, one I hope someone on this board can answer for me. For some time now I've been debating about getting a DVD recorder so I can transfer a number of personal home movies on VHS onto DVD, and I'm now in a financial position to get one. I've...
  7. Bill Williams

    Videodisc format, precursor to LD - anyone remember this?

    I'm doing a comprehensive article on the many different versions of "Superman" (just the first film only) that have been released since 1978, among them the VHS, LD, and DVD formats. I clearly remember that the film had been released in a 2-disc LD-style videodisc format, as I'd seen it a few...
  8. Bill Williams

    I'm a new daddy! :)

    Just had to log on and let everyone know that I'm a new daddy! :) My daughter Lily Grace was born via Caesarean section at 2:26 p.m. on Tuesday, December 28, 2004. She weighs 9 pounds, 4 ounces, is 19 1/2 inches long, and she's got a shock of dark hair on her head! My wife April is doing...
  9. Bill Williams

    Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 2 Details

    Announced on Best Buy's web site: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=category&cmp=
  10. Bill Williams

    Directors Best DVD in your collection beginning with the letter "F"

    I'll start off with mine: Fantasia 2000 Field of Dreams - 15th Anniversary Edition (3-disc Wal-Mart set in widescreen - yes!) Finding Nemo Forrest Gump - Special Collector's Edition
  11. Bill Williams

    Rick James Dead at 56

    Yahoo! News has officially announced Rick James' death at the age of 56. Here's the link: http://et.tv.yahoo.com/newslink/ R.I.P., Super Freak. :frowning: P.S.: Moderators, if it needs to be moved, feel free to do so.
  12. Bill Williams

    Art imitating life imitating art... need help with a movie title!

    I saw this story posted on CNN, which was too funny to pass up reading: http://www.cnn.com/2004/US/South/06/....ap/index.html But it reminded me of a drama that was made in the late 70's, around 1978 or 1979 with Marc Singer ("V", "Beastmaster") portraying the blind actor-singer Tom...
  13. Bill Williams

    Robert Pastorelli Dies at Age 49

    Here is the link from CNN.com: http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/TV/0...eut/index.html He portrayed the peasant driver Timmons in Dances With Wolves, and was best known as Eldin, the never-finished painter on TV's Murphy Brown. His final film role is in Be Cool, the forthcoming sequel to Get...
  14. Bill Williams

    Spider-Man 3 in the works?

    Excerpted on www.scifi.com - hit the link: http://www.scifi.com/scifiwire/art-m.../03/11.00.film
  15. Bill Williams

    Smallville Season 2 Details

    Warner Home Video has just announced the details for the upcoming Smallville Season 2 set, courtesy of The Superman Homepage: Clark Kent lives in Smallville, but in many ways he's out of this world - and so is the spectacular "Smallville: The Complete Second Season" DVD flying into homes...
  16. Bill Williams

    Barbie and Ken break up!

    Never thought I'd see this. Check it out at CNN.com: http://www.cnn.com/2004/US/02/12/off....ap/index.html (shaking my head...)
  17. Shrek the Third (2007)

    Title: Shrek the Third Tagline: He’s in for the Royal Treatment. Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family Director: Chris Miller Cast: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Rupert Everett, Eric Idle, Justin Timberlake...
  18. Bill Williams

    West Virginia for auction!

    Check out this news story on CNN... this is just too dang funny! http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/interne....ap/index.html
  19. Bill Williams

    Spider-Man: The New Animated Series

    I just picked up the new DVD of Spider-Man: The New Animated Series during my lunch break, a blind purchase at that, and I'm looking forward to this new DVD set as a good companion piece to the Spider-Man feature film DVD. Any thoughts any of you may have on this new DVD set? Sound, picture...
  20. Bill Williams

    Which LOTR character are you?

    Take this short quiz and find out... http://quizilla.com/users/DarthMalig...0are%20you%3F/ This is me! :D
  21. Bill Williams

    Superman: The Animated Series - ?????

    With the recent announcement of several more Batman animated episodes coming to DVD next year, it's got me wondering when we're going to see some DVD releases of Superman: The Animated Series. So far the only things that WHV has released pertaining to Superman in animated form has been a couple...
  22. Bill Williams

    "Reefer Madness" SE in 2004!

    DVD Review has the scoop on this new DVD release from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment: http://dvdreview.com/html/news.html I'm thinking, did this originally come out in 1937 or 1947? Somehow my mind is telling me 1937, but it could very well be the latter. Cheech and Chong, eat your...
  23. Bill Williams

    THX-1138 SE in the works

    TheForce.net has reported that Lowry Digital, the group that did the digital clean-up on the recent Indiana Jones DVD set, is now at work on a digital clean-up of George Lucas' first directorial effort, THX-1138. Nothing much beyond that was mentioned, but it looks like we'll get to see Lucas'...
  24. Bill Williams

    "Clone Wars" on DVD this year?

    With all of the hype surrounding the premiere of the "Clone Wars" micro-series on the Cartoon Network tomorrow, I noticed in The Rumor Mill on Digital Bits that there may be a "Clone Wars" DVD release by the end of this year. Could it be all 20 episodes of the micro-series on DVD, or just the...
  25. Bill Williams

    Smallville Season 1 DVD Framing Problems

    I wanted to share a technical problem that I just encountered on Warner's recent DVD release of Smallville: The Complete First Season. This past Saturday I was watching the episode "Kinetic" (on Disc 4), and at the 0:13:38 mark there is an obvious framing problem on the disc. It is the...
  26. Bill Williams

    Real World Seasons 2 & 3 on DVD - any plans?

    Has there been any word on when we will see the complete second and third seasons of The Real World on DVD from Paramount Home Video? After all of these "extras" DVDs, followed by the season sets of the first season (New York) and one of the recent seasons (Las Vegas), it's got me wondering...
  27. Bill Williams

    JFK SE - Triple dip anyone?

    I just checked out the news on The Digital Bits about Warner's plans to re-release the JFK SE in November (in time for the 40th anniversary of the assassination) on DVD. According to the posting, the only new feature they're planning to include is the made-for-video documentary "Beyond JFK: The...