This week, the ESO crew gets into THE SHINING 1958 Plymouth Fury named CHRISTINE, places it in MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE for THE GREEN MILE, takes a left at the PET CEMETERY into THE DEAD ZONE, blows through THE MIST like a SILVER BULLET, finally arriving at THE DARK TOWER and takes THE STAND to testify on the incredible career of Stephen King. Mike, Mike, and Bobby are once again joined by the award-winning Mark Maddox, artist Lysa Shin, listener Michelle Kenoyer, and Rebecca Perry from TheOneRing.net. Plus, the usual Rants, Raves, Shout Outs and Khan Report!
Join us for yet another episode of The Earth Station One Podcast we like to call: The World of Stephen King
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By Ashley Bergner
Box Office Buzz
The movie “Battleship” has taken quite a bit of flak in the months leading up to its release based on the fact it’s a film inspired by a board game. There’s been jokes about what phrases from the game might end up as dialogue in the film (such as, “You sunk my battleship!”) and about what other board game-to-film projects we’ll be seeing in the future (coming next summer to a theater near you, a film about a family of explorers who find themselves trapped in a deadly jungle and facing down the most frightening terror they’ve ever experienced: a pack of hungry, hungry hippos …).
So, despite some of the initial skepticism from filmgoers and critics, is the final movie based on Hasbro’s classic naval combat game a “hit” or a “miss”? It has the same kind of feel as Michael Bay’s “Transformers” films, except with a naval twist — and whether that’s a good thing or not depends a lot on how you feel about the “Transformers” movies. Continue reading