March 18, 2012 | 6:29 p.m.
Felicia Day, the apple of many a fanboy’s eye and creator of the hit Web series “The Guild,” unveiled her next venture into online entertainment at WonderCon on Saturday. Along with a panel of colleagues with plenty of geek cred, Day introduced Geek & Sundry, her new YouTube channel. Five new shows plus Season 5 of “The Guild” will begin airing on the site in April. Day was full of enthusiasm on the panel as she chatted about the project (and she admitted that she “started crying to Pearl Jam on the way down” to Anaheim). “Every single show is like a piece of love,” she said. “We’re really excited to create a whole new community around these shows.” Before the panel kicked off, fans watched the trailer for Geek & Sundry’s lineup, which is now available to view on […]
Oct. 29, 2009 | 5:00 p.m.
Contributor Susan King brings us some Halloween fun with this piece on the brilliant Roger Corman aiding Netflix with his cliffhanger genius. The result being an interactive three-parter, directed by Joe Dante, called “Splatter.” — Jevon Phillips When it came to making movies quickly and cheaply, it was hard to beat Roger Corman, who once joked that he could make a film about the Roman Empire with two extras and a sagebrush. He directed 1960’s “The Little Shop of Horrors” in two days. Corman started directing films in 1955 and, during his peak, could turn out seven a year. A true auteur of “B” movies, his films featured offbeat characters, dark humor, social commentary and a savvy use of special effects and sets — he would often simply shoot another film on the same sets with the same actors. With its […]