Racing Extinction – Discovery’s Epic Look at Our Endangered Planet Earth

The Discovery Channel set a lofty goal for itself when they scheduled the documentary Racing Extinction. More than ratings, the network’s executives aimed to wake people up to dire environmental crises facing the Earth (issues like mass animal extinction, global climate change, illegal wildlife traffic., a planet unable to sustain life) and inspire action to […]

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‘Heroes’ Actress Visits Japan Dolphin Hunt Town

By JAY ALABASTER Associated Press Writer TAIJI, Japan — ‘Heroes‘ star Hayden Panettiere and her boyfriend, world champion boxer Wladimir Klitschko, received a chilly reception Friday in the Japanese fishing village of Taiji, where they called for an end to its annual dolphin hunt. Panettiere said she would “love to be a spokesperson” for the […]

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Oscar Winners On Demand Now: The Hurt Locker & More

As we bask in the post-Oscar glow of The Hurt Locker winning its bounty of Academy Awards and shutting out the overblown Avatar in most of its categories, perhaps now you’re interested in actually seeing the films that won these trophies. Fortunately, you can check out that Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best […]

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Live Report from the Academy Awards

Tonight’s the night. In about half an hour, the 82nd Annual Academy Awards will start broadcasting live from Hollywood, California. There are many, many attractive people here, and out on the red carpet, Avatar star Sam Worthington made a point to tell the entire crowd that “this is f-ing unbelievable.” I’m sitting here live in […]

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New on DVD: Harry Potter, Public Enemies & More

Arriving on DVD this week are some big summer films to watch at home now. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is now out, along with the big-time gangster flick Public Enemies (and for more Dillinger action, you can watch Dillinger right here on Fancast). There’s Robin Williams in World’s Greatest Dad, which is Bobcat […]

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