Leonardo DiCaprio set to produce, yet another, Island of Dr. Moreau reboot

Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company Appian Way together with Warner Brothers , is about to embark upon the path less traveled. H.G. Wells’s classic story of science gone awry has seen many incarnations over the past 70 years, most notably the 1977 film with Burt Lancaster and the 1996¬†John Frakenheimer film starring Marlon Brando (whose portrayalContinue reading “Leonardo DiCaprio set to produce, yet another, Island of Dr. Moreau reboot”

One of the greatest Halloween pranks. Listen to the Orson Welles radio adaptation of ‘The War of the Worlds.’ 74 years ago yesterday it panicked the nation

Turn off the tv, turn on the mood lighting, and listen to the still haunting broadcast of this Orson Welles classic Halloween prank.¬† The October 30, 1938 radio adaptation of The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells brought Orson Welles instant fame. The combination of the news bulletin form of the performance withContinue reading “One of the greatest Halloween pranks. Listen to the Orson Welles radio adaptation of ‘The War of the Worlds.’ 74 years ago yesterday it panicked the nation”