November 24, 2010

Junior's Reading And Viewing List:
October 11 - 17, 2010

Last Update - November 24, 2010 at 8:20 PM EST

Junior's 'Reading And Viewing List' for October 11 through 17 of 2010 offers title links with article snippets from items that were published via the web heading into mid October.

The topics covered below include films, hockey (Washington Capitals), music and racing (Formula One and WRC).

Some 2010 F1 Korean Grand Prix Preview and 2010 WRC Rally Spain Preview posts made it into this list.

October 17, 2010

That Was The Week That Was: October 10-16, By the Tens
By The Peerless at The Peerless Prognosticator

Well, the first full week of Capitals hockey is in the books. How did the boys do? Let’s take a look at ten areas...

October 16, 2010

POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Capitals 3, Predators 2, OT
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at

Four Straight – It wasn’t pretty, but the Capitals came out of Nashville with a 3-2 overtime win over the Predators, their fourth consecutive win after an opening night loss in Atlanta. Brooks Laich’s power play goal closed out the Preds, but Michal Neuvirth’s spectacular 37-save performance in goal kept the Caps within striking distance...

WRC revs up a gear with new TV programs
Posted at

World Rally Championship television coverage entered a new era this week when broadcasters were given a first glimpse of an exciting range of new programmes for next year...

October 15, 2010

How Martha Stewart Inspired Helen Mirren's 'Red' Performance
Posted by Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

Sure, "Red" has an amazing cast of actors — Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, and Richard Dreyfuss, among others — but we're not alone in calling out Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren as one of the most intriguing (and unlikely) of the bunch...

'Hulk' Series Planned For ABC, 'Cloak And Dagger' Developing
At ABC Family

By Josh Wigler at MTV's Splash Page

...According to Heat Vision, Marvel and ABC are developing a live-action television revival of "The Incredible Hulk," a property that's considered a top priority at Marvel Television. The division is headed up by comic book scribe and former "Heroes" writer Jeph Loeb, who just recently concluded a lengthy "Hulk" arc for Marvel Comics...

Countdown to Rally de Espana
Posted at

Eighty-two times Dani Sordo has taken the start of a World Rally Championship event. And 18 times, he has finished second. Sixteen times, he has finished second to Sebastien Loeb. Will Catalunya be number 17? Not if the former Junior World Rally Champion has got anything to do with it...

Korea preview quotes - Red Bull, Cosworth, Williams,
Ferrari & more

Posted at

If there is one thing all the drivers and their teams love, it is a challenge, and the inaugural Korean Grand Prix should certainly be one of the biggest challenges of the season. Only just approved by the FIA, the Yeongam track is a real unknown quantity. Although they have undoubtedly studied the circuit map and sampled it on a simulator, the drivers have yet to experience the newly-built circuit for real, and they clearly can't wait to get cracking. The drivers and team personnel reveal their preparations...

October 14, 2010

Missed M. Night Shyamalan And The 'Unbreakable:
Ten Years Later' Event At NYCC? Watch It Now!

By the Splash Page Team at MTV's Splash Page

During last weekend's New York Comic Con, MTV News hosted an event that took a look back at one of the first dark superhero films of the decade: M. Night Shyamalan's "Unbreakable"...

PAUL DI'ANNO To Perform IRON MAIDEN Debut In It's Entirety
On Upcoming US Dates

Posted at Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles

Former IRON MAIDEN singer PAUL DI'ANNO as confirmed with that he will perform Iron Maiden's debut album in its entirety, as well as tracks from the Killers album, on his upcoming US dates in December and January...

Fiesta potential cheers Matthew Wilson
Posted at

Matthew Wilson says the end of the current World Rally Car era later this season will be less significant because the new generation machines being prepared for 2011 are so good...

October 13, 2010

Postgame Notebook: Capitals 2, Islanders 1
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at

Happy Homestand – Washington eked out a 2-1 win over the New York Islanders on Wednesday to finish off its first homestand of the season with a perfect 3-0 mark...

New 'Red' Clip: 'I Take The Odd Contract On The Side'
By Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

In "Red," Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren play retired black ops agents forced to get back into the game after they're targeted for assassination. Along with fellow agents played by Morgan Freeman and John Malkovich, the pensioners set out to discover who's trying to end their quiet retirement — though, as you'll see in this new clip, some have been quieter than others...

M. Night Shyamalan Says 'Unbreakable' Reactions Have Changed For The Better Over The Years
By Josh Wigler at MTV's Splash Page

We here at Splash Page and the greater MTV community have long advocated for a sequel to "Unbreakable," director M. Night Shyamalan's 2000 feature film about a man who learns that he's super strong and practically invulnerable. But while we have always been big fans of the comic book inspired movie, it wasn't always a well-received work...

Alonso ready to play hardball in Korea
Posted at

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says he must go on the attack at the forthcoming Korean Grand Prix in order to stop championship leader Mark Webber pulling further ahead in the title race...

October 12, 2010

Diamond Head To Play Whole Of Debut Album Live
By mdome at Classic Rock

Diamond Head are to make their performance at Hard Rock Hell IV on December 3 something special.

To mark the 30th anniversary of the release of their classic debut album, Lightning To The Nations, the band will play this in its entirety – for the first time ever. Released in 1980 by Happy Face Records, it’s regarded as one of the most important of all NWOBHM records. This was originally put out in a plain white sleeve, hence it’s alternative title of The White Album...

Suzuka debrief with Williams' Sam Michael
Posted at

Williams had an eventful Japanese Grand Prix, with Nico Hulkenberg being punted out by Renault's Vitaly Petrov on the opening lap and Rubens Barrichello complaining that his car was 'bouncing' during the race. At the end of it all, however, they came away with two points, courtesy of Barrichello...

Bruce Willis Calls 'Fantastic Four' Rumor 'A Good Rumor',
Pushes For 'Unbreakable 2'

By Josh Wigler at MTV's Splash Page

...Beyond "Fantastic Four", there's another superhero project that Willis would "absolutely" love to pursue: a sequel to "Unbreakable", the 2000 thriller written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Asked about the possibility of that project coming to life, Willis said: "You better talk some sense into M. Night Shyamalan and see if we can get that to come around."...

October 11, 2010

Postgame Notebook: Capitals 3, Senators 2, OT
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at

Eight Gets One Late – Monday night’s game against the Senators won’t be remembered as one of the best performances of Alex Ovechkin’s career. The dynamic left wing struggled in all situations all night against the Senators, but he redeemed himself in the game’s 65th minute...

'Spider-Man' Finds Its Villain In Rhys Ifans
By Josh Wigler at MTV's Splash Page

...Deadline reports the breaking news that Sony Pictures Entertainment has offered the lead villain role in "Spider-Man" to the Welsh actor. If he accepts the offer, Ifans will join a growing cast list that already includes Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker and Emma Stone as his ill-fated first love Gwen Stacy...

Webber: I need another win for the title
Posted at

Championship leader Mark Webber says he must take another race victory this season as he looks to secure his first Formula One drivers' title. Webber extended his standings lead in Suzuka on Sunday, but...

Catalunya packs out a high-quality entry list
Posted at

The organisers of RallyRACC Catalunya-Costa Daurada Rally de Espana have issued a strong entry for next week's penultimate round of the World Rally Championship, featuring all the main players and a WRC debut in a Subaru Impreza WRC for Francois Duval...

Paranoid @ No. 1
Posted at Home Of Metal

As a follow up to our earlier Paranoid @ 40 blog post we are celebrating the LP reaching the top of the UK album charts. As you can see from the advert we obtained from the Vertigo Swirl website which was published in the October 10th edition of Record Mirror, the lable were very proud of this landmark achievement for them and the band. I wonder if they could have ever imagined that the record would still be making waves all these years on. We asked Dr Andy Cope, author of Black Sabbath and the Rise of Heavy Metal to give the musicology perspective on the album which reached the top of the UK album charts 40 years ago. He gave us this summary of some of the material he covers in far greater detail in his book...

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