November 14, 2011

Junior's Reading And Viewing List:
October 22 - 31, 2011

Last Update - November 14, 2011 at 3:21 AM EST

In the October 22 through October 31, 2011 'Reading And Viewing List', Junior's Eyes provides links that help you to revisit the last ten days of October 2011.

As usual, the list covers films, television shows, music, Washington Capitals hockey, Formula One racing and WRC rally news.

October 31, 2011

'Spider-Man' Villain Rhys Ifans: The Lizard Is Not 'Pure Evil'
Posted by Terri Schwartz at MTV's Splash Page

...The actor explained that he's a big fan of his "The Amazing Spider-Man" villain The Lizard because of his complexity. Unlike other villains that serve as foils to their superhero counterparts, Ifans has said that he think he and Spider-Man have a "moral" bond, and shared this time around why he thinks Connors is such a special character...

Dee Snider Records Broadway Tunes
By mdome at Classic Rock

...Snider recently told Goldmine: “It’s sort of a Twisted Christmas taken to Broadway. But there are some pretty metallic moments there, I’ll tell you. Sweeney Todd translates into a metal song amazingly — bass, drums, guitar — so some of the songs are really metallic, but it’s a rock record”...

Motley To Reissue Back Catalogue
By mdome at Classic Rock

Motley Crue are to reissue five albums on November 14...

...On the same day, four other albums will be made available on standard CD. Those in question are:...

...And on December 5, the band put out the Greatest Hits album on CD, deluxe CD, 180g vinyl and DVD. The track listing is:...

Huge entry for WRC finale
Posted at

Close on 80 cars will contest the final round of this season's World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB...

Loeb looks to sportscars with new team
Posted at

Sebastien Loeb will target a return to the Le Mans 24 Hours when he calls time on his career in the World Rally Championship...

October 30, 2011

Memorabilia MCM Expo Q&A
Posted by Brian at

In this special episode we bring you an extended interview with four of the stars of Torchwood Miracle Day: Eve Myles (Gwen Cooper), Kai Owen (Rhys), Arlene Tur (Dr Vera) and Alexa Havins (Esther Drummond), recoorded at a press Q&A at their London Comic Con/Memorabilia MCM Expo appearance October 2011.

Gillan Will Welcome New Companion
Posted at Doctor Who TV

...Speaking on Graham Norton’s Radio 2 show yesterday, she said: “I know the time is going to come when Rory and Amy have to leave. It’s inevitable and that will make me really, really sad. But that’s the nature of the show and what’s so good about it...

October 29, 2011

POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Canucks 7, Capitals 4
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at

Tough Trip, Tough Towns – Washington will be heading home empty-handed from its two-game Western Canada road trip. The Caps fell 7-4 to the Canucks in Vancouver on Saturday night...

Doctor Who - Cast & Crew Special
Uploaded to YouTube by GuarroRock

To The Proclaimers "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)", here's the cast and crew special for the end of David Tennant's tenure as the Doctor.

It was watched at the wrap party with all the cast and crew.


Anvil To Reissue Three Albums
By mdome at Classic Rock

Anvil are to reissue three of their albums in deluxe digipacks through SPV/Steamhammer on November 28...

October 28, 2011

'Iron Man 3': Robert Downey Jr. Goes To North Carolina
By Josh Wigler at MTV's Splash Page

Robert Downey Jr. makes his grand return as Tony Stark in next summer's "The Avengers", fighting the Asgardian master of manipulation Loki and his minions alongside Earth's Mightiest Heroes on the streets of New York City — and once he's done cruising through the Big Apple, ol' Shellhead's taking an extended trip to Wilmington, North Carolina...

Primeval: New Order Details
Posted at Cult Fix

More details on New Order, Primeval’s new 13-episode American spin-off, have emerged.

Primeval co-creator Tim Haines explained the basic premise to SFX and said the spin-off won’t ignore the UK show and will crossover...

*Dan, Jr. / Junior's Eyes Note: Why do they keep killing off good shows by making US versions? Just show the original UK versions, even old episodes first, if the program hasn't been shown in America before. They do speak English, you know.

52k Say “Save Doctor Who Confidential”
Posted at Doctor Who TV

...Today marks “Save Doctor Who Confidential Day” and a count will be taken at midnight and sent to BBC Trust. If you haven’t done so already, show your support by taking a moment to sign it.

Note: the petition will still remain open after midnight, so you can still sign it after this time.

Save Doctor Who Confidential - Campaign Update
Posted at Doctor Who Online

The campaign to save Doctor Who Confidential, which was recently axed by the BBC is doing exceptionally well with over 50,000+ fans having now signed the online petition!...

Canton Back in Series 7?
Posted at Doctor Who TV

Mark Sheppard has hinted that we may be seeing more of his Doctor Who character, Canton Delaware, in future...

Alice Cooper To Appear In Vampire Movie
By mdome at Classic Rock

...He’ll be playing himself in Dark Shadows, which stars Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green and Helena Bonham Carter...

India preview - a new dawn near New Delhi
Posted at

It has one of F1's longest straights, a big corner like Istanbul Park's, goes up and down in places, and has a 62 percent capacity for DRS in qualifying that mirrors Spa-Francorchamps. Small wonder that the inaugural Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit outside New Delhi has everyone very excited this weekend...

October 27, 2011

POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Oilers 2, Capitals 1
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at

Shots Down, Shot Down – Prior to their departure from the District on their current two-game Western Canada road trip, the Capitals identified limiting opposition shots on goal as an area in which they’d like to improve. On Thursday in Edmonton, the Caps made some strides in that area. They also lost a 2-1 decision to the Oilers...

Michael Shannon on Playing Zod in Man of Steel
Posted at Super Hero Hype

Both Digital Spy and Empire got a chance to talk to Michael Shannon about playing General Zod in Zack Snyder's Superman movie Man of Steel. Spoiler alert for those who don't want to know about specific scenes ahead of time!...

October 26, 2011

'Red 2' Targets August 2013 Release, Plot Revealed
By Josh Wigler at MTV's Splash Page

...In addition to the just announced release date, we also have a new log line for the "Red" sequel. According to Summit, "Red 2" will "reunite our team of retired CIA operatives as they use their old-school style to take on a new set of enemies all across Europe"...

Rush Announce Three Box Sets
By mdome at Classic Rock

Rush are to release three box sets on November 28 – and these will cover their entire period on Mercury Records...

October 25, 2011

Read Extract From Ace Frehley’s Book
By mdome at Classic Rock

Ace Frehley is publishing his autobiography next week. But you can read an extract from it now...

Into the not-so unknown - Mercedes on simulating new circuits
Posted at

The Formula One drivers will only turn a wheel for the first time at the Buddh International Circuit on Friday morning. But although those practice laps will mark the beginning of a new learning process, the teams and drivers are far from starting from zero when they actually take to the track...

October 24, 2011

Meat Loaf Slams Aussie Football Organisers
By mdome at Classic Rock

Meat Loaf has hit back at those who’ve criticised his recent performance at the Australian Football League’s Grand Final...

..."...And I hope the AFL hears this and I want this everywhere. Because I will go out of my way to tell any artist: ‘Do not play for them’”...

Fans urged to Paint It Orange
Posted at

Leading drivers from the World Rally Championship have helped to launch the Paint It Orange campaign to raise funds for the Richard Burns Foundation, the charity established following the death of the 2001 world rally champion...

October 23, 2011

Review: BOSS, 1.1 - "Listen"
By Dan Owen at Dan's Media Digest

Kelsey Grammer's struggled to find a hit since Frasier came to an end in 2004, with dreadful sitcoms like Back To You and Hank bombing with audiences. A gifted comic actor, but also just a great actor, it's no wonder he's decided to try his luck with cable drama (which often seems like the only place to find good work these days)...

Q&A: Jaime Alguersuari
Posted at

Six days after bagging a career best seventh in the Korean Grand Prix, Spanish Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Jaime Alguersuari was in Salou yesterday (Saturday) to spectate on RallyRACC-Rally de Espana...

October 22, 2011

POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Capitals 7, Red Wings 1
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at

And Then There Was One – Two undefeated teams came into Verizon Center for Saturday night’s game at Verizon Center, but only one left the building at night’s end. That was the Capitals, who downed the Detroit Red Wings 7-1 to add to their franchise record of wins at season’s start...

Davison Not Expecting 50th Return
Posted at Doctor Who TV

5th Doctor, Peter Davison has said that he isn’t ruling out returning for Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary, but would be very surprised if he was asked back again...

Doctor Who - Children In Need Special: 'Time Crash' 2007

Review: The Silver Turk - CD
By Marc Platt at Doctor Who Online

...The Eighth Doctor without Lucie Miller?; Surely we all said the same thing when Charley Pollard left the TARDIS and now without Sheridan Smith in sight, how will the Doctor cope? Well he won’t need to as this Doctor has not met both of those well loved companions. This is a younger, less hardened Doctor, and it is with this trip to the past that Big Finish brings Paul McGann back into the main monthly range...

Review: The Companion Chronicles: The Memory Cheats - CD
By Simon Guerrier at Doctor Who Online

...This is an excellent two hander between Wendy Padbury reprising the role of Zoe and Charlie Hayes, Padbury’s own daughter in the role of Jen, Zoe’s interrogator. Both play the mutual suspicion of one another convincingly, and it is the strength of their performances which draw you into the story...

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