Here we go with this weeks edition of Best of the Week.
Movie Trailer of the Week:
Hitchcock – In theatres November 23rd, 2012
Synopsis: A love story about one of the most influential filmmakers of the last century, Alfred Hitchcock and his wife and partner Alma Reville. The film takes place during the making of Hitchcock’s seminal movie Psycho. The cast includes Anthony Hopkins as the title character, Helen Mirren as Alma Reville, Jessica Biel as Vera Miles and one of my favourite sexy actresses, Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh
YouTube Video of the Week:
An Unexpected Briefing – Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand partnered with WETA Workshop on a brand new Hobbit inspired Safety Video. It features cameo appearances including Sir Peter Jackson. Visit http://www.airnzcode.com/hobbitmovie to Find and Unlock the Elvish Code for your chance to win one of six double passes to the World Premiere Screening of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in New Zealand on the 28th of November 2012
YouTube channel you should be subscribed to, of the week:
The Guild is an independent sitcom web series about a group of online gamers. The show started in the late summer of 2007, and for the first season was financed solely by PayPal donations from LOYAL FANS. Since season 2, The Guild has been distributed by Xbox Live and Microsoft and sponsored by Sprint.
Episodes vary from 3-8 minutes in length, and follow the Guild members’ lives online and offline.
“The Guild” has won many awards, including the SXSW, YouTube and Yahoo Web Series Awards in 2008, and 3 Streamy Awards in 2009: Best Comedy Web Series, Best Ensemble, and Best Actress for Felicia Day.
News Article of the Week:
Disney acquires Lucasfilm for $4.05 Billion
And this is how we light up the internet and spark off the Nerd Wars. Some think this will kill the franchise, especially with Disney announcing that they plan to have Star Wars : Episode VII (7) out by 2015. Personally, I think George Lucas made the right move, he’s done enough and can now enjoy his retirement.
That makes this true:
As always, I’m still open to suggestions for other categories, and for nominations to get included on the list. You can let me know at: oftheweekATleighcDOTcom