London/Paris/Liverpool Concert Photojournal: Rihanna at the O2 Arena / London, England / 12/20/2011

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This is the seventh and last in a series of photojournals covering concerts during my trip to England and France. Tonight I attended a Rihanna concert at the O2 Arena in London, England on December 20th, 2011. … [Read more...]

“Auction Hunters” Stars To Go “Deep Inside the Lucasfilm Archives” as Part of Spike TV’s Labor Day Star Wars Marathon

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According to a press release published today, Spike TV will be broadcasting a Labor Day Marathon special that will include a tour of the Lucasfilm Archives, with a look at many of the original props and costumes from Star Wars on display at Skywalker Ranch.  The Marathon will be hosted by Allen Haff and Ton Jones of "Auction Hunters" and will be part of their programming that … [Read more...]

Salt Lake Tribune Details Role of BYU in Cecil B. DeMille ‘Ten Commandments’ Film Archive, Contribution to Blu-Ray Release

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An article published in today's Salt Lake Tribune provides a history of Bringham Young University's role in preserving an incredible archive of production material from Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments (1956), as well as the role of Utahns who were involved with the film and the famed director's respect for their reception of his classic film.  … [Read more...]

“Die Hard” Movie Prop Beretta, NYPD Badge Set, Zippo Lighter, Radio

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This is the next in a series of more comprehensive profiles of the original props in my own collection, and the next pieces to be showcased are the Zippo lighter, Kenwood radio, and NYPD badge set from the John McTiernan  film "Die Hard" staring Bruce Willis as John McClane and the hero Beretta from "Die Hard With A Vengeance". … [Read more...]

Standard Resolution Still Image Reference Archive: Superman IV (1987)

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This article provides an archive of stills from the film, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace.  This film is not available in any high definition (HD DVD or Blu-Ray) disc format, so these captures are in standard definition (1079x607), as was the case with Superman III (see Reference Archive: Superman III). … [Read more...]

Standard Resolution Still Image Reference Archive: Superman III (1983)

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This article provides an archive of stills from the film, Superman III.  This film is not available in any high definition (HD DVD or Blu-Ray) disc format, so these captures are in standard definition (1153x649). … [Read more...]

High Resolution Still Image Reference Archive: Superman (1978)

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I have archived an assortment of screencaptures/screencaps/stills from the film Superman II in high resolution format (see Reference Archive: Superman II) to serve as a reference in the ongoing series of articles about costumes in the marketplace attributed to use by Christopher Reeve in the Superman films of the 70s and 80s.  This companion article provides an archive of … [Read more...]

High Resolution Still Image Reference Archive: Superman II (1980)

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I have archived an assortment of screencaptures/screencaps/stills from the film Superman II in high resolution format to serve as a reference in the ongoing series of articles about costumes in the marketplace attributed to use by Christopher Reeve in the Superman films of the 70s and 80s.  … [Read more...]