The US Air Force is partnering with Microsoft to promote the Xbox LIVE "Horror Meets Comedy" original short film series premiering this November 19th. The series features eight well-known horror directors who will bring their comedic visions to life. Directors include James Wan & Leigh Whannell creators of the "Saw" franchise, James Gunn ("Slither", "Dawn of the Dead") Andrew Douglas ("The Amityville Horror"), David Slade ("30 Days of Night") and Lucky McKee ("May").
Air Force will create custom intro billboards that will run with each pilot and interactive media placements that will live across the Xbox LIVE online entertainment network and the Xbox.com website. Users can click on these custom units and engage directly with the Air Force Brand Destination which offers users the opportunity to learn more about the Air Force through video downloads, gamer pictures and theme packages.
Seems to me there’s a bigger picture to explore…
Discovery Network's Planet Green figures that viewers will swallow their environmental medicine only if it comes coated in a bright, sugary syrup.
At least they're honest. With multi facets of green consumers today, you can't make all extremes happy--so why fault Planet Green for "narrowing their focus?" Better a little green gets through to these consumers than none at all. And the backlash provides fodder for other content.
I was never really much of a dodge ball fan as a kid. My elementary school even had a dodge ball cage for the kids to play in. I invariably was the girl the guys aimed for, probably because of my propensity for distraction--The boys on the outside of the ring were always far cuter than those inside. But times have changed...My guess is that the bullies and the jocks have left the ring, and a far cooler class has taken over. Check it out, as reported by the LA Times: A little vintage, a little quirky, but completely full throttle.
Young & Restless in China tracks the lives of nine Chinese Gen X'ers over four years as they scramble to keep pace with a society changing faster than any in history. Raised under communism they are now making their way in China's blazing capitalist economy. Their stories of ambition, exuberance, crime and corruption are interwoven with moments of love, heartbreak and passion. Together they capture the changing values, hopes and dreams of a pivotal generation.