Saturday, January 31, 2009

Monsters vs. Aliens in 3-D

Coming this Sunday during the Super Bowl is a bit of "Monsters vs. Aliens" in 3-D. Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogan, Rainn Wilson and Hugh Laurie star. The film will be released on March 27th 2009.

Monsters vs. Aliens in 3-D

Monsters vs. Aliens trailer #1

Monsters vs. Aliens trailer #2

Friday, January 23, 2009

Nausicaa - English Voice Work

The following video is from Behind the Microphone: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Nausicaa - English Voice Work featurette

Narrator: Tony Jay
NausicaƤ: Alison Lohman
Lord Yupa: Patrick Stewart
Kushana: Uma Thurman
Kurotowa: Chris Sarandon
Mito: Edward James Olmos
Lastelle: Emily Bauer
Asbel: Shia LaBeouf
Mayor of Pejite: Mark Hamill
Obaba: Tress MacNeille
King Jihl: Mark Silverman
Muzu: James Arnold Taylor
Gikuri: Jeff Bennett
Lastelle's Mother: Jodi Benson
Gol: Frank Welker

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

The voice and vision of Jim Henson

The world is a better place for Jim Henson sharing his vision, his voice, his heart, and his soul. Let's take a look and listen back over his work.

A tribute to Muppeteer/Writer/Director/Humanist Jim Henson from 2001's MuppetFest.

Kermit sings "It's Not That Easy Being Green"

Kermit sings "The Rainbow Connection" from "The Muppet Movie"

Kermit sings "The Rainbow Connection" with Debra Harry from "The Muppet Show"

Entertainment Tonight on Jim Henson's death

The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (Part 1 of 5) This was a CBS special broadcast shortly after the death of Jim Henson

The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (Part 2 of 5)

The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (Part 3 of 5)

The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (Part 4 of 5)

The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (Part 5 of 5)

Jim Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990)

Listen to "A Boy and his Frog" by Tom Smith

Read the lyrics by Tom Smith

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Bob "Porky Pig" Bergen Wednesday on Shokus Internet Radio

Mark Evanier

Over at his wonderful blog, "News From Me," Mark Evanier let us know that the enormously talented Bob Bergen (the nice Jewish boy who grew up to voice Porky Pig) will be appearing on "Stu's Show" on Shokus Internet Radio with Stuart Shostak. Mark reminds us that Shokus Internet Radio is NOT a podcast, so you CANNOT download the show, but MUST listen during the "aired" time from 4 PM to 6 PM Pacific Time, 7 PM to 9 PM Eastern.

Bob Bergen

You might want to check out Bob"s one-man-show "Here's The Deal" and what he has to say about recording a voice-over demo here.

Here is an interview with Bob at ToonZone, Part 1 and
ToonZone, Part 2

Mark has also posted a couple of "Mr. Magoo" commercials for Stag Beer, voiced by the late, great, Jim Backus