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Lena Headey at Emmys 2011

Lena Headey voted as Best Dressed at the 2011 Emmys.

Joan Rivers for the Fashion Police show have crowned Lena Headey (Terminator : The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Game of Thrones) who was wearing a taffeta and lace gown made by Alessandra Rich.

Lena Heaydey in Alessandra Rich.

Lena headey at 2011 Emmys

Lena heaydey at Emmys 2011

Lena Headey at 2011 Emmys

More about the other nominees at : Joan Rivers crowns 2011 Emmys best and worst dressed at huliq.com 



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Terminator The Sarah Connor Chronicles : HD 1080p screencaps

Screencaps from Terminator the Sarah Connor Chronicles season 1, in high resolution ( HD 1080p ) have been added to the gallery.

TSCC HD screencaps : Terminator The Sarah Connor Chronicles Season 1

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Cameron (Summer Glau) in Terminator The Sarah Connor Chronicles season 1

We have created a video based on its HD 1080p screencaps of Summer Glau as Cameron in Terminator : The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
Music : Weird Al Yankovic

Screencaps at Summer Glau gallery : Terminator : The Sarah Connor Chronicles Season 1



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The Cape DVD to Win

The Cape DVD will be released on September 26 in the UK and Universal
Playback has given copies of The Cape: The Complete Series to
film-oriented websites. The latter are offering their readers a chance
to win a copy of the discs.




Win 1 of 3 copies of the Cape on DVD at film-news UK
To be in with a chance of winning just send an email with CAPE! in the subject line to comp@film-news.co.uk including your name, address and telephone number. Winners will be notified by phone/email. closing date: 21 Oct 2011


Win a copy of The Cape: The Complete Series on DVD! at syfy UK (10 copies available)
To enter the competition, one has to sign in or create a free account then answer a simple question. End Date: 17th October

What other sci-fi show has Summer Glau (Orwell) starred in?
Fringe
Smallville
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicle


Win The Cape: The Complete Series on DVD at Hey U Guys UK (5 copies available)
For your chance to win simply answer this question using the form below:

Who plays the character ‘Orwell in the movie, The Cape?


UPDATE : others sites offers the DVD's

Win! The Cape On DVD at bleedingcool

Superheroes. Bloggers. Summer Glau. One of these things might seem not
to fit, but all three come together in The Cape, a TV series about a
masked vigilante estranged from his family and on a mission of
vengeance.
It’s not too obvious from that, but Ms. Glau has a rather upfront role as a blogger named Orwell. She’s always fun to watch.


Competiton: Win superhero series ‘The Cape’ on DVD at Blogomatic3000

Ably supported by investigative blogger Orwell (Summer Glau – The Sarah
Connor Chronicles), Faraday pits himself up against ultra-violent
villain Chess (James Frain – True Blood & Flashforward)

What famous superhero TV show (also released on DVD by Universal Playback) starred Lou Ferrigno? Was it:
a) Batman
b) Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
c) The Incredible Hulk
Email your answer and address to competition@blogomatic3000.com with CAPE in the subject line. An email entry counts as ONE entry into the competition. Ends October 1st 2011.

Win 1 of 3 copies of comic book drama, The Cape! at dvdactive
To win your copy and find out what chaos ensues simply answer the question below.
Which ex-Firefly star also appears in The Cape?
Gina Torres
Jewel Staite
Summer Glau

Side note : you'll notice the questions are focused on Orwell/Summer
Glau. I thought David Lyons was supposed to be the main character


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Alphas Episode 11 Season Finale Original Sin

The Alphas' trust stands the ultimate test when Red Flag escalates the war on the Department of Defense.



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10 Reasons Why Alphas Is Better Than Heroes

10 Reasons Why Alphas Is Better Than Heroes

10 Reasons Why Alphas Is Better Than Heroes

I had no interest in Alphas at first. I’d been burned badly on Heroes with its never-ending loop of returning characters to the same place and plot arcs that didn’t pay off and dropped storylines. I concluded television just didn’t know how to do superheroes right and, besides, Alphas was on the Syfy Channel, not exactly known for high-quality shows.

But when I was flipping channels, I caught a tense scene between David Strathairn and someone holding him at knifepoint. I thought, "this looks very good.” I DVR’d all the episodes, started watching and realized that while Heroes had gone in the wrong direction after a promising first season, Alphas was already better than its predecessor had ever been.

Apparently, the powers that be at Syfy agree, as the show has been renewed for a second season.

10 Reasons Why Alphas Is Better Than Heroes

Here are the reasons why:

1. David Strathairn

He has been one of the finest character actors since he first received screen credits in 1979 with The Return of the Secaucus Seven and he’s played such roles such as Arthur Spiderwick in the Spiderwick Chronicles, the college president in We Are Marshall and as Noah Vosen in The Bourne Ultimatum.

To see Strathairn finally have a television show basically built around him is nice. His character, Dr. Lee Rosen, is roughly the Professor X of the show. It’s a role he fills well but there’s enough edge to his performance to wonder why a normal doctor is so interested in Alphas and if he’s really such a good guy after all.

2. Powers all make sense

The powers are all extrapolations of ordinary human abilities and they all have built-in weaknesses.

  • Nina, the resident telepath, has the ability to force people to do what she wants but can only hold it for a few minutes.
  • Bill Harken, an ex-FBI agent, has super-strength or speed because of increased adrenaline but only for a short time or it will stress his heart.
  • Hicks, who has an uncanny accuracy, finds his skill deserts him at critical moments.
  • Gary can sense electromagnetic waves but he’s autistic.
  • Rachel has enhanced senses but can only use one enhanced sense at a time and can easily get overwhelmed by sounds or smells that are too strong.

No one can fly. Or blow up the city with a thermonuclear blast. Or is effectively immortal.

3. Starts in the middle of the story

There’s no long build-up to getting the team together. Rosen already has everyone but Hicks on his team, ostensibly to help them deal with their abilities. Hicks joins in the pilot episode and he’s the window for the audience into Rosen’s operation. There’s no long drawn out sequence when you wonder if the heroes will ever find each other to work together.

4. One season-long plot/subplot that makes sense

The Alpha team is nominally a subdivision of the government and grows more involved in plans to capture or stop alphas each episode. This doesn’t sit well with some of the team members who think the government is being too restrictive, even though they see the dangers of a rogue alpha, one of whom causes a murder in their headquarters. With each episode, the conflict between independence and safety becomes clearer. There are no dangling plot threads or arcs that seem go nowhere.

5. Characters are all wary of each other

The five main characters don’t all like or trust each other and it’s hard to tell if they’re going to help or hurt each other in the end. Even Dr. Rosen is busy turning over dangerous or homicidal alphas to the government for imprisonment and the team members wonder who is next. Bill  doesn’t like or understand the autistic savant. Nina, the telepath, doesn’t trust any authority. And Hicks has his doubts about the whole setup. No one has uber-abilities, like Sylar.

6. Villains are interesting and three-dimensional

In one episode, we meet the mastermind behind the terrorist group of Alphas and all is not what it seems at first. It’s unclear who the good guys really are. There are no scenery chewing villains or anyone bent on taking over the world.

7. Team occasionally solves a crime unconnected with other Alphas

It’s a refreshing change to see them play detective at an ordinary crime scene and brings the show more into the real world.

8. Guest stars!

Sure, Summer Glau showed up, as she does in every science fiction show but Lindsey Wagner also appeared in one episode, and there was Brent Spiner and Alaina Huffman, among others. And the show uses them far more effectively than Heroes, which wasted Christopher Eccleston.

9. Characters and actors from different backgrounds

The casting is so well-done it wasn’t until the third episode that I consciously realized that the team was multicultural. They just seemed like the team.

Bill is an African-American. Rachel’s background isn’t specific but the actress was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gary is a special needs adult. But unlike some characters in Heroes, they haven’t become ethnic caricatures. (I’m looking at you, Hiro.)

10. Tense episodes

The pacing of the action is extremely good and, because the characters aren’t set and the show hasn’t fallen into a rut, the endings are unpredictable for the most part.

It wasn’t until last week’s episode that the audience received a clue as to Rosen’s true feelings about how his team is being used. I have no idea what will happen but when it does, I’m certain it will make sense.

Source : 10 Reasons Why Alphas Is Better Than Heroes at wired.com



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Alphas Episode 10 The Unusual Suspects - Promo video

Alphas : Episode 10 The Unusual Suspects - Promo Video

"The Alphas team are detained at the Binghamton facility after one of them is suspected of being a Red Flag agent."
 

 


Alphas on Monday at 10/9c
 

 

 



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Tubey Awards 2011 - Winners list


Summer Glau The Cape
In the Tubey Awards 2011, Summer Glau was nominated in 5 categories at Television Without Pity (TWOP).


Favorite Actress : Summer Glau (The Cape)
Supporting Actor/Actress Most Deserving of a Starring Role : Summer Glau (The Cape)
Favorite Character : Orwell (The Cape)
Best Badass : Orwell (The Cape)
Best Sidekick : Orwell (The Cape)


Vince and Orwell (The Cape) were nominated in the Best Non-Romantic Friendship category also.

In the Tubey Awards 2011, Summer Glau won in two categories :

Supporting Actor/Actress Most Deserving of a Starring Role
Winner: Summer Glau (The Cape)

Summer Glau in front of Mercedes
TWoP Staff Pick: Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother)
Summer Glau narrowly edged out Supernatural's Misha Collins. Frankly, they both deserve bigger roles on better shows.

Best Sidekick
Winner: Orwell (The Cape)

Summer Glau in The Cape
TWoP Staff Pick: Pam (True Blood)

Other winners announced include:
Best Comedy : Community
Best Drama : The Good Wife
Best New Show : Game of Thrones
Favorite Actor : Nathan Fillion (Castle)
Favorite Actress : Lisa Edelstein (House

Summer Glau already had great results in the previous Tubey Awards :

Tubey Awards 2010 :
 * Most Anticipated New Show of 2010/2011 : The Cape
 * Best Guest Star : Summer Glau (Dollhouse)

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  TSCC in Tubey Awards Summer Glau in Tubey Awards

Tubey Awards 2009 :
 * Favorite Actress: Summer Glau, "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
 * Best Drama: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
 * Most Underrated Show: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles


Source and full list of all categories winners: Tubey Awards 2011 at Television Without Pity




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