Archive for October, 2005

Happy Halloween!

Sunday, October 30th, 2005

In honor of the film release this year I carved my pumpkin as Gromit! Started off with just a sketch copied from an old Wallace and Gromit calendar I have. Gromit pumpkin after a few cuts Nearly finished Posing in my Princess Leia halloween costume next to the completed Gromit Pumpkin

Some items saved from fire, visit to Wensleydale, new figures

Monday, October 24th, 2005

First off, I’d like to thank Daniel Brett for emailing me. According to him and Jordan Bellamy, Hut 17 from Chicken Run survived the fire because it’s currently located at The Imperial War Museum. Some other sets are rumored to be around, if you get news of these don’t hesitate to drop me an email […]

Boxoffice news, the fire and eBay

Tuesday, October 18th, 2005

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit predictably topped the UK box office during it’s opening weekend, taking in $16.4M (9.4M GBP) source. The film came in #2 in the US box office, with a second week total of $11.7M (6.4M GBP) for a US total of over $33M (18.6M GBP). This is great […]

Review Section

Sunday, October 16th, 2005

As promised, I updated the site today to include a new Reviews section for Curse. So far I have my own review, and reviews from a couple people who emailed me. Want a review of your own posted? Drop me an email: Lyz@PrincessLeia.com As a side note, there indeed was some downtime for the site […]

WnG opens in UK and other interesting tidbits

Saturday, October 15th, 2005

Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit opened on Friday in the UK, short BBC article here. If you haven’t already, the BBC website about Wallace and Gromit is worth checking out: http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/wallace_and_gromit/. You can even take a little quiz to see if you’re a “true fan” Also of interest is this article ‘Wallace […]

#1 in US Box office and fire at Aardman

Monday, October 10th, 2005

As probably all of you have heard already, it’s been quite a mixed day for the folks at Aardman. There was the devistating news of a fire at the warehouse in Bristol that held the props and things from their older films. From the emailed press release: On the day that Aardman celebrate a chart-topping […]

Film reviews, etc

Saturday, October 8th, 2005

Since the release of the film in the US I’ve seen dozens of reviews. All the ones I’ve seen are positive! The critics love this film. It’s ashame there wasn’t more put into marketing, the majority of people I tell about the movie don’t know anything about Wallace and Gromit, they’ll be missing a great […]

Great Film!

Saturday, October 8th, 2005

I’m thrilled to say the movie was amazing! I saw it last night at a 7:40pm showing, hardly containing my excitement. I laughed out loud often, great humor. It was brilliant. I’m putting together my own, expanded, review but probably won’t be able to post it until tomorrow. In the meantime, why don’t you write […]

Many articles! US release is tomorrow!

Thursday, October 6th, 2005

The US release is tomorrow! I’m so excited! And I’m overwhelmed with articles coming in, it’s taken me a few hours to go through them all, quite a change from when I launched the site in 2002! I’d also like to announce that we’ve had more hits in this past week than ever before, thanks […]

Burger King with WnG has Toys!

Wednesday, October 5th, 2005

This is just a quick update before I run off to work. I went to the Burger King website this morning while talking about the marketing campaign for the film with some friends, and behold, they have a whole section about the Wallace and Gromit toys they will be giving away with kids meals! BK.com: […]