REVIEW: Review Doctor Who: The Crimson Horror Every now and then an episode of Doctor Who comes along that is greater than the sum of its parts. The opposite is true of The Crimson Horror whose sum parts are greater than its whole
Set phasers to sell – and sell big. Captain Kirk’s Star Trek phaser gun from the second pilot of the wildly popular 1960s television series sold for a hefty US$231,000 (NZ$274,300) on Saturday in Los Angeles, Julien’s Auctions said
Demure, with downcast eyes, displaying a modesty beneath which lies tempered steel, 24-year-old Michiko Shoda last week crossed the blue moat surrounding the Imperial Palace. Behind her lay the roaring, garish city of Tokyo, with huge advertising balloons adrift above the rooftops
Under a canopy of elegant Italian pines, the foundations of a mini Roman Coliseum are at once unmistakable and exhilarating.
George Lucas didn’t get to be a billionaire by delegating. Holding fast to his vision — and his marketing rights — for the “Star Wars” empire has made it the biggest franchise in history, and made Lucas one of the most powerful people in entertainment.
An imperial “dragon” throne owned by a Chinese emperor set the world auction record for Chinese furniture Thursday, selling for about US $11 million. There was frenzied bidding among mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan collectors at the Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong
More than 80 years after his family was ordered from the country, the grandson of one of the last Ottoman sultans was buried Saturday as hundreds of admirers looked on. Ertugrul Osman, grandson of Sultan Abdulhamid II and heir to the Ottoman throne, died this week in Istanbul of kidney failure at the age of 97, after having lived most of his life in exile in a humble third-floor walk-up apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side