Final Rocky Balboa Trailer

Cinematical reports that the final Rocky Balboa trailer is on the Interweb. I’m not going to watch it, as I’ve seen enough from the other trailers to convince myself that it might actually be good. Also, although its plot will more than likely be predictable, I don’t want to spoil things by watching too much of the movie in trailers. Rocky Balboa comes out on December 22nd, and it might even get me into a movie theater, although I’ll admit that’s unlikely… :-p

KFC Is First Logo Visible From Space?!

KFC logo from space
A KFC news release reports that

KFC Corporation… today became the world’s first brand visible from outer space by unveiling a record-breaking 87,500 square feet, updated Colonel Sanders logo in the Area 51 desert.

Apparently there is some controversy as to whether this is the first corporate logo visible from space, but it’s still a disturbing trend.

For more information, Michael Castellon’s post contains images and video of the logo’s creation.

Basil Poledouris Dead At 61

Binary Bonsai reports that composer Basil Poledouris died at the age of 61, losing his battle with cancer. The Official Basil Poledouris Website has a forum where people are leaving their thoughts and memories of him. Basil Poledouris was quite a prolific movie and TV soundtrack composer; some of his better known works include Conan the Barbarian, The Hunt For Red October, Starship Troopers, Red Dawn, and RoboCop. I’m quite sad to hear of this loss…