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Ramblin' Rhodes: Bobby Bland reminds of ties that bind music

...used for the soundtrack of the movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and director Tim Burton's 1996 space spoof Mars Attacks! used Whitman's Indian Love Call yodel recording to save Earth by making the heads of invading aliens explode. KEN...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-06-26/ramblin-rhodes-bobby-
'Chocolate Factory' is built on Burton's sweet imagination

...ample power provided by his triumphs. For more than a decade, he's found himself mounting ambitious flops such as Mars Attacks! and Planet of the Apes, or quirky personal pictures such as Sleepy Hollow and Big Fish that never quite gel. Charlie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/03/mov_18953.shtml
Movies
Video watch: 'The Mirror Has Two Faces' released

...Flirt. JUNE 10: I'm Not Rappaport, Michael, Marvin's Room, Beavis and Butt-Head Do America. JUNE 17: Mars Attacks!, Whiskers, My Fellow Americans, When Night is Falling, Citizen Ruth. Video reviews Here are reviews from Roger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/30/ent_209109.shtml
Things to Do
'70s spoofs "Wacky Packages" are back

...a pack with a piece of gum. Early artists included pulp-novel cover master Norman Saunders, who also created the Mars Attacks series for Topps, and Art Spiegelman, who later won the Pulitzer Prize for his illustrated holocaust narratives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/10/liv_408261.shtml
Life & style
Review: 'Destroy All Humans!' is campy fun

...includes anal probes, ion detonators and a disintegrator ray. (The blasters wielded by the baddies in Tim Burton's "Mars Attacks!" had a similar effect of turning flesh and blood humans into crispy, smoldering skeletons.) You sometimes have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/04/liv_457766.shtml
Life & style
Video watch

...story and doesn't reflect in an interesting way on the man Hemingway would become. Directed by Richard Attenborough. MARS ATTACKS (**, PG-13) A sort of Mad magazine version of Independence Day, star-studded (Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/11/ent_211168.shtml
Things to Do
Video watch

...story and doesn't reflect in an interesting way on the man Hemingway would become. Directed by Richard Attenborough. MARS ATTACKS (**, PG-13) A sort of Mad magazine version of Independence Day, star-studded (Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/27/ent_210482.shtml
Things to Do
The special effects - what hath Industrial Light and Magic wrought?

...Mission: Impossible,'' and on another a scale model of Casper's mansion. In one hallway, an alien from ``Mars Attacks!'' drinks a Coke. Farther along, the jaws from ``Dragonheart'' sit open precariously. And these are just the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/31/met_203391.shtml
Metro
Driver balances his two roles

...Spider-Man films. He's also appeared in Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Jurassic Park III, Dukes of Hazzard, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Mars Attacks and The Patriot. His movie schedule is built around the racing schedule. If there's a race, he generally reschedules...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/31/nas_467706.shtml
Nascar
Film and television provide an endless parade of aliens

...Earth the Critters - CrittersKiller Klowns - Killer Klowns from Outer Space the Teachers - The Facultythe Martians - Mars Attacks! more Martians - Invaders from Marsstill more Martians - The War of the Worlds

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/29/liv_457302.shtml
Life & style