Movie Mom

Movie Mom


Thomas the Tank Engine Gets a New Narrator

posted by Nell Minow

how-thomas-the-tank-engine-works-1.jpgLionsgate/HIT Entertainment announce a new narrator for this fall’s upcoming feature-length Thomas the Tank Engine DVD release, “Thomas & Friends: The Great Discovery.” Following the wonderful voiceover work from Ringo Starr, George Carlin, and Alec Baldwin is this glamorous leading man.



  • jestrfyl

    Remington Steele is the new narrator! Cool! I have always been amused by the choices made by LionsGate. They have softened the likes of Carlin, Starr, & Baldwin. My own son was amazed that “The Conductor” from his early Thomas days became the Cardinal boosting “Buddy Christ” in “Dogma”. He was even more amused when I played for him “The Seven Dirty Words You Can’t Say on TV”.

  • Nell Minow

    I have heard the new DVD and Brosnan does a wonderful job! All of their choices have been unexpected and excellent.

  • eastcoastlady

    Wow, how time flies. My kids are now teenagers. When we enjoyed Thomas, Ringo Starr was the narrator. Hard for me to imagine George Carlin having been in the role of narrator, but, hey, if it worked, it worked.

  • Alisa

    It has always made me giggle a little thinking about George Carlin narrating Thomas… my husband & I saw him on our honeymoon in Vegas over 15 years ago, and he sure doesn’t seem the type, but he does a wonderful job. Ringo & Alec don’t seem the type either, but they are both terrific as well. And now I’m sure Pierce Brosnan is going to do a great job also! Looking forward to hearing his interpretation!

Previous Posts

A Dramatic Commercial for TNT
I love this commercial for TNT! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIkPeZKP-d4[/youtube]

posted 8:33:40am Apr. 18, 2014 | read full post »

Movie Stingers: Scenes After the Credits
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRJ38y4Jn6k[/youtube] Ferris Bueller had one.  Marvel superhero movies sometimes have two.  When did it become a thing to have a scene after the credits (sometimes called a stinger)? New York Magazine's Vulture column has the history of these extended

posted 8:00:47am Apr. 18, 2014 | read full post »

Fading Gigolo
John Turturro wrote, directed, and stars in "Fading Gigolo," a bittersweet meditation on the ways we seek and hide from intimacy, sometimes at the same time. Turturro plays Fioravante, a florist who works part-time for Murray (Woody Allen), the third-generation proprietor of a used and rare books

posted 9:24:32pm Apr. 17, 2014 | read full post »

Transcendence
Think of it as "Her 2: The Revenge of Him." Or Samantha infected by Heartbleed. Just as in last holiday season's Her, "Transcendence" is the story of an artificial intelligence contained in a computer program that becomes or is seen as human consciousness.  Instead of the warm, affectionate voic

posted 6:00:39pm Apr. 17, 2014 | read full post »

Bears
This year's Disney Nature release for Earth Day is "Bears," the story of an Alaskan bear named Sky and her twin cubs, Scout and Amber, their trek from the den where they've hibernated all winter t

posted 6:00:05pm Apr. 17, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.