Saturday, November 19, 2005

Trivia Round-Up

5-Wits Tomb
"5W!TS premier show, TOMB, now at 5W!TS-Boston, is a 40-minute interactive adventure experience set in an incredibly realistic pharaoh’s tomb in an archaeological dig site in ancient Egypt. Explore TOMB with your team, working together to overcome each of pharaoh’s challenges as you make your way through the intricate rooms toward the burial chamber. Your journey is loaded with stunning special effects, from lasers and fog, to water and air, to dazzling computer-controlled lighting and booming stereo sound. It’s like being in the movies! Success is by no means guaranteed. If your team fails you’ll learn how pharaoh deals with inferior performance. Be on the lookout, because there’s never a shortage of surprises in the TOMB! A new TOMB adventure begins every 15 minutes during peak times, and every half hour during weekdays. Tickets are available at the door for your adventure today!"
What more could a body want?? See the above URL for more details.

Scooby-Doo Meets Cleopatra
"The Cartoon Network will premiere Scooby-Doo in Where's My Mummy?, an all-new animated movie, on Thanksgiving Day. When archaeologist and super-sleuth Velma is in Egypt to help restore the statue of the great Sphinx, she discovers a ruby ankh necklace that once belonged to Cleopatra herself and unlocks a tomb hidden below the Sphinx. It has been said that thousands of years ago, Cleopatra sealed the tomb and set a maze of secret traps to keep the treasures of her people out of the hands of Egypt's enemies. The tomb is rumored to be protected by an ancient curse and an army of one thousand mummified warriors.To Velma's good fortune, Scooby, Shaggy, Fred and Daphne make a surprise visit to Egypt, just in time to help her uncover the ancient curse. Velma and the gang, along with their new friend Prince Omar Karam, try to stop infamous treasure seeker Dr. Amelia Von Butch from defiling the secret tomb of the pharaohs, but Von Butch's greed prevails. And when all the water in the Nile River disappears, it seems that a larger plot may be at hand. Now, Scooby and the Mystery, Inc. crew must dodge booby traps and an army of the dead as they uncover the secrets behind the curse before it's too late".

And finally:
Asterix and Obelix Mission Cleopatra
"A French connection with the Goa-hosted International Film Festival of India is being firmed up this year. New release Asterix and Obelix Mission Cleopatra will be premiered in India at the Goa IFFI 2005, with a red carpet welcome for director Alain Chabat and actor-supermodel Neomie Lenoir". It will be dubbed into Hindi. Full details on the Asia Age website, above.

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