time = time(); $this->startSession(); } /** * startSession - Performs all the actions necessary to * initialize this session object. Tries to determine if the * the user has logged in already, and sets the variables * accordingly. Also takes advantage of this page load to * update the active visitors tables. */ function startSession(){ global $database; //The database connection session_start(); //Tell PHP to start the session /* Determine if user is logged in */ $this->logged_in = $this->checkLogin(); /** * Set guest value to users not logged in, and update * active guests table accordingly. */ if(!$this->logged_in){ $this->username = $_SESSION['username'] = GUEST_NAME; $this->userlevel = GUEST_LEVEL; $database->addActiveGuest($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'], $this->time); } /* Update users last active timestamp */ else{ $database->addActiveUser($this->username, $this->time); } /* Remove inactive visitors from database */ $database->removeInactiveUsers(); $database->removeInactiveGuests(); /* Set referrer page */ if(isset($_SESSION['url'])){ $this->referrer = $_SESSION['url']; }else{ $this->referrer = "/"; } /* Set current url */ $this->url = $_SESSION['url'] = $_SERVER['PHP_SELF']; } /** * checkLogin - Checks if the user has already previously * logged in, and a session with the user has already been * established. Also checks to see if user has been remembered. * If so, the database is queried to make sure of the user's * authenticity. Returns true if the user has logged in. */ function checkLogin(){ global $database; //The database connection /* Check if user has been remembered */ if(isset($_COOKIE['cookname']) && isset($_COOKIE['cookid'])){ $this->username = $_SESSION['username'] = $_COOKIE['cookname']; $this->userid = $_SESSION['userid'] = $_COOKIE['cookid']; } /* Username and userid have been set and not guest */ if(isset($_SESSION['username']) && isset($_SESSION['userid']) && $_SESSION['username'] != GUEST_NAME){ /* Confirm that username and userid are valid */ if($database->confirmUserID($_SESSION['username'], $_SESSION['userid']) != 0){ /* Variables are incorrect, user not logged in */ unset($_SESSION['username']); unset($_SESSION['userid']); return false; } /* User is logged in, set class variables */ $this->userinfo = $database->getUserInfo($_SESSION['username']); $this->username = $this->userinfo['username']; $this->userid = $this->userinfo['userid']; $this->userlevel = $this->userinfo['userlevel']; return true; } /* User not logged in */ else{ return false; } } /** * login - The user has submitted his username and password * through the login form, this function checks the authenticity * of that information in the database and creates the session. * Effectively logging in the user if all goes well. */ function login($subuser, $subpass, $subremember){ global $database, $form; //The database and form object /* Username error checking */ $field = "user"; //Use field name for username if(!$subuser || strlen($subuser = trim($subuser)) == 0){ $form->setError($field, "* Username not entered"); } else{ /* Check if username is not alphanumeric */ if(!eregi("^([0-9a-z])*$", $subuser)){ $form->setError($field, "* only letters and numbers allowed and no spaces"); } } /* Password error checking */ $field = "pass"; //Use field name for password if(!$subpass){ $form->setError($field, "* Password not entered"); } /* Return if form errors exist */ if($form->num_errors > 0){ return false; } /* Checks that username is in database and password is correct */ $subuser = stripslashes($subuser); $result = $database->confirmUserPass($subuser, md5($subpass)); /* Check error codes */ if($result == 1){ $field = "user"; $form->setError($field, "* Username not found"); } else if($result == 2){ $field = "pass"; $form->setError($field, "* Invalid password"); } /* Return if form errors exist */ if($form->num_errors > 0){ return false; } /* Username and password correct, register session variables */ $this->userinfo = $database->getUserInfo($subuser); $this->username = $_SESSION['username'] = $this->userinfo['username']; $this->userid = $_SESSION['userid'] = $this->generateRandID(); $this->userlevel = $this->userinfo['userlevel']; /* Insert userid into database and update active users table */ $database->updateUserField($this->username, "userid", $this->userid); $database->addActiveUser($this->username, $this->time); $database->removeActiveGuest($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']); /** * This is the cool part: the user has requested that we remember that * he's logged in, so we set two cookies. One to hold his username, * and one to hold his random value userid. It expires by the time * specified in constants.php. Now, next time he comes to our site, we will * log him in automatically, but only if he didn't log out before he left. */ if($subremember){ setcookie("cookname", $this->username, time()+COOKIE_EXPIRE, COOKIE_PATH); setcookie("cookid", $this->userid, time()+COOKIE_EXPIRE, COOKIE_PATH); } /* Login completed successfully */ return true; } /** * logout - Gets called when the user wants to be logged out of the * website. It deletes any cookies that were stored on the users * computer as a result of him wanting to be remembered, and also * unsets session variables and demotes his user level to guest. */ function logout(){ global $database; //The database connection /** * Delete cookies - the time must be in the past, * so just negate what you added when creating the * cookie. */ if(isset($_COOKIE['cookname']) && isset($_COOKIE['cookid'])){ setcookie("cookname", "", time()-COOKIE_EXPIRE, COOKIE_PATH); setcookie("cookid", "", time()-COOKIE_EXPIRE, COOKIE_PATH); } /* Unset PHP session variables */ unset($_SESSION['username']); unset($_SESSION['userid']); /* Reflect fact that user has logged out */ $this->logged_in = false; /** * Remove from active users table and add to * active guests tables. */ $database->removeActiveUser($this->username); $database->addActiveGuest($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'], $this->time); /* Set user level to guest */ $this->username = GUEST_NAME; $this->userlevel = GUEST_LEVEL; } /** * register - Gets called when the user has just submitted the * registration form. Determines if there were any errors with * the entry fields, if so, it records the errors and returns * 1. If no errors were found, it registers the new user and * returns 0. Returns 2 if registration failed. */ function register($subuser, $subpass, $subemail){ global $database, $form, $mailer; //The database, form and mailer object /* Username error checking */ $field = "user"; //Use field name for username if(!$subuser || strlen($subuser = trim($subuser)) == 0){ $form->setError($field, "* Username not entered"); } else{ /* Spruce up username, check length */ $subuser = stripslashes($subuser); if(strlen($subuser) < 5){ $form->setError($field, "* Username below 5 characters"); } else if(strlen($subuser) > 30){ $form->setError($field, "* Username above 30 characters"); } /* Check if username is not alphanumeric */ else if(!eregi("^([0-9a-z])+$", $subuser)){ $form->setError($field, "* * only letters and numbers allowed and no spaces"); } /* Check if username is reserved */ else if(strcasecmp($subuser, GUEST_NAME) == 0){ $form->setError($field, "* Username reserved word"); } /* Check if username is already in use */ else if($database->usernameTaken($subuser)){ $form->setError($field, "* Username already in use"); } /* Check if username is banned */ else if($database->usernameBanned($subuser)){ $form->setError($field, "* Username banned"); } } /* Password error checking */ $field = "pass"; //Use field name for password if(!$subpass){ $form->setError($field, "* Password not entered"); } else{ /* Spruce up password and check length*/ $subpass = stripslashes($subpass); if(strlen($subpass) < 4){ $form->setError($field, "* Password too short"); } /* Check if password is not alphanumeric */ else if(!eregi("^([0-9a-z])+$", ($subpass = trim($subpass)))){ $form->setError($field, "* * only letters and numbers allowed and no spaces"); } /** * Note: I trimmed the password only after I checked the length * because if you fill the password field up with spaces * it looks like a lot more characters than 4, so it looks * kind of stupid to report "password too short". */ } /* Email error checking */ $field = "email"; //Use field name for email if(!$subemail || strlen($subemail = trim($subemail)) == 0){ $form->setError($field, "* Email not entered"); } else{ /* Check if valid email address */ $regex = "^[_+a-z0-9-]+(\.[_+a-z0-9-]+)*" ."@[a-z0-9-]+(\.[a-z0-9-]{1,})*" ."\.([a-z]{2,}){1}$"; if(!eregi($regex,$subemail)){ $form->setError($field, "* Email invalid"); } $subemail = stripslashes($subemail); } /* Errors exist, have user correct them */ if($form->num_errors > 0){ return 1; //Errors with form } /* No errors, add the new account to the */ else{ if($database->addNewUser($subuser, md5($subpass), $subemail)){ if(EMAIL_WELCOME){ $mailer->sendWelcome($subuser,$subemail,$subpass); } return 0; //New user added succesfully }else{ return 2; //Registration attempt failed } } } /** * editAccount - Attempts to edit the user's account information * including the password, which it first makes sure is correct * if entered, if so and the new password is in the right * format, the change is made. All other fields are changed * automatically. */ function editAccount($subcurpass, $subnewpass, $subemail){ global $database, $form; //The database and form object /* New password entered */ if($subnewpass){ /* Current Password error checking */ $field = "curpass"; //Use field name for current password if(!$subcurpass){ $form->setError($field, "* Current Password not entered"); } else{ /* Check if password too short or is not alphanumeric */ $subcurpass = stripslashes($subcurpass); if(strlen($subcurpass) < 4 || !eregi("^([0-9a-z])+$", ($subcurpass = trim($subcurpass)))){ $form->setError($field, "* Current Password incorrect"); } /* Password entered is incorrect */ if($database->confirmUserPass($this->username,md5($subcurpass)) != 0){ $form->setError($field, "* Current Password incorrect"); } } /* New Password error checking */ $field = "newpass"; //Use field name for new password /* Spruce up password and check length*/ $subpass = stripslashes($subnewpass); if(strlen($subnewpass) < 4){ $form->setError($field, "* New Password too short"); } /* Check if password is not alphanumeric */ else if(!eregi("^([0-9a-z])+$", ($subnewpass = trim($subnewpass)))){ $form->setError($field, "* New Password not alphanumeric"); } } /* Change password attempted */ else if($subcurpass){ /* New Password error reporting */ $field = "newpass"; //Use field name for new password $form->setError($field, "* New Password not entered"); } /* Email error checking */ $field = "email"; //Use field name for email if($subemail && strlen($subemail = trim($subemail)) > 0){ /* Check if valid email address */ $regex = "^[_+a-z0-9-]+(\.[_+a-z0-9-]+)*" ."@[a-z0-9-]+(\.[a-z0-9-]{1,})*" ."\.([a-z]{2,}){1}$"; if(!eregi($regex,$subemail)){ $form->setError($field, "* Email invalid"); } $subemail = stripslashes($subemail); } /* Errors exist, have user correct them */ if($form->num_errors > 0){ return false; //Errors with form } /* Update password since there were no errors */ if($subcurpass && $subnewpass){ $database->updateUserField($this->username,"password",md5($subnewpass)); } /* Change Email */ if($subemail){ $database->updateUserField($this->username,"email",$subemail); } /* Success! */ return true; } /** * isAdmin - Returns true if currently logged in user is * an administrator, false otherwise. */ function isAdmin(){ return ($this->userlevel == ADMIN_LEVEL || $this->username == ADMIN_NAME); } /** * generateRandID - Generates a string made up of randomized * letters (lower and upper case) and digits and returns * the md5 hash of it to be used as a userid. */ function generateRandID(){ return md5($this->generateRandStr(16)); } /** * generateRandStr - Generates a string made up of randomized * letters (lower and upper case) and digits, the length * is a specified parameter. */ function generateRandStr($length){ $randstr = ""; for($i=0; $i<$length; $i++){ $randnum = mt_rand(0,61); if($randnum < 10){ $randstr .= chr($randnum+48); }else if($randnum < 36){ $randstr .= chr($randnum+55); }else{ $randstr .= chr($randnum+61); } } return $randstr; } }; /** * Initialize session object - This must be initialized before * the form object because the form uses session variables, * which cannot be accessed unless the session has started. */ $session = new Session; /* Initialize form object */ $form = new Form; ?> Ricky Gervais... 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Ghost Town is out now on video in the UK the US










Here are two TV spots running in America. Ghost Town is now on general release in the US





US Press Quotes...

Ricky Gervais is unfailingly brilliant!
NY DAILY NEWS

'Ghost Town' is proof positive that Ricky Gervais is a movie star
Us WEEKLY

Clever, heartfelt and funny. Ricky Gervais is simply wonderful.
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT

Ricky Gervais is superb and carries the film with authenticity and deadpan comic timing.
DARK HORIZONS

Sensational performances by Ricky Gervais and Tea Leoni.
VARIETY

Funny. A big-hearted comedy. Gervais's comedy is hilarious.
NY POST

Destined to be one of the biggest comedy hits of the fall season.
HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Finally, a smart adult comedy. A comic Tour de Force for Ricky Gervais.
WESTWOOD ONE

Zesty, twisted fun. Ricky Gervais is a comic hero.
ROLLING STONE

Ricky Gervais is among the funniest men in film.
NEWSDAY

Witty and intelligent. Ricky Gervais is undeniably charming.
USA TODAY

Ghost Town is a hilarious and affecting comedy.
WASHINGTON POST

Ghost Town is enchanting.
CHICAGO SUNDAY TIMES

A sassy, snappy, sharp screwball comedy.
NY TIMES

A hilarious romantic comedy.
TIME



The Official Ghost Town web site has been updated. See the first trailer, video clips and loads more.

The poster for Ghost Town has been released - you can see it here.



INTERNATIONAL RELEASE DATES CONFIRMED:
UK RELEASE DATE 24 OCTOBER - US RELEASE DATE 19 SEPTEMBER 2008
Spain - Oct 3, Sweden - Oct 3, Belgium - Oct 8, France - Oct 8, Mexico - Oct 10, Australia - Oct 23, Netherlands - Oct 23, Germany - Nov 13, Denmark - Nov 28, Finland - Nov 28, Russia - Dec 11

In Ghost Town, Ricky plays misanthropic Bertram Pincus, who dies temporarily whilst under the knife.

His thump with mortality yields a phantasmic if not fantastic consequence; Pincus gains the ability to perceive the ghostly remains of the deceased. He is not happy about this as they are apt to bother him. One in particular needs Pincus's to help break up the impending nuptials of his widow and her no-good paramour.


Read about Ghost Town at IMDB


Three new official production photos have been released...











Some new photos have surfaced in the net here - scanned from a movie magazine.



Here is the latest of two official production photos so far...





Here's a set report from BBC's Newsnight...


 




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A nice article about Ghost Town
'Big Hollywood' heaps praise on Ghost Town. Read the article here.

And you can get the DVD here at Amazon or rent it online via iTunes.
Thank You
Ghost Town was this week's number 1 selling DVD in The UK
Buy it here.
Obsessed With Film makes Ghost Town one of its films of the year
Matt Holmes writes:
GHOST TOWN - Man, I was so ready to hate it but those Ricky Gervais re-writes, he aimed for Capra and he made a movie at least as good as Bill Murray's SCROOGED.
That's a big compliment. I said all I wanted to about this movie here.
Can't wait to see Gervais' THIS SIDE OF THE TRUTH which should be one of 2009's best.
A nice article...
from California's Press Telegram about Ghost Town, stand-up and stuff.
Here it is.
And the award goes to...
Ricky's won his first major film award in Hollywood, being named Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical at the International Press Academy Satellite Awards for his starring role in Ghost Town.
Here's the list of winners
Some more nice words about Ghost Town

"The long time in coming leading role of legendary Brit writer/director/actor/ comedian Ricky Gervais, is surprisingly good, free from the shackles of slapstick, decidedly more "com than rom" and with a sweet and charming side that will get even the most cynical enchanted."
- Matt Holmes, www.obsessedwithfilm.com

"'Ghost Town' has inspired casting, a few memorable scenes, and enough laughs for mainstream US audiences to finally get the point of that doughy English guy with the pointy canine teeth and the high-pitched giggle."
- Dana Stevens, www.slate.com

"Despite an awkward start, 'Ghost Town' quickly establishes itself as a kooky romantic drama about redemption that trades well on Gervais's winning comedy persona, as well as stretching his acting abilities in an interesting new direction."
- Jack Foley, www.indielondon.co.uk

Ghost Town review
The Irish Times has a nice review.
Read it here.




Ghost Town in the press
The Evening Standard has a review plus an audio interview.
Shoshone News has a nice review.
The Sun talks to Ricky on a weighty topic. The Guardian lauds Ricky's performance and Entertainment Wise has an early review.

New Interviews
The Daily Mail talks to Ricky about Hollywood and The Scotsman discusses Ricky's public personae.
Get Yer Fresh Tomatoes Here
Film review web site Rotten Tomatoes gathers the produce of the finest US critics and bags them up for your digestion.
Ghost Town gets the best result of the year in the US.
See what they say here.
New Ghost Town TV Spots
Watch a couple of new TV trailers for Ghost Town here and catch the newly updated official Ghost Town web site here with more video, pics and downloads.








More interviews..
Ricky talks about Ghost Town in
Orlando Sentinel,
Chicago Tribune,
Rolling Stone,
The Washington Post,
USA Today,
The Seattle Post
and The Arizona Daily Star.
Plus Ricky's appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is online at The Celebrity Truth


Two new interviews..
The L.A. Times takes the cerebral approach whilst The New York Post goes for the head (squeezing, that is.)
Get Yer Fresh Tomatoes Here
Film review web site Rotten Tomatoes gathers the produce of the finest US critics and bags them up for your digestion.
Ghost Town gets the best result of the year in the US.
See what they say here.
New Ghost Town TV Spots
Watch a couple of new TV trailers for Ghost Town here and catch the newly updated official Ghost Town web site here with more video, pics and downloads.
The Variety review is in.
It's a rave! - read what Varity says about Ghost Town here.
Ricky gets the the front cover of America's Boxoffice Magazine
Read the major article here.
Ghost Town Previewed in Heat
Another great preview for Ghost Town from Mr Heat himself Boyd Hilton
Read Heat's first impression here....
Aint everything cool
Cool website says cool film is cool.
Read what they say about Ghost Town here....
Pun in The Sun
The Sun has some new pics from Ghost Town and takes the opportunity to showcase some dental related word play.
Read on....
Where there's Chud there's class
A nice review and preview of things to come, from the nice guys at chud.
Read it here

Ghost Town trailer and pics
The first trailer for Ghost Town is online plus there are some more production photos available.
Details here

Ghost Town promotion begins
The first article promoting Ghost Town has appeared online here.