The Mind Reels

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The Fly (1958) -Kurt Neumann

The Sci-Fi Chronicles brings me another classic, one I am actually ashamed to admit I have never seen, but I was such a huge fan of the Cronenberg remake that … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Magnum, p.i. (1986) – All Thieves on Deck and This Island Isn’t Big Enough

It’s crime on a cruise ship in All Thieves On Deck! This episode aired 30 January, 1986 and was penned by Reuben Leder. When Higgins (John Hillerman) is busy with … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fifteen Dogs (2015) – Andre Alexis

My Mom picked up this book for me for Xmas, and I dug into it to see what’s the what, and was delighted by the map indicating that not only … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Batman: The Animated Series (1992) – Joker’s Favor, The Cat and The Claw Part II and Pretty Poison

Time to check in with Gotham, and the Dark Knight (Kevin Conroy) with this installment of Batman: The Animated Series. These three episodes aired 11, 12 & 14 of September, … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

High Noon (1952) – Fred Zinnemann

I have been long overdue to watch this movie, so I was very happy to dive back into the action genre of the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) – Paul W.S. Anderson

The Sci-Fi Chronicles now brings me to the most recent installment of the film adaptation of the Capcom videogame, Resident Evil. This one, finds Alice (Milla Jovovich) in some strange … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Doctor Who (Tom Baker) – The Creature From The Pit

David Fisher pens this week’s installment of Doctor Who. Airing as four parts from 27 October to 17 November, 1979, the Doctor (Baker), Romana (Lalla Ward) and K9 (who has … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

JeruZalem (2015) – Doron and Yoav Paz

Opening today in Toronto at the Carlton Cinema, and also being released on VOD, is this could-have-been-great found footage (don’t we have enough of these yet?) from the Paz brothers. … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) – Paul W.S. Anderson

These films keep coming, and it’s a good thing, that for the most part, I am willing to indulge them as a guilty pleasure. The Sci-Fi Chronicles brings me the … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Magnum, p.i. (1986) РSummer School and Mad Dogs and Englishmen 

It’s a pair of fun episodes this week with Thomas (Tom Selleck)! First up is Summer School, written by Bruce Cervi, with an original airdate of 9 January, 1986. Tate … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment


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