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Crimes of the Heart 

In the tiny, intimate space of The Theatre Machine, Toronto’s Sterling Theatre Company is presenting a production of Beth Henry’s Crimes of the Heart. Under the able direction of Miriam … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Orphan Black S03E01 – The Weight of this Combination

Get ready Clone Club, Sarah, Helena, Cosima, Rachel and Alison (all Tatiana Maslany) are back tonight on Space! And just like last season, neither writers nor actors are willing to rest … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – The Three Doctors

Season 10 of Doctor Who starts off with a bang in this highly enjoyable four-part story written by Bob Baker and Dave Martin that ran from 30 December, 1972 to 20 January, 1973. … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Jungle Book (1967) – Wolfgang Reitherman 

The next recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book following Snow White is quite possibly my second favorite classic Disney cartoon (the first is Robin Hood), … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Airwolf (1986) – Day of Jeopardy and Desperate Monday

Airwolf flies into action again in these two episodes! First up is Day of Jeopardy which aired 25 January, 1986 and was written by Everett Chambers and Rick Kelbaugh. It … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Road to Oz (1909) – L. Frank Baum

It’s time to go back to Oz, and it had to happen sooner or late. This is the fifth book in the Oz series, the fourth featuring Dorothy, and it … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Missing (2014) – Season 1

Releasing today from Anchor Bay, on both DVD and Blu-Ray is the Starz/BBC co-pro miniseries, The Missing, starring James Nesbitt, Frances O’Connor, and Tcheky Karyo. Over eight episodes, beautifully presented … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Echoes (2014) – Nils Timm

Releasing today from Anchor Bay is Echoes, a film that was an official selection of both the New York City International Film Festival and the FilmQuest Film Festival where it … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Greatest American Hero (1981) – Pilot

In 1981, I was living in Kingston, Ontario, I had fallen in love with Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi was still a long ways off!! … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961) – Clyde Geronimi, Hamikton Luske and Wolfgang Reitherman

Continuing my recommendations from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book for my screening of Snow White, I happily dove into this canine tale, which, much like the … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

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