The Mind Reels

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Evolving with Wango Films

Intensely loyal, wonderfully creative and collaborative, down to earth, and constantly setting new challenges for themselves. With their new feature, 88, hitting theaters, we thought it would be an ideal … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tarzan and His Mate (1934) – Cedric Gibbons

    Continuing the exploration of the Sci-Fi Chronicles book, we settle in with the most famous of Edgar Rice Burroughs creations, Tarzan. I’d previously reviewed Tarzan the Ape Man, … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Issues Vol. 1

I’be been meaning to start this blog for awhile as I have a great little comic store at the end of my street, West End Comics, and the gent who … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – The Green Death 

The 10th season comes to a close with this story written by Robert Sloman, this six part story ran from 19 May to 23 June, 1973. UNIT is eager to … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) – George Miller

It’s been 30 years since Max wandered into the sunset after Thunderdome, but director George Miller shows that the character, now played by Tom Hardy, is still at home on … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Lost World (1960) – Irwin Allen

Yet another adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Challenger adventure comes under review thanks to the Sci-Fi Chronicles book, but despite having a pretty damned great cast, this one flounders, and … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Parents Night and The Bigger Issue

We came to this stage production late in its run, as life just seems to keep happening, but we were lucky enough to get into the Theatre Passe Muraille last … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Magnum, p.i. (1982) – Past Tense and Black on White

Things are rough in Hawaii this week for Thomas (Tom Selleck) and the guys! First up is Past Tense, which originally aired 21 October, 1982 and was written by Reuben … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Wild Beasts of Wuhan (2012) – Ian Hamilton

The Wild Beasts of Wuhan is the next novel in the Ava Lee series by Ian Hamilton, and once again, I am flying through this entire series. Very shortly I … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Greatest American Hero (1981) – The Best Desk Scenario and The Two-Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Fastball

Season 1 of The Greatest American Hero comes to an end this week; only eight episodes long. The close of the season, The Best Desk Scenario, aired 13 May, 1981, and was … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

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