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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) – Philip Kaufman

The Sci-Fi Chronicles book has brought me lots of enjoyment to date, and I got very excited when it was time to revisit the series of films based on the … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Magnum, p.i. (1985) – All For One Parts 1 & 2

Not only was it a two-part episode for The A-Team this week, it’s also one for Thomas (Tom Selleck) and the gang! All For One Parts 1 & 2 was … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lost Girls (1999) – Andrew Pyper

Every one has been suggesting that if I liked all the other Andrew Pyper books I’ve read to date (and I have) that I desperately need to read his first … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

The A-Team (1983) – When You Comin’ Back, Range Rider? Parts 1 & 2

This week’s installment of the A-Team brings us a two-parter that aired as one big double episode on the 25th of October, 1983. It was penned by Frank Lupo and … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Labyrinth (1986) – Jim Henson 

Executive produced by George Lucas, directed by Jim Henson, designs by Brian Froud, songs by David Bowie, and a screenplay by Terry Jones… what’s not to like about Labyrinth, first recommendation following my … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Wizard of Oz (1939) – Victor Fleming (King Vidor, George Cukor, Mervyn Leroy and Norman Taurog – uncredited)

The next title in the family genre of the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book was too good to pass up. I mean how do I turn down … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Doctor Who (Tom Baker) – The Sun Makers

The Doctor (Baker), Leela (Louise Jameson) and K9 (who is close to beating the Doctor in a game of chess) find themselves in the far-flung future on the now settled … Continue reading

November 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) – Chris Columbus

The final recommendation from my screening of Way Out West in the family genre of the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book is this wonderful Chris Columbus film … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Walking Dead Seasons 1 to 4

Sometimes it pays off to wait… Releasing this week from Anchor Bay, are the first 4 seasons (yet again) of The Walking Dead, there have been the basic editions, the … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

State of Women (November 11, 2015)

Back in July I was fortunate enough to see the showcase presentation of State of Women, a fantastic play by Andy Lyberopoulos, and directed by Tatum Lee. Since then, there … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment


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