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The A-Team (1983) – A Small and Deadly War and Black Day at Bad Rock

The A-Team is ready for action in this week’s dual episodes! First up is A Small and Deadly War, which was written by Frank Lupo and aired 15 February, 1983. … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Trailer Tracks: Dune (1984) – David Lynch

I hadn’t heard of Dune before I read about the movie being in production in Starlog magazine… So I ran right out and grabbed a copy of Frank Herbert’s classic … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Thin Man (1934) – W.S. Van Dyke

Dashiell Hammett’s novel is brought to life for viewing in the first recommendation for Bringing Up Baby, in the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book. This one, sadly, … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Air Force One (1997) – Wolfgang Petersen

Wolfgang Petersen is back on the 101 Action Movies list, and this time he’s joined forces with Harrison Ford, who portrays U.S. President James Marshall. It’s a fun film, with … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dune (1984) – David Lynch

David Lynch is always an interesting filmmaker, and more often than not, his films are wonderfully confusing and eccentric, Twin Peaks will always be my favorite of these, though Mulholland … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hanging with Axel Foley

I revisited my old friend Axel Foley this weekend. In the 80s the first two were simply awesome, it’s just too bad that they made such a misstep with the … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Wizard World Toronto Comic Con – Sue’s Thoughts

I’m just gonna put this out there right off the bat: I go to cons a lot. As often as financially possible, really. For the past several years, conventions and … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

Wizard World Comic Con Toronto

It was a pretty sweet weekend for Sue, and I. We had our first fan table at the Wizard World Comic Con here in T.O, and we had so much … Continue reading

April 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Quantum Leap

“Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished… He woke to find himself trapped in the past, … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · 1 Comment


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