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Pines (2012) – Blake Crouch

As I write this, I have not watched any of the show, Wayward Pines, that takes its guidance from the novels by Blake Crouch. I thought I would read the trilogy … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dark Matter S01E01 – Pilot

Two of the driving minds behind the Stargate television series, Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, and Lost Girl executive producer Jay Firestone unveil their latest project on Space this evening. … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · 1 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

The Pinkertons S01E02 -Double Shot

Adam Moore’s and Kevin Abrams’ Wild West mystery series continues this week with its second episode. The series is still setting its tone and pacing, and maybe I’ve been watching … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Rockford Files (1979) – With the French Heel Back, Can the Nehru Jacket be Far Behind? and The Battle-Ax and the Exploding Cigar

Private investigator Jim Rockford has his hands full again with this week’s dual installment. First up is With the French Heel Back, Can the Nehru Jacket be Far Behind? which … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Imitation Game (2014) – Morten Tyldum

Benedict Cumberbatch turns in a masterful performance as Alan Turing in Moreten Tyldum’s Biopic/WWII Thriller, The Imitation Game. Based on the book by Andrew Hodges, with a screenplay by Graham … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

World of Trouble (2014) – Ben H. Winters

The Last Policeman Trilogy comes to its conclusion with this final installment from author Ben H. Winters. The asteroid’s, Maia, impact is only days away now. Civilization has complete fallen … Continue reading

December 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Countdown City (2013) – Ben H. Winters

The sequel to The Last Policeman picks up with less than three months before the big asteroid is to make its devastating impact on Earth. Hank Palace is no longer … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Night Film (2013) – Marisha Pessl

This week’s book shelf brought me a book that was dark, troubling, steeped in film, murder, the occult, interactive elements, and evil. I loved it! It came to me via … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Helix S01E01 – Pilot

From Executive Producer Ron Moore, who oversaw the re-imaginging of the highly succesful Battlestar Galactica series, as well as creative forces involved with The X-Files and Lost, Helix, from its beginning has … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment


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