The Mind Reels

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Magnum, p.i. (1983) – Legacy From a Friend and Two Birds of a Feather 

Thomas (Tom Selleck) tries to deal with the death of a friend in the first episode this week, Legacy From a Friend that originally screened on 10 March, 1983, and … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Greatest American Hero (1981) – Saturday Night on Sunset Boulevard and Reseda Rose

Alright kiddies, here’s the scenario; Bill (Robert Culp), Ralph (William Katt) and Pam (Connie Sellecca) have even more fun this week. Cannell scripted Saturday Night on Sunset Boulevard, which aired … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) – Vincente Minnelli

The next musical for me to watch from the Great movies – 100 Years of Film book for my viewing of The Jazz Singer is this Judy Garland classic, that … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Midnight Game (2013) – A.D. Calvo

  Available from Anchor Bay on DVD today is this fun little horror film that, n a nice change from today’s slew of horror titles, relies more on atmosphere than gore. … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Adventure in Space and Time (2013) – Terry McDonough

Even as I write this, the airing of the 50th Anniversary Special for Doctor Who ticks closer, and I cannot wait, knowing I get to see David Tennant, Matt Smith … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

TV You Should Be Watching – Seed

I tend to be very picky about my comedy, so for me sitcoms that I can actually watch are few and far between, and the ones I do watch always … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Happy Birthday Doctor!

I first came across Doctor Who in the early 80s, as most of my generation did, on PBS. There was this tall goofy looking guy (Tom Baker) with big hair, and … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (2011)

Yup, back to Paradise Massachusetts (still lovely Nova Scotia) again. Robert B Parker’s Jesse Stone (Tom Selleck) is back for more in the 7th telefilm based on the book series. … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)

It is time to head back to Paradise, Massachusetts. This time around, Robert B. Parker’s creation of Police Chief Jesse Stone (Tom Selleck) is involved in an investigation that is … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)

Back to Paradise I go, to visit with Tom Selleck as Robert B Parker’s Jesse Stone in another mystery. This time, Jesse, under the advice of Dr. Dix (William Devane), … Continue reading

July 2, 2012 · Leave a comment


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