The Mind Reels

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Batman: The Animated Series (1992) – His Silicon Soul, Off Balance and What is Reality?

Batman (Kevin Conroy) has his hands full once again this week, as he continues to save and protect Gotham from evil. Up first is His Silicon Soul following on the … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Batman: The Animated Series (1992) – Terror In the Sky, Christmas with the Joker and Heart of Steel Part I

HorrorĀ strikes in Gotham when it seems the Man-Bat (Marc Singer) aka Kirk Langstrom returns in Terror in the Sky. The Dark Knight (Kevin Conroy) investigates, but what if this new … Continue reading

April 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner (1996) – Paul M. Sammon

Most everyone who knows me knows that I love Ridley Scott’s work, and Blade Runner was my introduction to not only the talented English director, but also to the world … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Magnum, p.i. (1984) Echoes of the Mind Part 1 & 2

It’s time for milk, fig newtons and beautiful sunsets as Season 5 (!) gets underway with this two-parter that aired on 27 September and 4 October, 1984. The season opener … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Canadian Screen Awards Broadcast Gala

The hoopla and excitement from the past week has now died down, but Sue and I thought it would be nice to share a slew of the pictures we took … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Trailer Tracks: Blade Runner (1982) – Ridley Scott

My favorite Ridley Scott film ever. The whole future noir thing, Harrison Ford, the dark gritty future… not so far off now…

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 Toronto Screenwriting Conference

Wow. Sue and I were fortunate enough to be able to cover the Toronto Screenwriting Conference last year (and learned tons to apply to our own creative writing) and were … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment
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