What Sue’s Watching – Playing PVR Catch-Up

  Okay!  I spent two full days trying to watch all the programs I’d accumulated on my PVR over the last bit, and almost got all caught up!  I’ve picked up some new shows since last I wrote, and have been behind a lot lately as I don’t have much time to watch anything until…

The Week in TV – Sue’s Hits and Hightlights

We’re launching into Toronto After Dark mode for about a week and a half, so I won’t get everything, but I will do my best!   Castle: Season 6, Episode 4 – Number One Fan Sad to say, but it’s actually been a very long time since I’ve really loved an episode of Castle.  It’s…

Sue’s Week in TV – Hits & Highlights

  Once Upon A Time – Season Three, Episode One:  Heart of the Truest Believer This week saw the return of magic once again to our TV screens, and while I wasn’t as geared up in anticipation as I’ve been for some other shows, OUAT is always a solid happy hour for me, and this…

Con Air (1997) – Simon West

  The third of Nic Cage’s action trio from the late 90s makes its appearance on the 101 Action Movies list in this film directed by Simon West. Cage plays retired Ranger Cameron Po, who after his service is eager to rejoin his newly pregnant wife (Monica Potter) to raise their child together. On their…

Sue’s Week In TV – Hits & Highlights

I tend to watch a lot of television through the week – and PVR a whole lot more. Here are some of the stand-outs from the past week, for me:   Rizzoli & Isles:  Season 3, Episode 4 – Welcome To The Dollhouse The opening moments of this episode were some of the creepiest I’ve…

Face/Off (1997) – John Woo

  Hong Kong action meets big budget Hollywood in this entry on the 101 Action Movies list as John Woo fills the screens with stand-offs, explosions, and his signature balletic gunplay. John Travolta and Nicolas Cage play interchangeable roles as FBI agent Sean Archer and terrorist Castor Troy. Travolta as Archer is desperate, and obsessed…

The Rock (1996) – Michael Bay

Michael Bay finds his way back onto the 101 Action Movies to see before you die, and brings an impressive cast with him, in this, my favorite of his films. With his usual pacing and editing, Bay makes a full-out action movies with a surprisingly sympathetic villain. Ed Harris plays General Hummel, who has lost…