Hill Street Blues (1984) – Ewe and Me, Babe, and Blues for Mr. Green

David Stenn pens Ewe and Me, Babe from a story by Floyd Byars, and it was first aired on 8 November, 1984. There are a couple of familiar faces in the guest cast this week, Hector Elizondo and Miguel Ferrer. Oh! and watch for a brief glimpse of Tim Russ in an uncredited role as…

The Equalizer (1989) – The Visitation, and Past Imperfect

The Visitation boasts a solid guest cast this week, Leonardo Cimino, James Tolkan as the baddie, Ruger, and the wonderful Jenny Agutter as Lauren Demeter. Written by Robert Eisele this episode was first broadcast on 1 February, 1989. Ruger is an arms dealer, but his most recent deal goes wrong when a gun runner attempts…

Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) – John Landis

Seven years after Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) went to Beverly Hills, he headed back one last time when his boss, Todd (Gilbert R. Hill) is killed, and the evidence leads to a theme park in California, WonderWorld. John Landis takes over directorial duties, having worked with Murphy before, and puts him up against Timothy Carhart,…

Leviathan (1989) – George Cosmatos

The first of the underwater movies to be released in 1989, Leviathan, a fun little creature feature with monster work Stan Winston, is the next film in DK Canada’s Monsters in the Movies for my viewing pleasure. Shooting dry for wet,as opposed to James Cameron’s exemplary The Abyss, the film follows a crew of deep-sea…

The LEGO Batman Movie (2017) -Chris McKay

Bat-tastic! Is that a word? It should be. Because if Batman (Will Arnett) had his way, I’m sure that is exactly how the Caped Crusader would describe it. With the LEGO Movie in 2014, Warner Brothers and LEGO proved that they can make a family film that is not only family friendly, it will entertain…

The Rockford Files (1975) – Say Goodbye to Jennifer & Charlie Harris at Large

  Private Investigator Jim Rockford (James Garner) gets into it again with this week’s two episode installment. Up first is Say Goodbye to Jennifer, which aired 7 February, 1975, was directed by acting legend Jackie Cooper, and penned by Juanita Bartlett and Rudolph Borchert from a story by Roy Huggins.It guest stars Hector Elizondo¬†as ex-war…

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) – Joseph Sargent

  This entry on the 101 Action Movies list is based on the novel by John Godey and is hugely entertaining. The way everyone talks to each other is just so ‘New York.’ There is that irreverent tone to their voices, even when dealing with the film’s baddies, that made me laugh, smile and enjoy…