The Mind Reels

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Magnum, p.i. (1987) – Tigers Fan and Forever in Time

Loss hits private investigator, Thomas Magnum (Tom Selleck), pretty hard this week, as we continue our travels in Hawaii in the show’s final season. Tigers Fan was written by Bruce … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Orphan Black S4E01 – The Collapse of Nature

Tonight Clone Club returns to Space with the fourth season premiere of Orphan Black, and right from the off, Tatiana Maslany’s spectacular acting ability is back front and center, and … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

Horror 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

Body Snatchers (1993) – Abel Ferrara

My time with the Sci-Fi Chronicles book continues as I examine the next iteration of the classic sci-fi tale of the Body Snatchers with this 1993 update. This version features … Continue reading

November 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Last Town (2014) – Blake Crouch

So I dug into the third and final book of Blake Crouch’s Wayward Pines trilogy, The Last Town. And once again, I was struck how all three books could have made … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

S. (2013) – Doug Dorst and J.J. Abrams

This week’s book was a wonderful, experience, part art, part mystery, part collectible, all enjoyment. Doug Dorst and J.J. Abrams collaborated to create this wonderful book, that once removed from its … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954) – Jack Arnold

I got to revisit one of the classic Universal monsters for the next entry in the Sci-Fi Chronicles book, director Jack Arnold, and the monster… the Creature from the Black … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

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