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The Rockford Files (1978) – Dwarf in a Helium Hat and South by Southesast

Mistaken identities seem to be the key to both episodes this week, as Jim Rockford (James Garner) gets wrapped up in a couple more cases. First up is Dwarf in … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Battlestar Galactica (1978) – Saga of a Star World

It struck me that I wanted to revisit some television shows, and while I thought about it, I realized there were a couple more names that could stand alongside Spielberg, … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Affair Of The Heart – Coming to Blu-ray and DVD July 16, 2013!!!

Remember when you forgot Rick Springfield?  These fans never did.  And now, thanks to the tireless efforts of a few – and the passion of many – the whole world … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sue’s Top 12 Films of 2012 (NOT in Order)

Crimes of Mike Recket (Bruce Sweeney) – I was able to catch this little gem of a film during TIFF, and Mind Reels were even able to catch up with … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Sylvia Caminer & Melanie Lentz-Janney

Sue and I walked out of the Rick Springfield doc An Affair of the Heart, at the Hot Docs Film Festival, won over as fans. I admittedly knew little of … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

An Affair Of The Heart – Sylvia Caminer, USA

Documenting the past few decades of an icon like Rick Springfield can’t be an easy task.  Adding in stories and impressions from the legions of adoring fans he has amassed … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · 5 Comments

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