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Magnum, p.i. (1983) – Legacy From a Friend and Two Birds of a Feather 

Thomas (Tom Selleck) tries to deal with the death of a friend in the first episode this week, Legacy From a Friend that originally screened on 10 March, 1983, and … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Greatest American Hero (1981) – Saturday Night on Sunset Boulevard and Reseda Rose

Alright kiddies, here’s the scenario; Bill (Robert Culp), Ralph (William Katt) and Pam (Connie Sellecca) have even more fun this week. Cannell scripted Saturday Night on Sunset Boulevard, which aired … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) – Vincente Minnelli

The next musical for me to watch from the Great movies – 100 Years of Film book for my viewing of The Jazz Singer is this Judy Garland classic, that … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Midnight Game (2013) – A.D. Calvo

  Available from Anchor Bay on DVD today is this fun little horror film that, n a nice change from today’s slew of horror titles, relies more on atmosphere than gore. … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Adventure in Space and Time (2013) – Terry McDonough

Even as I write this, the airing of the 50th Anniversary Special for Doctor Who ticks closer, and I cannot wait, knowing I get to see David Tennant, Matt Smith … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

TV You Should Be Watching – Seed

I tend to be very picky about my comedy, so for me sitcoms that I can actually watch are few and far between, and the ones I do watch always … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Happy Birthday Doctor!

I first came across Doctor Who in the early 80s, as most of my generation did, on PBS. There was this tall goofy looking guy (Tom Baker) with big hair, and … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · Leave a comment
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