Star Trek: The Next Generation (1992) – The Outcast, and Cause and Effect

Captain’s log: stardate 45614.6 I love that The Next Generation did this episode. I just wish it had been better written.  Penned by Jeri Taylor, this episode debuted on 16 March, 1992. Commander Riker (Jonathan Frakes) finds himself involved with an androgynous life form, Soren (Melinda Culea), during their visit to the planet J’Nai. The…

Jesus Christ Superstar (1973) – Norman Jewison

It’s time to dig into some of the previously un-reviewed (for me) recommendations in the Musical section of the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book, and I was rather surprised with how much I enjoyed Norman Jewison’s anachronistic adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic rock opera. Christian theology has never really been my…

Sick (2012) – Ryan M. Andrews

There’s a new film festival in town called Blood In The Snow. Organized by Festival Director Kelly Michael Stewart, of Fangoria magazine, the festival spotlights Canadian talent and Canadian film, specifically, Canadian Indie Horror films. Nice. Sadly, Sue and I didn’t learn about this in time, and missed the media window, but I did get…

Sandra DaCosta

  Last weekend I got to set sail with the cast of Pete Winning & The Pirates thanks to my friend Sandra DaCosta, who I was finally able to sit down with and have a quick podcast chat with her. That’s the good news, the bad news is, it was kind of windy out there…