Wyrd Sisters (1988) – Terry Practhett

It’s back to Discworld for this week’s book shelf, as I dig into the next titles in the humorous fantasy series from Terry Pratchett. This time around we spend some time with witches. We revisit Granny Weatherwax, and are introduced to Nanny Ogg, and Magrat, collectively christened Wryd Sisters. The trio are concerning themselves with…

Beverly Hills Cop (1984) – Martin Brest

Man, do I remember the first time I saw this movie. I was twelve going on thirteen, and not only was this one of the first soundtracks (on cassette) I bought with my own cash once our family had moved to Bermuda, it was also the movie that really taught me how to swear. Quite…

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989) – Stephen Herek

Coming up pretty soon in DK Canada’s Monsters in the Movies book is the most triumphant sequel, Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, coming under the Faces of Death subheading in the chapter on the Devil’s Work, so I thought this would be a most opportune time to revisit the original Excellent Adventure starring Alex Winter…

Hard Boiled (1992) – John Woo

The Directory, filling out the last section of DK Canada’s marvellous The Movie Book, brings me a 90s action classic. One that set the standard for Honk Kong cinema, and found fans all over the world with its style of balletic violence, beautifully crafted shots, and fantastic set pieces. Not to mention, the exemplary Chow…

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958) – Nathan Juran

Setting aside the obvious whitewashing of the cast, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, the next film in the Dragons & Dinosaurs chapter of DK Canada’s extremely entertaining Monsters in the Movies is a lot of fun. And one that I have a bit of a history with. Growing up we moved around frequently (being in…

Ole Timey Radio Presents: The Giant’s Stair

The Giant’s Stair Original Broadcast: December 1, 1938 Starring: JULIAN RICHINGS (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0724995/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @JulianRichings) JESSICA GRECO (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0337466/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @TheJessicaGreco) EMILY SCHOOLEY (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm3191505/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @EmilySchooley) For video version: youtu.be/HTTHwPpOo4w For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Sherlock Holmes – The Adventure of the Tolling Bell

  Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Tolling Bell Original Broadcast Date: April 7, 1947 Starring: KEVIN HANCHARD (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0359322/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @KevinHanchard) JOSH VOKEY (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm4602731/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @joshvokey) For video version: youtu.be/9SQQ7aqq6EI For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels  

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Red Ryder – Roaring River Renegades

  Red Ryder: Roaring River Renegades Original Broadcast Date: March 22, 1949 Starring: CHRISTIAN POTENZA (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0693066/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @C_Potenza) DON MCCUTCHEON (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0567345/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @McCutcheonDon) JACQUELINE PILLON (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm1139580/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @voiceoverqueen) CARIN MOFFAT (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0595561/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @carin_moffat) MARLENE ZISMAN (Twitter: @marlenezisman) NORAH NOBLE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm6476378/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @MsNorahNoble) For video version: youtu.be/r8LTIgesTvA For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Little Orphan Annie – Annie’s Big Surprise Party

  Little Orphan Annie: Episode 917 – Annie’s Big Surprise Party Original Broadcast Date: October 18, 1935 Starring: CHRISTIAN POTENZA (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0693066/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @C_Potenza) DON MCCUTCHEON (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0567345/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @McCutcheonDon) JACQUELINE PILLON (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm1139580/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @voiceoverqueen) CARIN MOFFAT (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0595561/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @carin_moffat) MARLENE ZISMAN (Twitter: @marlenezisman) NORAH NOBLE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm6476378/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @MsNorahNoble) For video version: youtu.be/YWDqHShzAeg For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Superman – Batman’s Great Mystery, Chapter 1

  Superman – Batman’s Great Mystery – Chapter 1 Original Broadcast: February 3, 1948 Starring: RAINBOW SUN FRANCKS (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0290478/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @RainbowFrancks) NATALIE LISINSKA (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm1990511/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @natalielisinska) LIZ WHITMERE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm1176867/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @LizWhitmere) CHARLOTTE HEGELE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm4226301/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @charlottehegele) For video version: youtu.be/JwCBcpvJTFM For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Superman – Meteor of Kryptonite, Chapter 2

  Superman – Meteor of Kryptonite – Chapter 2 Original Broadcast: September 25, 1945 Starring: PAT MASTROIANNI (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0003958/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @patmastroianni) JESSICA GRECO (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0337466/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @TheJessicaGreco) JEN POGUE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm3243106/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @jenpogue) For video version: youtu.be/yh0wp8w3KPw For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels  

Ole Timey Theatre Presents: Lights Out – Ghost Party

  Lights Out Series: Ghost Party Original Broadcast: April 21, 1937 Starring: NATALIE KRILL (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm2087783/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @nkrilova) NATALIE BROWN (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0535019/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @Brownnmiss) ANN PIRVU (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm3109458/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @annpirvu) CHARLOTTE HEGELE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm4226301/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @charlottehegele) ELIZABETH WHITMERE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm1176867/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @LizWhitmere) For video version: Part 1: youtu.be/J9-oo6L75cs Part 2: youtu.be/cxbqEp4ksd4 Part 3: youtu.be/3u0zgCjlA9o For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels