Around The House – Sue’s V Collection

I chose V to be the focus of my first Around The House segment, because it’s been such a huge part of my heart for so long, and because I don’t really have very much stuff from it, considering how long I’ve loved it.  There’s kind of a gaping lack of treasures to be found…

Independence Day (1996) – Roland Emmerich

  The 101 Sci-Fi Movies list brings this combination of sci-fi in the vein of War of the Worlds and an Irwin Allen disaster flick, with a huge dose of popcorn entertainment thrown in as good measure. Now that being said, this film isn’t with its eye-rolling cheese, and its questionable plotlines… the most famous of…

V: The Original Miniseries – 30 Years And Counting

  I’m a little late for this 30th anniversary post I wanted to write to partner with Tim’s piece celebrating the amazing and much-loved Kenneth Johnson series, V – but I figure it’s rather fitting, since I was a little late getting on board back when the miniseries originally aired, too.  My father and brother…

V – 30 Years On

The Visitors arrived 30 years ago this week. Kenneth Johnson’s aliens who came to earth posing as our friends while hiding not only a horrible appearance but an equally terrifying agenda premiered with the original mini-series V. The sad thing is, I wasn’t allowed to stay up and watch all of it, and we certainly…

Fan Expo Comic Con

Sue and I had a great weekend at the Fan Expo Comic Con a couple of weeks ago, and here are the interviews we had! We got to chat with Dr. Elizabeth Weir, better known as Torri Higginson from Stargate: Atlantis! Laura Vandervoort from Smallville and V, as well as the upcoming Bitten (with a…

Canadian ToyCon – Burlington, Ontario

  Nostalgia is a powerful thing. It can evoke memories you thought were long forgotten when something triggers it, like an object you’ve not seen since your childhood. Add to that new and wonderful items to catch the collector’s eye, and a couple of celebrity crushes (I’m looking at you Stacie and Amanda – Degrassi…