Das Boot (1981) – Wolfgang Petersen

The next big title in DK Canada’s highly enjoyable The Movie Book is the Oscar winning German film Das Boot from prolific director Wolfgang Petersen. This has always been a great film, and I love that I got to settle in and watch this film play out on my screen (again). Set during World War…

The Deep (1977) – Peter Yates

The next big recommendation from DK Canada’s The Movie Book is my all time favorite movie Jaws, which I’ve talked about more than a couple of times on the blog, so I moved right along to the What Else To Watch list, and dug into the other Peter Benchely novel that was made into a…

V – The Miniseries (1983) – Part Two

Part two of the iconic science fiction mini-series V, written and directed by Kenneth Johnson, aired on 2 May, 1983.  It aired the following night after part one, no week’s wait, not even a couple of days. This was an event, and for two nights it ruled television. Continuing it’s sci-fi retelling of Nazi Germany…

Ashes and Diamonds (1958) – Andrzej Wajda

Post War Poland is the setting for the next big title in DK Canada’s The Movie Book, as I delve into Ashes and Diamonds from director Andrzej Wajda. Marrying a love story with a post-war thriller, and mixing in some drama, this film is a fantastically made film that delves into the horrors of war…

Saving Private Ryan (1998) – Steven Spielberg

I was stunned when I first saw Saving Private Ryan on opening day, 24 July, 1998. I had never seen war depicted so realistically, so heart-breaking, graphic, and impactful. I held onto the names of Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks like a mantra through the film, to guide me through it, to make everything be…

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 Radio Presents: Ellery Queen – Mr Short and Mr Long (aka The Disappearance of Mr James Phillimore)

  Ellery Queen – Mr. Short and Mr. Long (aka The Disappearance of Mr. James Phillimore) Original Broadcast: January 14, 1943 Starring: ALYSA KING (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5590139/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @alysaking) GABE GREY (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm2484469/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @gabe_grey) NOAH DANBY (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0199139/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @NoahDanby) JESSICA GRECO (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0337466/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @TheJessicaGreco) CHARLOTTE HEGELE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm4226301/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @charlottehegele) For video version: Part 1: youtu.be/_86kcSiY-ME Part 2: youtu.be/eFJ_OnV9g7c For extra content, become a Mind…

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Flash Gordon – Episode One

    Flash Gordon: Episode 1 Original Broadcast: April 27, 1935 Starring: JESSICA GRECO (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0337466/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 Twitter: @TheJessicaGreco) ZOE DE GRAND MAISON (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5046516/?ref_=nv_sr_1) CHARLOTTE HEGELE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm4226301/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @charlottehegele) For video version: youtu.be/WHKOlUUeIQ0 For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels  

Ole Timey Radio Presents Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Dead Adventuress

  Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Dead Adventuress Original Broadcast: February 25, 1945 Starring: GABE GREY (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm2484469/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @Gabe_Grey) RAINBOW SUN FRANCKS (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0290478/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @RainbowFrancks) NOAH DANBY (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0199139/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @NoahDanby) KRISTIAN BRUUN (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm2106870/?ref_=nv_sr_3 Twitter: @TheBruun) For video version: youtu.be/YI2AG5efjqQ For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels

Ole Timey Radio Presents Superman: Meteor of Kryptonite, Chapter 1

  Superman: The Meteor Of Kryptonite, Chapter One Original Broadcast: September 24, 1945 Starring: RAINBOW SUN FRANCKS (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0290478/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @RainbowFrancks) NATALIE KRILL (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm2087783/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @nkrilova) ELIZABETH WHITMERE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm1176867/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @LizWhitmere) For video version: youtu.be/kXhaCjmWmcU For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels NOTE: This was the inaugural episode of The Mind Reels’ Ole Timey Radio plays!