Monthly Archives: January 2012

Second Run: Stephen King’s The Night Flier: Seriously Underrated Cult Classic!

I want to credit another review I read somewhere on the internet about a year ago for informing me about the existence of this film, but I just can’t find it.  I am thankful to whoever that reviewer was because The … Continue reading

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Second Run: Kolchak: The Night Stalker, Gonzo of the Macabre!

Carl Kolchak AKA the Night Stalker, played by Darren McGavin, was the main character in two ABC TV movies and a later TV show in the 1970s.  Created by writer Jeff Rice, Kolchak is an investigative reporter for a Chicago … Continue reading

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Second Run: Actual Good Little Red Riding Hood Movies

Although Red Riding Hood (2011) was a horrible disastor, here are two movie interpretations of Little Red Riding Hood that are actually very good: First, there’s Freeway (1996) with the excellent Reese Witherspoon and the uber creepy Kiefer Sutherland.    … Continue reading

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Wizardly Goodness: Playmobil Wizard’s Workshop and Lego Kingdoms Wizard Key-Ring!

Nerds, especially computer nerds relate to wizards.  It’s not hard to see why.  They are the medieval equivalent of hackers.  So it comes as no great surprise that I love anything wizardly in nature.  I just spotted this Playmobil set, … Continue reading

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Mauritius and World: Kung Shee Fat Choy! Happy New Year!

On the way to the shops today I noticed all the spent red remains of about a zillion fire crackers strewn across the streets to remind me that it’s now the year of the dragon! Kung Shee Fat Choy! Have … Continue reading

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Sherlock: Portrait of an Intuitionless Man

I have found that the current season on Sherlock is better on a second viewing.  The episodes are so densely packed with many Holmsian stories interwoven with the plot of the episode and the story-arc of the season that it … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Underworld, Live Action TV Series Imminent? Video + Link

O-M-G!!! Interview with producer: + Empire News

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