Endorsement for Mayor Marty Walsh, 2017

Endorsement for Mayor Marty Walsh, 2017

Having supported him in the past, it is with great pleasure to support Mayor Marty Walsh for re-election this time around as well. Before I get to the good, I’d prefer to talk about the bad. When it came to the Boston 2024 Partnership, which would bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston. I maintain my … Continue reading

On Daredevil

On Daredevil

Featuring Erick Avari (Stargate, Stargate SG-1, Independence Day, The Mummy), Jennifer Garner (Dude, Where’s My Car?, Pearl Harbor), Colin Farrell (A Home at the End of the World, Total Recall), Ellen Pompeo (Grey’s Anatomy), and Ben Affleck (Dogma, Good Will Hunting, Pearl Harbor, Forces of Nature), Daredevil is directed by Mark Steven Johnson (Ghost Rider film series) based upon … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 3

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 3

Season 8 Season 7 Season 6 Season 5 Season 4   Season Three introduces the character of Cole Turner, as an Assistant District Attorney (and demonic assassin known as Belthazor) working for the the Triad. He had been dispatched by the Source of all Evil himself to kill the Charmed Ones, but ends up falling in love … Continue reading

On Idle Hands

On Idle Hands

Featuring Devon Sawa (Final Destination), Seth Green (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Jessica Alba (Fantastic Four film series), and Vivica A. Fox (Independence Day, Batman & Robin), Idle Hands is a stoner dark comedy body horror film directed by Rodman Flender, and written by Terri Hughes and Ron Milbauer. Notably, the film features the band, The Offspring, which was … Continue reading

On A Home at the End of the World

On A Home at the End of the World

Featuring Colin Farrell (Total Recall), A Home at the End of the World is a film with a screenplay adapted by Michael Cunningham based on his 1990 novel of the same name. I have always found it to be a very good film. According to the Ten Years Ago blog post on the film: A … Continue reading

On Sordid Lives: The Series

On Sordid Lives: The Series

Serving as a prequel to the independent film Sordid Lives, the series features Rue McClanahan (The Golden Girls, Mama’s Family, Maude), Olivia Newton-John (Grease), and Caroline Rhea (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch). Having watched the series, I found it wonderful, beautiful, and easy to relate to, even though I have not seen the original film. According … Continue reading

On Maude

On Maude

Like The Jeffersons, Maude was actually the first spin-off of All In The Family, having two years of development by the time The Jeffersons first aired. Featuring Bea Arthur (The Golden Girls) as Democrat Maude Finlay, and Rue McClanahan (The Golden Girls, Mama’s Family) as Vivian Harmon, the sweet and scatterbrained second wife of next-door neighbor, … Continue reading

Spoilers! and Fandoms

Spoilers! and Fandoms

As someone who consumes a hell of a lot of media, I can honestly say I have also been a major consumer of spoilers, but I am not the only one – in a certain way, aren’t we all? Before going further, I would like to correctly define what the definition of “spoilers” is, as … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Ghost Light

A Special Look at: Ghost Light

Ghost Light reminds me somewhat of a certain Moffat companion, Clara Oswald. If you swap Ace with Clara, there can be found this similarity, but that is where the similarities seem to end. Clara’s backstory was never fleshed out to begin with, and come Series 8 it’d be all about Danny Pink, yet Series 9 would … Continue reading

On Stardust

On Stardust

Featuring Ian McKellen (X-Men film series, The Lord of the Rings film series, The Hobbit film series, Doctor Who‘s The Snowmen), Claire Danes (Princess Mononoke, The Hours, Terminator: Rise of the Machines), Michelle Pfeiffer (Batman Returns, Hairspray, What Lies Beneath), Peter O’Toole (Casanova), and Henry Cavill (Man of Steel), Stardust a film adaptation of the 1999 Neil Gaiman (Doctor Who‘s The Doctor’s Wife) … Continue reading

On What Lies Beneath

On What Lies Beneath

Featuring Michelle Pfeiffer (Batman Returns, Hairspray), What Lies Beneath is  psychological horror film directed by Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future film series, Contact).   According to Roger Ebert: What Lies Beneath” opens with an hour or so of standard thriller scare tactics, done effectively, and then plops into a morass of absurdity. Lacking a smarter … Continue reading