On Sherlock Holmes

On Sherlock Holmes

Featuring Robert Downey, Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe), Jude Law (Gattaca), and Rachel McAdams (Mean Girls), Sherlock Holmes a 2009 British-American neo-noir mystery period action film based on the character of the same name created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.   According to Roger Ebert: The less I thought about Sherlock … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 8

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 8

Beginning with it’s fourth season, I was such a big fan of Charmed, a show which can be summed up by: Charmed is an American television series that ran for eight seasons on The WB. It was produced by Aaron Spelling and is about three sisters who are the world’s most powerful good witches, known … Continue reading

On Little Shop of Horrors

On Little Shop of Horrors

Continuing from the Reitman Ghosbusters film series, and Spaceballs, is yet another great Moranis film, Little Shop of Horrors, a rock musical horror comedy film directed by Frank Oz.  It is a film adaptation of the off-Broadway musical comedy of the same name by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman. That Off-Broadway musical was based on the low-budget … Continue reading

On The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear

On The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear

Continuing from The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! is it’s sequel, The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear. According to Roger Ebert: The critical mind boggles at the opportunity to review “The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear.” What can usefully be said about this movie, other than the essential information … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Stones of Blood

A Special Look at: The Stones of Blood

The Stones of Blood, taking place during the Key to Time story-arc comprising the entire 16th Season, is a slight mess, but not entirely horrible. I much preferred the back-half with the ship in hyperspace, compared to the Cornwall scenes. The story takes place during the fifteenth anniversary of the series, and is also the … Continue reading

On Spaceballs

On Spaceballs

Continuing from Dracula: Dead and Loving It, and Robin Hood: Men in Tights, is yet another Mel Brooks comedy, Spaceballs. The film features Rick Moranis (Reitman Ghostbusters film series), Bill Pullman (Independence Day), Tim Russ (Tuvok on Star Trek: Voyager), and Brenda Strong (The Craft, Mary Alice Young/Narrator on Desperate Housewives, and Lillian Luthor on Supergirl). According … Continue reading

On The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

On The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

Continuing from Wrongfully Accused, Spy Hard, and Dracula: Dead and Loving It, is yet another Nielsen comedy, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, the first of a hilarious trilogy. According to The New York Times review: The proudly sophomoric comedy style of the Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker writing team, responsible for ”Airplane!,” ”Top Secret!” and now … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Under the Lake

A Special Look at: Under the Lake

Certainly, one of my favorite episodes, and the first of which this season, Under the Lake was a brilliant piece right up until the end, leading to Before the Flood. I mean the end scene, as once we get to that part, I wasn’t so pleased. Still over all, this episode was fantastic! According to … Continue reading

On Robin Hood: Men in Tights

On Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Continuing from Dracula: Dead and Loving It is yet another great Mel Brooks comedy, Robin Hood: Men in Tights. The film features Patrick Stewart (Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men film series, Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and films), Dom DeLuise (Urgo on Stargate SG-1‘s Season 3 episode, Urgo), and David … Continue reading

On Roseanne

On Roseanne

Was there ever really any show that compared to the enjoyment of watching Roseanne? I knew growing up I certainly wasn’t from a wealthy family, so the economic background of the Connor’s always seemed like something I could really relate to. Not only did Angel‘s Glenn Quinn star in the series from 1990 (Season 3) until … Continue reading