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Category Archives: Television
There is no reason to break the bank at Christmas. It’s more important to choose something thoughtful and fun instead of something expensive and predictable. These gifts are perfect for that work friend or the new date you don’t want … Continue reading
When first arriving at the Echoplex Monday evening it was surprising to discover that “Schoolhouse Rock” had such a cultish and enthusiastic following. But it soon became apparent that the excitement of the crowd was only partially due to the familiar songs; Bob Dorough was … Continue reading
If you were a kid any time during the 70s and 80s, the odds are you watched “Schoolhouse Rock,” a collection of animated educational films that aired between Saturday morning cartoons. The catchy jingles, along with charming animation by Tom Yohe have … Continue reading
A new animated series called Muertoons is being produced by Wilmer Valderrama (“That ’70s Show”), who also voices one of the characters. Created by Eric Gonzales with contributor and artist Erich Haeger, the cartoon stars five sugar skull friends and … Continue reading
Another great TV made horror movie helmed by Dan Curtis and written by Richard Matheson. Great film noir and Dragnet vibe. I met the actor who played the vampire. He looked almost nothing like his character, plus he had a … Continue reading
In 2016, it will be 25 years since Laura Palmer promised (or warned) agent Dale Cooper that she would see him in 25 years. In 2016, it will be 25 years since that statement. On October 4, David Lynch tweeted, … Continue reading
Ed Asner: An Artist of Acquired and Illustrious Acting Skill, Activism, Altruism, and Abundantly Avuncular Appeal!
I approach the mid-sized, one level house in the Valley with decided anticipation. To the left of the door a small sign reads, “Forget the dog, Beware the Owner!” The housekeeper answers the bell in welcoming fashion. Framed photos of awards … Continue reading
12 am – Jodorowsky’s Dune – Documentary (2014, Sony Pictures Classics) Fascinating documentary about filmmaker/mystic/madman Alejandro Jodorowsky’s quest to bring the epic science fiction novel Dune to the screen in the mid-1970s. Jodorowsky, whose c.v. includes the lysergic fantasy-Western El … Continue reading
The Sundance TV Expands Its Creator Driven Programming Beyond “Rectify” and “The Red Road” with “An Honorable Woman”
Sundance TV hosted an event for the press to give us and their audience a showcase of the new direction Sundance is taking in programming with “Auteur TV”. We all gathered at SoHo House at the edge of Beverly Hills, at … Continue reading