Category Archives: Television
Movies Till Dawn: ‘Tis the Season – Last Minute Gift Ideas for Eclectic Insomniacs (Oh S— I Forgot Edition)
“BrainDead Season 1” (Paramount) pleased a lot of critics but very few Nielsen families, so unfortunately, this Season 1 set comprises the complete series run. Too bad, since this series from Robert and Michelle King (“The Good Wife”), about a … Continue reading
Celebs Sign, Spruce, and Sell Christmas Ornaments to Raise Black Friday Funds for Compassionate Non-Corporate Cause!
What do the son of a man who once talked to God (not to be confused with the Son of God who talked to man), A Young Caine (with no discernable adversarial brothers) and the daughter of a WITCH have … Continue reading
“The Late Show” (1977, Warner Archives Collection) When aging private eye Art Carney’s partner (Howard Duff) turns up on his doorstep with a bullet in his chest, he decides to take up the shamus business again – despite his bad … Continue reading
“My Bodyguard” (1980, Kino Lorber) Targeted by a bullying goon (Matt Dillon) at his new school, fifteen-year-old Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace) finds what he believes to be protection for hire in the hulking form of Ricky Lindemann (Adam Baldwin), whose … Continue reading
Opening Night of Hollywood Museum’s “Child Stars: Then and Now” Inspires Giddy to Kiddy Enthusiasm Now (More than Then) or Ever!
Hey! Teen Beat, Tiger Beat! Remember them?!? Ever wonder what it was like at one of their photo shoots? Well, I have no such information for you either. However, I was able to procure a little intelligence regarding a noted … Continue reading
“Dementia-13” (1963, The Film Detective) Various factions of a landed Irish gentry reunite at their ancestral home under the pretense of paying homage to their deceased sister, but in actuality, to lay their hands on an inheritance; an unseen, axe-wielding … Continue reading
“Carrie” (1976, Shout Factory) Teenaged misfit Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) discovers that her newfound telekinetic powers can provide her with a wealth of new experiences: the strength to stand up to her religious fanatic mother (Piper Laurie), the confidence to … Continue reading
Last Friday, Son of Monsterpalooza descended upon the Burbank Marriott, bringing thrills, chills, and an impressive roster of makeup artists and movie stars. There were so many cool art galleries, shops, and displays that we didn’t even make it in … Continue reading
4 a.m. “Have Gun, Will Travel: The Hanging of Aaron Gibbs” – Western Drama (1961, CBS Home Video/Paramount Home Video) The urbane gun-for-hire known as Paladin (Richard Boone, who also directed the episode) assists a woman (played by the folk … Continue reading
12 a.m. – “Ash vs. Evil Dead: El Jefe” – Horror/Comedy (2016, Lionsgate) Once again, it’s that rare combination of stupidity and inflated ego that lands Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) in trouble with the supernatural. After accidentally unleashing monstrous demons … Continue reading