If you have had enough of the holiday season, or you need a respite from the seemingly endless stream of Hallmark flicks, here is a list of movies that could help you out. For me, they have a distinct flavor of the holiday season without being holidayish movies. 10. The Wiz: It feels like a… Continue reading My Top 10 Non-Xmas Movies to Watch on Xmas
Yes, please! I was thirteen in 1983, when Return of the Jedi was in theaters. Perhaps I was just as easy going then as I am now, but they didn't bother me at all. In fact I loved them. Do I wish the Empire was a bit more of a task for them to… Continue reading Return of the Ewoks?
Well, most of the day. Watching Avengers Infinity War and Avengers Endgame back-to-back today. While the movies will never get a comic storyline just right, with the proper writers/directors/producers, they have zero problems getting them far better that the stories they were originally based upon. Since I have only seen both films once it… Continue reading Spending Thanksgiving Day with the Avengers
On this 4th we can both celebrate Star Wars and mourn the loss of Peter Mayhew. Let's make this day a good one for the best co-pilot in all of the galaxies.
2018... this year marks the 40th anniversary of the Star Wars Holiday Special! Sometimes reviled, sometimes nostalgically adored, this show encapsulates everything that was a variety show in the 1970’s. I was 8 on November 17, 1978, and this show will always have a place in my heart. You can judge if you wish, but… Continue reading 2018: Forty Years Ago, in a Place Seven Hours Away…
Stan Lee. Stan Lee marched to the beat of his own drum... and we all merrily marched along with him. I never met the man, but I feel like I've known him all of my life. It is safe to say, without Stan Lee I wouldn't be the man I am today. Excelsior!
This labor of Super Love is a wonder piece of work. When I was growing up, this was my Superman until Chris Reeves’ forever took George’s place in my heart. That being said, The Adventures of Superman is still a much beloved show, for me. I was excited to hear about this missing show,… Continue reading Superman and the Secret Planet