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(Welcome back. This would have been posted yesterday except I was participating in the Day Without a Woman.) It has been a very long time since I have read an X-Men comic, and almost as long since I have seen … Continue reading
(Long time readers of the blog will notice that the movie reviews have a new title: the mundane “at the movies” has been replaced by “movie time at the Cinemark”. From one year to the next, I never go to … Continue reading
Good bye, hose cart for soaking the new trees. Hello, snow shovels and the long brush for sweeping the satellite dish so we can watch TV.
One foot in front of the other. Today I decided to try that traditional refuge of modern Americans in times of trouble (popular since the Great Depression): a couple of hours in a darkened cinema, watching a big, colorful blockbuster … Continue reading
The Addams are my favorite cartoon/TV family. And why not. Gomez and Morticia are radiantly in love, have two intelligent, lively and well behaved kids, a complex and loving extended family, loyal servants, cool pets, and a great house. And … Continue reading
Welcome back to our series of reviews of Olympic opening ceremonies. No one is more surprised than I am that this blog has lasted long enough to be writing about its second summer Olympics. (Read a review of the opening … Continue reading
Time for another new Star Trek outing; this one is called Star Trek Beyond, and it is the third film in the “Reboot” series. That’s the one distinguished by Chris Pine as an adequate Kirk, Zachary Quinto as a dark, … Continue reading
It’s always highly satisfactory to gather little bits of evidence that there are other people out there who love the works of the late great Terry Pratchett as much we do. Currently running on PBS’s Masterpiece is the third series … Continue reading
Person of Interest has been one of my favorite TV shows since the first episode. It started out as a “procedural with a difference”, a high concept series of tales of a mysterious “Machine”, a computer that spits out the … Continue reading