I’ve been on a bit of an old superhero TV / movie binge lately. And in doing so, I’ve been a bit of a sucker for punishment.After writing about season 1 of Wonder Woman (from the 1970s, see here), I pushed forward with the series and a little while ago I finished season 2.
I’ve been on a bit of an old superhero TV / movie binge lately. And in doing so, I’ve been a bit of a sucker for punishment.
From 2012-2016, two seasons of Gravity Falls aired on the Disney Channel. For part of that time it was apparently the networks highest rated program, and remains popular with its fanbase. Part of that fanbase is my middle daughter, who recently took advantage of our extended time together alone (the rest of my family were away traveling) to introduce it to me. And now I’m part of that fanbase as well.
Some Spoilers. Not tons, but some.Continue reading Gravity Falls
It’s been a couple of weeks and Star Trek Picard has now transformed itself into the peak of science fiction storytelling, putting all previous iterations of the franchise to shame.
Life continues! And that means all the things that make up life continues. The School of Communication that I am helping to lead, the editing of the documentary about Sister Veronica, the editing of the documentary about Mt. Margaret Mission, and of course, as always, my film and television viewing.
One of the best things to come my way out of my Britbox subscription is a sitcom called The Detectorists.Continue reading Detectorists
Sam leaps into Joe Furlow, a young actor who is involved in a romantic relationship with an older woman named Jane Lindhurst. Jane’s family are eager for her to return home from New York, believing that her relationship is doomed. Jane is a gifted but insecure singer, and Sam believes he is there to help her pursue her dreams rather than settle into the life that is expected of her.Continue reading Quantum Leap – The Play’s the Thing [4.]
Sam leaps into a prisoner on a chain gang, Chance Clarence Cole, who attempts to escape while handcuffed to fellow prisoner Jaspar Boone. To save Jaspar’s life, Sam allows them to be recaptured, but finds that they are both victims of horrible abuse by the prison guards and warden. When Sam and Jaspar realize that one of the guards is actually responsible for the crimes that Jaspar is jailed for (and willing to kill to keep the secret) they have to escape once more.Continue reading Quantum Leap – Unchained [4.10]
Welcome to a Random Pop Culture Top 10! Or Top something, anyway. Today’s topic…the most iconic instrumental television theme songs.
Yesterday I listed a bunch of things about 2022 that I’m looking forward to–“shallow” things if you will, such as movies and TV shows.
Not wanting 2021 to feel left out, now we’ll also list similarly shallow things that the year gave us that I watched and mostly enjoyed. Twenty-one things specifically, in a rough countdown style…
There may be a few spoilers here if there are things you haven’t seen yet.Continue reading 2021 – Things I Enjoyed (to some degree)