100 Years, 100 Creators – Part 5

Over a few posts, I’m choosing different creators or creative teams–novelist, composer, scriptwriter, comic book artist, etc–who have influenced or inspired me, and in most cases brought me a lot of enjoyment.

Norm Jewison - In the Heat of the Night 2

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Weekly Geeky Question #36: What is a Hero? [Plus Favorite Fictional Heroes Countdown–Part 1 (#102-91)]

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #36, and this week, a variety of circumstances have resulted in Rod not being able to give me a new question, so to fill in I’ll do something of my own:

Who are my all time favorite fictional heroes, and why?

Superman 2

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47 Movie Blogs #26 – Long-Running Film Series that are Worth Watching

It’s harder to define a film series than it used to be.  Is Lord of the Rings three films long or six?  What’s the longest running Spider-Man series – five movies, or three?  Is the X-Men one big series, or three or four different ones? Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #26 – Long-Running Film Series that are Worth Watching