Let me start off by saying that I love Odin: Photon Space Sailer Starlight. Absolutely love it. All those people in the world who call it one of the worst animated films of all time? Liars. Let me further preface that admission by freely admitting that I have […]
Spoilers! Not just for the BBC’s Dracula, but also any Dracula, and the BBC’s Doctor Who, going all the way back to the Steven Moffat-penned 2008 episode “Silence in the Library,” and weirdly enough, Dune Messiah. If I can say one wholly positive thing about the BBC-Netflix Dracula […]
Screen Editor alex is engaged in a mission of extreme importance and utmost secrecy. So this month, please enjoy one of his vintage pieces. ~~~ When I was a kid, my parents got me a later model Radio Shack Trash 80 (TRS-80) computer, but what I really wanted […]
There are many challenges to the suspension of one’s disbelief in the disreputable arts: wonky digital art; rubber suits; foolish decisions; uncertain physics; unlikely biology. But it has seemed improbable that Timothy Dalton’s hotness should ever be an obstacle to the suspension of disbelief. Still, it has happened. […]
I spend a lot of time, perhaps too much time, waxing poetic about the golden cliches of yesteryear that seem to have disappeared from everywhere except Univision. Grown men dressed in those little sailor boy outfits holding oversized lollipops. Quicksand gags. So many lost greats. One of my […]
Like Comics Editor Carol mentioned in her own year-end list, sometimes you don’t write about the awesome thing because you admire it so much, you don’t really have much to contribute beyond, “WOW, THAT KICKED ASS.” Two years on, this is why I’ve yet to write about Mandy. […]
~~~ Beth Watkins appreciates the occasional squooshing of hearts, but in a good way.