The Star Trek Films, Ranked

This year, the Star Trek franchise celebrates fifty years since the original series that started it all aired on CBS in 1966. We get a new film in the canon this year (Star Trek Beyond)  as well as the unveiling of the new design of…

Star Trek Beyond (2016) review

  With the 50th anniversary of Star Trek this year, we get the latest entry in the reboot series, Star Trek Beyond. The film avoids the excessive fan service of Into Darkness, but still has subtle nods for fans in the same fashion as the…

Ghostbusters (2016) review

WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD!!!! Despite the controversy surrounding it, I went into the new Ghostbusters film with an open mind and found it immensely enjoyable. I’ve not left a movie being so happy in awhile. It might not be the best film of the year, but…

Time Bandits (1981) review

Time Bandits is one of those movies where you can tell that everyone just had so much fun making it. And that seeps into the film proper and makes it a very fun, easy watch. The plot revolves around Kevin, a young history buff whose…

Miles Ahead (2015) review

Miles Davis was one of the great jazz innovators of the twentieth century, with a career spanning almost five decades. He was always looking ahead and never back. However, in the late ‘70’s Davis ceased producing records and retreated to seclusion. Davis spent this time…

Doctor Who: The Widow’s Assassin review

Image from bigfinish.com Go buy their audios, now! They’ve been making Who Fans broke since 1999! If you are a fan of Doctor Who, New, Old anywhere in between, Big Finish’s audio range based on the show is highly recommended. They use Doctors four through…

Blue Velvet (1986) review

The discovery of a disembodied ear in a field leads Jeffrey Beaumont to discover the mystery behind it. In doing so, he begins to find himself engulfed in the darker side of his home town. The search leads him to night club singer Dorothy Vallens…

Thoughts on Twin Peaks Season 2

WARNING THE FOLLOWING REVEALS PLOT DETAILS ABOUT THE SECOND SEASON OF TWIN PEAKS. READ WITH CAUTION. While the popular belief is that the second season of Twin Peaks is where the show really started to go downhill, I would personally disagree with this statement. To…

Doctor Who: The Time Meddler (1965) review 

The Time Meddler is the last story of the second season of Doctor Who. But it was the a first in a couple ways. To start with, it introduced us to he Meddling Monk (Peter Butterworth). This was somewhat of a big deal because the…

Carry on England (1976) review

Most people agree that “Carry on Abroad,” the twenty-forth film in the Carry On series is the last good one. I would have to disagree. Abroad is one of my favorites, but the twenty-sixth and twenty-seventh films (Dick and Behind, respectively) are gems in my…