Category Archives: Television

The nuclear threat and TV movie-as-warning

Back in 1983, just about everybody watched the made-for-TV movie “The Day After.” The 33-year-old film became a hot topic again, at least for a few hours, when its airing was re-lived in the 2016 TV series “The Americans.” Coincidentally, … Continue reading

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The Oscars Tribute to Musicals

The 2013 Academy Awards had a theme. The ceremony paid tribute to movie music, and they definitely hit some high notes. They also could have done a lot better. Barbra Streisand singing┬áThe Way We Were in tribute to composer Marvin … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Live Hits & Misses

I don’t watch “Saturday Night Live” all the time, but my friend told me Jeremy Renner was the guest host on 11/18/12 and that he had what was supposed to be a funny take on “The Avengers.” Hmmm. No. Not … Continue reading

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How many Time Lords does it take to change a light bulb?

It looks like 11th Doctor Matt Smith needed to phone a friend. You can see more photos from the set and descriptions of what was happening in these scenes at Doctor Who TV.

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A Creative Wasteland

Someone else agrees that we need more original entertainments instead of yet another remake, reboot, or reimagining. “It seems that every movie is a remake of something that was better when it was first released in a foreign language, as … Continue reading

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Day Two – My Favorite Show

>I am participating in It’s Gravy Baby’s 31 Day Photo & Prompt Challenge. For Day 2, the prompt is to tell you about my favorite show. This one takes me back a bit. My favorite TV show of all time … Continue reading

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One-Page History of Doctor Who

> Doctor Who fan and artist Bob Canada created this infographic and posted it on his flickr page. Nerdist featured it, then other sites picked it up and so on and so forth. Bob commented that this version is updated … Continue reading

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