Archive for October 2012

The Walking Dead Season Premiere Recap - "Seed"

The Walking Dead Season Premiere Recap - "Seed"
I have to start the recap with the most important bit of information: The most amazing thing that happened on The Walking Dead last night — T-Dog got the honor making the first kill. You read that right. T-Dog. And though he was relegated to the background for most of the rest of the episode, he... Read more »

Watch This, Not That: Frankenweenie vs. Hotel Transylvania

Watch This, Not That: Frankenweenie vs. Hotel Transylvania
Hot on the heels of Paranorman, and with Halloween right around the corner, family audiences get to choose between two horror-themed animated films out in theaters now.  If the box office is to believed, Frankenweenie is a disappointing dud and Hotel Transylvania is a real crowd-pleaser.  In the words of the great Joe Biden, that’s... Read more »

Countdown to Skyfall: Moonraker (1979)

Countdown to Skyfall: Moonraker (1979)
MOONRAKER (1979) BOND: Roger Moore DIRECTOR: Lewis Gilbert (You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me) BOND GIRL(S): Lois Chiles (Dr. Holly Goodhead) COOL GADGETS: Wrist dart gun THEME SONG: “Moonraker,” sung by Shirley Bassey.  Yup, she’s back.  This is her most forgettable tune, though I like the disco remix of the song that... Read more »
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Countdown to Skyfall: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Countdown to Skyfall: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (1977) BOND: Roger Moore DIRECTOR: Lewis Gilbert (You Only Live Twice) BOND GIRL(S): Barbara Bach (Triple X) COOL GADGETS: Car that drives underwater; stun-gas cigarette, ski-pole gun, ticker tape watch THEME SONG: “Nobody Does It Better,” sung by Carly Simon.  This was a big hit.  And so begins the wave... Read more »

'Homeland' Recap - Beirut Is Back

'Homeland' Recap - Beirut Is Back
(Aside: I had originally, accidentally wrote down the Dexter episode title as Homeland’s episode title — “Sunshine and Frosty Swirl.” I spent a good portion of my recap feeling like an idiot for not understanding the meaning behind that title. “Beirut Is Back,” the actual title, makes a bit more sense.) We’re only two episodes... Read more »

New Study: All Liberals Are Brainwashed

New Study: All Liberals Are Brainwashed
Everyone voting for President Obama has been brainwashed by the liberal mainstream media. That’s just scientific fact, according to several people in my Facebook feed. This concerns me, as a liberal-leaning American. Have I been brainwashed? I guess I wouldn’t know, would I? That’s kind of the point of brainwashing. You don’t know until it’s... Read more »
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Countdown to Skyfall: The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)

Countdown to Skyfall: The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1974) BOND: Roger Moore DIRECTOR: Guy Hamilton (Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, Live and Let Die) BOND GIRL(S): Britt Eklund (Goodnight); Maud Adams (Andrea) COOL GADGETS: Sacramanga’s titular golden gun is probably the coolest (it breaks into 5 different pieces), but it’s actually another “tit” that steals the show: an... Read more »

Countdown to Skyfall: Live and Let Die (1973)

Countdown to Skyfall: Live and Let Die (1973)
LIVE AND LET DIE (1973) BOND: Roger Moore DIRECTOR: Guy Hamilton (Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever) BOND GIRL(S): Jane Seymour (Solitaire) COOL GADGETS: Watch with built-in magnet (useful for unzipping ladies’ dresses) and mini-buzzsaw. THEME SONG: “Live and Let Die,” sung by Paul McCartney and Wings.  This is probably the one song I never really associate... Read more »

'Homeland' Premiere Recap - The Smile

'Homeland' Premiere Recap - The Smile
After the show aired last night, John said that the Season 2 Homeland premiere was just like any action movie sequel — bigger and fancier and just trying to get everybody back to status quo. I don’t disagree, but I also don’t begrudge it that. All of this was inevitable. Carrie was going to have to... Read more »
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