Browsing: Cinema & TV

A Brief History Drama fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland to see Goodbye Christopher Robin before it opens in theaters on October 27, 2017. Digging Deeper GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children’s author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin (Will Tilston), whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie-the-Pooh.  Along with his mother Daphne (Margot Robbie), and his nanny Olive (Kelly Macdonald), Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort…

A Brief History On October 12, 2017 the United States has only one more day to wait for the release of Jackie Chan’s latest and perhaps greatest film, The Foreigner.  A collaboration of Chinese and Western movie makers, this film is not a comedy, but a taut, spellbinding thriller with plenty of action. Digging Deeper Think of the movie along the lines of Taken, The Devil’s Own, Law Abiding Citizen, and The Limey.  Like the above films, The Foreigner is about a simple Chinese restaurant owner, a sort of everyman, that seeks justice in an unjust world.  In the title…

A Brief History On October 4, 2017, the third episode of season two of American horror anthology television series Channel Zero will air on SyFy.   Storylines for the series are based on popular creepypastas.  The second announced installment is based on author Brian Russell’s NoEnd House (2011). What follows is the original short story as it appeared on the Creepypasta Wiki on October 4, 2017.  This content is available per the Creative Commons License. Digging Deeper: NoEnd House by Brian Russell Let me start by saying that Peter Terry was addicted to heroin. We were friends in college and continued to be after I graduated. Notice that I…

A Brief History On October 2, 1959, the television anthology series, The Twilight Zone, made its debut on CBS television.  Hosted by Rod Serling, the classic episodes of this show transcended the cheap sets and primitive special effects to become an iconic part of Americana, with those old episodes often replaying on cable television today, featuring many future big stars in their early years. Today we list 10 of the Greatest Sci-Fi and Horror Television Shows of all time, all-time only going back to the late 1950’s! Digging Deeper 1.  The Twilight Zone, 1959-1964. Running for 156 episodes, 92 of those…

A Brief History Pulse rifle and pulse pistol are often used to mean a raygun. Digging Deeper The terms refer to various science fiction weapons: M41A “Pulse Rifle”, an assault rifle in the motion picture Aliens that uses 10 mm caseless ammunition and is fitted with a pump-action grenade launcher.  In the film’s original script, however, it was described as a plasma weapon.1 This weapon, slightly modified, was also used in the Archer episode “Space Race” from Season 3. Phased plasma rifle as described by Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character in The Terminator. The pulse rifle and pulse pistol are the primary weapons used by the United Earth Oceans Organization and others on the television series seaQuest DSV.2 Pulse rifles and “pulsers”…

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