‘Orville: New Horizons’ Boldly Goes Where Topical TV Has Gone Before

When The Orville premiered on Fox in the Fall of 2017, the show created by Seth MacFarlane, as well as being produced and starring him, probably had many people groaning. What was the creator behind shows like Family Guy and American Dad doing with a sci-fi show in the vein of Star Trek? Was itContinue reading “‘Orville: New Horizons’ Boldly Goes Where Topical TV Has Gone Before”

We Need To Talk About Racist Killers

There’s no way to sugarcoat what happened over the weekend in Buffalo, N.Y. Back in 2015 when that piece of garbage Dylann Roof shot up the Emanuel African Methodist Episocal Church in Charleston, S.C., the argument was Roof had an aversion to Christianity. I even heard this from the mouths of black people. He evenContinue reading “We Need To Talk About Racist Killers”

‘Find Me Guilty’ Showcases Vin Diesel’s Acting, Sidney Lumet’s Directing (And Samuel Alito’s Incompetence)

This week, Samuel Alito’s name has been in the news more time than the winter of 2006 when he was confirmed as a Justice on the Supreme Court. As the second appointment by President George W. Bush, Alito was more or less riding Chief Justice John Roberts’ coattails. And that was pretty much the lastContinue reading “‘Find Me Guilty’ Showcases Vin Diesel’s Acting, Sidney Lumet’s Directing (And Samuel Alito’s Incompetence)”

‘The Batman’ Is Just What DC Comics Needs Right Now

About the time Batman & Robin came out, a friend and I were discussing what was wrong with these movies. He suggested that the movies need to follow the style of the comics more rather than relying on a bigger production, sets and emphasis on who was playing the villain. Batman, for the most part,Continue reading “‘The Batman’ Is Just What DC Comics Needs Right Now”

‘Turning Red’ Should Usher In A New Wave Of Animated Features

Turning Red is a cute, charming, and entertaining animated feature. I’m just puzzled why Disney would regulate the movie, made by frequent collaborator Pixar Animation Studios, just to its online streaming service Disney-Plus. Maybe they were afraid how the movie would play both in American and overseas theaters. Set in Toronto in 2002, the plotContinue reading “‘Turning Red’ Should Usher In A New Wave Of Animated Features”

Retirement Should Be An Option Not A Luxury

In the past week, we’ve learned that Bruce Willis, at 67, is retiring from acting after it was publicly announced he has been diagnosed with aphasia and probably struggling with it for a few years. For most of his career and especially, the last 10 years, he has been the subject of jokes for hisContinue reading “Retirement Should Be An Option Not A Luxury”

What The Hell Happened To Wes Anderson?!

Following the death of film critic Gene Siskel, Roger Ebert would have other film critics, actors and even directors on his show as he tried to find a suitable co-host. Siskel died on Feb. 20, 1999 of a brain tumor. If you ever want to see an eerie look of how bad he was, GoogleContinue reading “What The Hell Happened To Wes Anderson?!”

Donate For A Good Cause

If you can, I know times are tough with the holiday season coming up, but if you good please donate to Laura Kuester’s fund-raiser https://secure.givelively.org/donate/help-in-crisis/take-a-step?ref=582fc02a-de1d-4ecb-b6a9-2e0f22904e74. Kuester is the wife of a former U.S. Attorney and currently over the Help-In-Crisis organization which helps victims of domestic abuse. I know times are tough and if you can’tContinue reading “Donate For A Good Cause”

‘Ernest Scared Stupid’ Killed The Franchise

Jim Varney had been in the public spotlight for many years before his breakthrough role in the 1987 comedy Ernest Goes to Camp, featuring his signature character Ernest P. Worrell in the first of many movies. It was the first of four movies he would make for Disney before the movies became independently produced andContinue reading “‘Ernest Scared Stupid’ Killed The Franchise”