DVD review: “Joe 90” (1968 – 1969)

“Joe 90” (1968 – 1969)  Television / Sci-Fi Thirty Episodes Created by: Gerry and Sylvia Anderson Featuring: Keith Alexander, Sylvia Anderson, Rupert Davies, Gary Files, Len Jones, Martin King, David Healy, Jeremy Wilkin, Liz Morgan and Shane Rimmer Released recently on DVD is the 1970s science fiction series “Joe 90” (1968 – 1969), one of the many series created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson using their self-named and patented ‘Supermarionation’ that has …

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DVD review: “Cuckoo” (2012 – 2019) 

“Cuckoo” (2012 - 2019)  Television / Comedy Thirty Three Episodes Created by: Robin French and Kieron Quirke Featuring: Andy Samberg, Taylor Lautner, Andie MacDowell, Greg Davies, Tamla Kari, Esther Smith, Tyger Drew-Honey, Helen Baxendale, Matt Lacey and Kenneth Collard Cuckoo: “I gave this speech on our wedding day. Now I’d like to give it again with clothes on and you, our family, present.” Recently released on …

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DVD review: “The Larkins: Series One” (2021) 

“The Larkins: Series One” (2021)  Television / Drama Six Episodes Written by: Simon Nye and Abigail Wilson based The Darling Buds of May by H. E. Bates Directed by: Andy De Emmony Featuring: Bradley Walsh, Joanna Scanlan, Sabrina Bartlett and Tok Stephen Jasmine Brown: “Angela and I graduated through virginity together.” Recently released on DVD is “The Larkins: Series One” (2021) which is only the most recent …

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DVD review: “The Worst Person in the World” (2021)

“The Worst Person in the World” (2021) Drama Running Time: 110 minutes Written by: Eskil Vogt and Joachim Trier Directed by: Joachim Trier Featuring: Renate Reinsve, Anders Danielsen Lie and Herbert Nordrum Narrator: “She said she was terrified of being alone. Terrified of living without him. That when she left, she'd be like Bambi on the ice. And that was precisely …

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The 2023 Oscar Nominations

The 2023 Oscar Nominations The 95th Academy Awards nominations have just been announced this morning by hosts Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams with “Everything Everywhere All At Once” leading the pack with eleven nominations. Best Picture“All Quiet on the Western Front”“Avatar: The Way of Water”“The Banshees of Inisherin”“Elvis”“Everything Everywhere All At Once”“The Fabelmans”“TAR”“Top Gun: Maverick”“Triangle …

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DVD review: “The Tomorrow People” (1973 – 1979) 

“The Tomorrow People” (1973 - 1979)  Television / Science Fiction Sixty Eight Episodes Created by: Roger Price Featuring: Nicholas Young, Elizabeth Adare, Peter Vaughan-Clarke, Philip Gilbert, Stephen Salmon, Sammie Winmill, Dean Lawrence, Mike Holoway, Misako Koba and Nigel Rhodes John: “I wonder if all those people who are desperate to have a close encounter of some kind have ever really thought about what …

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DVD review: “Lewis: The Complete Series” (2006-2015)

“Lewis: The Complete Series” (2006-2015) Television Forty Episodes Created by: Colin Dexter Featuring: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Rebecca Front, Clare Holman, Angela Griffin and Steve Toussaint [examining the scene of a murder - the victim has been hit over the head with a large mirror] Dr. Laura Hobson: “The jugular vein and carotid arteries were sliced right through.” DS James Hathaway: “By a piece of …

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DVD review: “Good Girls: Season Three” (2020)

"Good Girls: Season Three" (2020) Television/Drama Eleven Episodes Created by: Jenna Bans Featuring: Christina Hendricks, Retta, Mae Whitman, Reno Wilson, Manny Montana, Lidya Jewett, Isaiah Stannard and Matthew Lillard Jane Boland: [narrating] “Girls today can be anything. CEO, Olympic gold medalist, even a Supreme Court Justice. We've finally broken that glass ceiling. And, wow, sure looks good from the top.” "Good …

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DVD review: “Keeping Faith – Season 1 – 3” (2021)

“Keeping Faith – Season 1 - 3” (2021) Television Drama Twenty Episodes Created by: Matthew Hall Featuring: Eve Myles, Hannah Daniel, Matthew Gravelle, Bradley Freegard, Mark Lewis Jones, Mali Harries and Aneirin Hughes Megan: "People just don't go missing, even I know that." Released recently on DVD is season 1,2 and 3 of the Welsh drama "Keeping Faith" that features Eve Myles in …

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Blu-ray/DVD Review: “Memoria” (2021)

“Memoria” (2021) Drama Running Time: 136 minutes Written and directed by: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Featuring: Tilda Swinton, Elkin Díaz, Jeanne Balibar, Juan Pablo Urrego and Daniel Giménez Cacho Older Hernán Bedoya: “I remember everything, so I limit what I see.” Released on Blu-ray and DVD recently was the latest film from the Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul, “Memoria” (2021), his first real …

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DVD review: “Good Girls: Season 1 – 4” (2018-2022)

"Good Girls: Season 1 - 4" (2018-2022) Television/Drama Fifty Episodes Created by: Jenna Bans Featuring: Christina Hendricks, Retta, Mae Whitman, Reno Wilson, Manny Montana, Lidya Jewett, Isaiah Stannard and Matthew Lillard Jane Boland: [narrating] “Girls today can be anything. CEO, Olympic gold medalist, even a Supreme Court Justice. We've finally broken that glass ceiling. And, wow, sure looks good from the …

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DVD review: “Stingray” (1964-1965) 

“Stingray” (1964-1965)  Television Thirty nine Episodes Created by: Gerry and Sylvia Anderson Featuring: Ray Barrett, Robert Easton, David Graham, Don Mason and Lois Maxwell Opening Theme: “Stand by for action, we’re about to launch Stingray Stingray StingrayStingray Stingray Marineville i am calling all battle stations, Anything can happen in the next half hour Stingray Stingray” Released recently on DVD is the 1960s English …

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DVD review: “Melrose Place” (1995-1999) 

“Melrose Place” (1995-1999)  Television Two hundred and Twenty Six Episodes Developed by: Darren Star Featuring: Linden Ashby, Josie Bissett, Thomas Calabro, David Charvet, Marcia Cross, Kristin Davis, Rob Estes, Brooke Langton, Laura Leighton, Amy Locane, Jamie Luner, Alyssa Milano, John Haymes Newton, Johnny Drama, Lisa Rinna, Kelly Rutherford, Doug Savant, Grant Show, Andrew Shue, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Jack Wagner, Vanessa A. Williams,Daphne Zuniga and Heather Locklear Dr. Michael Mancini: "It's this building... it makes people nuts. It must be something …

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DVD review: “Caroline in the City” (1995-1999)

“Caroline in the City” (1995-1999)  Television Ninety Seven Episodes Developed by: Fred Barron, Dottie Dartland and Marco Pennette Featuring: Lea Thompson, Eric Lutes, Malcolm Gets, Amy Pietz and Andy Lauer Richard: “So, Donna, do you miss Rome?” Donna: “Oh, no. All that traffic and noise and pollution, and rude people.” Richard: “Oh, I can see why you moved to New York.” Released recently on DVD is the …

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DVD review: “Wellington Paranormal” (2018 – 2022) 

“Wellington Paranormal” (2018-2022)  Television Twenty-Four Episodes Developed by: Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement and Paul Yates Featuring: Mike Minogue, Karen O'Leary and Maaka Pohatu Officer Minogue: “You're always saying 'don't tase stuff'.” Released on DVD recently is the horror/comedy television series “Wellington Paranormal” (2018 - 2022) from the minds of Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement and Paul Yates. The series is a spin-off of the 2014 film "What We Do in …

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DVD review: “A Discovery of witches: Series 1 – 3” (2018-2022)

DVD review: "A Discovery of witches: Series 1 - 3" ( "A Discovery of Witches – Season One" (2018) Television/Drama/Fantasy Eight Episodes Created by: Deborah Harkness Featuring:  Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode, Edward Bluemel, Louise Brealey, Malin Buska, Aiysha Hart, Owen Teale, Alex Kingston, Valarie Pettiford Matthew Clairmont: "Once the world was full of wonders, but it belongs to the humans now. We, creatures, …

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DVD Review: “Good Witch” (2015-2021) 

“Good Witch” (2015-2021)  Television Series Sixty Episodes Developed by: Craig Pryce and Sue Tenney Featuring: Catherine Bell, Bailee Madison, James Denton, Rhys Matthew Bond, Catherine Disher, Anthony Lemke, Kylee Evans, Peter MacNeill, Sarah Power, Dan Jeannotte, Marc Bendavid, Scott Cavalheiro and Katherine Barrell Cassie Nightingale: “A mistake is like a bump in the road, one bump is not so bad, but if we keep making mistakes …

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DVD review: “Agatha Raisin: Season Four” (2021)

“Agatha Raisin: Season Four” (2021) Thriller/Comedy Four Episodes Produced by: Barry Ryan, Michele Buck and David Walton based on Agatha Raisin by M. C. Beaton Featuring: Ashley Jensen, Katy Wix, Matthew Horne and Jamie Glover Agatha Raisin: “When confronted with someone who appears to be in a perpetual state of outrage, it is tempting for other people to wind them up. Besides, I have always found the …

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DVD Review: “Magnum P.I.: Season 1 – 3”

“Magnum P.I.: Season 1 – 3” Television Fifty-Six Episodes Developed by: Peter M. Lenkov and Eric Guggenheim Featuring: Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, Zachary Knighton, Stephen Hill, Amy Hill and Tim Kang Detective Gordon Katsumoto: “Still don't get why you guys are doing this.” Thomas Magnum: “Mike and Terry wanted to free these people, and it cost them their lives. We didn't know them but they're still …

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DVD review: “Nurse Jackie” (2009-2015)

“Nurse Jackie” (2009-2015) Television Eighty Episodes Created by: Liz Brixius, Linda Wallem and Evan Dunsky Featuring: Edie Falco, Eve Best, Merritt Wever, Haaz Sleiman, Paul Schulze, Peter Facinelli, Dominic Fumusa, Anna Deavere Smith, Ruby Jerins, Mackenzie Aladjem, Stephen Wallem, Betty Gilpin and Adam Ferrara Nurse Jackie: “This job is wading through a storm of people, who come into this place on the worst days of their lives.” Released recently on …

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