Tag Archives: Sixties

Hidden Figures: Worth Seeing

Firstly, I thought it was weird that 20th Century Fox made this movie. Then I remembered how the crew at The Simpsons said Murdoch doesn’t really care what the entertainment division does, as long as its profitable, thus it can contradict his propaganda-hate … Continue reading

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For the Love of Spock

Adam Nimoy’s loving tribute to his father was thankfully on Netflix since I don’t think this was distributed through any theaters in my area. The documentary covers the life and career of Leonard Nimoy with a big portion dedicated to … Continue reading

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Italian #44: Christopher Lee

What? The consummate Englishman from all those Hammer Horror movies? Saruman the White? Count Dokku? Scaramanga? Yes, the towering actor was half Italian. His mother was Countess Estelle Marie Carandini di Sarzano, an Italian citizen who married an English army officer. … Continue reading

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Italian #41: Joe Barbera

Joe’s name may sound familiar to anyone over 35 because he was half of the prolific cartoon empire Hanna-Barbera. For about thirty years, these two dominated Saturday mornings with their animated shows. I readily admit many were formulaic and just … Continue reading

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DC’s Hanna-Barbera offerings redesigned

Suffice to say, not everything from DC is annoying reboot of their universe for the umpteenth time *cough! Rebirth**cough! Crisis something* No, someone from the executive caste in the Time Warner empire probably told the DC people to make viable … Continue reading

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Two new crossover comics for the Summer of ’16

It’s always exciting to see favorite characters from different owners/licensees get together! Judge Dredd works on numerous levels despite many people forgetting that it’s mostly a British parody of America’s love of violence: Dirty Harry and other unhinged, plays-by-his-own-rules cop. IDW … Continue reading

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RIP Gordie “Mr. Hockey” Howe

I was more affected by Wayne Gretzky since The Great One’s scoring streaks happened during my adolescence through college years while Gordie was pretty much retired for the second time. However, Gordie’s legacy will always remain. His popularity and skill … Continue reading

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RIP George Martin

Obviously he was the man who earned the coveted “fifth Beatle” spot because he produced every major record of theirs but one. Although I don’t worship at the feet of the Beatles, I always respected George Martin, his production skill and … Continue reading

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Get away from him you bitch!

Not sure if Shaggy is trying to save Scooby from the Alien Queen or the new girlfriend getting in the way of their friendship! Give it a moment to let the joke sink in. Another hilarious creation by Texas’ own … Continue reading

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Bridge of Spies: Worth seeing

Spielberg and Hanks team up again to cover the next chapter of American History after Saving Private Cliché back in 1998, aka Spielberg Americanizes Stalingrad. Still, I couldn’t help but like this little Thriller-Drama-History puff piece despite it playing fast and loose … Continue reading

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