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I hate the ending to Angel

Last night, the WB succeeded in killing off the best thing it had going for them. Tonight was the series finale of Angel…. [from http://thewb.com] I know Joss Whedon wanted Angel to keep fighting the good fight…but damn it! The series needed a resolution….that final showdown seemed like a cop-out to a real ending. Ok, I’m biased. I didn’t want ... Read More »

Movie Re-makes on Shall We Dance and the Manchurian Candidate

I caught the Apple Trailer for Shall We Dance with Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez…. I’m still wary about any re-make on this amazing Japanese film. Hell, when the narration in the American film said Richard Gere led a boring life, that was a difficult suspension of disbelief, given what I know about Richard Gere characters (ala Chicago, Runaway Bride, ... Read More »

Joy! Sex and the City getting a new home on TBS

Sex and the City is coming to a TBS channel near you! I squealed when I saw Carrie wondering if she could do it all again….in a TBS commercial…. “…in a New York minute!” Joy! One of the best tv comedies in our generation is heading for syndication glory on TBS June 15, 2004. Program your Tivo and get ready ... Read More »

Silence of the Lambs: The Musical

Clever lyrics, tight musical compositions, and a sick and twisted mind – bring The Silence of the Lambs to the stage. Ok, not yet – Jon & Al Kaplan have produced this thrilling CD of music for Silence of the Lambs. It’s like Andrew Lloyd Webber musical stylings with a Weird Al sensiblity. I don’t know how else to describe ... Read More »

Jonathan Brandis – Dead at 27

Nicole’s blog pointed me to this site: Sonafide.com posted this blog on Jonathan Brandis. He killed himself a few weeks ago. [picture from http://www.sneksoog.demon.nl/jona-e.htm] I thought he was so dreamy on seaquest – I actually followed along with the series, through Prodigy’s BBS pages. During the commerical breaks, they would have updated episode pages on the BBS’s – and I ... Read More »

SouthPark – Casa Bonita – it’s a real place

Did anybody catch last night’s South Park? Episode 711: Casa Bonita – Kyle’s parents are taking him and three of his friends to Casa Bonita, Colorado’s version of a Mexican Disneyland. When Kyle chooses to invite Butters over him, Cartman arranges to have poor Butters go conveniently “missing.” This was a funny episode…..Cartman proves he has some Orwellean chops – ... Read More »

Wesley Clark – Werd Up!

Wesley Clark shows the cyber audience that his positions are many and diverse – from the Iraq war and beyond. He wants people to know he doesn’t care what the other Democratic candidates think. fo’rizzle…. Read More »

Reno 911 – hits hard at your funny bone!

When I first saw the trailer for Reno 911 – I thought it was going to be a total disappointment – one of those pathetic attempts to spoof Cops….. Well – this comedy has caught me by surprise. The officers of Reno 911 are dedicated to protecting serving the citizens of Reno, Nevada – even though they’re certainly ill-equipped, ignorant, ... Read More »

Lost in Translation: The Soundtrack

Sophia Coppla’s dreamy film about two Americans trying to make sense of their foreign enviroment and brainstorming what makes life worth it all – has an excellent soundtrack to accompany those musings. The album is woven with the introspective melodies of shoegazer pop – and several notable artists make their mark on the film’s landscape. Kevin Shields of My Bloody ... Read More »

taking your sci-fi movie viewing to the next level….

Dillon Works! presents this amazing “10 seat custom home theater, complete with automatic doors and twinkling star fields. (It even has a THX sound system!) “. Apparently, the theater is based on The Empire’s Death Star….why not? The rebels kept destroying and the Empire kept bringing it back. From the pix linked on this site – this theater is all ... Read More »