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  • The Film Legacy of Sean Connery
    This weekend I had one of those “aww” moments when you get some sad news. Not so sad as to knock you sideways, like the death of a parent or a favourite dog, but sad enough to give you a moment’s pause to think back and reflect. That moment was ...
  • Stop me if you’ve heard this one: “Blockbuster movie gets a new release date”
    You know what this reminds me of? The lyrics from the classic rock song Fly Like an Eagle: Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping… Into the future. Except replace time with release dates: Release dates keep on slipping, slipping, slipping… Into the future. When will this end? When theaters can be packed. There’s no way for ...
  • RunPee Weekly Newsletter 28th edition (September 23rd, 2020)
    The app that tells you the best time to run and pee during a movie without missing the best scenes.   Alien Addiction Interview with Director Shea Sterling Rob Williams, our Peep in the United Kingdom, got a chance to do an interview with Alien Addiction writer/director Shae Sterling. Alien Addiction (Comedy, Drama, ...
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on the Entertainment Industry
    COVID-19 has undoubtedly had an impact on almost every industry, including tourism, transportation, hospitality, and entertainment. Many governments responded to the pandemic by enforcing countrywide lockdowns. That meant that people were not allowed to move around as a way to control the spread of the COVID-19. The entertainment industry is ...
  • RunPee Weekly Newsletter 27th edition (September 16th, 2020)
    The app that tells you the best time to run and pee during a movie without missing the best scenes.   What to expect when you return to the movie theater If you’re planning on going to the theater to see a movie, here are some things to look out for so you’ll ...
  • Covid news: What to expect when you return to the movie theater
    Movie theaters are reopening across America — although not yet here in North Carolina where I live. If you’re planning on going to the theater to see a movie, here are some things to look out for so you’ll have a comfortable and safe experience. First. The movie theaters want you ...
  • Back To the Movies We Go: Once more unto the breach!
    I’ll Be Back I don’t know if anyone’s noticed, but there’s been a bit of a hiccough vis-à-vis watching films in the cinema for the last five months or so in that, well, there haven’t been any! Once COVID-19 started getting serious, the cinemas were closed down for the good of public ...
  • 26 Classic Movies to Revisit at the Drive In (And 11 new films)
    As we know, movie theaters are shuttered, due to mounting case totals of CoVid-19. Happily, drive-in theaters are relevant again and seeing a filmatic resurgence. While there are very few new movies (Palm Springs, Greyhound, and Trolls World Tour are among the six we’ve covered below), classic favorites — the ...
  • Ta-dum! Netflix has a new extended theme composed by Hans Zimmer
    The Netflix “Ta-dum” theme is short and to the point. I like it. But they couldn’t leave well enough alone so Netflix convinced (and I’m sure paid) Hans Zimmer a handsome amount, to make an extended version of their theme. You can watch/listen below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqSiUVUvVCE What do you think? Better, worse, indifferent? ...
  • Oh Look! It’s Him Again! – Recognizing Actor Timothy Spall
    “There’s the funny-looking character actor who plays the same role every time. But I’m the funny-looking character actor who plays many different kinds.” – Timothy Spall Tim Spall is one of those brilliant, chameleonic actors who can turn his hand to any role but — probably because he isn’t classically handsome ...
  • Here Are The Foreign Movies You Should Watch On Netflix
    When Parasite won four Oscars (can you believe that was this year?), director Bong Joon-ho said that you open yourself up to a whole world of content if you can just accept the couple of inches of subtitles. Anyone who has watched non-English movies and series can attest to this. The ...
  • Sunday’s Panels at Comic Con San Diego 2020 – Free, Online Edition
    The last day! I’ll miss getting up and wandering over to my laptop to be a part of this each day. And I didn’t even have to figure out costumes this year! I did wear geeky fan tees.) Sundays tend to be full of the How To of being a ...
  • Saturday’s Panels at Comic Con San Diego 2020 – Free, Online Edition
    Saturday! The top day of every annual Comic Con. Here are the online panels for the biggest of San Diego Comic [email protected] Home. You can find all these on You Tube now, for free, although I’m not sure how long they will be available. Not all these all panels are in ...
  • Thursday’s Panels at Comic Con San Diego 2020 – Online Edition
    Today’s running notes on [email protected]…Thursday July 23, 2020: 10am PST – Star Trek Universe Panel They just announced Star Trek: Prodigy on Nickleodeon for kids. I’m not hopeful, but will wait and see. There’s announcement about NAACPLDF.org/StarTrekUnited — Sign up to help promote tolerance and a better life for all (and marginalized people, ...
  • San Diego Comic Con 2020 – My geeky T-shirts during the online convention
    Comic Con is online this week, and free this year (due to the pandemic cancelling the real thing). Anyone can join anywhere in the world, with no need to sign in or wait in line. :- ) Here’s the entire schedule of thousands of panels and exhibits, starting today (Wed the ...
  • Happy Birthday! Sir Patrick Stewart turns 80 – a retrospective of an extraordinary actor
    Sir Patrick Stewart turns 80 this year. Happy Picard Day Birthday! The man’s been around the world of entertainment for over sixty years. Film and TV mind you, not just theatre, but it wasn’t until towards the end of the last millennium that he ‘appeared’. Making it so Surprised that Star Trek ...
  • There’s an E.T. sequel and it’s awesome
    I just finished watching E.T. for basically the first time. I only saw it one time in 1982, and 38 years later didn’t remember anything beyond the “Phone Home” shtick. I wrote this grand review about the symbolism in E.T. with a lot of thoughts tending towards the introspective. I ...
  • The validity of movie rating systems
    I hope everyone knows you can’t trust any statistics someone gives you if they’re trying to sell you something. Whether it’s the criminally inaccurate graphs that frequent a FOX News story or “4 out of 5 dentists” recommend Brand X toothpaste. Numbers don’t lie, but people… They lie all the ...
  • Turning pandemic into opportunity – how two men gamed the system to create a movie that reached #1 at the box office
    Many people are turning the boredom of the Covid-19 lockdown into opportunity, by using the time to learn or improve on a skill they’ve wanted to attain. Or finishing projects they never seemed to have time for. But this pair of friends, Eric Tabach, (actor and YouTuber) and Christian Nilsson ...
  • Movie theaters are opening on Friday! How to be safe and what we will see
    We can’t contain our excitement about movies in theaters coming back! Chances are, if you’re on this site, you’re over the moon as well. Of course we have to be extra careful to distance ourselves, wear masks, sanitize our seating real estate, and not touch our faces, but this should ...
  • Epic cast reunions – Ghostbusters, Back to the Future, and more
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=4JtOHr4IJHQ Watching this gives me the warm fuzzies. It’s so cool to see the cast of Ghostbusters reunited. To get a sense of their camaraderie, even after all these years (plus some behind the scenes tidbits) is a joy to watch. But there are many more reunions to see. Back to the Future ...
  • Matrix 4 – why Keanu Reeves is excited to return to the Matrix
    Keanu Reeves spent three movies fighting to free himself from The Matrix.  Eighteen years after the last Matrix movie — Matrix Revolutions — Reeves is excited to take the blue pill this time and return to his legendary role of Neo. In a recent interview with Variety, Reeves revealed why — after ...
  • Movies are back in production again! What we know now…
    Movie lovers rejoice! The California state governor approved a move for Hollywood to resume movie production — but only with proper coronavirus prevention conditions. This new announcement covers the creation of movies, TV shows, and music. However, if Los Angeles County proves it can’t handle making entertainment safely — without a ...
  • Mon Mothma to appear on Star Wars Cassian Andor show
    Remember Mon Mothma? She appears as a revolutionary leader in the classic Star Wars trilogy and the interestingly posed prequel Rogue One. In Return of the Jedi, she has that classic line about many Bothans dying to get the Death Star plans. (Most don’t recall that she’s referring to the ...
  • 7 Ways to Keep Your Sanity While There Are No New Movies
    Tired of your DVD collection? Seen every series on Netflix? Your couch probably has a permanent butt print from holding the fort at home during quarantine. With Hollywood — and the entire world — on hold for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, here are some creative movie-related things to ...
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