Welcome to my rewatching of the original 79 episodes of the series that launched the franchise. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching “A Piece of the Action.” On this date in history, Rachael Harris was born. Ms. Harris plays Dr. Linda Martin on the Netflix series Lucifer. Not to be indelicate, […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.17 “A Piece of the Action” – (Original air date: Friday, January 12, 1968)"
This list of Quentin Tarantino movies does not include his segment from Four Rooms, “The Man from Hollywood,” although it’s worth watching. Nor does it include whatever part of Sin City he directed. QT also directed an amateur short film that I’ve never seen (and has, reportedly, been partially lost) titled My Best Friend’s Birthday. […]Read more "10-List: Tarantino Films (Ranked)"
Nothing reveals character as much as dialogue. This applies in real-life as much as it does in fiction. I can hear your objection to this. Talk is cheap, you say? Actions speak louder than words. I understand your position on this. If a person’s actions are inconsistent with the words they speak, that still reveals […]Read more "I Like The Way You Talk (How Tarantino, Sorkin & Kevin Smith Won Me Over with Dialogue)"
I can’t remember if I watched True Romance the first time before or after I watched Reservoir Dogs, although I’m certain I watched neither until after I watched Pulp Fiction. If I had to guestimate a date, I’d say I watched it around 1997. This would have been three years after the movie bombed in […]Read more "True Romance — a movie review"
I don’t watch as many movies as I once did. And, when I do, I tend to watch them fifteen-to-thirty minutes at a time, in installments where I supply my own commercial breaks. My compromised attention span seems more suited for television shows these days. I’m not complaining. It’s just a fact of life, much […]Read more "Bad Times at the El Royale — a movie review"