Blightyvision: “Merlin” Series 4

Created by Julian Jones, Julian Murphy, Johnny Capps, Jake Michie Starring John Hurt, Colin Morgan and Bradley James After catching up to “Merlin” in time to be ready for the new series, I skulked around listening to fandom buzz just to see what other people thought of it.  I don’t see it as a guilty pleasure so much as a […]

Posted on January 12, 2012 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “The Colour of Magic”

Directed and adapted by Vadim Jean Mucked about by Terry Pratchett Starring Sean Astin, Tim Curry, and Jeremy Irons I suppose Sky One realized they had something rather good when they aired “Hogfather” during the 2006 holidays to the delight of British viewers (and those abroad who found other ways of getting their fix).  Between […]

Trailer Watch: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, part 1

No words. Just watch. This debuted at the MTV Movie Awards last night. Despite a dodgy cut-off at the end there, this looks like it will live up to the promise built by the rest of the series. Here’s the summary from Trailer Addict, if you are somehow unaware of what to expect. Harry, Ron, […]

Posted on June 7, 2010 at 10:58 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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The Wednesday Weekend Primer: Shrek

Shrek (2001) Directed by: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson Starring: Mike Meyers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, John Lithgow Rated PG for mild language and some crude humor. It’s been almost ten years since Shrek beat Monsters, Inc. for the inaugural Best Animated Feature statuette at the Academy Awards. Both films have their charms, but Shrek has […]