Monthly Archives: October 2017

Top Films for Halloween 2017

 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) Rated PG A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world. Starring Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Drew Barrymore, C. Thomas Howell  Practical Magic (1998) Rated PG-13 Two witch sisters, … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, October 31, 2017

 The Dark Tower (PG-13) The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960) Rated NR

 The 1851 story of boy and his friend, a runaway slave, as they sail down the Mississippi in search of freedom and adventure. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Tony Randall, Archie Moore, Eddie Hodges. This film doesn’t do the book … Continue reading

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Objectified (FNC) Rated NR

 Harvey Levin interviews celebrities and news makers about the objects in their life that make them who they are. Starring Harvey Levin. This show is really quite interesting in its own right. As a fellow collector of things, I can relate … Continue reading

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) Rated PG

 A couple wishes for a child, so they bury a box in the back yard and grow a one. Starring Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams, Rosemarie DeWitt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dianne Wiest, David Morse. The best thing about this film is the positive story of adoption. The … Continue reading

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Rosehaven (Sundance) Rated TV-14

Daniel McCallum returns to his small Tasmanian hometown, Rosehaven, to help his mother with her business. Starring Celia Pacquola, Luke McGregor, Kris McQuade, Katie Robertson, Noela Foxcroft. I loved this show. I was surprised by how brilliant it was. The humor is dry and direct, and … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, October 26, 2017

 Suburbicon (R) Opens on Friday, October 27 Starring: Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Oscar Isaac, Jack Conley A home invasion rattles a quiet family town.  Jigsaw (R) Opens on Friday, October 27 Starring: Matt Passmore, Tobin Bell, Callum Keith Rennie, Hannah Emily Anderson … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1984) Rated NR

 A teenage boy and his friend, a runaway slave, sail down the Mississippi. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Simon Hinton, Alistair Duncan, Barbara Frawley This is a compact version of the story of Huckleberry Finn. it eliminates the controversial aspects … Continue reading

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Spookley the Square Pumpkin (2005) Rated G

 Spookley the square pumpkin is teased by the other round pumpkins in the patch, but with his friends, a couple of bats and three spiders, maybe he can be of help. Based on the book, The Legend of Spookley the … Continue reading

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Brent Briscoe (1961-2017)

 Grey’s Anatomy (2005– ) Rated Tv-14 A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.  The Green Mile (1999) Rated R The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of … Continue reading

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