Monthly Archives: April 2015

UPDATE #7: The Widescreen is Out There: Why Netflix May Be Covering Up “The X-Files” in HD

Updated 1/16/16 -New info in italics. There may be a conspiracy afoot at Netflix worthy of the Cigarette Smoking Man himself. One month after I reported that Netflix was streaming The X-Files in fuzzy, standard definition video transfers, the world’s most popular subscription VOD service has … Continue reading

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BATMAN v SUPERMAN Trailer Re-Cut with Adam West and Christopher Reeve

Holy send-up! Somebody re-cut the awful, ponderous trailer for Zack Snyder’s BATMAN v. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE (2016) with the decidedly non-ponderous Christopher Reeve as Superman and Adam West as Batman. Cinema geek Bobby Burns on YouTube intercut scenes from Richard Donner’s SUPERMAN: … Continue reading

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Cora Sue Who? The 1930s Child Star You Don’t Know – But Should

Even if you love old movies, there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of Cora Sue Collins. And that’s a shame, because the 87-year-old former child star is a living history of classic Hollywood. Collins acted in nearly 50 films between 1932 … Continue reading

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Dead on Arrival at the TCM Film Fest

If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, in the following one it should be fired. – Anton Chehkov ACT ONE: (Interior) A plane bound for Hollywood. WILL, a handsome reporter who looks younger than … Continue reading

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UPDATE: “Lost in Space” Launches on Blu-ray September 15

Updated 4/7/15 – New info in italics. I don’t remember exactly when I watched Lost in Space for the first time, but I do recall the following details: it was sometime in the mid-1970s; it was on my grandmother’s Zenith (with the remote control … Continue reading

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