I made the mistake of catching a Friday night showing of DRAG ME TO HELL at a local multiplex. At the risk of channeling my inner curmudgeon, the theater was packed with teenagers, who seemed far more interesting in socializing with their friends than actually sitting still and watching the movie. I swear, there was… »
I would add THE DRAGON LORD by David Drake, which was a gritty take on the Arthurian mythos. Ditto FIRELORD by the late Parke Godwin. »
At the risk of showing my age, it was the original Kree-Skrull War (written by Roy Thomas), that first hooked me on Marvel Comics.
It also changing my buying habits in a fundamental way. Before that, I just browsed the comic-book rack at 7-Eleven and bought whatever comic looked most interesting, based on the cover.… »
Along with "The Most Dangerous Game," you can usually count on a variation on "Ten Little Indians" as well. Also: »
As I recall, Kitsap County is not exactly within spitting distance of Seattle, which is located in King County. »
I think also that the "clueless" character who is out of the loop is in danger of being an irritant, just since they're often getting in the way more than they're helping when it comes to the crisis at hand. »
Yay! we're getting "iZombie" recaps. I was hoping . . ..
Loved the banter between the two zombies, which is not something I ever expected to type in this lifetime. And "good cop/horny cop" . . . hah! That made me laugh out loud. »
You know, the "Madame Masque" thing works, although part of me still wants to see Madame Masque turn up in an IRON MAN movie instead . . .. »
I know. I keep waiting for somebody (Maggie?) to spell things out for Deanna, instead of just speaking vaguely about how rough it is out there, just so Deanna knows EXACTLY where Rick's group is coming from. »
I think one was STAR TREK (the tv franchise) and the other was STAR TREK (the movie franchise). At least that's my theory. »
Enjoyed this so much I saved the episode on my DVR to watch again—and I almost NEVER do that.
I liked that, aside from random memories, she also temporarily absorbs personal traits and habits from her, um, brain donors. "You are what you eat" indeed! »
True story: I visited Powers at his home once. What I mostly remember is the alien creature he had painted on the bottom of his swimming pool. Made swimming . . . interesting. »
Crichton and Scorpius was the first duo that came to mind, followed by Thor and Loki in the second movie . . .. »
Yep. When I finally saw the movie in the theaters, I was shocked at how much of the script had been cut out of theatrical release, including an entire subplot and a couple of characters. I confess I've never gotten around to watching the Director's Cut, but I've heard that a lot of that missing stuff was restored. »