052.0 – PREDATOR (1987)

A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior. IMDb Let’s get to da choppa, shall we? Before The Predator (2018) came, we talked about the 1987 original. Birthdays, budget considerations, plot summary (cherish that, not always happening 😀 ), Read more…

Legion M

Legion M partners with top Hollywood creators – from independent filmmakers to big Hollywood studios – to produce a slate of movies, TV, and digital content. We’re also the first media company in history designed to be owned by fans. We’re using disruptive new equity crowdfunding laws that allow people to invest as Read more…

#EDFRINGE2018 – PART 2

“In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.”  Andy Warhol (PART 1) To be perfectly honest, I did not plan on going back to the Fringe after my few days at the start of August. However, an epiphany occurred, followed by a series of other epiphanies. The major one, Read more…

JEAN-LUC PICARD IS BACK!!

Do you seek Jamaharon? Star Trek: The Next Generation was transformational for Patrick Stewart. A classical actor used to thread the boards of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Sir Stewart wasn’t seeing the on-set banter with a good eye until he finally softened a bit and he remains deeply grateful for Read more…

#EDFRINGE2018 – PART 1

“The Edinburgh Festival Fringe (often referred to as simply The Fringe) is the world’s largest arts festival, which in 2017 spanned 25 days and featured 53,232 performances of 3,398 shows in 300 venues. Established in 1947 as an alternative to the Edinburgh International Festival, it takes place annually in Edinburgh, Read more…

MILK IN A WINEGLASS QUESTIONNAIRE

At the end of the nineteenth century, when Proust was still in his teens, he answered a questionnaire in an English-language confession album belonging to his friend Antoinette, daughter of future French President Félix Faure, titled “An Album to Record Thoughts, Feelings, etc.” At that time, it was popular among English families to Read more…

MINDS – Family Reunion

I’ve been thinking long and hard about… what makes a convention unique. It took me some time to get into the convention circuit and it took me some time to decide to mingle with members of the community at large. 1996, Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin’s autobiography fell into my hands. 2012, first Read more…