Running with Obi Wan

I read an interesting story this morning about Alec Guinness, the original Obi Wan Kenobi… In his autobiography, Guinness described an odd event that occurred while he was walking through London. He wrote: “I was walking up Kingsway in the middle of an afternoon when an impulse compelled me to start running. With joy in … Read more

The light persists

Rough, weathered wood, unbending and hard as stone, blocks the brilliant light which once seemed so commonplace. It is dark and stifling inside. Is it possible to forget what a sunny day looked like, how refreshing the sun could be on my face? Are those snatches of brilliance just a taunt, a mocking reminder of … Read more

Mary Poppins Strikes Back

Still from Mary Poppins Returns

A review of the soundtrack of Mary Poppins Strikes back could just as easily describe the entire film, which is neither a reboot nor a rehash, but truly a return.

All Is Well

The Christmas Angel

Now that Christmas is over, there’s a chance to savor it, bittersweet feelings and all.

I Hate You and I Berate You

Spock Silences the Punk On Bus

The “I Hate You” Punk On Bus in Star Trek IV is one of the great sci-fi comic relief bit parts. The kinder, gentler Punk is back, and he has a grey beard just like me!

The Rogue Won

Thank you Disney, thank you Star Wars. There are times when “fan service” is just plain old excellent service! Rogue One in the spotlight.