Everybody’s Chattin + Musings on The White Queen’s Richard III

Hello folks, happy almost Friday! I'm going to see Steven Spielberg's BFG later this evening, though I have to admit I wasn't really all that excited about it. I sure hope it's entertaining and not as melodramatic as War Horse. Today marks an important day for the UK as voting is under way in a historic …

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Weekend Roundup: Thoughts on STARZ series ‘The White Queen’ (2013)

It's been quite a weekend, it's so sad to hear what happened on Saturday night in Orlando, FL. My thoughts and prayers are with those affected in this horrific act. The cast of Broadway darling Hamilton, led by Lin-Manuel Miranda paid tribute to the victims in a powerful gesture: Tonight's @HamiltonMusical#TonyAwards performance did not include muskets in …

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Weekend Roundup: Musings on the first half of Daredevil season 2

My hubby and I usually would spend 15-20 minutes just browsing iTunes and Netflix and agonize over what to watch. So we're sure glad Daredevil Season 2 dropped on Netflix last Friday, as we know what we'll be bingeing on all weekend. But our extent of 'binging' is actually just 3 episodes a day, so we're only about …

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10 Things I love about Netflix’s Jessica Jones

I finally finished Jessica Jones a couple of weeks ago, nearly 3 months after we fired up the first episode. But hey, better late than never right? I was hoping to finish my post on this series before Daredevil season 2 comes out tonight (Friday 3/18), well it comes pretty darn close! Before I get to my …

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Counting down to Netflix’s Daredevil season 2!

It's just three days away until Daredevil Season 2!! All 13 episodes will be out on Netflix on Friday, March 18 at 12:01 PST. It's actually two weeks earlier than the air date of the first season which was released on April 10, 2015. It wasn't until about a month later that my hubby and I …

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The Twilight Zone TV Series (1959-1964): Character Actors’ Paradise!

Greetings all and sundry! Having laughed uproariously over the hue and cry of the media's perceived panic from its Meteorologists, weather people and Doomsday oracles regarding Climate Change along the nation's East Coast. I've also been allotted time wisely used to suit up, dig deep and scribble notes about one of the best episodic Anthology …

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Question of the Week: What new (or new to you) TV series are you really into right now?

Hi everyone! Just to switch things up from all the awards chatter (which is so tiresome already), let's talk about TV shows. In the start of the new year, I thought I should catch up on some great shows that people have been recommending. So last week I finally caught up on Season 1 of …

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Tube Watch: 5 Reasons Why FX’s ‘Justified’ Rocks Out Loud!

Greetings all and sundry! Having gotten family Thanksgiving feasting and festivities out of the way a few days early. And indulging in minor Tryptophan comas through many variations of sumptuous leftovers. I've decided to make good on a debt or favor and honor to our Hostess, Ruth. Accumulating information, intelligence and perspective on a well …

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Tube Watch: 11 Great TV Series You Should Be Watching Right Now

Dave, aka ackackattack, here. Last year I wrote about two tremendous, international TV series, Broadchurch and The Returned (Les Revenants). Ruth kindly asked that I write a guest post about what I’ve been watching lately. In America it’s said we’re living in a ‘golden age’ of television here starting with The Soprano’s and The Wire …

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Weekend Roundup: The Americans (FX series) and The Bling Ring reviews

Happy Weekend everybody! WOW, everything's still very much awesome for The LEGO Movie, winning box office for the third straight weekend with $31 mil. It's now made $183 mil domestically, and with a production budget on only $60 mil, that's quite a huge hit for Warner Bros. The McG/Luc Besson's spy thriller 3 Days to …

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