The A-Team: A Camp Classic Transformed into a Summer Cinema Thrill Ride
June 21, 2015 | Posted in ACTION/ADVENTURE, CULT TV | By sockii
After over a decade of rumors, failed scripts and other production woes, an A-Team movie finally hit the big screen on June 11, 2010, just in time for the summer movie season to kick into high gear…
Television Review The Avengers The Maneater Of Surrey Green
April 8, 2015 | Posted in CLASSIC TV, CULT TV, EPISODE RECAPS, SCIENCE FICTION, SCIENCE FICTION, TELEVISION | By Arthur Chappell
Maneater is quite different – Drawing on both The Quatermass Experiment and Invasion Of The Body Snatchers as an influence, with a hint of The Day Of The Triffids, this deals with an alien plant form trying to take over Middle-England.
TV Review Thunderbirds Are Go
April 5, 2015 | Posted in CLASSIC TV, CULT TV, EPISODE RECAPS, MOVIES, SCIENCE FICTION, TELEVISION | By Arthur Chappell
Homages to the Anderson originals were strong; the whole solar panel threat to a city threat was a reprise of Lord Parker’s Holiday, John watching Stingray on TV, etc.
Radio Play Review – The Saint – The Connelly Silver Mine
March 30, 2015 | Posted in AUTHORS, BOOKS, CULT TV, TELEVISION | By Arthur Chappell
Though certainly best remembered for Roger Moore’s long running Pre-James Bond series, and the sequel (The Return Of The Saint) starring Ian Ogilvy, as well as a dire big budget movie starring Val Kilmer, The Saint was also extensively played on radio, most popularly, by Vincent Price between 1947 and 1951.
Classic TV Rewind: The Equalizer
March 22, 2014 | Posted in CULT TV | By sockii
Another great action series of the 80s, one which had a more thoughtful and serious tone than many others of the decade, was The Equalizer. The series ran for four seasons on the CBS network, from 1985 – 1989, and
The 90s: The Greatest Decade of Genre TV?
March 19, 2014 | Posted in CULT TV | By sockii
Today, genre television (that is, programming that is science fiction, fantasy or horror-themed) is seeing a significant upsurge in popularity. There are well-liked cable and network series such as The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Hannibal, Sleepy Hollow, American Horror
Classic TV Rewind: Riptide
March 18, 2014 | Posted in CULT TV | By sockii
Riptide was an Amercian television series which aired for three seasons from 1983-1986 on NBC—and it’s one of my favorite “long lost” TV shows of the 80s as well. Created by Stephen J. Cannell and Frank Lupo, Riptide was similar
Classic TV Rewind: The A-Team
March 17, 2014 | Posted in CULT TV | By sockii
Growing up, my absolute favorite television series was The A-Team. The series aired on NBC from 1983 – 1987 for a total of 98 episodes. I was 10 years old when that first episode aired after Super Bowl XVII and
Remembering Brimstone: The TV Series
August 25, 2013 | Posted in CULT TV | By sockii
In the Fall of 1998, FOX premiered one of the most unique supernatural television series of all time (at least in this author’s opinion): Brimstone. The series starred Peter Horton (of Thirtysomething fame) and John Glover, who would later go