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Direct Beam Comms #80

June 18th, 2017

TV Blood Drive A few weeks ago I heard a term for a type of movie that was so perfect I couldn’t ignore it; “bad on purpose.” These kinds of films are exemplified by the cruddy SyFy movies of the week like the Sharknado and Python vs … that are created to be “so bad […]




Direct Beam Comms #79

June 11th, 2017

TV Homicide: Life on the Street: The Complete Series Shout Factory is set to release a DVD set of the entire 122 episode series of the classic show Homicide: Life on the Street for a retail of $120 July 4. Homicide: Life on the Street is one of the finest TV series ever and was […]




Direct Beam Comms #78

June 4th, 2017

Movies The Girl with all the Gifts The Girl with all the Gifts is probably the closest film adaptation to the story I Am Legend I’ve ever seen and the character Glenn Close plays of Dr Caroline Caldwell is probably the closest we’ll ever get to the novel version of Robert Neville even though the […]




Direct Beam Comms #77

May 28th, 2017

Movies On sci-fi and loneliness: Passengers Passengers is part of a larger sci-fi trend of film and TV focusing on just one person. Before in similar movies and series, that “one person” was the only one because of some plague or natural disaster like in I Am Legend or The Quiet Earth. But the modern […]




Direct Beam Comms #76

May 21st, 2017

Movies Alien 3 25th anniversary I’ve written a lot about the movies Alien and Aliens over the years, but I don’t believe that I’ve ever really delved into the movie Alien 3. When I saw that movie was turning 25 this week I thought it would be the perfect time to muse about that film. […]