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Direct Beam Comms #85

July 23rd, 2017

TV Game of Thrones I think I’m done with Game of Thrones. I’ve spent the last six seasons watching the show but the last few years I’ve welcomed its return less and less. It’s not that I don’t like Game of Thrones anymore, it’s just that it watching it has become a chore. The stories […]




Stephen King’s World of Horror

July 21st, 2017

The author Stephen King has had an amazing career. Over the last 40+ years he’s published more than 50 novels and has just as many films adapted from his works. Which, to me at least, would make King the most influential living writer of our time. And, recently too, a few of King’s work has […]




Direct Beam Comms #84

July 16th, 2017

TV Salvation I am a sucker for Earth vs asteroid movies. When I first started covering movies here back in the late 1990s two films that I was most interested in were Deep Impact and Armageddon. And even just a few years ago I found myself drawn to and again writing about Deep Impact and […]




Direct Beam Comms #83

July 9th, 2017

TV Snowfall Snowfall is a series FX has been promoting with each and every commercial break for the better part of 2017 now with spots set to the Run-D.M.C. tune “It’s Tricky.” Last year the channel had great success with its mini-series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story so Snowfall, a fictionalized […]




Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes

July 7th, 2017

There was a 28 year gap between the last of the original Planet of the Apes movies in the 1970s and the very first remake, but I think a lot of people forget that the first remake wasn’t the fabulous Rise of the Planet of the Apes in 2011 it was instead Tim Burton’s Planet […]