Who are you? Why, I am Number Four – or at least that’s what the title tells me. But I am not a number; I am a free man! No, wait – that’s THE PRISONER. This week’s topic of conversation on the newly re-christened Cinefantastique Spotlight Review Podcast is I AM NUMBER FOUR, the new …
Monthly Archive: February 2011
For those of you who wanted to actually see the generational divide in living, breathing action, here’s the video capture of me & critic Ben Lyons in conversation: embedded by Embedded Video So the people over at Yellow Tail wines were in touch with me again with an offer to talk with critic Ben Lyons. …
So the people over at Yellow Tail wines were in touch with me again with an offer to talk with critic Ben Lyons. He’s doing some Oscar-related stuff over at their movie/wine pairings website ReserveYourNight.com, and it sounded like a good opportunity to get his take on some issues dealing with the coming Academy Award …
This week offers a wide-ranging edition of the Cinefantastique Round Table Podcast, including capsule reviews by Dan Persons of three films currently in release: GNOMEO & JULIET, Disney’s animated adaptation of Shakespeare; VANISHING ON 7TH STREET, an independent film with a TWILIGHT ZONE vibe making its way around the country with art house engagements; and …
And you thought Restless Leg Syndrome was a boondoggle. Undaunted by the tsunami of ridicule that greeted such a dodgy prognosis, the pharmaceutical industry is at it again, floating a new disease — female sexual dysfunction, or FSD — and proposing a dazzling array of costly pills, creams, inserts, and worse — much, much worse …
In the break following the recording of the spotlight episode on THE RITE and before beginning last week’s round table episode, Dan recounts to Steve and Larry his encounter with a curious audience member.
It is truly the gift that keeps on giving: The stockpile of nuclear waste that we continue to generate, year in and year out, useless for any practical purpose, but still deadly. In Finland, they think they’ve come up with a solution — it’s called Onkalo (literally Finnish for “hiding place”), a massive, man-made cave …