the man in the high castle

“the man in the HIGH CASTLE”

I recently signed up for an “Amazon.com” Prime video trial and started watching “The man in the High Castle”. There are numerous TV shows and movies to choose from. I was pulled in to the series from the very first scene. The show is about what the United States would Read more…

Person of Interest

My Take I just finished watching the final episode of Person of Interest. I found the ending very appropriate, playing Pink Floyd’s Welcome to the Machine. After all wasn’t the whole series about the “MACHINE” that watched everyone. I don’t think the series is too far off the mark as Read more…

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Mysterious Island (1961)

My Take Mysterious Island is another movie I was able to watch for free at the Southeast Theater in Sugarhouse UT.  The original story was written by Jules Verne in 1874. At some point I read the novel, but that was long after I had seen the movie. As with Read more…

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer (2013)

My Take Snowpiercer is another movie whose premise is based on “Global Warming”. Somehow all the world ends because global warming has caused a new ice age. The whole earth is covered in ice and snow. The only living beings ride around the globe on a super train that takes Read more…

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Them (1954)

Before the world had the complex issue of “Global Warming” to worry about and frighten people there was the very real threat of nuclear destruction. Many of the old science fiction movies made during the 50’s and 60’s were made to propagate the threat of annihilation because of the use Read more…

Forbidden Planet (1956)

Forbidden Planet is a sci-fi movie that actually frightened me. I’m not sure how old I was when I first saw it. Featuring well known actors this movie was a major production. I have watched Forbidden Planet a few times since I was a kid and still enjoy seeing it. Read more…

Lost

TV Shows Since I’ve been retired I have watched a lot of TV shows on Netflix. One of my all time favorites is the show Lost. There are many other TV shows that I have watched on Netflix and maybe I’ll post them on my blog in the future. I Read more…

the martian – Bing

The Martian · 2015 · 2hr 24min · Adventure IMDb 8.2/10 Rotten Tomatoes 93% During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. Read more…