99 – The Invisible Guest

Welcome to The Best Movies I’ve Never Seen! This is the part of the blog where I work my way through 100 films I’ve neve seen that are generally considered to be great. You’re invited to watch along with me if you can find a copy or find it streaming. So grab some popcorn and let’s … Continue reading 99 – The Invisible Guest

Playing Catch Up – Mystery Blogger Award

I'll admit, I haven't been the best about staying current on my blog. Or anyone else's for that matter. It's been a crazy summer. Car problems. Moving out. Moving in. Please don't look for anything regular from me for a while. But I'm honored that other bloggers still think of me from time to time. … Continue reading Playing Catch Up – Mystery Blogger Award

A to Z Challenge – Kiss the Girls

Kiss the Girls 1997 Directed by Gary Fleder Quick Synopsis... Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams up with escaped kidnapping victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. Late in my college career, a friend got me into … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Kiss the Girls

Touch

The loud bang woke Alex from a very sound sleep. What was that? he thought to himself. His eyes were wide and his vision blurry as he attempted to adjust to the darkness that filled his bedroom. Soon the dim moonlight that filtered in through a crack in his curtains was enough to allow Alex … Continue reading Touch

The Mystery Blogger Award

Kids, I've been nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award. It's kind of awesome. I haven't been nominated for a blogging award since 2015. So it looks like my fortunes are taking a turn for the better. Gosh, I have so many people to thank before they start playing me off and cutting to commercial. Actually, … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award

Gravity Falls

I happen to love it when I don't discover a TV show until it's completely run its course and I can watch the entire series from start to finish without the annoyance of waiting during a hiatus for new episodes. It's an amazing time to be alive, having access to services like Netflix and Hulu, … Continue reading Gravity Falls

AFI 75: In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night 1967 Directed by Norman Jewison Netflix says... Philadelphia detective Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) helps a redneck Southern sheriff (Rod Steiger) solve a murder in this fascinating study in racism that still strikes a resonant chord today. Steiger won a Best Actor Oscar for his performance as the put-upon sheriff … Continue reading AFI 75: In the Heat of the Night

The 5 Most Beautiful Things I’ve Ever Seen

Not too long ago, I was able to thumb through a friend's copy of the new illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. I took a picture of it and posted it online, intending to let the world know that I wanted a copy of it as well. Along with that post, I … Continue reading The 5 Most Beautiful Things I’ve Ever Seen

Flashback

Originally written in October of 2010... He sat alone in his apartment with the lights off and the late night news on. He sat on the sofa in the soft glow on the television as the anchorwoman began reading the story about him. Calvin Locke wasn't the kind of guy who liked to get a … Continue reading Flashback

The Old Book

On one of my days off I had some time to kill. On those days off, that was really the only kind of time I had. Most days I would spend time reading or watching movies or surfing the internet, just escaping into some kind of entertainment that would make the seconds tick away until … Continue reading The Old Book