I find it’s easy to complain about the reboots and remakes that Hollywood keeps churning out these days. It’s easy to say that the creators out there just can’t think of anything new to write about, and so the studios just have them dip their pens back in the wells of franchises that have proven … Continue reading A Reboot I Can Get On Board With
When I was a kid, Quantum Leap was probably my favorite show to watch. Sure, it was a time travel show, which probably would have been enough of itself to draw me in. But it wasn't a typical science fiction thing. It was a show that jumped around throughout different periods in history and gave … Continue reading What Would Quantum Leap Look Like Today?
All About Eve 1950 Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz Netflix says... Writer-director Joseph L. Mankiewicz's sharp script anchors this story about New York City theater life, with Bette Davis playing an aging Broadway diva who employs a starstruck fan (Anne Baxter) as her assistant, only to learn the woman is a conniving upstart. The now-classic … Continue reading AFI #28 – All About Eve
I did this last year. I took a look back at the previous year and made a list of the blog posts that got the most traffic throughout the year. It was simple, as I'd only been keeping up with this blog for a year at that point. Today marks my second blogiversary, so I'm … Continue reading The Confusing Middle’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016
When I was a kid, I thought that a guy named MacGyver was just about the coolest guy on the planet. In the span of a 60-minute television show (with the occasional 2-parter), this guy could save the world with a scrap of tin foil and one or two common household cleaning supplies. Each week … Continue reading Why I Don’t Think I’ll Like the New MacGyver
It's Leap Day! So why not celebrate with a top 10 list focusing on the best episodes from the gone-too-soon sci-fi classic, Quantum Leap. If you're unfamiliar with the show, it featured Scott Bakula as Dr. Sam Beckett, who theorized that one could time travel within his own lifetime. In the pilot episode, he stepped … Continue reading The Top 10 Episodes of Quantum Leap
In a few days, we'll experience February 29 for the first time since 2012. How do you mark a day that comes along only once every four years? I think there are several ways that one could celebrate a Leap Day. Remember that movie with Amy Adams where she travels to Ireland to propose to … Continue reading 5 Ways to Spend Your Leap Day