Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 7

Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the quantum leap accelerator and vanished. He awoke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own, and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better. His only guide on this … Continue reading Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 7

Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 6

Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the quantum leap accelerator and vanished. He awoke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own, and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better. His only guide on this … Continue reading Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 6

Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episodes 1 & 2

Welcome to Rewatching Quantum Leap! After I finished going through Buffy and Angel, I wasn't sure what show I'd like to get back into, having several in mind. I thought about Smallville and Lost, but landed on Quantum Leap because it's one of those shows that I feel would be super easy to reboot in … Continue reading Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episodes 1 & 2

Messenger

Originally written in April of 2011… Allen ran as fast as his feet would carry him through the tall grass of the open plain. His lungs burned as he tried to breathe in and out, but he knew he couldn’t stop. The message he was carrying was far too important, and his enemies were far … Continue reading Messenger

Why Are They Called Martians?

No... I get it. They're from the planet Mars, so we call them Martians. That part makes sense. But I have to ask, why is it that in so many science fiction stories the Martians refer to themselves as Martians? Of course, I haven't read or seen every bit of entertainment out there that features … Continue reading Why Are They Called Martians?

A to Z Challenge – Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids 1989 Directed by Joe Johnston Quick synopsis... Wayne Szalinski is a preoccupied inventor who just can't seem to get his electromagnetic shrinking machine to work. But when it finally does, it has Wayne's kids in its sights! With the now 1/4-inch-tall children swept into the trash, the real adventure begins. … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

A to Z Challenge – Flight of the Navigator

Flight of the Navigator 1986 Directed by Randal Kleiser Quick synopsis... An ordinary boy finds he is destined for a most extraordinary adventure aboard a futuristic spacecraft. After a mystifying disappearance, David Freeman returns possessing vast, undiscovered knowledge about the universe. 12-year-old David Freeman is just a kid who wants to teach his dog how … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Flight of the Navigator

A to Z Challenge – Escape to Witch Mountain

Escape to Witch Mountain 1975 Directed by John Hough Quick Synopsis... Two young extraterrestrial orphans with supernatural powers attempt to discover the truth about their mystery-shrouded past. Complications arise when they are made wards of a ruthless millionaire who wants to exploit their unusual powers. I like how the Disney+ synopsis gives away the twist … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Escape to Witch Mountain

My Favorite Movies #32 – Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park 1993 Directed by Steven Spielberg Quick synopsis... A multimillionaire (Richard Attenborough) unveils a new theme park where visitors can observe dinosaurs cloned using advanced DNA technology. But when an employee tampers with the security system, the dinosaurs escape, forcing the visitors to fight for their survival. Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum and Laura Dern … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #32 – Jurassic Park

My Favorite Movies #45 – Independence Day

Independence Day 1996 Directed by Roland Emmerich Quick synopsis... When aliens in an enormous spacecraft suddenly arrive in Earth's atmosphere and start blowing things up, it falls to a cocky pilot (Will Smith) and a goofy scientist (Jeff Goldblum) to save the planet from total destruction. With plenty of action, special effects sequences and pithy one-liners, … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #45 – Independence Day