‘Disaster on the Coastliner’ (1979): It’s Shatner to the rescue when Amtrak goes off the rails

So. It’s getting late and I don’t want to screw around. I don’t want “good” TV or “fine television” (blech), and I don’t want what everyone else wants, like GOT (this country, no question, is doomed). I want old timey stuff from my youth, with grown-up actors and actresses whom I recognize, in plots I… Read More ‘Disaster on the Coastliner’ (1979): It’s Shatner to the rescue when Amtrak goes off the rails

‘Sudden Fury: A Family Torn Apart’ (1993): True crime thriller with Neil Patrick Harris

Mill Creek Entertainment has released a DVD and digital download combo pack of Sudden Fury: A Family Torn Apart, the true-crime made-for-TV movie that originally aired on NBC back in November, 1993. “Dramatized” (uh oh…) from Leslie Walker’s non-fiction book, Sudden Fury, which detailed the 1984 killings of Bob and Kay Swartz by their adopted… Read More ‘Sudden Fury: A Family Torn Apart’ (1993): True crime thriller with Neil Patrick Harris

‘The Possessed’ (1977): Pre-superstar Harrison Ford does TV horror

Not being able to decide whether or not I was going to catch the new Harrison Ford Blade Runner 2049 sci-fi opus this week (the original was such a revelatory experience for me when I saw it in a deserted theater back in ’82, I can’t help but feel I’m going to sully that memory… Read More ‘The Possessed’ (1977): Pre-superstar Harrison Ford does TV horror