Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Black Cauldron (1985)

As the black sheep of the Disney family, The Black Cauldron is certainly undeserving of its lack of recognition. It is a lovely film in that it is beautifully animated. The characters are interesting but we really do not get … Continue reading

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Week IV – Deeper Into The Quagmire

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 4, Episode 4 (The Apprentice) This week expands the story from a Frozen sequel to introduce the overarching storyline for the season: Mr. Gold/Rumpelstiltskin is still addicted to magic and still trying to find a … Continue reading

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Week III – Getting Back To Normal – SEASON PREMIERE WEEK (#3)

REPUBLIC OF DOYLE – Season Premiere Season 6, Episode 1 (Dirty Deeds) Like the last book of a series, the last season of a television show is a chance to up the storytelling level.  There is no chance of cancellation, … Continue reading

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Week II – Picking Up From Where We Left Off? – SEASON PREMIERE WEEK (#2)

MURDOCH MYSTERIES – Season Premiere Season 8, Episode 1 (On the Waterfront) There is something to be said for feigned normalcy, such as when one goes about one’s business at work while battling an illness or dealing with a significant … Continue reading

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Week I – Television is Back in Session – SEASON PREMIERE WEEK (#1)

Both Once Upon a Time and Castle left off with stunning cliffhangers last year. Unsurprisingly, their season premieres picked up right where the last scene left off and kept the story going, moving seamlessly into new chapters. All right, needless … Continue reading

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