Yakmala: Superman III

“I still don’t understand why I’m here.” “Shut up, Chris.” Making a good Superman movie is apparently only slightly easier than convincing a clown to sterilize his chainsaw before he gives you a makeshift vasectomy. There have been six live action attempts, and by my...

Lifetime Theater: Drive...

It’s always unsettling when you get one of your own prejudices thrown in your face. It was probably inevitable that some of my personal sexism would get revealed at some point. I’m just glad what was revealed doesn’t have its origins with my Lifetime obsession. That would have been...

Tread Perilously — Doct...

Tread Perilously continues its return to Doctor Who as Erik and Justin face the First Doctor’s six-part adventure “The Web Planet” and almost crack under the pressure. The Doctor, Barbara, Ian and Vicki arrive on Vortis, a planet overrun by the ant-like Zarbi. There is also an...

Now Fear This: Raze

She seems angry. So much virtual ink has been spilled over the true meaning of the term “strong female character, that the only thing I’m one hundred percent convinced of is that the last thing anyone needs is another guy opining on what it means. Even that the standard bearers...

Tread Perilously — Doct...

Tread Perilously returns to Doctor Who! But to begin another set of episodes with the famous Time Lord, Erik presents Justin with the 50th anniversary special, “The Day of the Doctor.” Intended as an example of treading safely, the episode may not have been a complete...