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TV Review: Captain Nice (1967)

Rate This Movie The 1909 edition of the Oxford English Dictionary gave the first definition of ‘camp’ humour as, “Ostentatious, exaggerated, affected, theatrical, effeminate or homosexual.” This interpretation was probably derived from the French term ‘se camper’ meaning ‘to pose in an exaggerated fashion’. The term became commonly used after Susan Sontag published a landmark 1964 essay on the subject …

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TV Review: ReBoot (1994-1996)

Rate This Movie By the mid-nineties, Saturday morning cartoons were a blur of occasionally brilliant animated comedy mixed in with a lot of trash made to sell toys and merchandise, but one show rose above the rest for sheer novelty – ReBoot was the first show to be completely computer-generated, and it was set within a computer, turning programs and …

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TV Review: The Greatest American Hero (1981-1983)

Rate This Movie After starting his career as a television scriptwriter in 1968, Stephen J. Cannell created several dozen successful crime dramas from the seventies to the nineties, including The Rockford Files, Chase, Black Sheep Squadron, Baretta, City Of Angels, The A-Team, Hardcastle & McCormick, Wiseguy, 21 Jump Street, Silk Stalkings and The Commish. He was the cheapest writer on …

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Top 20 Schlocky Sci-Fi Shows

Rate This Movie No one mourns for Gronk. Well, okay, it’s a big world, maybe somebody out there does mourn for Gronk, but it’s not legions, and I’m certainly not talking about multi-million-dollar movie franchises, Next Generation television spin-offs, or even Gronk conventions. I’m talking about Gronk the forgotten. Gronk was the name of comedian Joe E. Ross‘s buffoon caveman …

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TV Review: Ash vs Evil Dead (TV Series) (Season 2) (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Ash has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind’s only hope. REVIEW: Ash and the gang complete another season in this Starz network series. If you haven’t checked out last season’s review of “Ash …

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TV Review: Planet Of The Apes The Series (1974)

Rate This Movie Pierre Boulle‘s novel Monkey Planet was given the big-budget wide-screen Hollywood treatment as Planet Of The Apes (1968), and its only virtues are the result of money spent. The final script by Rod Serling and Michael Wilson – about Earth astronaut George Taylor (Charlton Heston) who crash-lands on a planet ruled by tyrannical talking apes, only to …

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TV Review: The New Adventures Of Wonder Woman (1975-1979)

Rate This Movie In 1940, after serving on an advisory board for DC Comics, psychiatrist William Moulton Marston created the character of Wonder Woman in an effort to establish some balance in the male-dominated world of superheroes. Writing as Charles Moulton he crafted a female character that was equally heroic so young women would have a hero with whom to …

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