Monthly Archives: September 2014

James Bond rewatch: Tomorrow Never Dies

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. 1997’s Tomorrow Never Dies is something of an oddity among the series, but is that a good or bad thing? Blond blurb: A mysterious “stealth ship” is running around the ocean, destroying military vessels … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: When Human Torches attack

Re-reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Hope you like relationship woes, because that’s what you’ve got in issue #99. We begin with some sitcom comedy shtick as Reed and Sue barge in on Ben as he’s dressed in … Continue reading

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21 Jump Street rewatch: “Say It Ain’t So, Pete”

Rewatching 21 Jump Street! With all the high drama of the season premiere over, it’s time to get back to undercover cop stuff in season four, episode two, “Say It Ain’t So, Pete.” What’s goin’ down: Hanson and Penhall are … Continue reading

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James Bond rewatch: Goldeneye

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. It’s 1995 now, and Pierce Hawthorne, um, I mean Brosnan has taken the role, kicking off a new era in Goldeneye. Blond blurb: Bond was betrayed years ago in the USSR by fellow agent … Continue reading

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21 Jump Street rewatch: “Draw the Line”

Rewatching 21 Jump Street! Season four begins, wrapping up the show’s most elaborate plotline to date. It’s season four, episode one, “Draw the Line.” What’s goin’ down: Hanson is still in jail, after failing to prove he was innocent of … Continue reading

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James Bond rewatch: James Bond Jr.

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. Here’s a detour: In 1991, we had the animated series James Bond Jr., which ran in syndication for 65 episodes. Yes, this is canon: Blond blurb: Teenage James Bond Jr. (hereafter named “Junior”) attends … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Sea of Tranquili-Kree

Re-reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #98 is an interesting beast. The fictional Marvel heroes had walked on the moon several times, and then Neil, Buzz, and company went and did it for real. This comic was … Continue reading

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James Bond rewatch: License to Kill

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. For Timothy Dalton fans, 1989’s License to Kill is THE ONE — the serious, edgy Bond that everyone wanted after the jokiness of the Moore years. Is it really as great as the Daltonites … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Which lagoon?

Rereading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. I don’t dare suggest the legendary Jack Kirby ever phoned it in, but here, in his last few issues before his contentious departure from Marvel, it sadly kinda/sorta feels like he’s phoning … Continue reading

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21 Jump Street rewatch: “Loc’d Out, Part 2”

Rewatching 21 Jump Street. Here we are at the season three finale, which is the middle part of a three-parter. Last time, our heroes were undercover among street gangs, and Hanson learned a corrupt cop was supplying guns to the … Continue reading

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