Entertainment

Mazinger Z: Infinity

As a kid in the Philippines in the 70s, you were either a fan of Voltes V or Mazinger Z, the two most popular super robot manga series at the time. I liked both but […]

Entertainment

Robin Hood the Arrow?

I loved Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves in 1991, despite Kevin Costner’s accent. I was indifferent towards Russell Crowe’s version in 2010. And now in 2018 we have another Robin Hood movie, this time starring […]

Entertainment

Will DC Universe Outfly Netflix?

A Netflix alternative that shows nothing but DC superheroes? Count me in! Despite my previous post that suggested that there may be too many superhero shows on TV at the moment, the geek in me […]

Entertainment

Dallas 40 Years On

“Who shot JR?” This was the question that the whole world was asking in 1980 as the highly addictive primetime soap Dallas ended its third season. What was already an immensely popular weekly drama about […]

Books

The Shannara Chronicles

I looked forward to the TV series The Shannara Chronicles in 2016 because it was based on the Shannara books which I really enjoyed in my teens, 20s and 30s. I loved the original book […]

Books

Lord of the Rings on TV? Maybe.

I am cautiously excited about the multi-season prequel series to The Lord of the Rings which will be produced by Amazon. It was reported in November 2017 that the streaming giant has signed a deal […]

Entertainment

Black Lightning and Dynasty Renewed

I’m delighted: two freshman series on The CW that I watch have been renewed for their second seasons: Black Lightning and Dynasty. The former getting a sophomore season wasn’t really a surprise because it had […]