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The Day After Tomorrow
Wednesday, March 25, 2020      12 comments

The Day After Tomorrow, 2004. Denis Quade as Jack Hall, a palioclimatologist & 2 comrades are drilling ice core samples for the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The ledge they are working on collapses. Soon after, Jack addr... Read more
Armageddon
Tuesday, March 24, 2020      12 comments

Armageddon, 1999 - A science fiction end of the world scenario. A hugely huge asteroid is approaching the blue planet (or as we usually say, Earth). The massive rock will hit in 18 days - “It’s what we call a planet killer”, bigger than Texas.“... Read more
Earthquake
Monday, March 23, 2020      12 comments

Earthquake, 1974, another movie destroying Los Angeles, CA. What is it about poor LA? OK, there are a lot of faults in & around LA, & a fair amount of tremors ... anyway, an early morning earthquake hits the LA area. A staffer @ the California ... Read more
Twister
Saturday, March 21, 2020      11 comments

Twister blew into the theater in May 1996. Just some info first. There really are “storm chasers” that try to get as close as they can to tornadoes. Tornadoes are rated from F0 (zero) to F6 on the Fujitsu scale. ... Read more
Volcano
Friday, March 20, 2020      10 comments

Volcano, 1997, another catastrophe movie (this is how I’m distractingly myself from the pandemic). Tommy Lee Jones played Michael Roark, the director of Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management. Roark is on vacation with his daughter Ke... Read more
Independence Day
Friday, March 20, 2020      11 comments

Independence Day, 1996 movie. The alien invasion started quietly & ominously. Huge (really, really huge) saucer shaped space craft appear in our solar system on 2 July. A swarm of hugely huge spacecraft hover above most large cities. No one kno... Read more
Outbreak
Thursday, March 19, 2020      12 comments

Outbreak was a 1995 movie about a pandemic. Parts were butt clenching scary, while others were just “Really? There was a prototype cure all along? How fortunate.” Does anyone NOT know of the story? Syopsis: Deep in the African jungle, the nativ... Read more
Waking Ned Devine
Tuesday, March 17, 2020      10 comments

Waking Ned, or Waking Ned Devine for USA folk, is a marvelous, funny, quirky Irish film from 1998. I wanted to do an Irish tv show, but, couldn’t find one I liked. And I loved this movie! The premise is the winner of the National lottery is one ... Read more
Iron Horse
Monday, March 16, 2020      12 comments

Iron Horse was a 2 season show on ABC 1967-68. Dale Robertson played Ben Calhoun, a gambler who won a railroad company in the 1880’s. It wasn’t completely built when he won it, but he tried very hard to get it completed. I don’t remember the sh... Read more
Ripcord
Sunday, March 15, 2020      10 comments

Ripcord, about the the new (at the time) sport of skydiving. It ran from 1961-63.There we’re 2 jumpers, Quoting Wiki : “This series starred Larry Pennell as the handsome, headstrong, youthful, colorful, audacious, intrepid and brave skydiver The... Read more
Hatfields & McCoys
Sunday, March 15, 2020      14 comments

The Hatfields & McCoys tv miniseries, shown on the History Channel for 3 2-hour episodes from 28-30 May 2012. It was based on the actual feuding between the 2 families on the West Virginia/Kentucky borders, after the Civil War. The families were... Read more
Forever
Friday, March 13, 2020      13 comments

Forever was a one season show on ABC from 2014-15. It was billed as a fantasy crime drama. ABC said it didn’t have enough watchers, but refused to count those who recorded it for later watching.(I had quite a few shows I taped, since I worked 1... Read more
Gold Rush
Thursday, March 12, 2020      9 comments

Gold Rush, a reality show, has been on Discovery Channel since 2010. The first season was called Gold Rush: Alaska, then just Gold Rush. There have been so many ads about it recently, I finally watched a few episodes. The back story has a group... Read more
Monk
Wednesday, March 11, 2020      14 comments

Monk, the OCD, multi-phobic brilliant detective from San Francisco, CA. It ran on USA network, from 2002-09. Partly police procedural, part comedy, some tragedy. I have no idea what he would do in these times of pandemics. Probably have his disi... Read more
Superstore
Wednesday, March 11, 2020      10 comments

Superstore is a sit-com which has been shown on NBC since 2015. The show has been renewed for a 6th season. It is about the follows a group of employees that work at a big box store l(like Sam’s Club or Costco), that sell everything). The store... Read more

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