Frankenweenie (2012) is Tim Burton’s comedy-horror themed family animation. It is a tribute to early classics like Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935) and famous movie monsters like Godzilla, Mothra, King Kong and even the Gremlins. In the movie, a teenager inhabiting Tim Burton’s eternally gothic 1950s America loses his beloved family dog in a tragic accident and then sets about re-animating him. The boy’s name is Victor Frankenstein and the dog is called Sparky; you can work the rest out for yourself. Fun film for all the family especially for those with a fondness for old horror movies. My favourite character in the movie is Martin Landau as, Vincent Price-ish and delightfully strange, science teacher Mr. Rzykruski.
- RRR182 Doctor Who and the Silurians (1970) and Series 10 Episodes 7 to 10 2017-06-19Doctor Who: The Pyramid at the End of the World (2017), The Lie of the Land (2017), Empress of Mars (2017), The Eaters of Light (2017), Doctor Who and the Silurians (1970). Is that enough Who for you? Is it? Is it? IS IT? Pah!
- RRR182 Doctor Who and the Silurians (1970) and Series 10 Episodes 7 to 10 2017-06-19
- My Tweets
“Doctor… Who? Pah! I am the Captain! Sherbet lemon? Now step into my wardrobe. What? Yes, of course it’s smaller on the inside you blithering idiot!”—The Captain!
“There’s Ed, Op Ed, Op, and then there’s this blog.”—The Captain!
“Well done son, keep it up!”—The Captain’s Mum
“People will think you’re a nerd.”—The Captain’s Dad
“I hate this!”—vox populi
“I don’t care.”—The Captain!
“Who the Hell is the Captain anyway?”—Roy Mathur
“The Captain is not an adventurer, rock star and supervillain with a penchant for G&Ts, C7H10N4O2 and insanely loud music. His exploits do not usually involve arriving just in time to save the multiverse (or thoroughly bugger it up) in a Vimana shaped like a wardrobe. And, contrary to the wanted posters, he is certainly not a multi-tentacled cyborg from the 27th dimension.”—Anonymous
“Finally an honest review…great!”—Shayne T. Wright
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